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English, Sports, 4 seasons, 166 episodes, 4 days, 13 hours, 31 minutes
Former Wallabies and current fox Rugby experts Drew Mitchell and Stephen Hoiles have taken over the Fox Rugby Podcast show for the Rugby World Cup! Join them weekly for their best analysis and greatest playing day stories. ... Normally: Host Nick McArdle is joined by journalists Sam Worthington and Christy Doran, plus a range of different special guests, talking all things rugby - and some things not.
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BRANDON PAENGA-AMOSA & TIM HORAN | Bouncing back from All Blacks defeat | How BPA kills the time on tour | James Slipper's 100th Test | The need for accuracy

Andrew Swain and Tim Horan chat to Wallabies hooker Brandon Paenga-Amosa ahead of Bledisloe IV in Brisbane this weekend. BPA breaks down what the Wallabies will do to turn it around. James Slipper's 100th, and the debutants. See for privacy information.
11/5/202022 minutes
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Andrew Swain was lucky enough to chat with a couple of the men in gold. Ned Hanigan talks us through his comeback to the Wallabies jersey, and how he overcame concussion earlier in the year. Noah Lolesio is yet to make his debut but is soaking up being in the Wallabies environment. Harry Wilson has looked at home in gold, and is relishing the opportunity to learn from some of the best. See for privacy information.
10/28/202024 minutes, 32 seconds
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GEORGE GREGAN & ROD KAFER PREVIEW TRI NATIONS | Initial thoughts on Wallabies performances | Stars to watch

A snappy chat with some Wallabies champions about upcoming Tri Nations tournament between Wallabies, All Blacks and Argentina.See for privacy information.
10/23/202019 minutes, 56 seconds
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MATT PHILIP & ROD KAFER | That Bledisloe draw | That kick! | The new mentality in Wallabies camp | Eden Park Aura

Wallabies lock Matt Philip, former Wallaby Rod Kafer and Andrew Swain debrief on one of the greatest Bledisloe Cup matches played, and look ahead to this weekend's clash at Eden Park.See for privacy information.
10/14/202020 minutes, 56 seconds
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MATT TO'OMUA & TIM HORAN | Short and Sharp chat with Matt To'omua in Wallabies camp | Bledisloe Preview | Life in quarantine | Who's impressed? | Life under the new regime

Privileged to get a small window of time with Wallabies veteran Matt To'omua in Wallabies camp in NZ. Preview the Bledisloe Cup clash upcoming this Sunday with Matt and legend Tim Horan.See for privacy information.
10/5/202022 minutes, 7 seconds
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SUPER RUGBY AU FINAL PREVIEW with NIC WHITE and WILL GENIA | Nic White on what it takes to win a final | Brumbies mentality | How to beat the Reds | Will Genia on life in Japan | Reflections of the Super Rugby Final in 2011 | Parallels between squads

0:00 - Welcome to Nic White2:00 - Reds were better a fortnight ago, plenty to think about in the week off5:30 - What it takes to win a Grand Final8:30 - Holding the nerve10:00 - Super Rugby AU engaging the masses13:45 - Welcome to Will Genia15:45 - Taking us back to 201117:40 - Horwill as a skipper18:53 - Combination with Quade/ Jim McKay the guru21:40 - Reds v Crusaders 2011 final24:00 - Current Reds crop25:50 - Brumbies playing to their strengthsSee for privacy information.
9/16/202028 minutes, 57 seconds
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Fox Sports' Andrew Swain and Rod Kafer chat to Rebels centre Bill Meakes about qualifying for their first ever Super Rugby final. See for privacy information.
9/9/202025 minutes, 32 seconds
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TATE MCDERMOTT & PHIL KEARNS | Resilience of the Reds | Combination with James O'Connor | Leadership at the Reds | Brad Thorn and Jim McKay coaching team | Working on a Wallabies jersey | Brumbies this weekend

Tate McDermott chats with Phil Kearns and Andrew Swain about the resilience of the Reds, his combination with James O'Connor, the leadership at the Reds, Brad Thorn and Jim McKay's coaching combo, working on a Wallabies jersey and taking on the Brumbies this weekend.See for privacy information.
9/2/202024 minutes, 24 seconds
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BRAD WILKIN & TIM HORAN | Rebels do or die clash | Brad's path back from injury | Life on tour with Rebels | Life away from rugby

Rebels back-rower Brad Wilkin tells the Fox Rugby podcast about his path back from 3 ACL injuries, and the mental side of rehab. Life on tour with the Rebels, and getting away from rugby on the road. See for privacy information.
8/26/202024 minutes, 56 seconds
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JAMES SLIPPER & GEORGE GREGAN | Training the old body to stay fit | Travel factor for the Brumbies | Dynamic in the front row fighting for spots | Desire to win trophies

Wallabies legend George Gregan chats with fellow Wallabies legend James Slipper3:30 - Travel factor in covid times7:20 - Work-ons in bye week, after Rebels loss11:30 - Tah Week, and hatred for Tahs.13:45 - Front row dynamic down at Brumbies16:30 - Driving maul as a strength and the anatomy of a maul20:30 - Using the skill out wide too22:30 - Ambitions for the future - Want to win trophies27:30 - Structure of the compSee for privacy information.
8/19/202030 minutes, 57 seconds
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JAKE GORDON & ROD KAFER | Jake's hat-trick on the SCG | Reflections on personal game | Playing with the young guns coming through | Playing next to Will Harrison | Core skills of a scrumhalf

Jake Gordon gives great insight into the Waratahs mindset, his own mindset, his game, his background and what he's working on. A must listen for aspiring scrumhalves. See for privacy information.
8/12/202028 minutes, 20 seconds
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FRONT ROW FUN - CAMERON ORR & PHIL KEARNS | Rebels away from home | Bonding in camp | Front rower with two pre-seasons | Playing against his old side | Playing at home on Leichhardt Oval | Front row play overseas | Flatmates | Western Force this season

Rebels front rower Cameron Orr gives us an insight into camp life, front row play, the Rebels and the Western Force play. See for privacy information.
7/29/202027 minutes, 24 seconds
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TOM WRIGHT & ROD KAFER | Canberra life | Learning curve to rugby | Pressure of being a schoolboy talent | Joseph Suaalii signature | Western Force this week

0:00 - Life in Canberra2:30 - Steep learning curve from schools/league/pro rugby5:30 - Brumbies flyhalf talent7:00 - Closing out the game v Tahs9:40 - Integrating into the Brumbies from league12:30 - Pressure of dealing with school to pro rugby14:50 - Joseph Suaalii15:30 - Kafer on Suaalii17:26 - Making decision between league and union21:00 - Want to be part of the change to Rugby23:00 - Taking on the Force See for privacy information.
7/22/202025 minutes, 16 seconds
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Jack Maddocks & George Gregan | From Melbourne to Sydney | Missing the RWC squad | Cricket made me a better player | Taking on Tom this weekend

3:00 - Great win over the Force12:00 - Missing out on RWC squad last year15:00 - Playing Sevens18:00 - Growing up with 3 other brothers22:00 - Cricket made me a better player24:00 - Playing Club Rugby26:00 - Playing Brumbies this weekend30:00 - Taking on Tom Banks33:00 - Waiting for the call from RennieSee for privacy information.
7/15/202034 minutes, 55 seconds
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Western Force legend Brynard Stander and Aussie singer songwriter Pete Murray join Andrew Swain and Tim Horan to talk all things rugby. 0:00 - 20:30 - Force backrower Brynard Stander talks us through the emotion of the return to Super Rugby.20:40 - OFF THE BENCH: Pete Murray - Aria nominated legend Pete Murray tell us about playing schoolboys rugby with Tim Horan, and the influence of rugby in his life. See for privacy information.
7/9/202039 minutes, 23 seconds
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Fox Rugby Podcast - Super Rugby AU back with a bang!

