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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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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.

 

 


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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 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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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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Sunday, 9th of July

Cork exit the All-Ireland Senior Ladies Football championship at the quarter final stage. We hear from manager Shane Ronayne and from Ger McCarthy who saw Mayo defeat the rebels in Ennis.

It’s Cork Week 2022, Ross Deasy joins to talk us through that.

Danny Murphy looks ahead to his Cork City women’s FAI Cup tie v Bonagee Utd and we hear from the Ireland camp after their historic win in New Zealand.


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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E27

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

1.27 British GP review with Sarah McKenzie
19.34 AFLW chat with Mike Currane
32.20 Reaction from Cork camogie’s defeat to Tipperary
44.00 Camogie review with Mary Newman
53.40 Cork U16 boss Donie Daly
59.30 Maire O’Callaghan and Shane Ronayne preview Cork’s All Ireland Quarter Final

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Sunday, June 3rd

Seanie McGrath joins to discuss the two All Ireland hurling semi finals, Ger McCarthy spoke to Cork sprinter Joan Healy ahead of the Cork City games.

Jacqui Hurley joins to talk to us about the Women’s Irish Open which is taking place in September

And we also hear from Padraig Harrington who was speaking after his round on Friday in Mount Juliet about the LIV golf controversy.

News of Kieran Kingston stepping aside as Cork hurling boss broke during the show.

 


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Saturday July 2nd

Reaction from Cork Camogie’s double header in Pairc ui Rinn and analysis from Ger McCarthy. Eoin Cadogan talks to us about Cork hurling and tomorrow’s Minor Final. Broadcaster and author Jacqui Hurley speaks to us about the women’s Irish Open. Reaction from Ireland’s defeat to New Zealand. Alan Lomasney from the Cork Admirals

 

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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E26

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

1.12 Joan Healy looks ahead to the Cork City Sports
14.20 Alanna Cunnane reviews Ireland’s win over Georgia
26.17 Mike Currane looks ahead to the AFLW season
42.21 Wendy Keenan of Munster Rugby
49.48 F1 expert Sarah McKenzie on the upcoming British Grand Prix
1.05.54 Shane Ronayne and Doireann O’Sullivan on Cork’s win over Waterford
1.11.50 The Echo’s camogie columnist Mary Newman
1.22.00 Cork camogie boss Matthew Twomey

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Sunday, June 26th

Paul Kerrigan gives his verdict on Cork’s defeat to Dublin last night, we also hear from John Cleary and Dessie Farrell.

Shane Ronayne and Doireann O’Sullivan speak after their win over Waterford in the All-Ireland senior ladies football championship.

We also react to todays quarter finals between Galway and Armagh and Mayo versus Kerry. You can hear from both managers after an enthralling game between the Tribesmen and the Orchard county.

And Vera Pauw speaks ahead of Ireland v Georgia.


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Saturday June 25th

Ruairi speaks to Republic of Ireland boss Stephen Kenny in an exclusive interview. The Echo’s John O’Shea reports on Cork City’s win over Cobh Ramblers, and Ramblers’ search for a new manager. And we were over and back to Ger McCarthy in Croke Park as Cork took on Dublin.

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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E25

On this week’s podcast Ger speaks to:

1.14 AFLW’s Mike Currane

13.09 F1 Expert Sarah McKenzie

27.04 Munster Rugby chairperson Wendy Keenan

38.59 Marie Ambrose, Laura O’Mahony, Libby Coppinger, Ciara O’Sullivan, Katie Quirke and Emma Cleary, Shane Ronayne and Donegal’s Maxi Curran

53.22 Cork Under 16 boss Dominic Gallagher

1.03 Cork camogie boss Matthew Twomey, intermediate manager Trevor Coleman and and U16 manager Donie Daly

 

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Sunday, June 19th

Tomas Mulcahy reflects on Cork being knocked out of the all ireland hurling championship by Galway. Paul Kerrigan looks ahead to next weekends huge All Ireland quarter final clash vs Dublin. Ger McCarthy was in Clane where Cork defeated Donegal in the ladies football all ireland championship, we also hear from rebels boss Shane Roynane

Kevin Galvin was in Bishopsgate to see Cork City drop vital points last night against Longford, Colin Healy gave his thoughts also.

