RWC 2015: The stats to date

2015-10-02 15:00
Dan Biggar

Durban - A crucial game for the Springboks, a do-or-die clash for hosts England and a tasty affair between Ireland and Italy are on the menu at the Rugby World Cup this weekend.

It has been a highly entertaining tournament so far, even when the Springboks lost, and a look at the official Rugby World Cup website makes for some interesting reading stats-wise. 

Here is the tournament in numbers so far:

Total match attendance - 1 082 645

Tournament tries - 128

Conversions - 90

Drop goals - 2

Penalties scored - 104

Leading points scorers

36 - Dan Biggar (Wales)

33 - Frederic Michalak (France)

29 - Ayumu Goromaru (Japan)

27 - Owen Farrell (England)

26 - Greg Laidlaw (Scotland)

Most Metres made

328 - DTH van der Merwe (Canada)

260 - Telusa Veainu (Tonga)

254 - Mike Brown (England)

208 - Scott Spedding (France)

176 - Matthew Morgan (Wales)

Most Tackles made

35 - Viktor Kolelishvili (Georgia)

34 - Akupasi Qera (Georgia)

33 - Kyle Gilmour (Canada)

32 - Sam Warburton (Wales)

32 - Mihai Macovei (Romania) 

Total Carries

37 - Schalk Burger (South Africa)

37 - Ciaran Hearn (Canada)

36 - DTH van der Merwe (Canada)

34 - Leone Nakarawa (Fiji)

33 - Michael Leitch (Japan)

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