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Ireland's most popular sports show and winner of a record nine PPI radio awards hosted by Ger Gilroy, Kevin Kilbane and Joe Molloy. Monday to Thursday from 7pm - 10pm, Fridays from 7pm - 9pm, Saturdays from 1pm - 6pm and Sundays from 12pm - 6pm.

Ireland's most popular sports show and winner of a record nine PPI radio awards hosted by Ger Gilroy, Kevin Kilbane and Joe Molloy. Monday to Thursday from 7pm - 10pm, Fridays from 7pm - 9pm, Saturdays from 1pm - 6pm and Sundays from 12pm - 6pm.
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Dublin, Ireland

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Ireland's most popular sports show and winner of a record nine PPI radio awards hosted by Ger Gilroy, Kevin Kilbane and Joe Molloy. Monday to Thursday from 7pm - 10pm, Fridays from 7pm - 9pm, Saturdays from 1pm - 6pm and Sundays from 12pm - 6pm.

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@offtheball

Language:

English

Contact:

Newstalk HQ Marconi House Digges Lane Dublin 2 1890 453106


Episodes

Ronan O'Gara and Keith Wood | 'Phenomenal' Henderson, assured performance, 'incredibly efficient'

9/22/2019
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Joe Molloy is joined by Ronan O'Gara and Keith Wood, to look back on Ireland's bonus-point 27-3 win against Scotland, to open their World Cup campaign. They analyse what they describe as an "incredibly efficient" performance from Joe Schmidt's side, and in particular single Iain Henderson out for praise. “He had an unbelievable game. Starting off with that break he just ripped through two Scottish defenders. “They were in place to make tackles but he just had that extra acceleration. He’s...

Duration:00:42:39

OTB Rugby World Cup Show | EP2 | James Downey

9/22/2019
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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 was joined by former Munster and Connacht centre James Downey On today's show, the lads talked about Ireland's win over Scotland, which players stood out as well as looking ahead to what Joe Schmidt might do for his sides remaining pool games @VodafoneIreland #TeamOfUs #OTBRWC

Duration:00:38:40

The Saturday Panel | Ireland Scotland preview, All Blacks off to a flier, and high tackle controversy

9/21/2019
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On the eve of Ireland's opening game of the Rugby World Cup, this week's Saturday Panel previews Ireland v Scotland in Yokohama. Nathan Murphy is joined in studio by rugby writer Ciarán Ó Raghallaigh, former Leinster and Connacht outhalf Andy Dunne, and former Connacht captain Andy Dunne, to analyse Ireland's prospects in Japan. The panel also look back on the first few games of the tournament, as New Zealand held off the Springbok challenge, while Australia and France both made winning...

Duration:00:56:25

Friday Night Racing | Sheila Lavery on Pat Smullen race win, Lady Kaya and training beginnings

9/20/2019
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Ger Gilroy and Johnny Ward are joined in studio by horse trainer Sheila Lavery as we take a look at her win in the Pat Smullen race, the death of Lady Kaya and her racing background.

Duration:00:49:10

Chelsea vs Liverpool, Arsenal's defensive shambles and Untrustworthy Man United | The Paddy Power Half Hour

9/20/2019
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Will O'Callaghan, Phil Egan and Ronan Mullen in studio as we look ahead to a massive weekend of Premier League football. Can Frank Lampard's youngsters master a win over high-flying Liverpool? Will Ole keep the midweek momentum going against West Ham and will Arsenal's defence improve against Aston Villa.

Duration:00:31:23

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:01:11:57

Shane Duffy recounts his near fatal injury, his meteoric Ireland rise, and life in the Premier League

9/19/2019
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Republic of Ireland defender Shane Duffy catches up with Nathan Murphy to chat about his near-fatal injury, his rise through the ranks at Everton, and his career in green. @PaddyPower

Duration:00:42:03

Rory at Wentworth and Solheim Review

9/19/2019
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Joe Molloy and Nathan Murphy present this week's Golf Weekly, including a preview of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. Peter Lawrie joins the lads for the show. This episode is brought to you in association with La Cala , Spain's largest golf resort and Irish-owned by FBD Hotels & Resorts.

Duration:00:50:29

Adare Manor Special

9/19/2019
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Joe, Nathan and Fionn report back from the 2020 Ryder Cup venue, Adare Manor

Duration:01:06:46

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

PSG throttle Real Madrid, City restore order, Damien Delaney's political manifesto

9/18/2019
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Damien Delaney, Kenny Cunningham & Mark Lawrenson join Adrian for tonight's Football Show. @paddypower

Duration:00:44:15

Jonny Cooper | All-Ireland win, Looking to improve, Cluxton influence

9/18/2019
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Adrian Barry joined by 6-time All-Ireland winner Jonny Cooper to chat about Dublin's historic win last Sunday in Croke Park

Duration:00:23:01

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

Champions League returns, Welsh coach set home and Katie's back | The Newsround

9/17/2019
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Richie McCormack, former Crystal Palace defender Damien Delaney and Shane Hannon in studio for Tuesday's Newsround looking at all the biggest sporting news from throughout the day.

Duration:00:23:58

Is a Tier 2 Championship a good idea? | Emlyn Mulligan and Pat Nolan

9/17/2019
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Richie McCormack is joined by Pat Nolan of the Irish Daily Mirror and Leitrim footballer Emlyn Mulligan as we discuss the potential Tier 2 Championship which is going before a Special Congress for vote.

Duration:00:22:07

The LOI Score | Shelbourne promoted, Dundalk win EA Sports Cup and European Race heats up

9/17/2019
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Stephen Doyle, Shane Dawson and Enda Coll in studio for a bumper LOI Score podcast as we look at the emotional scenes in United Park as Shelbourne gained promotion to the Premier Division for the first time in six years. We also look at the job Cabinteely have done to reach the play-off spots. In the Premier Divison, we preview Derry City vs Bohemians this Friday night as the race for Europe goes down to the wire. We also have a look back at Dundalk's narrow victory in the Ryan McBride...

Duration:00:50:56

Big in Japan | The Roscommon man making it in sumo wrestling

9/17/2019
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OTB AM's Eoin Sheahan caught up with John Gunning, Roscommon native and current sumo expert and broadcaster. The interview covers how John got into sumo, the culture around the sport and the brutal realities of injuries and hazing in Japan's most famous sport.

Duration:00:13:49

Man City's 'jagged' defence, Liverpool's strike force and the ghost of Frank Lampard

9/16/2019
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Joe Molloy is joined on the line by former Chelsea player Pat Nevin as we look back on the weekend of Premier League football as Norwich stun Man City, Liverpool continue their good run and Arsenal's defence continued to leak goals.

Duration:00:38:48