Ep 12: Irish Footballer Kieran Sadlier On Joining Rotherham United, International Call Up & League of Ireland Memories – Eddie McLoughlin On Introduction To Judo & Irish Olympic Hopes

We turn to football first on this week’s Wednesday show with Rotherham United’s new signing Kieran Sadlier. Kieran chats to us about playing Championship football, his Doncaster career, Ireland call up and League of Ireland memories.

We also discuss what it’s like doing a medical, the video presentation that sealed his move to Rotherham, 5k times and playing against Lionel Messi. 

Our sport in the spotlight this week is Judo. Eddie McLoughlin joins us to discuss his own career with the Irish Judo team as well as a wider discussion on the sport. We look at our potential Olympians next year and give details on how you can get involved in the sport. Eddie also talks about the Continental Open in Africa. 

00:12 Introduction

01:05 Kieran Sadlier (Rotherham United)

  • 01:15 Rotherham United
  • 03:45 Paul Warne
  • 04:57 Medical
  • 07:25 Lockdown Training
  • 10:35 League Of Ireland Career
  • 14:26 Doncaster Rovers
  • 15:46 Position
  • 17:02 Ambitions
  • 18:45 Quick Fire Questions

22:17 Our Thoughts

24:34 Eddie McLoughlin (Irish Judo)

  • 24:48 Background to Judo
  • 27:38 Eddie’s Journey
  • 30:15 Fighting in Africa
  • 35:40 Olympics
  • 40:10 How To Get Involved
  • 43:15 Transitioning from Boxing
  • 44:52 Lockdown Training
  • 46:25 Discipline

48:39 https://irishjudoassociation.ie

49:12 Madison Front ‘Sleep Off’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmkSpjXMQe4

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