Fatigue and injuries caused by Condensed Rugby League Theory? NRL Round 3 2021 stats & trends

With three rounds and 24 games complete in season 2021, it’s becoming pretty clear what affect the new rule changes are having NRL this season. There are no dramatic shifts as we saw with the introduction of set restarts and reverting to one referee, but there are noticeable trends of what is (or isn’t happening).… Continue reading Fatigue and injuries caused by Condensed Rugby League Theory? NRL Round 3 2021 stats & trends

Condensed Rugby League Theory – NRL Round 2 2021 stats and trends

Two rounds of the 2021 National Rugby League season are in the books, and I don’t have a witty opening this week because my kids are sick. Let’s get right into it. Time in play is stable for now There was a slight increase in time in play for Round 2, which may have been… Continue reading Condensed Rugby League Theory – NRL Round 2 2021 stats and trends

What impact are the new rules having already? NRL Round 1 2021 stats and trends

Rugby League is back for 2021 and so is the Eye Test. Hopefully I’ll avoid the sophmore slump that follows many rookie seasons, but I can’t promise anything other than a lot of talk about Daniel Alvaro, Chrsitian Welch, and if Friday is anything to go by, Isaiah Papali’i. Round 1 of the NRL season… Continue reading What impact are the new rules having already? NRL Round 1 2021 stats and trends