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Sunday January 29th

Reaction from the Cork footballers’ defeat to Meath, while Ger McCarthy was on hand to report on the Cork ladies’ draw with Waterford. We spoke to Eagle AC about the upcoming Tommy Ryan Memorial 5 Mile race. And episode 3 of Hear Me Roar with Valerie Mulcahy and guest Nicci Daly.

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Saturday, January 28th

Aidan speaks the Champion Jockey Paul Townend about the Hay campaign, raising awareness of mental health within the equine community.

Ger McCarthy previews Cork v Meath in the Allianz National Football League as well as Cork LGFA vs Waterford and we round up the days FA Cup action.

 


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Sunday January 22nd

Reaction from Cork’s win over Tipperary in the Munster Hurling League as we hear from Cork boss Pat Ryan. We hear from Cork ladies boss Shane Ronayne and player Melissa Duggan after their win over Mayo. Episode 2 of “Hear Me Roar with Valerie Mulcahy” features Cork Olympian Louise Shanahan.

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Saturday, January 21st

John Cleary reacts to Cork picking up the seasons first bit of silverware, we hear from guest of honour at the Rebel Og awards Eoin Cadogan and Rebel Og Chairman Michael O’Mahony.

Fionn Herlihy reflects on Ballygiblin’s All-Ireland success, as well as speaking about Mark Keane who will be heading to the AFL.

Tom Savage of the Three Red Kings previews Munster’s huge European test away to Toulouse.

And it was a big day of relegation battles in the Premier League.

 


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Sunday January 15th

Reaction from Cork’s win over Limerick in the Munster Hurling League. We hear from All Ireland champions Ballygiblin. We talk to Sarsfields on their Rebel Og Award win. And – the first episode of our new series with Cork legend Valerie Mulcahy – Hear Me Roar – with guest Lisa Maguire.

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Saturday, January 14th

Munster win in Europe and in the Women’s inter-pro. Ballygiblin claim All-Ireland glory. Massive day of Premier League action with a big Manchester Derby.

We speak to Colum Cronin of the Irish NFL Show on Wildcard Weekend and Paul Shaughnessy tells us about the Backdoor GAA Gaelic Gloves charity drive.

 


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Sunday January 8th

Ruairi speaks to Ger McCarthy about the incredibly sad passing of Paudie Palmer, as Ger talks about his friend, colleague and mentor.

We launch “Hear Me Roar”, a new series with Cork GAA legend Valerie Mulcahy which starts next week,

We also recap the day’s action, and reaction from the club football semi finals.

We talk to Miles Coleman, producer and writer of Netflix show FIFA Uncovered.

 

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Saturday, January 7th 2023

We have reaction to the Cork footballers win against Kerry in the McGrath Cup as well as the hurlers victory over the Kingdom in the Munster Hurling League. Shane Kingston also gives his thoughts on the season ahead. Emporium Cork’s Adrian O’Sullivan speaks ahead of huge weekend of basketball on Leeside. They play DBS Eanna in the National Cup semi-final.

 


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Sunday December 18th

Ruairi and Colm review an incredible World Cup final. Ken Doherty previews his exhibition with Jimmy White at Blackrock Hurling Club on January third. Eddie O’Mahony, author of Green White and Orange talks to us about Ireland’s football shirt history.

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Saturday, December 17th

John O’Shea speaks ahead of his PDC World Championship debut, we hear from Cork hurling boss Pat Ryan, player Damian Cahalane and Eoin Kelly.

 


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Sunday December 11th

Reaction from Munster’s defeat to Toulouse as we hear from Graham Rowntree, and analysis from Munster great Moss Finn. Cork Camogie icon Gemma O’Connor discusses her new book and her Cork career.

