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Lawrence Dallaglio, Ben Kay, Austin Healey and the rest of the BT Sport rugby team draw upon their wealth of international experience to bring you the best insight and analysis from every round of the Aviva Premiership, the European club game and beyon...

Lawrence Dallaglio, Ben Kay, Austin Healey and the rest of the BT Sport rugby team draw upon their wealth of international experience to bring you the best insight and analysis from every round of the Aviva Premiership, the European club game and beyon...
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Lawrence Dallaglio, Ben Kay, Austin Healey and the rest of the BT Sport rugby team draw upon their wealth of international experience to bring you the best insight and analysis from every round of the Aviva Premiership, the European club game and beyon...

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English


Episodes

Who will win the AVIVA Premiership Final?

5/24/2018
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In the final Rugby Tonight Podcast of the season, Austin Healey is joined by Ben Kay as they talk about the Semi Finals of the AVIVA Premiership as Exeter beat Newcastle, while Saracens won a high scoring game against Wasps. Austin and Ben run through who they think will win Saturday's final at Twickenham, as well as giving out their awards for the season. Also, Jack Willis' serious knee injury this weekend has re-opened the debate over whether or not 4G pitches are safe for rugby.

Duration:00:31:09

Exclusive Danny Cipriani interview

5/18/2018
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Danny Cipriani speaks exclusively to his former England team-mate Ugo Monye in the most revealing interview of his rollercoaster career for club and country. This wide-ranging interview covers a number of topics, including his spiritual evolution, his treatment by the press, his England hopes and his forthcoming move from Wasps to Gloucester Rugby.

Duration:00:58:34

Who will reach the Premiership final?

5/17/2018
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BT Sport's Austin Healey and Ben Kay preview this Saturday's Aviva Premiership semi-finals that will see Saracens tackle Wasps at Allianz Park and Exeter welcome Newcastle to Sandy Park. Ugo Monye chats to Wasps' Danny Cipriani about his recall to the England squad and his move to Gloucester next season. We also hear from the Chiefs' Joe and Sam Simmonds ahead of their showdown with the Falcons. Austin and Ben also round-up all the latest news including Russia's 'qualification' for the...

Duration:00:29:14

Who will take European glory in Bilbao?

5/10/2018
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Ben Kay and Brian O'Driscoll look ahead to this weekend's European Champions Cup final between Leinster and Racing 92. With Eddie Jones set to announce the England squad to tour South Africa this summer, Ben and Brian discuss who should be on the plane and who deserves a well earned rest.

Duration:00:31:14

Will Cipriani play in the Premiership next season?

5/3/2018
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Ugo Monye and Ben Kay look back at a thrilling weekend in the Aviva Premiership, including Newcastle's shock result away to Leicester.

Duration:00:37:09

Are Leinster on their way to Champions Cup glory?

4/26/2018
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Austin Healey is joined by Ben Kay as they run through all of this week's big stories in the rugby world. Toby Flood was in the studio and gave his reaction to his side's defeat to Gloucester. Austin and Ben discuss Dylan Hartley as a concussion rules him out of the series against South Africa, as well as the retirement of Sprinboks' legend Bryan Habana. George North has made his move from Northampton Saints to Ospreys, so we look at what this means for his career going forward. Also we...

Duration:00:29:29

Will it be an all-Irish Champions Cup final?

4/19/2018
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Ben Kay and Brian O'Driscoll preview this weekend's Champions Cup semi-finals that will see Leinster take on Scarlets and Munster tackle Racing 92. Munster legend Peter Stringer drops in for a chat and we also hear from Racing 92's Dan Carter and current Munster star Conor Murray ahead of their final four showdown in Bordeaux on Sunday in front of the BT Sport cameras. We get the thoughts of Gloucester boss Johan Ackermann as his side prepare for an all-Premiership Challenge Cup semi-final...

Duration:01:11:26

Is a Premiership DOR the hardest gig in rugby?

4/12/2018
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BT Sport’s Nick Mullins is joined by Ugo Monye at Ealing Trailfinders RFC to debate the departure of Harlequins director of rugby John Kingston and the alarming form of Northampton Saints. Elsewhere, we hear from Newcastle director of rugby Dean Richards, his Sale counterpart Steve Diamond and Leicester’s new forwards coach Mark Bakewell.

Duration:01:13:21

Are Leinster Champions Cup favourites?

3/29/2018
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Ben Kay and Brian O’Driscoll are in the pod booth to run the rule over the biggest stories in the rugby world. The duo discuss reports that the Premiership is looking to replace relegation with a play-off and cast an eye at the RFU’s report into rising injuries in professional rugby. The guys also look ahead to a huge week of European rugby as the Champions Cup takes centre stage with Scarlets hosting La Rochelle on Friday and Saracens travelling to Dublin on Sunday to take on Leinster -...

Duration:00:43:42

Ireland Grand Slam winners, but where next for England?

3/22/2018
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Austin Healey is joined by Ben Kay as they take a long look at where England have to go now after their horror Six Nations campaign. They take a look back at the game against Ireland, as well as discussing what has to change in Eddie Jones' camp before the South Africa tour in June. Austin and Ben also talk about the brilliant Irish side that took home the Grand Slam trophy at Twickenham and their hopes for next years world cup. We hear from England's most capped player of all time Jason...

