Rugby Tonight Podcast

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Synopsis

All the best bits from BT Sports live rugby studio programme, including interviews with the biggest names in the sport, plus an exclusive weekly chat with two of our team of rugby legends, including Lawrence Dallaglio, Brian ODriscoll, Ben Kay, Austin Healey and Ugo Monye. They will be analysing all the major talking points and looking ahead to the weekends matches from the Aviva Premiership, European Champions Cup and beyond. To get involved tweet @btsportrugby with your questions and be sure to tune in every Wednesday at 8pm on Facebook and Twitter for our live social show.

Episodes

  • Who will win the AVIVA Premiership Final?

    Who will win the AVIVA Premiership Final?

    24/05/2018 Duration: 31min

    In the final Rugby Tonight Podcast of the season, Austin Healey is joined by Ben Kay as they talk about the Semi Finals of the AVIVA Premiership as Exeter beat Newcastle, while Saracens won a high scoring game against Wasps. Austin and Ben run through who they think will win Saturday's final at Twickenham, as well as giving out their awards for the season. Also, Jack Willis' serious knee injury this weekend has re-opened the debate over whether or not 4G pitches are safe for rugby.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Exclusive Danny Cipriani interview

    Exclusive Danny Cipriani interview

    18/05/2018 Duration: 58min

    Danny Cipriani speaks exclusively to his former England team-mate Ugo Monye in the most revealing interview of his rollercoaster career for club and country. This wide-ranging interview covers a number of topics, including his spiritual evolution, his treatment by the press, his England hopes and his forthcoming move from Wasps to Gloucester Rugby.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Who will reach the Premiership final?

    Who will reach the Premiership final?

    17/05/2018 Duration: 29min

    BT Sport's Austin Healey and Ben Kay preview this Saturday's Aviva Premiership semi-finals that will see Saracens tackle Wasps at Allianz Park and Exeter welcome Newcastle to Sandy Park. Ugo Monye chats to Wasps' Danny Cipriani about his recall to the England squad and his move to Gloucester next season. We also hear from the Chiefs' Joe and Sam Simmonds ahead of their showdown with the Falcons. Austin and Ben also round-up all the latest news including Russia's 'qualification' for the Rugby World Cup, Leinster and Cardiff Blues' cup final victories in Bilbao and James Haskell's move to Northampton Saints.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Who will take European glory in Bilbao?

    Who will take European glory in Bilbao?

    10/05/2018 Duration: 31min

    Ben Kay and Brian O'Driscoll look ahead to this weekend's European Champions Cup final between Leinster and Racing 92. With Eddie Jones set to announce the England squad to tour South Africa this summer, Ben and Brian discuss who should be on the plane and who deserves a well earned rest.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Will Cipriani play in the Premiership next season?

    Will Cipriani play in the Premiership next season?

    03/05/2018 Duration: 37min

    Ugo Monye and Ben Kay look back at a thrilling weekend in the Aviva Premiership, including Newcastle's shock result away to Leicester.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Are Leinster on their way to Champions Cup glory?

    Are Leinster on their way to Champions Cup glory?

    26/04/2018 Duration: 29min

    Austin Healey is joined by Ben Kay as they run through all of this week's big stories in the rugby world. Toby Flood was in the studio and gave his reaction to his side's defeat to Gloucester. Austin and Ben discuss Dylan Hartley as a concussion rules him out of the series against South Africa, as well as the retirement of Sprinboks' legend Bryan Habana. George North has made his move from Northampton Saints to Ospreys, so we look at what this means for his career going forward. Also we have reviews of Leinster and Racing's wins in the Champions Cup semi-finals as well as Gloucester and Cardiff's route to the Challenge Cup final in Bilbao. Austin and Ben also look forward to all of this week's big games in the AVIVA Premiership including Leicester Tigers v Newcastle Falcons, Gloucester v Bath and Wasps v Northampton Saints.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Will it be an all-Irish Champions Cup final?

    Will it be an all-Irish Champions Cup final?

    19/04/2018 Duration: 01h11min

    Ben Kay and Brian O'Driscoll preview this weekend's Champions Cup semi-finals that will see Leinster take on Scarlets and Munster tackle Racing 92. Munster legend Peter Stringer drops in for a chat and we also hear from Racing 92's Dan Carter and current Munster star Conor Murray ahead of their final four showdown in Bordeaux on Sunday in front of the BT Sport cameras. We get the thoughts of Gloucester boss Johan Ackermann as his side prepare for an all-Premiership Challenge Cup semi-final clash with Newcastle on Friday night - live on BT Sport - and the guys also review all the latest news from around the rugby globe and the latest Premiership action.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Is a Premiership DOR the hardest gig in rugby?

