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#set-piece

# set-piece - Friday 30 July, 2021

Furlong and the Lions pack set for another Rumble in the Jungle
# Theme
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# Theme

Furlong and the Lions pack set for another Rumble in the Jungle

Jul 30th 2021, 6:15 AM 5,991 Views 0 Comments

The Irish tighthead was pleased with his side’s set-piece effort in the first Test.

# set-piece - Thursday 18 March, 2021

England wary of O'Connell influence ahead of lineout battle with Ireland
# Rugby Brain
From The42
# Rugby Brain

England wary of O'Connell influence ahead of lineout battle with Ireland

Mar 18th 2021, 8:40 AM 8,160 Views 23 Comments

Ireland have made 14 lineout steals so far in this championship.

# set-piece - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Paul O'Connell's stock continues to rise as Scotland's lineout crumbles
# Set-piece
From The42
# Set-piece

Paul O'Connell's stock continues to rise as Scotland's lineout crumbles

Mar 14th 2021, 8:06 PM 14,310 Views 8 Comments

James Ryan led the onslaught in what was perhaps the most crucial area of the game.

# set-piece - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Analysis: Where did Ireland's 25 tries come from last year?
# Trends
From The42
# Trends

Analysis: Where did Ireland's 25 tries come from last year?

Feb 3rd 2021, 11:08 AM 10,458 Views 7 Comments

The importance of the lineout and scrum is as clear as ever.

# set-piece - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Easterby and Ireland set about fixing their lineout and maul problems From The42

Easterby and Ireland set about fixing their lineout and maul problems

Nov 25th 2020, 6:30 AM 6,179 Views 17 Comments

Missed lineouts and missed maul chances were the story of the day at Twickenham last weekend.

# set-piece - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Ireland's malfunctioning lineout deeply damaging in Twickenham defeat
# Concerns
From The42
# Concerns

Ireland's malfunctioning lineout deeply damaging in Twickenham defeat

Nov 22nd 2020, 4:24 PM 10,071 Views 24 Comments

The Irish lineout and maul struggled against Maro Itoje and the English pack.

# set-piece - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Analysis: Lowe shows quality but Ireland's attack misses too many chances
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Analysis: Lowe shows quality but Ireland's attack misses too many chances

Nov 14th 2020, 2:58 PM 8,821 Views 0 Comments

Mike Catt’s attack delivered some real smarts off set-piece but they blew some big opportunities.

# set-piece - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Analysis: Super Rugby sides picking apart lineout seams with sharp attack From The42

Analysis: Super Rugby sides picking apart lineout seams with sharp attack

Jul 7th 2020, 3:59 PM 5,096 Views 2 Comments

The Brumbies scored an excellent try in behind the lineout against the Rebels.

# set-piece - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Healy 'annoyed' about scrum penalties as Ireland's forwards strive for more
# Fronting Up
From The42
# Fronting Up

Healy 'annoyed' about scrum penalties as Ireland's forwards strive for more

Feb 4th 2020, 8:30 PM 9,935 Views 7 Comments

The Irish maul struggled to get going against Scotland last weekend.

# set-piece - Monday 25 November, 2019

Free-kick from Ireland's Hourihane sets Aston Villa on way to victory over Newcastle
# Set-piece
From The42
# Set-piece

Free-kick from Ireland's Hourihane sets Aston Villa on way to victory over Newcastle

Nov 25th 2019, 10:25 PM 19,536 Views 14 Comments

Hourihane also provided Villa’s second goal for Anwar El Ghazi.

# set-piece - Saturday 24 August, 2019

'I think it's fixable' - Ireland's lineout crumbles under English pressure
# DAMAGING
From The42
# DAMAGING

'I think it's fixable' - Ireland's lineout crumbles under English pressure

Aug 24th 2019, 9:00 PM 18,293 Views 32 Comments

Ireland captain Rory Best had a tough day out of touch at Twickenham.

# set-piece - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Dummy loops, decoys and manipulation: 5 of Schmidt's sharpest plays
# Genius Of Joe
From The42
# Genius Of Joe

Dummy loops, decoys and manipulation: 5 of Schmidt's sharpest plays

Aug 20th 2019, 7:05 AM 25,762 Views 10 Comments

Ireland have produced sublime set-piece scores at important times during Schmidt’s tenure.

# set-piece - Monday 29 July, 2019

Analysis: Boks add new layer to scrum attack while Wallabies strike clinically
# Smarts
From The42
# Smarts

Analysis: Boks add new layer to scrum attack while Wallabies strike clinically

Jul 29th 2019, 1:59 PM 9,930 Views 10 Comments

The All Blacks thought they knew what was coming but Rassie Erasmus’ team changed the picture.

