The Rugby League Alternative
Forty20 NOT LIVE: 4th May 2021
Phil and Richard are back with another episode of the Rugby League podcast with plenty to say, and not afraid to say it.
Social media boycott over, we talk the weekend in the Women's Super League, thanks to a tweet drawing attention to it, the new TV deal and what that means, before we get onto action on the field.
That action was dominated by Thursday's game between Wigan and Hull FC, starting with Connor vs. Hardaker, and ending with allegations of racial abuse. We discuss those, and how best the sport can deal with those who transgress.
Your thoughts are always welcome...
Forty20 NOT LIVE: 27th April 2021
Welcome to our 187th Episode Spetacular here on the Forty20 Rugby League Podcasts channel! (We don't know how many we did on "the other place" to add on.)
To celebrate, Phil and Richard talk all the news in RL, including, but limited to, Lee Radford's appointment as Castleford Tigers coach from 2022, all the action from the weekend, potential TV deals for the Championship, and why streaming might be better all round.
Plus, our special guest this week is the Chairman of the York City Knights, Jon Flatman, as he, and they, prepare to welcome fans into their new home, the growth of the club, impact of the World Cup on the city and North Yorkshire as a whole, James Ford's impact and more.
Forty20 NOT LIVE: 19th April 2021
It's Monday night, and you know what that means...
After a weekend of Golden Point drama, we go into extra time as John Davidson joins us once again to look back at the news on and off the pitch.
As well as the actual action, we've got Jackson Hastings moving back to the NRL, the European Super League and our structural battles, plus plenty of your questions from social media including commentary, kit clashes and more.
Plus, the opening round of the Women's Super League gets plenty of Twitch views, and plenty of points too...
Forty20's 2021 Women's Super League Preview Show
Phil and Richard are joined by guests from across the Women's Super League with the season getting underway this weekend.
Champions Leeds Rhinos are represented by Grand Final try scorer Fran Goldthorp, with Castleford's Jasmine Cudjoe, St. Helens' Naomi WIlliams, Emma Kershaw of Wakefield and York's Mary Tiplady letting us in on their pre-season preparations as everyone is raring to go having had the 2020 season cancelled.
Forty20 NOT LIVE: 6th April 2021 ***NOW WITH SOUND!***
News, and lots of it this week, and it's a good job we had to record on Tuesday afternoon rather than Monday because we can can react to Daryl Powell's move to Warrington, and the ramifications for Castleford and beyond from that.
Plus, Shaun Wane has named an England squad, and we talk about who is and isn't in that, and his future post-World Cup, Wakefield's woes, new growth in North America as well as the action from the weekend.
Joining us for the first time in 2021 to do that are Gary Carter, Rugby League Correspondent for The Sun, and Forty20 Magazine's own Gemma Carter, who happens to live with him, because they're married.
Forty20 NOT LIVE: 29th March 2021
As we celebrate Super League's birthday, but without cake, John Davidson makes his return to the podcast as we look back on an opening weekend which saw Warrington disappoint, but plenty of positives for the other 11 clubs, win or lose.
All the news on the field is discussed, included those who impressed, and how best we can sell them to the wider world outside the Rugby League Bubble.
Plus, moves off the field, and plenty more as the community game is about to resume, Women's Super League signs a streaming deal with Twitch and the Challenge Cup draw is made.
Brilliant RL PodCast
Been listening for years, back in the days when it was on Radio Yorkshire. Brilliant RL Podcast
I do really miss Mr Mark Wilson and the Legend! Please get them back on the show ASAP
Keep going lads, great entertainment and opinions throughout the covidiastion, albeit biased to the lesser successful county.
Great episode discussing the opportunities in Toronto
I thought this was excellent and brave at a time when it’s too easy to dismiss the Toronto project as a failure.
However, I am regularly shocked at the continued apathy and ignorance shown by one of the presenters towards NRL. The model for our game, on and off the field, exists down under but there is little appetite shown towards understanding why the product is so much better.