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The Rugby Pod with Andy Goode, Big Jim Hamilton & hosted by Andy Rowe is the most listened to Rugby podcast in the world. We cover all the latest news, rumours insight and stories, but with plenty of humour, opinions and the best guests from the game, including current and former internationals. Follow us on social media and send us in your questions to chat through each week.

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    • 4.8 • 150 Ratings

The Rugby Pod with Andy Goode, Big Jim Hamilton & hosted by Andy Rowe is the most listened to Rugby podcast in the world. We cover all the latest news, rumours insight and stories, but with plenty of humour, opinions and the best guests from the game, including current and former internationals. Follow us on social media and send us in your questions to chat through each week.

    Calcutta Cup Preview, France Faulter & Zach Mercer on his England Exile

    Calcutta Cup Preview, France Faulter & Zach Mercer on his England Exile

    Massive weekend coming up in the Six Nations this week with the Calcutta Cup, Ireland looking to remain on course for the Slam, and France looking to recover some form. PLUS we’re joined by a number 8 who’s been tearing up trees for years but is seemingly stuck in England Exile… Zach Mercer. The lads also invite some new friends from the Army into the studio to review their recent performance in the trenches.
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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Scottish Fury, England Find a Way, & Courtney Lawes joins the Pod

    Scottish Fury, England Find a Way, & Courtney Lawes joins the Pod

    The lads are joined by England centurion Courtney Lawes this week as we pick the bones out of a painful and controversial last-gasp defeat for Scotland in Murrayfield. We’ll also take a look at an ugly but important win for England, some bright shoots for Wales, and a procession for Ireland in Dublin. 
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    • 1 hr 18 min
    Scotland Scare, Ireland Impress, England Evolve? And Italy's Gladiator Michele Lamaro

    Scotland Scare, Ireland Impress, England Evolve? And Italy's Gladiator Michele Lamaro

    How good is the Six Nations?! We’ll be analysing all the action from the first round including what was nearly one of the greatest Welsh comebacks of all time. With Scotland holding on for a rare win in Cardiff, Jim revels in the fact that Gregor's men are technically still on for the Slam. We'll take a look at an epic Irish win in France and how Shaun Edwards might be reacting, lick the f**in ball!!. We'll also take a look at whether we saw the start of England’s new era or just more of the same from Borthwick. Plus, we’ll be having a chat with Italy skipper Michele Lamaro about growing up next to the Colosseum in Rome and life in the Italian camp.
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    The Pod Gets Biggar with a Welsh Legend, Plus Springbok Giant, RG Snyman!

    The Pod Gets Biggar with a Welsh Legend, Plus Springbok Giant, RG Snyman!

    We've got a couple of big additions this week ahead of the start of the Six Nations, with Welsh legend Dan Biggar joining the lads to preview the tournament and give some incredible insight into Gats, the Welsh squad, who his favourite referee was, and playing against Finn, Sexton and Smith. We also look at how England should approach the tournament and if a new look attack might be on the cards. Plus, we're joined by the man mountain and one of the toughest looking buggers in the World, Springbok and Munster's RG Snyman, to talk about winning back to back Rugby World Cups, moving from Munster to Leinster, and ripping shirts off on a night out. Enjoy!
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    • 1 hr 17 min
    Rees-Lightening hits the U.S, All New Six Nations Captains and Toulouse' & England's Jack Willis

    Rees-Lightening hits the U.S, All New Six Nations Captains and Toulouse' & England's Jack Willis

    Hell of a week with lots of news as we near this year's Six Nations. The lads discuss LRZs big move to chase his dream in the NFL and what it means for rugby. We also take a look at another sport as Jim takes some credit for the new Saffa UFC World Champion Dricus Du Plessis. The lads give their take on the new Six Nations captains heading into this year's tournament, and we speak with Toulouse and England powerhouse Jack Willis about the Champions Cup, his international career ambitions, and his journey so far.
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Six Nations Squads, Champions Cup Jeopardy & a Big Debut

    Six Nations Squads, Champions Cup Jeopardy & a Big Debut

    With the Six Nations squads set to be announced, the lads get their hairy crystal balls out to predict what the England squad might look like, who's replacing Johnny Sexton and captaining Ireland, and what surprise names we might see in Scotland's squad. We’ll also be discussing all the best action from Round 3 of the Champions Cup and working out who might make it through to the knockout stages, in the final round of pool games this weekend. Plus we have a guest debut to step into Andy Rowe's size 7 loafers.
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    • 1 hr 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
150 Ratings

150 Ratings

Karooninja ,

Best Rugby Podcast for your ear hole.

I love listening to Jim, Andy ‘n Andy. As a South African and die hard Bok fan these guys deliver a unique well informed and unbiased opinion on the beautiful sport of rugby. Keep it up boys, I love your work.

gundoctor120mm ,

The Rugby Pod is the Dogs Nuts

I’ve been following the pod for years and it’s kept me sane on my travels with work in Asia and now the United States. Request not to be too ‘orrible to Gloucester 🙏🙏 praying for ring fence.

MikeySDallas ,

Chi-ca-go

I love the pod, I nearly wet myself laughing when Jim didn’t realize he was saying Chicago. Highlight of my pod listening week is the Rugby Pod, keep up the great work guys. Mikey SDallas

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