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'I would love to see young and experienced players go back into a boosted AIL'
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'I would love to see young and experienced players go back into a boosted AIL'

15 hours ago 9,729 Views 10 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly included discussion of domestic rugby’s place in the pyramid.

The42 Rugby Weekly: New era, Ireland's World Cup finds, U20s and Olympics
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The42 Rugby Weekly: New era, Ireland's World Cup finds, U20s and Olympics

Updated 18 hours ago 3,764 Views 2 Comments

The latest episode of the pod focuses on the URC, Ireland’s squad, and big weekends for the 7s and U20s.

'It probably illustrates the way Ireland are looking to develop their attack'
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'It probably illustrates the way Ireland are looking to develop their attack'

Mon 8:00 PM 22,229 Views 7 Comments

Ireland’s out-half situation was discussed on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

The Great Sean O'Brien Debate, plus Nucifora leaves us with more questions than answers
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The Great Sean O'Brien Debate, plus Nucifora leaves us with more questions than answers

Jun 3rd 2021, 2:24 PM 7,882 Views 0 Comments

Bernard, Gavan, and Murray dug into the latest news on today’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly.

'There's this kind of hoard mentality for footage of games that have already happened'
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'There's this kind of hoard mentality for footage of games that have already happened'

Updated May 27th 2021, 8:00 PM 17,116 Views 5 Comments

Murray Kinsella, Bernard Jackman and Gavan Casey on the need for access to rugby-match footage for fans, online analysts and the growth of the game.

The42 Rugby Weekly: TV coverage, punditry, and the Champions Cup final
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The42 Rugby Weekly: TV coverage, punditry, and the Champions Cup final

May 27th 2021, 4:40 PM 3,302 Views 0 Comments

Bernard Jackman joined Gavan Casey and Murray Kinsella to discuss working on live games.

'He's ready, I have massive faith in Ross Byrne's ability to deal with pressure'
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'He's ready, I have massive faith in Ross Byrne's ability to deal with pressure'

Apr 29th 2021, 3:30 PM 6,411 Views 5 Comments

The 26-year-old gets another big chance with Johnny Sexton missing.

'People in the domestic game are fatigued, lacking a feeling of connection to the professional game'
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'People in the domestic game are fatigued, lacking a feeling of connection to the professional game'

Apr 25th 2021, 10:39 PM 32,573 Views 16 Comments

Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella are concerned that the lifeblood of Irish rugby is being forgotten by its professional stakeholders.

'We're in 2021 and it's not clear to me as a rugby person who's going to drive Irish women's rugby'
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'We're in 2021 and it's not clear to me as a rugby person who's going to drive Irish women's rugby'

Updated Apr 22nd 2021, 9:47 PM 14,027 Views 2 Comments

Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella gave their thoughts during a difficult week, and after a stop-start few years, for Irish women’s rugby.

'It was one hour from the deadline and we got the paperwork back from Pretoria'
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'It was one hour from the deadline and we got the paperwork back from Pretoria'

Apr 16th 2021, 10:45 AM 22,306 Views 0 Comments

Bernard Jackman gave fascinating insight into rugby recruitment on The42 Rugby Weekly.

Ireland's youngsters have the star quality to elevate and transcend the XVs scene
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Ireland's youngsters have the star quality to elevate and transcend the XVs scene

Apr 15th 2021, 8:34 PM 3,375 Views 0 Comments

Look no further than Ballinasloe RFC to see signs of BÊibhinn Parsons’ potential influence on women’s rugby, and indeed women’s sport.

'They actually empower the players to do a huge amount of the strategy' - Jackman on Exeter
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'They actually empower the players to do a huge amount of the strategy' - Jackman on Exeter

Apr 9th 2021, 7:15 AM 3,658 Views 2 Comments

Rob Baxter and co. have put the weight on their players to beat Leinster this weekend.

'This is one they should have blocked' - Jackman and Kinsella on Munster's signing of Jenkins
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'This is one they should have blocked' - Jackman and Kinsella on Munster's signing of Jenkins

Apr 2nd 2021, 4:58 PM 50,585 Views 60 Comments

Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella believe Johann van Graan’s recruitment of the South African is the wrong move on numerous levels.

