Table 1

Type of replacement by playing position (backs/forwards) and season 1990–1997

1990–19911991–19921992–19931993–19941994–19951995–19961996–1997Totals
“Injury” replacements (permanent)
Backs1641852252032283851390 (40%)
Forwards2452632993803256002112 (60%)
Unspecified1321411
Totals4104485275855549893513
“Blood” replacements (temporary)
Backs56629172281 (28%)
Forwards175139230175719 (72%)
Totals2312013212471000
Totals41044852781675513102474513