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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 32: Gustard Greens

2/26/2020
With Rupert in Los Angeles at the Sevens, Will Greenwood caught up with former Leicester teammate Paul Gustard. The Harlequins Head of Rugby opens up about 4am starts, lack of sleep and the difficulties of contract negotiations. The 44-year-old also speaks about Saracens and their troubles, working with Eddie Jones, plus he reveals the reason he left his England role.

Duration:00:46:32

Ep 31: The Pod from Pakistan

2/19/2020
Greenwood and Rupert Cox are joined by Tom May, who next month will be running the London Loop - a pathway that runs 150 miles around London - to raise funds for Motor Neurone Disease. May's challenge will finish at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday March 7, when England men host Wales in the penultimate round of the Championship. The trio discuss the captaincy of Johnny Sexton and Owen Farrell ahead of Ireland's trip to west London on Saturday, as well as Wales' game against unbeaten France,...

Duration:00:58:52

Ep 30: Championship Management 2020

2/12/2020
The RFU will cut Championship funding in half to for the 2020-21 campaign. The move plunges the Greene King IPA Championship clubs' futures into doubt, we speak to Bedford chairman Geoff Irvine who has criticised the RFU for the decision and accused them of attempting to ring-fence the Premiership. We also catch up with Newcastle's Toby Flood to get his views on the news and to preview the Falcons clash with Cornish Pirates on Sunday, live on Sky Sports Arena. Will also looks back at all...

Duration:00:58:56

Ep 29: Great Scott... Hastings

2/5/2020
In Calcutta Cup week Will & Rupert dissect Round 1 of the Six Nations and look ahead to Round 2. We hear how Will managed to pick up a parking ticket in an empty Twickenham West Car Park and his thoughts on the rugby too. Uncle (to Adam) Scott Hastings dials in ahead of Saturday's game at Murrayfield. For the record he denies any involvement in the infamous night when the cup was "pan-caked"!

Duration:00:57:55

Ep 29: Great Scott... Hastings

2/5/2020
In Calcutta Cup week Will & Rupert dissect Round 1 of the Six Nations and look ahead to Round 2. We hear how Will managed to pick up a parking ticket in an empty Twickenham West Car Park and his thoughts on the rugby too. Uncle (to Adam) Scott Hastings dials in ahead of Saturday's game at Murrayfield. For the record he denies any involvement in the infamous night when the cup was "pan-caked"!

Duration:00:59:49

Ep 28: Minty Fresh Special

1/29/2020
Former England & Quins Number 8 Nick Easter sits down with Rupert Cox. They look ahead to the Super Rugby & Six Nations 2020 competitions and discuss the Saracens salary scandal as well as Nick's time coaching in South Africa.

Duration:00:41:05

Ep 27: 2020 Six Nations Preview

1/29/2020
A jam-packed pod this week as we look ahead to the 2020 edition of the Six Nations. Will and Rupert hear from England internationals Joe Marler, Mo Hunt and Hannah Botterman as they enter the final stages of their preparation. They are also joined by 2007 World Cup finalist Nick 'Minty' Easter who gives his two pennies worth ahead of the Northern Hemisphere's Rugby showpiece.

Duration:01:04:06

Ep 26: Guinness Six Nations Launch

1/22/2020
Will & Rupert were in Wapping this week for the Guinness Six Nations launch. They caught up with the great and the good of the European game. Some of the highlights were Fabien Galthie's suit/trainers combo, Will giving his A-Level French an outing and Sarah Hunter's reservations about wearing 'full kit' in the middle of the day!

Duration:01:04:20

Ep 25: European Halliday

1/15/2020
This week, Rupert & Will spoke to EPCR Chairman Simon Halliday regarding the current state of play with the European club competitions. Will reviews Round 5's results and plays 'Mystic Meg' in picking his quarter-finalists. They also discuss the key talking points from the Wales & Scotland squad announcements.

Duration:00:56:30

Ep 24: Saracens' 2020 vision

1/8/2020
This week, Rupert & Will were joined by Saracens interim CEO, Edward Griffiths, as the club work towards balancing the books by the June 30 deadline. Lewis Moody called in from the South Pole and gave us an update on his journey. Will also gives his 2020 predictions and wraps up the festive rugby action.

