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    'It's Dawning On People How Serious This Is' - Darren O'Dea On Coronavirus Impact

    'It's Dawning On People How Serious This Is' - Darren O'Dea On Coronavirus Impact

    Former Republic of Ireland defender Darren O'Dea had his say on the spread of the coronavirus and its effect on the crucial Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia in March, which he believes won’t go ahead as planned.

    • 8 min
    The Coronavirus’ Effect On The World Of Rugby With Byrne, Farrell, McNamara & Griggs

    The Coronavirus’ Effect On The World Of Rugby With Byrne, Farrell, McNamara & Griggs

    The coronavirus brought the entire sporting world to a drastic halt of late. The Six Nations has been postponed with Andy Farrell, Ireland women’s head coach Adam Griggs and U20’s head coach Noel McNamara reacting to the news. Meanwhile, Leinster and Ireland legend Shane Byrne also had his say on the ‘unprecedented’ events which have transpired.

    • 13 min
    Now That's What I Call Sport Podcast - 15th March

    Now That's What I Call Sport Podcast - 15th March

    On this weeks’ episode we were joined by Andy Farrell, Noel McNamara and Adam Griggs as Ireland’s Six Nations campaign was halted amid the coronavirus outbreak. Leinster and Ireland legend Shane Byrne also reacted to the ‘unprecedented’ events at hand. Elsewhere, we heard from St Pats head coach Stephen O’Donnell, Sligo Rovers treasurer David Rowe and Off The Ball’s Dan McDonnell on how the outbreak will effect the League of Ireland. Meanwhile, Republic of Ireland women’s manager Vera Pauw spoke following their recent Euro qualifying victories over Greece and Montenegro while former boy in green Darren O’Dea had his say on the future of the Ireland camp ahead of the crucial Euro qualifier v Slovakia following the covid-19 outbreak.

    • 47 min
    Now That’s What I Call Sport Podcast – 8th March

    Now That’s What I Call Sport Podcast – 8th March

    On this week’s episode we were joined by Andy Farrell, Caelan Doris, Ronan Kelleher and Shane Byrne to dissect the decision to postpone Ireland's Six Nations tie with Italy due to the outbreak of the coronavirus. Meanwhile, FIFA President Gianni Infantino quashed claims the Euros could also be postponed due to the virus while Mick McCarthy had his say on the matter and his side’s UEFA Nations League draw. Vera Pauw’s womens team secured a hard-fought 1-0 win over Greece to further enhance their chances of qualifying for Euro 2021. League of Ireland Sunday returned with Stephen O’Donnell, Stephen McPhail, Iain Morris and Keith Long reacting to the results of the Dublin clubs. Dublin superstar Brian Howard had his say on their league campaign thus far, the fitness levels of the Dubs team and their plans for the Championship.

    • 48 min
    League Of Ireland Sunday Ep: 5 – Bohs Secure Bragging Rights With Dublin Derby Win Over Shels

    League Of Ireland Sunday Ep: 5 – Bohs Secure Bragging Rights With Dublin Derby Win Over Shels

    Bohemians secured bragging rights following their 2-0 win over Dublin rivals Shelbourne at Dalymount Park. Both Keith Long and Iain Morris reacted to the result. Meanwhile, Shamrock Rovers ran out 3-2 winners over Sligo to keep their perfect start alive with sporting director Stephen McPhail sharing his thoughts. Finally, St. Pats manager Stephen O’Donnell was thrilled following his sides 1-0 win over Cork City at Richmond Park.

    • 9 min
    ‘It’s The Right Thing To Do, Unfortunately Yes It’s Very Disruptive’ – Shane Byrne

    ‘It’s The Right Thing To Do, Unfortunately Yes It’s Very Disruptive’ – Shane Byrne

    Andy Farrell, Caelan Doris and Ronan Kelleher reacted to Ireland’s Six Nations clash with Italy being postponed due to the coronavirus. Meanwhile, Leinster and Ireland legend Shane Byrne also had his say on the outbreak of the virus, it’s effect on the sporting world and Ireland’s final clash with France next Saturday.

    • 13 min

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