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Gatland excited by Lions' 10/12 combination of Russell and Farrell
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Gatland excited by Lions' 10/12 combination of Russell and Farrell

Jul 1st 2021, 2:32 PM 4,416 Views 4 Comments

The Scot and the Englishman will play together against the Lions on Saturday.

Leinster lose 'enormous experience' as La Rochelle halfbacks return to training
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Leinster lose 'enormous experience' as La Rochelle halfbacks return to training

Apr 28th 2021, 5:00 PM 42,146 Views 29 Comments

Jono Gibbes believes Leinster have the depth to deal with Sexton’s absence.

Russell and Ntamack return for Six Nations finale
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Russell and Ntamack return for Six Nations finale

Mar 24th 2021, 1:51 PM 6,806 Views 3 Comments

The Six Nations will finally be decided by Friday night’s postponed game.

Leinster's playmaking duo of Byrne and Frawley continue to impress
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Leinster's playmaking duo of Byrne and Frawley continue to impress

Feb 1st 2021, 2:58 PM 9,543 Views 19 Comments

The Leinster pair’s latest showing was up for discussion on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

'That's what Ireland need, multiple first receivers and an unpredictability'
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'That's what Ireland need, multiple first receivers and an unpredictability'

Oct 26th 2020, 4:03 PM 39,151 Views 11 Comments

Ireland’s attack came in for praise on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

Loss of Carbery leaves door slightly ajar for bright new generation of Munster 10s
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Loss of Carbery leaves door slightly ajar for bright new generation of Munster 10s

Aug 19th 2020, 7:00 AM 12,484 Views 31 Comments

The Athy man will sit out an indeterminable amount of time to recover from his ankle issue.Munster have a wealth of homegrown, but raw, options.

Ireland have 'utmost faith' in Carbery and Carty if Sexton sits out Japan game
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Ireland have 'utmost faith' in Carbery and Carty if Sexton sits out Japan game

Sep 25th 2019, 1:00 AM 10,680 Views 20 Comments

The 34-year-old out-half sustained what Ireland called a ‘bang to the quad’ against Scotland.

Barrett moves to 15 as All Blacks bring in Crusaders star Mo'unga at 10
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Barrett moves to 15 as All Blacks bring in Crusaders star Mo'unga at 10

Jul 24th 2019, 8:08 PM 11,916 Views 41 Comments

Steve Hansen has named his two best out-halves to start against the Springboks.

Cipriani swapped into England squad in place of Marcus Smith
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Cipriani swapped into England squad in place of Marcus Smith

Jun 28th 2019, 3:48 PM 9,428 Views 5 Comments

Eddie Jones’ side will train for another week without Owen Farrell.

Scannell and Carbery settling into a rhythm to ignite Munster attack
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Scannell and Carbery settling into a rhythm to ignite Munster attack

Jan 16th 2019, 5:40 AM 6,324 Views 1 Comment

The centre played most of his youth rugby as an out-half and knows how to bring the best conditions for Carbery.

Analysis: Sexton-Farrell axis makes the difference against All Blacks
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Analysis: Sexton-Farrell axis makes the difference against All Blacks

Jul 2nd 2017, 3:00 PM 19,291 Views 20 Comments

The 10-12 combination was integral in the key attacking moments of the second Test win.

Pairing up Sexton and Farrell is a bold call from Warren Gatland
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Pairing up Sexton and Farrell is a bold call from Warren Gatland

Jun 29th 2017, 5:55 AM 11,056 Views 12 Comments

The two playmakers will start alongside each other in the second Test against the All Blacks.

Analysis: Sexton-Farrell combination can unlock the All Blacks
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Analysis: Sexton-Farrell combination can unlock the All Blacks

Jun 19th 2017, 11:00 AM 9,062 Views 7 Comments

The playmaking pair linked superbly against the Crusaders last weekend.

'You can't make a great player have a poor game': Wales wary of 'astute' Murray and Sexton
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'You can't make a great player have a poor game': Wales wary of 'astute' Murray and Sexton

Mar 6th 2017, 4:48 PM 6,471 Views 5 Comments

“They are two outstanding players who we have to be really on our guard against.”

From Ireland's most effective and underrated to the great DC: Tony Ward's top 10s
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From Ireland's most effective and underrated to the great DC: Tony Ward's top 10s

Dec 26th 2015, 5:00 PM 28,005 Views 34 Comments

One of Ireland’s finest out-halves talks us through some of his favourite rugby protagonists.

Can he kick it? Does he have to? The makings of a perfect 10
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Can he kick it? Does he have to? The makings of a perfect 10

Dec 25th 2015, 1:00 PM 11,225 Views 9 Comments

We speak with Tony Ward about what he looks for when identifying potential out-halves before they take on schools rugby.

7 achingly beautiful RWC passes too good not to watch over and over again
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7 achingly beautiful RWC passes too good not to watch over and over again

Nov 2nd 2015, 12:41 PM 7,643 Views 9 Comments

Here’s to the playmakers.

Analysis: Two of the Premier League's most creative players last weekend were Irish
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Analysis: Two of the Premier League's most creative players last weekend were Irish

Aug 18th 2015, 12:00 PM 12,479 Views 10 Comments

Both Stephen Ireland and Wes Hoolahan were instrumental for their clubs on Saturday.

No concern over Sexton's hamstring but Ian Keatley travels with Ireland
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No concern over Sexton's hamstring but Ian Keatley travels with Ireland

Mar 12th 2015, 4:48 PM 5,850 Views 10 Comments

Joe Schmidt also explained why Ian Madigan was not released back to Leinster last weekend.

Shaqiri's treble fires Switzerland into second round tie with Messi's Argentina
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Shaqiri's treble fires Switzerland into second round tie with Messi's Argentina

Jun 25th 2014, 11:25 PM 3,589 Views 9 Comments

The Bayern Munich man linked superbly with Josip Drmić to put Honduras to the sword.