PODCAST: Pure class from Ronan O'Gara and Donncha O'Callaghan on The Hard Yards 3 years ago

PODCAST: Pure class from Ronan O'Gara and Donncha O'Callaghan on The Hard Yards

Two Munster and Ireland greats on The Hard Yards.

Ronan O'Gara makes his debut on The Hard Yards this week joining his old Munster and Ireland teammate Donncha O'Callaghan, SportsJOE's Pat McCarry and host Andy McGeady.

O'Gara and O'Callaghan kick off the podcast chatting about rooming together for 10 years, they chat about Ireland-England, the situation with Racing 92 and Stade, as well as the impact that Axel Foley's passing has had on their personal lives.

O'Callaghan also shared a great yarn about O'Gara's fancy choice of water bottle an a bleep test with the Irish rugby squad.


Here's the full rundown of the show.

0:30 - ROG reveals why March is Donncha's favourite time of year
4:50 - Ronan and Donncha's hilarious story about falling out over a wash bag
7:15 - The day was ROG was roasted by the lads in a bleep test
10:55 - The guys talk about how Ireland have to set up their defence on Saturday
17:45 - ROG on what makes Sean O'Brien a really special guy
21:38 - Should Ireland try to get under the skin of Dylan Hartley and Owen Farrell?
25:40 - ROG on the tactic of kicking it into the corner rather than taking the points?
31:50 - Ireland vs England predictions
32:40 - Ronan on exactly what's happening with Racing 92 and Stade Francais
36:21 - Donncha on the knock-on effect of the Racing/Stade news in England
40:00 - ROG on Ian Madigan's decision to join Bristol
42:50 - Donncha and ROG on how things have changed for them since Axel Foley passed away.


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