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Attacking Scrum - Wales Rugby Podcast for Welsh Rugby fans

English, Sports, 8 seasons, 431 episodes, 3 days, 5 hours, 36 minutes
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The Attacking Scrum is the podcast for Welsh Rugby fans. From 6 Nations to Autumn Internationals, we give you the best reaction, opinion and banter. Every week we cover Wales rugby team, Ospreys, Scarlets, Cardiff Blues and Dragons plus all the latest welsh rugby results. If you're looking for rugby chat about Wales online, make sure you listen to The Attacking Scrum. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy (https://acast.com/privacy) for more information.
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Scarlets get a win and the tug of war for talent

Ged is joined by Paul Rees to look at why Welsh talent are aligning their futures to England. Plus a review of the URC weekend including a win for the Scarlets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/26/20241 hour, 7 minutes, 48 seconds
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Six Nations 2024: None from 4 for Wales

So it's come to a Wooden Spoon show down in Cardiff. Wales enter the final weekend with no wins whilst Italy smell blood after defeating Scotland. Sei Williams joins the pod to talk about Wales' woes and see if we can get our opening win on Super Saturday. Elsewhere, how good were England and will they back it up against France? What next for Scotland and will Ireland bounce back? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/12/20241 hour, 9 minutes, 38 seconds
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Concussion Special with Sam Peters

Player welfare has been talked about for so long. But are the rugby authorities just paying lip service? We chat to author Sam Peters about his new book Concussed: Sport's Uncomfortable Truth which gets to the bottom of the biggest issue in the game. If you want to support our man Dan Killick as he rides to Lyon for Head for Change you can do that here. https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/headforlyon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/15/202335 minutes, 12 seconds
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European Review and Wales Women Win again

A busy week as Ospreys run Saracens close. Cardiff and Scarlets both progress in the Challenge Cup, let's not talk about the Dragons. Elsewhere, the regions agreed a six year funding deal with the WRU. Plus the Wales Women make it two from two. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/4/20231 hour, 34 minutes, 52 seconds
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Paul Rees Special: EGM Fallout

Following the historic vote at the Welsh Rugby Union's EGM, Ged is joined by top journalist Paul Rees. They look at what impact the changes may have on the game. At community level, club level and in the women's game. Will the quest for financial growth endanger the community game? Does Nigel Walker now deserve some credit for pushing change through. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/28/202359 minutes, 9 seconds
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Six Nations Special: Wales get a win!

Ged and Murph look back at a weekend where Wales got their first victory of the Six Nations. Whilst England suffered a huge loss to France and Ireland overcame injury chaos to take one more step towards the Grand Slam. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/13/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 20 seconds
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Six Nations Special: Wales lose to England

The strike may have been called off but Wales had another poor day at the races, losing to England. Ged is joined by Murph and debutant Charlie Kinder to pick the bones out of another disappointing performance in the Six Nations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/27/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 19 seconds
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Six Nations Special: Wales crushed by Ireland

Wales' Six Nations campaign gets off to a howler of a start with a heavy defeat to Ireland. But is that the end of the 'Gatland Effect' or are we started to worry too soon. Elsewhere, Scotland got off to a flyer, so what changes should we make for the trip to Edinburgh. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/6/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 35 seconds
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Turkeys vote for Xmas...but not 75% of them

65% of Welsh clubs vote for an independent chairman, but this is 10% short of the 75% needed. Just how bonkers is Welsh rugby politics? Ged is joined by Steff Thomas to look at the state of the game in Wales and beyond. From concussions to player wages to the democratic mandate...or lack of it. Elsewhere, the Dragons pick up another win, whilst Cardiff, Scarlets and Ospreys all fail to get victories at home. Plus, we preview the Wales v New Zealand game next week. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/31/20221 hour, 6 minutes, 12 seconds
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Wales Squad reaction and wins for Cardiff and Dragons

Ged and Murph get stuck into the biggest stories from Welsh rugby this week. Rhys Priestland makes the Wales squad and serves up a vintage performance for Cardiff. Fellow call up Rio Dyer shone for the Dragons in their win over the Ospreys. But what is going wrong at the Scarlets? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/24/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 52 seconds
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Another Grim Weekend for the Regions

Wales Women beat Scotland in a nail biting opener. Cardiff edge out the Scarlets in Llanelli but Ospreys and Dragons don't have much to cheer away from home. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/10/202253 minutes, 22 seconds
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Another mixed bag

Ged is joined by Murph and top journalist Steffan Thomas to look back at the week in Welsh rugby. A superb win for the Ospreys, late despair for the Dragons and woe for Scarlets and Cardiff. What next for the regions though? With more financial uncertainty ahead, what is the WRU doing to fix the latest crisis? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/3/20221 hour, 16 minutes, 3 seconds
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Ospreys come out on top

Ged is joined by top journalist Steffan Thomas to look back at this week's rugby. A full bloodied West Wales derby sees the Ospreys beat the Scarlets. Whilst an improved Cardiff side slide to their 5th loss on the spin. Elsewhere the Dragons shot themselves in the foot again by losing to Zebre. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/2/202251 minutes, 7 seconds
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Welsh Derby Reaction

Ged and Murph look back at the Welsh derbies. Will Anscombe ever be the same again? How good is Rhys Webb still? The latest Dragons signing and Sam Lousi magic. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/25/202248 minutes, 11 seconds
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Is there a rot in Welsh rugby?

