With the All Ireland Senior Hurling Final taking place this Sunday in Croke Park, and the September Sportif only 3 weeks away, Cork Senior Hurling manager and Sportif Brand Ambassador John Meyler was speaking to some of the country’s leading broadcasters earlier this week about his love of both sports. John will be back on the bike with us again this September after completing Block 1 of the Spring Sportif earlier in the year.
Firstly John spoke to Miriam O’Callaghan on RTE Radio 1’s morning show and you can listen to John’s insights into both events using the following link – https://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2018/0813/984760-today-with-miriam-ocallaghan-monday-13-august-2018/?clipid=102896756#102896756 – RTE Radio 1’s mid – morning show would have a listenership of just over 250,000 based on the latest JNLR figurestherefore providing coverage of the Wild Atlantic Way Cycle Sportif to every corner of the country.
Later on in the day, John was a guest of Matt Cooper on his Last Word Show on Today FM. As Matt is an avid Cork Hurling fan and also a cycling enthusiast, it was an interesting and insightful discussion between the lads about both upcoming sporting events and you can hear what they both had to say using the following link – https://www.todayfm.com/The-Last-Word-with-Matt-Cooper
Click on Monday 13th August, move the icon to 2hrs 15 mins and listen back to the conversation. Matt’s hugely popular show reaches an audience of 138,000 across the country.
Finally, John appeared on Tv3’s early evening chat show, The 6 O’clock Show, and again gave his insight into the Hurling Final and also spoke about his experience of cycling Block 1 of this years Spring Sportif from Kinsale in Co Cork to Dingle in Co Kerry.
To watch and listen to John use the following link and the Sportif part of the interview starts 11 minutes into the broadcast – https://www.tv3.ie/3player/show/723/146860/0/The-Six-O%27Clock-Show