The GAA Hour with Colm Parkinson

The GAA Hour with Colm Parkinson

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Colm Parkinson hosts dedicated Gaelic football an…
The GAA hour live from Cookstown
Jul 19 • 70 min
Wooly and Conan are joined in Cookstown by Pillar Caffrey, Owen Mulligan, Conor Gormley, Brian McGuigan, Kevin Nolan and Barry Cahill.
Bonus podcast - Matthew O’Hanlon and Conal Keaney in studio
Jul 18 • 63 min
Wooly is joined in studio by Matthew O’Hanlon and Conal Keaney to look back at their respective seasons and lots more.
Stick or twist for Kerry, Galway consistency & CPA progress
Jul 18 • 70 min
Wooly, Cian and Conan take a look ahead to round 2 of the Super 8’s
Limerick class, Wexford let down & poor attendances explained
Jul 16 • 74 min
Wooly, JJ and Damien take a look back at the weekend’s All Ireland quarter finals.
Galway step up, Dublin coasting & the boring modern game
Jul 16 • 85 min
Wooly and Conán are joined by Tomás Corrigan to review an underwhelming Super 8’s weekend.
The Davy Derby, Kilkenny vulnerable & John Conlon nutrition
Jul 12 • 79 min
Wooly, Michael and Cheddar take a look ahead to the All Ireland quarter finals as well as the news of the week.
Super 8’s preview, true blue GAA president & wrist band motivation
Jul 12 • 90 min
Wooly, Conan and Stevie take a look ahead to a massive weekend of football.
Ross Munnelly in studio, Kildare class & a classic in O’Moore Park
Jul 9 • 68 min
Wooly and Conan are joined in studio by Ross Munnelly to take a look back at the weekend’s action.
Galway character, Kilkenny comeback & Babs on Johnny Glynn
Jul 9 • 65 min
Wooly, JJ and Damien take a look back at all the weekend’s hurling action.
#CrokerOrNowhere, Tyrone’s qualifier record & Armagh siege mentalities
Jul 5 • 67 min
Wooly, Stevie and Conan take a look ahead to the 4 weekend’s qualifier action and the news of the week
Weekend preview, watering pitches & Cryotherapy tales
Jul 5 • 66 min
Wooly, Michael and Cheddar take a look ahead to the weekend’s hurling action as well as the news of the week.
Seamus Harnedy reaction, Leinster arm wrestle & JJ’s dark arts VII
Jul 2 • 80 min
Wooly, JJ and Damien take a look back at the two provincial finals as well as the Joe McDonough Cup final.
Kildare step up, Mayo apreciation & Connolly fake news
Jul 2 • 71 min
Wooly, Cian and Conan take a look back the qualifier action from the weekend, paying particular attention to the classic in Newbridge.
The GAA Hour live from Cork
Jun 28 • 72 min
The GAA Hour comes live from Reardan’s in Cork city with Derek McGrath, Alan Cadogan, Diarmuid O’Sullivan and Brendan Bugler.
Emlyn Mulligan & Seamus Hickey interviews PLUS #NewbridgeOrNowhere
Jun 27 • 66 min
Wooly, Conan and Conor analyse the news of the week while Leitrim’s Emlyn Mulligan and the GPA’s Seamus Hickey join on the line.
Weekend preview, empowering players & Cheddar/Wooly management team
Jun 27 • 60 min
Wooly and Cheddar take a look ahead to the biggest weekend of the hurling year so far.
Provincial finals massacre, Mayo nearing the end & Cavan stupidity
Jun 25 • 81 min
Wooly, Can and Conan take a look back at a massive weekend of football.
The GAA Hour live from Letterkenny
Jun 21 • 75 min
A special live GAA Hour from Letterkenny. Wooly is joined by, Brendan Devenney, Kevin Cassidy, Marty McGrath, Oisin McConville, Raymie Gallagher and Eamonn McGee.
Weekend preview, Laois versus the handicap & one in all in culture
Jun 20 • 67 min
Wooly, Stevie and Conor take a look ahead to a massive weekend of football with all games covered except the Ulster final, which will be covered in our live show in Letterkenny.
John Meyler interview, Clare tactics & Dalo psychology
Jun 18 • 59 min
Wooly, JJ and Michael take a look back at the two Munster championship matches while John Meyler joins on the line after Cork beat Waterford to reach the final.
Kevin Walsh interview, accepting the modern game & Shane Walsh brilliance
Jun 18 • 66 min
Wooly and Cian take a look back at the Connacht final while Kevin Walsh joins on the line after Galway’s win.
Limerick Clare rivalry, manager sideline conduct & Mick Ryan backing
Jun 14 • 59 min
Wooly and Cheddar take a look ahead to the weekend’s action as well as the news of the week
JJ Hutchinson interview, Galway plan A,B & C and Cluxton injury doubt
Jun 14 • 66 min
Wooly, Stevie and Conan take a look ahead to the Connacht final as well as the news of the week while JJ Hutchinson joins on the line after Waterford’s first championship win since 2011.
Clare rejoin the party, Dublin improvement & classic Davy interview XVI
Jun 11 • 60 min
Wooly is joined by JJ and Michael to look back at another brilliant weekend of hurling.
Cillian O’Connor record, John Sugrue’s achievement & blood sub loophole
Jun 11 • 71 min
Wooly and Cian take a look back at an action packed weekend of football action.
Laois Carlow rivalry, home drug testing & #SaveTheKickPass
Jun 7 • 56 min
Wooly, Conan and Stevie take a look ahead to a packed weekend of football action.
Weekend preview, Brick Walsh appreciation & the art of sideline cuts
Jun 7 • 64 min
Wooly, Chaddar and Damien take a look ahead to a very busy weekend of hurling action.
Derek McGrath interview, magic of Munster & umpire meltdown
Jun 4 • 83 min
Wooly and Cheddar take a look back at a brilliant weekend of hurling, especially in the Munster championship while Derek McGrath joins on the line after Waterford’s controversial draw with Tipperary.
Rory Gallagher interview, Fitzmaurice reaction & Arlene says YES
Jun 4 • 64 min
Wooly and Conan take a look back at the weekend’s football while Rory Gallagher joins on the line after Fermanagh’s brilliant win in Omagh. Wooly was in Killarney yesterday and caught up with Eamon Fitzmaurice after the game.
Derek McGrath honesty, Wexford progress & penalty techniques
May 31 • 71 min
Wooly, Chaddar and Damien take a look ahead to all the weekend’s hurling.
Gary Brennan interview, basketball’s influence & Carlow’s PR job
May 31 • 68 min
Wooly and Conan are joined by Marc O’Se and Gary Brennan to look ahead to the weekend’s football.
Galway aura, Tipp character & Ger Loughnane analysis
May 28 • 63 min
Wooly, JJ and Michael Carton talk a look back at all the weekend’s hurling.
Laois rising, Longford rising & …..Carlow rising (inc Turlough O’Brien interview)
May 28 • 82 min
Wooly, Conan and Cian take a look back at a pretty jam packed weekend of football.
Brendan Cummins canvassing, Waterford decimated & tougher Leinster hurling
May 24 • 73 min
Wooy, Cheddar and Damien take a look at the news of the week and the four big games this weekend.
Colin Kelly interview, Sean Cavanagh punditry & advice for young players
May 24 • 74 min
Wooly, Conan and Stevie discuss the news of the week and take a look ahead to the games at the weekend plus some good honest stuff from Colin Kelly who joins Wooly on the line.
Reaction from Omagh, Geezer’s Ulster record & GAA’s outdated TV deal
May 21 • 80 min
Wooly, Cian and Stevie take a look back at the weekend’s action, especially the Ulster quarter final in Omagh where Wooly spoke to Conor McManus, Malachy O’ Rourke and Mickey Harte.
Woeful Tipperary, brilliant Limerick & Joe McDonagh cup snub
May 21 • 71 min
Wooly is joined by JJ and Damien to review the weekends hurling action.
Lar Corbett on Tipp, Wexford’s plan for Dublin & age is only a number
May 17 • 67 min
Wooly and Cheddar take a look at the news of the week and preview the weekend’s action while Lar Corbett joins us to focus on Tipperary against Limerick in the Gaelic grounds.
