A couple of months ago Jack Conan was third choice number 8 in Ireland and on a slow path back from two years of injuries. He returned against Italy, won three games in a row with Ireland, created one and scored one try against England, is first choice again and is now on a Lions tour. We talk to him about getting the news, about his rapid return to form, what makes him tick and where Leinster and Ireland need to improve.

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We discuss the treachery and back-door dealings of Scotland’s wily old fox Stuart Hogg, why James Ryan and Johnny Sexton missed out, and there’s the welcome return of 3 hurling games on a Sunday afternoon in Frances Murphy’s TV Guide.

Plus we offer Ken some TMZ-style content to get him interested in rugby.

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