Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 10 °C Wednesday 24 April, 2019

#Breakdown

# breakdown - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against South Africa?

Paul O’Connell was a leader for Ireland last weekend in more ways than one.

# breakdown - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Analysis: Breakdown battle can be won with supporting turnover 'assists'

We take a look at three examples of how the second defensive player can make the difference post-tackle.

# breakdown - Saturday 25 October, 2014

'We couldn't get the ball we wanted': Best laments key turnovers that cost Ulster

Head coach Neil Doak refused to accept that the quarter-finals are now beyond reach.

# breakdown - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie It's not just you - there were problems with Gmail everywhere this morning Breakdown

Openside O'Donnell living the Munster tradition of breakdown competition

The 27-year-old Tipp native discusses competing for steals and CJ Stander’s impact with ball in hand.

# breakdown - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Analysis: How did Munster stun Leinster at the Aviva on Saturday?

We’ve examined the southern province’s superb work at the breakdown, as well as their kicking strategy and attack.

# breakdown - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Analysis: Connacht's defence drives strong start to Pro12 season

We take a look at the mindset and understanding that helped the western province to beat Leinster.

# breakdown - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Heenan taking things slowly as Connacht look for rapid improvement

The 22-year-old openside flanker tells TheScore.ie how he works on his breakdown skills.

# breakdown - Thursday 28 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Now you can officially find out how (un)popular you are on Twitter Snapshot

Now you can officially find out how (un)popular you are on Twitter

The site has opened up its analytics service to all users so now you can see how well (or badly) your tweets are doing.

# breakdown - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Analysis: Brumbies' breakdown work gives them shot against Waratahs

We use GIFs and screenshots to examine the positive influence Laurie Fisher has had on the Brumbies.

# breakdown - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ambulance breaks down with life support patient on board Emergency

Ambulance breaks down with life support patient on board

The National Ambulance Service said another vehicle was at the scene within around ten minutes but a paramedic in the region said the fleet is old and putting people at risk.

# breakdown - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Which Premier League team has the most representatives at the World Cup this summer?

105 players from England’s domestic league will feature in total.

# breakdown - Friday 30 May, 2014

Analysis: Glasgow's defence poses a direct challenge to Leinster's crown

Matt O’Connor’s side will need to be at their attacking best to break down the most effective defence in the Pro12.

# breakdown - Monday 26 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here's how many seats each party holds on your local council Shake Up

Here's how many seats each party holds on your local council

What group is dominating local politics in your area?

# breakdown - Saturday 24 May, 2014

5 key areas in the Toulon v Saracens Heineken Cup final

Back row blockbuster, kicking out-halves, squad cultures, midfield excellence and Plan B.

# breakdown - Thursday 22 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Want to know how generous companies in your area are? Impact Map

Want to know how generous companies in your area are?

An impact map lets you see how companies supported local charities last year.

# breakdown - Sunday 11 May, 2014

‘Sol had a breakdown… Arsenal shouldn't have let him come back to training 4 days later’

The former England star’s biographer, Simon Astaire, chats to TheScore.ie.

# breakdown - Saturday 3 May, 2014

7 simple fitness tips that will improve your rugby game

We spoke to Munster’s Strength and Conditioning coach Aled Walters to get his advice on the subtle differences that can transform your game.

# breakdown - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Analysis: Leinster's game plan comes up short against Toulon's extreme power

Using GIFs and videos, we’ve examined the province’s kicking and attacking during the Heineken Cup quarter-final.

# breakdown - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Analysis: Munster's breakdown and mauling power give them a Heineken Cup shot

We’ve pulled out the GIFs and videos to examine the strength of Rob Penney’s men in dismantling Toulouse last weekend.

# breakdown - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Munster's O'Mahony re-focused on provincial ambitions ahead of Leinster derby

The Ireland back row is hungry for more success after helping Ireland to the Six Nations.

# breakdown - Friday 21 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ambulance broke down on the way to take a baby to hospital Dangerous Delay

Ambulance broke down on the way to take a baby to hospital

A second ambulance sent to transport the baby is also believed to have developed mechanical problems before eventually reaching Dublin from Cork.

Analysis: How did Ireland win the Six Nations? (Part 1)

Using videos and GIFs, we’ve examined some of the elements that went into Joe Schmidt’s men being crowned champions.

# breakdown - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here's the breakdown of €20m for flood repairs across the country Flood Funding

Here's the breakdown of €20m for flood repairs across the country

Clare has been allocated almost half of the money made available.

# breakdown - Saturday 22 February, 2014

O'Connell leads Ireland's return to Triple Crown chase

It’s been a while since the Ireland captain held a title that was once common.

# breakdown - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Les Kiss: Discipline the key for Ireland in land of the giants

“We’re not about evaporating away from the ruck area, we’ll pick and choose when we go for it,” says the defence coach.

# breakdown - Saturday 18 January, 2014

O'Mahony: 'For a big man, Paulie gets himself into a good position'

The Munster captain has highlighted the intensive work the province has done around the breakdown in recent months.

# breakdown - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie This is how many people use Facebook in each county Breakdown

This is how many people use Facebook in each county

In 24 of the 26 counties in Ireland, less than half of people have a Facebook account.

# breakdown - Friday 8 November, 2013

Henry catapulted into starring role as Ireland’s breakdown chief

The Ulster openside has been highlighted by Joe Schmidt and his teammates as a key man.

# breakdown - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Samoa’s breakdown ability is a danger for Ireland

Joe Schmidt’s men will need to be focused and effective at ruck time when they have possession.

# breakdown - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Finding back row balance is key to Ireland's November hopes

Joe Schmidt has a number of options to choose from at the back of the scrum.

# breakdown - Thursday 17 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Fire Brigade ambulance breaks down with patient on board Breakdown

Fire Brigade ambulance breaks down with patient on board Exclusive

It was one of two breakdowns involving the service’s ambulances within the space of an hour this morning.

# breakdown - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Sean O’Brien showing that he has become the complete openside for Leinster

The Ireland international was the clear winner of the breakdown against the Ospreys’ Justin Tipuric.

# breakdown - Friday 26 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here's how many Irish businesses 'died' in one year Ireland

Here's how many Irish businesses 'died' in one year

New CSO figures show that while 11,237 enterprises were ‘born’ in 2011, 18,308 ‘died’.

# breakdown - Saturday 22 June, 2013

O'Driscoll aims to keep it simple while chasing new high at Suncorp

12 years on from his watershed display at The Gabba, the centre unveiled the gameplan needed for a repeat result.

# breakdown - Monday 1 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ministerial travel costs down to €4.9 million in 2012 Breakdown

Ministerial travel costs down to €4.9 million in 2012

TheJournal.ie takes a look at figures released by the Government last week.

# breakdown - Thursday 15 November, 2012

David Campese hoping England end Robbie Deans' Australia reign

The Wallabies legend says the Kiwi coach is ‘worst thing’ that has happened to Australian rugby.

# breakdown - Friday 22 June, 2012

Preview: Another glorious chance to make Irish rugby history awaits

It will be by no means a simple task but the All Blacks are shorn of the services of Dan Carter, their first-choice wingers and two-thirds of their back row.

# breakdown - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

3 ways Ireland can be more competitive against New Zealand on Saturday

What else would you want to after a comprehensive defeat to the world champions, than play them again on their own turf seven days later?

# breakdown - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Henry: Leinster the masters of slow ruck ball, not us

‘Brian O’Driscoll’s talking about us slowing the ball down, but Leinster are the best team in Europe at it.’