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#The42 Rugby Weekly

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 5 December, 2019

From The42 'It's easy to throw Joe under the bus, everybody has to take responsibility' The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

'It's easy to throw Joe under the bus, everybody has to take responsibility'

Ireland players felt constricted by tension and their coach’s control in 2019, but player-led teams is by no means a new concept.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 28 November, 2019

From The42 'Munster have less of a chance of winning something today than they had last week' The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

'Munster have less of a chance of winning something today than they had last week'

Bernard Jackman has fears that Alby Mathewson’s departure will affect Munster’s trophy chances.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 14 November, 2019

From The42 'If he feels that Johnny's got an easy ride in, he'll be banging on Leo and Stuart's door' The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

'If he feels that Johnny's got an easy ride in, he'll be banging on Leo and Stuart's door'

Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella explore the potential benefits of the World Cup for Ireland’s provinces.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 31 October, 2019

From The42 'He will be much in demand, particularly if he's a World Cup winner' The42 Rugby Weekly

'He will be much in demand, particularly if he's a World Cup winner'

Felix Jones has put himself in the best position to soak up a wealth of coaching knowledge.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 24 October, 2019

From The42 Andy Dunne: Ireland need to make sacrifices during Six Nations or shut up about World Cups The42 Rugby Weekly

Andy Dunne: Ireland need to make sacrifices during Six Nations or shut up about World Cups

‘How about we stop relying on guys who aren’t playing well? At least give guys a kick up the arse.’

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 17 October, 2019

From The42 The lineout duel: New Zealand's quick-draw throws can be disrupted by Ireland The42 Rugby Weekly

The lineout duel: New Zealand's quick-draw throws can be disrupted by Ireland

Ireland can throw New Zealand off kilter by slowing them down at lineout time, says Andy Dunne.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Monday 14 October, 2019

From The42 'Joe Schmidt will have an array of plays ready for this New Zealand defence' The42 Rugby Weekly

'Joe Schmidt will have an array of plays ready for this New Zealand defence'

Murray Kinsella and Eoin Toolan look ahead to Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final against the All Blacks.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Monday 7 October, 2019

From The42 Ireland's style of play coming at a cost in humidity, but could still work in their favour Good News And Bad News This post contains videos

Ireland's style of play coming at a cost in humidity, but could still work in their favour

‘If that humidity does drop and Ireland can be really, really accurate with the ball… I don’t see why reverting back to that won’t draw success for them.’

# the42-rugby-weekly - Friday 4 October, 2019

From The42 A pack of problems: Are Ireland's forwards failing to match the intensity of the backs? The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

A pack of problems: Are Ireland's forwards failing to match the intensity of the backs?

Today’s podcast suggests that the back are actually performing pretty well in Japan but are being let down by the pack.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Monday 30 September, 2019

From The42 Understanding where Ireland came up short against Japan and the battle to keep their World Cup hopes alive The42 Rugby Weekly

Understanding where Ireland came up short against Japan and the battle to keep their World Cup hopes alive

Murray Kinsella and Eoin Toolan sat down in Japan to break down where it all fell apart.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Monday 9 September, 2019

From The42 Jackman backs Kleyn to start Ireland's World Cup opener ahead of Henderson The42 Rugby Weekly

Jackman backs Kleyn to start Ireland's World Cup opener ahead of Henderson

‘He’s going to get better as you have to remember it’s only his third Test.’

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 5 September, 2019

From The42 'A success would be getting into a semi-final... But that quarter-final is the big hurdle' Physchological This post contains videos

'A success would be getting into a semi-final... But that quarter-final is the big hurdle'

Murray Kinsella, Bernard Jackman and Gavan Casey discuss Ireland’s World Cup prospects 15 days out from the tournament.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Monday 2 September, 2019

From The42 'We've criticised Schmidt for not taking risks in the past and that's what he's doing' The42 Rugby Weekly

'We've criticised Schmidt for not taking risks in the past and that's what he's doing'

Murray Kinsella joined Gavan Casey, Ryan Bailey and Sean Farrell in The42 Rugby Weekly studio following Ireland’s squad announcement.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 15 August, 2019

From The42 'The tea leaves say he's going' - Will Kleyn's inclusion keep Beirne from the World Cup squad? The42 Rugby Weekly

'The tea leaves say he's going' - Will Kleyn's inclusion keep Beirne from the World Cup squad?

