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Because sport is more than just the results. The best and funniest podcast content from Ireland's favourite sports website. Discussing everything relevant to the world of Irish sport and beyond.

Because sport is more than just the results. The best and funniest podcast content from Ireland's favourite sports website. Discussing everything relevant to the world of Irish sport and beyond.
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Ireland

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Sports

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Because sport is more than just the results. The best and funniest podcast content from Ireland's favourite sports website. Discussing everything relevant to the world of Irish sport and beyond.

Twitter:

@ballsdotie

Language:

English

Contact:

003531-5518535


Episodes

Euro 2016 Day 1: Best Bets, Ireland's Chances, When Will England Crash Out?

6/10/2016
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This is your daily Euro 2016 podcast. On the first episode of EUROS RACKET, the lads preview the tournament, wonder how many goals Ireland will score and when England will crash and burn. Nathan Murphy and Miguel Delaney also check in from France with their best bets for the tournament.

Duration:00:45:05

Galway Bay FM Commentary At End Of PRO 12 Final

5/28/2016
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The closing stages of the PRO 12 final, brought breathlessly to you by Galway Bay FM.

Duration:00:04:58

The Racket 24.05: The Strange Story Of The Irish Marathon Team, Oliver Kay On Adrian Doherty

5/24/2016
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A bumper Racket features a chat about the strange case of the Irish Olympic marathon team, and Donny's memories of Bill Cosby. We also explain why Paddy Crerand was in studio yesterday, and we talk to Oliver Kay of The Times about his book Forever Young: The Story Of Adrian Doherty. Find us on twitter: @ConorNeville, @donnymahoney, @gcooney93

Duration:00:59:02

The Racket. 19.05 - The Championship Handicap Betting Preview

5/19/2016
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Leitrim-Roscommon, Tipp-Cork, Tyrone-Derry, Dublin-Wexford and more...

Duration:00:41:02

The Racket 13.05: Championship Betting Handicap Preview

5/13/2016
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We look at the betting handicaps on this weekend's championship matches.

Duration:00:36:22

The Racket. 12.05: Matthew Macklin retires, the glory of IFL TV and #stumpconor controversy

5/12/2016
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On the Racket, we discussed the retirement of Matthew macklin, the wonder of IFL TV and we've another #stumpconor

Duration:00:29:15

The Racket 11.05: The Fury Of West Ham Fans, Robbie's Strike Partner, #StumpConor Scales New Heights

5/11/2016
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Today's Racket features the wrath of West Ham fans after the absurd farewell to Upton Park, along with a disgusting slight upon the character of Caleb Folan and the best #StumpConor to date. We're on twitter: @ConorNeville, @donnymahoney, @gcooney93

Duration:00:35:01

The Racket 10.05: Twitter Vendetta, Eurovision Bets, #StumpConor

5/10/2016
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The racket features another lobby group highly offende by Gavin Cooney: first A League of their Own, and now the equally boring institution of Manchester United. @MarkFarrelly131 joins us for a betting preview of the Eurovision, which is a legitimate sporting event by virtue of the fact you can drink cans while gambling on it. If you have a sporting trivia question which you think can stump Conor Neville, tweet it using #StumpConor. Follow the lads on twitter: @ConorNeville, @donnymahoney,...

Duration:00:29:25

The Racket 09.05: Clare's TK Maxx, Furious Mullane, Bluffer Joe Rogan, Irish Bocelli

5/9/2016
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The lads discuss the league final, featuring some Tony Kelly love and a John Mullane rant. Also, as Andrea Bocelli fulfilled a career goal by playing the King Power stadium, we ponder who will sing alongside Martin O'Neill if/when we win the Euros. Find us on twitter: @ballsdotie, @ConorNeville, @donnymahoney, @gcooney93

Duration:00:29:02

The Balls.ie Fantasy Football Podcast GW 37

5/6/2016
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Mikey and Gavan face an ethical dilemma during the penultimate gameweek of the season.

