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#The42 Rugby Weekly

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 24 June, 2021

The life of an Irish coach abroad, Japan's Lions Test, and 50/22 goes international
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The life of an Irish coach abroad, Japan's Lions Test, and 50/22 goes international

Jun 24th 2021, 2:36 PM 1,171 Views 0 Comments

On the latest pod: Ireland’s Sevens success, the introduction of the 50/22 law at Test level, Noel McNamara’s move to the Sharks, and three massive games this weekend.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Monday 21 June, 2021

Rugby Weekly Extra: Ireland reach the Olympics and the U20s show potential
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Rugby Weekly Extra: Ireland reach the Olympics and the U20s show potential

Jun 21st 2021, 12:41 PM 1,316 Views 0 Comments

Eoin Toolan and Murray Kinsella broke down the weekend’s action on today’s pod for members of The42.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 17 June, 2021

'I would love to see young and experienced players go back into a boosted AIL'
# Domestic
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# Domestic

'I would love to see young and experienced players go back into a boosted AIL'

Jun 17th 2021, 7:30 PM 11,819 Views 12 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly included discussion of domestic rugby’s place in the pyramid.

The42 Rugby Weekly: New era, Ireland's World Cup finds, U20s and Olympics
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The42 Rugby Weekly: New era, Ireland's World Cup finds, U20s and Olympics

Updated Jun 17th 2021, 3:54 PM 4,157 Views 2 Comments

The latest episode of the pod focuses on the URC, Ireland’s squad, and big weekends for the 7s and U20s.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Monday 14 June, 2021

'It probably illustrates the way Ireland are looking to develop their attack'
# 10s
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# 10s

'It probably illustrates the way Ireland are looking to develop their attack'

Jun 14th 2021, 8:00 PM 22,451 Views 8 Comments

Ireland’s out-half situation was discussed on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 3 June, 2021

The Great Sean O'Brien Debate, plus Nucifora leaves us with more questions than answers
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The Great Sean O'Brien Debate, plus Nucifora leaves us with more questions than answers

Jun 3rd 2021, 2:24 PM 7,909 Views 0 Comments

Bernard, Gavan, and Murray dug into the latest news on today’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 27 May, 2021

'There's this kind of hoard mentality for footage of games that have already happened'
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# Leave Squidgey Alone

'There's this kind of hoard mentality for footage of games that have already happened'

Updated May 27th 2021, 8:00 PM 17,123 Views 5 Comments

Murray Kinsella, Bernard Jackman and Gavan Casey on the need for access to rugby-match footage for fans, online analysts and the growth of the game.

The42 Rugby Weekly: TV coverage, punditry, and the Champions Cup final
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The42 Rugby Weekly: TV coverage, punditry, and the Champions Cup final

May 27th 2021, 4:40 PM 3,315 Views 0 Comments

Bernard Jackman joined Gavan Casey and Murray Kinsella to discuss working on live games.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 29 April, 2021

'He's ready, I have massive faith in Ross Byrne's ability to deal with pressure'
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'He's ready, I have massive faith in Ross Byrne's ability to deal with pressure'

Apr 29th 2021, 3:30 PM 6,424 Views 5 Comments

The 26-year-old gets another big chance with Johnny Sexton missing.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Sunday 25 April, 2021

'People in the domestic game are fatigued, lacking a feeling of connection to the professional game'
# Divide
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# Divide

'People in the domestic game are fatigued, lacking a feeling of connection to the professional game'

Apr 25th 2021, 10:39 PM 32,585 Views 16 Comments

Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella are concerned that the lifeblood of Irish rugby is being forgotten by its professional stakeholders.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 22 April, 2021

'We're in 2021 and it's not clear to me as a rugby person who's going to drive Irish women's rugby'
# Who's At The Wheel
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# Who's At The Wheel

'We're in 2021 and it's not clear to me as a rugby person who's going to drive Irish women's rugby'

Updated Apr 22nd 2021, 9:47 PM 14,047 Views 2 Comments

Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella gave their thoughts during a difficult week, and after a stop-start few years, for Irish women’s rugby.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Friday 16 April, 2021

'It was one hour from the deadline and we got the paperwork back from Pretoria'
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'It was one hour from the deadline and we got the paperwork back from Pretoria'

Apr 16th 2021, 10:45 AM 22,315 Views 0 Comments

Bernard Jackman gave fascinating insight into rugby recruitment on The42 Rugby Weekly.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Ireland's youngsters have the star quality to elevate and transcend the XVs scene
# Raw Materials
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# Raw Materials

Ireland's youngsters have the star quality to elevate and transcend the XVs scene

Apr 15th 2021, 8:34 PM 3,387 Views 0 Comments

Look no further than Ballinasloe RFC to see signs of Béibhinn Parsons’ potential influence on women’s rugby, and indeed women’s sport.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Friday 9 April, 2021

