90 episodes

A weekly show from the ultimate home of rugby league on the web, featuring a studio guest each week. Discussing all the latest rugby league news, views and gossip, as well as previewing the weekly action.

The Love Rugby League Podcast Love Rugby League Weekly

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    • 4.2 • 16 Ratings

A weekly show from the ultimate home of rugby league on the web, featuring a studio guest each week. Discussing all the latest rugby league news, views and gossip, as well as previewing the weekly action.

    Willie Poching on Samoan pride, making up with Matt Parish and how to beat England

    Willie Poching on Samoan pride, making up with Matt Parish and how to beat England

    Samoa's 2000 World Cup captain Willie Poching joins Love Rugby League's George Riley for a special semi-final podcast as Samoa seek revenge on England, and New Zealand bid to topple world champions Australia.
    Poching discuss the pride and emotion of watching Samoa beat Tonga in a memorable quarter-final in Warrington, and reveals the key components to Samoa's remarkable resurgence since their 60-6 defeat to England on the opening day of the competition.
    The former Wakefield coach also reveals the truth behind being turned away from Samoa's training base and the subsequent conversations with head coach Matt Parish, and discusses why Parish has been so prickly with the media during the tournament.
    Poching also reveals his own future plans, and how he and his family are discussing leaving the UK after 25 years in the British game.
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    • 30 min
    World Cup special: England prospects, knockout dangers & future of international RL

    World Cup special: England prospects, knockout dangers & future of international RL

    We're back for a World Cup podcast special, with host George Riley discussing all the latest with editor James Gordon and deputy editor Drew Darbyshire. 
    The men's tournament heads into the quarter-finals this weekend, with Shaun Wane's England set to take on Papua New Guinea in Wigan on Saturday.
    Australia and Lebanon kick-off the quarter-finals action on Friday in Huddersfield. Meanwhile, New Zealand face Fiji in Hull on Saturday evening, while Samoa will come head-to-head with Tonga in Warrington on Sunday.
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    • 34 min
    Pat Richards reflects on career, representing Ireland and life after league

    Pat Richards reflects on career, representing Ireland and life after league

    NRL and Super League winner and former Ireland international Pat Richards is this week's guest on the Love Rugby League podcast.
    The former Parramatta, Wests Tigers, Wigan and Catalans winger joins host George Riley to reflect on his career and discuss life after league.
    Richards, 40, discusses Wigan's culture and the 'best' eight years of his life in the Super League competition. The Australian-born player looks ahead to the World Cup and reflects on representing his heritage with Ireland on the international stage.
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    • 49 min
    Adam Cuthbertson on time at Leeds, Rhinos' resurgence & Wayne Bennett's influence

    Adam Cuthbertson on time at Leeds, Rhinos' resurgence & Wayne Bennett's influence

    Super League winner and current Featherstone Rovers player and coach Adam Cuthbertson is this week's guest on the Love Rugby League podcast!
    The 37-year-old joins host George Riley for this week's big interview on the podcast.
    A former NRL forward, Cuthbertson discusses his time at Leeds and the success he enjoyed, as well as looking at the current resurgence at the Rhinos.
    Cuthbertson discusses the fight for promotion to Super League, with his club Featherstone facing Batley Bulldogs in the semi-finals in the Championship this weekend.
    Meanwhile, deputy editor Drew Darbyshire joins the show to discuss all the latest.
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    • 56 min
    Gil Dudson on Catalans red mist, winning Wigan, World Cup fears and reigniting Warrington

    Gil Dudson on Catalans red mist, winning Wigan, World Cup fears and reigniting Warrington

    Warrington's 2023 recruit and Wales international forward Gil Dudson is this week's guest on the Love Rugby League podcast.
    The former Wigan and Salford prop joins host George Riley for this week's big interview.
    Dudson, 32, discusses his time at Catalans and the frustrating end to his time in France following the club's play-off defeat to Leeds.
    He also talks about his experiences at Wigan and World Cup doubts while looking ahead to joining Daryl Powell's Wolves next season.
    Dudson also reveals the time he nearly hung up the boots during his career due to the ruthlessness of the sport.
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    • 55 min
    Podcast: Super League Dream Team special including Field, Welsby & Oledzki

    Podcast: Super League Dream Team special including Field, Welsby & Oledzki

    It's a Super League Dream Team special on this week's Love Rugby League podcast!
    Host George Riley and Love Rugby League deputy editor Drew Darbyshire caught up with some of the stars that were included in the team last weekend.
    Wigan fans can enjoy hearing from in-form full-back Jai Field about his combination with team-mate Bevan French, making the Dream Team and loving Manchester city life.
    Super League play-off underdogs Salford Red Devils feature with try-scoring talent Ken Sio. The winger discusses being underdogs and wanting a long-term stay at the club.
    Huddersfield and now World Cup hopeful Chris McQueen also joins the show. The back-rower talks about how he came over to Super League with a point to prove and wanting to play for England at this year's tournament.
    Additionally, St Helens and Leeds supporters can hear from Jack Welsby and Mikolaj Oledzki.
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    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

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Great podcast

Love it , keeps me company on my runs

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