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United States

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Lawrence Dallaglio, Ben Kay, Austin Healey and the rest of the BT Sport rugby team draw upon their wealth of international experience to bring you the best insight and analysis from every round of the Aviva Premiership, the European club game and beyon...

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English


Episodes

Are Exeter still the team to beat?

9/21/2017
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Austin Healey is joined by Ugo Monye to look ahead to round four of the Aviva Premiership, including a re-run of last year's final between Exeter and Wasps. Harlequins captain and former Wallabies skipper James Horwill is our star studio guest, Alastair Eykyn hears from Exeter's Gareth Steenson and Lachie Turner on the golf course and Nick Mullins chats with Worcester's Irish duo Donncha O'Callaghan and Peter Stringer. As well as the usual insight and analysis on the biggest stories in the...

Duration: 00:48:57


Pod on Tour: Premiership goes Stateside

9/14/2017
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BT Sport’s Nick Mullins is joined by Ugo Monye to preview a bumper weekend of Aviva Premiership action, including Newcastle and Saracens’ game in Philadelphia. Martin Bayfield hears from Gloucester’s new signing, Jason Woodward. And Sarra Elgan goes to Bath to speak with captain Matt Garvey and Francois Louw.

Duration: 00:52:19


Ben Foden fronts up after Saints shocker

9/7/2017
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For week two of our brand new podcast it's Austin Healey's turn to join Ben Kay in the studio for all the best analysis and chat. Ben Foden is the star live guest, with the Saints back fronting up after Northampton's heavy defeat to Saracens in round one of the Aviva Premiership. Ali Eykyn hears from Leicester's new England signings Jonny May and George Ford, and Sale's fresh foreign imports James O'Connor and Faf de Klerk chat with Sarra Elgan.

Duration: 00:53:39


New season, new podcast

8/31/2017
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This season we've got a new look. In addition to all the best bits from our live studio show, we'll also be recording a weekly podcast just for you with two of the Rugby Tonight team. First up, Ugo Monye and Ben Kay are in the hotseat to preview the new Aviva Premiership season. There's an exclusive interview with Lions superstar Maro Itoje and England Women's scrum-half Natasha Hunt joins the guys on the phone to talk WRWC. The new concussion test trial and the Pro12 expansion are also...

Duration: 01:02:42


Who will claim Premiership glory - Wasps or Exeter?

5/25/2017
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Hosts Craig Doyle and Sarra Elgan are joined by top Premiership referee Wayne Barnes and former Wasps lock Simon Shaw for the final show of the season. Resident rugby experts Ben Kay and Austin Healey are also on hand to analyse a thrilling weekend of Premiership semi-final action and preview the title-decider between Exeter Chiefs and Wasps at Twickenham. We also hear from British & Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton ahead of his side's tour to New Zealand and from the winners at the...

Duration: 00:39:10


Premiership battle down to final four

5/18/2017
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Host Martin Bayfield is joined by Saracens' Jim Hamilton and resident rugby experts Ben Kay and Austin Healey to reflect on the Premiership side's stunning Champions Cup success against Clermont Auvergne and Stade Francais' victory over Gloucester in the Challenge Cup title-decider. The gang also look ahead to the Aviva Premiership semi-finals this weekend that see Exeter Chiefs tackle Saracens and Wasps take on Leicester Tigers. David Flatman also goes to meet Leicester's rising star...

Duration: 00:45:43


Will Saracens or Clermont be crowned kings of Europe?

5/11/2017
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Hosts Craig Doyle and Sarra Elgan are joined Harlequins and Wales' Jamie Roberts and resident rugby experts Ben Kay and David Flatman to preview the Champions Cup final between Clermont Auvergne and Saracens along with the Challenge Cup title decider between Gloucester and Stade Francais. Ahead of both games, that will be broadcast live on BT Sport this weekend, we also speak to Saracens playmaker Owen Farrell and Clermont flyer David Strettle. The gang also analyse the pool draw for the...

Duration: 00:52:12


Saracens and Clermont set up euro showdown

4/27/2017
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Host Sarra Elgan is joined by Harlequins prop Adam Jones and resident rugby experts Austin Healey and Ben Kay to analyse the Champions Cup semi-finals that saw Saracens and Clermont Auvergne book their places in the Edinburgh finale. The British & Irish Lions and England squad announcements also come under the microscope and Austin and Ben also share their favourite tour memories. The team also reflect on the mixed fortunes for Gloucester and Bath in the Challenge Cup semi-finals and...

Duration: 00:31:35


Saracens set the Champions Cup standard

4/6/2017
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Host Sarra Elgan is joined by Bath wing Matt Banahan and resident rugby experts Lawrence Dallaglio and Austin Healey to reflect on all the action and drama from the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarter-finals. Saracens star Maro Itoje reflects on his season for club and country while the gang also preview the latest Aviva Premiership action and consider whether anyone has forced their way into the British & Irish Lions reckoning with their performance at the weekend.

