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#Numbers Game

# numbers-game - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan doesn't see the numbers on the left for 'a stable government'
# Coalition Talks
# Coalition Talks

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan doesn't see the numbers on the left for 'a stable government'

Feb 18th 2020, 1:55 PM 18,387 Views 106 Comments

Ryan says a government is needed that will last for ‘three or four years’.

# numbers-game - Friday 14 February, 2020

Éamon Ó Cuív says he's 'completely against' Fianna Fáil going into coalition with Fine Gael and Greens
# Numbers Game
# Numbers Game

Éamon Ó Cuív says he's 'completely against' Fianna Fáil going into coalition with Fine Gael and Greens

Feb 14th 2020, 1:16 PM 63,042 Views 168 Comments

The Galway West TD said this type of coalition is the only option that would give a Dáil majority.

# numbers-game - Saturday 1 February, 2020

On your marks: How did you rate Ireland in the tense win over Scotland?
# Tip The Scales
From The42
# Tip The Scales

On your marks: How did you rate Ireland in the tense win over Scotland?

Feb 1st 2020, 7:06 PM 54,391 Views 113 Comments

CJ Stander took the man-of-the-match award on a day when few Ireland players shone. Here’s our ratings but tell us what you think.

# numbers-game - Monday 6 January, 2020

Connacht fight on with bare bones and determined to give Toulouse a rattle
# Numbers Game
From The42
# Numbers Game

Connacht fight on with bare bones and determined to give Toulouse a rattle

Jan 6th 2020, 10:48 AM 6,039 Views 16 Comments

Head coach Andy Friend is keen to bolster his squad with some of the talent floating under the radar in Leinster.

# numbers-game - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

The numbers are looking good for Boris Johnson - but can we trust the opinion polls?
# Numbers Game
# Numbers Game

The numbers are looking good for Boris Johnson - but can we trust the opinion polls?

Nov 20th 2019, 6:00 PM 18,831 Views 13 Comments

Love them or hate them it’s impossible to escape them.

# numbers-game - Thursday 13 June, 2019

The key areas Roscommon must target if they’re to dethrone Galway
# Numbers Game
From The42
# Numbers Game

The key areas Roscommon must target if they’re to dethrone Galway

Jun 13th 2019, 3:20 PM 4,766 Views 6 Comments

Anthony Cunningham’s side need to improve on their semi-final performance against Mayo.

# numbers-game - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Numbers Game: No manager has beaten Jim Gavin's Dublin more often than Malachy O'Rourke
# Stats
From The42
# Stats

Numbers Game: No manager has beaten Jim Gavin's Dublin more often than Malachy O'Rourke

Updated Jan 31st 2019, 10:40 AM 15,513 Views 22 Comments

Jim McGuinness remains the only manager with an unbeaten record against Dublin in the Jim Gavin era.

# numbers-game - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Live stats on big screens and preventing player burnout: the future of GPS data in the GAA
# Numbers Game
From The42
# Numbers Game

Live stats on big screens and preventing player burnout: the future of GPS data in the GAA

Dec 23rd 2018, 10:00 AM 15,749 Views 12 Comments

We chat to Patrick Hogan of STATSports about the work they do with the likes of Dublin, Mayo and Waterford.

# numbers-game - Monday 17 December, 2018

Eddie Brennan: 'I just can't understand why lads would not want to hurl for their county'
# Numbers Game
From The42
# Numbers Game

Eddie Brennan: 'I just can't understand why lads would not want to hurl for their county'

Dec 17th 2018, 2:08 PM 24,004 Views 11 Comments

The new Laois manager has players unavailable to him for the 2019 season.

# numbers-game - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Explainer: Why Peter Fitzpatrick ditching Fine Gael could be a headache for the party
# Dail Arithmetic
# Dail Arithmetic

Explainer: Why Peter Fitzpatrick ditching Fine Gael could be a headache for the party

Oct 2nd 2018, 10:11 AM 18,108 Views 82 Comments

The Louth TD departed the parliamentary party last night.

# numbers-game - Monday 24 September, 2018

Gardaí release number of drink driving arrests - 15,000 more than previously published
# Numbers Game
# Numbers Game

Gardaí release number of drink driving arrests - 15,000 more than previously published

Sep 24th 2018, 12:05 AM 26,795 Views 46 Comments

Currently all crime data released by the gardaí is considered to be ‘under reservation’, ie of insufficient quality, by the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

# numbers-game - Monday 7 May, 2018

Homeless charities hit out at suggestion non-nationals would be excluded from figures
# Numbers Game
# Numbers Game

Homeless charities hit out at suggestion non-nationals would be excluded from figures

May 7th 2018, 10:34 AM 12,009 Views 73 Comments

The Department said that it was awaiting a report from an interdepartmental group.

# numbers-game - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Department of Housing won't comment on claims non-EU nationals may be removed from homeless list
# Numbers Game
# Numbers Game

Department of Housing won't comment on claims non-EU nationals may be removed from homeless list

May 6th 2018, 1:37 PM 45,900 Views 114 Comments

The claims top a bad week for Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy in which his department’s monthly reporting of Ireland’s homeless numbers has come in for intense scrutiny.

