OwlTail

Cover image of RTÉ Rugby

RTÉ Rugby

The RTÉ Sport team bring you the latest news from the world of rugby, as well as interesting features and discussions around the big issues in the sport.

Weekly hand curated podcast episodes for learning

Popular episodes

All episodes

Warning: This podcast data isn't working.

This means that the episode rankings aren't working properly. Please revisit us at a later time to get the best episodes of this podcast!

Podcast cover

RTÉ Rugby podcast: Ireland v NZ preview, and the crisis in women's rugby

Hugh Cahill is joined by Donal Lenihan and Bernard Jackman as we break down the key battlegrounds ahead of Ireland v New Zealand this Saturday. The panel also look through what has been another week to forget in Irish women's rugby after current and former players voiced their unhappiness with director of women's rugby Anthony Eddy.

29mins

11 Nov 2021

Rank #1

Podcast cover

RTÉ Rugby podcast: Questions over Ireland bench

The panel discuss the Ireland team to play against Japan on Saturday.

46mins

4 Nov 2021

Rank #2

Podcast cover

RTÉ Rugby Podcast Special: David Wallace interview

Former Ireland international David Wallace joins Michael Glennon to discuss the Autumn Nations Series, his back row picks, and why it's so special to play against the All Blacks.

16mins

4 Nov 2021

Rank #3

Podcast cover

RTÉ Rugby podcast: Connacht 'on the cusp', Munster uncertainty and Andy Farrell's juggling act

Neil Treacy is joined by Bernard Jackman, Fiona Hayes and Wes Liddy on this week's RTÉ Rugby podcast, as we recap round 5 of the URC, and look ahead to Ireland's Autumn Nations Series. The panel discuss Connacht's 'best performance under Andy Friend', while we rule the rule over Andy Farrell's squad for the Autumn Nations Series.

53mins

27 Oct 2021

Rank #4

Most Popular Podcasts

Podcast cover

RTÉ Rugby podcast: 'The safe thing to do would be to criticse me' - Michael Bent looks back on the highs and lows of his career

Neil Treacy speaks to former Leinster and Ireland prop Michael Bent about his nine seasons at the province. The New Zealand-born tighthead discusses how he was often unfairly singled out for his performances before going on to be a cult hero at Leinster when he retired in 2021.

32mins

26 Oct 2021

Rank #5

Podcast cover

RTÉ Rugby podcast: Controversial ref calls and Ireland squad

The panel review round 4 of the United Rugby Championship and Andy Farrell's Ireland squad for November.

44mins

20 Oct 2021

Rank #6

Podcast cover

RTÉ Rugby podcast: Snyman's back luck and 10 options

The panel review the latest United Rugby Championship games. Munster lock RG Snyman's unfortunate injury is discussed, while Neil Treacy chats to Jack Carty about the Connacht out-half's Ireland hopes.

35mins

13 Oct 2021

Rank #7

Podcast cover

RTÉ Rugby podcast: The growing Irish influence at Premiership hopefuls Ealing

Neil Treacy speaks to Cian Kelleher and David Johnston about the growing Irish influence at Premiership hopefuls Ealing Trailfinders, and the cutthroat nature of the professional game in Ireland.

26mins

11 Oct 2021

Rank #8

Podcast cover

RTÉ Rugby podcast: Connacht bullish after URC round 2

The panel review round 2 of the United Rugby Championship where Connacht were the best of the Irish.

39mins

6 Oct 2021

Rank #9

Podcast cover

RTÉ Rugby podcast: Fallout from World Cup failure

The panel discuss the fallout from the Ireland women's failure to qualify for the World Cup. Leinster coach Stuart Lancaster reflects on their win over the Bulls.

55mins

29 Sep 2021

Rank #10