Wednesday 21 March 2018

There must be something in the Cork genes

Sean Og O hAilpin
Sean Og O hAilpin
Ronan O'Gara

Ger Gilroy

Could we get someone to map the Cork sports genome? The thought struck me during what turned out to be Cork week on the show this week.

We had interviews with Ronan O'Gara, Sean Og O hAilpin and Roy Keane. They have a lot in common – all three had leadership roles on breakthrough teams and embraced their fair share of controversy.

All three are brilliant interviewees. Even in retirement, they have a peculiar hold on the entire country's attention.

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