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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Aviva Premiership
Friday , September 26
London Welsh vs Gloucester19:45
Saturday , September 27
Saracens vs Sale15:00
Leicester vs London Irish15:00
Northampton vs Bath15:15
Sunday , September 28
Exeter vs Harlequins14:00
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Saturday , September 27
South Africa vs Australia16:05
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Edinburgh vs Scarlets19:35
Leinster vs Cardiff Blues19:35
Glasgow vs Connacht19:35
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Zebre vs Ulster15:00
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Sunday , September 28
Newport Gwent D'gons vs Benetton Treviso16:00
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Saturday , September 27
Toulon vs Montpellier18:00
Stade Francais vs La Rochelle18:00
Bayonne vs Toulouse18:00
Brive vs Bordeaux-Begles18:00
Oyonnax vs Clermont Auvergne18:00
Lyon vs Castres18:00
Grenoble vs Racing Metro Paris18:00
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Currie Cup
Friday , September 26
Cheetahs vs Blue Bulls19:10
Saturday , September 27
Sharks vs Eastern Province Kings14:00
Pumas vs Western Province15:00
Griquas vs Lions15:00
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Recent Results
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Aviva Premiership
Sunday , September 21
Newcastle 10 - 35 NorthamptonNewcastle vs Northampton Report
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Guinness PRO12
Ospreys 62 - 13 EdinburghOspreys vs Edinburgh Report
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Otago 38 - 7 WaikatoOtago vs Waikato Report
Wellington 20 - 42 TasmanWellington vs Tasman Report
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Aviva Premiership
Saturday , September 20
Sale 46 - 8 London WelshSale vs London Welsh Report
Harlequins 26 - 23 WaspsHarlequins vs Wasps Report
London Irish 32 - 36 SaracensLondon Irish vs Saracens Report
Bath 45 - 0 LeicesterBath vs Leicester Report
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Guinness PRO12
Newport Gwent D'gons 13 - 33 GlasgowNewport Gwent D
Scarlets 43 - 0 Benetton TrevisoScarlets vs Benetton Treviso Report
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Top 14
Racing Metro Paris 27 - 16 ToulouseRacing Metro Paris vs Toulouse Report
Grenoble 24 - 15 Bayonne
Montpellier 23 - 3 Stade FrancaisMontpellier vs Stade Francais Report
La Rochelle 26 - 29 Bordeaux-Begles
Clermont Auvergne 43 - 12 LyonClermont Auvergne vs Lyon Report
Castres 27 - 18 Oyonnax
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Currie Cup
Western Province 36 - 12 GriquasWestern Province vs Griquas Report
Blue Bulls 15 - 26 SharksBlue Bulls vs Sharks Report
Eastern Province Kings 22 - 37 CheetahsEastern Province Kings vs Cheetahs Report
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Hawkes Bay 36 - 17 Bay Of Plenty
Manawatu 36 - 17 Southland
Auckland 32 - 7 North HarbourAuckland vs North Harbour Report
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Aviva Premiership
Friday , September 19
Gloucester 22 - 25 ExeterGloucester vs Exeter Report
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Guinness PRO12
Munster 31 - 5 ZebreMunster vs Zebre Report
Cardiff Blues 9 - 26 UlsterCardiff Blues vs Ulster Report
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Aviva Premiership Table
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