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Navan RFC Feature
October 31, 2013 11:01 AM PDT
KnockOn.ie visited Balreask Old, the home of Navan RFC last weekend to catch up on the progress being made by Meath's one and only All Ireland League club.
After the narrow loss to north east provincial rivals Skerries, Rob Murphy spoke to player coach Alan Kingsley and then caught up with Deputy President of the club Paul Algar to get some insight into the progress being made on and off the field.Coolmine RFC Feature
October 30, 2013 08:10 AM PDT
After watching his side win their opening game in the All Ireland Junior Cup on Saturday, Coolmine RFC committee member and former president Gordon Wood spoke to Rob Murphy of KnockOn.ie about the club, the future and the win over Westport in the national competition's first round.
Gorey RFC Feature -
October 15, 2013 11:57 AM PDT
We caught up with Gorey RFC President John Breen on Saturday October 12 after their round 3 clash with Mullingar in the Leinster Junior League to talk about the progress being made by the Wexford club and their hopes for the future.Sean Duignan Monivea Coach
October 08, 2013 02:20 AM PDT
Sean Duignan Monivea Coach after his sides 26-24 loss to Castlebar on October 5th.Seamus King Castlebar coach
October 08, 2013 02:18 AM PDT
Seamus King Castlebar coach talks to KnockOn.ie after his sides 26-24 win over Monivea on October 5Ulster's AIL Preview
September 26, 2013 06:24 AM PDT
We caught up with Richard Mulligan of the Belfast Newsletter last weekend to discuss the current state of play in Ulster Senior rugby and what we can expect from their clubs in this season's All Ireland league.
Ballynahinch are back in the top flight and looking to make an impact, Malone, Dungannon and Belfast Harlequins prepare for another season in Division 1b and we look at who could make some noise in the other two divisions.Tuam RFC Rory Murphy
September 06, 2013 02:14 AM PDT
Tuam RFC Manager Rory Murphy spoke to KnockOn.ie after his side's opening game of the 2013/14 season, a one point loss to Westport.Connemara RFC Eddie Walsh
September 06, 2013 02:06 AM PDT
After Connemara's loss to Castlebar in round 1 of the 2013/14 Connacht Junior League we caught up with head coach Eddie Walsh.Westport RFC Joe Cocoran
September 06, 2013 02:02 AM PDT
We caught up with Westport director of rugby Joe Corcoran after his side's one point win over Tuam in round 1 of the 2013/14 Connacht Junior League.Castlebar Coach Seamus King
September 04, 2013 12:03 AM PDT
After Castlebar's comfortable opening day victory over Connemara last Saturday we caught up with head coach Seamus King to find out how he felt about his side's seven try performance.
Castlebar are back in the top flight after a one year absence and after their 41-24 win here, signs suggest this young side are ready to kick on.Tullamore Feature
August 27, 2013 09:34 AM PDT
After their first game as a Senior Club on Sunday KnockOn.ie Editor Rob Murphy caught up with Tullamore RFC Manager Tom Moloney to chat abut how the Offaly club are shaping up ahead of the new season and some of the injuries that have hampered their early season progress including during their 44-12 loss to NUIM Barnhall on the day.NUIM Barnhall Feature
August 27, 2013 09:30 AM PDT
KnockOn.ie Editor Rob Murphy caught up with NUIM Barnhall Head Coach Denis Bowes after their opening game of the 2013/14 season in Tullamore which Barnhall won 45-12.Munster Junior League Season Review
May 08, 2013 07:04 AM PDT
The Munster Junior League season saw Richmond crowned champions and subsequently book their place in the All Ireland league thanks to a play off win over Clonakility. Host Rob Murphy is joined by KnockOn.ie's Munster Junior league man Stephen Collins to review the season and look at all the clubs with who made headlines during the campaign including Kanturk, Kilfeacle, Skibbereen. They also look ahead to next season to discuss a new look division that will include three new Cork sides Muskerry and Mallow promoted from Division 2 and Clonakility coming down from the AIL.Glennon on Clubs
May 02, 2013 08:40 AM PDT
In a week when the IRFU launched their blueprint for sustainable clubs, we have decided to re-run our interview with former, Skerries, Leinster and Irish second row Jim Glennon who spoke to us about the future of club rugby back at the start of this season. Rob Murphy caught up with the Irish sports council member at the launch of the Claremooris RFC pitch fund launch in Mayo.Towns Cup Review
April 23, 2013 04:17 AM PDT
Full review of the Towns Cup through audio gathered on the pitch at Edenderry RFC on Sunday.
