Episode 868: Drugs In The GAA, Dubs In Turmoil, Swimming Tigers
The latest positive drug test in the GAA was the big story in this weekend’s Sunday Independent – and over the course of the next 36 hours, statements from the Kerry County Committee and Sport Ireland have sought to add clarity to the case of Kerry footballer Brendan O’Sullivan.
We’re joined by the man who broke the story, the Sunday Indo’s sports editor John Greene, and former Kerry footballer Mike Quirke, to ask questions on how this story was handled, the lack of transparency throughout, and MHA – the banned substance which found its way, via ‘a contaminated product’ into O’Sullivan’s system.
Galway, the new favourites for the All-Ireland hurling title, got their championship season underway with a routine victory over Dublin in Tullamore yesterday but the real story continues to be the failure of the Dubs to get their best 15 out on the pitch.
Michael Duignan tries to understand why so many of Dublin’s best players don’t want to play for their county.
Plus there’s Tony Adams, Arsene Wenger and the swimming capabilities of tigers.
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