PODCAST: The Big Red Bench Sunday December 21st 2014

Top of the show reports and reaction from the days premier league games, a win for Sunderland over Newcastle, while it was another dramatic finish at Anfield in the late game as Liverpool came from behind to split the points with Arsenal, thanks to a late strike from Martin Skrtel. Tracey Kennedy spoke to us about her recent election to the position of Vice Chairman on the Cork County Board, and her desire to lead the way for more Women to get involved in all levels of GAA Administration. Recently retired Cork and Ballyhea Referee John Sexton spoke to us about his 23 year career and offered his opinion on refereeing matters including preferential treatment for some officials through the elite panel system, the recent recruitment drive launched by the GAA, and the use of technology to aid referee's. We heard from Cork Senior Football Manager Brian Cuthbert as he looks to draw a line under a disappointing 2014, and take the lessons from the year into a more positive 2015 season. The Cloughduv Under 16 Hurlers were named the December winners of the Rebel Og Monthly Awards in association with Award Sponsors Rochestown Park Hotel, Cummins Sports, The Examiner, and ourselves at RED FM, so we heard from a number of people involved with the double double winners. Click PLAY above to hear the show in full.

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