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The Women in Sport Podcast | Episode 28

On episode 28 of the Women in Sport Podcast with Ger McCarthy:

0.33 Cork Camogie’s Fiona Keating

12.13 Inch Rovers’ Sarah Harrington and Noel O’Connor

22.53 Valley Rovers’ Denis Kiely and Monagea’s Martin O’Sullivan

28.17 Castlehaven’s Dinny Cahalane and John McGuickin and Mullinahone’s Paul Kelly

35.39 Mourneabbey’s Shane Ronayne

 
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Sunday, November 28th

Aidan Leahy hosts a packed show with loads of reaction from the football county finals at Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Ger McCarthy was on hand as St. Finbarr’s and Mallow pulled off wins. We also have look at the days football, ladies football, pro wrestling and more.


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Saturday 27th November

Saturday 27th November

Preview of the Premier Football Championship Final between the Barrs & Clon.

Ger McCarthy and John O Shea were on press night duty.


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The Women in Sport Podcast | Episode 27

On episode 27 of the Women in Sport Podcast with Ger McCarthy:

0.33 Erika O’Shea talks about winning her first All Star

10.18 Reaction from Mourneabbey’s win over the Banner in their Munster SFC Q/F

15.25 Reaction from Valley Rovers after their win over Burren Gales in the Munster IFC Q/F

22.10 Reaction from Castlehaven after their win over St Anne’s in the Munster JFC Q/F

31.54 Sarah Healy talks about stepping down as Cork City Under 17 boss

 

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Sunday November 21st

Reaction from a massive day at Pairc ui Chaoimh as we hear from Co-Op Superstores PSHC winners Midleton – we speak to Ger Fitzgerald, Ben O’Connor and Luke O’Farrell. Reaction from Senior A champions Kanturk, and our reporter John O’Shea analyses both games.

Ger McCarthy was on hand in Mallow for a Munster ladies football quarter final double header – we’ll hear from Mourneabbey and from Castlehaven after their wins.

And we speak to Sara Byrne about the Mardyke Arena UCC Emerging Talent Programme.

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Saturday 20th November

Colm O’Sullivan rounds up all the Premier League action, we preview the County Final between the Glen and Midleton and we look ahead to Ireland v Argentina

 


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The Women in Sport Podcast | Episode 26

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

0.45 Amy Lee, Cork senior camogie star and All Star Nominee

13.06 Mourneabbey boss Shane Ronayne and Eire Og boss Donal Cronin following Mourneabbey’s win in the senior county final

18.20 Mourneabbey players Ciara and Doireann O’Sullivan, Maire O’Callaghan, Eimear Meaney, Brid O’Sullivan and Laura Fitzgerald

28.41 Interviews with Castlehaven following their epic encounter with Dohenys in the Junior A County Final – an all-time classic. Siobhan Courtney, Grainne O’Sullivan, Mairead O’Driscoll, Aideen Santry, Alice O’Driscoll, Katie Cronin, Noreen O’Sullivan, Rachel O’Driscoll, and winning manager Dinny Cahalane

41.08 Noel O’Connor and captain Sarah Harrington of Senior B County Champions Inch Rovers

 

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Sunday 14th November

Reaction from a dramatic day in Pairc ui Chaoimh as St Finbarrs defeat Castlehaven on penalties to advance to the Bons Secours Premier Senior Football Championship final. They’ll meet Clonakilty after their win over Douglas – reaction from both The Barrs and Clon, and our man in the Pairc Ger McCarthy gives us the lowdown. Jeff Gomez, the High Performance Manager at the Mardyke Arena discusses their emerging talent programme. And we look ahead to Ireland v Luxembourg.

