United Rugby Championship Stats Round 8

United Rugby Championship Stats Round 8

After an exciting weekend of the United Rugby Championship, URC StatMaster has identified the top players from R8 along with the overall top team and player performances from the league so far.

Carries: 16 Elrigh Louw (Vodacom Bulls) / Josh McKay (Glasgow Warriors)

Defenders Beaten: 6 Ioan Lloyd (Scarlets) / Duhan van der Merwe (Edinburgh Rugby) / Lorenzo Pani (Zebre Parma)

Lineouts Won: 7 Glen Young (Edinburgh Rugby)

Metres: 105 Rey Lee-Lo (Cardiff Rugby)

Passes: 84 Embrose Papier (Vodacom Bulls)

Tackles: 23 Ruben van Heerden (DHL Stormers)

Overall Top Players After R8

Carries: 119 Gavin Coombes (Munster)

Defenders Beaten: 28 Duhan van der Merwe (Edinburgh Rugby)

Kicks in Play: 77 Ben Healy (Edinburgh Rugby)

Lineout Steals: 5 Niall Murray (Connacht) / Vaea Fifita (Scarlets)

Lineouts Won: 41 Glen Young (Edinburgh Rugby)

Metres: 538 Aphelele Fassi (Hollywoodbets Sharks)

Passes: 429 Caolin Blade (Connacht)

Tackles: 114 Alex Mann (Cardiff Rugby)

Tries: 9 Johnny Matthews (Glasgow Warriors)

Turnover Won: 9 Evan Roos (DHL Stormers) / Rhys Davies (Ospreys) / Shamus Hurley-Langton (Connacht)

Overall Top Team Season Totals

Carries: 997 Connacht Rugby

Defenders Beaten: 177 Glasgow Warriors

Kicks in Play: 237 Cardiff Rugby

Metres: 3298 Leinster

Points: 294 Vodacom Bulls

Tackles: 1280 Ulster 

Tries: 40 Vodacom Bulls

Turnover Won: 59 Cardiff Rugby

Visits To 22: 75 Leinster

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