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#Analysis

# analysis - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Liverpool's defensive woes and more Champions League talking points

Plus, Tottenham finally enjoy a big win at Wembley.

# analysis - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Analysis: The 25 minutes that may have cost Ireland a World Cup spot

The Boys in Green face an uphill task to qualify for Russia after the results of the past week.

# analysis - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Mourinho's handshake snub and more Premier League talking points

Plus, Chelsea must stamp out disgraceful antisemitic chants aimed at Tottenham fans.

# analysis - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Ireland show remarkable heart but little quality as World Cup hopes diminish

Four talking points as Serbia strike a major blow to the Boys in Green’s aim of reaching Russia.

# analysis - Monday 4 September, 2017

Analysis: Galway deserving All-Ireland winners as Waterford system buckles under intense heat

The Tribesmen were deserving winners of this September decider.

# analysis - Saturday 2 September, 2017

'Hoolahan is a key factor in all of this and it's a statement by the manager when he doesn't play'

The RTÉ Panel were unimpressed by the Norwich star’s absence from proceedings this evening.

The worst performance of the Martin O'Neill era and more Georgia-Ireland talking points

Plus, where the result leaves the Boys in Green’s qualification hopes.

Is Robbie Brady back to his best and more Georgia-Ireland talking points

The Burnley star has struggled to recapture his Euro 2016 form for the Boys in Green.

# analysis - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Analysis: Tyrone show up with no Plan B, Mannion leads Dublin's tackling masterclass

The42′s football analyst Rob Carroll turns his attention towards the defending champions and their ruthless semi-final win over Tyrone.

# analysis - Monday 28 August, 2017

Analysis: The problem with Kerry's sweeper - and why Mayo might need to change up their kickouts

The42′s football analyst Rob Carroll breaks down Mayo’s semi-final success against Kerry.

# analysis - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

The Rugby Show: Reflecting on a hard-fought, but disappointing World Cup for Ireland

Lynne Cantwell joined us to trace out the next steps for this team and women’s rugby in Ireland.

# analysis - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Carragher-Neville debate reflects how football's perception of play-acting is changing

Everton youngster Dominic Calvert-Lewin was the centre of controversy during last night’s match with Man City.

# analysis - Monday 21 August, 2017

Analysis: Sweeper conundrum, Moran's movement, and Mayo's big gamble

The42′s football analyst Rob Carroll breaks down Sunday’s enthralling draw between Kerry and Mayo in Croke Park.

# analysis - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Man United's title challenge and more Premier League talking points

Elsewhere Liverpool had to battle hard for their first win of the season, while recently promoted Brighton suffered another deflating defeat.

# analysis - Friday 18 August, 2017

Two title contenders go head-to-head and more Premier League talking points

Plus, there will be a meeting of the big summer spenders on Monday night.

# analysis - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Opinion: In defence of Scott Hogan's belated decision to declare for Ireland

There has been a mixed reaction to confirmation today that Aston Villa star was applying for an Irish passport.

# analysis - Monday 14 August, 2017

Analysis: Waterford's homework done, Cork's strengths nullified, game-changing moments

Waterford showed composure and maturity to kill off the challenge of 14-man Cork.

# analysis - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Matic gives absolute masterclass and other Premier League talking points from Sunday

Jonjo Shelvey is under the microscope for the wrong reasons once more while Tottenham’s attack looks ominously good.

# analysis - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Stephen Ward the goal machine and more Premier League talking points

Meanwhile Huddersfield return to the top flight with a bang and Wayne Rooney grabs a goal on his second Everton debut.

# analysis - Friday 11 August, 2017

Everton's top four hopes, Irish World Cup contingent and more Premier League talking points

After less than 12 weeks away from our screens, England’s top flight is back.

# analysis - Thursday 10 August, 2017

The Rugby Show: Lynne Cantwell breaks down Ireland's nail-biting start to the Rugby World Cup Analysis This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Lynne Cantwell breaks down Ireland's nail-biting start to the Rugby World Cup

The former Ireland international joins Gavan Casey to break down Ireland’s 19-17 win against Australia.

