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'At least Leinster used some of our tactics in that game, so that's brilliant to see'
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'At least Leinster used some of our tactics in that game, so that's brilliant to see'

Jan 19th 2021, 5:09 PM 22,200 Views 36 Comments

Johann van Graan says Munster will always look to tailor their game plans to specific opposition.

Scanning, kicking, more playmakers, solid set-piece - Ireland's attack aims this autumn
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Scanning, kicking, more playmakers, solid set-piece - Ireland's attack aims this autumn

Oct 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 24,222 Views 2 Comments

Attack coach Mike Catt says teams ‘can’t just be one-dimensional anymore.’

'We were able to harass Leinster and put them under pressure' From The42

'We were able to harass Leinster and put them under pressure'

Sep 19th 2020, 6:49 PM 11,767 Views 53 Comments

Saracens coach Mark McCall outlines his side’s tactics today as Leinster’s winning streak came to an end.

Munster's Springboks-esque game plan a dispiriting sight for province's fans
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# Tactics

Munster's Springboks-esque game plan a dispiriting sight for province's fans

Sep 5th 2020, 1:17 PM 17,653 Views 26 Comments

The tactical approach from Johann van Graan’s side felt far too familiar as they came up short again.

Oyonnax coach Prendergast explains how they beat Toulon two weeks ago
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Oyonnax coach Prendergast explains how they beat Toulon two weeks ago

Mar 30th 2018, 7:45 AM 9,279 Views 7 Comments

The former Munster scrum-half and his side had a huge victory over Munster’s Champions Cup opponents.

3 things Cleveland can do in Game Two to stop the Warriors dominating again
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3 things Cleveland can do in Game Two to stop the Warriors dominating again

Jun 4th 2017, 9:34 PM 2,905 Views 0 Comments

Will it be another easy win for the Golden State Warriors?

Schmidt: 'The game plan in the World Cup, I thought, served us really well'
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# Tactics

Schmidt: 'The game plan in the World Cup, I thought, served us really well'

Jan 28th 2016, 10:01 PM 9,489 Views 77 Comments

The Ireland head coach says his side don’t have just one set of tactics.

Horgan: Leinster have to starve Toulon of possession
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Horgan: Leinster have to starve Toulon of possession

Dec 11th 2015, 8:15 AM 2,710 Views 8 Comments

Former Ireland winger says Leo Cullen’s side must make the most of any opportunities that come their way on Sunday to have any hope of getting a result.

'It's not just about one or two decision makers, every player has to understand'
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'It's not just about one or two decision makers, every player has to understand'

Oct 1st 2015, 8:25 AM 12,815 Views 13 Comments

Lynne Cantwell explains how Ireland’s women’s team improved their effectiveness on the pitch.

Analysis: Schmidt keeps big ideas under wraps ahead of World Cup
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Analysis: Schmidt keeps big ideas under wraps ahead of World Cup

Aug 17th 2015, 2:01 PM 23,000 Views 16 Comments

Ireland showed some nice shape in attack against Scotland on Saturday.

Fitzgerald: Toulon game will be best indicator of what Leinster are about
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Fitzgerald: Toulon game will be best indicator of what Leinster are about

Apr 17th 2015, 8:00 AM 4,900 Views 13 Comments

The Ireland wing explains why Matt O’Connor’s game plan has not clicked for the province yet.

Analysis: How did Ireland dominate England in the Six Nations?
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Analysis: How did Ireland dominate England in the Six Nations?

Mar 3rd 2015, 12:00 PM 18,873 Views 17 Comments

Exiting, discipline, the halfbacks, and a solid set-piece were building blocks for an impressive win.

Simon Hick column: Schmidt's Ireland aren't playing beautifully but they might never need to
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Simon Hick column: Schmidt's Ireland aren't playing beautifully but they might never need to

Nov 25th 2014, 10:00 PM 9,069 Views 10 Comments

Ireland have been beating the world’s top teams with a strong kicking game and sound fundamentals.

'Realist' Joe Schmidt remains Ireland's trump card ahead of Boks clash
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# Brain Power

'Realist' Joe Schmidt remains Ireland's trump card ahead of Boks clash

Nov 7th 2014, 12:00 PM 9,490 Views 12 Comments

The Kiwi head coach is likely to have a well-prepared and intelligent game plan ready for tomorrow.

Analysis: Matt O'Connor looks for growth in Leinster's attacking structure
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Analysis: Matt O'Connor looks for growth in Leinster's attacking structure

Sep 17th 2014, 8:30 AM 4,329 Views 15 Comments

The Australian head coach will have been pleased by some of this side’s shape against the Scarlets last weekend.

Walsh banking on balance as Munster's attack moves in new direction
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Walsh banking on balance as Munster's attack moves in new direction

Aug 29th 2014, 8:30 AM 5,191 Views 7 Comments

After two years of ‘Penneyball’, Brian Walsh is looking for more variety from the southern province.

Analysis: Ireland Women show tactical intelligence in victory over the US
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Analysis: Ireland Women show tactical intelligence in victory over the US

Aug 3rd 2014, 1:56 PM 3,200 Views 3 Comments

There were positives to be taken from Friday’s win, but improvement will be needed ahead of the New Zealand clash.

Analysis: Leinster's game plan comes up short against Toulon's extreme power
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# Analysis

Analysis: Leinster's game plan comes up short against Toulon's extreme power

Apr 9th 2014, 6:41 PM 6,024 Views 28 Comments

Using GIFs and videos, we’ve examined the province’s kicking and attacking during the Heineken Cup quarter-final.

Sexton trusts in Schmidt's game plan ahead of Parisian cup final
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Sexton trusts in Schmidt's game plan ahead of Parisian cup final

Mar 10th 2014, 5:04 PM 15,864 Views 13 Comments

The Ireland out-half says he and his teammates will remain performance-focused despite what’s on the line.

Shane Horgan: where England v Ireland will be won and lost
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Shane Horgan: where England v Ireland will be won and lost

Feb 22nd 2014, 8:30 AM 4,331 Views 16 Comments

The former Ireland and Leinster wing gives us insight into how the clash at Twickenham might play out.

Ireland’s Best is good enough to exert ‘physical dominance’ over Wales
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Ireland’s Best is good enough to exert ‘physical dominance’ over Wales

Feb 9th 2014, 11:45 AM 4,711 Views 1 Comment

The Ulster hooker explains how Joe Schmidt’s training methods are making the national team more adaptable.

Earls' try was an example of 'where we're trying to get' - Rob Penney
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Earls' try was an example of 'where we're trying to get' - Rob Penney

Jan 16th 2014, 7:20 AM 3,183 Views 0 Comments

The Munster head coach was ‘rapt’ with his side’s tactical appreciation against Gloucester last weekend.

'If we do 100 things 1% better, we can be world champions'
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# Mindset

'If we do 100 things 1% better, we can be world champions'

Dec 1st 2013, 7:00 AM 6,418 Views 4 Comments

World Cup winner Will Greenwood explains the philosophy that drove England to success.

Time for Joe Schmidt to restore supporters’ pride in Ireland
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Time for Joe Schmidt to restore supporters’ pride in Ireland

Oct 29th 2013, 5:00 PM 14,472 Views 77 Comments

By staying true to his basic principles, the head coach can bring the Irish team back to the pedestal of the game.

Opinion: Club mentality and ref management made Ireland a different beast
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# Winning Formula

Opinion: Club mentality and ref management made Ireland a different beast

Nov 26th 2012, 2:00 PM 2,528 Views 0 Comments

Declan Kidney’s squad rediscovered what makes them hungry to win, but the game-plan was made to suit more than just the players.