'They actually empower the players to do a huge amount of the strategy' - Jackman on Exeter
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'They actually empower the players to do a huge amount of the strategy' - Jackman on Exeter

Apr 9th 2021, 7:15 AM 3,662 Views 2 Comments

Rob Baxter and co. have put the weight on their players to beat Leinster this weekend.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Friday 2 April, 2021

'This is one they should have blocked' - Jackman and Kinsella on Munster's signing of Jenkins
# Somebody Think Of Limerick
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'This is one they should have blocked' - Jackman and Kinsella on Munster's signing of Jenkins

Apr 2nd 2021, 4:58 PM 50,605 Views 60 Comments

Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella believe Johann van Graan’s recruitment of the South African is the wrong move on numerous levels.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Poor calls and strained player-referee relations a challenge for Schmidt after 'black box' weekend
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Poor calls and strained player-referee relations a challenge for Schmidt after 'black box' weekend

Mar 4th 2021, 7:31 PM 30,431 Views 15 Comments

The former Ireland head coach has a serious task on his hands as part of his recently broadened World Rugby role.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Saturday 27 February, 2021

In time, Carbery could solve a lot of Ireland's problems without replacing Sexton
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In time, Carbery could solve a lot of Ireland's problems without replacing Sexton

Feb 27th 2021, 6:00 AM 11,288 Views 24 Comments

Murray Kinsella, Bernard Jackman and Gavan Casey discussed the Munster man’s positional future ahead of his return to action last night.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Fundamental flaws on both sides of the ball stunting Ireland in open play
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Fundamental flaws on both sides of the ball stunting Ireland in open play

Feb 18th 2021, 7:23 PM 16,208 Views 9 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey dissected Ireland’s defeat to France in what turned out to be a bumper pod.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 11 February, 2021

'The problem is the backlog... Some of these lads should be moved on loan'
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'The problem is the backlog... Some of these lads should be moved on loan'

Feb 11th 2021, 6:23 PM 26,204 Views 25 Comments

Bernard Jackman put forward his theory on Ireland’s succession planning at out-half.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 4 February, 2021

'He was obsessed with the breakdown, particularly when he got involved with Schmidt'
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'He was obsessed with the breakdown, particularly when he got involved with Schmidt'

Feb 4th 2021, 5:02 PM 26,259 Views 2 Comments

Speaking on The42 Rugby Weekly, Mike Sherry and Bernard Jackman detailed what Paul O’Connell will bring to Ireland.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 28 January, 2021

'I spoke to a French agent last week and he was of the opinion that CJ was going to Bordeaux'
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'I spoke to a French agent last week and he was of the opinion that CJ was going to Bordeaux'

Jan 28th 2021, 2:43 PM 48,667 Views 42 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discussed Irish rugby’s contractual bottleneck on Thursday’s rugby pod.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 14 January, 2021

'The opportunity is going to be lost for some guys who have been late developers'
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'The opportunity is going to be lost for some guys who have been late developers'

Jan 14th 2021, 8:08 PM 19,736 Views 5 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly included a discussion on the pandemic’s impact on Irish rugby’s talent pipeline.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 7 January, 2021

How Paul O'Connell might go about resolving Ireland's lineout issues
# Game Of Throw-ins
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How Paul O'Connell might go about resolving Ireland's lineout issues

Updated Jan 7th 2021, 8:01 PM 19,187 Views 16 Comments

‘I know the Stade Francais players who worked with him — the forwards — thought he was world-class,’ said Bernard Jackman of O’Connell on The42 Rugby Weekly.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 10 December, 2020

'I'm luckily not suffering from symptoms so I didn't feel it was right to get involved'
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'I'm luckily not suffering from symptoms so I didn't feel it was right to get involved'

Dec 10th 2020, 9:35 PM 50,948 Views 12 Comments

Bernard Jackman told The42 Rugby Weekly about his experiences with concussion.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Friday 4 December, 2020

'I think the example of someone having gone away and it not really helping him is JJ'
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'I think the example of someone having gone away and it not really helping him is JJ'

Dec 4th 2020, 11:20 AM 14,297 Views 17 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discuss Ben Healy’s future on The42 Rugby Weekly.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 26 November, 2020

'He seems to be getting pleasure of a sadistic nature from implementing this gameplan'
# Fast Eddie
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'He seems to be getting pleasure of a sadistic nature from implementing this gameplan'

Nov 26th 2020, 10:32 PM 38,267 Views 7 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey picked up the pieces – all of them — from Ireland’s defeat at Twickenham on Thursday’s ‘The42 Rugby Weekly’.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Does Johnny Sexton need more support in his role as Ireland captain?
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Does Johnny Sexton need more support in his role as Ireland captain?

