Ronan O'Gara, Conor Murray, Mike McCarthy and Isaac Boss on The Hard Yards 4 years ago

Ronan O'Gara, Conor Murray, Mike McCarthy and Isaac Boss on The Hard Yards

Rugby World Cup reaction, a Conor Murray interview, Champions Cup, freedom of Cork and more.


Ronan O'Gara, Isaac Boss, Mike McCarthy, Conor Murray, SportsJOE's Pat McCarry and host Andy McGeady are on this week.

Here's what's coming up on Episode 15 of The Hard Yards:

1:40 - The lads talk about the Rugby Players Ireland award night
6:23 - Isaac Boss talks about his man cave and ROG tells us about Dan Carter's in Paris
8:30 - The guys' reaction to Ireland drawing Scotland and Japan in their World Cup pool
12:40 - ROG gives his take on the Jamie Heaslip reaction 'outrage'
15:35 - Isaac Boss talks about some of his friends playing in Japanese rugby
18:46 - Mike talks about playing in Japan with Jonny Wilkinson and Newcastle in 2006
20:10 - Isaac, Mike and Andy discuss the food in Japan
22:00 - Mike names a few of the best up-and-coming second rows in Irish rugby
24:15  - ROG's reaction to extending the residency rule to five years
27:50 - The effect the new rule change will have on recruitment of young players
29:09 - ROG on getting the freedom of Cork, Isaac and Mike's reactions to that news
32:27 - Is this the most low key Champions Cup final build-up ever?
34:30 - What Mike and Leinster learned about Clermont in the semi final defeat?
37:17 - Isaac gives great insight into Saracens' Irish coach Mark McCall
40:00 - Mike on the beast that is Maro Itoje
42:23 - Predictions for the Champions Cup Final
43:00 - SportsJOE's Pat McCarry interviews Conor Murray
51:00 - Isaac Boss goes into detail about the extra work a scrum half needs to do to succeed at the highest level
54:55 - Mike on his box-kicking skills
57:10 - Ladbrokes' Hayley O'Connor gives us the latest World Cup odds and a few bets for the Champions Cup final