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#Off The Ball

# off-the-ball - Monday 18 February, 2019

'No logic to his point' - Gaoth Dobhair star McGee addresses Brady's 'piss up' tweet

The former Mayo footballer’s opinion was a rather unpopular one on Saturday night.

# off-the-ball - Thursday 3 January, 2019

'Johnny is an antagonistic person' - BOD on Sexton's 'confrontational' captaincy style

O’Driscoll believes it can sometimes have a ‘negative knock-on connotation’ for the team as a whole.

# off-the-ball - Thursday 6 December, 2018

'A difene and a couple of co-codamol': O'Driscoll opens up on painkiller use in rugby

‘It almost became like habit where it gave me a fighting chance if I wasn’t feeling 100%.’

# off-the-ball - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

'I've never used decks before' - How Kilbane ended up DJing as support to Groove Armada Murder On Kilbane's Floor This post contains videos

'I've never used decks before' - How Kilbane ended up DJing as support to Groove Armada

In the first episode of a four-part series, the ex-Ireland and Premier League footballer goes chasing a lifelong dream.

# off-the-ball - Monday 12 November, 2018

Chelsea defender labels yellow card he earned after receiving headbutt 'a joke'

Antonio Rudiger tangled with Everton playmaker Bernard at Stamford Bridge, with both men handed bookings.

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

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

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

'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

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

'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

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

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

'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

'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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

'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

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

'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

'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

'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

'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

'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

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

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

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

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