12 episodes

This is The Sports Chronicle podcast. First-hand conversations from athletes, all about the world of sport.

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    • 4.6, 9 Ratings

This is The Sports Chronicle podcast. First-hand conversations from athletes, all about the world of sport.

By The Players.

    Gareth Thomas - Pride Every Day

    Gareth Thomas - Pride Every Day

    In this episode, Wales and Lions rugby legend Gareth Thomas talks to Gavin Cummiskey, reflecting on ten years since he told the world he was gay, the events that led to his decision to make it public and the impact on his life since then.

    • 38 min
    Johnny Sexton - Perception vs Reality

    Johnny Sexton - Perception vs Reality

    Ireland outhalf and Leinster captain Johnny Sexton joins journalist Gavin Cummiskey on The Sports Chronicle to talk about perception versus reality when representing Ireland.

    Johnny is an ambassador for Laya Healthcare, the Official Health and Wellbeing Partner to Leinster Rugby. Laya healthcare recently released ‘The Sexton Series’ - a three-part digital series that you can watch now on Laya Healthcare Facebook, Twitter and You Tube channels - @LayaHealthcare.

    • 45 min
    Ian McKinley - Irish born Italy rugby player.

    Ian McKinley - Irish born Italy rugby player.

    We speak to Ian McKinley.  Forced to retire from professional rugby with Leinster aged just 21 after losing the sight in his left eye, McKinley made his return to top flight rugby in Italy in 2014 using custom manufactured goggles.  Now an Italy International, the Dubliner will line out against his native Ireland in their showdown in Chicago.

    • 36 min
    Felipe Contepomi - Back In Blue

    Felipe Contepomi - Back In Blue

    With the return of the Heineken Champions Cup, Leinster backs coach Felipe Contepomi reflects on helping Leinster to its first title in 2009 and what it’s like to be back in the fold.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Emma O'Reilly - Living In The Slipstream Of Lance Armstrong

    Emma O'Reilly - Living In The Slipstream Of Lance Armstrong

    Emma O'Reilly talks about her career as a soigneur in the world of cycling, life as part of Lance Armstrong's infamous US Postal team, and the effect of blowing the whistle on the “most sophisticated, professional and successful doping programme sport has ever seen.”

    • 49 min
    Patrick 'Rala' O'Reilly - The Captains & The Kings

    Patrick 'Rala' O'Reilly - The Captains & The Kings

    Patrick 'Rala' O'Reilly was the bagman for the Irish rugby team for over twenty years. Rala kindly brings The Irish Times journalist Gavin Cummiskey on a leisurely stroll through history, recalling his memories of Brian O'Driscoll, Paul O'Connell, Jamie Heaslip and many more.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

slucia77 ,

Loved it

Loved the Rala interview and the interview style

Niall aka Scholsie ,

Fresh Perspective

Delighted to see a new and interesting sports pod with so much of the same angles covered by established media. A chance for some of the talent bursting through to get a bit of a platform. Rooting for young Barry Cotter now after reading his piece on the site.

Oregan123 ,

Decent

Interesting and open project. Very insightful

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