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Ugo Monye, Chris Jones and Danny Care dissect the biggest rugby union stories of the week

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Ugo Monye, Chris Jones and Danny Care dissect the biggest rugby union stories of the week

    Bonus Pod: Lions coaches special

    Bonus Pod: Lions coaches special

    Fresh from his birthday celebrations, Ugo is back on the pod alongside Chris Jones for a special episode all about the Lions. You will hear from Warren Gatland on his coaching team for 2021, what he expects from his Lions captain and how form in the Six Nations will have a big impact on selection. Gregor Townsend reveals why he's relishing the role of attack coach and that Manu Tuilagi is still very much in contention for this year's tour. Steve Tandy talks about his journey from the Ospreys to Lions defence coach and Neil Jenkins reflects on his love affair with the Lions as he prepares for his sixth tour as a player and a coach.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Leinster, Lions and the Ashton derby

    Leinster, Lions and the Ashton derby

    Chris Ashton, Danny Care and Chris Jones round-up the Champions Cup quarter-finals including Leinster's impressive victory over holders Exeter and La Rochelle reaching a first semi-final at the expense of Sale. And with no Premiership clubs in the last four, is that a cause for concern? They also discuss Warren Gatland's Lions coaches, whether a fit-again Manu Tuilagi should be selected and who will get the nod at fly-half. There is also a look at the Women's Six Nations after England booked their place in the final and Wales fail to score a point for the second game running.

    • 49 min
    Danny's coat, Scaz and Liar's dice

    Danny's coat, Scaz and Liar's dice

    Chris Ashton, Danny Care and Chris Jones round up a busy weekend in Europe and the Women's Six Nations. The Champions Cup brought heartache for Wasps and Bristol but Exeter and Sale join a very French quarter-final line-up. England's Emily Scarratt joins the pod to discuss their victory over Scotland, find out where they're playing in Italy and get everyone excited for Liar's Dice. Plus, Ashy discusses his latest ban and everyone wants to talk about Danny's appearance alongside Martin Bayfield.

    • 56 min
    The Women's Six Nations preview pod

    The Women's Six Nations preview pod

    The Women's Six Nations is finally here! Chris Jones, Sara Orchard and Philippa Tuttiett look ahead to the opening weekend and are joined by two special guests. England's Shaunagh Brown discusses the new format, reveals her love for jigsaws and getting back into scrummaging. Plus, Wales hooker Kelsey Jones talks about her pre-match nail routine, the new Wales head coach and the prospect of going professional.

    • 54 min
    Hogg, Itoje and Lions selection

    Hogg, Itoje and Lions selection

    Danny Care, Ugo Monye and Chris Jones look back at a thrilling Six Nations and are joined by Scotland captain Stuart Hogg after their brilliant victory in Paris. Hogg talks about the new-found belief in the team after two big away wins this year, the art of the spiral kick and his hair going viral. Danny, Chris and Ugo discuss your Lions selection and what impact England's poor form could mean for Saracens' players. Maro Itoje is back on the pod to talk England, why Owen Farrell is such a special captain and the prospect of Nigeria becoming a major force in world rugby.

    • 58 min
    Six Nations: Wales or France - who will be champions?

    Six Nations: Wales or France - who will be champions?

    Wales might have missed out on the Grand Slam, but they can still become Six Nations champions on Friday. Fly-half Callum Sheedy joins Ugo Monye, Danny Care and Chris Jones to discuss that dramatic night in Paris and what it was like in the dressing room after the game. France can still snatch the title from Wales, but have they gained an unfair advantage by having their match with Scotland rearranged? And what next for England and Eddie Jones after their fifth place finish in the championship?

    • 53 min

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