Stat Attack: The team with the most errors in Super League

As well as topping the league table, St Helens feature highly in the stats charts too – including most carries, most tackles and, perhaps most surprisingly, most number of errors.

Weekly League Table

Top 3 and Bottom 4 remain unchanged. St. Helens (1st), Wigan (2nd), Warrington (3rd), Widnes (9th), Hull KR (10th), Huddersfield (11th) and Catalan (12th).

Changes in the middle of the league include;

Hull FC moving from 6th to 4th. Castleford and Leeds moving down to 4th and 5th. Salford move up to 7th, and Wakefield drop to 8th


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Penalty Analysis

An average of 9 penalties were given away over this round. Hull FC topping the chart by giving away 12 penalties, and bottom is St. Helens only giving away 5 penalties.

Referees Chris Kendal and Ben Thaler gave away over 20 penalties each in their games, whereas Scott Mikalauskas only gave away 12 in the St. Helens v Huddersfield game

Home and Away penalties stay even.

Player Analysis

Positives:

  • Joe Burgess (Wigan) ran almost 200 metres. Over 20 metres more than Luke Douglas (St. Helens) with 174.
  • Logan Tomkins (Salford) topped the tackle count with 49, Logan Tomkins. Followed closely by Danny Houghton (Hull FC) with 46 and Oliver Roberts (Huddersfield) with 45.
  • Adam Cuthbertson (Leeds), Sika Manu (Hull FC) and Jonathan Lomax (St. Helens) all did over 20 carries.
  • Joe Burgess (Wigan) topped the chart again for average gain, with an outstanding 28.14. This is double second place with Niall Evalds (Salford) on 13.25.

In Total

  • St. Helens and Warrington have made over 16000 metres, with St. Helens also making the most carries (2344) and Warrington having the highest Average Gain (7.55).
  • Salford, Huddersfield, Hull FC and St. Helens have all made over 4000 tackles

Negatives

  • Huddersfield have 5 out of 6 players for number of missed tackles. With Jordan Rankin missing 7 tackles
  • George Williams (Wigan), tops the error count by making 4 errors.
  • There was a total of 14 players that received 2 penalties each.

In Total

  • Huddersfield and Catalan have missed over 360 tackles each.
  • St. Helens have made the most number of errors (149) and Huddersfield have given away the most penalties.

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1 Comment

  1. no surprise here on hull giving away most penalties they were nearly whistled out of the game against leeds who seemed to have brought their own ref with them

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