European Championships don’t come around all that often, and we had to wait a hell of a long time for this set, but they’re finally here. After a pandemic, a postponement, and messing around with venues, Euro 2020 kicks off this evening with Italy v Turkey and Eoin has a good feeling about the overlooked Italians going all the way. 

Elsewhere this weekend, the National League Division 1 semi-finals take place between Dublin and Donegal, and Kerry and Tyrone. What may NOT take place though, is a league final. 

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We’re joined by former Dublin legend Paul Flynn and Oisin McConville to talk about the bizarre format, a league campaign that feels almost like an extension of the championship, and Jim McGuinness’ characterisation of the Dubs as the most defensive team in the sport. 

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Plus there’s Italian pageantry, Welsh pride and the tiniest bit of Irish nostalgia. 

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