Content analysis of articles dealing with the location and source action of ball possession.
|Van Rooyen et al., 2006||(n = 25) *matches||Teams that take possession closer to the opponent’s try zone have a higher ratio of points in that sequence of play.|
|Vaz et al., 2019||(n = 8) *matches||Winning teams initiate more possessions from static phases than their opponents.|
|Schoeman & Schall, 2019||(n = 1,162) *matches||Possession that is initiated from turnovers in static phases averages the highest ratio of points compared to other possession initiations.|
|Coughlan et al., 2019||(n = 135) *matches||Possession that is initiated from static phases within the opposing 22m zone is identified as the source with the highest percentage of success.|
|Watson et al., 2017||(n = 313) *matches||Winning teams gain possession of the ball inside the opposing 22m zone twice as often as losing teams, also averaging twice as many points when playing in that zone.|