Episode 1566: RWC Panic Button Defused, Ireland Go Big, The James Ryan Fix, Camogie Gets All-Ireland It Deserves
Two weeks ago, Ireland conceded almost 60 points to England… so what the hell are we doing at number 1 in the world rankings? No-one seems to be paying it much heed, least of all here in Ireland, but it suggests we must be doing something right.
— World Rugby (@WorldRugby) September 9, 2019
Eoin Reddan and Gerry Thornley of the Irish Times pick out the best bits from a second win over Wales in 7 days in the Aviva on Saturday, and why after the Twickenham humiliation, the only way was up.
James Ryan has emerged from Devin Toner’s lineout shadow, and maybe there are less places to hide now, while Eoin Reddan is confident that Joe has remained confident throughout the last fortnight.
Sinead O’Carroll of thejournal.ie is in studio to talk to us about the best camogie final in years, as Galway win just their third title in thrilling style against Kilkenny.
Ken worries that the world is sniggering at our no.1 status, and we say goodbye forever to the Eoin McDevitt Rugby World Cup Panic Button… thank Christ.
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After a 4-0 loss to England on Saturday, @MiguelDelaney gives us the lowdown on Bulgaria ahead of tomorrow's friendly at the Aviva
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We talk to @DamienDelaney8 about the way forward from here. Damien thinks we need to establish an identity and he doesn't see it happening yet. Is there anything we could do before the end of this campaign that could make a difference? https://t.co/SSlhOjeyqI pic.twitter.com/18XUvsy5uo
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