Ged's in a good mood as the Dragons have finally won a game. Top journalist Steffan Thomas joins him to look back at the weekend's action and get stuck into the biggest issues both on and off the pitch in Wales. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/19/202250 minutes, 29 seconds
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Six Nations Special: Wales run France close

Wales ran France close but should we be taking the positives or bemoaning the lack of chances? Elsewhere, England lost a man after 80 seconds and Ireland ran out winners in a thriller at Twickenham. Where does this leave Eddie Jones ahead of a clash with France. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/14/20221 hour, 9 minutes, 47 seconds
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Reasons to be Cheerful

After getting a tweet about how negative we were on last week's show, Ged and Dan make a promise to try and find the positives. After the Welsh teams were dumped out of Europe, they might have chosen a tough week to do it! We look back on Scarlets v Bristol, Sale v Ospreys as well as reviewing the Wales squad for the upcoming Six Nations. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/24/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 5 seconds
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Why Do Storms Have Names?

After the highs of the Autumn Nations Series, it's back to earth with a bump. Ged and Murph take a sideways look at this week's news from the world of Welsh rugby. Including eligibility law changes, the postponement of the Cardiff and Scarlets games and asking why do storms have names? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/29/20211 hour, 42 seconds
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Wales v Fiji Reaction plus Australia Preview

Wales get another win against a 14 man side but not before Fiji give them an almighty scare. But next week's opponents Australia didn't impress either. So where can the Welsh get the edge over the Wallabies? And where are Wayne Pivac's men, two years out from the Rugby World Cup. The Attacking Scrum is sponsored by So Coffee Trades. Get great quality coffee at www.socoffeetrades.co.uk Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/15/20211 hour, 9 minutes, 59 seconds
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British & Irish Lions Fall Out

The Lions lose the tightest of test matches to South Africa thanks to a Morne Steyn penalty....yes, again. Ged, Dan, Murph and Iestyn try to get to grips with the defeat to the Springboks. Where did it go wrong? Where is the Lions as a concept right now? Where is rugby as a whole? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/9/20211 hour, 22 minutes, 29 seconds
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Test Match Special: Lions lose in Cape Town

A pretty horrendous week for the British and Irish Lions. After a bizarre buildup things went from bad to worse on the pitch for Warren Gatland's men. Ged, Dan and Iestyn try to make some sense of it all and see where the Lions might be able to correct things before the decisive third test Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/2/20211 hour, 30 minutes, 1 second
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British and Irish Lions taste defeat against South Africa A

The Lions lose their first game on tour against a very strong South Africa A team. But how much did we learn? Which players will make Warren Gatland's team for the first Test Match? Elsewhere Alun Wyn Jones pulls off a miraculous recovery to join the squad and Jay-Z's Roc Nation confirm a partnership with the United Rugby Championship. Who saw that coming!? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/15/20211 hour, 16 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Lions beat The Lions

The British and Irish Lions tour is underway, as the tourists beat the Gauteng Lions comfortably. To find out what we learnt, Alan Dymock of Rugby World joined a (noticeably tipsy) Ged. They look at the front runners in the half backs, examine what trends we might expect to see and try to get to the bottom of what the Sigma/Golden/Gauteng/Emirates Lions are really called. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/5/202153 minutes, 44 seconds
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Who will be Wales captain after AWJ?

In this week's episode we consider life after AWJ, who will become Wales skipper when the great man retires? We also look back at the Heineken Champions Cup Final. And we look ahead to what Wayne Pivac might do with his squad this summer. A big thanks to our sponsors at So Coffee Trades, particularly in this week when Scott Otten the founder had to retire from rugby. Get you coffee here https://socoffeetrades.co.uk/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/24/202153 minutes, 35 seconds
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Never Ending Welsh Derbies and Lions Call Ups

After another round of Welsh derbies in the Rainbow Cup, Ged, Murph and Dan discuss what we've learnt. We also consider who should be taken on the Lions tour if injuries happen. We also have a think about who might feature for Wales against Canada and Argentina in the summer. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/17/202158 minutes, 19 seconds
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Do we have to talk about rugby?

Well, the Grand Slam was not to be. Wales lost at the last in a thrilling Six Nations clash in Paris. Ged, Dan and Murph get together to talk about but can't really face it! What next for the Welsh? Is this going to be the stepping stone to a new era or will there be lots of rebuilding to be done? Just how good a game of rugby was that? Could the Welsh have done anything differently? Are we all Scottish now? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/22/20211 hour, 7 minutes, 26 seconds
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Six Nations Special: Wales edge past Ireland

Well the Six Nations is underway and Wales got a win. But it was far from impressive, limping past a 14 man Ireland. Ged, Dan and Murph get stuck into your questions and look to find answers. As long as your answers include a strange story about Lady Di's funeral. Elsewhere Scotland blow England away at Twickenham and France get off to a flier in Rome. The Attacking Scrum podcast is sponsored by SO Coffee Trades, get your hands on some at https://socoffeetrades.co.uk/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/8/20211 hour, 17 minutes, 57 seconds
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Wales beat Italy thanks to Faletau class

Wales get a much needed win against Italy but it wasn't without its scares. Ged and Dan take your questions and try to find out if we're any closer to knowing who should play 9 and 10. Which players from outside the squad should get a look in? Who is likely to line up in the Welsh jersey when the Six Nations arrives. The Attacking Scrum podcast is sponsored by SO Coffee Trades, get your hands on some at https://socoffeetrades.co.uk/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/7/20201 hour, 9 minutes, 33 seconds
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Wales v England debrief

It's never fun when Wales lose to England but we're here to help you through it! What now for Wales? Are there reasons to be optimistic? Are we any clearer on who should play at 9? Are there more questions than answers? The Attacking Scrum podcast is sponsored by SO Coffee Trades, get your hands on some at https://socoffeetrades.co.uk/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/30/20201 hour, 15 minutes, 36 seconds
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Welsh Derby Reviews and is the Pro 16 coming?

