Rugby Champs Stats XV (Round 6)

There are seven South Africans in the Team of the Week, according to the Vodacom Stats App.

15 Israel Folau
Beat six defenders, and made three clean breaks and five offloads on nine carries for 81m to set up one try for the Wallabies.

14 Juan Imhoff
Ran 46m and offloaded once on four runs for one try, and lent his shoulder to seven tackles.

13 Jan Serfontein
Attacked 14 times for 99m, and won one turnover in six tackles.

12 Malakai Fekitoa
Gobbled up 156m on 11 carries, including three offloads and one clean break for a try.

11 Julian Savea
The hard-running winger covered 237m on 10 runs, beating four defenders and offloading twice.

10 Handré Pollard
Showed great Test-match temperament to produce two tries on 19 carries, 14 passes, five tackles and also kicked three conversions and a penalty.

9 Francois Hougaard
Gained 71m, made one offload and scored a try on eight runs, and linked with backs and forwards on 48 passes.

8 Duane Vermeulen
Stole three balls on the deck, won three lineouts, ran 66m on nine attempts, and 10 takedowns – all with a rib injury.

7 Teboho Mohoje
The rookie flanker won three lineouts, and one turnover in six tackles.

6 Michael Hooper
The Wallabies skipper spent 10 minutes in the sin bin but still managed 21 tackles and six carries.

5 Victor Matfield
Won four lineouts and committed to 12 tackles.

4 Jeremy Thrush
Threw himself around in the tight-loose to contribute with eight tackles, one lineout win and two carries for 18m.

3 Owen Franks
Conceded zero penalties, made 11 tackles and rumbled 17m on three carries.

2 Agustin Creevy
The Pumas hooker carried the ball 12 times on attack and made nine tackles for one turnover.

1 Tendai Mtawarira
Beast made nine tackles and rounded one defender on five carries for 27m.

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