Joey Carbery and James Downey on The Hard Yards 3 years ago

Joey Carbery and James Downey on The Hard Yards

What better way to start 2018...

The new year is only young, but we're not letting up with our rugby coverage as we discuss the interprovincial derbies, New Year's resolutions, driving a Mini Cooper in Storm Eleanor, the best paid players in rugby and Joey Carbery's future.

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Host Andy McGeady and SportsJOE reporter Pat McCarry are joined in studio by James Downey and there's also an interview with Ireland and Leinster star Joey Carbery.

1.00 - The sneaky way you can watch all the rugby games on telly
3.00 - The state of the Irish provinces
6.00 - Munster confidence
7.00 - The art of making a big hit
9.00 - Ulster woes and lack of steel
11.00 - Excellent Connacht
12.00 - Andy reveals he was the driver of the Mini Cooper in Galway
13.00 - New Year's resolutions
16.40 - What can Ulster do about number 10?
19.20 - Do Munster need a full back?
21.20 - James's strange new year's resolutions
30.00 - Player contracts
34.00 - Joey Carbery interview
45.00 - Pat apologises to Joey Carbery
46.50 - Match previews
56.50 - Fan Questions
1.03.00 - The Gavin Henson appreciation society