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Just under three weeks of tournament rugby are over for the Red Roses who came so close to retaining their Women’s Rugby World Cup title in Ireland.
Although disappointment in defeat to New Zealand in an enthralling final, here are some of the numbers behind England Women's campaign.
Gripping the nation
The competition was billed as the biggest ever Women’s Rugby World Cup as it was broadcast to more countries over the world than ever before.
In England, there was television coverage across ITV as well as commentary on BBC Radio and a sign of how much interest there was in the game was shown by those who watched the final.
Two great teams.— England Rugby (@EnglandRugby) August 27, 2017
One night that will live long in the memory...
Action and reaction from last night's Women's Rugby World Cup Final pic.twitter.com/oCgrz5IKFT
It was broadcast on ITV 1 and had a peak audience of 2,651,000 which an average audience of 1,854,000 which is 11.8% share of viewers.
These huge numbers were also seen in other countries, with a reported 3.5m tuning in, in France when they took on England in the semi-final.
Fans in Ireland
The tournament took place over five match days in Ireland with all the pool games played at University College Dublin before the tournament moved to Belfast.
World Rugby announced that the pool stages at both UCD Bowl and Billings Park UCD had sold out in the build-up to the games starting, with over 16,000 people attending.
When the play-off games moved to Northern Ireland, matches were played at the stadium at Queen’s University’s Upper Malone facility and Pro 14 side Ulster Rugby’s Kingspan Stadium.
The two venues were well attended again with the final at Kingspan Stadium approaching a sell-out at in the 18,000-capacity venue.
Across 30 matches in Ireland, fans were definitely not short changed when they went to watch games.
247 tries were scored across the tournament with an average of eight tries per match, with 1,549 points scored meaning an average of over 50 points at a match.
England ran in 33 of those tries and scored 211 points across their five games with 14 players, exactly half of the squad, getting at least one try.
The Red Roses’ were particular impressive in their pool games as they scored at least four tries to secure their bonus point by half-time in all of their three matches.
Although at the very heart of rugby is the importance of a team game, there are also those individuals who stand out with their numbers.
Alex Matthews led the most carries in the tournament (59) as well as the most tackles (51), with Abbie Scott the most prolific at turnovers won with her five.
For a second Women's Rugby World Cup in a row Emily Scaratt was England’s top points scorer as she scored 56 points, the third highest in the tournament, with Lydia Thompson’s two scores in the final making her England’s top try scorer with five.
As well as being England’s leading points scorer, Scarratt topped the clean break list (11) and the metres made (289) while Megan Jones made the most offloads with four.
There were a number of players of hit significant moments in their career in Ireland when it comes to stats and points.
Both Marlie Packer and Harriet Millar-Mills reached 50 caps in the semi-final win over France, with fly half Katy Mclean hitting 90 caps during the same game.
Scarratt became the Red Roses leading points scorer, overtaking team mate Mclean, in that match and sits on 434 points in 73 Tests.
England’s record cap holder Rochelle ‘Rocky’ Clark coming on in the final meant she reached 128 appearances for her country and is now joint sixth on the all-time capped list with former Ireland fly half Ronan O’Gara.