• Pollard now top point-scorer

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

    TRY-SCORERS

    Round 4

    1: Ben Alexander (Brumbies)
    1: Ben Foley (Waratahs)
    1: Bjorn Basson (Bulls)
    1: Boom Prinsloo (Cheetahs)
    1: Handré Pollard (Bulls)
    1: Jan Serfontein (Bulls)
    1: Jerome Kaino (Blues)
    1: Johnny Kotze (Stormers)
    1: Joe Tomane (Brumbies)
    1: Marco Kotze (Reds)
    1: Nic White (Brumbies)
    1: Nick Cummins (Force)
    1: Pat Lambie (Sharks)
    1: Patrick Osborne (Highlanders)
    1: Peter Betham (Waratahs)
    1: Raymond Rhule (Cheetahs)
    1: Rory Arnold (Brumbies)
    1: Ruan Combrinck (Lions)
    1: Steve Mafi (Force)

    Season so far

    2: Boom Prinsloo (Cheetahs)
    2: Charlie Ngatai (Chiefs)
    2: Cornal Hendricks (Cheetahs)
    2: Deon Stegmann (Bulls)
    2: Dillyn Leyds (Stormers)
    2: Handré Pollard (Bulls)
    2: Cobus Reinach (Sharks)
    2: James Lowe (Chiefs)

    POINT-SCORERS

    Round 4

    29: Handré Pollard (Bulls)
    18: Bernard Foley (Waratahs)
    14: Demetri Catrakilis (Stormers)
    13: Pat Lambie (Sharks)
    10: Joe Pietersen (Cheetahs)

    Season so far

    72: Handré Pollard (Bulls)
    71: Pat Lambie (Sharks)
    56: Demetri Catrakilis (Stormers)
    43: Christian Leali'ifano (Brumbies)
    43: Ihaia West (Blues)

    METRES RUN

    Round 4

    158: Jesse Kriel (Bulls)
    131: Peter Betham (Waratahs)
    125: Lolagi Visinia (Blues)
    104: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    90: Joe Tomane (Brumbies)

    Season so far

    394: James Lowe (Chiefs)
    353: Jessie Kriel (Bulls)
    333: SP Marais (Sharks)
    325: Lolagi Visinia (Blues)
    293: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    280: Cheslin Kolbe (Stormers)

    OFFLOADS

    Round 4

    5: Sam Cane (Chiefs)
    4: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    3: Ben Smith (Highlanders)
    3: Kurtley Beale (Waratahs)
    3: Sonny Bill Williams (Chiefs)
    3: SP Marais (Sharks)

    Season so far

    9: Sonny Bill Williams (Chiefs)
    8: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    8: Kurtley Beale (Waratahs)
    8: Patrick Tuipulotu (Blues)
    7: Sam Cane (Chiefs)

    TACKLES

    Round 4

    27: Warren Whiteley (Lions)
    23: Warwick Tecklenburg (Lions)
    22: Sam Carter (Brumbies)
    21: Christian Leali'ifano (Brumbies)
    20: Ita Vaea (Brumbies)

    Season so far

    65: Lappies Labuschagne (Bulls)
    56: Warren Whiteley (Lions)
    50: Jarrad Butler (Brumbies)
    47: Warwick Tecklenburg (Lions)
    46: Sam Carter (Brumbies)

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