Stephen Wallace & Tom McGlinchey interviews + Paul Finlay analysis
May 17 • 72 min
Wooly and Conan are joined on the line by Stephen Wallace after his sacking on Wednesday night and Tom McGlinchey joins to look ahead to Waterford’s Munster quarter final against Tipperary. Paul Finlay helps Wooly and Conan analyse the big game of the…
Kilkenny robbery, Dublin resurrection & Whitely’s ground hurling
May 14 • 58 min
Wooly, JJ and Mick take a look back at the weekend’s action, focusing on the classic in Parnell Park.
John Evans interview, Comer/Munnelly reaction & Galway 4 SAM
May 14 • 85 min
Wooly, Cian and Conan take a look back at the weekend’s action while Wooly caught up with Damien Comer and Ross Munnelly after their championship wins. John Evans joins on the line after Wicklow shocked Offaly yesterday.
Ben Brosnan interview, Mayo Galway rivalry & Dublin sponsorship
May 10 • 62 min
Wooly, Conor and Stevie preview the weekend’s action while Ben Brosnan joins on the line ahead of the Leinster quarter final against Laois.
Aonghus Clarke interview, coaching tactics & Parnell Park advantage
May 10 • 81 min
Wooly, Damien and Cheddar preview the weekend’s action while Aonghas Clarke joins on the line ahead of Westmeath’s game against Meath.
Championship preview with Cheddar and Damien Hayes
May 3 • 81 min
Wooly, Cheddar and Damien take a look ahead to the championship as well as giving their predictions for provincial, All Ireland champions and player of the year.
Championship preview show featuring Mugsey & Bryan Sheehan predictions
May 3 • 78 min
Wooly, Cian and Conor take a look ahead to the championship focusing on how Dublin can be beaten while Owen Mulligan and Bryan Sheehan give their predictions ahead of the championship.
U20 debacle discussion, LGFA membership fees & Donegal paranoia
Apr 30 • 66 min
Wooly and Conan discuss the news of the weekend while Wooly is joined in part two by Roscommon and Laois U20 managers, Shane Curran and Billy O’ Loughlin, to discuss a number of issues they’re facing with the new grade.
Brian Cody interview, Wexford club mess & GAA’s US transfer ban
Apr 26 • 61 min
Wooly, Conan and Conor discuss the talking points of the week and Wooly caught up with Brian Cody at the Leinster hurling championship launch.
Daniel Flynn interview, Zach’s dog ‘Wooly’ & Sundays with Seán Óg Ó hAilpín
Apr 23 • 59 min
Wooly and Conan talk through the stories of the weekend while Daniel Flynn joins on the line for a chat.
‘Harry Redknapp’ interview, Ulster says YES & Derry myths with Chrissy McKaigue
Apr 19 • 68 min
Wooly and Conan run through the week’s talking points and Chrissy McKaigue joins on the line to discuss some the myths surrounding Derry football. Plus we have a special interview with Harry Redknapp. Disclaimer - it might not be Harry Redknapp
Luke Connolly interview, ‘Gaelfast’ initiative & Joe Brolly’s groundhog day
Apr 16 • 61 min
Wooly and Conan run through the talking points from the weekend while Luke Connolly joins on the line for a chat after a great season with Nemo.
Super 8’s HOME games, egos are bad (m’kay) & Dublin FLEG part II
Apr 12 • 51 min
Wooly, Conan and Conor take a look at the week’s GAA news
TJ’s magic, Tipp’s problem and premature Bubbles
Apr 9 • 55 min
JJ, Cheddar and Conán analyse the Kilkenny-Tipp league final and look at the camogie decider too
League final preview with Lee Chin, heavier sliotars & professional hurling
Apr 5 • 56 min
Lee Chin and Cheddar Plunkett analyse Kilkenny v Tipperary and discuss the GAA’s report that proposes payments for inter-county players
Galway contenders, Roscommon ballers & Johnny Cooper’s innocence
Apr 2 • 77 min
Wooly, Cian and Conan take a look back at all four league finals at the weekend.
Brilliant Kilkenny, leggy Wexford & a classic in Thurles
Apr 2 • 73 min
Wooly, Michael and Cheddar take a look back at the two league semi finals.
Weekend preview, organising challenge games & ball tampering revisited
Mar 29 • 53 min
Wooly is joined by Cheddar to take a look ahead to the two weekend semi finals as well as the news of the week.
Younger Dublin, more streetwise Galway & saving money on dead rubbers
Mar 29 • 64 min
Wooly, Stevie and Conan preview all four league finals in Croke Park this weekend as well as the usual news of the week.
Richard Coady interview, Dublin’s collapse & tackling without your hurl
Mar 26 • 68 min
Wooly, JJ and Michael take a look back at the two quarter finals while Richard Coady joins on the line after Carlow won the division 2A league title.
Mayo’s great escape, Derry’s great shame & biased Ulster referees?
Mar 26 • 63 min
Steve subs in for Cian for today’s show, joining Wooly and Cian to look back at a brilliant final day of league action.
Conor Sweeney interview, Geezer’s 14 game league & GPA fundraising
Mar 22 • 66 min
Wooly and Stevie take a look ahead to the weekend’s games and the news of the week while Conor Sweeney joins on the line for a chat about Tipperary’s season so far.
Conor Gleeson and Michael Ryan interviews
Mar 22 • 32 min
This week Wooly is joined by Conor Gleeson, who talks about his conversion from struggling forward to man marker, and Michael Ryan joins to chat about Westmeath hurling ahead of the division 2A final on Saturday.
Denis Connerton interview, fixture chaos III & (some)Dublin fans’ persecution complex
Mar 20 • 72 min
Wooly and Cian take a look back at all the weekend’s football action.
Drama in Limerick, fixture chaos Part III & dull free taking competitions
Mar 20 • 64 min
Wooly and JJ are joined by Shane Dowling to take a look back at the weekend’s hurling.
Keith Higgins interview, league goal drought & soft hurlers
Mar 15 • 72 min
Wooly, Michael and Cheddar take a look ahead to the weekend’s hurling and the news of the week while Keith Higgins joins Wooly for a rare interview about his hurling career.
Kevin McStay interview, Diarmuid Connolly ‘rested’ & midfield partnerships
Mar 15 • 72 min
Wooly, Conan and Stevie take a look ahead to the weekend’s games as well as the news of the week while Kevin McStay joins on the line for a brilliantly honest interview.
Declan Hannon interview, Limerick turning point & Dublin progress
Mar 12 • 65 min
Wooly and Cheddar take a look back at all the weekend’s hurling action while Declan Hannon joins on the line after Limerick’s brilliant win in Salthill.
Ciaran Kilkenny’s offense, Kerry inexperience & annoying handpass hooks
Mar 12 • 59 min
Wooly and Cian take a look back at all the football action from the weekend.
Neil McManus interview, ACL crisis & the Rock on hurling’s dark arts
Mar 8 • 56 min
Wooly, Cheddar and the Rock take discuss the news of the week while Neil McManus joins on the line.
Colm Collins interview, ACL crisis & Wooly for Laochra Gael (haha)
Mar 8 • 71 min
Wooly, Conan and Stevie take a look ahead to the weekends games and the news of the week while Colm Collins joins Wooly on the line.
More fixture chaos, TWO washed up ballbags & who is Tony Bass?
Mar 5 • 45 min
Wooly and Conan take you through the news of the week after a very quiet weekend of GAA action.
Nowlan Park classic, Páirc Uí Chaoimh strand & not celebrating Fitzgibbon cup
Feb 26 • 61 min
Wooly is joined by JJ Delaney and Brendan Bugler to take a look back at the weekend’s games.
Dubs beat Mayo… again, Kerry’s dodgy defence… again & #GumshieldGate
Feb 26 • 67 min
Wooly, Cian and Conan take a look back at the talking points from the weekend as well as some analysis from the games.
Fintan O’Connor interview, new Kilkenny tactics & Frank Murphy says NO
Feb 22 • 78 min
Wooly is joined in studio by Cheddar and JJ to take a look at the news of the week as well as a look ahead to the weekend’s action while Kerry manager Fintan O’Connor joins on the line for a chat with Wooly.
John Sugrue interview, Dublin versatility & Frank Murphy says NO
Feb 22 • 64 min
Wooly, Stevie and Conan take a look at the news of the week as well as a look ahead to the weekend’s football while new Laois manager, John Sugrue, joins on the line for a chat with Wooly.
