Stat Attack: Danny Houghton averaging 48 tackles per game in 2019

We have taken a look back at the most intriguing stats from round 15 of Super League. 

League table

St Helens remain six points above Warrington, who are four points above Catalans in third. Hull FC move up to fourth after their win against Warrington. Castleford move up to fifth after their win against Leeds. Wakefield drop to sixth and Salford also drop to seventh.

The bottom five remain unchanged; Wigan, Huddersfield, Leeds, Hull KR and London.

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Player analysis: Round 15

Positives

  • Josh Charnley (Warrington) made over 250 metres.
  • Paul McShane (Castleford) and Cameron Smith (Leeds) made over 50 tackles each.
  • Blake Austin (Warrington) made 25 carries.
  • Greg Eden (Castleford) and Lachlan Coote (St Helens) had an average gain of nine metres.

Negatives

  • Blake Austin (Warrington), Jacob Miller (Wakefield) and Rob Mulhern (Hull KR) all missed eight tackles each.
  • Five players all made three errors each and gave away three penalties each.
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Player analysis: Full season

Positives

  • Tommy Makinson (St Helens) has ran over 2000 metres.
  • Danny Houghton (Hull FC) has made 630 tackles.
  • Jackson Hastings (Salford) and Liam Watts (Castleford) have both had over 250 carries each.

Negatives

  • Richie Myler (Leeds) and Samisoni Langi (Catalans) have missed over 60 tackles each.
  • Blake Austin (Warrington) has made 25 errors.
  • Eddie Battye (London) has given away 24 penalties.
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Penalty analysis

In round 15, Castleford gave away the most penalties with eight, where as Wakefield only gave away three.

Chris Kendall gave away the most penalties with 17.

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Penalty analysis: Full season 

Huddersfield have given away the most penalties with 130, whereas St Helens and Hull FC have given away less than 100.

James Child has given away the most penalties with 226.

Away teams get penalised more than home teams (+60 more).

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