The Buildup: Ferris On Toner And Residency, Ireland v Switzerland & NFL Countdown

The Buildup: Ferris On Toner And Residency, Ireland v Switzerland & NFL Countdown

Another packed podcast for another packed week of sport. Is this the best time of the year?

Regular rugby correspondent, Ireland and Ulster legend Stephen Ferris gives his verdict on Joe Schmidt's decision to leave Devin Toner at home, gives his view on rugby residency rules, and makes his call for Ireland's final warmup game with Wales this Saturday. (7.05)

It's Mick's turn for the "Big Shout" this week, and he's sticking to the rugby.(36.16)

If you have a Big Shout of  25/1 or over, send it to us, and you can win the grand prize of two cakes and a sports autobiography!

Football's international break brings us a crucial Euro 2020 Qualifier at the Aviva as Ireland take on old enemies Switzerland. Mark, Mick, and Sean make some interesting predictions ahead of the game. There's a foreboding confidence in the studio ahead of this one. (40.05)

The lads also make their Ladbrokes 1-2-FREE picks for this week. (55.55)


Finally, the lads "Get Hyped" for the impending NFL season, convince Mark to adopt a team, and look at the more interesting bets for the season ahead. (63.18)

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