the number of years the ‘voice of rugby’ Bill McLaren worked at the BBC.
139 the record number of Tests George Gregan played for Australia.
Statistics provide a crucial role in establishing the credibility of commentary analysis and give authority to the insight of the play-by-play action. The viewer expects to learn something new and be informed of the significance of what is unfolding on their screens. The Breakdown can help you find that narrative which differentiates yourself from other commentators and support your editorial agenda.
The Breakdown can work with you to create a verbal dialogue that offers a breadth and depth of statistical insight in a clear and concise manner. Choosing the right stat and placing it in its relevant context is the challenge for every commentator; The Breakdown can help identify the most important information and how best to verbally communicate it on-air.
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Get immediate statistical reaction to events as they happen during play. Real-time analysis, including milestones and records broken can be delivered as soon as they occur so you can communicate the information before anyone else.
Get the key stats from the match as soon as the full-time siren goes so you can deliver the most unique insights and analysis possible. The Breakdown can help you summarize the most important information from the performance, and provide answers as to why the result occurred.
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“Stats and graphics can make a good sports story in print or on air really hum. That’s not the bland everyday variety but a specific stat, a well-researched zinger that can illuminate. Kate gets the picture quickly and delivers quickly which is what every time-stressed sport journo...me…wants.”The Courier MailJim Tucker, Rugby Writer