• Currie Cup stats (round 7)

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

    TRY SCORERS

    Round 7

    2: Sikhumbuzo Notshe (Western Province)
    1: Ntabeni Dukisa (EP Kings)
    1: Abrie Griesel (Griquas)
    1: Brok Harris (Western Province)
    1: Cheslin Kolbe (Western Province)
    1: Courtnall Skosan (Golden Lions)
    1: Dwayne Jenner (EP Kings)
    1: Francois Mostert (Golden Lions)
    1: Francois Venter (FS Cheetahs)
    1: Justin Geduld (Western Province)
    1: Lwazi Mvovo (Sharks)
    1: Stokkies Hanekom (Golden Lions)
    1: Raymond Rhule (FS Cheetahs)
    1: Ruan Dreyer (Golden Lions)
    1: Ruaan Lerm (Griquas)
    1: Sarel Pretorius (FS Cheetahs)
    1: S'bura Sithole (Sharks)
    1: Siyanda Grey (EP Kings)
    1: Stefan Watermeyer (Pumas)
    1: Vincent Koch (Pumas)
    1: Willie du Plessis (FS Cheetahs)

    Season so far

    5: Jaco Kriel (Golden Lions)
    5: Sarel Pretorius (FS Cheetahs)
    4: Juan de Jongh (Western Province)
    4: Kobus van Wyk (Western Province)
    4: Rayno Benjamin (FS Cheetahs)
    4: Marnus Schoeman (Griquas)
    3: S'bura Sithole (Sharks)
    3: Renaldo Bothma (Pumas)
    3: Raymond Rhule (FS Cheetahs)
    3: Stokkies Hanekom (Golden Lions)
    3: Seabelo Senatla (Western Province)
    3: Francois Mostert (Golden Lions)
    3: Ederies Arendse (Griquas)
    3: Cheslin Kolbe (Western Province)

    POINTS SCORERS

    Round 7

    20: Willie du Plessis (FS Cheetahs)
    15: Jacques-Louis Potgieter (Blue Bulls)
    10: Lionel Cronjé (Sharks)
    10: Sikhumbuzo Notshe (Western Province)
    9: Demetri Catrakilis (Western Province)
    6: SP Marais (Sharks)
    6: Ruan Combrinck (Golden Lions)

    Season so far

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

    KICKS FROM HAND

    Round 7

    15: Gary van Aswegen (EP Kings)
    11: Clayton Blommetjies (FS Cheetahs)
    11: Lionel Cronjé (Sharks)
    10: Jacques-Louis Potgieter (Blue Bulls)
    10: Willie du Plessis (FS Cheetahs)
    8: Coenie van Wyk (Pumas)

    Season so far

    75: Francois Brummer (Griquas)
    59: Jacques-Louis Potgieter (Blue Bulls)
    47: Fred Zeilinga (Sharks)
    44: Justin van Staden (Pumas)
    42: Demetri Catrakilis (Western Province)
    41: Gary van Aswegen (EP Kings)

    METRES RUN

    Round 7

    189: Siviwe Soyizwapi (EP Kings)
    188: Clayton Blommetjies (FS Cheetahs)
    184: Gary van Aswegen (EP Kings)`
    151: Cheslin Kolbe (Western Province)
    145: Ntabeni Dukisa (EP Kings)
    134: Lwazi Mvovo (Sharks)
    128: Justin Geduld (Western Province)
    125: Jacques-Louis Potgieter (Blue Bulls)
    122: Jaco van der Walt (Golden Lions)

    Season so far

    837: Andries Coetzee (Golden Lions)
    788: Cheslin Kolbe (Western Province)
    668: Francois Brummer (Griquas)
    667: Juan de Jongh (Western Province)
    650: Stokkies Hanekom (Golden Lions)
    603: Siviwe Soyizwapi (EP Kings)
    585: Ruan Combrinck (Golden Lions)
    565: Clayton Blommetjies (FS Cheetahs)
    554: Carel Greeff (Griquas)
    554: Renaldo Bothma (Pumas)
    527: Francois Venter (FS Cheetahs)
    527: Jaco van der Walt (Golden Lions)

