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#Skills

# skills - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

O'Mahony enjoying chances to show 'the skills and the football' for Ireland
# Wide Role
From The42
# Wide Role

O'Mahony enjoying chances to show 'the skills and the football' for Ireland

Feb 3rd 2021, 3:31 PM 6,206 Views 6 Comments

The Munster man is often tasked with holding width in Ireland’s attacking shape.

# skills - Thursday 17 December, 2020

'I'd be really hungry to get back in the squad and be starting for Ireland'
# Playmaker
From The42
# Playmaker

'I'd be really hungry to get back in the squad and be starting for Ireland'

Dec 17th 2020, 6:30 AM 11,260 Views 11 Comments

28-year-old Jack Carty is determined to add to his 10 Ireland caps.

# skills - Saturday 28 November, 2020

Hot-stepping Lyttle honing in on rounding out his skillset with Ulster
# Stepper
From The42
# Stepper

Hot-stepping Lyttle honing in on rounding out his skillset with Ulster

Nov 28th 2020, 7:30 AM 3,635 Views 11 Comments

‘I’m not the biggest so I have to avoid people some way.’

# skills - Friday 23 October, 2020

'We don't just see him as a chop tackler' - Ireland back Connors' attacking skills
# Openside
From The42
# Openside

'We don't just see him as a chop tackler' - Ireland back Connors' attacking skills

Oct 23rd 2020, 1:13 PM 7,294 Views 7 Comments

Attack coach Mike Catt also believes newcomer Hugo Keenan has “a huge future.”

# skills - Sunday 6 September, 2020

McFarland's Ulster keep the faith in collective speed and ball-handling skill
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

McFarland's Ulster keep the faith in collective speed and ball-handling skill

Sep 6th 2020, 2:30 PM 6,891 Views 2 Comments

The northern province stuck to their philosophy as they mounted a dramatic comeback last night.

# skills - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Analysis: Connacht's attack suggests 2020/21 could be a very exciting season
# Skills
From The42
# Skills

Analysis: Connacht's attack suggests 2020/21 could be a very exciting season

Aug 26th 2020, 7:44 PM 9,958 Views 6 Comments

The western province delivered an impressive performance as Irish rugby restarted.

# skills - Saturday 2 May, 2020

When brilliant assists from Mafi and ROG helped Munster to beat Leinster
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

When brilliant assists from Mafi and ROG helped Munster to beat Leinster

Updated May 2nd 2020, 3:04 PM 27,674 Views 64 Comments

The 2011 Magners League final in Thomond Park was a thrilling affair.

# skills - Monday 27 January, 2020

Half of primary school students unable to kick a ball properly, study finds
# Basic Skills
# Basic Skills

Half of primary school students unable to kick a ball properly, study finds

Jan 27th 2020, 8:51 AM 26,082 Views 72 Comments

Half of children studied were found to be unable to kick a ball properly.

# skills - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Cooney's try the latest example of the Ulster forwards' ever-improving skills
# Handling
From The42
# Handling

Cooney's try the latest example of the Ulster forwards' ever-improving skills

Jan 16th 2020, 9:00 AM 8,207 Views 7 Comments

Dan Soper, formerly an AIL coach with Ballynahinch and Banbridge, is having a big impact.

# skills - Friday 6 December, 2019

'I'm probably the last guy to try and offload' - Stander embracing Munster attack
# Skills
From The42
# Skills

'I'm probably the last guy to try and offload' - Stander embracing Munster attack

Dec 6th 2019, 5:00 AM 8,753 Views 4 Comments

The number eight says Stephen Larkham has been giving the players confidence to play.

# skills - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Larkham enthusiastic about Munster's attack progress as Racing come to town
# Skills
From The42
# Skills

Larkham enthusiastic about Munster's attack progress as Racing come to town

Nov 23rd 2019, 9:00 AM 11,021 Views 23 Comments

The Australian has made a positive impact since joining during the summer.

# skills - Monday 7 October, 2019

'I wasn't happy with how my lungs were burning' - Healy motivated for Samoa
# Skills
From The42
# Skills

'I wasn't happy with how my lungs were burning' - Healy motivated for Samoa

Oct 7th 2019, 6:30 AM 13,466 Views 12 Comments

The 32-year-old loosehead is enjoying his time in Japan with Ireland.

# skills - Friday 30 August, 2019

'Rory is just amazing' - Larkham impressed with Scannell's skills
# Second Five Eighth
From The42
# Second Five Eighth

'Rory is just amazing' - Larkham impressed with Scannell's skills

Aug 30th 2019, 1:09 PM 14,868 Views 17 Comments

Johann van Graan name-checked some of the promising young players in the province.