Dan returns to join Ged and discuss the Welsh derbies. Which players stood out? What can we expect from Dragons and Scarlets in the European Challenge Cup quarter finals? Does Steff Evans deserve a recall for Wales and what next for the Springboks and South African rugby? The Attacking Scrum podcast is sponsored by SO Coffee Trades, get your hands on some at https://socoffeetrades.co.uk/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/31/20201 hour, 11 minutes, 52 seconds
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Should Ant and Dec replace John Inverdale?

There may have been no rugby in Wales but it's been an eventful week nonetheless. Ged is joined by Iestyn George to talk about the prospect of the Lions touring South Africa and making a new documentary to accompany it. Elsewhere, could Jamie Roberts be joining the Dragons? Also, can we expect Six Nations rugby to stay free to air, can't we sacrifice Wimbledon or Ant and Dec instead? The Attacking Scrum podcast is sponsored by SO Coffee Trades, get your hands on some at https://socoffeetrades.co.uk/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/20/20201 hour, 21 minutes, 31 seconds
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What will Post-Covid Rugby Look Like?

Ged is joined by The Guardian's Paul Rees to see what rugby in a post-COVID19 world might look like. Will a global calendar get off the ground? Could a British & Irish League happen? Will we even see any crowds at rugby this year? Paul helps us look at all of this and much more too. The Attacking Scrum podcast is sponsored by SO Coffee Trades, get your hands on some at https://socoffeetrades.co.uk/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/13/202048 minutes, 50 seconds
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British & Irish Lions Dream XV

Is it ever too early to start talking about the Lions? This week Ged is joined by rugby writer Craig Muncey to chat about his British & Irish themed Dream XV. Picked from the players he's seen in his lifetime, spanning the tours of 1983 to 2017. The Attacking Scrum podcast is sponsored by SO Coffee Trades, get your hands on some at https://socoffeetrades.co.uk/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/29/20201 hour, 13 minutes, 12 seconds
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European Rugby Special - Blues into final but game over for Scarlets

An amazing weekend for Cardiff Blues as they book their place in the final! Ged and Dan head to Dublin for Champions Cup semi final and although it wasn't to be for Scarlets, we experience an amazing atmosphere and bump into cult hero Martyn Madden. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/23/201854 minutes, 17 seconds
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Wales v Australia Special - Part Two

Wales 21 v 29 Australia. Not the result that Wales were looking for but definitely some positives. Some more attacking rugby at last. Was this a one-off or can we expect to see more of the same as the Autumn Internationals progress? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/13/201747 minutes, 29 seconds
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Wales v Australia Special - Part One

As Wales take on Australia in Cardiff, Ged heads behind the scenes to watch the game via media zone. This episode is his matchday experience including press conference with Alun Wyn Jones and Warren Gatland. Also featuring interviews with Peter Jackson of The Rugby Paper, Illtud Dafydd of The Rugby Conversation. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/13/201734 minutes, 11 seconds
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Coaches Special and Wales v Australia preview

Ahead of Autumn Internations, we look at the coaches in Welsh pro rugby. How are they faring? Who is going well and who needs better results? Will Steve Tandy last the season? What to expect from Warren Gatland as Wales boss for next two years. We also preview Wales v Australia as we pick our side for the first game of the series. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/6/20171 hour, 8 minutes, 1 second
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Shock Wales call ups, Derby fall outs and young talent sign ups.

Another jam-packed week for Welsh rugby news. Gatland’s surprise squad for Autumn Internationals. Derby games in Pro 14. Training games between England and Wales! Plus there’s transfer news with George North linked with a move back to Wales and a host of young Welsh talent committing their futures to the regions.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/30/20171 hour, 29 minutes, 2 seconds
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Ospreys come close. Wales squad preview and will we see Webb again?

Rhys Webb’s rugby future with Wales. Some Epic European battles and some amazing results. Choosing our Wales squad. Previewing the derbies. Plus a chat with Dan Biggar thanks to Nick Heath at Pundit Arena.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/23/20171 hour, 29 minutes, 2 seconds
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Is European Rugby killing itself?

European rugby is back, but is it actually growing the game? Is EPRC doing enough to promote the game or are they just sat counting the cash? Meanwhile, on the pitch their was mixed fortunes for Welsh sides. Scarlets narrowly missed out on a famous win in Toulon. Ospreys couldn't quite find enough to put away Clermont. While Cardiff Blues were the only side to win, the Dragons missing out in Newcastle. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/15/20171 hour, 18 minutes, 55 seconds
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Gatland's Law v3.0 plus derby reviews

Rhys Webb is off to Toulon. Is there about to be a change to 'Gatland's Law' and will it make a difference? Elsewhere, Cardiff Blues wonderkid Seb Davies is linked to Scarlets. Ged and Dan also review the Welsh derbies and who made Team of the Week. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/9/20171 hour, 6 minutes
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Danny Wilson's departure and Dragons win in the rain.

In Part Two we look at the fortunes of Dragons and Cardiff Blues. Dragons recorded their second home win as they beat Southern Kings in the rain. Blues however, were on the end of a heavy defeat to Munster. They also lost their coach as Danny Wilson confirmed he would leave at the end of the season.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/2/201755 minutes
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Ospreys bitten by Lions and Cheetahs. Scarlets continue to light up Pro 14

Where do the Ospreys go next? A big loss away to Cheetahs and their hooker gets bitten by a Lion! Ged is joined by friend of the show Iestyn George to discuss what next for the Swansea based side. They also look at Scarlets who just got passed Connacht but dazzled with some tries in the process. Plus there's the Team of the Week. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/2/201752 minutes, 30 seconds
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Was O'Brien right? The worst Ospreys performance ever?

