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# breakdown - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Man in his 70s dies after ambulance breaks down on the way to hospital
# Breakdown
# Breakdown

Man in his 70s dies after ambulance breaks down on the way to hospital

Jul 1st 2015, 10:49 AM 22,304 Views 40 Comments

It is not known if the breakdown affected the man’s survival chances.

# breakdown - Thursday 18 June, 2015

'Win the shoulder battle' - Kiwi legend Richie McCaw's breakdown masterclass
# Ruck Master
From The42
# Ruck Master

'Win the shoulder battle' - Kiwi legend Richie McCaw's breakdown masterclass

Jun 18th 2015, 6:28 PM 10,291 Views 4 Comments

The 34-year-old gave a few rucking tips to ‘The Breakdown’ hosts Ian Jones and Jeff Wilson.

# breakdown - Friday 5 June, 2015

Analysis: Room to improve for Ireland at World U20 Championship
# Breakdown
From The42
# Breakdown

Analysis: Room to improve for Ireland at World U20 Championship

Jun 5th 2015, 10:50 AM 6,524 Views 6 Comments

Nigel Carolan’s talented squad were close to a strong performance in testing conditions in Italy.

# breakdown - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Analysis: Bath's polished diamond structure allows creativity to flourish
# Shape
From The42
# Shape

Analysis: Bath's polished diamond structure allows creativity to flourish

Jun 4th 2015, 7:00 AM 10,019 Views 6 Comments

We take a look at one aspect of the attacking quality that brought Mike Ford’s side into the Premiership final.

# breakdown - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Schmidt disappointed by Ireland's breakdown effort as Baa-Baas win
# Accuracy
From The42
# Accuracy

Schmidt disappointed by Ireland's breakdown effort as Baa-Baas win

May 28th 2015, 11:32 PM 7,025 Views 5 Comments

‘We got a little bit of an opportunity to look at guys at a level they haven’t played at before.’

# breakdown - Monday 18 May, 2015

134 filling stations have been closed for fuel laundering, how many were in your county?
# Breakdown
# Breakdown

134 filling stations have been closed for fuel laundering, how many were in your county?

May 18th 2015, 6:05 AM 52,334 Views 47 Comments

Thirty-one oil laundries were detected and closed down.

# breakdown - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

5 years before Munster beat the All Blacks, Limerick hurlers rucked to victory over Kilkenny
# Rucking Hell
From The42
# Rucking Hell

5 years before Munster beat the All Blacks, Limerick hurlers rucked to victory over Kilkenny

May 12th 2015, 7:43 PM 5,939 Views 5 Comments

And Cody still won’t let it go.

# breakdown - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Analysis: World Cup contenders shine as Ulster's Pro12 form grows
# Schmidt Watch
From The42
# Schmidt Watch

Analysis: World Cup contenders shine as Ulster's Pro12 form grows

Apr 28th 2015, 4:51 PM 7,938 Views 7 Comments

We dissect the performances of some of Ulster’s key men during the win over Leinster.

# breakdown - Thursday 9 April, 2015

BOD explains why that final penalty call against Bath was in Leinster's favour
# Breakdown
From The42
# Breakdown

BOD explains why that final penalty call against Bath was in Leinster's favour

Apr 9th 2015, 10:05 AM 10,806 Views 10 Comments

There was some controversy around Jerome Garces’ decision in the final minute last Saturday.

# breakdown - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Analysis: Where does Ireland's attack stand under Joe Schmidt?
# Ball In Hand
From The42
# Ball In Hand

Analysis: Where does Ireland's attack stand under Joe Schmidt?

Mar 18th 2015, 12:09 PM 20,770 Views 13 Comments

We’ve broken down what Ireland are attempting to do and where they can improve.

# breakdown - Monday 2 March, 2015

Analysis: Robbie Henshaw's try built on foundation of Irish work rate
# Breakdown
From The42
# Breakdown

Analysis: Robbie Henshaw's try built on foundation of Irish work rate

Mar 2nd 2015, 3:00 PM 17,895 Views 11 Comments

We’ve picked apart the build-up to the Connacht man’s wonderful score against England.

# breakdown - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Analysis: Ireland's defence stifles France but conceded try will rankle
# Foundations
From The42
# Foundations

Analysis: Ireland's defence stifles France but conceded try will rankle

Feb 17th 2015, 4:52 PM 12,656 Views 14 Comments

We pick apart the choke tackling, kick-chasing, well-read defensive effort from Les Kiss’ men.

# breakdown - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Sean O'Brien delivers one of the best clear-outs you're likely to see this season
# Tullow Tank
From The42
# Tullow Tank

Sean O'Brien delivers one of the best clear-outs you're likely to see this season

Feb 15th 2015, 5:21 PM 22,691 Views 23 Comments

The 28-year-old openside provided one of the outstanding individual moments of yesterday’s game.

