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# expert-view - Monday 11 April, 2016

Analysis: How Dublin beat the blanket defence - and why Donegal couldn't find a way through

Leading GAA analyst Rob Carroll starts his new column for The42 with a closer look at the second of yesterday’s league semi-finals.

# expert-view - Thursday 7 April, 2016

John Gardiner: Cork lose experience, Rebel manager's long-term view and sympathy for players

The cut of experienced Cork players has been a major talking point.

# expert-view - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

John Kavanagh: What Conor will do at UFC 197 will never happen again

Conor McGregor’s head coach on the challenge facing them in Las Vegas on 5 March.

# expert-view - Friday 18 December, 2015

# expert-view - Friday 11 December, 2015

Our journey to the biggest fight in UFC history started in a video shop on George’s Street in 1996

John Kavanagh brings us his latest exclusive column ahead of tomorrow night’s fight at UFC 194.

# expert-view - Monday 30 November, 2015

John Kavanagh: Part of me can see this fight being over in 60 seconds

Conor McGregor’s head coach brings us his latest exclusive column ahead of next week’s big fight.

# expert-view - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

‘Paddy Holohan is the people’s main event at UFC Dublin’ – John Kavanagh

The latest from Ireland’s leading mixed martial arts coach in his exclusive column.

# expert-view - Friday 16 October, 2015

Peter Stringer: Johnny’s kicking will be crucial in punishing indiscipline from Argentina

Our World Cup columnist previews the World Cup quarter-final.

# expert-view - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Does a run or gym session leave you strained? Here are 6 tips to recover like a pro

And no we don’t just recommend lying on the couch for the rest of the day.

# expert-view - Monday 28 September, 2015

How do I know if I’m Gluten intolerant and what does it all really mean?

Step this way for (Gluten) free advice.

# expert-view - Friday 25 September, 2015

Samoan secrets: Power, humility, and the spark to trouble the best defences Expert View This post contains videos

Samoan secrets: Power, humility, and the spark to trouble the best defences

Former Leinster and Munster back Eoghan Hickey takes a closer look at the Pacific Islanders.

# expert-view - Sunday 20 September, 2015

Johnny Doyle: Damp squib of a final symptomatic of a disappointing championship

The42′s football columnist dissects today’s All-Ireland final.

# expert-view - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

John Kavanagh: ‘If Conor’s only motivation was money he’d no longer be fighting’

The latest exclusive column from Ireland’s leading MMA coach.

# expert-view - Monday 7 September, 2015

Brendan Cummins: More Kilkenny glory, Joe’s struggles and Fennelly’s power surge

The42′s hurling columnist reviews Sunday’s action.

# expert-view - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Do you agree with The Sunday Game’s man-of-the-match selection? Expert View This post contains a poll

Do you agree with The Sunday Game’s man-of-the-match selection?

Burke, Fennelly and Reid were the candidates.

# expert-view - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Johnny Doyle: After a farcical sideshow, today reminded us what the GAA is all about

Our football columnist gives his take on Saturday’s All-Ireland football semi-final replay.

# expert-view - Thursday 3 September, 2015

John Gardiner: Unpredictable Galway, minor memories and Joe’s big arrival

The42′s hurling analyst runs the rule over Sunday’s All-Ireland senior finalists Galway.

# expert-view - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Brendan Cummins: Galway Kryptonite, Kilkenny’s secret weapon and TJ influence

The42′s hurling analyst provides an indepth analysis of what makes Kilkenny tick.

# expert-view - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Johnny Doyle: Kerry remain the team to beat but Tyrone can be proud of their efforts

The42′s Gaelic football columnist looks back at today’s All-Ireland semi-final.

# expert-view - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Brendan Cummins: Dealing with Galway’s Hercules, pressure on Joe and Tipp’s credentials

The 42′s hurling columnist Brendan Cummins looks ahead to Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final.

# expert-view - Monday 10 August, 2015

John Gardiner: Relentless Kilkenny march on but Waterford can still be proud after 2015

The42.ie’s hurling columnist reviews today’s Croke Park showdown.

