The Extratime Sportscast

The latest The Extratime Sportscast stories on Extratime Sportscast - from Keane to Klopp and Munich to Saipan with RTE's Tony O'Donoghue

Thu, May 21 2020

Following two lengthy examinations of Ireland’s tumultuous World Cup 2002 campaign, it’s a return to semi-normalcy for the Sportcast.

Read More Sportscast - Japan/South Korea 2002 World Cup - Big Mick's Pinnacle (Part 2)

Wed, May 13 2020

In contrast to McCarthy's most recent spell in charge, the 2002 World Cup was a time of the most exhilarating, ...

Read More Sportscast - Big Mick's Pinnacle Part 1 (WC 2002 Qualifiers)

Fri, May 08 2020

With the end of Mick McCarthy's second spell as Ireland boss, Declan Marron and Macdara Ferris relive his biggest success ...

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King of the Island - Sportscast Season 8 Episode 16

Fri, May 01 2020

On this week's pod Declan Marron and Andrew Dempsey discuss the first King of the Island since Ruaidhri Ua Conchubair

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Collie O'Neill: Because they were all similar in age, they became a much closer knit group and because of that we went on to win a First Division

Wed, Apr 22 2020

Former UCD boss Collie O’Neill has highlighted the importance of UCD’s decision to go with a scholarship based model as ...

Read More Sportscast Season 8 Episode 14 - Using InStat in the LOI & Athletes on the Frontline

Mon, Apr 20 2020

Declan Marron, Dave Donnelly & Macdara Ferris speak to former UCD Manager Collie O’Neill about mounting issues in his last ...

Read More Sportscast - Hoop Nightmares - Why didn't it happen for Stephen Kenny in 2012

Sat, Apr 18 2020

In the first of these bonus shows, Declan Marron, Macdara Ferris and Andrew Dempsey look back over Stephen Kenny's failed ...

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Working from home Stephen Kenny Sportscast special

Fri, Apr 10 2020

It is a Good Friday when a second Sportscast for the week drops into your podcast feed.

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Season 8 - Episode 10 - The Third Tier European Dream (with Kevin Burke)

Fri, Apr 03 2020

Dave Donelly dials in to discuss the FAI’s managerial headache with both Mick McCarthy and Stephen Kenny seemingly have claims ...

Read More Sportscast Season 8 Episode 9

Wed, Mar 25 2020

The lads are also joined by Dylan O’Connell for a long discussion on League of Ireland documentaries to fill the ...

Read More e-sports Sportscast special

Mon, Mar 23 2020

It is an e-sports bonanza with our upcoming e-sports Cup for Cystic Fibrosis Ireland discussed in detail on the ...

Read More Sportscast Season 8 Episode 7 - Treaty Utd, Cork City's Takeover and The Secret Life of Tony Cascarino

Tue, Mar 17 2020

Declan Marron and Macdara Ferris bring you a sort of sequel to our Christmas book special to suggest some good ...

Read More Sportscast Season 8 Episode 5 - The Giant Pencil edition

Wed, Mar 04 2020

Finn Harps boss Ollie Horgan dials in to talk about rebuilding the side for his seventh year at the club

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ET Sportscast First Division Preview Special

Wed, Feb 19 2020

We have a second podcast for you this week with this bonus pod entirely dedicated to the First Division.

Read More Sportscast - The Wind That Shakes The Derby

Mon, Feb 17 2020

This week host Declan Marron is joined by Macdara Ferris and Andrew Dempsey as they talk about the unaired Dublin ...

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Bohemians v Shamrock Rovers - Where can I watch it and what do I need to know?

Sat, Feb 15 2020

The FAI Cup champions travel the short distance to their biggest rivals with far more than just three points at ...

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League of Ireland on tour – Ticker Tape and Argentinian Steak (Advent Sportscast Day 24)

Tue, Dec 24 2019

In 1980 a League of Ireland selection travelled to play a series of games in Argentina, the highlight being a ...

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Big Sam Allardyce at Limerick FC

Mon, Dec 23 2019

Those who say Big Sam has never won a trophy are disrespecting the First Division.

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The Derry Warrior - Ryan McBride (Advent podcast Day 21)

Sat, Dec 21 2019

The Derry Warrior Ryan McBride, one of the bravest defenders the league has seen, is the topic of today's advent ...

Read More Advent Calendar 2019 - Day 12 - Brian Kerr's Ireland - Part 1

Thu, Dec 12 2019

The lads analyze that 2004 squad, talk about where the Irish Public’s expectations where at that time and Philip Troussier

Read More Advent Calendar 2019 - Day 11 - The Leinster Senior Cup

Wed, Dec 11 2019

The lads talk about the Leinster Football Associations formation in 1982, the cups rich history and of course the perpetually ...

Read More Advent Calendar 2019 - Day 10 - Steve Staunton's Ireland

Tue, Dec 10 2019

The lads go back to Stan’s reign as Ireland Boss/Gaffer reliving the standout results and dreadful defending that saw Ireland ...

Read More Advent Calendar 2019 - Day 9 - Athlone Town v AC Milan

Mon, Dec 09 2019

The lads look at the context of the how game came to be, sympathize with John Minnock’s penalty miss and ...

Read More Advent Calendar 2019 - Day 8 - Christy Fagan

Sun, Dec 08 2019

We talk what made Christy such a stand out player, his red hot form in 2014, the ebbing of his ...

