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Rugby news and views from Ireland's only nightly sports radio show, the multi-award winning Off The Ball, a programme for sports fans by sports fans.

Rugby news and views from Ireland's only nightly sports radio show, the multi-award winning Off The Ball, a programme for sports fans by sports fans.
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Dublin, Ireland

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Rugby news and views from Ireland's only nightly sports radio show, the multi-award winning Off The Ball, a programme for sports fans by sports fans.

Language:

Irish

Contact:

Marconi House Digges Lane Dublin 2 1850 453106


Episodes

Rugby on OTB AM | Schmidt's XV, Best, Furlong, Healy, Quinlan |

9/20/2019
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Friday's OTB AM - brought us a Rugby special from 7am, hours out from the start of the RWC. Listen for live coverage of Joe Schmidt's XV is announced ahead of the Irish Rugby team playing Scotland. Rory Best, Tadhg Furlong, Cian Healy, Greg Feek and James Ryan also chat to the media live on OTB AM as Joe Schmidt's XV and subs are revealed. Alan Quinlan, Eoin Sheahan and Brendan Macken also join Adrian and Nathan to discuss! OTB AM is live every morning from 7.30am - across the Off The Ball...

Duration:01:18:12

OTB Roadshow Special | World Cup Preview | Clive Woodward, Craig Chalmers, Brian O'Driscoll, Keith Wood and Pat Short

9/20/2019
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Joe Molloy and Brian O'Driscoll are joined on the stage by Clive Woodward, Keith Wood, and our surprise guest Pat Short as we look ahead to the Rugby World Cup in Japan.

Duration:01:11:50

OTB Roadshow Special - The Clive Woodward Interview

9/20/2019
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Joe Molloy and Brian O'Driscoll are joined on stage by former England and British and Irish Lions head coach Clive Woodward at our OTB Heineken Roadshow Special recorded in the University Concert Hall in Limerick.

Duration:01:12:26

OTB Rugby World Cup Show | EP1 | Eoin Sheahan and Jamie Wall

9/19/2019
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Right across the Rugby World Cup, we will be bringing you the very latest news as well as match reaction from all of Ireland's games in Japan #OTBRWC Neil Treacy along with Will O'Callaghan in studio spoke to OTB's Eoin Sheahan and New Zealand rugby writer Jamie Wall live from Japan. On today's show, we looked at Ireland as they prepare for Sundays meeting with Scotland, the All Blacks facing the Springboks and whether or not they will meet further in the tournament as well as predictions as...

Duration:00:41:08

WNR | Andy Nicol and Matt Williams | Howley bombshell, Ireland v Scotland, Has rugby a drug problem?

9/18/2019
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Adrian Barry joined by former Scotland international Andy Nicol and OTB regular Matt Williams for Wednesday Night Rugby @VodafoneIreland #TeamOfUs

Duration:00:42:34

MONDAY NIGHT RUGBY | World Cup Week w/ Ruaidhri O'Connor & Craig Ray

9/16/2019
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Ruaidhri O'Connor & Craig Ray join Joe for this week's edition of Monday Night Rugby

Duration:00:43:39

Land of the Rising Scrum | Ep 17 | Argentina with Diego Albanese

9/13/2019
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In our final episode of Land of the Rising Scrum, we look at two-time World Cup semi-finalists Argentina, a perennial World Cup nemesis of Ireland down the years. Neil Treacy speaks for former winger Diego Albanese, who scored one of the most famous tries in Pumas history, when they defeated Ireland in 1999, and qualified for their very first World Cup quarter-final.

Duration:00:23:45

WNR | Keith Wood on his final World Cup, Emotional goodbyes and Rory Best

9/11/2019
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Joe Molloy is joined on the line by former Ireland captain Keith Wood as we look back at his final World Cup in an Irish jersey, what it was like knowing he was retiring after the competition and how Rory Best may feel going into a similar situation.

Duration:00:25:41

MNR | Ireland back on track with Wales win

9/9/2019
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Ruaidhri O'Connor joins Joe as he gets set to jet off to Japan for the Rugby World Cup.

Duration:00:25:33

JOHNNY SEXTON IN STUDIO | Rugby World Cup and perfecting preparations

9/9/2019
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Johnny Sexton joins Joe as he and his Irish teammates get set to jet off to the Rugby World Cup in Japan. #TeamOfUs @VodafoneIreland

Duration:00:30:08

Ronan O'Gara | Wales win, Aki, Henshaw or Ringrose in the centre?

