British Superstars Shine in 2024 NRL Round 10 Highlights

Rugby League Roundup: British Superstars Shine in NRL’s Round 10

In the latest installment of the 2024 NRL season, several British players showcased their talents, delivering standout performances across the league.

Herbie Farnworth, the Lancastrian sensation, was instrumental in the Dolphins’ 30-24 victory over Manly. The England international impressed, making the most metres for his side with 161 from 16 carries. Farnworth also recorded an impressive six tackle breaks and provided an assist.

Elsewhere, Dom Young, a Huddersfield Giants academy product, stole the spotlight, producing a sensational display for the Sydney Roosters in their 38-18 win over the New Zealand Warriors. Young amassed a staggering 254 metres from 15 carries, scoring two tries and making five line breaks – the most of any player on the day.

Max King, born in Huddersfield while his father David was playing for the Giants, delivered a colossal performance in the front-row for the Canterbury Bulldogs in their 16-10 defeat at the hands of the Penrith Panthers. The powerful forward made 119 metres from 14 carries and a remarkable 42 tackles with a 93% efficiency.

John Bateman, the former Bradford Bulls and Wigan Warriors star, played the first half for the Wests Tigers in their 20-14 loss to the Newcastle Knights before leaving the field with a pectoral injury. The England international made 16 tackles with an 88% efficiency.

Kai Pearce-Paul, ex-Wigan Warrior, came off the bench for the Knights in their victory over the Tigers, running for 82 metres from eight carries and making 18 tackles at a 94% efficiency rate.

Tom Burgess, the Dewsbury-born powerhouse, came on as a substitute for South Sydney Rabbitohs in their 28-14 defeat to the St George Illawarra Dragons, making 79 metres from eight carries and 22 tackles.

Finally, Victor Radley, who qualifies for England through his father’s side, played 45 minutes for the Roosters, making 30 tackles at an 85% efficiency rate.

“With the British contingent showcasing their skill and determination, the NRL’s Round 10 proved to be a showcase of international talent.”

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