It’s the big kick-off for the best club rugby prize on Earth this weekend and history guides us towards the quantity of high-intensity sport that these athletes have undertaken when weighing up who to favour in this season’s Champions Cup.
We've looked at the British and Irish Lions' tours since 1993 to see what the breakdown looks like per country. Which nation accounts for over 50% of test points scored in that time? Find out in our statistical analysis.
Last week, England secured the Six Nations title with a convincing victory over Scotland, and with the competition drawing to a close this weekend, they will be aiming to seal the Grand Slam. Meanwhile, just one point separates four teams in the battle for second spot.
This weekend, England will continue their pursuit of a Grand Slam against an impressive Scotland side, whilst Ireland will be hoping to stay in the hunt with victory against the Welsh tonight. We bring you our unique statistical preview of week four.
After a two-week rest, the 2017 Six Nations resumes this weekend. To whet your appetite, we look ahead to Scotland vs Wales, Ireland vs France and England vs Italy, and with the wealth of data at our fingertips, we attempt to predict the likely outcome of each game.
After an exciting opening set of games at the 2017 Six Nations, we look ahead to this weekend's fixtures - Italy vs Ireland, Wales vs England and France vs Scotland. With the wealth of data at our fingertips, we predict the likely outcome of each game.
With this year’s Six Nations now in full swing, we take a look at how the controversial addition of bonus points would have affected the final standings had the system been in effect since 2000.
The 2017 Six Nations begins today and for the first time in the competition's history, a bonus points system will be in place. With that in mind, we take a look at head-to-head matches since 2000 and predict how we think each match will pan out, starting with week one!
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.
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.
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?
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.
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