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Now that's what I call Sport with Johnny Lyons. It's our weekly sports show, with news, interviews, giveaways and lots more from the world of sport!

Now that's what I call Sport with Johnny Lyons. It's our weekly sports show, with news, interviews, giveaways and lots more from the world of sport!


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Now that's what I call Sport with Johnny Lyons. It's our weekly sports show, with news, interviews, giveaways and lots more from the world of sport!






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Now That’s What I Call Sport Podcast – 23rd February

On this weeks’ episode we were joined by Dessie Farrell and Mattie Kenny as both Dublin sides were in league action. We reacted to Tyson Fury’s emphatic 7th round TKO of Deontay Wilder to claim the WBC heavyweight title. League of Ireland Sunday returned with Graham Burke, Keith Long, Ronan Hale, Patrick Hoban and Ian Morris. Robbie Henshaw, Andy Farrell, Johnny Sexton, Adam Griggs and Shane Byrne previewed Ireland’s Six Nations clash against England with both the men and women involved in...


Griggs, Farrell, Sexton, Henshaw & Byrne on Ireland v England Six Nations Double

Adam Griggs and his Ireland womens team are in flying form as they travel to face England in their third game of the tournament. England are also undefeated and the girls in green face a tough task. Meanwhile, the mens team travel to Twickenham as Andy Farrell, Johnny Sexton, Robbie Henshaw and Shane Byrne have their say on the crucial tie against the old enemy.


League of Ireland Sunday – Five Goal Hero Graham Burke

Graham Burke scored five as Shamrock Rovers put six past a hapless Cork City defence at Tallaght Stadium. The Dubliner reflected on what was a momentous occasion for him. Elsewhere, Bohemians manager Keith Long reacted to his side’s 2-0 win away to Waterford while Pat Hoban and Ian Morris spoke following Dundalk’s 2-1 win over Shelbourne. Ronan Hale’s St Pats recorded a 2-0 win over Sligo Rovers in a performance he was thrilled about.


Now That’s What I Call Sport Podcast – 16th February

On this weeks’ episode we were joined by both Brian O’Driscoll and Ronan O’Gara as Ireland look ahead to their crunch Six Nations tie with England next weekend. We also hear from Ireland womens' star Ciara Griffin as they also face the English after picking up maximum points in their opening two Six Nations games. League of Ireland Sunday returns for the start of the season as we catch up with all four Dublin clubs on a weekend where storm Dennis ran riot. We also hear from Dublin hurling...


Lyndsey Davey, Mattie Kenny And Johnny Cooper Chat To 98FM

It has been a league campaign of mixed fortune for the Dublin footballers, hurlers and ladies footballers. Mattie Kenny reviewed his side’s impressive 0-20 – 0-09 win over Carlow, their second league win in a row. While Lyndsey Davy, who’s side have won, drawn and lost a game so far this season, look ahead to their next tie v Meath. Johnny Cooper also had his say on the Dubs campaign while insisting that the celebrations of five in a row are long gone.


98FM’s League Of Ireland Sunday Ep.2 – Mixed Fortune For The Dublin Clubs

The opening weekend of the League of Ireland coincided with storm Dennis, which effected the Dublin derby between Bohemians and Shamrock Rovers. Both Keith Ward and Stephen Bradley had their say on the horrendous conditions. Elsewhere, Ciaran Kilduff scored his 100th league goal for Shelbourne as they beat his former side Cork City at Turners Cross while Dean Clarke reacted to St Pats’ 1-0 loss to Waterford.


Ireland Ready For England Six Nations Clash – O’Driscoll & O’Gara

Ireland picked up two wins from their opening two Six Nations games under Andy Farrell as the boys in green look to bounce back following a poor World Cup. Next up is a trip to Twickenham, which both Brian O’Driscoll and Ronan O’Gara believe they are more than ready for. Elsewhere, both the under 20s and womens are also undefeated thus far as Ciara Griffin looks ahead to their upcoming trip to England.


'That's What We Expect From This Team' - Ireland & Leinster legend Shane Byrne

Ireland picked up their second Six Nations win with an impressive victory over Wales at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. Andy Farrell, Johnny Sexton, Iain Henderson, Max Deegan and former Leinster and Ireland star Shane Byrne share their take on the result. Meanwhile, Adam Griggs, Anna Caplice and Claire Keohane look ahead to Ireland women's second Six Nations tie against Wales.


'Stephen's Nobody's Fool' - James McClean Backs Kenny In Senior Role

Republic of Ireland star James McClean spoke at the launch of the Aviva Stadium's new sensory hub were he had his say on Stephen Kenny taking charge of the Irish senior set-up. He also shared an insight into his future career plans which include a stint Stateside and a return to Derry City.


League Of Ireland Sunday Ep:1 - The Launch Of The Upcoming 2020 Season

The League of Ireland is on the brink of a return and we spoke to players from all four Dublin clubs in the build up to the new season. Shamrock Rovers captain Ronan Finn, St Pats captain Ian Bermingham, Bohemians star Danny Grant and Shelbourne man Ciaran Kilduff spoke at the recent 2020 launch.