    CLEAN BREAKS

    Round 7

    4: Raymond Rhule (FS Cheetahs)
    3: Kwagga Smith (Golden Lions)
    3: Justin Geduld (Western Province)
    2: Clayton Blommetjies (FS Cheetahs)
    2: Doppies la Grange (Griquas)
    2: Jaco Kriel (Golden Lions)
    2: Lwazi Mvovo (Sharks)
    2: Siyanda Grey (EP Kings)

    Season so far

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

    CARRIES

    Round 7

    16: Carel Greeff (Griquas)
    13: Paul Schoeman (EP Kings)
    12: Jesse Kriel (Blue Bulls)
    12: Jono Ross (Blue Bulls)
    12: Ronnie Cooke (EP Kings)
    12: Tim Whitehead (EP Kings)
    11: Hilton Lobberts (Griquas)
    11: Jonathan Francke (Griquas)
    11: Nizaam Carr (Western Province)
    11: Ntabeni Dukisa (EP Kings)
    11: Siviwe Soyizwapi (EP Kings)

    Season so far

    90: Odwa Ndungane (Sharks)
    79: Carel Greeff (Griquas)
    73: Jono Ross (Blue Bulls)
    69: Nizaam Carr (Western Province)
    67: Jacques du Plessis (Blue Bulls)
    64: Renaldo Bothma (Pumas)
    62: Marnus Schoeman (Griquas)
    59: Andries Coetzee (Golden Lions)
    57: Burger Odendaal (Blue Bulls)
    57: Grant Hattingh (Blue Bulls)
    57: Jaco Kriel (Golden Lions)
    57: Stokkies Hanekom (Golden Lions)
    57: Siviwe Soyizwapi (EP Kings)

    DEFENDERS BEATEN

    Round 7 

    7: Carel Greeff (Griquas)
    4: Andries Coetzee (Golden Lions)
    3: Paul Schoeman (EP Kings)
    2: Corné Fourie (Pumas)
    2: Doppie la Grange (Griquas)
    2: Francois du Toit  (Pumas)
    2: JJ Engelbrecht (Blue Bulls)
    2: Tera Mthembu (Sharks)
    2: Lwazi Mvovo (Sharks)
    2: Lubabalo Mtyanda (Pumas)
    2: Michael Rhodes (Western Province)
    2: Ntabeni Dukisa (EP Kings)
    2: Renaldo Bothma (Pumas)
    2: Tienie Burger (FS Cheetahs)
    2: Tobie Botes (EP Kings)
    2: Willie Britz (Golden Lions)

    Season so far

    12: Carel Greeff (Griquas)
    11: Renaldo Bothma (Pumas)
    9: Burger Odendaal (Blue Bulls)
    8: Andries Coetzee (Golden Lions)
    8: Jonathan Francke (Griquas)
    7: Bongi Mbonambi (Blue Bulls)
    7: Francois Venter (FS Cheetahs)
    7: Kyle Cooper (Sharks)
    7: Ross Cronjé (Golden Lions)
    7: Sarel Pretorius (FS Cheetahs)

    OFFLOADS

    Round 7

    5: Sarel Pretorius (FS Cheetahs)
    4: Carel Greeff (Griquas)
    4: Clayton Blommetjies (FS Cheetahs)
    3: Francois Venter (FS Cheetahs)

    Season so far

    14: Clayton Blommetjies (FS Cheetahs)
    14: Nizaam Carr (Western Province)
    14: Sarel Pretorius (FS Cheetahs)
    14: Tian Meyer (Griquas)
    9: Armand van der Merwe (Golden Lions)
    9: Carel Greeff (Griquas)
    9: Francois Venter (FS Cheetahs)
    9: Lionel Mapoe (Golden Lions)
    9: Tera Mthembu (Sharks)

