Using Shiny

Mitch Mooney (link) has created a Shiny application for netball. He has aggregated and curated 12,500 data points from publicly available...

Referee Appointments at RWC 2019

On 7 May 2019, World Rugby announced a squad of 23 match officials selected to take charge of the matches at Rugby World Cup 2019 (link).

Cédric’s introduction to R ggplot

Cédric Scherer (link) has written a delightful guide to ggplot. His post is titled A ggplot2 Tutorial for Beautiful Plotting in R (link).

Type A game winning performance in rugby league

I noted in an earlier post that one of my particular interests in monitoring European football leagues is the identification of...

Change and Leadership

My recent posts have looked at changes in roles in sporting organisations. I am struck by the diversity of roles in...

Finn’s Graduation

Finn Marsland is graduating as a Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Canberra's graduation ceremony in October 2019 (link).

Technical Direction

The Daily Mirror reports that "Manchester United are stepping up their search for a new technical director" (link). The search for...

Three posts about analysis and analytics

I have had some time to think about meta issues in performance analysis and analytics. I think this is an exciting and transformational time for this...

Robin Poke’s Thesis on Australian Rowing

Robin Poke's thesis is with the binders. This marks a remarkable step in Robin's journey to a doctorate at the University...

Fourth Ashes Test: England First Innings

Day 3 of the Fourth Ashes Test ended with England at 200 for 5 wickets (link). The task facing England is...