Was Sean O’Brien right to criticize the Lions coaching team? Ged and Dan discuss the Irish flanker’s controversial comments. Plus a sensational win for Scarlets and a last gasp win in the rain for Cardiff Blues. Elsewhere Dragons were soundly beaten in Belfast and Ospreys put in one of the worst performances in their history.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/25/20171 hour, 15 minutes, 8 seconds
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The Re-Birth of London Welsh

In this special episode Ged and Dan head to Old Deer Park, home of London Welsh RFC for their first home game of the season. After a tumultuous couple of years we catch up with some of the figures who've helped to keep the club alive. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/21/201729 minutes, 19 seconds
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Dragons lead the way...

Week 3 in Guinness Pro 14 and there’s more interesting results. Dragons are the only Welsh region to get a win. Scarlets continue to impress but come up short in an epic battle with Ulster. Tough night for Cardiff Blues who missed a last minute penalty to beat Glasgow. Ospreys meanwhile are struggling, losing at home to Munster and incurring the wrath of Steve Tandy. Reaction to all this plus the latest transfer rumours and news from Wales.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/18/20171 hour, 11 minutes, 32 seconds
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Biggar leaves Ospreys, Scarlets shine in the rain, tough times for the rest.

Week 2 of Guinness Pro 14 is done and dusted and the boys look back at mixed results for Welsh teams. Cardiff Blues, Dragons and Ospreys all suffered defeats on the road but Scarlets played electrifying rugby in the pouring rain. Plus, with Dan Biggar leaving Wales next year, what does this mean for him, for Gatland’s Law and for Ospreys? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/11/20171 hour, 15 minutes, 29 seconds
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Scarlets on Fire, Blues look dire.

Ged and Dan look back on the first weekend of results from Pro 14. An irresistible win for the Scarlets in Llanelli as Leigh Halfpenny made his debut. But a less than sparkling win for Ospreys in Swansea who edged passed Zebre. Meanwhile the Cardiff Blues were comprehensively beaten in the capital and Dragons showed some promise but were out-gunned by Leinster in Newport. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/4/20171 hour, 27 seconds
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Scarlets Season Preview 2017/18

After playing some scintillating rugby last year and clocking up the results to win Pro 12, can Scarlets defend their crown? Now with Leigh Halfpenny in the ranks, the West Wales region will be hoping to take more silverware back to Llanelli. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/1/201737 minutes, 29 seconds
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Ospreys Season Preview

After a horrible results to end 2016/17, the boys look at what this year will hold for Ospreys. Is Steve Tandy under pressure or can he get the best out of his stars such as Tipuric, Alun Wyn Jones, Biggar and Giles? What next for Dan Lydiate? Can he reinvent himself as a ball playing rugby player? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/31/201739 minutes, 29 seconds
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Dragons Season Preview 2017/18

New coach, new kit, new ownership, new name. Is this going to be a new era for Dragons? Ged and Dan examine whether results will improve under Bernard Jackman. Whether the style of rugby will get better and whether fans from across Gwent will start flocking back to Rodney Parade. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/30/201728 minutes, 19 seconds
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Cardiff Blues preview 2017/18

After a fitful season last time out Ged and Dan ask whether Cardiff Blues will go better this year? Can they turn Cardiff Arms Park into a fortress? Is there enough depth in the front five? Can the youngsters make a difference? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/29/201730 minutes, 43 seconds
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Pro 14 Preview 1: The New Look Guinness Pro 14

A new rugby season is ahead and Ged and Dan are back to give their take on the new look league. The first of five-part preview, the boys give their opinion on the new teams, the long-term future of the league and who to look out for. A new podcast will be out every day ahead of the new season previewing Cardiff Blues, Dragons, Ospreys and Scarlets.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/27/201744 minutes, 21 seconds
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New Rugby Season Special - Bernard Jackman Dragons

With a new season around the corner, Ged headed to Ystrad Mynach to catch up with Dragons' new Head Coach Bernard Jackman. What can Dragons fans expect this year? Will results improve? What kind of rugby will they play and who will be the stand out players? #DragonsRugby #Wales Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/21/201734 minutes, 26 seconds
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Lions Test Match Special: Third Test Review

#LionsNZ2017 #NZLvBIL After an epic drawn series Ged and Oli review the action.What this means for the future of the Lions. Who shone for the tourists. Was this the best Tour of the professional era? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/9/201747 minutes, 28 seconds
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Lions Test Match Special: 3rd Test preview and team news

#Rugby #LionsNZ2017 #NZLvBIL – The team news is out and there are no changes! Still the crucial 3rd Test is around the corner so Ged and Iestyn look ahead to the game. After the amazing result for the British and Irish Lions in Wellington can they back it in Auckland. Plus there’s the usual musings about Lions tours gone by. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/6/201751 minutes, 32 seconds
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Lions Test Match Special: New Zealand 21 v 24 British and Irish Lions

#Lions2017NZ #NZLvBIL What a weekend and what a win for British and Irish Lions as they beat New Zealand in a rain-soaked Wellington. Ged and Dan relive the highs of Faletau and Murray’s tries, the tension of the last 20 minutes and sheer relief of getting the win. Have a listen and relive one of the great Tests of our time. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/3/201743 minutes, 38 seconds
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Lions Test Match Special: 2nd Test Team Reaction

Sexton in, Warburton in, Itoje in – Gatland rings a few changes for the second Test versus New Zealand. Ged chats to Murph about how he thinks the change in personnel will affect the game. Is AWJ lucky to be there or will he come good? Can British and Irish Lions really topple the mighty All Blacks? #LionsNZ2017 #NZLvBIL Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/29/201735 minutes, 4 seconds
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Lions Test Match Special: BOD causes outrage with Cory Hill comments

Was Brian O’Driscoll right to say he didn’t know who Cory Hill was? Ged and Dan discuss the latest row around the ‘geography six’. They also look back at the thrilling 31-31 draw between Hurricanes and Lions. The lads also pick their 23 man squads for Saturday’s crucial 2nd Test against New Zealand. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/29/201752 minutes, 10 seconds
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Lions Test Match Special: Review of 1st Test between NZ and British and Irish Lions

