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# expert-view - Sunday 21 May, 2017

John Gardiner: Cork needed to do something drastic after last year, but nobody saw this coming

The42.ie’s columnist reflects on Cork’s brilliant victory over All-Ireland champions Tipperary in Thurles.

# expert-view - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

'Monaco are the most exciting, young team to watch in Europe with the most underrated manager'

French football expert Philippe Auclair gives us his thoughts on the Champions League semi-finalists ahead of tonight’s first leg.

# expert-view - Thursday 13 April, 2017

A superb European youngster and the Polish Zlatan: how Anderlecht can conjure a surprise

Youri Tielemans is crucial but there’s more to the team than just him, as Belgian football expert Mark Rodden explains.

# expert-view - Monday 20 March, 2017

Analysis: Kerry's attacks and pressure on kickouts tests Dublin but decision making proves costly

The42′s columnist Rob Carroll looks back at Saturday’s showdown.

# expert-view - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Analysis: Putting Colm Cooper on the back foot, the McKaigue factor, Slaughtneil's high press

The42′s columnist takes a closer look at Chrissy McKaigue’s role for Slaughtneil.

# expert-view - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Analysis: The skill and class of Cooper and O'Leary have been key to Dr Crokes' All-Ireland club hopes

The42′s columnist Rob Carroll takes a closer look at the Kerry senior attacking duo before the All-Ireland senior club final.

# expert-view - Monday 6 March, 2017

Analysis: Mayo's first-half shambles and Dublin's clever attacking

The42 columnist Rob Carroll on Dublin’s dominant victory on Saturday night.

# expert-view - Monday 13 February, 2017

Analysis: How Tyrone's sweeper and tackling nearly ended the Dubs' unbeaten run

The42′s columnist Rob Carroll takes a closer look at Saturday night’s game.

# expert-view - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

By sticking to some redundant idea of what it takes to win, Ireland are losing

Former Leinster and Munster back Eoghan Hickey takes a closer look at Ireland’s gung-ho approach to getting points on the board.

# expert-view - Monday 12 December, 2016

Analysis: Connolly with St Vincent's - football quality, speed of thought and fear for opponents

The42′s columnist Rob Carroll takes a closer look at yesterday’s Leinster club final.

# expert-view - Monday 14 November, 2016

Analysis: Corofin benefit from kick passing as shooting costs Castlebar in Connacht club thriller

Analyst Rob Carroll breaks down Corofin’s victory over Castlebar Mitchels yesterday.

# expert-view - Monday 3 October, 2016

Analysis: Mayo goalkeeper, Dublin's movement, Keegan goal, deserved champions

The42.ie’s columnist Rob Carroll looks back at another superb showdown.

# expert-view - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Johnny Doyle: Fantastic Dublin, Mayo agony and wrong black card calls

The curtain came down on the 2016 Gaelic football season yesterday.

# expert-view - Monday 19 September, 2016

Crazy own goals, Dublin's quiet attack, belief for Mayo and Jim Gavin's honesty

The42′s columnist Johnny Doyle reflects on yesterday’s battle.

Analysis: Own goals, Dublin's shooting under pressure, Mayo's ferocious tackling

The42′s columnist Rob Carroll casts an eye over yesterday’s drawn All-Ireland football final.

# expert-view - Monday 5 September, 2016

Analysis: How Tipperary finally overcame Kilkenny to claim All-Ireland senior hurling glory

Tipperary’s 2001 All-Ireland winning captain Tommy Dunne takes a closer look at the key factors that resulted in another Liam MacCarthy Cup win for the Premier County.

# expert-view - Sunday 4 September, 2016

John Gardiner: Relentless Tipp left Kilkenny searching for answers they simply didn't have

The42′s hurling analyst breaks down an epic Tipperary performance and where it all went wrong for Cody’s Cats.

# expert-view - Monday 29 August, 2016

Analysis: Kerry's long ball tactic, Cluxton's kickouts, fouls hurt Kerry, Dublin's process triumphs

The42′s columnist looks back at yesterday’s epic clash.

Johnny Doyle: Dublin's great leaders, Kerry immense, a genuine Croker classic

The42.ie’s Gaelic football columnist looks back on one of the best games he has ever seen.

# expert-view - Monday 22 August, 2016

Analysis: Barry Moran's impact, patchy Mayo, key turnovers and Tipperary's brave football approach

Stephen Rochford’s team triumphed as Liam Kearns side fell short.

Johnny Doyle: Mayo's consistency, brilliant Andy Moran, Tipp's special campaign

The42.ie’s Gaelic football columnist looks back on the opening 2016 All-Ireland SFC semi-final.

