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@WillGreenwood and @SkySportsRugby bring you all the latest from the world of rugby union.

@WillGreenwood and @SkySportsRugby bring you all the latest from the world of rugby union.

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@WillGreenwood and @SkySportsRugby bring you all the latest from the world of rugby union.

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English


Episodes

Ep 21: Lion Man - Sir Ian McGeechan

12/21/2020
Sir Ian McGeechan joins Miles Harrison to talk all things British & Irish Lions in a special edition of our podcast. 1974, 1997 and the 2009 tours, all to South Africa, are discussed in detail and the duo also look ahead to the 2021 tour with 'Geech' giving his thoughts on who he'd pick as captain.

Duration:01:23:15

Ep 20: LCD

12/15/2020
On the pod this week Will & Rupert are joined by Exeter & England hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie. They reflect on the Chiefs' brilliant 2020, the recent draw for Rugby World Cup 2023 and how the Heineken Champions Cup is shaping up after round 1. Will also gives his thoughts on the news that his former team-mate Steve Thompson is suffering from early onset dementia.

Duration:01:08:07

Ep 19: Superhero Kevin Sinfield

12/7/2020
An episode not to be missed this week. After finishing his seventh marathon in as many days in support of Rob Burrow and the Motor Neurone Disease Association, Leeds Rhinos Director of Rugby Kevin Sinfield joins us. Will and Rupert also reflect on the finale of the Autumn Nations Cup and Tri-Nations, before looking ahead to the return of European Rugby.

Duration:01:03:30

2017 Lions Rugby Retro: Warren Gatland

12/4/2020
Widely written off and at times ridiculed by his own media, Warren Gatland led the 2017 British & Irish Lions back to his home country to take on New Zealand. In the company of James Gemmell & Miles Harrison he recalls the epic conclusion to the series.

Duration:00:14:25

Ep 18: Rugby Royalty - Emily Scarratt

12/1/2020
On the pod this week Will & Rupert are joined by rugby royalty as Emily Scarratt reflects on the Red Roses' autumn and looks ahead to RWC 2021 in New Zealand. Our duo discuss all the latest news from the game including Pablo Matera's suspension as Argentina captain following historical racist tweets.

Duration:01:07:32

2013 Lions Rugby Retro: Jamie Roberts

11/27/2020
James Gemmell & Miles Harrison wind back the clock with Jamie Roberts to remember the deciding test of the Australia v British & Irish Lions series from 2013 when he and Jonathan Davies were picked ahead of the legendary Brian O’Driscoll. Could they repay the faith coach Warren Gatland had shown in them and deliver under pressure?

Duration:00:14:47

Ep 17: Beef 'n Greens

11/24/2020
On the day he turns 65, Lord Botham joins Will and Rupert on this week's episode to discuss a wide range of subjects including his grandson James playing for Wales, watching the third Test of the Lions tour with Allan Border in Sydney in 2013 and loyalty in the dressing room. Will and Rupert also pay tribute to Christophe Dominici who has died at the age of 48. Dominici was capped 67 times by France between 1998 and 2007, and scored 25 tries for Les Bleus.

Duration:01:07:28

2009 Lions Rugby Retro: Jamie Heaslip

11/20/2020
Jamie Heaslip joined James Gemmell and Miles Harrison to reflect on the brutal and heart-breaking second Test of the 2009 Lions tour to South Africa.

Duration:00:15:01

Ep 16: Cooper Trooper

11/18/2020
On the pod this week, Quade Cooper dialled in from Japan to give his take on the state of play in the southern hemisphere as well as talking through his career, making plain his ambition to keep improving and maybe even playing in the gold jersey of Australia again. Rupert & Will also review the first round of the Autumn Nations Cup and Argentina's history making win over the All Blacks in Sydney.

