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#expert view

# expert-view - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

Analysis: How successful has the short puck-out been in the 2022 championship?
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Analysis: How successful has the short puck-out been in the 2022 championship?

Jul 5th 2022, 6:17 PM 8,496 Views 0 Comments

Hurling analyst and coach Sean Flynn breaks down every short puck-out from the campaign so far.

# expert-view - Saturday 18 June, 2022

Analysis: How will Wexford try to shut down Tony Kelly?
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Analysis: How will Wexford try to shut down Tony Kelly?

Jun 18th 2022, 8:00 AM 13,727 Views 3 Comments

Hurling analyst Sean Flynn breaks down how Darragh Egan might plan for Clare’s main man in today’s quarter-final.

# expert-view - Thursday 16 June, 2022

Analysis: How Galway can resolve their puck-out problems ahead of Cork clash
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Analysis: How Galway can resolve their puck-out problems ahead of Cork clash

Jun 16th 2022, 1:54 PM 11,301 Views 2 Comments

Sean Flynn looks at how Cork used their set-up on the opposition’s puck-out as a launchpad and what Galway can do to counter.

# expert-view - Sunday 22 May, 2022

Analysis: Cork’s body language and tackle count, Waterford's counter-attack, Tipp's response
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Analysis: Cork’s body language and tackle count, Waterford's counter-attack, Tipp's response

May 22nd 2022, 10:23 AM 21,179 Views 8 Comments

A huge day ahead in the Munster hurling championship.

# expert-view - Monday 9 May, 2022

Analysis: Did hungry Tipperary outwork Limerick?
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Analysis: Did hungry Tipperary outwork Limerick?

Updated May 9th 2022, 8:02 PM 21,846 Views 7 Comments

Sean Flynn looks back at how Tipperary challenged Limerick, and how John Kiely’s men overcame it.

# expert-view - Saturday 7 May, 2022

Analysis: Cork's made defensive changes and outsourced their issue
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Analysis: Cork's made defensive changes and outsourced their issue

May 7th 2022, 7:15 AM 8,229 Views 1 Comment

Sean Flynn looks at how Cork have reacted to last year’s All-Ireland final and the unintended consequences.

# expert-view - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

Analysis: Clare, Tipp and what we learned about long puck-out struggles
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From The42
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Analysis: Clare, Tipp and what we learned about long puck-out struggles

Updated Apr 26th 2022, 5:02 PM 15,012 Views 2 Comments

Sean Flynn breaks down the long puck-out and the factors that influence winning the breaking ball.

# expert-view - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

Analysis: What does it take for the short puck-out to be successful in hurling?
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From The42
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Analysis: What does it take for the short puck-out to be successful in hurling?

Apr 20th 2022, 6:15 AM 22,839 Views 1 Comment

Sean Flynn breaks down why Limerick were so successful with their short puck-out, and why others weren’t.

# expert-view - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Analysis: Limerick will target the short puck-out, Cork need to crack the Cian Lynch code
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Analysis: Limerick will target the short puck-out, Cork need to crack the Cian Lynch code

Apr 14th 2022, 12:00 PM 21,218 Views 2 Comments

Sean Flynn breaks down the key battles ahead of Sunday’s blockbuster championship encounter.

# expert-view - Friday 19 March, 2021

Johnny Ward: Blackmore's heroics, Kennedy's outstanding win and soul-searching for British racing
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From The42
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Johnny Ward: Blackmore's heroics, Kennedy's outstanding win and soul-searching for British racing

Mar 19th 2021, 7:58 PM 4,528 Views 9 Comments

Our columnist reflects on the final day of the 2021 Festival.

# expert-view - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Johnny Ward: A crowd at Cheltenham would have taken Rachael Blackmore to their hearts
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From The42
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Johnny Ward: A crowd at Cheltenham would have taken Rachael Blackmore to their hearts

Mar 18th 2021, 6:27 PM 6,673 Views 7 Comments

When will Irish racing sell the asset that she is to the extent of its enormous potential?