And a fantastic day at Turner’s Cross for the Jerry Harris tribute match, Ruairi was on commentary and he spoke to Cathal Heffernan and David Meyler.

 


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Saturday June 18th

Kieran Kingston on Cork’s defeat to Galway, and analysis from the Echo’s Denis Hurley. Clare manager Brian Lohan on their win over Wexford. Orla Finn on Cork’s clash with Donegal. Damien Delaney on the Tribute game for Jerry Harris.

 

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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E24

On this week’s show AFLW expert and Coach to current and former Irish Aussie Rules professionals Mike Currane gives me all the latest inside news on the upcoming AFLW season and the beginning of PRE-SEASON.

The Big Red Bench’s resident Formula1 Expert Sarah McKenzie is back to discuss the fallout from another Ferrari debacle at the Azerbaijan GP and preview of the Montreal GP

This week’s SPECIAL GUEST is Cork LGFA forward and Kinsale stalwart ORLA FINN. Orla looks ahead to Sunday’s All-Ireland showdown with Donegal in Kildare. We are also joined by Cork LGFA manager Shane Roynane to preview a crucial game for the Rebels’ All-Ireland aspirations

Echo Camogie columnist MARY NEWMAN is back on this week’s Big Red Bench to review the Cork intermediates Glen Dimplex All-Ireland Championship win over Meath. Cork senior manager Matthew Twomey speaks to me ahead of Cork’s crunch All-Ireland senior clash away to Waterford

Munster Womens’ Rugby Chairperson WENDY KEENAN makes a welcome return to the Big Red Bench to discuss a number of rugby-related topics including 5 Munster players being called up to the Ireland U18 Women’s 7s Training Squad.


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Sunday June 12th

Brian Hurley and John Cleary on Cork’s win over Limerick, and analysis from Ger McCarthy. Lizzie Lee on winning the Cork City Marathon, and fundraising in memory of her friend Kevin O’Riordan.

 

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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E23

It’s a camogie special on this week’s Women in Sport Podcast with Ger McCarthy, featuring:

1.00 2022 National Camogie Volunteer of the Year winner Mary Newman
12.05 Rachel Harty and Trevor Coleman of the Cork intermediate Camogie team
32.10 Saoirse McCarthy and Matthew Twomey of the Cork Senior camogie team
52.40 Mike Currane on the latest news in the AFLW

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Sunday, June 5th

Limerick and Kilkenny reign supreme again.

On the show we get reaction from Dylan O’Connell on Ireland’s loss to Armenia, new Cork City Women’s boss Danny Murphy joins us to talk about his plans in the job

Cork minor football boss Michael O’Brien reflects on a massive Munster final win over Kerry, we round up all the days action from tennis, football, local GAA and the weekend’s provincial finals.

 


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Saturday, June 4th

Huge show reacting to Cork’s win over Louth, John Cleary and Mickey Harte give their thoughts. Ger McCarthy also joins us he was in Pairc ui Chaoimh.

Aidan is heartbroken after Kerry’s one point loss to Antrim in the Joe McDonagh Cup final.

Three Red Kings Tom Savage looks back at the van Graan era at Munster.

And Liam Maher tells us about the IMART world cup in Cork.

 


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The Women in Sport Podcast – S03E22

On this week’s episode of the Women in Sport Podcast with Ger McCarthy:
1.20 AFLW chat with Mike Currane
15.32 F1 expert Sarah McKenzie on the Monaco Grand Prix
31.08 Cork senior camogie boss Matthew Twomey
39.43 Cork intermediate Camogie boss Trevor Coleman
45.26 reaction from Cork’s win over Kerry in the Munster LGFA Final
55.38 Legendary basketball coach Mark Ingle

 

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Sunday May 29th

Dylan O’Connell on the Champions League final. Kev Byrne of the Irish Sun on Spike O’Sullivan’s defeat to Erislandy Lara. Cork senior camogie manager Matthew Twomey and intermediate camogie manager Trevor Coleman. Mark McCarthy on the Manchester United Legends v Cork XI at the Cross.