 

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Saturday December 10th

On the show this evening:

Kilmurry’s Liam Wall looks ahead to their Munster Junior Final with Fossa of Kerry

Naomh Aban’s Noel McDonagh previews the currentaccount.ie All-Ireland LGFA Junior football final against Galway club Salthill-Knocknacarra

Cork footballer Steven Sherlock

And Munster and Ireland Legend Tomas O’Leary on Munster v Toulouse

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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E49

On the latest episode of the Women in Sport Podcast with Ger McCarthy:

1.00 Niamh Sexton of Cork Harlequins
15.20 Wendy Keenan of Munster Women’s Rugby
26.20 Noel McDonagh looks ahead to Naomh Aban’s All Ireland Final

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Sunday, December 4th

Cork City FC has been sold and we react to the news throughout the show. Declan Carey Cork City FC chairman, who will be stepping aside, joins us on the line to react to an historic day. Journalist Dylan O’Connell also joins Aidan to react to the news.

Also, we have a round up of Ballygiblin’s win in the Munster Junior Club Hurling Final.


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Saturday December 3rd

Cork City chairman Declan Carey on the proposed takeover of the club by Dermot Usher. Ballygiblin’s Mark Keane.

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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E48

On the latest episode of the Women in Sport with Ger McCarthy:

1.00 Ireland international Saoirse Noonan
13.08 AFLW Grand Final review with Mike Currane
33.40 Our resident motorsport expert Sarah McKenzie-Foley reviews the F1 season
52.30 Munster rugby roundup with Wendy Keenan
1.02.30 Munster Hockey’s Graham Catchpole looks back at the week
1.12.36 Reaction from Naomh Aban on their All Ireland Semi Final win

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Sunday November 27th

Reaction from Naomh Aban as they book their place in the All Ireland Final. Tom Savage from Three Red Kings on Munster’s win over Connacht. David Meyler talks the World Cup and Cork City’s potential new owner. Motorsport driver Kayleigh Cole.

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Saturday, November 26th

Aidan Leahy hosts as RedFM Sport bring you a huge interview with Dermot Usher, the man who is bidding to take over Cork City FC. Ruairi O’Hagan spoke to Dermot to ask him why he wants to be involved and to find out about his plans.

Elsewhere, we have reaction to Kanturk’s loss to Rathmore in the Munster Club IFC as well as to Kilmurry’s huge victory to reach the provincial junior final. Ireland legend Stephanie Roche joins us also.

 


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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E47

On the latest episode of the Women in Sport Podcast with Ger McCarthy:

1.10 AFLW roundup with Mike Currane in Australia
22.40 Our resident F1 expert Sarah McKenzie wraps up the season
41.30 Munster rugby round up with Wendy Keenan
53.20 Munster hockey update with Graham Catchpole

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Sunday November 20th

Reaction from St Finbarr’s boss Ger Cunningham after their defeat to Ballyea. Ballygiblin’s Ronan Dwane. Kanturk and Kilmurry previews. Cork City boss Colin Healy on their season (recorded before Thursday’s news of a possible take over). John Murphy on getting his DP World Tour card. Watergrasshill AC Chairperson Colette O’Donoghue previews the Great Glenville Run. Billy Dennehy talks Kerry FC.

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Saturday, November 19th

Aidan Leahy hosts a packed show reacting to the Cork City takeover news with Ruairi O’Hagan. We also preview the Barrs Munster club semi final with manager Ger Cunningham as well as Ballygiblins Munster club clash with their boss Ronan Dwane. Reaction to Inniscarra’s loss to Thurles Sarsfields in the intermediate and our World Cup preview with the Echo’s Robert O’Shea.

 


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The Women in Sport Podcast S3E46

Cork goalkeeper Martina O’Brien on her retirement, Cork camogie Boss Matthew Twomey looks back on their year and MotorSport Ireland young Driver of the Year nominee for 2022
Cork’s Kayley Cole

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Sunday November 13th

We talk to Christina Desmond about her European Championship silver medal and her Olympic dreams. Reaction from Nemo’s Munster defeat, and we talk about a huge football sticker exhibition in Cork city.

 

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Saturday November 11th

Reaction from Ireland’s win over Fiji, while Moss Finn joins us to discuss that game and an historic night in Pairc ui Chaoimh as Munster defeat South Africa A. Cork legend Martina O’Brien joins us to discuss her retirement and what’s next.

