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Small Aviva attendance expected for Connacht-Ulster, while Friend is yet to hear back on Cloete try
Initial projections of up to 30,000 for the URC clash were well wide of the mark, with 6,000 to 8,000 now expected to attend.
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'Change before change is needed': Sea swims, saunas and stretching giving Ringrose the edge
Complacency isn’t part of the Leinster centre’s DNA as he strives to become a better player each day.
# insight
Van Graan eager to use Limerick hurlers to Munster's advantage this season
The South African has been impressed by John Kiely’s side’s run to the All-Ireland final.
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Munster coaches spend off-season in New Zealand in search of missing 1%
Jerry Flannery linked up with Ronan O’Gara at the Crusaders and Felix Jones spent time with the Hurricanes.
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Chris Froome and Team Sky under fire over 'cheating' jersey
They have previously been accused of doping and using a motorised bicycle by detractors.
# marginal (knowledge) gains
Brailsford admits there are 'lessons to be learned' from report into British Cycling's culture of fear
The Team Sky chief didn’t mention what his lessons were, unfortunately.
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Hours of gym work paying off for Waterford as a stronger Déise unit prepare for league final
Derek McGrath’s side face Clare in Sunday’s decider.
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'Being small isn't an option but I wouldn’t be a major fan of the gym - I’d prefer to be out hurling'
Clare’s 2013 All-Ireland hero on the aspect of the game he doesn’t enjoy so much.
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Fitter, faster, stronger: Dublin's Cian O'Sullivan on the shift towards strength and conditioning
We spent time with the three-time All-Ireland winner at the Dublin Sports Clinic this week.
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'What they're doing is consciously controlling brain activity, which is incredible!'
Dr. Michael Keane of Actualise explains how neurofeedback training can benefit rugby players.
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CC Sabathia turns up for spring training weighing a whopping 22 stone
The Yankees pitcher is two-stone heavier than last year.
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Visualisation and video analysis powering McGrath in Ireland's set-pieces
Ireland’s forwards get limited time on the pitch to work on their scrums and mauls.
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'I remember Deccy going around banging on doors to get fellas out of bed'
Munster head coach Anthony Foley explains the intricacies of an early kick-off against Sale on Saturday.
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Munster assistant coach Ian Costello looks to defensive progress
‘I think you have to be internally motivated to keep trying to be better.’
# Performance Analysis
This iPad app allows Munster and the Lions to review their video analysis
Josh Bryan of AnalysisPro Ltd. joins to explain how players use their iPads to access video analysis.
# marginal gains
'They told me that I wasn't too far off being a neanderthal' - Jamie Heaslip
The Leinster and Ireland No. 8 explains the range of elements that go into avoiding injury.