Player weight pcbc, 2012/13

Gives max, min and average weight (metric and imperial) of elite rugby players. Positions are compared between countries.

This data is drawn from players playing for the teams contesting the H-Cup and Super Rugby. That is 39 top teams in 9 countries.

For any position you can compare the minimum, maximum and average weight of players playing in each of those 9 countries,

For example France has the heaviest prop, 140kg(22st 1lb), and Italy has the lightest at 100kg(15st 10lb).

Player weights, countries compared


Props weights (Number 1 or 3)


Pos Cry . -Max- -Min- -Ave- . lbs st lb lbs st lb lbs st lb
=== === . ===== ===== ===== . ===MAX=== ===MIN=== ===AVE===
p 1 Aus . 122kg 112kg 117kg . 269 19s 3 247 17s 9 257 18s 5
p 1 Eng . 138kg 103kg 117kg . 304 21s10 227 16s 3 258 18s 6
p 1 Fra . 140kg 105kg 118kg . 309 22s 1 231 16s 7 260 18s 8
p 1 Ire . 127kg 108kg 117kg . 280 20s 0 238 17s 0 258 18s 6
p 1 Ita . 130kg 100kg 113kg . 287 20s 7 220 15s10 250 17s12
p 1 NZl . 137kg 112kg 120kg . 302 21s 8 247 17s 9 265 18s13
p 1 Sco . 130kg 109kg 119kg . 287 20s 7 240 17s 2 263 18s11
p 1 RSA . 127kg 105kg 117kg . 280 20s 0 231 16s 7 259 18s 7
p 1 Wal . 124kg 109kg 117kg . 273 19s 7 240 17s 2 258 18s 6

Hookers weights (Number 2)


Pos Cry . -Max- -Min- -Ave- . lbs st lb lbs st lb lbs st lb
=== === . ===== ===== ===== . ===MAX=== ===MIN=== ===AVE===
p 2 Aus . 116kg 104kg 109kg . 256 18s 4 229 16s 5 240 17s 2
p 2 Eng . 117kg 93 kg 104kg . 258 18s 6 205 14s 9 228 16s 4
p 2 Fra . 117kg 90 kg 103kg . 258 18s 6 198 14s 2 228 16s 4
p 2 Ire . 110kg 92 kg 102kg . 243 17s 5 203 14s 7 226 16s 2
p 2 Ita . 108kg 102kg 105kg . 238 17s 0 225 16s 1 231 16s 7
p 2 NZl . 112kg 98 kg 106kg . 247 17s 9 216 15s 6 233 16s 9
p 2 Sco . 114kg 94 kg 102kg . 251 17s13 207 14s11 224 16s 0
p 2 RSA . 113kg 98 kg 105kg . 249 17s11 216 15s 6 231 16s 7
p 2 Wal . 112kg 102kg 108kg . 247 17s 9 225 16s 1 238 17s 0

Locks weights (Number 4 or 5)


Pos Cry . -Max- -Min- -Ave- . lbs st lb lbs st lb lbs st lb
=== === . ===== ===== ===== . ===MAX=== ===MIN=== ===AVE===
p 4 Aus . 121kg 109kg 115kg . 267 19s 1 240 17s 2 253 18s 1
p 4 Eng . 138kg 101kg 115kg . 304 21s10 223 15s13 253 18s 1
p 4 Fra . 133kg 107kg 117kg . 293 20s13 236 16s12 257 18s 5
p 4 Ire . 125kg 107kg 114kg . 276 19s10 236 16s12 252 18s 0
p 4 Ita . 124kg 106kg 112kg . 273 19s 7 234 16s10 247 17s 9
p 4 NZl . 124kg 108kg 114kg . 273 19s 7 238 17s 0 251 17s13
p 4 Sco . 119kg 110kg 115kg . 262 18s10 243 17s 5 253 18s 1
p 4 RSA . 125kg 102kg 114kg . 276 19s10 225 16s 1 251 17s13
p 4 Wal . 123kg 102kg 114kg . 271 19s 5 225 16s 1 251 17s13

Flankers weights (Number 6 or 7)


