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OTB AM Podcast

Off The Ball's sports breakfast show, every morning from 7.45am, bringing you the sports news, reaction and analysis first along with feature interviews and much more. Watch live on our social channels, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or you can listen live over on offtheball.com every morning like a sports breakfast radio show!

Will Connolly even play?, Arsenal's OAP directors, GAA Power Rankings
Stephen Doyle joins Eoin in studio for Tuesday's #OTBAM - there's plenty of GAA stories, the FAI is back in the news and the Open in looming. Running order: Sports pages - FAI, Eddie Brennan, The Open (0:12:05) Kevin Cassidy talks Diarmuid Connolly, Kerry, Donegal and Mayo (0:47:25) Eoin's bulletproof Specsavers GAA Power Rankings (1:07:00) Kevin Whitcher of Gooner Fanzine talks Stan Kroenke and Arsenal's current situation (1:20:35) Phil Egan's sports news (1:41:35) Deal or No Deal - Maguire, Bale, Tierney...

Super 8s explode, Morgan's World Cup, Wimbledon classic, Hurling final four
Meath's Anthony Moyles joined Eoin Sheahan on #OTBAM for a busy, busy Monday morning show. The opening weekend of the Super 8s was high on the agenda as Dublin ploughed through Cork, Mayo came undone in Killarney and Donegal and Tyrone picked up vital wins. Daniel Harris also joined us to talk through one of the most incredible cricket matches of all time as England won the Cricket World Cup, and the importance of their Irish-born captain Eoin Morgan to all of this. Daithi Regan was also on the line to tal...

Kerry's 'dogs', Kilkenny v Cork preview, Shot Clock with Donaghy
Ger and Eoin are in studio for Thursday's OTB AM, where Sean Cavanagh's column is causing a stir... Running order: Sports pages (0:08:40) Tommy Walsh previews Kilkenny v Cork (0:38:35) Kieran Donaghy's Shot Clock (1:06:35) Phil Egan's sports news (1:48:40) Deal or No Deal (1:53:20) OTB AM is live every weekday morning from 7.30am on Facebook, YouTube and Periscope....


KT's next move, Super 8s breakdown, what's going on with Neymar?
Ger and Eoin are in studio for a Wednesday morning breakdown of all that's happening in sport. Running order: Sports pages (0:08:12) Katie Taylor speaks to OTB (0:23:53) Micahel Quinlivan talks Mayo v Kerry (0:37:10) Cahair O'Kane joins the Super 8s discussion (0:51:10) Phil Egan's sports news (1:08:40) Cian Fahey on NFL silly season (1:25:05) Philippe Auclair on Neymar (1:38:45) Deal or No Deal (1:50:05) OTB AM is live every weekday morning from 7.30am on Facebook, YouTube and Periscope...

United turbulence, Michael Murphy interview, men's tennis predictability
Ger and Eoin are in studio for an OTB AM podcast packed with football, GAA and tennis. Running order: Sports pages (0:07:23) Andy Mitten on Manchester United (0:37:15) Nico Jones talks Wimbledon (1:02:00) Michael Murphy in conversation with Eoin (1:13:45) Specsavers GAA Power Rankings update (1:29:40) Phil Egan's sports news (1:42:15) Deal or No Deal (1:48:00) OTB AM is live every weekday morning from 7.30am on Facebook, YouTube and Periscope...


Laois shock the country, Mayo's survival instinct, Rahm loves Ireland
Ger and Eoin are in studio for Monday's OTB AM, with a packed running order: Sports pages (0:10:45) Kieran Donaghy on the weekend's football (0:33:55) Daithi Regan on Laois's big win against Dublin (1:03:00) Alan Quinlan on Crusaders' Super Rugby win (1:22:00) Phil Egan's sports news (1:42:00) Deal or No Deal: Transfer window update (1:47:45) OTB AM is live every weekday morning from 7.30am...

Mayo v Galway mania, Lahinch Day Two, World Cup final
Eoin is joined in studio by Maire Treasa Ni Cheallaigh and Kevin Kilbane for a morning that will forever entrench the people of Mayo and Galway in their local rivalry. Running order: John Duggan reflects on day 1 at the Irish Open (0:04:24) Sports pages (0:12:40) David Brady in studio (0:35:40) Dermot Whelan live from Lahinch (0:59:00) Kevin Kilbane's silly season hit (1:15:50) Rebecca Myers on the World Cup (1:28:40) Colm Boohig on Kyrgios vs Nadal (1:39:25) Thom Malone's sports news (1:51:00) OTB AM is ...

