The Couch Pundit What a difference a week makes. Ireland looked half a second slow last week against a galvanised and smooth Australia side and the score line fairly reflected the game.
So it is Thursday before the second test. All wounds have been licked all frustrations have been dealt with and we move to Melbourne with a changing team selection and all hope restored?
Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast (Facebook) ITunes Stitcher Spotify And here we go, Monday morning after a disappointing weekend in green. The pre match positivity began to wane as the game unfolded in front of us on Saturday morning. Firstly, Saturday morning at 11am is a tough time to be combative. While I know it was … More Ireland v Australia – a review
Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast Spotify ITunes Stitcher So here we go, the blue jersey has had the tears of victory washed off it and has been neatly put in the cupboard to rest for a few months and the green jersey is ready to be worn over the next 3 weeks. 11 am starts make … More Ireland v Australia, great expectations and new 10’s
Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast – facebook ITunes Stitcher Spotify It is a massive day in Ireland here so to take a break from the seriousness of the 8th amendment vote, let’s have a look at the big sporting event of the weekend. NOT the champions league round ball, but a real game. A perfect mixture … More Leinster v Scarlets, tired bodies and history
Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast – ITunes Stitcher Spotify So here we go, after picking up the big trophy last weekend against a massively impressive Racing team, Leinster welcome the old enemy back to their home for the semi-final of the Guinness pro14 competition.
Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast Facebook ITunes Stitcher As we sit near midweek before the European Champions Cup final between Leinster and Racing, there are a lot of things flying around social media and my mind before team selection is made. Should Lowe be called in after being left out in the semi final? … More Leinster v Racing 92, The Champions Cup, the dynasty and the history
Brought to you by The Couch pundit Podcast Spotify Stitcher ITunes The Couch Pundit – Facebook So half of Ireland marched into the semi-finals of the premier club competition in world rugby. 1 team dominating all that has stood before them, the other always playing tough but usually depending on magic to get them over the line. Who … More Leinster and Munster in Europe – a tail of 2 provinces
Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast : Spotify Stitcher ITunes After a small break away from posting, we are back in business at the business end of the premier club competition in world rugby. The European Champions cup rolls into the semi-finals and we have 1 French side, 1 Welsh and 2 Irish vying for the … More Leinster v Scarlets – Preview
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Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast ITunes Stitcher Spotify In a change of tact this week I am going to tell you about my trip out to Buskers in Temple Bar for a night of watching Wrestlemania. Yes, that Wrestlemania! The one we all used to stay up and watch back in the day while trying … More Keego goes to Wrestlemania – in Buskers of Templebar
Brought to you by The Couch pundit Podcast: Spotify ITunes Stitcher hat a weekend for Irish rugby! Munster welcomed the European powerhouse of Toulon to thomond Park. The unlimited cheque book, the classy players and the lack of travelling support showed up to face the injury ravaged but massively supported home side in the quarter finals of … More rugby dynasties and fighting spirit: Leinster and Munster in Europe
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Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast – ITunes Stitcher Spotify As we (or I) finally reach the grand slam comedown the rugby doesn’t stop. Leinster and Munster march into the business end of the European champions cup with a list of injuries, but how will they cope?
Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast – ITunes Podbean Stitcher Player FM Spotify So, any news over the weekend? Anything exciting happening? Anything surprising? Well for me the answer is yes, yes and no. Ireland marched into Twickenham and won easily. Well maybe comfortable is the better word (as corrected by the aul lad post-game on Saturday). There … More The Grand Slam, the how and the differences that lead to raising the cup.
So here we are, sitting on Friday morning on the edge of history. There are a few unknowns going into the Twickenham encounter of old enemies but there are also some known unknowns.
Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast ITunes Stitcher Podbean Player FM This week there is only one piece of news from the weekend, no it is not round ball, not it is not politics, it is Ireland winning the 6 Nations championship with 1 game left and a grand slam at steak.
Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast. The Couch Pundit Podcast – ITunes The Couch Pundit Podcast – Stitcher The Couch Pundit Podcast – Podbean The Couch Pundit Podcast – Playerfm On Against the Head on RTE last night the pundits where contemplating whether rugby has become the peoples game and has it overtaken football? Eddie O’Sullivan, … More Rugby v football and the fight to become the peoples game.
Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast (Itunes link) (Stitcher – Link) (Podbean – Link) We are on the run in to the finish of the 6 Nations 2018. As we stand, Ireland are in the driving seat with the Scots coming to Dublin this weekend followed by a St Patricks day match against the old … More Ireland v Scotland – a preview
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Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast The Couch Pundit Podcast – Stitcher After a weekend that really couldn’t have gone better for Irish rugby, we should be celebrating in offices around the country (and any ex-pats abroad), instead it appears that the media and the social media experts are slowing turning on the Irish … More Ireland chasing history again, the media self fulfilling prophecies and defensive shooters
And so the business end of the tournament begins this weekend. For Ireland, the other old enemy arrives in Dublin to take a scalp and continue their own march to a title. For the home side the added pressure of slight misfires and injuries are mounting.
Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast An impromptu trip to the RDS stemmed the flow of tears of a lack of rugby last weekend. A last minute ticket offer to play the other top team in the conference (and the bogey team of Irish provinces last year) was too much to resist.
Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast So we roll into round 2 of the 6 Nations and sitting here on a Monday morning I am a broken man. That is mainly from my K-1 fight yesterday, the rugby has been great to watch. Starting in Lansdowne/Aviva Stadium where the Italians made a welcome visit. … More 6 Nations round 2, the visiting Italians and not knowing how to feel afterwards
Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast So now that we have finally gotten over the heart attack that was the final 41 phases of play and THAT kick in Paris, it is time to move on to the visit of Italy to the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast Are you not entertained? Was the opening weekend of the 6 Nations not exciting enough? If not, then I think your excitement-o-meter might be slightly different to mine. Concentrating on the match in Paris, Ireland went to take a win in a stadium that has been as … More 6 Nations tension, breaking ducks and never giving up.
Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast So here we go! The 6 Nations Championship kicks off this weekend. Ireland and France have announced their team. The media on both sides is trying to keep the supporters calm. One side saying ‘it’s not as bad as it looks’, the other saying ‘calm down calm down’ … More The 6 Nations, Being favorites and playing a team with nothing to lose
Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast As we head into the weekend free (unfortunately) from provincial rugby I thought it was time to get serious about a very serious topic. Or 2 serious topics.
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Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast So is this Deja-vu all over again or is this a slightly different week for Leinster after a trip to Montpelier in the final group game of the European Rugby Champions Cup? Well it is a bit 50-50.
Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast So the story that keeps on giving keeps on giving. Here are my thoughts on the signing of a convicted drugs cheat in Irish rugby. I will try to keep the players name out of the article because I think it has gone beyond a person and … More Rugby dopers, dopey responses and an official response
We talk about Liam Neeson defending Dustin Hoffman while comparing it to James Franco and with hunting Followed by Martin O’Neill staying with Ireland and a discussion on the most recent round of the Champions Cup Thcouchpunditireland@gmail.com to contact the podcast The Couch Pundit Podcast
Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast Another weekend of European rugby and another massively positive round of games for the Irish provinces. Some good fighting spirit shown by Munster away to Racing, Ulster shocked the world against La Rochelle, Connacht drew fairly easily with Worcester and Leinster continued to play like they know … More The Irish provinces in Europe, fighting spirit and surprises.
Oprah for president? Drugs cheats in sport and social media bias. Podcast available on all platforms. https://itunes.apple.com/ie/podcast/the-couch-pundit/id1315569500?mt=2
Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast So coming into the European Champions Cup games there wasn’t a lot of news expected. The injury lists of the provinces has been widely known and hasn’t changed over the last days, the teams where all up against top opposition so it was expected to be quiet until … More Drug cheats, red jersey pride and social media.
Happy Monday! We are now legal to drink in America! This week Keego checks in with his first weigh in of 2018 Is football dishonest ? How brilliant are Leinster, and the usual bf fin ah Twitter.com/nkeegan Thecouchpunditireland@gmail.com Facebook.com/thecouchpunditireland https://itunes.apple.com/ie/podcast/the-couch-pundit/id1315569500?mt=2&i=1000399364311
Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast Another weekend brings us to the end of the interprovincial matches of the Christmas New Year block before the teams head back into Europe. It is the second showing of where the Irish teams stack up against each other.
Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast Changing tack slightly and moving away from the oval ball game into the cage and into the world of Conor McGregor. The man who is the most bankable star in the history of the young sport. The man who has brought the sport further into the main … More Conor McGregor, the future and serving all masters.
Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast And so the festive season is over, the selection boxes have been emptied, turkeys feel safe again and the interprovincial derby’s are over for a few months. Going into the fixtures there appeared to be a big gap between Leinster and the rest. That appears to have … More The Christmas round up, mid season review and new faces
The Couch Pundit Podcast And so here we go. The turkey has been eaten, the Pavlova has been demolished and (hopefully) the annual family argument has been avoided through conversation and an unhealthy consumption of alcohol. So now, it is time for me to start an argument and offend. As always, details below for you … More Munster v Leinster – a review
Sow with the promise of far too much turkey, ham and roast potatoes ahead of us we settle into a festive season of sport. The interprovincial games happen over Christmas and it is a great marker to show where the Irish provinces are, especially coming off a massive international series in November and a double … More Interpros, dissection of the old enemy and new ideas
Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast So as we head into the Christmas break waiting until 26th December for our rugby fix after spending time with the family, there is one piece of news from round 4. That being the citing of 2 players. Cian Healy and Manu Tuilagi. 1 offence was by an … More Citings, supporters and defending your own.
Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast And so we exit the second legs of the Christmas European cup competition as clean as Leinster in the second half from their own 22 against Exeter. Another great weekend for the Irish provinces and another punch to the guts for the rich fat cats of Europe.
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Happy Monday! Rugby v football , the Irish provinces in Europe and the homme kick https://itunes.apple.com/ie/podcast/the-couch-pundit/id1315569500?mt=2&i=1000397055378
Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast Sunday was an interesting sporting day of contrast. We had the ‘super derby Sunday’ of premier league football, the over marketed over hyped sporting let down that is the sky sports sponsored game. And we had another round of European rugby that had all of the Irish provinces … More Football v Rugby and a European clean sweep for the provinces.
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