Max Hornigold

Rugby League Player Tracking

Object Detection

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Rugby League Player Tracking Computer Vision Project

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Here are a few use cases for this project:

  1. Game Strategy Analysis: This model could be used by coaches and analysts to evaluate the movements, positions, and strategies of each team during a match. They can assess the effectiveness of certain strategies, the positioning of players, and the decision-making patterns in various game scenarios.

  2. Player Performance Evaluation: The model can be used to assess individual player performance — identify their movement patterns, speed, location on the pitch at any given time, and their interactions with other players. This data can be useful for performance reviews, tactical improvements, and player scouting.

  3. Automated Highlight Creation: Media companies can use the model to automatically identify and compile key moments during a match. By tracking the movements of all players and the referee, it can highlight when a significant event has likely occurred, such as a try, a tackle, a penalty, etc.

  4. Enhanced Viewer Experience: This model can be incorporated into broadcast systems to provide viewers with real-time player tracking information. This can help viewers to better understand the game strategy and player performance.

  5. Sports Betting Analysis: For companies or individuals involved in sports betting, the model could provide real-time and historical player tracking data. This information can be used to form betting strategies based on player and team performance patterns.

Trained Model API

This project has a trained model available that you can try in your browser and use to get predictions via our Hosted Inference API and other deployment methods.

Cite this Project

If you use this dataset in a research paper, please cite it using the following BibTeX:

@misc{ rugby-league-player-tracking_dataset,
    title = { Rugby League Player Tracking Dataset },
    type = { Open Source Dataset },
    author = { Max Hornigold },
    howpublished = { \url{ } },
    url = { },
    journal = { Roboflow Universe },
    publisher = { Roboflow },
    year = { 2023 },
    month = { apr },
    note = { visited on 2023-12-06 },

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Max Hornigold

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Object Detection




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