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ICT in Sport: Big data's big impact on the GAA

Performance analyst Rob Carroll is working with the GAA to help every county's development side get better.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
6th July, 2014
Rob Carroll, performance analyst.

Anyone watching the GAA championships this summer will see the radical difference in quality across the sides competing. Some counties will always have built-in advantages, but the GAA is working to remove avoidable disparities.

How the association builds its development squads is critical to this. A database of standards is being put together so underage coaches can learn from each other without having to worry about giving away state secrets.

''Basically all of the development...

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