NRL Round 7 advanced stats – Tackle %

The Eye Test is back for another week are the NRL Round 7 advanced statistics. If you’re new here then here’s a rundown of how Tackle % works from an article I published in 2019:

“Tackle % is calculated by the following formula — (Player Tackles x Team Minutes)/(Player Minutes x Opponent Plays). Opponent Plays is the key factor in this equation as it adjusts for possession. After all, you don’t have an opportunity to complete a tackle unless your opponent has the ball. Without Opponent Plays we’d be looking at a more basic yet still relevant tackles per minute metric. Team Minutes would usually be 80 for a single game, unless there’s Golden Point.”

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