2002 NSW Waratahs Team Statistics

Debutants

Mat Rogers v The Chiefs (Rotorua International Stadium)
Des Tuiavi’i v The Chiefs (Rotorua International Stadium)
Jone Tawake v The Chiefs (Rotorua International Stadium)
Tim Rapp v The Chiefs (Rotorua International Stadium)
Van Humphries v The Bulls (Loftus Versfeld)
Matt Bowman v The Crusaders (Lancaster Park)
Omar Hassenein v New Zealand Maori (SFS)
Milton Thaiday v New Zealand Maori (SFS)
Shaun Berne v New Zealand Maori (SFS)
Lei Tomiki v New Zealand Maori (SFS)
Alisi Leao v New Zealand Maori (SFS)

50 NSW Caps

Nathan Grey v The Chiefs (Rotorua International Stadium)
Manuel Edmonds v The Sharks (SFS)
Scott Staniforth v ACT Brumbies (SFS – regular season)
Tom Bowman v ACT Brumbies (SFS – Semi Final)

20 NSW Tries

Scott Staniforth v The Chiefs (Rotorua International Stadium)

50 NSW Points

Nathan Grey v The Chiefs (Rotorua International Stadium)
Marc Stcherbina v The Crusaders (Lancaster Park)

100 NSW Points

Scott Staniforth v The Chiefs (Rotorua International Stadium)

300 NSW Points

Manuel Edmonds v New Zealand Maori (SFS)

900 NSW Points

Matt Burke v The Stormers (Newlands)

1000 NSW Points

Matt Burke v The Hurricanes (SFS)

50 NSW Super Rugby Caps

Chris Whitaker v The Bulls (Loftus Versfeld)
Nathan Grey v ACT Brumbies (SFS – regular season)

20 NSW Super Rugby Tries

Matt Burke v The Bulls (Loftus Versfeld)
Scott Staniforth v The Highlanders (SFS)

50 NSW Super Rugby Points

Nathan Grey v The Cats (SFS)

100 NSW Super Rugby Points

Scott Staniforth v The Highlanders (SFS)

700 NSW Super Rugby Points

Matt Burke v The Stormers (Newlands)

800 NSW Super Rugby Points

Matt Burke v Queensland (Ballymore)

100 NSW Super Rugby Conversions

Matt Burke v The Chiefs (Rotorua International Stadium)

Individual All-time Records set in 2002

Matt Burke most NSW caps (97)
Chris Whitaker 7th most NSW caps (70)
Matt Burke most NSW points (1024)
Manuel Edmonds 3rd most NSW points (303)
Matt Burke 3rd most NSW tries (33)
Scott Staniforth 4th most NSW tries (28)
Matt Burke most NSW conversions (149)
Matt Burke most NSW penalty goals (186)
Most NSW caps at Flyhalf: Manuel Edmonds (52)

Team All-time Records set in 2002

14,000 points

Individual Super Rugby Records set in 2002

Most Career Caps: Matt Burke (62)
Equal Most Career Tries: Matt Burke & Scott Staniforth (21)
Most Career Conversions: Matt Burke (128)
Most Career Penalty Goals: Matt Burke (152)
Equal Most Career Drop Goals: Manuel Edmonds, Nathan Grey & Duncan McRae (1)
Most Career Points: Matt Burke (817)
Equal Most Individual Tries in a Match: Scott Staniforth (3) v The Chiefs (Rotorua International Stadium) with Alistair Murdoch v Wellington Hurricanes (SFS) in 1996, Matt Burke v Northern Transvaal (SFS) in 1997 & Semi Taupeaafe v Coastal Sharks (SFS) in 1998
Equal Most Individual Conversions in a Match: Matt Burke (6) v The Chiefs (Rotorua International Stadium) with The Bulls (SFS) in 2001 & The Cats (SFS) in 2000
Equal Most Individual Drop Goals in a Match: Nathan Grey (1) v The Stormers (Newlands) & Duncan McRae (1) v The Hurricanes (SFS) with Manuel Edmonds v The Stormers (Newlands) in 2000
Most Individual Tries in a Season: Scott Staniforth (9)
Most Individual Conversions in a Season: Matt Burke (31)
Equal Most Individual Drop Goals in a Season: Nathan Grey & Duncan McRae (1) with Manuel Edmonds in 2000
Most caps at Wing: Scott Staniforth (43)
Most caps at Centre: Nathan Grey (49)
Most caps at Flyhalf: Manuel Edmonds (41)
Most caps at Scrumhalf: Chris Whitaker (59)
Equal Most caps at no.8: David Lyons (29) with Tiaan Strauss
Most caps at Hooker: Brendan Cannon (34)

Team Super Rugby Records set in 2002

Most Tries in a Match: 8 v The Bulls (Loftus Versfeld)
Equal Most Conversions in a Match: 6 v The Chiefs (Rotorua International Stadium) with The Bulls (SFS) in 2001 & The Cats (SFS) in 2000
Equal Most Drop goals in a Match: 1 v The Stormers (Newlands) & The Hurricanes (SFS) with The Stormers (Newlands) in 2000
Most Points in a Season: 347
Most Tries in a Season: 42
Most Conversions in a Season: 31
Most Drop Goals in a Season: 2
Most Regular Season Wins: 8
Most Consecutive Wins: 5
200 Tries
2000 points
First Appearance in Finals

 
Player Appearance and Scoring Statisitics

Player Caps Run On Tries Cons Pens DGs Pts
Al Baxter 3          
Shaun Berne 1          
Matt Bowman 1          
Tom Bowman 10 9          
Matt Burke 12 12 3 31 22   143
Brendan Cannon 12 11          
Michael Choromanski 1 1          
Tim Clark 5 1          
Francis Cullimore 7 4 1       5
Matt Dunning 13 10          
Huia Edmonds 8 1          
Manuel Edmonds 10 2 1 1 2   13
Nathan Grey 9 9 4     1 23
Sam Harris 7 4 2       10
Omar Hassenein 1 1          
Van Humphries 11 9 2       10
Luke Inman 3 1          
Simon Kasprowicz 8 2 1       5
Alisi Leao 1            
David Lyons 12 12 2       10
Duncan McRae 13 12 4     1 23
Rod Moore 12 10          
Patricio Noriega 10 6 1       5
Tim Rapp 4            
Mat Rogers 12 12 4   1   23
Scott Staniforth 12 12 9       45
Marc Stcherbina 11 10 6       30
Steve Talbot 9 1 1       5
Jone Tawake 5 1 1       5
Milton Thaiday 1            
Lei Tomiki 1            
Des Tuiavi'i 13 12 1       5
Phil Waugh 10 10 1       5
Jono West 10 8          
Chris Whitaker 12 12          
Penalty Try              

NSW Waratahs 2002 Season Statistics

Played: 13
Won: 8
Lost: 5
Drawn: 0
Points For: 365
Points Against: 378
Team Tries: 44
Team Conversions: 32
Team Penalty Goals: 25
Team Drop Goals: 2
Players Took The Field: 35
   
Coach: Bob Dwyer