 

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Saturday 13th November

Colm O’Sullivan in the hotseat on a great day for Irish rugby with victory over the All Blacks


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The Women in Sport Podcast | Episode 25

On episode 25 of the Women in Sport Podcast with Ger McCarthy:\

0.47 Chloe Sigerson talks to Ger about her All Star nomination
10.13 A big preview of the Senior county final, as Ger speaks to Mourneabbey captain Bríd O’Sullivan and Emer Meaney and Éire Óg’s Eimear Scally
29.46 Inch Rovers captain Sarah Harrington and St Val’s captain Sinead Cotter ahead of the Senior B final
42.39 Junior A County Final Preview – Castlehaven’s Siobhan Courtney and Aprille Duggan of Doheny’s
53.48 Cloyne’s Taylor Murphy on their county success

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Sunday November 7th

Reaction from the Co Op Superstores Premier Senior Hurling Championship semi finals as Midleton beat Blackrock and Glen Rovers defeat Sarsfields, and Ger McCarthy gives us his take on the games. And we sit down with Cork City boss Colin Healy to discuss the season.

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Saturday November 6th

Colm O’Sullivan with Premier League reaction, a big preview of the Senior Hurling Semi finals, reaction to Ireland’s win over Japan and Cork City FC latest


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The Women in Sport Podcast | Episode 24

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

0.50 Libby Coppinger on her All Star nomination
12.30 Melissa Duggan on her All Star nomination
23.39 Cork City’s Ellie O’Brien on her involvement with the Republic of Ireland under 17 squad
31.30 Mourneabbey boss Shane Ronayne on the county final being played in Pairc ui Chaoimh
36.11 O’Donovan Rossa captain Kate O’Donovan on being crowned county Junior B champions
40.30 Intermediate champions Valley Rovers boss Denis Kiely
43.40 Valley Rovers players Eimear and Daire Kiely

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Sunday, October 31st

Aidan Leahy is in the hotseat as we look back on an action packed Sunday. Ger McCarthy recaps the Bon Secours Premier Senior Football quarter finals, we hear from members of the Cork City FC Women’s team as they drive for 2k fans at Turners Cross.
We look at the Premier League, we have Davy Fitz on what’s next and more


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Saturday October 30th

Cork City’s Cian Coleman reflects on their season and Andrew Horgan of the Evening Echo analyses City’s campaign. Cobh Ramblers boss Darren Murphy on their positive end to the season, while John O’Shea of the Evening Echo looks back on their year. Reaction from Bishopstown after their win over Bantry Blues. Ger McCarthy speaks to Castlehaven and Clonakilty.

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The Women in Sport Podcast | Episode 23

In episode 23 of the Women in Sport Podcast with Ger McCarthy:

0.55 Amy O’Connor discusses her All Star nomination, Paudie Murray’s departure and more
15.00 Reaction from the SE Systems Cork County Senior Camogie champions Seandun
19.48 Linda Mellerick of the Evening Echo analyses the final
27.02 Cork City’s Heidi Mackin on her involvement with the Republic of Ireland under 17 squad
33.51 Dolphin senior manager Sorcha Healy
39.30 Bride Rovers captain Eleanor Ahern and Mourneabbey captain Brid O’Sullivan ahead of this weekends’s county semi finals

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Sunday October 24th

Reaction from Seandun as they’re crowned SE Systems Cork County Senior Camogie Champions on an history making day, and Ger McCarthy provides analysis. Rockies manager Fergal Ryan on their win over Douglas in the Co Op Superstores PSHC. Newly appointed Basketball Ireland CEO John Feehan. Cork City’s Liam Murray on his involvement with the Republic of Ireland under 17 squad. Author Barry Landy on his new book Emerald Exiles.

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Saturday 23rd October

Special Congress with Jason Byrne, Ger McCarthy chats to former Cork Camogie Manager Paudie Murray, Oisin Langan has reaction from Midleton selector Terence McCarthy.

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The Women in Sport Podcast | Episode 22

On a HUGE episode of the Women in Sport Podcast, Ger McCarthy speaks to :

0.47 Outgoing Cork camogie boss Paudie Murray on his time with the Rebels, and what’s next for him

10.29 Cork footballer Erika O’Shea on her All Star nomination

21.33 A massive preview of the SE Systems Cork Senior Camogie Championship final between Inniscarra and Seandún, featuring captains Aoife Kavanagh (Inniscarra) and Lauren Homan (Seandún)

34.46 Seandún manager Trevor Hogan and Inniscarra manager Stephen McCormack

47.51 The Evening Echo’s Linda Mellerick discusses the final, and also outlines her role in helping to select the next Cork senior camogie boss

58.35 CJ Murphy of AFLW side the Cork Vikings


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Sunday October 17th

Reaction from Douglas boss Ray Keating as they beat local rivals Nemo Rangers in the Bon Secours Premier Senior Football Championship, and GAA reporter John O’Shea talks us through the game. Plus reaction from Castlehaven and Valley Rovers.

