Niall Morahan, Terry Hyland & Olcan Conway – Sports Preview: Episode 242
We’re welcoming back inter county gaelic games this weekend as our footballers and hurlers are in National League action, we’re chatting to managers of both teams as well as an in-depth discussion with Niall Morahan of Sligo Rovers ahead of their trip to Shelbourne on Sunday.
We take a look at the truncated sports fixture list with a look at Gaelic Games (0:15) and our county footballers and hurlers as well as SSE Airtricity League (2:01), Women’s National League (2:44) and Community Series Rugby (3:24)
Amid growing fears of restrictions and the second wave of the coronavirus our county footballers face a trip to Newry to take on Down in their penultimate league fixture. We had a chat with Terry Hyland (4:40) ahead of the important league clash between the sides on Saturday, throw in at 4pm.
Olcan Conway (16:56), manager of the Leitrim Hurlers joins us to discuss his side’s preparation for the Division 3B Hurling Final in the National Hurling League on Sunday from the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence at 1:30pm. Both games are live on the GAAGO streaming service with a €5 charge per game.
Finally we sit down with Niall Morahan (28:23) of Sligo Rovers to discuss his side’s status as the surprise package of the league restart, rising up the table from bottom spot to a peak of third and the struggles in recent weeks to recapture that restart form. We chat about his career journey through schoolboy ranks at Carrick Town and Strand Celtic to The Showgrounds and really establishing himself in the Bit O’Red squad this season.