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The Gary O Neill & Shaun Williams Episode

10/14/2018
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This week, Con Murphy and Conan Byrne ask former Bohemians & Shamrock Rovers striker Gary O'Neill about his career highs and his battle with testicular cancer. The lads also check in with former League player & current Republic of Ireland international Shaun Williams.

Duration:00:55:19

The Gary Cronin & Kevin McHugh Episode

10/7/2018
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This week, Con Murphy and Conan Byrne talk to the newest manager in the SSE Airtricity League, Gary Cronin, about his start at Bray Wanderers and what the future might hold. We will also chat to a League legend, Kevin McHugh, about making a difference with the next generation through his work at underage level with Finn Harps.

Duration:01:04:52

The Lorcan Fitzgerald & Conor O'Grady Episode

9/30/2018
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This week, Con Murphy and Conan Byrne look ahead to the Promotion/Relegation Play-Off with Shelbourne defender Lorcan Fitzgerald, discuss the departure of Liam Buckley from St Patrick's Athletic, and chat with former Sligo Rovers captain Conor O'Grady about the club's upcoming 90th Anniversary.

Duration:01:02:23

The John O'Sullivan & Mark Ross Episode

9/23/2018
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This week, Gareth Maher joins Conan Byrne to find out what sort of impact the underage tiers on the SSE Airtricity League, with Mark Ross from Carlow-Kilkenny providing an insight. Then the focus turns to the future of the League with John O'Sullivan, former Cork City chairman, Limerick CEO and columnist with The42.

Duration:01:31:15

The Ruud Dokter, Stephen Paisley & Michael Leahy Episode

9/15/2018
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This week, Con Murphy and Conan Byrne turn the spotlight on where the SSE Airtricity League fits into the FAI's structure for Irish football by chatting to High Performance Director Ruud Dokter. Topics covered include Player Development, the new underage leagues, the impact of coach education, style of play and the next steps forward. They also discuss with ex-Shelbourne defender Stephen Paisley and St Patrick's Athletic centre-back Michael Leahy the merits of making a move into the working...

Duration:01:10:44

The Mark Quigley & James Claffey Episode

9/9/2018
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Con Murphy and Conan Byrne sit down with former Cup winner Mark Quigley who talks about adapting to life after playing. Quigley discusses why he turned down a move to the MLS, what he misses most about playing in the league and how is excited by his new adventure with Sheriff YC. Also in studio is Cobh Ramblers' mental fitness coach James Claffey who delves into how he helps players get that extra edge and how listening to an episode of Greatest League in the World inspired him to get...

Duration:00:58:36

The Noel King & Chris McElligott Episode

9/2/2018
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This week, Con Murphy and Conan Byrne catch up with Republic of Ireland Under-21 head coach Noel King about upcoming qualifiers and his storied League career, while Chris McElligott discusses the success of the Amputee Football National League.

Duration:01:00:03

The Marie Crowe & John Morgan Episode

8/25/2018
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This week, Con Murphy and Conan Byrne discuss the latest round of the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup, learn from award-winning journalist Marie Crowe on covering the League from a media perspective, and catch up with John Morgan on Wexford FC's season to date.

Duration:01:01:46

The Luke Byrne, Neal Horgan & Ciaran Gallagher Episode

8/4/2018
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This week, Con Murphy and Conan Byrne discuss Shamrock Rovers' recent form with defender Luke Byrne, while former Cork City full-back Neal Horgan previews the UEFA Europa League clash with Rosenborg and Finn Harps keeper Ciaran Gallagher talks about the push for promotion.

Duration:01:00:38

The Barry Maguire & Tony Cousins Episode

7/29/2018
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This week, Con Murphy and Conan Byrne chat with Limerick's Dutch midfielder Barry Maguire about stepping into the unknown when joining the SSE Airtricity League, while former Galway United and Longford Town boss Tony Cousins discusses what life is like for an out of work manager.

Duration:01:04:26

The Sean Maguire & Graham Burke Episode

7/22/2018
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This week, Con Murphy and Conan Byrne get to hear from, arguably, Ireland's two most exciting players right now, Sean Maguire and Graham Burke, who are hoping to excel together for club and country. Plus Athlone Town's Aaron Brilly gives an insight into how tough it has been at the foot of the First Division table. Conan also delves into what exactly happened when he heard on the tannoy while on the pitch warming up that his car was illegally parked and had to be moved! All this and more in...

Duration:01:00:06

The Damien Duff & Alan Murphy Episode

7/15/2018
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Con Murphy and Conan Byrne discuss the next generation of players & coaching them with former Republic of Ireland international Damien Duff, who is now in charge at Shamrock Rovers' Under 15s. And Galway United legend Alan Murphy talks about taking the managerial reins of his hometown club.

Duration:01:02:53

The Stephen & Lesley Henderson Episode

7/8/2018
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This week, Con Murphy and Conan Byrne discover what it takes to run a football club as well as a successful marriage with insight from Cobh Rambler's Stephen & Lesley Henderson.

Duration:01:00:55

The Mark Rutherford & John Russell Episode

7/1/2018
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This week Con Murphy and Conan Byrne go down memory lane with one of the finest wingers ever to grace the League in Mark Rutherford and catch up with John Russell about his advancement as a coach and his thoughts on Sligo Rovers.

Duration:01:00:31

The Kevin Doherty, Sean O'Connor & Carina O'Brien Episode

6/24/2018
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This week, Con Murphy and Conan Byrne discuss the potential of the League's underage tiers with Drogheda United assistant manager Kevin Doherty and St Patrick's Athletic coach Sean O'Connor, while Carina O'Brien provides an insight to the More Than A Club programme.

Duration:01:01:09

The Craig Walsh, Karl Reilly & Kieran Burke Episode

6/16/2018
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This week, Con Murphy and Conan Byrne give the fans a voice as fellow podcasters Karl Reilly and Kieran Burke gush about the League, while Bray Wanderers midfielder Craig Walsh talks about rebuilding his career following his battle with a gambling addiction and serving a doping ban from the game.

Duration:01:05:30

The Fran Gavin Episode

6/10/2018
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This week, Con Murphy and Conan Byrne tackle a number of major issues affecting the SSE Airtricity League with FAI Director of Competitions Fran Gavin.

Duration:00:57:05

The Paul & Evan Osam and Dean Zambra Episode

6/3/2018
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This week, Con Murphy and Conan Byrne are joined in studio by legend Paul Osam and his son Evan as well as Longford Town midfielder Dean Zambra.

Duration:00:59:50

The Brendan Clarke & Tom Mohan Episode

5/27/2018
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This week, Con Murphy and Conan Byrne are joined in studio by Limerick goalkeeper Brendan Clarke, while they also speak with Ireland U19 Head Coach Tom Mohan.

Duration:01:05:09

The Seamus Coleman Episode

5/20/2018
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On this episode, Con and Conan get to sit down with Republic of Ireland captain Seamus Coleman about his days at Sligo Rovers, his admiration for the League and his future plans about starting his coaching career at home. UCD boss Collie O'Neill is also in studio to discuss coaching and the famous production line at Belfield.

Duration:00:57:27