The Big Red Bench


Latest Episodes from The Big Red Bench


8th of Dec 2022
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 Listen to “The Women in Sport Podcast S3E49” on Spreaker. 

4th of Dec 2022
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. https://api.spreaker.com/v2/episodes/52093329/download.mp3

3rd of Dec 2022
Saturday December 3rd
Cork City chairman Declan Carey on the proposed takeover of the club by Dermot Usher. Ballygiblin’s Mark Keane.  Listen to “Saturday December 3rd” on Spreaker.  

30th of Nov 2022
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 Listen to “The Women in Sport Podcast S03E48” on Spreaker.

27th of Nov 2022
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. Listen to “Sunday November 27th” on Spreaker.  

26th of Nov 2022
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.   https://api.spreaker.com/v2/episodes/52018853/download.mp3

23rd of Nov 2022
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 Listen to “The Women in Sport Podcast S03E47” on Spreaker.  

20th of Nov 2022
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. Listen to “Sunday November 20th” on Spreaker.

19th of Nov 2022
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.   https://api.spreaker.com/v2/episodes/51953053/download.mp3

17th of Nov 2022
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 Listen to “The Women in Sport Podcast S03E46” on Spreaker.

13th of Nov 2022
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.   Listen to “Sunday November 13th” on Spreaker.  

12th of Nov 2022
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. Listen to “Saturday November 12th” on Spreaker.

9th of Nov 2022
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 Listen to “The Women in Sport Podcast S03E45” on Spreaker.  

9th of Nov 2022
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. Listen to “Tomas O’Leary Previews Munster vs Springboks at Pairc Ui Chaoimh” on Spreaker.

6th of Nov 2022
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. https://api.spreaker.com/v2/episodes/51804601/download.mp3

5th of Nov 2022
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.   Listen to “Saturday November 5th” on Spreaker. 

3rd of Nov 2022
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   Listen to “The Women in Sport Podcast S03E44” on Spreaker.  

30th of Oct 2022
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. Listen to “Sunday October 30th” on Spreaker.

29th of Oct 2022
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.   https://api.spreaker.com/v2/episodes/51725982/download.mp3

23rd of Oct 2022
Sunday, October 23rd
Reaction to PIFC, IAFC, Camogie County final. Also talking Sciath Na Scol, Fort2Fort and Emporium Cork Basketball.   https://api.spreaker.com/v2/episodes/51661671/download.mp3


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