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Breakdown problems high on Ireland's agenda ahead of Georgia clash
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Breakdown problems high on Ireland's agenda ahead of Georgia clash

Nov 26th 2020, 6:30 AM 3,804 Views 6 Comments

England dominated in this area last weekend at Twickenham.

Beirne braced for breakdown battle in Paris with Barnes not ruled out as ref
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# Poachers

Beirne braced for breakdown battle in Paris with Barnes not ruled out as ref

Oct 27th 2020, 6:00 PM 10,500 Views 4 Comments

Ireland and France both have strong jackal threats in their teams.

Ireland's pack of jackals well suited to the refocused breakdown interpretations
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Ireland's pack of jackals well suited to the refocused breakdown interpretations

Oct 25th 2020, 8:26 PM 11,597 Views 4 Comments

Andy Farrell was most pleased with his side’s defensive work in the big win over Italy.

Training with a sheep has jackal specialist CJ Stander in fine fettle
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Training with a sheep has jackal specialist CJ Stander in fine fettle

Oct 21st 2020, 1:01 AM 17,148 Views 11 Comments

The Munster back row is heading into the restarted Six Nations in superb form.

Breakdown 'chaos', Leinster rust and looming semi-final on Sexton's mind after restart
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Breakdown 'chaos', Leinster rust and looming semi-final on Sexton's mind after restart

Aug 22nd 2020, 11:51 PM 11,090 Views 13 Comments

The new law interpretations made reopening night a frustrating one for the Leinster captain.

What should we expect with the renewed focus on the breakdown laws?
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What should we expect with the renewed focus on the breakdown laws?

Aug 22nd 2020, 7:45 AM 8,508 Views 6 Comments

Referees have been asked to police the existing laws more strictly.

Why numbers on jerseys matter less than ever as rugby progresses
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Why numbers on jerseys matter less than ever as rugby progresses

Jun 16th 2020, 7:30 PM 14,256 Views 8 Comments

The return of rugby in New Zealand underlined that Eddie Jones might have been ahead of the curve again.

Rugby actually enforcing the current breakdown laws is long overdue
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# About Time

Rugby actually enforcing the current breakdown laws is long overdue

Apr 5th 2020, 12:26 PM 8,697 Views 7 Comments

World Rugby issued a ‘law application guideline’ for referees earlier this week.

World Rugby aims to stamp out side entry and players off feet at breakdown
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# In The Side

World Rugby aims to stamp out side entry and players off feet at breakdown

Apr 2nd 2020, 9:00 AM 8,713 Views 16 Comments

The governing body wants referees to clamp down on side entry and players diving off their feet.

Most Irish coronavirus cases contracted in Ireland - new stats give full breakdown on Covid-19
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Most Irish coronavirus cases contracted in Ireland - new stats give full breakdown on Covid-19

Mar 26th 2020, 12:24 PM 199,853 Views 45 Comments

Three children under the age of one have contracted the virus so far.

Every single county in Ireland now has at least one coronavirus case - here's a breakdown of where the virus is
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Every single county in Ireland now has at least one coronavirus case - here's a breakdown of where the virus is

Updated Mar 23rd 2020, 6:33 PM 381,420 Views 150 Comments

Dublin has the highest numbers of cases with 402.

Analysis: Total accuracy at the breakdown is now almost impossible for referees
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Analysis: Total accuracy at the breakdown is now almost impossible for referees

Mar 11th 2020, 8:06 PM 10,870 Views 4 Comments

Eoin Toolan takes a look at some of the issues with the modern-day breakdown.

World Rugby forms working group to examine the state of the breakdown
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World Rugby forms working group to examine the state of the breakdown

Feb 27th 2020, 2:51 PM 7,845 Views 37 Comments

Some of the game’s leading coaches, referees, and medical experts will be involved.

Analysis: Under-the-radar Josh van der Flier shows jackal class
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Analysis: Under-the-radar Josh van der Flier shows jackal class

Feb 6th 2020, 8:04 PM 19,106 Views 16 Comments

The Ireland openside isn’t renowned as a jackal but has been working hard on his turnover skills.

