• Super Rugby stats (Round 19)

    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 19

    13: Frans Steyn (Sharks)
    9: SP Marais (Sharks)
    9: Jesse Mogg (Brumbies)
    9: Tawera Kerr-Barlow (Chiefs)
    8: Jaco Taute (Stormers)
    8: Ross Cronjé (Lions)
    8: Bernard Foley (Waratahs)
    8: Andy Ellis (Crusaders)
    8: Nic White (Brumbies)

    Season so far

    189: Beauden Barrett (Hurricanes)
    148: Jesse Mogg (Brumbies)
    134: Sias Ebersohn (Force)
    124: Willie le Roux (Cheetahs)
    118: Frans Steyn (Sharks)
    118: Bernard Foley (Waratahs)
    116: Nic White (Brumbies)
    115: Will Genia (Reds)

    METRES RUN

    Round 19

    132: Andries Coetzee (Lions)
    122: Henry Speight (Brumbies)
    118: Coenie van Wyk (Lions)
    112: Israel Dagg (Crusaders)
    105: Francois Hougaard (Bulls)
    104: Cornal Hendricks (Cheetahs)
    102: Matt Toomua (Brumbies)

    Season so far

    1,137: Ben Smith (Highlanders)
    1,087: Willie le Roux (Cheetahs)
    1,010: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    996: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    968: Jason Woodward (Rebels)
    967: Jesse Mogg (Brumbies)
    899: Nemani Nadolo (Crusaders)
    884: Charles Piutau (Blues)
    882: Kurtley Beale (Waratahs)

    CLEAN BREAKS

    Round 19

    4: Kurtley Beale (Waratahs)
    4: Henry Speight (Brumbies)
    3: Colin Slade (Crusaders)
    3: Francois Hougaard (Bulls)
    3: Jamie-Jerry Taulagi (Reds)
    3: Taqele Naiyaravoro (Waratahs)
    2: Jaco Kriel (Lions)
    2: Adam Ashley-Cooper (Waratahs)
    2: Anthony Volmink (Lions)
    2: Clyde Rathbone (Brumbies)

    Season so far

    24: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    22: Nemani Nadolo (Crusaders)
    18: Adam Ashley-Cooper (Waratahs)
    17: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)
    16: Ryan Crotty (Crusaders)
    15: Alapati Leiua (Hurricanes)
    15: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    13: Bernard Foley (Waratahs)
    13: Nick Cummins (Force)
    13: Tom English (Rebels)

    CARRIES

    Round 19

    16: Juan de Jongh (Stormers)
    15: Israel Dagg (Crusaders)
    15: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)
    14: Jono Ross (Bulls)
    14: Coenie van Wyk (Lions)
    14: Telusa Veainu (Rebels)
    14: Zack Holmes (Force)
    13: Brynard Stander (Force)
    13: Steven Luatua (Blues)

    Season so far

    190: Kurtley Beale (Waratahs)
    176: Ben Smith (Waratahs)
    163: Ben McCalman (Force)
    163: Tim Nanai-Williams (Chiefs)
    161: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)
    159: Luke Jones (Rebels)
    157: Jesse Mogg (Brumbies)
    156: Bernard Foley (Waratahs)
    155: Willie le Roux (Cheetahs)
    154: Israel Dagg (Crusaders)
    150: Adam Ashley-Cooper (Waratahs)
    150: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)

    DEFENDERS BEATEN

    Round 19

    9: Henry Speight (Brumbies)
    6: Cornal Hendricks (Cheetahs)
    6: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)
    6: Telusa Veainu (Rebels)
    5: Anthony Volmink (Lions)
    5: Francois Hougaard (Bulls)
    5: Charles Piutau (Blues)

    Season so far

    60: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)
    49: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    45: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    43: Adam Ashley-Cooper (Waratahs)
    43: Ben Smith (Highlanders)
    41: Charles Piutau (Blues)
    41: Nemani Nadolo (Crusaders)

    OFFLOADS

    Round 19

    4: Israel Dagg (Crusaders)
    4: Samu Kerevi (Reds)
    4: Stephen Hoiles (Waratahs)
    3: Coenie van Wyk (Lions)
    3: Warren Whiteley (Lions)
    3: Mitch Chapman (Waratahs)
    3: Jordan Taufua (Crusaders)
    3: Ryan Crotty (Crusaders)
    3: Nemani Nadolo (Crusaders)

