Why Kick To The Corner? How the Blues beat the Highlanders with the boot – July 1st

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/07/01/why-kick-to-the-corner-how-the-blues-beat-the-highlanders-with-the-boot/

A Crusaders Clinic: How the Crusaders gave a lesson in running lines and support play last weekend – June 25th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/06/25/a-crusaders-clinic-how-the-crusaders-gave-a-lesson-in-running-lines-and-support-play-last-weekend/

Kicking Off The Cobwebs: How tactical kicking influenced the Blues winning return to rugby – June 19th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/06/19/kicking-off-the-cobwebs-how-tactical-kicking-influenced-the-blues-winning-return-to-rugby/

Luring With A Loop: Breaking down Ireland’s excellent second try vs England in 2018 – May 21st

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/05/21/luring-with-a-loop-breaking-down-irelands-excellent-second-try-vs-england-in-2018/

The Punch-Wide Pattern: Looking back at the final few minutes of the 2013 Ireland v New Zealand match

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/05/16/the-punch-wide-pattern-the-final-few-minutes-of-the-2013-ireland-v-new-zealand-match/

Manipulation and Misdirection: A classic ITM Cup try from Otago vs. North Harbour – May 9th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/05/09/manipulation-and-misdirection-a-classic-itm-cup-try-from-otago-vs-north-harbour/

Feet, Binds and Angles: A look back at the scrum battle in the World Cup final – April 27th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/04/27/feet-binds-and-angles-a-look-back-at-the-scrum-battle-in-the-world-cup-final/

C for Crusaders: A look at the best maul defence in Super Rugby – April 23rd

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/04/23/c-for-crusaders-a-look-at-the-best-maul-defence-in-super-rugby/

Throwback Thursday: Japan’s 2nd try vs South Africa at the 2015 World Cup – April 9th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/04/09/throwback-thursday-japans-2nd-try-vs-south-africa-at-the-2015-world-cup/

The +1 lineout: What is it and how do teams make it work? – April 1st

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/04/01/the-1-lineout-what-is-it-and-how-do-teams-make-it-work/

A Case for the Defence: A look at one of the most improved parts of Scotland’s game in 2020 – March 18th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/03/18/a-case-for-the-defence-a-look-at-one-of-the-most-improved-parts-of-scotlands-game-in-2020/

The ‘Double Pump’ Pass: How Curwin Bosch created the Sharks opening try vs the Stormers – March 15th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/03/15/the-double-pump-pass-how-curwin-bosch-created-the-sharks-opening-try-vs-the-stormers/

The Six Nations and the Screen Play: The tactic behind Round 4 tries for Scotland, England and Wales – March 10th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/03/10/the-six-nations-and-the-screen-play-the-tactic-behind-round-4-tries-for-scotland-england-and-wales/

“A Game of Kick Tennis Within a Game of Chess”: The opening minutes of England vs Wales – March 9th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/03/09/a-game-of-kick-tennis-within-a-game-of-chess-the-opening-minutes-of-england-vs-wales/

Mining the Seam: Glasgow’s excellent opening try vs Leinster – March 6th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/03/06/mining-the-seam-glasgows-excellent-opening-try-vs-leinster/

Arrow or Hug?: How the two most successful mauling teams in Super Rugby build their set-piece – March 4th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/03/04/arrow-or-hug-how-the-two-most-successful-mauling-teams-in-super-rugby-build-their-set-piece/

Taking Advantage of the Transition: The opening try of every Round 3 game last weekend – February 25th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/02/25/taking-advantage-of-the-transition-the-opening-try-of-every-round-3-game-last-weekend/

Small Steps in the Scrum: The opening scrums of Italy vs Scotland – February 24th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/02/24/small-steps-in-the-scrum-the-opening-scrums-of-italy-vs-scotland/

Rugby with Numbers: The opening minutes of England vs Scotland – February 21st

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/02/21/rugby-with-numbers-the-opening-minutes-of-england-vs-scotland/

Taking Apart the 13-2: Sale’s first try against Saracens – February 18th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/02/18/taking-apart-the-13-2-sales-first-try-against-saracens/

The Petit Général: A video analysis of Antoine Dupont’s first half performance against Italy – February 12th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/02/12/the-petit-general-a-video-analysis-of-antoine-duponts-first-half-performance-against-italy/

Making The Most Of The Maul: A video analysis of Ireland’s 3rd try against Wales – February 10th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/02/10/making-the-most-of-the-maul-a-video-analysis-of-irelands-3rd-try-against-wales/

Racing to Reload: A video analysis of Wales’ first try against Ireland – February 9th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/02/09/racing-to-reload-a-video-analysis-of-wales-first-try-against-ireland/