After an amazing game of rugby between All Blacks and British and Irish Lions, the boys see where the Test was won and lost. Who shone? Who didn’t? What changes should be made for the 2nd Test in Wellington? Just how sublime was THAT try? Liam Williams take a bow. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/26/201739 minutes, 2 seconds
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Lions Test Match Special: Reaction to New Zealand side feat @DrivingMaul

As the All Blacks side is announced, Ged catches up with Paul (@DrivingMaul) to dissect the New Zealand team. Where can British and Irish Lions try to target? Will the tourists be able to control New Zealand’s running rugby. Will the Lions be too powerful? #LionsNZ2017 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/22/201726 minutes, 46 seconds
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Lions Test Match Special: The British and Irish Lions team to play New Zealand

Liam Williams at Full Back! Ged and Dan get overly excited about the Lions team to take on the All Blacks in the first test. Could this mean some counter attacking from the tourists? Alun Wyn Jones starts his third Test series and Peter O’Mahoney skippers while Sam Warburton has to make do with a spot on the bench. #LionsNZ2017 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/22/201741 minutes, 47 seconds
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Wales Rugby Tour Special: Samoa v Wales Preview

Wales beat Tonga with a good result but failed to excite anyone. Can they put on a better performance against Samoa? Wales have a depleted side with injuries and Lions tourists but will be looking to put on a better game of rugby than witnessed in Auckland the week before. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/22/201718 minutes, 2 seconds
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Lions Tour Special: Shock call ups and the battering of NZ Maori

What a weekend. Gatland calls up 6 new players including 4 Welsh fringe players. Ged and Dan look at whether Gats has cheapened the jersey by picking on geography not merit. They also look back at the brilliant British & Irish Lions result against Maori All Blacks and see what it’ll mean in the grand scheme of the Test series. Plus a look ahead to the game against Chiefs. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/19/201747 minutes, 10 seconds
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Wales Tour Special: Preview of Tonga v Wales in Auckland

With the Wales team announced, the boys analyse the selection. Is there enough experience? Should Keelan Giles be there? Plus some transfer news involving Leigh Halfpenny. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/15/201731 minutes, 41 seconds
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Lions Tour Special: Highlanders reaction and NZ Maori preview

Another narrow loss for British and Irish Lions, this time to Highlanders in Dunedin. Ged and Dan assess whether results are important or is it the performance that counts? The boys also look at which players have advanced their claims for the test side and those destined for midweek games. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/15/201743 minutes, 5 seconds
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Mighty Lions beat Crusaders in Christchurch - Tour's back on!

Ged and Dan react to the British and Irish Lions win over Crusaders in Canterbury. How much can we read into the result of this rugby game? Was this game almost at Test match intensity? Are the Lions going to be able to rectify their lack of tries? Plus a look ahead to the game against Highlanders in Dunedin. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/12/201741 minutes, 31 seconds
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Free flowing rugby and free flowing beer - Iestyn George's Lions memories

Another in our series of 'Lions Memories' series. This week, sport and music journalist Iestyn George chats to Ged about the ups and downs of being a Lions fan. The beautiful rugby of Carwyn James' Lions through to what we can expect from Warren Gatland's 2017 vintage. Grab yourself a 'Scottish Pimms' and enjoy. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/9/201738 minutes, 14 seconds
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Lions lose to Blues in Auckland – What did we learn about the pack?

In a rainy Auckland, British and Irish Lions lost their tour game to an exciting Blues side. In part one, the boys look at the Lions pack. Did Lawes and Itoje advance their Test claims? How did the scrum perform? Will it be enough to have a strong set piece for Lions to defeat New Zealand? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/8/201725 minutes, 40 seconds
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Lions backs fail to fire in Auckland

The post mortem into British and Irish Lions loss to Blues in Auckland continues. In this part Ged and Dan look at the backs. Is Jonny Sexton playing his way out of the test team? Will Lions backs get better over time? Does Rob ‘Rugby Chaos’ Howley have something else up his sleeve? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/8/201731 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bonus Chat with Dragons hooker Elliot Dee

Dragons hooker and rising star of Welsh rugby Elliot Dee caught up with Ged to chat Lions, Wales ambitions and sharing a dressing room with Gavin Henson next year. Big thanks to Elliot for taking time out of his holiday while recovering from another ankle op. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/8/201714 minutes, 43 seconds
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Reaction to British and Irish Lions team to play NZ Provincial Barbarians.

Just as we finished recording Warren Gatland named his British and Irish Lions team to face NZ Provincial Barbarians. So as a bonus this week, Ged caught up with the Mighty Murph to get his thoughts on the team announcement. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/1/201722 minutes, 43 seconds
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Scarlets bring home the title/Lions land in NZ

What a win for Scarlets! The boys dissect the momentous victory for the men from Llanelli as the bring home the Guinness Pro 12 title. Secondly, Ged is joined to discuss British and Irish Lions first game by top Telegraph rugby journalist Charlie Morgan. They discuss where the result we be decided, which players to look out for and react to Clive Woodward’s 5Live Rugby interview. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/1/201757 minutes, 2 seconds
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Charlie Morgan - Lions Memories

Telegraph rugby journalist Charlie Morgan joins Ged to talk through the ups and downs of being a fan of British and Irish Lions. From earliest recollections to covering the tour professionally, Charlie shares his Lions memories with us on the eve of the tour to New Zealand. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/1/201739 minutes, 12 seconds
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Can Scarlets win Guinness Pro 12 title?

