Saracens - Stat Attack: Saracens Men vs Munster

Apr 17, 2019

Stat Attack: Saracens Men vs Munster


STAT ATTACK

  • Saracens and Munster have met twice before in the semi-final with the Irish side winning 18-16 at the Ricoh Arena while Sarries secured a 26-10 win at the Aviva Stadium in 2017; on each occasion the winning team went on to lift the trophy
  • It is the sixth time in seven season Saracens have reached the semi-finals and they have progressed to the final in three of the past four campaigns
  • Munster are in the semi-finals for a record 14thtime (W4 L9)
  • Saracens have averaged more points (34.4) and tries (4.3) per game than any other side this season
  • Munster have averaged fewer metres (280) and breaks (5) per game than any other side and have also averaged the most kicks in play (25)
  • Alex Goode and CJ Stander are two of five players to have played the maximum 560 minutes this season
  • Jamie George has hit 94% of his line-out throws (80/85), the best rate of 16 players to take 30-plus throws
  • Tadhg Beirne has made the most turnovers to date (14)

TRIES

Sean Maitland (4) Joey Carbery (3)
Ben Spencer (3) Keith Earls (3)
Nick Tompkins (3) Andrew Conway (2)

POINTS

Owen Farrell (57) Joey Carbery (70)
Alex Lozowski (25) JJ Hanarhan (20)
Ben Spencer (24) Keith Earls (15)

CARRIES

Alex Goode (63) CJ Stander (100)
Billy Vunipola (52) Tadhg Beirne (67)
Alex Lozowski (49) Mike Haley (62)

METRES

Liam Williams (348) Mike Haley (373)
Sean Maitland (332) Keith Earls (205)
Alex Goode (285) CJ Stander (187)

BREAKS

Sean Maitland (9) Keith Earls (7)
Alex Lozowski (6) Andrew Conway (5)
Liam Williams (6) Rory Scannell (5)

DEFENDERS BEATEN

Alex Goode (28) CJ Stander (16)
Nick Tompkins (21) Rory Scannell (13)
Sean Maitland (13) Mike Haley (12)

OFFLOADS

Will Skelton (7) Mike Haley (6)
Alex Goode (6) Conor Murray (5)
Billy Vunipola (6) Keith Earls (5)

TACKLES

Jamie George (75) CJ Stander (112)
George Kruis (74) Tadhg Beirne (82)
Maro Itoje (59) Peter O'Mahony (73)

TURNOVERS

Maro Itoje (7) Tadhg Beirne (14)
George Kruis (6) Arno Botha (6)
Ben Earl (4) Peter O'Mahony (6)
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