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Switching between roles hasn't sapped Cameron McInnes's energy, with the hooker-lock hybrid topping the VB Hard Earned index in round 13.

The St George Illawarra captain wore the No.9 jersey against the Roosters last Thursday but transitioned to a running forward when Tristan Sailor was injected into the halves late in the first half.

McInnes recorded an index score of 111 in his 80-minute effort where he made 16 carries for 136 metres and three tackle busts, 62 tackles (one miss), 14 supports, three decoys and an offload.

He did all that in a losing cause. Roosters prop Siosiua Taukeiaho helped ensure that McInnes's work would be in vain by unleashing a monster performance of his own to lift his depleted team.

Taukeiaho went the distance - no small feat for a big man, but something he's renowned for - to join McInnes as the only players to crack three figures on the index this week with his score of 101.

He had 27 runs for 288 metres, 37 tackles (four misses), five tackle breaks, four decoys and three supports.

Each player's VB Hard Earned index score is calculated by doubling their total runs and adding a point for every tackle, offload, decoy, support, charge down and tackle break.

Negative plays lower the index score. One point is taken off per missed tackle, while errors and penalties cost four points. Being sin-binned results in eight points being subtracted.

Broncos prop Payne Haas (97), Panthers lock Isaah Yeo (96), Roosters second-rower Sitili Tupouniua (89) and Wests Tigers forward Luciano Leilua (82) also recorded big totals.

Raiders five-eighth Jack Wighton (68), Dragons centre Euan Aitken (68) and Titans halfback Jamal Fogarty (67) led the way for the backs.

On the overall leaderboard, Haas has moved ahead of Sea Eagles lock Jake Trbojevic after the pair tied for first last week.

Yeo, Warriors star Tohu Harris, Penrith rock James Fisher-Harris, McInnes, Raiders prop Josh Papalii and Eels front-rower Reagan Campbell-Gillard completed the top eight.


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