Monday 24 July 2017

RBS 6 Nations: Round 3 Team Statistics

See below for a statistical review after the completion of the third round matches in this year's RBS 6 Nations Championship. There were only eight tries scored across the three games, with Ireland accounting for three of them.

2011 RBS 6 NATIONS CHAMPIONSHIP: ROUND 3 MATCHES - Saturday, February 26

ITALY 16 WALES 24, Stadio Flaminio (Att: 33,000) (Ht: 16-24)

Scorers: Italy: Tries: Gonzalo Canale, Sergio Parisse; Pens: Mirco Bergamasco 2

Wales: Tries: Morgan Stoddart, Sam Warburton; Con: Stephen Jones; Pens: Stephen Jones 3; Drop: James Hook

Italy: L McLean; A Masi (T Benvenuti 73), G Canale, A Sgarbi, Mirco Bergamasco; K Burton (L Orquera 64), F Semenzato (P Canavosio 70); S Perugini (A Lo Cicero 41), L Ghiraldini, M Castrogiovanni (S Perugini 70), S Dellape (V Bernabo 51), Q Geldenhuys, A Zanni, R Barbieri (M Vosawai 70), S Parisse (capt).

Wales: L Byrne; M Stoddart, J Hook, J Roberts, S Williams; S Jones, M Phillips; P James, M Rees (capt) (R Hibbard 77), C Mitchell, B Davies, A Jones, D Lydiate, S Warburton, R Jones.

RBS man-of-the-match: Fabio Semenzato (Italy)

Referee: Wayne Barnes (England)

Saturday, February 26

ENGLAND 17 FRANCE 9, Twickenham (Att: 82,107) (Ht: 9-9)

Scorers: England: Try: Ben Foden; Pen: Toby Flood 3, Jonny Wilkinson

France: Pens: Dimitri Yachvili 3

England: B Foden; C Ashton, M Tindall (capt), S Hape (M Banahan 75), M Cueto; T Flood (J Wilkinson 50), B Youngs (D Care 64); A Sheridan (A Corbisiero 22), D Hartley (S Thompson 66), D Cole (H Fourie 75), L Deacon (S Shaw 71), T Palmer, T Wood, J Haskell, N Easter.

France: C Poitrenaud (D Traille 51); Y Huget, A Rougerie, Y Jauzion, V Clerc; F Trinh-Duc, D Yachvili (M Parra 61); T Domingo (S Marconnet 59), W Servat (G Guirado 75), N Mas, J Pierre (J Thion 61), L Nallet, T Dusautoir (capt), I Harinordoquy, S Chabal (J Bonnaire 50).

RBS man-of-the-match: Tom Palmer (England)

Referee: George Clancy (Ireland)

Sunday, February 27

SCOTLAND 18 IRELAND 21, Murrayfield (Att: 63,082) (Ht: 9-14)

Scorers: Scotland: Pens: Chris Paterson 4, Dan Parks; Drop: Dan Parks

Ireland: Tries: Jamie Heaslip, Eoin Reddan, Ronan O'Gara; Cons: Ronan O'Gara 3

Scotland: C Paterson; N Walker (S Danielli 75), N De Luca, S Lamont, M Evans; R Jackson (D Parks 54), M Blair (R Lawson 62); A Jacobsen, R Ford (S Lawson 54), M Low (G Cross 67), R Gray, A Kellock (capt), K Brown, J Barclay (N Hines 67), J Beattie (G Cross 46-55, R Vernon 55).

Ireland: L Fitzgerald; T Bowe, B O’Driscoll (capt), G D’Arcy, K Earls; R O’Gara (J Sexton 68), E Reddan (P Stringer 61); C Healy, R Best (S Cronin 61), M Ross (T Court 71), D O'Callaghan (L Cullen 68), P O'Connell, S O'Brien, D Wallace (D Leamy 61), J Heaslip.

Yellow card: Allan Jacobsen (Scotland) (44)

RBS man-of-the-match: Ronan O'Gara (Ireland)

Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)

TEAM STATISTICS - AFTER ROUND 3:

TACKLES MADE:

WALES 372

ITALY 344

IRELAND 324

ENGLAND 306

FRANCE 292

SCOTLAND 290

MISSED TACKLES:

SCOTLAND 32

FRANCE 29

ITALY 26

WALES 22

IRELAND 12

ENGLAND 11

TACKLE COMPLETION:

ENGLAND 97%

IRELAND 96%

WALES 94%

ITALY 93%

FRANCE 91%

SCOTLAND 90%

OFFLOADS IN THE TACKLE:

SCOTLAND 37

FRANCE 32

ENGLAND 29

WALES 25

IRELAND 23

ITALY 23

PASSES COMPLETED:

SCOTLAND 594

ENGLAND 538

FRANCE 471

IRELAND 463

ITALY 463

WALES 442

POSSESSION KICKED:

WALES 78

SCOTLAND 71

ENGLAND 56

FRANCE 55

IRELAND 55

ITALY 55

KICKS/POSSESSION WON:

WALES 46%

SCOTLAND 37%

FRANCE 36%

IRELAND 35%

ENGLAND 33%

ITALY 33%

BALL WON IN OPPONENTS' 22:

ENGLAND 92

IRELAND 89

SCOTLAND 69

ITALY 53

WALES 34

FRANCE 33

LINE BREAKS:

ENGLAND 20

IRELAND 12

WALES 8

SCOTLAND 6

FRANCE 6

ITALY 4

ERRORS MADE:

FRANCE 42

IRELAND 42

SCOTLAND 42

ENGLAND 35

ITALY 30

WALES 28

TURNOVERS WON:

IRELAND 13

ENGLAND 11

WALES 9

ITALY 8

FRANCE 5

SCOTLAND 4

RUCK CLEARANCES:

ITALY 86%

SCOTLAND 82%

IRELAND 82%

WALES 76%

FRANCE 75%

ENGLAND 73%

SCRUMS WON/LOST:

WALES 17/1

FRANCE 15/1

IRELAND 11/0

ENGLAND 11/0

SCOTLAND 5/2

ITALY 4/0

LINEOUTS WON/LOST:

ITALY 36/15

SCOTLAND 36/6

ENGLAND 33/3

FRANCE 27/4

IRELAND 22/6

WALES 18/4

PENALTIES CONCEDED/AWARDED:

WALES 36/23

ENGLAND 34/31

IRELAND 34/17

ITALY 24/46

FRANCE 23/25

SCOTLAND 22/31

MAULS WON:

ITALY 17

ENGLAND 13

SCOTLAND 11

FRANCE 9

IRELAND 7

WALES 6

- Official match data supplied by RBS 6 Nations

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