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#Skills

# skills - Saturday 26 September, 2015

From The42 Silky smooth hands from De Villiers and Le Roux help see off Samoa Tiki Taka This post contains videos

Silky smooth hands from De Villiers and Le Roux help see off Samoa

The skipper did well for the ‘Boks.

# skills - Monday 21 September, 2015

From The42 MacGinty, Nadolo and even a bit of SBW in our 9 plays of the Rugby World Cup week Skills

MacGinty, Nadolo and even a bit of SBW in our 9 plays of the Rugby World Cup week

Here’s a selection of our favourite passes, breaks and big hard boshes from the World Cup’s first eight games.

# skills - Friday 11 September, 2015

From The42 Murray helping Madigan learn scrum-half role for Schmidt's Ireland Nine Options

Murray helping Madigan learn scrum-half role for Schmidt's Ireland

The Munster man is confident that his good friend will be able to step up at nine if required.

# skills - Thursday 27 August, 2015

# skills - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

From The42 'It's kind of unconscious at this stage' - Conor McDonald on that brilliant Wexford U21 goal Take A Bow

'It's kind of unconscious at this stage' - Conor McDonald on that brilliant Wexford U21 goal

McDonald helped light up the Leinster U21 semi-final against Offaly.

# skills - Monday 17 August, 2015

Ireland has been winning Gold medals at the Olympics, but it's not what you think

Ireland has ranked 11th in the world at the ‘Skills Olympics’ in Brazil.

# skills - Friday 14 August, 2015

Back to basics - here's some simple dishes everyone should master

You’ll be ruling that kitchen in no time.

# skills - Monday 27 July, 2015

From The42 Analysis: All Blacks and Springboks fire World Cup warning shots Warning Shots

Analysis: All Blacks and Springboks fire World Cup warning shots

In a classic encounter at Ellis Park, both teams pounced for brilliant first-half tries.

# skills - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From The42 Analysis: Sonny Bill Williams serves reminder of offloading X-factor Skills

Analysis: Sonny Bill Williams serves reminder of offloading X-factor

The 29-year-old centre was in impressive form against Argentina last weekend.

# skills - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

From The42 The next crop of New Zealand rugby stars look ominously good Kiwi Skill

The next crop of New Zealand rugby stars look ominously good

The Baby Blacks ran in nine tries against Scotland at the World Rugby U20 Championship yesterday.

# skills - Thursday 28 May, 2015

From The42 This Fiji squad could do some serious damage at the World Cup Talent

This Fiji squad could do some serious damage at the World Cup

The backline options for head coach John McKee are particularly exciting.

# skills - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

From The42 Here's why Horacio Agulla is better at rugby than you

Here's why Horacio Agulla is better at rugby than you

Well at pointless rugby trick shots at least.

# skills - Friday 3 April, 2015

This nursing home has been reprimanded yet again after a FIFTH inspection

Mullinahinch House nursing home had failed to rectify old problems and had accumulated a host of new ones, according to inspectors.

# skills - Friday 16 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Baby-holding dad demonstrates how to successfully put on pants with no hands No Hands

Baby-holding dad demonstrates how to successfully put on pants with no hands

All parents will relate to this struggle.

# skills - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge This little kid can almost perfectly imitate Bruce Lee's nunchaku moves Karate Kid

# skills - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From The42 Leinster coaches put onus on players to start delivering the goods Player Power

Leinster coaches put onus on players to start delivering the goods

‘At the end of the day, we can’t play the game for the guys,’ says skills and kicking coach Richie Murphy.

# skills - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Managers in the Ambulance Service say they lack the skills to do their work

HIQA has carried out a review of the National Ambulance Service.

# skills - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From The42 'You never want to take that away from a player' - The risk of the offload Skills

'You never want to take that away from a player' - The risk of the offload

We take a look at the issue of offloading and ask ‘when is the right time to offload?’

# skills - Monday 24 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's how Kim Kardashian's arse is helping teenagers learn maths Maths With Kim

Here's how Kim Kardashian's arse is helping teenagers learn maths

The future of the planet is truly in safe hands.

# skills - Sunday 26 October, 2014

International Repair Café movement is setting up shop in Kilkenny

The initiative, which originated in Amsterdam, is becoming increasingly popular in Ireland.