Duration:01:02:14

2005 Lions Rugby Retro: Dan Carter

11/13/2020
Joining Miles Harrison & James Gemmell it's Dan Carter who comes under the Rugby Retro spotlight. He produced what many regard as the perfect performance in the second test of the New Zealand v Lions series in 2005

Duration:00:13:38

Ep 15: Let's Talk Pacifics

11/11/2020
Will & Rupert look back at the card-fest that was Australia's win in round 2 of the Tri-Nations and look forward to the Autumn Nations Cup. They are also joined by two special guests in the form of former Samoan Internationals Dan Leo & Mike Umaga. Dan & Mike discuss their work for 'Pacific Rugby Players Welfare' and the next instalment of their upcoming documentary/film 'Oceans Apart'

Duration:01:10:44

2001 Lions Rugby Retro: Rob Henderson

11/6/2020
The British & Irish Lions ultimately lost the 2001 series against Australia but in the first test they delivered arguably their greatest ever performance. Rob Henderson joins James Gemmell & Miles Harrison to remember the incredible scenes of that night in Brisbane.

Duration:00:14:29

Ep 14: The Six Nations Finalé... Finally

11/3/2020
On this week's episode, Will and Rupert review Super Saturday, and they're joined by Red Roses Grand Slam champion, Abbie Ward. They discuss Sunday's victory over Italy, life inside the Red Roses camp and look ahead to next year's World Cup. Will also gives his team of the week in 60 seconds, and they chat all-things Bledisloe.

Duration:00:54:51

1997 Lions Rugby Retro: Jeremy Guscott

10/30/2020
In the first of six Lions Rugby Retro specials, re-live the victory over South Africa in the company of Sky's commentator for the tour, Miles Harrison, James Gemmell and Jeremey Guscott.

Duration:00:12:50

Ep 13: Roman Royalty - Sergio Parisse

10/27/2020
Will and Rupert are joined by Rugby Royalty this week in the form of Sergio Parisse. His international career, the glamour days at Stade Francais and what he hopes to do in the future are all hot topics of discussion. Miles Harrison also interviews another member of the Rugby Royalty household - Danielle Waterman. They chat all-things Red Roses, the Women's game in general and also her new career in the commentary box. Will and Rupert also review the Premiership Final, preview Super...

Duration:01:16:48

Ep 12: Baa-baas build-up... Glen Jackson joins

10/19/2020
Ahead of the Barbarians game against England this weekend at Twickenham, Will and Rupert are joined by former player, international referee and current Baa-baas coach Glen Jackson to reflect on his journey in the game and hear what's lined up for the invitational side this week. The guys also react to the weekend's action, including a stunning weekend for the South West after Exeter and Bristol's European triumphs and the second Bledisloe Cup encounter between New Zealand and Australia.

Duration:00:58:57

Ep 11: Save Our Sevens

10/12/2020
This week we have two England Sevens Captain’s on the pod… Tom Mitchell and Abbie Brown tell us how they continue to prepare for next year's Olympics despite being made redundant by the RFU in August. Will and Rupert also reflect on an epic test match between the All Blacks and Australia.

Duration:01:01:21

@SkySportsRugby: All Blacks v Australia Preview

10/9/2020
A bonus podcast to preview the Bledisloe Cup clashes between the All Blacks and Australia. Rupert is joined by former captains Sean Fitzpatrick (NZ) and James Horwill (AUS) to discuss all the major talking points as International Rugby resumes with crowds Down Under.

Duration:00:41:51

Ep 10: Seven Up... Sam Underhill

10/6/2020
Greenwood and Cox hear from Bath and England flanker Underhill, as he chats his side's superb form post-restart, but also the curious place they now find themselves in - fourth and currently in the playoff places having played all their games, but reliant on a Sale defeat to ultimately make those semi-finals.

Duration:00:56:55

Ep 9: National Inclusion Week with Tanni Grey-Thompson

10/2/2020
11-time Paralympic gold medallist Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson talks to Will Greenwood about her passion for sport and how her amazing parents equipped her for life.

Duration:00:37:35