1998 Team Statistics

Debutants

Tiaan Strauss v ACT Brumbies (SFS)
Mark Crick v Scotland (SFS)
Brendan Williams v Scotland (SFS)
Steve Devine v Scotland (SFS)
Marc Stcherbina v Scotland (SFS)
Semi Qativi v ACT Brumbies (Bruce Stadium)
Fletcher Dyson v ACT Brumbies (Bruce Stadium)
Duncan McRae v ACT Brumbies (Bruce Stadium)
 
50 NSW Caps

Michael Brial v Otago Highlanders (SFS)
Sam Domoni v Queensland (SFS)
 
50 NSW Points

Michael Brial v Coastal Sharks (SFS)
Semi Taupeaafe v Coastal Sharks (SFS)
Matt Dowling v Scotland (SFS)
 
100 NSW Points

Manuel Edmonds v Western Stormers (Boland Stadium)
 
500 NSW Points

Matt Burke v ACT Brumbies (SFS)
 
50 NSW Super Rugby Points

Manuel Edmonds v Coastal Sharks (SFS)
 
Individual All-time Records set in 1998

Phil Kearns 5th most NSW caps (65)
Matt Burke 7th most NSW caps (61)
Warwick Waugh equal 8th most NSW caps (58) with Bruce Judd, Bill Cerutti & Simon Poidevin
Matt Burke most NSW points (573)
Manuel Edmonds 8th most NSW points (176)
Matt Burke 6th most NSW tries (25)
Matt Burke most NSW conversions (74)
Matt Burke most NSW penalty goals (99)
Stu Pinkerton 142nd captain of NSW v ACT Brumbies (Bruce Stadium)
Most NSW caps at Flyhalf: Scott Bowen (44)
Most NSW caps at Scrumhalf: Sam Payne (53)
Most NSW caps at 2nd row: Warwick Waugh (58)
Most NSW caps at Hooker: Phil Kearns (65)
 
Individual Super Rugby Records set in 1998

Most Caps: Matt Burke (30)
Most Career Tries: Alistair Murdoch & Matt Burke (13)
Most Career Conversions: Matt Burke (56)
Most Career Penalty Goals: Matt Burke (70)
Most Career Points: Matt Burke (387)
Equal Most Tries in a Match: Semi Taupeaafe (3) v Coastal Sharks (SFS) with Alistair Murdoch v Wellington Hurricanes (SFS) in 1996 & Matt Burke v Northern Transvaal (SFS) in 1997
Equal Most Conversions in a Match: Manuel Edmonds (4) v Coastal Sharks (SFS) with Matt Burke v ACT Brumbies (SFS), Auckland Blues (Eden Park) & Wellington Hurricanes (SFS) in 1996 & Orange Free State (SFS) in 1997
Michael Brial 4th captain v ACT Brumbies (SFS)
Phil Kearns 5th captain v Auckland Blues (Eden Park)
 
Team Super Rugby Records set in 1998

Equal Most Tries in a Match: 7 v Coastal Sharks (SFS) with Wellington Hurricanes (SFS) in 1996
Most Conversions in a Match: 5 v Coastal Sharks (SFS)
Most Penalty Goals in a Season: 35
Most Consecutive Wins: 3 from 1/5/98 to 15/5/98

 
Player Appearance and Scoring Statistics

Player Caps Run On Tries Cons Pens DGs Pts
Andrew Blades 11 11          
Cameron Blades 10 3          
Graeme Bond 9 6 1       5
Scott Bowen 3 2          
Tom Bowman 9 9          
Michael Brial 11 11 4       20
Matt Burke 8 8 4 9 14   80
David Campese 2            
Mark Crick 3 1          
Wayne De Jonge 2 1          
Steve Devine 1            
Sam Domoni 9 3          
Matt Dowling 11 9 5 1     27
Fletcher Dyson 2 2          
Manuel Edmonds 12 10 2 16 22   108
Keith Gleeson 3 2          
Nathan Grey 13 12 1       5
Travis Hall 4 1          
Richard Harry 12 11          
Jon Hart 5 2          
Jason Jones-Hughes 14 14 2       10
Darren Junee 2 2 1       5
Phil Kearns 11 11 1       5
Duncan McRae 2 1          
Daniel Manu 2 2 1       5
Willie Ofahengaue 11 1 3       15
Sam Payne 4 1          
Stu Pinkerton 14 14          
Cameron Pither 2   1       5
Semi Qativi 1 1          
Sikeli Qau Qau 1            
Senirusi Rauqe 1            
Jon Shelley 1            
Scott Staniforth 5 4 3       15
Marc Stcherbina 1            
Tiaan Strauss 12 12 1       5
Semi Taupeaafe 10 9 5       25
Tim Tavalea 10 2          
Christian Warner 12 6   2 4   16
Warwick Waugh 2 1          
John Welborn 13 13 4       20
Chris Whitaker 13 12 3       15
Brendan Williams 1   1       5
Penalty Try              
               
               

NSW Waratahs 1998 Season Statistics

Played: 14
Won: 8
Lost: 5
Drawn: 1
Points For: 391
Points Against: 336
Team Tries: 43
Team Conversions: 28
Team Penalty Goals: 40
Team Drop Goals: 0
Players Took The Field: 43
   
Coach: Matt Williams