Planet Rugby

2010 in numbers!

23rd December 2010 10:43



Stats are like the group Bon Jovi - you either love them or hate them! And once again, we couldn't resist hauling out the calculators and punching through some interesting figures from 2010.

Thanks for the support this year, and have a safe and prosperous 2011!

48 - Number of tries scored in this year's Six Nations (3.2 per match)

3 - Number of tries scored by Scotland in the Six Nations

490 - Tackles made by Italy in the Six Nations

54 - Number of missed tackles by France in the Six Nations

80 - Errors made by Wales in the Six Nations

10 - Number of line-outs lost by Ireland in the Six Nations

17 - Number of points scored by Wales in the last six minutes and 31 seconds of the Wales/Scotland Six Nations match

538 - Number of tries scored in the Super 14 (5.72 per match)

0 - Number of Super 14 matches won by the Lions this year

2.9 million - Number of viewers who watched the Super 14 final between the Bulls and Stormers on TV

137 - Number of points scored by the Lions and Chiefs in a Super 14 round-robin match (won 72-65 by the Chiefs)

219 - Number of points scored by Bulls pivot Morne Steyn in the Super 14 (leading points scorer)

43 - Number of yellow cards dished out in the Super 14

78,962 - Attendance figure at the Stade de France in Paris for the Heineken Cup Final between Toulouse and Biarritz

1 - Number of English teams in the knock-out stages of the Heineken Cup (Northampton)

4 - Number of Heinken Cup trophies now won by Toulouse

7 - Number of tries scored by Ospreys wing Tommy Bowe (leading try-scorer in 2009/10 Heineken Cup)

113 - Number of points scored by Dimitri Yachvili (leading points scorer in 2009/10 Heineken Cup)

10 - Number of appearances by Clermont in a final before finally winning the Top 14

400 - Number of points scored by Toulouse in the first half of the current Top 14 season (30.8 points per game!)

21 - Number of tries scored by Griquas wing Bjorn Basson in the Currie Cup (a tournament record)

1 - Number of Test matches lost by the All Blacks in 2010

22 - Number of tries scored by New Zealand in the Tri-Nations

184 - Number of points scored in all by the All Blacks in the Tri-Nations (111 against)

81 - Percentage of tries scored by the Wallaby backs in the Tri-Nations

46 - Number of tackles missed by Wallaby fly-half Quade Cooper this year

98 - Percentage of successful tackles made by Australia flank David Pocock

1200 - Minutes of Test rugby played by Wallabies skipper Rocky Elsom

4 - Number of tries scored by Bok prop Gürthro Steenkamp (South Africa's leading try-scorer for 2010)

57 - Percentage of Tests won by South Africa (Played 14, won 8, lost 6)

3 - Number of times Richie McCaw has won IRB Player of the Year (only player to have won the coveted award three times).

259 - Days remaining until the 2011 Rugby World Cup

Compiled by Dave Morris

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Friday , October 3
Bath vs Saracens19:45
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London Irish vs Northampton15:00
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Sale vs Wasps14:00
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Benetton Treviso vs Glasgow14:00
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Friday , October 3
Oyonnax vs Toulon20:45
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Bordeaux-Begles vs Clermont Auvergne14:45
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Bayonne vs Montpellier18:30
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Castres vs Grenoble18:30
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Pumas vs Blue Bulls15:00
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Cheetahs vs Western Province14:00
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Sunday , September 28
Wasps 35 - 18 NewcastleWasps vs Newcastle Report
Exeter 36 - 13 HarlequinsExeter vs Harlequins Report
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Newport Gwent D'gons 33 - 15 Benetton TrevisoNewport Gwent D
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Tasman 32 - 24 OtagoTasman vs Otago Report
Canterbury 26 - 28 SouthlandCanterbury vs Southland Report
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Saturday , September 27
Leicester 19 - 22 London IrishLeicester vs London Irish Report
Saracens 40 - 19 Sale SharksSaracens vs Sale Sharks Report
Northampton 31 - 24 BathNorthampton vs Bath Report
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Rugby Championship
South Africa 28 - 10 AustraliaSouth Africa vs Australia Report
Argentina 13 - 34 New ZealandArgentina vs New Zealand Report
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Zebre 13 - 6 UlsterZebre vs Ulster Report
Munster 14 - 19 OspreysMunster vs Ospreys Report
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Toulon 40 - 17 MontpellierToulon vs Montpellier Report
Grenoble 27 - 25 Racing Metro ParisGrenoble vs Racing Metro Paris Report
Brive 34 - 24 Bordeaux-Begles
Oyonnax 8 - 19 Clermont Auvergne
Stade Francais 43 - 10 La Rochelle
Lyon 28 - 18 Castres
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Currie Cup
Sharks 53 - 24 Eastern Province KingsSharks vs Eastern Province Kings Report
Griquas 8 - 46 LionsGriquas vs Lions Report
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Waikato 20 - 22 ManawatuWaikato vs Manawatu Report
North Harbour 28 - 25 Hawkes Bay
Counties Manukau 55 - 7 WellingtonCounties Manukau vs Wellington Report
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Friday , September 26
London Welsh 10 - 46 GloucesterLondon Welsh vs Gloucester Report
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Leinster 37 - 23 Cardiff BluesLeinster vs Cardiff Blues Report
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