    Is a Premiership DOR the hardest gig in rugby?

    12/04/2018 Duration: 01h13min

    BT Sport’s Nick Mullins is joined by Ugo Monye at Ealing Trailfinders RFC to debate the departure of Harlequins director of rugby John Kingston and the alarming form of Northampton Saints. Elsewhere, we hear from Newcastle director of rugby Dean Richards, his Sale counterpart Steve Diamond and Leicester’s new forwards coach Mark Bakewell.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Are Leinster Champions Cup favourites?

    Are Leinster Champions Cup favourites?

    29/03/2018 Duration: 43min

    Ben Kay and Brian O’Driscoll are in the pod booth to run the rule over the biggest stories in the rugby world. The duo discuss reports that the Premiership is looking to replace relegation with a play-off and cast an eye at the RFU’s report into rising injuries in professional rugby. The guys also look ahead to a huge week of European rugby as the Champions Cup takes centre stage with Scarlets hosting La Rochelle on Friday and Saracens travelling to Dublin on Sunday to take on Leinster - both live on BT Sport.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Ireland Grand Slam winners, but where next for England?

    Ireland Grand Slam winners, but where next for England?

    22/03/2018 Duration: 36min

    Austin Healey is joined by Ben Kay as they take a long look at where England have to go now after their horror Six Nations campaign. They take a look back at the game against Ireland, as well as discussing what has to change in Eddie Jones' camp before the South Africa tour in June. Austin and Ben also talk about the brilliant Irish side that took home the Grand Slam trophy at Twickenham and their hopes for next years world cup. We hear from England's most capped player of all time Jason Leonard, as well as the head coach of Australia Michael Cheika who was in the studio. Then we run through how the Six Nations went for Wales, Scotland, France and Italy before previewing this weeks fixtures as the AVIVA Premiership returns.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Can England derail Irelands Grand Slam bid?

    Can England derail Ireland's Grand Slam bid?

    15/03/2018 Duration: 40min

    BT Sport's Nick Mullins and Ben Kay sit down to review the latest round of Six Nations action including England's latest defeat at the hands of France in Paris. They also look ahead to 'Super Saturday' and the final round of matches that will see Ireland travel to Twickenham in the hope of completing a clean sweep and sealing a Grand Slam. They also cast an eye across Wales' clash with France and Scotland's trip to Italy and they weigh-in on the promotion-relegation debate. The guys also round up the biggest stories of the week including the one-week suspension handed down to Northampton's Teimana Harrison and they preview the Anglo-Welsh Cup Final clash between Bath and Exeter Chiefs.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Fired up England will be desperate to blow France away

    Fired up England will be desperate to blow France away

    08/03/2018 Duration: 56min

    Ali Eykyn is joined by Ugo Monye at Tadley RFC to preview round four of the NatWest Six Nations, including ‘Le Crunch’ between England and France in Paris. We hear from England flanker James Haskell ahead of the huge game and the guys preview Ireland v Scotland and Wales v Italy. Ali and Ugo issue a status report on the Aviva Premiership and the weekend’s Anglo Welsh Cup semi-finals are previewed.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Scotland made England look average

    Scotland made England look average

    01/03/2018 Duration: 01h01min

    Ugo Monye and Ben Kay are joined by former Scotland scrum-half Bryan Redpath to review the latest Six Nations action including the Scots' stunning victory over England at Murrayfield. Redpath also takes a trip down memory lane to reveal his proudest moment, his favourite tour and the one game he wishes he could replay. Sarra Elgan also reports from the England camp where she spoke to head coach Eddie Jones and we also chat to Doddie Weir about his career and his quest to find a cure for Motor Neurone Disease. They guys also preview the latest Premiership including this weekend's live games - Harlequins v Bath, Exeter Chiefs v Saracens and Worcester Warriors v Leicester Tigers.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Who will win the Calcutta Cup clash?

    Who will win the Calcutta Cup clash?

