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The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 14

Dave Parkinson is joined in the studio by Steve Manning. The pair discuss the recent results in League One, Championship and Super League. We hear from Kieron Purtill after Leigh’s late win over Halifax. Daryl Powell gives his thoughts after Castleford’s win at Warrington. There was a new World Record set at Warrington last week with Dave in attendance, he chatted to former Warrington, Wakefield and Leigh player Ian Knott and Dr Phil Cooper MBE. We look at the fixtures in the State of...


The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 13

Dave Parkinson hosts Episode 13 of The Final Hooter podcast. He talks about Denis Betts sacking at Widnes and the appointment of Francis Cummins. He looks at what happened in the Challenge Cup Quarter Finals, Super League, Championship and League One. We hear from Ian Smith about his experiences as a referee and Dave chats to Danny Sculthorpe about his work with State of Mind. He goes through some of the disciplinary punishments but time ran out before he could mention Tomkinsgate.


The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 12

Adrian Jackson is back with Dave Parkinson for this latest podcast. In this episode: We hear from Warrington Wolves boss Stve Price after his team’s comeback win over Hull. Chris Chester gives his verdict on Wakefield’s win at Widnes. We discuss the Championship Summer Bash in Blackpool as the Leigh and Toronto rivalry fanned up again. There are interviews with Mark Aston (Sheffield Eagles), Paul Rowley (Toronto Wolfpack) and Stuart Littler (Swinton Lions). We touch upon the goings...


The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 11

Dave Parkinson is joined by James Gordon for the latest Final Hooter podcast. The pair look back over the Magic Weekend and debate about its future format. They also chat about Kieron Purtill being handed the reigns at Leigh and Shaun Wane resigning at Wigan. We have interviews with Martin Aspinwall (Barrow) and Stuart Littler (Swinton) following the exciting 22-all draw which we covered as part of our Championship Live broadcasting via Facebook Live Audio. There is also just enough...


The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 10

Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson are joined in the studio by former match official Warren Turley who gives some interesting thoughts throughout the show. We look back on Round Six of the Challenge Cup, also touching base with the Championship and League One and have a whole host of interviews. Dave speaks to Leigh wing or fullback Jack Owens after that Salford cup win. Adrian catches up with Stefan Ratchford after the 66-10 win over Toronto. Phil Fearnley speaks to Toronto Chief...


The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 9

Dave Parkinson and Adrian Jacksin are back talking West Wales and York City Knights, reviewing all the results and looking forward to the next round of the Challenge Cup. They also briefly discuss Zak Hardaker and Toronto Wolfpack and reflect on a good attendance for Swinton Lions. We hear from Leeds Rhinos Jamie Jones Buchanan about a new documentary film featuring the club’s brilliant 2015 season courtesy of Leeds Rhinos TV and their media manager Phil Daly. We also hear from: Tom...


The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 8

In this episode of the Final Hooter podcast Adrian and Dave go through the latest happenings in the game and have a quick discussion about golden point. There is all the usual banter. We also hear from: London Broncos Head Coach Danny Ward after the Broncos win at Rochdale. Newly reappointed North Wales Crusaders boss Anthony Murray. Newcastle Thunder Head Coach Jason Payne. Warrington’s Steve Price after the Wolves sixth win on the bounce against Hull KR. Dewsbury Rams boss Neil...


The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 7 - Post Easter edition

Happy Easter Listeners! We hope you had a rugby league filled time. Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson return to review the action. Steve Manning catches up with Justin Holbrook following St Helens exciting Good Friday win over Wigan and Steve Price gives his thoughts on Warrington claiming bragging rights against Widnes. Adrian chats to Jon Wilkin after Saints extended their advantage at the top of the Super League ladder with a win over Widnes while we look at who had a good and...


The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 6

Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson are back with Episode 6 of our 2018 run. In this episode we hear from Jake Mamo following Huddersfield’s win at Widnes in the Betfred Super League. We also hear from Denis Betts about him leaving his role in the England set-up. Richard Marshall gives us the lowdown after Halifax defeated Leigh in the Betfred Championship and James chats with York City Knights boss James Ford after their close run win against Oldham in Betfred League One. The guys also...