Poor calls and strained player-referee relations a challenge for Schmidt after 'black box' weekend
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Poor calls and strained player-referee relations a challenge for Schmidt after 'black box' weekend

Mar 4th 2021, 7:31 PM 30,416 Views 15 Comments

The former Ireland head coach has a serious task on his hands as part of his recently broadened World Rugby role.

In time, Carbery could solve a lot of Ireland's problems without replacing Sexton
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In time, Carbery could solve a lot of Ireland's problems without replacing Sexton

Feb 27th 2021, 6:00 AM 11,284 Views 24 Comments

Murray Kinsella, Bernard Jackman and Gavan Casey discussed the Munster man’s positional future ahead of his return to action last night.

Fundamental flaws on both sides of the ball stunting Ireland in open play
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Fundamental flaws on both sides of the ball stunting Ireland in open play

Feb 18th 2021, 7:23 PM 16,205 Views 9 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey dissected Ireland’s defeat to France in what turned out to be a bumper pod.

'The problem is the backlog... Some of these lads should be moved on loan'
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'The problem is the backlog... Some of these lads should be moved on loan'

Feb 11th 2021, 6:23 PM 26,187 Views 25 Comments

Bernard Jackman put forward his theory on Ireland’s succession planning at out-half.

'He was obsessed with the breakdown, particularly when he got involved with Schmidt'
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'He was obsessed with the breakdown, particularly when he got involved with Schmidt'

Feb 4th 2021, 5:02 PM 26,249 Views 2 Comments

Speaking on The42 Rugby Weekly, Mike Sherry and Bernard Jackman detailed what Paul O’Connell will bring to Ireland.

'I spoke to a French agent last week and he was of the opinion that CJ was going to Bordeaux'
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'I spoke to a French agent last week and he was of the opinion that CJ was going to Bordeaux'

Jan 28th 2021, 2:43 PM 48,603 Views 42 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discussed Irish rugby’s contractual bottleneck on Thursday’s rugby pod.

'The opportunity is going to be lost for some guys who have been late developers'
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'The opportunity is going to be lost for some guys who have been late developers'

Jan 14th 2021, 8:08 PM 19,713 Views 5 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly included a discussion on the pandemic’s impact on Irish rugby’s talent pipeline.

How Paul O'Connell might go about resolving Ireland's lineout issues
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How Paul O'Connell might go about resolving Ireland's lineout issues

Updated Jan 7th 2021, 8:01 PM 19,182 Views 16 Comments

‘I know the Stade Francais players who worked with him — the forwards — thought he was world-class,’ said Bernard Jackman of O’Connell on The42 Rugby Weekly.

'I'm luckily not suffering from symptoms so I didn't feel it was right to get involved'
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'I'm luckily not suffering from symptoms so I didn't feel it was right to get involved'

Dec 10th 2020, 9:35 PM 50,923 Views 12 Comments

Bernard Jackman told The42 Rugby Weekly about his experiences with concussion.

'I think the example of someone having gone away and it not really helping him is JJ'
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'I think the example of someone having gone away and it not really helping him is JJ'

Dec 4th 2020, 11:20 AM 14,294 Views 17 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discuss Ben Healy’s future on The42 Rugby Weekly.

'He seems to be getting pleasure of a sadistic nature from implementing this gameplan'
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'He seems to be getting pleasure of a sadistic nature from implementing this gameplan'

Nov 26th 2020, 10:32 PM 38,259 Views 7 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey picked up the pieces – all of them — from Ireland’s defeat at Twickenham on Thursday’s ‘The42 Rugby Weekly’.

Does Johnny Sexton need more support in his role as Ireland captain?
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Does Johnny Sexton need more support in his role as Ireland captain?

Nov 12th 2020, 5:20 PM 19,181 Views 51 Comments

This week’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly asked whether the out-half requires more leadership around him.

Jackman: We have to stop blaming individuals and look at Ireland's defensive system
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Jackman: We have to stop blaming individuals and look at Ireland's defensive system

Nov 5th 2020, 6:36 PM 7,946 Views 8 Comments

‘All of our back three have had really difficult moments, and they’re moments that don’t show up as much in high-pressure games for their provinces.’

'It was a missed opportunity. It's a result that will nag at the Ireland players'
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'It was a missed opportunity. It's a result that will nag at the Ireland players'

Nov 2nd 2020, 5:13 PM 25,044 Views 17 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra saw the lads dig into events in Paris.

