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Super 14 Facts & Figures
January 30, 2007

Ahead of the new season that kicks off this week, check out the Super 14 facts, figures and records.

Team records

Highest score: 96 Crusaders v Waratahs (19), 2002

Lowest score: 0 Gauteng Lions v Crusaders (23), 1997; Hurricanes v Reds (11); 0 Bulls v Sharks (29), 1999; Cats v Brumbies (64), 2000; Bulls v Highlanders (23), 2005; Brumbies v Blues (17), 2006;
Reds v Brumbies (36), 2006.

Highest winning margin: 77 Crusaders v Waratahs (96-19), 2002

Highest score away: 60 Blues v Hurricanes (7), 2002

Most consecutive wins: 15 Crusaders, 2002/03

Most consecutive losses: 11 Bulls, 2002

Most tries in a match: 14 Crusaders v Waratahs, 2002

Most tries in a season: 71 Crusaders, 2005

Fewest tries in a season: 15 Blues, 1999, 2000

Most wins in a (regular) season: 11 Crusaders, 2002

Fewest wins in a (regular) season: 0 Bulls, 2002

Most wins in a row at home: 21 - Blues 1996-1998; Crusaders 2004-2006

Season records

Points: 221 Daniel Carter, Crusaders, 2006 (Super 12 record by Andrew Mehrtens (206), in 1998 before expansion)

Tries: 15 Joe Roff, Brumbies, 1997; Rico Gear, Crusaders, 2005

Conversions: 39 Stirling Mortlock, Brumbies, 2000

Penalties: 43 Andrew Mehrtens, Crusaders, 1999

Super finalists (wins in brackets)
Crusaders 8 (6)
ACT Brumbies 5 (2)
Blues 4 (3)
Sharks 2 (0)
Highlanders 1 (0)
NSW Waratahs 1 (0)
Hurricanes 1 (0)

2006 standings
P W D L F A B Pts
CRUSADERS 13 11 1 1 412 210 5 51
HURRICANES 13 10 0 3 328 226 7 47
WARATAHS 13 9 0 4 362 192 9 45
BULLS 13 7 1 5 355 290 8 38
Sharks 13 7 0 6 361 297 10 38
Brumbies 13 8 1 4 326 269 4 38
Chiefs 13 7 1 5 325 298 6 36
Blues 13 6 0 7 290 348 5 29
Highlanders 13 6 0 7 228 276 3 27
Cheetahs 13 5 0 8 272 367 7 27
Stormers 13 4 1 8 263 334 5 23
Reds 13 4 0 9 240 320 6 22
Cats 13 2 1 10 220 405 5 15
Force 13 1 2 10 223 373 4 12

Semifinals: Crusaders 35, Bulls 15; Hurricanes 16, Waratahs 14.

Final: Crusaders 19, Hurricanes 12.

Finals:
1996 at Auckland: Auckland Blues 45 Natal Sharks 21
1997 at Auckland: Auckland Blues 23 ACT Brumbies 7
1998 at Auckland: Canterbury Crusaders 20 Auckland Blues 13
1999 at Dunedin: Canterbury Crusaders 24 Otago Highlanders 19
2000 at Canberra: Crusaders 20 ACT Brumbies 19
2001 at Canberra: ACT Brumbies 36 Sharks 6
2002 at Christchurch: Crusaders 31 ACT Brumbies 13
2003 at Auckland: Blues 21 Crusaders 17
2004 at Canberra: ACT Brumbies 47 Crusaders 38
2005 at Christchurch: Crusaders 35 NSW Waratahs 25
2006 at Christchurch: Crusaders 19 Hurricanes 12.

All-time Super 14 records: Points: Andrew Mehrtens (Crusaders) 990, Matt Burke (Waratahs) 961, Tony Brown (Highlanders/Sharks) 890, Stirling Mortlock (Brumbies) 825, Tony Brown (Highlanders/Sharks)
890, Daniel Carter (Crusaders) 695, David Holwell (Hurricanes) 676, Stirling Mortlock (Brumbies) 825, Elton Flatley (Reds) 629, Adrian Cashmore (Blues/Chiefs) 619, Carlos Spencer (Blues) 608

Tries: Joe Roff (Brumbies) 57, Christian Cullen (Hurricanes) 56, Caleb Ralph (Chiefs/Blues/Crusaders) 53, Doug Howlett (Highlanders/Hurricanes/Blues) 53, Joeli Vidiri (Blues) 43, Tana Umaga (Hurricanes) 45, Stirling Mortlock (Brumbies) 45, Joeli Vidiri (Blues) 43

2006 leading scorers
Points: D Carter (Crusaders) 221; P Hewat (Waratahs) 191; S Donald (Chiefs) 133; S Mortlock (Brumbies) 126; C Shepherd (Force) 121; B Blair (Highlanders) 107; P Montgomery (Sharks) 105; P Grant (Stormers) 102.

Tries: L Fa'atau (Hurricanes) 10; S Mortlock (Brumbies) 9; S Staniforth (Force) 9; R Gear (Crusaders) 8; C Shepherd (Force) 7; P Montgomery (Sharks) 7; S Sivivatu (Chiefs) 7; L MacDonald (Crusaders) 7; B Habana (Bulls) 7; A Hore (Hurricanes) 6; O Ndungane (Sharks) 6.

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