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#Key Battles

# key-battles - Sunday 2 February, 2014

3 key battles for Ireland to win against Scotland in Dublin
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# 3kb

3 key battles for Ireland to win against Scotland in Dublin

Feb 2nd 2014, 10:15 AM 5,369 Views 14 Comments

With Joe Schmidt’s men looking to get underway with a victory, these head-to-heads could be crucial.

# key-battles - Friday 13 December, 2013

Three battles Munster must win to reign supreme in Perpignan
# Heineken Cup
# Heineken Cup

Three battles Munster must win to reign supreme in Perpignan

Dec 13th 2013, 7:41 PM 3,834 Views 6 Comments

A bonus point win came handily in Limerick last weekend. The return match should prove a tight affair.

# key-battles - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Three key battles as Connacht look to upset Toulouse
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# Mission Impossible?

Three key battles as Connacht look to upset Toulouse

Dec 7th 2013, 3:16 PM 2,235 Views 0 Comments

Pat Lam’s side travel to France in the hope of causing a major upset against the Top 14 powerhouses.

Munster v Perpignan: Three crucial head-to-heads in Limerick
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# Key Battles

Munster v Perpignan: Three crucial head-to-heads in Limerick

Dec 7th 2013, 2:29 PM 3,592 Views 3 Comments

The Top 14 side are without some key men, but still have the potential to upset the Limerick crowd.

# key-battles - Friday 6 December, 2013

Ulster v Treviso: Three keys to a home victory at Ravenhill
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# 3kb

Ulster v Treviso: Three keys to a home victory at Ravenhill

Dec 6th 2013, 6:30 PM 1,676 Views 0 Comments

Treviso have struggled this season, but they will match up key men in areas Ulster have suffered injuries.

# key-battles - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Munster v Leinster: 3 key battles that will decide the bragging rights
# Red V Blue
# Red V Blue

Munster v Leinster: 3 key battles that will decide the bragging rights

Apr 13th 2013, 8:57 AM 2,145 Views 1 Comment

Warren Gatland and his coaching crew will be at Thomond Park to witness the interprovincial clash.

# key-battles - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Connacht v Munster: 3 key battles to decide the outcome
# Pro12
# Pro12

Connacht v Munster: 3 key battles to decide the outcome

Dec 22nd 2012, 3:11 PM 1,147 Views 0 Comments

History favours the Reds but a glance at the teamsheets suggests a home win.

# key-battles - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Pro12: Six things to watch out for in tonight's Leinster v Munster clash
# Civil War
# Civil War

Pro12: Six things to watch out for in tonight's Leinster v Munster clash

Oct 6th 2012, 1:45 PM 6,605 Views 8 Comments

We can’t bloody wait.

# key-battles - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Cork v Kildare: where the All-Ireland quarter-final will be won and lost
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# Key Battles

Cork v Kildare: where the All-Ireland quarter-final will be won and lost

Aug 1st 2012, 12:00 PM 1,031 Views 1 Comment

Kerry and Donegal may take top billing this weekend but the clash of the Rebels and Lilywhites is just as intriguing. Emmet Ryan breaks it down

# key-battles - Friday 27 April, 2012

Clermont v Leinster: 3 key battles to decide European Cup clash
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# Last Four

Clermont v Leinster: 3 key battles to decide European Cup clash

Apr 27th 2012, 5:40 PM 1,093 Views 0 Comments

We look at the main areas that Joe Schmidt’s men will graft for an advantage to make the final in Twickenham.

# key-battles - Friday 6 April, 2012

Munster versus Ulster: 3 keys battles to decide European Cup clash
# Aviva Awaits
# Aviva Awaits

Munster versus Ulster: 3 keys battles to decide European Cup clash

Apr 6th 2012, 11:30 AM 377 Views 0 Comments

A semi-final date at Lansdowne Road awaits and some familiar faces return to spice up the knock-out clash

Leinster versus Cardiff: 3 key battles for the quarter-final clash
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# Key Battles

Leinster versus Cardiff: 3 key battles for the quarter-final clash

Apr 6th 2012, 9:55 AM 318 Views 0 Comments

Scrum and breakdown will be key at the Aviva but can Brian O’Driscoll shimmy through the Jamie Roberts sized gap in Cardiff’s midfield

# key-battles - Sunday 7 August, 2011

Battle stations: Where Kilkenny v Waterford will be won and lost
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# Clash Of The Ash

Battle stations: Where Kilkenny v Waterford will be won and lost

Aug 7th 2011, 11:31 AM 542 Views 0 Comments

We’ve identified the four key areas that will decide who goes forward to the All-Ireland final.

# key-battles - Friday 20 May, 2011

Battle Stations: where this year's Heineken Cup will be won and lost
# Tactics
# Tactics

Battle Stations: where this year's Heineken Cup will be won and lost

May 20th 2011, 10:00 AM 107 Views 0 Comments

We take a look at five key areas in which this year’s Heineken Cup could be decided.