Scoring profiles and defense performance analysis in Rugby Union
Abstract:A game analysis is the practical approach for the performance evaluation and the structure of modern rugby. The longitudinal data gathering could verify the concerned unique structure of the specific league. That relates to the solution of a subject to contribute to the improvement in the quality of the competition of the league as well. In this study, Japanese domestic league was analyzed from 2003 until 2005. Analytic contents were the score profile, the actual exhaustion condition by the long season and try structure. As a source of try, the turnover play was focused in the detail. This defense performance which is connected to quick attacking phase would be common strategic and tactic facet for world second tier union like Japan which has been forced the physical disadvantage constantly. And also that kind of contest and continuity situation would make one of the dynamic mechanisms of rugby union game.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: October 1, 2007