Brilliant Ian McKinley interview, Mike Prendergast on coaching and Paul O'Connell and James Downey on The Hard Yards 3 years ago

Brilliant Ian McKinley interview, Mike Prendergast on coaching and Paul O'Connell and James Downey on The Hard Yards

What a great show we have lined up for you...

On this week's The Hard Yards we talk about ROG's move to New Zealand, Ireland's November series, coaching in Ireland and France and an initial retirement with a happy ending.

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Host Andy McGeady and SportsJOE reporter Pat McCarry are joined this week by Italy (by way of Dublin) out half Ian McKinley who talks about his remarkable journey back from retirement to lining out for Italy this month. Also, James Downey is in studio and Oyonnax attack and backs coach Mike Prendergast joins us over the phone from France.

1.45 - ROG to Crusaders
3.00 - The amount of respect for ROG in France
3.30 - Scott Robinson's reaction to ROG joining the Crusaders
5.30 - Mike Prendergast on coaching
7.00 - Coaching positions in Ireland
8.25 - Mike on the possibility of returning to Ireland
9.30 - Gaining experience
10.25 - Will Paul O'Connell return to coaching
12.30 - POC visiting Grenoble to get a taste of coaching
17.30 - Ireland's narrow win over Fiji
18.50 - Will Joey Carbery move?
21.00 - The view of Ireland's performances from France
23.00 - How SA win against France went down with the French
25.00 - Ian McKinley interview
38.00 - Preview of the weekend's games
42.30 - The Wales Georgia debacle
49.10 - Twitter questions with James Downey