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Josh Tuisova never lifts weights | Rugby Roots

Josh Tuisova never lifts weights | Rugby Roots

Chris Ashton reveals that during his time in Toulon he never saw Fijian star Joshua Tuisova lift weights, despite what the 113kg utility back's physique might suggest.

Josh Tuisova never lifts weights | Rugby Roots

Chris Ashton reveals that during his time in Toulon he never saw Fijian star Joshua Tuisova lift weights, despite what the 113kg utility back's physique might suggest.

Why Chris Ashton regrets the "Ash Splash" | Rugby Roots

While the iconic try celebration nicknamed the "Ash Splash" is still celebrated by some fans, Chris Ashton reveals the negative outside noise around it has made him come to regret doing it.

Chris Ashton on why Sam Burgess struggled in Rugby Union | Rugby Roots

Chris Ashton leans on his experience as a cross-code success story to discuss the reasons why Sam Burges' foray into Rugby Union didn't work out.

Why "Splashdown" didn't have any World Cup stories in it | Rugby Roots

Chris Ashton discusses his book "Splashdown" and reveals that he tried to include stories of the 2011 World Cup and the drama involved but England Rugby intervened.

How Chris Ashton wants to be remembered | Rugby Roots

Jim Hamilton asks Chris Ashton about his legacy in rugby and after a bumpy career, Ashton's response was simple, he stayed true to who he is as a person and player.

Chris Ashton on his first love being Rugby League | Rugby Roots

Cross-code rugby star Chris Ashton tells Jim Hamilton about his upbringing in the Wigan Rugby League system and how it was always his dream to represent his hometown.

Dan Biggar on his attitude towards winning | Rugby Roots

Dan Biggar describes his mentality to Jim Hamilton, saying he brings the same edge and intent into every match regardless of the stakes or the stage.

How Warren Gatland instilled toughness in the Welsh team | Rugby Roots

Dan Biggar reflects on the time Rassie Erasmus complimented Wales' toughness and how the team earned that reputation.

Will Warren Gatland flip the script this time with Wales | The Offload

The Offload crew discuss Warren Gatland's (potential) appointment as Welsh head coach and what attitude the man with "keys to the country" could bring to the role.

Mark Nawaqanitawase runs like a greasy Rhino | The Offload

Australian winger Mark Nawaqanitawase gets his flowers from The Offload crew following a superb outing at the Principality Stadium.

How South Africa dominated England in the dark arts | The Offload

Max Lahiff breaks down South Africa's scrummaging tactics and Ryan Wilson marvels at their all-around set-piece superiority on The Offload.

Did Wayne Pivac inherit a poisoned chalice | The Offload

The Offload crew discuss the state of Welsh Rugby and whether Wayne Pivac was handed the keys to a sinking ship when he was appointed as Wales' head coach.

Kolisi: "Opportunity over anything"

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi describes his team's game plan as "opportunity over anything" and shares why he's so proud of his side after their win against England.

Kolisi on the Springboks' game plan

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi praises his coaching staff for how they have gone about structuring the team's game plan and how it has allowed the players to buy in and play with clarity.

Nienaber on earning respect with the Twickenham win

Springboks coach Jacques Nienaber explains why he doesn't put any energy into the idea of earning respect and instead focuses on his team and what they can control.

Eddie Jones Summarises the loss to South Africa

England coach Eddie Jones gives an overview of where England went wrong in their disappointing loss to their 2019 Rugby World Cup foes the Springboks.

South Africa beat England in these key areas

Eddie Jones pinpoints an area where South Africa were the better team and shares what his process will be in finding a solution.

Eddie Jones on England's poor record this year

Eddie Jones took full responsibility for England's record in 2022 after the team's second-biggest loss to South Africa at Twickenham.

Dan Biggar | Rugby Roots with Jim Hamilton

Jim Hamilton is joned on rugby roots by Wales rugby captain and legend Dan Biggar. He chats through his recent decision to move from Northampton to Toulon and how the deal came about.

Dan Biggar | Rugby Roots with Jim Hamilton

Jim Hamilton is joned on rugby roots by Wales rugby captain and legend Dan Biggar. He chats through his recent decision to move from Northampton to Toulon and how the deal came about.

Siya Kolisi and Jacques Nienaber react to their big win over England rugby

Rugby press conference as Jacques Nienaber and Siya Kolisi face the media after England's big loss to the Springboks in the Autumn Nations Series.

Springbok and England fan reactions outside Twickenham Stadium | England vs South Africa

RugbyPass were at Twickenham Stadium to hear what the fans thought of England vs South Africa.

Josh van der Flier robbed his teammate of mens Player of the Year | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

James Parsons explains why he believes World Rugby Men's Player of the Year Josh van der Flier's teammate would have been the more deserving recipient of the award.

Why Perenara kicked with two minutes left and why England gave up | The Breakdown

Taylah Johnson analyses how the 30 penalties awarded throughout the weekend's Twickenham match dictated the actions of the final minutes and ultimately led to England settling for the draw.

Grading and Summarising the All Blacks' season | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

Bryn Hall and James Parsons reflect on the All Blacks' season, from the disappointment of the Ireland series through to the mostly successful Northern Tour.

Does Dalton Papali'i deserve the start over Sam Cane | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

Bryn Hall gives his verdict on Dalton Papali'i vs Sam Cane and discusses the implications of starting one head of the other ahead of a World Cup.

Why The Springboks could go back to back at the World Cup | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

James Parsons analyses the Springboks gameplan against Italy and explains why it has convinced him the South Africans are a dark horse at next year's World Cup.