Monaghan respect, Kieran Molloy dilemma & Meath, the GAA’s Arsenal
Feb 19 • 64 min
Wooly, Cian and Conan take a look back at all the talking points from the weekends football action.
Clare puckout strategy, Davy half time psychology & left handed catchers
Feb 19 • 62 min
Brendan Bugler makes his GAA Hour debut as he joins Michael Carton and Wooly to review the weekends hurling action.
James Toher interview, dual debate over and Davy Fitz underrated
Feb 15 • 76 min
Wooly is joined by Michael Carton and Cheddar Plunkett to discuss the news of the week and look ahead to the weekend’s action while Meath’s James Toher joins on the line ahead of their derby against Westmeath on Saturday.
Stephen Wallace interview, Jim Gavin boycott & GAA’s Sigerson snub
Feb 15 • 66 min
Wooly and Conan are on their own today with loads of news to discuss including Jim Gavin’s RTE boycott as well as a look ahead to the rescheduled games at the weekend. Offaly manager Stephen Wallace joins on the line ahead of their trip to Derry.
Turlough O’Brien interview, more fixture chaos & no panic for Mayo
Feb 12 • 76 min
Wooly, Conan and Cian take a look back at the talking points from the weekend games while Carlow manager, Turlough O’Brien, joins Wooly on the line.
Ryan McMenamin interview, Brian Howard’s decision & defining a melee
Feb 8 • 73 min
Wooly, Conan take a look ahead to the weekends games while Ryan McMenamin joins on the line for a chat about life with Fermanagh.
Jack Guiney in studio, Dublin adapting & Kilkenny crisis
Feb 5 • 59 min
Wooly is joined by Michael Carton and Jack Guiney to look back at the weekends hurling action.
Lee Keegan in studio, ignoring player welfare & Brolly v Harte VII
Feb 5 • 79 min
Wooly, Cian and Conan take a look back at the weekends action while Lee Keegan drops into the studio for performance of the weekend.
Tyrone’s plan B, petitioning a great Eir service & it’s NOT Londonderry
Feb 1 • 62 min
Wooly, Conan and Stevie take a look ahead to the weekends action along with the big talking points of the week.
David Reidy interview, welcome back Offaly & Tommy Walsh punditry
Jan 29 • 67 min
Wooly is joined by JJ Delaney and Diarmuid O’Sullivan to review the weekends hurling while David Reidy joins on the line after winning the prestigious GAA Hour performance of the weekend award.
Kerry’s dodgy defense, Johnny Cooper the pest & Eoin Doyle’s sacrificial run
Jan 29 • 67 min
Cian Ward is back for the first review show of the year - he joins Wooly and Conan in studio to take a look back at an action packed weekend of football.
2018 - league, club break then ANOTHER league, it’s the NHL preview show
Jan 25 • 62 min
The hurling show is back with Wooly, Michael Carton and Paddy Stapleton to take a look ahead to the national hurling league.
NFL preview show & Triple Transition Scoring Games EXPLAINED (or not)
Jan 25 • 70 min
The football show is back with Wooly, Conan and Stevie McDonnell taking a look ahead to the national football league.
Joe Brolly talks about important GAA issues…..Wooly mostly listens
Jan 18 • 74 min
Joe Brolly joins Wooly on the show this week for a chat about some of the problems facing the association while Conan and Conor are in studio to talk through the news of the week.
Kieran Bergin on intercounty life & Micko unfair on Laois players
Jan 10 • 72 min
Wooly, Conan and Conor are back for the new year with loads of talking points and Kieran Bergin joins on the line to discuss his recent criticisms of life as an intercounty player.
Special episode - The best of 2017……Happy Christmas
Dec 20, 2017 • 70 min
Wooly, Conan and Conor take you through some of our favourite interviews and moments of 2017.
Greg McCartan interview, Dublin’s siege mentality & Davy v Paddy Power
Dec 14, 2017 • 60 min
Fulham Irish manager Greg McCartan joins on the line on this week’s show and, as usual, Wooly, Conan and Conor take you through the week’s news.
John Heslin interview, ‘so-called’ super-eight & King Con phenomenon
Dec 6, 2017 • 58 min
Wooly, Conan and Conor take you through the weeks news while a very relaxed John Heslin joins on the line.
Alan Dillon & Jamie Barron interviews and more sense from the CPA
Nov 30, 2017 • 69 min
Two great interviews on this week’s show from two of the best in the game. Alan Dillon talks to us about his career and retirement decision while Jamie Barron talks football and fixture chaos in Waterford. Wooly is back too to run through the week’s news…
Johnny Buckley & Paul Kerrigan interviews, Lee Keegan rumours, Dick v Dublin
Nov 23, 2017 • 58 min
Conán and Conor offer a defence for Dublin players not in the International Rules squad and discuss rumours of Lee Keegan’s health. Johnny Buckley and Paul Kerrigan join ahead of bumper club finals weekend.
Zach Tuohy & David Breen interviews, Denis Bastick love & GPA wages
Nov 16, 2017 • 66 min
Lots of news this week for Wooly, Conan and Conor to get through while Zach Tuohy joins on the line from Australia and David Breen takes a call from Coventry to look ahead to the weekends Munster club hurling final.
Conor Whelan interview, Colm O’Rourke tapping up & Leighton Glynn tactics
Nov 9, 2017 • 63 min
Young player of the year, Conor Whelan, joins on the line for this weeks big interview while Wooly, Conan and Conor bring you the news of the week and take a look ahead to the weekend’s club action.
Special episode - The Wooly Awards
Nov 6, 2017 • 80 min
The GAA hour brings you the 7th annual Wooly awards with special guests Cian Ward and Damien Hayes.
Darach Honan interview, April for clubs nonsense & All Star cop-outs
Nov 2, 2017 • 59 min
Loads of talking points for Wooly, Conan and Conor to discuss on this weeks show including the hurling All Stars, GAA’s master fixture list and a new direction for Ulster football while Darach Honan joins on the line to chat about his forced decision to…
Aidan O’Shea interview, Darach Honan’s hips & Ballyragget celebrations
Oct 26, 2017 • 61 min
Wooly, Conan and Conor discuss the news of the week and look ahead to a brilliant weekend of club action plus Aidan O’Shea spoke to Wooly at the international rules announcement on Wednesday.
Mark McHugh & Stephen O’Keeffe, ch’ship draw apathy & crazy GAA rules LXXVIII
Oct 19, 2017 • 67 min
Wooly, Conan and Conor team up on the show this week to discuss the news of the week including Gooch’s testimonial, championship draw, Pat Gilroy, Eamonn Fitzmaurice, Cora Staunton and another weird GAA rule. Mark McHugh and Stephen O’Keeffe join Wooly on…
Colm Cavanagh interview, Galway fixtures mess, David Clifford’s decision
Oct 12, 2017 • 55 min
Colm Cavanagh talks Moy’s intermediate championship success, the sweeper role and sibling rivalry. Conán and Conor in studio discussing dual players, brawls and the best of this weekend’s club fixtures.
Paul Hearty’s 16-hour days and Paul Geaney meeting critics in his bar
Oct 5, 2017 • 66 min
Conán and Conor in studio to talk about St. Brigid’s matchday programme and the new kickout rule whilst Paul Hearty joins to overlook one of the most successful club careers ever.
Andy Moran interview, ladies football on the rise and Special Congress
Sep 28, 2017 • 65 min
Wooly sits down with Andy Moran to talk about Mayo’s loss and the full forward’s movement. Conán and Conor are in studio looking ahead at this weekend’s Special Congress and the club fixtures taking place.
Alive alive oh…….it’s three in a row
Sep 18, 2017 • 83 min
Wooly, Cian and Conan take a look back at a breathtaking All Ireland final where the Dubs completed their first three in a row in 94 years.
The GAA Hour live from The Academy
Sep 16, 2017 • 96 min
Wooly and Conan are joined by Kieran McGeeney, Sean Cavanagh, Graham Geraghty, Liam McHale, Paul Clarke and Ray Cosgrove live from The Academy Dublin
The All Ireland final preview show….with NO mention of Dublin’s bench
Sep 13, 2017 • 69 min
Wooly, Conan and Stevie preview a potential classic All Ireland final between the best two teams in the country. Also some mixed views on Gooch getting a testimonial dinner.
