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#Off The Ball

# off-the-ball - Thursday 30 August, 2018

From The42 Soccer-focused Jim McGuinness says he's not interested in Mayo job No Go

Soccer-focused Jim McGuinness says he's not interested in Mayo job

The Westerners’ former boss James Horan has also had his say.

# off-the-ball - Saturday 16 June, 2018

From The42 Wallabies unhappy about broken Genia arm but Schmidt positive on Irish injuries Off The Ball

Wallabies unhappy about broken Genia arm but Schmidt positive on Irish injuries

Andrew Conway, Dan Leavy and Cian Healy all went off injured for Ireland.

# off-the-ball - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

From The Daily Edge Irish sports podcasts are talking about consent and it's long overdue Second Captains

Irish sports podcasts are talking about consent and it's long overdue

Second Captains decided to tackle the difficult case in their show and it was well worth listening to.

# off-the-ball - Friday 22 December, 2017

From The42 'I'm still young enough to fight, I'm still fit enough and I still believe I'm good enough to win a world title' Still Hungry

'I'm still young enough to fight, I'm still fit enough and I still believe I'm good enough to win a world title'

Andy Lee still has a strong ambition to be a world champion once again.

# off-the-ball - Thursday 21 December, 2017

From The42 Heavy hitter: Andy Lee confirmed as new member of the Off The Ball team Statement Of Intent

Heavy hitter: Andy Lee confirmed as new member of the Off The Ball team

The 33-year-old has been a long-time contributor.

# off-the-ball - Thursday 2 November, 2017

From The42 'Fabregas was a total arse on the pitch' - Kilbane Not A Fan This post contains videos

'Fabregas was a total arse on the pitch' - Kilbane

Speaking on Off The Ball tonight, the former Ireland midfielder recalled a story about facing the Spaniard.

# off-the-ball - Thursday 26 October, 2017

From The42 Donegal's Ryan McHugh responds to heavy criticism of low-scoring county final Comment

Donegal's Ryan McHugh responds to heavy criticism of low-scoring county final

Kilcar won their first senior title since 1993 recently.

# off-the-ball - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

From The42 Fifa investigating Robbie Brady's alleged 'headbutt' on Wales captain Ashley Williams Innocuous This post contains videos

Fifa investigating Robbie Brady's alleged 'headbutt' on Wales captain Ashley Williams

The Ireland wide man was involved in an incident during last night’s qualifier and could potentially miss the play-off if found guilty.

# off-the-ball - Monday 15 May, 2017

From The42 'Worship is too strong a word': Phil Neville pays tribute to former skipper Roy Keane on Off The Ball Hello Philip

'Worship is too strong a word': Phil Neville pays tribute to former skipper Roy Keane on Off The Ball

‘You had this thing in your mind: ‘what would Roy say now?’

# off-the-ball - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

From The42 'Childish' and 'self-indulgent' - Davy Fitz criticised for Nowlan Park pitch incident DAITHI REGAN

'Childish' and 'self-indulgent' - Davy Fitz criticised for Nowlan Park pitch incident

The Wexford boss hit the headlines in Sunday’s match against Tipperary.

# off-the-ball - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

From The42 Analysis: Munster and Leinster show exciting intent on kick return attack Off The Ball

Analysis: Munster and Leinster show exciting intent on kick return attack

Jack Conan scored a try on kick return against Wasps, while Munster created pressure for Toulouse.

# off-the-ball - Thursday 2 March, 2017

From The42 'I was feeling terrible and losing weight': Down's Marty Clarke on forced retirement and 'difficult few weeks' Opening Up

'I was feeling terrible and losing weight': Down's Marty Clarke on forced retirement and 'difficult few weeks'

The 29-year-old suffers from a rare medical condition called Addison’s Disease.

# off-the-ball - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

From The42 OCI presidency candidate claims 'five or six' sports federations have colluded ahead of vote Corrupt

OCI presidency candidate claims 'five or six' sports federations have colluded ahead of vote

Bernard O’Byrne has attacked the lack of transparency and openness before tomorrow’s ballot.

# off-the-ball - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

From The42 The face of Sky Sports' darts coverage opens up about battle with Parkinson's disease Carpe Diem

The face of Sky Sports' darts coverage opens up about battle with Parkinson's disease

Dave Clark was on Newstalk’s Off The Ball last night.

# off-the-ball - Friday 9 December, 2016

From The42 Newstalk question RTÉ's use of state funding to win exclusive GAA radio rights Tune In

Newstalk question RTÉ's use of state funding to win exclusive GAA radio rights

The new deal which lasts until 2022 sees Newstalk lose out.

# off-the-ball - Thursday 1 December, 2016

From The42 Cathal McCarron was grilled in a tense interview on Off the Ball tonight Controversy

Cathal McCarron was grilled in a tense interview on Off the Ball tonight

The Tyrone Gaelic footballer was asked about his relationship with an underage girl he met on Tinder.

# off-the-ball - Monday 10 October, 2016

From The42 Analysis: Connacht's attack fires with off-the-ball work rate Variety

Analysis: Connacht's attack fires with off-the-ball work rate

Pat Lam’s men have won two in a row in the Guinness Pro12.

# off-the-ball - Friday 7 October, 2016

From The42 Lance Armstrong spoke to Off The Ball tonight, and it was superbly tense radio Rookie Of The Year

Lance Armstrong spoke to Off The Ball tonight, and it was superbly tense radio

Disgraced Tour de France champion will appear in Dublin later this month.

# off-the-ball - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

From The42 Off The Ball's 5-a-side team just got a lot better as Kevin Kilbane joins staff Radiohead

Off The Ball's 5-a-side team just got a lot better as Kevin Kilbane joins staff

The former Ireland defender has built a strong reputation as a pundit.

