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# Jackal

Last year
2022
# Jackal
Broken nose healed, Beirne welcomes target on Ireland's backs
The Munster man made his Test debut against the Wallabies back in 2018.
All time
# Turnovers
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.
# Turnovers
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.
# Jackal
Cloete back in Munster mix after head injury but Marshall undergoes surgery
The hooker has had a procedure to remedy a knee issue.
# Back In The Game
Sam Warburton named as part of Pivac's new Wales coaching staff
The 31-year-old will take up a role as technical advisor for defence and breakdown.
# Jackal
Beirne hitting World Cup form after frustrating early yellow card
The Munster man has featured in all three of Ireland’s games so far.
# Breakdown
Analysis: How Saracens took away Tadhg Beirne's jackal threat
The Munster lock was left frustrated in Coventry on Saturday.
# Jackal
Analysis: Peter O'Mahony's sweeping turnover sets a clever trend
The Highlanders adopted the tactic with time running out against the Hurricanes last weekend.
# Jackal
'That's where you're getting so much punishment - three massive free shots'
Sean O’Brien is making his way back from a shoulder injury and wants jackaling players to be protected.
# shut down
Analysis: How Leinster brilliantly negated Tadhg Beirne's jackal threat
The Scarlets second row was left deeply frustrated by Leinster’s excellent rucking.
# Jackal
Analysis: Attention to detail and violence help Ireland deny Pocock
We examine each of the Wallabies back row’s efforts to steal Irish possession last weekend.
# Analysis
Analysis: Ireland win the battle of the chop tackle to stifle Wales
Joe Schmidt’s men showed signs that they had prepared themselves for the Welsh defensive tactics.