Sam Warburton, Garry Ringrose and Rugby World journalist Paul Williams on The Hard Yards 3 years ago

Sam Warburton, Garry Ringrose and Rugby World journalist Paul Williams on The Hard Yards

An excellent show lined up for you this week...

We talk Ireland's Rugby World Cup bid and how it ultimately ended in failure, Ireland's clash with South Africa and the upcoming game against Fiji, and finally we've two good interviews with Sam Warburton and Garry Ringrose.

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Host Andy McGeady and SportsJOE reporter Pat McCarry are joined this week by Rugby World journalist Paul Williams, as well as Welsh and Lions captain Sam Warburton. Meanwhile, Pat recently spoke to Garry Ringrose about his breakthrough season at test level.

1.00 - Ireland's failed RWC bid
8.30 - Is Warrenball dead?
11.00 - Wales and a potential banana skin against Georgia
13.00 - World Rugby Player of the year nominations and the absence of Conor Murray and Jonathan Davies
14.20 - Ireland's clash with South Africa
18.00 - What we can expect from Fiji
21.30 - Sam Warburton interview
27.00 - Warburton on Sean O'Brien
38.00 - Garry Ringrose interview
40.10 - Tackling Ronan O'Gara in the training session
45.30 - The best advice he's ever received
47.00 - A look ahead to the weekend's games