Irish Open, GAA's Operational Managers, Kyrgios-Nadal beef
With Eoin Sheahan absent from this morning's show, Anthony Moyles steps in alongside Ger Gilroy on Thursday's OTB AM. Talking Gaelic football with the former Meath footballer, we'll also be getting to the bottom of remarks made by GAA President John Horan regarding funding in the Royal county. Speaking to us live from the home of this year's Irish Open in Lahinch, Keith Wood will be talking golf and rugby on this morning's show. Participating in yesterday's Pro-Am, Wood will share his thoughts on a summer ...


England dumped, Open Tips, Dream Transfers, Power Rankings
Welcome to Wednesday's #OTBAM - a cracking show for you to get stuck into this morning! We've got all the reaction as the USA win 2-1, with England dumped out of the Women's World Cup, there's the latest edition of deal or no deal as the transfer season heats up, John Duggan at the Irish Open, #GAA with Kieran Shannon plus our updated GAA Power Rankings. At 9am, Ruth Fahy talks Irish Football and Phil Egan brings us his free transfer dream-team! Wednesday's #OTBAM Running Order 7.30am - Kick-off; England d...

Eddie Brennan, Ronan O'Gara, Aine O'Gorman
It's a packed OTB AM, with Ger and Eoin in studio looking through the papers, talking transfers and playing a brand new gameshow dedicated to Cori Gauff. Running order: Sports pages (0:13:05) Eddie Brennan on Laois and coaching (0:37:15) Ronan O'Gara on maintenance of high standards (0:55:40) Aine O'Gorman talks World Cup and Colin Bell's departure (1:19:45) Wilfried Zaha latest (1:36:20) Phil Egan's sports news (1:46:20) OTB AM is live every weekday morning from 7.30am, on Facebook, YouTube or Facebook....

Wexford mania, cold-blooded Limerick, Mayo busy being Mayo
Conor McKeon joins Eoin in studio after a packed weekend of Gaelic games action. There's boxing and transfer news and much more as well, though. Running order: John Duggan on the Munster hurling final (0:00:38) Sports pages - Diarmuid Connolly, Mayo's dark arts, World Cup spy (0:15:42) Liam Griffin basks in the glory of Wexford's Leinster title (0:39:15) Liam McHale on Mayo, Tyrone and the qualifier draw (0:59:05) Conor McKeon on the GAA's proposed Championship structures (1:15:10) Phil Egan's sports news ...


OTB AM | Shane O'Donnell interview, hurling finals, Anthony Moyles, Arsenal
On this morning's OTB AM, Eoin is joined in studio by Anthony Moyles, with Clare's Shane O'Donnell on the line to discuss his season and what he thinks of Tipperary and Limerick. Also, Diarmuid Lyng will be previewing both hurling finals this weekend. Meath man Moyles will also be taking a look back at what was a miserable weekend for his county. Running order: Sports pages (0:14:15) Shane O'Donnell on the line (40:45) Diarmuid Lyng on the hurling finals (1:01:50) Football qualifiers chat (1:24:45) Phil Eg...

OTB AM | Moyes' MUFC contract expires, Shot Clock, Mayo v Armagh
On this morning's OTB AM, Ger and Eoin are in studio, with Kieran Donaghy's Shot Clock, a focus on Manchester United and Paddy Tally talking Mayo and Armagh on the agenda. Running order: Sports pages (0:07:50) Daniel Harris on Manchester United (36:30) Kieran Donaghy's Shot Clock feat. James Sugrue (0:53:53) Paddy Tally on Mayo v Armagh (1:33:30) Phil Egan's sports news (1:46:45) OTB AM is live every weekday morning from 7.30am....

OTB AM | Michael Quinlivan, Shane Lowry, Ciaran Carey
Ger and Eoin are in studio this morning to chat through Andy McEntee's outburst after Meath's loss to Dublin, the All-Ireland league and much, much more. Running order: Sports pages (0:05:25) Michael Quinlivan on Tipp's season, Championship restructure and the top forwards in the country (0:37:25) Shane Lowry sits down with Eoin (1:07:50) Ciaran Carey previews the Munster hurling final (1:19:35) John Duggan's Munster final memories (1:34:00) Deal or No Deal ft. Phil Egan (1:43:45) Phil's sports news (1:53:...


OTB AM | Neymar's worth, Mickey Quinn, power rankings
Ger and Eoin are in studio for Tuesday's OTB AM: Sports pages (0:10:17) The GAA's 2002 strategic review and the focus on Dublin (0:30:30) Mickey Quinn on the line (0:40:30) Power Rankings update (1:01:10) Graham Hunter on Barcelona and the possibility of Neymar going back to the Camp Nou (1:12:25) Phil Egan's sports news (1:45:35) OTB AM is live every weekday morning from 7.30am...

