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The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 24

Adrian Jackson is joined by the returning Dave Parkinson for the pair's final Final Hooter of the season. Dave chats about Fiji, what he's missed and catches up with BARLA Lions Head coach Gary Hewer in addition to chats with Askam second row Tom Hopkins, Egremont livewire hooker Matty Henson and Thatto Heath hard man Andy Lea. Both also chat past and present with Huddersfield Giants Hall of Famer, Eorl Crabtree. We hope you've enjoyed the show over 2018 and we'll be back in the New Year.


The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 23

We hit the international season by reflecting on the game at Leigh, looking at the England and New Zealand squads. Dave Parkinson chats to BARLA Lions boss Gary Hewer after his side defeated Cumbria in his hometown, their first and final hit-out before touring Fiji. Drew Darbyshire caught up with Dominic Manfredi and John Bateman after Wigan won the Super League Grand Final against Warrington. Adrian Jackson spoke to boss Stuart Littler and centre Rhodri Lloyd after Swinton secured their...


The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 22

Dave Parkinson and Adrian Jackson discuss all the issues in RL and we hear from Adam Cuthbertson as he chats with Dave after Leeds Rhinos made it to the first Women's Super League Grand Final. Steve Manning chats to Shaun Wane after Wigan's defeat of Castleford Tigers. Adrian caught up with Warrington hero Tom Lineham and Mick Gledhill chatted to Bradford Bulls boss John Kear after their League One Play-off promotion final defeat of Workington Town.


The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 21

Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson return to talk rugby league. The pair look back on the events of the 2010 season and talk through some of the big stories in RL. This episode we hear from: Justin Holbrook after St Helens defeated Warrington 34-14 at the Halliwell Jones Stadium. Shaun Wane in conversation with Steve Manning after Wigan's 13-6 win at Huddersfield, setting up their final Super 8's game against Hull. Warrington player of the year Stefan Ratchford gives his thoughts on the...


The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 20

Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson guide you through the vintage year 2005 and talk about all the salient points. In this episode: Dave chats to newly appointed BARLA Touring captain Jamie Fields about the honour and the season at Hunslet Club Parkside. York City Knights forward Graeme Horne reflects on the defeat of Workington Town, his role at the club and life in League One. We hear from Kevin Sinfield and Jack Walker talks with Adrian after the important 16-6 Leeds win at...


The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 19 - Wembley Reflections

Episode 19 of the Final Hooter sees us concentrate on the big result from Wembley. Adrian Jackson and Steve Manning were hard at work getting interviews for the show while Dave Parkinson watched from home with drinks and munchies and praises the BBC's presentation of the final. Both Dave and Adrian look back at the 1945-46 season and reflect on the final, Wembley and the joy of winning. Adrian spills the beans on Wembley security protocols and we hear from Iestyn Harris, Steve Price, Steve...


The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 18

Adrian and Dave discuss goings on at Leigh, look back on the Challenge Cup Semi-finals, look at League One and London's defeat of Widnes. Mark Aston talks about Catalans making the Challenge Cup Final and remembers 1998 when the Sheffield Eagles produced a big shock against Wigan. Our pair look back at other things that happened in rugby league in 1998. Over the course of the show we also hear from Tony Gigot (Catalans), Ben Westwood (Warrington), Dane Chisholm (Bradford) and also...


The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 17

Dave Parkinson and Adrian Jackson guide you through the main talking points in the game from the last few days. There's lively banter between the pair and they look at the situation at Leigh, talk drop goals and reflect on the finishing positions of teams in Super League and at the top end of the Championship. We hear from Keiron Purtill after a traumatic week in charge at Leigh Centurions, Mark Aston chats Rugby League and gives some very interesting thoughts. We also hear from St...


The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 16

Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson host Love Rugby League's regular podcast. In this episode they reflect on Leeds appointment of Kevin Sinfield, the RFL selecting Ralph Rimmer as Chief Executive, look back at the 1979/80 season while we hear from Whitehaven boss Carl Forster, Hull KR's Chris Atkin, twelve months on from his move to Hull and Warrington's Josh Charnley. Dave put's his neck on the line with some early predictions on who will comprise the Qualifiers with two weeks of regular...


The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 15

Dave Parkinson and Adrian Jackson bring another banter filled episode of the Final Hooter to you. They chat Denver and all the happenings in Rugby League and also look back in time to the 1950-51 season.


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 time...


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 Kelly...


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.