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#The42 Rugby Weekly

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 14 January, 2021

'The opportunity is going to be lost for some guys who have been late developers'
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'The opportunity is going to be lost for some guys who have been late developers'

Thu 8:08 PM 19,532 Views 5 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly included a discussion on the pandemic’s impact on Irish rugby’s talent pipeline.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 7 January, 2021

How Paul O'Connell might go about resolving Ireland's lineout issues
# Game Of Throw-ins
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How Paul O'Connell might go about resolving Ireland's lineout issues

Updated Jan 7th 2021, 8:01 PM 19,097 Views 16 Comments

‘I know the Stade Francais players who worked with him — the forwards — thought he was world-class,’ said Bernard Jackman of O’Connell on The42 Rugby Weekly.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 10 December, 2020

'I'm luckily not suffering from symptoms so I didn't feel it was right to get involved'
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'I'm luckily not suffering from symptoms so I didn't feel it was right to get involved'

Dec 10th 2020, 9:35 PM 50,725 Views 12 Comments

Bernard Jackman told The42 Rugby Weekly about his experiences with concussion.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Friday 4 December, 2020

'I think the example of someone having gone away and it not really helping him is JJ'
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'I think the example of someone having gone away and it not really helping him is JJ'

Dec 4th 2020, 11:20 AM 14,213 Views 17 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discuss Ben Healy’s future on The42 Rugby Weekly.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 26 November, 2020

'He seems to be getting pleasure of a sadistic nature from implementing this gameplan'
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'He seems to be getting pleasure of a sadistic nature from implementing this gameplan'

Nov 26th 2020, 10:32 PM 38,215 Views 7 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey picked up the pieces – all of them — from Ireland’s defeat at Twickenham on Thursday’s ‘The42 Rugby Weekly’.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Does Johnny Sexton need more support in his role as Ireland captain?
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Does Johnny Sexton need more support in his role as Ireland captain?

Nov 12th 2020, 5:20 PM 19,155 Views 51 Comments

This week’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly asked whether the out-half requires more leadership around him.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Jackman: We have to stop blaming individuals and look at Ireland's defensive system
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Jackman: We have to stop blaming individuals and look at Ireland's defensive system

Nov 5th 2020, 6:36 PM 7,918 Views 8 Comments

‘All of our back three have had really difficult moments, and they’re moments that don’t show up as much in high-pressure games for their provinces.’

# the42-rugby-weekly - Monday 2 November, 2020

'It was a missed opportunity. It's a result that will nag at the Ireland players'
# Regrets
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'It was a missed opportunity. It's a result that will nag at the Ireland players'

Nov 2nd 2020, 5:13 PM 25,018 Views 17 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra saw the lads dig into events in Paris.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 8 October, 2020

'As soon as he's had a little dip, he's out of the squad completely, which is harsh'
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'As soon as he's had a little dip, he's out of the squad completely, which is harsh'

Oct 8th 2020, 2:51 PM 32,308 Views 32 Comments

John Cooney’s omission from the Ireland squad was discussed on today’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 1 October, 2020

'The Dragons are coming to Leinster confident, which is very unusual'
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'The Dragons are coming to Leinster confident, which is very unusual'

Oct 1st 2020, 7:00 PM 7,477 Views 5 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly saw the lads previewing the Irish provinces’ new campaigns.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 10 September, 2020

'If Larkham and Felix can't get it out of them, well then maybe they have to look at themselves'
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'If Larkham and Felix can't get it out of them, well then maybe they have to look at themselves'

Sep 10th 2020, 9:30 PM 35,399 Views 27 Comments

Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella assess Munster’s non-performance during last Friday’s defeat to Leinster.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 27 August, 2020

'Ulster had a different hurdle to overcome during lockdown than anybody else in Ireland'
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'Ulster had a different hurdle to overcome during lockdown than anybody else in Ireland'

Aug 27th 2020, 9:08 PM 10,670 Views 6 Comments

Bernard Jackman believes the rules around the UK government’s furlough scheme may have left Ulster a couple of weeks behind their rivals.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 20 August, 2020

'People jumping to the conclusion that Carbery is finished - that's nonsense'
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'People jumping to the conclusion that Carbery is finished - that's nonsense'

Aug 20th 2020, 3:20 PM 26,785 Views 34 Comments

Bernard Jackman believes Munster should back their academy out-halves to support JJ Hanrahan.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 2 July, 2020

'Joey is still the key man. If Joey gets fit, then there's a lot you can do'
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'Joey is still the key man. If Joey gets fit, then there's a lot you can do'

Jul 2nd 2020, 5:20 PM 10,001 Views 20 Comments

Bernard Jackman says the out-half can help get the best out of Munster’s new signings.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 18 June, 2020

'Toulouse went back and the skills coach is working more hours than he's ever worked in his life'
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'Toulouse went back and the skills coach is working more hours than he's ever worked in his life'

Jun 18th 2020, 5:42 PM 7,185 Views 2 Comments

Bernard Jackman discussed the provinces’ impending return to training on Thursday’s podcast.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 11 June, 2020

'The Stormers coming to Thomond Park': Would you be in favour of a new-look Pro18?
# Expansion
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'The Stormers coming to Thomond Park': Would you be in favour of a new-look Pro18?