# skills - Saturday 18 October, 2014

From The42 Analysis: Clever kicks from Evans help 'Quins to win over Castres Assist

Analysis: Clever kicks from Evans help 'Quins to win over Castres

The former All Black produced two intelligent chips to set up Danny Care for the only try of last night’s game.

# skills - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

From The42 Footballing talent Carty committed to furthering Connacht cause Skills

Footballing talent Carty committed to furthering Connacht cause

The 22-year-old has pedigree in soccer and GAA, but the westerners have benefited from his choice to focus on rugby.

# skills - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From The42 Australian schoolboy sensation Ponga destined for rugby league Highlight Reel

Australian schoolboy sensation Ponga destined for rugby league

Check out the talented fullback who had professional offers from Super Rugby, the NRL and the AFL.

# skills - Monday 15 September, 2014

From The42 American scrum-half sets up try with class around-the-back dummy pass Skills

American scrum-half sets up try with class around-the-back dummy pass

It takes guts to try something like this.

# skills - Monday 11 August, 2014

From The42 Analysis: Ireland show depth to seal first-ever World Cup semi-final Skills

Analysis: Ireland show depth to seal first-ever World Cup semi-final

We’ve picked apart the tries Lynne Cantwell’s team scored in their final pool fixture against Kazakhstan

# skills - Sunday 3 August, 2014

From The42 Zebo invites the pressure ahead of new senior role with Munster Stepping Up

Zebo invites the pressure ahead of new senior role with Munster

The 24-year-old is hopeful that his brittle feet won’t stunt his season for the third time in-a-row.

# skills - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From The42 Osborne striving to improve skill levels at Conor O'Shea's Harlequins Coaching

Osborne striving to improve skill levels at Conor O'Shea's Harlequins

We spoke to the man in charge of skill development at the Irishman’s Premiership club.

# skills - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From The42 Counter-attacking and basic skills the keys to Prendergast's philosophy Specialist

Counter-attacking and basic skills the keys to Prendergast's philosophy

Grenoble’s new backs coach outlines his areas of focus ahead of the Top 14 season.

# skills - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 'lemon ninja' will blow your mind Lemon Ninja

The 'lemon ninja' will blow your mind

Life gave him lemons… he sliced them up.

# skills - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From The42 Pollard goes straight from U20s into Springboks' number 10 shirt Stepping Up

Pollard goes straight from U20s into Springboks' number 10 shirt

The 20-year-old recently helped South Africa into the final of the Junior World Championship.

# skills - Friday 6 June, 2014

From The42 Analysis: Offloading is a thrilling spectacle but high risks involved Skills

Analysis: Offloading is a thrilling spectacle but high risks involved

We use GIFs and videos to look at Glasgow’s passing out of contact in the Pro12 final against Leinster.

# skills - Thursday 29 May, 2014

From The42 Laporte confirms coaching role for retiring Jonny Wilkinson at Toulon Transition

Laporte confirms coaching role for retiring Jonny Wilkinson at Toulon

The English out-half looks set to help with the Top 14 side’s kicking and skills training next season.

Irish businesses are among the EU's best for selling abroad online

It’s one of a number of details conatined in EU-wide research on digital habits.

# skills - Sunday 25 May, 2014

These Irish artists prove that age is never a barrier to creating art

The Wandering Methods project was part of the Bealtaine Festival, and saw older people create art inspired by Dublin Castle.

# skills - Sunday 4 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge This article will show you a brilliant skill you never knew you had Need For Speed

This article will show you a brilliant skill you never knew you had

It was inside you the whole time, padawan.

# skills - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Are women the 'untapped answer' to Ireland's IT skills shortage?

A new report proposes that women could be the key to bridging the skills gap in the IT sector, but found that three quarters of females working in the industry had not planned on making it their career.

# skills - Friday 18 April, 2014

Hairdressers, shearers and librarians are in demand in South Australia

South Australian Immigration Department has added these occupations to their newly published list.

# skills - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From The42 Petr Cech showcases crazy new goalkeeping drill Skills

Petr Cech showcases crazy new goalkeeping drill

Rather him than us.

# skills - Friday 7 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Joseph Gordon-Levitt recreated David After Dentist and it was wonderful Is This Real Life?

# skills - Sunday 2 March, 2014

From The42 'If you have to chin someone in training, just to make sure, then you do that' Leadership

'If you have to chin someone in training, just to make sure, then you do that'

Former Leicester, England and Lions captain Martin Corry talks us through the concept of leading teams.