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About Ben Darwin

Ben Darwin represented the ACT Brumbies in Super Rugby and gained 28 Caps for the Wallabies mostly playing at Tighthead Prop.

Following is professional playing career he amassed considerable experience in coaching, player development and analysis. This includes a variety of coaching and performance analysis positions with the Western Force, Melbourne Rebels and in Japan with NTT Shining Arcs and Suntory Sungoliath.

Driven by a desire to introduce a greater degree of empirical analysis into professional sport, Ben started GAIN LINE Analytics in 2013. With the ongoing development of Cohesion Analytics Ben now works within professional Rugby League, Rugby Union, European Football and Cricket as well as significant media and speaking commitments.

Ben Darwin's latest articles

Talent Is Not Enough - Aviva Premiership Review

You don’t have to be a genius to predict future performance by using previous performance. However, Gainline Analytics review the Premiership performances based on their recruitment based methodology rather than the typical performance based. See how the nuances of their predictions and the season played out.

6 Nations 2017 – The Broader Picture

Ben Darwin from GAIN LINE Analytics gives his view on the prospects of the 2017 6 Nations tournament. What the underlying drivers to each teams success are and what they need to look out for over the tournament.

Reviewing the Autumn International - Part 2

Looking at each team in isolation does not give a true reflection on their realistic performance, only a perception of performance.

Read part 2 of the autumn international review by Gainline Analytics.

Perception versus reality regarding Wales’ performance during the Autumn Internationals

Looking at each team in isolation does not give a true reflection on their realistic performance, only a perception of performance.

In part 1 of the autumn international review, Gainline Analytics look at understanding the power of perception and the first step in understanding a team’s actual ability to perform.

Premiership Rugby – Predicting Future Performance Part 2

Ex Wallaby and Gainline Analytics founder Ben Darwin has ‘done the numbers’ on what creates team success. Ben highlight’s why money does not necessarily buy team success – part 2.

English Premiership – Predicting Future Performance

Ex Wallaby and Gainline Analytics founder Ben Darwin has ‘done the numbers’ on what creates team success. Ben highlight’s why money does not necessarily buy team success.