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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E45

On the latest episode of the Women in Sport Podcast with Ger McCarthy

1.20 Mike Currane on the exciting run-in in the AFLW

19.45 Munster hockey roundup with Graham Catchpole

29.54 All things F1 with Sarah McKenzie-Foley

45.00 The Echo’s Mary Newman reviews the Intermediate Championship

54.10 Munster rugby roundup with Wendy Keenan

1.03.20 Naomh Aban reaction

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Tomas O’Leary, Billy Holland and Diarmuid O’Sullivan Preview Munster vs Springboks at Pairc Ui Chaoimh

Aidan Leahy is joined by Pinergy ambassadors Tomás O’Leary, Diarmuid O’Sullivan and Billy Holland, ahead of Thursday’s historic clash between Munster Rugby and South Africa Select XV at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

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Sunday, November 6th

Aidan speaks to Cork hurling legend Diarmuid “The Rock” O’Sullivan ahead of Thursday’s historic night at Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Munster taking on the Springboks. Damien Cahalane joins to look forward to St. Finbarrs Munster Club Senior Hurling Championship campaign. We reflect on the days Premier League action and last night’s win for Ireland against South Africa.


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Saturday November 5th

Billy Holland previews Munster v South Africa. Ger McCarthy reviews the SE Systems Senior Camogie Final with Linda Mellerick. MMA Journalist Ciaran O’Flynn on Ireland’s newest Cage Warriors Champion.

 

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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E44

On a bumper edition of the Women in Sport Podcast with Ger McCarthy.

1.20 Naomh Aban’s Una Twohig and Noel McDonagh preview their Munster clash

15.15 AFLW roundup with Mike Currane

38.50 Munster Rugby Women’s chairperson Wendy Keenan

50.50 All Ireland winner and Echo columnist Linda Mellerick reviews the senior camogie final

1.02.00 All things F1 with our resident expert Sarah McKenzie

1.17.00 Munster Hockey round up with Graham Catchpole

 

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Sunday October 30th

Aidan in the hotseat as Nemo Rangers are crowned Bon Secours PSFC Champions after beating St Finbarr’s in a cracker. Reaction from the Pairc and analysis from Ger McCarthy, the Hardest Working Person in the Business (TM). Also on the show tonight Tom Savage from Three Red Kings talks Munster.

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Saturday, October 29th

Huge show previewing the Bon Secours Premier Senior & Senior A Football finals.

We hear from Ger McCarthy who was in Bantry where Kilmurry booked their spot in the Junior A football county final.

Danny Murphy talks to us after his Cork City Women’s side ended the season with a win over Treaty United plus loads more.

 


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Sunday, October 23rd

Reaction to PIFC, IAFC, Camogie County final. Also talking Sciath Na Scol, Fort2Fort and Emporium Cork Basketball.

 


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Saturday October 22nd

Colm O’Sullivan in the hot seat as he speaks to Cork City boss Colin Healy and players Cian Coleman and Kevin O’Connor as the Rebel Army are presented with the league trophy, Reaction from Inniscarra’s win over Castlemartyr. Ger McCarthy previews tomorrow’s football finals and the camogie final.

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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E42

On the latest episode of the Women in Sport Podcast with Ger McCarthy:

1.20 The Address UCC Glanmire captain Aine McKenna on their great start to the season
12.20 AFLW roundup with Mike Currane
33.20 Linda Mellerick of the Echo previews the SE Systems Cork Camogie Senior and Intermediate finals
44.00 Munster Women’s Rugby Roundup with Wendy Keenan
53.30 F1 Expert Sarah McKenzie

 
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Sunday October 16th

Reaction from Pairc ui Chaoimh where St Finbarr’s were crowned Cork’s hurling kingpins for the first time since 1993. Ger McCarthy provides analysis, and we report on the drawn premier intermediate final between Inniscarra and Castlemartyr.

John O’Shea calls into studio to talk about his new book Cork City – Game of My Life.

 

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Saturday, October 15th

We hear from Seanie McGrath on tomorrows big day of hurling in Pairc Ui Chaoimh

We also hear from the Barrs camp

Niall Barrett is the Cork GAA County Board referees administrator he speaks about the recent abuse of referees and about his own experience of being assaulted while on duty at a match

We hear from Munster coach Denis Leamy plus loads more.

