NYC Stats Leaders: French racks up 30

A thirty-point haul by South Sydney fullback, Kurt French, provided the basis for the Rabbitohs to secure their first win of season at Redfern Oval on Saturday.

Taking on the undefeated Broncos in warm conditions, the former Wynnum Manly junior, raced in three tries and kicked nine successful goals to help his team race out 54 – 30 winners.

The impressive haul, sees Kurt move to third in the overall point scorer ladder on 46 points, following Manaia Rudolph (Wests Tigers) and William Smith (Newcastle) who both sit on 52 points.

Joining French on the scoresheet for the Rabbitohs in their impressive win included Berala Bear junior, Apisai Koroisau, who also crossed for a hat-trick and British import, George Burgess who secured a double.


WEEKLY STATS:

TOP POINTSCORERS:
T
G
FG
Pts
Kurt French (South Sydney) 
3
9
-
30
Matt Mcgahan (Melbourne) 
1
6
-
16
Manaia Rudolph (Wests Tigers) 
-
6
-
12
Kieran Moss (Penrith) 
3
-
-
12
Paul Rokolati (Sydney Roosters) 
3
-
-
12
 
TOP GOALSCORERS:
Goals
Attempts
%
Kurt French (South Sydney)
9
9
100
Manaia Rudolph (Wests Tigers)
6
7
86
Matt Mcgahan (Melbourne)
6
6
100
William Smith (Newcastle)
4
6
67
Harry Seijka (Penrith)
4
7
57
 
MOST OFFLOADS:
David Klemmer (Canterbury-Bankstown) 
15
Frazer Masinamua (Parramatta) 
13
Vaipuna Tia Kilifi (Penrith) 
11
Edrick Lee (Canberra) 
10
Paul Carter (Canterbury-Bankstown) 
10
   
TOP TACKLERS:
Tauryn Laurenson (Gold Coast) 
46
David Bhana (Warriors) 
42
Daniel Burke (St George Illawarra) 
41
Sam Irwin (Gold Coast) 
40
Hayden Crockett (Canberra) 
40
   
MOST LINEBREAKS:
Kieran Moss (Penrith) 
4
Jon Sila (Canterbury-Bankstown) 
3
Nathan Green (St George Illawarra) 
3
Paul Rokolati (Sydney Roosters) 
3
George Burgess (South Sydney) 
2


SEASON STATS:

TOP TRYSCORERS:
Nathan Green (St George Illawarra) 
3
Kurt French (South Sydney) 
3
Apisai Koroisau (South Sydney) 
3
Paul Rokolati (Sydney Roosters) 
3
Kieran Moss (Penrith) 
3
   
KICKS IN PLAY:
David Klemmer (Canterbury-Bankstown) 
15
Frazer Masinamua (Parramatta) 
13
Vaipuna Tia Kilifi (Penrith) 
11
Edrick Lee (Canberra) 
10
Paul Carter (Canterbury-Bankstown) 
10
   
TOP DUMMY-HALF RUNNERS
Michael Lichaa (Cronulla) 
45
Dean Janda (Canterbury-Bankstown) 
39
Apisai Koroisau (South Sydney) 
31
Ben Saunders (Wests Tigers) 
29
Tony Satini (Penrith) 
28
   
TOP TRY-ASSISTS
Mitchell Cornish (Canberra) 
8
Jacob Miller (Wests Tigers) 
8
William Smith (Newcastle) 
6
Penani Manumalealii (Cronulla) 
5
Jake Walsh (Cronulla) 
5
   
MOST DECOYS
Joel Luani (Wests Tigers) 
16
George Burgess (South Sydney) 
15
Mosese Fotuaika (Wests Tigers) 
14
Damian Sironen (Melbourne) 
14
Andrew Artemi (South Sydney) 
13


WEEKEND RESULTS:
PENRITH 36 (Kieran Moss 3, Harry Seijka, Tom Eisenhuth, Nick Mataia, Vaipuna Tia Kilifi tries; Harry Seijka 4 goals) d. PARRAMATTA 20 (Jason Seage, Jon Pepa, Semi Radradra, Pauli Pauli tries; Jason Wehbe 2 goals) at Parramatta Stadium.
Halftime: Penrith 22-8

SOUTH SYDNEY 54 (Kurt French 3, Apisai Koroisau 3, George Burgess 2, Hamish Bryant tries; Kurt French 9 goals) d. BRISBANE 30 (Mitchell Moore 2, Caleb Timu 2, Cameron Cullen, Zach Koitka tries; Cameron Cullen 2, Corey Oates goals) at ATP Performance Centre.
Halftime: South Sydney 18-10

WARRIORS 30 (Siliva Havili 2, Jordan Meads, Villiami Lolohea, Carlos Tuimavave, Peter Hiku tries; Sio Siua Taukeiaho 2, Siliva Havili goals) d. GOLD COAST 6 (Kayne Elgey try; Kayne Elgey goal) at Mt. Smart Stadium.
Halftime: Warriors 10-0

ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA 26 (Nathan Green 3, Charly Runciman 2 tries; Daniel Burke 3 goals) d. MANLY 24 (Josh Drinkwater 2, Jackson Williams, Regan Haika, Luke Gosling tries; Josh Drinkwater, Daniel Vasek goals) at WIN Jubilee Oval.
Halftime: Manly 14-10

CRONULLA 32 (Joel Tubbs 2, Luke Pickerd, DJ Lokeni-Purcell, Daniel Moroko, James Hasson tries; Jake Walsh 4 goals) d. NORTH QUEENSLAND 12 (Zac Santo, Rogan Dean tries; Sam Foster, Kyle Feldt goals) at Dairy Farmers Stadium.
Halftime: Cronulla 16-6

MELBOURNE 32 (Young Tonumaipea, Jarome Wilson, Matt McGahan, Matt Constantinou, Denny Solomona tries; Matt McGahan 6 goals) d. SYDNEY ROOSTERS 30 (Paul Rokolati 3, Usaia O'Sullivan, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, Jack Noble tries; Chris Taripo 3 goals) at AAMI Park (Melbourne).
Halftime: Melbourne 18-10

NEWCASTLE 32 (Api Pewhairangi 2, William Smith, Korbin Sims, Dale Clacherty, Michael Steele tries; William Smith 4 goals) d. CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN 20 (Moses Mbye, Sam Ahofono, Gerard McCallum, Jon Sila tries; Frederick Robinson 2 goals) at ANZ Stadium.
Halftime: Newcastle 16-4

WESTS TIGERS 40 (Jordan Marshall-King 2, Soni Paasi, Joel Luani, David Nofoaluma, Kyle Lovett, Brendan Santi tries; Manaia Rudolph 6 goals) d. CANBERRA 10 (Hayden Crockett, Mitchell Cornish tries; Mitchell Cornish goal) at CampbelltownSports Stadium.
Halftime: Wests Tigers 18-10