91 episodes

RugbyPass Offload is a weekly show hosted by Marc Edwards with a stellar cast of current and former professional players, including former Scotland's Ryan Wilson and Bristol's Max Lahiff as well as regular guests like Nigel Owens, Simon Zebo, Jamie Roberts and Jack Nowell. Each week the panel will be rounding up all the latest action from the rugby world and giving unrivalled insight into our game in a relaxed and lighthearted format. They will also be sharing stories from their careers at the very top of the sport and interviewing high profile guests each week.
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RugbyPass Offload is a weekly show hosted by Marc Edwards with a stellar cast of current and former professional players, including former Scotland's Ryan Wilson and Bristol's Max Lahiff as well as regular guests like Nigel Owens, Simon Zebo, Jamie Roberts and Jack Nowell. Each week the panel will be rounding up all the latest action from the rugby world and giving unrivalled insight into our game in a relaxed and lighthearted format. They will also be sharing stories from their careers at the very top of the sport and interviewing high profile guests each week.
Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Episode 47 - Jake Polledri - The Worst All Blacks Side In History, Worcesters Woes & Bullying Kieran Read

    Episode 47 - Jake Polledri - The Worst All Blacks Side In History, Worcesters Woes & Bullying Kieran Read

    Today we're joined by Jake Polledri to discuss his long awaited return to professional rugby, after 2 years out with a potentially career ruining injury the Italian international is back and hungry to make an impact both domestically for Gloucester and The Azurri. We hear about how dark the last 2 years have been for him, including losing his brother to a sudden cardiac arrest on a night out, but also his excitement to finally be back out competing once more. He recalls crazy stories with Sergio Parisse, messy Italian initiations, destroying Ryan Wilson on debut, the Gloucester milk challenge, taking down Kieran Read, the challenges of Italian rugby, and Adam Hastings weird obsession with his sister. Plus the lads do a full breakdown on the craziness of the weekends premiership action including that ridiculous Harlequins game and of course reflect on the rugby championship - whereby they brand the New Zealand side as 'the worst to ever win the title' - loads of laughs, analysis and fun as always.
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    • 52 min
    Episode 46 - Schalk Brits - Sprinbok Drug Allegations - Refereeing Controversies & Knocking Out Owen Farrell

    Episode 46 - Schalk Brits - Sprinbok Drug Allegations - Refereeing Controversies & Knocking Out Owen Farrell

    Today we're honoured to be joined by 4 times Prem, 2 times European and 1 time World Champion in Ex Springbok Schalk Brits to take us through all the craziness which has been unfolding in the Rugby Championship and the Premiership over the last week. Schalk has a theory on why the All Blacks keep getting the better of the officials decisions including against the Wallabies, discusses the possible positive impact the recent drug allegations will have on the Springboks, predicts alongside the lads who will win the championship this weekend and then takes us through his career's incredible highs and terrifying lows in a wonderfully entertaining fashion. From getting caned everyday at school, the trials and tribulations of a wrestling career, taking part in his schools brutal rugby initiation, fighting to put on weight to impress Jake White in super rugby, inventing the modern day hooker role, his regrets in not getting more international caps, the trials and tribulations of a wrestling career, getting beaten up by Bakies Botha and Victor Matfield, nearly playing centre alongside JDV, moving to Saracens to try and prove his doubters wrong, the salary cap scandal, the incredibly loose saracens bonding trips, winning all those titles, knocking out Owen Farrell and many many more incredibly entertaining stories from one of rugbys longest professional careers.


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    • 58 min
    Episode 45 - Delon Armitage - Saving James O'Connors Life - Beating Up A Doping Official & Burning Down His Academy House

    Episode 45 - Delon Armitage - Saving James O'Connors Life - Beating Up A Doping Official & Burning Down His Academy House

    Today we're delighted to be joined by triple European champion and Ex-England international Delon Armitage to bring his incredible career to light. From his memories of being rejected by France U16s for being to skinny, to the desperation he felt being the only state school kid at England trials, to the brutal culture at London Irish, the day he accidentally burnt down the London Irish academy house, his public shaming at his first day of England training, Martin Johnsons weirdest moments, his various bans for beating up a doping official and getting into a fight with a Leicester fan and the day he saved James O'Connors life on the bus after a Toulon game plus much more....
    The lads also discuss the Queens passing and its impact on sport, the premiership highlights from round 1 and how common it is in a rugby squad for one of the players to start dating one of the backroom staff inspired by the story unfolding in South Africa involving Elton Jantjies.

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 44 - Butch James - Nic White's A Disgrace - Why TMO's Are Ruining Rugby & The Springboks Brutal Initiation

    Episode 44 - Butch James - Nic White's A Disgrace - Why TMO's Are Ruining Rugby & The Springboks Brutal Initiation

    The lads are all back for another series of the offload and we're joined by rugby royalty in World Cup winning Springbok Butch James to cast an eye on the incredible events of the The Rugby Championship and to preview the up and coming Premiership season. Butch reveals; why he believes rugby is becoming too soft, his thoughts on who's going to win The Rugby Championship, why he believes Nic White should have been suspended for his acting escapades and relays to us the incredible stories behind his careers highs and lows. The lads also look at Worcester's financial problems, Ryans regrets at being dropped as Glasgow Captain, how savage the new training scheme is under new head coach Franco Smith, the Michelin star level food on offer at Bristol, Ellis Genge's return to the west country, who will make the Premiership Dream Team XV this season plus much more.....



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    • 46 min
    The Gloucester milk challenge - The most brutal rugby initiation

    The Gloucester milk challenge - The most brutal rugby initiation

    We've waited all season for this. Max Lahiff and Ryan Wilson take part in the infamous Gloucester rugby milk challenge. The boys have to drink 4 litres of full-fat milk in 20 minutes without getting sick. Wa


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    • 4 min
    Episode 43 - Drew Mitchell - Sydney Blow-out, Losing Bets, Cheiks & Red Mist

    Episode 43 - Drew Mitchell - Sydney Blow-out, Losing Bets, Cheiks & Red Mist

    A special final episode of the season as we're joined by Drew Mitchell to wrap up the July Internationals and discuss everything that happened post the final whistle in Syndey, Wellington, Cape Town and Santiago del Estero. We chat about Eddie Jones and his post-match blow-up with a fan, Ireland's epic performance against the All Blacks, and a big bet between Drew and Joe Marler. We also look back on Drew's incredible career and he shares some great stories on and off the pitch. Max and Ryan are already in pre-season so we also get an update from camp.
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    • 1 hr 14 min

Customer Reviews

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7 Ratings

7 Ratings

JPrestonT ,

What happened to Christina?

Glad that the pod is back, but gutted that there is no Christina Mahon! She is golden and a nice change from a bunch of rugby boys.

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