Tom Parsons/Niall McNamee interviews + the managerial merry-go-round
Sep 6, 2017 • 66 min
Two great interviews on the show this week with Tom Parsons and Niall McNamee while Wooly, Conan and JOE’s Conor Heneghan look through the weeks news.
THE WEST’S AWAKE - Johnny Glynn/Padraic Mannion reaction + analysis
Sep 4, 2017 • 71 min
JJ and Paddy join Wooly to analyse Galway’s fantastic All Ireland win while Wooly was out in Citywest and met up with Johnny Glynn and Padraic Mannion.
Micheál Donoghue interview, tactical battle & nightmare for neutrals
Aug 31, 2017 • 78 min
Conal and Damien join Wooly to look ahead to the All Ireland final in our last preview show of the season. Wooly went to the Galway press day for a one on one interview with Micheál Donoghue.
Dublin masterclass, versatile Mayo and Hill 16 stereotypes
Aug 28, 2017 • 86 min
And then there were two - Wooly and Cian are in studio this week to take a look back at the two weekends All Ireland semi finals.
Joe McMahon interview, weekend preview & sympathy for IC managers
Aug 24, 2017 • 83 min
Wooly, Stevie and Conan look ahead to the weekends action and Joe McMahon joins on the line to talk retirement, Aidan O’Shea’s role on Sunday and marking the twin towers in 2008.
Stephen Rochford interview, Kerry below par & Andy Moran brilliance
Aug 21, 2017 • 70 min
Wooly, Cian and Conan try to make sense of Sunday’s brilliant All Ireland semi final. Stephen Rochford spoke to Wooly post game about the decision to play Aidan O’Shea and Lee Keegan out of position.
The GAA Hour live from Westport
Aug 17, 2017 • 77 min
Wooly and Conan are joined by Cora Staunton, James Horan, Mickey Conroy, John Maughan, Declan O’Sullivan and Aidan O’Mahony live in Westport
Kevin Moran and Dan Shanahan reaction plus Jarlath Burns on helmet rules
Aug 14, 2017 • 76 min
Wooly, JJ and Paddy take a look back at a wonderful Waterford performance and we hear from Kevin Moran, Dan Shanahan and Jarlath Burns.
Cork facing a different Waterford & Tony Keady tribute
Aug 10, 2017 • 70 min
Wooly, Conal and Damien preview the All Ireland semi final on Sunday, we pay tribute to Tony Keady we answer some of your twitter questions
The Super 4s, Dublin tactics and Aidan O’Shea’s answer
Aug 7, 2017 • 69 min
Cian Ward is back in studio with Wooly and Conán to discuss Tyrone and Dublin’s tactics and Mayo’s sensational romp over Roscommon.
Galway edge out a classic and Joe Canning’s mental strength
Aug 7, 2017 • 65 min
Wooly, JJ and Paddy take a look back at Sunday’s classic in Croke Park between great rivals Galway and Tipperary.
Jim McGuinness Ulster bias, Cluxton love and weekend previews
Aug 3, 2017 • 72 min
Wooly, Stevie and Conán discuss Armagh v Tyrone and Dublin v Monaghan and look at the news of the week with stories of Stephen Cluxton in the changing room
Michael Ryan interview, Donoghue’s inside info & Tipp’s roller coaster year
Aug 2, 2017 • 72 min
Wooly, Conal and Damien take a look ahead ahead to another potential classic on Sunday and Wooly catches up with Michael Ryan at the Tipperary press night.
Kerry challenge game, brilliant Rossies and #ThingsLeeDid
Jul 31, 2017 • 69 min
Stevie joins Wooly and Conan on a Monday to celebrate Armagh’s great win over Kildare on Saturday night, but the main focus of the show is on the two quarter finals in Croke Park on Sunday.
Massive weekend preview, CPA talking sense and Dublin’s Hill 16 FLEG
Jul 27, 2017 • 79 min
Wooly, Stevie and Conan look ahead to a huge weekend of football action on Saturday and Sunday……and Wooly’s armed heavily with stats!
Derek McGrath interview, Clare regression and Davy v Duignan
Jul 24, 2017 • 73 min
Wooly, JJ and Damien wish Mikey farewell on his last show and we cover all the action from the quarter finals including an interview with Derek McGrath.
Sean Armstrong interview plus James Horan attempts to solve the Mayo puzzle
Jul 24, 2017 • 64 min
Wooly and Conan take a look back at the weekend’s action with help from Sean Armstrong and James Horan.
Do or die for Clare, Wexford out of tricks & sliotar gate analysis
Jul 20, 2017 • 68 min
Wooly, Mikey, Conal and Damien take a look ahead to the two quarter finals in the new Páirc Uí Chaoimh and analyse sliotar gate now the culpit has been named.
Mayo’s continued lack of form, Galway HAVE to win & Laois’ drinking habits
Jul 20, 2017 • 68 min
Wooly, Conan and Stevie look ahead to the two big games at the weekend as well as the much publicised drinking habits of Laois footballers and Armagh’s latest dressing room cleaning habits.
Tiernan McCann interview, young and fresh Dublin & the Alan Brogan bounce
Jul 17, 2017 • 79 min
Wooly and Conan are joined in studio by Padraic Joyce to look back at brilliant performances by Dublin and Tyrone on Sunday while Tiernan McCann joins on the line to for a really good interview.
The GAA Hour LIVE from Newbridge
Jul 13, 2017 • 66 min
Wooly is joined by Glenn Ryan, Willie McCreery, Eddie McCormack, Pillar Caffrey, Johnny Magee and Eamon Fennell to take a look back at the 2000 Leinster final replay, Mick O’Dwyer’s training methods and this weekend’s Leinster final.
Cork’s All-Ireland credentials, Kilkenny’s need to rebuild and the decimation of Dublin
Jul 10, 2017 • 67 min
Mikey, Paddy and JJ look back on a seismic weekend in the hurling Championship as Cork win the perfect Munster Championship, Waterford finally break Kilkenny and Tipperary put Dublin out of their misery.
Enda Smith and Darren Hughes interviews plus an apology to Roscommon
Jul 10, 2017 • 74 min
Conán and Stevie are joined by a very hoarse Enda Smith fresh from Roscommon’s celebrations and Monaghan’s Darren Hughes talks about bouncing back from Down defeat. Pitch invasions, Pat Spillane, and referee decisions on the menu too.
Austin Gleeson interview, Donal Og’s inside track and Dublin away in Thurles
Jul 6, 2017 • 73 min
Wooly, Damien, Conal and Mikey take a look ahead to a massive weekend of hurling while player of the year, Littlewoods Ireland ambassador Austin Gleeson, joins on the line to discuss his form pressure he puts on himself and shooting on sight. Austin was…
Padraic Joyce on the Connacht final and Banty McEnaney on facing Monaghan
Jul 6, 2017 • 65 min
Wooly and Conan run through the news of the week while Padraig Joyce and Seamus McEnaney join on the line to look ahead to the games at the weekend.
Conor Cooney interview, Tipp there for the taking & Davy’s out of his box
Jul 3, 2017 • 65 min
Wooly, Mikey and Paddy look back at all the weekend’s action while Sunday’s man of the match Conor Cooney joins on the line to talk injuries, his All Ireland final embarrassment in 2012 and winning Leinster.
Kerry are Messi, our qualifier reports and Sunday Game live evictions
Jul 3, 2017 • 77 min
Conan, Cian and Wooly take a look back at all the weekend’s action paying most attention to Sunday’s Munster final in Killarney. We bring you up to speed on the qualifiers too as Cian was in Navan, Wooly in O’Moore Park and Conan in McHale Park on…
Handy win for Kerry, Donegal recovery & justice for Ryan Burns
Jun 29, 2017 • 65 min
Stevie is back this week to join Wooly and Conan for a look ahead to all the weekend’s action, paying most attention to the Munster final between Cork and Kerry.
Classic Richie Hogan interview, Galway too strong & siege mentalities
Jun 29, 2017 • 77 min
Wooly, Conal and Damien take a look ahead to the weekend’s games and Richie Hogan joins on the line for a great interview which includes a singing WhatsApp message he sent Wooly by mistake.