9/8/2019
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Ronan O'Gara joins Joe Molloy on the line to look back on Ireland's final World Cup warm-up win against Wales yesterday. They discuss what we've learned over the last four games, the irreplaceable James Ryan, and whether Bundee Aki, Garry Ringrose or Robbie Henshaw misses out in the centre against Scotland. Everyone’s in the Team Of Us. Vodafone. The Official Sponsor of the Irish Rugby Team. Subscribe to Off The Ball's YouTube channel for more videos, like us on Facebook or follow us on...

Duration:00:18:14

Land of the Rising Scrum | Ep 16 | Australia and Georgia

9/6/2019
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In the penultimate episode of Land of the Rising scrum, Neil Treacy focuses on two Pool D sides with different expectations at the Rugby World Cup in Japan. We look at two-time champions Australia, speaking to former Wallaby captain James Horwill about his recent retirement from the game, leading his country to a third-place finish in 2011, and being dropped by Michael Cheika for the 2015 tournament in England. Christy Doran of Fox Sport in Australia joins us on the line to give us the...

Duration:01:07:22

"I remain a little bit unconvinced" Brian O'Driscoll on Jean Kleyn's World Cup inclusion

9/4/2019
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Former Ireland captain Brian O'Driscoll joined Johnny Ward in studio to discuss Joe Schmidt's squad for the 2019 World Cup @VodafoneIreland #TeamOfUs

Duration:00:33:44

Devo Toner, Ireland's World Cup Squad announced | Keith Wood and Ruaidhri O'Connor

9/2/2019
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Keith Wood and Ruaidhri O'Connor join Joe Molloy for Monday Night Rugby as we finally get a look at Ireland's RWC squad and one glaring omission. @vodafoneireland #TeamOfUs

Duration:00:37:53

Land of the Rising Scrum | Ep 15 | Uruguay with Mario Sagario

8/30/2019
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This week on Land of the Rising Scrum, Neil Treacy focuses on Uruguay, who are back at the Rugby World Cup for the fourth time. We're joined by former Uruguay international Mario Sagario, who recently announced his surprise retirement, after 76 caps and 13 years representing his country. He talks about the current Los Teros team, his journey in rugby, and how his 2015 World Cup exploits earned him a "dream" move to Munster. Everyone’s in the Team Of Us. Vodafone. The Official Sponsor of the...

Duration:00:32:28

WNR | Andy Dunne and Ruaidhri O'Connor

8/28/2019
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Joe Molloy joined by Andy Dunne and Ruaidhri O'Connor for WNR to chat about Ireland's form and what they need to improve on with only a few weeks to go before the 2019 World Cup kick-off @VodafoneIreland #TeamOfUs

Duration:00:38:59

Ronan O'Gara and Keith Wood | What's going wrong with Ireland? | MNR

8/26/2019
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Ronan O'Gara and Keith Wood join Joe Molloy on Monday Night Rugby as we take a look at Ireland's second hammering this year at the hands of England and what they need to do to turn results around for the World Cup.

Duration:00:37:49

Energia Tag Rugby Saturday Panel | Fergus McFadden, Johne Murphy and Sophie Spence

8/24/2019
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Eoin Sheahan presenting our special Saturday panel live from Energia Park with guests Fergus McFadden, Johne Murphy, and Sophie Spence

Duration:00:52:07

Land of the Rising Scrum | Ep 14 | USA and Fiji | John Quill and Netani Talei

8/24/2019
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This week on Land of the Rising Scrum, Neil Treacy speaks to Cork native and current American rugby player John Quill about the USA's preparations heading into the World Cup and former Fiji captain Netani Talei who played at three World Cups, captaining the Flyin' Fijians in 2015.

Duration:00:41:19

OTB AM | 'I hope I'm wrong...' | Andy Dunne on Irish alarm bells

8/23/2019
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This morning Andy Dunne joined OTB AM to look ahead to Ireland's World Cup campaign and he thinks the team faces some major issues which will be incredibly hard to right before the tournament kicks off next month. OTB AM is live every weekday from 7.30 on OffTheBall.com, YouTube and OTB Sports Radio. It's also available as a podcast everyday - search 'OTB AM'!

Duration:00:33:51