• Currie Cup stats (Round 6)

    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.

    TRY SCORERS

    Round 6

    2: Sarel Pretorius (FS Cheetahs)
    1: André Esterhuizen (Sharks)
    1: Armand van der Merwe (Golden Lions)
    1: Bjorn Basson (Blue Bulls)
    1: Darron Nell (EP Kings)
    1: Deon Stegmann (Blue Bulls)
    1: Francois Mostert (Golden Lions)
    1: Jaco Kriel (Golden Lions)
    1: Juan de Jongh (Western Province)
    1: Justin Geduld (Western Province)
    1: JW Jonker (Pumas)
    1: Lionel Mapoe (Golden Lions)
    1: Tera Mthembu (Sharks)
    1: Michael Rhodes (Western Province)
    1: PJ Vermeulen (Griquas)
    1: Reynier van Rooyen (Pumas)
    1: Schalk van der Merwe (Golden Lions)
    1: S'bura Sithole (Sharks)
    1: Tienie Burger (FS Cheetahs)
    1: William Small-Smith (Blue Bulls)

    Season so far

    5: Jaco Kriel (Golden Lions)
    4: Juan de Jongh (Western Province)
    4: Kobus van Wyk (Western Province)
    4: Marnus Schoeman (Griquas)
    4: Rayno Benjamin (FS Cheetahs)
    4: Sarel Pretorius (FS Cheetahs)
    3: Ederies Arendse (Griquas)
    3: Renaldo Bothma (Pumas)
    3: Seabelo Senatla (Western Province)

    POINT SCORERS

    Round 6

    26: Gouws Prinsloo (Griquas)
    15: Lionel Cronjé (Sharks)
    15: Willie du Plessis (FS Cheetahs)
    14: Justin van Staden (Pumas)
    14: Kurt Coleman (Western Province)
    13: Jacques-Louis Potgieter (Blue Bulls)
    10: Ruan Combrinck (Golden Lions)
    10: Sarel Pretorius (FS Cheetahs)

    Season so far

    64: Justin van Staden (Pumas)
    63: Fred Zeilinga (Sharks)
    61: Ruan Combrinck (Golden Lions)
    57: Demetri Catrakilis (Western Province)
    54: Jacques-Louis Potgieter (Blue Bulls)
    44: Gouws Prinsloo (Griquas)
    42: Willie du Plessis (FS Cheetahs)
    37: Scott van Breda (EP Kings)

    KICKS FROM HAND

    Round 6

    20: Francois Brummer (Griquas)
    15: Jacques-Louis Potgieter (Blue Bulls)
    11: Piet van Zyl (Blue Bulls)
    10: Willie du Plessis (FS Cheetahs)
    10: Gary van Aswegen (EP Kings)
    9: Conrad Hoffman (Sharks)
    9: Coenraad van Wyk (Pumas)

    Season so far

    69: Francois Brummer (Griquas)
    49: Jacques-Louis Potgieter (Blue Bulls)
    47: Fred Zeilinga (Sharks)
    41: Justin van Staden (Pumas)
    36: Demetri Catrakilis (Western Province)
    31: Willie du Plessis (FS Cheetahs)
    30: Jaco van der Walt (Golden Lions)
    28: Conrad Hoffman (Sharks)
    27: SP Marais (Sharks)
    26: Sarel Pretorius (FS Cheetahs)
    26: Gary van Aswegen (EP Kings)

    METRES RUN

    Round 6

    161: Andries Coetzee (Golden Lions)
    153: Renaldo Botha (Pumas)
    148 Jaco van der Walt (Golden Lions)
    136: Francois Brummer (Griquas)
    133: Gary vna Aswegen (EP Kings)
    120: Juan de Jongh (Western Province)
    120: Coenraad van Wyk (Pumas)

    Season so far

    720: Andries Coetzee (Golden Lions)
    637: Cheslin Kolbe (Western Province)
    606: Francois Brummer (Griquas)
    559: Juan de Jongh (Western Province)
    532: Stokkies Hanekom (Golden Lions)
    523: Ruan Combrinck (Golden Lions)
    500: Carel Greeff (Griquas)

    CLEAN BREAKS

    Round 6

    2: JW Jonker (Pumas)
    2: Renaldo Bothma (Pumas)
    2: Justin Geduld (Western Province)
    2: S'bura Sithole (Sharks)
    2: Shane Gates (EP Kings)

