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From The42 Analysis: Stander pass sends Earls in for another Schmidt set-piece strike Inside Job

Analysis: Stander pass sends Earls in for another Schmidt set-piece strike

The Munster back row delivered the scoring pass in what he called ‘a real team try.’

From The42 'I thought I was in!' - Larmour continuing to learn as he shows off dancing feet Review

'I thought I was in!' - Larmour continuing to learn as he shows off dancing feet

The 21-year-old benefitted from 80 minutes at fullback in the absence of Rob Kearney.

From The42 Quade Cooper is back in Super Rugby and the early signs are exciting Analysis

Quade Cooper is back in Super Rugby and the early signs are exciting

The 30-year-old is already on Michael Cheika’s Wallabies radar.

From The42 Analysis: How has Johnny Sexton been playing in the Six Nations? 10

Analysis: How has Johnny Sexton been playing in the Six Nations?

The 33-year-old has provided quality at times but has been frustrated overall.

From The42 Analysis: How has Conor Murray been playing in the Six Nations? Nine

Analysis: How has Conor Murray been playing in the Six Nations?

The 29-year-old is not quite at his best but the concern around him has been exaggerated.

From TheJournal.ie Long identified as staunch friends of Israel, Democrats are now being accused of anti-semitism Anti-Semitism

Long identified as staunch friends of Israel, Democrats are now being accused of anti-semitism

The claims have echoes of those against Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour.

From The42 Analysis: Outstanding Caplice and Lyons lead the way for Ireland Women Hurt

Analysis: Outstanding Caplice and Lyons lead the way for Ireland Women

The tighthead prop and blindside flanker were superb in the win over Scotland.

From The42 Analysis: How did Joey Carbery play after replacing Johnny Sexton? 10

Analysis: How did Joey Carbery play after replacing Johnny Sexton?

The 23-year-old came on for Sexton in the first half of Ireland’s win over Scotland.

From The42 Analysis: The latest Joe Schmidt special sees Stockdale scorch past Scots Detail

Analysis: The latest Joe Schmidt special sees Stockdale scorch past Scots

Ireland scored a stunning try on the second phase of a lineout attack in Edinburgh.

From The42 Analysis: Ireland slip with the little details that make a big difference in attack Ball In Hand

Analysis: Ireland slip with the little details that make a big difference in attack

Joe Schmidt’s side missed a glaring opportunity with the game still in the balance.

From The42 Analysis: Ireland's nightmare opening minutes set tone in Dublin defeat Setback

Analysis: Ireland's nightmare opening minutes set tone in Dublin defeat

Joe Schmidt’s men were sluggish from the off as England struck powerfully and intelligently.

From TheJournal.ie Ian Paisley Jr may be indestructible but he's increasingly becoming a sideshow Teflon

Ian Paisley Jr may be indestructible but he's increasingly becoming a sideshow

Revelations about the MP have been piling up of late.

From The42 Analysis: Connacht's clever bounce-back attack cuts Bordeaux apart Reverse

Analysis: Connacht's clever bounce-back attack cuts Bordeaux apart

Attack coach Nigel Carolan has his charges striking superbly from lineout platforms.

From The42 What is going on at Chelsea? Talking Point

What is going on at Chelsea?

Maurizio Sarri claimed his side were ‘mentally weak’ following the loss to Arsenal on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie After tonight's shellacking, for how long more can Theresa May survive? Analysis

After tonight's shellacking, for how long more can Theresa May survive?

Her government suffered a monumental defeat.

From The42 Stockdale's finishing skills reward Ulster's clever set-piece thinking Analysis

Stockdale's finishing skills reward Ulster's clever set-piece thinking

The northern province scored three tries from set-piece platforms against Racing 92 last weekend.

From The42 Martin O'Neill and the fate of 9 other former Ireland managers Analysis

Martin O'Neill and the fate of 9 other former Ireland managers

A number of coaches have struggled after leaving the Boys in Green hotseat.

From The42 The Wallabies' loss has been Leinster's immense gain as Fardy shines Fardy Party

The Wallabies' loss has been Leinster's immense gain as Fardy shines

The 34-year-old Australian has been a superb signing for the province.

From The42 Analysis: Beirne's destruction, Earls' try-saver and Carbery's class In Depth

Analysis: Beirne's destruction, Earls' try-saver and Carbery's class

Johann van Graan’s Munster delivered their most compelling performance of the season on Friday night.

