Cowboys stats and highlights from Round 2

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.