PODCAST: Stephen Ferris, Kev McLaughlin and James Coughlan on The Hard Yards 4 years ago

PODCAST: Stephen Ferris, Kev McLaughlin and James Coughlan on The Hard Yards

Stephen Ferris and Kevin McLaughlin join SportsJOE's Pat McCarry and host Andy McGeady on The Hard Yards this week.

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The boys chat about the big Champions Cup quarter finals and they talk to former Munster back row James Coughlan about life in France with Pau.

Here's a rundown of the talking points.

00:30 - Stephen and Kev talk about their initiations to the Irish rugby squad
06:40 - Stephen's story about Neil Best and a homeless man in Argentina
09:05 - Leinster vs Wasps preview
12:00 - Stephen on the transition from Six Nations camp to the provincial game
15:00 - The Justin Tipuric appreciation society
17:20 - Is Nigel Owens the perfect referee for a Leinster vs Wasps game?
18:45 - Munster vs Toulouse preview
21:35 - Are Munster now a team or men rather than young lads with potential?
24:50 - Kev and Stephen talk about playing each other in the 2012 Heineken Cup final
27:00 - James Coughlan talks about life in France with Pau
28:35 - James on his experience of playing Toulouse this season and where Munster should target
33:00 - The Donnacha Ryan contract situation
35:40 - Stephen on how the IRFU and provincial contracts work
37:48 - Kev on what Munster and Ireland are losing if Donnacha Ryan moves to France
39:40 - James Coughlan on his future in France
41:05 - Alex Donohue from Ladbrokes gives the latest Champions Cup odds ahead of the weekend