Murray Kinsella, Gavan Casey and Ciarán Kennedy set the scene with a preview show that kicks off the rugby weekend.
Farrell and POM get cross with the media, and Ireland go full-tilt at Tonga
Murray Kinsella joins Gavan Casey from Nantes ahead of Ireland's Pool B meeting with Tonga on Saturday.
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Finally, the World Cup is here!
After the lengthy build-up up, the Rugby World Cup kicks off today with the blockbuster clash of France versus New Zealand. Our man in Paris Murray Kinsella dials in to tell us what to expect tonight, and tomorrow when Ireland begin their campaign against Romania.
The best World Cup game, greatest upset, top try, and favourite player
Ciarán Kennedy is joined by Murray Kinsella for a trip down memory lane a week out from the start of the World Cup.
The lads pick their favourites in each category and figure out some of the keys to winning the tournament along the way.
A pre-RWC message from Murray and Gavan
Murray joins Gav to lay out The 42's plans for the big show in France.
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The Ireland v Samoa preview podcast
Murray Kinsella joins Gavan Casey from Dublin Airport before he heads for Bayonne, where Ireland will play their final warm-up game ahead of the Rugby World Cup.
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Late-stage Eddie Jones, the Farrell circus, and Ireland-England preview
Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey look ahead to Ireland's World Cup warm-up with England at the Aviva, where Cian Prendergast will get his opportunity at eight. The lads also discuss a last-gasp change in coaching personnel for the Wallabies and Eddie Jones going 'full Eddie Jones' in the departure lounge at Sydney airport. Plus, Murray's thoughts as World Rugby appeal the overturning of Owen Farrell's red card against Wales.
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I love this podcast!
Top class podcast! The contributors use clear language that means us non-rugby players can understand what’s being said. I look forward to my Friday morning walks to bring them along.
Love it, love it, love it.
Generally ok but forget it behind a paywall
I understand they are going behind a paywall. I used to listen to Newstalk golf podcast with spawells Damian McGrane (?) etc but then they went to acast? And behind a €3.99 paywall. Forget it. These subscriptions at €50 per year are poor value compared to Spotify and Netflix. Goodbye Newstalk golf ( who wants to listen to Troy Merritt) and Murray. You guys clearly (for me) do not understand price elasticity Of demand and your show is not worth adding to increasing subscription gouging on our limited $$$$.
Hugely Munster-centric. Will probably unsubscribe soon as most content going to paid membership only.