The Future of Irish Sport
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Ger and Shane were joined by CEO of Basketball Ireland, John Feehan to discuss the future of Basketball in the country. Catch OTB's sports breakfast show LIVE weekday mornings from 7:30am or just search for OTB AM and get the podcast on the OTB Sports app or wherever you listen to yours. SUBSCRIBE and FOLLOW the OTB AM podcast. #OTBAM is live weekday mornings from 7:30am across Off The Ball, in association with Gillette | #EffortlessFlow
Former Ireland international, Meabh De Burca poke to Ger and Shane about the importance of schools providing sport and PE for students and why comfortable uniforms are needed. Catch OTB's sports breakfast show LIVE weekday mornings from 7:30am or just search for OTB AM and get the podcast on the OTB Sports app or wherever you listen to yours. SUBSCRIBE and FOLLOW the OTB AM podcast. #OTBAM is live weekday mornings from 7:30am across Off The Ball, in association with Gillette | #EffortlessFlow
Fresh off the back of her gold medal double at the European Under 20 Athletics Championship, Irish sprint sensation Rhasidat Adeleke joins us. We talk about her breakthrough year of college athletics in Texas, as well as her future Olympic ambitions, having missed out on selection for Team Ireland at Tokyo 2020.
Lewis Wiltshire was the BBC Sport’s first social media editor before becoming Twitter’s inaugural global chair of sports. He now heads up 7 League, an award-winning consultancy and agency, and joins us to discuss the future of the sport in the digital age.
On the eve of the new SSE Airtricity Women's National League season, Peamount United's Karen Duggan joined Ger Gilroy on Off The Ball to discuss the boost of Watch LOI streaming and a new title sponsor will have for the competition. @PaddyPower
Joe Molloy is joined by Emer O'Neill who is helping to launch the 'Don't Scroll By' campaign, which aims to encourage people to call out online abuse. We talk about her childhood in Ireland during the 1990's, the racism she has experienced, and the importance of diversity for young people of colour.
Former Ireland star Lynne Cantwell has been recruited by South Africa Rugby to lead its women's programme, becoming their first High Performance Manager. She joins Ger to discuss, and to assess the measurable strides made in sports development generally. @VodafoneIreland #TeamOfUs
All this week and indeed going forward on Off The Ball we’ve been conducting a series of interviews and panels on the approach to youth sport in Ireland. We’re asking if Ireland is on the right path in terms of increasing participation in sport and producing successful elite athletes. On our Saturday Panel today John Duggan was joined by Ireland's 1992 Olympic gold medal-winning boxer Michael Carruth, Olympic Federation of Ireland President Sarah Keane, and the founder of thecoachdiary.com - Antonio Mantero. You can get involved online using the hashtag #OTBFuture!
In the latest feature in our weeklong series on the Future of Irish Sport, Stuart Lancaster joins Nathan Murphy to speak about his experiences of the grassroots rugby system in Ireland and how it compares to other sports. #OTBFUTURE @vodafoneireland #TeamOfUs
USA Boxing head coach and former IABA High Performance chief Billy Walsh joins Joe Molloy, as we look at the development of young boxers in Ireland, all as part of our week-long series on the Future of Irish Sport. #OTBFuture
Former Wexford-hurler and OTB team member Diarmuid Lyng joined us this morning to further the #OTBFutre of Irish Sport series. We talk wild hurling, competitiveness and much more besides. OTB AM with Gillette | #MadeOfWhatMatters
Professor Niall Moyna joins Joe to discuss the work he has done in determining the core fitness levels of Irish people at large, how our sporting/lifestyle prospects compare to those of other countries, and what policies Ireland should be adopting going forward.
GAA star and PE teacher Mickey Quinn joined OTB AM to talk about the role PE plays in Irish schools as part of our week-long series discussing the future of Irish sport. OTB AM with Gillette | #MadeOfWhatMatters