Episode 1554: Ireland Hit Rock Bottom, McIlroy Wins 15 Million And Koepka Crumbles, Ashes Superman
Ireland suffered a record defeat to England on Saturday, and the rather uneasy rumblings of last week have become fully-realised fears in the eyes of many Irish rugby fans – we press the panic button on today’s show.
Shane Horgan sees our hopes of winning the World Cup disappearing over the horizon, and he’s on with Gerry Thornley to pinpoint the many, many areas for improvement from a shockingly poor Ireland display in Twickenham.
Ken questions the very reason for the existence of these matches, before we move onto to an Irish sportsman who had a rather better time of it this weekend – Rory McIlroy won the Fedex Cup, and $15 million last night, and Alex Myers from Golf Digest tells us why, yes, 2019 has been a very good year for Rory.
A drain may have just saved Rory $10 million… pic.twitter.com/gY0jBN0f5r
— Alex Myers (@AlexMyers3) August 25, 2019
Plus there’s Ross Kemp on Ben Stokes, Jack Leach saves Superman, why the Connacht u-20s should take on Wales, and the Rory-Brooks Koepka FEUD that refuses to go away.
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David Silva sublime. David Luiz ridiculous. Eoin has some questions – cheap, nasty, and obvious ones.https://t.co/RtHnV8cFyV pic.twitter.com/liIhQKsHe8
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Donnacha Ryan is the ghost of World Cup QF's past (2011 and 2015), and he's here to tell us how we can change our ways for RWC 2019https://t.co/EDYNsHEFNA pic.twitter.com/ySbhr2KGYq
— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) August 22, 2019
Believe nothing, trust no-one, and always suspect the worst
Football show/conspiracy theory…. OUT NOWhttps://t.co/MZPWLqIZpQ pic.twitter.com/QaAge2RxkS
— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) August 21, 2019