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#The42 Rugby Weekly

# the42-rugby-weekly - Yesterday’s News

'They actually empower the players to do a huge amount of the strategy' - Jackman on Exeter
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'They actually empower the players to do a huge amount of the strategy' - Jackman on Exeter

Fri 7:15 AM 3,544 Views 2 Comments

Rob Baxter and co. have put the weight on their players to beat Leinster this weekend.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Friday 2 April, 2021

'This is one they should have blocked' - Jackman and Kinsella on Munster's signing of Jenkins
# Somebody Think Of Limerick
# Somebody Think Of Limerick

'This is one they should have blocked' - Jackman and Kinsella on Munster's signing of Jenkins

Apr 2nd 2021, 4:58 PM 50,409 Views 60 Comments

Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella believe Johann van Graan’s recruitment of the South African is the wrong move on numerous levels.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Poor calls and strained player-referee relations a challenge for Schmidt after 'black box' weekend
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Poor calls and strained player-referee relations a challenge for Schmidt after 'black box' weekend

Mar 4th 2021, 7:31 PM 30,394 Views 15 Comments

The former Ireland head coach has a serious task on his hands as part of his recently broadened World Rugby role.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Saturday 27 February, 2021

In time, Carbery could solve a lot of Ireland's problems without replacing Sexton
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# The42 Rugby Weekly

In time, Carbery could solve a lot of Ireland's problems without replacing Sexton

Feb 27th 2021, 6:00 AM 11,237 Views 24 Comments

Murray Kinsella, Bernard Jackman and Gavan Casey discussed the Munster man’s positional future ahead of his return to action last night.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Fundamental flaws on both sides of the ball stunting Ireland in open play
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Fundamental flaws on both sides of the ball stunting Ireland in open play

Feb 18th 2021, 7:23 PM 16,196 Views 9 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey dissected Ireland’s defeat to France in what turned out to be a bumper pod.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 11 February, 2021

'The problem is the backlog... Some of these lads should be moved on loan'
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'The problem is the backlog... Some of these lads should be moved on loan'

Feb 11th 2021, 6:23 PM 26,150 Views 25 Comments

Bernard Jackman put forward his theory on Ireland’s succession planning at out-half.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 4 February, 2021

'He was obsessed with the breakdown, particularly when he got involved with Schmidt'
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'He was obsessed with the breakdown, particularly when he got involved with Schmidt'

Feb 4th 2021, 5:02 PM 26,203 Views 2 Comments

Speaking on The42 Rugby Weekly, Mike Sherry and Bernard Jackman detailed what Paul O’Connell will bring to Ireland.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 28 January, 2021

'I spoke to a French agent last week and he was of the opinion that CJ was going to Bordeaux'
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'I spoke to a French agent last week and he was of the opinion that CJ was going to Bordeaux'

Jan 28th 2021, 2:43 PM 48,487 Views 42 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discussed Irish rugby’s contractual bottleneck on Thursday’s rugby pod.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 14 January, 2021

'The opportunity is going to be lost for some guys who have been late developers'
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'The opportunity is going to be lost for some guys who have been late developers'

Jan 14th 2021, 8:08 PM 19,695 Views 5 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly included a discussion on the pandemic’s impact on Irish rugby’s talent pipeline.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 7 January, 2021

How Paul O'Connell might go about resolving Ireland's lineout issues
# Game Of Throw-ins
# Game Of Throw-ins

How Paul O'Connell might go about resolving Ireland's lineout issues

Updated Jan 7th 2021, 8:01 PM 19,177 Views 16 Comments

‘I know the Stade Francais players who worked with him — the forwards — thought he was world-class,’ said Bernard Jackman of O’Connell on The42 Rugby Weekly.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 10 December, 2020

'I'm luckily not suffering from symptoms so I didn't feel it was right to get involved'
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'I'm luckily not suffering from symptoms so I didn't feel it was right to get involved'

Dec 10th 2020, 9:35 PM 50,873 Views 12 Comments

Bernard Jackman told The42 Rugby Weekly about his experiences with concussion.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Friday 4 December, 2020

'I think the example of someone having gone away and it not really helping him is JJ'
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'I think the example of someone having gone away and it not really helping him is JJ'

Dec 4th 2020, 11:20 AM 14,280 Views 17 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discuss Ben Healy’s future on The42 Rugby Weekly.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 26 November, 2020

'He seems to be getting pleasure of a sadistic nature from implementing this gameplan'
# Fast Eddie
# Fast Eddie

'He seems to be getting pleasure of a sadistic nature from implementing this gameplan'

Nov 26th 2020, 10:32 PM 38,243 Views 7 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey picked up the pieces – all of them — from Ireland’s defeat at Twickenham on Thursday’s ‘The42 Rugby Weekly’.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Does Johnny Sexton need more support in his role as Ireland captain?
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# The42 Rugby Weekly

Does Johnny Sexton need more support in his role as Ireland captain?

