Stephen Ferris, Conor Murray and player agent Niall Woods on The Hard Yards 1 year ago

Stephen Ferris, Conor Murray and player agent Niall Woods on The Hard Yards

A packed show for you this week...

We talk Simon Zebo, Ulster woes, Ireland camp, how players negotiate a contract and what exactly being a player agent involves on this week's The Hard Yards.

Host Andy McGeady and SportsJOE reporter Pat McCarry are joined by former Ulster and Ireland back row Stephen Ferris and Munster, Ireland and Lion's scrum half Conor Murray for this week's The Hard Yards.

There's also a great interview with player agent Niall Woods of Navy Blue to discuss what being a player agent involves and how he helps negotiate player contracts.

1.00 - Fez talks about Ulster and Leinster
4.30 - What it's like the first week of Irish camp
5.40 - The panel discuss Simon Zebo and Sean Cronin
13.00 - Stephen Ferris discusses how he nearly went to play in Japan and France
16.00 - World Cup schedule for 2019
17.50 - Ireland's Rugby World Cup bid
26.00 - Conor Murray interview
27.20 - He discusses his first encounter with Paul O'Connell
29.30 - The two jerseys he's kept over the years
31.00 - The strange Lions tour
33.00 - He discusses his box kicking
34.45 - Playing in Thomand Park now
36.30 - His friend Simon Zebo
41.00 - Interview with player agent Niall Woods
44.00 - Negotiating a player's contract
48.00 - Arranging appearances for players and media work
53.00 - Protecting players
54.00 - Niall discusses a player's motivations to leave a club
1.03.00 - A look at the weekend's Pro14 games
1.09.00 - Fez answers your Twitter questions about Ulster