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#The42 Rugby Weekly

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 17 October, 2019

The lineout duel: New Zealand's quick-draw throws can be disrupted by Ireland

Ireland can throw New Zealand off kilter by slowing them down at lineout time, says Andy Dunne.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Monday 14 October, 2019

'Joe Schmidt will have an array of plays ready for this New Zealand defence'

Murray Kinsella and Eoin Toolan look ahead to Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final against the All Blacks.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Monday 7 October, 2019

Ireland's style of play coming at a cost in humidity, but could still work in their favour Good News And Bad News This post contains videos

Ireland's style of play coming at a cost in humidity, but could still work in their favour

‘If that humidity does drop and Ireland can be really, really accurate with the ball… I don’t see why reverting back to that won’t draw success for them.’

# the42-rugby-weekly - Friday 4 October, 2019

A pack of problems: Are Ireland's forwards failing to match the intensity of the backs? The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

A pack of problems: Are Ireland's forwards failing to match the intensity of the backs?

Today’s podcast suggests that the back are actually performing pretty well in Japan but are being let down by the pack.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Monday 30 September, 2019

Understanding where Ireland came up short against Japan and the battle to keep their World Cup hopes alive

Murray Kinsella and Eoin Toolan sat down in Japan to break down where it all fell apart.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Monday 9 September, 2019

Jackman backs Kleyn to start Ireland's World Cup opener ahead of Henderson

‘He’s going to get better as you have to remember it’s only his third Test.’

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 5 September, 2019

'A success would be getting into a semi-final... But that quarter-final is the big hurdle' Physchological This post contains videos

'A success would be getting into a semi-final... But that quarter-final is the big hurdle'

Murray Kinsella, Bernard Jackman and Gavan Casey discuss Ireland’s World Cup prospects 15 days out from the tournament.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Monday 2 September, 2019

'We've criticised Schmidt for not taking risks in the past and that's what he's doing'

Murray Kinsella joined Gavan Casey, Ryan Bailey and Sean Farrell in The42 Rugby Weekly studio following Ireland’s squad announcement.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 15 August, 2019

'The tea leaves say he's going' - Will Kleyn's inclusion keep Beirne from the World Cup squad?

On this week’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly, Gavan, Murray and Bernard Jackman look at each of the 15 positions and pick out the candidates that they would bring to the World Cup.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 8 August, 2019

New Zealand or South Africa in the quarters? Thanks to Rassie, there's no longer an easier option The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

New Zealand or South Africa in the quarters? Thanks to Rassie, there's no longer an easier option

Bernard Jackman explains how the former Munster boss has turned things around in his native land.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Monday 27 May, 2019

'Kearney was really in no position to contest the ball': Leinster get the benefit of any doubt on replay The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

'Kearney was really in no position to contest the ball': Leinster get the benefit of any doubt on replay

Faraway screens just might have helped Rob Kearney avoid a red in Glasgow.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Would ex-England coach Rowntree be a good appointment for Munster? The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

Would ex-England coach Rowntree be a good appointment for Munster?

Gavan Casey, Ryan Bailey and Andy Dunne discussed whether he would be a good fit at the province on The42 Rugby Weekly.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 16 May, 2019

'Agents are realising, actually Irish players are a pretty valuable commodity' The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

'Agents are realising, actually Irish players are a pretty valuable commodity'

After ConĂ¡n O’Donnell’s Super Rugby debut, Murray Kinsella and Andy Dunne wondered which other Irish players would thrive down south.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 9 May, 2019

'I'd question how this was allowed happen. It has played out incredibly badly' The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

'I'd question how this was allowed happen. It has played out incredibly badly'

Bernard Jackman discussed the departure of Munster coaches Felix Jones and Jerry Flannery on The42 Rugby Weekly.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Could Stockdale offer something different as Ireland's next fullback?

Murray Kinsella and Andy Dunne discussed the merits of having an attacking fullback after Stockdale’s appearance at 15 last weekend.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 4 April, 2019

'We need to get away from the days of signing bit-part players from other teams' The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

'We need to get away from the days of signing bit-part players from other teams'

Rory Best has described the acquisition of Jack McGrath as a statement signing from Ulster.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 28 March, 2019

'The scope for him to improve even further at Munster is really exciting'

Joey Carbery’s contract extension was discussed by Murray Kinsella and Bernard Jackman on this week’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly.

Is John Fogarty the perfect fit as Andy Farrell's Ireland scrum coach?

The former hooker has been heavily linked with a role on Farrell’s coaching ticket.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 21 March, 2019

'There are multiple relatively easy fixes' but approach must change for Ireland

Players respond to freedom, says Andy Dunne on this week’s podcast.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Cardiff cauldron is Beirne's opportunity to force his way into World Cup plans

Tadhg Beirne needs to seize his Six Nations debut, Bernard Jackman says.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 7 March, 2019

'There is something we're missing because he's too good a player'

Sean Cronin’s omission was one of the main talking points up for his discussion on this week’s The42 Rugby Weekly.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 28 February, 2019

'All rugby has done with the Islands is just take from them... There's nothing given back' World Rugby Tournament This post contains videos

'All rugby has done with the Islands is just take from them... There's nothing given back'

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discuss World Rugby’s proposed new tournament, which would exclude the Pacific Islands and others.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 21 February, 2019

'If this guy is clearly way better than everybody else in his peer group, then it makes sense' Foreign Investment This post contains videos

'If this guy is clearly way better than everybody else in his peer group, then it makes sense'

Andy Dunne and The42′s Murray Kinsella discuss Munster prospect Keynan Knox and the issue of recruiting players out of school abroad.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Conor Murray needs to offload Ireland's kicking responsibility to focus on returning to form

This week on The42 Rugby Weekly, Andy and Murray look at Ireland’s kicking habits, and how they are “over-relying” on the scrum-half.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 7 February, 2019

'Summit night was hell on earth' - Ferris scales Kilimanjaro in aid of injured players

The former Ireland flanker was joined by Mike McCarthy, Shane Byrne and Marcus Horan.