ROG, Stephen Ferris, Rob Penney and Rob Kearney on The Hard Yards 4 years ago

ROG, Stephen Ferris, Rob Penney and Rob Kearney on The Hard Yards

Weddings, player welfare, the amount of surgeries in a season, Billy Vunipola, Penney's Munster and more discussed this week.


Ronan O'Gara, Stephen Ferris, former Munster coach Rob Penney and Ireland and Leinster full back Rob Kearney join Pat McCarry and Andy McGeady on The Hard Yards.

1:00 - Fez talks about his recent wedding and ROG talks about honeymoon horrors
5:50 - The subject of player welfare is discussed, how good is it in Ireland?
12:10 - Why is it normal that professional rugby players are having at least two surgeries in a season?
16:30 - ROG on mentoring players who are thinking of leaving Ireland to play abroad
19:30 - Is there a proper player welfare structure in France?
23:00 - Fascinating stuff from ROG on forward planning squads and player rotation
25:00 - ROG on Pat Lambie arriving at Racing 92
27:00 - An in-depth interview with former Munster coach Rob Penney
35:00 - Real honesty from Rob Penney on what he expected when he joined Munster
50:00 - Pat McCarry talks to Rob Kearney about his injury and holding onto the Irish #15 jersey
55:40 - Ladbrokes' Hayley O'Connor joins for this week's head-to-head between Pat and Andy
1:04:00 - Twitter questions on getting a reduced ban and how a coach would react to Sean O'Brien's comments last week