 


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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E41

On the Women in Sport Podcast with Ger McCarthy:

1.15 Alex O’Grady of Cork Church of Ireland talks hockey
12.40 AFLW round up with Mike Currane
31.20 F1 expert Sarah McKenzie on Max Verstappen’s title win
46.00 Rugby round up with Wendy Keenan
1.00.10 The Echo’s Linda Mellerick reviews the SE Systems Camogie Championship semi finals
1.12.00 Reaction from the semi finals

 

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Sunday October 9th

A packed show as we hear from Co Op Superstores Senior A Champions Fr O’Neill’s, and Intermediate A champions Dungourney. We hear from Sarsfields and Seandun as they booked their places in the SE Systems Camogie Championship Final. Bandon AFC chairperson Richie O’Regan on their new fundraiser with help from Conor Hourihane. And part 1 of our chat with refereeing legend Pat Kelly on his new book ‘It Happened By Chance’.

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Saturday, October 8th

Cork City sealed the First Division title last night and we have loads of reaction, we’ll hear from City chairman Declan Carey, boss Colin Healy and our own Colm O’Sullivan.

Michael Mannion, chairman of Russell Rovers fills us in on their huge fundraiser which gives you a chance to win some unbelievable prizes, from the Super Bowl to the All Ireland finals

Ger McCarthy was at the u19 premier 1 county football final, we’ll hear from the Beara camp after their win

He has also been speaking to Mary Newman ahead of tomorrows Senior camogie semi finals.

 


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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E40

On the big 4-0 of the Women in Sport Podcast:

1.00 F1 expert Sarah McKenzie on the Singapore Grand Prix, and this weekend’s Japan Grand Prix

20.00 Singleton Supervalu Brunell’s Lauryn Homen

28.15 AFLW Roundup with Mike Currane

49.31 Munster Hockey chat with Graham Catchpole

59.13 Cork LGFA Finals reaction

1.09.45 Cork LGFA analysis with Rory Noonan of the Echo

1.33.24 SE Systems Camogie championships semi finals preview with Mary Newman of the Echo

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Sunday October 2nd

Reaction from Nemo Rangers vs Ballincollig and St Finbarr’s vs Castlehaven, and Ger McCarthy talks to us about both games and looks ahead to a huge Barrs v Nemo final. We hear from Knocknagree and St Michael’s as they book their places in the Senior A final. And reaction from Munster’s win over Zebre.

 

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Saturday, October 1st

Kieran McCarthy, author of “Something in the Water” and Sports Editor of the Southern Star joins us to discuss Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy’s latest triumph. Ger McCarthy was at MTU for the Cork Ladies Football Championship finals. We have reaction from the camps involved, Naomh Aban, Castlehaven and Mournabbey picked up the silverware on offer.

We also round up all of the days action from the Premier League and the world of sport.

 


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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E39

On the latest episode of the Women in Sport Podcast with Ger McCarthy:

1.00 The Echo’s Rory Noonan previews a massive weekend of Cork LGFA finals
20.37 Mike Currane reviews the latest action in the AFLW
44.09 F1 expert Sarah McKenzie previews the Singapore Grand Prix
1.01.35 The Echo’s Linda Mellerick on the camogie championship quarter finals

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Sunday September 25th

Reaction from Blackrock and St Finbarrs after their PSHC semi final wins. Eire Og on reaching the ladies football final. Dylan O’Connell on Ireland’s defeat to Scotland, and we discuss Clare Shine’s final game of professional football.

 


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Saturday, September 24th

We hear from Courcey Rovers boss Sean Guiheen, Denis Hurley of the Echo previews tomorrow’s Premier SHC semis. Gold for Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy, Ireland take on Scotland at Hampden Park and Dylan O’Connell joined us from Scotland ahead of kick off.


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Sunday September 18th

Reaction from O’Donovan Rossa’s win over Doheneys. We preview Douglas v Midleton in the Rebel Og Premier 1 minor hurling final. Stephen Kenny on Caoimhin Kelleher’s injury. Jordan Blount on returning to Neptune.

