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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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

# numbers-game - Thursday 13 June, 2019

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

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

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

# numbers-game - Thursday 31 January, 2019

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

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

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

# numbers-game - Sunday 23 December, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Exclusive

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

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

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

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

Fardy determined not to come up short again

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

# numbers-game - Friday 9 March, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

He’s got a knack for this management lark.

# numbers-game - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

That’s how to bounce back.

# numbers-game - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

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

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

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

# numbers-game - Saturday 4 February, 2017

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

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

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

# numbers-game - Sunday 25 December, 2016

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

GAA Analytics Roundtable: How numbers have changed the game

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

# numbers-game - Sunday 11 December, 2016

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

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

The Village have lost five provincial finals since 2006.

# numbers-game - Friday 25 November, 2016

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

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

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

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

Westerners best in our Ireland v Canada player ratings

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

# numbers-game - Friday 7 October, 2016

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

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

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

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

# numbers-game - Monday 12 September, 2016

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

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

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

# numbers-game - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

# numbers-game - Saturday 18 June, 2016

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

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

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

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?

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

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

# numbers-game - Friday 13 November, 2015

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

Where will Ireland's goals come from against Bosnia?

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

# numbers-game - Monday 26 October, 2015

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

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

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

# numbers-game - Thursday 3 September, 2015

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

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

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

# numbers-game - Saturday 29 August, 2015

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

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

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

# numbers-game - Sunday 18 January, 2015

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

Rugby analysis app brings magic number 54 into the foreground

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

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