• Super Rugby stats (Round 17)

    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 17

    13: Bernard Foley (Waratahs)
    11: Ihaia West (Blues)
    11: Nic White (Brumbies)
    9: Beauden Barrett (Hurricanes)
    9: Nick Frisby (Reds)
    9: TJ Perenara (Hurricanes)
    8: Jesse Mogg (Brumbies)
    8: Ben Smith (Highlanders)

    Season so far

    176: Beauden Barrett (Hurricanes)
    139: Jesse Mogg (Brumbies)
    134: Sias Ebersohn (Force)
    115: Will Genia (Reds)
    110: Willie le Roux (Cheetahs)
    109: Nic White (Brumbies)
    106: Bernard Foley (Waratahs)
    105: Aaron Smith (Highlanders)
    103: Marnitz Boshoff (Lions)
    101: Matt Toomua (Brumbies)

    METRES RUN

    Round 17

    85: Gareth Anscombe (Chiefs)
    78: Beauden Barrett (Hurricanes)
    77: Alofa Alofa (Waratahs)
    77: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    76: Patrick Osborne (Highlanders)
    72: Richard Buckman (Highlanders)

    Season so far

    1,070: Ben Smith (Highlanders)
    1,001: Willie le Roux (Cheetahs)
    989: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    982: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    933: Jason Woodward (Rebels)
    912: Jesse Mogg (Brumbies)
    800: Lwazi Mvovo (Sharks)

    CLEAN BREAKS

    Round 17

    4: Rod Davies (Reds)
    3: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)
    2: Alofa Alofa (Waratahs)
    2: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    2: Michael Hooper (Waratahs)
    2: Blade Thomson (Hurricanes)
    2: Ma'a Nonu (Blues)

    Season so far

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

    CARRIES

    Round 17

    19: Wycliff Palu (Waratahs)
    17: Matt Hodgson (Force)
    14: Hugh McMeniman (Force)
    14: Michael Hooper (Waratahs)
    13: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    12: Adam Ashley-Cooper (Waratahs)
    12: Ben McCalman (Force)
    12: Scott Higginbotham (Rebels)
    12: Tom Taylor (Crusaders)

    Season so far

    174: Ben Smith (Highlanders)
    168: Kurtley Beale (Waratahs)
    149: Tim Nanai-Williams (Chiefs)
    148: Jesse Mogg (Brumbies)
    144: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    143: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)
    140: Beauden Barrett (Hurricanes)
    140: Ben McCalman (Force)
    140: Bernard Foley (Waratahs)

    DEFENDERS BEATEN

    Round 17

    9: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    6: Michael Hooper (Waratahs)
    6: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    5: Beauden Barrett (Hurricanes)
    5: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)
    5: Ma'a Nonu (Blues)
    4: Adam Ashley-Cooper (Waratahs)
    4: Wycliff Palu (Waratahs)
    4: Gareth Anscombe (Chiefs)
    4: Henry Speight (Brumbies)
    4: Junior Rasolea (Force)
    4: Mitch Inman (Rebels)
    4: Rod Davies (Reds)

    Season so far

    53: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)
    49: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    42: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    42: Ben Smith (Highlanders)
    41: Alapati Leiua (Hurricanes)
    38: Adam Ashley-Cooper (Waratahs)
    37: Nemani Nadolo (Crusaders)
    36: Charles Piutau (Blues)
    34: Beauden Barrett (Hurricanes)
    32: Ryan Crotty (Crusaders)
    31: Bernard Foley (Waratahs)

    OFFLOADS

    Round 17

    3: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    3: Michael Hooper (Waratahs)
    3: Wycliff Palu (Waratahs)
    3: Augustine Pulu (Chiefs)
    3: Greg Holmes (Reds)
    3: Scott Higginbotham (Rebels)
    3: Charlie Ngatai (Chiefs)

    Season so far

    36: Israel Folau (Waratahs)
    24: Tawera Kerr-Barlow (Chiefs)
    23: Quade Cooper (Reds)
    21: Nic White (Brumbies)
    21: Malakai Fekitoa (Highlanders)
    19: Faf de Klerk (Lions)
    19: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    18: Willie le Roux (Cheetahs)
    18: Luke Braid (Blues)
    18: Scott Higginbotham (Rebels)

    TACKLES

    Round 17

    21: Shane Christie (Highlanders)
    20: Ardie Savea (Hurricanes)
    20: Jack Lam (Hurricanes)
    19: Luke Braid (Blues)
    18: Matt Todd (Crusaders)
    16: Jeremy Thrush (Hurricanes)
    15: Ben Franks (Hurricanes)
    15: Steven Luatua (Blues)

    Season so far

    201: Matt Hodgson (Force)
    164: Shane Christie (Highlanders)
    155: Warren Whiteley (Lions)
    154: Michael Hooper (Waratahs)
    154: Nasi Manu (Highlanders)
    141: Jarrad Butler (Brumbies)

    TACKLES MISSED

    Round 17

    6: Nic White (Brumbies)
    4: Andy Ellis (Crusaders)
    4: Jono Owen (Reds)
    4: Luke Whitelock (Crusaders)
    4: Charlie Ngatai (Chiefs)
    4: Marcel Brache (Force)

    Season so far

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

    TURNOVERS WON

    Round 1

    3: Ardie Savea (Hurricanes)
    3: Beau Robinson (Reds)
    3: Bundee Aki (Chiefs)
    3: Cadeyrn Neville (Rebels)
    3: Matt Todd (Crusaders)
    3: Richard Buckman (Highlanders)
    3: Steven Luatua (Blues)

    Season so far

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

    HANDLING ERRORS

    Round 17

    7: Tom Taylor (Crusaders)
    3: Dane Haylett-Petty (Force)
    3: Julian Savea (Hurricanes)
    3: Robbie Coleman (Brumbies)
    3: TJ Perenara (Hurricanes)
    3: Asaeli Tikoirotuma (Chiefs)

    Season so far

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

    LINEOUTS STOLEN

    Round 17

    2: Michael Fitzgerald (Chiefs)
    1: Ben Mowen (Brumbies)
    1: Brodie Retallick (Chiefs)
    1: Curtis Browning (Reds)
    1: Dominic Bird (Crusaders)
    1: Hayden Triggs (Blues)
    1: Jimmy Tupou (Crusaders)
    1: Ross Filipo (Chiefs)

    Season so far

    10: 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: Mark Nolan/Getty Images

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    Mariette Adams