Monday 20 November 2017

No 8s – The tale of the tape

James Coughlan

Age: 33

Height: 6ft 3ins

Weight: 17st 2lbs

Ireland caps: 0

Heineken Cup appearances (tries): 35 (4)

This season in Europe

Played: 7 (2 tries)

Carries: 60

Metres carried: 231

Tackles (missed): 52 (7)

Defenders beaten: 8

Line-outs won: 7

Steffon Armitage

Age: 28

Height 5ft 9ins

Weight: 16st 5lbs

England caps: 5

Heineken Cup appearances (tries): 34 (4)

This season in Europe

Played: 7

Carries: 51

Metres carried: 161

Tackles (missed): 54 (3)

Defenders beaten: 16

Turnovers: 17

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