Leinster v Scarlets, tired bodies and history

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

Leinster v Racing 92, The Champions Cup, the dynasty and the history

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

Leinster and Munster in Europe – a tail of 2 provinces

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

The lost Episode – Men versus Women

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-bpc75-8f1764 You are being served up a deliciously delicious show that I thought was lost to the nether regions of the internet.   Lets get controversial and talk about the differences between men and women.  Enjoy and correct me at the various places below…   facebook.com/thecouchpunditireland thedailyclothesline.blog thecouchpunditireland@gmail.com  

Keego goes to Wrestlemania – in Buskers of Templebar

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

rugby dynasties and fighting spirit: Leinster and Munster in Europe

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

The Grand Slam, the how and the differences that lead to raising the cup.

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.

Rugby v football and the fight to become the peoples game.

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.

Ireland chasing history again, the media self fulfilling prophecies and defensive shooters

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

6 Nations round 2, the visiting Italians and not knowing how to feel afterwards

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

6 Nations tension, breaking ducks and never giving up.

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.

The 6 Nations, Being favorites and playing a team with nothing to lose

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

The Irish provinces in Europe, fighting spirit and surprises.

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.

The Christmas round up, mid season review and new faces

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

Interpros, dissection of the old enemy and new ideas

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

Football v Rugby and a European clean sweep for the provinces.

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.