Class pass

August 9, 1996

(Photograph) - Picture by Sam Atkins. A rugby computer programme designed by John Duckles (above), a sports science and physiology graduate from the University of Leeds, is being used by some of the United Kingdom's top clubs to improve their players' performances. Sky TV are also using the programme, written in Visual Basic, which generates detailed statistics on passes, tackles, offloads and defensive wins made by each player.

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