138 episodes

Welcome to the Catflap Chats podcast. My name is Mikey, but lots call me Catflap, Flap, or Flapper, and I'm fortunate enough to call some pretty interesting people my mates - Professional sports, Rugby, Boxing, MMA, Football, Actors, Singers, and Business, in Wales and beyond.

I'm going to have a beer with a different mate each week, and delve in to their professional and personal lives. Expect some distinctly average chat, funny stories, and insights in behind the scenes.

Basically, I am absolutely winging this!

www.catflapchats.com

Check us out on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @CatflapChats, or catflapchats.com for our back catalogue, Merch, and amazing sponsors - LT Scaffold Services and Tiny Rebel Brewery

The Catflap Chats Podcast Mikey Rowe

    • Sports
    • 4.9 • 109 Ratings

Welcome to the Catflap Chats podcast. My name is Mikey, but lots call me Catflap, Flap, or Flapper, and I'm fortunate enough to call some pretty interesting people my mates - Professional sports, Rugby, Boxing, MMA, Football, Actors, Singers, and Business, in Wales and beyond.

I'm going to have a beer with a different mate each week, and delve in to their professional and personal lives. Expect some distinctly average chat, funny stories, and insights in behind the scenes.

Basically, I am absolutely winging this!

www.catflapchats.com

Check us out on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @CatflapChats, or catflapchats.com for our back catalogue, Merch, and amazing sponsors - LT Scaffold Services and Tiny Rebel Brewery

    Ep137 - Robin Horsfall - Former SAS Soldier, Author & Veterans Campaigner (Operations Banner, Nimrod and Mikado)

    Ep137 - Robin Horsfall - Former SAS Soldier, Author & Veterans Campaigner (Operations Banner, Nimrod and Mikado)

    Today was a really interesting chat - Robin joined the army at 15, after a tough childhood. He joined the Para-Troopers before his 18th birthday, and passed SAS selection at 22. Northern Ireland, The Iranian Embassy siege, and the Falklands, amongst other tours. We also spoke about today's societal issues, and is life better or worse today, according to the Media. 
    Thanks always Tiny Rebel Brewery and Whitson Prestige 

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Ep136 - Katie Owen - DJ'ing for Kasabian, Hosting Reading & Leeds, Working in Football & Music

    Ep136 - Katie Owen - DJ'ing for Kasabian, Hosting Reading & Leeds, Working in Football & Music

    Come on a whistle stop catch up with one of South Wales most active DJ's and presenters, Katie Owen. When she's not warming up the crowd at Kasabian gigs, she's working for Sport Bible at the Women's Euro's, warming up the crowd for Wales Footy matches, hosting her own Radio shows, and hosting the Main Stage in Leeds for Reading & Leeds Festival! I love how she delved in to being a Woman on Social Media too. 
    Thanks always Tiny Rebel and Whitson Prestige. 

    • 37 min
    Ep135 - Budgy Smuggler - Freeing the thighs from the 'Curtains of Shame' (Boardshorts)

    Ep135 - Budgy Smuggler - Freeing the thighs from the 'Curtains of Shame' (Boardshorts)

    Loved catching up with Chief Smuggler Adam 'Linny' Linforth, on his whistle stop trip to London and Paris. Anyone who knows me, knows I love the guys at Budgys, but also what the brand stands for, and the fun associated with them. They're creating a community of like minded people, who want to have great times, and feel good in themselves. Great story of a 10+ year overnight success!
    Thanks always Whitson Prestige, Motazone Cwmbran and Tiny Rebel Brewing

    • 42 min
    Ep134 - Lauren Webber - The Mum Club, & everything that goes with being a Mum (and Business Owner)

    Ep134 - Lauren Webber - The Mum Club, & everything that goes with being a Mum (and Business Owner)

    Loved this episode - Lauren has had to sacrifice so much along the way, its great to see TMC going from strength to strength with 37 franchises and counting, let alone going global! We spoke business, but also being a mum, longing for community when you've given birth, absolutely winging it at times, and how its never plain sailing. @themumclub / www.themumclub.com
    Thanks always Whitson Prestige, Motazone Cwmbran, and Tiny Rebel Brewery
     

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Ep133 - Joe Gray - MyoMaster, Harlequins, Saracens, Northampton Saints & England Rugby

    Ep133 - Joe Gray - MyoMaster, Harlequins, Saracens, Northampton Saints & England Rugby

    Top bloke is Joe, who's grafted both on and off the field to get to where he is now. He's just hung the boots up after 16 years as a pro, and co-founded Myomaster too, which aims to rival Theragun. He was the first player to win the Premiership, Championship, both European cups, the LV Cup, and the B&I Cup, and now he's taking that experience in to coaching with Harlequins and London Scottish too. 
    Thanks always Tiny Rebel Brewery, Motazone Cwmbran and welcome onboard Whitson Prestige

    • 56 min
    Ep132 - Charlie Sharples - Gloucester Rugby Legend, & English Premiership Stalwart (and Independent Financial Advisor IYKYK)

    Ep132 - Charlie Sharples - Gloucester Rugby Legend, & English Premiership Stalwart (and Independent Financial Advisor IYKYK)

    Funny episode with Charles Sharples, as he introduced himself haha. He's a down to earth lad - Good to hear about the challenges he faced for both England and Gloucester, and the good times too. He gives some real insight in to what has been a class career, which he's looking to emulate off the field too. 
    Thanks always Tiny Rebel Brewery and Motazone.net

    • 1 hr 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
109 Ratings

109 Ratings

Millmanthy ,

Bloody good real honest chat

Well I bloody loved that chat with Ginge unhinged. Honest real raw and refreshing that she was given the space to talk about what half the population go through.

Hywel D ,

Wonder no more! Download now!

Always a great listen, a laidback vibe which I think is why The CatFlap Chats guy Mikey always gets some great insights from his guests. If you are wondering about listening to this podcast, wonder no more! Tap listen!

aphuw ,

Great Guests

Good insight into the lives of some very interesting guest. Definitely worth a listen

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