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#Breakdown

# breakdown - Yesterday’s News

Ireland's pack of jackals well suited to the refocused breakdown interpretations

Andy Farrell was most pleased with his side’s defensive work in the big win over Italy.

# breakdown - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Training with a sheep has jackal specialist CJ Stander in fine fettle

The Munster back row is heading into the restarted Six Nations in superb form.

# breakdown - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Breakdown 'chaos', Leinster rust and looming semi-final on Sexton's mind after restart

The new law interpretations made reopening night a frustrating one for the Leinster captain.

What should we expect with the renewed focus on the breakdown laws?

Referees have been asked to police the existing laws more strictly.

# breakdown - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Why numbers on jerseys matter less than ever as rugby progresses

The return of rugby in New Zealand underlined that Eddie Jones might have been ahead of the curve again.

# breakdown - Sunday 5 April, 2020

Rugby actually enforcing the current breakdown laws is long overdue

World Rugby issued a ‘law application guideline’ for referees earlier this week.

# breakdown - Thursday 2 April, 2020

World Rugby aims to stamp out side entry and players off feet at breakdown

The governing body wants referees to clamp down on side entry and players diving off their feet.

# breakdown - Thursday 26 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Most Irish coronavirus cases contracted in Ireland - new stats give full breakdown on Covid-19 HPSC

Most Irish coronavirus cases contracted in Ireland - new stats give full breakdown on Covid-19

Three children under the age of one have contracted the virus so far.

# breakdown - Monday 23 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Every single county in Ireland now has at least one coronavirus case - here's a breakdown of where the virus is Breakdown

Every single county in Ireland now has at least one coronavirus case - here's a breakdown of where the virus is

Dublin has the highest numbers of cases with 402.

# breakdown - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Analysis: Total accuracy at the breakdown is now almost impossible for referees

Eoin Toolan takes a look at some of the issues with the modern-day breakdown.

# breakdown - Thursday 27 February, 2020

World Rugby forms working group to examine the state of the breakdown

Some of the game’s leading coaches, referees, and medical experts will be involved.

# breakdown - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Analysis: Under-the-radar Josh van der Flier shows jackal class

The Ireland openside isn’t renowned as a jackal but has been working hard on his turnover skills.

# breakdown - Monday 18 November, 2019

Analysis: Aki and Copeland shine as gritty Connacht dig in for crucial turnovers

Andy Friend’s side made some vital breakdown steals in their victory over Montpellier.

# breakdown - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Analysis: Van der Flier and tireless captain Best top Ireland's ruck charts

Joe Schmidt’s men were largely efficient with their clearouts and turned over lots of Scottish possession.

# breakdown - Monday 23 September, 2019

Messi and Klopp are the big men's winners at the Fifa awards, but who voted for whom?

Seamus Coleman picked Messi, Mick McCarthy recognised Klopp while Ronaldo voted for none of his direct rivals and then didn’t bother turning up.

# breakdown - Monday 19 August, 2019

The team that Joe built: Putting together a 2019 World Cup squad

We examine how Ireland’s head coach has developed a group of players to compete in Japan.

# breakdown - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Patients will suffer': Psychiatric nurses' overtime ban reinstated after pay talks break down Mental Health Services

'Patients will suffer': Psychiatric nurses' overtime ban reinstated after pay talks break down

Fianna Fáil TD James Browne said the overtime ban will lead to service disruption and cancellations for patients.

# breakdown - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Analysis: How Saracens took away Tadhg Beirne's jackal threat

The Munster lock was left frustrated in Coventry on Saturday.

# breakdown - Friday 15 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US threw away 'golden opportunity' at Hanoi summit, North Korean official says North Korea

US threw away 'golden opportunity' at Hanoi summit, North Korean official says

A nuclear summit in Hanoi, Vietnam, between Kim and Trump ended without agreement on 28 February.

# breakdown - Thursday 22 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie €1.6 million on stewards and €76k on catering: How much the Pope's visit cost the taxpayer Breakdown

€1.6 million on stewards and €76k on catering: How much the Pope's visit cost the taxpayer

As of 1 November, the OPW had spent €15,754,639.37 on the visit of Pope Francis to Ireland.

# breakdown - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against the All Blacks?

Devin Toner and captain Rory Best were, typically, the busiest players in this department.

