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Michael Corcoran is joined every week by some of the biggest names in Irish and world rugby to examine the latest results, news, issues and stories facing rugby union.

Michael Corcoran is joined every week by some of the biggest names in Irish and world rugby to examine the latest results, news, issues and stories facing rugby union.
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Ireland

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RTE Ireland

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Michael Corcoran is joined every week by some of the biggest names in Irish and world rugby to examine the latest results, news, issues and stories facing rugby union.

Language:

English


Episodes

RTE Rugby Podcast: O'Gara is US bound, Pro 12/Champions Cup preview

4/6/2017
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Michael Corcoran and Wes Liddy are joined by David Corkery to look at Leinster and Munster's European prospects, the run in for the Pro12 and why Joe Schmidt is serving Irish rugby best by bringing young coaches on Ireland's summer tour.

Duration: 00:31:47


RTÉ Rugby Podcast: Six Nations fallout, Lions captaincy, Europe on the provincial horizon & RWC2023

3/23/2017
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Hugh Cahill and Michael Corcoran are joined by Damien Varley to looking back on the main Irish talking points from the Six Nations, who could be in Warren Gatland's Lions squad, the return of Europe and Ireland's RWC2023 hosting ambitions

Duration: 00:30:49


Six Nations: Ireland look to bounce back

2/11/2017
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Hugh Cahill is joined by former Irish Intentional back row forward David Corkery, Wes Liddy and Sky Italia rugby presenter Moreno Molla

Duration: 00:34:05


The Breakdown - State of the Irish Rugby Nation

12/23/2016
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This week Michael Corcoran speaks to IRFU Performance Director David Nucifora about the ups and downs of another tumultuous year in the world of Irish rugby; and the hopes and focus for 2017. This is the state of our rugby nation!

Duration: 00:30:22


The Breakdown - Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

12/22/2016
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This week Michael Corcoran looks back with former Leinster + Ireland back-row Aidan McCullen to Round 4 of the Champions Cup and they also discuss the crucial Christmas derbies in the Guinness Pro-12; we also hear from Rassie Erasmus and Richard Cockerill, as well as Hayden Triggs and Tyler Bleyendaal.

Duration: 00:42:49


The Breakdown - Round 4's Reverse Fixtures

12/15/2016
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This week Michael Corcoran speaks to former Leinster + Ireland back-row Aidan McCullen about the difficulties posed by the reverse fixtures of Rounds 3 + 4, and we hear from Leo Cullen, Neil Doak, Rassie Erasmus, Pat Lam + Wasp's Dai Young. Michael also talks about Irish refereeing with the IRFU's Referees Performance Manager, David McHugh.

Duration: 00:40:25


The Breakdown -The Lions Keepers

12/8/2016
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This week we hear from outgoing Connacht Coach Pat Lam; Michael Corcoran is joined by Lions coach Warren Gatland and Lions Defensive coach Andy Farrell; Michael also talks to Leinster's Sean O'Brien and Munster's Conor Murray ahead of this week's club action and The Telegraph's Mick Cleary talks Lions and previews these crucial European clashes.

Duration: 00:47:05


The Breakdown - Jovember

12/1/2016
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This week Michael Corcoran is joined by 2016 Rugby Writers Player of the Year CJ Stander, Connacht Coach Pat Lam; Michael also talks to Womens' World Cup 2017 Tournament Director Garrett Tubridy and Ireland Womens' coach Tom Tierney; and 6 Nations C.E John Feehan explains the introduction of the bonus points system.

Duration: 00:42:50


The Breakdown - Series Finale

11/24/2016
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This week Michael Corcoran is joined by former Ireland and Leinster hooker Shane Byrne and Jamie Pandaram of Australia's Daily Telgraph; Michael also talks to Ireland coach Joe Schmidt and we hear from Michael Cheika, as the two former Leinster coaches look ahead to the final game of the Guinness Series.

Duration: 01:02:56


The Breakdown - Chicago, Belfast, Dublin

11/11/2016
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This week Michael Corcoran chats to New Zealand broadcaster Tony Johnson; World Rugby CEO Brett Gosper about the international playing calendar and player-eligibility; England World Cup winner Maggie Alphonsi; and to Ireland coach Joe Schmidt who looks ahead to the Guinness Series opener against Canada.

Duration: 00:38:55


The Breakdown - Chicago awaits

11/3/2016
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This week Michael Corcoran is in Chicago ahead of the Ireland v New Zealand international at Soldier Field. There are interviews with Joe Schmidt and New Zealand vice-captain Ben Smith, and Michael catches up with former Leinster player Gavin Hickie, who has embarked on a coaching career Stateside.

Duration: 00:28:37


The Breakdown - The Future Is Schmidt

10/28/2016
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Michael Corcoran talks to IRFU Performance Director David Nucifora about Joe Schmidt's contract extension, while Shane Byrne shares his love of New Zealand.

Duration: 00:46:55


The Breakdown - Stand Up And Fight!

10/20/2016
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Michael Corcoran speaks to Leinster scrumhalf Luke McGrath about this tragic week for Irish rugby and preparing for a trip to Montpellier and we listen back to Wednesday's heartbreaking Munster press-conference.

Duration: 00:42:05


The Breakdown - An Ode To Axel

10/18/2016
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"The Breakdown team of Michael Corcoran and Andrew O'Connor pay tribute to former Munster head-coach and player, Anthony Foley, the man who led Munster to their first Heineken Cup success in 2006."

Duration: 01:06:50


The Breakdown - European Adventure Begins

10/12/2016
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Michael Corcoran is joined by former Leinster and Ireland back row, Aidan McCullen and Paris-based journalist Gavin Mortimer to preview the first round of matches in the Champions Cup, which sees all four provinces meeting French opposition.

Duration: 00:54:01


The Breakdown - Kick-Off

10/6/2016
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Michael Corcoran is joined by EPCR Chairman Simon Halliday, Martin Anayi managing director of Pro 12 Rugby at the official Champions Cup launch ahead of a big derby weekend in the Guinness Pro 12. Michael also speaks to Les Kiss, John Muldoon, Rassie Erasmus and Leo Cullen about those crucial interprovincial clashes.

Duration: 00:37:30


The Rugby Show : 14 March

3/14/2016
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Bernard Jackman joins Damien O'Meara and Wes Liddy to look back at Ireland's big win over Italy

Duration: 00:27:38


The Rugby Show - 29 Feb

2/29/2016
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Former Ireland international Geordan Murphy rues the combination of factors working against winless Ireland in this year’s RBS 6 Nations.

Duration: 00:24:49


The Rugby Show: 15 February

2/15/2016
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Former Ireland international Bernard Jackman joins Damien O'Meara to discuss Ireland's loss to France in Paris.

Duration: 00:33:32