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The misfits of midfield | All Blacks Press Conference
Rieko Ioane and Jordie Barrett discus their new midfield partnership.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Is time wasting now the biggest blight on the game of rugby? | The Breakdown
The Sky Breakdown team ask the question - Is time wasting now the biggest blight on the game?
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.
The art of time wasting - when delaying tactics go wrong | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
It takes a certain amount of skill to run the clock down subtly.
Ellis Genge scored two tries on his return to Bristol | RugbyPass Offload
Max Lahiff reflects on teammate Ellis Genge's performance against Bath in the opening game of the Gallagher Premiership.
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.
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.
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.
Has Sam Cane silenced his critics with latest performance? | The Breakdown
Sir John Kirwan believes All Blacks captain Sam Cane has silenced his critics with latest performance against Argentina.
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.
'Misfits' in the midfield - Rieko Ioane and Jordie Barrett discuss facing Australia rugby at centre
Rugby Championship Press Conference with Rieko Ioane and Jordie Barrett. Both players face the media as the pair line up at centre together to take on Australia in the final game of the Championship.
Will RTS get at start at Eden Park? Ian Foster on ABs selections | The Breakdown
Injury will force the All Blacks into several changes this weekend.
The Breakdown | Full Episode | 18 Sep 2022
Join the Sky NZ Breakdown team for a weekly wrap up all things New Zealand rugby.
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.
Springbok scrumhalf Francois de Klerk talks about 'parking' the box kick
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.
Eben Etzebeth and Allan Alaalatoa kiss and make up!
Nothing a cold beer can't fix!
WATCH as seasoned Springbok Francois de Klerk talks about his new role with the Bomb Squad
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.
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.
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
Who are favourites to win the NPC | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
Ex North Harbour and Maori All Black Bryn Hall reveals his favourite to take him the NPC trophy as well as their biggest threat.
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.
Francois Hougaard on Wasps beating Tigers and Bakkies Botha memories | RugbyPass Offload | Episode 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.
All Blacks react to 104-14 victory over the USA Eagles in Washington D.C.
Ian Foster and Sam Whitelock speak to media after match against USA.
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.
The All Blacks in decline | The Breakdown
The Breakdown takes a look at the sad decline of the once world dominant All Blacks.
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.
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.
Canan Moodie's capping ceremony
Young gun Canan Moodie recites the Springbok pledge at his capping ceremony.
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.
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.
"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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Clifton College vs Millfield | The Schools Championship | Rugby Highlights
Rugby highlights from the hotly anticipated Schools Championship began this weekend in Sedbergh. Millfield and Clifton took each other on before the first game of TSC took place between Sedbergh and Whitgift.
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.
Matt Dawson on the 1997 Lions
Matt Dawson on the characters who formed the memorable 1997 living with Lions documentary.
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.
Ex-All Blacks troubled by Ireland's 2-1 series win | The Breakdown | Sky Sport NZ | Episode 21
Host Kirstie Stanway is joined by former All Blacks John Kirwan, Justin Marshall and Jeff Wilson along with special guest Isa Nacewa to digest Ireland's historic 2-1 series win over the All Blacks.
Healthspan Elite Performance of the Week | Bledisloe Cup | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
The Aotearoa Rugby Pod discuss who they have picked for the Healthspan Elite Performance of the Week from the first Bledisloe test between the All Blacks and the Wallabies.
Wallaby assistant coach Scott Wisemantel unpacks Australia's winning streak against South Africa
Relive the action from Hamilton as the All Blacks pounce to the top of table | The Breakdown
The Breakdown team pack together some of the top highlights from the All Blacks vs Los Pumas in Hamilton.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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!
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.
Jake Polledri - Return to rugby & taking Italy to the next level | RugbyPass Offload | EP 47
The lads sit down with Jake Polledri as he makes his introduction back to rugby after nearly two years out with an injury. Jake gives all about his injury, playing for Italy, and his experience with the Gloucester Milk Challenge.
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Weekend Highlights | The Breakdown
Catch up on some of the best highlights from the weekend that was in New Zealand rugby.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
"He's a freak" Kiwi pundits talk Canan Moodie's debut | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
19 year old Springbok winger Canan Moodie definitely left his mark on the game against the wallabies, Bryn Hall expressed his excitement about the young flier and his potential.
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.
