The Squidge Rugby World Cup Retrospective
1987 #17 - Australia 47-12 USA (with Draft Rugby's Harry & Nelson Dale)
Season 3, Ep. 17
Draft Rugby's Harry and Nelson Dale return to the pod to talk about Australia battering a dropgoal-happy tier two nation in 1987. We also chat about Owen Wilson, Apocalypse Now, the philosophy of law and celebrity lifeguards. Robbie also starts his first ever YouTube beef!
Thanks to Harry (@harrisondale88 on Twitter) and Nelson (@Nelsonhdale) for joining us. You can find Draft Rugby online at @draftrugby or draftrugby.com . The Draft Rugby podcast is available on all podcast platforms. Thanks also to Tom Rosenthal for our theme music, which Nelson loved!
Thursday, May 18, 2023
2007 #24 - Tonga 25-30 South Africa
Season 4, Ep. 24
It's time for an absolute belter and a historic day for Tongan rugby as they push a world-class Springbok side all the way. We briefly discuss Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy, sandboys and a Springbok's inspiring journey along the way.The theme music for this episode is a sample of "Industrial Revolution Part 2", the official theme tune of the 2007 World Cup.
Friday, May 12, 2023
2007 #23 - France 25-3 Ireland
Season 4, Ep. 23
We're back to watch France pummel Ireland in their critical 2007 group game. As well as addressing Robbie's hatred for Ireland, we talk about The Boss, Cédric Heymans' new business, Martin Scorsese and what French props do in their downtime.The theme music for this episode is a sample of "Industrial Revolution Part 2", the official theme tune of the 2007 Rugby World Cup.
Thursday, May 4, 2023
2007 #22 - Wales 72-18 Japan (with Andrew Forde)
Season 4, Ep. 22
YouTuber Andrew Forde joins us to look back on a proper highlights reel of a game, as Wales thrash Japan in Cardiff. We discuss Andrew's processes of making videos, kebab shops and an amazing anecdote involving Ryan Wilson.Thanks to Andrew (@andrewfrugby on Twitter) for joining us. If you haven't already seen his YouTube channel, please treat yourself to his outstanding content.The theme music for this episode is a sample of "Industrial Revolution Part 2", the official theme song for the 2007 World Cup.