HOME TOWN UMPIRING 2019

August 26, 2019 0

An amazing thing happened this year as the season passed the half-way point and pressure built with many teams jostling for a place in the top four or top eight, the players on AWAY sides […]

HOME TOWN UMPIRING VOL XV1

June 28, 2019 0

Okay it’s now about 15 years since I started to check out stats on home town umpiring and about 10 since I did some assiduous stats work on it. Those of you who have followed […]

HOME GROUND ADVANTAGE VIA BIASED UMPIRING

September 27, 2018 0

The Shaun Giles article on the bias enjoyed by Victorian teams in the Grand Final was a step in the right direction but the analysis of Darren O’Shaughnessy (sports data analyst) seriously undersells the advantage […]

….BUT IT NEVER AFFECTED THE RESULT

November 15, 2016 0

Push in the back … Oh, apparently not Ah Throw! … Apparently not Contact below the knee, right? …. Nope Too high? … Don’t be silly. Holding the man AND too high obviously … Not […]