OTB AM | Donegal's credentials, Dublin's invincibility, Cameroon shithousery
Ger and Eoin are in studio after a big weekend in the football Championsip, where Donegal staked their claim as the best challengers to Dublin, with Kerry faltering. There's also World Cup skulduggery analysis and Deal or No Deal: Transfer Window edition gets another airing. Running order: Sports pages (0:08:00) Mossy Quinn and Enda McGinley review the weekend's GAA (0:38:15) Ruth Fahy on the World Cup (1:07:50) Qualifier draw reaction ft. Tommy Rooney (1:19:55) Deal or No Deal ft. Phil Egan (1:45:10) Phil...

OTB AM | Fitzmaurice on Cork v Kerry, Coach Andy Lee, Ulster final breakdown
Adrian and Eoin are in studio this morning ahead of a big weekend of sport, particularly on the Gaelic football front. Running order: Sports pages (0:10:30) Eamonn Fitzmaurice on Cork v Kerry (0:37:00) Andy Lee on his new coaching / management gig (1:17:35) Thom Malone on Royal Ascot (1:08:05) Rory Gallagher on Donegal v Cavan (1:40:00) OTB AM is live every weekday morning from 7.30am...


OTB AM | Tommy Walsh's top 5 hard men, Shot clock ft. Conor Cox, 1987 memories
From hard men to nostalgia, GAA transfers to Munster's pool of death, Ger and Eoin are running the show in studio this morning. Running order: Sports pages - Munster, Pogba, Chelsea, Martin O'Connell on Dublin (0:06:27) Remembering July 1987 - when Munster and Leinster were a little bit different (0:20:45) Tommy Walsh's Top 5 Strong Hurling Men (0:34:40) Kieran Donaghy's Shot Clock (1:02:50) Conor Cox on the line (1:21:55) Thom Malone on Royal Ascot (1:39:18) Phil Egan's sports news (1:34:13) OTB AM is li...

OTB AM | Platini questioned, how to target Dublin, Andy Lee & Mike Costello
Eoin joins Ger in studio this morning to talk about Darragh Ó Sé's takedown of Cork, Michel Platini and much more. Running order: Sports pages (0:05:36) The Michel Platini story to date (0:24:00) Anthony Moyles in studio, talking Dublin v Meath and Down v Mayo (0:32:05) Andy Lee and Mike Costello on boxing's heavyweight picture (1:06:55) Thom Malone on Royal Ascot (1:39:30) Phil Egan's sports news (1:50:50) OTB AM is live every weekday morning from 7.30am....

OTB AM | 25 years since Giants Stadium, Steven Poacher, Quinlan's WC squad
Ger and Eoin are in studio for a packed Tuesday morning show. Running order: Sports pages (0:05:04) Giants Stadium remembered, 25 years on (0:26:00) Steven Poacher on the football qualifiers, Dublin, the Ulster final and Carlow (0:37:45) Alan Quinlan goes through his World Cup squad (1:10:50) Thom Malone runs through your Royal Ascot tips (1:37:53) Deal or No Deal - today's transfer news (1:48:53) OTB AM is live every weekday morning from 7.45am...


OTB AM | Primrose and blue day, Leinster hurling madness, Pogba wants out
Ger and Eoin are in studio this morning to react to a busy weekend, particularly on the GAA grounds around Ireland. Running order: Sports pages (0:08:05) Roscommon v Galway (0:23:30) Michael Verney on hurling (0:32:33) Ruth Fahey on the women's world cup (0:57:45) Alan Quinlan on rugby (1:11:30) John Duggan on the US Open (1:23:40) Phil Egan's sports news (1:41:25) OTB AM is live every weekday morning from 7.45am...

OTB AM | Hurling groups' conclusions, ROG's big move, Rory in the mix
Eoin and Maire Treasa Ní Cheallaigh are in studio for Friday's #OTBAM. Running order: Sports pages (0:08:33) Hurling, ft. Jamesie O'Connor and Conor McKeon (0:31:25) Alan Quinlan on rugby (1:09:05) John Duggan talks golf (1:26:35) Phil Egan's sports news (1:48:25) OTB AM is live every weekday morning from 7.30am...

OTB AM | Connacht final preview, Donaghy's shot clock, Maradona director
On this morning's #OTBAM, Ger and Eoin are in studio. Running order: Sports pages (0:06:55) Michael Meehan previews the Connacht final (0:32:35) Kieran Donaghy's Shot Clock (1:05:20) Asif Kapadia on 'Diego Maradona' (1:41:25) OTB AM is live every weekday morning from 7.45am...


