Each weekend we take a look back on the sporting highs from across Ireland and around the world through the medium of numbers.
Despite being ranked only 81st in the World Snooker rankings, Antrim’s Jordan Brown became the biggest upset winner on the World Tour when beating six-time World Snooker Champion Ronnie O’Sullivan in the Welsh Open at the Celtic Manor resort last night.
Cormac Comerford finished inside the Top 25 in the Men’s Slalom event at the Cortinas d’Ampezzo Alpine Skiing World Championship on Sunday. He hopes to represent Ireland in the Winter Olympics of 2022 in Beijing.
The amount of prize money in the world’s richest race, the Saudi Cup held on Saturday and won by Kildare Jockey David Egan. With ten per cent of the prize money paid to the jockey, he became Ireland’s latest sporting millionaire when overcoming race favourite Charlatan in the closing strides.
Limerick joined Dublin with having nine players on the PwC GAA All-Stars teams of 2020 announced in an RTÉ broadcast shot in a socially distant manner on Saturday.
Man City’s win over Arsenal in the English Premier League on Sunday sets a new record 18th consecutive win across all competitions.
The number of points scored by Leinster, Munster, Ulster and Connacht who each recorded a win over Scottish and Welsh opponents in the Group stages of the Guinness PRO14 Rugby tournament.
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