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Irish & Munster rugby player Donncha O'Callaghan on being a busy dad, also his role as a Unicef ambassador & his recent visit to Lebanon to see the circumstances of Syrian refugees, joins Miriam this morning.
This week, Aoibhinn is joined by three members of the legendary 1978 Munster rugby team who beat the All Blacks in Thomond Park on 31 October of that year. Donal Canniffe was the Captain, Christy Cantillon scored the only try of the match, Tony Ward's conversion and two drop goals were the other scores of the 12 - 0 victory. They describe how that early try changed the momentum of the game. They recall the pre match training in Fermoy arranged by their coach Tommy Kiernan, the signature silence before Tommy's dressing room talk, the connection between the Munster supporters ...
Well, the 2013 season ended with a wimper for Irish international rugby. The squad was decimated by injury, morale was at a low and the squad posted their worst six nations finish in 14 years leading to the departure of Declan Kidney. Then, a ripple of anticipation ran through the sport. The European cup winning coach of Leinster was reported to be interested in the job. But would he leave a hugely successful run with his club to take on what one New Zealand media outlet referred to as a ‘floundering international team’? Well events moved quickly and on 29th ...
The three Wallace brothers hold the record for the most members of one family to play for the British and Irish Lions rugby team, their back to back international careers spanned 20 years. They never played together for the Lions
As you know we regularly chat to our guests about the songs that are the soundtrack to their lives & this morning Miriam is joined in studio with sports legend Paul O'Connell, before we get to those songs, we play a clip of some of the highlights of Paul's fantastic career.
As the shock & disappointment about the dropping of Brian O'Driscoll from the final Lions test match tomorrow rumbles on. Journalist & author, Paul Kimmage is currently writing Brian's biography with the rugby star & he joins Miriam on the line from the Tour de France to give his reaction.