Ged and Dan preview the final of Guinness Pro 12. As Scarlets head to Dublin to take on Munster, we look at where the game will be won and lost. Will Munster be able to strangle the game or will Scarlets free-flowing rugby bring the Pro 12 trophy to Llanelli? Plus call ups for Aaron Shingler and Phil Dollman to Wales tour squad and more messing around in Principality Premiership. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/25/201745 minutes, 31 seconds
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More Lions Rugby Memories: Late Night with Kurtley Beale

As British and Irish Lions tour gets closer, another look back at favourite Lions memories. Pod debutant Greg talks about his experience of going viral during 2013 tour. His picture with Kurtley Beale late night in Melbourne ahead of the second test was picked up by the papers and caused a storm. His brother Oli has much more fond memories, mainly of the rugby! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/25/201742 minutes, 18 seconds
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The best win by a Welsh region ever?

Was Scarlets win the best win by a Welsh team in the pro era? As the men from West Wales defeat Leinster in Dublin, we examine just how good the performance was. How much credit should go to Wayne Pivac and Stephen Jones? Just how good was James Davies? Plus a look at defeats for Ospreys and Cardiff Blues. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/22/201741 minutes, 39 seconds
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Pro 12 Semi Final Preview

It’s crunch time for the Welsh regions as we reach semi-finals of Guinness Pro 12. Ospreys travel to Munster, while Scarlets take on Leinster in Dublin. Will the teams be able to grab the wins away from Wales? Elsewhere the boys disagree on James King v Dan Baker debate and look at why Stephen Jones isn’t touring with the national team as coach. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/18/201744 minutes, 21 seconds
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How to build the most successful team ever

As Saracens lift the European Cup, we look at how far away from this standard the Welsh pro sides are. How do Scarlets, Ospreys, Cardiff Blues and Dragons stack up both on and off the rugby pitch? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/18/201759 minutes, 38 seconds
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Was this the Busiest Newsweek in Wales ever?

The exciting Wales squad to play RGC, Tonga and Samoa was announced. Jamie Roberts is the skipper but why no James Davies? Also World Rugby are to lengthen the residency period to 5 years. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/11/201759 minutes, 38 seconds
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WRU take over the regions

Newport RFC vote for WRU takeover of the Dragons. WRU make inroads into assuming control over Cardiff Blues. The boys also look back over Scarlets massive win over Ospreys. A pretty dull affair in Caerphilly between Dragons and Cardiff Blues. Do you really care who wins European Rugby Champions Cup? Do you know who is even in the Challenge Cup? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/11/201757 minutes, 39 seconds
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Best Ever British and Irish Lions Memories - Part 1

With Lions fever fast approaching the boys chose their favourite memories as fans of British and Irish Lions. The greatest rugby moments. Scott Gibbs with his massive hits, singing Wonderwall as the Lions beat Australia and drinking at breakfast. Wales, Scotland, Ireland and England coming together, what Lions rugby is all about. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/4/201742 minutes, 8 seconds
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Guinness Pro 12 last week preview - Latest news, previews and reviews from Welsh Rugby

Previews to final regular round of Guinness Pro 12 season. Scarlets play Ospreys in Llanelli ahead of the play-offs. Newport Gwent Dragons take on Cardiff Blues in Caerphilly for bragging rights in East Wales. Plus which players are coming into form ahead of British and Irish Lions Tour? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/4/201752 minutes, 4 seconds
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Selecting Wales' backs for Tonga and Samoa

With the forwards picked it’s time to chose which backs will make Wales’ summer tour. Ged and Dan discuss the merits of giving Jamie Roberts a summer off, keeping Alex Cuthbert in the team and discovering just how good a rugby player Keelan Giles is. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/27/201743 minutes
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Who should make the Wales squad? - Forwards

This week Ged and Dan swap British Lions selection for Wales selection. They also swap the studio for the kitchen. In part one the boys select the forwards they'd take on WRU's tour of South Pacific. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/27/201750 minutes, 44 seconds
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Judgement Day Review

How good were Cardiff Blues or were the Ospreys just that poor? Reaction to Newport Gwent Dragons v Scarlets. Is Judgement Day a good thing for Pro 12 rugby. We look at which players will make the Wales summer tour while the first string are off with Lions? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/20/201742 minutes, 8 seconds
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Lions Squad Announcement

One of the greatest days in rugby, Lions squad announcement. Ged, Dan and Daf are joined by Oli to discuss Warren Gatland’s squad. Is Launchbury unlucky? Should there be more Scotland players on the tour? Plus we look ahead to British and Irish Lions tour itself.#LionsNZ2017 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/20/201756 minutes, 1 second
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Lions Selection - The Backs

Time to pick our backs for British & Irish Lions. Greig Laidlaw or Danny Care? Stuart Hogg or Christian Wade? George Ford or er….Jimmy Gopperth? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/13/201749 minutes, 16 seconds
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Judgement Day Preview

Heads Up – The boys look ahead to Judgement Day in Cardiff as Blues take on Ospreys and Newport Gwent Dragons face Scarlets. They also look at Nigel Owens making the headlines, Shane Williams’ comeback and Mike Phillips’ retirement announcement. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/13/201758 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 27 Pt 1 - Lions Selection Special

The Lions embargo is lifted as Ged and Dan pick their forwards for the British and Irish Lions Tour. Some tough calls to make and inevitably some big players will miss out. Plenty of debate but will the boys be able to agree on their pack? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/6/201752 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 27 Pt 2 - Heads Up

Heads Up – The lads review the disappointing end to Cardiff Blues and Ospreys European campaigns. Mighty Murph picks up where the sides should be recruiting over the summer. Should the Welsh Rugby Union oppose the plans to shorten the Six Nations? Plus they preview the weekend’s games with Scarlets, Newport Gwent Dragons, Ospreys and Cardiff Blues all in action. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/6/201743 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 26 Pt 1 - Dragons Takeover Special

