Six Nations review: We take a look at the numbers behind the tournament

Last Updated: 17/03/14 6:54pm

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Jamie Heaslip: Ireland No 8 made 65 carries during tournament

Jamie Heaslip: Ireland No 8 made 65 carries during tournament

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Let's take a look behind the numbers of the latest Six Nations championship, as Ireland emerged victorious from a thrilling final weekend.

Brian O'Driscoll enjoyed a dream send-off but they were run to the very end by England and France....

Four - The top try count recorded by England's Mike Brown and Jonny Sexton of Ireland.

66 - Total points tally recorded by Sexton, the competition's highest

61 - Total tries by the six teams in this year's contest

16 - The number of times ruthless Ireland crossed the whitewash to score, more than any other team.

138 - The points clocked up by this year's top scorers England.

21 - The number of tries hapless Italy conceded as they finished with this campaign's worst defensive record.

172 - Italy's total points-against count.

Four - The number of tries the rock-solid Irish gave away.

49 - The points conceded by Ireland across five games, three less than Italy shipped in one afternoon against England

Zero - Scotland's score count against England, the first time they had failed to register a point against the Auld Enemy since 1978.

Three - The number of yellow cards clocked up by France as they lost Nicolas Mas, Louis Picamoles and Sebastien Vahaamahina to the sin bin during the tournament

One - Italy, France and Scotland all suffered red-card shame this year as Michele Rizzo, Rabah Slimani and Stuart Hogg were dismissed.

543 - The metres gained by England full-back Mike Brown across his side's five fixtures.

65 - Total carries by Ireland's rampaging Irish No 8 Jamie Heaslip.

340 - Conor Murray's pass count for Ireland.

70 - The tackle tally Quintin Geldenhuys was forced to put in for Italy's under-pressure defence.

14 - Number of times Scotland's Duncan Weir fell off a tackle.

10 - Turnovers conceded by French full-back Brice Dulin.

Six - The number of times Scotland prop Moray Low was guilty of giving away a penalty.

48 - Wales' winning margin over Scotland as they crashed to their heaviest ever defeat in the competition with Saturday's 51-3 hammering in Cardiff.

63 - The total points scored in England 's 52-11 win over Italy in Rome, the highest of this year's Six Nations.

81,835 - The crowd who turned out at Twickenham for England's 13-10 win over Ireland.

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