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Brisbane's Herbie Farnworth thrust himself into the VB Hard Earned spotlight with a mammoth performance against Canterbury.

The 21-year-old registered the second-highest index score among all centres (71) in round three - easily surpassing his positional average of 40.9 and going above and beyond the baseline of hard work.

Farnworth was a metre-eating colossus as the Broncos broke a 13-match losing streak with a 24-0 win on Saturday.

He had 17 total carries and picked up extra points by running for more than eight metres on 13 occasions, according to VB data.

The England-born back tallied 226m in total while also making 16 tackles with only one miss and busting six tackles.

Eel Marata Niukore (78) was the centre who pipped Farnworth's score in a win against the Sharks, though he is usually a back-rower.

Raiders prop Ryan Sutton (107) was the standout overall, however, becoming the second player to record triple figures in 2021 after James Fisher-Harris as he claimed the highest score of the year.

Knights front-rower David Klemmer (97) continued his strong start to the season to make the Team of the Week for a third straight round.

The Newcastle enforcer has now usurped Fisher-Harris, who has fallen to third behind teammate Isaah Yeo, on the overall leaderboard. Knights second-rower Tyson Frizell and Rabbitoh Jai Arrow are next.

Like Klemmer, Storm five-eighth Cameron Munster (72) has been at the top of his position each round in VB Hard Earned terms, again nabbing the No.6 jersey in the Team of the Week. The classy pivot has played many levels above his positional average of 33.5.

Meanwhile, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck was the hardest-working fullback of the round per the index, scoring 86 as he willed the Warriors to a huge comeback victory against Canberra.

RTS never stopped moving - even in the last seconds, he tore across the field and dived full-stretch to knock the ball from Jordan Rapana's grasp and deny the Raiders a match-winning try.

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