Analysis: Aki and Copeland shine as gritty Connacht dig in for crucial turnovers
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Analysis: Aki and Copeland shine as gritty Connacht dig in for crucial turnovers

Nov 18th 2019, 4:33 PM 15,431 Views 9 Comments

Andy Friend’s side made some vital breakdown steals in their victory over Montpellier.

Analysis: Van der Flier and tireless captain Best top Ireland's ruck charts
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Analysis: Van der Flier and tireless captain Best top Ireland's ruck charts

Sep 25th 2019, 4:07 PM 9,798 Views 12 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s men were largely efficient with their clearouts and turned over lots of Scottish possession.

Messi and Klopp are the big men's winners at the Fifa awards, but who voted for whom?
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Messi and Klopp are the big men's winners at the Fifa awards, but who voted for whom?

Sep 23rd 2019, 10:34 PM 11,969 Views 8 Comments

Seamus Coleman picked Messi, Mick McCarthy recognised Klopp while Ronaldo voted for none of his direct rivals and then didn’t bother turning up.

The team that Joe built: Putting together a 2019 World Cup squad
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The team that Joe built: Putting together a 2019 World Cup squad

Aug 19th 2019, 12:00 PM 39,221 Views 41 Comments

We examine how Ireland’s head coach has developed a group of players to compete in Japan.

'Patients will suffer': Psychiatric nurses' overtime ban reinstated after pay talks break down
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'Patients will suffer': Psychiatric nurses' overtime ban reinstated after pay talks break down

Jul 23rd 2019, 6:03 PM 5,847 Views 16 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD James Browne said the overtime ban will lead to service disruption and cancellations for patients.

Analysis: How Saracens took away Tadhg Beirne's jackal threat
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Analysis: How Saracens took away Tadhg Beirne's jackal threat

Apr 23rd 2019, 9:30 PM 46,894 Views 51 Comments

The Munster lock was left frustrated in Coventry on Saturday.

US threw away 'golden opportunity' at Hanoi summit, North Korean official says
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US threw away 'golden opportunity' at Hanoi summit, North Korean official says

Mar 15th 2019, 7:39 AM 9,946 Views 19 Comments

A nuclear summit in Hanoi, Vietnam, between Kim and Trump ended without agreement on 28 February.

€1.6 million on stewards and €76k on catering: How much the Pope's visit cost the taxpayer
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€1.6 million on stewards and €76k on catering: How much the Pope's visit cost the taxpayer

Nov 22nd 2018, 6:00 AM 14,046 Views 43 Comments

As of 1 November, the OPW had spent €15,754,639.37 on the visit of Pope Francis to Ireland.

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

Nov 21st 2018, 1:32 PM 17,962 Views 33 Comments

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

Recoils, reactions and top shoulders - Leinster's breakdown lessons
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Recoils, reactions and top shoulders - Leinster's breakdown lessons

Sep 6th 2018, 5:08 PM 7,688 Views 7 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side will need to be much sharper when they take on the Scarlets this weekend.

Farm deaths: Cork most fatal county and July most dangerous month
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Farm deaths: Cork most fatal county and July most dangerous month

Jul 22nd 2018, 7:30 AM 7,918 Views 17 Comments

Over the past eight years, the most dangerous months for farm deaths in Ireland have been May, June and July.

Where and when: Almost 10,000 assaults on HSE staff in past 10 years
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Where and when: Almost 10,000 assaults on HSE staff in past 10 years

Jun 26th 2018, 12:05 AM 11,687 Views 55 Comments

Assaults on nursing staff made up the vast majority of these, accounting for 70% with 6,964 assaults.

Council by council: An extra 118,000 people have registered to vote ahead of tomorrow's referendum
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Council by council: An extra 118,000 people have registered to vote ahead of tomorrow's referendum

May 24th 2018, 7:33 AM 17,076 Views 98 Comments

More than 3.2 million people are now registered to vote in tomorrow’s referendum.

