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All The Key Performers After Round 2 Of The Six Nations

Round 2 of the Guinness Six Nations has come and gone as we now enter a two-week break until Round 3 kicks off with France hosting Scotland, England travelling to Wales and Italy welcoming Ireland to Rome. 

Eddie Jones’ side lead the championship table on 10 points, two points ahead of Wales who also have a 100% record so far. Scotland are in third but Ireland are hot on their heels after the win at Murrayfield while France and Italy make up the bottom two places with one point and zero points, respectively.

Eddie Jones England Wales Six Nations Warren Gatland

After six games, we take a look at some of the key team and individual statistics* of the championship thus far.

Team Statistics: 

Tries: 

England – 10

Scotland – 6

Ireland – 5

Italy – 5

Wales – 5

France – 3

Metres Gained: 

France – 1078

Scotland – 842

Wales – 771

Italy – 733

Ireland – 697

England – 672

Carries: 

Ireland – 318

France – 299

Scotland – 270

Italy – 252

England – 231

Wales – 222

Defenders Beaten: 

Ireland – 54

France – 52

Scotland – 47

Italy – 36

Wales – 31

England – 29

Clean Breaks: 

Scotland – 23

France – 18

Ireland – 16

England – 15

Italy – 13

Wales – 11

Offloads: 

France – 37

Italy – 17

Scotland – 16

England – 14

Wales – 11

Ireland – 4

Turnovers Won: 

Wales – 16

England – 13

France – 12

Scotland – 11

Italy – 9

Ireland – 5

Turnovers Conceded: 

France – 39

Wales – 34

Ireland – 30

England – 28

Italy – 27

Scotland – 22

Penalties conceded: 

Scotland – 18

Wales – 16

Italy – 15

England – 12

France – 11

Ireland – 10

Performers Six Nations

Leading Performers: 

Tries: 

Jonny May – 4

Blair Kinghorn – 3

Henry Slade – 3

George North – 2

Edoardo Padovani – 2

Most Carries: 

Louis Picamoles – 32

James Ryan – 31

Sergio Parisse – 29

Blair Kinghorn – 28

Jayden Hayward – 27

Metres Gained: 

Blair Kinghorn – 191

Stuart Hogg – 162

Jacob Stockdale – 138

Josh Adams – 137

Liam Williams – 132

Clean Breaks: 

Blair Kinghorn – 7

Henry Slade – 5

Jonny May – 4

Stuart Hogg – 4

Antoine Dupont – 4

Defenders Beaten: 

Blair Kinghorn – 11

Jacob Stockdale – 10

Antoine Dupont – 9

Sam Johnson – 8

Liam Williams – 8

Most Tackles: 

Mark Wilson – 45

Grant Gilchrist – 42

Josh Strauss – 40

Jamie Ritchie – 40

Mako Vunipola – 38

Most Offloads: 

Louis Picamoles – 5

Mathieu Bastareaud – 4

Arthur Iturria – 4

Antoine Dupont – 4

Liam Williams – 4

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* * All statistics provided by the official Guinness Six Nations website.

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