# set-piece - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Analysis: Connacht's clever bounce-back attack cuts Bordeaux apart
# Reverse
From The42
# Reverse

Analysis: Connacht's clever bounce-back attack cuts Bordeaux apart

Jan 22nd 2019, 7:40 PM 33,584 Views 16 Comments

Attack coach Nigel Carolan has his charges striking superbly from lineout platforms.

# set-piece - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Stockdale's finishing skills reward Ulster's clever set-piece thinking
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Stockdale's finishing skills reward Ulster's clever set-piece thinking

Jan 15th 2019, 9:45 PM 19,367 Views 11 Comments

The northern province scored three tries from set-piece platforms against Racing 92 last weekend.

# set-piece - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Analysis: Schmidt's smarts shine through in Ireland's detailed power plays
# Joe Show
From The42
# Joe Show

Analysis: Schmidt's smarts shine through in Ireland's detailed power plays

Nov 20th 2018, 5:00 PM 38,928 Views 13 Comments

There were fresh examples of the head coach’s clever thinking against the All Blacks.

# set-piece - Thursday 18 October, 2018

'Rory is number one... the rest of us are probably fighting for that second spot'
# Hooker
From The42
# Hooker

'Rory is number one... the rest of us are probably fighting for that second spot'

Oct 18th 2018, 8:30 AM 24,590 Views 33 Comments

Munster’s Niall Scannell has started his season in excellent form.

# set-piece - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

'It's about being creative but effective... you try to manipulate the defence'
# Dr Phil
From The42
# Dr Phil

'It's about being creative but effective... you try to manipulate the defence'

Sep 19th 2018, 7:15 PM 11,576 Views 6 Comments

Felipe Contepomi is happy with the direction Leinster’s set-piece attack is moving in.

# set-piece - Monday 25 June, 2018

Suarez put Uruguay ahead against the hosts with a well-placed free-kick
# Set-piece
From The42
# Set-piece

Suarez put Uruguay ahead against the hosts with a well-placed free-kick

Jun 25th 2018, 3:19 PM 4,796 Views 4 Comments

It’s the Barcelona striker’s second goal of the tournament.

# set-piece - Sunday 17 June, 2018

'It was the greatest cleanout I've ever seen, and I've seen a few cleanouts in my time'
# Ruck Hit
From The42
# Ruck Hit

'It was the greatest cleanout I've ever seen, and I've seen a few cleanouts in my time'

Jun 17th 2018, 1:00 PM 64,823 Views 38 Comments

Rob Kearney is confident Ireland can produce one last big effort in their ‘final’ against the Wallabies.

# set-piece - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Schmidt backs 'good scrummaging hooker' Scannell, with Cronin missing out From The42

Schmidt backs 'good scrummaging hooker' Scannell, with Cronin missing out

Jun 14th 2018, 7:40 AM 14,267 Views 57 Comments

The Leinster hooker is absent from the matchday 23 for the second Test against the Wallabies.

# set-piece - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Analysis: Schmidt's genius set-piece strike cuts England apart for Stander try
# Detail
From The42
# Detail

Analysis: Schmidt's genius set-piece strike cuts England apart for Stander try

Mar 18th 2018, 8:00 AM 78,626 Views 38 Comments

The Ireland head coach kept back this play for three years before it worked beautifully to help win a Grand Slam.

# set-piece - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Analysis: Joe Schmidt's creative ability shines through on Ireland's power play
# Intelligent
From The42
# Intelligent

Analysis: Joe Schmidt's creative ability shines through on Ireland's power play

Mar 13th 2018, 8:00 AM 29,464 Views 25 Comments

Ireland produced a detailed three-phase set-piece attack to score against Scotland last weekend.

# set-piece - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Keith Earls' brilliance sums up the excitement around Munster's attack
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Keith Earls' brilliance sums up the excitement around Munster's attack

Jan 23rd 2018, 9:36 PM 35,743 Views 42 Comments

Joe Schmidt should reap the benefits of the Limerick man’s superb form in the coming weeks.

# set-piece - Monday 8 January, 2018

Analysis: Conor Murray's lineout and Munster's clever set-piece attack
# Strike Plays
From The42
# Strike Plays

Analysis: Conor Murray's lineout and Munster's clever set-piece attack

Jan 8th 2018, 9:30 PM 35,010 Views 21 Comments

We’ve broken down some of the province’s best efforts from scrum and lineout in recent weeks.

# set-piece - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Analysis: Ireland under pressure to deliver at lineout and maul against England
# Key Area
From The42
# Key Area

Analysis: Ireland under pressure to deliver at lineout and maul against England

Mar 16th 2017, 8:50 AM 9,878 Views 5 Comments

The close-range failings in the lineout and maul were severely damaging against Wales.

