David McCarthy, one of Ireland’s most versatile athletes joins Jumping the Gun, Feidhlim Kelly and Cathal Dennehy, this week after his 4th place finish at the international cross country meet in Antwerp last weekend. McCarthy has won medals from 800m to 5,000m at the European Youths to European U-23s and
We’re back on the airwaves and joined by esteemed journalist Cathal Dennehy who has contributed to numerous publications including The Sunday Tribune, The Sunday Independent, Running Times, the IAAF and the Irish Runner where he is the current resident feature writer. In the latest podcast we discuss a variety of
Feidhlim Kelly looked back on day one of the World Track and Field Championships in Moscow in what was in truth a lacklustre opening.
It was a solo show for Thomas Chamney this week but nonetheless he got a great interview with Derval O’Rourke, Ireland’s most consistent performer for the past ten years, as she reveals here thoughts on the indoor season, the Turkish doping scandal and what her current state of fitness is.
Jumping the gun went down to Cork to get watch the action at the Sports in Bishopstown and we got some exclusive interviews with Robert Heffernan, Ailis McSweeney, Marcus Lawler, Cameron Page, Sarah Lavin and Kristi Castlin. We relived the best action of the meet and preview the teams for
We literally jumped the gun this week with our podcast and as a result we have a slightly rushed production. My editorial eyes will have to tighten up in general to have more eagle eyed precision but bear with me and the rest of the team. This week we
In a European Team Championships special we caught up with David Gillick to see how the role of captaincy came about and what we can expect from the weekend. From their we delve into where he is now and is there more life on the track for Ireland’s greatest ever
In this week’s edition of Jumping The Gun’s podcast we talk to national 400m champion Brian Murphy of Crusaders. The 30 year old who hails from Cork talks about how his love of running and competing keeps him chasing his dream despite some less than favourable treatment by Athletics Ireland.
Welcome to round two of Thursday Talk with myself and Thomas Chamney. In the second podcast we talk to Mary Cullen about her rollercoaster career to date. The Irish indoor 3,000m record holder (8:43.74) from Sligo has suffered 14 stress fractures in her running career and also suffered personal tragedy
Paul Robinson, Kildare’s new distance sensation, spoke to jumpingthegun.ie in the first podcast with co-anchors Feidhlim Kelly and Thomas Chamney. Robinson talks about his coaching and training as he eyes up a World ‘A’ standard in Marseille tomorrow. We also discuss the recent goings on in Irish and World athletics.