Stat Attack: Panthers v Sharks

Nathan Cleary stood tall and guided a youthful Panthers outfit, featuring three debutants, to an upset victory over the Sharks at Panthers Stadium on Friday.

The 21-year-old halfback scored a try, assisted two and kicked five goals in his finest performance of the season.

See all the stats that mattered below.

MOST TACKLES

Mitch Kenny: 54
James Fisher-Harris: 40
Liam Martin: 38
James Tamou: 33
Viliame Kikau: 26
Isaah Yeo: 22
Moses Leota: 20

MOST METRES

James Fisher-Harris: 188m (23 runs)
Dylan Edwards: 157m (25 runs)
Brian To’o: 140m (13 runs)
Josh Mansour: 135m (16 runs)
Nathan Cleary: 133m (14 runs)
Viliame Kikau: 124m (14 runs)
Liam Martin: 107m (11 runs)
Isaah Yeo: 103m (13 runs)

POST-CONTACT METRES

James Fisher-Harris: 61m
Liam Martin: 51m
Josh Mansour:  46m
Brian To’o: 45m
Viliame Kikau: 41m
Isaah Yeo: 40m

MOST OFFLOADS

Josh Mansour: 3
James Fisher-Harris: 2
Liam Martin: 1
Viliame Kikau: 1
Dylan Edwards: 1
Reagan Campbell-Gillard: 1
Moses Leota: 1
James Tamou: 1
Matt Burton: 1

LINE BREAKS

Nathan Cleary: 2
Dylan Edwards: 1

TACKLE BREAKS

Brian To’o: 6
Dylan Edwards: 5
Josh Mansour: 4
Matt Burton: 3
Stephen Crichton: 2
Nathan Cleary: 2
James Fisher-Harris: 2
Liam Martin: 2
James Tamou: 2

TRY ASSISTS

Nathan Cleary: 2
Matt Burton:  1

TRIES

Dylan Edwards: 2
Brent Naden: 1
Nathan Cleary: 1

CONVERSIONS

Nathan Cleary: 4 from 4

PENALTY GOALS

Nathan Cleary: 1 from 1

TEAM STATS

RUN METRES - Panthers: 1,566m | Sharks: 1,466m
POSSESSION - Panthers: 48% | Sharks: 52%
COMPLETED SETS - Panthers: 32/39 | Sharks: 32/37
COMPLETION RATE - Panthers: 82% | Sharks: 86%
TACKLE BREAKS - Panthers: 32 | Sharks: 65
TACKLES - Panthers: 328 | Sharks: 342