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Ireland's Weekly Cricket Show, broadcast every Thursday at midday! Featuring news, views and interviews from the Irish cricket world, and further afield. Send us a Tweet @TheSlogSweep & catch us on Facebook

Ireland's Weekly Cricket Show, broadcast every Thursday at midday! Featuring news, views and interviews from the Irish cricket world, and further afield. Send us a Tweet @TheSlogSweep & catch us on Facebook
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Ireland's Weekly Cricket Show, broadcast every Thursday at midday! Featuring news, views and interviews from the Irish cricket world, and further afield. Send us a Tweet @TheSlogSweep & catch us on Facebook




The Slog Sweep Episode 81

Yes, its that time of year The Irish Senior Cup and The National Cup Finals. From The Hills we have Willie Dwyer and Waringstown captain Greg Thompson From Malahide it's Alan Reynolds and from Terenure we have Conor Mullin. We also feature our usual suspects in Around the Grounds and much much more...


The Slog Sweep Episode 80.

On this weeks show we have the president of Cricket Ireland Brian Walsh. After the devastating floods this week in the North West, we hear first hand of the damage caused by the floods from Lawrence Moore in Around the Grounds. Gaby Lewis is on the show, updating us on the U19 Girls performance from the Malvern Festival. And much much more...


The Slog Sweep Episode 79.

This week on The Slog Sweep Man of the moment Andrew Balbirnie...over 250 runs in the I Cup match, we talk about the innings, his hip injury, Captaincy and the future... Plus Stuart Poynter is in great nick at the moment with Durham, with many feeling a call up back to the Ireland team is warranted...we get Stuart's viewpoint. In Around The Grounds it's all parts of the island of Ireland, T20 All Ireland finals day Sunday and more...


the Slog Sweep Episode 78

On the Slog Sweep this week: Robbo and John Boy speak to Tim Murtagh, who has just brought up 1,000 career wickets...what an effort! Ger Siggins inducts two more of his Best of Irish Cricketers into Slog Sweep's Hall of Fame Women's Cricket with Ciara Metcalfe Around the Grounds - news on some dramas in the North and Cork, a bad injury to a NW player Last but by no means least - John Boy gives his verdict on the squad for next week's I Cup match against Holland at Malahide.


The Slog Sweep Episode 77

In the Slog Sweep this week - it's really a week of big news... John Mooney announces a return to first class cricket, and availability for Ireland! Max Sorenson closes one chapter of his sporting life, retiring from International Cricket. The Irish Under 19's qualify for the World Cup... Plus it's the ladies playing Scotland All that and around the grounds Yes...A big show!


The Slog Sweep Episode 76

On this weeks show we catch up with "the Jersey Boys" Captain of the under 19s Harry Tector and head coach Ryan Eagleson to see how our lads are doing in Jersey at the U19s world cup qualifier. It's a weekend of Cup finals, which we'll cover in Around the Grounds, but one to note is Ballyspallen vs Donemana. We have a chat with Ballyspallen's captain Lee Ritchie before this David and Goliath show down. We also have a chat with Lucy O'Reilly to see how our U17s are doing against Scotland.


The Slog Sweep episode 75.

Robbo in the studio on his own for this one, but we manage to have John Boy on the phone. Big news this week, some might say the only news this week, John Bracewell to leave his role as Ireland coach at the end of his contract by mutual consent, John Mooney looks back at the Bracewell era. As the Irish Women's team is announced for a tour in Scotland we talk with their coach - Aaron Hamilton All corners of the island covered as we go "Around The Grounds" Odran Flynn's thoughts on the...


The Slog Sweep Episode 74

On this weeks show we chat with George Dockrell on his call up to MCC. Randwick Petersham are on tour in Dublin at minute. We talk to John Stewart about the tour so far and the connection between Randwick Petersham and Cricket Ireland. Clare Shillington on the Super 3's. James Cunningham from Drumaness CC in this weeks Club Corner. Plus our usual suspects on Around the Grounds.


