The Rugby Pod
The Rugby Pod Episode 48 - Lions Roar With Price-Less Win!
Scrum half Ali Price joins us on the show this week to chat about the British & Irish Lions' win in the first Test and Big Jim can't wait to get him back to Edinburgh to celebrate! We discuss the emotion of being handed a starting jersey, facing Faf de Klerk, Warren Gatland's half-time team talk, toasting victory in the bubble, preparations for the second Test and much more. Plus, Jim and Goodey discuss all the TMO outrage and Rassie Erasmus' social media activity ahead of this weekend's second test. Listen to the full podcast over on Spotify: spoti.fi/3rCFDv5
Warren Gatland responds to Rassie Erasmus' controversial social media "Side Show" | Lions 2021
British and Irish Lions Head Coach Warren Gatland responds to Springbok Director Of Rugby, Rassie Erasmus' social media comments. Gatland also reflects on his second test selection and how the Lions need to approach Saturday's game. Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE to keep up to date with all the latest Rugby Pod content! Listen to The Rugby Pod HERE: https://spoti.fi/3xlkIyQ
Warren Gatland on the standout players in Lions' 22-17 victory over the Springboks | Lions 2021
British and Irish Lions Head Coach Warren Gatland reflects on his side's victory in the first test against the Springboks. Full of praise for The Lions' second half performance, Gatland also acknowledges how the loss will affect The Springboks going into the second test. Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE to keep up to date with all the latest Rugby Pod content! Listen to The Rugby Pod HERE: https://spoti.fi/3xlkIyQ
Alun Wyn Jones on his miraculous return form injury to face The Springboks | Lions 2021
British and Irish Lions Head Coach Warren Gatland and Tour Captain Alun Wyn Jones discuss his recovery from a dislocated shoulder which prematurely ended his Lions tour just 3 weeks ago. Gatland also speaks about his tough selection decisions for this week's squad to face the Springboks in the first test. Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE to keep up to date with all the latest Rugby Pod content! Listen to The Rugby Pod HERE: https://spoti.fi/3xlkIyQ
The Rugby Pod Episode 47 - Inside the Lions' Lair & Test Selection
The waiting is over and Test week is finally upon us as the British & Irish Lions get set to face the Springboks. Big Jim and Goodey name their starting XVs for the first Test and we go inside the Lions camp to chat to strength and conditioning coach and former Great Britain rugby league international Jon Clarke about how preparations have gone ahead of the Test series. We discuss life in the bubble, Alun Wyn Jones' miraculous recovery, Tom Curry's freakish athleticism, Louis Rees-Zammit's lid, working with Paul 'Bobby' Stridgeon, what it'll take to beat the Boks and much more... Listen to the full podcast over on Spotify: spoti.fi/3hNITRg
The Rugby Pod select their Lions XV to take on SA in the first test
With all warm-up games now completed, it's time to look ahead to the main event as The Lions take on South Africa in the first test this weekend. Big Jim and Goodey take a look at who they think will be in the starting XV as The Lions look to get off to a winning start in Cape Town. Listen to the full podcast over on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3hNITRg Subscribe to keep up to date with all the latest Rugby Pod content!
The Lions, the Springboks and the Epic Tour of 1997 - John Bentley Interview
We chatted with Lions legend John Bentley about the most iconic Lions Tour of all time. Bentos gives us a first-hand account of what really happened in 1997. To read the full story, visit the link below and get your hands on probably the greatest rugby book of all time: This Is Your Everest: The Lions, the Springboks and the Epic Tour of 1997 http://www.polarispublishing.com/book/this-is-your-everest Thanks to Polaris Publishing.
Warren Gatland on Rassie Erasmus' mind games and his performance as water boy | Lions 2021
British and Irish Lions Head Coach Warren Gatland and Matchday Captain Stuart Hogg answer questions on selection for this weekend's final warm up fixture against The Stormers, including Marcus Smith and Alun Wyn Jones' inclusions in the matchday 23. Warren also speaks about Rassie Erasmus' attempts to 'wind up' the Lions camp. Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE to keep up to date with all the latest Rugby Pod content! Listen to The Rugby Pod HERE: https://spoti.fi/3xlkIyQ
The Rugby Pod Episode 46 - It's Not Coming Home, But Maybe It Should Be!
Football may not be coming home but maybe rugby should be as we discuss whether the British & Irish Lions tour should be relocated to the UK given the issues in South Africa at the moment. We also chat about how Big Jim and Goodey would fare in a penalty shootout, Marcus Smith's Lions call-up ahead of Johnny Sexton, Alun Wyn Jones' Lazarus-esque recovery, the unofficial fourth Test against South Africa A and who is nailed on to be starting in the Tests. Plus, we look at England, Ireland and Wales' games from the weekend and England full-back Freddie Steward joins us to talk initiations, losing bets, life in the bubble, bringing the feelgood factor back and much more... Listen to the podcast over on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/688fPuwalKMzmMNTuhDL1S?si=df87842596574fce