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    Dinner with Roy Keane | Targeting 10s | Ronan O'Gara and Hannah Tyrrell

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 28:48

    La Rochelle coach Ronan O'Gara joined this morning's OTB AM to chat the return from the international break and his dinner with Roy Keane in 2008. #OTBAM is live every morning with  @Gillette UK  | #BestFaceForward Catch up on the latest sports stories on Monday morning with OTB AM. OTB AM is the sports breakfast show from Off The Ball – live weekday mornings from 7:30-10:00 am across the OTB channels. You can subscribe to the OTB AM podcast wherever you get your podcasts across the OTB Podcast Network. via iTunes via ">Spotify via GoLoud

    November wrap and early World Cup forecasts | Ruaidhri O'Connor & Niamh Briggs | WNR

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 36:02

    Ruaidhri O'Connor & Niamh Briggs join Joe for this week's edition of Wednesday Night Rugby @VodafoneIreland #TeamOfUs

    JACK CARTY | New Connacht contract and future Ireland ambitions

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 27:54

    Jack Carty joins Joe to discuss his new contract at Connacht and his plans for the future @VodafoneIreland #TeamOfUs

    BRIAN O'DRISCOLL | 'We need to beat them with intelligence now' | Argentina Reaction, Enjoying the highs and Keenan can't be dropped

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 60:09

    Brian O'Driscoll joins Ger Gilroy to review Ireland's victory over Argentina, explains why it is important to enjoy these winning runs and praises the performances of Caelan Doris, Hugo Keenan and Joey Carbery.   Get the podcast first exclusively on the OTB Sports app 24 hours before everyone else - Download it here on Apple or Android!   #TeamOfUs | @VodafoneIreland

    Ireland's new options | Will Munster follow Farrell plan? | Conor Murray doubts | Keith Wood

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 17:25

    Keith Wood looks back at Ireland's Autumn internationals and Larkham's decision to call time on his spell at Munster. #OTBAM is live every morning with  @Gillette UK  | #BestFaceForward Catch up on the latest sports stories on Monday morning with OTB AM. OTB AM is the sports breakfast show from Off The Ball – live weekday mornings from 7:30-10:00 am across the OTB channels. You can subscribe to the OTB AM podcast wherever you get your podcasts across the OTB Podcast Network. via iTunes via ">Spotify via GoLoud

    The Red 78 Ep.7 | Ireland vs Argentina reaction, Levanini tackle on Cian Healy and Praise for Peter O'Mahony | Alan Quinlan and Niamh Briggs

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 41:08

    Following another win for Ireland this month, Alan Quinlan and Niamh Briggs review the victory over Argentina and heap praise on Peter O'Mahony for his performance and leadership. The pair also detail the dangers of Thomas Levanini's tackle on Cian Healy in this week's episode of The Red 78 podcast. Subscribe to The Rugby Channel for new episodes every week! #TheRed78

    Louise Galvin | Autumn Series review, Irish women's rugby post-Griffin

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 31:17

    Ireland 7s and 15s star Louise Galvin joined Ger Gilroy and Eoin Sheahan on Monday's OTB AM to review Ireland's Autumn Nations Series. Galvin also talked about Ciara Griffin's retirement, and what needs to change in Irish rugby's women's structure. #OTBAM is live every morning with @Gillette UK  | #BestFaceForward You can subscribe to the OTB AM podcast wherever you get your podcasts across the OTB Podcast Network. via iTunes via Spotify via GoLoud  

    MONDAY NIGHT RUGBY | Ireland end year on high, Brilliant France, All Black problems

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 40:25


    Joe Molloy joined by former Ireland prop Fiona Hayes and former Leinster coach Matt Williams to discuss Ireland's November series, France lighting up Paris and what has happened the All Blacks @VodafoneIreland #TeamOfUs


    Alan Quinlan | Ireland pummel Pumas, Carbery shines at 10, French flair burns All Blacks

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 21:01

    Munster and Ireland legend Alan Quinlan joins Ger Gilroy and Johnny Ward to review Ireland's emphatic win over Argentina. Quinlan also assesses the team's Autumn Nations Series overall, and the lads look ahead to what should be an intriguing Six Nations. #OTBAM is live every morning with @Gillette UK  | #BestFaceForward You can subscribe to the OTB AM podcast wherever you get your podcasts across the OTB Podcast Network. via iTunes via Spotify via GoLoud