 


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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E37

On this week’s episode of the Women in Sport Podcast with Ger McCarthy:

1.00 AFLW roundup with Mike Currane
20.00 Italian Grand Prix review with Sarah McKenzie
39.00 Cork LGFA roundup with Rory Noonan
52.08 Munster Women’s Rugby roundup with Wendy Keenan

 

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Sunday September 11th

Ger Cunningham on the Barrs’ win over Douglas, and we talk to reporter Andrew Horgan about Imokilly v Blackrock. We discuss a huge win for Shane Lowry, we hear from Ireland Basketball captain Edel Thornton and more.

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Saturday, September 10th

Huge show reacting to last night’s action in the SSE Airtricity First Division, as well as bringing you reviews and previews of all the big games in the club hurling championship.

Ruairi was at St. Coleman’s Park where Cobh Ramblers drew 1-1 with Galway United, he spoke to Shane Keegan and John Caulfield. Aidan spoke to Cork City captain Cian Coleman on their win away to Waterford.

We hear reaction from Newtownshandrum after their win over Glen Rovers and Eire Og who won the PIHC relegation playoff.

We preview St. Finbarr’s vs Douglas and Imokilly vs Blackrock.


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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E36

On this week’s Women in Sport Podcast with Ger McCarthy:

1.10 Munster Rugby Women’s Chairperson Wendy Keenan

17.05 F1 chat with Sarah McKenzie

32.00 AFLW review with Mike Currane

50.36 LGFA Championship round up with Rory Noonan

1.04.00 Camogie Championships Review with Linda Mellerick

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Sunday September 4th

We wrap up a busy day of Gaelic Games action and hear from St Finbarr’s, Carbery Rangers, Ballingeary and Kanturk. Andrew Horgan previews Ireland v Slovakia. Tom from Three Red Kings on Munster.

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Saturday, September 3rd

We hear from a frustrated Colin Healy after Cork City dropped points at home to Longford Town.

We react to the days results in the Premier League and look forward to a huge day in the Cork Premier Senior Football C’ship.

 

 


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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E35

On this week’s episode of the Women in Sport Podcast with Ger McCarthy :

1.40 AFLW Roundup with Mike Currane

24.00 Ireland basketball captain Edel Thornton

34.40 F1 chat with Sarah McKenzie

52.00 Munster Women’s Rugby chairperson Wendy Keenan

1.03.20 Camogie roundup with Linda Mellerick

1.22.00 LGFA roundup with Rory Noonan

 
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NFL Season Preview with Colum Cronin and Aidan Leahy

Aidan speaks to friend of the show Colum Cronin of the Irish NFL Show ahead of the new NFL season.
They discuss the new Head Coach appointments, the contenders from the NFC and AFC, rookies to keep an eye on, MVP candidates as well as who is favourite for the Vince Lombardi trophy.


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Sunday, August 28th

Aidan rounds up all the action across the Cork Senior Hurling Championships, the Premier League and today’s Formula One action.

Cork and Ireland’s rising star in athletics, Darragh McElhinney joins fresh from the Europeans in Munich, Ger McCarthy spoke with Munster and Ireland’s Maeve Og O’Leary and we hear part 2 of Colum Cronin’s NFL season preview.

 


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Saturday, August 27th

Aidan Leahy brings you reaction to all the days biggest stories from the Premier League, to rugby, to GAA.

Ruairi O’Hagan discusses Cork City’s loss in the FAI Cup, Sarsfields senior hurling manager Barry Myers looks ahead to a huge Sunday in the Cork PSHC.

Reaction from Cloughduv’s 2-15 to 0-5 win over Newcestown in the SE Systems Cork Senior Camogie Championship with Ger McCarthy

And part one our our HUGE NFL preview with Colum Cronin of the Irish NFL Show.

 


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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E34

On this week’s Women In Sport Podcast, Munster and Irish international rugby player Maeve Og O’Leary joins as special guest. She talks to Ger and Wendy Keenan about the tour of Japan and her current injury recovery.

AFLW expert Mike Currane previews the upcoming news season 7.0 and looks at the 21 Irish players down under.

Formula One returns after the summer break, Sarah McEnzie looks ahead to the Belgian Grand Prix.

Ahead of the start of the 2022 Cork Camogie Championship the Echo’s Mary Newman joins.

