James O’Callaghan, Graham Kelly, Rachael Kelly, Ciara Rossiter, Kylie Murphy

This week on the show Peamount United manager James O’Callaghan drops in for a chat with Breifne and Aaron about his charges return to form with two big wins against Sligo and Cork ending their five game winless streak.

We also have post match reaction from Ciara Rossiter and Kylie Murphy after Wexford Youth’s took all three points from their clash with Shels, DLR Waves boss Graham Kelly and Bohemians netminder Rachael Kelly after their side’s scoreless encounter at Belfield.

Aaron and Breifne will also take a look back at the complete round of games played over the weekend as well as the announcement of Vera Pauw’s latest Ireland squad which includes a first call up for Naoise McAloon and recalls for her former Peamount team mate Stephanie Roche.

Stephanie Roche, Jesse Mendez & Chloe Singleton

On this week’s FinalWhistle.ie WNL show Stephanie Roche, Jess Mendez and Chloe Singleton join Alanna to go back through the week’s action and their seasons so far.

Stephanie Roche drops in to discuss the blistering start to the season for both herself and free scoring Peamount United.

Jesse Mendez talks Treaty United’s building phase and her sophmore season with the Shannonsiders.

Chloe Singleton joins us to discuss her recent CUFL triumph and chat about how much of a loss Savannah McCarthy is to Galway WFC.

We also review & preview all the latest action with Breifne Earley of FinalWhistle.ie

Kristen Sample & WNL Kits Ratings

On this week’s episode of the Final Whistle WNL Podcast, host Alanna Cunnane speaks to Sligo Rovers player Kristen Sample.

Denis Hurley from Museum of Jersies rates the Home kits in the WNL

Finalwhistle.ie reporters Sam Curtin and Sean Comber take a look back at last week’s games, and look ahead to this Saturday’s fixtures.

Sinead Taylor, Roisin Molloy & Eva Mangan

On this week’s episode of the Final Whistle WNL Podcast, host Alanna Cunnane speaks to Sinead Taylor on Bohemians move to Dalymount Park.

We hear from Roisin Molloy on Athlone Town’s ambitions for the season.

And Eva Mangan chats to us about her rapid rise at Cork City.

Breifne Earley takes a look back at last week’s games, and looks ahead to this Saturday’s fixtures.

Lynn Craven, Niamh Reid Burke & Julie-Ann Russell

The Final Whistle WNL Podcast is back this evening. Peamount United , DLR Waves and Galway WFC enjoyed big wins on the opening weekend and we take a look into the camp at each of the teams.

Host Alanna Cunnane will be joined by veteran Peamount United netminder Niamh Reid Burke after her shutout performance against new girls Sligo Rovers, goalscoring debutant Lynn Craven of DLR Waves chats about her move to Belfield and Julie-Ann Russell of Galway WFC will be talking about their bright start to the league and her own return to the maroon jersey since her return to Ireland last year.

FinalWhistle.ie reporter Sean Comber joins Alanna to review last week’s action and preview this weekend’s action.

Jessie Stapleton, Nicola Sinnott & Emma Hansberry

The Final Whistle WNL Podcast is back ahead of the season with a new look and a new host. The first episode will be taking a look inside the camps of the League Champions Shelbourne, FAI Cup winners Wexford Youths and the new girls Sligo Rovers.

Alanna Cunnane will be joined by Shel’s defender Jessie Stapleton to talk about her debut season, the dramatic manner in which her side captured the title and dealing with WNL rivals and Ireland friends on and off the pitch Her appearance also includes live reaction to the breaking announcement by Shel’s of the return of Saoirse Noonan, moments after she refused to break the dressing room code of silence when asked about departed players.

The experienced Nicola Sinnott of Wexford Youths pops in for a chat about her changing role within the dressing room over her career, the importance of identity within the league and that historic Women’s Champions League encounter with PSG.

Bit O’Red captain Emma Hansberry discusses Sligo’s arrival into the league, what it means to the young female players in the north west and the priorities for the new girls in the division for the season ahead.

Finally, Final Whistle’s Breifne Earley previews the season and discusses the players moving around the clubs in what was an active off season for clubs with some high profile moves and those that might just have snuck under the radar.

Jetta Berrill: WNL Podcast Episode 15

After an extended break between episodes we’re back with an episode of the Women’s National League podcast with Irish International Jetta Berrill of DLR Waves.