Duration:01:00:15

Ep 23: Will's Moments of the Decade

12/24/2019
In this festive episode, Will Greenwood is joined by James Gemmell to look back and reminisce over his favourite moments of the past decade. They include Lions Tours, World Cups and James Haskell's infamous pitchside 'sing-song'. Will also tells us how he spends his Christmas and how he once tried to set up an all-singing and all-dancing end of season fixture between the European Champions and the Super Rugby Winners in Abu Dhabi.

Duration:00:52:22

Ep 22: Mad Dogs and Englishmen

12/19/2019
On the pod this week, former England captain Lewis Moody joins Will and James as he prepares to embark on an Arctic adventure to the South Pole. We discuss the challenges he and his team will face - frost bite to polar bears, endless daylight to mental darkness, and the driving force behind them - raising vital funds for Brain Tumour research through the Lewis Moody Foundation. The former Leicester Tigers team-mates also run the rule over the latest European action, and the prospect...

Duration:00:56:30

Ep 21: Foster - Good Call?

12/12/2019
On this week’s pod we sit down with ‘Agent of the Stars’ Duncan Sandlant. The Global Director of Esportif has brokered some of the biggest player deals in Rugby Union and he is widely regarded as the global leader in the management of rugby coaches. We discuss Ian Foster’s appointment as Head Coach of All Blacks and closer to home Will says England should consider their former Head Coach Stuart Lancaster when forming their new coaching group. All that plus our Champions Cup round-up and...

Duration:00:58:38

Ep 20: Sevens Special with Mike Friday

12/4/2019
In this bonus episode, Rupert Cox sits down with Mike Friday to discuss all things sevens related. Mike tells us how he became involved with the England set-up, his time with Kenya and now with USA. He also shares some classic tales of what life is like on tour and also how tough it can be dealing with the work/life balance factor.

Duration:01:03:46

Ep 19: Dave Rennie Special

12/3/2019
Glasgow Warriors head coach and newly-appointed Australia head coach, Dave Rennie, joins Will & Rupert on this week's podcast. He talks about life in Glasgow and why he picked Australia. The duo also dissect the latest round of the Gallagher Premiership and look ahead to the back-to-back fixtures of the Champions Cup.

Duration:01:02:11

Ep 18: Siya Kolisi Special

11/28/2019
World Cup-winning Springboks captain Siya Kolisi popped into Sky this week. He sat down with Sky's CEO of Future Sport, Barney Francis and they discussed a number of topics including the victory over England in the final, the trophy bus tour, his upbringing and his love for Liverpool Football Club.

Duration:00:31:32

Ep 17: Monsieur Shaun Edwards

11/25/2019
This week, Will & Rupert speak to Shaun Edwards who's joining France as their new defence coach. He gives us an insight into why he picked France and also reminisces on his time with Wales. Will & Rupert also chat all things Europe, the latest developments at Exeter & Saracens, and Dave Rennie's appointment as Australia head coach.

Duration:00:52:38

Ep 16: Euro Wrap & Sarries' Sins

11/19/2019
This week, Rupert Cox & Will Greenwood discuss the Saracens salary cap fall-out and what's in store for the Premiership champions. They speak to Miles Harrison and go down memory lane with him discussing all things Europe. The duo also catch up with England's Player of the Match, Marlie Packer, following their late win over France at Sandy Park last Saturday.

Duration:00:47:58

Ep 15: Saracens Salary Scandal

11/13/2019
Will Greenwood gives his thoughts on the situation at Saracens, after their 35-point deduction and £5m fine for breaching the salary cap. Rupert Cox catches up with England head coach Eddie Jones as he prepares to take charge of the Barbarians against Fiji at Twickenham on Saturday. Also within this week's pod, Sky's James Gemmell chats with Emily Scarratt about her World Player of the Year award, beating France in Clermont last week and the prospect of facing Les Bleus in Exeter on...

Duration:01:03:19

Ep 14: RWC 2019 | The Final Curtain

11/4/2019
On this week's podcast, Will & Rupert reflect on the World Cup final. Gail Davis is on the red carpet at the World Rugby Awards interviewing Siya Kolisi, Faf de Klerk, Bryan Habana & Francois Pienaar. Alex Corbisiero gives us his expert opinion on England's scrum issues in the final, and Will also gives us his World Cup XV.

Duration:00:58:03