The Shaun Edwards Effect: A video analysis of France’s defence against England – February 5th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/02/05/the-shaun-edwards-effect-a-video-analysis-of-frances-defence-against-england/

Some Green Shoots Among the Thistles: A video analysis of Ireland’s new 1-3-2-2 attacking shape – February 4th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/02/04/some-green-shoots-among-the-thistles-a-video-analysis-of-irelands-new-1-3-2-2-attacking-shape/

Angling for an Advantage: A video analysis of the scrummaging in the Wales vs Italy game – February 3rd

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/02/03/angling-for-an-advantage-a-video-analysis-of-the-scrummaging-in-the-wales-vs-italy-game/

“If you make them think, you make them sluggish”: A video analysis of the Reds’ 1st try against the Brumbies – January 31st

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/01/31/if-you-make-them-think-you-make-them-sluggish-a-video-analysis-of-the-reds-1st-try-against-the-brumbies/

Why missed tackles don’t always matter: A video analysis of Leinster’s defence against Treviso – January 26th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/01/26/why-missed-tackles-dont-always-matter-a-video-analysis-of-leinsters-defence-against-treviso/

Deceiving the Defence: A video analysis of Connacht’s 4th Try against Montpellier – January 23rd

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/01/23/deceiving-the-defence-a-video-analysis-of-connachts-4th-try-against-montpellier/

Going Against The Grain 2: A video analysis of Northampton’s fourth try against Lyon – January 20th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/01/20/going-against-the-grain-2-a-video-analysis-of-northamptons-fourth-try-against-lyon/

Changing the Picture: A video analysis of Northampton’s first try against Treviso – January 16th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/01/16/changing-the-picture-a-video-analysis-of-northamptons-first-try-against-treviso/

Video Analysis: A quick look at Leicester’s bonus-point try against Bristol – January 10th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/01/10/video-analysis-a-quick-look-at-leicesters-bonus-point-try-against-bristol/

How the All Blacks could attack: A look at the Scarlets under new coach Brad Mooar – January 7th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2020/01/07/how-the-all-blacks-could-attack-a-look-at-the-scarlets-under-new-coach-brad-mooar/

2019

Shaping the Defence: How Leinster’s attack manipulated Ulster in the build-up to Robbie Henshaw’s try – December 23rd

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2019/12/23/shaping-the-defence-how-leinsters-attack-manipulated-ulsters-for-robbie-henshaws-try/

Analysis: How the 1-3-3-1 attacking system contributed to Connacht’s last-minute victory over Gloucester – 16th December

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2019/12/16/analysis-how-the-1-3-3-1-attacking-system-contributed-to-connachts-last-minute-victory-over-gloucester/

Analysis: A look at how Exeter’s attack is stacking up this season – December 13th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2019/12/13/analysis-a-look-at-how-exeters-attack-is-stacking-up-this-season/

Analysis: How Leinster’s attack got the edge over Northampton – December 11th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2019/12/11/analysis-how-leinsters-attack-got-the-edge-over-northampton/

Analysis: A look at the form of Ireland’s hookers this season and who might be the Best replacement – December 6th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2019/12/06/analysis-a-look-at-the-form-of-irelands-hookers-this-season-and-who-might-be-the-best-replacement/

The Structure Behind a Strike Play: Connacht’s bonus-point team try against the Southern Kings – December 3rd

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2019/12/02/the-structure-behind-a-strike-play-connachts-bonus-point-team-try-against-the-southern-kings/

Analysis: Juan Imhoff and the evolving role of the modern attacking winger – November 29th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2019/11/29/analysis-juan-imhoff-and-the-evolving-role-of-the-modern-attacking-winger/

Breaking Apart the Backfield: How Clermont’s kicking masterclass opened up the Quins defence – November 20th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2019/11/20/breaking-apart-the-backfield-how-clermonts-kicking-masterclass-opened-up-the-quins-defence/

The Hard Wedge: How Ulster’s defence edged out Bath in the Champions Cup – November 18th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2019/11/18/the-hard-wedge-how-ulsters-defence-edged-out-bath-in-the-champions-cup/

Going Against the Grain: How top clubs around Europe are breaking down the blitz – November 11th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2019/11/11/going-against-the-grain-how-top-clubs-around-europe-are-breaking-down-the-blitz/

The Springbok Blitz: How the South African defence disrupted England’s attack – November 8th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2019/11/08/the-springbok-blitz-how-the-south-african-defence-disrupts-the-opposition-attack/

Taking Charge of the Transition: How South Africa make the most of turning defence into attack – November 4th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2019/11/04/taking-charge-of-the-transition-how-south-africa-make-the-most-of-turning-defence-into-attack/

Adapting on the Fly: A look at how England’s lineout defence can help them lift the World Cup – October 31st

https://ekrugbyanalysis.com/2019/10/31/adapting-on-the-fly-a-look-at-how-englands-lineout-defence-can-help-them-lift-the-world-cup/

