Lessons from Aotearoa: a template to break the line more often.
Hint: Pass the ball more.
It's kind of logical that the more line-breaks you make, the more chances you create to score points. But how should your team play in order to create more line-breaks? Rugbycology and our band of volunteers from around the world studied this year's Super Rugby Aotearoa competition to find out how the kiwi's play when they create the most line-breaks:
For this study, a break is defined as an event where the ball carrier move at least 2 meters from the point of contact, or from the gainline.