We Preview the Rebel Og Premier 1 minor football final between St Michael’s and St Finbarr’s.

Stephen Ireland talks to us about his involvement in the new astro pitch in Cobh

We talk to the Cork Admirals ahead of the youth final and the rookie camp for seniors

 


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Saturday 16th October

This week Valerie was joined by John Meyler to chat about the launch of his new book. Paralympic Silver Medalist Nicole Turner joined her & Ger McCarthy caught up with Eimear Meaney and Liam Murray.


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The Women in Sport Podcast | Episode 21

On this bumper episode of the Women in Sport Podcast Ger McCarthy speaks to
1.00 Cork footballer Eimear Meaney
12.00 Cork camogie’s Saoirse McCarthy
23.36 Munster hockey under 18 manager Yvonne O’Brien
31.40 Four of this year’s Munster and All-Ireland U16 Camogie championhsip winning team; Amy McCarthy, Sinead Hurley, Amy Sheppard, and Edel Sheehan
51.00 Ger wraps up the county football championship action, and hears from St Val’s boss Tony Hughes and Orla Finn of Kinsale

 


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Sunday October 10th

Colm O’Sullivan with a review of the weekends local GAA, analysis of Irelands win in Azerbaijan plus lots more


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Saturday October 9th

Colm O’Sullivan in the hotseat


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The Women In Sport Podcast | Episode 20

Ger McCarthy returns with a bumper episode of the Women in Sport Podcast featuring:

0.55 Cork footballer Sadhbh O’Leary
10.25 Cork under 16 footballers Millie Condon, Eabha Curran and Caoimhe Richmond
28.09 Ger chats Cork Camogie championships with Linda Mellerick of the Evening Echo
38.11 New Cork ladies boss Shane Ronayne
49.42 Chelsea Noonan looks ahead to the Ireland Under 17s Qualifiers


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Sunday October 3rd

Ireland under 17 manager Colin O’Brien on their upcoming European Championship games. Cian Bargary on Cork City v BRay. Reaction from St Catherine’s v Carbery. Finn Keating and Aaron McGahey on their title wins. Powerlifter Niamh Savage.

 


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Sunday September 26th

Denis Kirwan live from Whistling Straits. Edwin McNally, Chairperson of the Cork branch of the Irish Soccer Referees Society, on the shortage of referees in Cork. Andy Wootton reflects on his Cork County career. Eoin McCarthy, Finn Keating, Riain O’Driscoll and Aaron McGahey of Siam Warriors on their upcoming fights.

 


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Saturday September 25th

Colm O’Sullivan in the hotseat

 


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The Women in Sport Podcast | Episode 19

Ger McCarthy is back with huge show, featuring

0.57 Cork camogie captain Linda Collins
10.23 The Echo’s Linda Mellerick discusses the Cork Camogie Championships
20.12 Ger rounds up the Cork LGFA Championships
26.20 Ireland and Munster’s Anna Caplice

 


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Sunday September 19th

Adam Griggs and Ciara Griffin on Ireland’s win. Darren Murphy on his new Cobh Ramblers deal. Jacqui Hurley on Girls Play Too Book Two.


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Saturday September 18th

Colm O’Sullivan in the hotseat.


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Sunday September 12th

As Cork lose out to Galway in the All Ireland Camogie Final, Cork legend Gemma O’Connor joins us to discuss it, we hear from Cork boss Paudie Murray and our man in Croke Park Ger McCarthy gives us his take.

MMA fighter Pa Lehane of SBG Cork City talks to us about his latest Pro Win

 


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Saturday September 11th

Colm O’Sullivan is in the hotseat with a preview of Cork v Galway while Ger McCarthy gives his expert opinion, Colin Healy on City’s defeat to Shelbourne and Ruairi provides analysis.


