Articles by Jason Oliver
Report Card: Grading All 16 NRL Club's Seasons
The 2021 NRL season is in the books and sights are already set on 2022. But first, we're looking back on what the Stats Insider Futures model laid out to start the year and handing out grades for all 16 teams.READ MORE
What The Other 14 Clubs Can Learn From The 2021 NRL Grand Finalists
Here's one lesson the NRL grand finalists can impart to the rest of the competition.READ MORE
2021 NRL GF: Team Comparison Using The SI Player Ratings
The 2021 NRL Grand Final is here and it's time to break down the position battles between the Penrith Panthers and South Sydney Rabbitohs with help from the Stats Insider Player Rating system.READ MORE
Stats That Matter: 2021 NRL Grand Final - Panthers v Rabbitohs
Will the Panthers learn from their 2020 Grand Final experience and go one better, or will Wayne Bennett go out a winner in his 10th appearance in the big dance?READ MORE
How Michael Maguire Can Fix The Troubled Tigers
The Wests Tigers have completed their annual review and decided to move forward with Michael Maguire remaining as their head coach. So, now what?READ MORE
Stats Insider's 2021 NRL Team Of The Season
It's awards season in the NRL which means it's also time to consider Stats's Insiders data-fuelled team of the season.READ MORE
Who's The Wildcard? Examining Every NRL Contender's X-Factor
Each team has a player or two behind their superstar that can raise their ceiling across the last three weeks of the season, and it's those players that are likely to determine which team lifts the Provan-Summons Trophy on Grand Final day.READ MORE
Are The Knights Moving Or Standing Still?
At their best, the Knights wouldn't look out of place at 5th or 6th on the ladder. However, the times resembling more of a 12th or 13th side can't be ignored either.READ MORE
Can The Knights or the Titans Spring A Finals Shock?
While Newcastle and Gold Coast are considered rank outsiders neither are without a prayer. Here's how the Knights and Titans can keep their seasons alive.READ MORE
Who was your NRL Team's Player of the Season?
While there is still plenty of football to be played as we wait to find our premiers, it's a good time to look back on the 25 rounds up to this point and give praise to the best performers in the competition.READ MORE