# breakdown - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Analysis: What was Ireland's game plan against Italy?
# Breakdown
From The42
# Breakdown

Analysis: What was Ireland's game plan against Italy?

Feb 10th 2015, 12:00 PM 13,504 Views 16 Comments

More accuracy from Ireland in the third quarter would have changed the complexion of Rome fixture.

# breakdown - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Did you pay your TV licence last year? A lot of people in Kerry didn't
# Data
# Data

Did you pay your TV licence last year? A lot of people in Kerry didn't

Jan 17th 2015, 1:22 PM 26,948 Views 77 Comments

Due to the size of the city, Dublin topped new figures on summonses.

# breakdown - Saturday 3 January, 2015

'We've battled through a difficult period' -- Leinster coach Cullen
# Brick By Brick
From The42
# Brick By Brick

'We've battled through a difficult period' -- Leinster coach Cullen

Jan 3rd 2015, 9:36 PM 23,993 Views 23 Comments

The forwards coach is pleased with where his side are positioned in domestic and European competitions.

# breakdown - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Does rugby need to take a closer look at its breakdown laws?
# Rucking
From The42
# Rucking

Does rugby need to take a closer look at its breakdown laws?

Dec 4th 2014, 8:15 AM 7,933 Views 17 Comments

One prominent sevens coach has expressed his concern over the ‘croc roll’ or ‘tin opener’ technique.

# breakdown - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Analysis: Ireland's first-quarter blitz lays foundation for win over Wallabies
# Superb Start
From The42
# Superb Start

Analysis: Ireland's first-quarter blitz lays foundation for win over Wallabies

Nov 23rd 2014, 9:20 PM 27,494 Views 16 Comments

We break down Ireland’s scintillating opening 16 minutes against Michael Cheika’s side last night.

# breakdown - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Anatomy of a goal: Analysing Shaun Maloney's winner
# Breakdown
From The42
# Breakdown

Anatomy of a goal: Analysing Shaun Maloney's winner

Nov 15th 2014, 3:01 PM 10,018 Views 15 Comments

It was a terrific finish from the Scottish midfielder but Martin O’Neill will be livid with the Irish players’ role in it.

# breakdown - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against South Africa?
# The Numbers
From The42
# The Numbers

Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against South Africa?

Nov 13th 2014, 9:30 AM 13,445 Views 20 Comments

Paul O’Connell was a leader for Ireland last weekend in more ways than one.

# breakdown - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Analysis: Breakdown battle can be won with supporting turnover 'assists'
# Technique
From The42
# Technique

Analysis: Breakdown battle can be won with supporting turnover 'assists'

Oct 30th 2014, 1:00 PM 3,918 Views 5 Comments

We take a look at three examples of how the second defensive player can make the difference post-tackle.

# breakdown - Saturday 25 October, 2014

'We couldn't get the ball we wanted': Best laments key turnovers that cost Ulster
# Broken Down
From The42
# Broken Down

'We couldn't get the ball we wanted': Best laments key turnovers that cost Ulster

Oct 25th 2014, 9:30 PM 12,818 Views 3 Comments

Head coach Neil Doak refused to accept that the quarter-finals are now beyond reach.

# breakdown - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

It's not just you - there were problems with Gmail everywhere this morning
# Breakdown
# Breakdown

It's not just you - there were problems with Gmail everywhere this morning

Oct 22nd 2014, 10:24 AM 9,706 Views 10 Comments

DON’T. PANIC.

Openside O'Donnell living the Munster tradition of breakdown competition
# Nuisance
From The42
# Nuisance

Openside O'Donnell living the Munster tradition of breakdown competition

Oct 22nd 2014, 8:45 AM 8,360 Views 42 Comments

The 27-year-old Tipp native discusses competing for steals and CJ Stander’s impact with ball in hand.

# breakdown - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Analysis: How did Munster stun Leinster at the Aviva on Saturday?
# Fight
From The42
# Fight

Analysis: How did Munster stun Leinster at the Aviva on Saturday?

Oct 7th 2014, 2:03 PM 15,425 Views 32 Comments

We’ve examined the southern province’s superb work at the breakdown, as well as their kicking strategy and attack.

# breakdown - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Analysis: Connacht's defence drives strong start to Pro12 season
# Understanding
From The42
# Understanding

Analysis: Connacht's defence drives strong start to Pro12 season

Sep 25th 2014, 3:00 PM 9,298 Views 9 Comments

We take a look at the mindset and understanding that helped the western province to beat Leinster.