OTB AM | GAA Power Rankings, US Open look ahead and Donald McRae on boxing and the troubles
A packed OTB AM show. Ger Gilroy and Eoin Sheahan will bring you through the Sports Pages from this morning's papers. We take a look at some of the biggest football transfer stories and rumours in Deal or No Deal. Donald McRae from The Guardian joins us in the studio to talk about his new book about how boxing provided solace in war-torn Northern Ireland. John Duggan previews the US Open. Plus, Eoin Sheahan's iron-clad, completely spot-on GAA Power Rankings, how will Tyrone fair after their early Ulster Fin...

OTB AM | Snore-fest vs Gibraltar, Women's World Cup and Ronan O'Neill on his Tyrone departure
A packed OTB AM show this morning. We have all the reaction to Ireland's win over Gibraltar in the Aviva Stadium, has anything changed under Mick McCarthy? Ruth Fahey joins us as we take a look at the Women's World Cup and how the tournament has been going so far. Are England overrated? John Duggan talks the beauty of Pebble Beach as we edge closer to the US Open at the historic course. Plus, Ronan O'Neill joins us to talk about his departure from the Tyrone panel a few weeks ago. SUBSCRIBE to the Off The B...

OTB AM | Angry Ireland, Galway back on track, Donegal to contend
On this morning's OTB AM, Ger and Eoin are in studio to reflect on a busy weekend of sport. Running order: Nathan Murphy talks Denmark v Ireland, tonight's game with Gibraltar and Rory McIlroy's win last night (0:23:25) Michael Verney talks hurling (0:35:00) Brian McGuigan reflects on Donegal v Tyrone (0:58:35) Alan Quinlan talks rugby (1:18:10) Kevin Kilbane on Ireland (1:33:25) Phil Egan's sports news (1:48:25) OTB AM is live every weekday morning from 7.45am...


OTB AM | Pesky Danes, Stephen Kelly, Alan Quinlan, Daithi Regan
We have a typically packed OTB AM on the way this morning! Stephen Kelly will tell us what he wants to see from Ireland as they go toe to toe with Denmark for the fifth time in less than two years. We’ll also beam in Nathan Murphy who is in the Danish capital. Alan Quinlan will talk rugby focusing on pre-season training and how far players are pushed to lay the foundations for a new season. Daithi Regan will look ahead to make-or-break hurling encounters in Munster and Leinster. There’ll also be all the mor...

OTB AM | Hourihane chats to Donaghy, chasing Maradona, Shot Clock, transfer talk
We have a typically packed OTB AM this morning! Kieran Donaghy is here with his Shot Clock, including a special chat with Ireland and Aston Villa’s Conor Hourihane after his promotion to the Premier League and ahead of Ireland’s crunch trip to Denmark. The Kerry legend will also talk football, boxing, NBA and more! Andy Mitten’s been chatting to Diego Maradona for FourFourTwo – we'll hear all about that trip and the latest goings on at Old Trafford. Phil Egan will be along with the latest sports news. We wi...

OTB AM | Tyrone v Donegal lure, Quinny on rugby drinking culture, Copenhagen build-up
Listen back to this morning's OTB AM - Ger and Eoin in studio for the duration. Enda McGinley helped us take a look ahead to this weekend's gaelic football action - most notably Tyrone and Donegal's Ulster semi-final clash in Breffni Park. Alan Quinlan came into studio to talk the impressive Irish Under-20s, Graham Rowntree's appointment as Munster forwards coach, and drinking culture in rugby. Dan McDonnell was with us too for the latest from the Republic of Ireland camp ahead of the crunch Euro 2020 quali...


OTBAM | Liverpool's new era, Waterford's struggles and Undisputed Katie Taylor
A completely packed OTBAM this morning as we look back on a massive weekend of sport this bank holiday weekend. Kevin Kilbane joins Ger Gilroy and Johnny Ward as we dissect the Champions League final between Liverpool and Tottenham in Madrid on Saturday night. A disappointment? Tommy Walsh tells us what went wrong with Waterford as they were knocked out of the Munster Hurling Championship over the weekend. Plus, Spurs fan John Duggan on what could be a sliding doors moment for Mauricio Pochettino. OTB AM is...