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Saturday, May 28th

Aidan is joined by Dylan O’Connell from Paris ahead of the Champions League final. Ger McCarthy analyses Cork’s victory in the LGFA Munster final. We hear from David Harrington after Cork City’s huge win over Galway United. Michael O’Brien speaks ahead of the Minor Munster football final vs Kerry and we preview once again Gary Spike O’Sullivan’s HUGE fight tonight. All that and a roundup of the days action.

 


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The Women in Sport Podcast – S03E21

On this week’s Podcast Ger McCarthy Speaks to:

1.13 Mike Currane on AFLW
15.13 Sarah McKenzie on the Spanish Grand Prix
30.03 Wendy Keenan of Munster Rugby
44.05 Laura O’Mahony and Maire O’Callaghan on Cork’s clash with Kerry
1.00.45 Reaction from the epic clash between Cork and Kerry in the Munster u14 final
1.08.47 Cork camogie boss Matthew Twomey on their clash with Clare

 

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Sunday May 22nd

Reaction from Cork’s impressive win over Tipperary, as we hear from Cork’s Kieran Kingston and Mark Coleman, Cork legend Seanie McGrath and The Echo’s Denis Hurley. We talk to Spike O’Sullivan ahead of his World Title fight. We talk to the Address UCC Glanmire’s Mark Scanell. And we wrap up the last day of the Premier League season.

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Saturday May 21st

Colm previews Cork v Tipp with Tomas Mulcahy and we hear from Colin Healy following Cork City’s draw with Wexford

 


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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E20

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

1.35 F1 Expert Sarah McKenzie
16.37 Cork Camogie’s Amy O’Connor and Matthew Twomey
31.28 Reaction from Cork’s win over Waterford in the Munster Ladies Football Championship
41.26 Munster Masters Hockey Chairperson Michelle O’Brien

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Sunday May 15th

A packed show as we discuss two wins for Cork over Waterford. First up we discuss the hurlers’ win over the Deise in Walsh Park, we hear from Cork boss Kieran Kingston and his opposite number Liam Cahill. Cork legend Seanie McGrath and the Echo’s Denis Hurley provide expert analysis.

We then turn our attentions to Fraher Field, where Ger McCarthy was on hand to witness Cork book their place in the Munster Ladies Football final against Kerry with a well deserved win over Waterford. We also hear from boss Shane Ronayne and several of the Cork players.

Cork City FC coach Declan Coleman takes to us about City’s newly launched junior academy in West Cork, and we hear from Erika O’Shea about her move to Australia.

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Saturday, May 14th

We hear from Tomas Mulcahy ahead of Corks make or break clash against Waterford tomorrow.

Rockmount are the FAI Intermediate Cup champions we have reaction from management and players as well as from John O’Shea.

Cork ladies football captain Maire O’Callaghan gives her thoughts on their clash with Waterford tomorrow

We hear from Cork minor football boss Michael O’Brien and a roundup of the days action.


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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E19

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

1.37 Erika O’Shea on her move to Australia
13.44 Cork captain Maire O’Shea on their clash with Waterford
21.05 Cork U14 boss JJ Deasy
26.26 F1 round up with Sarah McKenzie
44.54 The Address UCC Glanmire coach Mark Scannell
54.09 Cork camogie boss Matthew Twomey
1.00.7 Cork minor Camogie boss Jerry Wallace
1.11.14 Cork u16 boss Donie Daly

 

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Sunday, May 8th

A packed show with reaction to last nights game between Cork and Kerry in the Munster SFC semi-final. We hear from Cork boss John Cleary and Kerry manager Jack O’Connor, Ger McCarthy also joins to discuss the game. Douglas Hall are FAI Youth Cup champions, their boss Derek Waldon gives us his reaction. We hear from Johan van Graan after yesterdays defeat for Munster and Sarah McKenzie talks F1 in Miami. All of that and more.

