Podcast: Sportsbeat 9th April 2018

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott takes place on Sunday night between 8pm and 9pm.

Saint Nathys College Ballaghederren fell short at the final hurdle with a ten point defeat to Holy Trinity College Cookstown in the All-Ireland Post Primary Schools final in Croke Park losing out by 19 points to 1-06.

Kuba Callaghan with the goal in the second half for Saint Nathys . Former All-Ireland senior inter-county winning manager John O’Mahoney who managed them to their last All Ireland success in 2000 looked back on the game.

The Cavan senior football team along with Roscommon gained promotion to Division one of the Allianz football league.

And speaking after a league match on the 26th of February Cavan senior football team manager Mattie McGleenan was full of praise for how the side is progressing but he also made this interesting and passionate statement.

Cavan County board Chairman Gerry Brady spoke about the Centre of Excellence on Sportsbeat.

Kilkenny became the Allianz National League Hurling champions for an 18th time.Brian Codys side saw off Tipperary by 2-23 to 2-17 at Nowlan Park. Former Longford hurling manager and Current Mohill football manager Frank Browne looked back on that success on Sportsbeat.

The Leitrim Observer’s sports editor John Connolly has been writing about Carlows success as the Leinster side earned promotion from Division Four for the first time in their history. He spoke to Sportsbeat about how Leitrim can learn lessons from that success.