    Season so far

    42: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    26: Tawera Kerr-Barlow (Chiefs)
    22: Quade Cooper (Reds)
    22: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)
    22: Israel Dagg (Crusaders)
    22: Julian Savea ( Hurricanes)
    21: Nic White (Brumbies)
    20: Willie le Roux (Cheetahs)
    20: Luke Braid (Blues)
    20: Tim Nanai-Williams (Chiefs)

    TACKLES

    Round 19

    19: Liam Messam (Chiefs)
    19: Tanerau Latimer (Chiefs)
    17: Brodie Retallick (Chiefs)
    16: Jono Ross (Bulls)
    16: Liam Squire (Chiefs)
    15: Willem Alberts (Sharks)
    15: Jordan Taufua (Crusaders)
    15: Matt Todd (Crusaders)

    Season so far

    217: Matt Hodgson (Force)
    175: Shane Christie (Highlanders)
    171: Nasi Manu (Highlanders)
    168: Warren Whiteley (Lions)
    164: Michael Hooper (Waratahs)
    152: Jarrad Butler (Brumbies)
    145: James Horwill (Reds)
    143: Luke Braid (Blues)
    143: Joe Wheeler (Highlanders)
    143: Jack Lam (Hurricanes)

    TACKLES MISSED

    Round 19

    5: Ben Tameifuna (Chiefs)
    4: Cam Crawford (Waratahs)
    4: Chris King (Highlanders)
    4: Rayno Benjamin (Cheetahs)
    3: Dan Carter (Crusaders)
    3: Alwyn Hollenbach (Lions)
    3: Franco van der Merwe (Lions)
    3: Jannie du Plessis (Sharks)
    3: Mike Harris (Reds)

    Season so far

    33: Rayno Benjamin (Cheetahs)
    30: Nic White (Brumbies)
    29: Aaron Smith (Highlanders)
    28: Jake Schatz (Reds)
    27: Willie le Roux (Cheetahs)
    24: Frans Steyn (Sharks)
    24: Luke Burgess (Rebels)
    24: Sarel Pretorius (Cheetahs)

    TURNOVERS WON

    Round 19

    3: Matt Todd (Crusaders)
    2: Cadeyrn Neville (Rebels)
    2: Charl McLeod (Sharks)
    2: Colby Fainga'a (Rebels)
    2: Colin Slade (Crusaders)
    2: Duane Vermeulen (Stormers)
    2: Schalk Burger (Stormers)
    2: Curtis Browning (Reds)
    2: Luke Jones (Rebels)
    2: Ryan Crotty (Crusaders)

    Season so far

    26: Matt Hodgson (Force)
    20: Michael Hooper (Waratahs)
    19: Deon Fourie (Stormers)
    19: Richard Buckman (Highlanders)
    17: Jack Lam (Hurricanes)
    16: Jaco Kriel (Lions)
    15: Bismarck du Plessis (Sharks)
    15: Matt Todd (Crusaders)
    15: Scott Fuglistaller (Rebels)

    HANDLING ERRORS

    Round 19

    5: Willie le Roux (Cheetahs)
    4: Patrick Osborne (Highlanders)
    4: Samu Kerevi (Reds)
    3: Elton Jantjies (Lions)
    3: Elliot Dixon (Highlanders)
    3: James Lowe (Chiefs)
    3: Mike Harris (Reds)
    3: Rod Davies (Reds)
    3: Hugh McMeniman (Force)
    3: Tevita Li (Blues)
    3: Luke Braid (Blues)

    Season so far

    36: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    25: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)
    25: Nick Phipps (Waratahs)
    24: Quade Cooper (Reds)
    22: Francois Hougaard (Bulls)
    21: Kurtley Beale (Waratahs)
    20: Frans Steyn (Sharks)
    20: Jesse Mogg (Brumbies)
    20: Nic White (Brumbies)
    20: Nick Cummins (Force)

    LINEOUTS STOLEN

    Round 19

    2: James Horwill (Reds)
    1: Franco van der Merwe (Lions)
    1: Kieran Read (Crusaders)
    1: Manuel Carizza (Stormers)
    1: Ruan Botha (Stormers)
    1: Stephen Hoiles (Waratahs)
    1: Warren Whiteley (Lions)
    1: Sam Whitelock (Crusaders)

    Season so far

    10: Stephan Lewies (Sharks)
    10: Ben Mowen (Brumbies)
    8: Victor Matfield (Bulls)
    8: Warren Whiteley (Lions)
    7: Paul Willemse (Bulls)
    7: James Horwill (Reds)
    7: Sam Whitelock (Crusaders)

    Source: Vodacom Stats App

    Photo: Manus van Dyk/Gallo Images

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    Mariette Adams