Parramatta Eels fullback Clint Gutherson had an incredible 2020 season that saw the Blue & Gold captain lead the Eels to 15 victories during the regular season, finishing third on the NRL ladder, before progressing through to the Semi Finals of the 2020 NRL Finals series.
2020 season highlights: Clint Gutherson
2020 Parramatta Eels Statistics – Clint Gutherson
Try Assists: 17
Tackle Breaks: 61
Line Breaks: 12
Average Running Metres per game: 190
Gutherson was instrumental in the Eels attack, topping the club with the most try assists (17) in 2020, along with crossing for 10 of his own tries. Known for his competitiveness and his unparalleled effort and desire, Gutherson finished the season with 61 tackle breaks, 12 line breaks and an average of 190 run metres per game.
The fullback also topped the NRL with the most kick return metres with 1,618m, his nearest opponent was Roosters fullback James Tedesco (1291m), and he topped the NRL with the most support plays (252 efforts).
In his fifth season at the Blue & Gold, he capped off his year by claiming the prestigious Ken Thornett Medal at the Club’s presentation night at the end of the season, along with the NRL Players’ Player and Blue & Gold Army Members Player of the Year awards.
The fullback also earnt selection in the NSW Blues extended squad for the State of Origin series in November.