    Season so far

    6: Jaco Kriel (Golden Lions)
    6: Stokkies Hanekom (Golden Lions)
    6: Ruan Combrinck (Golden Lions)
    6: Seabelo Senatla (Western Province)
    6: Odwa Ndungane (Sharks)
    6: Sampie Mastriet (Blue Bulls)
    6: Jürgen Visser (Blue Bulls)
    6: Rayno Benjamin (FS Cheetahs)
    6: Rosco Speckman (Pumas)

    CARRIES

    Round 6

    28: Gary van Aswegen (EP Kings)
    13: Jacques-Louis Potgieter (Blue Bulls)
    13: Jaco Kriel (Golden Lions)
    12: Nizaam Carr (Western Province)
    12: Lizo Gqoboka (EP Kings)
    12: Tim Whitehead (EP Kings)
    11: Jacques-Louis Potgieter (Blue Bulls)
    11: Renaldo Bothma (Pumas)
    11: André Esterhuizen (Sharks)
    11: Siviwe Soyizwapi (EP Kings)

    Season so far

    90: Odwa Ndungane (Sharks)
    63: Carel Greeff (Griquas)
    61: Jono Ross (Blue Bulls)
    61: Marnus Schoeman (Griquas)
    58: Nizaam Carr (Western Province)
    58: Jacques du Plessis (Blue Bulls)
    55: Edgar Marutlulle (EP Kings)
    55: Renaldo Bothma (Pumas)
    53: Jaco Kriel (Golden Lions)
    52: Andries Coetzee (Golden Lions)
    51: Burger Odendaal (Blue Bulls)

    DEFENDERS BEATEN

    Round 6

    5: André Esterhuizen (Sharks)
    2: Armand van der Merwe (Golden Lions)
    2: Carel Greeff (Griquas)
    2: Jerome Pretorius (Pumas)
    2: Corné Fourie (Pumas)
    2: Michael Rhodes (Western Province)
    2: Shane Gates (EP Kings)
    2: Siviwe Soyizwapi (EP Kings)

    Season so far

    9: Renaldo Bothma (Pumas)
    8: Burger Odendaal (Blue Bulls)
    7: Jonathan Francke (Griquas)
    7: Ross Cronjé (Golden Lions)
    6: Kyle Cooper (Sharks)
    6: Francois Venter (FS Cheetahs)
    6: Bongi Mbonambi (Blue Bulls)
    6: Sarel Pretorius (FS Cheetahs)
    6: Stephan Watermeyer (Pumas)

    OFFLOADS

    Round 6

    6: Nizaam Carr (Western Province)
    4: Kyle Cooper (Sharks)
    3: Tobie Botes (EP Kings)
    3: Armand van der Merwe (Golden Lions)
    3: Tian Meyer (Griquas)
    3: Willie Britz (Golden Lions)

    Season so far

    14: Tian Meyer (Griquas)
    12: Nizaam Carr (Western Province)
    10: Clayton Blommetjies (FS Cheetahs)
    9: Armand van der Merwe (Golden Lions)
    9: Tera Mthembu (Sharks)
    9: Sarel Pretorius (FS Cheetahs)
    8: Andries Coetzee (Golden Lions)
    8: Renaldo Bothma (Pumas)
    7: Jaco Kriel (Golden Lions)
    7: Kyle Cooper (Sharks)
    7: Stokkies Hanekom (Golden Lions)
    7: Lionel Mapoe (Golden Lions)
    7: S'bura Sithole (Sharks)
    7: Rosco Speckman (Pumas)

    TACKLES

    Round 6

    25: Nizaam Carr (Western Province)
    22: Jaco Taute (Western Province)
    21: Torsten van Jaarsveld (FS Cheetahs)
    17: Michael Rhodes (Western Province)
    16: Jono Ross (Blue Bulls)
    16: Paul Schoeman (EP Kings)
    16: Sikhumbuza Notshe (Western Province)
    15: Jacques du Plessis (Blue Bulls)
    15: Paul Willemse (Blue Bulls)
    15: William Small-Smith (Blue Bulls)
    15: Jaco Nepgen (Griquas)

    Season so far

    124: Nizaam Carr (Western Province)
    108: Michael Rhodes (Western Province)
    99: Jean Kleyn (Western Province)
    90: Tienie Burger (FS Cheetahs)
    87: Torsten van Jaarsveld (FS Cheetahs)
    82: Paul Schoeman (EP Kings)
    79: Shane Gates (EP Kings)
    79: Siya Kolisi (Western Province)
    76: Jacques Botes (Sharks)
    75: Stephan Coetzee (Western Province)
    74: Corné Steenkamp (Pumas)
    72: Jono Ross (Blue Bulls)