 


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Saturday May 7th

Tomas O’Leary on the drama at the Aviva as Munster lose to Toulouse on a placekicking competition. Munster Senior League champions Rockmount join us in studio as captain Ken Hoey and goalkeeper Brendan O’Connell talk about their season and the Intermediate Cup final against Bluebell United. We hear from Darren Murphy and John Caulfield as Galway United beat Cobh Ramblers. And we’re over and back to Cork v Kerry in Pairc ui Rinn.

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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E18

This week’s guest include

Tik Tok Womens 6 Nations IRISH HERO ENYA BREEN joins Munster Women Rugby Chairperson Wendy Keenan and I to review Breen’s match-winning performnace against Scotlad

We welcome back #WomenInSport #podcast #Formula1 Expert Sarah McKenzie for This week’s #Formula 1 weekly segment to preview the MIAMI Grand Prix, W Series debuting, Mick Schumacher’s F1 future PLUS Audi and Proche’s potential F1 arrival

Cork Camogie’s Minor and U16 panels are preparing for Munster Camogie final appearances this weekend. We hear from both camps and get the thoughts of managers Donie Daly and Jerry Wallace

We also hear from Cork LGFA Senior Manager Shane Ronayne on his squad announcement for the 2022 Munster and All-Ireland Championships PLUS Cork Minor Manager Joe Carroll and Cork U16 Managers Dominic Gallagher on leading their county to Munster LGFA final victories.


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Sunday May 1st

Kieran Kingston on Cork’s defeat to Clare, and analysis from Cork legend Tomas Mulcahy and Denis Hurley of the Echo. Gavan Casey of the42.ie and John Riordan of the Irish Examiner on Katie Taylor’s incredible win over Amanda Serrano.

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Saturday, April 30th

We look back at last nights 4-1 win by Cork City at home to Longford, we hear from Patrick Horgan and Cork legend Seanie McGrath ahead of the game in Thurles tomorrow between Cork and Clare. Paul Townend is champion jockey again we get his thoughts on another incredible season for the Corkman. Niamh Briggs spoke to Ger McCarthy ahead of tonight’s final round of the Women’s Six Nations. We also round up all of the days action.


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The Women in Sport Podcast S03E17

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

1.10 Former Ireland women’s star Niamh Briggs and Munster Rugby Women’s Chairperson Wendy Keenan on Ireland’s Six Nations Campaign
22.40 Sarah McKenzie on the Imola Grand Prix
37.40 Reaction from Cork Camogie’s win over Waterford
47.20 Cork Under 16 manager Donie Daly
55.00 Cork minor football boss Joe Carroll
1.01.00 Cork U14A boss JJ Deasy
1.05.58 Under 16A Boss Dominic Gallagher

 
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Sunday, April 24th

Massive show this Sunday evening, Aidan wraps up all the days action in the premier league and the days GAA action. Matthew Twomey gives his reaction to Cork’s win over Waterford in the Munster Senior Camogie semi final and Ger McCarthy analyses the action from Pairc Ui Rinn. Colum Cronin of the Irish NFL Show talks us through the upcoming NFL Draft and we hear from Cork’s Ryan Sheehan who clinched the WBC Muay Thai Title and the ISKA Title last night in Neptune.


Big Red Bench

Saturday, April 23rd

On the show we react to Cork City’s win in the derby against Cobh Ramblers. We hear from two cheerleaders who are on Irish soil ahead of the College Football Classic in Dublin in August. Aaron Hill joins us to talk snooker and we round up all of the days action.


Big Red Bench

The Women in Sport Podcast S03E16

This week’s guest include

Treble-winning Skibbereen Women RFC captain Averyl Condell joins Munster Women Rugby Chairperson Wendy Keenan and I to review her club’s magnificent season plus a full club and international roundup

Big Red Bench AFLW Expert and Aussie Rules Coach Mike Currane joins me for a special interview where Mike analyses all 14 Irish players AFLW seasons

This week’s #Formula 1 segment includes #WomenInSport #podcast #Formula1 Expert Sarah McKenzie previewing the Imola Grand Prix and a chat about the importance of saftey cars and DRS in modern-day Formula 1