    TACKLES

    Round 7

    26: Nizaam Carr (Western Province)
    19: Tienie Burger (FS Cheetahs)
    16: Lappies Labuschagne (FS Cheetahs)
    16: Shane Gates (EP Kings)
    16: Sikhumbuzo Notshe (Western Province)
    16: Torsten van Jaarsveld (FS Cheetahs)
    15: Corné Steenkamp (Pumas)
    15: Jaco Nepgen (Griquas)
    15: Jaco Taute (Western Province)
    14: André Esterhuizen (Sharks)
    14: Lourens Adriaanse (Sharks)
    14: Paul Jordaan (Sharks)
    14: Michael Rhodes (Western Province)
    14: Wiaan Liebenberg (Blue Bulls)

    Season so far

    150: Nizaam Carr (Western Province)
    122: Michael Rhodes (Western Province)
    109: Tienie Burger (FS Cheetahs)
    105: Jean Kleyn (Western Province)
    103: Torsten van Jaarsveld (FS Cheetahs)
    95: Shane Gates (EP Kings)
    89: Paul Schoeman (EP Kings)
    89: Corné Steenkamp (Pumas)
    83: Jaco Taute (Western Province)
    83: Jacques Botes (Sharks)
    81: Jono Ross (Blue Bulls)

    TACKLES MISSED

    Round 7 

    8: Sarel Pretorius (FS Cheetahs)
    6: Raymond Rhule (FS Cheetahs)
    5: JC Astle (Sharks)
    4: Demetri Catrakilis (Western Province)
    4: Ettienne Oosthuizen (Sharks)
    4: Francois du Toit (Pumas)
    4: Francois Mostert (Golden Lions)
    4: Jaco Taute (Western Province)
    4: Jacques Botes (Sharks)
    4: Ntabeni Dukisa (EP Kings)
    4: Ricky Schroeder (Golden Lions)
    4: Sikhumbuzo Notshe (Western Province)
    4: Willie Britz (Golden Lions)

    Season so far

    24: Nizaam Carr (Western Province)
    21: Justin van Staden (Pumas)
    20: Sarel Pretorius (FS Cheetahs)
    16: Burger Odendaal (Blue Bulls)
    16: Grant Hattingh (Blue Bulls)
    16: Jono Ross (Blue Bulls)
    16: Raymond Rhule (FS Cheetahs)
    15: Manuel Carizza (Western Province)
    14: Jonathan Francke (Griquas)
    14: Steph Roberts (Griquas)

    TURNOVERS WON

    Round 7

    2: JC Astle (Sharks)
    2: Siyanda Grey (EP Kings)
    1: Kwagga Smith (Golden Lions)
    1: Caylib Oosthuizen (FS Cheetahs)
    1: Dean Greyling (Blue Bulls)
    1: Doppies la Grange (Griquas)
    1: Franco Marais (Sharks)
    1: Jaco Bouwer (Pumas)
    1: Jaco Kriel (Golden Lions)
    1: Jacques Botes (Sharks)
    1: Jacques van Rooyen (Golden Lions)
    1: Jono Ross (Blue Bulls)
    1: Kyle Cooper (Sharks)
    1: Tera Mthembu (Sharks)
    1: Lubabalo Mtyanda (Pumas)
    1: Neil Claassen (FS Cheetahs)

    Season so far

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

    HANDLING ERRORS

    Round 7

    6: Kevin Luiters (EP Kings)
    4: Cameron Wright (Sharks)
    4: Francois Brummer (Griquas)
    4: Juan de Jongh (Western Province)
    4: Louis Schreuder (Western Province)
    4: Ricky Schroeder (Golden Lions)
    4: Sarel Pretorius (FS Cheetahs)

    Season so far

    17: Ross Cronjé (Golden Lions)
    16: Sarel Pretorius (FS Cheetahs)
    15: Cameron Wright (Sharks)
    15: Tera Mthembu (Sharks)
    13: Siviwe Soyizwapi (EP Kings)
    12: Nizaam Carr (Western Province)
    12: Renaldo Bothma (Pumas)
    12: Tian Meyer (Griquas)

    LINEOUTS STOLEN 

    Round 7

    2: JC Astle (Sharks)
    2: Martin Muller (Golden Lions)
    1: Marco Wentzel (Sharks)
    1: Uzair Cassiem (Pumas)

    Season so far

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

    Source: Vodacom Rugby Stats App

    Photo: Louis Botha/Gallo Images

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    Mariette Adams