• Super Rugby stats (Round 15)

    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.

    KICKS FROM HAND

    Round 15

    13: Cobus Reinach (Sharks)
    12: Johan Goosen (Cheetahs)
    11: Beauden Barrett (Hurricanes)
    11: Jacques-Louis Potgieter (Bulls)
    11: Nic Groom (Stormers)
    11: Sias Ebersohn (Force)

    Season so far

    157: Beauden Barrett (Hurricanes)
    131 Jesse Mogg (Brumbies)
    112: Sias Ebersohn (Force)
    110: Willie le Roux (Cheetahs)
    96: Aaron Smith (Highlanders)
    95: Johan Goosen (Cheetahs)
    95: Matt Toomua (Brumbies)
    95: Marnitz Boshoff (Lions)

    METRES RUN

    Round 15

    149: Nick Cummins (Force)
    141: Nemani Nadolo (Crusaders)
    135: Coenie van Wyk (Lions)
    121: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    110: Lolagi Visinia (Blues)
    108: Telusa Veainu (Rebels)

    Season so far

    1001: Willie le Roux (Cheetahs)
    945: Ben Smith (Highlanders)
    896: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    863: Jesse Mogg (Brumbies)
    839: Jason Woodward (Rebels)
    802: Israel Folau (Waratahs)

    CLEAN BREAKS

    Round 15

    4: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    4: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)
    4: Nemani Nadolo (Crusaders)
    3: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    3: Bernard Foley (Waratahs)
    3: Cory Jane (Hurricanes)
    3: Alapati Leiua (Hurricanes)
    3: Jordan Taufua (Crusaders)

    Season so far

    19: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    17: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    15: Alapati Leiua (Hurricanes)
    15: Nemani Nadolo (Crusaders)
    13: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders
    12: Adam Ashley-Cooper (Waratahs)
    12: Ryan Crotty (Crusaders)
    11: Damian de Allende (Stormers)
    11: Tim Nanai-Williams (Chiefs)
    11: Lolagi Visinia (Blues)
    11: Lwazi Mvovo (Sharks)

    CARRIES

    Round 15

    17: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)
    16: Dane Haylett-Petty (Force)
    16: Lolagi Visinia (Blues)
    16: Matt Hodgson (Force)
    16: Nemani Nadolo (Crusaders)
    15: Ben McMalman (Force)
    15: Jerome Kaino (Blues)
    15: Ma'a Nonu (Blues)

    Season so far

    149: Kurtley Beale (Waratahs)
    147: Ben Smith (Highlanders)
    139: Willie le Roux (Cheetahs)
    138: Jesse Mogg (Brumbies)
    129: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    128: Ben McCalman (Force)
    127: Tim Nanai-Williams (Chiefs)
    126: Israel Dagg (Crusaders)
    125: Charles Piutau (Blues)
     

    DEFENDERS BEATEN

    Round 15

    10: Nemani Nadolo (Crusaders)
    9: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)
    6: Rob Horne (Waratahs)
    5: Adam Ashley-Cooper (Waratahs)
    5: Ben Smith (Highlanders)
    5: Israel Folau (Waratahs)

    Season so far

    45: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)
    41: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    40: Alapati Leiua (Hurricanes)
    39: Ben Smith (Highlanders)
    36: Charles Piutau (Blues)
    32: Nemani Nadolo (Crusaders)
    30: Adam Ashley-Cooper (Waratahs)

    OFFLOADS

    Round 15

    5: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    5: Nemani Nadolo (Crusaders)
    4: Beauden Barrett (Hurricanes)
    4: Aseali Tikoirotuma (Chiefs)
    3: Bernard Foley (Waratahs)
    3: Tera Mtembu (Sharks)
    3: Ma'a Nonu (Blues)
    3: Tom Taylor (Crusaders)
    3: Sam Cane (Chiefs)

    Season so far

    32: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    23: Quade Cooper (Reds)
    21: Tawera Kerr-Barlow (Chiefs)
    19: Faf de Klerk (Lions)
    19: Nic White (Brumbies)
    18: Willie le Roux (Cheetahs)
    17: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    16: Luke Braid (Blues)
    16: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)
    16: TJ Perenara (Hurricanes)

