Top points scorers:
Domingo Miotti (Jaguares) tops this section with a total of 42 points in the competition so far with an average of 14 points per game.
Even with having missed Round 2, Curwin Bosch has been in good form in the number 10 jersey for the Sharks so far and comes in second with a total of 30 points, averaging 15 points per game.
David Havili of the Crusaders is the third top point scorer with 28 and an average of 9.3 per game.
Hooker Folau Fainga’a has been in cracking scoring form, especially from the Brumbies rolling mauls, and leads the try count after three rounds with 5.
Mark Telea (Blues), Solomon Alaimalo (Chiefs), Julian Montoya (Jaguares), Andrew Kellaway (Rebels) and Mark Nawaqanitawase (Waratahs) are all tie-second with 3 tries each so far.
Tom Christie (Crusaders) has put his hand up on defence and has thus far executed 59 tackles in the first three rounds with an impressive average of 19.7 per game.
Marcos Kremer (Jaguares) has been no slouch and comes in second with 50 tackles and an average of 16.7 per match.
Allan Alaalatoa (Brumbies) has pulled off a total of 40 tackles, averaging 13.3 per game.
Chief’s open-side flanker Lachlan Boshier is forging a strong case for All Black selection if he maintains his standards and tops this stat with 12 turnovers so far in the competition, averaging 4 per game.
What 22 year-old Du’Plessis Kirifi lacks in size he makes up for in performance, so far turning over 7 balls against tough opposition forwards and earning an average of 2.3 per game.
Blues number 8 Hoskins Sotutu has managed 5 turnovers with an average of 1.7.
Not surprisingly, Aphelele Fassi is the leader in this stat. The Sharks fullback’s flashy running and stepping skills have taken him past 20 defenders, beating an average of 6.7 per game.
Mark Telea and David Havili feature prominently here too, each having beaten 19 defenders so far with an average of 6.3 per game.
Isi Naisarani (Rebels) is sitting in third position with 17 defenders beaten and an average of 5.7.
Naisarani pops up again-this time in first position- with a total of 40 carries (averaging 13,3 per game) so far in 2020.
Dane Haylett-Petty (Rebels) is a close second with 36 carries and an average of 12 each time he takes the field.
James O’Connor (Reds), Hoskins Sotutu and Macos Kremer are all tied for third place with 34 carries and an 11.3 average.
Aphelele Fassi has galloped his way to number one in this stat with 345 metres gained and a huge average of 115 metres per game.
Juguares fullback/wing Emiliano Boffelli currently holds second place with 273 metres gained and an average of 91 metres a game.
Mark Telea sits in third place with 261 metres gained so far with an average of 87 per match.