Pos Cry . -Max- -Min- -Ave- . lbs st lb lbs st lb lbs st lb
=== === . ===== ===== ===== . ===MAX=== ===MIN=== ===AVE===
p 6 Aus . 119kg 96 kg 105kg . 262 18s10 212 15s 2 231 16s 7
p 6 Eng . 120kg 90 kg 106kg . 265 18s13 198 14s 2 233 16s 9
p 6 Fra . 130kg 93 kg 105kg . 287 20s 7 205 14s 9 231 16s 7
p 6 Ire . 112kg 95 kg 105kg . 247 17s 9 209 14s13 232 16s 8
p 6 Ita . 116kg 100kg 105kg . 256 18s 4 220 15s10 231 16s 7
p 6 NZl . 115kg 95 kg 105kg . 254 18s 2 209 14s13 231 16s 7
p 6 Sco . 113kg 95 kg 104kg . 249 17s11 209 14s13 230 16s 6
p 6 RSA . 116kg 99 kg 105kg . 256 18s 4 218 15s 8 232 16s 8
p 6 Wal . 117kg 95 kg 103kg . 258 18s 6 209 14s13 227 16s 3

Number 8s weights (Number 8)


Pos Cry . -Max- -Min- -Ave- . lbs st lb lbs st lb lbs st lb
=== === . ===== ===== ===== . ===MAX=== ===MIN=== ===AVE===
p 8 Aus . 116kg 103kg 110kg . 256 18s 4 227 16s 3 243 17s 5
p 8 Eng . 111kg 105kg 107kg . 245 17s 7 231 16s 7 236 16s12
p 8 Fra . 130kg 100kg 112kg . 287 20s 7 220 15s10 246 17s 8
p 8 Ire . 127kg 103kg 113kg . 280 20s 0 227 16s 3 249 17s11
p 8 Ita . 115kg 108kg 112kg . 254 18s 2 238 17s 0 246 17s 8
p 8 NZl . 112kg 105kg 109kg . 247 17s 9 231 16s 7 241 17s 3
p 8 Sco . 114kg 103kg 108kg . 251 17s13 227 16s 3 238 17s 0
p 8 RSA . 119kg 106kg 111kg . 262 18s10 234 16s10 245 17s 7

Scrumhalfs weights (Number 9)


Pos Cry . -Max- -Min- -Ave- . lbs st lb lbs st lb lbs st lb
=== === . ===== ===== ===== . ===MAX=== ===MIN=== ===AVE===
p 9 Aus . 93 kg 78 kg 86 kg . 205 14s 9 172 12s 4 189 13s 7
p 9 Eng . 96 kg 77 kg 83 kg . 212 15s 2 170 12s 2 183 13s 1
p 9 Fra . 93 kg 70 kg 83 kg . 205 14s 9 154 11s 0 183 13s 1
p 9 Ire . 94 kg 72 kg 83 kg . 207 14s11 159 11s 5 184 13s 2
p 9 Ita . 89 kg 80 kg 83 kg . 196 14s 0 176 12s 8 184 13s 2
p 9 NZl . 106kg 72 kg 90 kg . 234 16s10 159 11s 5 198 14s 2
p 9 Sco . 85 kg 79 kg 83 kg . 187 13s 5 174 12s 6 182 13s 0
p 9 RSA . 92 kg 77 kg 84 kg . 203 14s 7 170 12s 2 184 13s 2
p 9 Wal . 94 kg 73 kg 86 kg . 207 14s11 161 11s 7 190 13s 8

Flyhalfs weights (Number 10)


Pos Cry . -Max- -Min- -Ave- . lbs st lb lbs st lb lbs st lb
=== === . ===== ===== ===== . ===MAX=== ===MIN=== ===AVE===
p10 Aus . 96 kg 83 kg 90 kg . 212 15s 2 183 13s 1 199 14s 3
p10 Eng . 98 kg 80 kg 89 kg . 216 15s 6 176 12s 8 196 14s 0
p10 Fra . 95 kg 80 kg 88 kg . 209 14s13 176 12s 8 195 13s13
p10 Ire . 98 kg 81 kg 89 kg . 216 15s 6 179 12s11 196 14s 0
p10 Ita . 92 kg 80 kg 86 kg . 203 14s 7 176 12s 8 190 13s 8
p10 NZl . 96 kg 80 kg 90 kg . 212 15s 2 176 12s 8 199 14s 3
p10 Sco . 96 kg 86 kg 91 kg . 212 15s 2 190 13s 8 200 14s 4
p10 RSA . 97 kg 85 kg 91 kg . 214 15s 4 187 13s 5 200 14s 4
p10 Wal . 95 kg 73 kg 87 kg . 209 14s13 161 11s 7 191 13s 9