The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 5

A lot has happened in RL since the boys gave us their last update. Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson host and we hear from Rhys Hanbury (Widnes), Steve Price (Warrington), Matt Diskin (Batley), Neil Kelly (Dewsbury), Paul Rowley (Toronto), John Duffy (Featherstone) and Kieron Purtill (Leigh) in this busy show that sees us reflect on possible Hearn involvement, England playing in Denver and Leigh’s coaching casualty amongst other things.


The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 4

Adrian and Dave return, Adrian battles through with a cold and has his first two rants of the season. Dave gives his opinion of Wigan and Hull playing each other 12000 miles from home. We hear from Batley Bulldogs boss Matt Diskin following his side’s 6-34 reversal at Leigh while Neil Jukes also gives us the Centurion perspective. From Round One we have audio from Richie Myler (Leeds) and Joe Mellor (Widnes) following good opening victories for both teams. The lads look at what has...


The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 3 - Championship & League One Launch

Adrian Jackson once more teams up with Dave Parkinson as the pair look forward to the Championship and League One seasons. We have ten interviews from the launch of both competitions performed by Dave, Adrian and James Gordon. Our hosts coin a few “tough” and “fantastic” sayings and create a new hashtag. Enjoy the show.


The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 2 - Super League Launch

“The Final Hooter” Love Rugby League podcast and regular Radio General show returns with Adrian Jackson and James Gordon. In this episode the guys chat Super League and we have plenty of audio from the season launch in Huddersfield. Steve Manning and Dave Parkinson also chip in with player and coaching interviews. Enjoy the listen.


The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 1 - Preseason

Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson return with a ring-rusty edition of the Final Hooter. Mainly concentrating this episode on Warrington and Widnes our pair discuss some of the pre-season going on and talk about where they think Widnes and Warrington will finish. We hear from Steve Price after Warrington’s 18-6 success over Salford at the weekend. Adrian chats to new halfback Tyrone Roberts and there is also an interview with former Warrington favourite Micky Higham who brought the...


The Final Hooter (2017) - World Cup Edition (Episode 6)

Dave Parkinson returns with the final podcast of the season. Here he looks at the World Cup Final for the men and women and goes over who won what domestically. Thanks once again for supporting the podcast in 2017. We will be back next year.


The Final Hooter (2017) - World Cup Edition (Episode 5)

Better late than never! Manflu struck our intrepid host Adrian Jackson so it’s just Dave Parkinson flying solo on this episode. Dave looks at the two semi-finals, looks ahead to the World Cup Final, looks back to 1995 when England were last in the final and runs through an update of what happened in the Women’s World Cup.


The Final Hooter (2017) - World Cup Edition (Episode 4)

Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson return with The Final Hooter. They give their thoughts on the World Cup, Tonga, New Zealand and Fiji and we hear from an emotional Fiji skipper.


The Final Hooter (2017) - World Cup Edition (Episode 3)

Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson return with an entertaining show to discuss the goings on at the World Cup. Find out a bit of World Cup history and Adrian’s obsession with a certain colour.


The Final Hooter (2017) - World Cup Edition (Episode 2)

Technical issues prevented us uploading last week’s edition of the podcast but now we have those sorted here are Adrian Jackson, Dave Parkinson and Liverpool Echo Rugby League correspondent John Lawless discussing the second round of matches and relevant stories from the World Cup. Will you get our quiz question? Take a listen.


Final Hooter World Cup 2017 - Episode 1

Dave Parkinson and Adrian Jackson return with The Final Hooter. For the next few weeks our pair have dusted off their RL show and adopted a World Cup theme. The Voice of Rugby League Ray French joins our pair to talk about the late, great Tom Van Vollenhoven and The World Cup. Adrian and Dave look at the results, fixtures and take a very quick look at the opening weekend of the 2018 Super League, the Magic Weekend and the Summer Bash.