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The Women in Sport Podcast | Episode 17

On this edition of the Women in Sport Podcast with Ger McCarthy

1.20 Cork captain Linda Collins and manager Paudie Murray look ahead to Sunday’s All Ireland Final with Galway
13.20 Munster captain Sarah Quinn and head coach Matt Brown
27.10 Cork LGFA U16 manager Denis Mulvihill
35.10 Cork minor camogie boss Jerry Wallace


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Sunday September 5th

Aidan Leahy is in the hot seat for his debut show!


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Saturday September 4th

Ruairi spends most of the show frustrated by Ireland v Azerbaijan, we hear from Dylan McGlade on his wondergoal against Athlone Town, Linda Collins looks ahead to the All Ireland Final, Kellie Harrington on Olympic gold


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The Women in Sport Podcast | Episode 16

Featuring

1.03 Bríd Stack on her return to Australia

11.00 Munster women’s head coach Matt Brown

20.42 Cork camogie’s Linda Collins and Paudie Murray

32.20 Cork minor football captain Orlaith Roche and manager Joe Carroll

43.20 Cork minor camogie captain Olivia McAllen and manager Jerry Wallace

 

 

 


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Sunday August 29th

Colm O’Sullivan is in the hottest featuring reaction from Cork after the Rebels booked their place in the All Ireland final, and county champions Nemo Rangers


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Saturday August 28th

Colm O’Sullivan in the hotseat featuring a preview of Cork v Kilkenny, a preview of Nemo Rangers v Castlehaven, reaction from Cork City and more.


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The Women in Sport Podcast | Episode 15

Ger McCarthy returns with another episode of the Women in Sport Podcast, this week he speaks to Cork Senior Camogie captain Linda Collins and manager Paudie Murray, Cork minor camogie captain Olivia McAllen plus minor manager Jerry Wallace, we will also hear from Cork LGFA U16 manager Denis Mulvihill and finally, an extended interview with Cork senior manager Ephie Fitzgerald


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Sunday August 22nd

Reaction and analysis from the All Ireland final – Pat Mulcahy and Seanie McGrath give us their take and we hear from Kieran Kingston.


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Saturday August 21st

Colm O’Sullivan is in the hot seat with a big preview of the All Ireland Final.


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All Ireland Final Preview Special

On this special Big Red Bench podcast, Ruairi and Valerie preview the All Ireland Final between Cork and Limerick. From the Cork camp we hear from Kieran Kingston, Patrick Horgan, Diarmuid O’Sullivan and Ger Millerick. From Limerick we speak to John Kiely, Dan Morrissey and Declan Hannon. Kilkenny legend Tommy Walsh gives us his take on how the game will go on Sunday. And Fintan O’Toole of the42.ie analyses where the game will be won and lost.


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Sunday August 15th

Ger McCarthy joins us live from Croke Park as Meath stun Cork in the All Ireland ladies football championship semi final, and we hear from Rebels boss Ephie Fitzgerald. Cork senior hurling selector Diarmuid O’Sullivan looks ahead to the All Ireland final with Limerick. Cork under 20 boss Pat Ryan previews the All Ireland final with Galway. And Matt Brewster and Ted Williamson of Harlequins Cricket Club discuss their historic win over Merrion.

 

 


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Saturday August 14th

Colm O’Sullivan is in the hot seat as we look back on Cork City’s win over Cobh Ramblers, while our own Ruairi O’Hagan joins us to discuss it. Ger McCarthy is on to preview Cork v Meath in the Ladies Football semi final, and we hear from Cork forward Eimear Scally. And we begin our all Ireland final preview as Ruairi speaks to Cork’s Ger Millerick.


