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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 https://www.facebook.com/TheSlogSweep

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 https://www.facebook.com/TheSlogSweep
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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 https://www.facebook.com/TheSlogSweep

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English


Episodes

Episode 47

9/17/2015
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As the evenings draw in with the mowers going into hibernation, the grounds men take their well deserved winter break. It is our last show of the season and on this review show we look back at the winners and losers over the past six months where Siggo, Barry and Holmsie give us their thoughts. Performance Director Cricket Ireland Richard Holdsworth tell us about an extremely busy winter programme for the Irish Squads. This is a must listen.

Duration:00:44:56

Episode 45

9/3/2015
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As the Irish Senior Cup approaches this weekend we have the two captains squaring it off, Waringstowns Lee Nelson and Merrions Rory Allwright. Former Irish international and current Ulster Rugby Coach Neil Doak on his cricket career and the similarities between playing rugby and cricket and this highest level. Our regular contributors on Around the Grounds, Performance of the Week and News.

Duration:00:45:43

Episode 44

8/26/2015
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Too ease the pain of checking tomorrows weather every 5 minutes we've gone and released the show early this week. Its an Ireland Australia special. Young Bails is out and about and reporting from Stormont on conditions and team news. Kevin O'Brien has kindly taken our call to discuss his injury and general mood in camp. We catch up with Araon Hamilton on last weeks women's series. Lawrie Colliver on the Ashes, News and Performance of the Week.

Duration:00:37:26

Episode 43

8/21/2015
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A little later then usual this week, we have a packed show as always. We have ex-England wicket keeper Paul Nixon on the Ashes and Lucy O'Reilly on the Ladies international series against Australia. On a sadder note, we pay tribute to the larger than life sports journalist and cricket fanatic, Johnny Lyons, who passed away this week, with 98fm's Barry Dunne. All the usual suspects in Around the Grounds, Performance of Week and much, much more!

Duration:00:48:21

Episode 42

8/13/2015
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After nearly two seasons of the Slog Sweep contributor and friend of the show, Ger Siggins pops into the studio to catch up with Robbo and Bails. The lads chat all things cricket and give us a little insight into being a cricket journalist. Hot after the Womens Super 3's win at the weekend, we have Scorchers all rounder and Irish squad member Robyn Lewis. Celebrating 40 years of Ladies Cricket in Phoenix, we catch up with Barbara Schmidt to talk about the history of ladies cricket and the...

Duration:00:51:26

Episode 41

8/6/2015
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In this weeks Slog Sweep our big interview is with Robbie Dennison, former Irish cricketer and former Wolves footballer. We also speak with Eoghan Delaney Clontarf cricket captain, Clare Shillington re last weekends great results. Brian Allen reports on the Irish U15s and of course we go around the grounds. Its an action packed show.

Duration:00:52:43

Episode 40

7/30/2015
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"We should organise a 5 day game and call it a test match, that would be awesome", words from Peter Borren captain of the Netherlands and our special guest on this week's Slog Sweep. Robbo caught up with Peter to talk about their victory in t20 qualifiers, the state of cricket in the Netherlands and the importance of associate cricket teams competing in all competitions. We are delighted to have former Australian demon fast bowler Rodney Hogg on the line from Edgbaston to give us an Ashes...

Duration:00:49:34

Episode 39

7/23/2015
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After a couple of weeks apart at the crease, Robbo and Bail's lawyers sat down and came to an arrangement to see both returning to the show this week. Great timing as we have a full line up, with our own journalistic version of the Ashes. In studio this week, we have Tim Wigmore (ENG) and Lawrie Colliver (AUS). Both are in town for the t20 qualifiers, the lads review the tournament so far and give us their thoughts on the Ashes. With the passing of two greats in Irish Cricket this week, we...

Duration:00:45:55

Episode 38

7/16/2015
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With Bails in lock up, after trying to the jump the fence into Lords, Robbo's back to do the show solo. Action packed as always, we've got former England Batsman and Umpire Rob Bailey to look back on his career and his currant position which see's him in the best seats in the house. We catch up with Rachel Delaney on breaking into the Irish women's side. Barry Chamber and David Holmes on last weeks action in Around the Grounds. Also coming off the bench Cricketing Mythbuster, Performance of...

