NRL Rd 16 Stats Breakdown: Wests Tigers v Sydney Roosters

Veteran Wests Tigers half Benji Marshall

Here we are again, a new NRL stats breakdown! This time, we look at the Wests Tigers up against the Sydney Roosters. 

History for the Tigers against the Roosters is rather barren with the Tricolours enjoying the momentum and ascendancy against them.

Can the trend change tonight, or will it be another game, another loss?

Wests Tigers v Sydney Roosters Stats Breakdown

The Wests Tigers and Sydney Roosters have played each other on 34 occasions; the Tigers have won 9 games, the Roosters have won 24 games and there has been one draw.

The Roosters are one of only three sides in the NRL that the Tigers have fewer than 10 wins against (the other two being the Broncos and the Titans).

The Tigers have won just two of the last eighteen games against the Roosters.

The first game played between the two sides was a 35-6 win for the Roosters in round 7, 2000.

Sydney Roosters winger Daniel Tupou has scored 15 tries in 10 games against the Wests Tigers (including two hat-tricks). Tupou has scored in all but one of these 10 games.

Top try-scorers in this clash

Daniel Tupou (SYD) – 15
Mitchell Pearce (SYD) – 13
Ryan Cross (SYD) – 8
Aidan Guerra (SYD) – 8
Shannon Hegarty (SYD) – 7
Brett Finch (SYD) – 7
Anthony Minichiello (SYD) – 7
Mitch Aubusson (SYD) – 6
Amos Roberts (SYD) – 5
Beau Ryan (WST) – 5
Shaun Kenny-Dowall (SYD) – 5
Michael Jennings (SYD) – 5

Top point-scorers in this clash

Benji Marshall (WST) – 4 tries, 32 goals & 1 field goal (81 pts)
James Maloney (SYD) – 1 try, 33 goals & 1 field goal (71 pts)
Craig Fitzgibbon (SYD) – 34 goals (68 pts)
Daniel Tupou (SYD) – 15 tries (60 pts)
Mitchell Pearce (SYD) – 13 tries (52 pts)
Braith Anasta (SYD/WST) – 3 tries, 17 goals & 1 field goal (47 pts)
Joel Caine (WST) – 4 tries & 10 goals (36 pts)
Ryan Cross (SYD) – 8 tries & 1 goal (34 pts)
Brett Hodgson (WST) – 1 try & 15 goals (34 pts)
Todd Carney (SYD) – 2 tries & 13 goals (34 pts)
Amos Roberts (SYD) – 5 tries & 5 goals (30 pts)
Brett Finch (SYD) – 7 tries (28 pts)
Anthony Minichiello (SYD) – 7 tries (28 pts)
Aidan Guerra (SYD) – 7 tries (28 pts)

Head coaching records

Trent Robinson (SYD) – 10/11 (90.9%)
Brian Smith (SYD) – 6/7 (85.7%)
Graham Murray (SYD) – 3/4 (75%)
Brad Fittler (SYD) – 2/4 (50%)
Ricky Stuart (SYD) – 3/7 (42.9%)
Tim Sheens (WST) – 7/17 (41.2%)
Ivan Cleary (WST) – 1/4 (25%)
Michael Maguire (WST) – 0/1 (0%)
Wayne Pearce (WST) – 0/2 (0%)
Terry Lamb (WST) – 0/3 (0%)
Michael Potter (WST) – 0/3 (0%)
Jason Taylor (WST) – 0/3 (0%)

Sydney Roosters winger Daniel Tupou

Players to have played for both sides

  1. Terry Hill – 1991 (SYD) & 2000-2003 (WST)
  2. Steve Georgallis – 1989-1992 (SYD) & 2000 (WST)
  3. Luke O’Donnell – 2000-2003 (WST) & 2013 (SYD)
  4. Jason Lowrie – 1993 (SYD) & 2000-2001 (WST)
  5. Ben Duckworth – 1996-1997 (SYD) & 2000 (WST)
  6. Robert Miles – 1997-2000 (SYD) & 2003-2005 (WST)
  7. John Simon – 1996 (SYD) & 2001 (WST)
  8. Willie Manu – 2001-2003 (WST) & 2015 (SYD)
  9. Robert Mears – 1994-1996 (SYD) & 2002-2004 (WST)
  10. Steven Crouch – 2000-2002 (WST) & 2004 (SYD)
  11. Jason Cayless – 2002-2005 (SYD) & 2010 (WST)
  12. Todd Payten – 2003 (SYD) & 2004-2011 (WST)
  13. Braith Anasta – 2006-2012 (SYD) & 2013-2014 (WST)
  14. James Tedesco – 2012-2017 (WST) & 2018-2019 (SYD)
  15. Ryan Matterson – 2016-2018 (SYD) & 2019 (WST)

Biggest winning margins

The Wests Tigers biggest win over the Sydney Roosters was a high-scoring 40-24 victory in round 3, 2009.

The Sydney Roosters biggest win over the Wests Tigers was a 56-0 walloping in round 16, 2004.

Players to be sin-binned/sent-off in this fixture

  1. Michael Crocker (SYD) sin-binned in round 18, 2005.
  2. Anthony Minichiello (SYD) sin-binned in round 4, 2011.
  3. Martin Taupau (WST) sin-binned in round 20, 2015.

As always, if there are any issues you notice or if you just want to see more stats, let us know!

 

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