First of all we spoke to Leinster Juniors Head Coach Dave Mahon to get his thoughts on the 38-6 win for Tullamore RFC over Longford RFC which completed a clean sweep of trophies.
We then spoke to the ever present Tullamore scrum half Richie Hughes before catching up with Longford Forwards coach Niall Moran.
Finally we chatted to Tullamore RFC manager Tom Moloney and one of their two coaches John Moylan.Towns Cup Final Preview
April 19, 2013 03:08 AM PDT
In advance of Sunday's Provincial Towns Cup final between Longford and Tullamore in Edenderry, Rob Murphy and regular pundit Dave Mahon look ahead to the 2013 final with Tullamore looking to end a run of three defeats in finals and Longford looking for a first ever title and a major upset.Longford RFC Towns Cup Special
April 17, 2013 03:31 AM PDT
Our Longford Towns Cup special was recorded at CPL park before training as the club prepare for a first Towns Cup final since 1932.
Host Rob Murphy sat down with player coach Colm Glynn, Captain Derek Farrell and forwards coach Niall Moran to talk Longford rugby and to look ahead to Sunday's huge challenge in Edenderry as the underdogs look to upset the odds.Tullamore RFC Towns Cup Special
April 17, 2013 03:18 AM PDT
Our Tullamore Towns Cup special was recorded in Monivea on Saturday after the Offaly club beat the Connacht champions to book their place in the All Ireland League for next season.
Host Rob Murphy sat down with two players, Tom Gilligan and Ivor Scully and manager Tom Maloney to look ahead to this Sunday's Towns Cup final in Edenderry as Tullamore look to leave the Junior ranks on the ultimate high and sweep the board in terms of trophies for the season.Pat Lam - New Connacht Coach
April 10, 2013 02:34 AM PDT
Pat Lam arrived in Galway last week as he gets to grips with his new role as head coach of the Connacht rugby team early. Rob Murphy interviews him to get first impressions of his new team.Towns Cup Semi Final Preview
March 28, 2013 02:09 AM PDT
This week, host Rob Murphy is joined by Leinster Juniors and Newbridge coach Dave Mahon to look ahead to the Towns Cup semi finals on Sunday. At Athy, Tullamore take on Tullow while in Edenderry, Roscrea face Longford.Six Nation Fantasy Rugby Episode 2
February 14, 2013 12:38 AM PST
Episode 2 of our Six Nations Fantasy Rugby podcast looks back on Ireland's defeat to England, France and their struggles against Wales and the game of the weekend between Scotland and Italy. Host Rob Murphy is joined in the pod by Dennis Laffey, William Davies and Alan Deegan.Podcast: Tullamore Win All Ireland Cup
February 11, 2013 02:52 AM PST
A quick review of the All Ireland Junior Cup final victory for Tullamore over Enniscorthy. KnockOn.ie contributors Dave Mahon and Niall Moran join Rob Murphy to discuss the 29-10 win at Cill Dara on February 9th.Knockon.ie Six Nations Fantasy Rugby Podcast Episode 1.mp3
January 31, 2013 02:23 PM PST
We'll come up with a better name for this podcast, we promise. In the meantime, welcome to episode one of our Six Nation natters. We have an A list line up, 12 caps between our three podcasters, Ireland and Connacht back row forward Carol Staunton has the most, Alan Deegan and host Rob Murphy are equal second in terms of caps. We talk about Ireland v Wales, the other four contenders, Fantasy Rugby tactics, Johnny Sexton playing for France and much much more.Connemara RFC Dave Keogh
January 22, 2013 07:43 AM PST
We caught up with long serving Connemara scrum half David Keogh after the club's 29-13 home loss to Sligo on Saturday. It keeps them bottom of the Ulster Bank League Division 2b without a point and very much facing the possibility of an end of All Ireland league rugby after 12 seasons.St Mary's RFC - Club Feature
November 06, 2012 05:44 AM PST
On Sunday last KnockOn.ie watched St Mary's of Limerick beat Cobh Pirates 14-10 in the Munster Junior League. Afterwards we sat down with club president Anthony McNamara and Vice President Jim O'Dwyer to discuss the development of rugby in the St Mary's parish of Limerick city.Kanturk RFC - Mick Breen Club Chairman