Duration:00:38:42

Episode 37

7/9/2015
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On this week's show, we chat to Queensland's Ben Dunk, Irish U19s Captain Jack Tector along with coaches, Craig Hogan and Ryan Eagleson. Also on the show this week, we chat to Ciara Metcalfe, who has come out of retirement to return for the Irish Women's team. All the usuals are here as well as we check in with David Holmes and Barry Chambers on 'Around The Grounds'.

Duration:00:46:06

Episode 36

7/2/2015
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On this week's show, we chat to Ireland's Alex Cusack about the upcoming World Cup qualifiers. New Irish Men's Manager, Chris Siddell is also on the show to discuss his new job and his role as Women's selector and Scorchers coach. All the usuals are here as well as we check in with David Holmes and Barry Chambers on 'Around The Grounds' plus Robbo returns with another Cricket Mythbuster and an Almost Cricket Legend.

Duration:00:57:22

Episode 35

6/25/2015
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On this week's show, we chat to Ireland's David Rankin about his debut for Ireland, and to Naomi Matthews who talks to us about her first trip away with the Irish Women's squad, for the county championship win v Devon last weekend. Ger Siggins is also on the show to give an update on how the Irish men's squad are looking, ahead of the World T20 qualifiers.

Duration:00:48:18

Episode 34

6/18/2015
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On this week's show, we chat to Paul Reynolds about the very sad passing of Leinster Cricket Club and Ireland Legend, Gerry Duffy. Paul also puts his Cricket Leinster and Umpire's cap on. Robbo and Bails also chat to Laura Delany (Ireland, Leinster CC and The Dragons) who gives us an update on all things women's cricket.

Duration:00:50:06

Episode 33

6/11/2015
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On this week’s show, Robbo and Bails chat to Kim Garth (Ireland, Pembroke and The Scorchers) who gives us an update on all things women’s cricket. We also caught up with one half of the incredible Irish duo Andrew Balbeirnie and his insight and thoughts are fascinating. All the usuals are here as well as we check in with David Holmes and Barry Chambers on ‘Around The Grounds’ plus Robbo returns with another Cricket Mythbuster and also the great performances of the week. And we have all the...

Duration:00:38:04

Episode 32

6/5/2015
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On this week's show, Robbo is in the studio while Bails jetted off to Malahide to interview some of the stars after Ireland beat the UAE, by an innings and 26 runs, in the opening game of the Intercontinental Cup. All the usuals are back as well as we check in with David Holmes and Barry Chambers on 'Around The Grounds' plus Robbo returns with another Cricket Mythbuster and an Almost Cricket Legend.

Duration:00:32:34

Episode 31

5/28/2015
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On this week's show, Robbo and Bails talk to Irish Internationals, Niall O' Brien and Mary Waldron. We also go around the grounds and much much more...

Duration:00:42:46

Episode 30

5/21/2015
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In an exclusive interview with the Irish Women’s new head coach, Ryan Bailey and Mark Robinson sits down with Aaron Hamilton to discuss his aims for the next two years and where he thinks the women’s game is heading. Ireland and Leinster Lightning star, John Anderson is in the studio to chat about being named in Ireland’s 14 man squad for the ICC InterContinental Cup clash against the UAE at Malahide next month. Northern Knights star player, Rassi van der Dussen is also on the show, to...

Duration:00:44:01

Episode 29

5/14/2015
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New Irish head coach John Bracewell and Scorcher's Meg Kendall

Duration:01:05:07

Episode 28

3/26/2015
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On this week's show, outgoing Ireland coach Phil Simmons talks about the recent World Cup, his last 8 years with Ireland,and his future coaching role with The West Indies. Robbo and Bails also talk with Irish internationals George Dockrell and Andrew Balbirnie about their experiences at the World Cup.

Duration:01:01:48

Episode 27

3/19/2015
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On this week's show, Robbo and Bails speak with Irish International, Ed Joyce. The Irish batsman talks about the recent World Cup, the team's frustration at the ICC, Phil Simmons and his future.

Duration:00:37:24

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