17 Jun 2019

Mind-blowing Round 18 Stats

Find out some of the best stats from Round 18

Catalans Dragons hooker Alrix Da Costa made an impressive 64 tackles in Perpignan. What makes it even more impressive is that he didn’t even play the full game. 64 tackles in 74 minutes meaning he made just under a tackle every minute…

Da Costa’s team mate Arthur Romano made the most metres for Dragons against London. He made 156 metres and has currently an average 119.5 metres a game this season. The winger has played four games, scoring two tries and assisting one. 

Danny Houghton has currently made the most tackles in Super League with 736, at the weekend he made another 58 tackles. That make his average tackle count 49 per game, wow! To add to that he made 84 passes, just over a pass a minute… 

Brad Dwyer made 40 tackles, 72 passes, and 115 metres in 75 minutes of play, meaning, he made a tackle or pass at least 1.5 times every minute. 

Dwyer’s opposite hooker Sam Powell  trumped Dwyer on both tackles made and passes. Powell made 50 tackles, and 91 passes, meaning he was directly involved in a pass or tackle 1.8 times every minute. 

Three London Broncos players broke 100 metres, with winger Rhys Williams scoring two tries, and making 176 metres. Eddie Battye made an impressive 174 metres in 56 minutes and Olsni Krasniqi 124 metres in 46 minutes, the trio accounted for 38% of London’s metres made in only 17.5% of the squad’s minutes played. 

Luke Yates has been a star signing for Broncos since joining in the off-season from the NRL, he’s currently the second top-tackler behind Danny Houghton. He made 49 tackles, he’s averaging 42.4 tackles a game and has currently made the most marker tackles (141). 

Castleford Tigers’ full-back Pete Mata’utia has arguably been their star performer this year, in their loss to Hull FC, the full-back made 186 metres, he also assisted a try. Mata’utia has made 1881 metres so far this season, an average of 104.5 metres per game. 

St Helens’ flying winger Tommy Makinson scored a hat-trick in Saints’ victory over Huddersfield on Friday night. The 2018 Golden Boot winner also made 161 metres, he’s currently the top metre maker, two metres ahead of Liam Watts in the second. Makinson averages a mighty 144.5 metres per game. 

Adam Quinlan scored the match-winning try on his comeback from a nine-month lay-off to beat Warrington Wolves. On his first game back for Hull KR, he made an impressive seven tackle busts and 165 metres.  

KR’s Mitch Garbutt made the most metres for KR during the game, he made 179 metres in 46 minutes. Garbutt has played 12 games this season, making 1729 metres, that’s an average of 144 metres per game.  

Jackson Hastings inspired Salford Red Devils to victory against Wakefield Trinity, he made 153 metres, assisted two tries and made seven tackle busts.

Hastings’ team mate Niall Evalds is currently second in the top try-scorer standings after scoring his second hat-trick of the season, he’s scored 16 tries in 18 games, he’s also assisted seven tries, meaning he has been directly involved in 1.2 tries a game. 

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