Unfortunately our busy schedules wreaked havoc on this weeks plans when a BBC interview caused Stephanie to be unavailable for our recording this week but we will be back with us next week.

Breifne catches up with one of the recent returnees to the league Jetta Berrill who finds herself back at Belfield as the former Peamount and UCD Waves players has been back in blue since the completion of her veterinary studies in Hungary at the end of the academic year.

She chats about the experience of coming back into the league and the ambitions of the squad which has impressed in their run to fourth place in the league table with a few games in hand to maybe close the gap to the top three in the league.

Given the major news of pay parity for international players this week, Jetta discusses her experience as a member of that infamous Irish International squad who went on strike to kick start the discussion which has ultimately led to this announcement for the women’s game this week.

She also discusses her own history with some losing final appearances in the FAI Women’s Cup and her DLR Waves side’s ambition of challenging for an elusive cup win this season.

Breifne takes a look back at the league results last weekend and previews the upcoming Cup Quarter Finals due to be decided this weekend.

Pearl Slattery

This week it’s all about the potentially season defining top of the table clash between Dublin giants Shelbourne and Peamount United. Shels captain Pearl Slattery drops in to chat with Peamount United’s Stephanie Roche and Breifne Earley.

After an extended gap due to international games, mid season breaks and calendar clashes Stephanie kicks off the show shares some exciting personal news (0:30) before taking a look back at last weekend’s results (1:09).

Recorded prior to last weekend’s games, Pearl Slattery (12:32) joins Breifne for a conversation about Shel’s start to the season, her day job within the Football Association of Ireland and scoring screamers from distance. She also discusses life at Tolka and their ambitions for the season.

Stephanie completes the show with her own perspective on the clash along with the other three games on the fixture list (36:05) this weekend.

Billy Clery, Tara O’Gorman & Katelyn Keogh

This week on the podcast we’re saying our goodbyes, to departing Galway WFC manager Billy Clery and also the win-less record of Athlone Town and Treaty United as Katelyn Keogh and Tara O’Gorman join Breifne Earley to talk about their respective side’s first wins.

In the absence of a co-host this week Breifne takes a quick look back at the action from last weekend (1:03).

We have our first round-table chat with players from both clubs who secured their first wins of the season. (4:31) Treaty United captain Tara O’Gorman chats about the lesson’s her young side have learned over the last eight rounds of games while Katelyn chats about the bridge from U17 competitions to Senior and the gap between the standards.

The two girls discuss some of the issues associated with being one of the mid table sides in the league and the range of challenges associated with dealing with the wide range of standards in their opponents from week to week.

Former Galway WFC manager Billy Clery (23:25) drops in to discuss the reasoning behind his decision to step away from his role after four and a half seasons in the dugout at Eamonn Deacy Park, with the added pressure of a young family and the time involved with coaching a team at this level.

He discusses the lessons he’s learned, his advice for any aspiring coaches coming into the league and the quality of his replacement in the role after the announcement of the experienced Stephen Lally earlier in the week.

Finally Breifne takes a look at the weekend’s fixture list (36:40) with the clash of Shelbourne and Wexford Youths topping the bill on Saturday afternoon.

Sarah McKevitt: WNL Podcast Episode 12

This week on the podcast Cork City’s new arrival Sarah McKevitt joins Stephanie Roche and Breifne Earley to chat about getting her hands dirty and testing her green fingers in the garden as she takes part in SSE Airtricity’s Biodiversity challenge.

Stephanie (0:40) starts the show with a look back at the weekend’s action including her Peamount sides close victory over Cork City, DLR’s great 1-0 win against Athlone Town, Boh’s heavy defeat to Wexford Youths and Shel’s demolition of Galway WFC.

New recruit on Leeside, Sarah McKevitt (8:27) chats about her move from Peamount to Cork City in a bid to get more game time. She talks about the opportunities and the prospect of finding herself featuring week in and week out in Turner’s Cross.

She discusses the life changes which saw her based at home in Thurles and the practicalities of playing in the Women’s National League and her instant reaction to the phonecall from Ronan Collins of Cork. She chats about her first strike of the season last week against Wexford and the ambitions for the season ahead.

Finally Stephanie takes a look at the weekend’s fixture list (26:03) and outlines how she feels the action will develop over the weekend. Her picks for the weekend are her own former side Galway WFC facing a big clash with DLR Waves while table toppers Shels travel to Peamount on Saturday evening.