Hervey Bay's Joel Denduck. Bundaberg Rugby League: Hervey Bay Seagulls v Isis Devils at Stafford Park, Hervey Bay.Photo Matthew McInerney  / Fraser Coast Chronicle
Hervey Bay's Joel Denduck. Bundaberg Rugby League: Hervey Bay Seagulls v Isis Devils at Stafford Park, Hervey Bay.Photo Matthew McInerney / Fraser Coast Chronicle Matthew McInerney

MATTER OF STATS: Seagulls romp to biggest win of 2016

HERVEY Bay Seagulls have notched the biggest win of the 2016 season.

The Seagulls' 88-0 demolition of Isis Devils was the most points scored in one game, the most scored in one game by one team, and the biggest winning margin this year.

Hervey Bay's 16 tries came from nine players, while their 12 goals came from four different players.

It is the only the second time a team has been kept to nil this season. The other time was when Hervey Bay kept Waves scoreless in their fourth-round 8-0 win.

 

Hervey Bay's Billy Stefaniuk. Bundaberg Rugby League: Hervey Bay Seagulls v Isis Devils at Stafford Park, Hervey Bay.Photo Matthew McInerney  / Fraser Coast Chronicle
Hervey Bay's Billy Stefaniuk. Bundaberg Rugby League: Hervey Bay Seagulls v Isis Devils at Stafford Park, Hervey Bay.Photo Matthew McInerney / Fraser Coast Chronicle Matthew McInerney

That record has helped Hervey Bay maintain the best defence in the competition.

The Seagulls have conceded only 123 points - just 13.6 points per game - while they have scored 294 points (32.67ppg, second in the league).

Hervey Bay also boast the best points differential (+171).

Isis on the other hand are scoring at only 14.2ppg and but have now conceded 510 points - a whopping 56.67ppg. They have conceded 218 points in the last three weeks, but have only managed to score 22.

 

WEAVING FORWARD: Brothers Joushua Vai dodges defence in the Salters Oval Rugby Game. Photo: Paul Donaldson / NewsMail
WEAVING FORWARD: Brothers Joushua Vai dodges defence in the Salters Oval Rugby Game. Photo: Paul Donaldson / NewsMail Paul Donaldson BUN220516RUG1

One side who has no trouble scoring points is Past Brothers.

The Brethren snapped a two-game losing streak in their 50-12 win over Wallaroos, and in the process scored their 300th point.

Brothers have now scored 339 points at an average of 37.67ppg - the best in the competition. Fullback Jake Carl is responsible for 103 of those points, and in the process is the only man to have scored more than 100 points this year.

Brothers' points have come from 64 tries (most in the league) and 41 goals (most in the league) from 19 different players.

 

CONVERTED KICK: Brothers Jake Carl gets between the posts in the Salters Oval Rugby Game. Photo: Paul Donaldson / NewsMail
CONVERTED KICK: Brothers Jake Carl gets between the posts in the Salters Oval Rugby Game. Photo: Paul Donaldson / NewsMail Paul Donaldson BUN220516RUG3

Wallaroos conceded their 250th point in the loss, and now concede an average 31.5ppg (sixth in the league). More disturbingly for coach Peter Waters, Wallaroos' 12 points was their worst attacking performance for the year.

Waves Tigers scored their 250th point and conceded their 150th in the 44-16 win over Wests Panthers.

 

FULL FORCE: Vahiti Hopi slams into defence for ATW Tigers in the Salters Oval Rugby Game. Photo: Paul Donaldson / NewsMail
FULL FORCE: Vahiti Hopi slams into defence for ATW Tigers in the Salters Oval Rugby Game. Photo: Paul Donaldson / NewsMail Paul Donaldson BUN220516RUG12

Waves have now scored 274 points at 34.25ppg, and conceded only 154 (19.25, second in the league). Their 51 tries have come from 21 players, the highest number of try-scorers for one club.

Wests scored their 250th point in the loss, and could next week score their 50th try. The Panthers have scored 49 tries so far this year (6.125 per week), giving the Panthers' first try next week more significance.

 

MAKING GROUND: Danny Moran slips through for Wests in the Salters Oval Rugby Game. Photo: Paul Donaldson / NewsMail
MAKING GROUND: Danny Moran slips through for Wests in the Salters Oval Rugby Game. Photo: Paul Donaldson / NewsMail Paul Donaldson BUN220516RUG9


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