November 01, 2012 03:23 AM PDT
Kanturk RFC are a club in the north east of Cork with a strong youth set up a large reach in the Duhallow region and a rich history of existence in a proud sporting landscape. We caught up with club chairman Mick Breen at their All Ireland Cup clash with Westport in late October.Kanturk RFC - Tony Daly Director of Rugby
November 01, 2012 02:59 AM PDT
After Kanturk's 35-7 victory over Westport in the All Ireland Cup last weekend we spoke to Director of Rugby at the club and manager of the Munster Juniors Tony Daly about the game and the prospects for the rest of the season.Episode 50
October 11, 2012 11:27 PM PDT
This week host Rob Murphy is joined by Dave Mahon to look back on the past two rounds of action in the Leinster Junior League Division 2b and forward to a hectic round 3. Railway Union and Arklow top the pile at this early stage and will meet in Round 4. The tie of this weekend might well be the meeting of North Kildare and Edenderry.Leinster Division 2a Round 3 Previews
October 11, 2012 02:43 PM PDT
This week host Rob Murphy is joined by Dave Mahon to look back on the past two rounds of action in the Leinster Junior League Division 2a and forward to a hectic round 3. Kilkenny have started well with two wins but Roscrea are out in front with two bonus point wins.Leinster Division 1b Round 3 Previews
October 11, 2012 02:35 PM PDT
This week host Rob Murphy is joined by Dave Mahon to look back on the past two rounds of action in the Leinster Junior League Division 1b and forward to a hectic round 3. Tullow and Longford lead the way for now.Connacht Senior League - John Folan
September 18, 2012 01:17 AM PDT
We caught up with Galwegians assistant coach John Folan at the weekend to reflect on two good wins for his club over Buccaneers at senior level and Westport in the Junior league.Football podcast
September 07, 2012 04:54 AM PDT
Football podcastLeinster Division 2b Season Preview
August 28, 2012 01:40 AM PDT
Rob Murphy is joined by Niall Moran to discuss the season ahead in Leinster's Division 2b.
We've had plenty of discussion on the site around this Division, many people's favourites appear to be Railway Union but Edenderry, Guinness, North Kildare, Athy, Arklow, Balbriggan and Swords will all have their say.
Leinster Division 2a Season Preview
August 20, 2012 04:17 AM PDT
More audio to distract you from your workday, especially if your club take part in Division 2a of the Leinster Junior league. Niall Moran joins Rob Murphy to discuss a league the contains a mixture of sleeping giants, emerging powerhouses and the usual handful of sides at a crossroads.
Clane, Gore, Kilkenny, Malahide, Portlaoise, Roscrea, New Ross and Mullingar make up the league and all get a mention here.Leinster Division 1b Podcast
August 12, 2012 03:16 AM PDT
An entire podcast dedicated to the one division and there's a reason, it promises to be some competition this year. Cill Dara's Enda Finn and Newbridge man Dave Mahon join Rob Murphy to look at the eight teams that will battle for a place in the top flight next season.
In random order, Monkstown, Wicklow, Longford, Ashbourne, Clondalkin, Co Carlow, Portarlington and Tullow all get a mention.Club Rugby Structures
August 08, 2012 06:01 AM PDT
The KnockOn.ie team of host Rob Murphy and contributors Enda Finn and Dave Mahon discuss the future of the All Ireland League rugby in the season opening podcast to mark the announcement of 2012/13 Ulster Bank League Fixtures.
The panel discuss the possibility of a more regional based structure in future and some of the issues facing club's in the All Ireland league.Pre Season Junior Rugby Preview
July 29, 2012 11:46 AM PDT
KnockOn.ie regular Niall Moran joins host Rob Murphy to set the scene as Junior clubs all over the country get back to training and stuck into the pre-season.
During the conversation they take a look at another unpredictable campaign in Leinster. Ask who can challenge Richmond in Munster, Monivea in Connacht and what will happen in Ulster this season after Clogher Valley surprised many last year.
