Episode 1543: Peter O’Mahony On World Cups Past and Future, US Murph Talks Tom Brady Playing Hardball With The Patriots, Kevin Costner Goes All Barry Bonds
Ireland’s build-up to Japan began at the weekend with a win over Italy in the Aviva, and three more warm-up games await them in the slightly more formidable form of England and Wales. In preparation for those games and the tournament itself, the squad will jet off to Portugal for warm weather training tomorrow and Eoin sat down with Peter O’Mahony beforehand to discuss what lies ahead for Ireland over the next two months.
Peter talks about the experience of getting injured in Ireland’s RWC 2015 win over France, whether you can allow dreams of winning the tournament creep into your head, and the unique mental challenge of a World Cup.
We also chat to US Murph about Tom Brady, whose Patriots future has been the subject of some speculation over the last week after he put his family mansion up for sale and who could become a free agent at the end of the upcoming season. Is Brady just playing a form of hardball to get the kind of deal he wants, or could his time with the Pats finally be coming to an end in the near future?
After years of giving the Patriots a discount, Tom Brady has opted for an expiring deal (and, perhaps not coincidentally, put his house on the market).@jjones9 on Tom Brady, at the poker table with the Patriots and representing a monster hand https://t.co/ZClOtVH2Rh
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) August 11, 2019
Plus there’s getting arrested for touching a quarterback, Kevin Costner’s juicing regime, Ken’s exclusive RWC predictions and performance-enhancing fathers.
.@BillSimmons sat down with actor Kevin Costner who shared just how he got through the filming of 'For Love of the Game' where he had to pitch about five to six hours ???????????? pic.twitter.com/XsksUeglyb
— The Ringer (@ringer) July 28, 2019
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After yesterday's 4-0 defeat at Old Trafford, Frank Lampard has started off with the worst opening result of any manager in the Premier League era.
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If the Irish rugby team are back in action this weekend, then that must mean Shane Horgan is back on the podcast – talking about the weird nature of World Cup warm-up matches, Ireland's scrum-half hierarchy, and Jean Kleyn https://t.co/ZaHE1lnHgF pic.twitter.com/8mLuIVmJTJ
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With the closing of the transfer window and the opening of the new Premier League season nearly upon us, we're joined in studio by Richard Dunne to chat about the 'old' Man City, and whether or not a three-in-a-row could be on this season.
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