Setting the Screen: A look at how the screen play ignites England’s phase-play attack – October 25th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.wordpress.com/2019/10/25/setting-the-screen-a-look-at-how-the-screen-play-ignites-englands-phase-play-attack/

The Space Race: How the All Blacks attack took off in their win over Ireland – October 21st

https://ekrugbyanalysis.wordpress.com/2019/10/21/the-space-race-how-the-all-blacks-attack-took-off-in-their-win-over-ireland/

The Hybrid Attack: A look at how the All Blacks are switching their attack up with the 2-3-2-1 and 2-2-3-1 – October 16th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.wordpress.com/2019/10/16/the-hybrid-attack-a-look-at-how-the-all-blacks-are-switching-their-attack-up-with-the-2-3-2-1-and-2-2-3-1/

The 1-3-2-2: How Japan’s attacking shape has helped upset the balance at this years World Cup – October 14th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.wordpress.com/2019/10/14/the-1-3-2-2-how-japans-attacking-shape-has-helped-upset-the-balance-at-this-years-world-cup/

The structure behind a strike play: How Argentina’s try took apart the English defence. – October 6th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.wordpress.com/2019/10/05/the-structure-behind-a-strike-play-taking-a-look-at-argentinas-try-vs-england/

Analysis: How teams are using the kick as an attacking weapon at the World Cup – October 1st

https://ekrugbyanalysis.wordpress.com/2019/10/01/analysis-how-teams-are-using-the-kick-as-an-attacking-weapon-at-the-world-cup/

Living on the Edge: A look at Japan’s attack against Ireland – September 30th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.wordpress.com/2019/09/30/living-on-the-edge-a-look-at-japans-attack-against-ireland/

The Structure Behind a Strike Play: Analysing the detail behind Samoa’s third try vs Russia – September 24th

https://ekrugbyanalysis.wordpress.com/2019/09/24/the-structure-behind-a-strike-play-analysing-the-three-part-strike-play-behind-samoas-third-try-vs-russia/

Strength in Numbers: An Analysis of Ireland’s Attacking Performance against Scotland – September 22nd 2019

https://ekrugbyanalysis.wordpress.com/2019/09/22/strength-in-numbers-a-closer-look-at-irelands-attacking-performance-against-scotland/

5 Minutes of Madness: How the All Blacks beat the Springboks with a burst of broken-play brilliance – September 21st 2019

https://ekrugbyanalysis.wordpress.com/2019/09/21/5-minutes-of-madness-how-the-all-blacks-beat-the-springboks-with-a-burst-of-broken-play-brilliance/

A look at Ireland’s lineout and how James Ryan is leading its improvement – September 17th 2019

https://ekrugbyanalysis.wordpress.com/2019/09/17/a-look-at-irelands-lineout-and-how-james-ryan-is-leading-its-improvement/

How a little attention to detail is refining England’s attack ahead of the World Cup – September 12th 2019

https://ekrugbyanalysis.wordpress.com/2019/09/12/how-a-little-attention-to-detail-is-refining-englands-attack-ahead-of-the-world-cup/

Kick-Pressure-Score: A look at South Africa’s phase play attack -September 10th 2019

https://ekrugbyanalysis.wordpress.com/2019/09/10/kick-pressure-score-a-look-at-south-africas-phase-play-attack/

The Spear Tip: A nuance in the Welsh defence that has helped spearhead their rise to number one – August 18th 2019

https://ekrugbyanalysis.wordpress.com/2019/08/18/the-spear-tip-a-nuance-in-the-welsh-defence-that-has-helped-spearhead-their-rise-to-number-one/

The Double Decoy: Why the All Blacks won’t be panicking ahead of Bledisloe 2 – August 15th 2019

https://ekrugbyanalysis.wordpress.com/2019/08/15/the-double-decoy-why-the-all-blacks-wont-be-panicking-ahead-of-bledisloe-2/

Beating the Blitz: The ways teams are getting width on the ball ahead of the World Cup – August 14th 2019

https://ekrugbyanalysis.wordpress.com/2019/08/14/beating-the-blitz-the-ways-teams-are-getting-width-on-the-ball-ahead-of-the-world-cup/

How a change of thinking at 9 put the bite back in the Wallabies attack -August 13th 2019

https://ekrugbyanalysis.wordpress.com/2019/08/13/how-a-change-of-thinking-at-9-put-the-bite-back-in-the-wallabies-attack/

How Ireland are kicking on ahead of the World Cup – August 12th 2019

https://ekrugbyanalysis.wordpress.com/2019/08/12/how-ireland-are-kicking-on-ahead-of-the-world-cup/

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