    TACKLES MISSED

    Round 6

    5: Steph Roberts (Griquas)
    4: Pat Cilliers (Western Province)
    4: Carel Greeff (Griquas)
    4: Hilton Lobberts (Griquas)
    4: Grant Hattingh (Blue Bulls)
    4: Juan de Jongh (Western Province)
    4: Justin van Staden (Pumas)
    4: Renaldo Bothma (Pumas)
    4: PJ Vermeulen (Griquas)

    Season so far

    22: Nizaam Carr (Western Province)
    21: Justin van Staden (Pumas)
    15: Burger Odendaal (Blue Bulls)
    15: Grant Hattingh (Blue Bulls)
    14: Manuel Carizza (Western Province)
    14: Steph Roberts (Griquas)
    13: Jono Ross (Blue Bulls)
    12: Sarel Pretorius (FS Cheetahs)
    12: Carel Greeff (Griquas)
    12: Jonathan Francke (Griquas)
    11: Deon Stegmann (Blue Bulls)
    11: Juan de Jongh (Western Province)
    11: Kevin Stevens (FS Cheetahs)
    11: Rayno Benjamin (FS Cheetahs)
    11: Renaldo Bothma (Pumas)

    TURNOVERS WON

    Round 6

    2: Jaco Kriel (Golden Lions)
    1: Kwagga Smith (Golden Lions)
    1: André Esterhuizen (Sharks)
    1: Brok Harris (Western Province)
    1: Dale Chadwick (Sharks)
    1: Dean Greyling (Blue Bulls)
    1: Doppies la Grange (Griquas)
    1: Jaco Nepgen (Griquas)
    1: Jaco Taute (Western Province)
    1: Jacques du Plessis (Blue Bulls)
    1: Jono Ross (Blue Bulls)
    1: Lionel Mapoe (Golden Lions)
    1: Marnus Schoeman (Griquas)
    1: Nicolaas van Dyk (Griquas)
    1: Paul Schoeman (EP Kings)
    1: Lappies Labuschagne (FS Cheetahs)
    1: Schalk van der Merwe (Golden Lions)
    1: Scarra Ntubeni (Western Province)
    1: Tienie Burger (FS Cheetahs)
    1: Ulrich Beyers (Blue Bulls)
    1: Willie Britz (Golden Lions)

    Season so far

    12: Dean Greyling (Blue Bulls)
    6: Jaco Kriel (Golden Lions)
    6: Marnus Schoeman (Griquas)
    4: Nizaam Carr (Western Province)
    4: Torsten van Jaarsveld (FS Cheetahs)

    HANDLING ERRORS

    Round 6

    5: Siviwe Soyizwapi (EP Kings)
    3: Conrad Hoffman (Sharks)
    3: Francois Brummer (Griquas)
    3: Hilton Lobberts (Griquas)
    3: Juan de Jongh (Western Province)
    3: Lubabalo Mtyanda (Pumas)
    3: Ruan Botha (Western Province)
    3: Tonderai Chavhanga (Sharks)

    Season so far

    17: Ross Cronjé (Golden Lions)
    13: Tera Mthembu (Sharks)
    12: Siviwe Soyizwapi (EP Kings)
    12: Sarel Pretorius (FS Cheetahs)
    11: Cameron Wright (Sharks)
    11: Jaco Nepgen (Griquas)
    11: Tonderai Chavhanga (Sharks)
    10: Nizaam Carr (Western Province)
    10: Lubabalo Mtyanda (Pumas)
    10: Renaldo Bothma (Pumas)

    LINEOUTS STOLEN

    Round 6

    2: Grant Hattingh (Blue Bulls)
    1: Danie Schoeman (Griquas)
    1: Lubabalo Mtyanda (Pumas)
    1: Nicolaas Janse van Rensburg (Blue Bulls)
    1: Renaldo Bothma (Pumas)
    1: Ruan Botha (Western Province)

    Season so far

    4: Grant Hattingh (Blue Bulls)
    3: Uzair Cassiem (Pumas)
    2: Francois Mostert (Golden Lions)
    2: Lubabalo Mtyanda (Pumas)
    2: Marco Wentzel (Sharks)
    2: Pat Cilliers (Western Province)
    2: Ruan Botha (Western Province)
    2: Ruan Lerm (Griquas)

    Source: Vodacom Rugby Stats App

    Photo: Louis Botha/Gallo Images

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    Mariette Adams