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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04 Jul 2013

Thursday Talk – Cork City Sports Special

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

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27 Jun 2013

Thursday Talk – Euro Teams Special

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

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20 Jun 2013

Thursday Talk – Gillick’s Captain’s Call

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

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13 Jun 2013

Thursday Talk – Murphy’s Battle For Personal Glory

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.

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06 Jun 2013

Thursday Talk – Cullen’s Comeback Trail

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

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30 May 2013

Robinson ready for gold

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.

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