We take a look at the stats and highlights of North Queensland Toyota Cowboys players from round 2 of the World Cup 9s.
John Asiata (Tonga) vs. Samoa
4 runs, 24 metres, 1 line break assist, 1 try assist, 2 offloads, 9 tackles (team-high)
Jason Taumalolo (Tonga) vs. Samoa
5 runs, 87 metres (game-high), 25 post-contact metres, 1 line break, 3 tackle breaks
Dan Russell (Papua New Guinea) vs. New Zealand
2 runs, 16 metres, 8 post-contact metres
Kyle Feldt (Australia) vs. USA
2 tries, 6 runs, 55 metres, 1 line break, 1 line break assist, 1 try assist, 3 tackle breaks, 1 offload, 5 tackles
Round 3 scenarios
- Tonga (Taumalolo, Asiata, Hola) need to beat Samoa by 24 points or more if they are any chance of advancing to the finals.
- Papua New Guinea (Dan Russell) will need to beat Australia and wait on the result of the NZ vs. USA match to see who moves on in Pool A.
- Following Australia's (Kyle Feldt) round 2 win, they advance through regardless of results in round 3.