It's all early season calls but it might whet the appetite.Roly Meates Interview
July 23, 2012 03:46 AM PDT
Scrum coaching expert Roly Meates who played and coached with Ireland was in Claremorris last week to help them with the launch of their pitch fund draw and provide to class scrum coaching to over 60 youth coaches from around the west. We spoke to him on a wide range of topics from the future of the club game to the need for more policing of the early push at scrum time.Jim Glennon on Club Rugby
July 17, 2012 04:34 AM PDT
Former Irish international Jim Glennon spoke to Rob Murphy of knockon.ie in Claremorris on Friday and discussed the future of the game at club level in some detail.Sevens Rugby Special
April 17, 2012 11:46 AM PDT
Our sevens rugby special comes from Dubarry Park in Athlone and the launch of the Athlone Rugby 7s due to be held on the August Bank Holiday weekend.
Host Rob Murphy is joined by Ireland 7s international Brian Tuohy who played in two World Cups to date and one of the Athlone tournament organisers Geoff Kenny to discuss the future of the 7s game in Ireland at amateur and professional level.
The show starts with a shameless plug for the AR7s who have kindly come on board to sponsor knockon.ie this season and then we get stuck into the discussion.Towns Cup Final Review: Enniscorthy's Title
April 16, 2012 11:24 PM PDT
Full review of the 2012 Towns Cup final won by Enniscorthy who overcame Tullow 23-17.
Podcast includes, post game analysis from our regular contributors Dave Mahon and Enda Finn.
Interviews with Ross Barbour (Captain) and Damien McCabe from Enniscorthy's winning side.
And audio from the presentation including Enniscorthy RFC president Charlie Kavanagh.Enniscorthy RFC Towns Cup Special
April 12, 2012 01:45 AM PDT
We visited Enniscorthy RFC on Wednesday night to chat to some key men involved with the club ahead of the Towns Cup final against Tullow on Sunday.
Host Rob Murphy talks to three key players in Ross Barbour, Graham Murphy and John Howe about the club's return to the top end of Leinster club rugby and their determination to deliver a title this season.Tullow RFC Towns Cup Final Special
April 12, 2012 01:49 AM PDT
Recorded at Black Gates on the weeke of the Leinster Towns Cup final, host Rob Murphy visited the club and spoke with head coach Bernard Jackman and two players who were involved with the 2008 side that lost out to Navan, namely captain Frank Murphy and full back Will O'Brien.
The Towns Cup buzz in Tullow has reached a feverish state with car flags and posters up and the club a hive of activity. To add to the excitment their seconds and thirds were also training Tuesday night ahead of their own big cup games.Towns Cup Preview Show
March 28, 2012 11:53 PM PDT
The Leinster Towns Cup has reached the semi final stage and host Rob Murphy is joined by Niall Moran and Enda Finn to preview Sunday's big game.
Part one focuses on the tie in Kilkenny where Division 1a sides Newbridge and Enniscorthy meet.
Part two is all on the match up of Division 1b sides Ashbourne and Tullow taking place in Beechpark, home of Cill Dara RFC.
Niall coached the Longford forward in Division 1b this season while Enda Finn was in charge of the Cill Dara forward in that same division.Connacht Junior Cup Final - Loughrea RFC Special
March 27, 2012 11:19 AM PDT
The second of our Heineken Connacht Junior Cup final specials focuses on Loughrea RFC, back in a final for the first time since 1991 and looking for their first title since 1982.
Joining Rob Murphy at their Ballygasty Clubhouse were club captain Willie Cullinane, Second Row Forward Seamus Clancy and behind the scenes guru Hillary Kelly.Connacht Junior Cup Final - Galwegians RFC Special
March 27, 2012 10:35 AM PDT
We visit Crowley Park, the home of Galwegians RFC to chat with three men involved with the Galwegians junior team who will contest the Heineken Junior Cup final on Sunday April 1st against Loughrea.
Joining host Rob Murphy are Glawegians coach John Folan, captain Sean Egan and backroom man Alan Deegan whose a knockon.ie regular.
In a lighthearted preview we look delve into the team and try and work out why a side with so many under 21s have been able to make so much progress this season.
