# Analysis

Last year
Anthony Nash: How Cian Lynch turned the All-Ireland final Limerick's way
Joe Schmidt and the All Blacks recognise the road to redemption
New Ireland boss Bemand has seen where the women's game can go
Bench boys: Who can make the difference as the final goes into the melting pot?
Fiji, Georgia, Samoa, Tonga - the sides out to shock the World Cup
A lack of composure and quality ends Ireland's World Cup dream
Player ratings: How the Girls in Green fared against Canada
Arthur O'Dea: Limerick reach pinnacle with 15-minute composition for the ages
Limerick's unsparing second half crowns an exceptional four years
Mixed fortunes for clubs in Europe with athleticism the name of the game
Analysis: Why Abbie Larkin and Lucy Quinn should start against Canada
Farrell has tricky calls to make with Ireland's World Cup spots
Anthony Nash: Nickie Quaid vs Eoin Murphy - one goalkeeper has the edge, but that can change
No head coach and now no captain, Ireland's rebuild takes another hit
Katie McCabe's all-action performance set the tone as Ireland went down fighting
Ireland's youngest player Abbie Larkin delights teammates and coach with sparky World Cup start
How has Munster man RG Snyman's return to Test rugby gone?
Ireland show enough in Australia defeat to suggest they can still get out of this group
Player ratings: How the Girls in Green fared against Australia
Ex-Ulster sensation Piutau at the heart of Tonga's fine start to RWC prep
Why the government is set to break its own budget rules for the second year in-a-row
Why climate change is fast becoming the single biggest threat to global security
Premature to write off Derry's title hopes amid the strangest of seasons
Donnacha Ó Beacháin: The insurrection has done Putin irreparable damage - what happens now?
RTÉ's case for licence fee hike in tatters as politicians take delight in having the upper hand
'What's for you won't pass you': Kiernan's audition and Ireland's attacking options
The view from Brussels: What do EU and NATO military leaders make of Ireland's neutral stance?
Who are Ireland's opponents for tomorrow's first World Cup warm-up?
Struggles in midfield and issues with shape: why Ireland were second best in Athens
Dreams broken, but tightest calls yet to be made as Pauw shows early World Cup hand
There was the Saudis or nothing. So the Saudis it will be for Rory McIlroy
Still no mention of elephant in the room as Man City close in on treble
Despite a free vote, no FF TDs and just one FG TD voted in favour of PBP's abortion bill
The brilliant John Hodnett try that pushed Munster to URC glory
Jostling between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil is all about party identity and dismantling '#FFG'
All-action Shane Daly has been one of Munster's brightest lights this season
Leinster couldn't get out of their own half until it was too late
No Johnny, no problem? Ross Byrne faces biggest day of his career
Influential Danty brings power, pace and flair to La Rochelle backline
Anatomy of a drop goal: How Munster created Crowley's winning kick