Thursday 27 July 2017

THE THROW-IN PODCAST: Alan Brogan on the question marks over Dublin and Brolly says days of free-scoring forwards are over

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Alan Brogan, Joe Brolly and Sligo manager, Niall Carew, join Will Slattery, Rory O'Connor and the Herald's Frank Roche on this week's Throw-In to discuss Dublin's Leinster dominance, sledging, refs, why Tyrone could be the coming force and the primacy of athleticism over skill in the modern game.

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Despite a seventh Leinster title in a row, Alan Brogan says there's a lot for Jim Gavin and the team to work on and that Tyrone look like the team that could cause them trouble.

Also on the show, Niall Carew defends smaller teams setting out defensively with 14 men behind the ball and points to the financial clout of the bigger counties in helping their preparations.

Plus, Joe Brolly discusses the primacy of athleticism over skill, why the day of the free-scoring corner forward is over and why Tyroine are not the finished article yet.

Subscribe to The Throw-In, Independent.ie's weekly Championship podcast, for the best in GAA discussion and analysis every Monday, with some of the biggest names in football and hurling from Joe Brolly, Tomás Ó'Sé, Brendan Cummins and John Mullane.

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