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Storm fullback Ryan Papenhuyzen.

Storm fullback Ryan Papenhuyzen terrorised the Warriors with his pace off the mark last round, scoring two tries and recording 42 high-speed efforts.

Papenhuyzen is hot on the heels of Eels custodian Clint Gutherson, who recorded 45 high-speed efforts (bursts of 20km/h or more) in round five according to Telstra Tracker data, overtaking his Melbourne counterpart after he initially led the way with 36.

Young Dragons winger Jason Saab matched Papenhuyzen's 42 high-speed efforts in his side's loss to the Roosters last week.

It was an impressive conditioning display given Saab hadn't played since the Canterbury Cup NSW competition was cancelled in March.

In the speed stakes, Eels five-eighth Dylan Brown clocked a round-high 35.9km/h to crack the top five for the second week running.

Storm flyer Josh Addo-Carr, who was usurped by Xavier Coates and Alex Johnston last week as the fastest player of 2020, ranked second with a maximum speed of 35km/h.

Brisbane's Herbie Farnworth (34.3km/h), Newcastle's Tex Hoy (34) and South Sydney's Johnston (33.7) also showed a clean pair of heels.

It's no surprise that Parramatta players occupied the top three spots in the distance covered category after their 87th-minute extra-time victory over Canberra.

Brown, Ryan Matterson and Gutherson each ran a total of 9.9km - and Gutherson found the energy to kick the winning field goal.

Roosters halfback Kyle Flanagan (9.8km) and Dragons playmaker Adam Clune (9.7) came in next.

It was the fourth time Flanagan has made the top five this year, while Clune has been there in two of his four NRL appearances.

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