Duration:00:23:45

The Racket 06.05: Explaining Ulster Football and a new take on Leicester

5/6/2016
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Following Kieran McGeeney's comments on North-South relations, we spoke to Niall McCoy about the Ulster football v rest of the country debate + Sean Sheehan discusses Leicester City's return to old fashioned values

Duration:00:46:25

The Racket 05.05: Roy Keane on coolness and Tipp minor boss on parents

5/5/2016
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On today's Racket, we discuss Roy Keane's controversial opinions on what constitutes cool and the Tipp minor manager taking on Mammies and Daddies

Duration:00:24:24

The Racket 04.05: Banning Leicester Talk, Torres' Revival, #StumpConor

5/4/2016
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On today's podcast, we are forced to ban all talk of Leicester City. We also discuss the odd rebirth of Fernando Torres, and there is another edition of #stumpconor. Excitingly, The Racket has reached adolesence, acted out and been given its own place: find us on twitter @Ballspodcasts. You can also find us individually: @ConorNeville, @donnymahoney, @gcooney93. If you have a question on 1990s Sports Trivia that you think might stump Conor Neville, tweet it to us using #stumpconor, and you...

Duration:00:24:12

The Racket 03.05: Leicester Reaction, Offaly Hurling Abberation

5/3/2016
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The Racket is here to bask in the 'unprobable' and glorious abberation of Leicester City's title victory, and to highlight exactly where the Offaly hurling abberation is: are they occasionally successful or a super-power currently at rock bottom? Tweet us: @ConorNeville, @donnymahoney, @gcooney93. Also, if you think you can stump Conor Neville with a question of 1990s sporting trivia, tweet @ballsdotie using the #StumpConor.

Duration:00:34:40

The Racket 29.04 - The GAA draft and that Kerry news report

4/29/2016
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We run through the picks from the historic GAA draft, that Kerry hurling report on RTE, and look briefly at events in Longford

Duration:00:27:01

The Balls.ie Fantasy Football Podcast GW36

4/28/2016
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Mikey and Gavan wind down the season with their heroes and villains, with a special mention for one nasty bastard at Tottenham.

Duration:00:36:39

The Racket 28.04. A radical 'draft' proposal for the GAA + Tommy Walsh

4/28/2016
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Donny has a radical brainwave which could alter the GAA forever and we talk about Tommy Walsh quitting the Kerry panel.

Duration:00:30:35

The Racket 27.04: Pat 'Broken Promises' Hickey, Boston College, The Worst Sports Bet In History

4/27/2016
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Today's Racket discusses Pat Hickey's broken promise to Rory McIlroy, when the best bet in football history becomes the worst, and more GAA celebrations. Also, Boston College alumnus Donny interviews Boston College historian Reed Oslin ahead of the Aer Lingus College Football Classic between Georgia Tech and, you guessed it, Boston College at Croke Park on September 3rd. Find us on twitter: @ConorNeville, @donnymahoney, @gcooney93

Duration:00:34:18

The Racket 26.04: Mcateer Slams The Sun, Dublin vs Ireland, Who Are The Real Leicester Heroes?

4/26/2016
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On today's podcast: Jason Mcateer slams the Sun newspaper for an insensitive move on a wonderful day for the families of the Hillsborough victims, we pick a side from the rest of Ireland that might beat the Dubs, we ask you to rank the members of the Leicester squad in terms of heroism. Following the news that members of our office had their Leaving Cert exams interrupted by an invigilator telling them that Robbie Keane had scored against Germany, we are looking for your best 2002 World...

Duration:00:27:21

The Racket 25.04: McGregor Seeking Publicity Again, League Final Reaction

4/25/2016
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Today's Racket features yet more news from Conor McGregor's twitter account. as Dana White rubbishes McGregor's claim that he is back on the UFC 200 card. Elsewhere, we have dispatches from the League final, and what essentially amounted to a name-dropping war among Conor, Donny and Gavin. Can you drop a name to beat ours? Tweet us: @ConorNeville, @donnymahoney, @gcooney93.

Duration:00:41:25