Duration:00:37:00

Can England derail Ireland's Grand Slam bid?

3/15/2018
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BT Sport's Nick Mullins and Ben Kay sit down to review the latest round of Six Nations action including England's latest defeat at the hands of France in Paris. They also look ahead to 'Super Saturday' and the final round of matches that will see Ireland travel to Twickenham in the hope of completing a clean sweep and sealing a Grand Slam. They also cast an eye across Wales' clash with France and Scotland's trip to Italy and they weigh-in on the promotion-relegation debate. The guys also...

Duration:00:40:53

Fired up England will be desperate to blow France away

3/8/2018
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Ali Eykyn is joined by Ugo Monye at Tadley RFC to preview round four of the NatWest Six Nations, including ‘Le Crunch’ between England and France in Paris. We hear from England flanker James Haskell ahead of the huge game and the guys preview Ireland v Scotland and Wales v Italy. Ali and Ugo issue a status report on the Aviva Premiership and the weekend’s Anglo Welsh Cup semi-finals are previewed.

Duration:00:56:50

Scotland made England look average

3/1/2018
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Ugo Monye and Ben Kay are joined by former Scotland scrum-half Bryan Redpath to review the latest Six Nations action including the Scots' stunning victory over England at Murrayfield. Redpath also takes a trip down memory lane to reveal his proudest moment, his favourite tour and the one game he wishes he could replay. Sarra Elgan also reports from the England camp where she spoke to head coach Eddie Jones and we also chat to Doddie Weir about his career and his quest to find a cure for...

Duration:01:01:26

Who will win the Calcutta Cup clash?

2/22/2018
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Ugo Monye and Lawrence Dallaglio preview the latest round of the Six Nations Championship that will see Scotland tackle England at Murrayfield, Ireland entertain Wales at the Aviva Stadium and France play host to Italy at the Stade Velodrome. Nick Mullins also reports from the England camp ahead of their trip to Edinburgh where he spoke to to Jonathan Joseph who scored a hat-trick the last time the two sides met. The guys also cast an eye across the latest Aviva Premiership action that...

Duration:00:38:41

Pod on Tour: Six Nations review with Nick and Ugo

2/15/2018
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BT Sport’s Nick Mullins is joined by Ugo Monye at the Wasps FC clubhouse to debate all the big talking points from the opening two rounds of Six Nations action. The guys ponder the future of departing Wasps fly-half Danny Cipriani and look ahead to the weekend’s live Aviva Premiership action on BT Sport.

Duration:00:40:21

England and Wales set for Twickenham showdown

2/8/2018
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Austin Healey and Ben Kay reflect on a memorable opening round of Six Nations action including Wales' demolition of Scotland, Ireland's dramatic win against Paris and England's success against Italy. The boys also preview this weekend's clash that see England play host to Wales at Twickenham, Scotland entertain France in Edinburgh and Ireland tackle Italy in Dublin. Wales centre Jonathan Davies also drops in for a chat to give his views on Saturday's showdown and they all take a trip down...

Duration:00:32:49

Who will win the Six Nations?

2/1/2018
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Austin Healey and Ben Kay preview the opening round of this year's Six Nations that will see Wales play host to Scotland, France tackle Ireland and England travel to Italy. The guys also pick who they think will win win the Championship and identify the rising star they think will steal the headlines. Ali Eykyn also reports from the England camp ahead of the big kick off where he spoke to head coach Eddie Jones and lock Joe Launchbury. The news of James Haskell's impending departure from...

Duration:00:23:47

Injuries threaten to dominate Six Nations

1/25/2018
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Austin Healey and David Flatman reflect on the battle for a place in the Champions Cup quarter-finals and ask whether the demands of the Premiership are to blame for the fact only one English side - Saracens - made it through to the last eight? The guys also consider who are the front runners for the European Player of the Year award and with the Six Nations almost upon us they ponder the impact of the injuries to Wales' Dan Biggar and Liam Williams. England's new-look squad also comes...

Duration:00:35:06

Did Bastareaud deserve a longer ban?

1/18/2018
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Ben Kay and Brian O'Driscoll discuss all the latest news from around the rugby globe including a new deal for England head coach Eddie Jones and the bans for England back row James Haskell and France's Mathieu Bastareaud. With the Six Nations fast approaching, the guys also cast an eye across the squads that have been announced for the latest battle for northern hemisphere supremacy and we get the thoughts of former Wales centre Martyn Williams. The wage structure in the Premiership also...

Duration:00:52:23

Cipriani set for Wasps exit?

1/11/2018
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Austin Healey and Lawrence Dallaglio preview the return of the Champions Cup this weekend and cast an eye over the latest Premiership action. The boys also reflect on the latest news including a six-week ban for Harlequins prop Joe Marler and reports that Wasps have completed the signing of All Blacks fly-half Lima Sopoaga and what that means for Danny Cipriani. They also assess the state of French rugby amid the ugly row that has followed Guy Noves' departure from the top job and we also...

Duration:00:41:22