• Super Rugby stats (Round 16)

    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 16

    21: Will Genia (Reds)
    19: Sias Ebersohn (Force)
    12: Jaco Taute (Stormers)
    11: Jayden Hayward (Force)
    11: Nic White (Brumbies)
    10: Andy Ellis (Crusaders)
    10: Beauden Barrett (Hurricanes)
    10: Frans Steyn (Sharks)
    10: Israel Dagg (Crusaders)
    10: Cobus Reinach (Sharks)

    Season so far

    167: Beauden Barrett (Hurricanes)
    131: Jesse Mogg (Brumbies)
    131: Sias Ebersohn (Force)
    115: Will Genia (Reds)
    110: Willie le Roux (Cheetahs)
    103: Marnitz Boshoff (Lions)
    101: Matt Toomua (Brumbies)
    100: Aaron Smith (Highlanders)

    METRES RUN

    Round 16

    163: Patrick Osborne (Highlanders)
    129: Dwayne Sweeney (Chiefs)
    122: Nemani Nadolo (Crusaders)
    110: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    108: Telusa Veainu (Rebels)
    101: Matt Proctor (Hurricanes)

    Season so far

    1,022: Ben Smith (Highlanders)
    1,001: Willie le Roux (Cheetahs)
    932: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    914: Jason Woodward (Rebels)
    912: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    878: Jesse Mogg (Brumbies)
    800: Lwazi Mvovo (Sharks)

    CLEAN BREAKS

    Round 16

    4: Nemani Nadolo (Crusaders)
    3: Adam Ashley-Cooper (Waratahs)
    3: Dwayne Sweeney (Chiefs)
    3: Matt Proctor (Hurricanes)
    2: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    2: Akona Ndungane (Bulls)
    2: Jaco Kriel (Lions)
    2: JJ Engelbrecht (Bulls)

    Season so far

    21: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    19: Nemani Nadolo (Crusaders)
    18: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    15: Adam Ashley-Cooper (Waratahs)
    15: Alapati Leiua (Hurricanes)
    13: Lolagi Visinia (Blues)
    13: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)

    CARRIES

    Round 16

    21: Ben Smith (Highlanders)
    16: Liam Messam (Chiefs)
    16: Tim Nanai-Williams (Chiefs)
    15: Adam Ashley-Cooper (Waratahs)
    15: Beauden Barrett (Hurricanes)
    15: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    15: Ben McCalman (Force)
    15: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)

    Season so far

    168: Ben Smith (Highlanders)
    159: Kurtley Beale (Waratahs)
    143: Tim Nanai-Williams (Chiefs)
    139: Willie le Roux (Cheetahs)
    139: Jesse Mogg (Brumbies)
    137: Israel Dagg (Crusaders)
    135: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)
    133: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    132: Bernard Foley (Waratahs)
    130: Beauden Barrett (Hurricanes)

    DEFENDERS BEATEN

    Round 16

    7: Coenie van Wyk (Lions)
    7: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    6: Dwayne Sweeney (Chiefs)
    6: Mike Harris (Reds)
    5: Jason Woodward (Rebels)
    5: Nemani Nadolo (Crusaders)
    5: Patrick Osborne (Highlanders)
    5: Sailosi Tagicakibau (Stormers)

    Season so far

    48: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)
    43: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    41: Ben Smith (Highlanders)
    40: Alapati Leiua (Hurricanes)
    37: Nemani Nadolo (Crusaders)
    36: Charles Piutau (Blues)
    34: Adam Ashley-Cooper (Waratahs)
    33: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    31: Ryan Crotty (Crusaders)

    OFFLOADS

    Round 16

    5: Marcell Coetzee (Sharks)
    5: Sam Cane (Chiefs)
    4: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)
    4: Nasi Manu (Highlanders)
    3: Nic Groom (Stormers)
    3: Stephan Lewies (Sharks)
    3: Patrick Osborne (Highlanders)
    3: Charlie Ngatai (Chiefs)
    3: Colby Fainga'a (Rebels)

