Saturday 25 February 2017

Key figures in Dubs hurling

Colm Keys

Colm Keys

50 -- Number of coaches or games promotion officers (GPO) employed in Dublin.

36,000 to 40,000 -- Estimate in euros of how much it costs to employ a GPO.

50 -- Percentage, on average, every club pay to meet the costs of their GPO.

10 -- Estimated percentage rise in number of hurling teams from 2010 to 2011.

950,000 -- amount that Dublin will receive through the GAA from the Irish Sports Council for Gaelic games promotion, including camogie and ladies football.

10 -- Percentage increase on 2010 figures in the number of hurling teams from U-8 to U-16 (546 to 602).

1,359 -- Number of underage (8-16) teams participating in Dublin in 2010 (hurling and football).

5 -- All-Ireland semi-finals Dublin teams will contest over the next three weeks. It starts with the minor hurlers on Sunday against Waterford on the same bill as the senior hurlers, who play Tipperary.

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