Kevin McKernan interview, Westmeath tactics & Jim Gavin’s nonsense
Jun 26, 2017 • 69 min
Wooly, Conan and Cian take a look back at the weekend’s action while Kevin McKernan joins on the line after another brilliant win for Down on Saturday night.
Tom Cribbin interview, replacing Connolly & Marc O’Se on occlusion goggles
Jun 22, 2017 • 72 min
Wooly and Conan are joined this week by Marc O’Se to discuss the important topic of the week - occlusion goggles! Tom Cribbin joins on the line to chat about how Westmeath approach Sunday’s semi final against Dublin.
Mattie Donnelly interview, Tyrone shoot on sight & Daniel Flynn’s arrogance
Jun 19, 2017 • 68 min
Wooly, Cian and Conan take a look back at the two big televised games in Tullamore and Clones while Mattie Donnelly joins on the line to talk tactics, martial arts and enjoying yourself at college.
Anthony Nash interview, Austin Gleeson’s best position & sweaty helmets
Jun 19, 2017 • 59 min
Wooly, JJ and Paddy look back at another fantastic performance from Cork and try to analyse where it all went wrong for Waterford. Anthony Nash joins on the line to talk puck outs and playing in a heatwave.
Cork/Waterford tactical battle, Brian Whelehan appreciation & celebrating scores
Jun 15, 2017 • 61 min
Wooly is joined by Mikey, Conal and Damien to take a look ahead at the Munster semi final on Sunday between Cork and Waterford and a whole lot more.
Donegal/Tyrone hatred, Jim McGuinness the guru & Lee Keegan at centre back
Jun 15, 2017 • 61 min
Wooly, Conan and Stevie preview the weekend’s action predicting a cagey Ulster semi final between bitter rivals Donegal and Tyrone and a free flowing Leinster semi final between Kildare and Meath.
Lee Chin interview, Cody’s outdated tactics and Davy back in his box
Jun 12, 2017 • 73 min
Wooly, Mikey and Paddy analyse a cracker of a game in Wexford Park on Saturday night and the star of the game, Lee Chin, joins on the line as well. Also we speak to Carlow manager Colm Bonnar about his team’s Christy Ring cup win.
Connolly appeal, Mayo malfunction & Conor McManus’ movement
Jun 12, 2017 • 63 min
Wooly, Conan and Cian take look back at all the talking points from the weekend’s action. The analysis this week concentrates on Sunday’s two big games in Kingspan Breffni park and Pearse Stadium
The GAA hour LIVE from Galway
Jun 8, 2017 • 75 min
This Thursday’s GAA hour is coming live from An Pucan pub in Galway with a brilliant line up including Padraig Joyce, Derek Savage, Ray Silke, Conor Mortimer, John Maughan and Marc O’Se.
Caolan Mooney interview, Connolly frustration and Geezer’s record
Jun 5, 2017 • 69 min
Wooly and Conan take a look back at the weekend’s action and are joined on the line by Down wing back Caolan Mooney to chat Australian rules, dropping off the panel by text and finding his best position.
Team Whatsapp groups, Clare’s form in Munster and underage cheating
Jun 1, 2017 • 72 min
Loads of interesting stuff discussed on this week’s show - Wooly, Conal and Damien take a look at the weekends Munster clash of Clare and Limerick as well as underage coaching, annoying team whatsapp groups and drug testing in hurling.
Paddy Brophy interview, Ewan MacKenna on drug testing & your twitter questions
Jun 1, 2017 • 70 min
Wooly, Conan and Stevie take a look ahead to the games at the weekend concentrating on the Ulster championship clash of Armagh and Down as well as answering your twitter questions. Paddy Brophy and Ewan MacKenna join on the line to talk Ozzie rules and…
Dublin dropouts, hurling snobs II and analysing Liam Rushe’s ankle socks
May 29, 2017 • 56 min
JJ and Paddy are back this week and they join Wooly and Mikey to take a look back at the weekend’s action.
Defending players from the doping brigade, silly GAA rules & analysis
May 29, 2017 • 64 min
Wooly, Cian and Conan take a look at the recent news surrounding a contaminated supplement which caused a positive test for a Kerry footballer as well as bringing you some analysis from the football at the weekend.
Ger Cunningham interview, Davy WhatsApps & Damien Hayes on donkeys
May 25, 2017 • 67 min
Ger Cunningham joins on the line on this week’s show to discuss his team’s relegation and huge turnover in players since 2013. Conal and Damien join Wooly to provide the analysis as well as answering your Twitter questions.
Billy Morgan on Cork, Derry in disarray and Horan v Flynn II
May 25, 2017 • 68 min
Cork and Derry football are up for discussion on the week’s show with the great Billy Morgan joining on the line to give us his thoughts. Wooly, Stevie and Conan also discuss the news of the week as well as answering some of your Twitter questions.
Kieran Kingston, Mick Ryan, Anthony Nash, Conor Lehane reaction PLUS analysis
May 22, 2017 • 62 min
Wooly was down in Thurles and got lots of reaction after Sunday’s classic Munster quarter-final - including a prickly Mick Ryan - while our usual Thursday team of Conal, Damien and Mikey provide the analysis on a Monday.
Kieran Hughes on his black card, Brendan Murphy on Carlow’s win PLUS analysis
May 22, 2017 • 70 min
Great show this Monday with Kieran Hughes joining on the line to discuss his disappointment at receiving a black card so early on Saturday night. Brendan Murphy tells us what a win like that means to Carlow football after winning performance of the…
Diarmuid O’Sullivan interview, Cork improvement & encouraging hard work
May 18, 2017 • 70 min
One game to preview this weekend but it’s a big one - Wooly , Mikey and Damien focus on the improvements Cork have made this year while Diarmuid O’Sullivan joins on the line to tell us how they turned things around.
John O’Loughlin interview, Aidan O’Shea witch hunt & full fwd line tutorial
May 18, 2017 • 70 min
Wooly, Stevie and Conan preview the weekend’s action taking a close look at the dynamics of playing on the full forward line, while John O’Loughlin joins on the line to talk about Laois’ recent slide to Division 4.
Championship predictions, Ross King interview & full time managers
May 11, 2017 • 61 min
Wooly, Conal, Damien and Mikey run through the news of the week and mostly disagree on their championship predictions. PLUS new Laois captain Ross King joins on the line for a refreshingly honest interview.
Championship preview, Gooch the pundit & ‘disrespecting’ the opposition
May 11, 2017 • 61 min
Wooly, Conan, Cian and Stevie are in studio today to preview the championship and run through the news of the week. The lads give their predictions for the provincials and All Ireland as well.
Niall Carew & Justin O’Halloran interviews plus Jim Gavin for 5 in a row
May 4, 2017 • 60 min
This week’s show is focused on the first championship game of the summer with New York hosting Sligo in the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday. We speak to both managers while Conan and Wooly talk through the week’s news.
Marc Ó Sé on training ‘holidays’ and Brian Hurley on his horrific injuries
Apr 27, 2017 • 60 min
No match previews again but we’ve a great show this week with Marc O’Se telling us about his training trips abroad with kerry and Brian Hurley talking us through his two career threatening hamstring injuries in the last 8 months. As usual Wooly and Conan…
Joe Canning interview, Tipp collapse & finally trusting Galway
Apr 24, 2017 • 64 min
Joe Canning is the star attraction on this week’s show as he joins on the line to look back at yesterday’s league final among other things. Wooly, Mikey, JJ and Paddy attempt to analyse a surprisingly one-sided game.
Davy Fitzgerald the liability, playing with broken bones and league final preview
Apr 20, 2017 • 55 min
The hurling show is back with Wooly, Damien and Conal previewing the league final between Galway and Tipperary. But first they discuss Davy Fitzgerald and whether his antics can actually ‘rise’ his team.
Alan Brogan’s GAA Hour debut and Jarlath Burns on new kickout rules
Apr 20, 2017 • 52 min
This week we talk to Alan Brogan about life as a club player and the Dublin club championship while Jarlath Burns, chairman of the GAA’s standing committee on playing rules, joins on the line to discuss a proposed new rule to the kickout. Wooly is joined…
Seamie Callanan interview, Johnny Glynn commute & Tom Devine’s travels
Apr 13, 2017 • 71 min
Scoring machine Seamie Callanan makes his long awaited GAA Hour debut on this week’s show while Wooly, Conal and Damien talk through the week’s talking points and preview the league semi finals.
