Rugby Championship

Boks: The ugliest stats you will ever see!

2016-10-10 12:43
Battered Springboks… (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - The statistics of Saturday’s Rugby Championship Test between South Africa and New Zealand make for sorry reading for Springbok fans.

The All Blacks demolished the Springboks 57-15 to record their biggest ever win over their old rivals.

They scored nine tries without reply and dominated possession (68%) and territory (71%).

In fact, taking a look at key statistics on the match, the Boks can be lucky not to have lost by more:

Metres made: NZ 754-148 SA
Carries: NZ 162-57 SA
Defenders beaten: NZ 40-3 SA
Clean breaks: NZ 24-3 SA
Passes completed: NZ 220-92 SA
Offloads: NZ 22-7 SA
Turnovers conceded: NZ 17-15 SA
Tackles made: NZ 73-175 SA
Tackles missed: NZ 3-40 SA
Kicks in play: NZ 21-25 SA
Rucks won: NZ 101-44 SA
Rucks lost: NZ 2-0 SA
Mauls won: NZ 7-2 SA
Lineouts won: NZ 16-8 SA
Lineouts lost: NZ 2-1 SA
Scrums won: NZ 3-6 SA
Scrums lost: NZ 0-0 SA
Penalties conceded: NZ 8-10 SA

*Statistics derived from SANZAAR’s official website


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