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FAIR GAME is a podcast with a firm focus on Irish sportswomen. Winner of 'Best Podcast Series' at the 2016 Web Awards, FAIR GAME has covered ground across many of the issues that impact women's sports in Ireland - from grassroots development to media coverage, from dealing with injury to sport as a sustainable career - and lots more in between. An open forum for discussion with Ireland's trailblazing athletes, journalists and leaders - almost 40 women have taken to the FAIR GAME hot-seat to date, including Annalise Murphy, Noelle Healy, Kellie Harrington, Nora Stapleton, Natalya Coyle and Jacqui Hurley. Follow us on Twitter @FairGameCast (www.twitter.com/FairGameCast)

FAIR GAME is a podcast with a firm focus on Irish sportswomen. Winner of 'Best Podcast Series' at the 2016 Web Awards, FAIR GAME has covered ground across many of the issues that impact women's sports in Ireland - from grassroots development to media coverage, from dealing with injury to sport as a sustainable career - and lots more in between. An open forum for discussion with Ireland's trailblazing athletes, journalists and leaders - almost 40 women have taken to the FAIR GAME hot-seat to date, including Annalise Murphy, Noelle Healy, Kellie Harrington, Nora Stapleton, Natalya Coyle and Jacqui Hurley. Follow us on Twitter @FairGameCast (www.twitter.com/FairGameCast)
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FAIR GAME is a podcast with a firm focus on Irish sportswomen. Winner of 'Best Podcast Series' at the 2016 Web Awards, FAIR GAME has covered ground across many of the issues that impact women's sports in Ireland - from grassroots development to media coverage, from dealing with injury to sport as a sustainable career - and lots more in between. An open forum for discussion with Ireland's trailblazing athletes, journalists and leaders - almost 40 women have taken to the FAIR GAME hot-seat to date, including Annalise Murphy, Noelle Healy, Kellie Harrington, Nora Stapleton, Natalya Coyle and Jacqui Hurley. Follow us on Twitter @FairGameCast (www.twitter.com/FairGameCast)

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Episodes

Fair Game meets Mary Waldron

5/29/2019
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Joining us in the Fair Game hot seat this evening is a woman who has represented Ireland in both football and cricket. She became the first woman in 38 years to stand as an umpire in a men’s Grade cricket match in South Australia. She is also the 8th woman to be appointed to the International Cricket Council’s development panel of umpires and most recently was one of six players to earn a central contract from Cricket Ireland. A very FUN FACT about this legend of Irish Sport is that every...

Duration:00:40:47

FAIR GAME for Caster Semenya

5/10/2019
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South African Middle Distance Runner, Caster Semenya is a world record holder and Olympic gold medalist, she competes at distances from 800meters to 5000meters. She stormed to victory in the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games to take gold in the 800meters. Semenya comes from a rural village in South Africa, she’s black African woman, she was born, raised and now identifies as a woman, and she is openly gay. But back in 2008, after she set her personal best of 1:55:45 in the 800meters at the...

Duration:00:57:17

37 Periods and Menstrual Health for Athletes

4/26/2019
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It's GAME DAY. You're hyped up, you've done the training and gone through all your preparations this morning. Breakfast eaten, coffee drank and kit on - jersey and white shorts. And then suddenly - TERROR strikes. Well, not terror - but your period. But it’s ok, you can deal with this. It’s not the first time you’ll be performing in white shorts during your period, but then the cramps come. What painkillers can you take that are admissible? Ideally, you’d sleep off this wave of fatigue but...

Duration:00:50:14

Sports Psychology and Mental Fitness With Miriam Hussey

4/12/2019
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We’ve all seen those motivational mantras - 'it’s mind over matter! keep your head in the game'… but what happens when it’s not that easy? When your mind isn’t playing ball. Well, our guest in the Fair Game hotseat today is going to tell us how they help Ireland’s most successful athletes navigate that very dilemma. Miriam Hussey is an integrated wellness coach who specialises in performance psychology - but Miriam knows that success isn’t based on any one thing - cognitive, nutritional,...

