The Clash Act is back for a second season and to kick off the new run of episodes, we’re delighted to have shared the studio with Ballyhale clubman, two-time All-Star and five-time All-Ireland winner with Kilkenny, Colin Fennelly.
In an interview recorded at the end of March, Fennelly joins The Clash Act host and Scoreline presenter Eddie Scally in KCLR’s studios to talk through his club and inter-county hurling career.
On the agenda
- Ballyhale’s last-second Senior All-Ireland Club Hurling Championship final defeat in February
- The community Ballyhale is built on, the importance of the club in its surrounds and growing up in Ballyhale
- Breaking into the Shamrocks senior team
- Comparing training in 2006 to training in 2022 and the changes over the years
- Making the step into the county level, and debuting with an All-Ireland win in 2011
- Realising what hurling means to Kilkenny supporters
- Limerick in 2019
- The decision process to finish with Kilkenny
- His time under Brian Cody
- The rising crop of Ballyhale stars
- Player welfare, drug use in hurling
- The modern game and changing styles of play
- Reaction to this year’s Allianz Hurling League up to Kilkenny’s league semi-final against Cork
- Championship thoughts and Henry Shefflin at Galway
Season two runs for an initial ten-episode stretch, beginning today (15 April) and continuing alongside the summer hurling championship. Get new episodes on Friday evenings here on Scoreline.ie, in the KCLR app, via Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever you do your podcast listening.