Each weekend we take a look back on the sporting highs from across Ireland and around the world through the medium of numbers.
This weekend we look at hurling in the sunshine, a tough day for Irish Women’s Rugby, a six up performance in the pool and more…
A huge crowd in the sunshine enjoyed a Munster Championship win for Limerick despite Waterford scoring two late goals to bring it to within a point with only minutes left on the clock. The All Ireland Champions were able to close it out though and look like the strongest of contenders to go all the way again towards a third Liam CCarthy Cup in a row.
The total in scores from the five games played across the Munster and Leinster Senior Hurling Championship at the weekend.
The audience at Wembley Stadium as Tyson Fury completed his 33rd undefeated fight with a sixth-round knockout against Dillian Whyte.
It was a tough day for the Irish Women’s Rugby team who held England to a ten-point lead at half time in the TikTok Women’s Six Nations on Sunday but then wilted under the pressure of a professional side playing at a different level in the second half.
The number of goals in an entertaining Leinster Football clash between Wicklow and Laois with the Garden County securing their first Championship win over their rivals since 1986 by a scoreline of 5-15 to 4-12.
Danielle Hill was impressive throughout the weekend’s Irish Open Swimming Championship at the Sport Ireland National Aquatic Centre. She ended up with six titles taking four 50 metre events, one 100 metres and one 200 metres across all four swimming disciplines.
Republic of Ireland international Áine O’Gorman scored five goals for Peamount in an 8-1 win over Cork City in the Women’s National League on Saturday, a result with added significance given to it by co-leaders Shelbourne suffering a first defeat of the season away to DLR Waves at the UCD Bowl.