Savea hat-trick takes him top looks at the players who topped the stats in five key areas of the game in the quarter-finals and at the World Cup so far.



3: Julian Savea (New Zealand)
2: Tawera Kerr-Barlow (New Zealand)
2: Drew Mitchell (Australia)
2: Juan Imhoff (Argentina)

Tournament so far 

8: Julian Savea (New Zealand)
5: Nehe Milner-Skudder (New Zealand)
5: Bryan Habana (South Africa)
5: Juan Imhoff (Argentina)
5: Gareth Davies (Wales)



23: Nicolás Sánchéz (Argentina)
19: Greig Laidlaw (Scotland)
18: Handré Pollard (South Africa)
17: Dan Carter (New Zealand)
15: Julian Savea (New Zealand)
14: Dan Biggar (Wales)

Tournament so far

79: Greig Laidlaw (Scotland)
74: Nicolás Sánchéz (Argentina)
66: Bernard Foley (Australia)
64: Handré Pollard (South Africa)
58: Ayumu Goromaru (Japan)
56: Dan Biggar (Wales)
53: Dan Carter (New Zealand)



137: Julian Savea (New Zealand)
107: Ma'a Nonu (New Zealand)
98: Juan Imhoff (Argentina)
91: Ben Smith (New Zealand)
90: Duane Vermeulen (South Africa)
89: Santiago Cordero (Argentina)
88: Wesley Fofana (France)
87: Willie le Roux (South Africa)
83: George North (Wales)
80: Joaquin Tuculet (Argentina)

Tournament so far

400: Ben Smith (New Zealand)
389: DTH van der Merwe (Canada)
362: Julian Savea (New Zealand)
351: Telusa Veainu (Tonga)
348: Santiago Cordero (Argentina)
343: Nehe Milner-Skudder (New Zealand)
340: Scott Spedding (France)
331: Mike Brown (England)
330: Joaquin Tuculet (Argentina)
306: Juan Imhoff (Argentina)



2: Bismarck du Plessis (South Africa)
2: Francois Louw (South Africa)
2: Schalk Burger (South Africa)
2: Aaron Smith (New Zealand)
2: Ben McCalman (Australia)
2: Kurtley Beale (Australia)
2: Juan Martín Fernández Lobbe (Argentina)
2: Rory Kockott (France)
2: Rémi Talès (France)
2: Finn Russell (Scotland)
2: Taulupe Faletau (Wales)

Tournament so far 

10: Leone Nakarawa (Fiji)
8: Asaeli Tikoirotuma (Fiji)
8: Mamuka Gorgodze (Georgia)
8: Schalk Burger (South Africa)
8: Sonny Bill Williams (New Zealand)
7: Finn Russell (Scotland)



24: Dan Lydiate (Wales)
19: Alun Wyn Jones (Wales)
18: Taulupe Fatetau (Wales)
18: Jonny Gray (Scotland)
17: Sam Warburton (Wales)
16: Schalk Burger (South Africa)
15: Bernard le Roux (France)
14: Luke Charteris (Wales)
13: Jamie Roberts (Wales)
13: Richie McCaw (New Zealand)
13: Robbie Henshaw (Ireland)
12: Duane Vermeulen (South Africa)
12: Juan Martín Hernández (Argentina)

Tournament so far

67: Jonny Gray (Scotland)
60: Lood de Jager (South Africa)
55: Richie Gray (Scotland)
55: Schalk Burger (South Africa)
55: Dan Lydiate (Wales)
55: Thierry Dusautoir (France)
54: Sam Warburton (Wales)
53: Santiago Vilaseca (Uruguay)
51: Bernard le Roux (France)
51: Francesco Minto (Italy)
51: Michael Leitch (Japan)
51: Taulupe Faletau (Wales)
50: Torsten van Jaarsveld (Namibia)

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Mariette Adams