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# The42 Rugby Weekly

This year
Carbery in Catch-22 as Byrne and Crowley edge ahead in Ireland pecking order
Cork Con head coach Jonny Holland breaks down Andy Farrell’s squad selection for the Six Nations.
Rugby Weekly: Coombes the lock, Sharks selection, speed the game up
Check out the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly podcast.
Last year
Rugby Weekly: Don't hate the player, hate the game
Garry Doyle and Gavan Casey preview the provinces’ European fixtures this weekend.
ROG to England and the Irish provinces face a crucial block
Check out today’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly podcast.
Will Connors on living with Jimmy O’Brien, and Ireland’s ‘brotherhood’
The Leinster and Ireland back row joined Gavan Casey, Murray Kinsella and Bernard Jackman onstage in Dublin.
Which of the provinces' new signings have caught the eye?
The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly is live now.
Carbery to 15, SOB to Naas, Sutherland to Ulster
Check out the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly.
What did we learn from Emerging Ireland's win against the Griquas?
The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly focuses on a 54-7 win for the young Irish side.
Schmidt's 'clarity' makes All Blacks a different-looking proposition
Eoin Toolan and Gavan Casey discussed New Zealand’s spectacular seven-day turnaround on today’s pod for The42 members.
Rugby Weekly Extra: SA mini-tour will cause friction, but IRFU are right to 'go for it'
‘The IRFU’s goal is for there to be a successful national team. And if they think that this is the best way to have a successful World Cup… well then they should do it.’
Healy 'flying' ahead of first Test as Byrne gets set to join Ireland squad
Ireland are in confident form ahead of tomorrow’s first Test against the All Blacks.
'He knows what Munster people want to see and he probably knows where this team needs to go next'
The latest episode of Rugby Weekly Extra for members of The42 discussed the news that Graham Rowntree is set to be confirmed as Munster’s new head coach.
'The Leinster wins are nearly becoming too frequent for this to be a rivalry anymore'
The latest episode of Rugby Weekly Extra for members of The42 dug into Leinster’s win in Limerick.
'Are Connacht just going to accept that that's part of their makeup or are they going to fix it?'
Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella lifted the bonnet on Connacht’s embarrassing defeat to Edinburgh for The42 members.
The42 Rugby Weekly: Shut up about 'ruining the game', and France's Polynesian infusion
‘Berch’, Murray and Gavan discuss high tackles, French talent lines, Connacht’s prospective new signings and Ian Costello on Thursday’s pod.
The42 Rugby Weekly: Italy preview, Ulster and Munster's signings, and remembering 'Inga the Winga'
In this week’s wide-ranging pod, Murray, Bernard and Gavan also discuss the merits of central contracts.
Should South Africa join the Six Nations at Italy's expense?
There could be change ahead with SA Rugby aligning itself to the Northern Hemisphere.
Rugby Weekly: Carbery's display overrated? Ireland's best lock pairing?
Check out the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly podcast.
Rugby Weekly: Sexton bombshell, Carbery's chance, and the view from France
The Munster man will wear Ireland’s number 10 shirt on Saturday.
'It shows he's a baller. He likes to rove and make things happen'
Mack Hansen’s performance against Wales drew praise on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.
Rugby Weekly: Carty or Carbery? What's up with Welsh rugby?
The Irish provinces’ progress in the Champions Cup was also discussed on The42 Rugby Weekly.
The42 Rugby Weekly: Making sense of Jason Jenkins' Leinster move, and assessing Ireland's squad
Murray Kinsella and Bernard Jackman join Gavan Casey to dig into the week’s rugby news on our Thursday pod.
The42 Rugby Weekly: Should the URC introduce a salary cap?
Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey talk rugby every Thursday, wherever you get your podcasts.
The42 Rugby Weekly: Better-coached Connacht find missing ingredient, and what do Munster do next?
The band is back together as Gavan Casey is joined by Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella for the first pod of the new year.
All time
'If he doesn't leave Leinster, he'll still end up playing a lot of good rugby'
Ross Byrne is out of contract with his native province next summer.
Munster's mission, Byrne's status, Ulster worries, and Mack Hansen
Bernard Jackman and Niamh Briggs predicted 3 wins from 4 for the provinces this weekend.
Ireland/England/France/Wales November reviews, and who should replace Larkham at Munster?
Gavan Casey and Bernard Jackman are joined by The42′s Garry Doyle to reflect on the autumn and look ahead to a massive weekend in the URC.
'He's definitely up there in the top two or three in the world'
Tadhg Furlong’s brilliant form drew praise on today’s edition of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.
A special day at the Aviva, Remorseless Rassie, and farewell to Ciara Griffin
Bernard Jackman, Gavan Casey, and Murray Kinsella bask in the warm afterglow of Ireland’s big win.
Can Ireland beat the All Blacks? And another fiasco in Irish women's rugby
Bernard Jackman, Niamh Briggs, and Ciarán Kennedy joined Murray Kinsella on The42 Rugby Weekly.
Podcast: Brilliant Connacht down Ulster, Munster's half-backs not to blame, and Leinster's progression
Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey assess the provinces’ opening URC blocks and look ahead to November.
Rugby Weekly: Ireland's squad, women's rugby reviews, Beirne onside?
This week’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly digs into Andy Farrell’s latest Ireland squad.
Rugby Weekly: Don't write off Carbery, the cost of academy, and back Doak
Bernard Jackman, Gavan Casey, and Murray Kinsella are back with another episode of The42 Rugby Weekly.
Rugby Weekly: Connacht silence Jake, Leinster's blip, hail the AIL
The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly is out now.
Rugby Weekly: Munster contracts, Connacht concern, Ireland's disaster
Gavan Casey, Bernard Jackman, and Murray Kinsella chat all things URC and Ireland Women.
The42 Rugby Weekly: The big, big season preview and Ireland's huge clash
Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella, and Gavan Casey look forward to the new campaign.
The42 Rugby Weekly: The Donnybrook fiasco and Ireland's shocking setback against Spain
Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey on a troublesome week for Irish women’s rugby, and where it goes from here.
The42 Rugby Weekly - Lions v 'Boks II: Rassie Logs On
Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discuss Rassie’s hour-long state-of-officiating address ahead of the second Lions Test.
All hail The Waterboy's 'Boks
The Lions’ first defeat, the URC’s link-up with Jay Z’s management company and much, much more on this week’s ‘Rugby Weekly’ with Murray Kinsella, Gavan Casey and Bernard Jackman.