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After The Whistle with Lewis Moody

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Former England Captain Lewis Moody MBE and England International Leon Lloyd explore what it takes to build a champion mindset both in and beyond the realms of the sporting world and ask: what happens when the game stops? Each week with the help of a special guest they'll be exploring the difficult aspect of transition and dissecting the roles that leadership, resilience and teamwork play in personal and professional success.. and the toll it can take on your physical and mental well being.

Former England Captain Lewis Moody MBE and England International Leon Lloyd explore what it takes to build a champion mindset both in and beyond the realms of the sporting world and ask: what happens when the game stops? Each week with the help of a special guest they'll be exploring the difficult aspect of transition and dissecting the roles that leadership, resilience and teamwork play in personal and professional success.. and the toll it can take on your physical and mental well being.

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Former England Captain Lewis Moody MBE and England International Leon Lloyd explore what it takes to build a champion mindset both in and beyond the realms of the sporting world and ask: what happens when the game stops? Each week with the help of a special guest they'll be exploring the difficult aspect of transition and dissecting the roles that leadership, resilience and teamwork play in personal and professional success.. and the toll it can take on your physical and mental well being.

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@leonlloyd13

Language:

English


Episodes

15: "When you retire, you think you're the one that's going to have it sorted..."

12/17/2019
In the final episode of 2019, Lewis and Leon sit down to unpack where their lives are at after Rugby, including the lessons to be learned from failure and the importance of finding a passion outside of sport. Leon confides in Lewis about his struggles with alcohol, how he felt distanced from his friends and team mates after retirement and in turn how these experiences fuelled him into his current line of work that aims to athletes transition out of sport and into other careers. Lewis...

Duration:00:34:47

14: Tim Rodber: "I didn't want to stay in rugby because I realised that I wasn't good enough..."

12/10/2019
The Former flanker and number eight who played with the Northampton Saints, and the British and Irish Lions, joins Lewis and Leon to discuss the highs and lows of his extraordinary career. In this episode, Rodber speaks candidly about his battle with self esteem while playing rugby and confessed that he wanted to leave the game because he doubted his talent in the sport. But it’s his high standards and relentless drive for success that has led him to achieve on the rugby field, in his...

Duration:01:00:19

13: Rav Wilding: "I've got nothing, I've got no home, no job, I don't know what i'm going to do.."

12/3/2019
Rav Wilding has been a permanent fixture on our screens ever since he got his first, unexpected TV presenting gig on Crimewatch back in 2004 - but that wasn’t the first career he had under his belt.. In this episode lifelong rugby fan, Rav, opens up about how his childhood dream of a career in the army were cut short when he sustained a serious leg break and was forced to leave the 5th Airborne Brigade specialist unit that he was serving in. The sadness and regret he felt about leaving...

Duration:00:51:49

12: Lewis Moody: "I never wanted to leave Leicester - it was my club"

11/22/2019
Leon turns the tables on Lewis as he grills his former team mate and 'Mad Dog'on his own life and career in Rugby. Lewis joined the Leicester Tigers in in 1996 and at just 18 became the youngest player to play a league game. His career went from strength to strength and he left the sport with a host of accolades to his name and an MBE to boot. In this candid conversation he chats to Leon about those eventful early years where he struggled to balance University life with Rugby, his...

Duration:01:03:09

11: Danny Grewcock MBE: "Sometimes I got it wrong and got carded, but I was playing within the rules of the time.."

11/14/2019
Former Coventry, Saracens and Bath player, Danny Grewcock MBE, is one of the most revered players of his generation. Now working in a role as High Performance Rugby Manager as Clifton College, Grewy shares the skills and knowledge that he has learned about the game throughout his stellar career onto to younger generations. After starting his career by moving into the professional ranks in 1996 - 1997 in his home city of Coventry, Grewy stacked up impressive career that culminated in him...

Duration:00:50:49

10: David Richmond CBE: "After trauma it's the human relationships that heal you..."

11/5/2019
Leon and Lewis jump on the phone to recap after England’s defeat in the World Cup final at the weekend and share their thoughts on what might have gone wrong for the team. They also discuss the hot topic of why the England players were within their right to remove their runners-up medals in the aftermath of the game and their hopes that the England team can see all that they have achieved once the dust has settled. This week’s interview is with Colonel David Richmond CBE, 5th Battalion...

Duration:00:57:18

9: Mark "Ronnie" Regan: "I came across as a bit of a clown but people didn't really know why..."