And to reflect on last weeks Cork LGFA championship opening weekend, Ger speaks to Rory Noonan as well as bringing post match reaction from Eire Og, Valley Rovers, Aghada and St. Val’s.


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Sunday, August 21st

Cork City Women’s boss Danny Murphy gives his thoughts on their win over Sligo Rovers yesterday, Duhallow boss Ned English looks ahead to the Col/Div final vs Carbery plus loads more.

 


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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E33

On this episode of the Women in Sport Podcast with Ger McCarthy:

1.15 Mike Currane previews the AFLW season and takes a look at the Irish players involved
16.00 F1 expert Sarah McKenzie
30.40 Munster Women’s Rugby chairperson Wendy Keenan
41.40 Rory Noonan of the Echo begins a new weekly slot discussing all things Cork LGFA and previews the upcoming club championships
52.20 Munster Hockey chairperson Graham Catchpole

 

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Sunday August 14th

A busy show as we hear from Nemo Rangers, Castlehaven, Bishopstown, O’Donovan Rossa and Ilen Rovers. Ryan McCarthy from the Mick Cronin Fund talks to us about their fundraiser for Mick. Beara secretary Joseph Blake on their fundraising efforts for Padraig Crowley. And we talk American football with Alan Lamasery of the Cork Admirals

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Saturday, August 13th

We hear from Cork City boss Colin Healy and discuss the 2-0 loss to Treaty United with Ruairi O’Hagan. Ger McCarthy was at Doheny’s vs Bandon, we hear from both camps.

Davy Fitz is back in inter county management, we bring you his first interview as Waterford boss.

And we round up and react to all the days Premier League action.

 


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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E32

On this week’s episode of the Women in Sport Podcast with Ger McCarthy

1.15 New Ireland basketball Captain Edel Thornton
10.18 Formula One chat with our resident expert Sarah McKenzie
24.29 AFLW chat with Mike Currane
39.00 Reaction from the All Ireland Senior Camogie Final
49.37 Reaction from the All Ireland Intermediate Camogie Final
57.17 Reaction from Cork’s victory in the All Ireland Minor Ladies football championship Final

 

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Sunday August 7th

Reaction from a disappointing day in Croke Park as Ger McCarthy reports on defeats for Cork Camogie’s seniors and intermediates in their All Ireland finals, and reaction from both games. Cian McParland on the upcoming Cork City 10 Miler, one of the biggest races on the calendar.

 

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Saturday, August 6th

We get the thoughts from Cork Senior Camogie manager Matthew Twomey as well as Intermediate boss Trevor Coleman ahead of the big day in Croke Park tomorrow. The Rebels face Kilkenny in the senior All-Ireland Final and Galway in the intermediate decider. We also hear from Fiona Keating and Haylee Ryan.

Colin Healy gives his reaction to Cork City’s 6-1 win over Athlone Town and we round up all the days action in the Cork hurling championships and the Premier League.

 


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The Women in Sport Podcast – Up for the Finals Special!

A special Up For the Finals edition of the Women in Sport Podcast with Ger McCarthy, featuring:

1.10 Reaction from the Cork Under 16s following their All Ireland Under 16 Camogie title win over Tipperary in Mallow – we hear from manager Donie Daly, and players Keely Goulding, Sarah Murphy, Sinead Hurley, Alice Buckley, Ava Fitzgerald and Amy McCarthy.
10.23 Ahead of tonight’s Ladies Football All Ireland Minor A Final with Galway in Nenagh, Ger spoke to captain Evie Twomey, manager Joe Carroll, and Rory Noonan of the Echo
26.20 Ahead of Sunday’s All Ireland Intermediate Camogie Final between Cork and Galway in Croke Park, Ger spoke to RedFM’s own Hayley Ryan, captain Finola Neville and manager Trevor Coleman.
1.01.20 Ahead of the senior final between Cork and Kilkenny, Ger spoke to Fiona Keating, Saoirse McCarthy and Libby Coppinger, along with Manager Matthew Twomey. Ger also spoke to Echo camogie columnists Mary Newman and Linda Mellerick to get their views on the game.

