OwlTail

Cover image of Will Greenwood's Rugby Podcast

Will Greenwood's Rugby Podcast

@WillGreenwood and @SkySportsRugby bring you all the latest from the world of rugby union.

Weekly hand curated podcast episodes for learning

Popular episodes

All episodes

The best episodes ranked using user listens.

Podcast cover

Ep 15: Europe, CVC & Cheika

Will Greenwood and Rupert Cox discuss the latest round of Champions Cup action, where will Beauden Barrett take his sabbatical, the future of Michael Cheika and plenty more.

41mins

12 Dec 2018

Rank #1

Podcast cover

European finals review

Will Greenwood joins Jimmy Gemmell to look back at a thrilling finals weekend in Europe.

15mins

15 May 2017

Rank #2

Similar Podcasts

Podcast cover

Ep 29: Great Scott... Hastings

In Calcutta Cup week Will & Rupert dissect Round 1 of the Six Nations and look ahead to Round 2. We hear how Will managed to pick up a parking ticket in an empty Twickenham West Car Park and his thoughts on the rugby too. Uncle (to Adam) Scott Hastings dials in ahead of Saturday's game at Murrayfield. For the record he denies any involvement in the infamous night when the cup was "pan-caked"!

57mins

5 Feb 2020

Rank #3

Podcast cover

Ep 13: RWC 2019 | The Final Countdown

This week Gail Davis joins Will Greenwood who was in Tokyo for both semi-finals. Will gives his thoughts on England's spectacular toppling of New Zealand. Also involved are Alex Corbisiero who raps, Bryan Habana who remains optimistic for the Boks' chances in Saturday's final & Isa Nacewa who looks forward to a positive future for the All Blacks.

50mins

28 Oct 2019

Rank #4

Most Popular Podcasts

Podcast cover

Ep 14: RWC 2019 | The Final Curtain

On this week's podcast, Will & Rupert reflect on the World Cup final. Gail Davis is on the red carpet at the World Rugby Awards interviewing Siya Kolisi, Faf de Klerk, Bryan Habana & Francois Pienaar. Alex Corbisiero gives us his expert opinion on England's scrum issues in the final, and Will also gives us his World Cup XV.

58mins

4 Nov 2019

Rank #5

Podcast cover

Ep 40: Razor... the best a pod can get!

Crusaders boss Scott Robertson joins Will & Rupert on this week’s podcast. The three-time Super Rugby winning head coach talks about the interview process for the All Blacks top job, the players he loves to coach and recalls tales involving Richie McCaw and Jonah Lomu. Robertson, who also won 23 caps for New Zealand as a player, also goes into detail on the culture at the Crusaders and his passion for surfing and break-dancing!Will and Rupert also discuss the ongoing financial implications that the Coronavirus outbreak has on the World of Rugby and they give another shout-out to Captain Tom.Hear all this and much, much, more on this week’s podcast.

1hr 5mins

20 Apr 2020

Rank #6

Podcast cover

Ep 16: Greenwood on the slopes, Stuart in the studio & a singing Scott!

Stuart Barnes joined Rupert Cox in the studio while Will Greenwood dialled in from the Alps. Topics covered were: Stuart cheating death after falling off a chair when taking down a picture, Brexit, Leicester Tigers, Scott Johnson, the highs and lows of 2018 and an extended interview with Red Roses second row Abbie Scott. Happy Christmas!

1hr 12mins

19 Dec 2018

Rank #7

Podcast cover

Ep 24: Saracens' 2020 vision

This week, Rupert & Will were joined by Saracens interim CEO, Edward Griffiths, as the club work towards balancing the books by the June 30 deadline. Lewis Moody called in from the South Pole and gave us an update on his journey. Will also gives his 2020 predictions and wraps up the festive rugby action.

1hr

8 Jan 2020

Rank #8

Podcast cover

Ep 15: Saracens Salary Scandal

Will Greenwood gives his thoughts on the situation at Saracens, after their 35-point deduction and £5m fine for breaching the salary cap.Rupert Cox catches up with England head coach Eddie Jones as he prepares to take charge of the Barbarians against Fiji at Twickenham on Saturday.Also within this week's pod, Sky's James Gemmell chats with Emily Scarratt about her World Player of the Year award, beating France in Clermont last week and the prospect of facing Les Bleus in Exeter on Saturday, live on Sky Sports.Elsewhere, former England and British and Irish Lions prop Alex Corbisiero chats to former teammate and England skipper Dylan Hartley about his injury-enforced retirement and looks back on career highs and lows.And finally Will Greenwood look ahead to return of the Champions Cup this weekend!

