Episode 2084: The Return Of Rolling Thunder Hurling, Sin-Bin Controversy, Dublin Beat Galway, Plus Italy-Spain Looms
After a soporific league, hurling was supposed to be a lost cause – but a weekend of ridiculous thrills and spills has re-energised the game and ignited the championship.
Dublin gave us the first big shock of the GAA year when they took down Galway, and there was plenty of controversy as a sin-bin call cost Clare dearly on Sunday against Tipperary – Jamie Wall and Sarah O’Donovan walk us through the highlights.
Don’t bin the sin-bin & penalty.
Yes, there will be some pain as players and refs get to grips with it, inevitably, but ultimately, players will stop tackling with a ‘man first’ attitude in that ‘danger area’, and we’ll get rid of what was a huge problem (cynical play).
— Jamie Wall (@Jamwall7) July 5, 2021
And as we prepare for tonight’s first Euro semi-final, Ken tells us why he has changed his allegiances ahead of Spain-Italy – a breathless take-down of our new favourite Spanish late-night chat-show El Chiringuito.
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