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# analysis - Sunday 4 December, 2016

From The42 The 2 best teams in the Premier League and more talking points Analysis

The 2 best teams in the Premier League and more talking points

Plus, is Alexis Sanchez the best player in the Premier League right now?

# analysis - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

From The42 Analysis: Attention to detail and violence help Ireland deny Pocock Jackal

Analysis: Attention to detail and violence help Ireland deny Pocock

We examine each of the Wallabies back row’s efforts to steal Irish possession last weekend.

# analysis - Monday 28 November, 2016

From The42 The42 Rugby Show: Where do Ireland stand ahead of the Six Nations after a successful November? Analysis

The42 Rugby Show: Where do Ireland stand ahead of the Six Nations after a successful November?

The win over Australia rounded off a memorable month for Joe Schmidt’s side.

From The42 Analysis: Slaughtneil complete historic treble - but tactics could leave them vulnerable Club Action

Analysis: Slaughtneil complete historic treble - but tactics could leave them vulnerable

Derry club have won senior football, hurling and camogie titles in Ulster this year. How far can they go?

From The42 Six points behind Real and Enrique under pressure - what has gone wrong for Barca? Analysis

Six points behind Real and Enrique under pressure - what has gone wrong for Barca?

The Spanish champions have endured their worst start to the season in nine years.

# analysis - Sunday 27 November, 2016

From The42 Does Mourinho know his best team and more Premier League talking points Analysis

Does Mourinho know his best team and more Premier League talking points

Plus, why Sergio Aguero is the best Premier League player of the last five years.

From The42 Analysis: David Pocock's understanding of the laws leads to a unique turnover Clever

Analysis: David Pocock's understanding of the laws leads to a unique turnover

The Wallabies back row showed his intelligence in what should have been a game-changing moment.

# analysis - Saturday 26 November, 2016

From The42 Man United's title challenge, Long's struggles, Moyes' 'double-decker bus' and more PL talking points Analysis

Man United's title challenge, Long's struggles, Moyes' 'double-decker bus' and more PL talking points

Plus, can Leicester reproduced their European form in the Premier League?

# analysis - Friday 25 November, 2016

From The42 Are teams starting to figure out Dundalk and more Europa League talking points Analysis

Are teams starting to figure out Dundalk and more Europa League talking points

Plus, why Henrikh Mkhitaryan deserves more game time at Man United.

# analysis - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

From The42 Is Messi weary and more Champions League talking points Analysis

Is Messi weary and more Champions League talking points

Plus, why Arsenal are badly missing Santi Cazorla.

From The42 Analysis: O'Brien's ruck return another reminder of what Ireland have missed Ruck Stats

Analysis: O'Brien's ruck return another reminder of what Ireland have missed

Devin Toner set a new benchmark with a huge 47 ruck contributions last weekend.

# analysis - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

From The42 Tottenham not good enough and more Champions League talking points Analysis

Tottenham not good enough and more Champions League talking points

Plus, why the rich clubs prospering makes for a more boring competition.

# analysis - Monday 21 November, 2016

From The42 The42 Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan and Murray Kinsella dissect Ireland's bruising defeat to the All Blacks Analysis This post contains videos

The42 Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan and Murray Kinsella dissect Ireland's bruising defeat to the All Blacks

We dissect Saturday’s absorbing clash with the world champions.

From The42 Analysis: Beauden Barrett's moments of magic light up a brutal Test in Dublin The Difference

Analysis: Beauden Barrett's moments of magic light up a brutal Test in Dublin

The 25-year-old World Rugby player of the year was superb on Saturday.

# analysis - Sunday 20 November, 2016

From The42 Analysis: Ireland's failure to convert costs them dearly against the All Blacks Opportunities

Analysis: Ireland's failure to convert costs them dearly against the All Blacks

Joe Schmidt’s men couldn’t turn their big chances into the tries they needed.

# analysis - Saturday 19 November, 2016

From The42 Is Wayne Rooney right and more Premier League talking points Analysis

Is Wayne Rooney right and more Premier League talking points

Plus, there was joy and despair for Ireland’s Darren Randolph at White Hart Lane today.

From The42 Analysis: Tiny details make a massive difference against the All Blacks Defence

Analysis: Tiny details make a massive difference against the All Blacks

Ireland are eager to improve their defensive performance against the All Blacks.

# analysis - Thursday 17 November, 2016

From The42 Video analysis: Ireland's expansive ideas excite at start of World Cup year Width

Video analysis: Ireland's expansive ideas excite at start of World Cup year

Tom Tierney’s side were ambitious with their use of the ball against England last weekend.

# analysis - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

From The42 The42 Rugby Show: Murray Kinsella and Johne Murphy on what it will take to beat the All Blacks (again) November Tests This post contains videos

The42 Rugby Show: Murray Kinsella and Johne Murphy on what it will take to beat the All Blacks (again)

The former Leicester and Munster man looks at Ireland’s tough selection calls ahead of Saturday’s eagerly-anticipated Test.

# analysis - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

From The42 Analysis: How Ireland targeted Austria’s makeshift left-back Plan This post contains videos

Analysis: How Ireland targeted Austria’s makeshift left-back

Kevin Wimmer had an evening to forget against the Boys in Green on Saturday.

