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# in-from-the-side - Monday 21 September, 2015

TMO, once the envy of every other sport, threatening to become a blight on rugby
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TMO, once the envy of every other sport, threatening to become a blight on rugby

Sep 21st 2015, 3:07 PM 7,188 Views 22 Comments

‘The man upstairs’ has been too quick to demand a stoppage, and referees aren’t helping either.

# in-from-the-side - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Opinion: Peace in European rugby hits fans in the pocket
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Opinion: Peace in European rugby hits fans in the pocket

Apr 10th 2014, 9:04 PM 22,297 Views 51 Comments

European rugby will live on next season, but you’ll have to pay extra to keep watching it.

# in-from-the-side - Friday 28 February, 2014

Opinion: No debate over starting 10, Italy Test calls for Jackson
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Opinion: No debate over starting 10, Italy Test calls for Jackson

Feb 28th 2014, 8:03 AM 15,695 Views 54 Comments

The young out-half is an unfairly maligned character after rising to the top of his profession early.

# in-from-the-side - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Penney takes leave of Munster after getting over most difficult hurdle
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Penney takes leave of Munster after getting over most difficult hurdle

Feb 6th 2014, 7:00 PM 6,270 Views 7 Comments

The Kiwi had finally won over the doubters in his second year in charge.

# in-from-the-side - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

In momentum championship Ireland and Wales have the ball slowly rolling
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In momentum championship Ireland and Wales have the ball slowly rolling

Feb 4th 2014, 7:15 AM 4,436 Views 6 Comments

Saturday is beginning to look like a Six Nations decider.

# in-from-the-side - Monday 20 January, 2014

In From The Side: Home run just reward for Ulster's away mettle
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In From The Side: Home run just reward for Ulster's away mettle

Jan 20th 2014, 4:16 PM 2,049 Views 1 Comment

This time around the northern province have the measure of Saracens in the Heineken Cup quarter-final.

# in-from-the-side - Monday 13 January, 2014

Unqualified Leinster still the province with ingredients for success
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Unqualified Leinster still the province with ingredients for success

Jan 13th 2014, 2:04 PM 5,596 Views 31 Comments

Leinster will probably have to travel in the quarter-finals, but that won’t worry them.

# in-from-the-side - Friday 15 November, 2013

Opinion: Schmidt selection criticism unwarranted and short-sighted
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Opinion: Schmidt selection criticism unwarranted and short-sighted

Nov 15th 2013, 10:39 AM 4,010 Views 27 Comments

Conor Murray is Ireland’s best scrum-half, that doesn’t mean he should start and finish every single game.

# in-from-the-side - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Munster call on key men at key times to end losing run to Leinster
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Munster call on key men at key times to end losing run to Leinster

Oct 5th 2013, 10:02 PM 4,360 Views 16 Comments

The southern province had catalysts at the start and controllers at the finish of a hard-fought inter-pro.

# in-from-the-side - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Aussie lambs to the slaughter as McCaw scores on All Blacks comeback
# Bledisloe Cup
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# Bledisloe Cup

Aussie lambs to the slaughter as McCaw scores on All Blacks comeback

Aug 17th 2013, 1:11 PM 4,210 Views 1 Comment

The Lions softened the Wallabies up. New Zealand went in for the kill.

# in-from-the-side - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

In From The Side: Second half syndrome killing Ireland's hopes
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In From The Side: Second half syndrome killing Ireland's hopes

Feb 27th 2013, 12:26 PM 1,573 Views 3 Comments

Defeat in Murrayfield was only the latest of a long list of Irish leads thrown away.

# in-from-the-side - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

In From The Side: Where do we go from here?
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In From The Side: Where do we go from here?

Feb 13th 2013, 8:30 AM 2,896 Views 8 Comments

After such an incredible opening 40 minutes to the Six Nations, momentum has swung against Ireland.

# in-from-the-side - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Who's Webb Ellis? These are the REAL winners and losers of the Rugby World Cup
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Who's Webb Ellis? These are the REAL winners and losers of the Rugby World Cup

Oct 22nd 2011, 12:08 PM 527 Views 0 Comments

Dwarf-throwing, facial hair, ball-swapping, Hooky in his pyjamas. Did that just happen?