CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--STATS LLC, the world’s leading sports technology company, will deliver innovative performance analysis solutions to the Unión Argentina de Rugby (UAR), the governing body for rugby union in Argentina.
As part of the agreement, STATS will provide UAR with its Gamelens™, Gameplan™ and Rugby Portal™ systems. Gamelens is an advanced self-coding platform that enables responsive live analysis, while Gameplan supports enhanced performance communication, and Rugby Portal presents a global video and reporting database. In combination, these platforms provide UAR with a full suite of analysis systems, improving the speed and depth of data available to its national teams as well as enhancing the communication of performance information.
“We are very proud to provide UAR with our rugby performance products and services,” said Fernando Martinez, Managing Director, Latin America for STATS. “UAR is going through one of the most successful periods in its history, particularly with the inclusion of Los Pumas in the Rugby Championship and the Jaguares in Super Rugby. We will work with UAR to deliver the best analysis solutions available, supporting Argentinian rugby as it continues to expand both domestically and globally.”
Ranked fifth in the IRB World Rankings, the Argentine national team, Los Pumas, reached the semi-final stage of the 2007 and 2015 Rugby World Cups, finishing third in 2007 and fourth in 2015. The Pumas 7s Team has also qualified for the Olympics this year where rugby will be represented for the first time since Athens 1896.
UAR will use STATS’ technology for all its elite national teams to enhance match preparation and performance review processes. This will give coaches, analysts and players access to a wide range of insights designed to deliver competitive advantage on the field.
“We are delighted to be partnering with the world leading sports analysis technology provider, STATS,” said Greg Peters, UAR General Manager. “This area has become increasingly important in recent years as teams search for competitive advantages by utilizing technology, and STATS is at the forefront of advancements in analysis software systems, specifically for rugby.”
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As the world’s leading sports technology company, STATS powers sports. We are trusted by millions of fans and athletes around the globe to analyze performance data from more than 100,000 games a year with unrivalled speed and accuracy. Founded in 1981, our mission is to transform fans’ passion for sports and improve team and athlete performance through data and data-driven experiences. We enhance sports on and off the field through real-time data feeds, sports content and research, player tracking through STATS SportVU®, and customizable digital solutions to engage fans. For more information: www.stats.com