Deadly with the boot

PUBLISHED: June 21, 2011

The DHL Stormers despite having used 7 kickers for shots at goal this season (Grant, Van Aswegen, Cronje, Duvenage, Coleman, Aplon and Rose) have the highest success rate in the competition at 79.6%.

Next closest are the Bulls at 79%, the Cheetahs at 74.8%, the Force at 73.3%, the Lions at 72.4%, the Brumbies at 72.2%, the Hurricanes at 72.1%, the Reds at 71.7%, the Crusaders at 70.6%, the Sharks at 70%, the Rebels at 69.4%, the Chiefs at 67.7%, the Waratahs at 66.3%, the Blues at 66.1% and the Highlanders at 55.9%.

Peter Grant is also the most successful goal kicker in the competition with an individual record of 84.7% from his 59 attempts (13 from 15 conversions and 37 from 44 penalties). Grants next closest rivals are; A Cruden – Hurricanes (80%), S Ebersohn – Cheetahs (79.3%), M Steyn – Bulls (79%), M Giteau – Brumbies (78.9%) and P Lambie – Sharks (76.7%).

Take a bow Greg Hechter (WP Rugby kicking coach) and the DHL Stormers kickers.