The Squidge Rugby World Cup Retrospective

  • 50. 2007 #50 - The Squidge Rugby World Cup Retrospective Retrospective

    We bring down the curtain on the 2007 series with our awards ceremony: team of the tournament, players of the tournament, dicks of the tournament and tries of the tournament. We also tell a few funny stories and tell all about our next plans for the podcast...
  • 49. 2007 #49 - The Squidge Rugby Draft 2024

    It's back! We once again take it in turns to pick players for our dream Rugby World Cup XVs. Last time Robbie was in luck as he took Superboot in the first round, who will take the big boys this time?Theme tune is Allez Allez/La Pena Baiona.
  • 48. 2007 #48 - The Final: South Africa 15-6 England

    It's the 2007 Rugby World Cup Final, at long last! We analyse South Africa's day, as they lift the trophy for the second time. We also rank the trophy lifts, play hot take tennis and dissect Jonny Wilkinson's music tastes.
  • 47. 2007 #47 - Bronze Final: Argentina 34-10 France (with Josh Gardner)

    Blood & Mud's Josh Gardner once again joins us to discuss his favourite aspect of rugby: the bronze final. We discuss Rugby 08, Bernard Laporte and Radiohead's In Rainbows at length.Thanks to Josh (@joshgardner) for joining us. You all listen to the Blood & Mud podcast already, but you can find him on there every week on all good podcast apps.Theme music is Allez Allez (La Pena Baiona).
  • 46. 2007 #46 - Semi-Final 2: South Africa 37-13 Argentina (with Thala Msutu)

    RugbyBits' Thala Msutu joins us to relive his favourite Springbok team of all time's semi-final victory over Argentina. Meanwhile, we talk John Travolta, Beat Poetry, Steve Walsh and who was slow in the turn.Thanks to Thala (@ThalaMsutu77 on Twitter) for joining us. He's an excellent follow, and a passionate & knowledgeable rugby lover. The RugbyBits pod (@RugbyBits) is available on all good podcast providers.The theme tune is once again Allez Allez/La Pena Baiona.
  • 45. 2007 #45 - Semi Final 1: England 14-9 France

    It's semi final time, as England edge out France in a cagey encounter. We talk romcoms, coins, Charles Dance and Neil Young in the meantime.Theme tune is La Pena Baiona aka Allez Allez.
  • 44. 2007 #44 - South Africa 37-20 Fiji (with Riaan Louw)

    Rugby YouTuber Riaan Louw joins us to look over the last Quarter Final, as South Africa get the better of Fiji. We discuss Riaan's channel, his origin story, Jaque Fourie, Russian commentators and IMDb.Thanks to Riaan (@Ringo26 on Twitter) for joining us. Please go and visit his YouTube channel, you'll absolutely love it.Theme tune is still Allez Allez.
  • 33. 2007 #43 - Argentina 19-13 Scotland

    We move onto the third quarter final, as Argentina wash Scotland away. We talk about Pele, public wifi and personal pseudonyms.Theme tune for this episode is Allez Allez / La Pena Baiona. What a belter.
  • 42. 2007 #42 - New Zealand 18-20 France

    It's a big one today. We watch one of the most well-documented games in the history of the Rugby World Cup, and analyse all of the talking points: the Haka, the pass, the Dusautoir performance, the game management... everything. We hope you enjoy.The theme tune for this episode is Allez Allez again because it straight up bangs