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The Women in Sport Podcast | Episode 13

Ger McCarthy returns with another episode of the Women in Sport Podcast, featuring:

0.50 Cork’s Eimear Scally looks ahead to their All Ireland Semi Final with Meath in Croke Park
11.10 Asking Moloney and Mark McCarthy of the Cork intermediate camogie team
23.20 Cork minor football boss Joe Carroll
28.50 Cork U16 football boss Denis Mulvihill
34.20 Cork U14 boss Lisa Walsh


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The Women in Sport Podcast | Episode 13

Ger McCarthy returns with another episode of the Women in Sport Podcast, featuring:

0.50 Cork’s Eimear Scally looks ahead to their All Ireland Semi Final with Meath in Croke Park
11.10 Asking Moloney and Mark McCarthy of the Cork intermediate camogie team
23.20 Cork minor football boss Joe Carroll
28.50 Cork U16 football boss Denis Mulvihill
34.20 Cork U14 boss Lisa Walsh


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Sunday August 8th

What a day! Cork beat Kilkenny to advance to the All Ireland Final. Ruairi chats to Cork legend Seanie McGrath, we hear from Diarmuid O’Sullivan and we have commentary from Oisin Langan. All Ireland minor winning Cork captain Tomás O’Leary talks about Cork’s win, and as Tomás wasn’t bad with a rugby ball in hand either we discuss the Lions. Olympic gold medallist Paul O’Donovan chats to Ruairi, and boxing writer Gavan Casey of the42.ie chats about Kellie Harrington’s incredible gold medal success.


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Saturday August 7th

Colm O’Sullivan is in the hotseat as we hear from the Echo’s Denis Hurley as Cork prepare to face Kilkenny, reaction from RedFM Hurling League 1 Champions Midleton, Kevin Byrne of the Irish Sun looks ahead to Kellie Harrington’s Gold Medal fight, Cian Coleman on Cork City’s impressive win over Galway United and more.


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The Women in Sport Podcast – Episode 12

In another massive Women in Sport Podcast, Ger McCarthy speaks to:

0.51 Nuala Lupton, Skibbereen Rowing Club President, about Paul and Fintan’s gold medal exploits in Tokyo

11.19 Hannah Looney, Roisin Phelan, Eimear Scally, Paddy O’Shea and Ephie Fitzgerald on Cork’s win over Waterford in Pairc ui Chaoimh

21.44 Cork boss Paudie Murray on Cork’s win over Waterford in the All Ireland Camogie Championship

25.22 Cork intermediate captain Ashling Moloney and boss Mark McCarthy on their win over Antrim

33.53 Cork minor camogie captain Olivia McAllen

39.52 Cork Camogie u16 A boss Donie Daly along with joint captains Millie Condon and Fiona Twohig,  and Under 16 B boss Tom Linehan


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The Women in Sport Podcast – Episode 12

In another massive Women in Sport Podcast, Ger McCarthy speaks to:

0.51 Nuala Lupton, Skibbereen Rowing Club President, about Paul and Fintan’s gold medal exploits in Tokyo

11.19 Hannah Looney, Roisin Phelan, Eimear Scally, Paddy O’Shea and Ephie Fitzgerald on Cork’s win over Waterford in Pairc ui Chaoimh

21.44 Cork boss Paudie Murray on Cork’s win over Waterford in the All Ireland Camogie Championship

25.22 Cork intermediate captain Ashling Moloney and boss Mark McCarthy on their win over Antrim

33.53 Cork minor camogie captain Olivia McAllen

39.52 Cork Camogie u16 A boss Donie Daly along with joint captains Millie Condon and Fiona Twohig,  and Under 16 B boss Tom Linehan


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Sunday August 1st

A special extended podcast, as we hear from Cork ladies football boss Ephie Fitzgerald after their win over Waterford, Kieran Kingston on the win over Dublin and Pat Mulcahy provides analysis,  Violet Hayes the Chairperson of Skibbereen Rowing Club on the gold medal for Paul and Fintan, Tom Savage of Three Red Kings and former Ireland and Munster star Moss Finn on the Lions’ defeat to South Africa, FAI CEO Jonathan Hill on his vision for football in this country and MMA Rising star Pa Lehane


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The Women in Sport Podcast – Episode 11

In a bumper episode of the Women in Sport Podcast, Ger McCarthy speaks to:

