Episode 1321: IRELAND BEAT THE ALL-BLACKS
It was a game between the teams ranked 1 and 2 in the world, and for a breathless 80 minutes, that’s exactly what it looked like – a game of huge quality between two evenly matched teams.
That Ireland were able to win such a match augurs well for the future, but there’s enough in the here and now to keep us very satisfied indeed as Ken, Eoin and Murph reflect on a classic Irish sporting occasion, before we are joined by Gerry Thornley and Eoin Reddan to give us the Irish angle.
Ireland v All Blacks. 2013 v 2018. pic.twitter.com/WZroxWkFko
— Shane Hegarty (@shanehegarty) November 19, 2018
And we hear from Jeff Wilson, The Golden Boy, one-time record New Zealand try-scorer to tell us just how awesome we are, and maybe give us a little hope that we’ll be able to hold onto Joe Schmidt for another couple of years yet.
— Mark Horgan (@Younghorgan) November 17, 2018
Plus there’s former Tipp hurling legends assaulting hard-working journalists, re-watching the game in a happy daze on Saturday night and Sunday morning, and late 90’s Otago Highlanders’ highlights.
Irish sport’s latest Caravaggio, to be hung beside Robbie Brady’s from Euros pic.twitter.com/gcwBDd9BNg
— Simon Hick (@hicksimon) November 19, 2018
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For good vibes ahead of today’s match, here’s the full version complete with 2013 heartbreak for added effect #IREvNZL
DROPS IT OFF TO HENSHAAAAWWWWWW ???????????? pic.twitter.com/nvK0bB14uk
— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) November 17, 2018
If your brain hurts after watching recent Ireland performances then we’ve some podcast paracetamol for you. We talk to @KevinBrannigans about the brilliant Brian Kerr-led youth teams
— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) November 16, 2018
Its Fall in ???????? so the leaves are changing, the NFL is hotting up and of course @knbrmurph is on a boondoggle in Hawaii. He chats about Drew Brees – Dad of the year, human of the year, and the least famous great QB of all time
— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) November 13, 2018