The Fox Rugby Podcast is back! With special guests NSW legend Phil Kearns and current Qld captain Liam Wright previewing the opening clash of the renewed season between the Reds and Tahs.- How Wright and the Reds handled the lockdown.- What to expect from the new comp?- Why that rivalry between the two states still burns strong.See for privacy information.
7/1/202021 minutes, 35 seconds
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James O'Connor | RA crisis | 2020 priorities | Guys pick their World XV's | Doing 'a Bronco'

An extraordinarily mature James O'Connor joins the show this week, with commentator Andrew Swain and journos Sam Worthington and Christy Doran.The Reds flyhalf goes through how he's staying sharp through isolation and where his club's at in all of this.Before that, the guys dig into a tumultuous week in rugby and where to now for Rugby Australia.Here's a full rundown:-Athletes doing 'a Bronco' (4:00)-Rugby Australia AGM debacle and HUGE financial loss (6:00)-Rugby's immediate priorities (8:00)-Time for World Rugby to step up! (12:00)-Will players chase cash overseas after all this? (16:00)-Other ramifications (17:00)-James O'Connor joins the show (21:00)-The silver lining in JOC's skill development (21:00)-Details on O'Connor's place-kicking development (24:00)-Reds' current situation (27:00)-JOC's Wallabies claims and ideal positional outcome (30:00)-JOC's 'full circle' journey back to flyhalf (32:00)See for privacy information.
4/3/202049 minutes, 4 seconds
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Brumby Murray Douglas | Where to now for rugby? | Bring back Origin?

Everyone's bunkered down, but thanks to the internet, the podcast rolls on! Please excuse us for the Skype-like audio, I'm sure you'll understand.Scottish native and Brumbies lock Murray Douglas explains his lockdown experience so far, from the nation's capital, and how the leading Aussie Super conference is dealing with the circumstances.Then, the guys hit on some of the talking points that have been floating around, given the precarious position the game now finds itself in.See for privacy information.
3/26/202039 minutes, 27 seconds
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Sevens coach Tim Walsh | Olympics doubt | Super Rugby pause = bad timing for Aussie sides

Aussie Sevens coach Tim Walsh provides an update, as two of his players have been sent for COVID19 tests and the Rugby Australia offices go into lockdown.And the Super Rugby pause has halted a couple of Aussie franchises in red hot form, as Andrew Swain, Sam Worthington and Christy Doran break down Round 7.And, of course, the guys provide a full up-to-the-minute breakdown of how rugby sits in the world's pandemic situation.See for privacy information.
3/16/202042 minutes, 40 seconds
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Harry Johnson-Holmes & Cadeyrn Neville | Tahs-Brumbies smack talk | HJH's Tahs band & kitchen talent

Good pods come to those who wait!The banter is flowing between Waratah Harry Johnson-Holmes (10:00) and Brumby Cadeyrn Neville (28:00), ahead of Sunday's blockbuster.It's the usual cast - commentator Andrew Swain, with journos Sam Worthington and Christy Doran.The guys also go over all the Super Rugby talking points, including the Reds' goal-kicking woes and the Rebels' surging form, plus Joe Marler's controversial genital grab in the England-Wales clash.See for privacy information.
3/12/202049 minutes, 52 seconds
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Rebel Jordan Uelese & Tahs' Chris Whitaker | Aussie sides flying | Get to the Gong!

Melbourne's buzzing after a big win in NZ, while the Tahs also tasted success for the first time in 2020.Rebels hooker Jordan Uelese comes on to talk about the win over the Highlanders, before Tahs Assistant Coach Chris Whitaker breaks down how the NSW outfit is tracking.And sprinkled in is a preview of Round 6, featuring a double-header in the lovely Wollongong.See for privacy information.
3/3/202040 minutes, 9 seconds
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Red Harry Wilson & Wallabies D coach Matt Taylor | A bounce back week for Aussie rugby

Two outstanding guests this week, from Reds riser Harry Wilson to new Wallabies defence coach Matt Taylor, who joins Dave Rennie in what looms as a lethal coaching combo.They're with commentator Andrew Swain and journo Christy Doran.Here are a few of the key timecodes:-Round 4 review (0:00)-Harry Wilson chat starts (15:00)-Rebels loss in Ballarat (26:00)-Matt Taylor phones in (31:00)-Round 5 look ahead (51:00)See for privacy information.
2/24/202056 minutes, 45 seconds
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Tim Horan & Rebel Andrew Kellaway | Tahs & Reds issues | Aussies 0-6 vs. overseas

A big show this week, with Andrew Swain and journos Sam Worthington and Christy Doran.Tim Horan zooms in on the Reds and Waratahs early season issues, before Melbourne Rebel Andrew Kellaway, coming off a two-try performance, reveals how he's matured both on and off the field.The local franchises are now naught from six against non-Aussie Super Rugby sides, which gives us plenty to dissect.See for privacy information.
2/18/202044 minutes, 5 seconds
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Matt To'omua & Alex Newsome | Aussie Round 2 Wrap | What's wrong at Reds, Rebels & Tahs?

Rebels star Matt To'omua and insightful Tahs back Alex Newsome add to this week's show, joining's Christy Doran and Sam Worthington, plus broadcaster Andrew Swain, breaking down the opening fortnight of the Super Rugby competition.Here's more detail:-A full wrap of the Aussie teams in action in Round 2 of Super Rugby (0:00)-The Crusaders-Chiefs blockbuster and other noteworthy matches off shore (22:00)-Matt To'omua joins the show, talking his HIA, the Rebels start to the season and more (26:00)-Where the Rebels have been going wrong (39:00)-Tah Alex Newsome talks through where NSW needs to improve (42:00)-Elsewhere in World Rugby... (54:00)See for privacy information.
2/11/20201 hour, 24 seconds
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Nick Stiles & Tom Wright | Wolves howling | New and old 10s | R1 Aussie conference review

Japan-based coach Nick Stiles and Brumbies' back Tom Wright phone it in this week, joining commentator Andrew Swain and journo Christy Doran.Here's more detail:-The Sunwolves' big win (1:00)-Rebels' pain (6:00)-Nick Stiles joins the pod (8:30)-Now it's a trip to Canberra for the Rebels (21:00)-Time for Matt To'omua to step up (23:00)-Wallabies' vacant 10 jersey (25:00)-Brumbies' 'impressive' win (27:00)-Brumbies' back Tom Wright joins the pod (30:00)-Reds R1 review (41:00)-Tahs' positives in the big loss to the Crusaders (45:00)See for privacy information.
2/4/202050 minutes, 33 seconds
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Super Rugby is back! Brumbies captain Alaalatoa joins McCaffrey; Wallabies great & new-Tahs forwards coach Matt Cockbain

Fox Rugby commentator Andrew Swain jumps in the hosts chair, joining journos Christy Doran and Sam Worthington to preview the 2020 Super Rugby season.But what's exciting is that in doing so, they get the help of new Brumbies captain Allan Alaalatoa, team mate and carpool buddy Lachlan McCaffrey and then Waratahs forwards coach Matt Cockbain.Here's more info on the season-starter:-What's firing us up about the new Super season (1:00)-Exciting young rising stars (3:00)-Conference winner predictions (5:00)-McCaffrey & Alaalatoa phone through and detail pre-season and the captaincy appointment (10:00)-Alan on becoming Brumbies skipper (13:00)-Pre-season update (15:00)-How the Crusaders are shaping up, with all their losses (21:00)-Matt Cockbain jumps on the line to talk all things Tahs (23:00)-Rebels preview (36:00)See for privacy information.
1/28/202039 minutes, 59 seconds
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FINAL edition!! Gits & Drew | England camp exclusive | GF week insight | World Rugby Fight Night | Final's 'Best XV'

Matt Giteau and Drew Mitchell have been there before - preparing for a World Cup Final - so who better to have co-hosting our GF edition?Gits is, in fact, the only player in HISTORY to lose two of them. Ever. And the pair provide priceless insight into prepping for the big dance, plus some of the weird and wonderful ways Giteau's former coach Japanese club rugby coach Eddie Jones is prepping his outfit for the decider (Hint: 'Genki').Plus, of course, your listener questions and a whole lot more.HERE'S THE RUNDOWN:-Matt Giteau's unfortunate slice of history (2:00)-Preparing for a Rugby World Cup final (3:00)-The difference in preparation for the 2007 final vs. 2015 (4:00)-How this final is shaping up (6:00)-Eddy Jones' preparation and where 'Gits' comes in (8:00)-Who's 'Genki'? (9:30)-Reviewing England's win over the All Blacks... and the Haka controversy (14:00)-The 'risk-free' 2nd semi (20:00)-So what's the point of the third-place playoff? (22:00)-The guys' Combined RWC Final XV (24:00)-Listeners' Twitter questions (32:00)-The boys organise a hypothetical World Rugby Fight Night (47:00)-Previewing the big dance - England vs. South Africa (53:30)-Final prediction! (58:00)See for privacy information.
10/30/20191 hour, 1 minute, 48 seconds
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Semi-Pod | RA's vicious cycle, World Rugby 'clowns' | Drew's Japan experience | Who's Barnie Lerkham?

