15 Fun Super Rugby Facts

The Super Season is here and what better way to enjoy watching the game than with some of these interesting and fun Super Rugby Facts.

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Super Rugby Facts

  1. The Lions won the first ever Super 10 tournament in 1993
  2. Highest score in a super rugby game was 96 points, Crusaders 96 Waratahs 19 in 2002
  3. Highest winning margin of 89 was the Bulls vs Reds in 2007- 92-3
  4. 137 the highest combined score in a match: Chiefs 72 –Lions 65 in 2010
  5. Crusaders hold the record for most consecutive wins of 15
  6. Most wins in a single season is shared between the Stormers(2012) and Hurricanes (2015) with 14 wins
  7. Dan Carter has the most Super Rugby points with 1533
  8. Keven Mealamu (Blues) has the most Super Rugby Caps with 175
  9. Morne Steyn holds the record for most points(263) in a Super Rugby Season in 2010.
  10. The Crusaders hold the record for the most Super Rugby titles with 7
  11. Doug Howlett holds the record for the most Super Rugby tries with 55
  12. Wooden Spoon award goes to the Bulls (2002) and Lions (2010) for 0 wins in a season
  13. Ayumu Goromaru(Reds) has a Giraffe at a Zoo in Japan named after him.
  14. Highlanders scrumhalf Fumiaki Tanaka is both the shortest – 1.63m – and lightest – 75kg Super Rugby Player.
  15. Most point by an individual in a match is held by Gavin Lawless(Sharks) vs Highlanders in 1997. He scored 50 points, four tries, nine conversions and four penalties.

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