Nov 12th 2020, 5:20 PM 19,175 Views 51 Comments

This week’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly asked whether the out-half requires more leadership around him.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Jackman: We have to stop blaming individuals and look at Ireland's defensive system
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# The42 Rugby Weekly

Jackman: We have to stop blaming individuals and look at Ireland's defensive system

Nov 5th 2020, 6:36 PM 7,934 Views 8 Comments

‘All of our back three have had really difficult moments, and they’re moments that don’t show up as much in high-pressure games for their provinces.’

# the42-rugby-weekly - Monday 2 November, 2020

'It was a missed opportunity. It's a result that will nag at the Ireland players'
# Regrets
# Regrets

'It was a missed opportunity. It's a result that will nag at the Ireland players'

Nov 2nd 2020, 5:13 PM 25,037 Views 17 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra saw the lads dig into events in Paris.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 8 October, 2020

'As soon as he's had a little dip, he's out of the squad completely, which is harsh'
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'As soon as he's had a little dip, he's out of the squad completely, which is harsh'

Oct 8th 2020, 2:51 PM 32,329 Views 32 Comments

John Cooney’s omission from the Ireland squad was discussed on today’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 1 October, 2020

'The Dragons are coming to Leinster confident, which is very unusual'
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'The Dragons are coming to Leinster confident, which is very unusual'

Oct 1st 2020, 7:00 PM 7,483 Views 5 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly saw the lads previewing the Irish provinces’ new campaigns.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 10 September, 2020

'If Larkham and Felix can't get it out of them, well then maybe they have to look at themselves'
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# The42 Rugby Weekly

'If Larkham and Felix can't get it out of them, well then maybe they have to look at themselves'

Sep 10th 2020, 9:30 PM 35,417 Views 27 Comments

Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella assess Munster’s non-performance during last Friday’s defeat to Leinster.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 27 August, 2020

'Ulster had a different hurdle to overcome during lockdown than anybody else in Ireland'
# Theory
# Theory

'Ulster had a different hurdle to overcome during lockdown than anybody else in Ireland'

Aug 27th 2020, 9:08 PM 10,682 Views 6 Comments

Bernard Jackman believes the rules around the UK government’s furlough scheme may have left Ulster a couple of weeks behind their rivals.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 20 August, 2020

'People jumping to the conclusion that Carbery is finished - that's nonsense'
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'People jumping to the conclusion that Carbery is finished - that's nonsense'

Aug 20th 2020, 3:20 PM 27,120 Views 34 Comments

Bernard Jackman believes Munster should back their academy out-halves to support JJ Hanrahan.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 2 July, 2020

'Joey is still the key man. If Joey gets fit, then there's a lot you can do'
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'Joey is still the key man. If Joey gets fit, then there's a lot you can do'

Jul 2nd 2020, 5:20 PM 10,015 Views 20 Comments

Bernard Jackman says the out-half can help get the best out of Munster’s new signings.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 18 June, 2020

'Toulouse went back and the skills coach is working more hours than he's ever worked in his life'
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'Toulouse went back and the skills coach is working more hours than he's ever worked in his life'

Jun 18th 2020, 5:42 PM 7,192 Views 2 Comments

Bernard Jackman discussed the provinces’ impending return to training on Thursday’s podcast.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 11 June, 2020

'The Stormers coming to Thomond Park': Would you be in favour of a new-look Pro18?
# Expansion
# Expansion

'The Stormers coming to Thomond Park': Would you be in favour of a new-look Pro18?

Jun 11th 2020, 4:55 PM 14,953 Views 28 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discuss the very real prospect of South Africa’s Super Rugby franchises joining the Pro14.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 4 June, 2020

'We're all imagining him and Beauden Barrett linking up at 10 and 15'
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'We're all imagining him and Beauden Barrett linking up at 10 and 15'

Jun 4th 2020, 4:34 PM 13,411 Views 1 Comment

The lads on The42 Rugby Weekly are very excited about Dan Carter’s return to Kiwi rugby.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 21 May, 2020

'There's potentially an embarrassment of riches for Munster in that position'
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# The42 Rugby Weekly

'There's potentially an embarrassment of riches for Munster in that position'

May 21st 2020, 4:11 PM 18,122 Views 24 Comments

Ben Healy, Jack Crowley, and Jake Flannery will all be hoping for senior team action next season.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 14 May, 2020

'They had something unbelievably unique in Limerick rugby and I don't think it's too late to reignite that'
# Talent Development
# Talent Development

'They had something unbelievably unique in Limerick rugby and I don't think it's too late to reignite that'

May 14th 2020, 8:00 PM 26,040 Views 95 Comments

Munster must learn from Limerick GAA and get the talent conveyor belt turning again in the Treaty County, says Bernard Jackman.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 7 May, 2020

