LISTEN BACK: Coolaney/Mullinabreena crowned Pole Position champions 2017

The final of Pole Position 2017 took place at The View Bar in the Glasshouse Hotel on Sunday, April 23.

The sports quiz show organised by Ocean FM and presented by Robert Fitzpatrick has been running for the past 15 weeks, with 16 clubs from a range of sports across the northwest taking part.

Sligo’s Coolaney/Mullinabreena GAA Club emerged as the overall winners, taking the 1,000 euro top prize.


The Coolaney/Mullinabreena team of Shane O’Brien, John Marren and Padraig McGourty, defeated Eastern Harps by 42 points to 39 overall in the final.

Harps were represented by John O’Neill, Nicholas Murray and Brendan McHugh for the competition.


They had overcome St John’s Football Club, St Molaise Gaels GAA Club and Bunninadden GAA Club en route to the final, while Coolaney/Mullinabreena had defeated Coolera/Strandhill, North Sligo Athletic Club and Owenmore Gaels in progressing to the final.

The other clubs to take part in the competition were Aodh Ruadh GAA Club and Ballyshannon Rugby Club from Donegal; Manor Rangers Football Club from Leitrim; and Calry Bohs Football Club, County Sligo Golf Club in Rosses Point, Drumcliffe/Rosses Point and Enniscrone/Kilglass GAA Club from Sligo.

Listen back to the final here: