155 episodes

The Rugby Pod with Andy Goode & Big Jim Hamilton & hosted by Andy Rowe. Think pub chat, but with two of the biggest characters in the game. The guys chat through everything from tour stories to what really goes on behind the scenes in the World of Rugby. We also cover all the latest news, but with plenty of laughs, opinions and without taking ourselves too seriously. We're made for fans, by fans & we're always looking to engage with our audience, so if you have a funny story, a question or opinion, get in touch through Twitter or Facebook. Enjoy!

The Rugby Pod The Rugby Pod

    • Sports

The Rugby Pod with Andy Goode & Big Jim Hamilton & hosted by Andy Rowe. Think pub chat, but with two of the biggest characters in the game. The guys chat through everything from tour stories to what really goes on behind the scenes in the World of Rugby. We also cover all the latest news, but with plenty of laughs, opinions and without taking ourselves too seriously. We're made for fans, by fans & we're always looking to engage with our audience, so if you have a funny story, a question or opinion, get in touch through Twitter or Facebook. Enjoy!

    Episode 26 - Dai In Dubai, Champ Scandal & Six Nations Return

    Episode 26 - Dai In Dubai, Champ Scandal & Six Nations Return

    Big Jim and Goodey are joined in the studio by former Ireland international Darren Cave to preview England v Ireland as the Guinness Six Nations returns. They also discuss a massive game for Gregor Townsend and an acid test for France in Cardiff, while Goodey attempts to explain what's gone on at Wasps and we find out Dai Young's been in Dubes! All that plus the guys give their take on the Championship funding cuts and we hear from Alex Lozowski on his England exile... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Episode 25 - Bangers, Beer & Bust-Ups

    Episode 25 - Bangers, Beer & Bust-Ups

    Jim's had a traumatic weekend but he's made it into the studio to discuss Ellis Genge's interview with a beer about sausages and Finn Russell's newspaper spread and ongoing bust-up with Gregor Townsend! We're joined by injured England winger Jack Nowell to talk Storm Ciara and the Calcutta Cup, as well as Eddie Jones, Henry Slade's breath and owning his own pub. And, we analyse Ireland v Wales, France v Italy, South Africa joining the Six Nations and throw a few rumours out there for good measure... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Episode 24 - It's Not Coming Home!

    Episode 24 - It's Not Coming Home!

    Goodey's eating humble pie after talking up England's chances of a Grand Slam and is admitting his concern ahead of the coming weekend, Eddie's team selection comes in for heavy criticism and the man who captained Scotland to victory over England at Murrayfield two years ago, John Barclay, joins us to look ahead to this year's Calcutta Cup clash. All that, plus analysis of Ireland v Scotland, Wales v Italy and much more... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Episode 23 - Epic Six Nations Preview

    Episode 23 - Epic Six Nations Preview

    We gather up a host of familiar faces to discuss the home nations' chances in the upcoming Six Nations, while Big Jim and Goodey have tales to tell from an interesting Burns Night event and an appearance with a TOWIE star! All that plus some huge rumours, more Saracens fallout, refereeing controversies and much more... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Episode 22 - Saracens & Six Nations Squad Special

    Episode 22 - Saracens & Six Nations Squad Special

    It's an epic as the big showdown between Goodey and Brendan Venter is on. We dissect the news of Saracens' relegation and all the fallout with an open cloth, Jim opens up on how he's been hurt by it and we try to get to the bottom of why the truth still hasn't come out. Plus, we round up all of the action from Round 6 of the Champions Cup and discuss the Six Nations squads, including having a chat with new Ireland fly half Billy Burns... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Episode 21 - Wiggy, Wainwright & Wild Predictions

    Episode 21 - Wiggy, Wainwright & Wild Predictions

    Big Jim and Goodey are joined in the studio by Ulster legend Darren Cave to round up the Champions Cup action and look ahead to the final round, while Jim is predicting that central contracts are round the corner for England! Saracens' man of the match Richard Wigglesworth joins us to talk siege mentality, playing with the kids and transitioning into coaching, Wales legend James Hook chats retirement and becoming the next JK Rowling and former Scotland star Rob Wainwright discusses bar brawls in the Hebrides, delivering the Calcutta Cup match ball and raising money for Doddie Weir's foundation... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 hr 20 min

Customer Reviews

Neil Boyce ,

Top job

Awesome show guys , enjoy the banter 🇿🇦

Bryce Foss ,

Saffa Supporter

Without doubt the best Rugby Union pod on the planet. Really enjoy the banter & insight into the UK/EU game. I look for the new episode every Tuesday morning, like a kid on Christmas morning. Really appreciate your work from Durban, South Africa

Foodmefood ,

All the way from SA

Hey Fellas! Really enjoying the POD and insights into the northern hemisphere rugby as well as the all round solid banter, especially the recent appearances from Jim's best mate, Big Joe Marler. Keep it up. Howzit from Richard in Joburg.

Top Podcasts In Sports

Listeners Also Subscribed To