10/29/2019
After England head towards the 2019 World Cup final they have the chance to win it for the first time since 2003 when they face South Africa in Yokahoma. Lewis is joined by Mark “Ronnie” Regan who was also part of the winning team that brought England victory 16 years ago to bring their insight and experience on how the weekend’s game will go down and deliver some home truths about his own life and playing career. The former British Lions, England and Barbarians hooker could be...

Duration:01:04:36

8: Jamie Roberts: "Opportunities don’t come to you, you have to go looking for them"

10/22/2019
Lewis is joined by Welsh rugby star and Bath player Jamie Roberts as they reflect on the latest Word Cup action, looking back on Wales vs France and make their predictions for the Wales vs South Africa and England vs New Zealand semi final game. While Leon is over in Japan (at last!) and brings us World Cup memories from former head coach of Scotland and Edinburgh rugby, Frank Hadden. Newport born and Cardiff bred Jamie Roberts is not a man that likes to rest on his laurels....

Duration:01:00:15

7: Leon and Lewis go head to head

10/15/2019
The boys take a look back at the difficult past week in the Rugby World Cup 2019 with Japan proving their position in the tournament during their battle against Scotland and look ahead to the quarter finals, making their predictions for the England vs New Zealand and Wales vs France games. In this episode, Leon and Lewis take the podcast back to its origins and find out more about Leon’s own story and journey into rugby. From growing up in Coventry, scrapping at school, living with...

Duration:01:02:45

6: Danielle "Nolli" Waterman: "Being a rugby player isn't my only identity"

10/8/2019
Your latest update on all of the 2019 Rugby World Cup action in Japan is this week's hot topic as Leon prepares to fly out to Asia and take up his post as judicial officer and the boys look ahead to the week's games. Danielle "Nolli" Waterman is our special guest interview. With seven Grand Slams, a World Cup winners' medal and an Olympic Games under her belt, Nolli is one of the most decorated players in Rugby. In this episode she chats to Lewis and Leon about her childhood in News...

Duration:01:04:27

5: Steve Backshall: "I'm only in competition with myself"

10/1/2019
A long time Rugby fan, Steve joins Leon and Lewis to chat about his life and career and share his thoughts on the latest world cup action. Steve is a BAFTA winning naturalist, writer and adventurer whose day job involves taking more risks than many of us will ever experience in a life time. In this episode Steve opens up about his fears, how he managed to cope and get straight back on the boat after recent near death experience while white water rafting, why fatherhood has changed his...

Duration:00:57:24

4: Andrew Steele: "I was depressed, I couldn't function..."

9/24/2019
Andrew Steele is an Olympian who spent 12 years professionally competing in track and field; specialising in the 400 metre and the 4x400 metre relay for Great Britain. In 2017 he became an Olympic medallist after he was retrospectively upgraded from 4th place to 3rd from the Beijing 2008 games as a direct result of the Russian doping scandal. In this episode, Andrew shares the story of his sporting triumphs and failures as a professional sportsperson and how they inadvertently led...

Duration:01:00:15

3: Wayne Hoyle: "We are all leaders"

9/17/2019
Wayne began his career as a Royal Marine in the mid-1980s; he went on to complete Special Forces selection at the beginning of the 90’s and subsequently served more than 25 years in United Kingdom’s Special Forces. He is no stranger to pressure and has been involved in every major conflict since the mid-1980s, earning him substantial experience operating in complex environments and scenarios including; close protection, peacekeeping, warfighting and combating insurgencies. In this...

Duration:00:45:15

2: Steve "Tommo" Thompson MBE: “Rugby saved me…”

9/10/2019
After making his debut for England in the 2002 Six Nations, Steve “Tommo” Thompson was once England’s most capped hooker. Standing at 6ft tall, he was a formidable force on the field and a key player in England’s victories over New Zealand and Australia during the 2003 Rugby World Cup that led the team to victory. But his playing years didn’t always run so smoothly... In this inaugural episode of After The Whistle, Tommo shares his remarkable journey of resilience and recovery through...

Duration:00:51:15

1: Introducing After The Whistle...

9/4/2019
As England set off for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, join Lewis Moody and Leon Lloyd as they explore what it takes to build a champion mindset both in and beyond the realms of the sporting world and ask: what happens when the game stops? Each week with the help of a special guest they'll be tackling the difficult aspect of transition and dissecting the roles that leadership, resilience and team work play in personal and professional success.. and the toll it can take on your physical...

Duration:00:00:44