# off-the-ball - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

From The42 'This might be my one and only chance' - Harrington ready to answer Ireland's call in Rio Proud Paddy

'This might be my one and only chance' - Harrington ready to answer Ireland's call in Rio

As it stands, Harrington and Seamus Power will be Ireland’s representatives at the Olympics.

# off-the-ball - Friday 3 June, 2016

From The42 Off The Ball's Joe Molloy will host a TV3 show that covers the 'lighter side' of Euro 2016 Euro 2016

# off-the-ball - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

From The42 Minister for Sport on MMA tragedy: 'I saw this coming' Claim

Minister for Sport on MMA tragedy: 'I saw this coming'

Michael Ring says he has had “grave concerns” about the sport for a long time.

# off-the-ball - Thursday 4 February, 2016

From The42 The story of BOD beating up Austin Healey on a Lions trip the highlight of OTB’s roadshow The Lions Den

The story of BOD beating up Austin Healey on a Lions trip the highlight of OTB’s roadshow

What happens on tour, stays on tour…until now.

# off-the-ball - Thursday 17 December, 2015

From The42 Cork camogie captain on sledging in GAA and being taunted about her depression battle Sledging

Cork camogie captain on sledging in GAA and being taunted about her depression battle

The Milford star says she was taunted about her depression.

# off-the-ball - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

From The42 'We had to take the baton on and carry it forward after Ireland's Rugby World Cup disappointment' Feel Good Factor

'We had to take the baton on and carry it forward after Ireland's Rugby World Cup disappointment'

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has been speaking on Off The Ball this evening.

# off-the-ball - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

From The42 The names are in - here are the Bord Gáis Energy Team of the Year nominees Clash Of The Ash

The names are in - here are the Bord Gáis Energy Team of the Year nominees

All-Ireland U-21 hurling champs Limerick unsurprisingly have the most nominations.

# off-the-ball - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

From The42 ‘It’s a pretty serious cut’: Andy Lee speaks about postponed Saunders fight Deep Cut

‘It’s a pretty serious cut’: Andy Lee speaks about postponed Saunders fight

Saunders required 10 stitches above his right eye.

# off-the-ball - Sunday 30 August, 2015

From The42 Philly McMahon was a lucky man after headbutting Aidan O’Shea Off The Ball This post contains videos

Philly McMahon was a lucky man after headbutting Aidan O’Shea

The Dublin back wasn’t punished after the incident early in the second half.

# off-the-ball - Saturday 15 August, 2015

From The42 'This was not my decision' - Andy Lee breaks silence after title fight moved from Limerick to Manchester Hometown Hero

'This was not my decision' - Andy Lee breaks silence after title fight moved from Limerick to Manchester

‘Nothing will stop me from winning this fight.”‘

# off-the-ball - Friday 14 August, 2015

From The42 'Keep the money in your pocket' - James Horan on those Roscommon and Cork vacancies

'Keep the money in your pocket' - James Horan on those Roscommon and Cork vacancies

The former Mayo boss was speaking on last night’s Off The Ball.

# off-the-ball - Monday 10 August, 2015

From The42 'This is a massive win for me' - Shane Lowry on his stunning WGC triumph Reaction

'This is a massive win for me' - Shane Lowry on his stunning WGC triumph

The Irish golfer discussed his win at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational this evening.

# off-the-ball - Sunday 2 August, 2015

From The42 'Totally discredited and a complete sham' - Kimmage says athletics 'stinks' Doping

'Totally discredited and a complete sham' - Kimmage says athletics 'stinks'

There was an excellent discussion on the topic during today’s Off The Ball Sunday Papers review.

# off-the-ball - Thursday 23 July, 2015

From The42 'I wouldn't have a clue about power wattage' - David Walsh Big Data

'I wouldn't have a clue about power wattage' - David Walsh

The journalist was speaking to Off The Ball last night.

# off-the-ball - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

From The42 Rossies boss John Evans explained SH*TE-gate and gave Wooly a run for his money last night Good Form

Rossies boss John Evans explained SH*TE-gate and gave Wooly a run for his money last night

The Roscommon manager felt it was good to talk on Off the Ball.

# off-the-ball - Saturday 4 July, 2015

From The42 The Off The Ball team did the hurling crossbar challenge, with mixed results Off The Bar

The Off The Ball team did the hurling crossbar challenge, with mixed results

One of them rattled the bar, but it was pretty unorthodox.

# off-the-ball - Friday 12 June, 2015

From The42 Opinion: RTÉ should apologise for their treatment of John Giles Controversy

Opinion: RTÉ should apologise for their treatment of John Giles

The veteran pundit said he was “very disappointed” not to be analysing the Ireland-Scotland game this weekend.

# off-the-ball - Friday 24 April, 2015

From The42 John Giles: 'There are some players you only need to see once and this kid is one of those' Tug Of War

John Giles: 'There are some players you only need to see once and this kid is one of those'

The RTÉ pundit wants Jack Grealish in the Irish team for the next Euro 2016 Qualifier.

# off-the-ball - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

From The42 7 podcasts that will make your commute that little bit more bearable Podcasts

7 podcasts that will make your commute that little bit more bearable

Bored on the commute to work? Check out our list of essential sport listening on the net to brighten up your day.

# off-the-ball - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

From The42 Coloured boots are what's really wrong with the GAA according to one inter-county team Paint It Black

Coloured boots are what's really wrong with the GAA according to one inter-county team

Not blanket defences or cyncial fouling, coloured boots.

# off-the-ball - Friday 6 March, 2015

From The42 ‘Anyone who spits at me will be eating their supper through a straw’ – Jon Walters Threat

‘Anyone who spits at me will be eating their supper through a straw’ – Jon Walters

The Irish international has issued a stark warning to his opponents.

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