David Moran AND Shane Walsh plus Liam Kearns the singer
Apr 10, 2017 • 69 min
Busy show with two of the stars of Sunday’s league finals joining Wooly, Cian and Conan and, as usual, there’s some analysis thrown into the mix as well.
Gooch appreciation with Ricey, defiant Fitzmaurice & league predictions revisited
Apr 6, 2017 • 65 min
Some love for the Gooch on this week’s show from Wooly, Stevie and Conan with Ryan McMenamin joining on the line for a chat about marking the great man. The lads analyse some strong comments from Eamonn Fitzmaurice regarding the narrative in the media…
John Kiely interview, Wexford intimidation and Joe Canning’s movement
Apr 3, 2017 • 69 min
Wooly, Mikey and Paddy take a look back at the big games after a massive weekend of action while Limerick manager John Kiely joins on the line to tell us how badly needed their win against Cork was.
Jack McCarron AND Michael Quinlivan & why Dublin don’t celebrate scores
Apr 3, 2017 • 74 min
Fresh from hitting 1-09 against Dublin, Jack McCarron joins on the line while Michael Quinlivan talks us through his hat trick of goals against Armagh on a star studded football show. Wooly, Cian and Conan also take a look back at a fantastic last day of…
Ruthless Michael Ryan, Wexford’s acid test and outfielding Sean Óg Ó Hailpín
Mar 30, 2017 • 65 min
Wooly, Conal and Damien preview the weekend’s action paying particular attention to Kilkenny and Wexford in Nolan Park. Damien tells us how he managed to disrupt Sean Og in the air.
Pray for Cormac Reilly, Ciaran McKeever experiment and Galway for SAM
Mar 30, 2017 • 63 min
Wooly, Stevie and Conan preview the weeks action bringing you all you need to know about relegation and promotion.
Eddie Jones for Cork, Austin Gleeson is a forward and Offaly anomaly
Mar 27, 2017 • 63 min
Wooly, Mikey, JJ and Paddy make sense of the weekend’s action, concentrating on Clare and Waterford game in Ennis as well as tearing into the farcical structure of the national hurling league.
John Heslin interview, Tyrone’s groundhog day and Banty’s mindgames
Mar 27, 2017 • 69 min
Wooly, Cian and Conan take a look at all the talking points coming out of the weekend and pay particular attention to the Tyrone Mayo match in Omagh. Player of the weekend John Heslin joins on the line.
Shane Dooley on his Offaly career, Derek McGrath gone full time & Cuala nomads
Mar 23, 2017 • 65 min
Wooly, Mikey, JJ and Damien discuss the week’s news and we catch up with Shane Dooley who is shooting the lights out again this year for Offaly but getting little reward for his efforts. We take a look ahead at some of the games of the weekend as well.
Kevin Feely on Charlton Athletic to Kildare, Dean Rock all rounder & Eir Sport club deal
Mar 23, 2017 • 64 min
Wooly and Stevie discuss the week’s news and we catch up with Kildare midfielder Kevin Feely who spent time as a professional football in England before returning to line out with the Lillywhites. We even found the time for some analysis too.
Tomas Ó Sé on Kerry/Dublin, Gooch’s full house & Jack Wilshere tweets
Mar 20, 2017 • 74 min
Different style of show this week with Tomas Ó Sé and Brendan Devenney joining on the line to give their thoughts on the two biggest games of the weekend. Wooly and Conán are in studio to take a look at everything else.
The GAA Hour Live from Coppers
Mar 17, 2017 • 88 min
Wooly is back in Coppers and he is joined by Damien Hayes, Ollie Canning, Paddy Stapleton, Joe Kernan, David Brady and Conal Keaney. We discuss why club players are the “working class heroes” of the GAA, the rock ‘n’ roll Ballina lifestyle and the battles…
Dublin’s lack of rivals, Tyrone goal drought & Louth mindgames
Mar 16, 2017 • 46 min
Wooly, Stevie and Conan take a look ahead to the weekend paying most attention to the big one as Kerry entertain the Dubs.
Derek McGrath interview, down with diving and a classic in Thurles
Mar 13, 2017 • 67 min
Wooly, Mikey and Paddy take a look back at that classic game in Thurles on Saturday night and and some real honest stuff once again from Waterford manager Derek McGrath.
Seanie Johnston interview & what NOT to do against Tyrone
Mar 13, 2017 • 31 min
Wooly and Conan bring you a shorter show than usual including a great interview with Seanie Johnston.
Shane Dowling interview, loving your hurl & Waterford Cork 2004 nostalgia
Mar 9, 2017 • 65 min
Loving your hurl, dealing with being a sub and and some Waterford Cork early 2000’s nostalgia all feature on the weeks show. Shane Dowling, back in action for Limerick this weekend, joins on the line. Wooly’s back this week with Mikey, Conal and Damien.
Shane Curran on McStay, freak results and Offaly’s weird warm-up
Mar 9, 2017 • 67 min
Wooly, Conan and Stevie look ahead to the weekend’s action and take a look at the science of warm-ups, Offaly’s freak result against Armagh and Conor Gormley’s block on Stevie. Shane Curran tells us about the unhealthy state of Roscommon football.
Hurling brain surgeons, scary Brian Cody and the plight of Antrim
Mar 6, 2017 • 67 min
Mikey is joined by JJ Delaney and Paddy Stapleton to look back on plucky Kilkenny’s first win, the stupidity/bravery of writing off Brian Cody and boring, brilliant Tipperary. We also chat to Antrim legend Terence ‘Sambo’ McNaughton about the task in…
Sean Cavanagh interview, beating Dublin and Monday Night Football
Mar 6, 2017 • 70 min
Sean Cavanagh chats in-depth with The GAA Hour about why he’s giving it one last go and if this Tyrone team can beat Dublin or not. Cian Ward is in studio along with Conán Doherty to talk about what the hell happened to Mayo and a cracking idea for a new…
Offaly’s unfair perception & hurling’s best 24-year-old manager Jamie Wall
Mar 2, 2017 • 68 min
Wooly, Mikey and Damien take a look at how football’s Super 8 will affect hurling and discuss the fortunes of Offaly and Limerick ahead of the weekend. Mary Immaculate Fitzgibbon Cup winning manager Jamie Wall joins on the line to chat about the win last…
Down’s Mark Poland on FAKE NEWS, Mayo to win and thrifty Tyrone
Mar 2, 2017 • 68 min
Wooly, Mikey and Stevie run through the week’s news and preview the big one at the weekend between Dublin and Mayo. Mark Poland joins on the line and tells us it’s not all doom and gloom within the Down squad.
Conor McManus in studio, Cuala ultras and Pat Spillane’s longer season
Feb 27, 2017 • 57 min
Wooly, Conan and Cian take a look back at the weekend’s action and are joined in studio by Conor McManus, fresh from Monaghan’s big win in Killarney yesterday.
Is the relationship between GAA and players broken? Jarlath Burns on a controversial Congress
Feb 27, 2017 • 63 min
Wooly, Mikey, Cian Ward and Congress correspondent Dion Fanning discuss the new championship structure and the apparent disconnect between delegates and players. Jarlath Burns debates the restructure with Wooly and has some interesting information…
The Non-political show featuring Damien Comer interview & Neil Gallagher appreciation
Feb 23, 2017 • 55 min
Not interested in GAA politics? Wooly, Conan and Steven McDonnell have you covered with the regular preview show looking ahead to the weekend’s action. Damien Comer joins on the line to tell us about his hopes for Galway consistency, not making it as a…
Richie Power & Eamonn Kelly interviews and Davy’s magic touch
Feb 20, 2017 • 71 min
Wooly, Mikey, JJ and Paddy take a look back at the weekend’s action paying close attention to Wexford, Tipperary and Kilkenny. Laois manager Eamonn Kelly joins on the line and tells us about his Munster rugby management education and leaving Offaly and…
Kildare(& Kilkenny’s)John Mulhall, Nash puckouts & Dublin transition
Feb 16, 2017 • 70 min
Paddy Stapleton makes his GAA Hour punditry debut joining Conal and Mikey to discuss the weekend’s action. Kildare’s new transfer from Kilkenny, John Mulhall, drops into the studio for a chat and Wooly even manages to get some Championship restructures…
Lee Chin interview, manly winter hurling & surviving rucks
Feb 13, 2017 • 64 min
On this week’s show Wooly, Mikey, JJ and Damien discuss all the big issues in hurling - Jackie Tyrrell’s socks, how to survive a ruck and whether Ger Loughnane is becoming Babs Keating. Lee Chin joins on the line after Wexford’s win yesterday and the lads…
Chrissy McKaigue & Mark Breheny interviews, marking Andy Moran & club media bans,
Feb 13, 2017 • 71 min
Up for debate on this week’s show are quick kickouts, how to mark Andy Moran and St Vincent’s media ban. Wooly, Conan and Cian Ward also take a look back at the weekend’s football, while Chrissy McKaigue and Mark Breheny join on the line after two great…
League preview - Kilkenny (not) on the slide, Clare ‘off the cuff’ & Cork gone soft?