# breakdown - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Heenan taking things slowly as Connacht look for rapid improvement
# Breakdown
From The42
# Breakdown

Heenan taking things slowly as Connacht look for rapid improvement

Sep 6th 2014, 9:00 AM 3,493 Views 4 Comments

The 22-year-old openside flanker tells TheScore.ie how he works on his breakdown skills.

# breakdown - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Now you can officially find out how (un)popular you are on Twitter
# Snapshot
# Snapshot

Now you can officially find out how (un)popular you are on Twitter

Aug 28th 2014, 11:33 AM 11,228 Views 11 Comments

The site has opened up its analytics service to all users so now you can see how well (or badly) your tweets are doing.

# breakdown - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Analysis: Brumbies' breakdown work gives them shot against Waratahs
# Technique
From The42
# Technique

Analysis: Brumbies' breakdown work gives them shot against Waratahs

Jul 24th 2014, 7:45 AM 2,000 Views 3 Comments

We use GIFs and screenshots to examine the positive influence Laurie Fisher has had on the Brumbies.

# breakdown - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Ambulance breaks down with life support patient on board
# Emergency
# Emergency

Ambulance breaks down with life support patient on board

Jul 10th 2014, 1:27 PM 15,856 Views 29 Comments

The National Ambulance Service said another vehicle was at the scene within around ten minutes but a paramedic in the region said the fleet is old and putting people at risk.

# breakdown - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Which Premier League team has the most representatives at the World Cup this summer?
# Stats
From The42
# Stats

Which Premier League team has the most representatives at the World Cup this summer?

Jun 8th 2014, 7:00 AM 10,018 Views 19 Comments

105 players from England’s domestic league will feature in total.

# breakdown - Friday 30 May, 2014

Analysis: Glasgow's defence poses a direct challenge to Leinster's crown
# Combative
From The42
# Combative

Analysis: Glasgow's defence poses a direct challenge to Leinster's crown

May 30th 2014, 2:44 PM 2,143 Views 4 Comments

Matt O’Connor’s side will need to be at their attacking best to break down the most effective defence in the Pro12.

# breakdown - Monday 26 May, 2014

Here's how many seats each party holds on your local council
# Shake Up
# Shake Up

Here's how many seats each party holds on your local council

May 26th 2014, 8:38 PM 12,584 Views 14 Comments

What group is dominating local politics in your area?

# breakdown - Saturday 24 May, 2014

5 key areas in the Toulon v Saracens Heineken Cup final
# Tactics Board
From The42
# Tactics Board

5 key areas in the Toulon v Saracens Heineken Cup final

May 24th 2014, 8:00 AM 3,811 Views 9 Comments

Back row blockbuster, kicking out-halves, squad cultures, midfield excellence and Plan B.

# breakdown - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Want to know how generous companies in your area are?
# Impact Map
# Impact Map

Want to know how generous companies in your area are?

May 22nd 2014, 6:50 AM 15,761 Views 17 Comments

An impact map lets you see how companies supported local charities last year.

# breakdown - Sunday 11 May, 2014

‘Sol had a breakdown… Arsenal shouldn't have let him come back to training 4 days later’
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

‘Sol had a breakdown… Arsenal shouldn't have let him come back to training 4 days later’

May 11th 2014, 10:05 AM 35,227 Views 11 Comments

The former England star’s biographer, Simon Astaire, chats to TheScore.ie.

# breakdown - Saturday 3 May, 2014

7 simple fitness tips that will improve your rugby game
# Gaining An Edge
From The42
# Gaining An Edge

7 simple fitness tips that will improve your rugby game

May 3rd 2014, 10:30 AM 12,443 Views 3 Comments

We spoke to Munster’s Strength and Conditioning coach Aled Walters to get his advice on the subtle differences that can transform your game.

# breakdown - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Analysis: Leinster's game plan comes up short against Toulon's extreme power
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Analysis: Leinster's game plan comes up short against Toulon's extreme power

Apr 9th 2014, 6:41 PM 6,022 Views 28 Comments

Using GIFs and videos, we’ve examined the province’s kicking and attacking during the Heineken Cup quarter-final.

# breakdown - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Analysis: Munster's breakdown and mauling power give them a Heineken Cup shot
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Analysis: Munster's breakdown and mauling power give them a Heineken Cup shot

Apr 8th 2014, 3:00 PM 14,284 Views 26 Comments

We’ve pulled out the GIFs and videos to examine the strength of Rob Penney’s men in dismantling Toulouse last weekend.

# breakdown - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Munster's O'Mahony re-focused on provincial ambitions ahead of Leinster derby
# Breakdown
From The42
# Breakdown

Munster's O'Mahony re-focused on provincial ambitions ahead of Leinster derby

Mar 27th 2014, 12:46 PM 3,714 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland back row is hungry for more success after helping Ireland to the Six Nations.