We also ask the big question, will Duncan and Ally be able to appear on the side line on Junior Cup final day?Leinster Club Rugby Episode 6 - Towns Cup
February 22, 2012 02:20 AM PST
Towns Cup Round 2 review and Quarter final preview. Rob Murphy and Niall Moran look back at the last 16 games played on Sunday and ahead to the Quarter finals down for decision on March 18th.Leinster Junior Rugby Podcast Episode 5
January 05, 2012 03:30 AM PST
Host Rob Murphy is joined by regular guest Niall Moran as they look at a fiercely competitive four way battle for the Leinster Junior League title. Three points separates the four with Skerries on top followed by Tullamore, Enniscorthy and Newbridge.Connacht Rugby Podcast -Leinster Game Review
January 04, 2012 06:55 AM PST
Host Rob Murphy is joined by Connacht supporters and regular knockon contributors Alan Deegan and William Davies to reflect on Connacht's heartbreaking 15-13 defeat to the Heineken Cup Champions on New Year's Day.Toulouse Podcast
November 22, 2011 01:54 AM PST
Dan McFarland and Gavin Duffy speak to Rob Murphy about the defeat To Toulouse in the Heineken Cup.Toulouse Preview - Gavin Duffy
November 17, 2011 12:47 AM PST
Gavin Duffy Interview before Connacht v Toulouse.Heineken Cup Preview - Dan McFarland
November 10, 2011 04:35 AM PST
Connacht Forwards Coach Dan McFarland joins Rob Murphy to preview his side's first game of the competition away to Harlequins at the Stoop on Friday night.World Cup Rugby Podcast Match Day 25 The Final
October 24, 2011 02:52 AM PDT
We've reached the end. A total of 26 podcasts over six weeks with 15 contributors from all sorts of locations.
The final episode is jam packed as we look back at New Zealand's one point victory over France in the final. We start with a chat with Kieran in Paris who gives us an insight into reaction of the French to their teams heroic efforts in defeat.
Then it's on to our forum, where host Rob Murphy has a panel that includes Irish womens international Carol Staunton is back along with Irish and part Welsh rugby enthusiast William Davies and our resident New Zealand expert Luke O'Donnell.
and to conclude this marathon run of podcasts, Daniel Carey, our correspondent down under for the past six weeks, joins us to look back on his journey around the land of the white cloud and to pick out some highlights from the 2011 World Cup.World Cup Rugby Podcast Match Day 24
October 17, 2011 07:02 AM PDT
New Zealand topple Australia in fine style and our match day 24 podcast looks back at a dominant kiwi display.
Rob Murphy is joined by William Davies, Dennis Laffey and Carol Staunton to review the victory and wonder allowed whether France should even bother turning up for the final. Spoiler alert, we think they should.
Is a New Zealand World cup victory good for rugby? will the world game improve if the men in black finally end their holy grail chase. We discuss that and much more.World Cup Podcast Matchday 23
October 15, 2011 05:07 PM PDT
France beat Wales. Our matchday 23 podcasts focuses entirely on the first World Cup semi final. Kieran McNamara joins us from Paris. Rob Murphy is joined in 'studio' bu Alan Deegan and our official referee and stats man Daniel Deegan joins us in the pod to talk dangerous tackles.
We don't just talk about Sam Warburton, we break the game down in a little more detail, work out how Wales lost it late on and try to work out if France can be any sort of a threat in the final.World Cup Rugby Podcast - Match Day 22
October 12, 2011 04:44 AM PDT
We review the last two quarter finals but focus in on France as Kieran McNamara joins us from Paris to give us the reaction to their unlikely revival.
Daniel Carey joins us from Wellington to give us his 'day after the night before' report and tell us how Ireland's exit has gone down over there. Alan Deegan joins Rob Murphy in the pod to help ask the questions.World Cup Rugby Podcast - Match Day 21
October 08, 2011 04:50 AM PDT
All Hail Wales. They seemingly had our number from the get go and dispatched us with little fuss and plenty of power. The World Cup is over for Ireland but not for our team of podcasters.
On today's show Rob Murphy is joined by Carol Staunton, William Davies and Alan Deegan to conduct the difficult task of dissecting another World Cup quarter final defeat for Ireland and a brilliant Welsh performance.
World Cup Rugby Podcast - Quarter Final Preview Show
October 07, 2011 02:43 AM PDT
Bumper podcast for you previewing match day 21 ie, Ireland v Wales and France v England in the Quarter finals. In studio are William Davies and 3rd placed holder in the prediction league Brian Bolger.
Joining us from Wellington is Daniel Carey while Kieran McNamara is on the line from Paris to give us all the latest from the mess that is the French World Cup experience. Your host is Rob Murphy with a little help from Alan Deegan on the final leg.World Cup Rugby Podcast - Match Day 20
October 02, 2011 02:30 PM PDT
Ireland beat Italy on a day when results went to form largely. Wales await in the Quarters after they hammered Fiji but we're focusing on the men in green.
