The Scrum Down with Alex Corbisiero features regular guest Jonathan Fisher and input from other current Premiership Rugby players. A conversation on all things Rugby related from a player's point of view.
72: USA Rugby Coach Gary Gold and the Path to the World Cup
Alex Corbisiero is at the USA Rugby training camp at Infinity Park in Glendale Colorado where the Eagles are training and preparing for the Autumn world cup qualifier repêchage in Dubai. Corbs’ special guest on this show is Eagles head coach Gary Gold who discusses the disappointment felt following the losses to Chile and Uruguay, and the issues facing the team. They then look ahead to future Rugby world cups in the USA and how the Eagles can grow their stature on the world stage.
71: Rugby World Cup 7's Review with Dan Lyle and AJ MacGinty on the State of U.S Rugby Union and Life at Bristol Bears
Joining this episode of the Scrum Down Dan Lyle and Alex review the Rugby World Cup 7's and Fiji and Australis thrilling win, as well as the U.S Eagle's performance.
Next, USA 15's star AJ MacGinty and Alex discuss their journey to the states and joining their respective national teams. MacGinty also shares his thought's on transitioning to his new Premiership squad Bristol Bears and the expectations set for the season and reflects on the state of U.S Rugby Union and the Eagles challenging path to the World Cup.
70: Alex Lowe's Worcester Update + USA Stars Ilona Maher and Perry Baker talk 7's World Cup
Joining Alex Corbisiero on the Scrum Down this week is British Rugby Journalist from the Times Newspaper Alex Lowe, who’s shedding light on the ongoing and constantly evolving situation at Worcester Warriors. Alex helps answer questions about what may happen at the club if they enter administration and they also discuss rumors around further financial difficulties and the impact of this situation across the Rugby Premiership ahead of the opening weekend.
Later on in the show, USA 7s Rugby Stars Ilona Maher and Perry Baker join Alex to talk about the upcoming 7s World Cup in South Africa.
69: LA Rugby 7's and World Cup 7's Anticipation
In the second episode of The Scrum Down Podcast Alex Corbisiero is live from the HSBC LA Sevens Tournaments interviewing 7's stars and personnel from the likes of Women's USA Olympic Captain Abby Gustaitis, Harry McNulty, Mike Friday to name a few. as well as Special Guest NFL/USA Rugby player Nate Ebner.
68: The Return of The Scrum Down with Guest Rupert Cox
The Scrum Down Podcast is back with host Alex Corbisiero, and on this episode he is joined by Rugby Broadcaster Rupert Cox, as they discuss the perilous situation that’s currently happening at Gallagher Premiership side Worcester Warriors, who are facing a winding up order from The UK authorities for an alleged unpaid tax bill of £6 million. Alex and Rupert look at how they’re in this situation, unrest amongst the playing staff and what can be done to help the club. They also touch on the World Rugby 7's Series and the upcoming tournament in Los Angeles that kicks off this weekend.
67: Lions Tour Reaction and Team USA Olympic Sevens
Ahmed is back in charge of the hosting duties for this show as Alex and him discuss all the latest news and reaction of the 2021 British & Irish Lions tour of South Africa. The two analyze the loss to South Africa A, what we learned from both sides and where they are on their preparations before the first test match. Alex also picks his starting Lions XV based on the Tour so far and highlights what places he still thinks are up for grabs. The boys then round out the pod by discussing Team USA Men and Women's Rugby Sevens chances at the Tokyo Olympics this summer.
Thank God the Pod and Alex Are Back!
Great rugby podcast....one of the best!
Detailed, professional, informative, and always entertaining.....this show should be in your weekly rugby podcast rotation.
The Host with the Most
Really enjoy Alex on the pod. He is quickly becoming the main ambassador for rugby in the states and I couldn’t be happier about it. Enjoy his recaps and previews of the Premiership and six nations matches. Hope to get more pro 14 and of course, the lions tour in 2021! He is the host with the most! Must listen for American rugby players and fans.
Fantastic. Please keep it going!!!!!
Great leadership by Alex and great contributors. Excellent analysis, balanced and detailed. Best rugby podcast by a mile!!!!