Tuesday August 11, 2020

ICT in Sport: Data-driven champions

Brian O'Driscoll's playing career ended in victory last week, as Leinster claimed a second successive Rabo Pro 12 title.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

8th June, 2014

While never quite making it to the Irish squad, former Ireland A international and Leinster player Emmet Farrell had an on-field career he could be proud of. Farrell's influence on the game, however, has been far greater since moving into an off-field role as the team's performance analyst. For over a decade he has crunched the numbers, analysed tape, and broken down individual player performance to find an edge for Leinster. In that time the...

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