Now That’s What I Call Sport Podcast – 9th February

On this weeks’ episode we were joined by Andy Farrell, Johnny Sexton, Max Deegan, Iain Henderson and Shane Byrne to recap Ireland’s impressive Six Nations win over Wales. Adam Griggs, Anna Caplice and Claire Keohane also look ahead to the women's Six Nations tie against the same opposition. Meanwhile, Dessie Farrell’s Dublin side came from 9 points down to secure a last second draw with Monaghan in the league and he shared his take on the game. As we approach the return of the League of...


Now That’s What I Call Sport Podcast – 2nd February

On this weeks’ episode we are joined by Dessie Farrell, Ciaran Kilkenny, Mattie Kenny and Mick Bohan as league campaigns continue for both the men and ladies in football, hurling and camogie. We also hear the latest on the future of the FAI from Brian Kerr, Gary Owens and Niall Quinn. The Six Nations is underway for the men, women and under 20’s as Andy Farrell, Johnny Sexton, Robbie Henshaw, Shane Byrne, Aoife Doyle and Cliodhna Moloney reflect on the huge ties over the weekend.


'The First Game Of This Tournament Is About Getting A Win' - Sexton

Ireland got their Six Nations campaign off to a winning start, albeit rather unconvincingly. Andy Farrell reflected on his first game in charge while Johnny Sexton, Robbie Henshaw and former star Shane Byrne also had their say. Elsewhere, Aoife Doyle and Cliodhna Moloney look ahead to the women’s opening Six Nations tie against Scotland.


‘Anyday You Come To Castlebar And Take The Spoils, You’re Happy With That’ - Farrell

Dublin picked up their first win of the league campaign with a comfortable victory over 14-man Mayo in Castlebar. Dessie Farrell and Ciaran Kilkenny shared their thoughts on the result. Meanwhile, Mattie Kenny hopes his hurlers can return to winning ways when they play Laois in Parnell Park and Mick Bohan reflects on the ladies win over Mayo.


Would Brian Kerr Take A Job Back Within The FAI?

Former Ireland manager Brian Kerr, FAI interim deputy CEO Niall Quinn and Interim CEO Gary Owens recapped a momentous day for the organisation as the future of Irish football is secure. The FAI received a whopping €20 million bailout, which all three men shared their thoughts on and Brian Kerr answered whether or not he would return to the fold with the FAI.


Now That’s What I Call Sport Podcast – 26th January

On this weeks’ episode we heard from Andy Farrell, Johnny Sexton, Adam Griggs and Ciara Griffin ahead of Ireland’s Six Nations opener against Scotland. Jamie also spoke to Kieran Lucid on the possibility of an All-Island league featuring the best of the countries footballing talent in one league. Meanwhile, the GAA league campaign is underway and we hear from Dessie Farrell, Brian Fenton, Kerry’s Peter Keane and former Dub Charlie Redmond on the controversial draw involving last year’s...


Dublin Managers Dessie Farrell, Mick Bohan & Mattie Kenny On League Opener

This weekend sees the return of the GAA as the national league kicks off. We hear from Dessie Farrell following his side’s controversial draw with Kerry, while Brian Fenton and Kerry manager Peter Keane also share their thoughts. However, former Dub Charlie Redmond found the refereeing of the tie ‘laughable at times'. We also heard from Dublin hurling manager Mattie Kenny ahead of their league opener v Kilkenny and Mick Bohan before his All-Ireland champions kick-start their LIDL National...


‘We’d Like To See Signs Of Life Soon’ – Kieran Lucid On Possible All-Island League

Kieran Lucid of the All-Island league spoke exclusively to Jamie about the possibility of merging the best teams from the SSE Airtricity League and Danske Bank Premiership. He explained what opposes them in their efforts and offers the latest update on proceedings.


‘Not A Great Six Nations Ahead For Ireland’ – Leinster and Ireland legend Shane Byrne

We are fast approaching the start of the Six Nations as Ireland look to make amends for their poor showing at the Rugby World Cup. We hear from Andy Farrell ahead of his first game against Scotland while captain Johnny Sexton also had his say. Leinster and Ireland legend Shane Byrne reveals he isn’t expecting miracles from this Irish side. Meanwhile, Ireland women’s head coach Adam Griggs and captain Ciara Griffin look ahead to their Six Nations opener v Scotland.


Now That's What I Call Sport Podcast - 19th January

On this week's episode we were joined by Trevor Clarke for our latest installment of Irish Abroad. The 21 year-old left Shamrock Rovers for League One side Rotherham United in 2019 and spoke to Jamie on the experience. We recapped a huge night for Conor McGregor following his first round TKO victory over Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone. Leo Cullen spoke as Leinster cemented a home quarter final following their latest 18-0 win over Benetton. Both Dublin men and women's teams are in league action next...