The best moments of the Aotearoa Rugby Pod 2022

The Twickenham test brought to a close the New Zealand professional rugby season and with it, this season of the Aotearoa Rugby Pod. To celebrate a year of great banter and even better guests, here's a recap of some of the best moments from ARP 2022.

The case for Ardie Savea as the best in the world | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

The Aotearoa Rugby Pod panel discuss Ardie Savea's dominance throughout a shaky All Blacks season and how his monumental influence deserves more recognition at the World Rugby awards.

England missed an opportunity by accepting the draw | The Breakdown

Isaac Boss says England's decision to end the game when they could have chanced their arm at a win meant they missed an opportunity to test themselves ahead of next year's World Cup.

When Brodie Retallick was appointed the All Blacks' greatest lock by Sir Collin Meads | The Breakdown

Fauono Ken Laban celebrates Brodie Retallick's 100th test cap by recalling an interview with Sir Collin Meads, who expressed the highest of praise for a young Retallick.

Ian Foster admits disappointment as New Zealand rugby just miss out on win over England

Ian Foster and Sam Whitelock react to their 25-25 draw with England rugby in the Autumn Nations series.

England rugby react to their last gasp draw with New Zealand

England head coach and captain Owen Farrell and Eddie Jones react to their side's last gasp draw with New Zealand rugby in the Autumn Nations Series.

Predicting who will win each of the weekend's Test matches | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

Kiwi pundits go through the Autumn Nations Tests taking place this weekend and predict the winner of each, with two of the predictions requiring some explaining.

Italy continue to build something special | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

After a historic and impressive win over Australia, the Italy hype train continues to gain momentum. James Parsons comments on the nation's U20 team delivering and the X factor players continue their ascent to stardom.

Ian Foster post match interview | The Breakdown

All Blacks head coach Ian Foster shares his initial reaction to his side's close run-in with Scotland ahead of next week's key clash with England.

Kennedy Simon reacts to winning the Rugby World Cup Final over England

Black Ferns won the 2021 World Cup Final in a dramatic game against the Red Roses. Captain Kennedy Simon and coach Wayne Smith look back at a triumphant match that gave them their sixth world cup title.

England fans are struggling to cope after another World Cup final loss | Sam Smith Reports | Rugby World Cup 2021

RugbyPass reporter Sam Smith talks to the fans after the Black Ferns stunned England 34-31 in the final at Eden Park.

"I wanna take their heads off, but I'm proud of them" Ruby Tui and Kendra Cocksedge on the WC final | Rugby World Cup 2021

Ruby Tui and Kendra Cocksedge share their thoughts on the upcoming World Cup final and tell some stories of their previous encounters with the Red Roses players.

'We have done everything' England captain Sarah Hunter on the build-up to the final | Rugby World Cup 2021

England captain Sarah Hunter says the side is relaxed heading into the final knowing that they 'have done everything they can' to prepare for the Black Ferns.

'It will be intimidating for them' England coach Simon Middleton on the Black Ferns dealing with the Eden Park crowd | Rugby World Cup 2021

England head coach Simon Middleton says the pressure is off his side as they prepare to take on the Black Ferns at Eden Park.

England's Claudia MacDonald and Abby Dow decide who is the faster winger | Rugby World Cup 2021

RugbyPass talks to England's pair of wingers Claudia MacDonald and Abby Dow ahead of the Rugby World Cup final against New Zealand.

England's wingers Claudia MacDonald and Abby Dow break down their insane try against Canada | Rugby World Cup 2021

RugbyPass talks to England wingers Claudia MacDonald and Abby Dow ahead of the Rugby World Cup final against New Zealand and the pair break down how they scored their wonder try against Canada in the semi-final.

Rachael Burford on whether England have answered their critics | Sam Smith Reports | Rugby World Cup 2021

Sam Smith chats to former England midfielder Rachael Burford about criticism over the current England side at the Rugby World Cup 2021.

The French fans' reaction to defeat was very... French | Rugby World Cup 2021

Lucy Lomax interviews fans after a dramatic finish to the semi-finals of Rugby World Cup 2021 which saw France bottle the game-winning kick.

Stacey Fluhler on the Black Ferns lucky escape against France | Rugby World Cup 2021

Stacey Fluhler speaks with Lucy Lomax about the Black Ferns lucky escape against France at Rugby World Cup 2021.

Ian Foster explains selection decisions ahead of New Zealand rugby's match against Wales

Rugby press conference with All Blacks head coach Ian Foster. New Zealand take on Wales in their opening Autumn Nations Series clash.

Wayne Pivac hopes to end the New Zealand dominance over Welsh rugby

Wales faces their biggest task of beating the almighty All Blacks something they haven't experienced since 1953 almost 7 decades ago. Wayne Pivac wants his boys to have the belief that they can do it and make some history on Saturday.

Johnny Sexton says Ireland can only be the best team in the world in they win the Rugby World Cup

Rugby press conference with Ireland rugby captain Johnny Sexton as they prepare to take on Rugby World Cup Champions South Africa.

England reveal who they want to face in the final | 2021 Rugby World Cup

Sarah Hunter and Simon Middleton discuss their upcoming semi-final against Canada and reveal who they hope to play if they make it to the World Cup final.

The Black Ferns win big in Whangarei as the tournament's first streaker shines | Sam Smith Reports | Rugby World Cup 2021

RugbyPass reporter Sam Smith is back in Whangarei as the Black Ferns take on Wales in the quarter-final of the Women's Rugby World Cup.

Wellington Lions superb throughout NPC season | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

The Wellington Lions had a massive season, picking up the Ranfurly Shield and and an NPC title in Christchurch, all while unearthing loads of new young stars.

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck finally gets All Blacks start | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

The moment we have all been waiting for is finally here, Rog will get his chance this weekend against Japan.

