Reniel Hugo and Makazole Mapimpi are the most prominent South African based players in the Guinness Pro 14’s statistical ‘best of the best’.
Former Sharks and Lions open sider Derick Minnie is among of the overseas-based South Africans whose presence translates to consistently good performances.
Mapimpi leads the try scoring and clean breaks and Hugo, with 58, has won the most lineouts.
All stats leaders include the following:
Total points: Ross Byrne (92)
Tries: Makazole Mapimpi (9)
Try assists: Steff Evans (8)
Meters gained: Blair Kinghorn (1088)
Most carries: Olly Cracknell (158)
Clean Breaks: Makazole Mapimpi (19)
Defenders Beaten: Blair Kinghorn (48)
Most passes: Marcelo Violi (877)
Most offloads: Thoma Farrell (34)
Most tackles: Olly Cracknell (156)
Conversions: Ross Byrne (31)
Kicks from hand: Carlo Canna (90)
Lineouts won: Reniel Hugo (58)
Penalties scored: Jack Carty (20)
Turnovers won: Tadgh Beirne (20)
For a full breakdown of the various Statistic Toppers in the Pro 14 from number one downwards visit www.pro14rugby.org powered by Opta Stats.