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#The42 Rugby Weekly

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

'Joe Schmidt will have an array of plays ready for this New Zealand defence'
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# The42 Rugby Weekly

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

Oct 14th 2019, 5:54 PM 29,110 Views 52 Comments

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
# Good News And Bad News

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

Oct 7th 2019, 9:30 PM 41,254 Views 35 Comments

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

Oct 4th 2019, 6:31 PM 19,275 Views 10 Comments

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
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# The42 Rugby Weekly

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

Sep 30th 2019, 8:05 PM 10,875 Views 13 Comments

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
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# The42 Rugby Weekly

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

Sep 9th 2019, 6:07 PM 14,658 Views 65 Comments

‘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
# Physchological

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

Sep 5th 2019, 7:36 PM 5,671 Views 3 Comments

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'
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# The42 Rugby Weekly

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

Sep 2nd 2019, 7:20 PM 9,379 Views 39 Comments

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?
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# The42 Rugby Weekly

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

Aug 15th 2019, 9:30 PM 27,441 Views 91 Comments

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
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# The42 Rugby Weekly

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

Aug 8th 2019, 9:30 PM 27,777 Views 51 Comments

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
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# The42 Rugby Weekly

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

May 27th 2019, 7:55 PM 39,757 Views 41 Comments

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?
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# The42 Rugby Weekly

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

May 23rd 2019, 3:31 PM 11,837 Views 47 Comments

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

May 16th 2019, 8:05 PM 30,878 Views 9 Comments

After Conán 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'
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# The42 Rugby Weekly

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

May 9th 2019, 6:43 PM 20,410 Views 73 Comments

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?
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# The42 Rugby Weekly

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

Apr 18th 2019, 7:07 PM 24,687 Views 64 Comments

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

Updated Apr 4th 2019, 9:33 PM 32,164 Views 31 Comments

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
# Joey Carbery

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

Mar 28th 2019, 10:00 PM 20,313 Views 29 Comments

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?
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# The42 Rugby Weekly

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

Mar 28th 2019, 6:02 PM 8,083 Views 15 Comments

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

Mar 21st 2019, 4:35 PM 10,859 Views 28 Comments

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

Mar 14th 2019, 6:59 PM 5,917 Views 14 Comments

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'
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# The42 Rugby Weekly

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

Mar 7th 2019, 5:09 PM 18,503 Views 57 Comments

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
# World Rugby Tournament

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

Feb 28th 2019, 5:43 PM 14,546 Views 9 Comments

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
# Foreign Investment

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

Feb 21st 2019, 10:00 PM 37,657 Views 47 Comments

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
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# Pass The Torch

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

Feb 14th 2019, 8:21 PM 12,960 Views 53 Comments

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
# Good Cause
# Good Cause

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

Feb 7th 2019, 9:35 PM 38,655 Views 23 Comments

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