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1998 Statistics


1998 NRL Premiership
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Points F-A
Brisbane Broncos 24 18 1 5 688 310 37 378
Newcastle Knights 24 18 1 5 562 381 37 181
Melbourne Storm 24 17 1 6 546 372 35 174
Parramatta Eels 24 17 1 6 468 349 35 119
North Sydney Bears 24 17 0 7 663 367 34 296
Sydney City Roosters 24 16 0 8 680 383 32 297
Canberra Raiders 24 15 0 9 564 429 30 135
St George Dragons 24 13 1 10 486 490 27 -4
Canterbury Bulldogs 24 13 0 11 489 411 26 78
Manly Sea-Eagles 24 13 0 11 503 473 26 30
Cronulla Sharks 24 12 1 11 438 387 25 51
Illawarra Steelers 24 11 1 12 476 539 23 -63
Balmain Tigers 24 9 1 14 381 463 19 -82
Penrith Panthers 24 8 2 14 525 580 18 -55
Auckland Warriors 24 9 0 15 417 518 18 -101
North Queensland Cowboys 24 9 0 15 361 556 18 -195
Adelaide Rams 24 7 0 17 393 615 14 -222
South Sydney Rabbitohs 24 5 0 19 339 560 10 -221
Gold Coast Chargers 24 4 0 20 289 654 8 -365
Western Suburbs Magpies 24 4 0 20 371 802 8 -431

Top Pointscorers
Player Team Tries Goals Fld Gls Points
Ivan Cleary Sydney City Roosters 13 113 0 278
Jason Taylor North Sydney Bears 5 107 1 235
Darren Lockyer Brisbane Broncos 14 85 0 226
Daryl Halligan Canterbury Bulldogs 6 98 0 220
Andrew Johns Newcastle Knights 7 71 4 174
David Furner Canberra Raiders 5 73 0 166
Clinton Schifcofske Parramatta Eels 4 75 0 166
Mat Rogers Cronulla Sharks 9 56 0 148
Graham Appo Adelaide Rams 16 35 0 134
Ryan Girdler Penrith Panthers 11 45 0 134
Luke Phillips Manly Sea-Eagles 6 50 1 125
Wayne Bartrim St George Dragons 2 58 0 124
Josh Hannay North Queensland Cowboys 15 29 0 118
Matthew Ridge Auckland Warriors 2 51 0 110
Craig Smith Melbourne Storm 2 49 0 106
Shannon Nevin Balmain Tigers 0 51 1 103
Julian O'Neill South Sydney Rabbitohs 6 39 0 102
Craig Fitzgibbon Illawarra Steelers 2 38 0 84
Michael Buettner North Sydney Bears 20 0 0 80
Steve Menzies Manly Sea-Eagles 20 0 0 80
Darren Smith Brisbane Broncos 20 0 0 80
Graham Mackay Gold Coast Chargers 6 27 0 78
Nathan Blacklock St George Dragons 19 0 0 76

Top Goalkickers
Player Team Goals Attpts %
Ivan Cleary Sydney City Roosters 113 138 82%
Jason Taylor North Sydney Bears 107 137 78%
Daryl Halligan Canterbury Bulldogs 98 111 88%
Darren Lockyer Brisbane Broncos 85 120 71%
Clinton Schifcofske Parramatta Eels 75 105 71%
David Furner Canberra Raiders 73 109 67%
Andrew Johns Newcastle Knights 71 111 64%
Wayne Bartrim St George Dragons 58 86 69%
Mat Rogers Cronulla Sharks 56 69 82%
Craig Smith Melbourne Storm 51 73 70%
Matthew Ridge Auckland Warriors 51 63 82%
Shannon Nevin Balmain Tigers 51 73 69%
Luke Phillips Manly Sea-Eagles 50 82 61%
Ryan Girdler Penrith Panthers 45 58 78%
Julian O'Neill South Sydney Rabbitohs 39 55 71%

Top Tryscorers
Player Team Tries
Michael Buettner North Sydney Bears 21
Nathan Blacklock St George Dragons 20
Steve Menzies Manly Sea-Eagles 20
Darren Smith Brisbane Broncos 20
Trent Barrett Illawarra Steelers 18
Steve Renouf Brisbane Broncos 17
Graham Appo Adelaide Rams 16
Brad Fittler Sydney City Roosters 16
Wendell Sailor Brisbane Broncos 16
Owen Craigie Newcastle Knights 15
Josh Hannay North Queensland Cowboys 15
Alf Duncan Manly Sea-Eagles 14
Darren Lockyer Brisbane Broncos 14
Ivan Cleary Sydney City Roosters 13
Scott Hill Melbourne Storm 13
Brett Howland Cronulla Sharks 13
Matt Sing Sydney City Roosters 12
Nigel Vagana Auckland Warriors 13
Marcus Bai Melbourne Storm 12
Robbie Beckett Penrith Panthers 12
Matthew Gidley Newcastle Knights 12
Adrian Lam Sydney City Roosters 12
Mark McClinden Canberra Raiders 12
Ray Mercy North Queensland Cowboys 12
David Boyle Canberra Raiders 11
Ryan Girdler Penrith Panthers 11
Noa Nadruku North Queensland Cowboys 11

Top Tacklers
Player Team Tackles
Jamie Goddard Gold Coast Chargers 715
Simon Bonetti Sydney City Roosters 690
Luke Ricketson Sydney City Roosters 669
Richard Swain Melbourne Storm 651
Logan Swann Auckland Warriors 645
Neil Piccinelli Newcastle Knights 633
Jason Hetherington Canterbury Bulldogs 616
Travis Norton Canterbury Bulldogs 612
Geoff Toovey Manly Sea-Eagles 608
Paul Marquet Melbourne Storm 608
James Smith South Sydney Rabbitohs 605

Most Hit Ups
Player Team Hit Ups
Marcus Bai Melbourne Storm 466
Martin Lang Cronulla Sharks 436
Robbie Kearns Melbourne Storm 435
Corey Pearson St George Dragons 406
Dean Pay Parramatta Eels 364
Matt Adamson Penrith Panthers 375
David Furner Canberra Raiders 354
Mark Corvo Adelaide Rams 353
Tony Butterfield Newcastle Knights 353
John Lomax North Queensland Cowboys 352

Most Line Breaks
Player Team Line Breaks
Steve Menzies Manly Sea-Eagles 37
Steve Renouf Brisbane Broncos 33
Darren Lockyer Brisbane Broncos 31
Wendell Sailor Brisbane Broncos 30
Stacey Jones Auckland Warriors 28
Mark McClinden Canberra Raiders 28
Brad Fittler Sydney City Roosters 27
Adrian Lam Sydney City Roosters 27
John Hopoate Manly Sea-Eagles 27
Ben Ikin North Sydney Bears 25
Matt Sing Sydney City Roosters 25
David Peachey Cronulla Sharks 25
Darren Smith Brisbane Broncos 24

Average Home Crowds
Newcastle Knights 20,252
Brisbane Broncos 20,023
North Queensland Cowboys 17,083
Melbourne Storm 12,729
Parramatta Eels 11,709
Cronulla Sharks 11,370
North Sydney Bears 11,093
Sydney City Roosters 10,801
Balmain Tigers 10,576
Manly Sea-Eagles 10,512
St George Dragons 10,394
Canberra Raiders 10,086
Penrith Panthers 9,257
Illawarra Steelers 9,243
Auckland Warriors 9,230
Canterbury Bulldogs 8,363
Adelaide Rams 7,818
Western Suburbs Magpies 7,301
Gold Coast Chargers 6,599
South Sydney Rabbitohs 6,085

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