Jun 11th 2020, 4:55 PM 14,944 Views 28 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discuss the very real prospect of South Africa’s Super Rugby franchises joining the Pro14.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 4 June, 2020

'We're all imagining him and Beauden Barrett linking up at 10 and 15'
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'We're all imagining him and Beauden Barrett linking up at 10 and 15'

Jun 4th 2020, 4:34 PM 13,401 Views 1 Comment

The lads on The42 Rugby Weekly are very excited about Dan Carter’s return to Kiwi rugby.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 21 May, 2020

'There's potentially an embarrassment of riches for Munster in that position'
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'There's potentially an embarrassment of riches for Munster in that position'

May 21st 2020, 4:11 PM 17,625 Views 24 Comments

Ben Healy, Jack Crowley, and Jake Flannery will all be hoping for senior team action next season.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 14 May, 2020

'They had something unbelievably unique in Limerick rugby and I don't think it's too late to reignite that'
# Talent Development
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'They had something unbelievably unique in Limerick rugby and I don't think it's too late to reignite that'

May 14th 2020, 8:00 PM 25,958 Views 95 Comments

Munster must learn from Limerick GAA and get the talent conveyor belt turning again in the Treaty County, says Bernard Jackman.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 7 May, 2020

'I really think Ringrose is a strong option' - Picking the 2021 Lions centre pairing
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'I really think Ringrose is a strong option' - Picking the 2021 Lions centre pairing

May 7th 2020, 5:09 PM 22,360 Views 53 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly saw the lads choose their midfields and back threes.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Irish starter looking unlikely as The42 Rugby Weekly panel pick their Lions back rows for 2021
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Irish starter looking unlikely as The42 Rugby Weekly panel pick their Lions back rows for 2021

Updated Apr 30th 2020, 9:00 PM 16,342 Views 32 Comments

Darren Cave, Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella also selected their starting and travelling half-backs on today’s episode, available on all usual platforms.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Sinckler over Furlong and no Ryan in starting XV: Assembling the Lions front five for 2021
# Making The Lions
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Sinckler over Furlong and no Ryan in starting XV: Assembling the Lions front five for 2021

Apr 23rd 2020, 5:00 PM 34,639 Views 41 Comments

Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella join Gavan Casey to select their respective Lions tight fives just over a year out from the tour to South Africa.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 9 April, 2020

'He said: 'Why can you sprint when I blow the whistle but you can't sprint to chase a kick when you're tired?''
# Speed Kills
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'He said: 'Why can you sprint when I blow the whistle but you can't sprint to chase a kick when you're tired?''

Apr 9th 2020, 6:27 PM 14,545 Views 6 Comments

Darren Cave gives Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey an insight into how Dan McFarland has transformed Ulster.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Friday 27 March, 2020

'It was affecting me turning up the radio in the car... It was painful picking my kids up, changing nappies'
# Sherry
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'It was affecting me turning up the radio in the car... It was painful picking my kids up, changing nappies'

Mar 27th 2020, 8:01 PM 68,342 Views 4 Comments

Mike Sherry makes his debut on The42 Rugby Weekly to give his assessment of where Munster stand under Johann van Graan, and reflect on his decision to retire at 31.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Who is the best-ever import into Irish rugby from abroad?
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Who is the best-ever import into Irish rugby from abroad?

Mar 19th 2020, 2:11 PM 21,225 Views 58 Comments

This week’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly found the lads in unanimous agreement.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Why are so many Irish players turning their backs on club rugby after U20s?
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Why are so many Irish players turning their backs on club rugby after U20s?

Mar 5th 2020, 5:24 PM 13,586 Views 20 Comments

Detachment, a lack of fun, and getting balled out of it in the pissing rain: Murray Kinsella and Bernard Jackman discuss Irish amateur rugby’s recruitment problem.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Is Ireland's rugby media too extreme, too harsh, or too soft?
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Is Ireland's rugby media too extreme, too harsh, or too soft?

