Stat Attack: The player who missed as many tackles as the whole team he was facing

Our weekly breakdown of team movements, player analysis and penalty analysis from Super League.

Weekly League Table

Round 6 saw more disruption because of the weather.

Saints remain top of the league despite their first loss of the season to Leeds, which allows Leeds to stay 4th. Wigan and Wakefield remain 2nd and 3rd even though their games weren’t completed. Warrington move up to 5th after a big win at Catalan, who stay bottom of the league, and due to Warrington’s jump up the table Castleford and Widnes move down to 6th and 7th. Hull KR jump to 8th after beating Huddersfield (11th). And finally Salford move to 10th place after beating Hull FC.

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Penalty Analysis

A total of 61 penalties were given away this week. With Catalan and Hull KR giving away 10 each, closely followed by Warrington with nine penalties.

Almost no difference between the number of home and away penalties, which could change when the two postponed games are played again.

In terms of referees, Chris Kendall tops the chart with a total of 19 penalties, 10 to Catalan and nine to Warrington.

In total Warrington are still 10 penalties above everyone else with 69 penalties. And the away teams (311) are giving away more penalties than the home teams (263).

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Player Analysis

This week we will look at the Teams metrics rather than individual players.

Positives:

  • Warrington Wolves made the most number of metres in round 6, with a total of 1382, closely followed by St. Helens with 1381. The top 5 teams were above 1300 metres. Catalan however only made 873 metres.
  • Catalan top the chart for number of tackles, with a total of 410. Closely followed by Hull FC (398) and St. Helens (397). Warrington with the least on 298 Tackles.
  • Number of Carries was a joint top with Leeds and Warrington doing 195 carries each

Negatives:

  • Number of Missed tackles. Every team apart from Warrington missed more than 20 tackles each. St Helens missed a total of 37 tackles.
  • Warrington only missed 7 tackles throughout the game- this week Brayden Williame (Catalan Dragons) missed 7 tackles on his own! That’s a great effort from Warrington.
  • St Helens top this chart again with 18 errors, followed by Catalan with 13 errors

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There were some standout players too. Justin Carney (Hull KR) made a whopping 194 metres, 30 metres above Chris Hill (Warrington) and Danny Washbrook (Hull FC) made 57 tackles. Use the dashboard to find out how your team players performed.

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