# numbers-game - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Fardy determined not to come up short again
# Winner Alright
From The42
# Winner Alright

Fardy determined not to come up short again

Apr 18th 2018, 7:44 AM 7,585 Views 24 Comments

The 33-year-old knows the feeling of finishing second best.

# numbers-game - Friday 9 March, 2018

'There's a method to any madness that happens': Schmidt sizes up Scots while poking holes in perception
# Organised Chaos
From The42
# Organised Chaos

'There's a method to any madness that happens': Schmidt sizes up Scots while poking holes in perception

Mar 9th 2018, 1:57 AM 8,348 Views 9 Comments

The Kiwi set about dismantling the relevance of ball-in-play time statistics after Warren Gatland’s assertion that Wales would have beaten Ireland if the ball were alive for longer.

# numbers-game - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Championship the third-most attended league in Europe, ahead of La Liga and Serie A
# Numbers Game
From The42
# Numbers Game

Championship the third-most attended league in Europe, ahead of La Liga and Serie A

Jan 17th 2018, 2:02 PM 8,367 Views 4 Comments

Over 60% of European leagues saw a drop-off in total attendance last season, including the League of Ireland Premier Division.

# numbers-game - Thursday 14 December, 2017

How does Pep Guardiola's record run with Man City compare to Barca and Bayern stints?
# Numbers Game
From The42
# Numbers Game

How does Pep Guardiola's record run with Man City compare to Barca and Bayern stints?

Dec 14th 2017, 6:53 PM 9,695 Views 15 Comments

He’s got a knack for this management lark.

# numbers-game - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo is experiencing the biggest slump of his career in 12 years
# Numbers Game
From The42
# Numbers Game

Cristiano Ronaldo is experiencing the biggest slump of his career in 12 years

Nov 8th 2017, 9:06 PM 10,371 Views 10 Comments

The Real Madrid man has suffered a surprisingly poor start to the season – the worst he has endured in quite some time.

# numbers-game - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Henderson taking 'cut-throat' analytical approach to size up his own performance
# Numbers Game
From The42
# Numbers Game

Henderson taking 'cut-throat' analytical approach to size up his own performance

Mar 7th 2017, 8:05 AM 7,605 Views 1 Comment

Between maths and the mechanics of a line-out, there’s plenty to keep the Ulster lock’s brain occupied.

# numbers-game - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Player ratings: How Ireland performed in the 9-try rout in Rome
# Grade A
From The42
# Grade A

Player ratings: How Ireland performed in the 9-try rout in Rome

Feb 11th 2017, 4:45 PM 17,884 Views 55 Comments

That’s how to bounce back.

# numbers-game - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

'Ruthlessness' the focus for Ireland defence coach Farrell, not stats
# Numbers Game
From The42
# Numbers Game

'Ruthlessness' the focus for Ireland defence coach Farrell, not stats

Feb 8th 2017, 7:59 AM 5,140 Views 16 Comments

The numbers of tries conceded are piling up for Andy Farrell, but he’s looking beyond the numbers.

# numbers-game - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Here's how we rated Ireland after a rollercoaster of a clash against Scotland
# Numbers Game
From The42
# Numbers Game

Here's how we rated Ireland after a rollercoaster of a clash against Scotland

Feb 4th 2017, 4:44 PM 24,250 Views 136 Comments

After battling back into a lead, Joe Schmidt’s men coughed up their advantage late on.

# numbers-game - Sunday 25 December, 2016

GAA Analytics Roundtable: How numbers have changed the game
# I'm A Stats Man
From The42
# I'm A Stats Man

GAA Analytics Roundtable: How numbers have changed the game

Dec 25th 2016, 3:00 PM 15,480 Views 0 Comments

We spoke with three respected performance analysts on the analytics movement in the inter-county game.

# numbers-game - Sunday 11 December, 2016

St Vincent's keep Dublin golden era going as Rhode suffer more Leinster heartbreak
# Numbers Game
From The42
# Numbers Game

St Vincent's keep Dublin golden era going as Rhode suffer more Leinster heartbreak

Dec 11th 2016, 6:35 PM 5,046 Views 2 Comments

The Village have lost five provincial finals since 2006.

# numbers-game - Friday 25 November, 2016

Permutations: What needs to happen for Dundalk to make the knockout stages
# Numbers Game
From The42
# Numbers Game

Permutations: What needs to happen for Dundalk to make the knockout stages

Nov 25th 2016, 10:44 AM 4,815 Views 8 Comments

A second place finish in Group D of the Europa League is still possible, but they need a big favour from Zenit in Holland.

# numbers-game - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Westerners best in our Ireland v Canada player ratings
# Numbers Game
From The42
# Numbers Game

Westerners best in our Ireland v Canada player ratings

Nov 12th 2016, 9:11 PM 16,459 Views 31 Comments

In between clashes with the All Blacks, a much-changed Ireland side ran out convincing winners over Canada.

