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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 38: Fantastic Mr Fox

4/7/2020
On this week’s Podcast Will and Rupert are joined by former Royal Marine and Special Forces Operative Jason Fox. Now a TV Presenter of the hit show SAS: Who Dares Wins (Channel 4), ‘Foxy’ talks through his 20 year career in the military and how he dealt with the transition into civilian life after being medically discharged with PTSD.

Duration:00:57:27

@SkySportsRugby Special: Tackling Testicular Cancer

4/3/2020
Alex Corbisiero was diagnosed with testicular cancer in November 2019. In this podcast the former England & Lions prop spoke to Rupert Cox about the moment he found out, the brilliant treatment he has received and ultimately his recovery. In this episode Alex and Rupert are joined by Consultant Urologist Ben Challacombe as well as USA rugby star Abby Gustaitis (Alex's Fiancée).

Duration:00:37:35

Ep 37: Here's Jonny... Bairstow

3/30/2020
This week, as well as discussing the ongoing impact of the Coronavirus outbreak on the world of Rugby, Will and Rupert are joined by World Cup winning cricketer Jonny Bairstow. The England star discusses how he is spending the current enforced break, his passion for Rugby as well as his memories of the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

Duration:01:00:55

Ep 36: Lancaster's Goode Chat

3/23/2020
On this week's episode, Will & Rupert chat to former England Head Coach & current Leinster Senior Coach, Stuart Lancaster. They discuss the past with England, the present with Leinster and what the future may bring. The duo also catch up with 2019 European Player of the Year, Alex Goode. The Saracens full back tells Will & Rupert what life has been like in the Saracens camp this season and what he's been getting up to since the season has been halted.

Duration:01:18:26

Ep 35: Suspensions, Six Nations & Nemani Nadolo

3/18/2020
On this week's episode, Will & Rupert react to the Coronavirus outbreak and discuss what steps should be taken with regards to the rugby season. Rupert chats to Montpellier & Fiji flyer Nemani Nadolo and they have an in-depth discussion on his career to-date and his impending move to Leicester. Will also gives his thoughts on Joe Marler's ban and selects his Six Nations XV.

Duration:01:15:23

Ep 34: Mountain out of a Marler hill?

3/11/2020
Plenty to discuss on the Podcast this week! Will and Rupert react to the weekend's Six Nations action including a pair of red cards and Joe Marler's wandering hand. After Manu Tuilagi's late dismissal, Nigel Owens gives his expert view and explains the process that referees follow when making big decisions. Finally, as the World battles the Coronavirus outbreak, we hear from Benetton Rugby's Forwards Coach Marco Bortolami who joins us on the phone from Northern Italy.

Duration:01:04:59

Ep 33: Bateman Forever

3/4/2020
Our duo chat to Allan Bateman about all things his career, from his experience of the Lions in South Africa in 1997 alongside Greenwood, to his career in Rugby League and Rugby Union. We also get the proud Welshman's thoughts and predictions on Wales' clash with England at Twickenham on Saturday in the Six Nations. The Red Roses are also in action on Saturday and we chat to their former Red leader Catherine Spencer about her hard-hitting book Mud, Maul, Mascara. As well as that, we'll...

Duration:00:59:55

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