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The Scrum Down with Alex Corbisiero

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The Scrum Down with Alex Corbisiero features regular guest Jonathan Fisher and input from other current Premiership Rugby players. A conversation on all things Rugby related from a player's point of view.

The Scrum Down with Alex Corbisiero features regular guest Jonathan Fisher and input from other current Premiership Rugby players. A conversation on all things Rugby related from a player's point of view.
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The Scrum Down with Alex Corbisiero features regular guest Jonathan Fisher and input from other current Premiership Rugby players. A conversation on all things Rugby related from a player's point of view.

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English


Episodes

48: Ep. 48: 6 Nations with Dan Lyle

3/21/2018
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Alex is joined this week by fellow NBC Sports Rugby Analyst Dan Lyle to discus the final round of the 6 Nations with instant reaction from after the games. Also Alex and Dan announce NBC's agreement to broadcast the European Champions Cup, making NBC the year-round television home of rugby.

Duration:00:24:34

47: Ep. 47: 6 Nations Round 2 Review

2/14/2018
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Alex is joined again by friend of the pod, Rob Hoadley to breakdown each game of round 2 of the Six Nations. Also this week, Alex has a different opinion on England's performance than some, Hoadley has thoughts on styles of play, Ireland battling injuries ahead of their match-up against Wales, and France drops several players from their squad.

Duration:01:00:48

46: Ep. 46: 6 Nations Round 1 Recap

2/7/2018
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The opening weekend of the 6 Nations is in the books and Alex is here to recap each game and discuss all 6 teams. With Rob Hoadley returning, they take a deep dive into the Wales victory over Scotland, Ireland's nail-biting win over France and England's rout over Italy, as well as what the rest of the tournament could look like for each team.

Duration:01:08:09

45: Ep. 45: Previewing the NatWest 6 Nations

2/1/2018
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This week, Alex is back with a jam-packed episode! To kick-off the NatWest 6 Nations, Alex had a chance to speak with Scotland Head Coach Gregor Townsend & Captain John Barclay, Wales Captain Alun Wyn Jones & Head Coach Warren Gatland, Italy Head Coach Conor O'Shea, and Ireland Captain Rory Best. With this year being the first for the 6 Nations on NBC, Alex also sits down with Rob Hoadley, Former London Wasp, for an in depth preview of the tournament and each squad.

Duration:00:53:54

44: Ep. 44: Chris Jones on Saints Sacking

12/13/2017
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This week, Alex welcomes back BBC Sports' Chris Jones to talk about the Saints' decision to fire Jim Mallinder and where they should go from here. They also discuss possible changes needed in the premiership, and clubs' ability to develop and retain talent.

Duration:00:54:59

43: Ep. 43: Autumn Internationals & Rugby News

11/24/2017
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Alex gives his thoughts on England v Australia and previews the upcoming tests for England, Scotland, & Wales. Also this week, the latest from Welsh players, Ross Moriarty & George North, shares for Samoa's players, and England Women's test vs Canada.

Duration:00:18:14

42: Ep. 42: Return of the Fish

11/17/2017
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This week, Alex is in the UK for autumn internationals and gives his thoughts on the England-Argentina Match, and Jon Fisher returns to talk about Marland Yarde's exit from Harlequins, the Premiership's injury crisis and the future of rugby.

Duration:00:49:40

41: Ep. 41: Chris Jones, BBC Sport

10/27/2017
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This week, Alex is joined by BBC Sports' Chris Jones to discus the recent number of citings in rugby, the inequality of the Hughes and Marler bans, and the Parra HIA incident. Also Chris and Alex discuss the announced England roster and make their picks for the starting XV

Duration:01:05:26

40: Ep. 40: Lauren Jenkins, BBC Wales

10/19/2017
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This week, Alex welcomes to the pod Lauren Jenkins from BBC Wales Sport to talk about the new international selection rules instituted by the Welsh Rugby Union. Together they discuss the positive and negative impacts of the new rule and its short-term and long-term effects for players as well as Welsh rugby.

Duration:00:35:12

Ep. 39: Jim Hamilton, Former Rugby Player and Current Rugby Podcaster

10/6/2017
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This week, Alex welcomes Jim Harrison, former Saracens and Scotland player and Co-host of The Rugby Pod. They discuss their experiences dealing with the grind of being a professional and international player and new effects of the global schedule. Alex and Jim also give their thoughts on player welfare, central contracting, and needed changes to the game.

Duration:00:41:11

Ep. 38: Chris Jones, BBC Sport

9/29/2017
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This week, Alex brings in Chris Jones of BBC Sport for an in-depth talk about the new developments on the global rugby schedule and all its implications from its effect on international rugby to labor relations in the Premiership.

Duration:00:48:33

Ep. 37: Alex Goode, Saracens

9/20/2017
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This week, Alex speaks to Dan Lyle of AEG rugby about the American Premiership Match in Philadelphia, PA over the weekend. Also Alex speaks to Saracens' full-back, Alex Goode, about the experience of playing in Philly and his secrets to his and Saracens' success.

Duration:00:40:10

Ep. 36: Alex Takes Your Questions

9/14/2017
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For the first time in Scrum Down history, Alex shows off his rap skills! Also on the show, Alex takes fan questions from social media about all things rugby, Including Falcons early success and Premiership Rugby in the US.

Duration:00:18:24

Ep. 35: Jon & Alex on all things rugby

9/1/2017
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This week, Jon FIsher three-peats as a guest on the podcast, as he and Alex discuss the Women's World Cup, coaching, and more.

Duration:00:34:53

Ep. 34: Jon Fisher begins coaching career (Part II)

8/25/2017
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This week on the Scrum Down, Alex and Fish continue their talk on Jon's move to coaching as well as their picks for players poised to breakout in this years Premiership season.

Duration:00:33:20

Ep. 33: Jon Fisher begins coaching career

8/17/2017
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The Scrum Down is back from summer hiatus!! This week Alex is joined by co-host with the most, Jon Fisher, to talk about his recent retirement and transition into coaching. In addition Alex gives his thoughts on the end of the Lions tour and his takeaways from watching an All-blacks training session.

Duration:00:43:46

Ep. 32: Update on British & Irish Lions Tour

6/29/2017
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Alex gives his thoughts on the first test between the Lions and the All Blacks, and previews the lineup changes for the second match.

Duration:00:17:58

Episode 31: Dan Bowden, Chris Jones look at British & Irish Lions, All Blacks test series

6/23/2017
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Alex is joined by Dan Bowden and BBC Sport's Chris Jones from Auckland, New Zeland to discuss the upcoming test match between the All Blacks and the British & Irish Lions.

Duration:00:42:04

Ep. 30: Luke Fitzgerald on British and Irish Lions

6/15/2017
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Alex and Luke break down all things Lions, examine some changes the Lions could make and debate their test lineup.

Duration:00:49:29

Ep. 29: Wasps' Joe Simpson & Exeter's Geoff Parling

5/25/2017
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This week, Alex gives his thoughts on the two premiership semifinals and previews the spectacular finals match-up of Wasps vs Exeter Chiefs. Also on the podcast, Alex speaks to Joe Simpson, Wasps' scrum half, about this past weekend's game and the final showdown against Exeter. And then, Alex welcomes Exeter's Geoff Parling to discuss the Chiefs win over Saracens, the differences between this year and last year's trip to the final, and his thoughts on the match-up against the Wasps.

Duration:00:36:05