Another of this week’s special guests is Cork Intermediate Camogie captain Fiona Neville who talks about Cork’s Munster final victory over Kerry and we also hear from Cork U16 Manager Donie Daly

Easter proved a profitable weekend for Cork LGFA’s underage teams. We will from Cork LGFA Managers Joe Carroll (Minors) Dominic Gallagher (U16) JJ Deasy (U14)

PLUS Cork senior manager Shane Ronayne on their Munster and All-Ireland senior championship preparations

 


Big Red Bench

Sunday April 17th

As Limerick comfortably beat Cork, we hear from Cork boss Kieran Kingston and Limerick’s John Kiely, while Cork legend Tomas Mulcahy and the Bench’s own Aidan Leahy provide analysis. Reaction from Waterford and Tipperary. And we talk to one of the best fighters in the country, Cork’s Ryan Sheehan.

 

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Big Red Bench

Saturday, April 16th

Ahead of Cork vs Limerick in the Munster SHC we hear from Seanie McGrath and TJ Ryan, we also react to Cork City 0-0 Bray Wanderers. Edward Kenny gives us his thoughts on his Rockmount side’s victory and progression to the FAI Centenary Intermediate Cup Final and much more..

 


Big Red Bench

The Women in Sport Podcast S03E15

This week with Ger McCarthy on the Women In Sport Podcast: Mike Currane is back for a final AFLW review of an amazing season. We analyse the 2022 AFLW Grand Final between the Adelaide Crows and Melbourne Demons and pay homage to one of Ireland’s greatest ever AFLW players Ailish Considine. F1 Expert Sarah McKenzie reviews the Australian Grand Prix.

Munster Women’s Rugby chairperson Wendy Keenan joins me to review a hugely important huge week for Munster Womens’ Rugby including a review of schools and provincial underage finals.

Munster Hockey PRO Graham Catchpole is back once again to talk women’s club hockey and a UCC Division 1 Play-Off win.

And we will also hear form Cork LGFA U16 Manager Dominic Gallagher following his side’s Munster Championship victory.
AND we hear from Cork LGFA Minor Manager Joe Carroll ahead of his team’s championship opener against Tipperary.


Big Red Bench

Sunday April 10th

Reaction from Cork’s defeat to Galway in the Camogie league final. Cork selectors Diarmuid O’Sullivan and Des Cullinane.

 

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Big Red Bench

Saturday, April 9th

We speak to Sean Holland ahead of the virtual run fundraiser for Marymount Hospice in memory of his friend Killian Lawton. Reaction to Cobh Ramblers loss to Waterford, Cork vs Kerry in the Munster MHC – Paudie Murray gives us his thoughts on the victory. Roundup of the days action from Premier League to Aintree to the Masters. Matthew Twomey speaks ahead of Cork vs Galway in the National Camogie League final. Sarah McKensie Previews the F1 Australian Grand Prix.

 


Big Red Bench

The Women in Sport Podcast S03E14

On this episode of the Women in Sport Podcast:

1.10 AFLW review with Mike Currane
13.30 F1 chat with Sarah McKenzie
24.50 Rugby review with Wendy Keenan
36.30 Hockey roundup with Graham Catchpole
44.00 Matthew Twomey looks ahead to Cork v Galway
52.40 Reaction from Sacred Heart Clonakilty and St Mary’s Midleton
1.03.30 Cork u14 boss JJ Deasy

 

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Big Red Bench

Sunday April 3rd

Kieran Kingston on Cork’s defeat to Waterford, and analysis from Denis Hurley. Tomas O’Leary on Munster’s defeat to Leinster. Ger McCarthy on his new book Cork LGFA – The Game of My Life. Denis Kirwan previews the Masters. Reaction from Sacred Heart Clonakilty and St Mary’s High School, Midleton.

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Big Red Bench

Saturday, April 2nd

A huge show as Tomas Mulcahy previews Cork v Waterford in the National League Final. Fintan O’Toole talks #PaircUiRinnOrNowhere, We have reaction to Cork City’s win over Wexford with Kevin O’Connor. We preview C&S Neptune vs Tralee Warriors, Munster vs Leinster and more.