Feb 27th 2020, 5:38 PM 25,580 Views 143 Comments

Bernard Jackman gave his view on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 20 February, 2020

‘Ireland are groping around a bit in the dark searching for cohesion’
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‘Ireland are groping around a bit in the dark searching for cohesion’

Feb 20th 2020, 4:16 PM 12,605 Views 11 Comments

Andy Dunne and Murray Kinsella examine the key issues in forensic detail ahead of this Sunday’s showdown in Twickenham between Ireland and England.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 13 February, 2020

'I have to be making sure I'm getting the right deal' - Conway open-minded as contract expiry looms
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'I have to be making sure I'm getting the right deal' - Conway open-minded as contract expiry looms

Feb 13th 2020, 9:29 PM 30,844 Views 48 Comments

The Munster wing signed a two-year deal in 2018, but has become a more regular fixture in the Ireland setup since.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 30 January, 2020

'We've got lads who can do both and I just don't think Stander is one of them'
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'We've got lads who can do both and I just don't think Stander is one of them'

Jan 30th 2020, 8:03 PM 46,827 Views 110 Comments

Andy Dunne wants to see Ireland look for more from their back row forwards.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Jackman on Saracens: How much is enough, and how much do you want to destroy them?
# In Fairness
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Jackman on Saracens: How much is enough, and how much do you want to destroy them?

Jan 23rd 2020, 6:08 PM 12,789 Views 28 Comments

‘If Nigel Wray wanted to hide this, do you not think he could have hidden it better?’

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 16 January, 2020

'He knows what it takes not just to address a dressing room, but to be a young guy who gets his chance'
# Fresh Start
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'He knows what it takes not just to address a dressing room, but to be a young guy who gets his chance'

Jan 16th 2020, 5:24 PM 24,119 Views 10 Comments

Garry Doyle, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey broke down Andy Farrell’s Six Nations squad selection on Thursday’s Rugby Weekly.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 9 January, 2020

'Munster need to take a deep breath and be given a year or two to develop'
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'Munster need to take a deep breath and be given a year or two to develop'

Jan 9th 2020, 5:00 PM 21,012 Views 62 Comments

Speaking on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly, Andy Dunne urged people to be patient.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 12 December, 2019

'The amount of scanning he does before he gets to the breakdown is phenomenal'
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'The amount of scanning he does before he gets to the breakdown is phenomenal'

Dec 12th 2019, 5:00 PM 19,172 Views 10 Comments

Ulster’s John Cooney has been a class apart this season.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 5 December, 2019

'It's easy to throw Joe under the bus, everybody has to take responsibility'
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'It's easy to throw Joe under the bus, everybody has to take responsibility'

Dec 5th 2019, 3:30 PM 9,326 Views 30 Comments

Ireland players felt constricted by tension and their coach’s control in 2019, but player-led teams is by no means a new concept.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 28 November, 2019

'Munster have less of a chance of winning something today than they had last week'
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'Munster have less of a chance of winning something today than they had last week'

Nov 28th 2019, 5:00 PM 23,401 Views 35 Comments

Bernard Jackman has fears that Alby Mathewson’s departure will affect Munster’s trophy chances.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 14 November, 2019

'If he feels that Johnny's got an easy ride in, he'll be banging on Leo and Stuart's door'
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'If he feels that Johnny's got an easy ride in, he'll be banging on Leo and Stuart's door'

Nov 14th 2019, 5:41 PM 14,432 Views 20 Comments

Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella explore the potential benefits of the World Cup for Ireland’s provinces.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 31 October, 2019

'He will be much in demand, particularly if he's a World Cup winner'
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'He will be much in demand, particularly if he's a World Cup winner'

Oct 31st 2019, 8:00 PM 28,399 Views 5 Comments

Felix Jones has put himself in the best position to soak up a wealth of coaching knowledge.

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Andy Dunne: Ireland need to make sacrifices during Six Nations or shut up about World Cups
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Andy Dunne: Ireland need to make sacrifices during Six Nations or shut up about World Cups

Oct 24th 2019, 5:19 PM 36,312 Views 52 Comments

‘How about we stop relying on guys who aren’t playing well? At least give guys a kick up the arse.’

# the42-rugby-weekly - Thursday 17 October, 2019

The lineout duel: New Zealand's quick-draw throws can be disrupted by Ireland
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The lineout duel: New Zealand's quick-draw throws can be disrupted by Ireland

Oct 17th 2019, 4:36 PM 8,344 Views 11 Comments

Ireland can throw New Zealand off kilter by slowing them down at lineout time, says Andy Dunne.

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