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# Off The Ball

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'This was not my decision' - Andy Lee breaks silence after title fight moved from Limerick to Manchester
‘Nothing will stop me from winning this fight.”‘
'Keep the money in your pocket' - James Horan on those Roscommon and Cork vacancies
The former Mayo boss was speaking on last night’s Off The Ball.
'This is a massive win for me' - Shane Lowry on his stunning WGC triumph
The Irish golfer discussed his win at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational this evening.
'Totally discredited and a complete sham' - Kimmage says athletics 'stinks'
There was an excellent discussion on the topic during today’s Off The Ball Sunday Papers review.
'I wouldn't have a clue about power wattage' - David Walsh
The journalist was speaking to Off The Ball last night.
Rossies boss John Evans explained SH*TE-gate and gave Wooly a run for his money last night
The Roscommon manager felt it was good to talk on Off the Ball.
The Off The Ball team did the hurling crossbar challenge, with mixed results
One of them rattled the bar, but it was pretty unorthodox.
Opinion: RTÉ should apologise for their treatment of John Giles
The veteran pundit said he was “very disappointed” not to be analysing the Ireland-Scotland game this weekend.
John Giles: 'There are some players you only need to see once and this kid is one of those'
The RTÉ pundit wants Jack Grealish in the Irish team for the next Euro 2016 Qualifier.
7 podcasts that will make your commute that little bit more bearable
Bored on the commute to work? Check out our list of essential sport listening on the net to brighten up your day.
Coloured boots are what's really wrong with the GAA according to one inter-county team
Not blanket defences or cyncial fouling, coloured boots.
'Anyone who spits at me will be eating their supper through a straw' - Jon Walters
The Irish international has issued a stark warning to his opponents.
You'll be able to listen to another sporting legend on Off The Ball this summer
DJ Carey will take part in his first broadcast as an analyst with the show later this month.
Off The Ball presenter Ger Gilroy joins UTV Ireland's sports team
Newtalk’s sports editor will line out with Marie Crowe and Bernard O’Toole for a weekly slot on Friday nights.
'I just didn't think it was happening' - BOD doubts rugby has doping problem
The centre spoke to Off The Ball about the recent accusations of doping in rugby.
QUIZ: Which Off the Ball presenter are you?
It’s science people. SCIENCE!
Ray Houghton warns McGeady and McCarthy: 'Expect it to be hostile'
The Glasgow-born midfielder knows what it’s like to return to the Scottish city but in an Irish jersey.
'This whole conversation's been an embarrassment' - Off the Ball's LOI chat gets heated
The furore from Roddy Collins’ recent controversial comments is showing no sign of relenting.
'Having a laugh with your mates is one of the best things about football, that's what Team 33 is'
Richard Chambers explains the thinking behind the football podcast.
'Maradona would be our dream guest' - Second Captains' Eoin McDevitt
The new series of Second Captains Live starts next week on RTÉ
6 things we learned from Brian O'Driscoll's Off The Ball debut
BOD sees Madigan playing at 12 and thinks some second-tier players might go abroad.
Clubs' decision paved the way for Donegal's Dublin success - McGuinness
The coach has suggested that the controversial move has been a major factor behind his side’s excellent form.
Second Captains sign contract extension at the Irish Times
They never go home, those boys.
What can rugby learn from the World Cup success of Chile?’s rugby department has been viewing the action from Brazil with an open mind.
Analysis: England's Chris Ashton shows the value of proactive support lines
The Saracens wing got on the end of an England try against New Zealand thanks to his tracking.
Second Captains move the dial to RTÉ with return to radio
The former Newstalk crew’ will have a new show throughout the summer.
BOD looking forward to skiing, 5-a-side and keeping 'reasonably' fit as he tests out his chair on Off The Ball
The retired rugby star gave a sneak peak of what was to come when he starts his new job.
Brian O'Driscoll to join Off The Ball team on Newstalk from September
The retired rugby star will be interviewed about the switch to punditry on the radio station later this evening.
Ronan O'Gara set to sign up with Racing Métro until 2016
The former Munster out-half looks set to take up the responsibilities for the Top 14 side’s defence next season.
Roddy Collins: 'I can take stick, but when I see my kids and wife taking it, that galls me'
The former Derry boss admitted to feeling a “bit raw” after losing his job.
Newstalk: 'People moved the dial for Pat...and now they've discovered Ivan, Chris, Seán and George'
The radio station is hopeful that its radio personalities will continue to lure people over from RTÉ programmes.
'He's almost got eyes on the back of his head' - Schmidt pushing Bowe to next level
The Ulster wing has hit the 30 mark, but insists there is always scope for improvement amidst the competition out wide.
Varadkar: Ireland has 50/50 chance of staging World Cup but South Africa a threat
The Sports Minister was speaking about the 2023 competition on Off The Ball.
Damien Duff: I'm not planning on hanging up my boots anytime soon
The ex-Ireland international says he “definitely” wants to play in the League of Ireland in the future.
All about Joe Schmidt's 'Killer drill' and the tactics that delivered a Six Nations
Trevor Hogan, speaking on Off The Ball last night, gave an insight into a training ground technique that directly led to two Irish tries.
Today FM's Nathan Murphy joins Off The Ball team
Murphy leaves Today FM to join the award-winning Newstalk programme.
'McCarthy and McGeady will be booed by Scotland fans,' says Pat Nevin
The Scottish pundit claims the pair are likely to receive abuse when the teams meet in November.
Irrelevant Neil Francis comments 'come from the dark ages', says Nigel Owens
‘It’s terrible to think that an individual has to make a decision between who you are and being involved in the sport that you love’.
Gay people don't play sport because it is too manly - Neil Francis
The former Ireland lock and Sunday Independent columnist made his comments on Off The Ball.
Newstalk's 'Off the Ball' sees increase of 4,000 listeners
The programme has managed to thrive despite the high-profile departure of the Second Captains presenting team.