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#Know Your Enemy

# know-your-enemy - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Youthful, confident and dangerous, Japan are out to make their mark at World Cup
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Youthful, confident and dangerous, Japan are out to make their mark at World Cup

Aug 3rd 2017, 1:09 PM 2,942 Views 0 Comments

We take a closer look at the second of Ireland’s Pool C opponents.

# know-your-enemy - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Australia gunning to 'knock off' Ireland in World Cup opener
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Australia gunning to 'knock off' Ireland in World Cup opener

Aug 2nd 2017, 8:55 AM 6,482 Views 2 Comments

The Wallaroos are low on experience, but in no shortage of confidence as they bring their Olympic gold medalists to the 15s game.

# know-your-enemy - Friday 5 August, 2016

Everything you need to know about Dundalk's Champions League opponents
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Everything you need to know about Dundalk's Champions League opponents

Aug 5th 2016, 1:06 PM 10,836 Views 16 Comments

Legia Warsaw stand between the Lilywhites and a historic place in the competition’s group-stage.

# know-your-enemy - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Ireland face a familiar (and formidable) foe in U20 World Championship opener
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Ireland face a familiar (and formidable) foe in U20 World Championship opener

Jun 5th 2016, 9:22 AM 8,060 Views 6 Comments

The Grand Slam winners have lost a key man, but they are still an impressive outfit as we near the big kick-off.

# know-your-enemy - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Ability, attitude... and the next Shane Williams? The Welsh perspective on the Six Nations
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Ability, attitude... and the next Shane Williams? The Welsh perspective on the Six Nations

Feb 6th 2016, 9:30 AM 6,794 Views 1 Comment

Welsh rugby blogger Seb Greenwood believes Gatland’s side have got what it takes to go all the way.

# know-your-enemy - Friday 5 February, 2016

Have we got a kicker? Can we defend? The Italian perspective on the Six Nations
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Have we got a kicker? Can we defend? The Italian perspective on the Six Nations

Feb 5th 2016, 7:30 PM 3,999 Views 3 Comments

Italian rugby blogger Dario Mazzocchi serves up the penultimate part of our Six Nations preview series.

# know-your-enemy - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Lewandowski aside, do Ireland have much to fear when they come up against Poland?
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Lewandowski aside, do Ireland have much to fear when they come up against Poland?

Mar 24th 2015, 9:00 PM 8,779 Views 18 Comments

Why Martin O’Neill’s men must watch out for Kamil Glik, Grzegorz Krychowiak and Arkadiusz Milik among others.

# know-your-enemy - Friday 27 February, 2015

England XV as expected with Goode and Nowell brought in for Ireland clash
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England XV as expected with Goode and Nowell brought in for Ireland clash

Feb 27th 2015, 10:09 AM 8,703 Views 21 Comments

Stuart Lancaster has kept the changes in his back three.

# know-your-enemy - Friday 6 February, 2015

France: We have to give Lopez the keys and let him play his game
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France: We have to give Lopez the keys and let him play his game

Feb 6th 2015, 9:27 PM 4,708 Views 2 Comments

Jeremy from the Bajadita rugby blog profiles Les Bleus ahead of opening weekend.

# know-your-enemy - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Scotland: Big Vern in charge, talent pushing through... but we dread another false dawn
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Scotland: Big Vern in charge, talent pushing through... but we dread another false dawn

Feb 5th 2015, 8:05 PM 3,308 Views 2 Comments

Our Scottish friends get us up to speed on their Six Nations chances.

# know-your-enemy - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Italy: We'll always have Parisse
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Italy: We'll always have Parisse

Feb 4th 2015, 12:05 AM 4,586 Views 0 Comments

We asked the man in the know about Italian rugby to tell us how the Azzurri are shaping up.

# know-your-enemy - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Know your enemy: English expectancy dips before big opening night
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Know your enemy: English expectancy dips before big opening night

Feb 3rd 2015, 11:29 AM 5,856 Views 1 Comment

We asked the Blood and Mud blog to preview the Six Nations from England’s perspective. Here’s what he had to say.

# know-your-enemy - Thursday 20 November, 2014

'We'll have to show Cheika something he hasn't seen before' -- Jonathan Sexton
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'We'll have to show Cheika something he hasn't seen before' -- Jonathan Sexton

Nov 20th 2014, 4:16 PM 14,135 Views 12 Comments

Ireland’s out-half also looked back on a painful day the last time he faced his former coach.

