Super Rugby Round 5: Opta Sports Key Statistics

NSW Waratahs v QLD Reds The Waratahs have won their last five matches against the Reds, conceded only 28 points across that period. Prior to that the Reds had also won five straight matches in this fixture. The Waratahs have lost their last two matches and will be hoping to avoid a third consecutive defeat for the first time since a horror run of nine straight losses from 2012 to 2013. The Reds haven’t gone two matches without a loss in Super Rugby since Round 17, 2014, and they’ll be aiming to equal that after a draw against the Blues in Round 4. The Waratahs’ opposition have kicked an average of just 1.3 penalty goals per game this season, no team concedes fewer. League-convert Eto Nabuli has averaged 11.5m per carry so far this season, the most of any player who’s made more than 20 carries in 2016. Cheetahs v Brumbies The Brumbies have won eight of the 11 matches between these clubs, including a 20-3 victory in their last encounter. The Cheetahs have lost each of their
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