-Drew’s rundown of the atmosphere in Japan (5:00)-The controversy around Australia’s loss (7:30)-Addressing the problems that need fixing (8:00)-Recapping the QF results (9:30)-The vast contrast between how Ireland reacted to their disappointment vs. Australia (10:30)-France’s farewell and suspended villain Sebastien Vahaamahina’s sudden retirement at 28 (14:00)-‘World Rugby clowns’ overreacting with the Jaco Peyper social media photo (16:00)-Listener Twitter questions (21:00)-The improvements Michael Cheka did make during his time in charge of the Wallabies (21:30)-Which remaining nations have the best alcoholic beverages? (23:00)-Who is Barnie Lerkham? (25:00)-How do players keep the nerves calm pre-game? (29:00)-Winner predictions (32:00)-And then all sorts of other random questions assessed... plus, of course, the ‘flog tweeters’ called out!-Semi-Final predictions (47:00)ALSO: We apologise this podcast only got published on a Friday - having Drew in Japan and Hoilesy with his coaching commitments made it tough! - Phil (Producer)See for privacy information.
10/25/201949 minutes, 6 seconds
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Australia vs. England: A preview on steroids | Wallabies selection views | Drew joins The Rugby Pod duo

Well, what a show we have for you all. It's a monster preview of the Wallabies' QF clash with England, plus Drew Mitchell and Steve Hoiles hit on all the big RWC topics, including the tragic typhoon and Japan's stunning tournament.We also have two big UK-based guests in the middle chunk, who form the wildly popular show, The Rugby Pod: former 17-time English player Andy Goode and 63-time Scottish representative Jim Hamilton. They record a segment for simulcast on both this episode and their show.The Wallabies meet (and hopefully beat) England this Saturday evening, LIVE on Fox Sports, of course.:Here are more details on this MEGA show-Typhoon impact in Japan (1:00)-Quarter Final week! (6:00)-Japan's vast/fast improvement (6:30)-The Wallabies are (at least) finding ways to win (8:00)-Play Petaia? (11:00)-Drew's suggested back three (12:00)-Hoilesy's suggested back row (13:00)-Wallabies' best choice in the halves (14:00)-'You can't blame the coaches' for rotating fly half (15:00)-The Rugby Pod people jump on deck (17:00)-The 'Drew Mitchell law' (20:00)-Australia's campaign so far (24:00)-Where Australia has the wood over England (26:30)-The latest with Kurtley Beale (28:00)-How Michael Cheika has got his group motivated / fired (30:00)-The only known TMO at the RWC and why that's bad (33:00)-Thoughts on Aussie England coach Eddie Jones (38:00)-Drew's chat with the Rugby Pod duo finishes (53:00)-Listener / Twitter questions! (54:00)See for privacy information.
10/16/20191 hour, 15 minutes, 58 seconds
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Giteau returns | Breaking down the Wallabies | The positioning of the flyhalf battle | Jordan Petaia | RWCupdates

No Steve Hoiles this week, so Drew Mitchell's flying solo in studio and calls on the help of good mate Matt Giteau.After some of Drew's RWC thoughts to open the show, Gits joins (7:00) the pair hit on all the topics the World Cup has so far generated.They also spend plenty of time going through the Wallabies and Michael Cheika's interesting selections in the backline.(You may also hear the voices of producers Phil Prior and Robbie Feldmann through the show!!)Topics include amazing Japan (2:00), slick South Africa (5:00), all things Wallabies (7:00) and then the guys get to all YOUR listener questions in the second half (17:00).We'll be back next week with a bigger, better show, leading into the finals, but hopefully this episode is some enjoyable RWC fodder in the meantime.See for privacy information.
10/9/201942 minutes, 8 seconds
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Dan Carter & Jonny Wilkinson on FaceTime | Ref issues | DC backs Foley | Wobblies | Jonny's '03 regret

Rugby legends Dan Carter and Jonny Wilkinson are on this week's podcast, offering stories, analysis and laughs.literallyThey join Fox Rugby's Drew Mitchell and Steve Hoiles, as per usual.It's Jonny (5:00) and then Dan (26:00), before some listener questions (38:00). And right throughout the show, the boys will hit on all the pressing issues of the 2019 Rugby World Cup so far, including the officiating, and of course the Wallabies' woes and what now....Here are more in-depth details of the show:-Wilko is glad he's not playing rugby today with the ref inconsistencies (6:00)-Jonny's take on the Wallabies' best fly half option (8:00)-Jonny is frightened by how the Wallabies match up with England... should that QF eventuate (10:30)-Jonny's 'big one' after the '03 Final heroics and his regret on soaking it up (15:00)-'I can't see them changing' - DC on NZ halves combo (29:00)-The Dan Carter movie (31:00)-Dan reveals why he kicked a RWC Final conversion with his wrong foot (33:00)-DC speaks about the change that came about to turn the All Blacks into a beast (35:00)-'It's breaking me' to see Foley with this level of confidence (37:00)-Listener questions (40:00)-Why Michael Cheika blew up and what he's trying to do (42:00)-What Drew Mitchell would do to get his confidence back (48:00)-They address some of the referee decisions from Wales and Aussies (50:00)-The positive to take from Wallabies' first two matches - finishing strong (53:00)-A quick Wallabies wrap for the week (1:00:00)See for privacy information.
10/2/20191 hour, 3 minutes, 37 seconds
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Ma'a Nonu & Bryan Habana phone in | Hodge's hit | Knocking off rugby rust | The electric Cheslin Kolbe

All Blacks and Springboks favourites on this week's show! Ma'a Nonu (from NZ) and Bryan Habana (from Japan) call in to chat to Fox Rugby stars Drew Mitchell and Steve Hoiles.They cover, of course, the Reece Hodge tackle, the All Blacks' win over the Boks, Australia's Saturday scare and heaps more!Pod details:-Week 1 results and takeaways of the World Cup (1:00)-Bryan Habana joins the show (3:30)-The amazing, the electric Cheslin Kolbe and why the Boks are a real danger to Australia's chances (6:00)-Habana on the tournament's try-scoring record (8:00)-Habana on how Hodge should've made THAT tackle (9:00)-The 'We've still go it' Whatsapp group (10:30)-Thoughts on the Springboks' effort vs. All Blacks (13:00)-An extremely humble Ma'a Nonu phones in (15:00)-Ma'a was recently awarded an Order of Merit award. He speaks about it (16:00)-Nonu's thoughts on the All Blacks' first hit out (18:00)-Ma'a Nonu's RWC replacement claims... were there to be an injury (22:00)-Hoilesy and Drew's thoughts on the Reece Hodge tackle, that's been sited (24:30-29:00)-The guys' thoughts on the Wallabies' performances (29:00)-Credit needs to go to Fiji (30:30)-Listener questions (32:00)-Should Will Genia start, going forward? (36:00)See for privacy information.
9/24/201944 minutes, 54 seconds
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RWC is here! Matt Giteau joins Drew & Hoilesy | Predictions & tips | Australia's chances | Most likely upset

Drew Mitchell and Stephen Hoiles are really getting into the swing of this podcast thing! So much so that they've convinced Matt Giteau to jump on this week's episode, as we build up to the Rugby World Cup opener this weekend.Drew and Hoilesy also get through a heap of listener questions and pack in plenty of light and shade... from laughs to hardcore analysis.See for privacy information.
9/17/201944 minutes, 8 seconds
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Wallabies' positives vs. Samoa | RWC Snub XV | First-class flying ballot | What happens at 'Fat Club'...

