Combrinck cut Jaguares to shreds

Ruan Combrinck and his Lions teammates racked up some impressive running metres against the Jaguares, according to's Opta-powered stats.

The Lions beat the Jaguares 52-24 at Ellis Park on Saturday. The hosts scored eight tries and recorded some remarkable attacking stats.

The Lions made a whopping 876m with ball in hand. Their intent to attack was patent throughout. They made 17 offloads, 11 clean breaks and beat 29 defenders.

Combrinck made a telling contribution. The Lions wing recorded 175m with ball in hand, beat five defenders and scored two tries.

The Jaguares did themselves no favours with a poor defensive performance. The visitors missed 28 tackles in all and achieved a tackle success rate of 74%.

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