# expert-view - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Johnny Ward: British jumps racing is in a sorry state as Irish rule the day at Cheltenham
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Johnny Ward: British jumps racing is in a sorry state as Irish rule the day at Cheltenham

Mar 17th 2021, 9:28 PM 39,689 Views 23 Comments

After two days’ racing, half-time, Henry de Bromhead had won three of the Grade 1s. Of 14 races, Great Britain has won three.

# expert-view - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Johnny Ward: 'One of the most audacious gambles in the history of sport... that almost came off'
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From The42
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Johnny Ward: 'One of the most audacious gambles in the history of sport... that almost came off'

Feb 10th 2021, 10:48 AM 5,135 Views 4 Comments

Our columnist considers the fallout and implications from the long-shot racing treble that just came up short on Sunday.

# expert-view - Monday 29 June, 2020

Why players and children at Cúl Camps should feel safe as full-contact GAA returns
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From The42
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Why players and children at Cúl Camps should feel safe as full-contact GAA returns

Jun 29th 2020, 8:25 PM 4,773 Views 1 Comment

‘There is no such thing as zero risk in anything, but we do but we know there is lower risk by age and people who are otherwise healthy.’

# expert-view - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Expert view: How you should view these 5 Cheltenham favourites
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From The42
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Expert view: How you should view these 5 Cheltenham favourites

Feb 26th 2020, 5:34 PM 6,704 Views 1 Comment

Donn McClean runs the rule over Altior, Paisley Park, A Plus Tard, Champ and Envoi Allen as race week approaches.

# expert-view - Thursday 13 February, 2020

‘The English are arrogant. But to be arrogant you have to be good. They’ll beat Ireland’
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From The42
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‘The English are arrogant. But to be arrogant you have to be good. They’ll beat Ireland’

Feb 13th 2020, 5:32 PM 64,649 Views 41 Comments

After two weeks of the tournament, we ask a team of experts to assess how this Six Nations season is going for Ireland.

# expert-view - Monday 2 September, 2019

Kerry swagger returns, Dublin have issues to solve and a fascinating replay in store
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From The42
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Kerry swagger returns, Dublin have issues to solve and a fascinating replay in store

Sep 2nd 2019, 6:40 PM 6,738 Views 14 Comments

Ciaran Deely takes a look back at yesterday’s game.

# expert-view - Monday 13 May, 2019

Analysis: Kickouts, shooting, lack of intensity and ill-discipline, but Tyrone survive almighty scare
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Analysis: Kickouts, shooting, lack of intensity and ill-discipline, but Tyrone survive almighty scare

May 13th 2019, 4:56 PM 3,442 Views 9 Comments

The42′s analyst Sean Murphy takes a closer look at yesterday’s Ulster SFC opener.

# expert-view - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Analysis: Cluxton's best ever final display, Tyrone's sweeper and can anyone stop the Dubs in 2019?
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From The42
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Analysis: Cluxton's best ever final display, Tyrone's sweeper and can anyone stop the Dubs in 2019?

Sep 4th 2018, 9:27 PM 31,137 Views 47 Comments

The42 columnist Sean Murphy takes a closer look at Dublin’s All-Ireland final victory over Tyrone.

# expert-view - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Johnny Doyle: 'You'd have to be a brave man to bet against Dublin doing the five-in-a-row'
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From The42
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Johnny Doyle: 'You'd have to be a brave man to bet against Dublin doing the five-in-a-row'

Updated Sep 2nd 2018, 8:23 PM 28,624 Views 90 Comments

The Kildare legend reflects on another All-Ireland title for Jim Gavin and the Dubs.

# expert-view - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Analysis: Limerick dominate puck-outs, their ferocious work-rate and Galway's attacking woes
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From The42
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Analysis: Limerick dominate puck-outs, their ferocious work-rate and Galway's attacking woes

Aug 21st 2018, 4:18 PM 17,718 Views 28 Comments

The42 analyst Tommy Dunne breaks down Limerick’s first All-Ireland victory in 45 years.