Daniel Carey joins us on the line from Dunedin while Alan Deegan and Rob Murphy look back on another good World Cup match day for Ireland.World Cup Rugby Podcast - Match Day 19
October 02, 2011 02:34 PM PDT
Match Day 19 saw Tonga stun France and England and Scotland play out a horrible final pool clash with the latter just missing out in the slow bicycle race.
We’re in Newbridge for today’s podcast. Club coach David Mahon joins Rob Murphy as does club captain and Rotorua native Ben Swindlehurst.World Cup Rugby Podcast - Match Day 18
September 30, 2011 06:42 AM PDT
South Africa fail to impress against Samoa as Williams sees red at a crucial juncture. Alan Deegan back in Ireland joins Rob Murphy in Swansea via Skype to discuss this mornings game.
They look ahead to tomorrows games, previewing the Scotland v Engalnd and Tonga v France games in details and accidentally previewing New Zealand v Canada before realising that's not on until Sunday.
We also discuss the Irish selection for the Italian game.World Cup Rugby Podcast - Match Day 17
September 28, 2011 02:44 PM PDT
Things get a little tetchy in today's podcast for a number of reasons. Alan Deegan is back and William Davies makes his World Cup debut and gets stuck in with some fighting talk from the outset.
We talk about Steve Tew and the New Zealand RFU's concern for smaller rugby nations. We also talk about the future of emerging nations at the world cup.
Then in part 2, after arguing about why we have parts, we look at Wales, a country close to William's heart, we discuss Gergoia's victory over Romania and ask will Romania even be in position to qualify for the next World Cup.World Cup Rugby Podcast - Match Day 16
September 27, 2011 02:53 PM PDT
Match Day 16 podcast saw Canada sneak a draw with Japan and Italy get the required bonus point against the USA.
Joining Rob Murphy to discuss the day's event's - including Nick Mallet's confident assertion that Italy are stronger than Ireland up front - are regular guest Carol Staunton and our very own Canadian rugby correspondent, Heather Carey.
We focus in on Canada in part one and pay homage to an ever improving Japan. We also look ahead to Georgian and Romania tomorrow. In part two it's all about Italy and their potential threat to Ireland.World Cup Rugby Podcast - Match Day 15
September 26, 2011 12:23 PM PDT
It's match day 15 at the Rugby World Cup and this podcast is all about bringing you behind the scenes with the fans. Daniel Carey is travelling with them around New Zealand and he joins us to tell us about Rotorua.
We look back at Sunday's game and the rather bizzare atmosphere that Daniel compares with Slane in 1985, we also have a chat about Christchurch, a city which he traveled to on Monday morning.World Cup Rugby Podcast - Match Day 14
September 25, 2011 07:57 AM PDT
Ireland beat Russia with relative ease, Samoa look good against Fiji and Argentina tackle the Scots.
On this week's podcast, our New Zealand expert is Luke O'Donnell, Irish international Carol Staunton returns and resident podcaster Dennis Laffey join Rob Murphy to talk all things world cup.
We look at where Ireland stand at this point, talk about New Zealand and their seemingly unstoppable march and much more.World Cup Rugby Podcast - Match Day 13
September 24, 2011 08:26 AM PDT
Our latest podcast looks ahead to tomorrows games, Fiji v Samoa; Ireland v Russia and Argentina v Scotland.
Alan Deegan, Brian Bolger and Rob Murphy look ahead to those games and back on a day when England failed to impress against Romania and France looked very poor against New Zealand.
We also try to get to the bottom of what could be some prediction league controversies.Rugby World Cup Podcast - Match Day 12
September 23, 2011 05:45 AM PDT
Packie joins Rob Murphy to look back at Australia's win over USA and give their analysis on the Irish team selection for Sunday against Russia.
In Part 2, we preview England v Romania and finish with an alternative take on the France v New Zealand rivalry. Well worth a listen via 'alternative rugby commentaries'.Rugby World Cup Podcast - Match Day 11
September 22, 2011 02:18 PM PDT
The Big France v New Zealand Preview. If you're hoping for talk about Namibia and South Africa, well look elsewhere this is all about Saturday's show down between the 'reserves' of France and a jittery group of men in Black.