In the wake of the proposed WRU takeover of Newport Gwent Dragons, the boys look at what it will mean. How will it affect Newport RFC? Is it the only option for the Dragons? What does it mean for the long term future of regional rugby in Wales? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/30/201751 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 26 Pt 2 - Heads Up

With Article 50 triggered this week, Ged, Dan and Daf look ahead to the QF’s of European Challenge Cup (aka Parker Pen) – arguably one of the finest things to come out of Europe. There’s also some Lions chat including how Scott Andrews could end up being a British and Irish Lion. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/30/201752 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 25 Pt 1 - Keep on Scrummin' - Six Nations Review

Following France’s last gasp (give or take 20 minutes) win, The Attacking Scrum reviews Wales’ Six Nations campaign. Ged and Dan are joined by Gareth Vaughan Jones for his second cap plus Dafydd makes his debut. Plus the Mighty Murph fills us in on his take of the tournament. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/23/201749 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 25 Pt 2 - Heads Up

The lads look at a week that has seen Newport Gwent Dragons get taken over by WRU and examine what it means for rugby ownership as a whole. We also look at whether Eddie Jones needs to keep quiet about Lions captaincy. There’s a return to previews for Guinness Pro 12 action too. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/23/201736 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 24 Pt 2 - Six Nations Final Week Preview

It’s the last weekend of Six Nations and Wales are away to France. Can the Welshmen finish on a high against the French? How much credit is due to Howley? Is it more important that Wales get a good seeding or is it more fun that England squander a Grand Slam? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/16/201750 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 24 Pt 1 - Irish Eyes aren't smiling

After Wales’ victory over Ireland, the lads are trying to judge how excited we should get. We also chat to The Mighty Murph about his view on the game (along with his Cheltenham bets.) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/16/201737 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 23 Pt 1 - Living without the Lions?

Fronting Up: The boys lift the ‘Lions embargo’ to chat about which players have suffered as a result of Wales’ poor form. Have any Welsh rugby players flourished? Who might sneak on the plane? Has Gatland damaged British & Irish Lions by abandoning Wales? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/9/201739 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 23 Pt 2 - Heads Up

Heads Up: Ahead of Six Nations game between Wales v Ireland the boys look at Howley’s team selection (AUTOFILL). We also catch up with the Mighty Murph, for the latest rugby betting angle on the game. Finally, Ged and Dan make their predictions. One presenter is optimistic, one isn’t; can you guess which is which? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/9/201752 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 22 Pt 1 - Kickgate

Fronting Up: It may be St David’s Day but the boys are still reeling from Wales’ loss away to Scotland. This episode is the fall out from the Edinburgh defeat. Just why are Wales so blunt in attack? Why don’t they turn up for 80 minutes? And then there’s ‘Kickgate.’ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/2/201744 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 22 Pt 2 - Heads Up

Heads Up: Reaction to the Dragons being taken over by WRU. Plus loads of preview ahead of the big games for Scarlets, Ospreys, Dragons and Blues. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/2/201732 minutes, 33 seconds
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Episode 21 Pt 1 - The Great American Dream

Fronting Up: Does the answer for the Pro 12’s problems really lie in USA? Ged and Dan chat about whether expanding the Pro 12 across the Atlantic could make a change for better. Could Germany and Georgia provide a realistic solution? Or does it all smack of desperation? Toronto v Treviso anyone? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/23/201734 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 21 Pt 2 - Scotland v Wales preview

Heads Up: It’s Scotland v Wales in Six Nations so the boys analyse Rob Howley’s team selection. The Mighty Murph gives his take on the team. Also, Ged and Dan dissect where the game will be won and lost. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/23/201750 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 20 Pt 1 - Where are we now?

Following Wales’ defeat to England, Ged and Dan take on a bit of soul searching by examining how far we’ve come (or not) under Rob Howley. Are we playing more exciting rugby or was the England game ‘Warrenball’ in drag? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/16/201753 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 20 Pt 2 - Heads Up

We preview the games for Ospreys, Scarlets, Dragons and Blues as well as catching up with the latest transfer news for all the sides. Also, what is the latest news with the Dragons’ pitch? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/16/201734 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 19 Pt 2 - Wales v England 6N preview

It’s Six Nations preview time and it’s time for Wales v England. Ged, Dan and Oli look at where the game will be won and lost. They also relieve their favourite memories of the fixture and the Mighty Murph lets us know what he’s noticed from the world of rugby. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/10/201751 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 19 Pt 1 - The Perfect Ten

What makes the perfect fly half? Is there room for a kicking 10 in today’s game where you need to score tries. Ahead of Six Nations game between Wales and England are the Welsh equipped to pick Sam Davies over Dan Biggar? Who is the best player to ever wear the 10 shirt? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/10/201731 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 18 Pt 2 - Heads Up

This week Ged and Dan look ahead to Wales’ opening fixture of Six Nations against Italy. They also look back at an embarrassing loss in Rome some ten years ago. Friend of the show ‘The Mighty Murph’ makes his first appearance to let us know what’s on his mind. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/2/201739 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 18 Pt 1 - Six Nations Preview

It’s Six Nations time and the boys preview the tournament by making 6 bold (or not so bold) predictions. They also chat about the players they fear from the other teams and which players they should be targeting. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/2/201747 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 17 Pt 1 - National dreams and capture teams

Ged and Dan chat about eligibility over a few pints. How do you determine who should be eligible for national teams? Is it born and bred or All Black then red? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/27/201732 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 17 Pt 2 - Heads Up

The sad demise of London Welsh as a professional side dominates proceedings. After which Ged and Dan look ahead to 6N, look back at the last of European pool stages and try to find out why Eddie Jones is sporting a black eye. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/27/201745 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 16 Pt 1 - Reasons to be Cheerful?

