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Breakdown problems high on Ireland's agenda ahead of Georgia clash
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From The42
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Breakdown problems high on Ireland's agenda ahead of Georgia clash

Nov 26th 2020, 6:30 AM 3,806 Views 6 Comments

England dominated in this area last weekend at Twickenham.

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

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

Feb 27th 2020, 2:51 PM 7,848 Views 37 Comments

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

Analysis: Leinster's lethal attack tears Saracens apart for three classy tries
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From The42
# Complete

Analysis: Leinster's lethal attack tears Saracens apart for three classy tries

Apr 3rd 2018, 8:35 PM 27,550 Views 29 Comments

Leinster’s scores all came on kick return and showed off their rounded threat with ball in hand.

Analysis: Keith Earls looked sharp in Ireland's 13 shirt against Wales
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From The42
# Pace Merchant

Analysis: Keith Earls looked sharp in Ireland's 13 shirt against Wales

Aug 9th 2015, 9:18 PM 18,009 Views 50 Comments

The Munster man made his return to the international game after a break of more than two years.

Analysis: Intelligent Chiefs push the boundaries by refusing the ruck
# Innovation
From The42
# Innovation

Analysis: Intelligent Chiefs push the boundaries by refusing the ruck

Mar 26th 2015, 6:30 AM 96,128 Views 24 Comments

This just doesn’t look right on first viewing.

Cian Healy to miss Scotland and France matches after 3 week ban for stamping
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From The42
# Stampy

Cian Healy to miss Scotland and France matches after 3 week ban for stamping

Feb 13th 2013, 4:58 PM 28,978 Views 74 Comments

The Irish front-row will be available for his country’s final Six Nations game.

VIDEO: Cian Healy could be in big trouble for this stamp
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From The42
# Stampy

VIDEO: Cian Healy could be in big trouble for this stamp

Feb 10th 2013, 4:05 PM 13,903 Views 22 Comments

The prop’s actions caused a massive dust-up at Lansdowne Road.

All Black Andrew Hore banned for five weeks following forearm smash
# Right Hooker
From The42
# Right Hooker

All Black Andrew Hore banned for five weeks following forearm smash

Nov 28th 2012, 2:10 PM 1,305 Views 6 Comments

The New Zealand veteran displayed ‘genuine remorse’ when called in front of the citing commissioner.

Injury could rule O'Connell out of Pro12 semi and Ireland's tour to New Zealand
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From The42
# Worrying

Injury could rule O'Connell out of Pro12 semi and Ireland's tour to New Zealand

May 5th 2012, 10:43 PM 946 Views 0 Comments

The Munster captain roared in agony as his leg was caught in a tangle of bodies at a hotly contested ruck.

Player ratings: We mark the Leinster players out of 10
# Blue Magic
From The42
# Blue Magic

Player ratings: We mark the Leinster players out of 10

Apr 29th 2012, 5:59 PM 2,299 Views 0 Comments

It came down to a TMO and an amazing rearguard action but the Blues held on to set up a final with Ulster.

Ireland v USA: the online debate
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From The42
# Ruck

Ireland v USA: the online debate

Sep 10th 2011, 11:20 AM 729 Views 0 Comments

Ahead of Ireland v USA clash in New Plymouth, we asked two bloggers from either side of the Atlantic to log on for discussion on gchat. Heave