• Super Rugby stats (Round 12)

    SARugbymag.co.za looks at the players who topped the stats in key areas of the game this past weekend as well as for the season so far.

    KICKS FROM HAND

    Round 12

    16: Andy Ellis (Crusaders)
    15: Francois Steyn (Sharks)
    14: Matt Toomua (Brumbies)
    13: Bryce Hegarty (Rebels)
    13: Israel Dagg (Crusaders)

    Season so far

    126: Beauden Barrett (Hurricanes)
    98: Willie le Roux (Cheetahs)
    91: Jesse Mogg (Brumbies)
    84: Will Genia (Reds)
    83: Sias Ebersohn (Force)
    80: Quade Cooper (Reds)

    METRES RUN

    Round 12

    128: Andre Taylor (Hurricanes)
    127: Israel Dagg (Crusaders)
    122: Ben Smith (Highlanders)
    115: Lwazi Mvovo (Sharks)
    109: Johann Sadie (Cheetahs)
    104: Jason Woodward (Rebels)

    Season so far

    912: Willie le Roux (Cheetahs)
    762: Charles Piutau (Blues)
    759: Ben Smith (Highlanders)
    680: Lwazi Mvovo (Sharks)
    675: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    651: Jesse Mogg (Brumbies)
    640: Jürgen Visser (Bulls)

    CLEAN BREAKS

    Round 12

    3: Johnny McNicholl (Crusaders)
    3: Pat McCabe (Brumbies)
    3: Robbie Coleman (Brumbies)
    2: Aaron Smith (Highlanders)
    2: Adam Ashley-Cooper (Waratahs)
    2: Andre Taylor (Hurricanes)
    2: Bryn Hall (Blues)
    2: Kobus van Wyk (Stormers)
    2: Rayno Benjamin (Cheetahs)

    Season so far

    14: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    12: Alapati Leiua (Hurricanes)
    12: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    11: Lwazi Mvovo (Sharks)
    11: Ryan Crotty (Crusaders)
    10: Willie le Roux (Cheetahs)
    10: Adam Ashley-Cooper (Waratahs)
    10: Nemani Nadolo (Crusaders)

    CARRIES

    Round 12

    21: Jake Schatz (Reds)
    19: Israel Dagg (Crusaders)
    19: Tamati Ellison (Rebels)
    17: Michael Rhodes (Stormers)
    16: Mike Harris (Reds)
    15: Lwazi Mvovo (Sharks)

    Season so far

    124: Kurtley Beale (Waratahs)
    123: Charles Piutau (Blues)
    121: Willie le Roux (Cheetahs)
    119: Ben Smith (Highlanders)
    110: Tim Nanai-Williams (Chiefs)
    105: Israel Dagg (Crusaders)
    101: Jacques du Plessis (Bulls)
    101: Jesse Mogg (Brumbies)

    DEFENDERS BEATEN

    Round 12

    6: Charles Piutau (Blues)
    6: Jason Woodward (Rebels)
    5: JP Pietersen (Sharks)
    5: Johnny McNicholl (Crusaders)
    5: Ryan Crotty (Crusaders)

    Season so far

    36: Alapati Leiua (Hurricanes)
    36: Charles Piutau (Blues)
    32: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    28: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)
    24: Ben Smith (Reds)
    24: Bernard Foley (Waratahs)
    24: Ryan Crotty (Crusaders)

    OFFLOADS

    Round 12

    4: Lolagi Visinia (Blues)
    4: Mitch Inman (Rebels)
    4: Tawera Kerr-Barlow (Chiefs)
    3: Charles Piutau (Blues)
    3: Dane Coles (Hurricanes)
    3: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    3: Lwazi Mvovo (Sharks)

    Season so far

    24: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    20: Quade Cooper (Reds)
    19: Tawera Kerr-Barlow (Chiefs)
    17: Willie le Roux (Cheetahs)
    16: Faf de Klerk (Lions)
    15: Luke Braid (Blues)

    TACKLES

    Round 12

    21: Nasi Manu (Highlanders)
    20: Richie McCaw (Crusaders)
    19: Brendon O'Connor (Blues)
    17: Michael Hooper (Waratahs)
    16: Jean Deysel (Sharks)
    16: Warren Whiteley (Lions)

    Season so far

    145: Matt Hodgson (Force)
    129: Jacques du Plessis (Bulls)
    116: Michael Hooper (Waratahs)
    116: Shane Christie (Highlanders)
    106: Boom Prinsloo (Cheetahs)
    106: Warren Whiteley (Lions)
    103: Nasi Manu (Highlanders)

    TACKLES MISSED

    Round 12

    5: Keegan Daniel (Sharks)
    4: Faifili Levave (Hurricanes)
    4: Frans Steyn (Sharks)
    4: Luke Braid (Blues)
    4: Jaco Kriel (Lions)
    4: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    4: Ryan Crotty (Crusaders)
    4: Shota Horie (Rebels)
    4: Nepo Laulala (Crusaders)

    Season so far

    20: Aaron Smith (Highlanders)
    18: Jake Schatz (Reds)
    18: Rayno Benjamin (Cheetahs)
    17: Bernard Foley (Waratahs)
    17: Frans Steyn (Sharks)
    17: Stefan Watermeyer (Lions)
    17: Willie le Roux (Cheetahs)

    TURNOVERS WON

    Round 12

    4: Keegan Daniel (Sharks)
    4: Richard Buckman (Highlanders)
    4: Scott Fuglistaller (Rebels)
    3: Jean Cook (Cheetahs)
    3: Warren Whiteley (Lions)
    3: Will Genia (Reds)

    Season so far

    13: Deon Fourie (Stormers)
    13: Matt Hodgson (Force)
    13: Michael Hooper (Waratahs)
    13: Jack Lam (Hurricanes)
    12: Adriaan Strauss (Cheetahs)
    12: Marcell Coetzee (Sharks)

    HANDLING ERRORS

    Round 12

    4: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    4: Mitch Inman (Rebels)
    3: Chris Noakes (Blues)
    3: Jake Schatz (Reds)
    3: Joe Wheeler (Highlanders)
    3: Ryan Crotty (Crusaders)

    Season so far

    27: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    23: Quade Cooper (Reds)
    17: Nic White (Brumbies)
    17: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)
    16: Sias Ebersohn (Force)
    16: Jesse Mogg (Brumbies)

    LINEOUTS STOLEN

    Round 12

    2: Stephan Lewies (Sharks)
    2: Lood de Jager (Cheetahs)
    1: Dominic Bird (Crusaders)
    1: Jacques Du Plessis (Bulls)
    1: Ross Filipo (Chiefs)
    1: Teboho Mohoje (Cheetahs)
    1: Jeff Allen (Hurricanes)
    1: Jeremy Thrush (Hurricanes)
    1: Josh Bekhuis (Highlanders)
    1: Luke Whitelock (Crusaders)

    Season so far

    8: Ben Mowen (Brumbies)
    5: Paul Willemse (Bulls)
    5: Ryan Kankowski (Sharks)
    5: Warren Whiteley (Lions)
    5: Sam Whitelock (Crusaders)
    5: Stephan Lewies (Sharks)
    5: Jeremy Thrush (Hurricanes)

    Source: Vodacom Rugby Stats

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    Article written by

    Mariette Adams