Drew Mitchell & Stephen Hoiles get asked to come back and do a second episode... looking into what worked for the Wallabies in their final pre-RWC tune-up against Samoa.The guys also bring up the great Coogee Oval spectacle from last week, other international results from the weekend, some players to look out for at the World Cup you might not have heard of and they list the Rugby World Cup Snub XV.And, as promised, the lads also get to some listener questions and feedback - via Drew's socials.Here are the highlights:-Traveling to the World Cup - the in-flight politics (2:00)-Wallabies' win over Samoa (7:00)-Drew's back three positioning insight (15:00)-International results wrap (17:00)-Drew's beef with the IRB's world rankings process (17:00)-Randwick and Argentina put on a show at Coogee Oval (18:00)-Listener feedback and questions (22:00)-Is Bill 'coming home'? (25:00)-RWC players to keep an eye out for (26:00)-Hoilesy's 'Fat Club' stories (30:00)-What the players get up to during a World Cup (34:00)-Mrs Mitchell's Bundy bag (35:00)-The RWC Snub XV (39:00)Thanks for listening and subscribing to the show. It's available on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher.See for privacy information.
9/10/201948 minutes, 50 seconds
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TAKEOVER!! The 'Mitchell law' | Crazy camps | Drew's Fat Club | Those 'medal-ing' kids | Fake tanning Pocock

Former Wallabies and current Fox Rugby experts Drew Mitchell and Stephen Hoiles are taking the Fox Rugby Podcast hostage over the entirety of the Rugby World Cup.You'll get the hardcore analysis you're used to, along with some of the most ridiculous stories the pair have up their sleeves.And it won't just be Drew and Hoilesy - they'll be calling on some of the biggest names in rugby to join them each and every show.Here's what's on the 'warm up' episode:-Wallabies selection surprises (3:00)-Being sent home from a WC and what Drew did to distract himself (5:00)-Where Drew's RWC '11 bronze medal ended up (6:00)-Adam Ashley-Cooper's amazing 4th RWC campaign (7:00) - and why he's a great pick-James O'Connor's incredible comeback and Hoilesy's role in getting him back here (11:00)-What Drew likes about the backline balance (15:00)-What Hoilesy is liking about Nic White's addition to the team (16:00)-Why Drew can sympathise with injured young gun Jordan Petaia and the challenges he'll face getting back into the WC squad (20:00)-The good, the bad and the ugly of World Cup camps (23:00)-Drew Mitchell's fat club (26:00)-Wallabies' decisions post-camp, heading into Samoa (29:00)-How the guys would get Pocock primed (30:00)-Andrew Walker's latest comeback (33:00)See for privacy information.
9/4/201935 minutes, 53 seconds
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Looking through Wallabies' & All Blacks' RWC squads with Hoilesy | Jordan Petaia's injury scare

Steven Hoiles joins host Nick McArdle, Fox Rugby's Andrew Swain and's Sam Worthington, breaking down Australia and New Zealand's World Cup squads, plus look at the Wallabies' camp in New Caledonia, where rising star Jordan Petaia has strained his hammy.See for privacy information.
8/29/201921 minutes, 6 seconds
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Bledisloe breakdown | RWC launched | Highlights of Cheika & Beale media chats | Skelton in?

Fox Sports today launched the Rugby World Cup and Wallabies coach Michael Cheika, as well as star 15 Kurtley Beale spoke to the media.Today's podcast is based around what they said and some of the World Cup selection talking points. But we kick things off by working out how it all went so wrong at Eden Park.It's host Nick McArdle with Fox Rugby's Andrew Swain and journos Sam Worthington and Christy Doran.Here's more info:-Bledisloe breakdown (2")-Kurtley's thoughts (9")-Launching Fox Sports' Rugby World Cup coverage (12:30)-Most likely WC minnow scalp (17")-Cheika speaks to media (19")-What's with the Will Skelton chat? (23")-Other selection issues for Australia (24")See for privacy information.
8/20/201932 minutes, 43 seconds
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47-26 and onto Eden Park | RA's Director of Rugby Scott Johnson & NZ legend Jeff Wilson

HUGE guests between Bledisloe Tests - Rugby Australia's 'hands-on' Director of Rugby Scott Johnson and former All Blacks flyer Jeff Wilson.After one of the most promising Wallabies performances in recent memory, Australia crosses the ditch, attempting to consolidate and bring back the Bledisloe Cup for the first time in 17 years. All in a World Cup year.It makes for a big show, which starts with a deconstruction of the win in Perth, before phoning in Johnson and then checking in with the Kiwi reaction.Here's more detail:-Breaking down the 47-26 win (0:00)-Scott Johnson joins (11:00)-Jeff Wilson subs in (25:00)See for privacy information.
8/13/201948 minutes, 31 seconds
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Bledisloe 1 | Justin Marshall & Hoilesy | All Blacks 'vulnerable' | Wallabies' strength

It's Bledisloe week! Get excited.All Blacks great Justin Marshall dials in to offer some of his thoughts ahead of the opening Test, including both the Wallabies' and the All Blacks' best halves combinations.Steven Hoiles helps kick off the show from in studio, providing his pick of the Aussie backrowers and how the green and gold side can dictate. Hoilesy talks up 'forgotten' option Pete Samu.Usual suspects Nick McArdle and Andrew Swain from Fox Rugby join journo Christy Doran and the trio finish the show by offering up their Bledisloe Cup I predictions.Here's more detail:-Hoilesy (0" - 22")-Marshall (22" - 33")-Predictions (33" - 36")See for privacy information.
8/5/201936 minutes, 40 seconds
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Kafe & Irish analyst Eoin Toolan provide a rugby masterclass | Are Wallabies back on track?

Former Ireland and Rebels game analyst Eoin Toolan breaks down the Wallabies narrow win over the Pumas and looks ahead to Bledisloe 1.Then, Rod Kafer comes on to offer his own Test insight. Both guests debate the Wallabies flyhalf position and offer their concerns heading into the Bledisloe Cup series, with a slight look down the road to the World journo Christy Doran, Fox Rugby commentator Andrew Swain and host Nick McArdle are also back on deck.See for privacy information.
7/29/201946 minutes, 44 seconds
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Phipps & Horan | Wallabies fallout | Next up: Pumas | Wallaroos win

Nick Phipps and Tim Horan join the show this week to add their thoughts on the Wallabies first-up Rugby Championship showing in South Africa.Australia went down 35-17 to the Springboks in Johannesburg.The Wallabies now return home to host Argentina in Brisbane (Kickoff: 7:45pm AEST) ... and Nick McArdle is expecting everyone to show up! (He goes on a mid-show rant about it)Meanwhile the Springboks travel to New Zealand to take on the All Blacks on Saturday (Kickoff: 5:35pm AEST)See for privacy information.
7/22/201939 minutes, 47 seconds
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Wallabies v Springboks | '15 RWC captain Stephen Moore | Wallaroos star Millie Boyle

On the eve of the Wallabies’ first Test of the year against the Springboks, former captain Stephen Moore joins journo Christy Doran, commentator Andrew Swain and host Nick McArdle. Moore breaks down the Wallabies’ run to the World Cup final in 2015 and casts his eye on what Michael Cheika will be doing to this year to repeat the achievement in 2019.Later in the show, Wallaroo Millie Boyle – weeks after guiding NSW to a State of Origin win over Queensland in rugby league – joins from camp ahead of their second Test against Japan, coming off a solid win. Swainy runs through individual and team performances.See for privacy information.
7/15/201946 minutes, 5 seconds
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John Connolly & Wallaroo Kiri Lingman | Super Rugby Finale; Wallabies best XV