1hr 3mins

13 Nov 2019

Rank #9

Podcast cover

Ep 12: RWC 2019 | Strictly Rugby

We hear from Eddie Jones after his England side dismantled Australia to set up a mouth-watering semi-final against back-to-back winners New Zealand.Will catches up with his old team-mate Ben Cohen to chat about their 2003 memories, and discuss what Cohen is up to now.James Gemmell talks to Leinster legend Isa Nacewa, while Rupert Cox and Alex Corbisiero chat all things World Cup - the latter even gives us one of his raps!Will then rounds up the quarter-finals and gives us his predictions for the semis.

1hr 4mins

21 Oct 2019

Rank #10

Podcast cover

Ep. 27: Ring fencing rumours and winning at all costs

This week, Will Greenwood and Rupert Cox explore the latest rumours of Premiership ring fencing. Are the Exeter Chiefs a glowing endorsement of promotion and relegation? Or are the reigning champions an anomaly in an otherwise flawed system? Speaking of flaws: how far is too far? In the light of cricket's ball tampering scandal, how does cheating manifest itself in rugby? Don't forget to hit 'subscribe', so that you never miss another #TheOffload...

25mins

28 Mar 2018

Rank #11

Podcast cover

Ep 1: Keeping Up with the Joneses

The @WillGreenwood pod is back and @skysportsrugby bring you a packed show ahead of England v Wales this Sunday. @JamesGemmellTV has been to England's heat camp in Treviso to catch-up with Eddie Jones and @RupertCoxSKY went to the Wales camp to speak to the great Alun Wyn Jones.

59mins

7 Aug 2019

Rank #12

Podcast cover

Ep 21: Foster - Good Call?

On this week’s pod we sit down with ‘Agent of the Stars’ Duncan Sandlant. The Global Director of Esportif has brokered some of the biggest player deals in Rugby Union and he is widely regarded as the global leader in the management of rugby coaches. We discuss Ian Foster’s appointment as Head Coach of All Blacks and closer to home Will says England should consider their former Head Coach Stuart Lancaster when forming their new coaching group. All that plus our Champions Cup round-up and preview.

58mins

12 Dec 2019

Rank #13

Podcast cover

Ep 22: Nations League Rugby and Super Bowl LIII

On the pod this week Will Greenwood and Rupert Cox discuss the potential of new Nations league, Jim Telfer and Jamie Roberts join for a Six Nations chat, and we look ahead to Super Bowl with Atlanta Falcons Tight end and former England U20 skipper Alex Gray.

1hr

29 Jan 2019

Rank #14

Podcast cover

Ep 42: Warren Gatland Lions Special

Our season finale takes place at the announcement of the Lions Head Coach for the 2021 Tour of South Africa. Warren Gatland joins the pod to take a trip down memory lane, reflecting on his previous three tours in 2009, 2013 & 2017.Plus we preview the final game of the season in the northern hemisphere, the Final of the Top 14, Toulouse v Clermont Auvergne.

48mins

12 Jun 2019

Rank #15

Podcast cover

Ep 21: The Guinness Six Nations

This week Will Greenwood and Rupert Cox are at the launch of the Guinness Six Nations. Interviews with Parisse & O'Shea, Laidlaw & Townsend, The Red Roses, Joe Schmidt, Eddie Jones & Alun Wynn Jones

1hr

23 Jan 2019

Rank #16

Podcast cover

Ep 12: Will Genia, Mark Wilson, England v Australa

This week we look back on a huge weekend for World Rugby as Ireland put down their marker for next year's Rugby World Cup. Rupert Cox went to see soon to be Wallaby centurion Will Genia at their London training camp. England back row Mark Wilson tells us how he is preparing for his battle with Pooper. Plus we have a special interview with the RFU's Rugby Development Director Steve Grainger on the work they are doing for grassroots rugby in England.

53mins

21 Nov 2018

Rank #17

Podcast cover

Ep 14: Rob Baxter, Ring-Fencing & Europe

Will Greenwood and Rupert Cox talk about the possibility of ring-fencing the Premiership, trouble in Leicester, preview Europe and catch-up with Exeter chief Rob Baxter.

1hr 2mins

5 Dec 2018

Rank #18

Podcast cover

Ep 27: Sarah Bern - England's red-hot rose

This week Will and Rupert discuss all the big stories surrounding the global game. We hear from Sarah Bern a Red Rose in red-hot form. Plus we reflect on Kieran Read's retirement announcement and ask... If he wins a 3rd RWC, is he the G.O.A.T?

1hr

6 Mar 2019

Rank #19

Podcast cover

Ep 34: Mountain out of a Marler hill?

Plenty to discuss on the Podcast this week! Will and Rupert react to the weekend's Six Nations action including a pair of red cards and Joe Marler's wandering hand.After Manu Tuilagi's late dismissal, Nigel Owens gives his expert view and explains the process that referees follow when making big decisions.Finally, as the World battles the Coronavirus outbreak, we hear from Benetton Rugby's Forwards Coach Marco Bortolami who joins us on the phone from Northern Italy.

1hr 4mins

11 Mar 2020

Rank #20