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Facing Goliath | A story following Italy as they take on the mighty All Blacks | A Rugby Originals Documentary
RugbyPass went behind the scenes with the Italian rugby team as they prepared for a clash with the All Blacks at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.
Morné Steyn | All Access | Why he will be remembered as one of the best Springbok rugby players ever
RugbyPass was lucky enough to speak to one. of the legends of Springbok Rugby. Steyn spoke openly about his rugby career, as well as his experiences of both the 2009 and 2021 Lions Seres.
ASX Sports Fantasy Rugby | A new generation of fantasy rugby is here with apps for iOS and Android!
Fantasy sports meets reality trading. This is where you build your ultimate team and your sporting portfolio. Where your sporting knowledge in players and teams meets its reward. You decide whether to buy, sell or trade. Basically, you own it.
Alun Wyn Jones on what happened with Joe Marler as Wales lose to England in Six Nations
Wales coach Wayne Pivac and captain Alun Wyn Jones speak at a press conference following the team's Guinness Six Nations match against England.
This is what happens when you drive rugby legend Shane Williams around the capital of Wales
Who We Are - Being Welsh #Isuzu
RugbyPass were lucky enough to meet Welsh Rugby legends James Hook and Shane Williams. We took both the players back to their roots as Jim Hamilton went into the heart of Wales with them.
Rob Kearney and Alfie Barbeary - A Lion and a Wasp | RugbyPass Offload | Ep 17
Max and Ryan are joined by England's hottest prospect Alfie Barbeary and Irish legend Rob Kearney.
The Season | Series 5 | Episode 1 | Hamilton Boys High School
In a country where rugby is king, high schools are breeding grounds for future rugby talent that the sporting world acknowledges to be the most plentiful on the planet.
Dan Biggar | All Access | Why the Autumn Series is the most brutal in rugby
We were lucky enough to speak with Dan Biggar on All Access with Jim Hamilton in association with Amazon Prime this week. Wales is set to embark on a tough Autumn Nations Series against South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.
INSIDE THE BARBARIANS | Go behind the scenes with one of the most iconic rugby clubs in the world
RugbyPass went behind the scenes with one of the most iconic rugby clubs in the world as they prepared for a clash with Wales at the Principality stadium.
The Season | Series 5 | Episode 2 | Hamilton Boys High School
Training ramps up a gear as the team hits the gym to complete their final phase of strength work, while the leadership group provides critical analysis of the recent victory against Auckland Grammar.
What Sacrifice means to the Black Ferns | Healthspan Elite
In the first of four features brought to you by Healthspan Elite, Black Ferns Kendra Cocksedge, Eloise Blackwell and Ruahei Demant share what Sacrifice means to them in the Black Ferns environment.
The Rugby Pod react to Saracens not appealing salary cap penalty
The Rugby Pod gave their reaction to the news that Saracens will not appeal the 35 point deduction that they were given in light of breaching salary cap regulations.
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 Spirit of Rugby | Episode 3
In Episode 3 of the Spirit of Rugby, Jim Hamilton talks with Simon Shaw, Rob Kearney, Tom Croft, Ian McGeechan and Stephen Jones about the 2009 series loss to South Africa. The series has been remembered as one of the most brutal in living memory.
Siya Kolisi - we are joined by Springbok rugby royalty | RugbyPass Offload | EP 31
We're joined by Springbok royalty, Siya Kolisi, who discusses his incredible journey to becoming one of the most iconic players the sport has ever seen. Siya discusses his career journey both on and off the pitch including - altercations!
The fans at the 2019 Rugby World Cup were CRAZY
It's been a few weeks now since the Rugby World Cup in Japan ended. We thought it was worth looking back on some of our favourite moments with the fans!
Jamie Noon previews the final round of the Six Nations | RugbyPass Offload | EP 25
We're joined by former England International and current Brive coach Jamie Noon this week to preview France's Grand Slam showdown with England in Paris at the weekend. Jamie gives us his take on living and working in France and looks back at some car
RUGBYPASS INSIDERS | NADOLO - A RugbyPass Originals Documentary
"Nadolo" explores the life and career of Fijian rugby legend Nemani Nadolo.
