CHICAGO – June 25, 2018 –Today, STATS, the worldwide leader in sports data and intelligence, announced an agreement with USA Rugby to provide the national team with advanced analytical coverage for all rugby competitions globally.
The two-year deal provides USA Rugby with STATS’ unrivaled Pro 1 data and reports from the most competitive rugby leagues in the world, and also expands STATS’ coverage to the Americas Rugby Championship tournament and U.S.-based Major League Rugby. STATS also provides various rugby services for national teams in Italy, France and Ireland.
“We are thrilled to welcome USA Rugby to the STATS rugby family,” said Ryan Paterson, Chief Global Officer at STATS. “STATS’ full suite of rugby data and analytics across all global and domestic competitions will allow USA Rugby to evaluate its players like never before and get in-depth player analysis in preparation for global competition.”
USA Rugby will receive a customized dashboard utilizing specific KPI calculations that will enable the national rugby team to track player performance of members competing across international competitions. The dashboard will also allow the comparison of U.S. players against the world’s elite, ensuring the most comprehensive evaluation of American players as they compete around the globe.
“Using STATS’ Pro 1 Data and reports, we can hone in on player performance for both USA Rugby players and our competition,” said Gary Gold, USA Men’s Eagles Head Coach. “Having this information in our hands provides a new level of match preparation in the lead-up to important competitions.”