23 Dec 2013

Christmas Special Podcast

We look back over the athletics year with a quiz – Cathal Dennehy and Feidhlim Kelly pit their wits against each other with Ronan Duggan as quizmaster – to recall the action intertwined with a Robert Heffernan, world champion race walker, theme. Of course, we also take a look at

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17 Dec 2013

Robinson’s Route To The Top

Here’s to you Paul Robinson, an athlete who uprooted himself to the other side of the world in a bid to reach the top tier of international athletics. He talks about making tough decisions and what he’s sacrificed to try and challenge the world’s top milers. The latest Jumping the

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10 Dec 2013

European Cross Conundrum

We discuss the good, the bad and the ugly of the Euro Cross in Belgrade: the African infiltration, whether its ruining the event and what should be done; how the Irish matched up and whether their preparations were up to scratch; questions from the listeners and interviews from international stars

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26 Nov 2013

Euro Cross selection debate

This week we get straight down to the nitty gritty of the team selection and the winners and losers at the hands of the selectors. We also recap on the University Road Relays, the NCAA championships and Derval O’Rourke’s latest column. Another highlight is Homer Simpson’s cameo role.  

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16 Nov 2013

Athletes ready to DIY and IAAF Gala

Jumping the Gun did a special ad-hoc recording for the Woodie’s DIY Inter County Championships tomorrow along with looking at all the latest international news on the athletics seen including the IAAF athlete of the year awards in Monaco.

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14 Nov 2013

Thursday Talk: Golden girl Treacy set for Santry

We met Sara Treacy fresh off the plane as she gears up for the National Inter Counties in Santry Demesne on Sunday. Based in Birmingham as a doctor, Treacy is preparing for the European Cross Country Championships in Serbia where she is keen to help the women defend their team title. 

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07 Nov 2013

Thursday Talk: Return of the Mac

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

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31 Oct 2013

Halloween Talk: Dublin, drugs, awards and more

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

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10 Aug 2013

Mo the king of Russia – Day 1 review

Feidhlim Kelly looked back on day one of the World Track and Field Championships in Moscow in what was in truth a lacklustre opening.

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11 Jul 2013

Thursday Talk – O’Rourke reveals all

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.

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