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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.

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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.

    USA 7's Captain Abby Gustaitis

    USA 7's Captain Abby Gustaitis

    Abby Gustaitis, co-captain of the USA 7’s team and fiancé of Alex makes her debut on the Scrum Down. Abby recaps USA’s epic series win in Glendale (2:22) and gives an in-depth analysis of the team, discussing what’s it like to be an athlete at the top of their game and the sacrifices you have to make to get there (9:48). To end, Abby gives advice for young female athletes who are trying to obtain success both on and off the rugby pitch (28:18)

    • 31 min
    Dylan Hartley And Saracens Scandal With Chris Jones

    Dylan Hartley And Saracens Scandal With Chris Jones

    BBC Sport’s Chris Jones joins Alex to discuss the Saracens scandal that has rocked the rugby world (1:24). The guys get in to whether the sanctions are just (12:50) and what this means for the Premiership going forward (19:30). After, England legend Dylan Hartley joins the show to discuss his recent retirement announcement as well as look back at his remarkable career (27:30)

    • 44 min
    2019 World Cup: South Africa Beat England In Finals

    2019 World Cup: South Africa Beat England In Finals

    South Africa have won the World Cup and Blaine Scully, Dan Lyle, Rupert Cox, Brian Hightower and Leigh Diffey are all in studio to recap the match (1:05). Highlights include Alex's full analysis of the match, including what went wrong for England (8:00). After, the guys talk about the future of World Cups and how the United States should play it's cards in order to grow the game and find success (27:08). To end everyone gives their final takeaway from the World Cup (36:30)

    • 45 min
    2019 World Cup: Blaine Scully And Finals Preview

    2019 World Cup: Blaine Scully And Finals Preview

    Fresh off his third Rugby World Cup campaign USA Men’s Eagles captain Blaine Scully joins Alex in studio to recap the Semi-Finals (2:30). After, Alex and Blaine preview the Finals matchup between England and South Africa and give their predictions (9:15). To end, Blaine breaks down USA’s performance at the World Cup (18:20) and discusses what the future of rugby looks like in the United States (34:50)

    • 47 min
    2019 World Cup: Semi-Finals Preview

    2019 World Cup: Semi-Finals Preview

    Rupert Cox and Brian Hightower are back this week with Alex to discuss all things World Cup. With the Semi-Finals set the guys look back on how we got here and recap the Quarter-Final matchups (00:47). After, the Semi-Final fixtures between New Zealand v. England and Wales v. South Africa are broken down and of course predictions are made (26:52)

    • 43 min
    2019 World Cup: Quarter-Finals Preview

    2019 World Cup: Quarter-Finals Preview

    Dan Lyle and Brian Hightower join Alex and discuss USA’s tough loss against Tonga and how the tournament can be looked at for the Eagles as well as how they can improve going forward (00:47). After, the guys recap Japan’s victory over Scotland and how they will match up against South Africa in the Quarter-Finals (09:01). To end, the remaining Quarter-Final games are previewed (16:10)

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

Georgeeeeeeeeee76 ,

Fantastic. Please keep it going!!!!!

Great leadership by Alex and great contributors. Excellent analysis, balanced and detailed. Best rugby podcast by a mile!!!!

therealjpdeal ,

Please don’t stop the Pod!!!!

This podcast has been great all World Cup with the best saved for last. The post final podcast was informative and entertaining! Please keep it going through the Gallagher Premiership and MLR...that’s how we grow the game here in the US...get real analysis and skills talk to the people!

DMatt12 ,

Alex is a champ

Great podcast! Informative, in-depth coverage of RWC action from one of the best hosts / announcers in the biz and a selection of top guests. I hope it continues after the tournament.

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