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Last week
19th March 2023 - 1st April 2023
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'There’s work to be done on growing the game where it’s really not on the radar at all'
This is an opportune time to get more people involved in rugby, RWE pundits say.
Last month
March 2023
# Praise
'You could make the case that Ireland are the best Six Nations team ever'
Stephen Jones joined The42 Rugby Weekly Extra podcast today.
# faz jr
'Farrell has been retired if you read the media, which is ridiculous'
The England captain has been facing criticism again.
This year
# rugby weekly extra
Is Super Rugby's new 'Yellow Card Upgrade' system the answer?
Speaking on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra, ex-Ireland analyst Eoin Toolan welcomed the change.
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Wales players 'looking at significant pay-cuts'
Bernard Jackman was talking on The42′s Rugby Weekly Extra.
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'You do look at it with a different lens when it's an Irish player'
John Cooney qualifies for Scotland next month and has spoken to Gregor Townsend.
# Jonny Holland
Carbery in Catch-22 as Byrne and Crowley edge ahead in Ireland pecking order
Cork Con head coach Jonny Holland breaks down Andy Farrell’s squad selection for the Six Nations.
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'It's not being able to look him in the eye and say, 'We're going to build a team around you''
Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discussed Ben Healy’s ‘done deal’ with the SRU on the first rugby pod of the new year.
Last year
# good on him
'It'll be brilliant to watch how he's able to adapt and bring his skill set to the Chiefs'
Eoin Toolan and Gavan Casey discussed John Ryan’s move to the Chiefs on Wednesday’s Rugby Weekly Extra podcast.
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'Character-wise, there's a massive question mark about that group now'
Bernard Jackman believes Ulster may have been left ‘mentally scarred’ by the nature of their URC defeat to Leinster at the RDS.
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'The intensity that he brings definitely has a lifespan' - What next for Eddie Jones?
Ciarán Kennedy and Eoin Toolan discussed Eddie Jones’ sacking and previewed the new Champions Cup season on today’s Rugby Weekly Extra.
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'He helps Munster get to places they have struggled to get without him'
Antoine Frisch came in for praise on today’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.
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'He's better off not taking it' - Should Warren Gatland return as Wales head coach?
Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discussed the former Wales boss’ links to his old job on Monday’s ‘Rugby Weekly Extra’.
# rugby weekly extra
'The Welsh regions can't sign players, they can't retain players. It's just a mess'
Today’s edition of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra podcast digs into the issues in Welsh rugby.
# The42 Rugby Weekly Extra
Based on November, who looks most primed to win next year's Rugby World Cup?
Bernard Jackman, Eoin Toolan and Murray Kinsella gave the lay of the land, as they see it, on Monday’s podcast.
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'Wallabies teams normally respond very well under extreme adversity'
Ex-Australia and Ulster lock Justin Harrison joined The42 Rugby Weekly Extra podcast today.
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'Ireland don't seem to have been impressed with what he has offered'
Gavin Coombes was left out of the Ireland squad this week and has a point to prove for Munster.
# Podcast
Will Connors on living with Jimmy O’Brien, and Ireland’s ‘brotherhood’
The Leinster and Ireland back row joined Gavan Casey, Murray Kinsella and Bernard Jackman onstage in Dublin.
# Depth
'I think he should move to Munster' - Leinster hooker McKee shines
Bernard Jackman gave his views on today’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.
# rugby weekly extra
Join us for a live Ireland v South Africa preview with special guest Will Connors
We’re heading back to the Harcourt Hotel on Wednesday 2 November for our latest live show.
# rugby's precarious future
'We aren't capturing the next generation in terms of generating stars'
Bernard Jackman, Eoin Toolan, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey joined forces for a special episode of Rugby Weekly Extra on Wednesday.
# class of '22?
'Supporters tend to afford more patience to a project if young players are at the heart of it'
Ciarán Kennedy believes Munster can replicate Arsenal’s recent upturn in fortunes by backing youth and strengthening the bond between fans and the team.
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'Ahern has got something really special... he's a very unique player'
Ireland’s second rows impressed on the Emerging Ireland tour in South Africa.
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'I think Sexton is justified to try and push to get the right decision'
The Leinster captain’s interactions with referee Craig Evans were discussed on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.
'Players were getting knocked out on a Thursday and playing on a Saturday'
Rugby’s biggest challenge was discussed on today’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.
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'You have to worry about the quality of some of the players Munster have'
Bernard Jackman voiced his concerns on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra podcast.
# Analysis
Munster's biggest frustrations and what's their best centre pairing?
Eoin Toolan and Murray Kinsella did a deep dive on Munster’s defeat to Cardiff on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.
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Context, prior warning and 'shtones' - Why Mathieu Raynal's big call was the right one
Murray Kinsella and Bernard Jackman believe the Frenchman was correct to ping Bernard Foley and Australia for time-wasting against New Zealand.
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Schmidt's 'clarity' makes All Blacks a different-looking proposition
Eoin Toolan and Gavan Casey discussed New Zealand’s spectacular seven-day turnaround on today’s pod for The42 members.
# Bigger picture
Rugby Weekly Extra: SA mini-tour will cause friction, but IRFU are right to 'go for it'
‘The IRFU’s goal is for there to be a successful national team. And if they think that this is the best way to have a successful World Cup… well then they should do it.’
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'I was really close to signing for Leinster. They gave my contract to James Lowe!'
All Blacks legend Israel Dagg was the guest on today’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.
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'You've got to give Gibson-Park that leeway to play how he feels the momentum'
The Leinster man has become a key player for Ireland under Andy Farrell.
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'Behind them, it's an absolute car crash... There's a big issue'
Ireland’s scrum had another tough outing against the All Blacks last weekend.
# the joe show
'Faz is coming as the former student but I think Joe is still King Kong'
Joe Schmidt will coach against his former assistant, Andy Farrell, this weekend in Auckland.
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Join us for a special All Blacks v Ireland preview night in Dublin
The Rugby Weekly crew will get together – in person — to look ahead to the summer tour.
# All Blacks
'You can just see he has everything... His top-end speed is frightening'
The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra asked how the All Blacks are shaping up for Ireland’s visit.
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'I think he'll go to New Zealand and should get capped in one of the three Tests'
Leinster’s Ross Molony was brilliant in last weekend’s semi-final win over Toulouse.
# form
'He's due some big starts in big games... there's a real battle for 9'
Bernard Jackman feels Craig Casey is pushing Conor Murray harder than ever in Munster.
# All Blacks
Which uncapped players should Ireland bring to New Zealand?
There were lots of exciting young players discussed on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra podcast today.
'He absolutely has to be right in the mix for that squad in New Zealand'
Munster’s Jack O’Donoghue has taken his game to another level.