    22/02/2018 Duration: 41min

    Ugo Monye and Lawrence Dallaglio preview the latest round of the Six Nations Championship that will see Scotland tackle England at Murrayfield, Ireland entertain Wales at the Aviva Stadium and France play host to Italy at the Stade Velodrome. Nick Mullins also reports from the England camp ahead of their trip to Edinburgh where he spoke to to Jonathan Joseph who scored a hat-trick the last time the two sides met. The guys also cast an eye across the latest Aviva Premiership action that includes a crucial battle between basement side London Irish and their nearest rivals Worcester Warriors. Ali Eykyn also gets a rare insight into the Saracens set-up with coach Alex Sanderson.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Pod on Tour: Six Nations review with Nick and Ugo

    Pod on Tour: Six Nations review with Nick and Ugo

    15/02/2018 Duration: 40min

    BT Sport’s Nick Mullins is joined by Ugo Monye at the Wasps FC clubhouse to debate all the big talking points from the opening two rounds of Six Nations action. The guys ponder the future of departing Wasps fly-half Danny Cipriani and look ahead to the weekend’s live Aviva Premiership action on BT Sport.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • England and Wales set for Twickenham showdown

    England and Wales set for Twickenham showdown

    08/02/2018 Duration: 32min

    Austin Healey and Ben Kay reflect on a memorable opening round of Six Nations action including Wales' demolition of Scotland, Ireland's dramatic win against Paris and England's success against Italy. The boys also preview this weekend's clash that see England play host to Wales at Twickenham, Scotland entertain France in Edinburgh and Ireland tackle Italy in Dublin. Wales centre Jonathan Davies also drops in for a chat to give his views on Saturday's showdown and they all take a trip down memory lane to share their favourite England-Wales stories. Elsewhere, Ali Eykyn reports from the England camp where he spoke to recent call-up Richard Wigglesworth, Sam Underhill and forwards coach Steve Borthwick about their preparations for big game. The Aviva Premiership also returns this weekend and the guys cast an eye over the fixtures including Bath v Northampton and Harlequins v Wasps both of which you can see live on BT Sport.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Who will win the Six Nations?

    Who will win the Six Nations?

    01/02/2018 Duration: 23min

    Austin Healey and Ben Kay preview the opening round of this year's Six Nations that will see Wales play host to Scotland, France tackle Ireland and England travel to Italy. The guys also pick who they think will win win the Championship and identify the rising star they think will steal the headlines. Ali Eykyn also reports from the England camp ahead of the big kick off where he spoke to head coach Eddie Jones and lock Joe Launchbury. The news of James Haskell's impending departure from Premiership side Wasps also comes under the microscope as does Northampton's decision to appoint New Zealander Chris Boyd as their new director of rugby. We also hear from Saints chief executive Mark Darbon.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Injuries threaten to dominate Six Nations

    Injuries threaten to dominate Six Nations

    25/01/2018 Duration: 35min

    Austin Healey and David Flatman reflect on the battle for a place in the Champions Cup quarter-finals and ask whether the demands of the Premiership are to blame for the fact only one English side - Saracens - made it through to the last eight? The guys also consider who are the front runners for the European Player of the Year award and with the Six Nations almost upon us they ponder the impact of the injuries to Wales' Dan Biggar and Liam Williams. England's new-look squad also comes under the microscope with Chris Robshaw and Mike Brown also now under an injury cloud. Our hosts also look back on their own careers and remember how club rivalries used to transfer into the international set-up and recall the greatest tries scored by members of the front row club. We also here from Gloucester's Jason Woodward, who was the guest on this week's studio show, and there is also an exclusive interview with London Irish’s Darren Dawidiuk who is currently undergoing treatment fo

  • Did Bastareaud deserve a longer ban?

    Did Bastareaud deserve a longer ban?

    18/01/2018 Duration: 52min

    Ben Kay and Brian O'Driscoll discuss all the latest news from around the rugby globe including a new deal for England head coach Eddie Jones and the bans for England back row James Haskell and France's Mathieu Bastareaud. With the Six Nations fast approaching, the guys also cast an eye across the squads that have been announced for the latest battle for northern hemisphere supremacy and we get the thoughts of former Wales centre Martyn Williams. The wage structure in the Premiership also comes under the microscope following some thought-provoking moves by England's leading clubs and we also preview the final round of pool action in the Champions Cup that will decide this season's quarter-finalists.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Cipriani set for Wasps exit?

    Cipriani set for Wasps exit?

    11/01/2018 Duration: 41min

    Austin Healey and Lawrence Dallaglio preview the return of the Champions Cup this weekend and cast an eye over the latest Premiership action. The boys also reflect on the latest news including a six-week ban for Harlequins prop Joe Marler and reports that Wasps have completed the signing of All Blacks fly-half Lima Sopoaga and what that means for Danny Cipriani. They also assess the state of French rugby amid the ugly row that has followed Guy Noves' departure from the top job and we also hear from former France captain Raphael Ibanez and Montpellier head coach Vern Cotter.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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