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#game plan

# game-plan - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

'At least Leinster used some of our tactics in that game, so that's brilliant to see'
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# Spicy

'At least Leinster used some of our tactics in that game, so that's brilliant to see'

Jan 19th 2021, 5:09 PM 22,174 Views 36 Comments

Johann van Graan says Munster will always look to tailor their game plans to specific opposition.

# game-plan - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Scanning, kicking, more playmakers, solid set-piece - Ireland's attack aims this autumn
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# Game Plan

Scanning, kicking, more playmakers, solid set-piece - Ireland's attack aims this autumn

Oct 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 24,220 Views 2 Comments

Attack coach Mike Catt says teams ‘can’t just be one-dimensional anymore.’

# game-plan - Saturday 19 September, 2020

'We were able to harass Leinster and put them under pressure' From The42

'We were able to harass Leinster and put them under pressure'

Sep 19th 2020, 6:49 PM 11,764 Views 53 Comments

Saracens coach Mark McCall outlines his side’s tactics today as Leinster’s winning streak came to an end.

# game-plan - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Munster's Springboks-esque game plan a dispiriting sight for province's fans
# Tactics
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# Tactics

Munster's Springboks-esque game plan a dispiriting sight for province's fans

Sep 5th 2020, 1:17 PM 17,652 Views 26 Comments

The tactical approach from Johann van Graan’s side felt far too familiar as they came up short again.

# game-plan - Friday 30 March, 2018

Oyonnax coach Prendergast explains how they beat Toulon two weeks ago
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# Game Plan

Oyonnax coach Prendergast explains how they beat Toulon two weeks ago

Mar 30th 2018, 7:45 AM 9,279 Views 7 Comments

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

# game-plan - Sunday 4 June, 2017

3 things Cleveland can do in Game Two to stop the Warriors dominating again
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# Game Plan

3 things Cleveland can do in Game Two to stop the Warriors dominating again

Jun 4th 2017, 9:34 PM 2,904 Views 0 Comments

Will it be another easy win for the Golden State Warriors?

# game-plan - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Schmidt: 'The game plan in the World Cup, I thought, served us really well'
# Tactics
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# Tactics

Schmidt: 'The game plan in the World Cup, I thought, served us really well'

Jan 28th 2016, 10:01 PM 9,489 Views 77 Comments

The Ireland head coach says his side don’t have just one set of tactics.

# game-plan - Friday 11 December, 2015

Horgan: Leinster have to starve Toulon of possession
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# Game Plan

Horgan: Leinster have to starve Toulon of possession

Dec 11th 2015, 8:15 AM 2,710 Views 8 Comments

Former Ireland winger says Leo Cullen’s side must make the most of any opportunities that come their way on Sunday to have any hope of getting a result.

# game-plan - Thursday 1 October, 2015

'It's not just about one or two decision makers, every player has to understand'
# Column
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# Column

'It's not just about one or two decision makers, every player has to understand'

Oct 1st 2015, 8:25 AM 12,814 Views 13 Comments

Lynne Cantwell explains how Ireland’s women’s team improved their effectiveness on the pitch.

# game-plan - Monday 17 August, 2015

Analysis: Schmidt keeps big ideas under wraps ahead of World Cup
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# Game Plan

Analysis: Schmidt keeps big ideas under wraps ahead of World Cup

Aug 17th 2015, 2:01 PM 22,999 Views 16 Comments

Ireland showed some nice shape in attack against Scotland on Saturday.

# game-plan - Friday 17 April, 2015

Fitzgerald: Toulon game will be best indicator of what Leinster are about
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# Luuuuuuke

Fitzgerald: Toulon game will be best indicator of what Leinster are about

Apr 17th 2015, 8:00 AM 4,899 Views 13 Comments

The Ireland wing explains why Matt O’Connor’s game plan has not clicked for the province yet.

# game-plan - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Analysis: How did Ireland dominate England in the Six Nations?
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# Game Plan

Analysis: How did Ireland dominate England in the Six Nations?

Mar 3rd 2015, 12:00 PM 18,871 Views 17 Comments

Exiting, discipline, the halfbacks, and a solid set-piece were building blocks for an impressive win.

# game-plan - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Simon Hick column: Schmidt's Ireland aren't playing beautifully but they might never need to
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# Game Plan

Simon Hick column: Schmidt's Ireland aren't playing beautifully but they might never need to

Nov 25th 2014, 10:00 PM 9,067 Views 10 Comments

Ireland have been beating the world’s top teams with a strong kicking game and sound fundamentals.

