Solomone Kata celebrates his try during the NRL Rugby League match between the Vodafone Warriors and The Newcastle Knights at Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand. Sunday 31 May 2015. Copyright Photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.Photosport.co.nz

STATISTICS | v KNIGHTS, MOUNT SMART STADIUM | WON 24-20

Team Stats:

Penalties | Vodafone Warriors 5, Newcastle 8.

Completions | Vodafone Warriors 24/35 (67%), Newcastle 32/36 (89%).

Total runs | Vodafone Warriors 166, Newcastle 166.

Metres gained | Vodafone Warriors 1537, Newcastle 1557.

Dummy half runs (metres) | Vodafone Warriors 6 (63), Newcastle 10 (81). 

Line breaks | Vodafone Warriors 5, Newcastle 5.

Tackle breaks | Vodafone Warriors 21, Newcastle 16.

Kicks (kicking metres) | Vodafone Warriors 20 (481), Newcastle 21 (581).

Tackles | Vodafone Warriors 360, Newcastle 326.

Missed tackles | Vodafone Warriors 16, Newcastle 21.

Offloads | Vodafone Warriors 3, Newcastle 9.

Errors | Vodafone Warriors 12, Newcastle 6.

Individual stats:

Runs | Vodafone Warriors: Manu Vatuvei 15, Jacob Lillyman 14, Ben Matulino 14, Tuimoala Lolohea 13, Ryan Hoffman 13, Chad Townsend 11, Simon Mannering 11, Ryan Hoffman 11, Shaun Johnson 10, Solomone Kata 10, Jonathan Wright 10, Sam Lisone 10. Newcastle: Dave Gagai 19, Akuila Uate 15, Jack Stockwell 15, Tariq Sims 13, James McManus 13, David Fa’alogo 12, Beau Scott 12, Korbin Sims 10, Sione Mata’utia 10. 

Metres gained | Vodafone Warriors: Manu Vatuvei 172, Tuimoala Lolohea 151, Jacob Lillyman 137, Bodene Thompson 127, Solomone Kata 122, Ben Matulino 119, Sam Lisone 103. Newcastle: Dane Gagai 191, Akuila Uate 167, Jack Stockwell 141, Tariq Sims 138, David Fa’alogo 108, Korbin Sims 107, Beau Scott 105.  

Tackle breaks | Vodafone Warriors: Manu Vatuvei 4, Solomone Kata 3, Tuimoala Lolohea 3, Shaun Johnson 3, Ben Matulino 3. Newcastle: Dane Gagai 7, Akuila Uate 6.

Tackles | Vodafone Warriors: Simon Mannering 49, Bodene Thompson 42, Nathan Friend 30, Jacob Lillyman 29, Shaun Johnson 26, Chad Townsend 26, Ben Matulino 26, Jonathan Wright 23, Ryan Hoffman 21. Newcastle: Adam Clydesdale 48, Jack Stockwell 40, Korbin Sims 31, David Fa’alogo 31, Tariq Sims 31, Beau Scott 31, Chris Houston 25, Tyler Randall 22.

Missed tackles | Vodafone Warriors: Simon Mannering, Ryan Hoffman, Sam Lisone, Sam Tomkins 0. Newcastle: Chris Houston 0, Sam Mataora, Sione Mata’utia 0, Tyrone Roberts 0.

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