    Season so far

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

    TACKLES

    Round 16

    22: Richie McCaw (Crusaders)
    20: Sam Cane (Chiefs)
    16: Brodie Retallick (Chiefs)
    15: Luke Jones (Rebels)
    14: Anthony Fainga'a (Reds)
    14: Nick Phipps (Waratahs)
    14: Siya Kolisi (Stormers)

    Season so far

    190: Matt Hodgson (Force)
    155: Warren Whiteley (Lions)
    147: Jacques du Plessis (Bulls)
    145: Michael Hooper (Waratahs)
    143: Shane Christie (Highlanders)
    143: Nasi Manu (Highlanders)

    TACKLES MISSED

    Round 16

    5: Anthony Fainga'a (Reds)
    5: Francois Hougaard (Bulls)
    5: Ian Prior (Force)
    4: Jono Owen (Reds)
    4: Jake Schatz (Reds)
    4: Charlie Ngatai (Chiefs)
    4: Tatafu Polota-Nau (Waratahs)

    Season so far

    27: Aaron Smith (Highlanders)
    26: Rayno Benjamin (Cheetahs)
    23: Stefan Watermeyer (Lions)
    23: Willie le Roux (Cheetahs)
    22: Nic White (Brumbies)
    22: Frans Steyn (Sharks)
    22: Francois Hougaard (Bulls)
    22: Jake Schatz (Reds)
    21: Sias Ebersohn (Force)
    20: Beauden Barrett (Hurricanes)

    TURNOVERS WON

    Round 16

    3: John Hardie (Highlanders)
    3: Adam Ashley-Cooper (Waratahs)
    3: Anthony Fainga'a (Reds)
    3: Jordn Taufua (Crusaders)
    3: Richie McCaw (Crusaders)
    2: Beau Robinson (Reds)
    2: Benn Robinson (Waratahs)
    2: Ben Tameifuna (Chiefs)
    2: Brynard Stander (Force)
    2: Matt Hodgson (Force)
    2: Michael Hooper (Waratahs)

    Season so far

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

    HANDLING ERRORS

    Round 16

    6: Aaron Cruden (Chiefs)
    5: Beuaden Barrett (Hurricanes)
    5: James Horwill (Reds)
    5: JJ Engelbrecht (Bulls)
    3: Asaeli Tikoirotuma (Chiefs)
    3: Odwa Ndungane (Sharks)
    3: Courtnall Skosan (Lions)
    3: Demetri Catrakilis (Stormers)
    3: Kurtley Beale (Waratahs)

    Season so far

    31: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    25: Quade Cooper (Reds)
    24: Nic White (Brumbies)
    22: Frans Steyn (Sharks)
    21: Nick Phipps (Waratahs)
    20: Jesse Mogg (Brumbies)
    20: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)
    19: Kurtley Beale (Waratahs)

    LINEOUTS STOLEN

    Round 16

    2: Grant Hattingh (Bulls)
    2: Jake Schatz (Reds)
    2: Stephan Lewies (Sharks)
    2: Patrick Tuipulotu (Blues)
    1: Duane Vermeulen (Stormers)
    1: Flip van der Merwe (Bulls)
    1: Franco Mostert (Lions)
    1: Jono Ross (Bulls)
    1: Richie McCaw (Crusaders)
    1: Rob Simmons (Reds)

    Season so far

    9: Ben Mowen (Brumbies)
    8: Stephan Lewies (Sharks)
    7: Grant Hattingh (Bulls)
    6: Duane Vermeulen (Stormers)
    6: Ryan Kankowski (Sharks)
    6: Sam Whitelock (Crusaders)
    6: Warren Whiteley (Lions)

    Source: Vodacom Stats App

    Photo: Barry Aldworth/BackpagePix

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    Mariette Adams