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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Brain power

This year
The Springboks don't get enough credit for their rugby intellect
The focus tends to be on their awesome physicality but there’s much more to South Africa.
All time
'His rugby mind sets him apart' - Nacewa hopes to see Schmidt back soon
The former Ireland head coach was recently linked with a role in World Rugby.
Leinster and the Crusaders linked up for a fascinating project during lockdown
The Irish province are viewing the next few months of games like a World Cup.
'I wouldn't say yes or no' - Van Graan on prospect of POC and ROG returns
The Munster boss said O’Gara is ‘possibly the most sought-after coach in the world.’
Brain Power a class above as he storms to victory at Cheltenham
The New One was pulled up before the last at the Unibet International Hurdle this afternoon.
'If a top job comes up then I'd imagine he'll be near the top of the list'
Saracens scrum-half Richard Wigglesworth reckons Mark McCall could be in the mix for the Ireland job.
Analysis: Joe Schmidt's creative ability shines through on Ireland's power play
Ireland produced a detailed three-phase set-piece attack to score against Scotland last weekend.
Schmidt versus Townsend is a riveting Six Nations coaching battle
The Ireland and Scotland coaches both have an exceptional ability to tailor their game plans to the opposition.
Henderson history as Buveur D'air storms home to claim Champion Hurdle
Irish trainer Gordon Elliott has also started the Cheltenham Festival with a bang, claiming a hat-trick on day one.
How well do you remember US sport from this year?
We’ll tell you after you attempt these 10 questions.
This startup wants everyone to use 'smart' drugs
Would you chew instead of drinking your coffee in the morning?
'Realist' Joe Schmidt remains Ireland's trump card ahead of Boks clash
The Kiwi head coach is likely to have a well-prepared and intelligent game plan ready for tomorrow.
Scientists control helicopter - using only their minds
Next stop: hoverboards (possibly).
VIDEO: Paralysed woman uses mind to move robot arm
Cathy Hutchinson was able to use the arm to sip coffee, 15 years after being paralysed by a stroke.
Infographic: The differences between left and right brain people
Are you a right brain or a left brain person – and what does that mean? We have an infographic that spills all…
Brain power begins to decline from age 45 - study
Scientists researching the nature of dementia say that mental dexterity could begin to decline as early as 45 years of age – not 60 as previously thought.
How Google is destroying our memories
Our ability to remember is being adapted because of the power of search engines.