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The Selwyn Cobbo train is fast leaving the station with the Brisbane young gun topping the points scoring for Round 11 with another sensational performance for Kevin Walters' side.

Elsewhere, Penrith continue to look the goods in terms of Premiership credentials and Fantasy relevance with a host of players scoring well, while Nicho Hynes bounced back to form for the Sharks with his return to halfback.

Round 11 Winners

If you didn't know already, Selwyn Cobbo is a bonafide star of the future and he showed it again with 88 points in Brisbane's win over Newcastle — the highest score of any player in the round. He has now averaged 68 points in his last three weeks to rocket into calculations for the Queensland State of Origin side.

Nathan Cleary overcame a tough matchup on paper to score 85 points in Penrith's big win over the Roosters — a nice reward for those who captained the halfback.

Despite their team's going down across the weekend, Shaun Johnson (80 points), Damien Cook (77 points) and Lachlan Croker (73 points) all scored well, while Canterbury duo Matt Burton (74 points) and Jeremy Marshall-King (69 points) both rewarded owners with strong performances.

Papalii scores a special try in his 250th


In game 250, Josh Papalii crossed for a try and recorded a strong 71-point score, while Jarome Luai's double against the Roosters also saw him score 71.

Nicho Hynes bounced back with a return to the halves, scoring 69, while popular forwards Jeremiah Nanai (68 points), Angus Crichton (67 points) and Ryan Matterson (73 points) all demonstrated why they are increasingly well-owned.

Nanai is a try scoring machine


It was a good week to be on the Kotoni Staggs rollercoaster as he scored 68 while Zac Lomax (67 points) and Reuben Garrick (66 points) went well — Lomax producing his best score of the season to help the Dragons get over the line.

Round 11 Losers

His 33-point score on the surface might not look that bad, but with a potential season-ending injury to boot, it was a tough week for Tom Trbojevic and the Sea Eagles, who went down in tight fashion to Parramatta on Friday night.

Popular cheapie Tolu Koula also only scored 25, and it could be tough for Manly's outside backs to hit top form without their superstar number one moving forward.

Cowboys duo Kyle Feldt (3 points) and Jason Taumalolo (8 points) both picked up injuries in their side's big win over Melbourne and are in doubt for this week's clash against the defending premiers, while Tevita Tatola was concussed in the opening play of the game for South Sydney and finished with a score of minus two.

Taumalolo has left the field with an injury


Blake Taaffe 
had a tough afternoon against the Raiders, scoring just 11 points to make him a potential sell option heading into the Round 13 bye next week.

Wests Tigers forward Kelma Tuilagi, similarly, is a sell after he scored just 12 points after losing his starting spot to Luke Garner (who scored 58).

Xavier Coates again struggled without attacking stats to boost his numbers, scoring 17 points against the Cowboys, while Siosifa Talakai will no doubt be highly popular on the sold list this week after a 22-point return against the Titans. Lone Scout had listed Talakai as a hold last week and while that's still the case (assuming you didn't pay top dollar for him to begin with), it's starting to be a cause for concern.

Coates incredibly chases down and stops Taulagi


Captaincy choice Harry Grant was moved to halfback in what Craig Bellamy later said was a mistake — still producing 45 points courtesy of a friendly try-assist but still down on what coaches would have liked — while Jackson Hastings was on track for a good score against the Bulldogs, before a second half sin-binning that changed the momentum of the game saw him finish with just 30.

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