OTB AM | Johnny Sexton live in studio, Eamonn Fitzmaurice, Champions League, Katie Taylor
We had a very special OTB AM this morning, Leinster and Ireland legend Johnny Sexton joined us in studio! Former-Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice also joined us as The Kingdom prepare to begin their Championship campaign. We also got Andy Lee's take on Katie Taylor's fight, and Sun football correspondent Martin Lipton previewed the Champions League Final. OTB AM is live every weekend morning form 7:30am on OffTheBall.com, YouTube, Twitter and Facebook. If you are looking for an audio-only stream, tha...

OTB AM | Stephen Kelly on Spurs, Kieran Donaghy, Champions League
This morning we are looking back at last night’s Europe League final and ahead to Liverpool vs Spurs on OTB AM. Former Tottenham and Ireland player Stephen Kelly will join us this morning to preview the Champions League final. 50:50 Gareth Roberts from the Anfield Wrap will bring us the view from Merseyside. 1:14:00 Kieran Donaghy’s refining his Tiered Championship proposal. 1:41:40 Phil Egan will join us with the morning’s sports news. And we’ll be rating the latest Premier League and international footbal...


OTB AM | Gary Breen, Tommy Walsh, George Gibney update, Europa League final
We are back with another packed show. Johnny Ward joins Ger Gilroy to react to the morning’s biggest sports stories. Tommy Walsh will look back at last weekend’s hurling and ahead to this week’s Munster clashes. Irish legend Gary Breen will preview the Europa League Final and discuss the general state of Arsenal and Chelsea heading into football’s brief off-season. Investigative reporter Irvin Muchnick will bring us the latest on George Gibney’s status in the US and whether he could be extradited. The forme...

OTB AM | Villa go up, Ireland's World Cup squad, GAA power rankings
A busy Tuesday morning in the #OTBAM studio. Here's the running order: George Elek on the playoffs final (0:04:05) Sports pages (0:16:30) Alan Quinlan on rob Kearney and Ireland's Rugby World Cup squad (0:39:30) GAA power rankings (1:00:25) Phil Egan's sports news (1:11:30) Swimming and diving: Brendan Hyland, Darragh Greene and Clare Cryan in studio (1:40:05) OTB AM is live every weekday morning from 7.30am on Facebook, YouTube and Periscope...

OTB AM | Mayo's winding quest, SOB misses RWC, Ravey Davy
It was a packed weekend of action, particularly in rugby and GAA, with Ger and Eoin in studio to reflect upon it all. Running order: Sports pages (0:14:00) GAA reaction roundup (0:38:30) Liam Griffin on Galway v Wexford (0:48:50) Alan Quinlan on Leinster's Pro 14 final win and Sean O'Brien (1:11:35) David Brady on Mayo (1:36:08) Phil Egan's sports news (1:51:39) OTB AM is live every weekday morning from 7.30am, on Facebook, YouTube and Periscope...


OTB AM | Who will be kings of Ulster?, Pro 14 final, play-off final
It's another big weekend of sport, with Adrian and Eoin in studio to build up to it all. The sports pages - Nucifora, Dublin, Ronaldo (0:12:50) Enda McGinley looks ahead to the weekend's GAA (0:35:35) Remembering the last time Dublin lost a Leinster championship game (1:05:35) Neil Treacy's sports news (1:14:55) Alan Quinlan previews the Pro 14 final (1:30:40) Keith Andrews on the playoff final (1:52:10) OTB AM is live every weekday morning from 7.30am on Facebook, YouTube and Periscope....

OTB AM | Curtis Fleming, Liam McHale, Mkhitaryan explainer
Kevin Kilbane joins Eoin in studio this morning, with football and GAA dominating the agenda. Running order: Sports pages: Luca Connell and more (0:04:18) Kevin Kilbane's Tranfer Rumour Ratings (0:20:20) Liam McHale on Mayo vs Roscommon (0:36:25) Anoosh Chakelian on Henrikh Mkhitaryan and the Europa League final (1:03:50) Phil Egan's sports news (1:20:00) Curtis Fleming talks Middlesbrough, racism in fotball and Brian Kerr (1:35:40) OTB AM is live every weekday morning from 7.30am on Facebook, YouTube and...

OTB AM | Shot Clock championship structure, ROG on Munster, Podge Collins
It's a packed Wednesday morning in OTB Towers, with Kieran Donaghy, Ronan O'Gara and Podge Collins amongst the voices on the show. Running order: Sports pages ft. Rob Kearney's future (0:06:15) What's online ft. Alexis Sanchez and dogs on pitches (0:21:15) Ronan O'Gara on Munster (0:31:35) Kieran Donaghy's Shot Clock: Championship structure special (0:53:15) Podge Collins studio interview (1:38:20) Phil Egan's sports news (1:49:25) The GAA power rankings updated (2:04:57) OTB AM is live every weekday morn...


