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Yesterday’s News

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Monday 10 April, 2017

Analysis: Attacking width and Moran's power help Kerry to end Dublin hoodoo

Kerry have proof that, for now at least, they are competitive, writes our football analyst Rob Carroll.

Monday 20 March, 2017

Analysis: Kerry's attacks and pressure on kickouts tests Dublin but decision making proves costly

The42′s columnist Rob Carroll looks back at Saturday’s showdown.

Thursday 16 March, 2017

Analysis: Putting Colm Cooper on the back foot, the McKaigue factor, Slaughtneil's high press

The42′s columnist takes a closer look at Chrissy McKaigue’s role for Slaughtneil.

Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Analysis: The skill and class of Cooper and O'Leary have been key to Dr Crokes' All-Ireland club hopes

The42′s columnist Rob Carroll takes a closer look at the Kerry senior attacking duo before the All-Ireland senior club final.

Monday 6 March, 2017

Analysis: Mayo's first-half shambles and Dublin's clever attacking

The42 columnist Rob Carroll on Dublin’s dominant victory on Saturday night.

Monday 13 February, 2017

Analysis: How Tyrone's sweeper and tackling nearly ended the Dubs' unbeaten run

The42′s columnist Rob Carroll takes a closer look at Saturday night’s game.

Monday 12 December, 2016

Analysis: Connolly with St Vincent's - football quality, speed of thought and fear for opponents

The42′s columnist Rob Carroll takes a closer look at yesterday’s Leinster club final.

Monday 28 November, 2016

Analysis: Slaughtneil complete historic treble - but tactics could leave them vulnerable

Derry club have won senior football, hurling and camogie titles in Ulster this year. How far can they go?

Monday 14 November, 2016

Analysis: Corofin benefit from kick passing as shooting costs Castlebar in Connacht club thriller

Analyst Rob Carroll breaks down Corofin’s victory over Castlebar Mitchels yesterday.

Monday 3 October, 2016

Analysis: Mayo goalkeeper, Dublin's movement, Keegan goal, deserved champions

The42.ie’s columnist Rob Carroll looks back at another superb showdown.

Monday 19 September, 2016

Analysis: Own goals, Dublin's shooting under pressure, Mayo's ferocious tackling

The42′s columnist Rob Carroll casts an eye over yesterday’s drawn All-Ireland football final.

Monday 29 August, 2016

Analysis: Kerry's long ball tactic, Cluxton's kickouts, fouls hurt Kerry, Dublin's process triumphs

The42′s columnist looks back at yesterday’s epic clash.

Monday 22 August, 2016

Analysis: Barry Moran's impact, patchy Mayo, key turnovers and Tipperary's brave football approach

Stephen Rochford’s team triumphed as Liam Kearns side fell short.

Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Analysis: Dublin's attacking style, Cluxton kickout influence and Dubs dabble in dark arts

Columnist Rob Carroll takes a closer look at last Saturday’s game in Croke Park.

Monday 8 August, 2016

Analysis: How Mayo's intelligent attacking play took down the Ulster champions

Rob Carroll breaks down Saturday’s All-Ireland SFC quarter-final clash at Croke Park.

Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Analysis: Mayo turnovers, Andy Moran is key, shaky Donegal defending, McBrearty's vital role

Football analyst Rob Carroll looks at how Mayo and Donegal can try to stop Tyrone and Dublin.

Monday 1 August, 2016

Analysis: Defensive doubts remain in spite of Tipp's historic triumph

Liam Kearns’ men are looking ahead to the county’s first All-Ireland football semi-final in 81 years.

Monday 18 July, 2016

Analysis: How Tyrone finally wrestled back their Ulster crown from Donegal

GAA analyst Rob Carroll talks us through a tactically-absorbing Ulster SFC final.

Monday 11 July, 2016

Analysis: Numbers don't add up for Roscommon but Galway let them off the hook

Football analyst Rob Carroll breaks down the tactical battle that led to yesterday’s Connacht final stalemate.

Monday 4 July, 2016

Analysis: Job well done for Kerry - but better counties will punish weak spots

Football analyst Rob Carroll takes a closer look at how the Kingdom won their latest provincial crown.

Monday 27 June, 2016

Analysis: Hitting Dublin on the counter, dilemma for Cluxton kickouts and Meath hurt by Rock frees

Rob Carroll takes a closer look at yesterday’s Dublin-Meath showdown in Croke Park.

Monday 20 June, 2016

Analysis: Confused defensive shape, lack of bodies in attack – where it went wrong for Mayo

Rob Carroll breaks down Galway’s shock win over Mayo in the Connacht SFC on Saturday night.

Monday 6 June, 2016

Analysis: Better width, ineffective Laois kickouts and areas to exploit Dublin

Rob Carroll breaks down Saturday’s Leinster SFC quarter-final clash at Nowlan Park.

Monday 23 May, 2016

Analysis: Teams talk about fast counter-attacks - but Tyrone are walking the walk

GAA analyst Rob Carroll breaks down yesterday’s Ulster SFC quarter-final in Celtic Park.

Monday 25 April, 2016

Analysis: Better defence, better movement, better decisions - it all added up for ruthless Dublin

Rob Carroll breaks down the Division 1 football final to discover how Dublin steamrolled Kerry.

Monday 11 April, 2016

Analysis: How Dublin beat the blanket defence - and why Donegal couldn't find a way through

Leading GAA analyst Rob Carroll starts his new column for The42 with a closer look at the second of yesterday’s league semi-finals.