'As soon as he's had a little dip, he's out of the squad completely, which is harsh'
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'As soon as he's had a little dip, he's out of the squad completely, which is harsh'

Oct 8th 2020, 2:51 PM 32,339 Views 32 Comments

John Cooney’s omission from the Ireland squad was discussed on today’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly.

'The Dragons are coming to Leinster confident, which is very unusual'
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'The Dragons are coming to Leinster confident, which is very unusual'

Oct 1st 2020, 7:00 PM 7,490 Views 5 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly saw the lads previewing the Irish provinces’ new campaigns.

'If Larkham and Felix can't get it out of them, well then maybe they have to look at themselves'
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'If Larkham and Felix can't get it out of them, well then maybe they have to look at themselves'

Sep 10th 2020, 9:30 PM 35,432 Views 27 Comments

Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella assess Munster’s non-performance during last Friday’s defeat to Leinster.

'Ulster had a different hurdle to overcome during lockdown than anybody else in Ireland'
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'Ulster had a different hurdle to overcome during lockdown than anybody else in Ireland'

Aug 27th 2020, 9:08 PM 10,691 Views 6 Comments

Bernard Jackman believes the rules around the UK government’s furlough scheme may have left Ulster a couple of weeks behind their rivals.

'People jumping to the conclusion that Carbery is finished - that's nonsense'
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'People jumping to the conclusion that Carbery is finished - that's nonsense'

Aug 20th 2020, 3:20 PM 27,143 Views 34 Comments

Bernard Jackman believes Munster should back their academy out-halves to support JJ Hanrahan.

'Joey is still the key man. If Joey gets fit, then there's a lot you can do'
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'Joey is still the key man. If Joey gets fit, then there's a lot you can do'

Jul 2nd 2020, 5:20 PM 10,021 Views 20 Comments

Bernard Jackman says the out-half can help get the best out of Munster’s new signings.

'Toulouse went back and the skills coach is working more hours than he's ever worked in his life'
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'Toulouse went back and the skills coach is working more hours than he's ever worked in his life'

Jun 18th 2020, 5:42 PM 7,198 Views 2 Comments

Bernard Jackman discussed the provinces’ impending return to training on Thursday’s podcast.

'The Stormers coming to Thomond Park': Would you be in favour of a new-look Pro18?
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'The Stormers coming to Thomond Park': Would you be in favour of a new-look Pro18?

Jun 11th 2020, 4:55 PM 14,966 Views 28 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discuss the very real prospect of South Africa’s Super Rugby franchises joining the Pro14.

'We're all imagining him and Beauden Barrett linking up at 10 and 15'
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'We're all imagining him and Beauden Barrett linking up at 10 and 15'

Jun 4th 2020, 4:34 PM 13,420 Views 1 Comment

The lads on The42 Rugby Weekly are very excited about Dan Carter’s return to Kiwi rugby.

'There's potentially an embarrassment of riches for Munster in that position'
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'There's potentially an embarrassment of riches for Munster in that position'

May 21st 2020, 4:11 PM 18,159 Views 24 Comments

Ben Healy, Jack Crowley, and Jake Flannery will all be hoping for senior team action next season.

'They had something unbelievably unique in Limerick rugby and I don't think it's too late to reignite that'
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'They had something unbelievably unique in Limerick rugby and I don't think it's too late to reignite that'

May 14th 2020, 8:00 PM 26,061 Views 95 Comments

Munster must learn from Limerick GAA and get the talent conveyor belt turning again in the Treaty County, says Bernard Jackman.

'I really think Ringrose is a strong option' - Picking the 2021 Lions centre pairing
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'I really think Ringrose is a strong option' - Picking the 2021 Lions centre pairing

May 7th 2020, 5:09 PM 22,443 Views 53 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly saw the lads choose their midfields and back threes.

Irish starter looking unlikely as The42 Rugby Weekly panel pick their Lions back rows for 2021
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Irish starter looking unlikely as The42 Rugby Weekly panel pick their Lions back rows for 2021

Updated Apr 30th 2020, 9:00 PM 16,405 Views 32 Comments

Darren Cave, Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella also selected their starting and travelling half-backs on today’s episode, available on all usual platforms.

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