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25 Mar 2015

Podcast: Mo Headlines for Farah; Kids Kick ass on Track ‘and’ Field

Mo Farah was the main story of the week and was in the news for all sorts of reasons. For starters he ran a European record for the half marathon in Lisbon with a super swift 59:32 becoming the first Britain to dip under 60 mins. Previous record holder Fabiano

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19 Mar 2015

Podcast:Elites and Masters Fighting for an Audience

We look at two main talking points in this week’s podcast: do Masters athletes deserve more respect and why are elite runners not getting the limelight in favour of human interest stories. The Irish National Masters Championships were on last weekend and many felt like second class citizens despite it

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13 Mar 2015

Podcast Part Two: Students Shine at School’s Cross

Our usual podcast seemed a tad long so we took it upon ourselves to divide it in two. Part two deals with Non European ( read faster) Athletes at the European Championships and also the schools championships. We then delve into the nationality debate and discuss the way forward on

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13 Mar 2015

PODCAST PART ONE: ENGLISH UPGRADES TO SILVER

Our usual podcast seemed a tad long so we took it upon ourselves to divide it in two. Part One deals with the European Championships and has interviews with Mark English and Ciara Everard. For the Irish it was always about Mark English and he moved from man of bronze

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11 Mar 2015

Podcast: English upgrades to Silver; Students Shine at School’s Cross

For the Irish it was always about Mark English and he moved from man of bronze to man of silver. The UCD student was delighted to land silver in 1:47.20 in a high quality race won by Poland’s Marcin Lewandowski in 1:46.67 and we hear is reaction to the race.

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04 Mar 2015

Podcast: Road to Prague; Cross Crisis; Schools Showdown

We’ve another bumper podcast this week starting with the indoor season where we catch up with Cathal Dennehy in New York. He fill us in on the highlights of the US Indoor Championships and then picks out the international stars set to shine at the European Indoor championships in Prague

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25 Feb 2015

Podcast: Athlone’s Highs and Lows; Emerald’s Rising Star; No Mo Messing from Farah

We got mad this week, really mad. But for the right reasons as our passion into dissecting the Athlone International, the national championships and the sport in general went into overdrive. We discuss Cathal Dennehy’s piece that went through the root and branch of the meet that soared as high

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18 Feb 2015

Podcast: Barshim set for Take off; Mo goes Mad; O Lionaird hunts history

There were plenty of talking points on this week’s podcast with Mo Farah and Andy Vernon grabbing centre stage with their Twitter spat. We look behind the feud and where it sparked and who came out on top if at all. Sara Treacy had the performance of her career when

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11 Feb 2015

Divine intervention in Ghent; Boston strikes the right balance

This week we look at our own Gerard O’Donnell’s breakthrough performance at the IFAM International Indoor athletics meeting where he went to number 3 on the Irish all-time 60m hurdles list – race video below. Gerard ran 7.73 seconds to take the win. His pb was 8.23 seconds going into

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04 Feb 2015

Podcast: Medley of delights for Armory Irish; AAI Games sets the standard

On this week’s podcast we take a look back at an action packed weekend which included the AAI Open Indoor Games, Ireland’s DMR record at the Armory, as well as lots of domestic road racing action.From the AAI Games we hear from stars of the day including European qualifiers Ciara

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