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# eddie-osullivan - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

From The42 ‘It was wonderful being in that room because history was made’ Rule 42

‘It was wonderful being in that room because history was made’

Former GAA President Sean Kelly lifts the lid on the politics involved in opening up Croke Park to soccer and rugby.

# eddie-osullivan - Monday 25 May, 2020

From The42 'If players refuse to take a pay cut then they will lose credibility' Moneyball

'If players refuse to take a pay cut then they will lose credibility'

Eddie O’Sullivan says ‘rugby’s financial model has been a catastrophe’ but he believes the IRFU will survive this crisis.

# eddie-osullivan - Thursday 5 March, 2020

‘Six Nations has been undermined even further by postponements’

Eddie O’Sullivan believes re-fixing Italy games was only call to make – but says structure of tournament remains deeply flawed.

# eddie-osullivan - Monday 2 March, 2020

From The42 ‘We would be foolish to say there is not some sort of drug problem in rugby’ Challenges

‘We would be foolish to say there is not some sort of drug problem in rugby’

In a fascinating interview with his former coach, Shane Horgan opens up about the challenges facing rugby right now.

# eddie-osullivan - Thursday 23 January, 2020

From The42 'At 38, did I think I'd be back at Croke Park? No' - the Monaghan All-Star eyeing All-Ireland club glory Unsinkable

'At 38, did I think I'd be back at Croke Park? No' - the Monaghan All-Star eyeing All-Ireland club glory

Tommy Freeman and Magheracloone are preparing for the last step of their dream journey against Galway side Oughterard.

# eddie-osullivan - Monday 6 January, 2020

The year that changed Irish rugby forever

In the 1990s, Irish rugby was a byword for failure, but within six months of the new century a new era had dawned. Twenty years on, The42 reflects on the most important season in Irish rugby history

# eddie-osullivan - Thursday 3 October, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Eddie O'Sullivan sticks the boot in as others stress the 'work-ons' after fitful Irish win On The Box

TV Wrap - Eddie O'Sullivan sticks the boot in as others stress the 'work-ons' after fitful Irish win

Jamie Heaslip and Brent Pope were reaching for the positives after a stuttering World Cup win.

# eddie-osullivan - Monday 23 September, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Jamie Heaslip steps up to the plate as RTÉ's World Cup coverage gets off to a flyer On The Box

TV Wrap - Jamie Heaslip steps up to the plate as RTÉ's World Cup coverage gets off to a flyer

There has been some highly-watchable tension between the ex-Irish star and Eddie O’Sullivan.

# eddie-osullivan - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

From The42 Ireland's fullback cover among the issues concerning O'Sullivan RWC2019

Ireland's fullback cover among the issues concerning O'Sullivan

The former Ireland head coach also says leaving Devin Toner at home puts huge pressure on James Ryan.

# eddie-osullivan - Thursday 13 December, 2018

'We're used to Leinster choking teams out... they were on the back foot'

Former Ireland head coach Eddie O’Sullivan joined Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey on Heineken Rugby Weekly.

# eddie-osullivan - Friday 23 November, 2018

From The42 'If I was Larmour I'd be a little bit worried not getting a run at fullback this weekend' Competition For Places This post contains videos

'If I was Larmour I'd be a little bit worried not getting a run at fullback this weekend'

Former Ireland head coach Eddie O’Sullivan discussed Will Addison’s inclusion in the team to face the USA on this week’s Heineken Rugby Weekly.

# eddie-osullivan - Thursday 22 November, 2018

From The42 How Ireland beat the All Blacks, Schmidt's future and American opportunities U-S-A

How Ireland beat the All Blacks, Schmidt's future and American opportunities

Are Ireland now the best team in the world? Let’s discuss…

# eddie-osullivan - Thursday 10 May, 2018

From The42 The Rugby Show: Champions Cup final 2018 preview Analysis This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Champions Cup final 2018 preview

Eddie O’Sullivan joins Murray and Gavan to preview Leinster v Racing 92 this weekend.

# eddie-osullivan - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Major League Rugby announces New York team for 2019 with O'Sullivan and Horgan as advisors

Eddie O’Sullivan and Shane Horgan are involved with Rugby United New York.

# eddie-osullivan - Sunday 28 January, 2018

'What happens to the guy who's 6'5", 18 stone and runs a 4.8 second 40-yard dash?'

Eddie O’Sullivan and Wesley Liddy believe there is major untapped rugby potential in the States.

# eddie-osullivan - Monday 27 November, 2017

The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan looks back on Ireland v Argentina

The former Ireland head coach joins Gavan Casey to look at the final November international.

# eddie-osullivan - Monday 13 November, 2017

From The42 'I couldn't get my head around it: 'Why are we having this debate now? What did Aki do differently?'' Nonsense

'I couldn't get my head around it: 'Why are we having this debate now? What did Aki do differently?''

Eddie O’Sullivan believes the fawning reaction to Aki’s debut was an overcompensation, but was impressed nonetheless.

# eddie-osullivan - Friday 20 October, 2017

From The42 'It would be very hard for the IRFU to justify not having a full-time coach if they're serious about it' Eddie O'Sullivan This post contains videos

'It would be very hard for the IRFU to justify not having a full-time coach if they're serious about it'

Eddie O’Sullivan joined Gavan Casey and Ryan Bailey on Close Calls to discuss the controversy surrounding the vacant women’s head coach job.

# eddie-osullivan - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

From The42 The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan reflects on the Lions tour and looks forward to Ireland's next challenge Mane Man This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan reflects on the Lions tour and looks forward to Ireland's next challenge

The countdown to South Africa starts here, doesn’t it?