From The42 Why Paul Pogba has looked transformed under Ole Gunnar Solskjær Talking Point

Why Paul Pogba has looked transformed under Ole Gunnar Solskjær

The France international’s sublime pass created the only goal in Man United’s win.

From The42 At the halfway point of the Premier League season, is it Liverpool's title to lose? Analysis

At the halfway point of the Premier League season, is it Liverpool's title to lose?

Recent history suggests the Reds are poised for glory.

From The42 5 problems the new Man United manager needs to solve Analysis

5 problems the new Man United manager needs to solve

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was announced as the interim boss earlier today.

From The42 Third season syndrome strikes again: Where next for Jose Mourinho? The Special One

Third season syndrome strikes again: Where next for Jose Mourinho?

The Special One’s star has diminished after sackings by Chelsea and Man United, with his next move uncertain.

From The42 Is Roy Keane a good pundit? Analysis This post contains videos

Is Roy Keane a good pundit?

The former Ireland assistant boss made a rare Sky Sports appearance for Sunday’s Liverpool-Man United fixture.

From TheJournal.ie Important information or a 'distraction': Exactly how many people are living in homeless accommodation? Debate

Important information or a 'distraction': Exactly how many people are living in homeless accommodation?

The debate around how many people are homeless in Ireland resurfaced again this week.

From The42 The Raheem Sterling saga is the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the Premier League's racism problems Talking Point

The Raheem Sterling saga is the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the Premier League's racism problems

Intolerance has been inextricably linked with top-level football for years.

From The42 Analysis: Murray's arc-running influence vital in guiding Munster over the line Class Act

Analysis: Murray's arc-running influence vital in guiding Munster over the line

The 29-year-old scrum-half provided two assists in the southern province’s win over Castres.

From The42 Is Jose Mourinho's management style out of date? Talking Point

Is Jose Mourinho's management style out of date?

Man United are already 16 points behind rivals City, while a top-four spot is looking increasingly improbable.

From The42 7 issues the new Ireland manager must address urgently Analysis

7 issues the new Ireland manager must address urgently

Mick McCarthy is expected to be unveiled as the Boys in Green’s boss later today.

From The42 Are Tottenham in danger of falling apart? Analysis

Are Tottenham in danger of falling apart?

Stadium issues and rumours of Christian Eriksen’s imminent departure have undermined the progress made by Spurs of late.

From The42 Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against the All Blacks? Ruck Stats

Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against the All Blacks?

Devin Toner and captain Rory Best were, typically, the busiest players in this department.

From The42 The biggest misconception about the Irish team was exposed again on Thursday night Analysis

The biggest misconception about the Irish team was exposed again on Thursday night

There was in marked difference in style when the Republic faced the North during the week.

From The42 Martin O'Neill is running out of excuses Opinion

Martin O'Neill is running out of excuses

The Republic of Ireland were involved in a dire 0-0 draw with the North last night.

From The42 Man City already one of the best Premier League teams ever, but are their achievements tainted? Analysis

Man City already one of the best Premier League teams ever, but are their achievements tainted?

Pep Guardiola’s side have been criticised for their ignorance of Financial Fair Play rules.

From The42 'City aren't Man Utd's biggest problem' - Top-four gap now the fear for Neville Analysis

'City aren't Man Utd's biggest problem' - Top-four gap now the fear for Neville

The Red Devils slipped to a 3-1 defeat against their neighbours at the Etihad Stadium to find themselves lodged eighth in the Premier League table.

From The42 Analysis: Why James Ryan is already one of the first names on Ireland's team sheet Complete

Analysis: Why James Ryan is already one of the first names on Ireland's team sheet

The 22-year-old second row delivered another superb performance against Argentina.

From The42 Explosive City allegations overshadow Manchester derby Talking Point

Explosive City allegations overshadow Manchester derby

A four-part Der Spiegel report has accused the club of knowingly deceiving Uefa and breaking Financial Fair Play rules.

From The42 Big stage for Larmour to shine, O'Brien back and one unlucky lock misses out Reaction

Big stage for Larmour to shine, O'Brien back and one unlucky lock misses out

The All Blacks loom large as Joe Schmidt named his team to face Argentina.

From The42 Juventus fail to justify Champions League favourites tag amid collapse at home to United Analysis This post contains videos

Juventus fail to justify Champions League favourites tag amid collapse at home to United

The reigning Serie A champions suffered a shock loss in Turin to Jose Mourinho’s side.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump is obsessed with 'winning', so what would losing the midterms mean for him? A House Divided

Donald Trump is obsessed with 'winning', so what would losing the midterms mean for him?

Would the US President care, and should he?

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