Delon Armitage - A Mercedes from Martin Johnson & Car Park brawling | RugbyPass Offload | EP 45
Former England, London Irish and Toulon player Delon Armitage joins the podcast to chat through his career that included three European Cups in France where he played alongside a team of Galacticos.
Was Roger Tuivasa-Sheck's Blues debut the best cross-code debut of all-time? | Aotearoa Rugby Pod
This week on the Aotearoa Rugby Pod, Ross Karl, Bryn Hall and James Parsons assess Roger Tuivasa-Sheck's first match for the Blues, pick their Super Rugby Pacific Dream Teams, and explain why Stuart Hogg's and Finn Russell's criticism is unjustified.
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.
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.
Schalk Brits | Bringing Home Gold
Schalk Brits spoke to RugbyPass about his experiences bringing the William Webb Ellis trophy back to South Africa.
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.
Libbie Janse Van Rensburg on playing for Springboks and her prep for Rugby World Cup | Tunnel Talk
Lucy Lomax has a sit down with Libbie Janse Van Rensburg as she goes on her transition from 7s to Rugby Union as she prepares for the Women's Rugby World Cup. #TunnelTalk
Lawrence Dallaglio Rewatches The 1997 British & Irish Lions Tour
Lawrence Dallaglio sat down with Jim Hamilton to rewatch the first test of the 1997 Lions tour to South Africa.
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.
Youth Unstoppables - Mastercard
Youth Unstoppables is a unique digital content series championing 17 inspirational young female athletes from around the world.
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
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.
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.
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.
New Zealand rugby pundits react to one of the craziest ends to a match ever | The Breakdown
The Breakdown rugby show is back with Mils Muliaina, Jeff Wilson and John Kirwan as they discuss the crazy end to Australia vs New Zealand in The Rugby Championship.
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.
Kobelco Kobe Steelers vs NTTCommunications Shining Arc | Japan Rugby League One | Round 1
Former Australia rugby full back Israel Folau was in brilliant form as he made his return to rugby union in Japan Rugby's League One.
Watch League One rugby on TheRugbyNetwork.com for free!
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.
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.
The story behind one of the coolest players in Rugby history - The man who won the World Cup for South Africa
RugbyPass were lucky enough to speak to Joel Stransky, the man who won the World Cup for South African in 1995.
Stransky speaks to us about the 1995 World Cup and the affect that it had on South Africa!
Tokyo Suntory Sungoliath vs Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo | Division 1 | Round 1
All Black star Damian McKenzie made an impressive debut in Japan Rugby League One in a high scoring affair between both Tokyo sides.
Watch Japan Rugby League One for free on TheRugbyNetwork.com #JapanRugby #RD1
RugbyPass OFFLOAD | Episode 10 | Irish Kiwi James Lowe joins the crew this week
Ireland & Leinster wing James Lowe joins Christina Mahon, Ryan Wilson and Simon Zebo on RugbyPass Offload.
The Breakdown | Episode 10 | Sky Sport NZ
The Breakdown panel of Laura McGoldrick, Jeff Wilson, John Kirwan are joined by Stephen Bates to discuss the Super Round in Melbourne, while Ian Foster drops in to talk All Blacks selections.
The Rugby Pod Quarantine Quiz
Andy Rowe turned quizmaster this week as he put Big Jim and Goodey’s knowledge to the test in another quarantine quiz.
The Short Ball - S04E21 - Was the Super Rugby final boring?
Ali and Sumo can't seem to agree on whether the Super Rugby final was a good game. They talk bad timezones and ping-pong balls, and it's a very sad farewell to the podfather, Scotty Stevenson, as he departs the Short Ball.
RugbyPass FIFA Pros Northern Series Charity Championship Final
Denis Buckley takes on Mako Vunipola in the RugbyPass FIFA Pros Northern Series Charity Championship Final.
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.
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.
FIFA Pros | Southern Hemisphere Draw
Reporter Sam Smith announces the draw for our southern hemisphere FIFA Pros tournament. 16 rugby players from teams across New Zealand, Australia and Japan will compete for southern supremacy.
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.
The Grand Slam Enforcer | Paul Willemse | Le French Rugby Podcast
Another week, another Grand Slam winner... France enforcer Paul Willemse joins us to discuss his role as the only out-and-out second row in the team, the Shaun Edwards effect, his journey from budding Springbok to French hero and much more.