End of year summary of three Australian women’s sport competitions

I have been monitoring performances in three Australian women’s sport competitions this season:


The WNBL has concluded its regular season after 21 rounds. My data are collected from the official WNBL web site.

My median profiles for winners and losers in eighty-two games are:


My particular interest in association football is in goal scoring. I have used the official W-League web site for my secondary data. My record of the thirty-three games played in the first part of the 2017-2018 (up to 31 December) is:

The characteristics of these games were:


Twenty-three games have been played in WBBL03 (up to 31 December). My data for these games come from the official WBBL web site. I have been following partnerships in these games.

Photo Credits

UC Capitals (Caden Helmers, Twitter)

Perth Glory v Brisbane Roar (The Women’s Game, Twitter)

Tickets available (Perth Scorchers, Twitter)

#WLeague 2017-2018: goal scoring after week three

Week 3 of the 2017-2018 W-League season concluded on Sunday afternoon. A Canberra United player, Ashleigh Sykes, played her 100th game for Canberra United in her team’s win against Sydney.

43 goals have been scored in this season’s competition (21 in the first half, 22 in the second half). Week 3 total goals scored (17) were the most scored in a round this season.

By time interval, this is when the 43 goals have been scored:

All 12 games played this season have been won by the team scoring first (9 home wins, 3 away wins).

Photo Credit

Here for the 100th (Edgar Crook, Twitter)

Goal Scoring in the #WLeague 2016-2017: Round 3


Round 3 of the 2016-2017 W-League was concluded with Canberra United’s away win at Brisbane Roar.

Eight goals were scored in Round 3. So far this season, the results have been:


I am interested in the impact of scoring the first goal in a game. After three rounds of the 2016-2017 season:


The scorers of the 33 goals are:


By game time:


I have aggregated these goals into 15 minute intervals:


My bar chart for these goals:


My data are here.

Photo Credit

The Corner Flag (Twitter)