1996 Team Statistics

Debutants

Nick Harvey v Bristol (Memorial Ground)
Matt Mostyn v Bristol (Memorial Ground)
Brad Harrison v Newport (Rodney Parade)
Cameron Pither v Newport (Rodney Parade)
Jim Williams v Coventry (Coundon Road)
Matt Miller v Wales (SFS)
Dirk Williams v Wales (SFS)
Andrew Apps v Wales (SFS)
Andrew Willett v Canada (Marathon Stadium)
Tom Bowman v Canada (Marathon Stadium
Damien Cummins v Canada (Marathon Stadium)
Simon Kerr v Canada (Marathon Stadium)
 
50 NSW Caps

Richard Tombs v Scottish Development XV (Murrayfield)
Mark Hartill v Canterbury Crusaders (Lancaster Park)
Warwick Waugh v Natal (SFS)
 
20 NSW Tries

David Campese v Auckland Blues (Eden Park)
 
50 NSW Points

Sam Payne v Canterbury Crusaders (Lancaster Park)
 
50 NSW Penalty Goals

Matt Burke v Queensland (SFS)
 
100 NSW Points

Matt Burke v Newport (Rodney Parade)
Tim Kelaher v Northern Transvaal (Loftus Versfeld)
 
200 NSW Points

Matt Burke v Western Province (Newlands)
Tim Wallace v Wales (SFS)
 
50 NSW Super Rugby Points

Matt Burke v Northern Transvaal (Loftus Versfeld)
 
100 NSW Super Rugby Points

Matt Burke v Queensland (Ballymore)
 
Individual All-time Records set in 1996

Tim Gavin 2nd most NSW caps (70)
Richard Tombs 4th most NSW caps (65)
Warwick Waugh 8th most NSW caps (56)
Mark Hartill 10th most NSW caps (54)
Matt Burke 2nd most NSW points (332)
Tim Wallace 5th most NSW points (218)
Alistair Murdoch 8th most NSW points (165)
Alistair Murdoch 2nd most NSW tries (34)
David Campese equal 8th most NSW tries (21) with Owen Crossman
Richard Tombs 139th captain of NSW v Coventry (Coundon Road)
Andrew Blades 140th captain of NSW v Auckland Blues (Eden Park)
Most NSW caps at Wing: Alistair Murdoch (46)
Most NSW caps at no.8: Tim Gavin (56)
Most NSW caps at 2nd Row: Warwick Waugh (56)
Most Penalty Goals in a Match: Matt Burke (6) v Newcastle (Kingston Park)
Most Points in a Calendar Year: Matt Burke (238)
 
Team All-time Records set in 1996

Most Penalty Goals in a Match: 6 v Newcastle (Kingston Park)
Most Points in a Calendar Year: 663
12,000 points
 
Individual Super Rugby Records set in 1996

Most Caps: Matt Burke, Richard Tombs & David Campese (11)
Most Tries: Alistair Murdoch (8)
Most Conversions: Matt Burke (27)
Most Penalty Goals: Matt Burke (26)
Most Points: Matt Burke (157)
Most Tries in a Match: Alistair Murdoch (3) v Wellington Hurricanes (SFS)
Most Conversions in a Match: Matt Burke (4) v ACT Brumbies (SFS), Auckland Blues (Eden Park) & Wellington Hurricanes (SFS)
Most Penalty Goals in a Match: Matt Burke (5) v Northern Transvaal (Loftus Versfeld)
Most Points in a Match: Matt Burke (22) v Transvaal (2t, 3c, 2p) & Wellington Hurricanes (1t, 4c, 3p) both at SFS
Tim Gavin 1st captain v Transvaal (SFS)
Mark Hartill 2nd captain v Waikato Chiefs (Rugby Park)
Andrew Blades 3rd captain v Auckland Blues (Eden Park)
 
Team Super Rugby Records set in 1996

Highest Score: 52 v Wellington Hurricanes (SFS)
Most Tries in a Match: 7 v Wellington Hurricanes (SFS)
Most Conversions in a Match: 4 v ACT Brumbies (SFS), Auckland Blues (Eden Park) & Wellington Hurricanes (SFS)
Most Penalty Goals in a Match: 5 v Northern Transvaal (Loftus Versfeld)
Most Consecutive Wins: 2 from 1/3/96 to 9/3/96

 
Player Appearance and Scoring Statistics

Player Caps Run On Tries Cons Pens DGs Pts
Andrew Apps 2 1          
Mark Bell 12 11          
Andrew Blades 16 14 1       5
Graeme Bond 5 5 3       15
Scott Bowen 15 14 6       30
Tom Bowman 1            
Michael Brial 5 5 1       5
Matt Burke 17 16 7 37 43   238
David Campese 16 15 4       20
Mark Catchpole 1            
Damien Cummins 1            
Matt Dixon 8 7 5       25
Sam Domoni 14 8          
Anthony Ekert 9 9 4       20
Fili Finau 4 4 1       5
Tim Gavin 16 15 3       15
Brad Harrison 3 3          
Richard Harry 13 12 3       15
Mark Hartill 13 12          
Nick Harvey 4 4 1       5
Andrew Heath 7 6          
Paul Horton              
Tim Kelaher 9 4 4       20
Simon Kerr 1            
Jason Madz 16 16 5       25
Daniel Manu 13 12 4       20
Matt Miller 2 2          
Matt Mostyn 8 8 3       15
Alistair Murdoch 16 15 13       65
Kevin O'Kane 12 11 1       5
Willie Ofahengaue 9 9          
Sam Payne 15 13 3       15
Cameron Pither 5 5          
Steve Talbot 14 14          
Richard Tombs 18 18 1       5
Tim Wallace 10 8 2 15 15   85
Warwick Waugh 16 15 1       5
John Welborn 17 17          
Andrew Willett 1            
Dirk Williams 1 1          
Jim Williams 1 1          
Penalty Try     1       5
               
               

NSW Waratahs 1996 Season Statistics

Played: 22
Won: 14
Lost: 8
Drawn: 0
Points For: 663
Points Against: 534
Team Tries: 77
Team Conversions: 52
Team Penalty Goals: 58
Team Drop Goals: 0
Players Took The Field: 40
   
Coach: Chris Hawkins