The Wheel of Sport
Bloodgate - Harlequins vs Leinster 2009
In April of 2009, Harlequins, a stylish London rugby club had scaled the heights of European competition to meet Leinster in the quarter final stage. In this game of attrition, they ground Leinster down and with five minutes to go, they could snatch the game from the favourites by scoring with their star kicker Nick Evans. However, Nick Evans was off the field injured but the Harlequins backroom team was trying to get him back on the field. In this episode, Ian and Matt explore how this game took a turn that nobody was expecting.
Torquay United - The Jaws of Victory
Torquay United FC, a struggling team on England's south coast, were destined for relegation out of the Football League in 1987. They found themselves down in their last game before an outside influence changed the game on its head. What was that influence, how did it change the game and did Torquay manage to survive the dreaded drop?Find out with Matt and Ian in another cracking episode of The Wheel of Sport.
The Nail - Gus 'Honeycomb' Johnson
Gus Johnson was a terrific basketball player. He had admirers across America. Johnson's exceptional leap had gained notoriety and allowed Johnson to elevate his game to an impressive level. However, it was when Johnson was in a bar in Idaho that his legend was cemented into sporting and social history.This is the story of 'The Nail'.