The definitive Rugby World Cup 2019 statistics: Tries scored, tackles made, turnovers won… all you need to know

With the tournament almost over, RUCK has crunched the numbers to see which players and teams led the way in the Rugby World Cup 2019 statistics...

So, who scored the most tries, who made the most tackles, which team picked up the most yellow cards and how did the English players fare?

Everyone has an opinion on which players performed, which didn’t and which teams punched above their weight and vice versa.

But what do the numbers say?

Let’s have a look at Japan 2019 – by numbers…..

Rugby World Cup 2019 statistics – PLAYER

MOST POINTS SCORED:

  1. Richie Mo’unga (New Zealand) – 54
  2. Yu Tamura (Japan) – 51
  3. Handre Pollard (South Africa) – 47
  4. Owen Farrell (England) – 46
  5. Dan Biggar (Wales) – 41

MOST TRIES SCORED:

  1. Josh Adams (Wales) – 7
  2. Kotaro Matsushima (Japan) – 5
  3. Makazole Mapimpi (South Africa) – 5
  4. Ben Smith (New Zealand) – 4
  5. Julian Montoya (Argentina) – 4
  6. Kenki Fukuoka (Japan) – 4

MOST PENALTIES SCORED:

  1. Yu Tamura (Japan) – 11
  2. Handre Pollard (South Africa) – 10
  3. Owen Farrell (England) – 8
  4. Dan Biggar (Wales) – 6
  5. Felipe Berchesi (Uruguay) – 6

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