Rugby’s Analytics Revolution: How Big Data is Changing the Game

Written by on March 30, 2024

Big data analytics has revolutionised rugby, altering team strategies, player development, and game-day tactics with a level of precision and insight unheard of in earlier times. Moving beyond the traditional reliance on coaches’ observations and players’ instincts, the sport now benefits from a scientific decision-making process.

As witnessed at the 2023 Rugby World Cup, every element of the game, including players’ heart rates, tackles, and runs, is now meticulously measured and analysed. This approach furnishes . . .

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