PODCAST: Ronan O'Gara and Geordan Murphy on The Hard Yards 5 years ago

PODCAST: Ronan O'Gara and Geordan Murphy on The Hard Yards

ROG's Irish future, Joey Carbery, the Munster and Leinster revival, players managing referees and Willie Le Roux's mistake.


Former Ireland and Lions teammates Ronan O'Gara and Geordan Murphy join SportsJOE's Pat McCarry and host Andy McGeady on The Hard Yards this week.

Here's what the guys are discussing on the podcast.

00:30 - Inside the Racing 92 and Leicester Tigers training camps
05:00 - ROG on James Hart burning him on Instagram
06:20 - ROG on extra training
08:45 - Ronan talk about his upcoming role with Ireland
11:20 - Geordan on his future at Leicester Tigers after a raft of departures from the club
13:50 - Geordan Murphy on Joey Carbery's performance against Wasps and his potential
17:50 - Are Irish provinces good at managing 'wildcard' players?
21:45 - ROG and Geordan on the importance of players like Duncan Williams in a squad
26:50 - Are Leinster and Munster back at the top table of European rugby?
30:00 - Ronan and Geordan on their semi final predictions
32:00 - ROG on visiting the Munster dressing room after their win over Toulouse
35:22 - How can players influence a referee during a game?
38:35 - ROG explains why Mick Galwey was so good with referees
39:14 - Why Martin Johnson wasn't allowed talk to referees at the World Cup in 2003
44:15 - Geordan and ROG on that Willie Le Roux mistake
47:42 - Pat McCarry talks us through this weekend's Pro12 action
50:25 - Hayley O'Connor from Ladbrokes gives us a Pro12 accumulator and a few tips for Aintree