The Big Red Bench

Latest Episodes from The Big Red Bench

23rd of Oct 2021
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. Listen to “Saturday 23rd October” on Spreaker.

21st of Oct 2021
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

17th of Oct 2021
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

16th of Oct 2021
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.

14th of Oct 2021
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

10th of Oct 2021
Sunday October 10th
Colm O’Sullivan with a review of the weekends local GAA, analysis of Irelands win in Azerbaijan plus lots more

9th of Oct 2021
Saturday October 9th
Colm O’Sullivan in the hotseat

7th of Oct 2021
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

3rd of Oct 2021
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.

26th of Sep 2021
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.

25th of Sep 2021
Saturday September 25th
Colm O’Sullivan in the hotseat

23rd of Sep 2021
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

19th of Sep 2021
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.

18th of Sep 2021
Saturday September 18th
Colm O’Sullivan in the hotseat.

12th of Sep 2021
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  

11th of Sep 2021
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.

9th of Sep 2021
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

5th of Sep 2021
Sunday September 5th
Aidan Leahy is in the hot seat for his debut show!

4th of Sep 2021
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

2nd of Sep 2021
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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Presented by Ruairi O'Hagan and Ciarán O'Regan, Cork's premier sports show comprehensively covers sports both at home and abroad.

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