# expert-view - Sunday 19 August, 2018

John Gardiner: 'It's hard to beat young, fresh kids who've got nothing to fear'
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From The42
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John Gardiner: 'It's hard to beat young, fresh kids who've got nothing to fear'

Aug 19th 2018, 7:48 PM 11,308 Views 4 Comments

The42 columnist John Gardiner looks back at Limerick’s thrilling one-point All-Ireland final win over Galway.

Analysis: 5 key questions that will shape today's All-Ireland hurling final
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From The42
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Analysis: 5 key questions that will shape today's All-Ireland hurling final

Aug 19th 2018, 10:00 AM 17,206 Views 37 Comments

The42 analyst Tommy Dunne breaks down some key factors to look out for in Croke Park this afternoon.

# expert-view - Monday 13 August, 2018

Analysis: Poor refereeing, Beggan's kickouts, Tyrone's savage work-rate and how they can conquer Dublin
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From The42
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Analysis: Poor refereeing, Beggan's kickouts, Tyrone's savage work-rate and how they can conquer Dublin

Aug 13th 2018, 6:15 PM 12,661 Views 25 Comments

The42 columnist Sean Murphy takes a closer look at Tyrone’s All-Ireland semi-final win over Monaghan yesterday.

# expert-view - Monday 6 August, 2018

Analysis: Tyrone's incredible tackling, Harte's bench power play and why they conceded the kick-outs
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From The42
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Analysis: Tyrone's incredible tackling, Harte's bench power play and why they conceded the kick-outs

Aug 6th 2018, 5:19 PM 23,380 Views 26 Comments

The42′s columnist Sean Murphy takes a closer look at the Red Hand’s win over Donegal in Ballybofey.

# expert-view - Monday 30 July, 2018

Analysis: Colm Galvin's sweeping masterclass, Galway's flying start and how Clare turned the tables
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Analysis: Colm Galvin's sweeping masterclass, Galway's flying start and how Clare turned the tables

Updated Jul 30th 2018, 5:04 PM 15,052 Views 9 Comments

The42 analyst Tommy Dunne looks back on Saturday’s epic drawn All-Ireland semi-final.

# expert-view - Sunday 29 July, 2018

John Gardiner: 'These Limerick lads are a different breed. They're battle-hardened and never give up'
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John Gardiner: 'These Limerick lads are a different breed. They're battle-hardened and never give up'

Jul 29th 2018, 7:50 PM 33,035 Views 30 Comments

The42′s columnist John Gardiner looks back at Limerick’s thrilling extra-time win over Cork at Croke Park.

# expert-view - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Analysis: Tyrone improve, Dublin's concern, addition of Murchan and a gem in Howard
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From The42
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Analysis: Tyrone improve, Dublin's concern, addition of Murchan and a gem in Howard

Jul 24th 2018, 9:26 PM 22,618 Views 17 Comments

The42′s columnist Sean Murphy takes a closer look at last Saturday’s clash in Omagh.

# expert-view - Monday 23 July, 2018

Analysis: McManus threat, Clifford the real deal, Kerry's tackling and Monaghan's missed chance
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From The42
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Analysis: McManus threat, Clifford the real deal, Kerry's tackling and Monaghan's missed chance

Jul 23rd 2018, 4:47 PM 16,434 Views 6 Comments

The42′s columnist Sean Murphy takes a closer look at yesterday’s game in Clones.

# expert-view - Monday 16 July, 2018

Analysis: Kickouts, turnovers and subs - how Galway claimed historic win over Kerry
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From The42
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Analysis: Kickouts, turnovers and subs - how Galway claimed historic win over Kerry

Jul 16th 2018, 5:02 PM 19,014 Views 21 Comments

The42′s columnist Sean Murphy takes a closer look at how Galway recorded a first championship win in 53 years over Kerry.

