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# 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.

# expert-view - Monday 23 May, 2016

Analysis: Teams talk about fast counter-attacks - but Tyrone are walking the walk

GAA analyst Rob Carroll breaks down yesterday’s Ulster SFC quarter-final in Celtic Park.

# expert-view - Monday 25 April, 2016

Analysis: Better defence, better movement, better decisions - it all added up for ruthless Dublin

Rob Carroll breaks down the Division 1 football final to discover how Dublin steamrolled Kerry.

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