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# pack - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

From The42 'He will become one of the greats' - Ryan central in Ireland pack primed to step up Up Front

'He will become one of the greats' - Ryan central in Ireland pack primed to step up

Meanwhile, Rhys Ruddock put himself firmly in the mix with a big showing against Russia.

# pack - Sunday 22 September, 2019

From The42 Analysis: How Ireland's forwards took Scotland apart in World Cup opener Fronting Up

Analysis: How Ireland's forwards took Scotland apart in World Cup opener

A superb set-piece and ruthless streak broke the Scots in Yokohama.

# pack - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Protests as Spain 'Wolf Pack' acquitted of gang raping woman but jailed for sexual abuse

The verdicts sparked protests outside the Pamplona courthouse in northern Spain.

# pack - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

From The42 Ireland U20s coach Carolan hoping to see more follow Ringrose's path Development

Ireland U20s coach Carolan hoping to see more follow Ringrose's path

The latest U20 squad has several promising forwards.

# pack - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

From The42 Ireland pack making minor tweaks to solid foundations under Easterby Fresh Perspective

Ireland pack making minor tweaks to solid foundations under Easterby

Joe Schmidt’s new forwards coach explains that small adjustments can help Ireland stay ahead of the opposition.

# pack - Thursday 15 May, 2014

From The42 Gibbes confident that 'hungry, motivated and self-driven' Leinster will improve Succession

Gibbes confident that 'hungry, motivated and self-driven' Leinster will improve

The Kiwi forwards coach believes in Leo Cullen’s ability to replace him at the province next season.

# pack - Sunday 6 April, 2014

From The42 Murray gives 'special mention' to his forwards after armchair ride against Toulouse Pack Power

Murray gives 'special mention' to his forwards after armchair ride against Toulouse

The Munster scrum-half says his pack ensured yesterday’s Heineken Cup clash was an enjoyable outing for Munster’s clinical backline.

# pack - Thursday 6 March, 2014

From The42 'We've gathered some real respect from the other teams' - John Plumtree Forward Thinking

'We've gathered some real respect from the other teams' - John Plumtree

The Ireland forwards coach is calling on his pack to finish off the Six Nations with two more powerful performances.

# pack - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

From The42 'I've been impressed with the standard': Ireland forwards coach John Plumtree Forwards Coach

'I've been impressed with the standard': Ireland forwards coach John Plumtree

The New Zealander is excited about the challenge ahead, saying we have “world-class” players.

# pack - Monday 16 September, 2013

Call for 50c 'environmental levy' on packs of 20 cigarettes

ASH Ireland said the levy should be imposed on the tobacco industry, on the ‘polluter pays’ principle.

# pack - Saturday 29 December, 2012

From The42 Inter-pro: 3 key battles to decide Leinster v Connacht Pro 12

Inter-pro: 3 key battles to decide Leinster v Connacht

Joe Schmidt’s men will be keen to avenge a 34-6 defeat earlier in the season and end a losing run.

# pack - Saturday 22 December, 2012

From The42 Pro12: We wanted to use our scrum as a weapon says victorious Court Full Pack

Pro12: We wanted to use our scrum as a weapon says victorious Court

The Ulster prop feels the 27-19 win over Leinster proves his side are genuine trophy contenders.

# pack - Saturday 10 November, 2012

From The42 They’re big, strong and they want to run over you – captain Heaslip on the Springbok science Guinness Series

They’re big, strong and they want to run over you – captain Heaslip on the Springbok science

He’s more concerned about post-match speeches than decoding the South Africans’ gameplan.

# pack - Monday 4 June, 2012

From The42 Mike Ross an injury doubt for Ireland's First Test against All Blacks Banana Skin

Mike Ross an injury doubt for Ireland's First Test against All Blacks

The tighthead prop’s injured hamstring may prevent him from lining up against New Zealand on Saturday.

# pack - Sunday 29 April, 2012

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

Player ratings: We mark the Leinster players out of 10

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