Former Wallabies coach John Connolly and Wallaroos star backrower Kiri Lingman are this week's guests, joining journo Christy Doran and host Nick McArdle.After reviewing the Brumbies' defeat in Argentina and looking ahead to this Saturday's GF between the Crusaders and the Jaguares, Connolly talks all things Wallabies and Australian Rugby.Later, Queensland Reds captain Kiri Lingman brings us up to speed with the Wallaroos' upcoming Tests with Japan and New Zealand.See for privacy information.
7/2/201942 minutes, 54 seconds
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Simon Cron, Ben Alexander & Isaac Lucas | Brumbies SF build-up | Tahs coaching departures

Three big names join's Christy Doran and host Nick McArdle!(*Now* former) Tahs assistant coach Simon Cron is in studio, with recently-retired Brumbies' club games record holder Ben Alexander (150) and rising Reds and Junior Wallabies star Isaac Lucas dialing in.The Brumbies are in Argentina for their Super Rugby semi with the Jaguares, while the Junior Wallabies just returned from the same country after reaching the Final of the world rugby U-20 Championship, going down to France 24-23.Here are more of the show's details:-Simon Cron on the Brumbies' chances in Argentina and beyond (15:30)-Crusaders v Hurricanes - analysis on the other semi (23:30)-Cron on the resignation of Daryl Gibson and his own movements (26:30)-Isaac Lucas joins the show to discuss the Junior Wallabies' run to the final at the World Cup (39:00)-Young players transitioning to Super Rugby (45:00)-The 'secret' Wallabies camp in Coogee and a surprise inclusion (49:00)-Other news around the traps (51:00)See for privacy information.
6/25/201955 minutes, 6 seconds
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Inside Brumbies Camp with Tom Banks | Justin Harrison's rugby mission across Australia | Jason Gilmore readies for U20's World Championship Final

Join Nick McArdle, Christy Doran and Sam Worthington as they spin a few yarns with Brumbies fullback Tom Banks ahead of their Super Rugby Semi-Final, Justin Harrison as he spreads the gospel of Rugby across Australia and Junior Wallabies coach Jason Gilmore as they prepare for the final of the U20's World Championships.See for privacy information.
6/18/201948 minutes, 52 seconds
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Wallabies great Matt Cockbain on Oz rugby | Brumbies top conference | Debreczeni out to spoil Rebels' finals

We're ready for the final round of the regular Super Rugby season. After his side accounted for the Waratahs, Brumbies coach Dan McKellar explains the moment the ACT side turned the corner. Fresh from guiding the Chiefs to an extraordinary win over the Crusaders in Suva, playmaker Jack Debreczeni jumps on the phone from across the ditch as he prepares to kill off his former side's finals ambitions. Finally, former Wallabies great Matt Cockbain recalls the 1999 World Cup winning's reunion and looks ahead to the 2019 campaign in Japan.See for privacy information.
6/11/201958 minutes, 27 seconds
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Brumbies buddies Locky McCaffrey and Allan Alaalatoa | Tim Horan's 1999 RWC reunion | Will Skelton come home?

Plenty of laughs in this episode as Brumbies backrower Locky McCaffrey dials in from Allan Alaalatoa's luxurious Land Rover. McCaffrey has some fascinating views on how players are judged in Super Rugby compared to England. Then the great Tim Horan joins ahead of this week's 1999 Rugby World Cup reunion - and highlights a few headaches in the current Wallabies team. Finally, the crew debate the Giteau Law, the latest on Will Skelton and preview round 17 of Super Rugby.See for privacy information.
6/5/20191 hour, 2 minutes, 9 seconds
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Rebels try-scoring ace Jack Maddocks | Exeter's Aussie halfback Nic White | New host Greg Clark comes in hot

A hostile takeover of the pod sees Greg Clark replace Nick McArdle as host. After settling into the hot seat, Clark joins oyster lovers Christy Doran and Sam Worthington for an entertaining chat with Jack Maddocks. The Rebels star explains his UberEats faux pas in Tokyo and shares his favourite cookie recipe. And then Aussie halfback Nic White joins from Exeter ahead of the big final against Saracens. White shares his Wallabies World Cup ambitions and why he's now more free as a player.See for privacy information.
5/29/20191 hour, 18 seconds
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Nick Phipps talks Wallabies Camp | Schalk Brits is playing Royal Melbourne | George Gregan tells George Smith stories

Test halfback Nick Phipps dials into Fox Rugby's Nick McArdle and Christy Doran from the airport, as he heads home from Wallabies Camp. Veteran Springboks hooker Schalk Brits calls in his own favour to one of golf’s living greats, before talking the growth of South African. While George Gregan looks back at the illustrious career of George Smith as the Wallabies legend hangs up the boots.See for privacy information.
5/21/201956 minutes, 47 seconds
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Dane Haylett-Petty | Scott Johnson on Folau, centralisation & Wallabies' WC expectations

Rebels captain & Wallabies star Dane Haylett-Petty phones in to discuss leadership, Toomua landing in Melbourne and his World Cup ambitions (28:00).Earlier on, journos Sam Worthington, Christy Doran and host Nick McArdle unpack Rugby Australia Director Scott Johnson's Fox Rugby comments about Israel Folau, centralisation in Australian rugby and the Wallabies' World Cup aspirations (4:00).The guys also preview Round 14 in the Super Rugby (45:00).See for privacy information.
5/14/201954 minutes, 18 seconds
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Izzy watch | Brumbies coach & Junior Wallabies coach join | Super Rugby Wrap | Australia beats NZ

Brumbies assistant Laurie Fisher joins after taking issue at boring style claims, while Junior Wallabies coach Jason Gilmore talks about his side beating New Zealand 24-0. What's next for Israel Folau. The guests are joined by journos Christy Doran and Sam Worthington, plus host Nick McArdle.See for privacy information.
5/7/201951 minutes, 33 seconds
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Scott Higginbotham & Kafer | 'Where's the respect?' - the Israel issue | Wallabies' WC chances

Rod Kafer joins the usual gang this week, talking all things rugby, and Reds veteran Scott Higginbotham phones in after his side's enormous win in South Africa last weekend.Kafe and Higgo join journos Christy Doran and Sam Worthington, plus host Nick McArdle.See for privacy information.
5/1/201955 minutes, 16 seconds
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Genia: 'We'll be fine without Folau' | 'Deal-breaking' case for CEO Raelene Castle

Wallabies scrum half Will Genia very openly offered his views around the Israel Folau saga engulfing Rugby Australia right now. Genia joins journos Sam Worthington and Christy Doran, plus host Nick McArdle.Here are some of the show's details:-Sam, Christy and Nick open the show discussing Folau-Genia then joins on the phone (9:30)-The best Wallabies replacements for Folau (18:00)-Rebels look to rebound after 'embarrassing' Stormers loss (19:00)-Genia: 'I'm playing better than I ever have' (23:00)-Genia's contract negotiations (25:00)-Rebels vs. Tahs this week and the Folau effect (26:30)-Genia's thoughts on James Horwill announcing retirement (29:00)-Genia chat finishes and the guys reflect on his Folau thoughts (33:00)See for privacy information.
4/17/201945 minutes, 7 seconds
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Test bolter Tate McDermott & Gary Ella | Reds on Tour in RSA | Wallabies off pace? | Lloyd McDermott's passing

Wallabies bolter and Queensland Reds halfback Tate McDermott dials in from South Africa ahead of his side's Super Rugby clash with the Bulls.Wallaby great Gary Ella also joins the show to pay tribute to trailblazer Lloyd McDermott, who sadly passed away during the week.And host Nick McArdle and journalist Christy Doran debate whether the Wallabies are behind the eight-ball leading into the September World Cup.MORE FOX SPORTS PODCASTSSee for privacy information.
4/9/201946 minutes, 3 seconds
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Luke Jones' WC bid | Horror-Tahs | Em Robinson previews Super W GF

