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Sunday, July 7, 2019    Lynn McConnell    Getty Images

The Crusaders were 11 tries better than their nearest rivals the Brumbies and 21 times better in clean breaks achieved.

They made 82 more carries than the next highest Jaguares and they carried 461 metres more than the Hurricanes who were second.

Richie Mo'unga finished second on the individual points scoring list with 182 points, 12 behind leader Handre Pollard.

Sevu Reece topped the try-scoring list with 15 tries, two more than Ngani Laumape.

Reece also made the most clean breaks with 39, 10 more than second-placed team mate Braydon Ennor while in the defenders beaten David Havili finished top with 72.

In the tackles won, Matt Todd was second with 198, 12 behind Michael Hooper.

Team statistics

Tries: Crusaders 82, Brumbies 71, Hurricanes 68, Jaguares 67, Chiefs 64, Highlanders 62, Rebels 56, Lions 53, Reds 50, Bulls 46, Waratahs 46, Blues 45, Sharks 41, Stormers 34, Sunwolves 34.

Clean breaks: Crusaders 255, Chiefs 234, Hurricanes 201, Lions 190, Highlanders 188, Waratahs 184, Bulls 180, Reds 179, Jaguares 176, Blues 169, Rebels 159, Sharks 156, Brumbies 153, Sunwolves 152, Stormers 133.

Carries: Crusaders 2234, Jaguares 2152, Hurricanes 2096, Sharks 2006, Chiefs 2002, Blues 1998, Lions 1964, Reds 1914, Highlanders 1864, Waratahs 1864, Rebels 1815, Sunwolves 1793, Brumbies 1793, Bulls 1778, Stormers 1775.

Metres carried: Crusaders 8851, Hurricanes 8390, Chiefs 7146, Jaguares 7076, Blues 7060, Lions 7002, Reds 6970, Sunwolves 6915, Highlanders 6744, Brumbies 6574, Rebels 6423, Bulls 6395, Waratahs 6296, Stormers 6003.

Defenders beaten: Hurricanes 493, Crusaders 451, Reds 418, Lions 390, Jaguares 381, Chiefs 379, Blues 377, Highlanders 368, Bulls 355, Stormers 350, Sharks 348, Sunwolves 341, Brumbies 332, Waratahs 316, Rebels 315.

Offloads: Chiefs 199, Crusaders 190, Highlanders 161, Waratahs 147, Sunwolves 146, Blues 143, Sharks 142, Rebels 138, Lions 137, Stormers 137, Bulls 135, Hurricanes 133, Jaguares 130, Brumbies 112, Reds 110.



Individual statistics

Points: Handre Pollard (Bulls) 194, Richie Mo'unga (Crusaders) 182, Bryce Hegarty (Reds) 156, Bernard Foley (Waratahs) 137, Elton Jantjies (Lions) 124, Joaquin Diaz Bonilla (Jaguares) 119, Beauden Barrett (Hurricanes) 118, Quade Cooper (Rebels)116, Josh Ioane (Highlanders) 114, Christian Leali'ifano (Brumbies) 113.

Tries: Sevu Reece (Crusaders) 15, Ngani Laumape (Hurricanes) 13, Folau Fainga'a (Brumbies) 12, Semisi Masirewa (Sunwolves) 11, Jack Maddocks (Rebels) 10, Braydon Ennor (Crusaders) 10, Ben Lam (Hurricanes) 9, Rieko Ioane (Blues) 9, Will Jordan (Crusaders) 8, Wes Goosen (Hurricanes) 8, Matias Orlando (Jaguares) 8.

Carries: Samu Kerevi (Reds) 220, Thomas Banks (Brumbies) 181, Daniel du Preez (Sharks) 180, Pablo Matera (Jaguares) 179, Melani Nanai (Blues) 178, Anton Lienert-Brown (Chiefs) 177, Akira Ioane (Blues) 174, Isi Naisarani (Rebels) 170, Kurtley Beale (Waratahs) 168, David Havili (Crusaders) 165.

Clean breaks: Sevu Reece (Crusaders) 39, Braydon Ennor (Crusaders) 29, Rieko Ioane (Blues) 28, Semisi Masirewa (Sunwolves) 28, Samu Kerevi (Reds) 26, George Bridge (Crusaders) 25, Tevita Kuridrani (Brumbies) 25, Makazole Mapimpi (Sharks) 24, Ben Lam (Hurricanes) 23, Jordie Barrett (Hurricanes) 23, David Havili (Crusaders) 23, Rosko Speckman (Bulls) 23, Curtis Rona (Waratahs) 23, Dillyn Leyds (Stormers) 23.
Defenders beaten: David Havili (Crusaders) 72, Samu Kerevi (Reds) 71, Ngani Laumape (Hurricanes) 65, Anton Lienert-Brown (Chiefs) 63, Melani Nanai (Blues) 60, Semisi Masirewa (Sunwolves) 56, Ben Lam (Hurricanes) 55, Rob Thompson (Highlanders) 53, Thomas Banks (Brumbies) 52, Ardie Savea (Hurricanes) 51.

Metres carried: Melani Nanai (Blues) 1240, Thomas Banks (Brumbies) 1206, David Havili (Crusaders) 1137, Semisi Masirewa (Sunwolves) 1053, Sevu Reece (Crusaders) 996, Gerhard van den Heever (Sunwolves) 966, Jordie Barrett (Hurricanes) 923, Curwin Bosch (Sharks) 898, Solomon Alaimalo (Chiefs) 891, Ngani Laumape (Hurricanes) 871.

Offloads: Anton Lienert-Brown 34, Samu Kerevi (Reds) 26, Pablo Matera (Jaguares) 23, RG Snyman (Bulls) 23, Melani Nanai (Blues) 22, Sevu Reece (Crusaders) 21, Andries Coetzee (Lions) 21, Matt Todd (Crusaders) 20, Daniel du Preez (Sharks) 19, Jack Goodhue (Crusaders) 19, Kurtley Beale (Waratahs) 19, Dillyn Leyds (Stormers) 19, Israel Folau (Waratahs) 19.

Lineouts won: Rory Arnold (Brumbies) 81, Guido Petti (Jaguares) 77, Sam Carter (Brumbies) 74, Marvin Orie (Lions) 59, RG Snyman (Bulls) 57, Javier Ortega Desio (Jaguares) 49, Lukhan Salakaia-Loto (Reds) 44, Harry Hockings (Reds) 44, Matt Philip (Rebels) 44, Vaea Fifita (Hurricanes) 43, Rob Simmons (Waratahs) 43.

Tackles won: Michael Hooper (Waratahs) 210, Matt Todd (Crusaders) 198, Sam Carter (Brumbies) 193, Marcos Kremer (Jaguares) 190, Liam Wright (Reds) 180, Damien Fitzpatrick (Waratahs) 175, Reed Prinsep (Hurricanes) 173, Luke Whitelock (Highlanders) 173, Thomas Cusack (Brumbies) 168, Pablo Matera (Jaguares) 168, James Blackwell (Hurricanes) 168.