# The42 Rugby Weekly

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The42 Rugby Weekly: This Lions tour... is it just wrong?
The life of an Irish coach abroad, Japan's Lions Test, and 50/22 goes international
Rugby Weekly Extra: Ireland reach the Olympics and the U20s show potential
'I would love to see young and experienced players go back into a boosted AIL'
The42 Rugby Weekly: New era, Ireland's World Cup finds, U20s and Olympics
'It probably illustrates the way Ireland are looking to develop their attack'
The Great Sean O'Brien Debate, plus Nucifora leaves us with more questions than answers
'There's this kind of hoard mentality for footage of games that have already happened'
The42 Rugby Weekly: TV coverage, punditry, and the Champions Cup final
'He's ready, I have massive faith in Ross Byrne's ability to deal with pressure'
'People in the domestic game are fatigued, lacking a feeling of connection to the professional game'
'We're in 2021 and it's not clear to me as a rugby person who's going to drive Irish women's rugby'
'It was one hour from the deadline and we got the paperwork back from Pretoria'
Ireland's youngsters have the star quality to elevate and transcend the XVs scene
'They actually empower the players to do a huge amount of the strategy' - Jackman on Exeter
'This is one they should have blocked' - Jackman and Kinsella on Munster's signing of Jenkins
Poor calls and strained player-referee relations a challenge for Schmidt after 'black box' weekend
In time, Carbery could solve a lot of Ireland's problems without replacing Sexton
Fundamental flaws on both sides of the ball stunting Ireland in open play
'The problem is the backlog... Some of these lads should be moved on loan'
'He was obsessed with the breakdown, particularly when he got involved with Schmidt'
'I spoke to a French agent last week and he was of the opinion that CJ was going to Bordeaux'
'The opportunity is going to be lost for some guys who have been late developers'
How Paul O'Connell might go about resolving Ireland's lineout issues
'I'm luckily not suffering from symptoms so I didn't feel it was right to get involved'
'I think the example of someone having gone away and it not really helping him is JJ'
'He seems to be getting pleasure of a sadistic nature from implementing this gameplan'
Does Johnny Sexton need more support in his role as Ireland captain?
Jackman: We have to stop blaming individuals and look at Ireland's defensive system
'It was a missed opportunity. It's a result that will nag at the Ireland players'
'As soon as he's had a little dip, he's out of the squad completely, which is harsh'
'The Dragons are coming to Leinster confident, which is very unusual'
'If Larkham and Felix can't get it out of them, well then maybe they have to look at themselves'
'Ulster had a different hurdle to overcome during lockdown than anybody else in Ireland'
'People jumping to the conclusion that Carbery is finished - that's nonsense'
'Joey is still the key man. If Joey gets fit, then there's a lot you can do'
'Toulouse went back and the skills coach is working more hours than he's ever worked in his life'
'The Stormers coming to Thomond Park': Would you be in favour of a new-look Pro18?
'We're all imagining him and Beauden Barrett linking up at 10 and 15'
'There's potentially an embarrassment of riches for Munster in that position'