Rebel lock Luke Jones and Super W star Emily Robinson join today's episode!Jones has returned from France a better player and his season has catapulted him into Wallabies discussions, ahead of the World Cup.Then Em Robinson previews this weekend's Grand Final between the Waratahs and the Reds at Leichhardt Oval.Luke and Em are joined by journos Sam Worthington and Christy Doran, plus host Nick McArdle.MORE FOX SPORTS PODCASTSHere are the key times for this week's show:-Tahs' shocker (5:00)-Australia's controversial rest and rotation policy (6:00)-Rebels-Reds review (11:30)-Luke Jones joins (15:00)-Jones' return to Melbourne (16:00)-Jones on players deciding to go overseas (19:00)-'Quade was treated poorly by Reds' - Jones (25:00)-What Jones is doing so well in Melbourne (27:00)-Em Robinson joins the show (30:00)-Previewing Round 8 (37:00)See for privacy information.
4/2/201943 minutes, 16 seconds
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Tony Brown and the Sunwolves | 'Wallaby watch' | Quade's Qld 'revenge match'

NZ great, Sunwolves coach and Japan Assistant coach Tony Brown is the guest this week. He takes aim at South African rugby, who have been instrumental in having the franchise phased out of the competition.Brown joins journos Sam Worthington and Christy Doran, plus host Nick McArdle.MORE FOX SPORTS PODCASTSHere are more details on this episode:Tahs-Crusaders review (3:30)Tony Brown chat begins (6:00)How Tony has dealt with the Sunwolves' Super Rugby blow (7:00)Tony takes aim at South Africa (9:00)Tony's team taking on the Tahs on Friday night (17:00)Nick's rugby ideology (24:00)Reds-Rebels, Quade's return to Qld (27:00)Key Wallabies selections (31:00)See for privacy information.
3/26/201942 minutes, 7 seconds
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Tahs fwds coach Simon Cron | Hoiles on 7s | Crusaders name change

Waratahs forwards coach Simon Cron, originally from Christchurch, talks about the horrific events that unfolded in New Zealand on Friday. Cron also speaks about how the struggling Waratahs are going to tackle the Crusaders this weekend.Speaking of, there's debate around whether the defending champs should change their name.Then, assistant coach of the Aussie Sevens Stephen Hoiles outlines the side's plan for Hong Kong. He also expands on Israel Folau's desire to play in the Olympics and lists his Super Rugby wish list of guys he'd like to see transition over from the 15-a-side game.Today's guests join journos Sam Worthington and Christy Doran, plus host Nick McArdle.See for privacy information.
3/19/20191 hour, 2 minutes, 21 seconds
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The case for Foley at RWC | Guest: Scottish great Dan Parks | Super Rugby | Who is Scott Johnson?

Australian-born Scottish great Dan Parks is this week's guest.Dan provides a unique insight into Rugby Australia's incoming Director of Rugby Scott Johnson, 6 Nations and Scotland Rugby.And Parks also breaks down Australia's fly-half battle between Bernard Foley and Quade Cooper, joining's Christy Doran and Sam Worthington, plus Fox Rugby's Nick McArdle.MORE FOX SPORTS PODCASTSSee for privacy information.
3/12/201954 minutes, 55 seconds
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The Anthony Fainga'a story | Quade the QB | Aussie rugby rising | Re-living the Reds title

Retired centre Anthony Fainga'a opens up on the reason he hung up the boots: concussion. And just how damaging so many head knocks had become in his life.The former Wallaby takes us deep into his concerning concussion journey across the first 24 minutes of this week's Fox Rugby Podcast, before we open up to some of the hot topics in Australian rugby right now, including Quade Cooper's big start to season 2019 and the unfortunate injury setback young gun Jordan Petaia suffered on the weekend.MORE FOX SPORTS PODCASTSHere's the full rundown:The retirement decision and Anthony's concussion issues (1:00)The severity of Faingaa's brain healthAustralian Rugby's faring this Super Rugby season (24:00)The little things that led to the Reds' Super Rugby success in 2011 (28:00)Anthony's take on the extent of Jordan Petaia's Lisfranc injury, something Faingaa's also been through (30:00)The 'clubhouse leaders' for the Wallabies' centre pairing (34:00)Faingaa's thoughts on Quade's form (36:00)'We don't need to hide' star players (37:00)Are we seeing the revival of Australian Rugby? (38:00)Ewen McKenzie a 'wasted resource'? (41:30)Previewing the derbies: Tahs-Reds and Rebels-Brumbies (45:00)More thoughts on Quade (49:00)See for privacy information.
3/5/201953 minutes, 26 seconds
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Nick Phipps | Camp carnage | Bravo, Reds & Brumbies | Post-WC exodus

Waratahs and Wallabies scrumhalf Nick Phipps is recovering from a calf injury, infamously suffered in an off-season Wallabies camp. David Pocock, Dane Haylett-Petty and Adam Coleman were the other casualties. Nick provides some detail into what actually happened on that camp, joining's Sam Worthington and Christy Doran, plus Fox Rugby's Nick McArdle.But that's far from all. Phipps is heading off to the UK after this Super Rugby season and the subsequent World Cup, joining London Irish. And speaking of the World Cup, the podcast addresses a somewhat alarming trend of post-tournament exodus. Here's more detail from the latest episode:The injury apocalypse at THAT Wallabies camp (2:00)'Everyone's writing us off' - Phipps on the World Cup (12:00)Why Nick is moving to London Irish after the World Cup (13:00)The alarming post-WC exodus Australia needs to worry about (15:00)The amazing Reds (24:00)Up-and-coming Reds outside back Jordan Petaia's exciting ceiling (29:00)The Brumbies' 'cracking' turnaround (34:30)Phipps' take on the Aussie scrumhalf depth at present (45:00)See for privacy information.
2/26/201947 minutes, 42 seconds
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Justin Harrison & Billy Meakes | 'Grassroots' & 'culture' | Pocock's knock | Tahs loss

Fresh Super Rugby action to talk about!And not just that.Former Wallaby Justin Harrison is in studio, joining's Christy Doran and Fox Rugby's Nick McArdle.'Goog' (as Harrison is affectionately known) provides some fascinating insight into the game, both on and off the field, plus a few entertaining tales from his playing days.Melbourne Rebels centre Billy Meakes phones in mid-show to re-live their pleasantly-surprising effort in Canberra on Friday night, where they edged out the Brumbies.Here's the rundown:Justin Harrison on his new role with the Classic Wallabies (4:00)What is 'grassroots' and good 'culture' within clubs? (7:00)Rugby nostalgia (9:00)Harrison on his Test debut and the famous line-out pinch vs. Lions (10:00)Why Justin didn't drink after his triumphant debut (11:00)Harrison's amazing second Test, years later, and his unlikely record against the All Blacks (12:00)The threat of Australian Rugby losing Justin Harrison to the Army (14:00)Harrison's thoughts on the Brumbies-Rebels Aussie season-opener (17:00)Wallabies' World Cup year priorities (18:00)David Pocock's head knock (19:00)Managing Pocock in a World Cup year (20:00)Billy Meakes admits his Rebels have a 'spring in their step' after first-up win over the Brumbies (27:00)Meakes on what Quade Cooper's brought to the Melbourne side (29:00)The Waratahs' frustrating loss (36:00)How Brad Thorn and the Reds have managed their players and program (39:00)See for privacy information.
2/19/201946 minutes, 5 seconds
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Super Rugby Preview | Guests: Gibson, Thorn, Lealiifano, Wessels | Predictions

We're back! Fox Rugby's Nick McArdle and journos Sam Worthington and Christy Doran run the microscope over the four Aussie franchises, plus Christy sat down and went 1-on-1 with Tahs coach Daryl Gibson, Reds coach Brad Thorn, Brumbies captain Christian Lealiifano and Rebels coach David Wessels at the official season launch.See for privacy information.
2/11/20191 hour, 2 minutes, 19 seconds
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Sean Maloney's 2018 Review with Hoilesy, Swainy, Sumo & Karl