# analysis - Monday 14 November, 2016

From The42 Analysis: Corofin benefit from kick passing as shooting costs Castlebar in Connacht club thriller Expert View

Analysis: Corofin benefit from kick passing as shooting costs Castlebar in Connacht club thriller

Analyst Rob Carroll breaks down Corofin’s victory over Castlebar Mitchels yesterday.

From The42 Ciaran Clark the unsung hero of Ireland’s famous win in Austria Analysis This post contains videos

Ciaran Clark the unsung hero of Ireland’s famous win in Austria

The Newcastle defender showed why Martin O’Neill has placed faith in him.

# analysis - Saturday 12 November, 2016

From The42 Ireland exorcise the ghost of Scotland '87 and more talking points from Vienna Analysis

Ireland exorcise the ghost of Scotland '87 and more talking points from Vienna

Plus, why the Boys in Green are now in pole position to triumph in Group D.

From The42 Analysis: The key man Ireland need to stop from playing today Star This post contains videos

Analysis: The key man Ireland need to stop from playing today

Bayern Munich player David Alaba will be comfortably the biggest star on the pitch this evening.

# analysis - Friday 11 November, 2016

From The42 The42 Rugby Show: Murray Kinsella and Ian Dowling on facing the haka and Ireland's defence November Tests

The42 Rugby Show: Murray Kinsella and Ian Dowling on facing the haka and Ireland's defence

The former Munster and Ireland wing looks ahead to a busy weekend of rugby.

# analysis - Thursday 10 November, 2016

From The42 Analysis: What can Dundalk’s star men bring to the Irish team? New Faces This post contains videos

Analysis: What can Dundalk’s star men bring to the Irish team?

League of Ireland players Andy Boyle and Daryl Horgan have travelled with the side to Austria.

# analysis - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

'We have to respect America's decision. That doesn't mean we'll agree with everything he says or does'

There is a feeling of shock and disbelief around the halls of Leinster House today as the reality sets in that Donald Trump has been elected as the US president.

From The42 Analysis: CJ Stander leads the way in Ireland's vicious ruck effort Ruck Stats

Analysis: CJ Stander leads the way in Ireland's vicious ruck effort

Devin Toner and Jamie Heaslip were typically busy after the tackle.

From The42 Analysis: How did Ireland finally beat the All Blacks? History Makers

Analysis: How did Ireland finally beat the All Blacks?

The maul and lineout were vital facets of the game in Soldier Field.

'I don't want to see that happen': Risk of row backs on garda resources without Lansdowne, says minister

Minister Paschal Donohoe is holding the line that the Lansdowne Road Agreement is the only show in town.

# analysis - Monday 7 November, 2016

From The42 Analysis: Henshaw's game-clinching score shows Ireland's belief and skill Composure

Analysis: Henshaw's game-clinching score shows Ireland's belief and skill

The pressure brought the best out of Joe Schmidt’s side.

# analysis - Saturday 5 November, 2016

From The42 Limerick man Garvey loving analysis life with Michael Cheika's Wallabies Irish Abroad

Limerick man Garvey loving analysis life with Michael Cheika's Wallabies

The former Munster U21 player has an insatiable thirst to get better at his job as a performance analyst.

From The42 Will United's £30 million man get another chance and more Premier League talking points Analysis

Will United's £30 million man get another chance and more Premier League talking points

Plus, can Harry Kane get Tottenham back to winning ways?

# analysis - Thursday 3 November, 2016

From The42 What Dundalk need to qualify and more Europa League talking points Analysis

What Dundalk need to qualify and more Europa League talking points

Plus, shades of the Louis van Gaal era in Man United’s latest performance.

From The42 John Egan's absence and more talking points from the latest Ireland squad Analysis

John Egan's absence and more talking points from the latest Ireland squad

The Brentford star has been impressing with his performances in the Championship this season.

# analysis - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

From The42 Analysis: Where have the All Blacks' 60 tries in 2016 come from? Scoring Machine

Analysis: Where have the All Blacks' 60 tries in 2016 come from?

We’ve studied each of the Kiwis’ five-pointers ahead of Saturday’s Test against Ireland in Chicago.

# analysis - Sunday 30 October, 2016

From The42 Hazard lights on for Chelsea's rivals, is Zlatan showing his age and more PL talking points Analysis

Hazard lights on for Chelsea's rivals, is Zlatan showing his age and more PL talking points

Plus, Aguero and Giroud prove their worth, again.

# analysis - Thursday 27 October, 2016

From The42 The curious case of Man United's missing £30 million man Analysis

The curious case of Man United's missing £30 million man

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has so far struggled to make an impact at Old Trafford.

# analysis - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

From The42 Juan Mata emphasises his value and more League Cup talking points Analysis

Juan Mata emphasises his value and more League Cup talking points

Meanwhile, Ireland’s Darren Randolph impresses in West Ham win.

# analysis - Monday 24 October, 2016

From The42 Analysis: Munster deliver the display that Anthony Foley so dearly desired Next Level

Analysis: Munster deliver the display that Anthony Foley so dearly desired

We pick apart Munster’s five tries at Thomond Park, as well as their superb defence.

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