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Sun, Dec 08 2019


Read More Advent Calendar 2019 - Day 5 - John the Baptist - A Critique

Thu, Dec 05 2019

Yet with ongoing concern and worrying developments at the FAI today it seems very appropriate to look back at this ...

Read More Advent Calendar 2019 - Day 4 - Carling Nations Cup 2011

Wed, Dec 04 2019

The Boys in Green overcame poor crowds,cramped fixtures list, and general disinterest in drab enough matches to win this cup

Read More Advent Calendar 2019 - Day 3 - Paddy McCourt

Wed, Dec 04 2019

We talk about the great man’s career from Derry to Celtic and back to Derry again

Read More Advent Calendar 2019 - Day 2 - Greatest Ever Irish Goal

Mon, Dec 02 2019

Fair warnings, they mostly disagree and revert to glorious nostalgia

Read More Advent Calendar 2019 - Day 1 - Anne O'Brien

Mon, Dec 02 2019

We kick things off with a show about Ireland’s first female footballer to play professional football abroad, Anne O’Brien

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The Sportscast Episode 167 - Tactics Truck 3.0 (Deirdre Duke, Gary O'Neill, Robbie Benson)

Fri, Nov 08 2019

Irish Field Hockey International Deirdre Duke joins us (45.01) to reflect on the team’s dramatic Olympic qualification and look ahead ...

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Jack Brady: 'We just totally shunned the idea away and got on with it on the pitch'

Tue, Oct 22 2019

Brady impressed for the Shannonsiders this term, with some superb showings earning the 22-year-old a move to Shelbourne ahead of ...

Read More Sportscast Episode 165 - Captain > Superior Officer (Interviews: Jack Brady, Keith Long, Derek Pender)

Tue, Oct 22 2019

Jack Brady joins us for an honest discussion on the Limerick dressing room throughout the match fixing allegations, how the ...

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The Sportscast Episode 164 - Find the Excellent Pass

Thu, Oct 17 2019

Stephanie Roche joins us to talk about how her move to CF Florentia in Italy, her return to the National ...

Read More Sportscast Episode 163 - Delaney's Gardening is Complete

Wed, Oct 02 2019

And with a beautiful garden built, John takes his leave…

Read More Sportscast Episode 162 - Small Spoke in a Big Cog

Wed, Sep 25 2019

As Dundalk seal the title in a 3-2 thriller to rivals Shamrock Rovers, Declan Marron, Macdara Ferris and Niall Newbury ...

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Sean Russell: 'You do miss playing, but you do try to stay positive when you set goals and targets'

Wed, Sep 18 2019

The 25-year-old appeared on the Sportscast this week – where he emphasised his recent plight which has seen him ...

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The Sportscast Episode 161 - Historic Play-Offs and Injury Regulations

Tue, Sep 17 2019

Declan Marron and Dave Donnelly do their best to ignore boring league restructuring chat and talk instead about the first ...

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Jamie Hollywood: 'We haven't really spoken about winning the league'

Thu, Sep 12 2019

Should Drogheda United secure victory against Shelbourne tomorrow evening, they will go top of the First Division with just one ...

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Oscar Brennan: 'There was talk at the start of the season that we would walk all over teams - but we didn't think that at the time and it hasn't happened'

Thu, Sep 12 2019

After a slow start, the Reds have slowly clicked into gear, and they are now just a win in Drogheda ...

Read More Sportscast Episode 159: No Bohs-ban, No Cry - the return of Conor Kearns

Tue, Sep 03 2019

UCD Goalkeeper Conor Kearns joins us in studio this week

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The Sportscast Episode 158 - We Peaked Too Early

Mon, Aug 26 2019

This week on the Sportscast, Declan Marron is joined by Dave Donnelly and Andrew Dempsey to sort through all ...

Read More Sportscast Episode 156 - extra extra extra...get all your FAI Cup results and fixtures

Mon, Aug 12 2019

Declan Marron is joined in studio by Dave Donnelly and Macdara Ferris as the lads have FAI Cup results and ...

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The Sportscast Episode 155 - Ronan Hale, Europa League reaction and FAI Cup previews

Thu, Aug 08 2019

Macdara Ferris also dials in to talk about FAI Cup games (38.17), Shamrock Rovers European exit (27.02) and whether he ...

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The Sportscast Episode 154 - Dean Byrne - Funny how, do I amuse you episode

Tue, Jul 30 2019

This week Declan Marron speaks with Andrew Dempsey and Dave Donnelly on the different ethos in team building between Dundalk ...

Read More Sportscast Episode 153 - The donnybrook near Donnybrook (Amanda McQuillan & Eric Molloy interviews)

Fri, Jul 19 2019

We talk about the post match altercations at UCD v Bohemians, the Under-19 Euros and University Games and the upcoming ...

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The Sportscast Episode 152 - Around The Grounds European Special

Fri, Jul 12 2019

Host Declan Marron goes around the grounds to our reporters for live reaction and reports to this week’s European ...

Read More Sportscast Episode 151 - For whom the Bell strolls - Interviews with Emma Byrne & Sam Bone

Sun, Jul 07 2019

Declan Marron is joined by Dave Donnelly and podcast debutante Andrew Dempsey

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The Sportscast Episode 150 - That's How You Open Champagne Bill (Guest - Stephen Henderson)

Wed, Jun 26 2019

Less Governance chat and more nostalgia on this week's podcast with Declan Marron and Macdara Ferris.

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