# know-your-enemy - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

'Boks stay bashful about scrum chances while trusting Pollard to fire up the back-line
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'Boks stay bashful about scrum chances while trusting Pollard to fire up the back-line

Nov 5th 2014, 7:30 AM 3,692 Views 0 Comments

South Africa are in rude health, while Joe Schmidt could conceivably have to make do without his entire first-choice front row.

# know-your-enemy - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Gibraltar boss: We're not coming to Dublin to park the bus
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Gibraltar boss: We're not coming to Dublin to park the bus

Oct 8th 2014, 5:18 PM 3,001 Views 4 Comments

“My attackers will show that they’re capable of scoring goals against anyone,” warns Allen Bula.

# know-your-enemy - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Scout's report: Edinburgh looking to catch Munster out at Murrayfield
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Scout's report: Edinburgh looking to catch Munster out at Murrayfield

Oct 10th 2013, 12:24 PM 1,416 Views 9 Comments

Alan Solomons’ side are bottom of the Pro12, but will welcome a fresh start in Europe.

# know-your-enemy - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Roy Keane is at Croke Park today (possibly on a scouting mission)
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Roy Keane is at Croke Park today (possibly on a scouting mission)

Aug 18th 2013, 4:44 PM 9,289 Views 7 Comments

JBM wants a full dossier from Roy on the winner of today’s All Ireland hurling semi-final

# know-your-enemy - Friday 1 February, 2013

8 pack: All you need to know about 6 Nations champions Wales
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8 pack: All you need to know about 6 Nations champions Wales

Feb 1st 2013, 8:00 PM 1,669 Views 2 Comments

the fifth and final instalment in our team-by-team guide this year’s tournament.

# know-your-enemy - Sunday 18 November, 2012

VIDEO: Here’s how France romped to victory over Argentina last night
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VIDEO: Here’s how France romped to victory over Argentina last night

Nov 18th 2012, 12:43 PM 1,653 Views 0 Comments

It was another impressive performance showing from Les Bleus.

# know-your-enemy - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Ireland v Greece: Guide to the visiting team
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Ireland v Greece: Guide to the visiting team

Nov 13th 2012, 8:30 AM 1,039 Views 2 Comments

A look at Ireland’s visitors at the Aviva Stadium on Wednesday night, Greece.

# know-your-enemy - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Between us and our dreams: Who is Luke Campbell?
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Between us and our dreams: Who is Luke Campbell?

Aug 11th 2012, 10:42 AM 1,866 Views 0 Comments

John Joe Nevin’s opponent is a decent lad and a great boxer, there must be some Irish in him.

# know-your-enemy - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Between us and our dreams: Who is Sofya Ochigava?
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Between us and our dreams: Who is Sofya Ochigava?

Aug 9th 2012, 9:00 AM 8,776 Views 19 Comments

Only one woman can stop Katie Taylor from winning gold in London this afternoon, and she’s a familiar foe. Here’s what you need to know about Sofya Ochigava of Russia.

# know-your-enemy - Saturday 10 December, 2011

Roach may be confident but Khan needs to be vigilant
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Roach may be confident but Khan needs to be vigilant

Dec 10th 2011, 12:14 PM 237 Views 0 Comments

Amir Khan steps into the ring against Lamont Peterson knowing that overconfidence could be his undoing…

# know-your-enemy - Friday 11 November, 2011

Who we're up against: Quick guide to the Estonian National Team
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Who we're up against: Quick guide to the Estonian National Team

Nov 11th 2011, 5:18 PM 409 Views 0 Comments

Some dogged performances as Group C came to a close left Estonia as improbable group runners-up. Here’s the lowdown on their key personnel and the team’s journey to the play-offs.

# know-your-enemy - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Focus: Who are Rovers facing? We take a look at Partizan Belgrade
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Focus: Who are Rovers facing? We take a look at Partizan Belgrade

Aug 18th 2011, 3:02 PM 225 Views 0 Comments

Their manager has been compared to Sir Alex Ferguson and they used to pay good money to Mateja Kezman. This is Partizan Belgrade…