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6 Nations, 7 questions: Shane Horgan gives us his expert opinion
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6 Nations, 7 questions: Shane Horgan gives us his expert opinion

Feb 1st 2013, 9:39 AM 6,470 Views 8 Comments

We asked the legend of the wing for his considered analysis of this year’s Championsip… and he didn’t hold back.

Shane Byrne: Last-chance Kidney has thrown everything at 6 Nations bid
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Shane Byrne: Last-chance Kidney has thrown everything at 6 Nations bid

Jan 31st 2013, 3:44 PM 10,656 Views 18 Comments

The former Ireland international believes the form of Brian O’Driscoll and Gordon D’Arcy is crucial to Irish chances.

Conor Deegan: 'Here is a young player who is passionate about the GAA'
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Conor Deegan: 'Here is a young player who is passionate about the GAA'

Jan 11th 2013, 7:00 AM 4,794 Views 14 Comments

TheScore.ie’s Gaelic football columnist believes the talented Ciarán Kilkenny cannot be heaped with unrealistic expectations upon his return to Dublin.

Expert view: Donal Lenihan picks his Heineken Cup week 1 winners
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Expert view: Donal Lenihan picks his Heineken Cup week 1 winners

Oct 11th 2012, 8:22 AM 1,543 Views 1 Comment

We go our hands on the Heineken Cup fixture list, a pan-European Injury report and a legendary Irish second row.

Daithi Regan: 'This victory strikes me as being truly special for Brian Cody'
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Daithi Regan: 'This victory strikes me as being truly special for Brian Cody'

Oct 2nd 2012, 7:00 AM 3,415 Views 1 Comment

TheScore.ie’s hurling analyst salutes Kilkenny’s achievement in finally getting the better of Galway in Sunday’s All-Ireland decider.

Daithi Regan: 'For all the excitement about Galway, there is more assurance about Kilkenny'
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Daithi Regan: 'For all the excitement about Galway, there is more assurance about Kilkenny'

Sep 28th 2012, 7:00 AM 3,876 Views 4 Comments

TheScore.ie’s hurling analyst assesses matters before next Sunday’s All-Ireland final replay.

Conor Deegan: "Murphy's goal represented the remarkable class that he possesses"
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Conor Deegan: "Murphy's goal represented the remarkable class that he possesses"

Sep 25th 2012, 7:00 AM 5,424 Views 5 Comments

TheScore.ie’s Gaelic Football analyst salutes the achievement of this year’s All-Ireland champions and their captain but wonders have Mayo hinted at a way to unlock their system.

Conor Deegan: "With all the pre-match sideshows the intrigue lies in which team can deal with them efficiently"
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Conor Deegan: "With all the pre-match sideshows the intrigue lies in which team can deal with them efficiently"

Sep 20th 2012, 10:32 AM 3,523 Views 5 Comments

TheScore.ie’s Gaelic Football analyst believes that despite the hype and hoopla in the county, Donegal have the patience to stick to the task next Sunday.

Daithi Regan: "It was one of the worst refereeing decisions that was ever made."
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Daithi Regan: "It was one of the worst refereeing decisions that was ever made."

Sep 11th 2012, 8:36 AM 16,828 Views 52 Comments

TheScore.ie’s hurling analyst feels Galway were fortunate to get that late free on Sunday but their attacking tools are continuing to make life uncomfortable for Kilkenny.

Daithi Regan: "This game is not a question of Galway's ability as hurlers, it is their ability to face up to a juggernaut."
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Daithi Regan: "This game is not a question of Galway's ability as hurlers, it is their ability to face up to a juggernaut."

Sep 6th 2012, 10:23 AM 5,096 Views 5 Comments

TheScore.ie’s hurling analyst expects Kilkenny’s greater All-Ireland final know-how to be crucial when they face Galway on Sunday.

Conor Deegan: "To suggest Dublin and Mayo are going for second place is over-stretching it."
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Conor Deegan: "To suggest Dublin and Mayo are going for second place is over-stretching it."

Aug 30th 2012, 10:00 AM 5,999 Views 18 Comments

TheScore.ie’s Gaelic football analyst believes the absence of Andy Moran could have a critical influence in settling next Sunday’s clash of Dublin and Mayo.

Conor Deegan: "Two juggernauts are going to crash into each other in Croke Park on Sunday. It's going to be fascinating."
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Conor Deegan: "Two juggernauts are going to crash into each other in Croke Park on Sunday. It's going to be fascinating."

Aug 24th 2012, 11:47 AM 6,828 Views 17 Comments

In the first of his columns for TheScore.ie, Conor Deegan looks ahead to the All-Ireland semi-final meeting of Cork and Donegal.

Daithí Regan: "It's hard to think of a more eagerly-awaited All-Ireland hurling semi-final than this one."
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Daithí Regan: "It's hard to think of a more eagerly-awaited All-Ireland hurling semi-final than this one."

Aug 16th 2012, 7:00 AM 4,336 Views 11 Comments

TheScore.ie’s hurling analyst Daithi Regan feels last Sunday’s result between Galway and Cork could be a critical factor in determining this Sunday’s result between Kilkenny and Tipperary.

Daithí Regan: 'The pressure Galway will be under will be suffocating'
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Daithí Regan: 'The pressure Galway will be under will be suffocating'

Aug 13th 2012, 2:54 PM 5,911 Views 7 Comments

In the first of his columns for TheScore.ie, Daithí Regan questions whether Galway will be able for greater physical challenge in the All-Ireland final.

Ailis McSweeney: Relay 101... here's what you can look forward to on the track tonight
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Ailis McSweeney: Relay 101... here's what you can look forward to on the track tonight

Aug 10th 2012, 3:29 PM 646 Views 0 Comments

A tight control on adrenaline and nerves is essential to get away at the right time, writes Ireland’s 100m record holder Ailis McSweeney.

Expert view: These All Blacks were rattled and can be again by Ireland
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Expert view: These All Blacks were rattled and can be again by Ireland

Jun 21st 2012, 12:01 AM 818 Views 3 Comments

“The selectors need to build on the knowledge that the All-Blacks were rattled because we attacked them in the right places,” writes Emmet O’Rafferty.

Opinion: Sean O'Brien could be ruined by persistence with No 7 role
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Opinion: Sean O'Brien could be ruined by persistence with No 7 role

May 20th 2012, 8:00 PM 4,528 Views 1 Comment

One former Leinster player reckons Joe Schmidt got it right yesterday but tweaks are needed with his team in the future.

WATCH: Four men in a pub look forward to weekend showdowns
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WATCH: Four men in a pub look forward to weekend showdowns

Oct 7th 2011, 1:00 PM 326 Views 0 Comments

Will Carling, Zinzan Brooke, Rob Henderson and Scott Quinnell line out to argue the toss on this week’s action.

FAQ: Who'll win in Wellington on Saturday?
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FAQ: Who'll win in Wellington on Saturday?

Oct 6th 2011, 5:44 PM 813 Views 0 Comments

The talking heads have all come out of the woodwork in advance of Saturday’s showdown. But who are they tipping to prevail?

"Player of the tournament? Sean O'Brien"
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"Player of the tournament? Sean O'Brien"

Sep 30th 2011, 4:28 PM 1,560 Views 0 Comments

Some of the game’s biggest names of yesteryear line out to preview this weekend’s mouth-watering games in New Zealand.

Expert view: Kidney should have played a completely new team
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Expert view: Kidney should have played a completely new team

Sep 23rd 2011, 12:30 PM 634 Views 0 Comments

One Irish rugby stalwart is in New Zealand and on the march. Here’s what Mick Quinn thinks, two weeks in.

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