The English Rugby Football League is using data analytics software from Qlik to improve performance and secure better player safety. Richard Hunwicks, head of human performance at the RFL, says the sport is among the leaders in sports analytics. “People still don’t appreciate that the amount of data collected [in Rugby League] is huge, with
PARK ROW, Leeds, was the place to be on Thursday night as sports solicitor and agent Richard Cramer opened the doors to his palatial new office suite in the city centre. Read Full Story Here.
Defence coach Shaun Edwards has signed a new deal that keeps him with Wales until after the 2019 World Cup. The former Great Britain rugby league star had been linked with an England role in the wake of Stuart Lancaster’s post-2015 World Cup sacking.
HULL FC have handed former Leeds Rhinos star Lee Smith a two month trial at the club. The 29-year-old, who won the Grand Final and the Harry Sunderland Trophy with the Rhinos in 2008, has been given an opportunity to impress at the Black and Whites, having turned down an opportunity to sign a new
Nov 27 Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL) announced a new broadcast and media rights deal worth A$1.8 billion ($1.3 billion) over five years with broadcasters Channel Nine and Foxtel on Friday. The league said the agreement represented a 70 percent improvement on the previous deal and would commence in 2018
Out-of-contract utility back Lee Smith has been given permission to train with Hull FC as he bids to find a new club. The former Harry Sunderland Medal winner joined up with the Black and Whites this week to earn some training time in a first-team environment, having left Wakefield last season. The former Leeds Rhinos