The Slog Sweep Episode 73

After a most memorable week in Irish cricket we put the question: "What now?" to Cricket Ireland CEO Warren Deutrom. With a busy couple of weeks on the horizon for the Irish Wolves, we catch up with new team captain Andrew Balbirnie. Mark Jones - Manager of Leinster Lightening gives us his thoughts on the interpros season so far. He is also giving away a signed jersey, just answer his very difficult question. Around the grounds with Lawrence Moore, Greg Mollins, Kevin Galvin, and David...


The Slog Sweep Episode 72

The first record of cricket being played in Ireland goes back to 1730, but 22nd June 2017 will be remembered as the biggest day in Irish cricket history. Full Test status. On this weeks show we have Ger Siggins, Adrian Birrell and Phil Simmons on the history of Irish cricket and the journey to gaining Test status.


The Slog Sweep Episode 71 NCU Round Up

An NCU special with Robbo & David Holmes Starting with a look back at last weekend's Irish Senior Cup clash at Belmont between CIYMS & YMCA Looking forward to this weekend & the 4 quarter-final ties in the Arthur J Gallagher Challenge Cup plus the refix between Waringstown & Coleraine in the Irish Senior Cup Great news for the NCU as Gardiner Brothers are announced as the new sponsor for the senior leagues Northern Knights take on North West Warriors Preview of Ulster Bank Schools Cup Final...


The Slog Sweep Episode 71

On this weeks show we have Barry McCarthy. He took a 6 for against Kent playing for Durham. Great achievement. We speak with James Shannon, Captain of the Northern Knights. He has scored prolifically for the Knights this season including a ton in the 3 day game against Lightning last week. He must be pushing for a place on the Senior Side??? Women's cricket with Laura Delaney, Irish captain. Around the grounds with our usual suspects. And in Club Corner we chat with Gary Blair of Lisburn CC,...


The Slog Sweep Episode 70.

On this weeks show we have leading run scorer in the Big Bash 2013-2014 & 2016-2017 Ben Dunk. History has been written. James McCollum is the first ever Centurion in domestic Irish first Class Cricket. We catch up with James on his achievements and ask is there really trouble at Lawn? We have chat with Gaby Lewis on Women's Cricket. Around the Grounds we introduce our new Munster correspondent Kevin Galvin, as well as our usual suspects. John's old buddy Peter Gillespie from Strabane CC in...


The Slog Sweep Episode 69

This week is a must listen show. Having announced his retirement from the county circuit, we have an extended interview with one of our all-time greats, Ed Joyce. Ed gives an insight into everything from his first county game to where he thinks Irish cricket is right now. Around the Grounds: It's been an historic week for Irish cricket with the North West Warriors and Northern Knights playing the inaugural First Class Cricket Match - Lawrence Moore was there. We also have a preview on this...


The Slog Sweep Episode 68

Cracking show this week. The Black Caps Jimmy Neesham on the Tri-Nations Series and his views on Irish cricket. After a long tour of South Africa we catch up with Shauna Kavanagh of the International Women's team. Under 19's coach Ryan Eagleson. Heading to Cork County for Club Corner. Around the grounds and much much more...


The Slog Sweep Episode 67.

On this weeks show we have legendary West Indies fast bowler and now the Bangladesh bowling coach Courtney Walsh. After reaching his first century in an ODI, we catch up with Niall O'Brien. Around the grounds with our usual suspects. We have Donacloney Mill Cricket Clubs Stevie Hanna in club corner and find out about the coming together of the new club.


The Slog Sweep Episode 66

We're Back!! And what a way to kick off our forth series. Robbo and John Boy are at the crease discussing how Ireland stood up during the winter and our recent historical trip to Lords. We get John Boys thought's on this weekends first round of the Cup. We've got Simi Singh on the Tri Nations Series and his first call up to the senior squad. Around the grounds with our well establish friends David "Holmies" Holmes and Laurence Moore. The Huss is back with all things youth cricket. We're...


The Slog Sweep Episode 64 - Irish Cup & National Cup Final Weekend

Previews of both Irish Senior Cup Final Merrion v Waringstown and National Cup Final Laois v Rush


The Slog Sweep Episode 63 - In Association with Flogas

Feature guest on the show is Pakistan Captain - Azhar Ali