Episode 28 - Freddie Burns & Max Lahiff - Dropped at Nandos, Loyalty & England's next head coach
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.
Schalk Brits | Bringing Home Gold
Schalk Brits spoke to RugbyPass about his experiences bringing the William Webb Ellis trophy back to South Africa.
What makes Sam Cane so good? | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
On this weeks episode host Ross Karl is joined by James Parsons of the Blues and Bryn Hall of the Crusaders. They discuss the stocks in the locking position, Aaron Smith's dive and make the case for Sam Cane from a players perspective.
Back in the Game - RFU
Calling all rugby players, past and present!
Not played rugby for a while? Know someone who used to play who is thinking of coming back?
Then now is the time to get Back in The Game, reunite with old friends, and make brand new ones!
The Spirit of Rugby | Episode 1 | RugbyPass
RugbyPass is proud to share unique stories from the iconic Lions Tour to South Africa in 1997 in proud Partnership with The Famous Grouse and #SpiritofRugby. Interviews with Ian McGeechan, Jeremy Guscott & more!
Episode 21 - Luke Cowan-Dickie, Six Nations Review and Sinckler's Sauna
We hear from Exeter Hooker about his journey with England and the Lions, his relationship with Eddie Jones and of course that volleyball moment in Edinburgh during the Calcutta Cup.
The Breakdown I Episode 7
Leon MacDonald joins the Breakdown to give an inside look at the Blues camp in 2020. This and all the big rugby news on your latest episode of the Breakdown.
Offload Ep 15 - A Rugby Player's Christmas and England's Lewis Ludlam
We're also joined by England and Saints back row Lewis Ludlam to chat about life at Northampton, playing for Eddie Jones and The Rugby World Cup.
RUGBY EXPLORER | SOUTH AFRICA - Big Jim Hamilton explores the rugby communities of Cape Town and Port Elizabeth
We travel to South Africa for the latest episode of Rugby Explorer. Jim explores the stunning cities of Cape Town and Porth Elizabeth and meets the local rugby communities in both cities.
Warren Gatland's reason behind saying no
Warren Gatland's reason behind saying no to the All Blacks job.
Eddie Jones insists Saracens scandal could be beneficial to England
Head coach Eddie Jones and captain Owen Farrell hold a press conference in London ahead of the start of the Six Nations tournament.
The Academy - Part One
RugbyPass takes a look behind the scenes at the Leicester Tigers' player academy.
Pita Pens & More French Wins | Le French Rugby Podcast | Episode 29
Toulouse centre Pita Ahki joins us to discuss the drama of the penalty shootout at the Aviva Stadium, whether he'd have fancied taking one, returning to Dublin to take on Leinster and much more. Plus, Benji reveals he was next in line to take a penal
Win £5,000 for your local club thanks to Budgy Smuggler
Budgy Smuggler is hosting a brilliant competition which gives you and your friends the chance to win a club fit-out of your club worth £5000. If that wasn’t enough, you also have the opportunity to win 100 pairs of Budgie Smugglers for your club!
LIFE AFTER RUGBY | ANDY POWELL - Welsh Rugby's biggest character, on and off the field
One of Welsh Rugby's biggest characters on and off the pitch, RugbyPass travelled to Brecon to see how life after rugby is treating Andy Powell.
Has Foster done enough for a contract extension? | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
The panel of Jeff McTainsh, Bryn Hall and James Parsons chat through all the action from the second Bledisloe Cup test, the Springboks win over Los Pumas and what to expect from Roger Tuivasa-Sheck's professional rugby union debut.
Guess the celebrity Rose | Adebayo Akinfenwa | England Rugby
Guess the Celebrity Rose. Can you work out our mystery sporting celebrity before @EnglandRugby stars Sarah Hunter, Hannah Botterman & Amy Cokayne? | Adebayo Akinfenwa | England Rugby | #WearTheRose O2sports
The Season | Series 5 | Episode 3 | Hamilton Boys High School
A changing room reminder about team values and expectations encourages the squad to train with consistency but mistakes start to creep in.
Can the Lions beat South Africa in 2021?
RugbyPass had the pleasure of talking to England and Leicester centre Manu Tuilagi about all things Lions!