OTB AM | FAI finances with Brendan Menton, Graham Hunter, GAA on film
Eoin and Ger are in studio for another packed #OTBAM: Sports pages ft. light sliotars and Leo Cullen on Celtic (0:14:15) Brendan Menton on FAI finances (0:33:25) Graham Hunter on Zidane vs Bale and Xavi back to Barcelona? (0:53:15) Phil Egan's sports news (1:15:35) John Duggan on Nicki Lauda (1:26:25) Sean Crosson on Gaelic Games on Film (1:36:38) OTB AM is live every weekday morning from 7.45am on YouTube, Facebook and Periscope....

OTB AM | Pep's ire, Cork bounce back, Munster regression, King Koepka
It's a packed OTB AM this morning with the FA Cup final, Championship hurling, Pro 14 semi-finals and the USPGA championship all on the agenda. Running order: John Duggan's golf takes (0:00:58) The sports pages (0:13:35) Rob Harris on Pep Guardiola's angry response to his post-Cup final questioning (0:36:55) Jamie Wall on the weekend's hurling (0:47:15) Phil Egan with the morning's sports news (1:15:50) Alan Quinlan talks rugby (1:25:20) Nathan Murphy reflects on another major win for Brooks Koepka (1:44:0...

OTB AM | Kilbane and Given, Quinny, hurling preview, Koepka's greatness
It is a packed OTB AM this Friday, with rugby, football, GAA and golf all fighting for airtime. Kevin Kilbane joins Adrian and Eoin in studio. Here's the running order: Kevin Kilbane on Israel Folau and the similarities he saw in John Bostock (0:12:40) The sports pages, including Kevin's take on Nathan Redmond (0:18:30) Kevin's Premier League team of the decade (0:32:50) Michael Verney previews the weekend's hurling (0:57:15) Alan Quinlan previews the Pro 14 semi-finals (1:13:10) Shay Given on Derby County...


OTB AM | Rory's choice, rugby team of the decade, Diarmuid Lynch
On this morning's #OTBAM: Ger, Dave and Eoin talk Rory McIlroy (0:08:20) The sports pages (15:18) Dave McIntyre's Heineken Cup team of the decade (0:41:55) John Duggan on Michael O'Leary's decision to scale back his racing operation and Rory McIlroy (0:55:10) Eoin Sheahan's 100% Correct and Perfectly Accurate Gaelic Football Power Rankings (1:11:50) Diarmuid Lyng on the Irish language, the outdoors and the hurling championship (1:41:13) OTB AM is live every weekday morning from 7.45am on Facebook, YouTube...

OTB AM | Michael Lyster interview, Keith Andrews, Conlan's rematch
On this morning's OTB AM: Ger and Eoin run through the morning's back pages (0:08:05) Keith Andrews talks Championship playoffs, the Emerald Boot and Manchester United (0:35:30) Michael Lyster studio interview (0:54:45) Phil Egan's got the sports news (1:32:30) OTB AM is live every weekday morning, from 7.45am, on YouTube, Periscope and Facebook...


OTB AM | City's coronation, Leinster's next step, Tipp are BACK
On this morning's #OTBAM: The sports pages reflect a busy weekend of action across all the major codes Nathan Murphy and Stephen Doyle reflect on the final day of the Premier League season Phil Egan's got the latest sports news Alan Quinlan talks Leinster and their defeat to Saracens in the Champions Cup final Denis Walsh talks hurling Breaking news: Christ Hughton is sacked by Brighton OTB AM is live every weekday morning from 7.45am on Facebook, YouTube and Periscope...

OTB AM: Champions Cup, Hurling Wars, De Ligt to PL |
OTB AM is back with Anthony Moyles joining Eoin ahead of a massive weekend! 2:09: We'll preview the final weekend of the Premier League season with Kevin Kilbane as Man City hope to retain the title. 45:20: We will complete our Power Ranking of every inter-county football team and look ahead to the weekend's football. 59:35: Alan Quinlan's here to talk Leinster and Munster ahead of the Champions Cup Final. 1:44:51: A number of counties face potential make-or-brake ties in the hurling championship, Michael V...

OTB AM | Moura miracle, Donaghy's shot clock, Champions Cup tie of the decade
Ger and Eoin are in studio this morning to reflect on another ridiculous evening in the Champions League. Stephen Kelly, Martin Lipton and our own John Duggan give their Tottenham takes, as they prepare to face Liverpool in the Champions League final. On the Shot Clock, Kieran Donaghy is joined by AFL player Mark O'Connor, while Neil Treacy talks Champions Cup final and the situation at Munster. Phil Egan also pops in with his sports news, we update our GAA power rankings and Ryan 'Farmer' Jones talks about...