BONUS EPISODE! Fox Rugby broadcasters Sean Maloney and Stephen Hoiles look back at the year that was. And while the Wallabies woes are front of mind, upon reflection, it's been nothing short of a ripper 12 months of rugby around the world, as we head into a World Cup year. The boys touch base with Kiwi pair Scott 'Sumo' Stevenson and Karl Tenana, looking at the All Blacks' and Crusaders' success, plus the voice of the NRC Andrew Swain looks back at the domestic competition.This is a light-hearted listen, but a MUST for all Rugby tragics. Enjoy.See for privacy information.
12/13/201840 minutes, 54 seconds
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Marto & Matt Hodgson | Wallabies' woes, Cheika's pressure, RWC | Rapid Rugby | Last pod of 2018

Greg Martin joins the podcast to discuss where the Wallabies are at, following another deflating loss to a UK nation, drawing a disappointing close to this year's Spring Tour.Wallabies coach Michael Cheika is under all sorts of pressure and everyone has their say. Then, Rapid Rugby's head of rugby Matt Hodgson, of course also former Wallaby and Force hard nut, calls in to provide an update on the breakaway series set to kick off in February next journos Christy Doran and Sam Worthington steer the ship this week.This our final podcast of the year - a HUGE thank you to all our listeners and subscribers. Please rate and review and we'll be back in 2019.See for privacy information.
11/27/201853 minutes, 32 seconds
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Ireland's win | Poidevin on Eddie v Cheika | Sevens skipper Lewis Holland

International rugby, with a bit of Sevens mixed in at the end. Former Wallaby and popular rugby personality Simon Poidevin offers his take on everything green and gold, including the win over Italy and the next task, England at Twickenham. journos Sam Worthington and Christy Doran also detail what else is happening at international level, including Ireland's epic Test win over the All Blacks, before Aussie Sevens skipper Lewis Holland phones in at the end.See for privacy information.
11/20/201857 minutes, 22 seconds
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John Connolly's Wallabies thoughts | International wrap

Former Wallabies coach John Connolly, who doesn't shy away from an opinion, is this week's podcast guest, following the 9-6 loss to Wales. Australia has won just three of its past 13 Tests, preparing to take on Italy this weekend, a side the side in gold has never lost to, in 17 starts.'s Christy Doran and Sam Worthington preview all of this weekend's international action, after John offers some of his thoughts.See for privacy information.
11/14/201853 minutes, 25 seconds
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Reece Hodge in studio | Wallabies | AAC | Super Rugby | Fans' Twitter questions | Hodge injury update and goal-kicking tips

Injured Wallaby Reece Hodge comes in to discuss his rehab, plus the Wallabies, Super Rugby and more, alongside journos Sam Worthington and Christy Doran.See for privacy information.
11/6/201847 minutes, 38 seconds
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Wallabies in Japan | All Blacks Test preparation | Japanese rugby journo Christy Doran phones in from Japan, providing all the insight into Australia's preparation for their big Test against the All Blacks, joining fellow rugby writer for the website Sam Worthington and podcast producer Phil Prior.See for privacy information.
10/25/201834 minutes, 53 seconds
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Michael Cheika on the Salta miracle

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika re-lives his side's ridiculous comeback victory in Argentina, live in Fox Sports' podcast studio, alongside' Sam Worthington and Christy Doran.See for privacy information.
10/10/201831 minutes, 21 seconds
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Wallabies' worries with Glen Ella - reviewing Australia's issues

Former coach and player Glen Ella offered some on-point analysis on what's going wrong in Australian rugby right now, joining's Sam Worthington and Christy Doran, plus Fox Rugby's Nick McArdle. See for privacy information.
10/2/201837 minutes, 24 seconds
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Bob Dwyer's State of the Nation, Wallabies v Springboks preview

World Cup-winning coach Bob Dwyer provides some fascinating views on Michael Cheika and the struggling Wallabies before they try to resurrect their season against South Africa this weekend.See for privacy information.
9/25/201855 minutes, 47 seconds
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Cameron Shepherd and Joe Roff discuss Wallabies disaster, Cheika, Springboks triumph

Former Wallabies outside back Cameron Shepherd joins us in our studio, while World Cup-winner Joe Roff checks in from Canberra to discuss a remarkable weekend of rugby. Where to now for the Wallabies after dropping to seventh in the world following their loss to Argentina. How did South Africa pull off Mission Impossible by beating the All Blacks? And why has Eddie Jones hired John Mitchell to join him in England?See for privacy information.
9/20/201845 minutes, 3 seconds
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Matt Toomua, Winning Wallabies, Pumas Test

Matt Toomua is our special guest this week as he joins us off the back of a man of the match performance in the Wallabies' win against the Springboks. We cover this weekend's Argentina Test, David Pocock's injury and Kurtley Beale's haircut.See for privacy information.
9/13/201835 minutes, 8 seconds
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Phipps, Stransky break down Wallabies v Springboks

We're joined by two special guests this week as Wallabies halfback Nick Phipps calls in from Test camp, fresh from his Shute Shield triumph. Then, 1995 Rugby World Cup hero Joel Stransky dials in to shed light on the state of the Springboks.See for privacy information.
9/6/201844 minutes, 44 seconds
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Mark Gerrard & John Eales | Bledis-low | Shute Shield GF | State of rugby in Australia

Former Wallabies Mark Gerrard and John Eales are guests this week, looking at what went wrong in this year's Bledisloe series and what's happening in Australian rugby as a whole, plus the crew previews this Saturday's Shute Shield GF at North Sydney Oval (3:10pm kickoff).See for privacy information.
8/28/201851 minutes, 49 seconds
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Bledisloe Cup talk | Cheika pressure | Guests: Jeremy Paul & Andrew Slack

Jeremy Paul reacts to calls to sack Wallabies coach Michael Cheika, before the last player to skipper a Wallabies win in Eden Park Andrew Slack provides his take on the national team.'s Christy Doran joins host Nick McArdle.See for privacy information.
8/21/201848 minutes, 5 seconds
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Bledisloe Preview with James Horwill | AUS-NZL: 19:45 AEST Saturday 18/8, Sydney

Former Wallabies skipper and Harlequins star James Horwill phones in to talk up the hotly anticipated Bledisloe Cup opener in Sydney, joining's Christy Doran and Sam Worthington, and host Nick McArdle.See for privacy information.
8/15/201845 minutes, 47 seconds
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Campo's Wallabies calls | Super GF review | Reds recruitment | Bring back the flair

David Campese calls in, providing his thoughts on all things rugby, plus journos Christy Doran and Sam Worthington and Fox Rugby's Nick McArdle look back at the Crusaders' record ninth Super Rugby victory.See for privacy information.
8/8/201838 minutes, 46 seconds
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Tahs' Simon Cron, Marto & Sumo | Super Final | Folau's future | NSW Review | Wallabies' trial

Tahs’ Assistant Coach Simon Cron comes into the Pod studio to review his side’s Semi exit, joining Greg Martin and Scotty ‘Sumo’ Stevenson on the phone. The crew talk about Israel Folau’s future, Quade Cooper, the Super Final, the Wallabies, the All Blacks and more, alongside journo Christy Doran and Fox Rugby host Nick McArdle.See for privacy information.
7/31/201855 minutes, 27 seconds
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Hoiles & Clarkie | Tahs' epic comeback | Semifinals preview

Stephen Hoiles reviews the Tahs' amazing comeback win, before Greg Clark continues the buildup to NSW's semifinal in South Africa. Hoiles and Clarkie join host Nick McArdle and journos Sam Worthington and Christy Doran.See for privacy information.
7/26/201838 minutes, 57 seconds
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Daryl Gibson & Dan McKellar | Folau's future | Finals Preview