    Alan Quinlan | Andy Farrell's options, Ireland vs Argentina preview, Ciara Griffin's final game

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 17:31

    Alan Quinlan joins Adrian Barry and Eoin Sheahan on Friday's OTBAM to discuss all of the biggest stories in the world of rugby. Quinlan discussed the options available to Andy Farrell ahead of Ireland vs. Argentina, whether or not he should avail of the entire squad at the Aviva and finally looked at Ciara Griffin's final game in an Ireland jersey against Japan. Catch OTB's sports breakfast show LIVE weekday mornings from 7:30am or just search for OTB AM and get the podcast on the OTB Sports app or wherever you listen to yours. SUBSCRIBE and FOLLOW the OTB AM podcast. #OTBAM is live weekday mornings from 7:30am across Off The Ball, in association with Gillette | #BestFaceForward

    Weekend rugby preview | Ciara Griffin retires | FIONA COGHLAN | #OTBSports

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 23:34

    Fiona Coghlan joins Will to preview the weekend's international action and to discuss the retirement of Irish captain Ciara Griffin @Vodafone Ireland #TeamOfUs 

    Fiona Hayes | Fixing the women's game, Rassie's ban, changes for Argentina | OTB AM

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 20:52

    Munster and Ireland rugby legend Fiona Hayes joined Thursday's OTB AM to discuss the issues plaguing the women's game in this country. She also gives her take on who should line out for Ireland this weekend against Argentina. #OTBAM is live every morning with @Gillette UK  | #BestFaceForward You can subscribe to the OTB AM podcast wherever you get your podcasts across the OTB Podcast Network. via iTunes via Spotify via GoLoud 

    O'GARA & DUNNE: 'Disappointing' All Blacks | Rassie's hefty ban | 'Incredible' Keith Earls | WEDNESDAY NIGHT RUGBY

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 37:55

    Ronan O'Gara and Andy Dunne joined Joe Molloy to talk Ireland vs All Blacks, Rassie Erasmus' hefty ban and a whole lot more on Wednesday Night Rugby. Vodafone Ireland | #TeamOfUs

    The Red 78 Ep.6 | All Blacks reaction, Carberry Delight and Refereeing in Rugby | Alan Quinlan and Niamh Briggs

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 38:06

    After Ireland's near-perfect performance against New Zealand at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday, Alan Quinlan and Niamh Briggs analyse the victory and ponder the question – “Is this our peak?” The pair look ahead to the upcoming fixture against Argentina and question whether any changes will be made, while also discussing the treatment of referees at grassroots level in this week's episode of the Red 78 podcast. Subscribe to The Rugby Channel for new episodes every week! #TheRed78

    KEITH EARLS INTERVIEW | 'Everything should have been brilliant, but I was in hell'

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 54:00

    Munster & Ireland star Keith Earls joins Joe to chat about his new autobiography, 'Fight or Flight - My Life, My Choices'

    Matt Williams | Ireland 29-20 All Blacks reaction; World Cup ambition

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 23:47


    Matt Williams joined Ger and Eoin to dissect the Irish win over the All Blacks, and discuss what it takes to win a World Cup. #OTBAM is live every morning with @Gillette UK  | #BestFaceForward You can subscribe to the OTB AM podcast wherever you get your podcasts across the OTB Podcast Network. via iTunes via Spotify via GoLoud


    BRIAN O'DRISCOLL - IRELAND BEAT THE ALL BLACKS | Monday Night Rugby

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 41:18

    Brian O'Driscoll joined Joe Molloy on Monday Night Rugby to reflect on Ireland's brilliant win against New Zealand on Saturday.  In association with Vodafone Ireland | #TeamOfUs

    BRIAN O'DRISCOLL - IRELAND BEAT THE ALL BLACKS | Monday Night Rugby

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 41:18

    Brian O'Driscoll joined Joe Molloy on Monday Night Rugby to reflect on Ireland's brilliant win against New Zealand on Saturday.  In association with Vodafone Ireland | #TeamOfUs

    Alan Quinlan | Ireland blow away All Blacks, 'peak' is the word, James Lowe riding high

