324 episodes

The Ruck Rugby Podcast from The Times & The Sunday Times. Join Alex Lowe, Stephen Jones and a selection of rugby personalities, including Stuart Barnes, Mark Evans and Alan Dymock, as they provide insight and reports throughout the season, including big name interviews and forthright analysis.
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The Ruck Rugby Podcast The Times

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    • 3.3 • 453 Ratings

The Ruck Rugby Podcast from The Times & The Sunday Times. Join Alex Lowe, Stephen Jones and a selection of rugby personalities, including Stuart Barnes, Mark Evans and Alan Dymock, as they provide insight and reports throughout the season, including big name interviews and forthright analysis.
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    Awful Autumns for Wales and England, plus Nick Easter

    Awful Autumns for Wales and England, plus Nick Easter

    Will Kelleher, Alex Lowe and Stephen Jones look back on the final two games of the Autumn as Wales and England fell to awful defeats. They debate the futures of Wayne Pivac and Eddie Jones, as well as hearing from former England number 8 Nick Easter on England's current struggles. Plus, they name their God or Goddess of the week and pay tribute to Doddie Weir.
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    • 44 min
    England take the draw and history for Georgia!

    England take the draw and history for Georgia!

    Alex Lowe and Alan Dymock look back on the latest round of the Autumn Nations Series including a 25-all draw between England and New Zealand, as well as a famous victory for Georgia over Wales. Plus, they speak with Portugal captain Tomas Appleton after they qualified for the 2023 Rugby World Cup, discuss Rassie Erasmus latest ban and the winners of World Rugby's end of season awards.
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    • 55 min
    World Cup agony and Rassie's latest rant!

    World Cup agony and Rassie's latest rant!

    Steve Jones, Will Kelleher and Stuart Barnes bring you the latest - and very busy - episode of The Ruck. They chat to Jess Hayden to look back on a dramatic Women's World Cup final as the Red Roses lost 34-31 to the Black Ferns. Plus, Elgan Alderman and former World Cup winner Rachael Burford reflect on the final from out in New Zealand. Steve, Will and Stuart also review the action from the Autumn Nations series this weekend, including Rassie Erasmus' latest criticism of match officials and they talk about World Rugby end of season award nominations.
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    • 58 min
    Women's World Cup - Final Preview!

    Women's World Cup - Final Preview!

    England face hosts New Zealand in the World Cup final this weekend. Jess Hayden and Elgan Alderman look ahead to the match and discuss all the key talking points ahead of the final. Jess also catches up with England's Tatyana Heard, who is on the bench for the game.
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    • 32 min
    Argentina silence Twickenham and Dan Biggar joins the pod!

    Argentina silence Twickenham and Dan Biggar joins the pod!

    Will Kelleher and Alex Lowe look back on the weekend's fixtures in the Autumn Nations Series. They discuss Argentina's victory over England, the lack of atmosphere at Twickenham and all the other results from the weekend including wins for France, New Zealand and Ireland. Wales fly-half Dan Biggar joins the show following his move from Northampton Saints to Toulon. Plus, the boys look ahead to the Women's World Cup final between England and New Zealand and name their God or Goddess of the week.
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    • 54 min
    Women's World Cup - Semi-final Preview plus Sarah Hunter

    Women's World Cup - Semi-final Preview plus Sarah Hunter

    Jess Hayden, Rachael Burford and Stephen Jones look ahead to the semi-finals at the Women's World Cup as England face Canada and New Zealand play France. Jess also catches up with England's most capped international player, Sarah Hunter.
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    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

3.3 out of 5
453 Ratings

453 Ratings

Jon Turko ,

Better

Much better now it has an actual presenter with A bit more balance across the nations. The Will Kelleher bit live from the airport was very very odd though.

Wgkel ,

Great

Love the pod!

Steelhead21 ,

Rain? Wot rain?!

I was at the Brentford Community stadium on Saturday to watch Irish play Saracens. Just before kick off the sun came out and was great so not sure why SJ keeps saying it was pouring with rain. Was he there?! 👓 needed?🥴

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