Episode 1292: Munster Mettle, Electric Leinster, Ken Vs Joe Brolly On UFC, God Is Watching
European Rugby is back, and it was an excellent week for the Irish provinces, as Leinster and Ulster both won against English opposition, and Munster came out of Exeter with a doughty draw.
James Lowe on Tadhg Furlong:
“Tadhg’s bloody show-and-go then the one-handed pass; that’s special.
“I don’t think there’s many front rowers who could do that in the world. He’s a special human on and off the field.” pic.twitter.com/Sqc4C39I3S
— Murray Kinsella (@Murray_Kinsella) October 13, 2018
“It’s a great example to any young kid of perseverance.”
“For a guy that gets abused all around the country, it’s nice he has his day in the sun.”
Ronan O’Gara was very impressed with Duncan Williams at scrum-half for @MunsterRugby today. #ChampionsCup pic.twitter.com/9cLsXYoyxd
— Virgin Media Sport (@VMSportIE) October 13, 2018
Gerry Thornley and former Munster back-rower James Coughlan join us to talk about Leinster’s thrilling style, Ulster’s young fullback, Tadhg Beirne’s best game so far for Munster, and Freddie Burns’ horror-show.
Five minutes to go…
Chance to win the game…
“Oh he’s dropped it!”
A brutal moment for Bath star Freddie Burns ???? pic.twitter.com/K7S578Rdwx
— Watch #ShoulderToShoulder on BT Sport (@btsportrugby) October 13, 2018
Joe Brolly has called for the UFC to be banned, and Ken can’t believe that he’s talking about the Ultimate Fighting Championship and not the Ulster Football Championship. Plus there’s Gabriel Batistuta, Rui Costa, li’l US Murph’s photographic memory, and Django Unchained.
We’re saddened to hear about the passing of commentator Peter Brackley, one of the evocative voices of @channel4‘s Football Italia coverage in the 1990s.
This one’s for you Peter ??????????pic.twitter.com/SpKi9ZeiXi
— Channel 4 Sport (@C4Sport) October 14, 2018
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Eamon Dunphy joins us in studio for his first broadcast interview since leaving RTE – he discusses the circumstances around his departure, the changing nature of TV punditry, and the difference between journalism and “controversy”
— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) October 9, 2018
Today’s guest is @davies_will, whose new book “Nervous States: How Feeling Took Over The World” looks at the influence of feeling on politics, and just why we decided we can start ignoring experts on issues such as climate change https://t.co/vilkSFxUKh pic.twitter.com/D3FEp9Wzas
— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) October 12, 2018