Joining us from Paris with all the latest from Les Blues is Kieran McNamara, back in studio are Alan Deegan making his return and host Rob Murphy.Rugby World Cup Podcast - Match Day 10
September 21, 2011 12:23 PM PDT
Ronan Byrne joins host Rob Murphy to look back at today's exciting clash between Tonga and Japan. We also look ahead to Namibia's nightmare challenge of facing South Africa and Wales in the space of five days.
Ronan is based in England and gives us some of the gossip ahead of their clash with Romania this weekend. We also preview one of the crunch weekend clashes as Argentina square up to Scotland on Sunday morning.
Coming up on Match Day 11: We'll be back at this time tomorrow with an in depth preview of France v New Zealand among other things as Rob Murphy and Alan Deegan Kieran McNamara joins us from Paris to give us all the latest news from Les Bleus.Rugby World Cup Podcast - Match Day 9
September 20, 2011 04:17 AM PDT
On the day Italy hammered Russia, we spoke to our man in New Zealand with the fans, Daniel Carey, and asked him to take us back to Saturday night in Auckland and that incredible win.
As you can imagine that takes up the bulk of our podcast. Daniel will be back with us on Sunday after Ireland's clash with Russia in Rotorua.Rugby World Cup Podcast - Match Day 8
September 19, 2011 10:32 AM PDT
We review France v Canada and the first half of Wales Samoa. Blogger Declan Faller joins Rob Murphy to discuss half of the days action.
Neither could last the entire Wales v Samoa match and England v Georgia was ignored too but don't panic we'll have reviews of the latest news from our England, Wales and France correspondents early this week.Rugby World Cup Podcast - Match Day 7
September 17, 2011 04:09 AM PDT
Our match day 7 podcast is here, and forgive us but we focused on one thing, Ireland's win over Australia. Ronan Byrne in London was on match blogging for us and he joins Rob Murphy on the line to discuss the win.
They also talk a wee bit about England and some of the other stories. Tomorrow, we'll have Daniel Carey on line from New Zealand among other guests.Rugby World Cup Podcast - Match Day 6
September 16, 2011 03:09 AM PDT
Today's podcast is mostly about France. We talk to our man in Paris, namely Kieran McNamara, who brings us all the low down on another dramatic week off the field surrounding French rugby. Can a team with a coach who is causing so much debate, possibly compete?Rugby World Cup Podcast - Match Day 5
September 15, 2011 02:00 PM PDT
Ok, so we are little later than usual today. Are excuse is we have no excuse, just wanted to do a good recording. On today's show, two of our world cup bloggers, Dennis Laffey making his World Cup pod debut and Brian Bolger who is back for more.
We look back at the Russia v USA clash and pick out the best bits, then we discuss the team news from today as both Ireland and Australia have named their sides and the waiting is almost over for Saturday's big clash in Pool c.
We preview the other action this weekend, admire the Scots grit, praise Romania and a Namibia winger and wonder about the art of dwarf throwing and Mike Tindall's ability to have fun off the field and play well on it.Rugby World Cup Podcast - Match Day 4
September 14, 2011 04:22 AM PDT
On today's podcast Rob Murphy is joined by Daniel Carey who is currently in Auckland among the Irish fans preparing for Saturday's clash with Australia.
As well as looking back at today's games and giving us some insight into the high spirits and enthusiasm among fans from the Pacific Islands, Daniel takes us back to Sunday night in New Plymouth and gives us an idea of the mood among the Irish supportRugby World Cup Podcast - Match Day 2
September 10, 2011 05:08 AM PDT
Match Day 2 podcast comes from the club house of Galwegians RFC. Rob Murphy is joined by three of our match bloggers.
On the panel: Irish women’s international Carol Staunton, Galwegians mini coach Brian Bolger while Alan Deegan returns for a second pod.
We review the four games, Brian covered Scotland’s shaky win over Romania, Carol watched Fiji beat Namibia and we review Japan v France and England v Argentina as well.Rugby World Cup Podcast - Match Day 1
September 09, 2011 04:35 AM PDT
Host Rob Murphy and contributor Alan Deegan review New Zealand v Tonga while Daniel Carey joins the lads on line from New Plymouth to set the scene for Sunday's Ireland v USA game and give us a flavour of the atmosphere.
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