Each weekend we take a look back on the sporting highs from across Ireland and around the world through the medium of numbers.
The scores recorded across the four finals of the Lidl Ladies Football National League over the weekend. Dublin, Meath, Laois and Louth made it a clean sweep for Leinster teams overcoming Cork, Kerry, Kildare and Leitrim.
The average margin of victory in the seven All Ireland Football Championship ties played across the four provinces. The Championship season is over already for Sligo, Wicklow, Carlow, Waterford, Clare, Down and the Mickey Harte led Louth
Leona Maguire scored her best-ever finish in a Major tournament coming in a tie for 15th at the KPMG Women’s PGA in Atlanta. That has moved her into the Top 50 of world rankings and was her sixth Top 20 Finish of the season.
Charlie Appleby became only the third British racehorse trainer in 28 years to land the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh on Saturday. In the 28 years before that, they had won the prestigious race on 16 occasions.
The number of red cards which the Netherlands have picked up in European Championship Finals. Every one of them has been against either Czechoslovakia or the Czech Republic, across three tournaments spanning 45 years.
Portugal’s exit from the Euro’s means that Christiano Ronaldo must wait to become the all-time leading goalscorer in international football. He currently sits on 109 goals, tied with Ali Daei of Iran. Portugal’s next game is at home to the Republic of Ireland on September 1st.
The margin of victory that Phil Healy had over Rhasidat Adeleke in the Irish Life National Athletics Championships 200 metres final at Morton Stadium on Sunday.
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