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All time
# essential reading
Why Conor McGregor is UFC's most important fighter - 50 of the best sports articles of 2015 (part 1)
Also, ‘The Education of Alex Rodriguez,’ Kerry GAA’s lost years and parallells between Roy Keane and Bobby Moore.
# part 1
State surveillance: How Gardaí and others can secretly monitor you
Part One of’s two-part series on state surveillance in Ireland.
# good reads
James Joyce was a rugby fan? It's's 50 favourite sports articles of 2014 (part 1)
Also featuring articles on Luis Suarez, Munster coach Anthony Foley and Kobe Bryant.
# boarding cards
T Minus 400 to the Rugby World Cup, time to look at the likely squad
Put on the kettle, roll out the biscuits and help us pick the 17 forwards Joe Schmidt should take to the World Cup.
# part 1
Analysis: New Zealand show clinical edge with tries from line-out platform
We’ve taken a detailed look at the Kiwis’ attacking out of touch last weekend.
# virtual insanity
Rugby bloggers from 6 Nations engage in Gchat debate
Just like the ERC, we held lengthy discussions with all relevant stakeholders in European rugby (blogging). Here’s part one.