Black Ferns' loosies have earned their start against Wales | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

The Aotearoa Rugby Pod panel believes the Black Ferns' loosies have earned their start against Wales.

Goalkicking gives Cocksedge the edge | Rugby World Cup 2021 | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

Goal kicking will be crucial throughout the knockout stages of on the Women's Rugby World Cup, and if Renee Holmes doesn't play, you have to start Cocksedge.

USA Eagle Hope Rogers and her incredible impressions of the Grinch | Rugby World Cup 2021

RugbyPass reporter Lucy Lomax-Dunne talks to USA Eagles player Hope Rogers ahead of their quarter-final against Canada.

Lack of banter from Kiwis will cost the Black Ferns | Rugby World Cup 2021

RugbyPass talked to England fans after the team put up a huge 75-0 victory over South Africa which put them firmly in the box seat heading into the quarter-finals.

England rugby fan trolls South Africa after 75-0 hammering | Rugby World Cup 2021

England fan puts on a South African accent after the Springbok women were put to the sword 75-0 by the Red Roses at Waitakere Stadium.

England are getting plenty of support in New Zealand from local fans | Rugby World Cup 2021

England's 75-0 win over South Africa won over support from the local fans at Waitakere Stadium in Auckland.

Hat-trick hero Rosie Galligan on England's big win over South Africa | Rugby World Cup 2021

Hat-trick hero Rosie Galligan speaks with Lucy Lomax about England's big win over South Africa at Rugby World Cup 2021

Zenay Jordaan on the Springbok Women's final pool match against England | Rugby World Cup 2021

Zenay Jordaan speaks with Lucy Lomax about the Springbok Women's final pool match against England at Rugby World Cup 2021.

Player of the Match Alysha Corrigan on Canada's hard fought win over USA | Rugby World Cup 2021

Alysha Corrigan speaks with Lucy Lomax about Canada's hard fought win over USA at Rugby World Cup 2021.

Kate Zackary on USA's tough loss to close rivals Canada | Rugby World Cup 2021

Kate Zackary speaks with Lucy Lomax about USA's tough loss to close rivals Canada at Rugby World Cup 2021.

Rhona Lloyd on Scotland's final pool match loss to New Zealand | Rugby World Cup 2021

Rhona Lloyd speaks with Lucy Lomax about Scotland's final pool match loss to New Zealand at Rugby World Cup 2021.

Renee Holmes on the Black Ferns big win over Scotland Women | Rugby World Cup 2021

Renee Holmes speaks with Lucy Lomax about the Black Ferns big win over Scotland Women at Rugby World Cup 2021.

Jasmine Joyce on Wales Women's close loss to the Wallaroos | Rugby World Cup 2021

Jasmine Joyce speaks with Lucy Lomax on Wales Women's close loss to the Wallaroos at Rugby World Cup 2021.

Wallaroos Captain Grace Hamilton on their win over Wales Women | Rugby World Cup 2021

Wallaroos Captain Grace Hamilton speaks with Lucy Lomax following their win over Wales Women at Rugby World Cup 2021.

Michael Cheika discusses his relationship with England head-coach, Eddie Jones | RugbyPass Offload

Michael Cheika reflects on playing rugby with Eddie Jones and going on to coach against him.

Who does Michael Cheika think would make it in the game of Rugby league | RugbyPass Offload

Michael Cheika discusses some famous Rugby Union faces who he believes could make it in the NRL.

Scotland fans were out in force while England fans are still feeling super confident | Rugby World Cup 2021

RugbyPass reporter Lucy Lomax talks to the fans on Match Day 3 of the Women's Rugby World Cup to gather all the reactions ahead of a triple header in Whangarei.

Talei Wilson post match interview | Fiji vs South Africa | Rugby World Cup 2021

Talei Wilson talks to Lucy Lomax after her dramatic World Cup debut for Fijiana which saw her nation take their first ever World Cup game victory.

Libbie Janse Van Rensberg post match interview | Fiji vs South Africa | Rugby World Cup 2021

Libbie Janse Van Rensberg describes her South African sides emotions after their last minute loss to Fiji at the Rugby World Cup 2021.

Ruby Tui on the Black Ferns thrashing of Wales and what motivates her | New Zealand vs Wales | Rugby World Cup 2021

Ruby Tui talks to Lucy Lomax following the Black Ferns big win against Wales on Match Day 4 at Rugby World Cup 2021.

Wayne Smith post match interview | New Zealand vs Wales | Rugby World Cup 2021

Black Ferns coach Wayne Smith talks to Lucy Lomax following his team beating Wales 56 - 12 and booking a quarter final spot at Rugby World Cup 2021.

England fans supremely confident but the two sides of French fans on show after loss | Women's Rugby World Cup

England and France fans react to England's 13-7 win over France in Whangarei on Matchday three of the WRWC.

We met the funniest player in the Canada Women's Rugby team | Paige Farries Interview

RugbyPass reporter Lucy Lomax met up with the funniest player in the Canada Womens' Rugby team, Paige Farries for a chat on all things Women's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.

Black Ferns vs Wales Preview | Rugby World Cup 2021 | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

Aotearoa Rugby Pod with their take on how the Black Ferns will go against Wales this weekend in the 2nd round of pool play at Rugby World Cup 2021.

Fijiana players 'got bored' against England | Women's Rugby World Cup

Fijian coach Asaeli Tikoirotuma was very proud of his side's attack which put three tries against England but says the players 'got bored' late in the game.