Duration: 00:31:29


Crunch time in Champions Cup

3/30/2017
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Hosts Craig Doyle and Sarra Elgan are joined by Brian O'Driscoll and Lawrence Dallaglio to preview this weekend's Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarter-finals. Doyle also visits Leinster and Ali Eykyn drops in on Wasps ahead of their Dublin clash and we also hear from Toulon coach Mike Ford. Former England 7s star Ollie Phillips is also in the studio to promote the Rugby Players' Association's 'Lift The Weight' campaign to highlight the importance of mental health. The gang also debate...

Duration: 00:47:35


Ireland end England's winning run

3/23/2017
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Host Craig Doyle is joined by resident rugby experts Brian O'Driscoll and Austin Healey to reflect on the final round of the Six Nations and analyse Ireland's Grand Slam-busting victory over England in Dublin. England Women's Sarah Hunter and Amy Wilson-Hardy also drop by to talk about their Six Nations Grand Slam success and plans for the new Women's Super League. The team also discuss the new global calendar announced by World Rugby and preview the return of the Aviva Premiership.

Duration: 00:49:24


No-ruck rugby steals all the headlines

3/2/2017
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Host Martin Bayfield is joined by regular rugby experts Ben Kay and David Flatman to reflects on the latest Six Nations action including Italy's controversial approach to their clash with England at Twickenham. Sarra Elgan and Austin Healey also report from the Matt Hampson 2017 Six Nations Dinner where they speak to former internationals Craig Chalmers, Adam Jones and Bob Casey while Ali Eykyn reports from the latest England training camp in Oxford. The gang also review the latest Aviva...

Duration: 00:33:10


Stage set for Wales v England showdown

2/9/2017
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Former Scotland international Chris Paterson and England cricketer Jonny Bairstow join host Craig Doyle and resident rugby experts Austin Healey and Ben Kay to review the opening round of Six Nations action and look ahead to this weekend's clashes. Nick Mullins visits the England camp ahead of their showdown with Wales in Cardiff and the gang also preview the return of the Aviva Premiership.

Duration: 00:33:55


Six Nations Special

2/2/2017
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Hosts Craig Doyle and Martin Bayfield are joined by England and Harlequins flanker Chris Robshaw and regulars Lawrence Dallaglio and Ugo Monye to preview the opening round of action in this year's Six Nations. We also hear from Scotland fly-half Finn Russell, Italy head coach Conor O'Shea and England's Paul Gustard and Jamie George. There's also an update from England Sevens' James Rodwell and Phil Burgess and the gang also recap the latest Anglo-Welsh Cup action as the race hots up for...

Duration: 00:45:22


England stick with Hartley as captain

1/26/2017
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Host Martin Bayfield is joined by regulars Lawrence Dallaglio and Ugo Monye as well as Gloucester hooker Richard Hibbard to reflect on a dramatic final round of pool stage action in the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup. Ali Eykyn also reports from the launch of this year's Six Nations where Dylan Hartley was confirmed as England's captain and the team also preview the return of the Anglo-Welsh Cup this weekend.

Duration: 00:41:59


Who will make the Champions Cup quarter-finals?

1/19/2017
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Hosts Sarra Elgan and Martin Bayfield are joined by Saracens lock Jim Hamilton and resident rugby expert Ben Kay to reflect on the latest Champions Cup action and the battle for a place in the quarter-finals. We also hear from Glasgow Warriors head coach Gregor Townsend ahead of his side's crunch clash with Leicester and Ben Ryan following his appointment as a consultant for the Welsh Rugby Union. The gang also analyse the squads named by Wales and Scotland for the forthcoming Six Nations.

Duration: 00:32:54


Battle for European glory resume

1/12/2017
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Hosts Sarra Elgan and Craig Doyle are joined by Ulster's Ruan Pienaar, Bristol's Tom Varndell and resident rugby experts Austin Healey and Ben Kay to preview the latest Champions Cup and Challenge Cup action while top referee Wayne Barnes is also on hand to analyse some of the controversial decisions involving the new tackle Law directives recently issued by World Rugby.

Duration: 00:37:54


Axe falls on Tigers boss Cockerill

1/5/2017
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Host Martin Bayfield is joined by resident rugby experts Ben Kay and Ugo Monye to reflect on the latest Premiership action and the stunning departure of Leicester Tigers' director of rugby Richard Cockerill. Saracens and England lock George Kruis is also in the studio as he gears up for the Six Nations while England Sevens stars Phil Burgess, James Rodwell, Charlie Hayter and Callum Sirker ahead of the latest stop on the Sevens World Series.

Duration: 00:46:45


Rugby must do more to tackle concussion

12/29/2016
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The Rugby Tonight team are joined by Canada star Jamie Cudmore, Saracens forwards coach Alex Sanderson and female referee Clare Daniels to round up the biggest stories from the Aviva Premiership, including the ongoing debate over concussion and how World Rugby’s new tackle laws will affect the game.

Duration: 00:44:05


Saints avoid punishment over North head injury

12/22/2016
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Host Sarra Elgan is joined by resident rugby experts Ben Kay, Ugo Monye and David Flatman to reflect on the results of a review into Northampton Saints' handling of George North's latest head injury. Harlequins' Luke Wallace also drops by to help the team analyse the latest European clashes and ahead to a busy festive period packed with top-class Premiership clashes.

Duration: 00:41:08

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