Episode 2722: Facing Fourth, Adeleke And Mageean Show The Way, Messi In Miami
It’s been an amazing couple of days for Irish athletics, but there’s no doubt that it’s tough grappling with two successive great runs and two successive fourth place finishes. Are we being too greedy?
We chat to Derval O’Rourke and Cathal Dennehy about what has been an enthralling (so far) week of Athletics in Budapest and how it points to a potentially very special Summer ’24 for Irish track stars at the Olympics.
We also speak about the enormous personal pain suffered by Sarah Lavin and how this makes her performances – which included swiping Derval of her 20 year Irish record – all the more incredible. We also discuss Ciara Mageean and Rhasidat Adeleke and the weird head-space of a fourth place finish.
While Cathal tells us about his recent experiences in the media mix zone where journalism seems to be bottom of the agenda.
Plus there’s Messi in Miami, Ken’s hype machine and Murph’s Norwegian leanings.
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