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STAT ATTACK: Wellington v Hawke's Bay

4 September 2017

MONDAY 4 September 2017

Wellington v Hawke’s Bay by the numbers

23 - Wellington’s has played Hawke’s Bay 23 times in the national provincial championship competition. The Lions record is won 15 (65.2%), lost seven, and drawn one.

1 – Hawke’s Bay has won just one of the 11 matches played at Wellington’s home venues. The last time the two teams met at Wellington resulted in the only drawn match of this series, in 2015.

16 - Wellington has scored 114 points this year made up of 16 tries, 11 conversions, four penalties, and no drop goals.  

201 – Jackson Garden-Bachop’s points tally for Wellington.

68.4 – Jackson Garden-Bachop’s kicking percentage through the first three matches of the season. He has kicked 13 of his 19 attempts (five were penalties).

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2 - Only two men have played every minute of Wellington’s first three matches of 2017. They are Wes Goosen and Ben Lam.

100 - Wellington’s record in all NPC matches at Westpac Stadium is played 100, won 68 (68.0%), lost 31, and drawn one.

3 - The record for most tries scored in a NPC match by a Wellington player against Hawke’s Bay is held by Murray Mexted at Wellington in 1984.

6 - The record for most penalty goals kicked by a Wellington player in a NPC match against Hawke’s Bay was set by Simon Mannix at Wellington in 1991.

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10 – That’s how many Lions players have made their first-class debuts for Wellington in the opening three matches of 2017. They have been Teariki Ben-Nicholas, Kemara Hauiti-Parapara, Du’Plessis Kirifi, Ben Lam, Trent Renata, Regan Verney, Losi Filipo, Will Mangos, Carlos Price and James Tuia.

7 – Wellington’s first seven home matches against Hawke’s Bay, from 1977 to 1993, were held at Athletic Park. From 2008 they have been held at Westpac Stadium.

1885 – Was the year of the inaugural first class match between Wellington and Hawke’s Bay. Wellington won the match 4-0 by scoring two tries. Of the 98 matches played between the two provinces 61 (62.2%) have been won by Wellington, 31 by Hawke’s Bay and six have been drawn.

1 – Over 100 matches, Welllington has only ever drawn a match at Westpac Stadium once. It was against Hawke’s Bay in 2015.

7 - Wellington’s record for most tries in a NPC match against Hawke’s Bay was set at Napier in 1983, and at Wellington in 1984.

3 - The record for most tries scored in a NPC match by a Wellington player against Hawke’s Bay is held by Murray Mexted at Wellington in 1984.

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4 - The record for most tries scored in all NPC matches by a Wellington player against Hawke’s Bay is shared by Bernie Fraser and Stu Wilson. Hosea Gear, Murray Mexted (all in the same match) and Jason Woodward have each scored three.

2 - The record for most tries scored in a NPC match by a Hawke’s Bay player against Wellington is jointly held by Ray Falcon at Hastings in 1981, Jamie Saker at Napier in 1992, Andrew Horrell at Napier in 2011 and Ryan Tongia at Napier in 2014.

6 - The record for most penalty goals kicked by a Wellington player in a NPC match against Hawke’s Bay was set by Simon Mannix at Wellington in 1991.

6 - The record for most penalty goals kicked by a Hawke’s Bay player in a NPC match against Wellington was set by Jarrod Cunningham at Napier in 1992.

19 - The most points scored by a Wellington player in a NPC match against Hawke’s Bay was set by John Gallagher at Wellington in 1989.

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3 - The record for most tries scored in all NPC matches by a Hawke’s Bay player against Wellington is held by Ray Falcon, Ken Taylor, and Ryan Tongia

43 - The most points scored by a Wellington player in all NPC matches against Hawke’s Bay is held by Allan Hewson.

22 - The most points scored by a Hawke’s Bay player in a NPC match against Wellington was achieved by Jarrod Cunningham at Napier in 1992.

57 - The record for most points scored by a Hawke’s Bay player in all NPC matches against Wellington is held by Ihaia West.

The results of all national provincial championship matches between Wellington and Hawke’s Bay are as follows:

Year

Venue

 

Won by

Score

 

 

 

 

 

1976

Hastings

 

Wellington

25-13

1977

Wellington

 

Hawke’s Bay

10-6

1978

Napier

 

Wellington

18-10

1980

Wellington

 

Wellington

23-12

1981

Hastings

 

Wellington

31-14

1982

Wellington

RS

Wellington

13-12

1983

Napier

 

Wellington

39-9

1984

Wellington

 

Wellington

40-15

1989

Wellington

 

Wellington

35-4

1991

Wellington

 

Wellington

18-14

1992

Napier

 

Hawke’s Bay

32-22

1993

Wellington

 

Wellington

20-17

2007

Napier

 

Hawke’s Bay

8-6

2008

Wellington

 

Wellington

30-6

2009

Napier

 

Wellington

21-13

2010

Wellington

 

Wellington

17-13

2011

Napier

 

Hawke’s Bay

40-20

2012

Wellington

 

Wellington

30-15

2013

Napier

 

Hawke’s Bay

35-24

2014

Napier

RS

Hawke’s Bay

36-14

2015

Wellington

 

Drawn

22-22

 

Napier (F)

 

Hawke’s Bay

26-25

2016

Napier

 

Wellington

36-26