Steve Neville and Mikie Sheehan join Peter McNamara to discuss the rookies hoping to prove their worth to Joe Schmidt against Italy. Also: the North London derby, Conte's travails and Kerry's young guns
Michael Moynihan reviews the Allianz Hurling League action and looks at those hurlers who have all the tools but struggle to nail a position. And after the euphoria of Paris, Ronan O'Gara and Donal Lenihan come back to reality.
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.