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 18:18

    Munster and Ireland legend Alan Quinlan joined Ger Gilroy and Johnny Ward on Monday's OTB AM to give his thoughts on Ireland's emphatic victory over New Zealand on Saturday. #OTBAM is live every morning with @Gillette UK  | #BestFaceForward You can subscribe to the OTB AM podcast wherever you get your podcasts across the OTB Podcast Network. via iTunes via Spotify via GoLoud

    Third time's the charm! | Keith Wood & Fiona Hayes on Ireland's win over New Zealand | #OTBRugby

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2021 41:00

    Keith Wood & Fiona Hayes join Joe to reflect on Ireland's win over New Zealand @VodafoneIreland #TeamOfUs

    BRIAN O'DRISCOLL | New Zealand have a new respect for Ireland | Breaking down defences | Bumper Ireland vs New Zealand preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021

    Brian O'Driscoll joins Ger Gilroy for a full dissection of the Irish side named to take on the All Blacks. Get the podcast first exclusively on the OTB Sports app 24 hours before everyone else - Download it here on Apple or Android! #TeamOfUs | @VodafoneIreland

    Henderson needs to bring an edge v All Blacks | Women's Rugby | Alan Quinlan

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 20:02

    Ireland and Munster legend Alan Quinlan joined Eoin and Adrian to preview tomorrow's match against the All Blacks and to discuss a turbulent week for Irish women's rugby #OTBAM with Gillette | #BestFaceForward

    Ireland v New Zealand | Andy Farrell's kryptonite tactics | NZ Herald's Gregor Paul

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 23:28

    The New Zealand Herald's Gregor Paul joined Eoin Sheahan and Ger Gilroy to look ahead to Saturday's test between Ireland and New Zealand at the Aviva Stadium #OTBAM with Gillette | #BestFaceForward

    Ireland vs New Zealand preview | The future of women's rugby | Gordon D'Arcy & Andy Dunne | WNR

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 37:00

    Gordon D'Arcy & Andy Dunne join Joe for this week's Wednesday Night Rugby @VodafoneIreland #TeamOfUs

    Keith Wood | Ireland "consistently out of cycle" for World Cups | All Black preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 22:40

    Former Ireland captain Keith Wood joined Eoin Sheahan and Ger Gilroy to look ahead to Saturday's Autumn International against New Zealand #OTBAM with Gillette | #BestFaceForward

    The Red 78 Ep.5 | 'Alone You Stand' - Remembering Axel with Barry Murphy & Orla Foley

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 47:11

    Ahead of the launch of 'Alone You Stand' in memory of Anthony 'Axel' Foley at the Aviva Stadium this weekend, Alan Quinlan and Niamh Briggs are joined by his sister Orla and former teammate, and now singer with Hermitage Green, Barry Murphy to remember the great Munster man on this week's Red 78 podcast. Subscribe to The Rugby Channel for new episodes every week! #TheRed78

    'Alone You Stand' | Orla Foley on tribute song to her brother Anthony

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 10:19

    Anthony Foley's sister Orla joined Eoin and Ger to chat about a tribute song being released to mark five years since the Munster and Ireland legend's sudden passing. The song was written and performed by Hermitage Green singer and former Irish international Barry Murphy, and it is called ‘Alone You Stand'. All proceeds from sales are being donated to the Orla's Wild Ways charity, a new project developed by Orla Foley in memory of her late brother. #OTBAM is live every morning with @Gillette UK  | #BestFaceForward You can subscribe to the OTB AM podcast wherever you get your podcasts across the OTB Podcast Network. via iTunes via Spotify via GoLoud

    Ronan O'Gara | All Blacks preview; Ireland's changing style; tactics

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 21:20

    Ronan O'Gara joined Eoin and Ger to look ahead to the All Blacks visit to Dublin this weekend - they talked Ireland's changing style of rugby and plenty more. Irish menswear company Benetti has announced a two-year partnership with former Munster, Ireland and British & Irish Lions player Ronan O'Gara. O'Gara will front Benetti's new campaign and it's Autumn Winter '21 collection which is available at featured retailers nationwide and exclusively online at Benetti.ie #OTBAM is live every morning with @Gillette UK  | #BestFaceForward You can subscribe to the OTB AM podcast wherever you get your podcasts across the OTB Podcast Network. via iTunes via Spotify via GoLoud

