NRL News Rd 16 Stats Breakdown: Dragons v Eels

St George Illawarra Dragons five-eighth Jamie Soward

Round 17 is here and so is the first of the stats breakdowns; the St George Illawarra Dragons v Parramatta Eels! 

The Dragons are on top and the Eels are at the bottom but don’t let that deceive you.

The Eels have said they are ready for the clash and come looking to cause an upset.

St George Illawarra Dragons v Parramatta Eels Stats Breakdown

The St George Illawarra Dragons and Parramatta Eels have played each other on 35 occasions; the Dragons have won 14, the Eels have won 17 and there have been four draws.

Four draws is the most for the St George Illawarra Dragons against any one side.

St George Illawarra lost failed to win in their first seven games against the Eels (6 losses & 1 draw). Their first win was in 2003.

The Eels have won the last six games against the Dragons and haven’t lost against them since 2013.

The first clash between the two side was a 20-10 win for the Eels in round 1, 1999.

Biggest Wins

The St George Illawarra Dragons biggest win over the Parramatta Eels was a 37-0 win in round 26, 2009.

The Parramatta Eels biggest win over the St George Illawarra Dragons was a 36-0 win in round 10, 2014.

Players to have been sin-binned/sent-off in this clash

  1. Wayne Bartrim (SGI) (sent-off) in round 9, 2001.
  2. Danny Wicks (SGI) (sin-bin) in round 25, 2006.

Players to have scored three or more tries in one game in this clash

  1. Semi Radradra (PAR) scored four tries in round 2, 2017.
  2. Jason Moodie (PAR) scored three tries in round 15, 2000.
  3. David Vaealiki (PAR) scored three tries in round 26, 2000.
  4. Ben Smith (PAR) scored three tries in round 18, 2005.
  5. Wendell Sailor (SGI) scored three tries in round 25, 2008.
  6. Brett Morris (SGI) scored three tries in round 26, 2009.
  7. Semi Radradra (PAR) scored three tries in round 16, 2015.
  8. Bevan French (PAR) scored three tries in round 25, 2016.

Players to have played for both sides in this clash

  1. Corey Pearson (SGI: 1999-2000 & PAR: 2004)
  2. Daniel Heckenberg (SGI: 2000 & PAR: 2002-2003)
  3. Mark Riddell (SGI: 2001-2004 & PAR: 2005-2008)
  4. Craig Stapleton (SGI: 2001-2003 & PAR: 2004)
  5. Henry Perenara (SGI: 2003-2004 & PAR: 2005-2006)
  6. Adam Peek (PAR: 2003-2006 & SGI: 2007)
  7. Michael Witt (PAR: 2003-2004 & SGI: 2014)
  8. Junior Langi (SGI: 2000 & PAR: 2004)
  9. Justin Poore (SGI: 2004-2009 & PAR: 2010-2012)
  10. Danny Wicks (SGI: 2006-2007 & PAR: 2015-2016)
  11. Beau Scott (SGI: 2007-2012 & PAR: 2016-2018)
  12. Cameron King (SGI: 2010, 2012-2013 & PAR: 2017-2018)
  13. David Gower (SGI: 2011-2012 & PAR: 2014-2018)

Head coaching records

Jason Taylor (PAR) – 2/2 at 100%.
Brad Arthur (PAR) – 5/6 at 83.3%.
Wayne Bennett (SGI) – 5/7 at 71.4% (1 draw).
Brian Smith (PAR) – 7/11 at 63.6% (1 draw)
Steve Price (SGI) – 3/5 at 60%.
Nathan Brown (SGI) – 6/11 at 54.5%.
Michael Hagan (PAR) – 2/4 at 50%.
Ricky Stuart (PAR) – 1/2 at 50%.
Daniel Anderson (PAR) – 1/5 at 20%.
David Waite (SGI) – 0/2 at 0.
Stephen Kearney (PAR) – 0/3 at 0%. (1 draw)
Andrew Farrar (SGI) – 0/4 at 0% (1 draw).
Paul McGregor (SGI) – 0/4 at 0%.

Most prolific point-scorers in this clash

  1. Jamie Soward (SGI) – 3 tries, 46 goals & 2 field goals (106 pts)
  2. Luke Burt (PAR) – 9 tries, 32 goals & 1 field goal (99 pts)
  3. Mark Riddell (SGI/PAR) – 2 tries & 14 goals (36 pts)
  4. Semi Radradra (PAR) – 9 tries (36 pts)
  5. Ben Hornby (SGI) – 7 tries & 3 goals (34 pts)
  6. Nathan Blacklock (SGI) – 6 tries & 4 goals (32 pts)
  7. Brett Hodgson (PAR) – 1 try & 12 goals (28 pts)
  8. Jason Moodie (PAR) – 7 tries (28 pts)
  9. Eric Grothe (PAR) – 7 tries (28 pts)
  10. Matt Cooper (SGI) – 7 tries (28 pts)
  11. Brett Morris (SGI) – 7 tries (28 pts)
  12. Clinton Schifcofske (PAR) – 1 try & 9 goals (22 pts)
  13. Nathan Hindmarsh (PAR) – 5 tries & 1 goal (22 pts)
  14. Jarryd Hayne (PAR) – 5 tries (20 pts)
  15. Bevan French (PAR) – 5 tries (20 pts)
  16. Chris Sandow (PAR) – 10 goals (20 pts)

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