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#Ruck Stats

# ruck-stats - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Analysis: Van der Flier and tireless captain Best top Ireland's ruck charts
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Analysis: Van der Flier and tireless captain Best top Ireland's ruck charts

Sep 25th 2019, 4:07 PM 9,830 Views 12 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s men were largely efficient with their clearouts and turned over lots of Scottish possession.

# ruck-stats - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against the All Blacks?
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# Ruck Stats

Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against the All Blacks?

Nov 21st 2018, 1:32 PM 18,103 Views 33 Comments

Devin Toner and captain Rory Best were, typically, the busiest players in this department.

# ruck-stats - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Analysis: Bundee Aki's unglamorous role for Ireland key to ruck success
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Analysis: Bundee Aki's unglamorous role for Ireland key to ruck success

Mar 14th 2018, 6:05 PM 14,051 Views 51 Comments

The Connacht centre was busy in Ireland’s win over Scotland last weekend.

# ruck-stats - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Analysis: Leavy leads the way and Porter's big ruck impact for Ireland
# Ruck Marks
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# Ruck Marks

Analysis: Leavy leads the way and Porter's big ruck impact for Ireland

Feb 14th 2018, 7:00 PM 12,682 Views 21 Comments

We’ve dug into the detail of Ireland’s rucking efforts against Italy last weekend.

# ruck-stats - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Analysis: Peter O'Mahony's unseen work and all the Ireland rucks against France
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# Coal Face

Analysis: Peter O'Mahony's unseen work and all the Ireland rucks against France

Feb 6th 2018, 9:45 PM 31,443 Views 60 Comments

The Munster captain was hugely effective for Ireland at ruck time.

# ruck-stats - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Analysis: Ireland always work hard but their breakdown must be better in Italy
# Ruck Stats
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# Ruck Stats

Analysis: Ireland always work hard but their breakdown must be better in Italy

Feb 11th 2017, 6:00 AM 12,179 Views 18 Comments

Devin Toner continues to lead the way for Ireland in terms of sheer ruck numbers.

# ruck-stats - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Analysis: O'Brien's ruck return another reminder of what Ireland have missed
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# Ruck Stats

Analysis: O'Brien's ruck return another reminder of what Ireland have missed

Nov 23rd 2016, 3:20 PM 10,649 Views 9 Comments

Devin Toner set a new benchmark with a huge 47 ruck contributions last weekend.

# ruck-stats - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Analysis: CJ Stander leads the way in Ireland's vicious ruck effort
# Ruck Stats
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# Ruck Stats

Analysis: CJ Stander leads the way in Ireland's vicious ruck effort

Nov 9th 2016, 4:19 PM 12,898 Views 28 Comments

Devin Toner and Jamie Heaslip were typically busy after the tackle.

# ruck-stats - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Analysis: Quinn Roux's big impact and all of Ireland's second Test rucks
# Ruck Stats
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# Ruck Stats

Analysis: Quinn Roux's big impact and all of Ireland's second Test rucks

Jun 23rd 2016, 4:30 AM 8,496 Views 6 Comments

We’ve studied the rucks from Ireland’s defeat to the Boks in Johannesburg.

# ruck-stats - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against South Africa?
# Ruck Stats
From The42
# Ruck Stats

Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against South Africa?

Jun 15th 2016, 1:23 PM 10,868 Views 17 Comments

Jack McGrath was superb post-tackle for Ireland, but many others dug in too.