End of Year Round Up

Aaron Clarke and Diarmuid Kearney join Breifne Earley to discuss the weekend’s FAI Women’s Cup Final action at the end of a fantastic year for Women’s Football in the WNL and for Ireland with qualification secured for the World Cup next year.

The lad’s will be discussing their highlights and lowlights of the year, some of the rising stars, the biggest influences on the league this year and a general look back over the season in general.

Jessica Hennessy (Athlone Town)

Ahead of this weekend’s FAI Women’s Cup Final, Athlone Town’s Jessica Hennessy will be popping to chat about their first appearance in the blue riband event of the Women’s Football calendar.

We’ll also hear from League Champions Shelbourne with the post match reaction from manager Noel King, captain Pearl Slattery as well as Wexford Youth’s Kylie Murphy after their title decider last weekend.

Breifne and Aaron will also preview the Cup final as well as look back at the entire WNL season so far. Can Athlone spoil the double party for Shels on Sunday?

Becky Watkins

Wexford Youths attacked Becky Watkins joins the show this week to chat about their massive title decider at Ferrycarrig Park on Saturday evening as Shelbourne visit the south east.

Breifne and Aaron will also discuss the last week’s action and the permutations of what can happen on the final round of the weekend as three sides dream of league glory.

World Cup Qualification & Collie O’Neill (Shamrock Rovers)

This week it’s all about new beginnings as Ireland reach the promised land of a Women’s World Cup next summer after Amber Barrett’s late strike saw the Girls in Green beat Scotland 1-0 to send the Irish girls to the finals in Australia and New Zealand.

Aaron Clarke and Diarmuid Kearney join Breifne Earley to share their experiences of being at the game last night in Hampden Park as well as their hopes for the game’s growth in the build up to the finals.

New Shamrock Rovers WNL manager Collie O’Neill is also on the show discussing the return of women’s football to Tallaght Stadium after a lengthy break. He’ll be chatting about what a much different looking Rover’s might mean for the league.

Julie-Ann Russell

With the announcement of Galway United’s entry into the WNL next season at all levels we’re joined by Irish International Julie-Ann Russell to discuss the development, the upcoming Ireland World Cup Playoff and Galway WFC’s season so far.

Breifne Earley and Aaron Clarke will also be reviewing the exciting action from last weekend, how the league has been blown wide open for four teams to chase and previewing the impending playoff..

Mia Dodd & Don O’Riordan

After the excitement of the FAI Women’s Cup Semi Finals last weekend we’re back to league action on Saturday & Sunday and Treaty United manager Don O’Riordan & DLR midfielder Mia Dodd will be dropping in to discuss their side’s challenging seasons so far.

The former Sligo Rovers and Galway United boss who spent time on the coaching staff of both China and South Africa Women’s sides will be chatting about the lessons learned this year, some of the new exciting talent in his squad and the club’s and his own plans for the future.

Mia Dodd will be discussing her own emergence as a goal scoring midfielder this season after her move across the city from Shelbourne last winter and her own ambitions for the rest of this season and beyond.

Breifne and Aaron will also be casting an eye back over those two games at the weekend, with post match reaction from Shels captain Pearl Slattery and what Athlone’s success might mean for the midland’s side.

Emily Corbet & Ciara Maher – Cup Semi Final Preview

On this week’s show we’re previewing the FAI Women’s Cup Semi Finals with Athlone Town’s top goal scorer Emily Corbet and Bohemian’s defender Ciara Maher ahead of their big clashes this weekend.

Breifne Earley and Aaron Clarke will also take a look back at the weekend’s games including that big result in Athlone which has completely opened up the title race into a four way sprint in the coming weeks and the impact the Leanne Kiernan injury may have on Ireland’s chances of qualification for the World Cup.

Louise Quinn

And we’re back after an eventful few weeks for Women’s Football in Ireland with the playoff secured for the WNT, the current issues in Galway WFC / United as well as plenty of action in the Women’s National League.

Breifne and Aaron are joined by Louise Quinn to chat about her side’s achievements and maps out the next stages in the World Cup qualification process. She also discusses her memories of her own WNL days and whether she may have a season or two to come later in her career.

Lisa Murphy

On this week’s show Bohemians defender Lisa Murphy joins the two lads to chat about her side’s victory in the FAI Cup Quarter Final against Sligo Rovers and their fine form in recent weeks.

Lisa will be chatting about the impact of playing at home in Dalymount this season, some of the new arrivals at the club, the form that’s seen them blast past their points total of last year with plenty of games left to play.

Breifne and Aaron start the show discussing the action from last weekend’s other games and the impact this will have on the increasingly interesting title race developing.

The lads finish with a look forward to the resumption of the Women’s National League action this weekend, the draw for the semi final stages of the cup and a glance at Shelbourne’s opponents in the Champions League next week.

Kerry ‘Pixie’ O’Hara

On this week’s show Sligo Rovers starlet Pixie O’Hara joins the two lads to chat about her Bit O’Red side’s comeback victory over the Champions Shelbourne at the weekend, her own international ambitions and the debut season for the club in the WNL.

Breifne and Aaron start the show discussing the action from last weekend’s other games and the impact this will have on the increasingly interesting title race developing.

The lads finish with a look forward to the FAI Women’s quarter finals this weekend as the remaining eight teams start to dream about that Tallaght Stadium final date and the silverware on offer to them in a few short months time.