Mar 31, 2016
On today's edition of the Racket, we talk Wrestlemania, the massive clash between Cavan and Galway and it's a year to the day since Nate 'the Great' Kelly
Mar 30, 2016
The lads discuss Martin Skrtel's night at Coppers, the latest claims that Galway are soft and a look back at the UFC's first night in Dublin.
Mar 29, 2016
The Racket returns with the man who fooled Sky Sports into thinking he was Shay Given, and Pro Evolution Soccer pay Ireland some long overdue respect: http://www.balls.ie/gaming/pes-euro-2016-game-ireland/328817
Mar 24, 2016
Today, on the Racket, we spoke to Graham Hunter about the majesty of Johan Cruyff, we argued over Martin O'Neill's WAG faux pas and whether RTE were in the right on John Giles
Mar 23, 2016
On today's podcast, we chat with Aston Villa legend Ian Taylor about Martin O'Neill and Aston Villa. We also reveal what happened to Ireland's greatest ever International team: our Quidditch World Cup winners.
Mar 22, 2016
Following yesterday's production disaster, Donny returns alongside Conor and Gavin for a podcast which asks deep, probing questions: What does Gary Doherty know about the Irish Under 20s group masturbation session in Nigeria? And why do people on twitter call Conor McGregor their daddy? If you think that Balls.ie has gone to the dogs, you're right. So why not join us and Tony Cascarino at Shelbourne Park on Friday night? Details here: http://www.balls.ie/football/spend-a-very-good-friday-with-balls-ie-and-tony-cascarino-at-shelbourne-park/327843
Mar 21, 2016
Conor, Gavin and Mikey are back for the first (successfully recorded) Racket of the week. They discuss Stephen Jones' continued trolling of Ireland, Tony Cascarino's teammates XI and the first tweets sent by a number of Irish sports stars. More info on your chance to watch the Ireland/Switzerland game with us, Tony Cascarino and an open bar at Shelbourne Park can be found here: www.balls.ie/football/spend-a-v…bourne-park/327843 And we are also giving away a brand spanking new Irish jersey signed by Damien Duff. To win, just find Balls Podcasts on iTunes and leave a comment with your twitter handle or an alternative way of contacting you. While you're at it, if you want to rate/subscribe to us, you would make us very happy.
Mar 16, 2016
The Racket has arrived on the eve of Saint Patrick's Day, and features the first World Cup winner to appear on the podcast: Mike Catt. We also look back on Cheltenham Day Two with the Racing Post's Johnny Ward (@Ui_Maine) and Gavin outlines why the Leicester City story is really an Irish success. Follow us, and disagree with the Leicester city piece, @ballsdotie.
Mar 15, 2016
Conor, Donny and Gavin discuss heartbreak for one particular Leicester City fan and an Indonesian fan tips Ireland to win Euro 2016. We are also joined by Johnny Ward of the Racing Post who looks back on Day One of the Cheltenham festival and also offers us a few tips for Day Two. Get in touch with us on twitter, the handle is @ballsdotie.
Mar 14, 2016
Conor, Donny and Gavin discuss how the League is the greatest GAA competition of them all along with an ode to Colin Corkery and another war update.
Mar 11, 2016
On today's edition of the Racket, Dave Hannigan argues that Conor McGregor is grotesquely over-hyped by the Irish media and Mikey runs through some of the strange names in Martin O'Neill's squad
Mar 10, 2016
On today's edition of the Racket, Damien Duff talks about that sketch with Jose and branching out into punditry
Mar 9, 2016
Conor and Gavin discuss GAA players as soccer players, revolutionary beer, and Gavin faces into his greatest teenage fear.
Mar 8, 2016
Conor, Donny and Gavin are back around the mics to discuss Christy Moore and other surprising schools' rugby players along with the greatest Kerry footballer of the past thirty years and hipster Bohs fans. The lads are also joined by Andrew McGahon of the SevereMMA podcast to report back from Las Vegas on a chastening night for Conor McGregor.
Mar 7, 2016
In true, modern journalism style, Conor, Donny and Gavin discuss What They Learned from McGregor's maiden UFC defeat, along with the return of the Aaron Ramsey curse and a chat on the worst Premier League managers ever (bad news for Les 'Miserables' Reed). Also features Mikey Traynor and Gavan Casey reflecting on UFC 196.
Mar 4, 2016
Ahead of UFC 196, Andrew McGahon of SevereMMA talks to us from Las Vegas, while Tom McGurk provides a wistful homage to McGregor. Balls.ie's resident LOI guru DODGE previews another LOI season.
Mar 3, 2016
All we can say is this week's Fantasy Pod is eerily similar to the first episode of Homeland.
Mar 3, 2016
Today, we talk attending a Leinster Schools Cup game for the first time and the issue of Dublin U21s playing their club football in other counties
Mar 2, 2016
David Bentley tells us why Coppers is really a tourist destination, and we reveal Rory McIlroy's continued indifference to politics, and You'll Never Believe That Nate Diaz Is Running Scared Of Conor McGregor.
Mar 1, 2016
On the tenth anniversary of his first game, Conor, Donny and Gavin reflect on Steve Staunton's Ireland reign.