Kicking stats – Week 10

Kicking stats – Week 10

Kicking Stats Week 10

There is a newcomer in the top 5, Gareth Anscombe of the Chiefs.  Although not too many kicks, 13/16 = 81% he is still listed at nr 5 out of the 17 kickers. However two South African kickers still remain in the top five.
The longer the competition progresses, we will see fewer kickers stay above the 80% average. At the moment only 5 kickers are still above average. Last week the percentage to poles from all the kickers had an average of 82%. This week it is 48/67 = 72%. The discrepancy between this week and last week could be attributed to a number of factors. For instance weather could play a role, the specific time  of the day the game was played, and it also shows you exactly how difficult it is to stay on top of your game every kick of every match.



About VlokSkop

Vlok Cilliers is highly regarded as one of the finest kicking coaches in South Africa. Both Morne Steyn and Derek Hougaard credit much of their success to Cilliers, who has helped them immeasurably over the years. Vlok spent most of his rugby career with Western Province and on 17 August 1996, he earned a Springbok test cap against New Zealand in Durban. In 2004, Vlok became the kicking coach for the Blue Bulls. Since then, he has done tremendous work with the likes of Derek Hougaard, Morne Steyn, Francois Brummer and Louis Fouche, and is widely regarded as one of South Africa's top kicking coaches. Vlok recently joined Supersport as a technical commentator during live rugby games
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