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Episode 19 - Back From Army Bootcamp & Munster's Jean Kleyn Talks on his Journey from Ireland & South Africa

Tue, 05 Dec 2023
The lads are back from Bootcamp and reveal all about their Army experience in the trenches and flying Apache helicopters. We'll also be discussing the fallout from Owen Farrell’s decision to step away from international rugby for a period, looking at how Saracens struggled in his absence & discussing all of the Premiership & URC action. Plus, we’ll be having a chat with Munster’s World Cup-winning Springbok second-row Jean Kleyn about his incredible journey. So, settle back, enjoy, and make sure you’re subscribed on Spotify.

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Episode 18 - Christmas Comes Early with Mathieu Raynal, Who's Got The Best Tash, and Where Is Itoje Going?

Tue, 28 Nov 2023
Can Christmas come too early? The lads get stuck into some high-brow debates about the festive period, as well as analysing who has the best and worst Movember tash. We’re joined by everyone's favourite French ref and Goodey's mate, Matthieu Raynal to chat about the World Cup, making mistakes, and reffing Johnny Sexton and Owen Farrell. We'll also be analysing the latest in the Premiership & URC, including more pain for Bristol & Gloucester fans and a big Leinster/Munster clash at the Aviva, plus the lads chat about where Maro Itoje might be off to next.
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Episode 17 - Derby Days, Jim's Special Day, & Scotland Captain Jamie Ritchie

Tue, 21 Nov 2023
We’re joined this week by Scotland skipper Jamie Ritchie to chat about his World Cup campaign, his painful injury, who was tougher between Ireland and the Springboks, and what next for him personally and for Scotland. We’ll also be looking at some huge news in Sevens as Dupont and Hooper announce their switch for the Olympics, and we'll be dissecting all the action from derby weekend in the Premiership, talking about a massive win for Connacht in the URC, and wishing Jim a very belated happy birthday!

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Episode 16 - Ireland’s RWC Agony, Blood Boiling Decisions & Road to Redemption with Andrew Porter

Tue, 14 Nov 2023
It’s been a few weeks but the pain is still palpable - Ireland’s powerhouse prop Andrew Porter joins the lads to discuss the agony of another quarter final exit for the men in green, blood boiling officials' decisions and the arrival of a World Cup Winning Coach to Leinster.
Plus Big Jim returns from his short hiatus and Andy Rowe has some big news…
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Episode 15 - Most Capped - Ben Youngs On England's World Cup Campaign, Borthers, Eddie Jones, The Bunker & 127 Caps

Tue, 07 Nov 2023
With the World Cup done and dusted, we’ve called in England’s most capped men’s international of all time Ben Youngs to talk us through his RWC campaign. We get the inside track on England’s World Cup camp, their run to the bronze medal, as well as looking back on Youngsy’s incredible international career. We also chat about the bunker system and take a look at all the latest Premiership action. 

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