Wings weights (Number 11 or 14)


Pos Cry . -Max- -Min- -Ave- . lbs st lb lbs st lb lbs st lb
=== === . ===== ===== ===== . ===MAX=== ===MIN=== ===AVE===
p11 Aus . 103kg 87 kg 94 kg . 227 16s 3 192 13s10 208 14s12
p11 Eng . 104kg 78 kg 92 kg . 229 16s 5 172 12s 4 204 14s 8
p11 Fra . 109kg 77 kg 93 kg . 240 17s 2 170 12s 2 204 14s 8
p11 Ire . 102kg 84 kg 93 kg . 225 16s 1 185 13s 3 205 14s 9
p11 Ita . 110kg 81 kg 93 kg . 243 17s 5 179 12s11 206 14s10
p11 NZl . 105kg 85 kg 96 kg . 231 16s 7 187 13s 5 211 15s 1
p11 Sco . 105kg 82 kg 95 kg . 231 16s 7 181 12s13 209 14s13
p11 RSA . 102kg 79 kg 92 kg . 225 16s 1 174 12s 6 204 14s 8
p11 Wal . 109kg 80 kg 92 kg . 240 17s 2 176 12s 8 203 14s 7

Centres weights (Number 12 or 13)


Pos Cry . -Max- -Min- -Ave- . lbs st lb lbs st lb lbs st lb
=== === . ===== ===== ===== . ===MAX=== ===MIN=== ===AVE===
p12 Aus . 105kg 83 kg 96 kg . 231 16s 7 183 13s 1 212 15s 2
p12 Eng . 113kg 85 kg 97 kg . 249 17s11 187 13s 5 213 15s 3
p12 Fra . 120kg 75 kg 96 kg . 265 18s13 165 11s11 211 15s 1
p12 Ire . 113kg 88 kg 95 kg . 249 17s11 194 13s12 210 15s 0
p12 Ita . 100kg 84 kg 92 kg . 220 15s10 185 13s 3 204 14s 8
p12 NZl . 107kg 85 kg 94 kg . 236 16s12 187 13s 5 207 14s11
p12 Sco . 111kg 87 kg 97 kg . 245 17s 7 192 13s10 214 15s 4
p12 RSA . 101kg 87 kg 93 kg . 223 15s13 192 13s10 205 14s 9
p12 Wal . 106kg 83 kg 95 kg . 234 16s10 183 13s 1 210 15s 0

Fullbacks weights (Number 15)


Pos Cry . -Max- -Min- -Ave- . lbs st lb lbs st lb lbs st lb
=== === . ===== ===== ===== . ===MAX=== ===MIN=== ===AVE===
p15 Aus . 98 kg 90 kg 94 kg . 216 15s 6 198 14s 2 207 14s11
p15 Eng . 104kg 80 kg 91 kg . 229 16s 5 176 12s 8 201 14s 5
p15 Fra . 98 kg 75 kg 89 kg . 216 15s 6 165 11s11 196 14s 0
p15 Ire . 100kg 84 kg 92 kg . 220 15s10 185 13s 3 203 14s 7
p15 Ita . 97 kg 74 kg 87 kg . 214 15s 4 163 11s 9 192 13s10
p15 NZl . 95 kg 89 kg 91 kg . 209 14s13 196 14s 0 201 14s 5
p15 Sco . 92 kg 88 kg 91 kg . 203 14s 7 194 13s12 200 14s 4
p15 RSA . 102kg 85 kg 94 kg . 225 16s 1 187 13s 5 207 14s11
p15 Wal . 94 kg 85 kg 89 kg . 207 14s11 187 13s 5 195 13s13
Created: 28/01/13