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#Three Key Battles

# three-key-battles - Sunday 2 February, 2014

3 key battles for Ireland to win against Scotland in Dublin

With Joe Schmidt’s men looking to get underway with a victory, these head-to-heads could be crucial.

# three-key-battles - Thursday 16 January, 2014

3 key battles for Leinster to win against the Ospreys at the RDS

Matt O’Connor’s men face a turnover-threatening seven, experienced tighthead and promising fullback.

# three-key-battles - Friday 10 January, 2014

3 key battles Munster must boss to take the spoils at Gloucester

The duel between young opensides Tommy O’Donnell and Matt Kvesic should be a crucial, deciding factor.

# three-key-battles - Saturday 4 January, 2014

3 key battles that could be decisive in Connacht v Leinster

Two young out-halves, master v apprentice in the centre, and the battle of the opensides.

# three-key-battles - Friday 13 December, 2013

Three keys battles for Leinster to win against Northampton

Attacking fullbacks, physical blindsides and contrasting No. 8s; here are the vital match-ups.

Ulster v Treviso: Three key battles to decide the return leg

Experienced locks, exciting fullbacks and decisive scrum-halves; here are the vital head-to-heads.