Feb 9, 2017 • 64 min
Conal Keaney and Damien Hayes join Wooly and Mikey for a massive hurling league preview and a free taking tutorial.
Banty McEnaney interview, Leitrim’s granny rule and can Tyrone beat Dublin?
Feb 9, 2017 • 73 min
Stevie McDonnell joins Wooly and Conan to analyse Dublin v Tyrone on Saturday night as well as taking a look at Mayo’s fortunes. Wexford manager Seamus McEnaney joins on the line as the lads take a close look at Division 4, where Leitrim are making all…
Louth’s Colin Kelly & Kildare’s Niall Kelly interviews & Dublin wintered well
Feb 6, 2017 • 72 min
Cian Ward joins the lads this week to look back at the weekend’s games. Louth manager Colin Kelly joins on the line and we ring the winner of the first performance of the weekend of 2017.
Paul Geaney interview, league preview & Stevie McDonnell’s bathtub companions
Feb 2, 2017 • 85 min
Steven McDonnell makes his GAA hour debut as he joins Wooly and Conan for a massive league preview show (and a look back at an old hoganstand player profile). Wooly also caught up with Paul Geaney for an extended chat.
CPA v Duffy PLUS Brian Lohan and Ryan McHugh
Jan 25, 2017 • 60 min
We have a Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cup themed show this week with UL manager Brian Lohan and UUJ’s Ryan McHugh joining us on the phone. Wooly and Mikey take a look at the potential trouble brewing between Paraic Duffy and the CPA.
Jamie Clarke interview and new horizons for the GPA
Jan 18, 2017 • 58 min
The mercurial Jamie Clarke is the star attraction on this week’s show and Wooly catches up with Andy McEntee to chat about Joe Sheridan’s new goalkeeping role. As usual Conan and Mikey are in studio to run through the weeks talking points.
Player contracts, moaning about rules & media bans - new year, same old story
Jan 11, 2017 • 60 min
The lads are back with lots of news to cover including player contracts, the mark, retirements and media bans. Wooly also caught up with Liam Griffin and Declan Brennan at the Club Players Association launch on Monday.
Yet more drama in Mayo, the goalkeeper’s psyche and our GAA Hour best bits
Dec 21, 2016 • 63 min
Wooly, Mikey, Dion and Conan discuss the controversy in Mayo and we bring you some of our favourite interviews on the GAA Hour during the year
Leinster chairman John Horan on Dublin dominance, plus RTÉ versus Newstalk
Dec 14, 2016 • 62 min
Wooly is joined by Conan, Mikey and Dion to mull over the latest twist in GAA rights story and Clare GAA paranoia. Leinster Council chairman John Horan discusses Dubs’ utter domination of football at club and county level, while interprovincial selector…
Diarmuid Connolly, Mark Schutte and the boring Inter-pros
Dec 7, 2016 • 63 min
On the week’s show we have an extended interview with Wooly and Diarmuid Connolly while Mark Schutte joins on the line after Cuala’s brilliant win at the weekend. Mikey is back this week too wearing his beloved Inter-pros hat and t-shirt.
Michael Lundy interview, dodgy transfers & Loughnane windup
Nov 30, 2016 • 54 min
Wooly is joined by John Fogarty from the Irish Examiner to run through the week’s news and Michael Lundy joins on the line to chat about New York, Corofin and playing for Galway again.
Dick Clerkin on Sky GAA; Frankie Dolan on the Connacht final
Nov 23, 2016 • 70 min
Dick Clerkin really disagrees with Wooly’s stance on Sky Sports GAA. St. Brigid’s player/manager Frankie Dolan joins on the line whilst Lee Keegan, the club player, is discussed heavily.
Slaughtneil’s brilliance, CPA challenges and O’Tooles ‘wrong’ transfer advertisement
Nov 16, 2016 • 60 min
On this week’s show Aaron Kernan joins on the line to discuss the challenges faced by the newly formed Club Players’ Association while Chrissy McKaigue tells us about Slaughtneil’s success.
Laois hurling > Offaly, the era of goalkeeping coaches and Tony Kelly interview
Nov 9, 2016 • 49 min
Wooly, Conan and Mikey take a look at the unusual decision of Eamon Kelly to swap Offaly hurling for Laois and the new fad of the goalkeeping coach while Tony Kelly joins on the line to chat Ballyea, Clare and Davy Fitzgerald.
GAA Hour special episode - The Wooly Awards
Nov 3, 2016 • 73 min
The GAA hour brings you the 5th annual Wooly awards with special guests Barry Cahill and Damien Hayes.
Colm O’Rourke on finally geting Simonstown over the line and Pauric Mahony on his comeback year
Nov 2, 2016 • 59 min
The retirement of Dick Clerkin, the non-retirement of Sean Cavanagh and Slaughtneil’s brilliance are all up for discussion with Wooly and Conan before Colm O’Rourke and Pauric Mahony join the show for a chat.
The GAA Hour meets… Cathal McCarron
Nov 1, 2016 • 67 min
Tyrone footballer Cathal McCarron joins Wooly in studio to talk about his book ‘Out Of Control’ which details the battle with gambling addiction that nearly cost him his life.
Sky Sports going nowhere and Zach Tuohy on transfer to Geelong
Oct 26, 2016 • 51 min
Wooly, Conan and Mikey are joined in studio by Paul Rouse to discuss the new Sky Sports GAA deal and we have an exclusive chat with Zach Tuohy on his big move to Geelong. And as usual we’ll look ahead to the big club games coming up.
The GAA Hour meets… Kieran Donaghy
Oct 24, 2016 • 46 min
Wooly is joined in studio by Kerry legend Kieran Donaghy to talk about his new book ‘What Do You Think of That?’
Ken McGrath in studio, and a new club players association on the horizon
Oct 19, 2016 • 75 min
This week Waterford legend Ken McGrath joins Wooly for a chat about his new book, Hand on Heart and Declan Brennan joins on the line to discuss a new club players association. Plus, Wooly, Conan and Mikey take a look ahead at the weekend’s club action.
Marc Ó Sé runs through a truly incredible career
Oct 13, 2016 • 29 min
Wooly is joined by one of the great corner backs, Marc Ó Sé to look back at his brilliant career.
Player statement era and the plight of the lowly clubman
Oct 12, 2016 • 66 min
Wooly, Mikey and Conan discuss player statements and the club games to watch this weekend and are joined by new Clare joint manager Donal Moloney and new Meath manager Andy McEntee.
The Dubs are All-Ireland champions. Raised on songs and stories……
Oct 3, 2016 • 66 min
Wooly is joined by Conan Doherty and Senan Connell to review Saturday’s action-packed All Ireland final.
Dublin v Mayo Part II preview special: Who will blink first?
Sep 29, 2016 • 51 min
Wooly is joined in studio by Conán Doherty and Paul Galvin to talk through what both teams need to change to win on Saturday.
All-Ireland final review, featuring Lee Keegan on marking Diarmuid Connolly
Sep 19, 2016 • 64 min
Wooly is joined by Conan Doherty and Barry Cahill to review a crazy All-Ireland final. We spoke to Lee Keegan and Seamus O’Shea after an incredible drawn game.
