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00:17:48 2022-07-02
Ireland have lost their first test of the tour of New Zealand. Andy Farrell's team were beaten 42-19 by the All Blacks at Eden Park, Auckland. The home team scored six tries with Keith Earls and Bundee Aki scoring tries for Ireland. Johnny Sexton could be...
00:48:55 2022-06-29
On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined by Cian Tracey and Ross Karl from Sky New Zealand to discuss an eventful week for the Ireland team. Cian joins the show from Auckland after returning from Ireland's heav...
00:46:46 2022-06-21
Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald look ahead to Ireland's tour of New Zealand with the Irish Independent’s Cian Tracey on this week’s Left Wing podcast. Three tests against the All Blacks and two games against the New Zealand Maori are on the schedul...
00:43:59 2022-06-14
On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined by Cian Tracey to discuss Andy Farrell's Ireland squad and the URC semi-finals. The Ireland head coach has selected 40 players to travel to New Zealand for what is set ...
00:53:24 2022-06-07
On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald look back at Ulster's win over Munster and are joined by AP Cronje to look ahead to the URC semi-finals. It is the end of the Johann van Graan era at Thomond Park - but how should...
00:48:53 2022-05-31
On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined by Cian Tracey to look back on the Champions Cup final. Why did Leinster lose to La Rochelle? Poor execution, a top-class performance from the French side and a weak be...
00:46:55 2022-05-24
On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald look ahead to the Champions Cup final. It is Leinster vs La Rochelle and Johnny Sexton vs Ronan O'Gara as Marseille hosts the European decider this weekend. Will asks Luke what i...
00:49:45 2022-05-17
On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined by Cian Tracey to look back on the Champions Cup semi-final weekend. Leinster are into the final for the first time since 2019 after a very impressive demolition of Tou...
00:53:21 2022-05-16
On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined by Cian Tracey to look back on the Champions Cup quarter-finals. Leinster booked their place in the semi-final after a dominant win against Leicester in Welford Road, a...
00:45:53 2022-05-16
On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined by Cian Tracey to look ahead to the Champions Cup quarter-finals. It is set to be a bumper weekend, with Munster and Leinster playing back to back on Saturday afternoon...
00:31:38 2022-04-28
After the heavy defeat to England, is this now a moment of reckoning for Ireland’s women’s rugby team with professional contracts set to be the next phase in the XV game’s development here? Wasps hooker, Cliodhna Moloney, and Cian Tracey join Siné...
00:45:53 2022-04-27
On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined by South African rugby journalist AP Cronje to discuss the resurgence of the South African teams in the URC. The Bulls, Lions, Stormers and Sharks are a combined 18-2 a...
00:23:15 2022-04-22
Cliodhna Moloney joins Sinéad Kissane and Cian Tracey on the latest episode of the Left Wing to look ahead to Ireland’s Women's Six Nations game against England in Leicester on Sunday. Cliodhna and Cian talk about the huge task awaiting Ireland agains...
00:46:55 2022-04-19
On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined by Jonathan Bradley of The Belfast Telegraph to discuss the Champions Cup round of 16. Leinster and Munster march on to the quarter-finals after wins over Connacht and ...
00:51:58 2022-04-12
On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined by Sean O'Brien to look back on the Ireland legend's career. O'Brien confirmed last week that he will retire at the end of the season and he says that the 2017 Lions to...
00:31:48 2022-04-08
Cliodhna Moloney, the Wasps hooker who was a surprise omission from Ireland’s Six Nations squad, joins Sinéad Kissane and Cian Tracey on the latest episode of the Left Wing to look ahead to Ireland’s must-win game against Italy on Sunday. The big ne...
00:46:13 2022-04-05
On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined by Ruaidhrí O'Connor to discuss Leinster's big win over Munster and Ireland women's head coach Greg McWilliams to discuss the Six Nations campaign to date. Leinster se...
00:30:25 2022-03-31
On the latest Left Wing podcast Sinéad Kissane previews Ireland women’s Six Nations crunch clash against France with Cian Tracey and former Ireland captain, Claire Molloy. The big talking point has been coach Greg McWilliams’ decision to keep Beibhi...
00:50:51 2022-03-30
On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald discuss all the latest rugby news and are joined by Chris Foy in the UK to chat about Eddie Jones, England and their coaching succession plan. The lads kick off by looking back at...
00:34:02 2022-03-24
On the latest Left Wing podcast Sinéad Kissane was joined by former Ireland prop, Lindsay Peat, and Irish Independent rugby writer, Cian Tracey, to look ahead to the 2022 Women's Six Nations with Ireland kicking off their championship against Wales at th...
00:42:15 2022-03-23
On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery is joined by Cian Tracey to review the 2022 Six Nations. Ireland came up short in their title quest but ended up with a Triple Crown after four bonus-point wins. The lads are in agreement that the co...
00:15:33 2022-03-19
Irish Independent rugby writers Rúaidhrí O'Connor and Cian Tracey join Sinéad Kissane from the Aviva Stadium after Ireland’s victory over Scotland earned them a Triple Crown title in Dublin. Luke and Will return for the regular Left Wing show for mo...
00:24:02 2022-03-17
Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined by Rúaidhrí O'Connor to discuss Ireland's team selection for the Six Nations finale against Scotland. Iain Henderson, Jack Conan and Mack Hansen all start as Andy Farrell's side look to win a first Six Natio...
00:42:50 2022-03-15
On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined by former England prop Alex Corbisiero to look back on Ireland's record win in Twickenham. Andy Farrell's side are still in contention for the title ahead of Saturday's...
00:12:23 2022-03-12
Irish Independent rugby writers Rúaidhrí O'Connor and David Kelly join Sinead Kissane from Twickenham to reflect on Ireland's Six Nations win over 14-man England. Luke and Will return for the regular Left Wing show for more rugby discussion and analysi...
00:18:38 2022-03-10
On the latest Left Wing Extra, Sinead Kissane is joined by Luke Fitzgerald and Rúaidhrí O’Connor to discuss the Ireland team to face England in Twickenham on Saturday. The big guns have been recalled for the crunch clash with Andrew Conway, Bundee Ak...
00:55:16 2022-03-09
On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined by Rúaidhrí O'Connor to look ahead to Ireland's Six Nations showdown with England on Saturday. The show kicks off with the news that Johnny Sexton has signed a new de...
00:52:41 2022-03-02
On the latest episode of The Left Wing podcast, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined by Ian Madigan to discuss Ireland's win over Italy and the campaign to date. Ian and Luke agree that although Andy Farrell's side have had a good tournament, las...
00:11:34 2022-02-28
Sinéad Kissane hosted the Left Wing Live from the Aviva Stadium with Cian Tracey and Dave Kelly giving their post-match analysis of Ireland's 57-6 thrashing of Italy. Don't forget to listen to Luke and Will's weekly analysis and views on the Left Wing w...
00:21:03 2022-02-25
On the latest Left Wing Extra, Sinead Kissane is joined by Cian Tracey and Dave Kelly to discuss the Ireland team to face Italy on Sunday. The main news is Joey Carbery keeps his place on the team with Johnny Sexton on the bench and expected to make a se...
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