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#The42 Rugby Weekly

# 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 12,802 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 24,139 Views 10 Comments

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

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

'Munster need to take a deep breath and be given a year or two to develop'
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'Munster need to take a deep breath and be given a year or two to develop'

Jan 9th 2020, 5:00 PM 21,022 Views 62 Comments

Speaking on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly, Andy Dunne urged people to be patient.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 12 December, 2019

'The amount of scanning he does before he gets to the breakdown is phenomenal'
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# The42 Rugby Weekly

'The amount of scanning he does before he gets to the breakdown is phenomenal'

Dec 12th 2019, 5:00 PM 19,181 Views 9 Comments

Ulster’s John Cooney has been a class apart this season.

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

'It's easy to throw Joe under the bus, everybody has to take responsibility'
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'It's easy to throw Joe under the bus, everybody has to take responsibility'

Dec 5th 2019, 3:30 PM 9,335 Views 30 Comments

Ireland players felt constricted by tension and their coach’s control in 2019, but player-led teams is by no means a new concept.

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

'Munster have less of a chance of winning something today than they had last week'
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'Munster have less of a chance of winning something today than they had last week'

Nov 28th 2019, 5:00 PM 23,409 Views 35 Comments

Bernard Jackman has fears that Alby Mathewson’s departure will affect Munster’s trophy chances.

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

'If he feels that Johnny's got an easy ride in, he'll be banging on Leo and Stuart's door'
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'If he feels that Johnny's got an easy ride in, he'll be banging on Leo and Stuart's door'

Nov 14th 2019, 5:41 PM 14,436 Views 20 Comments

Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella explore the potential benefits of the World Cup for Ireland’s provinces.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 31 October, 2019

'He will be much in demand, particularly if he's a World Cup winner'
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'He will be much in demand, particularly if he's a World Cup winner'

Oct 31st 2019, 8:00 PM 28,404 Views 5 Comments

Felix Jones has put himself in the best position to soak up a wealth of coaching knowledge.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Andy Dunne: Ireland need to make sacrifices during Six Nations or shut up about World Cups
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Andy Dunne: Ireland need to make sacrifices during Six Nations or shut up about World Cups

Oct 24th 2019, 5:19 PM 36,318 Views 55 Comments

‘How about we stop relying on guys who aren’t playing well? At least give guys a kick up the arse.’

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

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

Oct 17th 2019, 4:36 PM 8,346 Views 11 Comments

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'
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'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 41,260 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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Understanding where Ireland came up short against Japan and the battle to keep their World Cup hopes alive

Sep 30th 2019, 8:05 PM 10,879 Views 14 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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Jackman backs Kleyn to start Ireland's World Cup opener ahead of Henderson

Sep 9th 2019, 6:07 PM 14,659 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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'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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'The tea leaves say he's going' - Will Kleyn's inclusion keep Beirne from the World Cup squad?

Aug 15th 2019, 9:30 PM 27,445 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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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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'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 39,763 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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Would ex-England coach Rowntree be a good appointment for Munster?

May 23rd 2019, 3:31 PM 11,841 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 30,911 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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'I'd question how this was allowed happen. It has played out incredibly badly'

May 9th 2019, 6:43 PM 20,414 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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Could Stockdale offer something different as Ireland's next fullback?

Apr 18th 2019, 7:07 PM 24,688 Views 65 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 32,166 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 20,314 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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Is John Fogarty the perfect fit as Andy Farrell's Ireland scrum coach?

Mar 28th 2019, 6:02 PM 8,086 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 10,861 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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'There is something we're missing because he's too good a player'

Mar 7th 2019, 5:09 PM 18,509 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 14,550 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 37,849 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
# Pass The Torch
# Pass The Torch

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

Feb 14th 2019, 8:21 PM 12,963 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 38,663 Views 23 Comments

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