Eddie Jones reacts to England | Tuilagi red card | Marler incident
Eddie Jones and Owen Farrell spoke to the media following their sides win against Wales at Twickenham.
England vs New Zealand Wild Post-Match Fan Reactions | Sam Smith Reports | Rugby World Cup 2019
Sam Smith caught up with the fans after England's win over New Zealand in the 2019 Rugby World Cup Semi-Final.
RugbyPass Offload | S2 EP4 | A Clockwork Orange, Islander remedies and Jonny Hill
Max and Ryan are joined this week on the panel by England, Exeter and British & Irish Lion second-row Jonny Hill.
How Super Rugby Aupiki can change women's rugby in New Zealand for the better | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
This week on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, Ross Karl, Bryn Hall and James Parsons are joined by Black Ferns star Chelsea Semple to discuss her title-winning campaign in the inaugural Super Rugby Aupiki season.
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.
Saracens Salary Cap Scandal | DMWJ | Big Jim Dives In
Former Saracens player Jim Hamilton discusses the salary cap scandal surrounding his former club. fun stuff
Jones popular option to stay
Jones is the popular option to stay in charge until 2023.
Beyond 80 | Knocked
In a new RugbyPass series - Beyond 80 - takes an unflinching look at the reality of concussion in rugby. 'Knocked' sees players, referees, medics and the sport's bodies give a unique insight into the condition and what's being done to combat it.
Offload Ep 30 - Zach Mercer - Life in Montpellier & England Ambitions
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.
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.
Rassie Erasmus almost quit Springboks
Rassie Erasmus was on the cusp of quitting as Springboks coach after a run of average results.
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.
Kumamoto night | Rugby World Cup City
What rugby fans can expect from Kumamoto's night life scene come when the Rugby World Cup comes around.
RFU Belonging - Back in the Game
“They’re always there, picking me up if I fall down.” 🤝
There is a place for everyone in rugby, no matter how long ago you stopped playing!
Find your local club and get #BackInTheGame
Guess the Olympic Gold medal hero | Max Whitlock | England Rugby
Watch England Rugby stars Max Malins, Courtney Lawes and Tom Curry trying to work out who the mystery 3-time Olympic gold medalist is.
Le French Rugby Podcast - Episode 19
Benjamin Kayser and Johnnie Beattie are back to go through France's big win at Murrayfield with a fine tooth comb. We discuss how the French are now set up to win away, how Gregor Townsend ignored all of Johnnie's tactical advice and how he bumped in
RugbyPass Insiders | Tonga | Road to Japan
RugbyPass went behind the scenes with the Tonga national team as they prepare for the 2019 World Cup in Japan.
A video that will completely change the way you see rugby star Jason Robinson | RugbyPass
Jason Robinson is one of, if not the best wingers that England rugby has ever had. He won everything that he could win in Rugby League before moving to Rugby Union and winning the Rugby World Cup in 2003 with England. This is his story.
Picking the 2022 Super Rugby Pacific champions and the Kiwi take on the Six Nations | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
In the first episode of 2022, the Aotearoa Rugby Pod panel of Ross Karl, Bryn Hall and James Parsons preview the Super Rugby Pacific season, provide an update from the Queenstown bubble and unpack the latest Six Nations action.
How do players from 4 rival countries become teammates | Spirit of Rugby | EP 4 | RugbyPass
RugbyPass is proud to share unique stories from Episode 4 of the epic Lions Tour to South Africa in 2009 & 1997 in proud Partnership with @TheFamousGrouseUK. We show special interviews with Rob Kearney, Simon Shaw, Stephen Jones & more! #SpiritofRugb
The winners and losers of the 2021 All Blacks season | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
The Aotearoa Rugby Pod panel of Ross Karl, Bryn Hall and James Parsons review the 2021 All Blacks and international season, discuss World Rugby's eligibility law change, and preview next season.
RugbyPass Offload | S2 EP5 | Rugby sensation Louis Rees Zammit like you have never seen him before
Louis Rees-Zammit joins Marc, Max and Ryan this week to reveal all about being the youngest player on the Lions Tour to South Africa, taking care of Bill, fines, becoming a social media sensation, Gloucester initiations and lots more.
