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# expert-view - 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.

Analysis: Waterford's attacking threat, war in the skies and spare man dilemma against Kilkenny

All-Ireland winning captain Tommy Dunne dissects Waterford and Kilkenny’s thrilling All-Ireland semi-final stalemate at Croke Park.

# expert-view - Sunday 7 August, 2016

John Gardiner: Waterford's brilliance, Kilkenny's survival instincts and an incredible contest

The42.ie’s columnist reflects on an epic game in Croke Park.

# expert-view - 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.

# expert-view - Monday 25 July, 2016

Analysis: Galway destroy the Clare sweeper, a stunning Joe show and Waterford worries

All-Ireland winning captain Tommy Dunne takes a closer look at the factors behind victories for Galway and Waterford in yesterday’s All-Ireland senior hurling quarter-finals.

# expert-view - 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.

# expert-view - 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.

Analysis: Waterford systems failure, John McGrath magic and Tipp's unsung heroes

All-Ireland winning captain Tommy Dunne takes a closer look at the factors behind his native Tipperary’s demolition job on Waterford at the Gaelic Grounds.

# expert-view - Monday 4 July, 2016

Analysis: Naive Galway crumble under pressure again and a tribute to Kilkenny's unsung hero

All-Ireland winning captain Tommy Dunne dissects Kilkenny’s victory over Galway in yesterday’s Leinster senior hurling final.

# expert-view - 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.

# expert-view - Monday 20 June, 2016

Analysis: Tipp's rising tide, Limerick all at sea and the 'Bonner' Maher influence

All-Ireland winning captain Tommy Dunne pinpoints the influence of Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher in yesterday’s Munster SHC semi-final win for Tipperary against Limerick.

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.

# expert-view - Friday 17 June, 2016

'I know this group very well, they are proud and will react against Ireland' - Former Belgium boss

Georges Leekens talks to The42 about what went wrong for Marc Wilmots’ side against Italy, where they can improve and how they will try to beat Ireland.

# expert-view - Monday 13 June, 2016

Analysis: Kilkenny's new 'bolter', the Fennelly factor and Dublin meltdown

All-Ireland winning captain Tommy Dunne dissects Kilkenny’s ominous statement of intent against Dublin.

# expert-view - Monday 6 June, 2016

Analysis: How Austin Gleeson and Waterford finally broke down Clare

All-Ireland winning captain Tommy Dunne dissects Waterford’s impressive victory over Clare in Thurles.

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.

# expert-view - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Analysis: How Cork were the architects of their own downfall against Tipperary

All-Ireland winning captain Tommy Dunne starts his new column by taking a closer look at how his native Tipp got the better of Cork.

# expert-view - 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.

# expert-view - 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.

# expert-view - 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.

# expert-view - Thursday 7 April, 2016

John Gardiner: Cork lose experience, Rebel manager's long-term view and sympathy for players

The cut of experienced Cork players has been a major talking point.

# expert-view - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

John Kavanagh: What Conor will do at UFC 197 will never happen again

Conor McGregor’s head coach on the challenge facing them in Las Vegas on 5 March.

# expert-view - Friday 18 December, 2015

# expert-view - Friday 11 December, 2015

Our journey to the biggest fight in UFC history started in a video shop on George's Street in 1996

John Kavanagh brings us his latest exclusive column ahead of tomorrow night’s fight at UFC 194.

# expert-view - Monday 30 November, 2015

John Kavanagh: Part of me can see this fight being over in 60 seconds

Conor McGregor’s head coach brings us his latest exclusive column ahead of next week’s big fight.

# expert-view - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

'Paddy Holohan is the people's main event at UFC Dublin' - John Kavanagh

The latest from Ireland’s leading mixed martial arts coach in his exclusive column.

# expert-view - Friday 16 October, 2015

Peter Stringer: Johnny's kicking will be crucial in punishing indiscipline from Argentina

Our World Cup columnist previews the World Cup quarter-final.

# expert-view - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Does a run or gym session leave you strained? Here are 6 tips to recover like a pro

And no we don’t just recommend lying on the couch for the rest of the day.

# expert-view - Monday 28 September, 2015

How do I know if I'm Gluten intolerant and what does it all really mean?

Step this way for (Gluten) free advice.

# expert-view - Friday 25 September, 2015

Samoan secrets: Power, humility, and the spark to trouble the best defences Expert View This post contains videos

Samoan secrets: Power, humility, and the spark to trouble the best defences

Former Leinster and Munster back Eoghan Hickey takes a closer look at the Pacific Islanders.

# expert-view - Sunday 20 September, 2015

Johnny Doyle: Damp squib of a final symptomatic of a disappointing championship

The42′s football columnist dissects today’s All-Ireland final.

# expert-view - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

John Kavanagh: 'If Conor's only motivation was money he'd no longer be fighting'

The latest exclusive column from Ireland’s leading MMA coach.

# expert-view - Monday 7 September, 2015

Brendan Cummins: More Kilkenny glory, Joe's struggles and Fennelly's power surge

The42′s hurling columnist reviews Sunday’s action.

# expert-view - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Do you agree with The Sunday Game’s man-of-the-match selection? Expert View This post contains a poll

Do you agree with The Sunday Game’s man-of-the-match selection?

Burke, Fennelly and Reid were the candidates.

# expert-view - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Johnny Doyle: After a farcical sideshow, today reminded us what the GAA is all about

Our football columnist gives his take on Saturday’s All-Ireland football semi-final replay.

# expert-view - Thursday 3 September, 2015

John Gardiner: Unpredictable Galway, minor memories and Joe's big arrival

The42′s hurling analyst runs the rule over Sunday’s All-Ireland senior finalists Galway.

# expert-view - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Brendan Cummins: Galway Kryptonite, Kilkenny's secret weapon and TJ influence

The42′s hurling analyst provides an indepth analysis of what makes Kilkenny tick.

# expert-view - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Johnny Doyle: Kerry remain the team to beat but Tyrone can be proud of their efforts

The42′s Gaelic football columnist looks back at today’s All-Ireland semi-final.

# expert-view - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Brendan Cummins: Dealing with Galway’s Hercules, pressure on Joe and Tipp’s credentials

The 42′s hurling columnist Brendan Cummins looks ahead to Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final.

# expert-view - Monday 10 August, 2015

John Gardiner: Relentless Kilkenny march on but Waterford can still be proud after 2015

The42.ie’s hurling columnist reviews today’s Croke Park showdown.