Rugby

15th Dec 2016 by TSZ

Historical Trends In The BBC Sports Personality Of The Year

This Sunday sees the annual BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards take place in Birmingham, with Andy Murray the bookies' favourite to collect the award for the second year in a row. TSZ looks back at the history of the event.

14th Dec 2016 by TSZ

The European Rugby Champions Cup – Historical Overview

After a hugely successful Autumn international series for Northern Hemisphere rugby, focus has returned to the club game this week as the European Rugby Champions Cup has resumed. Here we look back at the history of the competition.

19th Sep 2016 by TSZ

The Development of Video Technology In Sport

The use of video technology has been an increasingly significant aspect of sport for a number of years now, with opinion divided on whether or not it improves the spectacle for fans. TSZ looks at the evolution of video technology, and how it's applied in various sports.

2nd Sep 2016 by TSZ

Super League vs NRL: Which Has More Overseas Players?

With quota rules seemingly ever-changing, there has long been fierce debate concerning the amount of overseas players plying their trade in the Super League, but does the southern hemisphere's NRL contain more home-grown players? TSZ provides the answers

26th Aug 2016 by TSZ

Hull FC vs Warrington Wolves - A Challenge Cup Final Preview

Wembley Stadium hosts rugby league’s showpiece event on Saturday - the 115th Challenge Cup Final between Hull FC and Warrington Wolves. TSZ previews the key battles on the pitch and analyses the history books to see if any patterns emerge from previous finals.

19th Aug 2016 by TSZ

2016 Rugby Championship Preview

The southern hemisphere's premier international Rugby Union tournament - the Rugby Championship - gets underway this weekend. Although Australia took a surprise victory last year, New Zealand will - as always - go in as strong favourites for the title. Can the All Blacks be toppled once more?

29th Jul 2016 by TSZ

Bridging the Hemisphere Gap – North vs South

Much has been made of the contrasting styles of rugby played in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, but just how big is the gap in quality? TSZ explores the differences between The Six Nations and The Rugby Championship, and what this tells us about the two approaches to play.

26th Jul 2016 by TSZ

Does Seasonality Affect Super League?

What significance does the weather have on the Super League season? Are less points scored in the rain? Do drier conditions result in a more expansive style of play? TSZ looks into the impact of the elements on Rugby League.

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