# skills - Saturday 10 August, 2019

'The role of that U10s coach is just as important as Leo Cullen's role'
# Coaching
From The42
# Coaching

'The role of that U10s coach is just as important as Leo Cullen's role'

Aug 10th 2019, 7:30 AM 9,978 Views 4 Comments

IRFU head of coach development, Matthew Wilkie, told The42 about his work around the country.

# skills - Sunday 26 May, 2019

'My fear is that with talented players, if you over-coach them, you'll kill the instinct'
# Jouez
From The42
# Jouez

'My fear is that with talented players, if you over-coach them, you'll kill the instinct'

May 26th 2019, 11:30 AM 14,219 Views 6 Comments

Nigel Osborne runs the skills-based Rugby and French camps every summer near Biarritz.

# skills - Sunday 3 March, 2019

Sean O'Shea proves sideline score was no fluke with latest effort against Monaghan
# Skills
From The42
# Skills

Sean O'Shea proves sideline score was no fluke with latest effort against Monaghan

Mar 3rd 2019, 9:44 PM 14,336 Views 15 Comments

The Kerry footballer scored 0-8 during the Kingdom’s win this afternoon.

# skills - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Analysis: Outstanding Caplice and Lyons lead the way for Ireland Women
# Hurt
From The42
# Hurt

Analysis: Outstanding Caplice and Lyons lead the way for Ireland Women

Feb 12th 2019, 1:27 PM 7,000 Views 12 Comments

The tighthead prop and blindside flanker were superb in the win over Scotland.

# skills - Monday 19 November, 2018

Analysis: Joe Schmidt's Ireland beat the All Blacks at their own game
# Turned Over
From The42
# Turned Over

Analysis: Joe Schmidt's Ireland beat the All Blacks at their own game

Nov 19th 2018, 5:55 PM 47,562 Views 14 Comments

The Ireland forwards showed off their handling skills to go along with the physicality.

# skills - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Fit and firing Josh van der Flier looking to play 'old-school seven role'
# Jvdf
From The42
# Jvdf

Fit and firing Josh van der Flier looking to play 'old-school seven role'

Oct 31st 2018, 7:00 PM 9,416 Views 18 Comments

The 25-year-old has returned from a long-term ACL injury in impressive fashion.

# skills - Sunday 14 October, 2018

'I don't think there's many front rowers who could do that in the world'
# Skills
From The42
# Skills

'I don't think there's many front rowers who could do that in the world'

Oct 14th 2018, 8:43 AM 21,354 Views 50 Comments

Tadhg Furlong’s involvement in the build-up to Luke McGrath’s second try for Leinster was impressive.

# skills - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Watch: Simon Zebo produces moment of magic in last Munster appearance at Thomond Park
# Skills
From The42
# Skills

Watch: Simon Zebo produces moment of magic in last Munster appearance at Thomond Park

May 5th 2018, 4:56 PM 19,757 Views 14 Comments

Zebo put on a nice exhibition of skill in front of the home fans.

# skills - Saturday 7 April, 2018

'Always being the little kid, you have to try and find a way not to get hit too hard’
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'Always being the little kid, you have to try and find a way not to get hit too hard’

Apr 7th 2018, 9:00 AM 24,566 Views 39 Comments

Instinct, intelligence, analysis: What makes Joey Carbery the player he is?

# skills - Friday 9 March, 2018

Toner back up Schmidt's pecking order thanks to his 'particular set of skills'
# Totemic
From The42
# Totemic

Toner back up Schmidt's pecking order thanks to his 'particular set of skills'

Mar 9th 2018, 8:02 AM 8,009 Views 34 Comments

The stalwart of Ireland’s second row echoed Bryan Mills as he prepares to get to grips with Scotland.

# skills - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

CJ Stander pushes passing skills as opposition analyse his ball-carrying
# Another String
From The42
# Another String

CJ Stander pushes passing skills as opposition analyse his ball-carrying

Feb 20th 2018, 6:25 PM 10,200 Views 6 Comments

The number eight says Munster boss Johann van Graan has helped him to develop.

# skills - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Would you like to work in Leinster House? A new apprenticeship programme could be on the way
# House Of Cards
# House Of Cards

Would you like to work in Leinster House? A new apprenticeship programme could be on the way

Jul 8th 2017, 6:00 AM 12,099 Views 19 Comments

Apprenticeships could be offered in parliamentary affairs, public administration and political communications.

# skills - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Rugby nause Sinckler and Furlong are the new breed of Lions props
# Skills
From The42
# Skills

Rugby nause Sinckler and Furlong are the new breed of Lions props

Jun 1st 2017, 10:15 PM 7,719 Views 11 Comments

The 24-year-old England international is something of a Lions speech expert.