OTB AM | How the Miracle of Merseyside happened & Tommy Walsh's hurling preview
It was, quite simply, one of the most amazing nights in recent football history. From the brink, Liverpool came back to thrash Barcelona 4-0 at Anfield and it is the only story in town on OTB AM this morning, with Kenny Cunningham joining Eoin in studio. Running order: Miracle of Merseyside montage (0:05:15) The sports pages - from Ireland and abroad (0:08:58) Liverpool fan reaction (0:27:50) Kenny Cunningham's tactical breakdown of Liverpool 4-0 Barcelona (0:35:30) Tommy Walsh previews the weekend's hurli...

OTB AM | Kompany's thunderbastard, McGee tribute, inter-pro transfers
Ger and Eoin are back in studio after the Bank Holiday weekend to bask in the afterglow of that Vincent Kompany wallop to take Manchester City within one win of the Premier League title. Running order: The sports pages (0:10:45) Ronan O'Gara live from South Africa (0:30:50) Eoin Liston and Sean Boylan on Eugene McGee (0:46:45) Nathan Murphy on the Premier League (1:05:40) Phil Egan's sports news (1:27:55) Part 2 of our Gaelic football Power Rankings (1:35:00) OTB AM is live every weekday morning from 7.45...

OTB AM | GAA Crystal Ball, Pro 14 QFs, Tucker on Semenya
It's a packed Friday of OTB AM action for you, with our 100% correct GAA predictions stealing the show. We also speak to Prof. Ross Tucker about the Caster Semenya case and Mike McCarthy previews the weekend's rugby. Running order: The sports pages (0:11:46) Mike McCarthy on rugby (0:27:25) New York GAA history (0:46:25) GAA Championship 2019 Crystal Ball (1:00:55) Phil Egan's sports news (1:42:39) Ross Tucker on Semenya (1:53:00) OTB AM is live every weekday morning from 7.45am on Facebook, YouTube and P...


OTB AM | How to stop Messi, Paul Flynn, Ruby's greatness
Kenny Cunningham joins Eoin and Ger in studio the morning after Liverpool's defeat to a Lionel Messi-inspired Barcelona at the Nou Camp. Newly-retired Paul Flynn also pops in for a chat about his Dublin career, Patrick Mullins reflects on the brilliance of Ruby Walsh and we launch our brand new Gaelic football Power Rankings. Running order: Champions League - Kenny's initial thoughts (0:0:30) The sports pages (0:16:25) How to stop Messi (0:35:55) Paul Flynn in studio (0:52:45) Patrick Mullins talks Ruby (1...

OTB AM - Donaghy's Shot Clock, Paul Flynn retires, Liverpool's game plan
On this morning's #OTBAM, Kieran Donaghy and Kenny Cunningham join Ger and Eoin in studio on a busy morning of sports news, including the retirement of Paul Flynn. Running order: Paul Flynn retires (0:00:30) Sports pages - Spurs, Ajax, Messi, Klopp (0:16:00) Kenny Cunningham on how Liverpool will go about beating Barcelona (0:41:50) Kieran Donaghy's shot clock (57:20) Phil Egan's sports news (1:24:20) Rio Ferdinand's credentials for a sporting director (1:34:55) OTB AM is live every weekday morning from 7...

Dubs Five for Rory O'Carroll, Katie McCabe, Galway G-Mc
Welcome to Tuesday's #OTBAM - good show lined up for on Off The Ball's sports breakfast show while Ger and Eoin talk you through the morning's sport, leading with the return of Rory O'Carroll - running order below! We're also discussing the huge boost for Dublin GAA in the papers this morning, with reports that Rory O'Carroll is set to join Jim Gavin's squad to help out at full-back and also further their five in-a-row bid. We'll also be reviewing the morning's sports pages. Galway All Ireland winner, Gearo...


Monday's #OTBAM: Football failures and inches, Rugby with ROG, the NFL Draft and Munster's next step
Monday's #OTBAM Podcast is available now. 'US TV star' Eoin Sheahan returns from the States to join Ger Gilroy live in studio. We're checking in with former Ireland stars Ronan O'Gara and Gary Breen across the show, as well as much more! 07:45 - Eoin at the NFL draft 07:55 - Sports Pages 08:10 - Football with Gary Breen 08:30 - Champions League 08:40 - Sports News with Phil Egan 08:50 - Rugby with Ronan O'Gara 09:10 - Arsenal Womens FC 09:20 - NFL Draft....

