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The Welsh Rugby Podcast

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The Welsh Rugby Podcast

The Welsh Rugby Podcast

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3
Followers
320
Plays
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Join the Wales Online team every week as they preview the big international games, plus action from the Guinness PRO14 with one eye on the rest of the sport around the world.With current and former players making an appearance too, it'll be the must listen podcast for the 15-man game.

Latest Episodes

The team to face France, Alun Wyn's record and a Louis Rees-Zammit debut

Matthew Southcombe, Simon Thomas and Mark Orders sit down to discuss the Wales team to face France, the potential debut of Louis Rees-Zammit and Alun Wyn Jones equalling the world record for Test appearances.

31 min3 d ago
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The team to face France, Alun Wyn's record and a Louis Rees-Zammit debut

Behind the new Welsh kit: How the Welsh rugby jersey is designed

Ben James is joined by Macron’s Sr Sports Marketing Manager Ross Cook ahead of their first Wales jersey to learn out the design process and how the new kit came to be.Apologies for the sound quality - the interview was recorded on a zoom call and we did our best to edit the amount of echo on Ross' line.

35 min1 w ago
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Behind the new Welsh kit: How the Welsh rugby jersey is designed

Wales' autumn squad, new faces and the 60-second phone call that answered a big question

Ben James is joined by Mark Orders to talk about Wales' autumn squad selection, including the call-ups of uncapped players such as Ioan Lloyd, Callum Sheedy, Johnny Williams and Sam Parry.We also hear from Wales coach Wayne Pivac about his selection.

38 min2 w ago
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Wales' autumn squad, new faces and the 60-second phone call that answered a big question

Wales' best PRO14 hope, Pivac' autumn squad and the surprise faces you might see

Ben James is joined by Matthew Southcombe and Simon Thomas to look ahead to the PRO14 season, discuss which region has the best chance of doing well and taking a glimpse at what Wayne Pivac might do with his Wales squad for the autumn. There's also the matter of which Welsh youngsters are ready to break through and Rob Howley's new job.

55 min3 w ago
Comments
Wales' best PRO14 hope, Pivac' autumn squad and the surprise faces you might see

Dragons' Radradra reality check, Scarlets' missed opportunity and why the PRO14 teams struggled in Europe

Ben James is joined by rugby writers Simon Thomas and Matthew Southcombe to talk about the Dragons and Scarlets' defeats in Europe on the weekend, as well as why the PRO14 teams struggled and the return of Willis Halaholo.If you enjoy the podcast, make sure to subscribe and leave a review.

49 minSEP 21
Comments
Dragons' Radradra reality check, Scarlets' missed opportunity and why the PRO14 teams struggled in Europe

Wales on Amazon Prime and the Dragons and Scarlets in European action

Ben James is joined by Simon Thomas to talk about the latest TV broadcast deal with Amazon Prime and the Dragons and Scarlets' Challenge Cup quarter-finals this weekend.

34 minSEP 14
Comments
Wales on Amazon Prime and the Dragons and Scarlets in European action

James Hook's new job, Owen Farrell and Wales' 2023 XV

Ben James is joined by James Hook to talk about his work coaching at the Ospreys, the recent Owen Farrell controversy and to pick his Wales team for the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

41 minSEP 12
Comments
James Hook's new job, Owen Farrell and Wales' 2023 XV

The Welsh derbies reviewed, each region assessed and the uncapped Welsh options

Ben James is joined by Mark Orders to talk about the two rounds of Welsh derbies, looking at where each region currently stands in terms of their strengths and weaknesses and the uncapped Welsh players who could earn call-ups very soon.If you enjoy the podcast, make sure to leave a review.

51 minSEP 3
Comments
The Welsh derbies reviewed, each region assessed and the uncapped Welsh options

Sean Holley, Welsh derbies and rugby is finally back!

Rugby is finally back after five months away and Sean Holley joins Ben James on the podcast to talk the return of the Guinness PRO14, Welsh derbies and who to watch as a new era for the regions begins...Sean Holley will be part of the Premier Sports team bringing rugby fans live PRO14 coverage of Ospreys v Dragons on Sunday 23rd August (Premier Sports 1 at 1.45pm) from the Liberty Stadium alongside Ross Harries, Wyn Gruffydd, Lauren Jenkins and Shane Williams. Premier Sports has teamed up with Cardiff Blues, Scarlets, Ospreys and Dragons to create a unique £80 (50p per game) annual offer for all new customers to watch the final 15 games this season and all 152 games in 2020/21. Each new rugby supporter signing up via this special offer on Sky and the Premier Player will earn £10 for their favourite team from Premier Sports as a contribution to clubs during difficult times. All supporters need to do is use their club’s promo code on subscription and fans are advised to contact their club for more information. Premier Sports, is the home of the Guinness PRO14 in the UK and shows all 152 games from the Guinness PRO14 season. Rugby fans can subscribe on Sky or the Premier Sports Player. Visit www.premiersports.com to sign up to see all the live action.

28 minAUG 20
Comments
Sean Holley, Welsh derbies and rugby is finally back!

Alecs Donovan on Wales women, her new business and giving George North yoga classes

Ben James is joined by Wales and Ospreys centre Alecs Donovan to talk about her rugby career and her yoga business. She also talks about doing yoga classes with the Bristol Bears, Sam Warburton and George North.

