Episodes
For the first time in our history we join you live (poolside) from a lovely 5 star hotel that we were meant to be meeting our guest Niko Matawlau in, sadly; he's been kidnapped, Archie's fallen in love with a wrongun, Haskell can't stop partying, England are somehow into the semi-finals, Ryan Wilson's stopped breathing next to us and the worlds falling apart.....so strap in for an incredibly entertaining episode of the award winning - Rig Biz Pod! --------- WANT TO BE SUCCESSFUL THIS Q4?...
Published 10/19/23
Today we're joined by a an absolute legend both on and off the pitch, a man who is the second highest scorer for the All Blacks in rugby history and has some of the most hilarious stories we've ever heard. From rooming with 'insomniac' Jonah Lomu with his weird eating and viewing habits, to abusing South African fans in the stadium, to shitting himself in a board meeting in Sydney and giving Nelson Mandella his greatest piece of policy - Andrew Mehrtens has seen it all. Strap in for an...
Published 10/12/23
We're truly honoured to be joined by a man so respected that he has his own statue outside Wembley Stadium, the one, the only - Martin Offiah. Martin is the highest scoring rugby league player of all time with an incredible 501 tries to his name, but he started out playing union for England 7s and finished his career playing under Warren Gatland for Wasps. He treats us to 30 minutes of the greatest stories from both on and off the field, from Shaun Edwards in his y-fronts to Andy Farrell in...
Published 10/05/23
We're truly honoured to be joined by Scotland's highest try scorer, a 3 times British & Irish Lion and a man who is as much fun on the pitch as he is off it. In his first long format interview since he retired, Hoggy sits down with us and shares countless incredibly hilarious and loose stories from throughout his career, from breaking his nose on his toilet bowl whilst throwing up to abusing Eddie Jones on the piss in Monaco and much more. He also takes us through what it's like to be...
Published 09/28/23
It's finally here -  after 150 Episodes we've managed to get on one of our greatest ever guests in the man, myth and legend - Mathieu Bastareaud! He does not hold back on any controversial tales, opening up on an epic career which saw him become a triple european champion and a global sporting icon, but mixed in with a fair bit of controversy. For being dropped for partying too hard, using his local police force as a taxi service, being forced to shower in front of his owner as an 18 year...
Published 09/21/23
We're honoured to be joined by a legend of the game in Stephen Donaldson, a man who famously kicked the winning points in the 2011 World Cup Final, having been called up to the squad a few days prior. Beaver had been dropped by the All Blacks for the World Cup and so decided to go on a 3 months long piss up and fishing trip across NZ, where he put on a lot of weight and decided to turn his back on watching or following the World Cup. But one evening he returned from the river, drunk as...
Published 09/14/23
It's the 3rd and final day of the lads SAMURAI World Cup trip to France and Archie is barely alive! ---------------------- BUY SAMURAI CLAPHAM FALCONS STASH NOW! We're delighted to be partnering with SAMURAI on this series and you can now buy our limited edition Clapham Falcons Stash for this upcoming rugby season here - Join The Team Now! https://www.samurai-sports.com/collections/clapham-falcons?_pos=1&_psq=clapham+falcons&_ss=e&_v=1.0 Please Donate for Archie's 300 Mile Bike...
Published 09/11/23
Forget the last 3 years, we're incredible at Rugby and we're going to win The World Cup + a loose night in Marseille. -----------------  BUY SAMURAI CLAPHAM FALCONS STASH NOW! We're delighted to be partnering with SAMURAI on this series and you can now buy our limited edition Clapham Falcons Stash for this upcoming rugby season here - Join The Team Now! https://www.samurai-sports.com/collections/clapham-falcons?_pos=1&_psq=clapham+falcons&_ss=e&_v=1.0 Please Donate for Archie's...
Published 09/10/23
We're in Paris, Archie has gone missing and France have destroyed the All Blacks! See you all tomorrow for more adventures in Marseille. --------------- BUY SAMURAI CLAPHAM FALCONS STASH NOW! We're delighted to be partnering with SAMURAI on this series and you can now buy our limited edition Clapham Falcons Stash for this upcoming rugby season here - Join The Team Now! https://www.samurai-sports.com/collections/clapham-falcons?_pos=1&_psq=clapham+falcons&_ss=e&_v=1.0 Please...
Published 09/09/23
Today we're joined by a World Cup winner, a Sprinbok legend, a test centurion and the highest scoring centre in the history of the sport in Jean De Villiers. He lifts the lid on his incredible career; from his school days facing a horrific illegal initiation for his cricket team, the highs of winning the World Cup in 2007, partying with Nelson Mandela, the lows of losing to Japan in 2015 and getting abused constantly in the butchers, his thoughts on why England are so shit and SA so good and...
Published 09/07/23
For the start of our World Cup Special series we're truly honoured to be joined by the most exciting Fly Half in World Rugby currently in Paolo Garbisi, to hear about his incredible rise from a Venetian school boy who'd never heard of the sport to becoming Italy's pin up boy. We discuss; his incredible rise to the top, the secret to a great handshake, why you should judge a man by his watch, Italian initiations, how he celebrated Montpellier's Top 14 Championship, his plans to become a...
Published 08/31/23
Attention! We're delighted today to be joined by TV Star and Ex SBS and Royal Marine Commando Jason Fox to hear his incredibly moving life story which takes him from the council estates of Luton in the 80s to becoming one of the most respected soldiers in the world, to being discharged with PTSD and flirting with suicide. We discuss; his drinking problems and the trouble he got into at school, the brutal marines initiation, beating up a civvy pretending to be a soldier, fighting off Al Qaeda...
