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.
TJ Perenara has proven his character in All Blacks return | The Breakdown
Fauono Ken Laban reflects on TJ Perenara's journey from All Blacks star to club rugby and back again after his impressive return to the black jersey.
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.
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.
Being Barbarians - Rugby Documentary
Our new rugby documentary follows Scott Robertson and Ronan O'Gara in a brand new saga following the Barbarians rugby team, one of the most famous sides in the world. In this clash, they take on New Zealand XV.
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.
Black Ferns continue to be the highlight of everyone's week | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
The Black Ferns continue to delight.
Rob Kearney and Alfie Barbeary - A Lion and a Wasp | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 17
Max and Ryan are joined by England's hottest prospect Alfie Barbeary and Irish legend Rob Kearney.
The Rugby Showcase - Trailer
Trailer for The Rugby Showcase, a 2 day-event where some of the top young rugby players in Amercia look to impress in the hope of being drafted into Major League Rugby.
Joe Schmidt's attack and how the All blacks will integrate it | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
James Parsons highlights Joe Schmidt's strengths as an attack coach and outlines what to expect from the All Blacks moving forward.
Grey College vs Hamilton Boys' | World Schools Festival Final
The final of The World Schools Festival sees Grey College from South Africa take on Hamilton Boys' High from New Zealand. #wsf2022
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.
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.
Eben Etzebeth and Allan Alaalatoa kiss and make up!
Nothing a cold beer can't fix!
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The misfits of midfield | All Blacks Press Conference
Rieko Ioane and Jordie Barrett discus their new midfield partnership.
We are joined by Springbok rugby royalty with very special guest Siya Kolisi | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Being Barbarians | Trailer
RugbyPass presents a story of superstar coaches and players uniting under the famous black and white once again. Scott Robertson and Ronan O'Gara aim to guide the Barbarians to victory against an All Blacks VX at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London.
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 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.
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.
Eddie Jones speaks on the Springboks as England prepare for Autumn Nations Series clash
England head coach, Eddie Jones, speaks ahead of Saturday's clash with South Africa at Twickenham. Jones labelled the world champions a 'tough side in all compartments' and said his side to keep their concentration at all times and make the most of t
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.
Jamie Noon previews the final round of the Six Nations | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 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
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!
RUGBYPASS INSIDERS | NADOLO - A RugbyPass Originals Documentary
"Nadolo" explores the life and career of Fijian rugby legend Nemani Nadolo.
New Zealand Rugby Try of the Year nominees | The Breakdown
The New Zealand Rugby awards are just a few weeks away and so the ten nominees for try of the year have been announced.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
France are everyone's boogey-monster | Rugby Roots
Ireland wing James Lowe projects France as the team to beat at the Rugby World Cup 2023, praising the team's halves combination, youth and physicality.
Who his Delon Armitage's worst enemy in rugby? | RugbyPass Offload
Former England International explains who is arch rival/enemy in rugby was during his playing career.
Weekend Highlights | The Breakdown
Catch up on some of the best highlights from the weekend that was in New Zealand rugby.
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.
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.
The All Blacks in decline | The Breakdown
The Breakdown takes a look at the sad decline of the once world dominant All Blacks.
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.
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.
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
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!
James Lowe's first impressions of Johnny Sexton | Rugby Roots
James Lowe discusses his move from New Zealand and his surprise at the perceived aura around Ireland captain Johnny Sexton.
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.
Jesse Kriel on putting the final nail in Eddie Jones' coffin | RugbyPass Offload
Marc Edwards jokingly blames the Springboks for putting the final nail in Eddie Jones' coffin as England's head coach, Jesse Kriel gives his perspective on the change.
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!
Luke Cowan-Dickie, Six Nations Review and Sinckler's Sauna | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 21
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.
A Rugby Player's Christmas and England's Lewis Ludlam | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 15
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.
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.
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.
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
The Academy - Part One
RugbyPass takes a look behind the scenes at the Leicester Tigers' player academy.
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.
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.
How England players should have navigated Eddie Jones' review | RugbyPass Offload
The Offload panel brainstorm ways that teams can conduct honest reviews by ensuring the anonymity of the players consulted.
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.
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.
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.
Will Skelton on Champions Cup celebrations and playing for the Barbarians | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 38
The big rig Will Skelton joins us from Monaco this week where he's on tour with the Barbarians and rooming with George Kruis. He fills us in on the tour so far, hanging out at the palace with the Prince and who's leading the charge off the pitch.
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!
South African side Grey College send off their team to the World Schools Festival
The famous Grey College send off their team as they prepare for the World Schools Festival in Thailand. The South African college will take on eight of the best rugby sides in the world from the 13th-17th December.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Fozzie still head coach until he hears otherwise
Ian Foster will continue to consider himself the All Blacks' head coach until such time as he may hear otherwise from CEO Mark Robinson.
A Clockwork Orange, Islander remedies and Jonny Hill | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 4
Max and Ryan are joined this week on the panel by England, Exeter and British & Irish Lion second-row Jonny Hill.
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.
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.
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.
A very Kiwi welcome to Rugby World Cup 2021
Are you ready? The Women's Rugby World Cup is here. Stay tuned for extensive coverage of the entire tournament right here on RugbyPass.
All Black & Bristol Bear John Afoa joins the panel | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 13
Max, Ryan and Marc are joined this week by former All Black and current Bristol Bears coach and prop John Afoa to hear about life in the front row.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Jones popular option to stay
Jones is the popular option to stay in charge until 2023.