Bulldogs flyer Josh Addo-Carr has re-established himself as the fastest man in the game by recording the fastest speed by a player this year in his side’s 36-26 win over the Titans.
Addo-Carr, who scored a hat trick and ran for over 300 meters in the win, recorded a maximum velocity of 38.7 kilometers per hour — easily the fastest speed of the round and the fastest speed recorded in the TelstraTracker dates this year.
With several runaway tries, the Bulldogs winger also easily topped the sprint distance category (which measures meters run at a speed greater than 25 kilometers per hour) with 350 meters in total for the match.
Roosters young gun Joseph Suaalii — who also came in third for high speed distance — finished second with 282 meters and Titans winger Jojo Fifita rounding out the top three with 259 meters, many of which came in his incredible attempt to stop Addo-Carr from scoring his second runaway try of the game.
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Coming from the other side of the field, Fifita managed to make contact with Addo-Carr near the goal line but was unable to stop him scoring the try.
Despite that, Fifita still managed to record a high speed of 36.9 kilometers per hour — the second highest speed of the round behind Addo-Carr — with Manly speedster Jason Saab rounding out the top three with a maximum velocity of 34.1 km/h.
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Addo-Carr’s efforts weren’t the only numbers to stand out from the Bulldogs’ victory, with stand-in fullback Declan Casey impressing at the back.
Casey covered 9577 meters in total across the 80 minutes, more than any other player in the round, with teammate Kyle Flanagan (who also topped the high speed distance data) coming in a second with a total distance of 9479 meters.
After producing one of his finest games of the season, Wests Tigers fullback Daine Laurie came in third with 9427 meters in his side’s close defeat to the Cowboys.
Telstra Tracker Data: Round 19
- Josh Addo-Carr (Bulldogs) — 38.7 km/h
- Jojo Fifita (Titans) — 36.9 km/h
- Jason Saab (Sea Eagles) — 34.1 km/h
High Speed Distance (meters > 20 km/h)
- Kyle Flanagan (Bulldogs) — 794 meters
- Marion Seve (Storm) — 793 meters
- Joseph Suaalii (Roosters) — 779 meters
Sprint Distance (meters > 25 km/h)
- Josh Addo-Carr (Bulldogs) — 350 meters
- Joseph Suaalii (Roosters) — 282 meters
- Jojo Fifita (Titans) — 259 meters
- Declan Casey (Bulldogs) — 9577 meters
- Kyle Flanagan (Bulldogs) — 9479 meters
- Daine Laurie (Wests Tigers) — 9427 meters