On this week’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly, Gavan, Murray and Bernard Jackman look at each of the 15 positions and pick out the candidates that they would bring to the World Cup.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 8 August, 2019

From The42 New Zealand or South Africa in the quarters? Thanks to Rassie, there's no longer an easier option The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

New Zealand or South Africa in the quarters? Thanks to Rassie, there's no longer an easier option

Bernard Jackman explains how the former Munster boss has turned things around in his native land.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Monday 27 May, 2019

From The42 'Kearney was really in no position to contest the ball': Leinster get the benefit of any doubt on replay The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

'Kearney was really in no position to contest the ball': Leinster get the benefit of any doubt on replay

Faraway screens just might have helped Rob Kearney avoid a red in Glasgow.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 23 May, 2019

From The42 Would ex-England coach Rowntree be a good appointment for Munster? The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

Would ex-England coach Rowntree be a good appointment for Munster?

Gavan Casey, Ryan Bailey and Andy Dunne discussed whether he would be a good fit at the province on The42 Rugby Weekly.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 16 May, 2019

From The42 'Agents are realising, actually Irish players are a pretty valuable commodity' The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

'Agents are realising, actually Irish players are a pretty valuable commodity'

After Conán O’Donnell’s Super Rugby debut, Murray Kinsella and Andy Dunne wondered which other Irish players would thrive down south.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 9 May, 2019

From The42 'I'd question how this was allowed happen. It has played out incredibly badly' The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

'I'd question how this was allowed happen. It has played out incredibly badly'

Bernard Jackman discussed the departure of Munster coaches Felix Jones and Jerry Flannery on The42 Rugby Weekly.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 18 April, 2019

From The42 Could Stockdale offer something different as Ireland's next fullback? The42 Rugby Weekly

Could Stockdale offer something different as Ireland's next fullback?

Murray Kinsella and Andy Dunne discussed the merits of having an attacking fullback after Stockdale’s appearance at 15 last weekend.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 4 April, 2019

From The42 'We need to get away from the days of signing bit-part players from other teams' The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

'We need to get away from the days of signing bit-part players from other teams'

Rory Best has described the acquisition of Jack McGrath as a statement signing from Ulster.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 28 March, 2019

From The42 'The scope for him to improve even further at Munster is really exciting' Joey Carbery

'The scope for him to improve even further at Munster is really exciting'

Joey Carbery’s contract extension was discussed by Murray Kinsella and Bernard Jackman on this week’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly.

From The42 Is John Fogarty the perfect fit as Andy Farrell's Ireland scrum coach? The42 Rugby Weekly

Is John Fogarty the perfect fit as Andy Farrell's Ireland scrum coach?

The former hooker has been heavily linked with a role on Farrell’s coaching ticket.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 21 March, 2019

From The42 'There are multiple relatively easy fixes' but approach must change for Ireland The42 Rugby Weekly

'There are multiple relatively easy fixes' but approach must change for Ireland

Players respond to freedom, says Andy Dunne on this week’s podcast.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 14 March, 2019

From The42 Cardiff cauldron is Beirne's opportunity to force his way into World Cup plans The42 Rugby Weekly

Cardiff cauldron is Beirne's opportunity to force his way into World Cup plans

Tadhg Beirne needs to seize his Six Nations debut, Bernard Jackman says.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 7 March, 2019

From The42 'There is something we're missing because he's too good a player' The42 Rugby Weekly

'There is something we're missing because he's too good a player'

Sean Cronin’s omission was one of the main talking points up for his discussion on this week’s The42 Rugby Weekly.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 28 February, 2019

From The42 'All rugby has done with the Islands is just take from them... There's nothing given back' World Rugby Tournament This post contains videos

'All rugby has done with the Islands is just take from them... There's nothing given back'

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discuss World Rugby’s proposed new tournament, which would exclude the Pacific Islands and others.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 21 February, 2019

From The42 'If this guy is clearly way better than everybody else in his peer group, then it makes sense' Foreign Investment This post contains videos

'If this guy is clearly way better than everybody else in his peer group, then it makes sense'

Andy Dunne and The42′s Murray Kinsella discuss Munster prospect Keynan Knox and the issue of recruiting players out of school abroad.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 14 February, 2019

From The42 Conor Murray needs to offload Ireland's kicking responsibility to focus on returning to form Pass The Torch

Conor Murray needs to offload Ireland's kicking responsibility to focus on returning to form

This week on The42 Rugby Weekly, Andy and Murray look at Ireland’s kicking habits, and how they are “over-relying” on the scrum-half.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 7 February, 2019

From The42 'Summit night was hell on earth' - Ferris scales Kilimanjaro in aid of injured players Good Cause

'Summit night was hell on earth' - Ferris scales Kilimanjaro in aid of injured players

The former Ireland flanker was joined by Mike McCarthy, Shane Byrne and Marcus Horan.