‘If you strip it all back in rugby, it’s who hits who the hardest’
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‘If you strip it all back in rugby, it’s who hits who the hardest’

May 6th 2018, 8:00 AM 29,898 Views 25 Comments

We spoke to Dan Leavy about his mindset, physicality and breakdown skills.

Breakdown: Average number of public patients per GPs across the country
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Breakdown: Average number of public patients per GPs across the country

Apr 22nd 2018, 4:28 PM 21,904 Views 25 Comments

Some GPs have as many as 1,218 public patients, while others have just 442.

Analysis: Peter O'Mahony's unseen work and all the Ireland rucks against France
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# Coal Face

Analysis: Peter O'Mahony's unseen work and all the Ireland rucks against France

Feb 6th 2018, 9:45 PM 31,385 Views 59 Comments

The Munster captain was hugely effective for Ireland at ruck time.

Analysis: The remarkable 41 phases that led to Johnny Sexton's drop goal
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Analysis: The remarkable 41 phases that led to Johnny Sexton's drop goal

Feb 4th 2018, 8:00 AM 80,135 Views 81 Comments

We’ve taken a look at every single action by the Irish players during their incredible winning passage.

County breakdown of 582,738 penalty points on driving licences
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County breakdown of 582,738 penalty points on driving licences

Dec 28th 2017, 6:00 AM 19,358 Views 18 Comments

The majority of drivers had three penalty points (400,502), while 59,404 had six points and 42,700 had two.

'An unending cycle': These were the scandals the Garda Commissioner faced questions over
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'An unending cycle': These were the scandals the Garda Commissioner faced questions over

Sep 11th 2017, 12:39 PM 8,094 Views 30 Comments

Over the past year members of the PAC and opposition parties have called for Nóirín O’Sullivan to step down.

Garda overtime bill soars to €60.5 million for first six months of 2017
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Garda overtime bill soars to €60.5 million for first six months of 2017

Aug 17th 2017, 6:15 AM 11,039 Views 59 Comments

That means it has grown by 57% for January to June compared to the same period last year.

Here's what stage 35 primary care centres announced for 20 counties in 2012 are currently in
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Here's what stage 35 primary care centres announced for 20 counties in 2012 are currently in

Jul 23rd 2017, 6:30 AM 23,615 Views 11 Comments

The centres were announced five years ago but only one is currently in use.

Dentists charging more than listed, home kits not working and rudeness: Ireland's dentistry complaints
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Dentists charging more than listed, home kits not working and rudeness: Ireland's dentistry complaints

Jul 22nd 2017, 7:00 AM 18,080 Views 53 Comments

The dental complaints service was contacted 1,235 times last year, with 447 phone calls and 758 emails.

Wales' omission of 'world class' James Davies increasingly baffling
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Wales' omission of 'world class' James Davies increasingly baffling

May 24th 2017, 6:45 AM 13,785 Views 9 Comments

Rassie Erasmus will have to contend with multiple threats to his ruck this weekend.

Closer look: Joey Barton bet on his own team 30 times and had just three wins
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Closer look: Joey Barton bet on his own team 30 times and had just three wins

Apr 26th 2017, 5:46 PM 7,089 Views 3 Comments

The suspended midfielder’s statement included plenty of extra details.

County breakdown: 10,640 fathers have taken paternity leave since September
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County breakdown: 10,640 fathers have taken paternity leave since September

Apr 16th 2017, 10:00 AM 17,214 Views 54 Comments

Dublin had the highest number of recipients, while Leitrim had the lowest.

Analysis: Ireland always work hard but their breakdown must be better in Italy
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Analysis: Ireland always work hard but their breakdown must be better in Italy

Feb 11th 2017, 6:00 AM 12,159 Views 17 Comments

Devin Toner continues to lead the way for Ireland in terms of sheer ruck numbers.

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