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Great Graph Showing The Hardest Running Ball Sports In The World

Great Graph Showing The Hardest Running Ball Sports In The World

Ray Boyne, who was performance analyst with the Dublin footballers between 2004 and 2013, has put together a great bit of research to show how far a player in a ball sport runs on average during a match.

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So soccer wins out with GAA coming in second and third but when you analyse it in km/pm, the top three are inseparable. They all run 16 metres a minute on average.

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Meanwhile, rugby players only a measly 12 metres a minute.

via: AnalysisGAA

Mark Farrelly
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Balls Media Audience Development Manager. Former Miss World 1997 contestant.

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