Schalk Burger -Riding Henry Tuilagi like a bull & Sexton's on-field antics | RugbyPass Offload | Ep 49

Springbok legend Schalk Burger Boing Freddie Burns and Ryan Wilson this week to chat through Jonathan Sexton's on-field antics, life threatening injuries and the time Henry Tuilagi smashed through giants of South Africa and even made Os du Randt scar

Which New Zealand rugby players are missing out as All Blacks name squad | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

The Aotearoa rugby podcast is back with James Parsons, Ross Karl and Bryn Hall as they discuss the Women's Rugby World Cup and New Zealand rugby naming their squad to tour Europe. They will play England rugby, Scotland and Wales.

Absolutely gutted Scotland fan says they were 'robbed' against Wales | Women's Rugby World Cup

RugbyPass reporter Lucy Lomax talks to the fans in Whangarei after a thrilling win by Wales over Scotland with a last-gasp penalty in the 85th minute.

Scotland's Megan Gaffney gutted after losing to Wales with the final kick of the game | Rugby World Cup 2021

Scotland's Megan Gaffney speaks with Lucy Lomax about losing to Wales with the final kick of the game | Rugby World Cup 2021

Hannah Jones delighted with Wales' last gasp victory over Scotland | Rugby World Cup 2021

Hannah Jones speaks with Lucy Lomax about Wales' last gasp victory over Scotland in their opening game of Rugby World Cup 2021.

Giada Franco on Italy's win over USA | Rugby World Cup 2021

Giada Franco speaks with Lucy Lomax following Italy's well earned victory over Team USA at Rugby World Cup 2021.

Sarah Hunter post match interview | England vs Fiji | Rugby World Cup 2021

England captain Sarah Hunter talks to Lucy Lomax after England's big win over Fiji to open their Rugby World Cup campaign.

Sadia Kabeya post match interview | England vs Fiji | Rugby World Cup 2021

Player of the match Sadia Kabeya talks England's big win over Fiji to open their Rigby World Cup 2021 campaign.

Breakdown speed the key for Black Ferns at Rugby World Cup 2021 | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

Rikki Swannell joins the panel to discuss how the Black Ferns will target fast ball at the breakdown to combat the big northern packs.

Will Queensland rugby law trials speed up the game? | Aotearoa Rugby Pod | Episode 34

Referee Ben O'Keeffe joins the Aotearoa Rugby Pod to discuss the upcoming trial of new rugby rules in Queensland.

Women's Rugby World Cup opening welcome | RWC 2021

Players were greeted to the opening press conference.

Referee Ben O'Keeffe on the deafening noise surrounding the laws of the game | Aotearoa Rugby Pod | Episode 34

Join Ross Karl, James Parsons, Bryn Hall, and special guest referee Ben O'Keeffe as they take us through another week of rugby in New Zealand.

Rita Ora to headline Rugby World Cup 2021 opening party

Rita Ora will perform live at Eden Park on opening night of Rugby World Cup 2021.

WATCH as Bulls Director of Rugby Jake White speaks out about a new scourge on the game - water breaks, arbitrarily decided on by referees

Dave Rennie and captain James Slipper after the loss to the All Blacks | Wallabies post-match match press conference

Wallabies head coach Dave Rennie and captain James Slipper digest the loss to the All Blacks at Eden Park.

Ian Foster and Sam Whitelock after beating the Wallabies at Eden Park | All Blacks post-match press conference

All Blacks head coach Ian Foster and Sam Whitelock talk to the media after 40-14 win over the Wallabies.

The All Blacks new midfield combo Rieko Ioane and Jordie Barrett | All Blacks | Press conference

All Blacks Rieko Ioane and Jordie Barrett talk to the media after being selected in the midfield to face the Wallabies at Eden Park, Auckland.

Will Jordan's match winning play | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

Ross Karl, James Parsons and Will Genia discuss Will Jordan's decision to back himself and draw a number of Wallaby defenders to free up Jordie Barrett for the match winning try.

Why Jordie Barrett can thrive at 12 | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

Jordie Barrett has all the right attributes to thrive in the 12 jersey.

Schalk Brits - Springbok drug accusations and punching Owen Farrell | RugbyPass Offload | EP 46

Today we're honoured to be joined by 4 times Prem, 2 times European and 1 time World Champion in Ex Springbok Schalk Brits to take us through all the craziness which has been unfolding in the Rugby Championship and the story of his incredible career.

Referee Raynal's final call not even his worst of the game - Andrew Mehrtens | The Breakdown

Andrew Mehrtens on the performance of referee Mathieu Raynal.

Just how hard done by were the Wallabies? | The Breakdown

Relive the extremely unexpected end to what was a magnificent Bledisloe Cup test between the Wallabies and All Blacks.

Springboks rugby react to 'shocking' team accusations after Argentina win

Rugby Press Conference with Jacques Nienaber after South Africa resoundingly beat Argentina in The Rugby Championship.

Bernard Foley reveals his interaction with referee prior to being penalised

Bernard Foley was asked by media Friday morning about the penalty he received for time wasting and what discussion he had with the referee prior to it.

The wisdom Wallaby legends imparted on the current squad

As the Wallabies prepare for a Bledisloe Cup clash, they were visited by members of the last Australian team to take home the famous trophy 19 years ago. Coach Dave Rennie reveals what was said.

Delon Armitage recalls his house burning down during London Irish training | RugbyPass Offload

Delon Armitage's house burned down during training but that wasn't enough for Brendan venter to let him leave training.

How the Bledisloe teams will adjust for their clash | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

Bledisloe 1 takes place Thursday night in Melbourne and every team has it all to play for. Bryn Hall breaks down what the All Blacks and Wallabies will be focusing on for the big test.

The evolution of the hooker | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

Ex All Black hooker James Parsons analyses Samisoni Taukei'aho's role in the All Blacks and shares his observations around how No 2's are being used in the modern game.

