9 Aug

Match Stats: Wallabies v All Blacks, Sydney, 8 August 2015
by Tracey Nelson
9 Aug 2015

The usual analysis of the All Blacks’ game, being the First 3 to the Breakdown, tackle stats, penalties conceded, turnovers, the lineouts, and scrums.

Some notes on these stats: First Three to the Breakdown stats are looking for those players who are getting to the tackle/breakdown quickly and are also being useful by either cleaning out opposition players or setting up ruck ball. Anyone arriving and just leaning on the ruck isn’t included, so there are times when I will only tally one or two players. Likewise, if four players arrive simultaneously and perform a clean-out and setting up of a ruck, I will include all four in the stat.

Completed Tackles means that the player actually brought the ball carrier to ground (ie. as the Laws of the Game actually described the tackler), not assists in the tackle situation which are tallied separately. Missed tackles also includes slipped tackles where the ball runner gets away. Most importantly, I do NOT included slipped tackles in the Tackles Made stats, it gets noted as a missed tackle. Either you’ve made the tackle or you’ve missed it.

Numbers in brackets are the first half/second half breakdown for each TOTAL. An asterisk denotes a player that came on as a substitute.

This week:

Team: Tony Woodcock, Dane Coles, Owen Franks, Luke Romano, Brodie Retallick, Jerome Kaino, Richie McCaw (c), Kieran Read, Aaron Smith, Dan Carter, Julian Savea, Ma’a Nonu,Conrad Smith, Nehe Milner-Skudder, Ben Smith
Reserves: Cody Taylor,Ben Franks, Nepo Laulala, Sam Whitelock, Sam Cane, TJ Perenara, Beauden Barrett, Malakai Fekitoa

Points scored NZ Wallabies
Tries 2 3
Conversions 0 3
Penalties 3/3 2/3
TOTAL 19 27

Goal Kicking Penalties Conversions
Carter 3/3 0/2
Giteau 1/2 2/2
White 1/1 1/1

Restarts won NZ Wallabies
Own kick-off 0 0
Opposition kick-off 5 6
TOTAL 5 6

Kicks in play NZ Wallabies
Own 22 10 8
Rest of field 11 9
TOTAL 21 17

Penalties/Free Kicks Conceded Penalties Free kicks
NZ 8 0
Wallabies 10 0
TOTAL 18 0

NZ Penalty Offences
Tackled player C Smith 1
Tackler O Franks, A Smith (yellow card), Kaino 3
Ruck shoulder Laulala* 1
Going off feet A Smith 1
Scrum Wheeling, O Franks 2
TOTAL 8

Wallabies Penalty Offences
Tackler 3 (1 yellow card)
Ruck off-side 2
Ruck hands 1
Ruck entry 1
Offside general play 1 (yellow card)
Obstruction 1
Foul Play 1
TOTAL 10

Turnovers Conceded by NZ
Knock-ons Retallick, Coles, Kaino, Retallick, C Smith, Perenara 6
Spilled O Franks, Carter, Woodcock, A Smith(2) 5
Poor pass Retallick 1
Forward pass Savea 1
Tackle O Franks, Milner-Skudder, C Smith, Retallick 4
Miss touch from penalty Carter 1
Re-start not 10m Carter 2
TOTAL 20

Turnovers Conceded by Wallabies
Knock-ons 8
Spillled 1
Poor pass 1
Tackle 3
Ruck 1
Lineout 2
TOTAL 16

Breakdown turnovers won by NZ
Tackle Kaino, A Smith, Savea 3
Ruck McCaw 1
TOTAL 4

First 3 to Breakdown Total Per half
McCaw 34 17+17
Woodcock 21 14+7
Retallick 20 14+6
Romano 19 13+6
Read 17 9+8
O Franks 10 9+1
Kaino 10 7+3
Carter 10 7+3
C Smith 10 4+6
Laulala* 9
Whitelock* 9
Coles 8 4+4
B Franks* 5
Cane* 5
Milner-Skudder 5 3+2
Taylor* 4
Barrett* 2
Fekitoa* 2
Savea 2 1+1
Williams 1 1+0

Forward ball carries Carries
McCaw 7
Retallick 7
Romano 4
Kaino 4
Read 4
O Franks 3
Taylor* 2
Coles 2
Cane* 1
Laulala* 1
O Franks* 1
Woodcock 1
TOTAL 37

Completed Tackles and Assists Tackles Assists
McCaw 14 (10+4) 4 (1+3)
Kaino 14 (1+13) 3 (1+2)
Read 13 (8+5) 6 (2+4)
C Smith 10 (5+5) 0
Woodcock 9 (6+3) 4 (1+3)
Retallick 9 (4+5) 3 (0+3)
Romano 9 (4+5) 1 (1+0)
Whitelock* 7 3
Coles 7 (3+4) 5 (1+4)
Laulala* 6 4
Carter 6 (2+4) 2 (0+2)
Williams 6 (4+2) 2 (2+0)
Fekitoa* 5 0
O Franks 5 (5+0) 1 (1+0)
B Smith 5 (4+1) 0
Milner-Skudder 3 (2+1) 1 (1+0)
Savea 3 (1+2) 1 (1+0)
A Smith 3 (2+1) 1 (0+1)
Taylor* 1 3
B Franks* 1 1
Barrett 1 0
TOTAL 115 44

Missed and Slipped Tackles
Carter 3
Woodcock 2
Romano 2
Read 2
Savea 2
Coles 1
O Franks 1
Retallick 1
McCaw 1
Milner-Skudder 1
Laulala* 1
Fekitoa 1
TOTAL 18

NZ Line-outs Won From
First half 5 5
Second half 3 3
TOTAL 8 8

NZ Line-out Jumpers Won From
Read 4 4
Kaino 3 3
Quick throw 1 1

Wallabies Line-outs Won From
First half 3 5
Second half 4 5
TOTAL 7 10

NZ Scrums Won From
First half 5 5
Second half 3 3
TOTAL 8 8

Wallabies Scrums Won From
First half 4 4
Second half 2 2
TOTAL 6 6

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