Episodes
After the Red Roses are crowned 2021 Women's Six Nations champions, we speak to two players who featured in the win over France in the final in Lark Davies and Detysha Harper. Speaking to Dylan Hartley the day after the win against the French, Lark and Detsyha take us into the changing room after the final whistle and talk about the celebrations after securing their third straight title in the competition. The pair reflect on the shortened format of the tournament, as well as a new...
Published 04/27/21
Ahead of the 2021 Women’s Six Nations final, England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line, and Dylan Hartley, catch up with Wasps FC Ladies team mates Ellie Kildunne and Harriet Millar-Mills.   The pair talk about growing up playing rugby in Leeds and Manchester respectively, about playing rugby league, being on the same team as boys and how they were seen as a rugby player over being a girl. Harriet explains the story about how she ended up playing for England but her sister played for Scotland,...
Published 04/20/21
After the Red Roses book their place in the 2021 Women’s Six Nations final, this week’s England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line catches up with scrum halves Claudia MacDonald and Leanne Riley right after their win in Italy.   Dylan chats to the pair about their routes into rugby and how they had very different routes, with Leanne making a 10-year plan at the age of 15 to represent her country and win the sport's biggest competition, while Claudia took it up after chance session while at...
Published 04/13/21
This week on England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line, Dylan is back with the Red Roses as he chats to Vicky Fleetwood and Sarah McKenna. Fresh from the win over Scotland in the 2021 Women's Six Nations, the pair talk about life in camp and some of the activities they have been doing in their down time including arts and crafts. Vicky explains about the importance of 'look good, feel good' in her preparation for a game including her fake tan regime, and Sarah explains the requirement of hair...
Published 04/06/21
As the 2021 Women's Six Nations is set to begin, we move our attention to the Red Roses as Hannah Botterman and Poppy Cleall join Dylan Hartley on England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line. The pair talk about where their friendship began in camp and how that has flourished into creating their own Instagram show, complete with challenges during lockdown, as well as bonding over food. The pair also recall their first England starts, ranging from stories about unexpected late call-ups and then...
Published 03/29/21
It is a head coach special on England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line as men's head coach Eddie Jones and women's head coach Simon Middleton chat to Dylan Hartley. The day after England's final Guinness Six Nations match of 2021 Eddie chats to Dylan about his thoughts on England's performance over the tournament and areas which he wants to see improvement. He also discusses on how he personally deals with defeats, what he looks for when appointing a captain and reveals some of the players he...
Published 03/23/21
On the England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line this week, Dylan catches up with Charlie Ewels and Ben Earl. Fresh off the back of victory over France at Twickenham, the pair talk of the mood in camp over the weekend as well as how moral has been throughout the 2021 Guinness Six Nations. They also discuss their progress into Test rugby including getting over position hating, some brutal workouts and having to have harsh words with yourself about watching others progress. We go into their life...
Published 03/16/21
Cousins Maro Itoje and Beno Obano join Dylan Hartley on this week's England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line. We delve into the story of how Maro and Beno grew up with each other and they reveal what the other one was like, the discuss some of the differences and expectations in Nigerian culture and how neither of them thought about being professional rugby players at a young age. Beno opens up on winning his first England cap recently and how his neighbours all congratulated him, while Maro...
Published 03/09/21
Courtney Lawes and Ben Youngs sit down with their former captain Dylan Hartley on this week's England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line. The trio reminisce about their first impressions of each other when they met at England age-grade and club level, including compliments for Dylan from Courtney! They also discuss some of their favourite memories in an England shirt together from touring, being in camp and the match where they claim Twickenham was shaking because it was so loud. Courtney...
Published 03/02/21
It's an Exeter Chiefs duo on England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line this week as Henry Slade and Luke Cowan-Dickie chat to Dylan Hartley. The pair talk about becoming new dads and how that has changed their outlook on life and rugby, while there is also a delve into their past as you get to hear their first impressions of each other when they went during their academy days. Luke tells the story of why he arrived just before kick-off for a Premiership game, and then went onto win man of the...
Published 02/23/21
On the England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line podcast this week Dylan Hartley is chatting the scrum half Dan Robson and prop Will Stuart. Dylan gets to the bottom of Robson's nickname 'Dobbie' and what incident saw him given the name and which Scottish international would not give up on it, his interesting route to a first Test cap and how serious it was when he was diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Stuart opens up about some interesting family history to do with World War Two as...
Published 02/16/21
This week on England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line, Dylan is chats to forwards Mark Wilson and Jonny Hill. The trio talk in depth on a number of topics including Mark and Jonny talk being late starters to Test rugby, first tour memories and a memorable tale involving Joe Launchbury in Argentina and what food eaten in South Africa caused one of them issues. Jonny also reveals his former rugby league international uncle who first introduced him to the sport and Mark reflects on moment of...