# breakdown - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Recoils, reactions and top shoulders - Leinster's breakdown lessons

Leo Cullen’s side will need to be much sharper when they take on the Scarlets this weekend.

# breakdown - Sunday 22 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Farm deaths: Cork most fatal county and July most dangerous month Breakdown

Farm deaths: Cork most fatal county and July most dangerous month

Over the past eight years, the most dangerous months for farm deaths in Ireland have been May, June and July.

# breakdown - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Where and when: Almost 10,000 assaults on HSE staff in past 10 years Nurses

Where and when: Almost 10,000 assaults on HSE staff in past 10 years

Assaults on nursing staff made up the vast majority of these, accounting for 70% with 6,964 assaults.

# breakdown - Thursday 24 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Council by council: An extra 118,000 people have registered to vote ahead of tomorrow's referendum Breakdown

Council by council: An extra 118,000 people have registered to vote ahead of tomorrow's referendum

More than 3.2 million people are now registered to vote in tomorrow’s referendum.

# breakdown - Sunday 6 May, 2018

‘If you strip it all back in rugby, it’s who hits who the hardest’

We spoke to Dan Leavy about his mindset, physicality and breakdown skills.

# breakdown - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Breakdown: Average number of public patients per GPs across the country

Some GPs have as many as 1,218 public patients, while others have just 442.

# breakdown - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Analysis: Peter O'Mahony's unseen work and all the Ireland rucks against France

The Munster captain was hugely effective for Ireland at ruck time.

# breakdown - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Analysis: The remarkable 41 phases that led to Johnny Sexton's drop goal

We’ve taken a look at every single action by the Irish players during their incredible winning passage.

# breakdown - Thursday 28 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie County breakdown of 582,738 penalty points on driving licences Irish Roads

County breakdown of 582,738 penalty points on driving licences

The majority of drivers had three penalty points (400,502), while 59,404 had six points and 42,700 had two.

# breakdown - Monday 11 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'An unending cycle': These were the scandals the Garda Commissioner faced questions over Timeline

'An unending cycle': These were the scandals the Garda Commissioner faced questions over

Over the past year members of the PAC and opposition parties have called for Nóirín O’Sullivan to step down.

# breakdown - Thursday 17 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Garda overtime bill soars to €60.5 million for first six months of 2017 Payday

Garda overtime bill soars to €60.5 million for first six months of 2017

That means it has grown by 57% for January to June compared to the same period last year.

# breakdown - Sunday 23 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Here's what stage 35 primary care centres announced for 20 counties in 2012 are currently in Breakdown

Here's what stage 35 primary care centres announced for 20 counties in 2012 are currently in

The centres were announced five years ago but only one is currently in use.

# breakdown - Saturday 22 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Dentists charging more than listed, home kits not working and rudeness: Ireland's dentistry complaints Breakdown

Dentists charging more than listed, home kits not working and rudeness: Ireland's dentistry complaints

The dental complaints service was contacted 1,235 times last year, with 447 phone calls and 758 emails.

# breakdown - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Wales' omission of 'world class' James Davies increasingly baffling

Rassie Erasmus will have to contend with multiple threats to his ruck this weekend.

# breakdown - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Closer look: Joey Barton bet on his own team 30 times and had just three wins

The suspended midfielder’s statement included plenty of extra details.

# breakdown - Sunday 16 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie County breakdown: 10,640 fathers have taken paternity leave since September Social Protection

County breakdown: 10,640 fathers have taken paternity leave since September

Dublin had the highest number of recipients, while Leitrim had the lowest.

# breakdown - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Analysis: Ireland always work hard but their breakdown must be better in Italy

Devin Toner continues to lead the way for Ireland in terms of sheer ruck numbers.

# breakdown - Thursday 26 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie These are the 23 towns where rent caps will be extended to from midnight Pressure Zones

These are the 23 towns where rent caps will be extended to from midnight

Galway City will join Dublin and Cork city as a ‘rent pressure zone’.

# breakdown - Sunday 22 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Maintenance fees, contactless and ATM charges - here's how much you're paying your bank Breakdown

Maintenance fees, contactless and ATM charges - here's how much you're paying your bank

Do you know how much you’re paying out for using your cards?

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