Episodes
Matthew Southcombe and Ben James sit down to discuss the Lions' thrashing of the Sigma Lions, their team to face the Cell C Sharks and Wales' comprehensive win over Canada.
Published 07/05/21
Ben James is joined by Mark Orders and Matthew Southcombe to discuss the hectic start to the Lions tour, including the tour-ending injuries of Alun Wyn Jones and Justin Tipuric and the stricter restrictions being imposed on South Africa. Also in the episode, Katie Sands speaks to Jasmine Joyce following her selection for the GB 7s team at this year's Olympics.
Published 06/28/21
Ben James is joined by Simon Thomas to react to Warren Gatland's first Lions team to face Japan, as well as the Cory Hill situation.
Published 06/23/21
Ben James is joined by Simon Thomas to discuss the latest crisis talks in Welsh rugby, the first three rounds of the Rainbow Cup, the regions' business for next season and any potential new faces Wayne Pivac could look at for this summer's tour.
Published 05/25/21
Ben James is joined by Alex Spink and Megan Wellens of the Daily Mirror, Michael Scully of the Irish Mirror and Gordon Parks of the Daily Record to react to the announcement of Warren Gatland's 37-man British and Irish Lions squad to tour South Africa this summer
Published 05/06/21
Ben James is joined by Wales stars Hadleigh Parkes and Callum Sheedy for a special look at how Wales went from a terrible 2020 to 2021 Six Nations champions, with insight to what it was like in camp and how the new coaching staff have gone.
Published 04/06/21
Ben James is joined by former Wales centre Hadleigh Parkes to talk about his new life in Japan, the decision to leave Wales after six years and how he's been watching Wayne Pivac's progress from afar. If you enjoy the podcast, make sure to rate it and leave a review.
Published 03/29/21
Ben James is joined by Matthew Southcombe and Simon Thomas in the aftermath of Wales' defeat to France that robbed them of a Grand Slam. There's talk of red cards, possible penalty tries, that dramatic finish and what needs to happen for Wales to win the Slam.
Published 03/21/21
Ben James is joined by Matthew Southcombe and Simon Thomas to discuss Wales' team to face France in their Grand Slam decider, assess where the game could be won and lost and talk about why this Wales team isn't getting the credit it deserves.
Published 03/18/21
Ben James is joined by Matthew Southcombe and Simon Thomas to look over Wales' comprehensive win over Italy that has set up a Grand Slam decider against France.
Published 03/13/21
Ben James is joined by Simon Thomas and Mark Orders to review Wales' Triple Crown victory over England, the refereeing controversies around it and the credit that Wayne Pivac deserves.
Published 03/01/21
Ben James is joined by Mark Orders and Simon Thomas for the huge clash between Wales and England. With Wales on for a Triple Crown, there's plenty to discuss.
Published 02/25/21
Ben James is joined by Geraint Davies, rugby coach and analyst, to dissect Wales' tactics so far in the Six Nations, highlight where they've improved, what challenges England will bring and what Wayne Pivac will be working on ahead of the Triple Crown clash. Geraint's brilliant analysis can be found on his YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/c/GeraintDaviesGDD) or his Twitter (https://twitter.com/daviesGDD)
Published 02/19/21
Ben James is joined by Mark Orders and Simon Thomas to discuss the win over Scotland, where Wales stand after two matches of the Six Nations and how they'll be preparing for England.
Published 02/15/21
In a bumper podcast, Ben James is joined by Matt Southcombe and Simon Thomas to look over Wales' team to face Scotland, including even more injury woe and the potential debut of Willis Halaholo. Plus Rugbypass and XV writer and rugby commentator Jamie Lyall talks about how Scotland are approaching this after their Calcutta Cup win.
Published 02/11/21
Ben James is joined by Matt Southcombe and Simon Thomas to talk about Wales' Six Nations victory over Ireland as Wayne Pivac's side kicked off their campaign with a hard-fought win.
Published 02/07/21
Ben James is joined by XV editor Owain Jones to preview the Six Nations, discuss Wales' chances in the tournament and how they might fare against Ireland on the opening weekend.
Published 02/03/21
Ben James speaks to PDC Darts World Champion and world number one, Gerwyn Price on his success on the oche and his career in rugby. Also, Jon Doel, Matt Southcombe and Mark Orders react to Wayne Pivac's Six Nations squad.
Published 01/21/21
Robbie Owen, the genius behind Squidge Rugby, joins us to look ahead to 2021 and what it might hold for Wales, the regions and the British and Irish Lions.
Published 01/04/21
Ben James is joined by special guest Adam Hughes, who is the youngest player to join the legal action against World Rugby, the RFU and the WRU over alleged negligence. Hughes has been diagnosed with brain injuries and post-concussion symptoms at the age of just 30.
Published 12/17/20
Ben James is joined by Mark Orders and Simon Thomas to look over Wales' win over Italy and reflect on a mixed autumn campaign.
Published 12/06/20
Ben James and Simon Thomas discuss the Wales team to face Italy, including George North being back in midfield. Plus we hear from Wayne Pivac.
Published 12/03/20
Ben James is joined by Mark Orders and Simon Thomas to look over Wales' defeat to England. Were there signs of improvement in defeat or were expectations just very low?
Published 11/29/20