Rob McNamara, Mikie Sheehan and Stephen Barry join Peter McNamara to discuss Sunday's Premier League derbies in Manchester and Liverpool. A big weekend for Manchester United and Sky Sports in particular, the lads believe, for if City win it's season over.
Peter McNamara, Stephen Barry and Mikie Sheahan look ahead to a bumper weekend in Irish international sport; Saturday's rugby test against South Africa and the crunch World Cup playoff visit to Copenhagen, plus the International Rules first test in the early hours of Sunday morning.
In this week's PaperTalk Extra, Peter McNamara, Rob McNamara and Steve Neville discuss Ireland's chances in a World Cup playoff with Denmark, assess the Manchester battle in the Premier League and reflect on the Champions League week.
Michael Moynihan reflects on an All-Ireland semi-final where Waterford's system prevailed and Cork's inexperience told. But he fears the Déise will face Galway in the final without talisman Austin Gleeson. We also hear from victorious Waterford manager Derek McGrath and disappointed Cork duo Pat Hartnett and Kieran Kingston.
Anthony Daly and John Fogarty on the weekend's championship action. Dalo on Páirc openers, Davy's sweeper rant and Tipp's deficiencies. PLUS: Fogarty on Cork's dying sting, Mayo's prospects and Galway's goal rush.
Colm Cooper was at his first Leinster final in Croke Park to see Dublin rack up their seventh provincial crown in a row. He was seriously impressed with what he saw and wonders if anybody can reach that standard this season.
Irish Examiner writers Michael Moynihan and John Fogarty discuss the week's hurling action plus Roscommon's Connacht final shock of Galway. Plus interviews from the victorious Cork camp with Kieran Kingston, Pat Ryan and Alan Cadogan.
Mike Quirke wonders if Cork really is a football county, a disappointed Paul Kerrigan admits Cork aren't operating at the same level as Kerry, while Kingdom powerhouse Anthony Maher is glad to back at the heart of the Kerry team.
OIsín McConville on the famous Down swagger that may be reemerging. Brendan O'Brien on Jim Gavin's standoff with the broadcast media. And Colm Cooper's confirms he did sleep til ten to two on All-Ireland final day.