Making the display even more outstanding was the quality of
opposition he faced.
Newcastle won the comp the year prior, finished equal first
in 2002, had beaten the Sharks 52-8 earlier in the season and boasted Andrew
Johns who would go on to claim the Dally M medal just a few months later.
We reviewed the clash and allocated SuperCoach points to determine
how Kimmorley would have scored under the current SuperCoach system.
We were limited to highlights of the clash, so additional stats have been conservatively awarded in an attempt to determine his score.
BRETT KIMMORLEY v KNIGHTS, 2002
Kimmorley was instrumental in scoring two tries in the clash
and assisting a further three.
The stocky halfback had three linebreak assists, a try
contribution, linebreak and three tackle breaks from the footage at our
Kimmorley also converted 10/12 goals to equal the club
His 28 point haul on the day was the most in the club’s history.