Published 08/24/23
He's back - our most capped player of all time in England, Highlanders and now Shokki Shuttles Fly-Half Freddie Burns joins us once more to bring us up to speed with all the craziness which has been happening to him of late and it's all incredibly loose and entertaining.  From breakups, horrific sexual encounters with Japanese ladies, abusing Ruck Rugby, getting rinsed at his brothers wedding, the highs and lows of playing super rugby, what it's like to live in New Zealand, why Rugby is on...
Published 08/17/23
Today we're delighted to be joined by Ex London Irish and now Stormers winger Ben Loader to hear about his incredible meteoric rise over the last couple of seasons which has resulted in him becoming the first English player to play for the Stormers in decades. We hear about his upbringing at Wellington, his rivalry with his millionaire brother who plays football for England and Porto, the desperation of London Irish's Bankruptcy, why he's looking forward to moving to South Africa, Amex...
Published 08/10/23
It's a true honour to be able to be joined by one of Australia's greatest sons in James O'Connor, a superstar on and off the pitch and a man who's had one of the most scintillating careers imaginable. When James became one of the youngest players to ever debut in Super Rugby and for the Wallabies his life changed over night and he became the most famous rugby player in the world. This non stop media pressure ended up pushing him to extremes off the pitch including; excessive partying, drug...
Published 08/03/23
Today we're joined by another World Cup Winning Springbok in Bob Skinstad, a man who nowadays works in the City and eats at some of London's best Michelin Starred restaurants, but previously was one of the most talented rugby players of his generation. His story is as harrowing as it is exhilarating, involving triggering a brutal Bar Brawl with Kiwi's legend Justin Marshall, becoming South Africa's first sex icon, partying too hard as a youngster, struggling to live up to the pressure of...
Published 07/27/23
Pinned down at a Mariupol steelworks, after a month-long siege and running out of supplies, Aiden was part of the mass surrender of over a thousand Ukrainian troops, in April 2022. Then his real ordeal began. Singled out for his British passport, Aiden was interrogated, tortured, stabbed, turned into a propaganda zombie, tried by a kangaroo court and then sentenced to death. A victim of a catalogue of abuses of international law, Aiden struggled to cling on to any hope of survival. Certain...
Published 07/24/23
After 3 years you would have thought that we would have seen it all? We've had nearly 150 guests on this podcast and yet this week we were caught off guard. We were unaware they still made legends as wonderfully entertaining and as god damn loose as Luke Cowan-Dickie - but thank God they do! All I can say is get your headphones plugged in right away and enjoy quite possibly our greatest ever guest. ------- We’re delighted to be partnering with London’s new elite matchmaking service - Bond...
Published 07/20/23
We're honoured to be joined by the man of the moment, in England opener and the 4th highest scorer in this Ashes Series the wonderful Ben Duckett for his second cap on the show. He gives us the inside stories on; how the England team celebrated their epic victory at Headingley, his thoughts on Alex Carey cheating at Lords, why England are now favourites, England's secret 4 day non stop piss up in St Andrews the week before The Ashes, naked beer pong, his love for the podcast and Archie's...
Published 07/13/23
We're honoured to be joined by rugby royalty today in a man who's won practically every trophy available in rugby and is still to this day one of the most recognisable faces in the world - Bryan Habana. Bryan is on incredible form from the very get go and doesn't hold back any punches as he completely takes Archie Curzon to task on his; business track record, hairstyle, and supposed penchant for prostitutes. Bryan takes us through his incredible career from watching that famous World Cup...
Published 07/06/23
Today we're joined by one of our most entertaining guests ever in Gethin Jones; who takes us through his incredible career that took him from Sales Rugby Academy to Blue Peter to dating one of the most famous singers in the world in Katherine Jenkins and of course becoming a broadcasting legend in the process. Gethin entertains us with yarns about; Initiations at Manchester University, Getting MOTM in Rugby Aid vs England, Living with George North, Dating Katherine Jenkins and what went...
Published 06/29/23
We're honoured to be joined by Ex Welsh Captain Ellis Jenkins on the podcast today, as he takes us through his incredible career, from the highs of making his debut against the All Blacks and winning the European cup with Cardiff in Bilbao - to the lows of Eben Etzebeth tearing up his knee and forcing him on the sidelines for over a year. We also hear hilarious stories about - how he met his famous wife Sophie Evans (west end & tv star), his 3 day piss up in Bilbao, taking on Shaun...
Published 06/22/23
We're delighted today to be joined by world cup winning all rounder Liam Plunkett all the way from the USA. He does not hold back at all as he lets rip on; the ECB after they dropped him a week after winning the World Cup, the failure of 'The Hundred', why he thinks many more England stars will turn their back on domestic cricket for the Major League Tournament he's overseeing in the USA and why England maybe in for a rude awakening tomorrow against the Aussies. He also shares some hilarious...
Published 06/15/23
We're joined by 'King Kenny' today on the podcast, one of the loosest rugby players ever to play the game and yet one of the most succesful for club and country. We find out his hilarious tales from; shovelling shit on his neighbours, being forced to get his balls out at a high end function, Shaun Edwards crazy ways, Warren Gatland's drinking obsession, how he charmed Gabby Logan, what Lawrence Dallaglio was like after 25 tequilas, his sex life problems with Gabby, his love for viagra, the...
Published 06/08/23
Welcome back to the Rig Biz podcast and today we're delighted to be joined by Stade Francais & Italian utility back Paolo Odogwu, to hear about his crazy recent ride in rugby. 12 months ago he was training with England under Eddie Jones and playing for Wasps, then suddenly he was made redundant and without a job until Stade came to rescue him and last week he decided to turn his back on England and play for Italy this world cup. We hear the inside story about how messy things got at...
Published 06/01/23