SPORT IN NUM­BERS

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is the num­ber of 66 feet Jon Rahm putted his fi­nal ball to beat Dustin Johnson in the BMW Cham­pi­onship play-off in Chicago. Fans had al­ready been treated to some spectacula­r shots from both play­ers, who tied at the end of the match, lead­ing to the play-off. Jon still goes into this week’s tour­na­ment be­hind Dustin on points. is the num­ber of 3 tries scored by rugby league player Blake Austin for War­ring­ton Wolves in their 36-0 win over Wake­field. It takes War­ring­ton to third place in the league table and was Blake’s third hat-trick in his ca­reer. His fi­nal try, seal­ing the game and adding to Wake­field’s mis­ery, fol­lowed a run al­most the length of the pitch by fel­low player Ben Currie. is the num­ber of 28 days Arse­nal had to rest be­tween play­ing the FA Cup fi­nal and the Char­ity Shield. Tra­di­tion­ally mark­ing the end of one foot­ball sea­son and the start of an­other, the two resched­uled games had to be played within less than a month fol­low­ing the lock­down. It turned out not to be a prob­lem for the FA Cup win­ners, as they beat Liver­pool on penal­ties.

Arse­nal’s Reiss Nel­son and Ed­die Nke­tiah

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