Duration:01:02:59

Fair Game Meets Caradh O'Donovan

4/5/2019
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Joining us in the Fair Game hotseat is a woman who won her first Senior World Title at the ripe old age of 16. She is a multi-sport athlete who has accumulated quite the collection of World and European accolades representing Ireland in both Kickboxing and Karate. She is fightin’ fit to represent Ireland in Toyko 2020, and we are very excited to chat about the story so far and what the future has in store for Caradh O’Donovan. Links: https://ie.gofundme.com/caradhs-olympic-dream

Duration:00:46:14

34: #34 | Sports Nutrition

3/29/2019
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Joining us in the FAIRGAME hotseats today are two badass women who know the importance of fuelling for success… First up, we have Kate McDaid, the nutritionist behind NutriKate, a professional nutrition consultancy. Kate is a competitive basketballer and with an MSc in Sports and Excersise Nutrition, she’s worked with sports stars including most recently the Dublin Ladies Football team. We are spoilt for choice in FAIRGAME HQ today as also joining us in studio is foodblogger Sinead Delahunty...

Duration:01:01:43

33: #33 | Fair Game Meets ... Eimear Scally

3/22/2019
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Joining us in the FAIRGAME hotseat is a woman who you’ll know as one of the Cork Ladies Football panels most ferocious forwards. At just 22 years old is into her SIXTH year on the Cork Panel and has also picked up some serious silverwear playing for her college, UL. This rising star of the Cork team has had quite the journey in her short career to date, having played in no less than FIVE senior ladies all ireland finals in Croker - we are delighted to welcome Cork’s own Eimear Scally to the...

Duration:00:40:26

32: #32 | The State of Play

3/8/2019
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It’s just over three years since FAIRGAME first hit the airwaves and today, we have a very special episode planned. We started this podcast because we were TIRED of complaining about how hard it was to be a fan of female athletes and women’s sports in Ireland and we thought we could change something, DO something positive rather than just give out about it.. A LOT has changed in the three years since the first episode of FAIRGAME in 2016 - like some serious sponsorship of women’s teams,...

Duration:01:03:18

31: #31 | Fair Game Meets... Ellen Keane

2/15/2019
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Joining us in the FAIRGAME hotseat is a woman who’s been a regular on the international stage since she was just 13 years old - three Olympic tournaments later and she is a fully fledged Olympian with the Bronze Medal to prove it. She’s a World Champion who couldn’t take a bath during the European Championship in Dublin last year but she was breaking records and she came away with a GOLD MEDAL for her performance in the 100m breaststroke, and a bronze in the women's 200m individual medley....

Duration:00:47:17

30: #30 | Women's 6 Nations Preview

2/1/2019
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The girls in green will line out in Donnybrook stadium, Friday 1st Feb - for the opening game of Irish Rugby Women’s 2019 6 Nations Campaign. It’s been a busy two years for the women of Irish Rugby since they hosted the Women’s Rugby World Cup in 2017\. They've been busy with the introduction of some seriously talented new players and a fresh faced new captain to invigorate the squad. At the same time, some huge figures in the world of Irish Rugby retired after the World Cup and questions...

Duration:00:48:19

29: #29 | Endurance Sport

7/20/2018
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In this episode of Fair Game, we tackle Endurance Sport. You know the feeling of doing something for the first time - you signed up for a daunting 10k or half marathon and trained for something you thought was beyond your limits. And then when you achieve that goal, your limits move further and further away. Well, our two guests today are here to talk about endurance for a journey that is without limits - always further, always longer, on foot and in water, we’re talking about...

Duration:00:48:50

28: #28 | Pride In Sport

6/22/2018
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It’s PRIDE. Cities across the world are draping themselves in the rainbow flag and LGBT+ communities are taking to the streets in celebration and protest, in acts of affirmation and demonstrations of the communities visibility. We’re joined by two sporting powerhouses to talk about PRIDE in SPORT… Firstly, the stick wielding wonder-woman, Captain of the Pink Ladies, Dublin’s answer to Beth Porter; Rachel Barry. And in the other FAIRGAME hotseat is a woman whom we could introduce as a vital...

