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Gallagher Premiership Rugby Final records

Gallagher Premiership Rugby Final records

Ahead of the Gallagher Premiership Rugby Final between Exeter Chiefs and Saracens on Saturday, here are the statistics and records you need to know about the most exciting club rugby league in the world’s showpiece game.

Whether it is which teams have scored the most points in the final, who has made the most appearances or who has won the title with multiple clubs – we’ve looked into the archive and found all the answers.

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Most appearances by siblings and fastest tries to record attendances and oldest scorers, it’s all covered here.

The 16 Finals to date have seen many teams and people write their names into the history books – will those playing at the weekend join them?

PREMIERSHIP RUGBY FINAL RECORDS 2003-2018

TEAM MATCH RECORDS

Highest Score: (45) Sale 45, Leicester 20 – 2006
Biggest Victory: (36) Wasps 39, Gloucester 3 – 2003
Lowest Score: (3) Gloucester 3, Wasps 39 – 2003
Closest Match: (1) Leicester 10, London Irish 9 – 2009
Most Combined Points: (65) Sale 45, Leicester 20 – 2006
Lowest Combined Points: (16) Wasps 10, Bath 6 – 2004
Largest Attendance: 81,779 Harlequins 30, Leicester 23 – 2012
Most 1st half points: (34) Leicester 20, Saracens 14 – 2010
Least 1st Half Points: (3) Wasps 0, Bath 3 – 2004
Most 2nd Half Points: (33) Leicester (16)37, Northampton (5)17 – 2013
Least 2nd Half Points: (13) Wasps (0)10, Bath (3)6 – 2004
(13) Wasps (23)26, Leicester (6)16 – 2008
(13) Leicester (3)10, Irish (3) – 2009
Biggest comeback to win: (6) Northampton 0, Saracens 6 (after 32’) – 2014
Extra-time Finals: Northampton 24, Saracens 20 – 2014
Exeter 23, Wasps 20 – 2017

Most Tries: (7) Leicester 44, Gloucester 16 – 2007
Most Conversions: (3) on five occasions
Most Penalty Goals: (6) Sale 45, Leicester 20 – 2006
(6) Leicester 18, Saracens 22 – 2011
(6) Harlequins 30, Leicester 23 – 2012
Most Drop Goals: (1) on six occasions

INDIVIDUAL MATCH RECORDS IN THE FINAL

Most Points: 26 – Mark van Gisbergen – Wasps v Leicester – 2005
Most Tries: 2 – Josh Lewsey – Wasps v Gloucester – 2003
2 – Alesana Tuilagi – Leicester v Gloucester – 2007
2 – Ernst Joubert – Saracens v Leicester – 2010
2 – Chris Wyle – Saracens v Exeter – 2018

Most Conversions: 3 – on five occasions
Most Penalty Goals: 6 – Charlie Hodgson – Sale v Leicester – 2006
6 – Toby Flood – Leicester v Saracens – 2011
6 – Nick Evans – Harlequins v Leicester – 2012

Most Drop Goals: 1 – on six occasions

Quickest Score: 19secs – Peter Hewat (DG) – London Irish v Leicester – 2009
Quickest Try: 67secs – Josh Lewsey – Wasps v Gloucester – 2003
Youngest Finalist: 17y249d – Ben Youngs – Leicester v Gloucester – 2007
Youngest Starter: 19y71d – George Ford – Leicester v Quins – 2012
Youngest Captain: 25y356d – Chris Robshaw – Quins v Leicester – 2012
Youngest Points Scorer: 19y71d – George Ford – Leicester v Quins – 2012
Youngest Try Scorer: 20y266d – Ben Youngs – Leicester v Saracens – 2010
Oldest Finalist: 37y304d – Andy Deacon – Gloucester v Wasps – 2003
Oldest Starter: 37y241d – Mike Catt – London Irish v Leicester – 2009
Oldest Captain: 35y294d – Lawrence Dallaglio – Wasps v Leicester – 2008
Oldest Points Scorer: 34y256d – Chris Wyles – Saracens v Exeter – 2018
Oldest Try Scorer: 34y256d – Chris Wyles – Saracens v Exeter – 2018

Fewest starts to start: 5 – Robbie Fleck – Bath v Wasps – 2004
5 – Lionel Faure – Sale v Tigers – 2006
5 – Stu Townsend – Exeter v Wasps – 2017

Fewest career games: 1 (1’) – Ben Young – Leicester v Gloucester – 2007

Most finals refereed: 8 – Wayne Barnes – 2008-09, 2011-13, 2015-16, 2018
INDIVIDUAL CAREER RECORDS IN THE FINAL

Most Starts: 7 – George Chuter – Leicester
7 – Geordan Murphy – Leicester

Most Apps: 7 – George Chuter – Leicester
7 – Geordan Murphy – Leicester
7 – Alesana Tuilagi – Leicester

Most Apps as a Rep: 4 – James Buckland – Leicester & London Irish
Most Minutes Played: 560 – Geordan Murphy – Leicester
Most Points: 61 – Owen Farrell – Saracens
Most Tries: 4 – Chris Wyles – Saracens
Most Conversions: 7 – Owen Farrell – Saracens
Most Penalty Goals: 14 – Owen Farrell – Saracens
Most Drop Goals: 3 – Alex King – Wasps
Most Winners Medals: 5 – Richard Wigglesworth Sale (1), Saracens (4)
Most Losers Medals: 5 – Alesana Tuilagi – Leicester

Scored a Try in three SEPARATE finals

Chris Wyles – Saracens – 2015, 2016 & 2018 (2 tries)

Scored a Try in two SEPARATE finals

Josh Lewsey – Wasps – 2003 (2 tries) and 2008
Lewis Moody – Leicester – 2006 and 2007
Ben Foden – Northampton – 2013 and 2014
Jack Nowell – Exeter – 2016 and 2017

Premiership Final Winner with TWO clubs

Ayoola Erinle – Wasps (2003, 2004 & 2005) and Leicester (2008)
Jeremy Staunton – Wasps (2008) and Leicester (2010)
Richard Wigglesworth – Sale (2006) and Saracens (2011, 2015, 2016, 2018)
Christian Day – Sale (2006) and Northampton (2014)
Ben Foden – Sale (2006) and Northampton (2014)
Charlie Hodgson – Sale (2006) and Saracens (2015 & 2016)
Geoff Parling – Leicester (2010 & 2013) and Exeter (2017)

Brothers in Same Final

Delon & Stefon Armitage – London Irish 2009
Brett & Louis Deacon – Leicester 2007
Martin & Will Johnson – Leicester 2005
Ben & Tom Youngs – Leicester 2012 & 2013
Alex & Manu Tuilagi – Leicester 2012
George & Ken Pisi – Northampton 2013 & 2014
Billy & Mako Vunipola – Saracens 2015 & 2018
Sam & Joe Simmonds – Exeter 2018

Final for Three Clubs

Peter Richards (Wasps 2004, Gloucester 2007, London Irish 2009)

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