The Middle Pitch is the official podcast for Glen Rovers and St Nicks. Our aim is to bring the conversations from The Middle Pitch to your cars and homes all around the world. We will chat to members of Glen Rovers, St Nicks, and GAA people everywhere, about their memories of the club and what our famed jerseys mean to them.
Tomas Mulcahy talks to Noel Lynam, Denis 'Starry' O'Brien and Vince Fitzgibbon about the great Christy Ring on the date of his 100th birthday. Also featuring songs from the excellent Aidan O'Callaghan.
Tomas Mulcahy talks to Christy Ring Jnr, Tommy Walsh, John Fitzgibbon and Kieran Fitzgibbon about the great Christy Ring on the date of his 100th birthday. A visual of this is available to watch on YouTube under the title 'Christy Ring 100 years 1920-2020'.
Shane Kennefick, David Goggin and Donal Cronin discuss the thrilling U21 campaign of 2001. Guided by manager Paddy Barry, we discuss the influence of some of the key players, from the athleticism of centre back Emmet Neville to the brilliance of full forward Brian Wall. A team that went on to produce quality and long serving senior hurlers none more so than Shane, David and Donal themselves. We wish both Shane (minor) and Donal (Senior) the best for their current campaigns and hope to see Goggsy back on the field in 2021.
Paul O' Brien, Niall Horgan and Finbarr McCarthy discuss the brilliant U21 County football winning campaign of 2003. We discuss the key figures throughout the team, the extra time replay victory over Erins Own in the final and the key influence the team had on St Nick's going forward. Niall also talks about his captaincy of both Cork Minor teams as a seventeen year old in 2003, Paul discusses his current role as Glen Rovers Finance Chairman, including the importance of the new online lotto and Finny chats about this years championships.
Richie Kelleher and Seanie McGrath discuss the 1995 U21 Hurling County victory 25 years on. From Semple Stadium to a County Final victory over Ballincollig, we chat about the great campaign and discuss the players who had a significant contribution. Richie also talks about his management of the Senior Hurling team over the years and we discuss the current championship.
Tomas Mull chats to Graham and Buster (Glen Rovers and St Nick's dual stars) on the emotion of winning the 2015 County Championship, Grahams intercounty career, the current club game and what Glen Rovers/St Nicks mean to them both.
We chat to Leanne O'Sullivan, 4 time All Ireland medalist, about her earliest memories with Glen Rovers, the promotion of women's sport and that feeling of winning in Croke Park. Also, Senior Camogie manager Tara Cunningham explains the impact Leanne has on the club and the amazing fundraising carried out throughout the last few months.
We get the chance to hear both Tomas and Seanie's early memories with Glen Rovers. Tomas speaks about the great Glen Rovers men that have had such a huge influence on the club. Seanie discusses the influence Glen Rovers has had on him and the brilliant friends he has made from the club. We also discuss if we will see Hurling in 2020.