Each weekend we take a look back on the sporting highs from across Ireland and around the world through the medium of numbers. The biggest events are always well covered on Sport for Business but for this regular feature we are looking to shine a light elsewhere, and there is plenty.
The position that Emma Slevin finished in for Gymnastics Ireland on the beam at the Slovenia World Challenge Cup over the weekend. She is now one of 12 senior gymnasts in the Irish camp that are eligible for trial to participate in the World Championships later this year in Japan. Exciting times for the sport.
It was an exceptional day for Leinster Ladies Football at Croke Park yesterday with Meath winning the Senior title for the first time, beating Dublin; Westmeath winning the Intermediate crown against Wexford and Wicklow winning the Junior title.
From having no Senior Leinster Championship only two years ago, next year there will be three teams competing at the highest level.
Louise Quinn was joined by Eleanor Ryan-Doyle and Emily Whelan in finishing Saturday’s FA Women’s Super League opening fixture for Birmingham City on Saturday.
Leinster scored 51 points in their Vodafone Women’s Interpro tie against Ulster on Saturday and that was followed by Munster scoring 37 against Connacht. The two sides will meet in a decider for the title at Energia Park next weekend with the match being shown live on TG4.
The attendance in Leeds on Saturday night for Katie Taylor’s successful defence of her World titles against US Boxer Jennifer Han. It was also the first of her fights on DAZN who provided a top-class HD stream to subscribers, including via a new app on Smart TV’s.
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