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#Trials

# trials - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Covid-19: The treatment and vaccine candidates showing promising results

There may be enough data on the Oxford vaccine to put it before regulators this year.

# trials - Sunday 5 July, 2020

50/22 kicks, 22/50 kicks, and goal line drop-outs: Australia's new law trials

We saw the first few examples of Super Rugby AU’s law trials this weekend.

# trials - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

From The42 Red-carded players to be replaced after 20 minutes in Kiwi Super Rugby Tweaks

Red-carded players to be replaced after 20 minutes in Kiwi Super Rugby

The new competition will feature a golden point system and a renewed focus on the breakdown.

# trials - Thursday 27 February, 2020

From The42 World Rugby forms working group to examine the state of the breakdown Laws

World Rugby forms working group to examine the state of the breakdown

Some of the game’s leading coaches, referees, and medical experts will be involved.

# trials - Thursday 8 August, 2019

World Rugby approves law trial to reduce tackle height to the waist

Another closed trial will see yellow cards being reviewed while players are in the sin bin.

# trials - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

From The42 Donn McClean: O'Brien's Sir Dragonet gives plenty to ponder as Derby looms Trials

Donn McClean: O'Brien's Sir Dragonet gives plenty to ponder as Derby looms

Derby trials are popping up all over to present a changing picture of prospects at Epsom.

# trials - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

From The42 'Armpit line' introduced in English cup as trials to lower tackle height continue Head Injury

'Armpit line' introduced in English cup as trials to lower tackle height continue

Rugby authorities are hoping to see a reduction in the number of concussions being sustained in tackles.

# trials - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'There's a lot we can do to make the court process easier for rape victims'

Yesterday a rape victim told the Central Criminal Court that the trial was one of the hardest things she has ever had to do.

# trials - Monday 9 April, 2018

Calls for cross-examination of victims in rape trials to be pre-recorded

The Rape Crisis Network Ireland has released a ‘timely’ report.

# trials - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Chief Justice says courts may need to restrict social media use during trials

Susan Denham said there are issues to address in order to protect the right to a fair trial in this era of social media.

# trials - Friday 26 May, 2017

From The42 Irishman Shane O'Leary gets call-up to Canada trials before June Tests Irish Abroad

Irishman Shane O'Leary gets call-up to Canada trials before June Tests

The 24-year-old left Connacht at the end of the season.

# trials - Friday 11 September, 2015

World Rugby have announced the trial of some fascinating new laws

The five-metre drop out? Six points for a try?

# trials - Friday 30 January, 2015

Contentious flu drug DOES work, latest trials show

It reduces the length of symptoms, new research shows.

# trials - Saturday 13 December, 2014

From The42 IRFU looking for the best athletes in Ireland for sevens trials Crossover

IRFU looking for the best athletes in Ireland for sevens trials

David Nucifora joins us to outline the organisation’s plans for Talent Identification Days next month.

# trials - Monday 23 June, 2014

Lawyers warn that plans to close four Dublin courts threaten 'the fabric of Ireland's justice system'

77 local courts around the country have closed down in the last six years – and now four Dublin courts are on the chopping block.

# trials - Monday 17 February, 2014

Maple Ten developer was told Anglo "would be gone in a week" if loans-for-shares deal failed

Brian O’Farrell says he was told he would be “a friend to the bank” if he took a loan in order to buy shares in Anglo Irish Bank

# trials - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Lingerie Football League tryouts to be held in Dublin this month

May 25 is the date to put in your diaries.

# trials - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Groups aim to launch legal challenge against GM trials

Green Party Councillor Malcolm Noonan explained the reasoning behind the legal challenge, which involves a number of Irish food producers and organic groups.

# trials - Monday 9 July, 2012

From The42 Grimacing for gold: 12 intense pictures from the US Olympic diving trials London 2012 This post contains images

Grimacing for gold: 12 intense pictures from the US Olympic diving trials

We might make a similar face if we were dive-bombing a pool from 10 metres.

# trials - Sunday 1 July, 2012

From The42 Phelps gets his revenge on US rival Ryan Lochte Trials

Phelps gets his revenge on US rival Ryan Lochte

The 27-year-old knows that this is just the preamble, however, and that his rival will be back.

# trials - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

From The42 Thorpe 'up against it' in bid to win Olympic spot for Australia London 2012

Thorpe 'up against it' in bid to win Olympic spot for Australia

The five-times gold medal has not seen his comeback go to plan, and admits he has struggled in his bid to get to London.

# trials - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

TD calls for cameras to be allowed in Irish courts

Fine Gael backbencher Patrick O’Donovan has asked the Justice Minister to consider limited broadcasting of court proceedings.

# trials - Monday 20 June, 2011

Major breakthrough in cystic fibrosis treatment

Ireland has the largest proportion of cystic fibrosis sufferers in the world and the news has been largely welcomed.