    'Ireland have a cracking chance of beating the All Blacks' | Monday Night Rugby

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 37:22


    We were joined by Matt Williams and Gerry Thornley on Monday Night Rugby to dissect Ireland's 60-5 pummeling of Japan and to look ahead to the upcoming clash against the All Blacks.  Vodafone Ireland | #TeamOfUs


    Ireland demolish Japan, Farrell finds his best XV | Alan Quinlan & Fiona Hayes

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 21:50

    Former Ireland internationals Alan Quinlan and Fiona Hayes joined Ger Gilroy and Johnny Ward to discuss Ireland obliterating Japan. They also look at the key points ahead of their clash with the All Blacks this weekend. #OTBAM is live every morning with @Gillette UK  | #BestFaceForward You can subscribe to the OTB AM podcast wherever you get your podcasts across the OTB Podcast Network. via iTunes via Spotify via GoLoud

    Sexton at his understated best | Time for experimenting is shorter | New Zealand awaits

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2021 10:03

    Former Leinster flyhalf Andy Dunne spoke with Aisling O'Reilly following a massive 60-5 victory for Ireland over Japan on Saturday.

    Alan Quinlan | Sexton 100 caps, Leinster dominate team, Japan preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 27:00

    Alan Quinlan joined Adrian and Aisling on Friday's OTB AM to preview Ireland v Japan tomorrow afternoon, and discuss Johnny Sexton's 100th cap milestone. #OTBAM with Gillette | #BestFaceForward

    Johnny Sexton to become a centurion against Japan | Ireland's front-row options | Fiona Hayes

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 13:43

    Former Ireland prop Fiona Hayes joined Adrian Barry and Michael Verney to look ahead to this weekend's Autumn international against Japan where Johnny Sexton will win his 100th cap. #OTBAM with Gillette | #BestFaceForward

    BRIAN O'DRISCOLL on OTB | "There's an element of us being guinea pigs.." | Brain injuries, Eddie Jones and Ireland predictions

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 42:45


    Brian O'Driscoll joins Nathan Murphy to preview the upcoming Autumn Internationals, discuss the recent revelations about Eddie Jones and also the devastating news that Carl Hayman has become yet another ex-pro to be diagnosed with early-onset dementia. Get the podcast first exclusively on the OTB Sports app 24 hours before everyone else - Download it here on Apple or Android! #TeamOfUs | @VodafoneIreland


    'Johnny went for him - we pulled them apart! | WNR with Wood & D'Arcy

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 42:18

    Keith Wood and Gordon D'Arcy joined Joe Molloy to talk Ireland's style of play, the moment Johnny Sexton first made his mark, Carl Hayman's shocking revelation and more on this evening's edition of Wednesday Night Rugby.  In association with Vodafone Ireland | #TeamOfUs

    The Red 78 Ep.4 - The AIL special | Academy integration | Growth of the women's game | Lingering resentfulness?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 44:48

    While the provinces take a break, in this week's Red 78 Alan Quinlan and Niamh Briggs turn their attention to the backbone of the professional rugby system, the All-Ireland League. Joining them to discuss the role the AIL plays, the effect the transition into the professional era had on clubs and how the women's game can now learn from that, is Young Munster head coach Gearoid Prendergast. Subscribe to The Rugby Channel for new episodes every week! #TheRed78

    Have we got Eddie Jones all wrong? | Ireland's creativity | Mimicking the All Blacks

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 34:34


    Matt Williams and Niamh Briggs joined Joe Molloy to talk all things Ireland, the All Blacks and more on Monday Night Rugby.  Vodafone Ireland | #TeamOfUs


    Alan Quinlan | Eddie Jones' bullying, All Blacks blow Wales away, Ireland's second-row depth chart

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021


    Munster and Ireland legend Alan Quinlan joined Eoin Sheahan and Johnny Ward on Monday's OTB AM to kick off the run-up to Ireland's November International series. #OTBAM is live every morning with @Gillette UK  | #BestFaceForward You can subscribe to the OTB AM podcast wherever you get your podcasts across the OTB Podcast Network. via iTunes via Spotify via GoLoud


    Ronan O'Gara | Adjusting to new role at La Rochelle | Sexton the competitor

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 20:36

    La Rochelle coach Ronan O'Gara joined Eoin and Adrian to discuss their mixed start to the new season, his new role at the club, and Johnny Sexton's impressive start to the campaign. #OTBAM with Gillette | #BestFaceForward

