55 episodes

Second Captains Saturday welcomes interviewees from different walks of life to explain how sport has impacted them, for good and bad. We'll hear of touching, funny and embarrassing sporting experiences before the show's main feature 'This Sporting Life' bestows that most prestigious of titles - The Greatest Non-Sportsperson Sportsperson. With the multi-award winning three person presenting team from the hugely popular Second Captains Podcast, it's the perfect mix of culture, sport and music.

Second Captains Saturday RTÉ Radio 1

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 66 Ratings

Second Captains Saturday welcomes interviewees from different walks of life to explain how sport has impacted them, for good and bad. We'll hear of touching, funny and embarrassing sporting experiences before the show's main feature 'This Sporting Life' bestows that most prestigious of titles - The Greatest Non-Sportsperson Sportsperson. With the multi-award winning three person presenting team from the hugely popular Second Captains Podcast, it's the perfect mix of culture, sport and music.

    Second Captains Saturday - Jennifer Walshe

    Second Captains Saturday - Jennifer Walshe

    It's the final show of the season and after a storming performance from Kit de Waal, world-renowned composer and vocalist Jennifer Walshe is the only contender with a shot at knocking her off top stop and claiming the title of Greatest Non-Sportsperson Sportsperson 2022.

    • 49 min
    Second Captains Saturday - Kit de Waal

    Second Captains Saturday - Kit de Waal

    With two episodes to go in this series of Second Captains Saturday, novelist Kit de Waal will be looking to dethrone Fiona Shaw, who currently sits atop the Greatest Non-Sportsperson Sportsperson leaderboard. She joins Eoin and Murph to talk about her amazing life story, one which began among the Irish immigrant community in 1960s Birmingham.

    • 50 min
    Second Captains Saturday - Brian Gleeson

    Second Captains Saturday - Brian Gleeson

    Last week, Fiona Shaw grabbed on to top spot on the Second Captains Saturday leaderboard. Brian Gleeson, her fellow Irish actor and star of what looks like a massive summer hit, Apple TV's "Bad Sisters" will look to make her reign a short one as he joins Eoin and Murph.

    • 47 min
    Second Captains Saturday - Fiona Shaw

    Second Captains Saturday - Fiona Shaw

    Fiona Shaw, one of the greatest actors, on both stage and screen, of her generation, joins Eoin and Murph on Second Captains Saturday as she looks to knock Nick Hornby off the top of the Greatest Non-Sportsperson Sportsperson leaderboard.

    • 48 min
    Second Captains Saturday - Mick Lynch

    Second Captains Saturday - Mick Lynch

    Two months ago, RMT General Secretary Mick Lynch was, in his own words, an obscure trade union leader. He's since become one of the most recognisable faces in the UK, leading railway strikes and emerging as one of the most vocal critics of the Conservative government in Britain. He joins Eoin and Murph on Second Captains Saturday.

    • 47 min
    Second Captains Saturday - William Finnegan

    Second Captains Saturday - William Finnegan

    For four decades, William Finnegan has been an award-winning war reporter with the New Yorker magazine. He's also lived a sometimes secret second life as a surfer, chasing waves around the world. He joins Eoin and Murph on Second Captains Saturday.

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
66 Ratings

66 Ratings

Jamie - Doppler ,

Good to be back

Love this show - an extra episode of second captains for a couple of months on RTÉ radio 1 - great music too🙌🏻

AidanB25 ,

Class.

One reason to get up early (ish) on a Saturday.

Aixbectiveconnachtfan ,

Carlsberg don’t do podcasts but if they did....

This is even better than the weekly podcast the boys do....I hope it continues as it is superb.....

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