Over the Line– 6pm to 7pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. A round up of all the latest local and national sport.
Get to Know Our Sports Team:
What do you do…..Head of Sport, Brekkie Show presenter, eat.
Favourite Sport… Darts and Golf to play, Snooker to watch.
Favourite Part of being in the Sports Dept….Getting to go to Games you would be going to anyway.
Least Favourite Part…Dealing with ‘Taepot’ Stewards at matches who think they are minding the White House
Favourite Sporting Ground…Croke Park
One Sporting Wish…Galway to win the All Ireland Senior Hurling Title. We’ve won just about everything else since the station started in 1989 except Liam McCarthy.
Nickname…Mull, Muller, Mully, Tuigamala (Long Story)
Age….Still think I’m 21
Weight….Used to be a prop..
What do you do…..Presenter of Weekday Sport and the Sunday Sports show
Favourite Sport…Love them all but do have a Ghra for Rugby
Favourite Part of being in the Sports Dept….Never a dull moment
Favourite Sporting Ground…Sportsground, Galway, Pearse Stadium, Tuam Stadium, Terryland
(That’s four for you!)
One Sporting Wish…Connacht to win the Heineken Cup
Age….Old enough to have aching knees
Height….Tall enough to be a model with the Catwalk Agency
Weight….I’m still coming to terms with it as the years roll on
What do you do…..Presenter & Producer of The Saturday Mix
Favourite Sport…Love Hurling, Soccer & Rugby but admire any
team/athlete who shows true passion
Favourite Part of being in the Sports Dept….The absolute chaos that goes on in the background mostly unknown to the listeners
Least Favourite Part…Trying to sound relatively upbeat on-air after
Galway, Connacht or Ireland lose a match
Favourite Sporting Ground…Eamonn Deacy Park & The Sportsground
One Sporting Wish…To see Galway Soccer & Gaelic Football back to its glory. Something we truly haven’t seen in over a decade
Age: Old enough to know better!
Height: 5’ 8”
What do you do: Motoring Correspondent, Friday Sports Preview and Sunday Sports Round-Up.
Favourite Sport: All Sports, but especially Motorsport, Golf, Gaelic
Games & Soccer
Favourite Part of being in the Sports Dept: Working with the various reporters each weekend.
Least Favourite Part: Fr. Sean hogging the recording studio – only is joking Sean!
Favourite Sporting Ground: Goodison Park
One Sporting Wish: Everton to win the Premier League….COYB’s!
What do you do: GAA Reporter / Commentator
Favourite Sport: Like all Sports but the small ball is your only man!
Favourite Part of being in the Sports Dept: Always something happening
Least Favourite Part: Deadlines!
Favourite Sporting Ground: Kenny Park, Athenry
One Sporting Wish: Liam McCarthy to become a regular visitor!
Age….Hair age 72
Weight…A round number
What do you do…..All the rugby coverage and help Gerry Murphy fill the last few minutes of the Sunday sports show on quiet nights.
Favourite Sport…Ice Hockey, Biathlon, Skeleton, Bobsleigh, Speed Skating (and that’s just the Winter Olympics for starters)
Favourite Part of being in the Sports Dept….Free entry to the annual sports awards
Least Favourite Part…Having to sit at a table at the sports awards with all our Donegal colleagues who are still raving about beating Mayo. Can I not be left alone to get over this?
Favourite Sporting Ground…Monastery Field, Clifden, home of Connemara RFC.
One Sporting Wish…I’m from Mayo, so you can have a guess.
Weight….Could be better
What do you do…..Sports reporter for Galway Bay FM, the Irish Daily Star and whoever will have me
Favourite Sport…GAA and soccer
Favourite Part of being in the Sports Dept….No two days are the same
Least Favourite Part…Cold pitches with no pressbox!
Favourite Sporting Ground…Celtic Park
One Sporting Wish… Jimmy to keep winning matches
Nickname…I dislike nicknames.
Weight….More than big enough
What do you do…..Sports reporter/ commentator
Favourite Sport…Football ( Gaelic, that is. But love all other sports with a special leaning for horse racing) the sport I play is golf.
Favourite Part of being involved in Sports Dept – meeting so many nice people
Least Favourite Part…A wet cold day on a sideline where there are no facilities.
Favourite Sporting Ground…Tuam Stadium (where else) but I also like Pearse Stadium, And Ballinrobe Race Course.
One Sporting Wish…Another Galway All-Ireland (in football or hurling)
What do you do … Racing & Greyhound Racing correspondent also all matters betting related
Sport Playing career… spent twenty years toiling in the front row (when men were men) and when the scrum half put the ball in straight to the scrum. Also was once on the same playing field as the great Joe Cooney
Favourite Sport…Horse Racing
Favourite Ground… The Theatre Of Dreams OLD TRAFFORD
Sporting Wish…That some year we can report that everyone who attended a sporting event in our great country returned home safely
Favourite sporting quote….”When the seagulls follow the trawler it is because the sardines are
being thrown into the sea ”
Age…. 26 + VAT
What do you …. Camogie Correspondent, Hurling Reporter, Chess Expert ?
Favourite Sport…Would be hurling and camogie but also love my snooker and darts. Dont forget the chess.
Favourite Part of being in the Sports Dept…. Commentating, Upsetting DJs by refusing to hand back when game is level in.injury time
Least Favourite Part… Cold December Saturdays when there is no Press Box
Favourite Sporting Venue … Duggan Park, Ballinasloe (its home) but I always enjoy the atmosphere in Nowlan Park, Kilkenny
Sporting Wish….. Galway to finally win.an All-Ireland in camogie or hurling, Jimmy White to finally win the World Snooker Championship