The Tahs and Brumbies coaches both phone in. Gibson discusses the challenges he faced in replacing Michael Cheika, the upcoming Super Rugby Finals series and the franchise's chances of retaining Israel Folau. McKellar reviews the Brumbies' 2018 season, plus analyses the list and what needs to happen. journo Christy Doran joins host Nick McArdle.See for privacy information.
7/17/201857 minutes, 40 seconds
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'Rugby's back, baby' | Quade's class | State of Super Rugby

From rugby's challenges to breakthroughs, outgoing Players' Association boss Ross Xenos joins host Nick McArdle and journo Sam Worthington.See for privacy information.
7/10/201854 minutes, 50 seconds
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Fisher on Brumbies' win | Clarkie's Super Rugby Wrap

Broadcaster Greg Clark and Brumbies forwards coach Laurie Fisher help fill the void left by absent co-host Christy Doran. Nick McArdle and Sam Worthington help wrap up a huge week of Super Rugby in Australia.See for privacy information.
7/3/201836 minutes, 44 seconds
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What next, Wallabies? |Izzy grounded? | Aussies abroad

Wallabies assistant coach Mick Byrne, former Aussie international Greg Martin and Connacht-bound Australian coach Andy Friend join the Fox Rugby Podcast to discuss all the week's big talking points. Will Izzy be grounded? Where to next for the Wallabies? And why is another Aussie heading abroad? The trio of guests join Nick McArdle and Christy Doran.See for privacy information.
6/26/20181 hour, 4 minutes, 35 seconds
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Dec-IRE-der Preview with Rod Kafer | Heaslip's take | Eddie's issues in England

Rod Kafer, Jamie Heaslip and the BBC's Chris Jones are all guests this week, zooming in on the big talking points in international rugby. It's not just the Australia-Ireland decider going on this week - Eddie Jones and his English team are under ALL SORTS of pressure in South Africa, which Chris Jones looks at. The guests join regulars Nick McArdle, Christy Doran and Sam Worthington.See for privacy information.
6/19/20181 hour, 25 minutes, 51 seconds
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Kepu & Heaslip on Wallabies win | Sean Maloney on Sevens, U20s

HUGE edition! Guests this week are Wallabies prop Sekope Kepu and Ireland great Jamie Heaslip, reviewing Australia's rousing first Test win. Then Sean Maloney calls in from France to talk Sevens and Under-20's, with Christy Doran, Sam Worthington and debutant Fox Rugby podcaster Lou Ransome, presenter on Fox Sports News 500. See for privacy information.
6/13/20181 hour, 27 minutes, 27 seconds
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Chats with Will Genia, Dave Wessels & Ian Prior | Wallabies preview | Force v Rebels

We preview the Game 1 of the Irish Tour with Wallabies half Will Genia, pick Wessels' brain on bringing back a 'W' from Auckland and discuss the loyal efforts of everyone involved in the Western Force movement, who meet the Rebels this Saturday in World Series Rugby. Nick McArdle and Christy steer the ship from the Fox Sports podcast bunker.When big stories break? is your one-stop destination for all the details.See for privacy information.
6/6/201855 minutes, 36 seconds
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'Character references' | Horan & Heaslip | Wallabies team talk | Irish Tour

Tim Horan and Irish legend Jamie Heaslip are guests on the podcast this week, alongside Nick McArdle, Sam Worthington and Christy Doran. Horan provides his Wallabies team analysis (18"), the guys dispute the impact 'character' has on penalties and Christy sits down with Heaslip (42").See for privacy information.
5/29/20181 hour, 19 minutes
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Nick Phipps on Tahs' streak-busting resurgence, Izzy & Irish Tour

Waratahs scrum half Nick Phipps joins Nick McArdle and digital journos Christy Doran and Sam Worthington, talking the Tahs' streak-ending effort against the Highlanders last weekend, plus the Israel Folau media circus, the Australian conference gaining strength and Ireland's upcoming tour down under against the Wallabies.See for privacy information.
5/23/201838 minutes, 26 seconds
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Michael Cheika & Scott Fardy interviewed | Tahs robbed | Ireland Tour

Two very special guests this week as Christy Doran and Sam Worthington are joined by Wallabies coach Michael Cheika and former Brumbies star Scott Fardy - fresh from his European triumph with Leinster.See for privacy information.
5/17/20181 hour, 12 minutes, 15 seconds
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The streak | Kane Douglas tons up | Geoff Parling's time down under | Aussie struggle

Reds' Kane Douglas joins on the eve of his 100th Super Rugby game, English Rebel Geoff Parling talks about his move to Melbourne, and the team talk about the Tahs' horror loss to the Blues... and that dreaded streak.*We sincerely apologise for the recording hiccup at the start of the Kane Douglas interview. There was a problem with the record, affecting the first few minutes of the chat.See for privacy information.
5/8/201844 minutes, 22 seconds
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Stannard's WC goal | Wallaroos double-header | Aussie Super Rugby issues

24/4: Recovering Sevens skipper James Stannard and Super W star Grace Hamilton join Stephen Hoiles, Nick McArdle and Christy Doran.See for privacy information.
4/24/201840 minutes, 47 seconds
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Wallabies, Folau, Quade & Thorn with Mick Byrne.

National Skills Coach Mick Byrne joins Greg Clark, Nick McArdle and Christy Doran, talking Wallabies, Super Rugby, Brad Thorn and Israel Folau.See for privacy information.
4/16/201851 minutes, 21 seconds
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Folau fallout, World's top ref Angus Gardner, Super Wrap

Aussie ref Angus Gardner joins Nick McArdle, Sam Worthington and Christy Doran, plus the guys touch on the Israel Folau situation and the Super Rugby action.See for privacy information.
4/10/201831 minutes, 16 seconds
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Kafe's takes, Scott-Young's rise, Kerevi's D, Super assessment

Rod Kafer and Angus Scott-Young are guests this week, joining Nick McArdle and Christy Doran. 'ASY' talks about his rise into the Reds' starting 15, while 'Kafe' offers all his thoughts across the Super Rugby competition.See for privacy information.
4/3/201845 minutes, 24 seconds
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Wessels' Rebels, ending the NZ streak, Pocock's return

Melbourne Rebels coach Dave Wessels joins Nick McArdle, Sam Worthington and Christy Doran, side-stepping 'NZ streak' focus. The guys also preview this weekend's Super Rugby action, including David Pocock's long-awaited return.See for privacy information.
3/27/201838 minutes, 38 seconds
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Phipps' fitness, Tahs' culture, Clarky's most memorable moments in commentary

Injured Waratah Nick Phipps joins Greg Clarke, Nick McArdle and Christy Doran in studio - he provides an update on his calf injury, explains his role as club captain and the culture he's driving - and Clarky reviews the highlights of his calling career, celebrating 21 years at Fox Sports.See for privacy information.
3/21/201856 minutes, 48 seconds
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Mumm's North Pole mission, Toua of Argentina, Super Rugby Wrap

Ex-Wallaby captain Dean Mumm joins Nick McArdle, Sam Worthington and Christy Doran, explaining his trek to the North Pole and provides some Super Rugby insight. Plus, Reds fullback Aidan Toua jumps on the phone from Argentina.See for privacy information.
3/13/201846 minutes, 31 seconds
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Why Rebels 10 returns to Super Rugby, analysing Aussie franchises

Rebels fly-half Jack Debreczeni explains his decision to return to Super Rugby, while Drew Mitchell also joins Nick McArdle, Christy Doran and Sam Worthington to touch on all the talking points.See for privacy information.
3/6/201834 minutes, 53 seconds
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Ref & judiciary drama, Super wrap - Brendan Cannon, Peter Hewat

27/2: New host Nick McArdle is joined by Brendan Cannon, Brumbies Assistant Peter Hewat and Fox Rugby journo Christy Doran. The crew discuss the weekend's drama involving Reds skipper Scott Higginbotham and teammate Lukhan Tui, plus assess how all the Aussie franchise's campaigns kicked off.See for privacy information.
2/27/201837 minutes, 29 seconds