Hereâ€™s some interesting figures based on the statistics coming out of the past Super 14. 1] Take the following factors into account : Ball Caries Conversions Def. Beaten Drop Goals Kicks from hand Lineouts Lost Lineouts Won Metres Gained Missed Goals Missed Tackles Offloads Passes Penalty Goals Pens. Conceded Red Cards Rucks Lost Rucks Won Scrums Lost Scrums Won Tackles Made Tries Scored T/O Conceded Yellow Cards 2] ...give each team a percentage in terms of these factors. 3] ... now rank the teams - by calculating their average percentage. I get the following interesting ranking for the teams : Blues 85.91 Crusaders 79.11 Western Force 78.46 Waratahs 76.1 Brumbies 72.69 Reds 72.26 Hurricanes 71.38 Stormers 69.13 Highlanders 67.68 Sharks 65.93 Chiefs 65.49 Lions 64.37 Cheetahs 62.53 Bulls 62.01 ... does this mean that stats mean absolutely Jack Sh.. or was this Super 14 an exception to the rule ?