# set-piece - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Analysis: The error that Joe Schmidt singled Paddy Jackson out for
# Critical Assessment
From The42
# Critical Assessment

Analysis: The error that Joe Schmidt singled Paddy Jackson out for

Mar 12th 2017, 6:23 PM 29,385 Views 90 Comments

George North’s first try on Friday night came straight from a clever Welsh lineout attack.

# set-piece - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Analysis: Joe Schmidt tweaked one of his favourite moves against France
# Strike Play
From The42
# Strike Play

Analysis: Joe Schmidt tweaked one of his favourite moves against France

Mar 1st 2017, 7:30 PM 14,993 Views 7 Comments

Ireland’s dummy loop play has evolved but they missed a great chance against les Bleus.

# set-piece - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Analysis: Sexton puts body on the line for Stander set-piece success
# Starter Play
From The42
# Starter Play

Analysis: Sexton puts body on the line for Stander set-piece success

Mar 15th 2016, 12:00 PM 8,501 Views 18 Comments

Ireland used an almost identical strike move to that which cut Wales apart.

# set-piece - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Cheltenham Town treat us to one of the all-time great free-kick routines
# Set-piece
From The42
# Set-piece

Cheltenham Town treat us to one of the all-time great free-kick routines

Feb 21st 2016, 12:11 PM 11,273 Views 4 Comments

21 games unbeaten… and THIS?!

# set-piece - Monday 11 January, 2016

Conor O'Shea's Quins scored a delightful set-piece try against Saracens
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Conor O'Shea's Quins scored a delightful set-piece try against Saracens

Jan 11th 2016, 3:49 PM 6,884 Views 3 Comments

Harlequins enjoyed victory over the reigning Premiership champions and this score was important.

# set-piece - Monday 7 September, 2015

'We haven’t got ahead of ourselves; we haven’t looked down the line' - POM
# Set Piece Pride
From The42
# Set Piece Pride

'We haven’t got ahead of ourselves; we haven’t looked down the line' - POM

Sep 7th 2015, 8:52 AM 6,873 Views 27 Comments

The Ireland back row says he and his teammates must look after the ball.

# set-piece - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Analysis: Effective basics see Schmidt's Ireland win comfortably in Wales
# Keep It Simple
From The42
# Keep It Simple

Analysis: Effective basics see Schmidt's Ireland win comfortably in Wales

Aug 9th 2015, 5:02 PM 12,371 Views 13 Comments

The Six Nations champions started their World Cup warm-ups with an encouraging display.

# set-piece - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Analysis: Munster must target Ryan Grant to get the edge in scrum battle
# Scrum Wars
From The42
# Scrum Wars

Analysis: Munster must target Ryan Grant to get the edge in scrum battle

May 27th 2015, 6:00 PM 5,115 Views 3 Comments

Munster’s tightheads will be key players on Saturday

# set-piece - Monday 27 April, 2015

Try analysis: Munster pull out a set-piece beauty for TOD touchdown
# Execution
From The42
# Execution

Try analysis: Munster pull out a set-piece beauty for TOD touchdown

Apr 27th 2015, 6:40 PM 6,038 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Foley’s side carried out a highly effective lineout move to break down Treviso.

# set-piece - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Scrum battle looks decisive for Ireland against Marler and England From The42

Scrum battle looks decisive for Ireland against Marler and England

Feb 28th 2015, 7:45 AM 4,748 Views 7 Comments

Marty Moore says Ireland got through some seriously tough scrummaging sessions at Carton House this week.

# set-piece - Friday 6 February, 2015

Analysis: Ireland need Paul O'Connell's lineout to be perfect in Rome From The42

Analysis: Ireland need Paul O'Connell's lineout to be perfect in Rome

Feb 6th 2015, 8:37 PM 3,773 Views 3 Comments

The veteran second row was unhappy with elements of Ireland’s lineout during the November Tests.

# set-piece - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

McCartney keen to prove himself Connacht's vital Kiwi connection
# Freak
From The42
# Freak

McCartney keen to prove himself Connacht's vital Kiwi connection

Dec 31st 2014, 2:30 PM 3,459 Views 3 Comments

The 29-year-old hooker is already learning from the coaching of Pat Lam and Dan McFarland.

# set-piece - Thursday 20 November, 2014

The maul continues to grow in importance as Ireland lead the way
# Set-piece
From The42
# Set-piece

The maul continues to grow in importance as Ireland lead the way

Nov 20th 2014, 6:30 AM 4,125 Views 8 Comments

Simon Easterby’s pack has picked up where they left off under John Plumtree last season.

# set-piece - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Yaya Toure curled in the perfect free-kick, but was sent off as City lost to CSKA From The42

Yaya Toure curled in the perfect free-kick, but was sent off as City lost to CSKA

Nov 5th 2014, 9:52 PM 6,526 Views 23 Comments

Doumbia’s double gave the Russian club all three points in Manchester.

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