Off the Ball-logo

Off the Ball

Sports Talk & News >

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.
More Information

Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Description:

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.

Twitter:

@offtheball

Language:

English

Contact:

Newstalk HQ Marconi House Digges Lane Dublin 2 1890 453106


Episodes

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

9/17/2019
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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

The Michael Owen interview: Liverpool, Manchester United and arguments

9/16/2019
More
Former Liverpool, Manchester United, Real Madrid and Newcastle striker Michael Owen joined Nathan Murphy to discuss his new book 'Reboot'.

Duration:00:54:50

BLUETOPIA | The Dublin Football Dynasty

9/16/2019
More
Aaron Kernan, Billy Joe Padden & Cliodhna O'Connor join Joe to recap another dominant weekend - and season - for Dublin football.

Duration:00:48:00

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

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

Duration:00:43:39

Dissecting the Dublin Five | final breakdown, influece of 95, retirements?

9/16/2019
More
GAA on OTB AM - the sports breakfast show from Off The Ball, live from 7.30am every morning! This Monday morning we're breaking down the 2019 All-Ireland final as Dublin beat Kerry by six points to seal their historic five in-a-row of All-Ireland titles! Ger and Tommy kick-start the conversation on the emotion of Dublin's win, picking out some of the key moments and pondering the futures of some of their key men! We hear from Dublin stars Jack McCaffrey and Brian Howard, who have been...

Duration:01:04:42

The Saturday Panel | Alan Quinlan, Marcus Horan, Mike Ross, Darren Cave | Dove Men + Care

9/14/2019
More
Highlighting the dual role of players dedicated to their teammates on the field, but also to their families as ordinary caring sons, brothers and fathers, Nathan Murphy and former Irish international Alan Quinlan will be joined by a panel of guests for an OTB Roadshow Special #OneToughJob

Duration:00:46:48

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

9/13/2019
More
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

All-Ireland Final Replay Preview | Pillar Caffrey on Murchan to start, Connolly impact and Kerry's speed

9/13/2019
More
Former Dublin manager Pillar Caffrey joins Ger Gilroy in studio as we look ahead to the All-Ireland final replay between Kerry and Dublin.

Duration:00:19:05

FRIDAY NIGHT RACING | Fran Berry in studio

9/13/2019
More
Irish flat jockey Fran Berry joins Ger Gilroy and Johnny Ward in studio for Friday Night Racing as we talk about his career and look ahead to the upcoming races this weekend. @HRIRacing #EveryRacingMoment

Duration:00:41:46

Rory Player of the Year?

9/13/2019
More
Joe, Nathan and Fionn look ahead to the 2019 Solheim Cup. Stephanie Meadow joins the lads with her thoughts. Plus, just who is the 2019 Player of the Year.

Duration:00:54:47

It's 'Not' A Sport Podcast | Episode 8 - Chess

9/13/2019
More
Enda Coll and Ronan Mullen in studio for Episode eight of 'It's 'Not' A Sport Podcast - the podcast that looks at all the obscure sports out there and why people love them. It's the final episode of Season One of the podcast. This week the lads chat to Alexander Baburin, Ireland's only Grandmaster in Chess about growing up in the USSR, Bobby Fischer, Magnus Carlson and the interesting world of high-contest chess. Subscribe to Off The Ball's YouTube channel for more videos, like us on...

Duration:00:47:46

The Paddy Power Half Hour - Premier League returns after international break

9/13/2019
More
The Paddy Power Half Hour - Our new Premier League Preview show which we'll be bringing you every Friday afternoon until the end of the season. John Duggan, Ronan Mullen and Phil Egan are in studio this week as we look ahead to the return of Premier League football after the international break.

Duration:00:32:44

CENTRE HALF SPECIAL | Shane Duffy and Conor Masterson

9/12/2019
More
Ireland centre backs Shane Duffy & Conor Masterson join Nathan for The Football Show. @PaddyPower

Duration:00:36:44

John Giles on Jack Byrne, Troy Parrott and Ireland Verdict

9/12/2019
More
John Giles joins Nathan to recap the week that was in the world of football ⚽️📺 @PaddyPower

Duration:00:23:22

Davy Fitz to Galway, Mike Quirke to Laois and Poch on Parrott | The Newsround

9/12/2019
More
Nathan Murphy, Kieran Cunningham and Richie McCormack in studio for Thursday's Newsround, looking at all the big sports stories from throughout the day.

Duration:00:27:11

Kevin Cassidy | Underdog return, Kieran Kilkenny at full-forward and Tommy Walsh

9/12/2019
More
Nathan Murphy is joined on the line by Kevin Cassidy to discuss the return of the Underdog series and look ahead to the All-Ireland football final.

Duration:00:10:49