Records are usually associated with achievements to be proud of. But competition is fundamental to sport, so there must be losers as well as winners.
For every thumping victory there is a team on the receiving end; for every record number of tries there is a team hanging its head.
Then there are the disciplinary records. Many players concede a yellow card or two throughout the season—some may even have the blemish of a red on their resume. The real bad lads have more than one.
We look at some the unwanted records in rugby union that the teams and players would perhaps rather forget.