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Location:

United Kingdom

Networks:

BBC

Description:

Ugo Monye and Chris Jones, plus special guests, dissect the biggest national and international rugby union stories of the week.

Language:

English


Episodes

LIONS: Plan or Panic?

6/29/2017
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Ugo Monye and Chris Jones analyse the Lions team selection for the second Test as Warren Gatland again throws a selectorial curveball. England and Saracens scrum-half Richard Wigglesworth explains what it's like to be targeted, and Ugo reflects on a busy week of watching DVDs.

Duration: 00:48:14


LIONS: Devaluing the shirt and a “worried” Steve Hansen

6/18/2017
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Former Lions winger Ugo Monye and Chris Jones look back on the best Lions win of the tour so far as they beat the Maori All Blacks in Rotorua. There are controversial call-ups and apparently Steve Hansen is worried, plus an insight into what it’s like to play cards with Warren Gatland - who is "the personification of mischief".

Duration: 00:43:09


Relentless Saracens and rooming with Henry Slade

4/24/2017
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Ugo and Chris talk up a “dream Champions Cup final” between Saracens and Clermont, Greig Laidlaw speaks openly about Gloucester’s frustrating season and Jack Nowell tells us why it’s hard to share a room with Henry Slade. Oh and there's a chat about "the rebirth of the drop goal".

Duration: 00:44:28


41 Lions, 2 Scots and a lot of free kit

4/20/2017
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In this Lions special, Ugo and Chris pick through Warren Gatland’s selections and ask who was lucky to make the cut? Alex Corbisiero sums up the tour in hip hop form and there’s a debate over who’s to blame for Rugby Union Weekly only predicting 86% of the Lions squad correctly. There’s also Eddie Jones on the new England faces going to Argentina.

Duration: 00:41:39