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Part of this analysis was informed by @GarryGelade’s presentation at the 2017 #OptaProForum, and can be read here:… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 14 hours ago

Writing for @guardian_sport, @seaningle applies Opta data to analyse the impact of crossing and target men in the P… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 14 hours ago

NEWS: @devinpleuler of @torontofc to participate in an on-stage Q&A session at the 2018 #OptaProForum. bit.ly/2mZA4pU. Audience. 17 hours ago

Thank you to everyone who attended #OptaProSoccer yesterday. Talks from the event will soon be available. Presentations. 18 Jan

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Will Wales miss the expertise of their departing analyst?

Alex Bywater (@_AlexBywater) of WalesOnline discusses the importance of outgoing analyst Rhys Long's work with the international rugby union side.

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Rugby Union analytics – five ways data is changing the sport

In an article for the Guardian, Saracens technical analyst Bill Gerrard explains how the Premiership side benefit from data-led analysis.

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Data-led team building: increasing the odds of success

Featured in the Guardian, OptaPro’s Angus McNab contributes to the discussion around data’s influence on squad selection ahead of the 6 Nations.

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Six Nations carrying: Billy Vunipola and the 8+15 club

Andy McGeady looks at the individual RBS 6 Nations carry data and unearths some interesting conclusions.

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