# tactics - Today’s News
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# tactics - Thursday 21 May, 2015
We’re all about those Xs and Os.
# tactics - Thursday 2 April, 2015
There were tries from the clever ploy in both the Pro12 and Super Rugby last weekend.
# tactics - Tuesday 31 March, 2015
‘Mickey Harte can f*** off and play behind closed doors if you’re not in the business of entertainment’
Joe Brolly believes negative tactics in Gaelic football are destroying the game.
# tactics - Thursday 26 March, 2015
This just doesn’t look right on first viewing.
# tactics - Saturday 14 February, 2015
We look at the kicking game, Bastareaud, the breakdown, France’s maul and Camille Lopez.
# tactics - Monday 9 February, 2015
The openside flanker was on the end of a sweeping Ireland attack to seal victory for Joe Schmidt’s side in Rome.
# tactics - Wednesday 14 January, 2015
Hooker Sean Cronin details how Matt O’Connor’s side can be more prolific in the ‘red zone’.
# tactics - Sunday 30 November, 2014
The coach also praised Matt Healy for his stunning individual try.
# tactics - Saturday 15 November, 2014
It was a terrific finish from the Scottish midfielder but Martin O’Neill will be livid with the Irish players’ role in it.
# tactics - Monday 10 November, 2014
The former Barcelona and Chelsea assistant coach talks exclusively to TheScore.ie about educating players and why he thinks Louis van Gaal is the best coach.
# tactics - Sunday 19 October, 2014
Head coach Matt O’Connor is hopeful that his players hit the right emotional pitch at the RDS.
# tactics - Thursday 9 October, 2014
The former Player of the Year respects the ex-Donegal boss’
# tactics - Friday 22 August, 2014
The youngster launched his Premier League career with two fine goals against Sunderland last October, but life is different under the club’s new Dutch coach
# tactics - Saturday 21 June, 2014
The Cork boss says just copying Dublin won’t do any good without the type of player they have.
# tactics - Saturday 14 June, 2014
Ireland are in the final four of the Junior World Championship for the first time; can they go one better?
# tactics - Friday 16 May, 2014
The Australian head coach admits that Ulster will not be lacking in motivation given their recent history against Leinster.
# tactics - Tuesday 13 May, 2014
The Dutchman’s fascinating interview with FIFA last year deserves your attention.
# tactics - Thursday 8 May, 2014
Using videos and GIFs of some of last weekend’s Super Rugby action, we look at some strong examples.
# tactics - Thursday 3 April, 2014
Jonny Sexton showed the potential dangers of attempting short restarts during the recent Six Nations.
# tactics - Tuesday 25 March, 2014
Matt O’Connor’s impact on Leinster, Rob Penney operating with freedom and the benefits of Ireland’s success.
# tactics - Monday 24 March, 2014
Anything Ireland can do, Pat Lam’s lads can do better.
# tactics - Saturday 15 March, 2014
The set-piece will be vital against France, as will holding onto the ball and the impact of the bench.
# tactics - Thursday 13 March, 2014
Shifting possession to the far side of the pitch following a transfer of possession may not always be the ideal tactic.
# tactics - Monday 10 March, 2014
The Ireland out-half says he and his teammates will remain performance-focused despite what’s on the line.
# tactics - Friday 7 March, 2014
Because there will be 45 players not called Brian O’Driscoll on the field tomorrow.
# tactics - Wednesday 26 February, 2014
‘We lost a bit of shape, maybe tried a bit too hard in that last 10 minutes,” says the head coach.
# tactics - Friday 7 February, 2014
Ireland’s head coach has pinpointed discipline and dealing with Wales’ kicking game as essential in Dublin tomorrow.
# tactics - Thursday 5 December, 2013
The former Ireland hooker gives us the view from France as Connacht prepare for Heineken Cup action.
# tactics - Sunday 17 November, 2013
The Harlequins Director of rugby joined us to discuss the attacking philosophy that drives his passion for the game.
# tactics - Monday 4 November, 2013
Joe Schmidt’s side could get great reward by being ambitious with their restarts and contesting box kicks.
# tactics - Tuesday 8 October, 2013
Stokes “well capable” of tracking Arsenal assist king, says interim manager Noel King.
# tactics - Tuesday 24 September, 2013
The 24-year-old is ready to be a more prominent decision maker for the province.
# tactics - Thursday 8 August, 2013
And the way Joe Schmidt is going about his job, he agrees.
# tactics - Tuesday 23 July, 2013
That’s an A+ for creativity…
# tactics - Wednesday 26 December, 2012
Emmet Ryan reckoned he say a gap in the market – writing about football in a new way.
# tactics - Tuesday 25 December, 2012
Winning one All-Ireland is tough, retaining the title is tougher. Emmet Ryan, author of Tactics not Passion, looks at what Donegal needs to do to win Sam again in 2013 and how the rest of the country will try to stop them.
# tactics - Sunday 23 December, 2012
Pursuit of Lance, a farewell to Páidí and the tactical innovations of the year in soccer. Get the kettle on there.
# tactics - Tuesday 18 December, 2012
Brazilian journalists came across what are believed to be the notes of Rafa Benitez after Sunday’s defeat to Corinthians.
# tactics - Tuesday 13 November, 2012
Glenn Whelan feels that Ireland are being overpowered in midfield because Giovanni Trapattoni keeps sticking to a 4-4-2 formation.
# tactics - Monday 5 November, 2012
St Eunan’s rode a strong defensive performance to pull out an unlikely victory in the Donegal Final on Sunday. Emmet Ryan was in Ballybofey.