Stat Attack – Round 23

The last round of the super league season saw only a few changes. Castleford beat Widnes to go back to 3rd, St. Helens beat Warrington which pushes them back to 4th.
Huddersfield make a big jump from 8th to 5th after a win against Wakefield, this pushes Hull FC to 6th, Wakefield to 7th, Castleford to 8th.

What will happen in the Super 8’s and the Qualifiers.

Player Analysis

Positives:
Two players ran over 200 metres. Carlos Tuimavave (Hull FC) and Greg Eden (Castleford)
Brad Singleton (Leeds) made over 50 tackles.
Carlos Tuimavave (Hull FC) made 25 carries.
Greg Eden (Castleford) had an average gain of 15.67 metres.

Over the full season
Bill Tupou (Wakefield) and Luke Thompson (St. Helens) ran over 3000 metres.
Daryl Clark (Warrington) made a total of 882 tackles. And 3 players made over 800 tackles each (Paul McShane Castleford, James Roby St.Helens and Matty Ashhurst Wakefield).
Luke Thompson (St. Helens) and Bill Tupou (Wakefield) made over 350 carries.
Daryl Clark (Warrington) had the highest average gain with 9.76, 1m above Bill Tupou (Wakefield) on 8.76.

Negatives:
Jordan Thompson (Leeds) missed a total of 10 tackles.
Luke Thompson (St. Helens) and Will Oakes (Hull KR) made 4 errors each.
Dominic Crosby (Leeds), Mark Minichiello (Hull FC) and Matty Ashurst (Wakefield) all gave away 3 penalties each.

Over the Full Season
Jacob Miller (Wakefield) missed over 80 tackles
Ben Jones-Bishop (Wakefield) made 36 errors.
Chris Houston (Widnes) gave away the most number of penalties (23).

Penalty Analysis
Huddersfield, Hull KR and Wakefield all gave away 11 penalties each, whereas Salford only gave away 5.
Robert Hicks gave away the most penalties with 22.
Away Teams gave away more penalties compared to home teams.

In Total
Huddersfield and Catalan gave away over 200 penalties each, this is an average of 17 penalties per game. Where as Hull FC only gave away 148, average of 14 per game.
James Child refereed 22 games and gave away a total of 368 penalties.
All teams gave away more penalties when they were the away team compared to the home team.

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