# eddie-osullivan - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Eddie O'Sullivan: Munster facing massive challenge to push on despite Rassie exit

The South African is on the way out of Thomond Park.

From The42 The Rugby Show: 'If the All Blacks lose it changes the perception of their brand' Mane Man

The Rugby Show: 'If the All Blacks lose it changes the perception of their brand'

Eddie O’Sullivan joined us to look ahead to the tour decider.

# eddie-osullivan - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Eddie O'Sullivan: 'If you want to beat the All Blacks you have to deconstruct them systematically'

O’Sullivan was speaking on The42′s Rugby Show earlier today.

# eddie-osullivan - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

From The42 Under-pressure Gatland has made a rod for his own back, says Eddie O'Sullivan Warrenball

Under-pressure Gatland has made a rod for his own back, says Eddie O'Sullivan

The former Ireland boss says the Lions are under pressure to perform against the Blues thanks to Warren Gatland.

# eddie-osullivan - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Eddie O’Sullivan returns to coaching as new Belvo head coach

The 58-year-old will take up his first senior coaching role since departing Biarritz Olympique last October.

# eddie-osullivan - Monday 13 March, 2017

From The42 The42 Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan on whether Ireland are too predictable Analysis

The42 Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan on whether Ireland are too predictable

The former Ireland head coach believes Joe Schmidt’s side have become too dependent on Johnny Sexton.

# eddie-osullivan - Saturday 11 March, 2017

From The42 What the RTE panel had to say in the wake of defeat in Cardiff last night Reaction

What the RTE panel had to say in the wake of defeat in Cardiff last night

In case you watched the game in the pub.

# eddie-osullivan - Monday 27 February, 2017

From The42 The42 Rugby Show: Jones' deflection, POM over SOB, and Murray's class Six Nations

The42 Rugby Show: Jones' deflection, POM over SOB, and Murray's class

Eddie O’Sullivan joined Murray Kinsella to look back on an action-packed Six Nations weekend.

# eddie-osullivan - Sunday 26 February, 2017

From The42 After Ireland's win over France, let's have your questions for Eddie O'Sullivan and Murray Kinsella Six Nations

After Ireland's win over France, let's have your questions for Eddie O'Sullivan and Murray Kinsella

We’ll have a Facebook Live review of the weekend action tomorrow at 1pm.

# eddie-osullivan - Thursday 23 February, 2017

From The42 'We had to win, and it brought horrendous pressure': Eddie O'Sullivan's memories of Croke Park 07 10 Years On This post contains videos

'We had to win, and it brought horrendous pressure': Eddie O'Sullivan's memories of Croke Park 07

Ten years on from England’s visit to Croke Park, the former Ireland head coach sits down with Murray Kinsella to relive the historic game.

# eddie-osullivan - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

From The42 'You want this guy to come through again for Ireland, he's a class act' Exiled

'You want this guy to come through again for Ireland, he's a class act'

Eddie O’Sullivan believes a move to England would work well for Ian Madigan.

# eddie-osullivan - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

From The42 The42 Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan previews Ireland's game against France Les Bleus

The42 Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan previews Ireland's game against France

Former Ireland head coach Eddie O’Sullivan joins Murray Kinsella to look at the key talking points ahead of Ireland’s first home game.

From The42 Give us your questions for Eddie O'Sullivan ahead of Ireland's French test 6 Nations

Give us your questions for Eddie O'Sullivan ahead of Ireland's French test

The former Ireland coach joins Murray Kinsella to preview the weekend action.

# eddie-osullivan - Friday 10 February, 2017

From The42 Trinity first up for Eddie O'Sullivan and more previews on a big weekend of UBL rugby Clubbing

Trinity first up for Eddie O'Sullivan and more previews on a big weekend of UBL rugby

The former Ireland coach will hope to have an instant impact on Old Belvedere tonight.

# eddie-osullivan - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

From The42 The42 Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan and Murray Kinsella on Ireland's chances, tactical trends and more Kick Off This post contains videos

The42 Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan and Murray Kinsella on Ireland's chances, tactical trends and more

The former Ireland head coach joined us for a live preview of the tournament today.

# eddie-osullivan - Saturday 5 November, 2016

The42 Rugby Show from Chicago: how Ireland can make history today

Murray Kinsella was joined by Eddie O’Sullivan ahead of the clash with the All Blacks.

# eddie-osullivan - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

'Gatty rang me and offered a deal, but the problem was I was going to Japan'

Bernard Jackman recalls the beginning of his professional career with Connacht.

# eddie-osullivan - Thursday 24 September, 2015

From The42 A farmer, a bicycle shop salesman and the Namibian amateurs to take on the All Blacks Part-timers

A farmer, a bicycle shop salesman and the Namibian amateurs to take on the All Blacks

8 members of the Welwitschias squad have taken time off work to play in the Rugby World Cup.

# eddie-osullivan - Friday 11 September, 2015

From The42 French reports say ex-Ireland coach O'Sullivan is close to Biarritz exit Unhappy Camp

French reports say ex-Ireland coach O'Sullivan is close to Biarritz exit

It’s believed the Irishman did not travel with the squad for this evening’s Pro D2 fixture.

# eddie-osullivan - Sunday 10 May, 2015

From The42 Ex-Ireland coach Eddie O'Sullivan misses out on promotion to Top 14 Irish Abroad

Ex-Ireland coach Eddie O'Sullivan misses out on promotion to Top 14

Former Leinster lock Mark Flanagan will be part of the play-offs with Mont-de-Marsan.

# eddie-osullivan - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

'It just defies logic' - An ex-Ireland coach does not agree with Shaun Edwards

The Welsh defence coach thinks the choke tackle should be banned.

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