# analysis - Monday 7 August, 2017

Analysis: Galway's magnificent defensive wall, costly Tipp errors, Canning's wonder winner

Galway were deserving winners of yesterday’s All-Ireland semi-final.

# analysis - Thursday 3 August, 2017

An absolute joy to watch and tactically absorbing, are Napoli set for a defining season? Thrilling This post contains videos

An absolute joy to watch and tactically absorbing, are Napoli set for a defining season?

Under Maurizio Sarri, the side offer up an absolutely outstanding style of play.

Frank Lampard has been officially unveiled as a BT Sport pundit for next season

He will make his debut for the channel during Sunday’s Community Shield between Chelsea and Arsenal.

# analysis - Monday 24 July, 2017

Analysis: Tipp vulnerable but mojo returning, Clare meltdown, 'Brick' the unsung Waterford hero

There were good and bad signs for Tipperary against Clare, while Michael ‘Brick’ Walsh was Waterford’s unsung hero in their victory over Wexford.

# analysis - Saturday 22 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Resolution of garda issues hangs on solving tensions between senior managers Analysis

Resolution of garda issues hangs on solving tensions between senior managers

The first recommendation in the Public Accounts Committee’s report on Templemore focused on strained relationships at the top of the organisation.

# analysis - Saturday 15 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie However you might feel about internships, employers say they use them to spot new hires Analysis

However you might feel about internships, employers say they use them to spot new hires

Graduate jobs survey finds employers more likely to recruit those who interned for them as students.

# analysis - Friday 14 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Just finished college? Here are some tips for that first big job hunt Analysis

Just finished college? Here are some tips for that first big job hunt

Employers are quite clear on what they believe Ireland’s students need to improve on – including their communication skills and being able to work on their own, reveals Mark Mitchell.

# analysis - Thursday 13 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Starting salaries on the rise as graduate jobs market heats up Analysis

Starting salaries on the rise as graduate jobs market heats up

Survey from gradireland shows most employers questioned plan to hire college-leavers this year.

# analysis - Monday 10 July, 2017

Analysis: Mayo clicking again, Clare's serious progress and Aidan O'Shea finding his form

The42′s analyst Rob Carroll takes a closer look at Saturday’s game in Ennis.

# analysis - Friday 7 July, 2017

Analysis: Lions must control Laumape and Savea on the gainline tomorrow

The All Blacks’ powerful backs will look for big gains off set-piece platforms.

# analysis - Monday 3 July, 2017

Kerry have the most potent attack in the country, and the tactics to let it shine

GAA analyst Rob Carroll breaks down the talking points from a one-sided Munster football final.

Analysis: The defensive passage that drove the Lions to their Wellington win

The likes of Jamie George, Jack McGrath, Maro Itoje and Kyle Sinckler all fronted up.

# analysis - Saturday 1 July, 2017

The Rugby Show: How the Lions pulled off their historic win to set up a series decider Analysis This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: How the Lions pulled off their historic win to set up a series decider

Gavan Casey is joined by Murray Kinsella on the line from Wellington to look back on this morning’s massive Test win against the All Blacks.

Rumours of the Lions' future demise proven to be very premature

This was a huge game for the touring side, whose future had been strongly questioned.

# analysis - Friday 30 June, 2017

Analysis: The key areas for the Lions if they are to win in Wellington

We’ve looked at the areas where Warren Gatland’s side need to be better against the All Blacks.

# analysis - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan looks ahead to the Lions' second test against the All Blacks Analysis This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan looks ahead to the Lions' second test against the All Blacks

Eddie O’Sullivan was one of the coaches the last time the Lions toured New Zealand, in 2005.

# analysis - Monday 26 June, 2017

Analysis: Big moments decide big games and the Lions came up short

The tourists’ inability to finish chances early in the first half was pivotal in the first Test.

# analysis - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Analysis: All Blacks show a brutal edge the Lions were sorely lacking

The tourists must up the ante when it comes to the contact in Test two.