# expert-view - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Brendan Cummins: Waterford conundrum, Kilkenny scoring power and Poc Fada glory

The42′s hurling columnist looks ahead to Sunday’s All-Ireland hurling semi-final and reflects upon another Poc Fada title.

# expert-view - Monday 3 August, 2015

Johnny Doyle: Awesome Kerry, red-hot Dublin and Michael Murphy’s class

The42′s Gaelic football columnist takes a look back over the weekend action.

# expert-view - Monday 27 July, 2015

Johnny Doyle: Kildare banish criticism in style, Cork crash out and brilliant Pete McGrath

The42′s Gaelic football columnist takes a look back over the weekend action.

John Gardiner: Waterford maturity, Cork disaster, and Galway’s supporting cast shine

All-Ireland winner John Gardiner assesses Sunday’s All-Ireland quarter-finals.

# expert-view - Thursday 16 July, 2015

John Kavanagh: ‘I did think it was inevitable that this day would come’

Conor McGregor’s coach reflects on a historic triumph for Irish sport in his exclusive column.

# expert-view - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

‘My jersey is buried in his back garden’ – What it’s like marking Kerry’s James O’Donoghue

Jamie Wall plots O’Donoghue’s rise to become one of the GAA’s most lethal talents.

# expert-view - Saturday 11 July, 2015

John Kavanagh: ‘The long wait is over. This is the stuff dreams are made of’ Exclusive

The latest from our exclusive columnist ahead of tomorrow’s title bout for Conor McGregor at UFC 189.

# expert-view - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

What exactly is Rory McIlroy’s injury – and how is it going to affect his golf game?

Chartered physiotherapist Domhnaill Fox assesses the world number one’s road to recovery.

# expert-view - Monday 6 July, 2015

Johnny Doyle – Penalty controversy, Cork intensity, Kerry rescue and Kildare recovery

The42.ie’s Gaelic football columnist looks back at a hectic weekend of action.

# expert-view - Monday 29 June, 2015

‘Dublin are the one team that when they have you by the throat, they will squeeze it’

The42.ie’s Gaelic football columnist Johnny Doyle reflects on the day’s Leinster semi-final action.

# expert-view - Monday 1 June, 2015

Brendan Cummins – Dublin doubts, Canning’s injury and Schutte on a mission

The42′s hurling columnist gives his verdict on today’s showdown at Croke Park

# expert-view - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Brendan Cummins: ‘It’s time for Clare to deliver again, 2014 was a write-off’

Our new hurling columnist looks ahead to today’s Thurles showdown.

# expert-view - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

‘Ais Daly is among the UFC strawweight elite’ – John Kavanagh writes exclusively for The42

The latest column from Ireland’s top mixed martial arts coach.

# expert-view - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

# expert-view - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

‘Professional sport is not purely about performing, it’s about entertaining’

The latest from John Kavanagh, Ireland’s top MMA coach, in his exclusive The42.ie column.

# expert-view - Thursday 22 January, 2015

‘Conor will stop Jose Aldo inside three rounds’ – John Kavanagh writes exclusively for The42.ie

Ireland’s top MMA coach looks ahead to a big day in May.

# expert-view - Monday 12 January, 2015

‘I can’t see it going beyond 2 minutes’ – John Kavanagh writes exclusively for TheScore.ie

Conor McGregor’s head coach joins our team of expert columnists ahead of UFC Boston.

# expert-view - Thursday 9 October, 2014

John Gardiner: ‘Ger was players’ choice for Cork boss after ’06, now he’s ideal fit for Dublin’

TheScore.ie’s hurling columnist on a busy night on the managerial front in Cork and Dublin.

# expert-view - Monday 29 September, 2014

John Gardiner: How Kilkenny’s defensive tweak trumped Tipp – and why the GAA needs pro refs

TheScore.ie’s resident hurling columnist gives his view on another All-Ireland triumph for the black and amber.