1.37 All Ireland winning camogie captain Anna Geary on Why Girls Quit Sport
22.44 Ashling Moloney and Mark McCarthy of the Cork intermediate camogie team
29.49 Cork senior captain Linda Collins and boss Paudie Murray
38.52 Tom Lenihan Cork Under 16B
45.28 Cork Camogie minor boss Jerry Wallace
52.42 Martina O’Brien, Paddy O’Shea and Ephie Fitzgerald of the Cork ladies footballers


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Sunday July 25th

Paul Kerrigan on Kerry’s demolition of Cork. Kieran Kingston on Cork’s win over Clare. Moss Finn on the Lions’ win over SA. Sonia O’Sullivan and Kenny Egan on the Olympics.


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Saturday July 24th

Colm O’Sullivan is in the hot seat featuring a preview of Cork v Kerry, we look ahead to Cork City’s FAI Cup tie with Sligo Rovers, we hear from new Cobh Ramblers manager Darren Murphy and Olympic legend Rob Heffernan talks about the games.

 


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The Big Red Bench Olympic Special

An Olympic Special of the Big Red Bench podcast, featuring interviews with athletes and legends.

0.00 Sonia O’Sullivan
9.41 Aoife Cooke, marathon
22.54 Claire Lambe, women in sport lead for Irish Rowing
34.40 Phil Healy, 200m, 400m, 4×400 mixed relay
51.27 2008 silver medalist Kenny Egan
1.01.29 Douglas gymnast Meg Ryan and her coach Emma Hammil
1.11.45 Team Ireland psychologist Jessie Barr
1.30.34 2012 bronze medalist Rob Heffernan
1.40.00 Rower Gary O’Donovan on the 2016 games
1.54.10 Oliver Dingley, 3m springboard
2.09.24 Emily Hegarty, rower
2.19.03 Jack Wooley, Taekwondo


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The Women in Sport Podcast – Episode 9

Ger McCarthy is back with another massive episode of the Women in Sport Podcast featuring
1.04 Cork under 16 camogie boss Donie Daly on their All Ireland Final win
9.21 Reaction from Cork’s win over Tipperary that saw them book their place in the All Ireland Quarter finals
18.49 Cork coach Paddy O’Shea and boss Ephie Fitzgerald
24.58 Cork under 14 football boss Lisa Walsh
30.33 Cork under 16 football boss Denis Mulvihill


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The Women in Sport Podcast – Episode 9

Ger McCarthy is back with another massive episode of the Women in Sport Podcast featuring
1.04 Cork under 16 camogie boss Donie Daly on their All Ireland Final win
9.21 Reaction from Cork’s win over Tipperary that saw them book their place in the All Ireland Quarter finals
18.49 Cork coach Paddy O’Shea and boss Ephie Fitzgerald
24.58 Cork under 14 football boss Lisa Walsh
30.33 Cork under 16 football boss Denis Mulvihill


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Sunday July 18th

Cobh Ramblers boss Stuart Ashton on their win over Cabinteely. A Preview of Muskerry v Carbery. Cork Gymnasts Emma Hammill and Meg Ryan on going to the Olympics, and diver Oliver Dingley.


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The Women In Sport Podcast – Episode 8

In episode 8 of the Women in Sport Podcast with Ger McCarthy:
1.36 Douglas Gymnastics club members Emma Hammil and Meg Ryan.
11.36 Cork camogie minor manager Jerry Wallace about the Munster championship success.
18.40 I spoke to the Cork u16 Camogie manager Donie’ Daly’s about his side’s preparations and what it means to reach another All-Ireland decider.
24.48 Reaction to the Cork senior ladies footballers All-Ireland LGFA victory over Meath in Birr.