# game-plan - Friday 7 November, 2014

'Realist' Joe Schmidt remains Ireland's trump card ahead of Boks clash
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# Brain Power

'Realist' Joe Schmidt remains Ireland's trump card ahead of Boks clash

Nov 7th 2014, 12:00 PM 9,488 Views 12 Comments

The Kiwi head coach is likely to have a well-prepared and intelligent game plan ready for tomorrow.

# game-plan - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Analysis: Matt O'Connor looks for growth in Leinster's attacking structure
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# Game Plan

Analysis: Matt O'Connor looks for growth in Leinster's attacking structure

Sep 17th 2014, 8:30 AM 4,329 Views 15 Comments

The Australian head coach will have been pleased by some of this side’s shape against the Scarlets last weekend.

# game-plan - Friday 29 August, 2014

Walsh banking on balance as Munster's attack moves in new direction
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# Game Plan

Walsh banking on balance as Munster's attack moves in new direction

Aug 29th 2014, 8:30 AM 5,184 Views 7 Comments

After two years of ‘Penneyball’, Brian Walsh is looking for more variety from the southern province.

# game-plan - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Analysis: Ireland Women show tactical intelligence in victory over the US
# Game Plan
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# Game Plan

Analysis: Ireland Women show tactical intelligence in victory over the US

Aug 3rd 2014, 1:56 PM 3,199 Views 3 Comments

There were positives to be taken from Friday’s win, but improvement will be needed ahead of the New Zealand clash.

# game-plan - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Analysis: Leinster's game plan comes up short against Toulon's extreme power
# Analysis
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# Analysis

Analysis: Leinster's game plan comes up short against Toulon's extreme power

Apr 9th 2014, 6:41 PM 6,022 Views 28 Comments

Using GIFs and videos, we’ve examined the province’s kicking and attacking during the Heineken Cup quarter-final.

# game-plan - Monday 10 March, 2014

Sexton trusts in Schmidt's game plan ahead of Parisian cup final
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# Tactics

Sexton trusts in Schmidt's game plan ahead of Parisian cup final

Mar 10th 2014, 5:04 PM 15,862 Views 13 Comments

The Ireland out-half says he and his teammates will remain performance-focused despite what’s on the line.

# game-plan - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Shane Horgan: where England v Ireland will be won and lost
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# Game Plan

Shane Horgan: where England v Ireland will be won and lost

Feb 22nd 2014, 8:30 AM 4,329 Views 16 Comments

The former Ireland and Leinster wing gives us insight into how the clash at Twickenham might play out.

# game-plan - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Ireland’s Best is good enough to exert ‘physical dominance’ over Wales
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Ireland’s Best is good enough to exert ‘physical dominance’ over Wales

Feb 9th 2014, 11:45 AM 4,710 Views 1 Comment

The Ulster hooker explains how Joe Schmidt’s training methods are making the national team more adaptable.

# game-plan - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Earls' try was an example of 'where we're trying to get' - Rob Penney
# Penneyball
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# Penneyball

Earls' try was an example of 'where we're trying to get' - Rob Penney

Jan 16th 2014, 7:20 AM 3,183 Views 0 Comments

The Munster head coach was ‘rapt’ with his side’s tactical appreciation against Gloucester last weekend.

# game-plan - Sunday 1 December, 2013

'If we do 100 things 1% better, we can be world champions'
# Mindset
From The42
# Mindset

'If we do 100 things 1% better, we can be world champions'

Dec 1st 2013, 7:00 AM 6,362 Views 4 Comments

World Cup winner Will Greenwood explains the philosophy that drove England to success.

# game-plan - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Time for Joe Schmidt to restore supporters’ pride in Ireland
# Identity
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# Identity

Time for Joe Schmidt to restore supporters’ pride in Ireland

Oct 29th 2013, 5:00 PM 14,472 Views 77 Comments

By staying true to his basic principles, the head coach can bring the Irish team back to the pedestal of the game.

# game-plan - Monday 26 November, 2012

Opinion: Club mentality and ref management made Ireland a different beast
# Winning Formula
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# Winning Formula

Opinion: Club mentality and ref management made Ireland a different beast

Nov 26th 2012, 2:00 PM 2,527 Views 0 Comments

Declan Kidney’s squad rediscovered what makes them hungry to win, but the game-plan was made to suit more than just the players.