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The Accidental Headbutt Ep 2 – Irish-Boxing and Balls discuss the Olympics

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Following on from our Olympic preview podcast, and Gavan Casey of sat down to discuss what was a disaster Rio Games.

Understandably there was a lot of anger and disappointment and we tried to cut through everything to try and explain a shocking two weeks.

Topics discussed include the Michael Conlan robbery, the AIBA’s reshuffle, Pete Taylor’s post-Olympic comments, Billy Walsh’s absences, Katie Taylor’s fall from dominance, RTÉ punditry and much much more.

Listen to ‘The Accidental Headbutt: Episode 2’ in full below:

Joe O'Neill

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