The Good, The Bad & The Rugby
The Good, The Bad & The Rugby
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It’s a big week for the home nations with Scotland v England & Ireland v Wales. How do Scotland find consistency? How do England find another level? Are Ireland ambling to the Slam, can Wales young guns make themselves famous? On this week’s show Payno, Hask and Tins dive into all of the above as the Guinness Six Nations reaches the midway mark. Season 4 is sponsored by Continental Tyres.
This week we have a first our first episode of “Rugby’s Greatest Unions” where we put together the best playing partnerships that our game has seen. Hask and Payno are joined by former Scotland half backs Gary Armstrong and Craig Chalmers. They started in the pivotal positions of scrum-half and fly-half on 32 ocassions - including the last time Scotland won the Grandslam back in 1990. A year later Scotland would make it to the World Cup semi-finals with this starting duo, their best ever finish at a World Cup. Season 4 is sponsored by Continental Tyres. EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/goodbadrugby Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee!
Jonny May joins Payno, Hask and Tins in the England Changing Room at Twickenham. Our trio of former England Internationals take you behind the scenes with their match-day memories. Plus we discuss all the major talking points ahead of England v Wales, Scotland v France and Ireland v Italy in the Six Nations. Season 4 is sponsored by Continental Tyres. EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/goodbadrugby Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee!
This week's Six Nations Preview takes place at the sold out Underbelly Boulevard Theatre in Soho. Payno, Hask and Tins are joined by an all-star cast for an epic show: France's Ben Kayser, Ireland's Shane Horgan, Scotland's Rory Lawson and Wales' Jon "Fox" Davies. Donate to Gary Street: www.gofundme.com/f/help-streety-with-speech-and-physio-sessions Season 4 is sponsored by Continental Tyres.
Season 4 is sponsored by Continental Tyres. In the headlines this week: The England squad has been named, we’ll pick a XV for Italy and react to the appointment of Jamie George as captain. Louis Rees-Zammit is off to the NFL to pursue his American Dream. Can Joe Schmidt turn Australia around in time for the Lions Tour? Plus we talk all things club rugby including a reflection on the Champions Cup Pools stages. GBR LIVE 🎤: underbellyboulevard.com/tickets/thegoodthebadtherugby VOTE FOR GSR💃: www.sportspodcastgroup.com/sports_category/best-rugby-podcast/
Payno and Tins are joined in by James Gay-Rees, the BAFTA, Emmy, & Academy Award Winning Producer. The mastermind behind F1’s incredibly successful Drive to Survive, his latest creation is Six Nations: Full Contact - released on Netflix January 24th. This Episode was recorded before the announcement of Louis Rees-Zammit's move to the NFL. Season 4 is sponsored by Continental Tyres. #rugby #sixnations #netflix
Hask and Tins go head-to-head in a game of fantasy rugby. Who would win a match between Premiership North and Premiership South? Ford v Smith, Care v Mitchell, Mercer v Dombrandt. This is Rugby Union’s State of Origin. EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/goodbadrugby Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! #rugby #podcast #premiershiprugby
This week Elma Smit and Bob Skinstad welcome one of, if not the best coach in the world - Jacques Nienaber. We relive South Africa's glory at the 2023 World Cup. Whose idea was 7:1? What are Battle Stats? How do you build a winning culture? Why did he leave for Leinster? #rugby #podcast #southafrica #leinsterrugby
Payno, Hask and Tins come bearing gifts and answer your 12 q’s of Christmas. How much was their first pro contact worth? Who would play Tins in The Crown? Which is the Greatest World Cup team of all time? EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/goodbadrugby Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee!
With Maro Itoje pondering his future at Saracens, our trio discuss the hot topic of the week. Should England rugby players be allowed to play abroad AND for their country? This episode was recorded shortly before it was announced that Northampton Captain Lewis Ludlam is seemingly heading to France. EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/goodbadrugby Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee!
Both Canada and the USA missed out on France 2023 and with Rugby’s biggest show heading to North America in 2031 a lot needs to get sorted both on and off the pitch. We are joined by two of the brightest minds in the game, former US Eagle Dan Lyle and Canada’s Gareth Rees. Season 4 is sponsored by Continental Tyres 🎟️ TOUR TICKETS: https://bit.ly/GBRTourTickets 🎟️
Having recently retired from England duty Courtney Lawes sits down with Payno, and two of his old teammates Hask and Tins, to reflect on a fantastic international career. Season 4 of GBR is in partnership with Continental Tyres. 🎟️ TOUR TICKETS: https://bit.ly/GBRTourTickets 🎟️
Who are the top 10 stars of the men’s the game right now? We have pulled together a shortlist of 20 players who we think are the brightest names on and off the field right now. They wouldn’t necessarily make a World XV but they back up their deeds on the field with a willingness to try things off it. Joining us at GBR GQ is Steve Martin, CEO of M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment, Steve has 30 plus industry experience and has worked extensively with the likes of Tiger Woods, Messi, Beckham, Ronaldo, Rooney, McIlroy, and Jonny Wilkinson to name a few. 🎟️ TOUR TICKETS: https://bit.ly/GBRTourTickets 🎟️
An exclusive interview brought to you by British Airways… Bristol Bears & England lock, Abbie Ward is the first woman to benefit from the RFU’s maternity policy. In late January this year, she announced she was pregnant & over the summer, she gave birth to beautiful baby, Hallie. So, Abbie’s good friend, former teammate and fellow mother, Katy Daley-McLean headed to Bears’ High Performance Centre to find out how Abbie's finding motherhood and what her journey back to the pitch might look like...
It’s our final show from France and Alex ,Tins and Ben Kayser reflect on an extraordinary 7 weeks. What was our favourite game? Who had the best fans? Who makes our Tommy Hilfiger Team of the Tournament? Shop the new collection in one of the Tommy Hilfiger Stores or online (link below) and make sure you sign up to become a Tommy Together Member. You’ve just missed out on an amazing chance to win a weekend away with Tommy Hilfiger - but don’t worry, there are plenty more special benefits to signing up to be a Tommy member like discounts, competitions, giveaways etc! 🇺🇸https://uk.tommy.com/mens-puffer-jackets?utm_source=paid&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=community 🇺🇸
An exclusive interview brought to you by British Airways... Just a month out from the start of the Premiership Women’s Rugby season, Worcester Warriors have had to withdraw from the league after losing their financial backing. So, Elma headed to Sixways Stadium, to sit down with Red Roses & Worcester legend, Lydia Thompson. Lydia lifted that infamous trophy in Paris in 2014 & has been scoring world beating tries for the Red Roses for over a decade. But many new fans of the women’s game will know Lydia primarily for her 17th minute Red Card against the Black Ferns in the final, last year. When she got home from New Zealand, it was Jo Yapp & Worcester Warriors that picked her up & put her back together again…
Payno & Tins are joined by Benjamin Kayser the day after South Africa became FOUR-time World Champions. The boys give their reviews of a historic night, Sam Cane's red card as well as discuss the news that broke during the record that Eddie Jones is to leave Australia. Let us know your thoughts on the game in the comments. Season 4 of GBR is in partnership with Continental Tyres. #springboks #allblacks #rugbyunion