Duration:00:50:16

27: FAIR GAME Recommends #1

4/26/2018
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On this episode, we’re bringing you something brand new... FAIR GAME RECOMMENDS is a round-up of our top picks from all the #WomenInSport content, TV programmes, podcasts, initiatives & events that we've been reading, watching, listening to, following & attending. There's something for everyone... This episode features the London Marathon; Lidl LGFA NFL action; Barkley superwomen; AFLW's mighty roar; cheerleading; sexism in sports media; super summer camps for girls; Lindsey Vonn's sister;...

Duration:00:33:27

26: #26 | Fair Game Meets... Megan Campbell

4/6/2018
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MEGAN CAMPBELL is one of the true talents of Irish soccer, who has shone bright for club, college and country alike. From honing her skills in the football fields of Louth, to becoming a soccer scholarship star in The Sunshine State of Florida, to playing alongside some of the biggest names in the game at Manchester City, to taking a stand for the future of the green jersey - she's got some epic stories to share. Megan takes to the FAIR GAME hot-seat to reflect on her footballing career so...

Duration:00:44:08

25: #25 | Fair Game Meets... Bríd Stack

2/9/2018
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On this episode we're joined by one of the most accomplished footballers to ever play the game. As the old saying goes, “backs win games; forwards decide by how much” - well, this woman is testament to that. She’s been at the defensive core of the most legendary team in women's Gaelic Games for well over a decade - marking every sharpshooter sent her way, and consistently coming out on top. BRÍD STACK has won a staggering ELEVEN All Ireland titles in the red shirt of Cork since 2005 -...

Duration:00:46:56

24: #24 | Fair Game Meets... Sophie Spence

1/26/2018
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On this episode we're joined by a titan of Irish rugby, who recently hung up the green jersey for good... in her own words: “It is with regret that I am announcing my retirement. I had hoped to finish my career after playing in one last Six Nations, but it is not to be. I have been incredibly proud to pull on the Irish jersey and to play for Ireland alongside such talented team-mates. The women’s game is at a critical junction, and I hope to see it driven forward…” Since making her debut for...

Duration:00:42:07

#23 | Review of the Year 2017

12/22/2017
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We’ve been running FAIR GAME for over two years now, and keenly following all aspects of women’s sports for a lot longer – undeniably, these past 12 months have been among the busiest we’ve ever seen in terms of women featuring in the national sporting conversation. That said, it hasn’t all been for the right reasons. 2017 […] La entrada Fair Game #23 | Review of the Year 2017 se publicó primero en Headstuff.

Duration:01:35:55

#22 | Fair Game Meets… Noelle Healy

12/8/2017
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On this episode we’re joined by an Irish sportswoman who’s had a season to remember in her county colours, as Dublin banished the demons of the last three years of All Ireland football final heartbreak to claim the Brendan Martin trophy for only the second time in the county’s history; Fair Game meets NOELLE HEALY. As […] La entrada Fair Game #22 | Fair Game Meets… Noelle Healy se publicó primero en Headstuff.

Duration:00:48:32

#21 | Fair Game Meets… Kellie Harrington

11/24/2017
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On this episode we’re joined by an Irish sportswoman who’s been boxing clever and blazing a trail for her country in the process… in May of last year, KELLIE HARRINGTON made history as only the fifth ever Irish boxer to contest a World Championships final – and she came home with a silver medal proudly in her […] La entrada Fair Game #21 | Fair Game Meets… Kellie Harrington se publicó primero en Headstuff.

Duration:00:52:41

#20 | Mastering the Marathon

10/27/2017
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In Ireland, recent research has shown that female participation in sport centres largely around solo activities – with running being one of the most popular. Be it for physical benefits, mental release, or working towards the end-goal of a major event – more Irish women than ever are out n’ about running at all levels. […] La entrada Fair Game #20 | Mastering the Marathon se publicó primero en Headstuff.

Duration:00:50:02