The Squidge Rugby World Cup Retrospective
1987 #1: New Zealand 70-6 Italy
Season 3, Ep. 1
We're back, with a shiny new theme tune courtesy of Tom Rosenthal! Squidge (@SquidgeRugby) and Will (@will_owen9) have moved on to the inaugural Rugby World Cup in 1987, covering the opening match between New Zealand and Italy. Talking points include World Cup history, bad kicking, the Dolmio Man,, Seinfeld and one Mr P. Try. We also uncover the true reason why John Kirwan scored historic solo try.Thanks again to the amazing Tom Rosenthal for our new theme tune. It's incredible. He's incredible. Thank you Tom.
Lions 2009 #6 - The Third Test: South Africa 9-28 Lions
Season 2, Ep. 6
Squidge (@SquidgeRugby) and Will (@will_owen9) have reached the final leg of the 2009 Lions tour, as the Lions are triumphant in the "dead rubber" third test. Amongst all the madness, they talk Rugby 04, cats, scrabble, crisps and Ross Ford's Tinder bio.Thanks to Tom Rosenthal for our theme music, remixed by our very own Will Owen.We'll be back soon with the Rugby World Cup 1987 Retrospective!
Lions 2009 #5 - The Second Test: South Africa 28-25 Lions
Season 2, Ep. 5
It's the big one. The second test of the 2009 Lions tour. The decider. Robbie/Squidge/whatever you want to call him (@SquidgeRugby) and Will (@will_owen9) are here to talk about it.* Or are they? Maybe they'll talk about Big The Cat, Rugby School, feline scrum-halves and Rugby Values instead?*We forgot to do an intro at the start of the pod, so in case you'd forgotten, that's who we are.Thanks as always to Tom Rosenthal for our theme music, expertly remixed by our very own Will Owen.
Lions 2009 #4 - The First Test: South Africa 26-21 Lions
Season 2, Ep. 4
It's here. The first test of the 2009 Lions tour. We cover the match in depth, whilst still having time to discuss MLR, Ricky Januarie and Christophe Berdos. We also speculate on which musicals Stuart Barnes did and didn't write.Thanks to Tom Rosenthal for our theme tune, expertly remixed by our very own Will Owen.
Lions 2009 #3 - The Warm-Up Games
Season 2, Ep. 3
We're back after a long break! We wrap up the highlights of the 2009 Lions' remaining warm-up games against the Cheetahs, Sharks, Western Province and Southern Kings. We talk more about crisps, Lee Byrne's wealth, Wanky Stick and a Nigel Owens malfunction.Thanks to Tom Rosenthal for our theme music, remixed (if that's even the word) by our very own Will Owen.
Lions 2009 #2 - Lions 74-10 Golden Lions
Season 2, Ep. 2
We're back to discuss the Lions' second game on tour in 2009 against the aptly named Lions, dubbed the Golden Lions for one day. We talk at length about Earl Rose, Tiger Woods and crisps.Thanks to Tom Rosenthal for our theme music, remixed in expert fashion by our very own Will Owen.
Lions 2009 #1 - Lions 37-25 Royal XV (with Tom Savage, Three Red Kings)
Season 2, Ep. 1
We open our coverage of the 2009 Lions tour with their opening match against an invitational side, the Royal XV. Three Red Kings' Tom Savage joins us to talk at length about coffee, Jungle Joe, Paul O'Connell's influence and a mystery king. We also occasionally talk about rugby.Thanks to Tom (@ThreeRedKings on Twitter, or @MajorTomSavage) for joining us again. Thanks also to Tom Rosenthal for our, uh, remixed theme music.
2011 #49: The Rugby World Cup Retrospective Retrospective
Season 1, Ep. 49
We bring down the final curtain on the 2011 Rugby World Cup. We pick our favourite tries and games from the tournament, teams of the tournament, a dick-of-the-day XV. We also crown the player of the tournament, as well as the dick of the tournament. We then talk about what's next for the pod!Will's top tries playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlsvcV-wGYU&list=PLBJ1pA4Lj_Bo2qTtzPLAwc-2FG9JFqRdm&ab_channel=MottiRugbyMottiRugbyThank you for joining us on this journey. That concludes our revisiting of the 2011 World Cup.Thanks also to Tom Rosenthal for our theme music.
2011 #48 - The Final: New Zealand 8-7 France
Season 1, Ep. 48
We've made it to the final of the 2011 Rugby World Cup! We talk a bit about Stephen Donald, Spanish soap operas and the French Haka response. We also chat to P Money again!Thanks for listening, and thanks as always to Tom Rosenthal for our theme music.