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# smarts

This week
14th July 2024 - 17th July 2024
How POC and Ireland tweaked a Munster play to slice the Boks apart
Ireland added a clever new layer to their goal-line drop-out play.
Last year
'They're probably getting a little bit excited in relation to what we can do'
All time
'His rugby mind sets him apart' - Nacewa hopes to see Schmidt back soon
Dummy loops, decoys and manipulation: 5 of Schmidt's sharpest plays
Analysis: Boks add new layer to scrum attack while Wallabies strike clinically
Analysis: Springboks' clever scrum attacks echo Schmidt's plays
Analysis: Connacht's clever bounce-back attack cuts Bordeaux apart
Analysis: Schmidt's smarts shine through in Ireland's detailed power plays
Munster's Conor Murray underlines his deep rugby intelligence
Analysis: Zebo's try highlights so much that is good about Munster right now
Having access to the internet makes us doubt how smart we are
Two of rugby's deep thinkers will go head-to-head in the RWC final
The excellent story of Taylor Swift, her belly button and the paparazzi
Analysis: Ireland's intelligent maul defence frustrates the Boks
'I didn't mention the injuries once' - Schmidt proud of Ireland's intelligence