# expert-view - Monday 15 August, 2016

Tipp's goal threat, the Bonner Maher effect and THAT Eoin Murphy catch

All-Ireland winning captain Tommy Dunne runs the rule over All-Ireland semi-final victories for his native Tipperary and 4 September opponents Kilkenny.

# expert-view - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Analysis: Dublin's attacking style, Cluxton kickout influence and Dubs dabble in dark arts

Columnist Rob Carroll takes a closer look at last Saturday’s game in Croke Park.

# expert-view - Monday 8 August, 2016

Analysis: How Mayo's intelligent attacking play took down the Ulster champions

Rob Carroll breaks down Saturday’s All-Ireland SFC quarter-final clash at Croke Park.

Analysis: Waterford's attacking threat, war in the skies and spare man dilemma against Kilkenny

All-Ireland winning captain Tommy Dunne dissects Waterford and Kilkenny’s thrilling All-Ireland semi-final stalemate at Croke Park.

# expert-view - Sunday 7 August, 2016

John Gardiner: Waterford's brilliance, Kilkenny's survival instincts and an incredible contest

The42.ie’s columnist reflects on an epic game in Croke Park.

# expert-view - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Analysis: Mayo turnovers, Andy Moran is key, shaky Donegal defending, McBrearty's vital role

Football analyst Rob Carroll looks at how Mayo and Donegal can try to stop Tyrone and Dublin.

# expert-view - Monday 25 July, 2016

Analysis: Galway destroy the Clare sweeper, a stunning Joe show and Waterford worries

All-Ireland winning captain Tommy Dunne takes a closer look at the factors behind victories for Galway and Waterford in yesterday’s All-Ireland senior hurling quarter-finals.

# expert-view - Monday 18 July, 2016

Analysis: How Tyrone finally wrestled back their Ulster crown from Donegal

GAA analyst Rob Carroll talks us through a tactically-absorbing Ulster SFC final.

# expert-view - Monday 11 July, 2016

Analysis: Numbers don't add up for Roscommon but Galway let them off the hook

Football analyst Rob Carroll breaks down the tactical battle that led to yesterday’s Connacht final stalemate.

Analysis: Waterford systems failure, John McGrath magic and Tipp's unsung heroes

All-Ireland winning captain Tommy Dunne takes a closer look at the factors behind his native Tipperary’s demolition job on Waterford at the Gaelic Grounds.

# expert-view - Monday 4 July, 2016

Analysis: Naive Galway crumble under pressure again and a tribute to Kilkenny's unsung hero

All-Ireland winning captain Tommy Dunne dissects Kilkenny’s victory over Galway in yesterday’s Leinster senior hurling final.

# expert-view - Monday 27 June, 2016

Analysis: Hitting Dublin on the counter, dilemma for Cluxton kickouts and Meath hurt by Rock frees

Rob Carroll takes a closer look at yesterday’s Dublin-Meath showdown in Croke Park.

# expert-view - Monday 20 June, 2016

Analysis: Tipp's rising tide, Limerick all at sea and the 'Bonner' Maher influence

All-Ireland winning captain Tommy Dunne pinpoints the influence of Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher in yesterday’s Munster SHC semi-final win for Tipperary against Limerick.

Analysis: Confused defensive shape, lack of bodies in attack – where it went wrong for Mayo

Rob Carroll breaks down Galway’s shock win over Mayo in the Connacht SFC on Saturday night.

# expert-view - Friday 17 June, 2016

'I know this group very well, they are proud and will react against Ireland' - Former Belgium boss

Georges Leekens talks to The42 about what went wrong for Marc Wilmots’ side against Italy, where they can improve and how they will try to beat Ireland.

# expert-view - Monday 13 June, 2016

Analysis: Kilkenny's new 'bolter', the Fennelly factor and Dublin meltdown

All-Ireland winning captain Tommy Dunne dissects Kilkenny’s ominous statement of intent against Dublin.

# expert-view - Monday 6 June, 2016

Analysis: How Austin Gleeson and Waterford finally broke down Clare

All-Ireland winning captain Tommy Dunne dissects Waterford’s impressive victory over Clare in Thurles.

Analysis: Better width, ineffective Laois kickouts and areas to exploit Dublin

Rob Carroll breaks down Saturday’s Leinster SFC quarter-final clash at Nowlan Park.

# expert-view - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Analysis: How Cork were the architects of their own downfall against Tipperary

All-Ireland winning captain Tommy Dunne starts his new column by taking a closer look at how his native Tipp got the better of Cork.

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