6 episodes

The Tackling Scottish Rugby Podcast follows the final round of the 6 Nations and the game across Scotland. It features Scotland coach Gregor Townsend, stars of the current game, and legends of the past. Hosted by sports commentator Stuart Macfarlane, and former rugby captain and pundit Dale Clancy, it’s your one stop shop for everything you need to know about rugby. With their knowledge of the game, access to big stars and banter, it’s going to be unmissable.

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    • 4.8 • 16 Ratings

The Tackling Scottish Rugby Podcast follows the final round of the 6 Nations and the game across Scotland. It features Scotland coach Gregor Townsend, stars of the current game, and legends of the past. Hosted by sports commentator Stuart Macfarlane, and former rugby captain and pundit Dale Clancy, it’s your one stop shop for everything you need to know about rugby. With their knowledge of the game, access to big stars and banter, it’s going to be unmissable.

    Roger Baird

    Roger Baird

    This week we hear from former Scotland and Lions Winger – Roger Baird. Roger was part of the Scottish Grand Slam winning side of 1984 and appeared 27 times from his country. He shares some memories of his playing days, both as a successful 15s and 7s player. Plus he tells us why he was left disappointed at the inaugural Rugby World Cup in 1987.

    • 49 min
    Peter Wright

    Peter Wright

    This week it's former Scotland and Lions Prop – Peter Wright. Now retired from playing, Peter has turned his hand to coaching at club level – hear him give his no nonsense thoughts on the club game, plus he shares some memories from his playing days.

    • 59 min
    Tony Stanger

    Tony Stanger

    This week it’s former Scotland and Lions winger Tony Stanger. Tony talks about his journey in rugby, from playing as a young lad in Hawick, to being part of the Grand Slam winning team in 1990. He also discusses what he is up to now in his life after rugby retirement. Plus there's a round-up of the week's big rugby stories.

    • 47 min
    Chris Paterson

    Chris Paterson

    Former Edinburgh and Scotland full-back Chris Paterson joins hosts Stuart McFarlane and Dale Clancy this week to reflect on Scotland's win against Wales in the Six Nations, and talks about his friend Doddie Weir – who he inducted into Scottish Rugby's Hall of Fame last week.

    • 40 min
    Scotland Head Coach - Gregor Townsend

    Scotland Head Coach - Gregor Townsend

    Scotland Head Coach Gregor Townsend joins hosts Stuart McFarlane and Dale Clancy to look ahead to the team’s upcoming International fixtures, discuss how they have adapted during the Coronavirus, and tackle the big Scottish Rugby stories of the week.

    • 45 min
    Trailer

    Trailer

    The Tackling Scottish Rugby Podcast features stars of the current game and legends of the past. Hosted by sports commentator Stuart McFarlane and former rugby captain and pundit Dale Clancy, it’s your one stop shop for everything you need to know about the real beautiful game.

    • 57 sec

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Mkminverness ,

Really good listen and insightful.

I really enjoyed this podcast, especially the insight from Gregor Townsend which was a great first guest. Looking forward to hearing the next episode.

Bettybobs ,

Excellent podcast

Thoroughly enjoyed this podcast. Hosts are excellent and was great to hear from Gregor and how he is navigating the team through the pandemic. Looking forward to the next one.

coldhie ,

Future thinking

Interesting and insightful look at the challenges of rugby under pandemic rules. A positive look at the future and our hopes for the 6 nations and leading up to the World Cup.

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