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Recent Articles Elsewhere

(c) Angelo Failla.

On the off chance that you’re spared my daily plugging on social networks, I’ve rounded up some work that I’ve done on other sites in the last couple of weeks. Plenty of this stuff is outdated now, but some readers might still enjoy it!

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Currently enough, this piece on Back Page Rugby concerns the massive challenge facing Leinster this weekend against Clermont:

Leinster’s Biggest Test Awaits

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Also on Back Page Rugby, I had a look at the sometimes positive effects of a long-term injury, using the specific examples of Rob Kearney and Stephen Ferris:

The Positive Side of Injury

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Over on Talking Rugby Union, I discussed the extremely difficult nature of coaching an international side, with our own Declan Kidney the example:

International Coaching is a Fine Art

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I had a look at several possible reasons why Jonny Sexton produces more consistently excellent form for Leinster than for Ireland on Back Page Rugby:

Sexton a Different Beast for Leinster

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The original Exiled Irish piece was featured over on SportsNewsIreland:

Irish Rugby Stars Making Their Name Abroad

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And my first-ever column for Back Page Rugby was about the chance Ulster had to announce themselves at Europe’s top table by beating Munster!

Time for Ulster to Announce Themselves