    TACKLES

    Round 15

    22: Warren Whiteley (Lions)
    20: Jaco Kriel (Lions)
    19: Willem Alberts (Sharks)
    18: Warwick Tecklenburg (Lions)
    17: Colby Fainga'a (Rebels)
    17: Luke Jones (Rebels)
    17: Tendai Mtawarira (Sharks)
    16: Dane Coles (Hurricanes)
    16: Nizaam Carr (Stormers)

    Season so far

    179 Matt Hodgson (Force)
    148: Warren Whiteley (Lions)
    137: Jacques du Plessis (Bulls)
    134: Shane Christie (Highlanders)
    132: Michael Hooper (Waratahs)
    131: Nasi Manu (Highlanders)
    123: Boom Prinsloo (Cheetahs)

    TACKLES MISSED

    Round 15

    6: Ben Meehan (Rebels)
    5: Beauden Barrett (Hurricanes)
    5: Jo Wheeler (Highlanders)
    4: Bryce Hegarty (Rebels)
    4: Chris King (Highlanders)
    4: Colin Slade (Crusaders)
    4: Mitch Inman (Rebels)
    4: Ryan Crotty (Crusaders)

    Season so far

    26: Aaron Smith (Highlanders)
    26: Rayno Benjamin (Cheetahs)
    23: Stefan Watermeyer (Lions)
    23: Willie le Roux (Cheetahs)
    22: Nic White (Brumbies)
    21: Frans Steyn (Sharks)
    19: Luke Burgess (Rebels)
    19: Sias Ebersohn (Force)
    19: Ryan Crotty (Crusaders)
    19: Beauden Barrett (Hurricanes)
    19: Faifili Levave (Hurricanes)

    TURNOVERS WON

    Round 15

    5: Jaco Kriel (Lions)
    3: John Hardie (Highlanders)
    3: Conrad Smith (Hurricanes)
    3: Etienne Oosthuizen (Sharks)
    3: Jono Ross (Bulls)
    3: Michael Hooper (Waratahs)
    3: Richard Buckman (Highlanders)
    3: Richie McCaw (Crusaders)

    Season so far

    19: Matt Hodgson (Force)
    17: Michael Hooper (Waratahs)
    15: Deon Fourie (Stormers)
    15: Jack Lam (Hurricanes)
    14: Jaco Kriel (Lions)
    13: Bismarck du Plessis (Sharks)
    13: Adriaan Strauss (Cheetahs)
    13: Richard Buckman (Highlanders)

    HANDLING ERRORS

    Round 15

    4: Tim Nanai-Williams (Chiefs)
    4: TJ Perenara (Hurricanes)
    3: Chris Noakes (Blues)
    3: George Moala (Blues)
    3: Aaron Smith (Highlanders)
    3: Andy Ellis (Crusaders)
    3: Jason Woodward (Rebels)
    3: Lima Sopoaga (Highlanders)

    Season so far

    30: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    25: Quade Cooper (Reds)
    23: Nic White (Brumbies)
    22: Frans Steyn (Sharks)
    20: Jesse Mogg (Brumbies)
    19: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)
    18: Nick Phipps (Waratahs)
    18: Nick Cummins (Force)
    17: Will Genia (Reds)
    17: Sias Ebersohn (Force)
    17: Aaron Smith (Highlanders)

    LINEOUTS STOLEN

    Round 15

    2: Francois Uys (Cheetahs)
    2: Victor Vito (Hurricanes)
    1: Grant Hattingh (Bulls)
    1: Jannie du Plessis (Sharks)
    1: Kane Douglas (Waratahs)
    1: Luke Whitelock (Crusaders)

    Season so far

    9: Ben Mowen (Brumbies)
    6: Stephan Lewies (Sharks)
    6: Ryan Kankowski (Sharks)
    6: Warren Whiteley (Lions)
    6: Sam Whitelock (Crusaders)
    5: Paul Willemse (Bulls)
    5: Duane Vermeulen (Stormers)
    5: Jeremy Thrush (Hurricanes)
    5: Victor Matfield (Bulls)
    5: Francois Uys (Cheetahs)
    5: Luke Whitelock (Crusaders)

    Source: Vodacom Stats App

    Photo: Barry Aldworth/BackpagePix

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    Mariette Adams