The 2017/18 Podcast Season

We're rolling nicely over at The Hard Yards. Here's what I've been up to on the pod so far this season.

RWC 2015 Kicking Data. And how I’m hopelessly biased.

Also some breakdown data from Ireland vs France. Paul O'Connell did not go quietly into the night...

Michael Cheika’s Risky Pair

On bringing just two hookers, and why bringing Ian Madigan as the third Irish nine would be a good plan.

Rugby discipline must be applied consistently

Dylan Hartley, Yoann Huget, and the Citing Commissioner's Warning.

It’s not the years, it’s the mileage…

When rugby bloggers Whiff of Cordite were wondering about the overuse of Mike Ross and Ruan Pienaar, they asked me to have a look at the numbers...

The Lions Kickers, Stuart Hogg & Michael Caine

A look at the Lions kickers. And Stuart Hogg, who kicked for the Lions against Combined Country despite taking just six place kick attempts all season.

The Irish Out Halves

With Jonathan Sexton out it's time to have a look at the four Irish fly-halves looking to win the chance to start at Murrayfield.