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# back-to-basics - Last year 2021

Ryan Mason makes winning start as Spurs’ focus switches back to Premier League
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From The42
# Back To Basics

Ryan Mason makes winning start as Spurs’ focus switches back to Premier League

Apr 21st 2021, 8:22 PM 7,008 Views 7 Comments

It has been a tumultuous 72 hours for Tottenham following the departure of Jose Mourinho and European Super League shame.

# back-to-basics - All time

'He's not the same, he's making lots of mistakes' - United keeper de Gea must go back to basics, says Neville
# Not Just A Blip
From The42
# Not Just A Blip

'He's not the same, he's making lots of mistakes' - United keeper de Gea must go back to basics, says Neville

Jun 22nd 2020, 11:51 AM 6,452 Views 19 Comments

‘Mistakes like that can happen on the first game back but it’s happening far too much over the past couple of years.’

'The joy went out of it for a while': Leinster prop Dooley rediscovers his happy place
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From The42
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'The joy went out of it for a while': Leinster prop Dooley rediscovers his happy place

Feb 26th 2020, 6:00 AM 5,955 Views 1 Comment

‘I went back to what I love doing; carrying the ball, running around and just playing rugby.’

Lotto winner Kevin O'Connor going back to basics with his first love in football
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From The42
# Bonus Ball

Lotto winner Kevin O'Connor going back to basics with his first love in football

Jan 11th 2020, 9:00 AM 19,217 Views 3 Comments

The 24-year-old has six months left on his Preston North End contract and is aiming to revitalise his career with Waterford.

‘Last year he was the man’: Friend backs Carty to trust his basics and return to peak
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From The42
# Back To Basics

‘Last year he was the man’: Friend backs Carty to trust his basics and return to peak

Dec 9th 2019, 6:00 AM 8,254 Views 9 Comments

The out-half is under increasing pressure from Conor Fitzgerald.

Raid the fridge: 7 magnificently tasty midweek dinners made using basic ingredients
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# Back To Basics

Raid the fridge: 7 magnificently tasty midweek dinners made using basic ingredients

Sep 20th 2019, 12:13 PM 14,529 Views 5 Comments

Have a box of eggs or a tin of tomatoes to hand? The rest is simple, says Niamh Shields.

'I did one gig and 12 people turned up': Irish musicians make documentary about reality of touring
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# Back To Basics

'I did one gig and 12 people turned up': Irish musicians make documentary about reality of touring

Oct 29th 2018, 10:00 AM 22,706 Views 28 Comments

The documentary looks at what happened when three independent musicians teamed up to tour Ireland.

5 very simple gym movements that people keep getting wrong
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From The42
# Back To Basics

5 very simple gym movements that people keep getting wrong

Sep 12th 2017, 12:23 PM 6,473 Views 0 Comments

Technique, consistency, then intensity are the three steps for success, writes David Last in this week’s column.

Staying on track: Common mistakes to watch out for when using a gym programme
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From The42
# Column

Staying on track: Common mistakes to watch out for when using a gym programme

Mar 14th 2017, 7:00 AM 3,739 Views 2 Comments

It’s important to train at a level that matches your goal and your ability, writes David Last.

Searching for form and fitness - Jordi Murphy working his way back to the top
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From The42
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Searching for form and fitness - Jordi Murphy working his way back to the top

Mar 2nd 2016, 6:00 AM 3,859 Views 9 Comments

It hasn’t been an easy couple of months for the Leinster flanker but he’s starting to move in the right direction again.

More Warrenball! Gatland wants Wales to be more direct after 'expansive' approach fell short
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From The42
# Back To Basics

More Warrenball! Gatland wants Wales to be more direct after 'expansive' approach fell short

Feb 12th 2016, 5:02 PM 4,576 Views 4 Comments

Batten down those hatches, Scotland.

11 things that will cheer you up this Moody Monday*
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From The Daily Edge
# Christmas Comedown

11 things that will cheer you up this Moody Monday*

Dec 28th 2015, 9:42 AM 6,044 Views 1 Comment

Aka the most depressing day of the holidays*.

Microsoft expected to say 'good riddance' to Windows 8
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Microsoft expected to say 'good riddance' to Windows 8

Aug 22nd 2014, 11:40 AM 19,569 Views 99 Comments

The latest update to Microsoft’s desktop OS, which will bring back it back to its roots, is expected to be unveiled on 30 September.

Looking for a simpler smartphone? This could be what you're looking for
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# Back To Basics

Looking for a simpler smartphone? This could be what you're looking for

Jun 8th 2014, 8:45 AM 24,409 Views 45 Comments

Dublin-based startup Zilta is developing a smartphone designed for the over-55s, which uses a simplified interface for those using a smartphone for the first time.

TheScore.ie’s basic guide to American football and the NFL
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From The42
# Back To Basics

TheScore.ie’s basic guide to American football and the NFL

Feb 2nd 2014, 11:30 AM 9,767 Views 22 Comments

Will Super Bowl XLVIII be your first American football experience? Worry not, we’re here to help.

Czech player scores beautiful diving bum volley
# Bum Note
From The42
# Bum Note

Czech player scores beautiful diving bum volley

Sep 21st 2013, 2:02 PM 2,486 Views 4 Comments

Somebody send a copy of this video to Anderson, care of Old Trafford.

Tom Croft to edge Sean O'Brien out of Lions back row - Scott Quinnell
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From The42
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Tom Croft to edge Sean O'Brien out of Lions back row - Scott Quinnell

May 8th 2013, 7:00 PM 3,601 Views 8 Comments

The former Wales and Lions international believes Warren Gatland will rely heavily on his touring Welshmen.

The home of the future? One man’s vision
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The home of the future? One man’s vision

Mar 24th 2012, 8:15 AM 6,320 Views 36 Comments

A stonemason and thatcher in Co Mayo has revealed his vision for building a home that independent of fossil fuels and free from pollution.