Top of the Pods - Off The Ball's Top 10 Podcasts in May

Including Johnny Sexton, the Skibbereen Rowers Takeover, Phil Neville and Jason McAteer

BY Raf Diallo 15:38 Tuesday 6 June 2017, 15:38 6 Jun 2017

Former Manchester United player Phil Neville. Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport

There was plenty to talk about in May and here are Off The Ball's Top 10 podcasts from last month:

1. Skibbereen Rowing Takeover on OTB

Joe, Adrian and Richie were due to speak to Mark O'Donovan about his Rowing European Gold but are joined on the line by Shane O'Driscoll and Paul and Gary O'Donovan too for a raucously entertaining interview.

2. #OTBMansionHouse - Johnny Sexton

Johnny Sexton on his media reputation of "fragility" and the strange business of making friends with English lads on Lions tours. Also BOD, Donncha O'Callaghan and Keith Wood make an appearances.

3. #OTBMansionHouse - DOC, KW, BOD, Sexton

Donncha O'Callaghan talks about the generational divide between him and his teammates at Worcester and his future as Anthony Horgan's gardener.  

4. Phil Neville Interview

Phil Neville discusses his career at Manchester United, seeing more of Fergie's charm than the hairdryer, and bawling his eyes out when he left for Everton.

5. Brolly on the CCCC, Donegal Excited & Mayo sans O'Shea?

Billy Joe Padden and Brendan Devenney talk the Football Championship with Ger, while Joe Brolly discusses the Matthew Fitzpatrick ban.

6. Jim McGuinness talks GAA, Celtic and coaching ambitions

Joe Molloy speaks to former Donegal manager Jim McGuinness about life at Celtic, getting his coaching badges and how to get the best out of your players.

7. Jason McAteer Football Show Special

Joe and Kevin are joined in studio by Jason McAteer for a chat on The Football Show, from the Ireland & Liverpool days to his journey from Bolton to beIN Sports in Qatar.

8. Ross Tucker: Should the records be erased?

Professor Ross Tucker joins Joe on the line to talk about the proposals to rescind pre-2005 records in athletics.

9. #OTBHelix - Whelan, Lawro, O'Leary

At the OTB Roadshow in the Helix, David O'Leary, Mark Lawrenson and Ronnie Whelan talk Ireland and FA Cup glories and managerial travails.

10. Centaur: The Remarkable Story of Declan Murphy

Exactly 23 years on from his obituary being printed, Declan Murphy sits down with Ger in studio to discuss his remarkable story, detailed in his new book Centaur.


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