The 2018 Rugby Championship has come to an end and the Allblacks have claimed their sixteenth title this year.

We take a look at players who stood out in terms statistics during the competition.

Stats courtesy of

Team Stats:

Clean Breaks:

1. New Zealand – 107

2. Australia – 77

3. Argentina – 72

4. South Africa – 64

Scrums Won:

1. New Zealand – 100%

2. South Africa – 92%

3. Australia – 91%

4. Argentina – 79%

One would think Argentina would be ranked first in this department. Show how much emphasis and time New Zealand has put in their set piece this year as they also ranked number one in the Line Out department.

Player Stats:

• Tied at number one, top try scorers in the competition this year are Aphiwe Dyantyi, Beauden Barrett and Reiko Ioane with five tries each.

Carries: Argentina’s Emiliano Boffelli leads the amount of carries with 71 followed by Australia’s Dane Haylett-Petty. Third is Beauden Barrett. (Pieter Steph du Toit is at number 10)

Clean Breaks:

1. Ben Smith – 15

2. Aphiwe Dyantyi – 12

3. Reiko Ioane – 12

(Siya Kolisi is in 8th place with 8)

• Defenders Beaten:

1. Waisake Naholo – 24

2. Ramiro Moyano – 23

3. Israel Folau – 23

(Siya Kolisi is in 7th place with 21)

• Tackles Won:

1. Pieter Steph du Toit – 83

2. David Pocock – 72

3. Siya Kolisi – 67

(Franco Moster is in 6th place)

• Metres Carried:

1. Dane Haylett-Petty – 397m

2. Ben Smith – 380m

3. Emiliano Boffelli – 374

(Siya Kolisi is in 9th place with 267m)


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