# Tactics

This year
Lowe-powered kicking is crucial to Ireland's tilt at another Slam
Last year
Leinster couldn't get out of their own half until it was too late
All time
Guardiola responds to critics who say he overthinks crucial Champions League ties
'We've been criticised for kicking too much, but the stats just don't add up'
Tactics Board: Arteta outsmarted and outgunned by Tuchel and well-oiled Chelsea
'The one thing we really take out of it is that we've got the game plan and the skill'
Scotland expect 'the same kicking accuracy that you’d get with Murray'
'It seems big teams get the big calls. Referees know all these players by first name' - Cavan boss
Conor Murray only box kicked twice for Ireland against Italy. This is why
Munster's Springboks-esque game plan a dispiriting sight for province's fans
Analysis: How the Crusaders hurt the Hurricanes with their classy kicking game
Farrell's Ireland have chance for a perfect start as Scotland visit Dublin
How Rassie Erasmus returned from Munster to lead the Boks to World Cup glory
'We're mixing it up' - Ireland steer clear of box kicks for now
Ireland defend themselves after Wallabies question 'blocking' tactics
Schmidt seals status as Ireland's greatest ever coach with Grand Slam success
Schmidt's Ireland show typically clinical edge from close-range against Scots
Video analysis: Schmidt's set-piece strikes and the "new breed" of Irish forward
Analysis: Ireland's poor preparation and tactics costs them against Denmark
'I was feeling that I need my bench but we had no bench' - Mourinho
Analysis: How Down can get at Tyrone, the Red Hand's speedy counter-attack and the kick-out battle
Finally, the rugby can do the real talking on this Lions tour
Analysis: What will the first Test between the Lions and All Blacks look like?
No surprises from the Lions' 'washing machine' but a major step forward
'There is still a deep-rooted superiority complex with English football'
'I want them to express themselves' - Gatland backs Lions to bring x-factor
Analysis: What will today's Pro12 final between Munster and Scarlets look like?
Attack, attack, attack - Mourinho's transformed Man Utd must not repeat Anfield Alamo act
'If we do the same things we did last year, we won't be in the top six'
Analysis: Australia's 1-3-3-1 shape looking to drag England series back
The42 Rugby Show: Stander's red, playmaking Marshall and Ireland without Sexton
Schmidt's biggest challenge yet is also an opportunity for Ireland
Analysis: Connacht's 2-4-2 a symbol of their collective drive under Lam
'Leicester players were afraid of Italian tactics'
Schmidt: 'The game plan in the World Cup, I thought, served us really well'
Analysis: Foley's Munster hit a new low with capitulation in Paris
Munster's game plan won't change as Murray looks to ease fans' frustration
'We know that Joe's game plans are going to work' - Ireland firm in belief
Celta Vigo used some pretty unsophisticated tactics to stop Suarez last night
The Warriors and Rockets are going 'full small ball', and it's creating fascinating NBA chess