'I really think Ringrose is a strong option' - Picking the 2021 Lions centre pairing
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'I really think Ringrose is a strong option' - Picking the 2021 Lions centre pairing

May 7th 2020, 5:09 PM 22,419 Views 53 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly saw the lads choose their midfields and back threes.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Irish starter looking unlikely as The42 Rugby Weekly panel pick their Lions back rows for 2021
# Forecast Bleak
# Forecast Bleak

Irish starter looking unlikely as The42 Rugby Weekly panel pick their Lions back rows for 2021

Updated Apr 30th 2020, 9:00 PM 16,380 Views 32 Comments

Darren Cave, Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella also selected their starting and travelling half-backs on today’s episode, available on all usual platforms.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Sinckler over Furlong and no Ryan in starting XV: Assembling the Lions front five for 2021
# Making The Lions
# Making The Lions

Sinckler over Furlong and no Ryan in starting XV: Assembling the Lions front five for 2021

Apr 23rd 2020, 5:00 PM 34,705 Views 41 Comments

Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella join Gavan Casey to select their respective Lions tight fives just over a year out from the tour to South Africa.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 9 April, 2020

'He said: 'Why can you sprint when I blow the whistle but you can't sprint to chase a kick when you're tired?''
# Speed Kills
# Speed Kills

'He said: 'Why can you sprint when I blow the whistle but you can't sprint to chase a kick when you're tired?''

Apr 9th 2020, 6:27 PM 14,557 Views 6 Comments

Darren Cave gives Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey an insight into how Dan McFarland has transformed Ulster.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Friday 27 March, 2020

'It was affecting me turning up the radio in the car... It was painful picking my kids up, changing nappies'
# Sherry
# Sherry

'It was affecting me turning up the radio in the car... It was painful picking my kids up, changing nappies'

Mar 27th 2020, 8:01 PM 68,402 Views 4 Comments

Mike Sherry makes his debut on The42 Rugby Weekly to give his assessment of where Munster stand under Johann van Graan, and reflect on his decision to retire at 31.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Who is the best-ever import into Irish rugby from abroad?
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# The42 Rugby Weekly

Who is the best-ever import into Irish rugby from abroad?

Mar 19th 2020, 2:11 PM 21,254 Views 58 Comments

This week’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly found the lads in unanimous agreement.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Why are so many Irish players turning their backs on club rugby after U20s?
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Why are so many Irish players turning their backs on club rugby after U20s?

Mar 5th 2020, 5:24 PM 13,619 Views 20 Comments

Detachment, a lack of fun, and getting balled out of it in the pissing rain: Murray Kinsella and Bernard Jackman discuss Irish amateur rugby’s recruitment problem.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Is Ireland's rugby media too extreme, too harsh, or too soft?
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# The42 Rugby Weekly

Is Ireland's rugby media too extreme, too harsh, or too soft?

Feb 27th 2020, 5:38 PM 25,615 Views 143 Comments

Bernard Jackman gave his view on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 20 February, 2020

‘Ireland are groping around a bit in the dark searching for cohesion’
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‘Ireland are groping around a bit in the dark searching for cohesion’

Feb 20th 2020, 4:16 PM 12,613 Views 11 Comments

Andy Dunne and Murray Kinsella examine the key issues in forensic detail ahead of this Sunday’s showdown in Twickenham between Ireland and England.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 13 February, 2020

'I have to be making sure I'm getting the right deal' - Conway open-minded as contract expiry looms
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'I have to be making sure I'm getting the right deal' - Conway open-minded as contract expiry looms

Feb 13th 2020, 9:29 PM 30,853 Views 48 Comments

The Munster wing signed a two-year deal in 2018, but has become a more regular fixture in the Ireland setup since.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 30 January, 2020

'We've got lads who can do both and I just don't think Stander is one of them'
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'We've got lads who can do both and I just don't think Stander is one of them'

Jan 30th 2020, 8:03 PM 46,878 Views 110 Comments

Andy Dunne wants to see Ireland look for more from their back row forwards.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Jackman on Saracens: How much is enough, and how much do you want to destroy them?
# In Fairness
# In Fairness

Jackman on Saracens: How much is enough, and how much do you want to destroy them?

Jan 23rd 2020, 6:08 PM 12,801 Views 28 Comments

‘If Nigel Wray wanted to hide this, do you not think he could have hidden it better?’

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 16 January, 2020

'He knows what it takes not just to address a dressing room, but to be a young guy who gets his chance'
# Fresh Start
# Fresh Start

'He knows what it takes not just to address a dressing room, but to be a young guy who gets his chance'

Jan 16th 2020, 5:24 PM 24,138 Views 10 Comments

Garry Doyle, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey broke down Andy Farrell’s Six Nations squad selection on Thursday’s Rugby Weekly.

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