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Ball in play this week

Tue, 12 Mar 2013 20:49
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The match with most ball-in-play time was the Varsity Cup match between the University of Johannesburg and Tukkies.

Again it is Jan Taljaard that manages to provide these stats.

The average for matches of this standard is 33 minutes 30 seconds. Several matches dropped well below that.

Tests

Ireland v France (Walsh): 13 minutes 40 seconds + 17 minutes 44 seconds = 31 minutes 24 seconds
Scotland v Wales (Joubert): 13 minutes 19 seconds + 17 minutes 56 seconds = 31 minutes 15 seconds
England v Italy (Clancy): 16 minutes 30 seconds + 17 minutes 55 seconds = 34 minutes 25 seconds

Average: 14 minutes 30 seconds + 17 minutes 52 seconds = 32 minutes 21 seconds

Super Rugby

Hurricanes v Crusaders (Lees): 14 minutes 05 seconds + 19 minutes 33 seconds = 33 minutes 38 seconds
Rebels v Reds (Pastrana): 14 minutes 27 seconds + 20 minutes 03 seconds = 34 minutes 30 seconds
Highlanders v Cheetahs Briant(): 16 minutes 09 seconds + 19 minutes 02 seconds = 35 minutes 11 seconds
Brumbies v Waratahs (White): 13 minutes 03 seconds + 16 minutes 24 seconds = 29 minutes 27 seconds
Stormers v Chiefs (Peyper): 15 minutes 53 seconds + 18 minutes 09 seconds = 34 minutes 02 seconds
Kings v Sharks (Jaftha): 17 minutes 12 seconds + 14 minutes 32 seconds = 31 minutes 44 seconds
Blues v Bulls (Williamson): 14 minutes 55 seconds + 14 minutes 24 seconds = 29 minutes 19 seconds

Average: 15 minutes 06 seconds + 17 minutes 27 seconds = 32 minutes 33 seconds

Vodacom Cup

Boland Cavaliers v Western Province (Sylvestre): 12 minutes 26 seconds + 14 minutes 09 seconds = 26 minutes 35 seconds
Eastern Province Kings v Pampas XV (Pretorius): 12 minutes 39 seconds + 15 minutes 05 seconds = 27 minutes 44 seconds

Average: 12 minutes 33 seconds + 14 minutes 37 seconds = 27 minutes 10 seconds

Varsity Cup

Pukke v NMMU (Immelman): 14 minutes 59 seconds + 14 minutes 56 seconds = 29 minutes 55 seconds
UJ v Tukkies (Rasivhenge): 18 minutes 45 seconds + 20 minutes 00 seconds = 38 minutes 45 seconds

Average: 16 minutes 52 seconds + 17 minutes 28 seconds = 34 minutes 20 seconds

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