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Sunday 4th July 2021

Colm O’Sullivan with reaction to Cork v Limerick, we discuss the Lions tour and we preview the Cork footballers Championship opener


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Saturday 3rd July 2021

Colm O’Sullivan hosts as we preview Cork v Limerick, reflect on Cork City v Treaty, chat about Euro 2020 and lots more


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Women in Sport Podcast – Episode 7

In episode 7 of the Women in Sport Podcast with Ger McCarthy:

1.03 Rower Claire Lambe
12.35 Cork’s Martina O’Brien and coach Paddy O’Shea following the defeat to Dublin in the Lidl Ladies National League Final
24.35 TG4 analyst and former Waterford footballer Michelle Ryan looks back on the Cork v Dublin clash
32.43 Cork Camogie u16 and Junior boss Donie Daly
38.52 Irish Hockey’s Phil Oakley


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Sunday June 27th 2021

We go around the grounds on the first Championship Sunday of the year, including reaction from Clare’s win over Waterford. Davis Cup co-captain Cian Blake on Ireland’s superb week in Cyprus. Stuart Ashton on Cobh Ramblers’ win over Wexford.


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Saturday 26th June 2021

Colm O’Sullivan hosts as we preview the Euro 2020 last 16, reflect on Cork City v Shelbourne and look ahead to Cork v Dublin in the Ladies Football


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Women in Sport Podcast – Episode 6

In Episode 6 of the Women in Sport Podcast, Ger McCarthy speaks to

1.06 Athlete Joan Healy
13.30 Motorsport driver Kayleigh Cole
24.30 Cork’s Melissa Duggan and Ephie Fitzgerald preview the Lidl Ladies National League Final with Dublin
38.15 Cork Camogie’s Donie Daly


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Sunday June 20th 2021

Reaction from Eire Og after their win over Mallow. New Cork City FC women’s boss Paul Farrell joins us. Reaction from Stuart Ashton after Cobh Ramblers lose out to Treaty United. And Valerie speaks to Lee Chin.


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Patrick Horgan joins Valerie Wheeler

Cork’s Patrick Horgan joins Valerie Wheeler


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Lee Chin joins Valerie Wheeler

Hurler Lee Chin joins Valerie Wheeler on The Big Red Bench


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Joe Canning joins Valerie Wheeler

Galway’s Joe Canning joins Valerie Wheeler for a chat


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Gearoid Hegarty joins Valerie Wheeler

Gearoid Hegarty joins Valerie Wheeler


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Women in Sport Podcast – Episode 5

On episode 5 of the Women in Sport Podcast with Ger McCarthy

1.04 FAI Regional Development Officer for Kerry, Chelsea Noonan
10.15 Supervalu Community and Sponsorship manager Maighread Cremin
15.11 Cork LGFA’s Orla Finn
20.47 Cork Camogie boss Paudie Murray
26.08 Cork Camogie u16 boss Donie Daly
29.58 Cork minor football boss Joe Carroll


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Sunday June 13th

Reaction from Cork’s defeat to Galway this afternoon. Seamus O’Connor on Sciath na Scol. Cian Blake, Ireland’s Davis Cup co-captain.


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Saturday June 12th

Valerie and Ruairi live from Pairc ui Chaoimh to celebrate the launch of the RedFM Hurling Leagues. Featuring a lengthy interview with Cork boss Kieran Kingston, Cork GAA CEO Kevin O’Donovan joins us live as does Cork PRO Joseph Blake, and reaction from Ronan McCarthy as the footballers defeat Westmeath.


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Women in Sport Podcast – Episode 4

In this episode Ger speaks to

1.30 Olympic bound rower Emily Hegarty
11.28 Caroline Condon of AFL side Cork Vikings
16.36 Cork senior camogie boss Paudie Murray previews their game with Galway
20.58 Cork intermediate camogie manager Mark McCarthy on their defeat to Down
27.00 Former Waterford star and now TG4 pundit and co-commentator Michelle Ryan previews this weekend’s Lidl Ladies National Football League Semi Finals
36.19 Reaction from Cork’s win over Waterford, featuring Aine Terry O’Sullivan, Sadhbh O’Leary, Ciara O’Sullivan and Martina O’Brien


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Sunday June 6th 2021

Reaction from Cork’s win over Waterford in the Lidl Ladies National Football League which sets up a semi final with Donegal, and Ger McCarthy analyses the game. Kieran Kingston on Cork’s defeat to Limerick. Charlie McCarthy from Training for Warriors on the 4x4x48 challenge. Ross Duirty and Rob Duggan from Cork County Cricket Club look ahead to their return to action.