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Question on numbers….

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Re: Question on numbers….

Postby Russ » Wed Oct 26, 2016 10:12 am

Dave wrote:
Russ wrote:
Gerald the Mole wrote:
Russ wrote:
Cockatrice wrote:I note the IRFU states 153,000 registered players which I presume means at senior level.... although if so the figure of 35,000 for Ulster might even be considered a tad low.

At 35,000 that must work out at over 2,300 club teams playing every week..

If I'm a member at 2 clubs in Ulster and 1 in London. What am I?


Being a member and being a registered player is two different things are they not? You can't be registered in two unions unless one of those teams is a university and your a current student, and only then can you play for the university ,

Russ , are you in arrears with your club subs? If not your earning too much money son.

We always feel like we should be earning more

I'm also registered as a full time student

All about those international tickets

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Re: Question on numbers….

Postby Cockatrice » Wed Oct 26, 2016 3:29 pm

are these virtual rugby player stats just to keep up with KPI's?

Rooster… where are the best places to look for 30,000 mocked up sheep sorry rugby players dotted around the province..
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Re: Question on numbers….

Postby striker » Wed Oct 26, 2016 3:33 pm

Average of about 50 fixtures total involving adult teams in Ulster clubs each week (ulster Branch website) which would equate to approx 1500 adult players-being a member of a club the adult game has diminished shockingly in the last number of years-mini rugby is a big catch but to be honest is a creche facility in a lot of cases and is there any throughput into the clubs later once they move on?
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Re: Question on numbers….

Postby Gerald the Mole » Wed Oct 26, 2016 6:58 pm

striker wrote:Average of about 50 fixtures total involving adult teams in Ulster clubs each week (ulster Branch website) which would equate to approx 1500 adult players-being a member of a club the adult game has diminished shockingly in the last number of years-mini rugby is a big catch but to be honest is a creche facility in a lot of cases and is there any throughput into the clubs later once they move on?


But, you have to be wrong, adult rugby is thriving in Ulster with more games than ever being played.
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Re: Question on numbers….

Postby Rooster » Wed Oct 26, 2016 8:02 pm

Cockatrice wrote:are these virtual rugby player stats just to keep up with KPI's?

Rooster… where are the best places to look for 30,000 mocked up sheep sorry rugby players dotted around the province..

I would say the Sperrins around Dungiven and you could check the South Armagh hills and best check the Cooley mountain as well just in case Leinster have borrowed some for the annual head count, mind you the ones you find in South Armagh might have been borrowed from Leinster in which case there won't be any on Cooley if you get my drift, best to send out a letter with notice that you intend to do a head count so the figure match up and pray Leinster don't check their number on the same day.
When you are checking the Sperrins ones watch out for lorries with DL plates dropping some off and don't count them twice when you head to Donegal, neither lot up there realise they are part of Ulster !
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Re: Question on numbers….

Postby BR » Wed Oct 26, 2016 8:22 pm

Cockatrice wrote:Does anyone know the so called break down for rugby players in Ulster?


Surely they just make those numbers up. Nobody really cares.
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Re: Question on numbers….

Postby Cockatrice » Wed Nov 02, 2016 6:06 pm

BR wrote:
Cockatrice wrote:Does anyone know the so called break down for rugby players in Ulster?


Surely they just make those numbers up. Nobody really cares.


I asked one of those nice little committee members and they tell me 4,700 registered players. A long way short of the 35,000 players claimed but as you say who apart from the KPI's checkers actually cares… Gone are the days anyhow when you could be picked out playing for your club and find yourself in the Ulster team. Its now all about being picked out at schools level and fed into the system.. no real room for late development..
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Re: Question on numbers….

Postby BR » Wed Nov 02, 2016 6:09 pm

Cockatrice wrote:
BR wrote:
Cockatrice wrote:Does anyone know the so called break down for rugby players in Ulster?


Surely they just make those numbers up. Nobody really cares.


I asked one of those nice little committee members and they tell me 4,700 registered players. A long way short of the 35,000 players claimed but as you say who apart from the KPI's checkers actually cares… Gone are the days anyhow when you could be picked out playing for your club and find yourself in the Ulster team. Its now all about being picked out at schools level and fed into the system.. no real room for late development..

Damn you! Are you suggesting I give up on my dream of an Ulster cap?
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Re: Question on numbers….

Postby pwrmoore » Fri Nov 11, 2016 11:45 am

BR wrote:
Cockatrice wrote:
BR wrote:
Cockatrice wrote:Does anyone know the so called break down for rugby players in Ulster?


Surely they just make those numbers up. Nobody really cares.


I asked one of those nice little committee members and they tell me 4,700 registered players. A long way short of the 35,000 players claimed but as you say who apart from the KPI's checkers actually cares… Gone are the days anyhow when you could be picked out playing for your club and find yourself in the Ulster team. Its now all about being picked out at schools level and fed into the system.. no real room for late development..

Damn you! Are you suggesting I give up on my dream of an Ulster cap?


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Re: Question on numbers….

Postby BR » Fri Nov 11, 2016 12:55 pm

pwrmoore wrote:
BR wrote:
Cockatrice wrote:
BR wrote:
Cockatrice wrote:Does anyone know the so called break down for rugby players in Ulster?


Surely they just make those numbers up. Nobody really cares.


I asked one of those nice little committee members and they tell me 4,700 registered players. A long way short of the 35,000 players claimed but as you say who apart from the KPI's checkers actually cares… Gone are the days anyhow when you could be picked out playing for your club and find yourself in the Ulster team. Its now all about being picked out at schools level and fed into the system.. no real room for late development..

Damn you! Are you suggesting I give up on my dream of an Ulster cap?


You could always buy one here

I already own ALL those except for the Armagh one (in which I would not be seen dead).
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Re: Question on numbers….

Postby Rooster » Fri Nov 11, 2016 2:38 pm

BR wrote:
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BR wrote:
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BR wrote:[quote="Cockatrice"]Does anyone know the so called break down for rugby players in Ulster?


Surely they just make those numbers up. Nobody really cares.


I asked one of those nice little committee members and they tell me 4,700 registered players. A long way short of the 35,000 players claimed but as you say who apart from the KPI's checkers actually cares… Gone are the days anyhow when you could be picked out playing for your club and find yourself in the Ulster team. Its now all about being picked out at schools level and fed into the system.. no real room for late development..

Damn you! Are you suggesting I give up on my dream of an Ulster cap?


You could always buy one here

I already own ALL those except for the Armagh one (in which I would not be seen dead).[/quote]
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Re: Question on numbers….

Postby BR » Fri Nov 11, 2016 3:53 pm

Rooster wrote:That is neither the City or County coat of arms, it's the GAA version

I have no prejudice - I dislike all three!
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Re: Question on numbers….

Postby big mervyn » Thu Nov 17, 2016 10:13 pm

Some rare wans there. The white NI one with green and orange font is interesting and Scotch Irish :scratch: Must be something to do with whiskey.
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Re: Question on numbers….

Postby Rooster » Thu Nov 17, 2016 10:24 pm

big mervyn wrote:Some rare wans there. The white NI one with green and orange font is interesting and Scotch Irish :scratch: Must be something to do with whiskey.

Probably half of them designed by Trump voters.
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