#RWC2019: Group Games

The Group Games at the 2019 Rugby World Cup concluded with the Japan v Scotland fixture (link).

Our roots in stories

In sport, we are awash with data. A fundamental challenge for us is how we deal with these data in our...

Player Insights Scientists

The Football Association has advertised two positions. One is a Player Insights Scientist (link). The second is a Player Data Scientist...

One of those memorable days

The University of Canberra held its graduation ceremony at the Australian Institute of Sport Arena on Wednesday, 9 October 2019 (link)....

Charles, Richard, Neil and Simon: the stories we craft

Tom Fenton and Rob Carroll have published a story about Charles Reep (link). It is titled Football’s Pioneer – The Charles...

#RWC2019: patterns after 29 games

29 games have been completed at #RWC2019 (link). I have continued with my idea of characterising the games played with a...

Time at #FIFAWWC 2019

FIFA provided Match Facts for each of the games played at the 2019 Women's World Cup (link). From these Facts is...

#RWC2019: using geom_hline

In my investigation of single numbers to characterise performance in #RWC2019, I have been using ggplot to visualise the data from...

#RWC2019: thinking of games as single numbers

World Rugby provide data about each game at #RWC2019 (link). These data include a record of kicks, passes, scrums and lineouts.

#RWC2019 after 22 games

World Rugby provides data on each game palyed at RWC2019 (link). I am using these data to keep a record of...