    Ireland's World Cup plan | All Blacks ticket prices | URC - How the Irish provinces fared | WEDNESDAY NIGHT RUGBY

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 30:00

    Journalist Gerry Thornley & former Ireland international Fiona Hayes joined Joe Molloy for Wednesday Night Rugby. @Vodafone Ireland #TeamOfUs

    The Red 78 Ep.3 | Munster mentality, does anyone start for Ireland and should Van Graan stay on? | Alan Quinlan & Niamh Briggs

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 38:13

    Munster legends Niamh Briggs and Alan Quinlan are back for another episode of The Red 78 podcast! Subscribe to The Rugby Channel for new episodes every week! #TheRed78

    The Red 78 Ep.3 | Munster mentality, does anyone start for Ireland and should Van Graan stay on? | Alan Quinlan & Niamh Briggs

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 38:13

    Munster legends Niamh Briggs and Alan Quinlan are back for another episode of The Red 78 podcast! Subscribe to The Rugby Channel for new episodes every week! #TheRed78

    Keith Wood | Front-row depth chart | Ireland's priorities | Connacht's statement win

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 22:12

    Former Ireland rugby captain Keith Wood joined Ger and Eoin to chat about Ireland's front-row options and Connacht's win against Ulster

    SONNY BILL WILLIAMS | All Blacks legend on Cian Healy scrap, boxing career

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 29:08

    Legendary All Black Sonny Bill Williams joined John Duggan for an extensive interview around the release of his new autobiography! They discussed squaring up to Cian Healy, his boxing career, his tough upbringing and plenty more!

    'Jack Carty is unlucky' | Where will Simon Zebo play? | Connacht's home at Aviva | Alan Quinlan

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 16:04

    Alan Quinlan joined Friday's OTB AM to discuss Andy Farrell's Ireland squad, look ahead to this weekend's #URC action and discuss the change in management of the national women's team. #OTBAM is live every morning with  @Gillette UK  | #BestFaceForward Catch up on the latest sports stories on Monday morning with OTB AM. OTB AM is the sports breakfast show from Off The Ball – live weekday mornings from 7:30-10:00 am across the OTB channels. You can subscribe to the OTB AM podcast wherever you get your podcasts across the OTB Podcast Network. via iTunes via ">Spotify via GoLoud

    BRIAN O'DRISCOLL on OTB | Ireland squad reaction | #OTBRugby

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 33:53

    Brian O'Driscoll is with Nathan Murphy this week for a full breakdown and reaction to Andy Farrell's Ireland squad for the November internationals! Get the podcast first exclusively on the OTB Sports app 24 hours before everyone else - Download it here on Apple or Android! #TeamOfUs | @VodafoneIreland

    Zebo returns | Ireland squad reaction | Keith Wood & Fiona Hayes | WEDNESDAY NIGHT RUGBY

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021

    Keith Wood & Fiona Hayes join Joe for this week's edition of Wednesday Night Rugby @VodafoneIreland #TeamOfUs

    Peter Stringer | Playing with a chip on your shoulder | Scrum-Half Depth Chart

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 27:52

    Ireland rugby legend Peter Stringer joined Ger and Eoin to look at Ireland's scrum-half options and to discuss his new business.  #OTBAM with Gillette | #BestFaceForward

    The Red 78 Ep.2 | Reviewing the ref, the Simon Zebo conundrum and lots of love for Earlsy | Alan Quinlan & Niamh Briggs

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 42:11

    Munster legends Niamh Briggs and Alan Quinlan are back for episode two of The Red 78 podcast! This week Quinny and Niamh discussed why Tadhg Beirne was technically onside against Connacht, the Munster names in the mix for Ireland selection and Keith Earls' recent interview on The Late Late. Subscribe to The Rugby Channel for new episodes every week! #TheRed78

    MONDAY NIGHT RUGBY | Connacht hard done, Munster selection issues, Keith Earls mental health talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 37:30

    Joe Molloy joined by former Leinster and Ulster Head Coach Matt Williams and Gerry Thornley of the Irish Times to look back on the weekends action in the Ultimate Rugby Championship @VodafoneIreland | #TeamOfUs

    Angry Connacht, lucky Munster, Carty & Ireland | Alan Quinlan

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 20:41

    Alan Quinlan reflects on Munster's controversial win against Connacht in an early season cracker at Thomond Park. With Gillette | #BestFaceForward

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