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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Turnovers

This year
Ireland emerge with pride from brutal, brilliant breakdown battle with Boks
Andy Farrell’s side won seven turnovers at the breakdown but had lots of slow ball in attack.
All time
Wasteful and sloppy - Leinster come through a bad day in Newport
The Irish province scored just once despite 16 visits to the Dragons 22.
'Playing like absolute giants' - How Connacht caused an upset against Leinster
Andy Friend’s side defended aggressively and kicked intelligently to pull off their victory in Dublin.
Ireland's pack of jackals well suited to the refocused breakdown interpretations
Andy Farrell was most pleased with his side’s defensive work in the big win over Italy.
Doris starting against Scotland 'subconsciously kick-started' Stander's best form
Ireland’s number eight will be opposite a new face for England in Tom Curry.
Analysis: Under-the-radar Josh van der Flier shows jackal class
The Ireland openside isn’t renowned as a jackal but has been working hard on his turnover skills.
Analysis: How Saracens took away Tadhg Beirne's jackal threat
The Munster lock was left frustrated in Coventry on Saturday.
Saracens wary of 'incredible man' O'Mahony but 'have a plan' for Beirne
The Munster captain led several Saracens players on the Lions tour in 2017.
'He's the complete package and I'm delighted to have him alongside us'
Peter O’Mahony and Tadhg Beirne will bring their destructive Munster link to the green jersey tomorrow.
Analysis: Beirne's destruction, Earls' try-saver and Carbery's class
Johann van Graan’s Munster delivered their most compelling performance of the season on Friday night.
Recoils, reactions and top shoulders - Leinster's breakdown lessons
Leo Cullen’s side will need to be much sharper when they take on the Scarlets this weekend.
Sean O'Brien was an absolute beast at the breakdown against Scotland
These four turnovers from the Ireland captain showed his quality on the deck.
Analysis: Was Sean O'Brien justified in calling Armitage 'completely illegal'?
We’ve broken down the Leinster and Toulon opensides’ turnovers on Sunday in Marseille.
The story of Mayo and Kerry’s draw in possession, shots, turnovers and kickouts
What were the key stats from last Sunday’s game in Croke Park?
The story of Mayo and Cork's battle in possession, shots, turnovers and kickouts
What were the key stats from last Sunday’s game in Croke Park?
Sean O’Brien showing that he has become the complete openside for Leinster
The Ireland international was the clear winner of the breakdown against the Ospreys’ Justin Tipuric.