• Cornal back with a brace

    SARugbymag.co.za looks at the players who topped the stats in five areas of the game this past weekend.

    TRY SCORERS

    Round 3

    2: Cornal Hendricks (Cheetahs)

    Season so far

    2: Charlie Ngatai (Chiefs)
    2: Cornal Hendricks (Cheetahs)
    2: Deon Stegmann (Bulls)
    2: Dillyn Leyds (Stormers)
    2: Cobus Reinach (Sharks)
    2: James Lowe (Chiefs)
    2: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    2: Lopeti Timani (Rebels)
    2: Marcell Coetzee (Sharks)
    2: Rob Horne (Waratahs)
    2: Taqele Naiyaravoro (Waratahs)
    2: Tevita Kuridrani (Brumbies)

    POINT-SCORERS

    Round 3

    22: Pat Lambie (Sharks)
    18: Handré Pollard (Bulls)
    15: Aaron Cruden (Chiefs)
    15: Demetri Catrakilis (Stormers)
    15: Mike Harris (Rebels)
    14: Elton Jantjies (Lions)

    Season so far

    55: Pat Lambie (Sharks)
    43: Handré Pollard (Bulls)
    42: Demetri Catrakilis (Stormers)
    38: Ihaia West (Blues)
    37: Beauden Barrett (Hurricanes) 

    METRES RUN

    Round 3

    138: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    94: Mike Harris (Rebels)
    93: James Lowe (Chiefs)
    92: James O'Connor (Reds)
    86: Lolagi Visinia (Blues)
    85: Cory Jane (Hurricanes)
    80: Sarel Pretorius (Cheetahs)

    Season so far

    315: James Lowe (Chiefs)
    218: SP Marais (Sharks)
    198: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    193: Jessie Kriel (Bulls)
    193: Mike Harris (Reds)
    191: Charlie Piutau (Blues)

    OFFLOADS

    Round 3

    5: Patrick Tuipulotu (Blues)
    4: Augustine Pulu (Chiefs)
    4: Charlie Ngatai (Chiefs)
    4: Henry Speight (Brumbies)
    4: Jamison Gibson-Park (Blues)

    Season so far

    6: Charlie Ngatai (Chiefs)
    6: Matt Toomua (Brumbies)
    6: Patrick Tuipulotu (Blues)
    6: Robbie Fruean (Crusaders)
    6: Sonny Bill Williams (Chiefs)

    TACKLES

    Round 3

    19: Jarrad Butler (Brumbies)
    16: Matt Symons (Chiefs)
    16: Sam Cane (Chiefs)
    15: Brad Shields (Highlanders)
    15: Lappies Labuschagne (Bulls)

    Season so far

    51: Lappies Labuschagne (Bulls)
    42: Matt Todd (Crusaders)
    36: Deon Stegmann (Bulls)
    33: Jarrad Butler (Brumbies)
    33: Marcell Coetzee (Sharks)
    32: Ben McCalman (Force)
    32: Sean McMahon (Rebels)

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    Photo:Anthony Au-Yeung/Photosport