RugbyPass Offload with Sam Skinner | Episode 22
Scotland and Exeter's Sam Skinner joins the lads this week to preview their Guinness Six Nations game against France this weekend. Max and Ryan also give their thoughts on the potential addition of South Africa to the Six Nations.
On Lockdown with Finn Russell
Jim Hamilton checks in with Finn Russell on The Lockdown.
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.
Scaling The French Rugby Pyramid | Zack Henry | Le French Rugby Podcast | EP 27
We're joined by an Englishman in the Pyrenees as Pau fly half Zack Henry talks us through his journey from Rouen in Federale 1 up through PRO D2 and to the Top 14 via a stint at Leicester in the Premiership. We hear how playing under Steve Borthwick
Sonny Bill Williams' potential switch
Sonny Bill Williams mega-million dollar code move could see him switch allegiance at World Cup.
Dillyn Leyds - Le French Rugby Podcast - Episode 28
We chat to La Rochelle's South Africa international Dillyn Leyds ahead of the all-French Champions Cup quarter-final against Montpellier to find out about Ronan O'Gara's spikiness, how he ended up in the west of France instead of South West London an
Foden: Stateside | A RugbyPass Originals Documentary
In 2018 former England fullback Ben Foden shocked the rugby world when he confirmed a switch to the newly formed Rugby United New York and Major League Rugby, America's latest professional rugby venture.
RugbyPass OFFLOAD | Episode 42 | Season Finale
We wrap up the season with Christina and Ryan joined by Lions legends Jamie Roberts and Jean de Villiers to run the rule over the third test and a tightly fought series in South Africa.
Will Skelton on the Ronan O'Gara slap and Australia vs England | Le French Rugby Podcast | Episode 24
The guests keep getting bigger, literally, as big Will Skelton joins us to talk Ronan O’Gara v Christophe Urios, the Bordeaux trilogy, not hearing from the Wallabies despite reports he isn't being considered for the series against England and more...
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.
Youth Unstoppables - Mastercard
Youth Unstoppables is a unique digital content series championing 17 inspirational young female athletes from around the world.
Francois Hougaard on Wasps beating Tigers and Bakkies Botha memories | RugbyPass Offload EP 16
Springbok star Francois Hougaard joins Ryan Wilson, Max Lahiff and Marc Edwards on Episode 16 of our podcast RugbyPass Offload this week. The Wasps utility players talks beating Leicester and memories from playing for the Bulls in Super Rugby.
Rugby World Cup Japan city guide - Oita
In this episode, Jaybor Staunton visits the beautiful city of Oita, that is best known for its water sports and onsens.
Facing Goliath Trailer | Behind the scenes with Italy vs All Blacks | RugbyPass Originals
RugbyPass went behind the scenes with the Italian rugby team as they prepare for a clash with the All Blacks at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, the Azzurri have entered a new era in their history.
Guess the celebrity Rose | Karen Carney | England Rugby
Guess the Celebrity Rose. Can you work out our mystery sporting celebrity before @EnglandRugby stars Sarah Hunter, Hannah Botterman & Amy Cokayne? | Karen Carney | England Rugby | #WearTheRose O2sports
The strong culture that binds the Black Ferns together | Healthspan Elite
Black Ferns Kendra Cocksedge, Eloise Blackwell and Ruahei Demant share what it is like inside Black Ferns environment and offer an insight into the rituals that bring the culture to life.
Eddie Jones warns against Six Nations expansion
Eddie Jones against Six Nations expansion.
How can The British & Irish Lions beat the Springboks? | Spirit of Rugby | EP 5 | RugbyPass
RugbyPass is proud to share unique stories from Episode 5 of the iconic Lions Tour to South Africa in 2009 & 1997 in proud Partnership with @TheFamousGrouseUK. We show special interviews with Rob Kearney, Simon Shaw, Ian McGeechan & more! #SpiritofRu
RugbyPass Offload | S2 EP3 | The Journeyman Ollie Phillips on Lomu, Madonna & The Moulin Rouge
Ryan, Max & Marc are joined this week by journeyman Ollie Phillips to recount some of the loosest rugby stories you'll ever hear, from sharing a house with Haskell in Paris to sharing a bathtub with Madonna!