We wanted changes and Rob Howley has delivered them with an exciting squad. Are there reasons for us to be cheerful or will it be same old, same old? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/19/201733 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 16 Pt 2 - Heads Up

Ged and Dan look back at the Scarlets’ heartbreaking draw against Saracens. They discuss the latest of Cubby Boi’s antics and pick their 23’s to face Italy for the first game of Six Nations. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/19/201735 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 15 Pt 1 - Oh Captain, My Captain

Just how important is a captain? With AWJ set to take over as Wales’ skipper in 6N, we look back at Warburton’s reign as captain. We also debate whether it’s the right decision and whether Warburton will make the team. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/12/201732 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 15 - Part Two - Heads Up

Ged and Dan are joined by Wasps fan Oli who gives the inside line on Thomas Young and the job Dai Young has done at the club. We look at how the new law directives have affected rugby after another weekend of cards. Plus the usual transfer news and round up. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/12/201743 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 14 Pt 2 - Heads up

After the Xmas break, Ged and Dan look at the five players to watch in 2017, lament about the lack of an A-Team game, catch up on the latest transfer news and as always, pick a player the #WishHeWasWelsh Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/5/201741 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 14 Pt 1 - Soft in the Middle

This week top rugby journalist Paul Rees from The Guardian caught up with Ged to discuss the latest law changes around dangerous tackles. Ged and Dan then decide whether the game is going soft or it’ll just take time for the changes to have a positive impact. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/5/201730 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 13 - John Taylor - Fronting Up Special

Lions and Wales legend joins Ged to talk about his remarkable career. From his match-winning conversion at Murrayfield in 1971 to refusing to tour South Africa with the Lions. We also talk about the incredible moments he called as lead RWC commentator for ITV. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/28/201649 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 12 Pt 2 - Xmas Derby Preview

The true meaning of Christmas…Welsh derbies. Ged and Dan preview Blues v Dragons and a mouth-watering Ospreys v Scarlets clash. Plus news, rumours, nonsense and curry! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/22/201646 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 12 Pt 1 - Throwing the book at them

Player welfare, refereeing and inconsistent bans. Is the disciplinary code making the game boring? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/22/201625 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 11 - Christmas Report

Ged and Dan assess how the regions have gone in 2016 and what is on their Christmas lists. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/12/201643 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 10 Pt 2 - Heads up

Ged and Dan look at this week’s news including Six Nations bonus points, James Hook returning to the Ospreys and who will make the top eight for the Premiership. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/6/201632 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 10 Pt 1 - Banging heads together

In the wake of George North's latest clash, Ged and Dan look into head injuries, player welfare and medical staff. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/6/201633 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 9 Pt 2 - Weekend Preview

As club rugby takes centre stage again, we preview the Pro 12, Premiership and catch up on the transfer news. We also have praise for Peter Jackson’s appearance on TV over the weekend. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/29/201647 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 9 Pt 1 - The Autumn Statement

Ged and Dan review Wales’ autumn series and see where it leaves us in the world. What players have damaged their credentials and who should be nailed on from here on in. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/29/201637 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 8 Pt 2 - Wales v South Africa preview and Japan backlash

Ged loses his rag about the state of the team. Dan is the voice of reason but you can tell he's not happy. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/24/201639 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 8 Pt 1 - Fronting Up Special with Andy Jones

Top performance analyst Andy Jones joins the boys to talk about working with Namibia, Matthew Morgan (obviously) and Tunisian kids setting fire to their hair! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/24/201636 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 7 (Pt 2) - Wales v Japan Preview

Ged and Dan look ahead to Wales' clash with Japan, choosing their teams and seeing if it's a potential banana skin. Plus reaction to some Welsh legends making the World Rugby Hall of Fame and a Premiership Round Up. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/15/201645 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 7 (Pt 1) - Moving in the right direction?

Following their victory over Argentina, Ged and Dan discuss whether Wales are getting closer to playing a more exciting brand of rugby. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/15/201635 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 6 (Pt 1) - Left in the blocks

Why do Wales start series so poorly? Who is to blame, the coaches, the Pro 12 or the players? Ged and Dan try to pick up the pieces in the wake of an awful defeat to Australia. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/7/201638 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 6 (Pt 2) - Wales v Argentina preview

Ged and Dan select their sides for the Argentina game and try to second guess Howley's. There's also a round up of Pro 12 and Premiership rugby. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/7/201635 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 5 Part Two - Wales v Australia Preview

Ged and Dan preview Wales game versus the Aussies, react to the news that the Pro 12's American Dream is dead and examine if Liam Williams is destined for a move to England. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/3/201641 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 5 - Punditry or Puppetry

This week Ged and Dan look at whether punditry is dead. Are we destined to listened to ex-pros churn out soundbites or can we expect some insightful comment. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/3/20161 hour, 3 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 4 - Fankind

This week Ged and Dan look at how fans are being treated in the modern game. Are they being priced out? Is that a necessary evil to stimulate grass roots? Plus the usual previews and latest news. #Wales #WelshRugby #Rugby Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/27/20161 hour, 3 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 3 - What does it all mean?

Ged and Dan explore whether fixtures are being devalued by player availability amongst other reasons. Elsewhere, there's reaction to the Welsh squad, transfer news and tribute to Anthony Foley. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/21/20161 hour, 14 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 1 - Backs for the Future (and Packs for the Future too).

Ged is joined by Dan Killick and Gareth Vaughan Jones to look at the Welsh style of rugby. Will Wales evolve while Gatland is away? Does the national side have the players and coaches to play more attractive rugby? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/18/20161 hour, 15 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 2 - Sunshine after the Drain?

This week Ged and Dan look into whether the 'Player Drain' is still a problem. Are Wales' top stars set to stay in the country or will the big bucks lure them away to France and England? Plus a look ahead to the Welsh derbies and recap of the Welsh Premiership.#rugby #wales #sport Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/17/20161 hour, 11 minutes, 46 seconds