# expert-view - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Analysis: Cork's attacking class, Clare's collapse and Conlon influence
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From The42
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Analysis: Cork's attacking class, Clare's collapse and Conlon influence

Jul 3rd 2018, 4:30 PM 7,847 Views 7 Comments

Rebels boss John Meyler deserves credit for making some important in-game changes, writes columnist Tommy Dunne.

# expert-view - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Analysis: Clare's brilliant Conlon-O'Donnell partnership and how they can win the Munster title
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Analysis: Clare's brilliant Conlon-O'Donnell partnership and how they can win the Munster title

Jun 30th 2018, 12:45 PM 10,589 Views 5 Comments

The42 analyst Tommy Dunne previews tomorrow’s Munster hurling final between the Banner and Cork.

# expert-view - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Analysis: Mayo's perfect kickout game, improvements in attack and big decisions for Rochford
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From The42
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Analysis: Mayo's perfect kickout game, improvements in attack and big decisions for Rochford

Jun 26th 2018, 2:44 PM 6,598 Views 2 Comments

The42 analyst Sean Murphy takes a closer look at Mayo’s round 2 qualifier victory over Tipperary on Saturday night.

# expert-view - Monday 25 June, 2018

Analysis: Kickouts, intensity and attacking strength as Kerry rule Munster ahead of Galway test
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From The42
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Analysis: Kickouts, intensity and attacking strength as Kerry rule Munster ahead of Galway test

Jun 25th 2018, 7:00 PM 7,093 Views 1 Comment

The42 analyst Sean Murphy takes a closer look at Saturday’s Munster final.

# expert-view - Monday 18 June, 2018

Analysis: Quality of Galway's Walsh, Roscommon's shooting woes and second-half midfield battle
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From The42
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Analysis: Quality of Galway's Walsh, Roscommon's shooting woes and second-half midfield battle

Jun 18th 2018, 5:00 PM 4,189 Views 3 Comments

The42′s analyst Sean Murphy takes a closer look at yesterday’s Connacht final.

# expert-view - Monday 11 June, 2018

Analysis: Clare's late heroics and how they can become genuine All-Ireland contenders
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From The42
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Analysis: Clare's late heroics and how they can become genuine All-Ireland contenders

Jun 11th 2018, 5:22 PM 22,181 Views 12 Comments

The42 columnist Tommy Dunne breaks down the Banner’s thrilling Munster hurling victory over Tipperary yesterday.

# expert-view - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Analysis: How Tipperary's bench saved their season, their long ball strategy and unforced errors
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From The42
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Analysis: How Tipperary's bench saved their season, their long ball strategy and unforced errors

Jun 5th 2018, 4:58 PM 13,995 Views 29 Comments

Michael Ryan deserves credit for his brave calls against Waterford, writes columnist Tommy Dunne.

# expert-view - Monday 21 May, 2018

Analysis: Attacking Ulster football, brilliant Beggan and Tyrone's discipline
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From The42
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Analysis: Attacking Ulster football, brilliant Beggan and Tyrone's discipline

May 21st 2018, 5:00 PM 13,734 Views 4 Comments

A breakdown of yesterday’s hugely entertaining affair in Omagh.

# expert-view - Monday 14 May, 2018

Analysis: Rushe's attacking brilliance, the Kilkenny fightback and how Dublin lost the game
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From The42
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Analysis: Rushe's attacking brilliance, the Kilkenny fightback and how Dublin lost the game

May 14th 2018, 4:38 PM 15,779 Views 8 Comments

2001 All-Ireland winning captain Tommy Dunne takes a closer look at Kilkenny’s two-point Leinster SHC win over Dublin yesterday.

# expert-view - Friday 30 March, 2018

Oyonnax coach Prendergast explains how they beat Toulon two weeks ago
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From The42
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Oyonnax coach Prendergast explains how they beat Toulon two weeks ago

Mar 30th 2018, 7:45 AM 9,326 Views 7 Comments

The former Munster scrum-half and his side had a huge victory over Munster’s Champions Cup opponents.

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