Why Pumas could struggle against Springboks | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

James Parsons shares his thoughts on why the Pumas game plan they employed against the All Blacks won't have the same effect against South Africa.

"We'll see the very best" of Bledisloe teams this week | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

James Parsons expects both New Zealand and Australia to be at the top of their game when the two meet for the first Bledisloe test on Thursday.

Marika Koroibete on the All Blacks vulnerability

In form Australian winger Marika Koroibete responds to the media's question around the All Blacks recent form and if the Kiwi team are vulnerable in any way.

Weekend Highlights | The Breakdown

Catch up on some of the best highlights from the weekend that was in New Zealand rugby.

Sir John Kirwin detests youth academies and their influence | The Breakdown

Sir John Kirwin shared his thoughts on what needs to change for New Zealand Rugby to better accomodate young players and maintain their interest in the sport.

France 2023 | One year to go | Rugby World Cup on RugbyPass

RugbyPass will be on the ground once again during next year's Rugby World Cup in France.

RugbyPass' favourite Rugby World Cup moments | One year to go

A montage of some of the most memorable moments in Rugby World Cup history.

Is Bakkies Botha the scariest player Butch James has played with? | RugbyPass Offload

Springbok World Cup winner Butch James reflects on his playing days alongside enforcer Bakkies Botha.

Justin Marshall analyses the All Blacks attack | The Breakdown

Ex-All Black Justin Marshall joined The Breakdown this week and shared his observations on the All Blacks attack and how they executed their running lines against Argentina.

"Accuracy to perfection" Discussing the All Blacks tactical kicking game | The Breakdown

Ex-All Blacks discuss how the variety of kicking game used by the All Blacks manipulated the Argentinian defence and didn't allow them to find a rhythm.

Eben Etzebeth and Allan Alaalatoa kiss and make up!

Nothing a cold beer can't fix!

All Blacks winning tactics - a blueprint or specific to Pumas?

Ian Foster is asked if the changes in tactical kicking game that were made for game two against the Pumas were a "blueprint" or more specific to the Argentinian Defence.

"This one has to hurt" - Wallabies skipper

James Slipper describes the mood in the Wallabies locker room and his immediate reaction to his sides loss to the Springboks.

Michael Cheika Summarises the Pumas big loss

Argentina's coach Michael Cheika begins his post match press conference by summarising the key areas his side lost, compared to last weeks historic win.

Springboks Press Conference | Australia vs South Africa | The Rugby Championship

Jacques Nienaber and Siya Kolisi after their impressive win over Australia in The Rugby Championship and their reaction to the wild scenes of Eben Etzebeth vs Allan Ala'alatoa.

Not a lot of rebuilding going on in this "rebuild" | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

James Parsons discusses his interpretation of the term "rebuild", how the Black Ferns are doing it so well and conversely, how the All Blacks aren't.

Preparation, innovation, and the All Blacks inability to do either | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

James Parsons emphasises the small margins the All Blacks are failing to execute both on and off the field, while Bryn Hall wants more innovation from the team.

The Pumas' powerhouse loose forwards | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

Bryn Hall says Pablo Matera absorbed every possible ounce of knowledge from the Crusaders environment, and it was on full display in the Pumas win.

Should the All Blacks commit to a rebuild | The Breakdown

Mils Muliaina wants the All Blacks to be realistic and commit to a winning timeline, even if that means losing some games in the process.

How do the All Blacks find consistency? Ian Foster isn't entirely sure

Ian Foster was a little stumped at first when asked how his team could find the consistency that's been missing throughout his tenure as head coach.

"Running into a brick wall" - Sam Cane

Sam Cane addresses the Pumas defence post match in Christchurch, giving credit to his opposition who made 192 out of their 200 tackle attempts.

These are the future stars of American rugby | The Rugby Showcase Documentary

One hundred of America's best young rugby players descend on Denver, Colorado for a combine in the hopes of impressing MMLR scouts for a Major League Rugby contract.

The All Blacks in decline | The Breakdown

The Breakdown takes a look at the sad decline of the once world dominant All Blacks.

All Blacks must blood new players | The Breakdown

The Breakdown team discuss the All Blacks selection options following their first loss to Argentina on NZ soil.

The All Blacks players powerful backing of Ian Foster | The Breakdown

Tony Johnson and Jeff Wilson reveal how the All Blacks leaders went out of their way to make a display of solidarity with their head coach Ian Foster.

Historic losses on Fosters resumé, is the bledisloe next? | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

His job security may be confirmed but pressure remains on Ian Foster to avoid adding to his already historic losing record.

The Season | Series 9 | St Joseph's Nudgee College | Episode 7

The traditional pre-match day dinner provides a newly selected player with an impromptu speaking commitment. The final home day of the season starts in pristine conditions, culminating in the final Ross Oval showdown of 2021 against Ipswich Grammar.

How Argentina are developing under their new coaches | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

Argentina's new defensive coach David Kidwell is already making his mark on the Pumas, their win against Australia demonstrated a level of discipline that turns a past weakness into strength.

What will Joe Schmidt add to the All Blacks attack | The Breakdown

Isa Nacewa shares some insights into how Joe Schmidt coaches and what he might add as the new attack coach for the All Blacks.

Where to now for Scott Robertson? | The Breakdown

The Breakdown panel discuss where to next for super rugby's most winningest coach.

Black Ferns on fire vs Wallaroos | The Breakdown

The Black Ferns are building nicely ahead of the Women's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand, now less than two months away.

Where to now for Scott Robertson? | The Breakdown

The Breakdown panel discuss where to next for super rugby's most winningest coach.