Matt Giteau's Eddie Jones drinking story from RWC 2003
Matt Giteau remembers an encounter with Eddie Jones during the Rugby World Cup in 2003.
The greatest South African rugby side of all time | All Access Springbok Special | RugbyPass
RugbyPass was lucky enough to speak to Springbok rugby legends Pierre Spies and John Smit as they recalled their memories of The Lions Tour 2009 series. They recall the intense clashes that took part in that iconic series. They also tell us what The
Maro Itoje | All Access | Episode 1 - The Making of an England rugby star
Jim Hamilton was lucky enough to spend some time with Vitality ambassador and former teammate @maroitoje before he jets off to South Africa for the British & Irish Lions Series.
The Saracens lock told us all about how he got into rugby.
Saracens vs Bristol Bears - The Showdown 2
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Saracens Men host Bristol Bears in the famous Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, March 26th, 3pm
Ben Earl spoke to RugbyPass about the incredible new stadium!
What does Marcus Smith joining the Lions mean for England rugby & Finn Russell
Jim Hamilton and Stephen Ferris discuss what Marcus Smith joining the British & Irish Lions means for England rugby and Finn Russell.
Matt Dawson & Mike Brown on their favourite rugby memories.
England legends Matt Dawson and Mike Brown discuss the importance of character in a team, and the similarity between winning as a kid and an adult in rugby.
The Season | Series 5 | Episode 4 | Hamilton Boys High School
A must-win fixture against neighbouring Tauranga Boys High School puts the team’s success in the firing line.
RugbyPass OFFLOAD | Episode 38 | Ryan Wilson, Simon Zebo & Max Lahiff on the Lions, Oz nights out, punch-ups and prank calling Finn Russell
Christina is joined by regulars Ryan Wilson and Simon Zebo as well as special guest, the charismatic Max Lahiff of the Bristol Bears.
Rugby Australia reaches agreement with Folau
Rugby Australia reaches settlement in legal battle with Israel Folau.
Episode 25 - From Sydney to Paris, Kurtley Beale joins Christina, Zebo and Wilson
We're joined by Wallabies legend Kurtley Beale this week to chat about his journey from schoolboy sensation in Sydney to playing for Racing92 in Paris alongside Finn Russel and Zebo.
SAHRC: 'We have the evidence'
SAHRC dismiss reports they do not have the evidence to charge Etzebeth.
Is this the best uncapped player in New Zealand rugby right now? | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
This week on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, Ross Karl, Bryn Hall and James Parsons dissect the latest round of Super Rugby Pacific, preview the brand-new Super Rugby Aupiki, and discuss who wins in the penultimate round of the Six Nations.
Watch the Lions in South Africa in 2021
In 2021 the British & Irish Lions will make the journey southwards to South Africa, the home of the World Champion Springboks.
Ex-All Black wants Super Rugby ditched
Ditch Super Rugby? Ex-All Black's sensational alternative for Australia and New Zealand.
Maro Itoje | All Access | Episode 2 - What is it like playing for Saracens rugby club?
Jim Hamilton sits down with Vitality ambassador and former teammate Maro itoje before he jets off to South Africa for the British & Irish Lions Series.
Stateside with Ben Foden
RugbyPass caught up with Foden in New York to see what a career in rugby is like in the big apple.
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.
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.
RugbyPass Offload | S2 EP7 | Andy Powell is the funniest man in rugby
RugbyPass Offload is back for it's 7th week and Ryan Wilson, Max Lahiff and Marc Edwards were lucky enough to be joined by Welsh rugby legend Andy Powell. We look at the Autumn Nations Series and Andy tells us some sensational stories.
What Progress looks like for the Women's Game | Healthspan Elite
Black Ferns Kendra Cocksedge, Eloise Blackwell and Ruahei Demant detail how they've seen the game change over their careers, and what they would like to see in the future.
Is Conor Murray finished as Ireland's starting scrum half?
Is Conor Murray no longer the first choice selection for Ireland in the scrum-half position? Jim Hamilton, Darren Cave and John Barclay discuss.