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The Thistle Scottish Rugby Podcast
Welcome to The Thistle, the only podcast that cares about Scottish rugby. A light-hearted look at rugby union in Scotland, from three rugby fans who never quite made the grade. Expect razor sharp insight from a panel that can count amongst its achievements a Scottish Schools Cup winners medal, the captaincy of the Newcastle 2s dirt trackers, and second place at the 2016 Elie beach rugby tournament. Twitter handle: @thistlerugbypodSupport this show
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4.8 stars from 484 ratings
Half decent
Although very informative and occasionally funny, it’s a very middle class -posh boy- grammar school type podcast that does nothing to try and change the fact that rugby isn’t actually for everyone, it’s a posh boy sport. Which is a shame for working class people new to rugby. Won’t be long...Read full review »
McDev78 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 08/12/21
Top work!
Regular listener, regularly experiencing crushed hopes supporting Scottish Rugby. Listening to the three of you suffering somehow eases the burden for me, so, cheers for diving on the grenade. Keen to hear your thoughts on the Lions series now it’s over and Finn is now a “test animal...”. Keep up...Read full review »
The Boiler Room via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 08/08/21
The only podcast where SRU strategy, player brand equity and aubergine lasagne fit hand and glove. A surprisingly well informed but also equally amusing take on all things Scottish rugby which offers insight without being too nausey and funny without going (too far) off topic. Enjoy over a blue...Read full review »
Dave Hutch21 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 07/09/21
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