A garda and a nun playing a game of keepie-uppies is the most Limerick thing to ever happen
# Skills
From The Daily Edge
# Skills

A garda and a nun playing a game of keepie-uppies is the most Limerick thing to ever happen

Jun 1st 2017, 10:10 AM 5,986 Views 3 Comments

We’ve seen it all now.

# skills - Friday 12 May, 2017

Live A Better Life: 6 things you need to know about using your phone less
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

Live A Better Life: 6 things you need to know about using your phone less

May 12th 2017, 12:50 PM 9,047 Views 2 Comments

Want to use your phone less? We found out how.

# skills - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

The 4 major life skills to learn by the time you are 18
# Hard Knock Life
# Hard Knock Life

The 4 major life skills to learn by the time you are 18

Jan 3rd 2017, 6:00 PM 31,255 Views 34 Comments

A former Ivy League admissions interviewer says that these help students to thrive.

# skills - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Ex-Leinster skills coach 'Mick the Kick' back in ancestral home with Wallabies
# Know How
From The42
# Know How

Ex-Leinster skills coach 'Mick the Kick' back in ancestral home with Wallabies

Nov 24th 2016, 7:15 AM 6,170 Views 0 Comments

The former Australia Rules player has major experience in rugby coaching.

# skills - Friday 28 October, 2016

Munster cult hero 'Dutchy' Holland pushing the Hurricanes to new heights
# Facing History
From The42
# Facing History

Munster cult hero 'Dutchy' Holland pushing the Hurricanes to new heights

Oct 28th 2016, 2:41 PM 17,676 Views 1 Comment

The 44-year-old helped the Wellington-based side to the 2016 Super Rugby title.

# skills - Sunday 25 September, 2016

FactCheck: Does Ireland really have the "highest education" in Europe?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Does Ireland really have the "highest education" in Europe?

Sep 25th 2016, 9:30 PM 73,336 Views 64 Comments

Junior Minister Eoghan Murphy made an effort to impress international viewers on CNBC this week. But did he over-state the case?

# skills - Friday 23 September, 2016

Bored and broke? Here are some free things to do this weekend
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

Bored and broke? Here are some free things to do this weekend

Sep 23rd 2016, 11:00 AM 22,031 Views 19 Comments

Bored and out of money? We’ve got some suggestions for free things to do.

# skills - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Should students chase jobs when applying for college courses?
# CAO 2016
# CAO 2016

Should students chase jobs when applying for college courses?

Aug 23rd 2016, 6:00 PM 197 Views 14 Comments

Betty McLaughlin from the Institute of Guidance Counsellors says that there is more to college than preparing for a job.

# skills - Saturday 20 August, 2016

What does it take to become a Rose of Tralee escort?
# Skills
# Skills

What does it take to become a Rose of Tralee escort?

Aug 20th 2016, 9:15 PM 31,888 Views 30 Comments

Shane Kenny, last year’s Escort of the Year, tells us about his experiences.

# skills - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Mastering the Coke and Fanta yoyos was one of Irish childhood's key skills
# Walk The Dog
From The Daily Edge
# Walk The Dog

Mastering the Coke and Fanta yoyos was one of Irish childhood's key skills

Jul 3rd 2016, 3:48 PM 5,873 Views 3 Comments

Around the world.

# skills - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Trimble 'nutmeg' leads to opening try for Ireland as they dominate first half
# Skills
From The42
# Skills

Trimble 'nutmeg' leads to opening try for Ireland as they dominate first half

Jun 18th 2016, 5:02 PM 7,850 Views 3 Comments

Devin Toner was the man to cross the whitewash at Ellis Park.

# skills - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Analysis: Jared Payne's sumptuous offloads shine in Ireland's historic win
# Fine 15
From The42
# Fine 15

Analysis: Jared Payne's sumptuous offloads shine in Ireland's historic win

Jun 12th 2016, 8:30 PM 17,753 Views 33 Comments

The Ulsterman was outstanding as he started at fullback for the first time in Test rugby.

# skills - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Analysis: Crusaders' classic shape allows individual skill to shine
# Fluidity
From The42
# Fluidity

Analysis: Crusaders' classic shape allows individual skill to shine

May 19th 2016, 5:00 AM 39,117 Views 14 Comments

We take a look at the Kiwis’ 2-4-2 shape, which has been adopted by Pat Lam’s Connacht.

# skills - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Niall Williams is running her brother close as the best Kiwi international in the family
# Skills
From The42
# Skills

Niall Williams is running her brother close as the best Kiwi international in the family

Apr 19th 2016, 5:16 PM 9,711 Views 8 Comments

The New Zealand Sevens star produced this brilliant flick pass.

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