Liverpool heroes, Ray Houghton, MUFC, Saracens: Paul Howard |
Watch us live this morning on Friday's #OTBAM - a cracking show lined up for you, talking Liverpool heroes, chasing success, the latest on Mo Farah, Paul Pogba and John Delaney, Leitrim manager Terry Hyland plus gay Saracens fan Nick Wells, on how his club have let their him down! Special guest Paul Howard joins Adrian Barry live in studio, as the lads bring you into the sports weekend! 01:00 - Liverpool fandom, Roy Keane's role, Ross O'Carroll-Kelly 15:00 - Football: Ray Houghton talks John Barnes, 1990 an...

OTB AM: Roy Keane delivers, Derby fallout, Kieran Donaghy
Thursday's #OTBAM Podcast: Kieran Donaghy joins Ger Gilroy to chat through the Manchester Derby, Roy Keane and the sports stories in the papers today (Farah, Wilkinson, Hazard and O'Carroll). There's the Shotclock, Mike Carlson on the NFL Draft and Mayo manager James Horan talking to Máire Treasa. Phil Egan's in with the sports news a little later too, is Liverpool's title dream down the drain now after Manchester City trounced United in Old Trafford last night? Thursday's #OTBAM Running Order... 00:00 - Th...


OTBAM: Manchester Derby, Saracens lost soul, Donegal GAA, LOI on fire
Welcome to Wednesday's #OTBAM - Dave McIntyre and Johnny Ward are here to steer us through the morning as we build-up to the Manchester Derby, talk LOI, Spurs, Saracens Rugby and the latest in the GAA. There's the Sports Pages too and everything that's happening in the world of sport. Gary Breen talks Football, there's Rugby with Charlie Morgan and the fallout in Donegal GAA with Chris McNulty - Phil Egan will bring us the Sports News and we're talking Spurs with John Duggan too! Wednesday's OTB AM running ...

ROG on Munster, Leinster, Vunipola, plus MUFC trouble
Welcome to Tuesday's #OTBAM podcast, we've been basking in the aftermath of a cracking bank holiday weekend, and running you through all of this morning's sport - catch up on all our action below! We're talking Rugby and Billy Vunipola with two former Munster and Ireland stars, Ronan O'Gara and Alan Quinlan, bringing you through the sports pages with former Meath captain Anthony Moyles, whilst Andy Mitten will join us to talk #MUFC. 07:45 - Kickoff with Ger Gilroy and Anthony Moyles 07:55 - Tuesday's Sports...

Champions Cup preview, Keith Earls and Liverpool's key trio
Plenty for you this Friday morning on #OTBAM as we gear up for a brilliant Champions Cup weekend, talk through the latest news as Keith Earls is ruled out through injury and take you through the Premier League weekend - we're live across Off The Ball from 7.45am every morning. This is the #OTBAM podcast - available each day once the show ends! You can also watch back each piece from the show over at https://www.youtube.com/offtheball Neil Treacy and Cian Tracey on hosting duties this morning, as we gear up ...


Man Utd clearout, Spurs heartbreakers, Drink bans and FAI fallout
Welcome to Wednesday's #OTBAM podcast - we've got a great show for you this morning with multiple All-Ireland winner Kieran Donaghy and former Irish international Stephen Kelly both in studio chatting through everything from drinking culture in sports to the much needed Man Utd clearout. There's the fallout from last night - Manchester United were beaten by Barca and the Ajax model continues to defy the odds. Andy Mitten will join us to talk Messi, Pogba and the Nou Camp last night. Who should Ole Gunnar So...

OTB AM | Spurs and Pep, Burnett, Andy Lee, Gordon D'Arcy
Quality show for you this Thursday morning on OTB AM - Stephen Doyle and Andy Lee are in the house to guide you through the greatest Champions League game we've seen in a long, long time! Here's what's on the agenda this morning - listen back below. 01:00 - Spurs with John Duggan 09:00 - Sports Pages 28:00 - Football - Graham Hunter on the #Champions League 48:00 - Rugby - Gordon D'Arcy on Folau, Aviva Stadium and the #ChampionsCup 1:05:00 - Boxing with Ryan Burnett 1:18:00 - Andy Lee and Motown 1:32:00 - S...










































Ryan Burnett, Ray Moylette, King Cantona
Andy Lee co-hosts with Ger Gilroy on Tuesday's OTB AM. We speak to Ryan Burnett on his return from injury and Ray Moylette ahead of his homecoming fight next month....




The Davy Fitz Interview
Davy Fitz stopped by the studio to talk about his new book "At All Costs" where he addresses bullying accusations, Derek McGrath, and Jamesie O'Connor...