The Breakdown

The Breakdown EP112 ‘Ireland Are Built To Take Advantage Of What Sexton Offers’

By Raffaele Rocca / October 11, 2019 /

Episode 112 of The Breakdown is here! Raffaele Rocca and Tom Savage preview Ireland’s must-win game against Samoa on Saturday in Fukuoka and look at why Ireland out-half Jonathan Sexton…

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LISTEN: Breakdown EP107: Rugby World Cup Squad Review

By Jack Neville / September 3, 2019 /

On Monday afternoon, Joe Schmidt announced his 31-man squad for this months Rugby World Cup Squad six days ahead of schedule. Included are twelve Munster players, with seven forwards and…

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The Breakdown EP101: Benetton Come To Town, Player departures & Media Trolls

By Raffaele Rocca / May 3, 2019 /

Coming up in this week’s episode we look at Munster v Bennetton in the Pro14 1/4 final as the Italian history makers come to town. Johann van Graan’s will be…

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The Breakdown EP98 Munster’s Road Win In Italy & Pro14 Round Up

By Raffaele Rocca / April 15, 2019 /

We look back on Munster’s 37-28 road win over Benetton in Italy as Johann van Grann’s men came back from 10-0 and 28-17 down to claim a vital bonus point…

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The Breakdown EP96: Discipline the key to Edinburgh triumph

By Jack Neville / April 3, 2019 /

We review Munster’s heroic win over Edinburgh in Murrayfield last Saturday as Johaan van Graan’s side qualified for a third consecutive last four spot in the Champions Cup. We analyse…

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The Breakdown EP94: Six Nations Post Mortem & Throwing the Baby Out with the Bathwater

By Raffaele Rocca / March 19, 2019 /

We look back on a poor campaign for Ireland and why we shouldn’t throw the baby out with the bathwater with the World Cup approaching. Wales were undoubtedly the best…

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LISTEN: The Breakdown EP90 wins for dogged Munster while Ireland stay alive

By Raffaele Rocca / February 26, 2019 /

Munster had to dig deep in the end to beat the Ospreys in Wales but their lead at the top of the Pro14 Conference A has been reduced to just…

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LISTEN: The Breakdown EP89 With Three Red Kings & Sporting Limerick

By John Keogh / February 22, 2019 /

In this episode, Sporting Limerick’s Raffaele Rocca and Tom Savage of Three Red Kings preview Munster v Ospreys and this weekend’s Six Nations action. Munster travel to Swansea this evening…

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The Breakdown EP85 With Three Red Kings & Sporting Limerick

By Raffaele Rocca / February 4, 2019 /

Ireland suffered a bruising loss to England at the weekend to see their Grand Slam hopes dashed. We analyse the defeat and breakdown where it all went wrong, Ireland’s predictable…

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The Breakdown EP84 With Three Red Kings & Sporting Limerick

By Jack Neville / January 25, 2019 /

Munster return to Pro 14 action against the Dragons this Saturday after successfully securing their passage into the knockout stages of the Champions Cup. We preview this game which will…

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