The GAA Hour live in the Sugar Club
Sep 17, 2016 • 106 min
Wooly is joined by a star studded lineup in the Sugar Club including Peter Canavan, Kieran McGeeney, Vinnie Murphy, John O’Leary, Paul Galvin, Jack McCaffrey, Senan Connell and Gooch Cooper.
Mayo or the Dubs for Sam and Stephen Rochford’s GAA hour debut
Sep 15, 2016 • 64 min
Wooly is joined by Conan Doherty and Barry Cahill to preview Sunday’s All-Ireland final. We also caught up with Mayo manager, Stephen Rochford, ahead of the final.
The GAA Hour live in Castlebar
Sep 12, 2016 • 58 min
We started our All-Ireland final build up last Friday night in Castlebar Mitchels with the second of our live events. In the second half of the show Wooly previewed Dublin and Mayo with James Horan, John Casey and Brendan Devenney.
Tipperary worthy champions with a near perfect performance
Sep 5, 2016 • 64 min
Wooly is joined by JJ Delaney, Damien Hayes and Mikey Stafford to review the All-Ireland final. We also caught up with a very happy Pádraic Maher in the Tipperary hotel the morning after the night before.
Brian Cody’s GAA Hour debut and bumper All-Ireland final preview
Sep 1, 2016 • 61 min
Wooly is joined by Mikey, Damien Hayes and Conal Keaney to preview this Sunday’s All-Ireland final. We also caught up with the great Brian Cody at the Kilkenny press conference.
Stephen Cluxton’s Meltdown, Dean Rock appreciation and Dublin’s character
Aug 29, 2016 • 52 min
Wooly is joined by Conan Doherty, Senan Connell and Barry Cahill to review an absolute classic All Ireland semi-final between Kerry and Dublin.
The Michael Fennelly appreciation show
Aug 25, 2016 • 28 min
Wooly and Mikey bring you a special hurling show which includes an extensive interview with the Kilkenny legend.
We figure out how Kerry can beat Dublin and ‘cranky’ Stephen Cluxton
Aug 25, 2016 • 54 min
Wooly is joined by Mikey Stafford and Barry Cahill as well as special guest Michael Quinlivan of Tipperary to preview Sunday’s semi-final. They also take a look at this week’s club fixtures situation in Mayo and try to find solutions to these issues.
‘Evergreen’ Andy Moran reflects on Mayo’s return to the All-Ireland final after defeat of Tipperary
Aug 22, 2016 • 58 min
Wooly is joined in the studio by Paul Galvin, Senan Connell and Conan to discuss Mayo’s win over Tipperary, GAA managers in suit and the benefits of a sin bin over the black card. Plus Mayo’s record appearance holder Andy Moran explains why intercounty…
Mayo v Tipperary preview and Eamon McGee on a colourful career
Aug 18, 2016 • 71 min
Wooly is joined by Conan, Barry Cahill and John Evans to look ahead to Sunday’s semi-final. While Eamon McGee talks confiscated mobile phones, legally binding documents and not believing Jim McGuinness’ early ambitions for Donegal.
All Ireland semi final review featuring Colin Fennelly, Michael Breen and Dan Shanahan
Aug 15, 2016 • 77 min
After two brilliant All-Ireland semi-finals Wooly is joined by Damien Hayes, JJ Delaney and Mikey Stafford. Does Austin Gleeson pass enough, should Bubbles have started and to what type of tractor does Damien compare Paidi Maher and Joe Canning?
Dan Shanahan opens up about dropping Maurice and a massive weekend preview
Aug 11, 2016 • 64 min
Wooly and Mikey are joined by Conal Keaney and Damien Hayes to preview a bumper weekend’s action. Dan Shanahan joins on the line and talks about how difficult is was for him to drop his brother Maurice for last Sunday’s game.
Exclusive chat with Paraic Duffy on the ills of Gaelic football, plus Pat McEnaney on sledging
Aug 11, 2016 • 57 min
The GAA director general joins Wooly in the studio to debate his new championship proposals. We also have former referee chief Pat McEnaney on the blight of incitement, and the latest on the Tipperary football row.
Hurling Show: Waterford unleashed as spoiled and scarce Kilkenny fans get a fright
Aug 8, 2016 • 47 min
Wooly is joined by JJ Delaney, Damien Hayes and Mikey Stafford to discuss Sunday’s titanic semi-final draw in Croke Park. The magic of Austin Gleeson, the acting of Brian Cody and the lack of fans are all up for discussion.
Aidan O’Shea opens up on diving controversy and Paul Galvin tells us all about being targeted
Aug 8, 2016 • 62 min
Great show this week as Wooly and studio guests - Conan Doherty, Senan Connell and Paul Galvin - talk sledging and targeting of players. Aidan O’Shea joins on the line to discuss Saturday’s game, his post-match celebration and his alleged dive against…
Preview show & Derek McGrath on critics, monastery retreats and Joe Brolly
Aug 4, 2016 • 55 min
Wooly is joined in studio by Conal Keaney with JJ Delaney joining on the line to discuss the weekend’s semi final. Derek McGrath gives us a brilliant interview defending Waterford’s system and talks monastery retreats and awkward encounters with Joe…
Michael Murphy on enjoying the game & Duffy’s flawed proposal
Aug 4, 2016 • 65 min
Wooly is joined in studio by Conan Doherty and Barry Cahill to preview the weekend’s massive double header. The lads also discuss Paraic Duffy’s new restructure proposal and Barry give us an insight into Stephen Cluxton’s kickouts. Michael Murphy joins on…
We join the Tipperary bus celebrations and Paul Galvin’s Kerry verdict
Aug 1, 2016 • 84 min
Wooly and Conan are joined by Paul Galvin in studio to discuss the weekend’s action and we talk to Liam Kearns and Conor Sweeney as they sip cans on the bus. Also our chief sportswriter Dion Fanning drops in to give his take on the negativity that…
Pundits, personal abuse and dull quarter-finals
Jul 28, 2016 • 77 min
Wooly is joined in studio by Barry Cahill and Conan Doherty to talk punditry, qualifiers and quarter-finals and are joined by straight-talking Westmeath manager Tom Cribbin and injury-plagued Cork forward Paddy Kelly.
Joe Canning on Loughnane and leading, plus is it time for Davy Fitz to say goodbye?
Jul 25, 2016 • 67 min
Wooly is joined on the hurling podcast by JJ Delaney, Damien Hayes and Mikey Stafford to discuss Sunday’s quarter-final action. Joe Canning chats criticism, defending and catching the Cats, while Davy Fitzgerald’s Clare future comes under the microscope.
Why the Waterford haters plus a look ahead to the hurling quarter-finals
Jul 21, 2016 • 54 min
Wooly is joined by Conal Keaney and Damien Hayes to discuss Henry Shefflin’s football analysis, Clare’s tiny midfield and Brian Cody’s brand of inspirational speeches.
Justice for Diarmuid Connolly plus John Evans on Roscommon and Tipperary
Jul 21, 2016 • 74 min
Wooly is joined in the studio by Barry Cahill and Conan Doherty, with John Evans joining on the line. We get the latest from Tipperary manager Liam Kearns and Roscommon selector Liam McHale.
Tyrone and Galway are back but these Dubs are not going away
Jul 18, 2016 • 85 min
Wooly is joined in studio by Senan Connell and Conan Doherty after a jam-packed weekend of football. Diarmuid Connolly’s temper, Mickey Harte’s manners and Galway’s forward wonders are all up for discussion.
The GAA Hour with Colm Parkinson - Cork’s plight and Conal Keaney on Ger Cunningham
Jul 14, 2016 • 68 min
Wooly is joined by Conal Keaney, Shane Dowling and Kevin O’Donovan to examine hurling’s three recent underachievers: Cork, Limerick and Dublin. And Austin Gleeson talks to us about sideline cuts
The GAA Hour with Colm Parkinson - New Donegal and the Dubs versus the spread
Jul 14, 2016 • 59 min
Wooly is joined by Barry Cahill, Conan Doherty and Mickey Harte to preview the weekend’s action
The GAA Hour: Hurling with Colm Parkinson - Tipp’s glory, Wexford’s joy and the end for TJ Ryan
Jul 11, 2016 • 69 min
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The GAA Hour with Colm Parkinson: Diving and the battle for the soul of football
Jul 11, 2016 • 63 min
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