Michael Cheika shares what inspired Argentina's dominant performance | The Breakdown

Argentina's head coach Michael Cheika joins The Breakdown to discuss how his team is growing throughout the Rugby Championship.

At which ground do the All Blacks have their worst record? | The Breakdown

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The Season | Series 9 | St Joseph's Nudgee College | Episode 6

The final week of training presents a reflective meeting for the squad as they look ahead to the final fixture against Ipswich Grammar School. An injury-enforced change in the starting line-up prompts a long-awaited debut for a 2nd XV player while th

The hidden hand of Sam Cane | The Breakdown

Not everybody sees it, but Mils Muliaina sees it.

Schalk Burger reveals an embarrassing pre-game story | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

Appearing on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, Springbok legend Schalk Burger exposed his old team mate Jean De Villiers by sharing a story that some might argue should have stayed in the changing rooms.

Ian Foster on his future as ABs coach after Boks win

New Zealand's two-match tour of South Africa has come to an end with an impressive 35-22 win Ellis Park. Will the victory be Ian Foster's last act as head coach of the national side?

Ian Foster explains four 'critical' changes the All Blacks have made

New Zealand and South Africa will once again go to battle at Ellis Park this weekend and the All Blacks have rejigged their line-up for the clash.

Sam Whitelock on the Springboks challenge ahead

Picking a form 15 from the rugby championship | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

The Aotearoa Rugby Pod panel pick their top performers from week one of the rugby championship.

The All Blacks get overpowered and outplayed | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

On this weeks episode, Ross Karl leads James Parsons and Joey Wheeler in a heated discussion, as the panel search for answers to the many All Blacks problems. Ian Foster's future is debated, Australia's progress is commended and the Springboks domina

Schalk Burger on All Blacks back row

Springboks legend Schalk Burger guests on The Breakdown where he shares his expert opinion on the All Blacks current back row.

Ma'a Nonu has "120 percent" belief in All Blacks

Following another heavy defeat, the All Blacks have had a vote of unwavering confidence from one of their all time greats in Ma'a Nonu.

"I'm going grey" - Ian Foster

The All Blacks coach speaks on how recent results have affected his hairline, and compares this All Black team to previous sides he has toured South Africa with.

Ian Foster preaches progress over perfection

Following his sides 3rd consecutive loss, Ian Foster was asked whether he could be sure his team had the right personnel to achieve and execute his game plan.

"Panicked" All Blacks have a lot of work to do

Mils Muliaina and Isa Nacewa comment on the uncertainty the All Blacks have shown around their game-plan and the style of play they are trying to implement.

Questions over Castrogiovanni eligibility

Famed Italy tighthead Martin Castrogiovanni has been accused of never being eligible to play for the Azzurri after he talked about his family background during a recent interview.

Watch The Season exclusively on RugbyPass

The Season returns to RugbyPass this August and takes us back to where it all began: Nudgee College. Join us here for The Season Series Premiere on Wednesday 3 August 2022, with new episodes dropping every Wednesday and Sunday in August.

The Season | St Joseph's Nudgee College | Full Trailer

The Season returns to St Joseph's Nudgee College for Series 9 with exclusive coverage of every episode available to watch right here on RugbyPass. Watch The Season Series 9 Premiere Wednesday 3 August 2022.

Ian Foster, Sam Cane, NZR; who's under fire this week? The Breakdown | Sky Sport NZ | Episode 22

The Breakdown panel debate how Ian Foster should handle the Springboks tour and give their opinion on NZR's recent management woes.

New forwards coach Jason Ryan on fixing the All Blacks pack | All Blacks press conference

New forwards coach Jason Ryan talks to the media at Sky Stadium in Wellington about joining the All Blacks.

Ian Foster on the aftermath of All Blacks' coaching changes | All Blacks press conference

All Blacks head coach Ian Foster talks to the media at Sky Stadium in Wellington in the aftermath of the coaching changes to his team.

How will the new-look All Blacks coaching set-up impact the Springboks tests? | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

On this week's episode of the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, the panel of Ross Karl, James Parsons and Bryn Hall recap Ian Foster's turbulent week, discuss the new-look All Blacks coaching team and analyse their Rugby Championship squad.

Ardie Savea and Dane Coles say something has to change after gut wrenching loss to Ireland | All Blacks press conference

All Blacks Ardie Savea and Dane Coles share their thoughts after the loss to Ireland in the third test in Wellington.

Sam Cane lost for answers as Ian Foster's job questioned by media after series loss to Ireland | All Blacks press conference

All Blacks head coach Ian Foster and captain Sam Cane face the media after losing to Ireland 32-22 and the overall series 2-1 in the third test in Wellington.

Johnny Sexton and Andy Farrell after winning historic series in New Zealand | Ireland post-match press conference

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell and captain Johnny Sexton react after beating the All Blacks 32-22 in Wellington to win the series 2-1 in New Zealand.

Why Sam Cane is the starting 7 and captain for the All Blacks

Ross Karl, James Parsons and Bryn Hall analyse the stats from both Sam Cane and Dalton Papali'i and offer professional insights into why Cane is a worthy captain of the All Blacks.

Stephen Ferris, have New Zealand rugby lost their aura? | RugbyPass Offload | EP 42

Max and Ryan are joined by one of the toughest back rows in Irish rugby history, Stephen Ferris, to review week two of the July internationals and preview the final round of games between the Northern and Southern hemispheres.

Sam Cane talks to media ahead of third test against Ireland in Wellington | All Blacks press conference

All Blacks captain Sam Cane talks to the media after training on Tuesday in wet conditions in Wellington ahead of the third test against Ireland.