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Sunday, July 31st

Packed show, reaction to Cork Camogie’s u16 All Ireland win, Meath are LGFA All Ireland champions, Cork gear up for Minor LGFA All Ireland.

Reaction to Courcey Rovers first win in Senior A in 2022 as well as analysis of Cobh Ramblers 0-1 Cork City in the FAI Cup with Ruairi.

 


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Saturday, July 30th

Jam-packed show featuring previews of Sars vs The Rockies and Kanturk vs Newtownshandrum the Co-op Superstores PSHC. We also bring you up to date with all the days results in Cork hurling. Ger McCarthy speaks to Cork u16 Camogie boss Donie Daly and captain Keeley Goulding ahead of tomorrows Tesco All-Ireland U16 A Camogie final between Cork and Tipperary in Mallow. And Ruairi joins Aidan to preview the big derby in the FAI Cup between Cork City and Cobh Ramblers.


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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E30

This week’s show is dedicated to our VIP Special Guest is former Macroom and Cork LGFA senior footballer ERIKA O’SHEA

I spoke to Erika from her Melbourne base in Australia ahead of the new AFLW Season to find out how she has settled in and whats in store ahead of her first ever season as a professional AFLW player with the North Melbourne Kangaroos.

I’m also joined on this week’s special edition of the WomenInSport Podcast by our resident AFLW expert and Coach to all the Irish players heading to Australia for Season 7.0 Mike Currane.

 


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Sunday July 24th

Reaction from Kerry’s win over Galway, and analysis from All Ireland winner Paul Kerrigan. Douglas Hall boss John O’Mahony on their defeat in the FAI Intermediate Cup Final. Ireland international Saoirse Noonan. We talk to Rebel Og award winners St Mary’s Midleton. And we speak to Ireland men’s AFL boss Eoin O’Sullivan.

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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E29

On a packed episode of the Women in Sport Podcast with Ger McCarthy:

1.15 Ger speaks to Ireland international Saoirse Noonan
14.20 Cork boss Matthew Twomey looks ahead to their All Ireland Camogie Semi Final with Waterford
25.20 Cork intermediate boss Trevor Coleman on their Semi final with Derry
31.20 Cork under 16 boss Donie Daly previews their semi final with Wexford
39.49 The Echo’s Mary Newman looks ahead to the games
50.35 Ireland under 17 boss James Scott looks ahead to the SuperCupNI
1.04.10 Cork Under 16 ladies football boss Dominic Gallagher on the defeat to Dublin
1.08.00 Cork minor boss Joe Carroll

 

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Big Red Bench

Sunday July 17th

Reaction to the All-Ireland hurling final from Seanie McGrath as Limerick win three in a row.

Camogie with Ger McCarthy, he spoke to Hayely Ryan and Katie O’Mahony.

We also look ahead to the All-Ireland football final and hear from Kingdom boss Jack O’Connor.

 

 


Big Red Bench

Saturday July 16th

Tom from Three Red Kings on Ireland’s stunning win over New Zealand. Cork City’s Colin Healy, Cian Coleman and Dylan McGlade on the Draw with Galway United, and United boss John Caulfield. Rob Heffernan joins us live from Oregon to talk about the World Athletics Championships, and we hear from Cork under 16 boss Dominic Gallagher on the All Ireland Final defeat to Dublin.

 

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The Big Red Bench

The Women in Sport Podcast S03E28

On this episode of the Women in Sport Podcast with Ger McCarthy:

1.22 RedFM’s own Hayley Ryan on the Cork intermediate Camogie semi final, and Love Island
12.18 Cork senior camogie star Katie O’Mahony
22.53 F1 review with Sarah McKenzie
29.25 Munster hockey PRO Graham Catchpole
46.10 Reaction from Cork’s defeat to Mayo

 

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Big Red Bench

Sunday July 10th

New Cork boss Pat Ryan. Danny Murphy on Cork City’s FAI Cup win 1st round win over Bonagee United, and analysis from John O’Shea. City boss Colin Healy looks ahead to Galway United. Ireland u18 basketball coach Paul Kelleher. Reaction from Kerry’s win over Dublin.

 

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