An Irishman Abroad

Eoin Reddan: Episode 227

January 20, 2018

Having retired from provincial and international rugby in recent years, Eoin Reddan’s reflections on his career and his thoughts on the current state of rugby offers us a fascinating insight into the work that goes on behind the scenes at the highest levels in sport.

Eoin speaks about the ruthlessness of rugby (11:00), feeling bad for Simon Zebo (18:00) and gives his thoughts on what the consequences should be for those found doping within the game (23:00). With incredible honesty, Eoin reveals the, often hidden, challenges that journalists give players while also explaining why the ability to manage one’s own thoughts is key to being an elite sportsperson (45:00).

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