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Lies, damned lies and statistics

Post Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:12 pm
Alan Silver RLFANS Member
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Mark Twain is credited with saying, "There are lies, damned lies and statistics."

The latest Opta SL Stats have some interesting revelations about our season so far:

Not surprising:

We have made more tackles, missed more tackles, made more errors, conceded more penalties, and yellow cards - than any other team. (obviously we have played one game more than many other teams)

Surprising:

We have made more clean breaks than Leeds, Hull, Wakefield, Catalans, Huddersfield, St Helens, Warrington and Widnes! :shock:
We have made more offloads than Salford, Wakefield, Catalans and Widnes! :shock:

http://www.rugby-league.com/superleague ... club_stats

Re: Lies, damned lies and statistics

Post Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:48 pm
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We would also be top in the clean breaks not resulting in tries category.

Re: Lies, damned lies and statistics

Post Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:34 pm
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reffy wrote:
We would also be top in the clean breaks not resulting in tries category.


I assumed that when I read how many clean breaks we have made - did any of them result in tries?

I wonder how many of those 'offloads' ended up in Leigh players' hands? :wink:

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Post Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:55 pm
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Let me guess , Cas top the offload charts
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Post Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:48 am
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GUBRATS wrote:
Let me guess , Cas top the offload charts


Have a look at the link.

Cas 106

Wigan 109; Huddersfield 118; Saints 122; Warrington 122; & Leeds 162.

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