Kerry v Mayo 2014 Championship

Kerry v Mayo 2014 Championship


For those new to the blog, or who haven’t been here for a while, please find a refresher on the definitions and how the numbers are compiled here


Team Possessions Shots Shot Rate Scores Success Rate Weighting
Kerry 40 28 70% 17 61% +3.252
Mayo 37 29 78% 17 59% +2.792
Champ (’12 & ’13 avg) 35.8 27.6 77.2% 14.1 51.0%

A relatively even set of numbers as befitting a high quality draw. The shooting from both teams was of the highest order.

In the Cork game Mayo created 50 attacking possessions becoming, incidentally, the only team outside Dublin to achieve that figure. 37 attacks here may seem on the low side (granted they were down to 14 men for half the game) but that does not take into account the opposition.

Kerry are past masters at controlling the tempo of the game. In the previous 6 Championship games…

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