Andy Farrell wants players to put their hands up against New Zealand Maori as they prep for 3rd test | New Zealand Maori vs Ireland

Rugby press conference as Ireland rugby head coach Andy Farrell speaks to the media. Ireland will play New Zealand Maori on Tuesday evening, with players sticking up their hands to play the All Blacks in the 3rd game

"The plan, go to Cape Town, seal the series" - South Africa rugby back themselves for the final test

Rugby Press conference with Warrick Gelant and Deon Fourie as the Springboks prepare to take on Wales for the pivotal test. South Africa admitted they made too many mistakes but they're ready to make amends in game 3.

Former Ireland international can't stop grinning about win over All Blacks | The Breakdown | Sky Sport NZ

Host Kirstie Stanway is joined by former All Blacks Stephen Bates and Jeff Wilson as former Irish international Isaac Boss joins the panel as a special guest to discuss Ireland's win over the All Blacks in the second test in Dunedin.

Johnny Sexton and Andy Farrell react to their historic first ever win over the All Blacks in New Zealand | Ireland press conference

Johnny Sexton and Andy Farrell speak to the press after their historic first win over the All Blacks in New Zealand. Ireland rugby is buzzing after this huge win against 14 New Zealand players for the majority of the match.

Ian Foster fronts the media after the loss to Ireland in the second test | All Blacks press conference

All Blacks head coach Ian Foster talks to the media the morning after the 23-12 loss to Ireland in Dunedin in the second test of the Steinlager Series.

International rugby is back! Discussing who impressed in an epic opening week | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

On this week's episode, panelists James Parsons and Bryn Hall welcome back Ross Karl to review an enthralling weekend of test rugby, provide analysis on how the All Blacks are evolving their game, and praise Fiji and Australia for their weekend wins.

The perfect lower-body workout for rugby players | Charlie Willett | RugbyPass

Exeter's Charlie Willett talks you through the best exercises to build strength and power in your lower-body as a rugby player!

Bryan Habana, Jonny Hill's hair pulling and South Africa's revenge | RugbyPass Offload | Ep 41

Bryan Habana joins the crew today to discuss England's fourth loss on the bounce to a fourteen man Australia team, New Zealand's display against Ireland and Wales almost winning an incredible upset against the World Champions in their own backyard.

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell after defeat to the All Blacks in the first test | Ireland post-match press conference

Head coach Andy Farrell discusses Ireland's 42-17 defeat to the All Blacks in the first test at Eden Park in Auckland.

Ian Foster and Sam Cane on beating Ireland in the first test | All Blacks post-match press conference

All Blacks head coach Ian Foster and captain Sam Cane talk to the media after the win over Ireland in the first test at Eden Park.

Clayton McMillan and co-captains Brad Weber and TJ Perenara | Maori All Blacks post-match press conference

Head coach Clayton McMillan and co-captains Brad Weber and TJ Perenara talk to the media following the Maori All Blacks 32-17 win over Ireland in Hamilton.

Andy Farrell and Bundee Aki on the loss to Maori All Blacks | Ireland post-match press conference

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell and Bundee Aki talk to the media following the 32-17 loss to the Maori All Blacks in Hamilton.

The biggest challenge facing the All Blacks in their first test against Ireland | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

On this week's Aotearoa Rugby Pod, the panel of Tony Johnson, James Parsons and Bryn Hall preview the first test between the All Blacks and Ireland, chat to our Super Rugby Pacific Dream Team winner and discuss the other upcoming test series.

Freddie Burns- Leicester's drop-goal hero | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 39

After a massive weekend, Max and Ryan are joined by Premiership Champion and drop goal hero, Freddie Burns to relive all the drama from Twickenham.

How the Super Rugby Pacific final has impacted upcoming All Blacks selections | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

This week on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, the panel of Jeff McTainsh, James Parsons and Joe Wheeler review the Super Rugby Pacific final, dissect what that means for Ireland's upcoming tour of New Zealand, and preview the star-studded Pacific Nations Cup.

Scotland's Chloe Rollie on her career to date and preparing for the World Cup | Tunnel Talk | Episode 2

Lucy Lomax is joined by Scotland's Chloe Rollie to discuss her career to date, reflect on a disappointing 2022 Six Nations campaign for Scotland and some quick fire questions about herself and her teammates.

Reacting to the All Blacks squad and who wins the Blues vs Crusaders final? | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

This week on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, Ross Karl, James Parsons and Bryn Hall react to the latest All Blacks squad announcement, review the Super Rugby Pacific semi-finals and make their picks for the Blues vs Crusaders final.

Battling The Poisonous Welsh Press & An Epic International Comeback | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 37

Today we're delighted to be joined by Wales and Lions legend Alex Cuthbert in an all encompassing interview where he reveals the incredible highs and painful lows he's experienced so far throughout his illustrious career.

Picking our All Blacks squads for July's test series against Ireland | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

This week on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, Ross Karl, James Parsons and Bryn Hall name their All Blacks squads for next month's test series against Ireland, look ahead to World Rugby's other July test series and preview the Super Rugby Pacific semi-finals.

Why Super Rugby Pacific's eight-team playoff structure shouldn't be changed | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

In this week's episode of the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, Ross Karl, James Parsons and Bryn Hall preview the Super Rugby Pacific quarter-finals, debate the league's playoff structure and assess the new-look, star-studded Tonga squad.

Dave Attwood on bust ups with Owen Farrell, Sam Burgess & new Bath era | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 35

Bristol and England's Dave Attwood joins the guys this week to reveal some loose stories from a well-traveled career. We hear about his run-in with Owen Farell, why his modern man approach didn't go down well with a certain head coach, and skiing in

Predicting the make-up of the first-ever Super Rugby Pacific playoffs | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

This week on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, the panel of Ross Karl, James Parsons and Bryn Hall discuss what the Super Rugby Pacific playoffs could look like as the competition heads into its final round of the regular season.

