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# shape - Sunday 6 December, 2020

The most encouraging passage of attack in Ireland's entire autumn campaign
# Green Shoots
From The42
# Green Shoots

The most encouraging passage of attack in Ireland's entire autumn campaign

Dec 6th 2020, 12:08 PM 28,155 Views 5 Comments

The sequence leading to Duncan Taylor’s yellow card gave us a glimpse of what Ireland are trying to do.

# shape - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Scanning, kicking, more playmakers, solid set-piece - Ireland's attack aims this autumn
# Game Plan
From The42
# Game Plan

Scanning, kicking, more playmakers, solid set-piece - Ireland's attack aims this autumn

Oct 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 24,206 Views 2 Comments

Attack coach Mike Catt says teams ‘can’t just be one-dimensional anymore.’

# shape - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Analysis: Wales and Ireland on similar journeys with 1-3-2-2 attack shape
# Width
From The42
# Width

Analysis: Wales and Ireland on similar journeys with 1-3-2-2 attack shape

Feb 5th 2020, 12:35 PM 10,231 Views 5 Comments

Both teams are looking to provide greater threat with increased width.

# shape - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Analysis: Japan's skillful 1-3-2-2 attack central to shock win over Ireland
# High-skilled
From The42
# High-skilled

Analysis: Japan's skillful 1-3-2-2 attack central to shock win over Ireland

Oct 2nd 2019, 4:54 PM 14,393 Views 5 Comments

The skill level and structure of the hosts’ attack has instilled a confidence in their players, writes analyst Eoin Toolan.

# shape - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

'It's a funny pic, it's just good fun' - Springboks in good shape for World Cup
# Shredded
From The42
# Shredded

'It's a funny pic, it's just good fun' - Springboks in good shape for World Cup

Sep 17th 2019, 12:01 AM 33,887 Views 17 Comments

Faf de Klerk is enjoying the freedom Jacques Nienaber has given him in defence.

# shape - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Analysis: The most relevant Ireland try before Schmidt's men meet Wales
# Link Pass
From The42
# Link Pass

Analysis: The most relevant Ireland try before Schmidt's men meet Wales

Feb 13th 2018, 4:58 PM 11,446 Views 12 Comments

Ireland’s forwards passed the ball freely last weekend but Devin Toner’s effort stood out.

# shape - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Analysis: Australia's 1-3-3-1 shape looking to drag England series back
# Tactics
From The42
# Tactics

Analysis: Australia's 1-3-3-1 shape looking to drag England series back

Jun 16th 2016, 5:00 PM 38,811 Views 7 Comments

Michael Cheika’s side are extremely difficult to defend against.

# shape - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Analysis: Crusaders' classic shape allows individual skill to shine
# Fluidity
From The42
# Fluidity

Analysis: Crusaders' classic shape allows individual skill to shine

May 19th 2016, 5:00 AM 39,010 Views 14 Comments

We take a look at the Kiwis’ 2-4-2 shape, which has been adopted by Pat Lam’s Connacht.

# shape - Sunday 20 September, 2015

Schmidt to ring changes for Romania after attacking progress in Cardiff
# Shape
From The42
# Shape

Schmidt to ring changes for Romania after attacking progress in Cardiff

Sep 20th 2015, 7:00 AM 17,341 Views 30 Comments

The Kiwi head coach had always planned to field a fresh XV for the second Pool D clash.

# shape - Monday 7 September, 2015

Analysis: Was Ireland's attack against England as weak as it seemed?
# Shape
From The42
# Shape

Analysis: Was Ireland's attack against England as weak as it seemed?

Sep 7th 2015, 5:57 PM 11,176 Views 13 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s men coughed up an unacceptable amount of possession against England.

# shape - 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 10,018 Views 6 Comments

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

# shape - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Analysis: Jackman's Grenoble bringing French flair back to the Top 14
# Jouez
From The42
# Jouez

Analysis: Jackman's Grenoble bringing French flair back to the Top 14

Oct 2nd 2014, 8:30 AM 8,254 Views 10 Comments

We use GIFs, screenshots and videos to examine the exciting attacking play of Grenoble so far this season.

# shape - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Harvard scientists have found a new shape - it's in your phone cord
# Get In Shape
From The Daily Edge
# Get In Shape

Harvard scientists have found a new shape - it's in your phone cord

Apr 29th 2014, 2:23 PM 2,604 Views 1 Comment

What took you so long, boffins?

# shape - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

This bionic hand can sense shape and texture
# New Sensation
# New Sensation

This bionic hand can sense shape and texture

Feb 5th 2014, 10:46 PM 5,460 Views 13 Comments

Amputee Dennis Aabo Sorenson said he could feel things with his new hand for the first time in nine years.

# shape - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Irish artists team up with US peers to go back to black
# Dubh
# Dubh

Irish artists team up with US peers to go back to black

Feb 12th 2012, 8:30 AM 3,043 Views 2 Comments

What happens when you make art inspired by the colour black? You create weird, wonderful and breathtaking shapes, as these Irish artists show.