Nov 12th 2020, 5:20 PM 19,183 Views 51 Comments

This week’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly asked whether the out-half requires more leadership around him.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Jackman: We have to stop blaming individuals and look at Ireland's defensive system
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Jackman: We have to stop blaming individuals and look at Ireland's defensive system

Nov 5th 2020, 6:36 PM 7,948 Views 8 Comments

‘All of our back three have had really difficult moments, and they’re moments that don’t show up as much in high-pressure games for their provinces.’

# the42-rugby-weekly - Monday 2 November, 2020

'It was a missed opportunity. It's a result that will nag at the Ireland players'
# Regrets
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# Regrets

'It was a missed opportunity. It's a result that will nag at the Ireland players'

Nov 2nd 2020, 5:13 PM 25,052 Views 17 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra saw the lads dig into events in Paris.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 8 October, 2020

'As soon as he's had a little dip, he's out of the squad completely, which is harsh'
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'As soon as he's had a little dip, he's out of the squad completely, which is harsh'

Oct 8th 2020, 2:51 PM 32,346 Views 33 Comments

John Cooney’s omission from the Ireland squad was discussed on today’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 1 October, 2020

'The Dragons are coming to Leinster confident, which is very unusual'
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'The Dragons are coming to Leinster confident, which is very unusual'

Oct 1st 2020, 7:00 PM 7,493 Views 5 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly saw the lads previewing the Irish provinces’ new campaigns.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 10 September, 2020

'If Larkham and Felix can't get it out of them, well then maybe they have to look at themselves'
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'If Larkham and Felix can't get it out of them, well then maybe they have to look at themselves'

Sep 10th 2020, 9:30 PM 35,438 Views 27 Comments

Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella assess Munster’s non-performance during last Friday’s defeat to Leinster.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 27 August, 2020

'Ulster had a different hurdle to overcome during lockdown than anybody else in Ireland'
# Theory
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# Theory

'Ulster had a different hurdle to overcome during lockdown than anybody else in Ireland'

Aug 27th 2020, 9:08 PM 10,694 Views 6 Comments

Bernard Jackman believes the rules around the UK government’s furlough scheme may have left Ulster a couple of weeks behind their rivals.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 20 August, 2020

'People jumping to the conclusion that Carbery is finished - that's nonsense'
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'People jumping to the conclusion that Carbery is finished - that's nonsense'

Aug 20th 2020, 3:20 PM 27,162 Views 34 Comments

Bernard Jackman believes Munster should back their academy out-halves to support JJ Hanrahan.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 2 July, 2020

'Joey is still the key man. If Joey gets fit, then there's a lot you can do'
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'Joey is still the key man. If Joey gets fit, then there's a lot you can do'

Jul 2nd 2020, 5:20 PM 10,025 Views 20 Comments

Bernard Jackman says the out-half can help get the best out of Munster’s new signings.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 18 June, 2020

'Toulouse went back and the skills coach is working more hours than he's ever worked in his life'
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'Toulouse went back and the skills coach is working more hours than he's ever worked in his life'

Jun 18th 2020, 5:42 PM 7,205 Views 2 Comments

Bernard Jackman discussed the provinces’ impending return to training on Thursday’s podcast.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 11 June, 2020

'The Stormers coming to Thomond Park': Would you be in favour of a new-look Pro18?
# Expansion
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# Expansion

'The Stormers coming to Thomond Park': Would you be in favour of a new-look Pro18?

Jun 11th 2020, 4:55 PM 14,969 Views 28 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discuss the very real prospect of South Africa’s Super Rugby franchises joining the Pro14.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 4 June, 2020

'We're all imagining him and Beauden Barrett linking up at 10 and 15'
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'We're all imagining him and Beauden Barrett linking up at 10 and 15'

Jun 4th 2020, 4:34 PM 13,424 Views 1 Comment

The lads on The42 Rugby Weekly are very excited about Dan Carter’s return to Kiwi rugby.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 21 May, 2020

'There's potentially an embarrassment of riches for Munster in that position'
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'There's potentially an embarrassment of riches for Munster in that position'

May 21st 2020, 4:11 PM 18,173 Views 24 Comments

Ben Healy, Jack Crowley, and Jake Flannery will all be hoping for senior team action next season.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 14 May, 2020

'They had something unbelievably unique in Limerick rugby and I don't think it's too late to reignite that'
# Talent Development
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# Talent Development

'They had something unbelievably unique in Limerick rugby and I don't think it's too late to reignite that'

May 14th 2020, 8:00 PM 26,075 Views 95 Comments

Munster must learn from Limerick GAA and get the talent conveyor belt turning again in the Treaty County, says Bernard Jackman.

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