Tiernan O'Halloran, James Downey and a big November preview on The Hard Yards 3 years ago

Tiernan O'Halloran, James Downey and a big November preview on The Hard Yards

A great show for you this week...

We talk November internationals, what's expected of Ireland, a South Africa preview, Bundee Aki and we also have a chat about all things Connacht.

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Host Andy McGeady and SportsJOE reporter Pat McCarry are joined by former Munster and Ireland centre James Downey in studio, and Connacht and Ireland full back Tiernan O'Halloran.

0.50 - James discusses playing with Clontarf
3.20 - How different players deal with the medua
4.50 - The modern day curse of Twitter
5.20 - The curious case of Chris Ashton's Twitter
8.00 - Tadhg Furlong on the challenge facing Ireland from South Africa on Saturday
10.30 - Expectations for November
11.40 - What's a good November series?
14.30 - What the panel hopes to see in terms of play and players. Off the cuff
17.00 - What would make a poor series?
18.20 - Talk turns to Jacob Stockdale
19.20 - James discusses the art of defending as a centre and also the difference between defence and tackling
21.30 - The chop tackle
25.30 - Tiernan O'Halloran interview
27.40 - His spell playing football with Galway
28.50 - The weird occasion which saw him playing for Leinster against Connacht
34.00 - Playing under Pat Lam
35.00 - Pat Lam leaving and the player's meeting they had after the announcement
37.00 - Kieran Keane
39.00 - Playing Munster this year
39.30 - Disappointment at missing out on Ireland this November
42.00 - Bundee Aki
44.00 - What Bundee will bring to Ireland
46.00 - The panel discuss the weekend's games
53.00 - Twitter questions
56.20 - Balance of the Irish squad
1.00.00 - The latest on Irelands RWC bid