# numbers-game - Friday 7 October, 2016

A win is a win - but the stats from last night show Ireland were lucky to get all three points
# Numbers Game
From The42
# Numbers Game

A win is a win - but the stats from last night show Ireland were lucky to get all three points

Oct 7th 2016, 5:22 PM 4,958 Views 14 Comments

A Séamus Coleman goal was the difference between the two sides.

# numbers-game - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

No 'understandings' or arrangements between FG and Lowry, Kenny says
# Thanks For The Support
# Thanks For The Support

No 'understandings' or arrangements between FG and Lowry, Kenny says

Sep 28th 2016, 5:57 PM 8,088 Views 42 Comments

The Taoiseach told the Dáil today that he appreciates the support Lowry has given government.

# numbers-game - Monday 12 September, 2016

The official scorecards for GGG-Brook were pretty tight when the fight was stopped
# Numbers Game
From The42
# Numbers Game

The official scorecards for GGG-Brook were pretty tight when the fight was stopped

Sep 12th 2016, 7:49 PM 10,171 Views 17 Comments

Kell Brook was ahead on one card, and level on the other two, after the first four rounds.

# numbers-game - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Shilton calls for Rooney to retire from international football as he closes in on his record
# Numbers Game
From The42
# Numbers Game

Shilton calls for Rooney to retire from international football as he closes in on his record

Sep 6th 2016, 2:59 PM 10,544 Views 14 Comments

The former England goalkeeper won 125 caps but the Manchester United star is now just nine appearances behind him.

# numbers-game - Monday 20 June, 2016

Laois could face qualifier replay with Armagh after use of seven subs in Saturday's win
# Numbers Game
From The42
# Numbers Game

Laois could face qualifier replay with Armagh after use of seven subs in Saturday's win

Jun 20th 2016, 10:20 PM 20,288 Views 38 Comments

The O’Moore county have been drawn to face Clare in the next round of the qualifiers.

# numbers-game - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Permutations: What Ireland need to do to qualify for Euro 2016 knockout stages
# Numbers Game
From The42
# Numbers Game

Permutations: What Ireland need to do to qualify for Euro 2016 knockout stages

Jun 18th 2016, 5:42 PM 10,447 Views 20 Comments

Finishing as one of the best third-placed teams seems the most likely way of progressing.

# numbers-game - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Gardaí don't want any new recruits until their pay cuts are reversed
# Numbers Game
# Numbers Game

Gardaí don't want any new recruits until their pay cuts are reversed

May 4th 2016, 5:46 PM 14,751 Views 47 Comments

The Garda Representative Association welcomed the commitment to increasing numbers to 15,000 but said pay needs to be tackled first.

# numbers-game - Sunday 7 February, 2016

133 years of the 4, 5 and 6 Nations Championship: Can Ireland complete its first 3-in-a-row?
# History In The Making
From The42
# History In The Making

133 years of the 4, 5 and 6 Nations Championship: Can Ireland complete its first 3-in-a-row?

Feb 7th 2016, 6:20 AM 5,942 Views 6 Comments

Most back-to-back champs have not fared well when they try for a third straight Championship.

# numbers-game - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Registration for census jobs closes after just four hours due to demand
# Numbers Game
# Numbers Game

Registration for census jobs closes after just four hours due to demand

Jan 5th 2016, 6:44 PM 14,792 Views 34 Comments

By 1pm today the number had already reached 16,000.

# numbers-game - Friday 13 November, 2015

Where will Ireland's goals come from against Bosnia?
# Numbers Game
From The42
# Numbers Game

Where will Ireland's goals come from against Bosnia?

Nov 13th 2015, 12:51 PM 4,974 Views 14 Comments

We looked at the stats ahead of the Euro 2016 playoff games.

# numbers-game - Monday 26 October, 2015

7 key stats from the weekend's Rugby World Cup semi-finals
# Numbers Game
From The42
# Numbers Game

7 key stats from the weekend's Rugby World Cup semi-finals

Oct 26th 2015, 7:30 AM 6,836 Views 1 Comment

Tackles, positive carries and line-out steals: every little helps.

# numbers-game - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Ireland drop in latest Fifa rankings (and Wales are officially better than England now!)
# FIFA Rankings
From The42
# FIFA Rankings

Ireland drop in latest Fifa rankings (and Wales are officially better than England now!)

Sep 3rd 2015, 8:25 PM 8,881 Views 25 Comments

We’re 51st (just between Venezuela and Jamaica.)

# numbers-game - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Here's how Ireland rated in a bruising battle with Wales
# Out Of 10
From The42
# Out Of 10

Here's how Ireland rated in a bruising battle with Wales

Aug 29th 2015, 4:53 PM 15,882 Views 67 Comments

It was an intense and difficult day for Joe Schmidt’s men.

# numbers-game - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Rugby analysis app brings magic number 54 into the foreground
# The Numbers Game
From The42
# The Numbers Game

Rugby analysis app brings magic number 54 into the foreground

Jan 18th 2015, 9:30 AM 9,270 Views 14 Comments

We spoke to Andrew Quick, creator of the fascinating Rugby Analyser 54 app.

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