Published 02/09/21
The England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line returns for season seven ahead of the 2021 Guinness Six Nations. In the first podcast of the new year, Dylan Hartley chats to former England team mates Elliot Daly and Anthony Watson. The pair talk about camp life including how they socialise with the new restrictions, what they are doing in their downtime and what it is like leaving family throughout the Six Nations. They also reminisce about an infamous talent show night with Elliot, a story from...
Published 02/02/21
In the final episode of series six of England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line, Dylan Hartley sits down with Red Roses Abbie Ward and Katy Daley-Mclean. Abbie and Katy talk about winning the 2020 Women's Six Nations, how the Red Roses have adapted their training in recent years and they delve into how they both react to defeats, from the emotional hurt to how they project themselves. Katy also talks about how she is balancing life as a mum with playing her rugby while Abbie reveals the...
Published 12/08/20
It's a front row trio on England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside line as Joe Marler and Mako Vunipola join Dylan Hartley for the penultimate episode of series six. There is plenty of varied discussion from talking about why they love a scrum, how they made it to playing international rugby, feeling like two of the older players in camp and a memorable incident with David Wilson in Argentina. The trio also delve into more serious issues around mental health struggles with Joe opening up about why...
Published 12/01/20
It's the turn of Willi Heinz and George Furbank on the England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line as they chat to Dylan Hartley about all manner of topics about their experiences with squad. There is an in depth discussion on how Eddie builds up the players through Test week, their experiences when they first came into camps and also about how they have adapted in the bubble - from the new gaming room at The Lensbury to being unable to visit each others rooms to socialise. The trio also discuss...
Published 11/24/20
With Dylan Hartley joined by current England captains Owen Farrell and Sarah Hunter we've got a leadership special for you this week on England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line. The trio talk through some of their experiences leading the team including who they take inspiration from, the cringe inducing thought of listening back to some of their own speeches and what keeps them motivated to play at Test level. You'll also hear about the experience of having to present medals to their team...
Published 11/17/20
This week on England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line Dylan Hartley sits down with Red Roses Women's Six Nations Grand Slam winners Amy Cokayne and Sarah Beckett. You'll hear the question that Dylan's daughter wanted to put to the pair, their stories about awkward national anthems and why hair braiding is such an important part of matchday preparation for England Women. The trio also talk about how they spent their lockdowns, the differences in Test rugby between the men's and women's game and...
Published 11/10/20
Dylan Hartley is back as season six of England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line continues as he sits down with former teammates Jamie George and Billy Vunipola. The trio talk through a number of topics including a wrestling match that took place between Dylan and Jamie, the personal touch Eddie Jones brings to camp, how they coped in lockdown as well as their favourite time during Test week - the Friday afternoon ritual of goujons and chocolate. We'll be chatting to a number of England men...
Published 11/03/20
The England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line is back! Season six returns with our new host Dylan Hartley speaking to former teammates George Ford and Jonny May. The trio recall the story of how Ford was nicknamed the red rat, the origins of the friendship of the two current England international and explain the difference between bacon and eggs and steak and eggs when it comes to being in camp under Eddie Jones'. With Dylan sitting down with a number of England Men and Red Roses throughout...
Published 10/27/20
The England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line is back! Season six starts with a new host as former England captain Dylan Hartley joins the pod. Ahead of the final round of the 2020 Guinness Six Nations and Women's Six Nations, as well as the Autumn Nations Cup and women's autumn internationals make sure you subscribe to us to get the latest episodes on Dylan's chats with players from the men's and women's camps. FOLLOW: - England Rugby Facebook - England Rugby Instagram - England Rugby...
Published 10/22/20
The England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line returns for season six as we hear from head coach Eddie Jones from Japan as he talks about how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted him, the players and coaching staff as well as giving a message to rugby fans. Jones also speaks on a number of topics including the most rewarding part of coaching, the best played he has ever worked with and his funniest moment as a head coach which happened in the Rugby World Cup final. You also hear from Jamie...
Published 04/01/20
The England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line sits down again with Jonny May as we catch-up with the wing from his first appearance on the pod. May talks about the family feeling within the current squad, how he debated about leading the team out on his 50th cap against Australia and how he analyses his own game after each match - while there is a guest appearance from Joe Marler during the interview. On this podc you will also hear from George Furbank on his Guilty Pleasures including his...
Published 03/10/20
Ahead of International Women's Day on Sunday, England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line sits down with three Red Roses in Shaunagh Brown, Natasha Hunt and Sarah McKenna who chat to AJ Odudu. They talk through the competitiveness in the squad, body image in rugby, the differences between men's and women's coaching and mindset, and how they all engage in social media. The players also discuss what it is to be feminine in a physical sport, how they balance being professional players and how they...
Published 03/06/20