Joel Kpoku | Le French Rugby Podcast | EP 30

Lyon's player of the match in the win over Wasps that saw them through to a first major final since 1933, Joel Kpoku, joins us to discuss making a big impression early on in his career in France, what went wrong for him at Saracens, international asp

The Classic All Blacks preview their epic clash against Spain in front of 40,000 fans | RugbyPass

The Classic All Blacks discuss their preparation and what to expect when they take on Spain at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium.

John Cooney - Broncos, Brad Thorn & Marcell Coetzee | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 34

Ulster's Slot machine, John Cooney joins the panel this week to talk us through his journey across Irish rugby.

The key to stopping the Blues as the All Blacks halfback race heats up | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

This week on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, the panel of Ross Karl, James Parsons and Bryn Hall discuss how the Blues can stopped in Super Rugby Pacific, offer insight into the All Blacks halfback race, and weigh in on a hypothetical scrum law change.

The Breakdown | Episode 13 | Sky Sport NZ

The Breakdown panel of Kirstie Stanway, John Kirwan and Jeff Wilson are joined by former Ireland coach and incoming All Blacks selector Joe Schmidt.

Nic White - Wallaby Legends, Cheika v Jones, and The Honey Badger let loose in Chicago | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 33

Ryan's BaaBaas BFF and Wallaby scrum-half, Nic White joins us this week with some incredible stories from a well-traveled career.

Which players are in the running to start for the All Blacks this season? | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

This week on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, the panel of Ross Karl, James Parsons and Bryn Hall breakdown the key All Blacks selection issues as Super Rugby Pacific nears its closing stages of the regular season.

Eben Etzebeth | Rugby Roots

Jim Hamilton travels to the South of France to visit the home of French giants Toulon and Springbok giant, Eben Etzebeth.

Alex Lozowski - Pigs Head Initiation's, Learning from Andy Goode & Playing For Chelsea FC | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 32

On this episode we're joined by England & Saracens utility back Alex Lozowski to hear about the incredible highs, lows and hilarious stories from his career so far.

Why Super Rugby Pacific isn't where it needs to be yet despite shock upset wins | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

This week on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, the panel of Ross Karl, James Parsons and Bryn Hall discuss why Super Rugby Pacific isn't quite to the standard it needs to be at yet, despite the rapid resurgence of Australian sides over the weekend.

What it was like as a Super Rugby Pacific player at the inaugural Super Round | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

This week on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, the panel of Ross Karl, James Parsons and Bryn Hall discuss whether the Australian teams have made ground on Kiwi sides in Super Rugby Pacific, while Scott Robertson drops in for a surprise guest appearance.

Abbie Ward on beating New Zealand, moving to Bristol and quick-fire questions | Tunnel Talk | Episode 1

RugbyPass' Lucy Lomax chats to England and Bristol player Abbie Ward about England's success against New Zealand, her recent move to the West Country and her England teammates.

Zach Mercer - Life in Montpellier & England Ambitions | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 30

We're globe-trotting this week as Ryan is dialing in from Glasgow's tour in South Africa and Zach Mercer joins us from the South of France after a massive win for Montpellier against Harlequins in the Champions Cup.

What the All Blacks squad could look like halfway through Super Rugby Pacific | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

This week on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, the panel of Ross Karl, James Parsons and Bryn Hall make their picks for some positions of the upcoming All Blacks squad, dissect the latest round of action and preview the upcoming Super Round in Melbourne.

The Honey Badger - Nick Cummins joins Ryan and Max | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 29

We're joined by Australian rugby royalty in the form of The Honey Badger, Nick Cummins this week.

The Honey Badger - Nick Cummins joins Ryan and Max | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 29

We're joined by Australian rugby royalty in the form of The Honey Badger, Nick Cummins this week.

Why rolling maul tries aren't as bad as they're being made out to be | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

This week on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, Ross Karl, James Parsons and Bryn Hall explain why rolling maul tries shouldn't be so harshly criticised, dissect the last round of Super Rugby Pacific and preview the huge clash between the Blues and Crusaders.

Mike Brown | Rugby Roots

Jim Hamilton is joined by former England international Mike Brown in the City of Newcastle. Mike discusses his difficult ending at Harlequins, how that team turned around their season to win the Premiership and much more.

Freddie Burns & Max Lahiff - Dropped at Nandos, Loyalty & England's next head coach | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 28

With Ryan off on his travels, Freddie Burns steps into the breach once more for a cracking episode. We hear about his trip to Dubai with Ben Youngs and his family, training punch ups in his earlier days and getting dropped at Leicester over a Nandos.

Dan Carter reveals the key to success for the All Blacks at next year's World Cup | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

This week on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, Ross Karl, Bryn Hall and James Parsons are joined by All Blacks legend Dan Carter to discuss his upcoming Kickathon, his take on the current All Blacks side and how they can challenge for next year's World Cup.

Nathan Hughes - A Fijian Ferrari, Bronco Tests and Playing for England | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 27

Nathan Hughes joins us this week to talk about his remarkable journey from Fiji to England

Chris Ashton | Rugby Roots

Jim Hamilton is joined by friend, former teammate and serial try-scorer Chris Ashton, as the pair take a walk down memory lane and discuss Chris' often controversial career to date.

Why the Brumbies are the team to beat in Super Rugby Pacific | Aotearoa Rugby Pod

This week on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, Jeff McTainsh, Bryn Hall and James Parsons explain why the Brumbies are the team to beat in Super Rugby Pacific, debate where Will Jordan will play for the All Blacks and discuss THAT Moana Pasifika win.

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