9 episodes

Radio Sport's Daniel McHardy interviews every Rugby World Cup winning captain to find out what made their campaign a triumph. Each week we talk to a different captain - David Kirk, Nick Farr-Jones, Francois Pienaar, John Eales, Martin Johnson, John Smit and Richie McCaw. A Captain's Cup produced by Radio Sport, Newstalk ZB and NZ Herald

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Radio Sport's Daniel McHardy interviews every Rugby World Cup winning captain to find out what made their campaign a triumph. Each week we talk to a different captain - David Kirk, Nick Farr-Jones, Francois Pienaar, John Eales, Martin Johnson, John Smit and Richie McCaw. A Captain's Cup produced by Radio Sport, Newstalk ZB and NZ Herald

    A Captain's Cup Episode 8: Richie McCaw

    A Captain's Cup Episode 8: Richie McCaw

    In the eighth episode of A Captain's Cup, Daniel McHardy talks with Richie McCaw again, the first man to lift the Rugby World Cup twice.
    McCaw explains the pressure going into Rugby World Cup as defending champions and the moment he lifted the cup for a second time in 2015. A Captain's Cup, the story of the Rugby World Cup told by the seven men who conquered it.
    Produced by Radio Sport, Newstalk ZB and NZ Herald.

    • 33 min
    A Captain's Cup Episode 7: Richie McCaw

    A Captain's Cup Episode 7: Richie McCaw

    In the seventh episode of A Captain's Cup, Daniel McHardy talks with Richie McCaw, the man who returned Rugby World Cup glory to New Zealand.
    McCaw explains the events leading up to 2011 and the pressure his team felt with New Zealand's World Cup hopes resting on their shoulders. A Captain's Cup, the story of the Rugby World Cup told by the seven men who conquered it.
    Produced by Radio Sport, Newstalk ZB and NZ Herald.

    • 50 min
    A Captain's Cup Episode 6: John Smit

    A Captain's Cup Episode 6: John Smit

    In the sixth episode of A Captain's Cup, Daniel McHardy talks with John Smit, the second South African to lift the Webb Ellis Cup in triumph.
    Smit explains where the Springboks were prior to '07 and how they turned their fortunes around in rapid fashion to finish the tournament as rugby's unquestioned powerhouse. A Captain's Cup, the story of the Rugby World Cup told by the seven men who conquered it.
    Produced by Radio Sport, Newstalk ZB and NZ Herald.

    • 43 min
    A Captain's Cup Episode 5: Martin Johnson

    A Captain's Cup Episode 5: Martin Johnson

    In the fifth episode of A Captain's Cup, Daniel McHardy talks with Martin Johnson, the first Englishman to lead his country to Rugby World Cup glory.
    Johnson takes a look back at '03 and discusses the immense pressure on himself and his teammates to convert England's tournament favouritism into a historic result.  A Captain's Cup, the story of the Rugby World Cup told by the seven men who conquered it.
    Produced by Radio Sport, Newstalk ZB and NZ Herald.

    • 1 hr
    A Captain's Cup Episode 4: John Eales

    A Captain's Cup Episode 4: John Eales

    In the fourth episode of A Captain's Cup, Daniel McHardy talks with John Eales, the second Wallabies captain to hoist the Webb Ellis Cup in victory.
    Eales remembers a special tournament in 1999 which saw Australia assert themselves as a true rugby powerhouse.  A Captain's Cup, the story of the Rugby World Cup told by the seven men who conquered it.
    Produced by Radio Sport, Newstalk ZB and NZ Herald.

    • 42 min
    A Captain's Cup Episode 3: Francois Pienaar

    A Captain's Cup Episode 3: Francois Pienaar

    In the third episode of A Captain's Cup, Daniel McHardy talks with Francois Pienaar, the first man to lead South Africa in a Rugby World Cup and the first South African to hoist the Webb Ellis Cup in victory.
    Pienaar shares his memories of a very historic tournament in which South Africa came together behind the Springboks as well as the enormous figure of Nelson Mandela.
    A Captain's Cup, the story of the Rugby World Cup told by the seven men who conquered it. Produced by Radio Sport, Newstalk ZB and NZ Herald.

    • 41 min

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