33 minAUG 6
Comments
Alecs Donovan on Wales women, her new business and giving George North yoga classes

Latest Episodes

The team to face France, Alun Wyn's record and a Louis Rees-Zammit debut

Matthew Southcombe, Simon Thomas and Mark Orders sit down to discuss the Wales team to face France, the potential debut of Louis Rees-Zammit and Alun Wyn Jones equalling the world record for Test appearances.

31 min3 d ago
Comments
The team to face France, Alun Wyn's record and a Louis Rees-Zammit debut

Behind the new Welsh kit: How the Welsh rugby jersey is designed

Ben James is joined by Macron’s Sr Sports Marketing Manager Ross Cook ahead of their first Wales jersey to learn out the design process and how the new kit came to be.Apologies for the sound quality - the interview was recorded on a zoom call and we did our best to edit the amount of echo on Ross' line.

35 min1 w ago
Comments
Behind the new Welsh kit: How the Welsh rugby jersey is designed

Wales' autumn squad, new faces and the 60-second phone call that answered a big question

Ben James is joined by Mark Orders to talk about Wales' autumn squad selection, including the call-ups of uncapped players such as Ioan Lloyd, Callum Sheedy, Johnny Williams and Sam Parry.We also hear from Wales coach Wayne Pivac about his selection.

38 min2 w ago
Comments
Wales' autumn squad, new faces and the 60-second phone call that answered a big question

Wales' best PRO14 hope, Pivac' autumn squad and the surprise faces you might see

Ben James is joined by Matthew Southcombe and Simon Thomas to look ahead to the PRO14 season, discuss which region has the best chance of doing well and taking a glimpse at what Wayne Pivac might do with his Wales squad for the autumn. There's also the matter of which Welsh youngsters are ready to break through and Rob Howley's new job.

55 min3 w ago
Comments
Wales' best PRO14 hope, Pivac' autumn squad and the surprise faces you might see

Dragons' Radradra reality check, Scarlets' missed opportunity and why the PRO14 teams struggled in Europe

Ben James is joined by rugby writers Simon Thomas and Matthew Southcombe to talk about the Dragons and Scarlets' defeats in Europe on the weekend, as well as why the PRO14 teams struggled and the return of Willis Halaholo.If you enjoy the podcast, make sure to subscribe and leave a review.

49 minSEP 21
Comments
Dragons' Radradra reality check, Scarlets' missed opportunity and why the PRO14 teams struggled in Europe

Wales on Amazon Prime and the Dragons and Scarlets in European action

Ben James is joined by Simon Thomas to talk about the latest TV broadcast deal with Amazon Prime and the Dragons and Scarlets' Challenge Cup quarter-finals this weekend.

34 minSEP 14
Comments
Wales on Amazon Prime and the Dragons and Scarlets in European action

James Hook's new job, Owen Farrell and Wales' 2023 XV

Ben James is joined by James Hook to talk about his work coaching at the Ospreys, the recent Owen Farrell controversy and to pick his Wales team for the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

41 minSEP 12
Comments
James Hook's new job, Owen Farrell and Wales' 2023 XV

The Welsh derbies reviewed, each region assessed and the uncapped Welsh options

Ben James is joined by Mark Orders to talk about the two rounds of Welsh derbies, looking at where each region currently stands in terms of their strengths and weaknesses and the uncapped Welsh players who could earn call-ups very soon.If you enjoy the podcast, make sure to leave a review.

51 minSEP 3
Comments
The Welsh derbies reviewed, each region assessed and the uncapped Welsh options

Sean Holley, Welsh derbies and rugby is finally back!

Rugby is finally back after five months away and Sean Holley joins Ben James on the podcast to talk the return of the Guinness PRO14, Welsh derbies and who to watch as a new era for the regions begins...Sean Holley will be part of the Premier Sports team bringing rugby fans live PRO14 coverage of Ospreys v Dragons on Sunday 23rd August (Premier Sports 1 at 1.45pm) from the Liberty Stadium alongside Ross Harries, Wyn Gruffydd, Lauren Jenkins and Shane Williams. Premier Sports has teamed up with Cardiff Blues, Scarlets, Ospreys and Dragons to create a unique £80 (50p per game) annual offer for all new customers to watch the final 15 games this season and all 152 games in 2020/21. Each new rugby supporter signing up via this special offer on Sky and the Premier Player will earn £10 for their favourite team from Premier Sports as a contribution to clubs during difficult times. All supporters need to do is use their club’s promo code on subscription and fans are advised to contact their club for more information. Premier Sports, is the home of the Guinness PRO14 in the UK and shows all 152 games from the Guinness PRO14 season. Rugby fans can subscribe on Sky or the Premier Sports Player. Visit www.premiersports.com to sign up to see all the live action.

28 minAUG 20
Comments
Sean Holley, Welsh derbies and rugby is finally back!

Alecs Donovan on Wales women, her new business and giving George North yoga classes

Ben James is joined by Wales and Ospreys centre Alecs Donovan to talk about her rugby career and her yoga business. She also talks about doing yoga classes with the Bristol Bears, Sam Warburton and George North.

33 minAUG 6
Comments
Alecs Donovan on Wales women, her new business and giving George North yoga classes
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