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Much Ado About Rugby

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Three friends come together to chat about everything rugby.

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Three friends come together to chat about everything rugby.

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Much Ado About Rugby

Latest release on Jan 18, 2021

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Episode 32 - Rugby Players To Watch 2021

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We are back with our first episode of 2021, and what a better way than to discuss who are the rugby players and teams to watch out for in 2021. 

Each choosing a player from front row, lock, back row, half back, centre and back three, we come up with our top players to keep an eye on this year.

We are now introducing a season format which will consist of 5 episodes, including exclusive interviews with professional players, exciting conversations with rugby fans from around the world, hilarious rugby game shows & more!

Make sure to subscribe so you don't miss out...


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Jan 18 2021

45mins

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Rank #2: Episode 31 - Xmas Special

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Merry Christmas! For the final episode of 2020, we are joined by good friend and rugby enthusiast, Simmo, for a Christmas themed episode. 

Taking inspiration from BBC 5 Live show, Fighting Talk, we answer some christmassy rugby questions such as who would steal your Christmas presents, as well as run over our 2020 awards. 

Thank you to everyone who has listened and supported Much Ado About Rugby this year, and we look forward to bringing your more laughs in 2021.

Dec 21 2020

35mins

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Rank #3: Episode 30 - Rugby Around The World: Wales

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This is a big one... We welcome Joe from Wales to discuss what has happened to Welsh Rugby, from coaches and players to the state of grassroots rugby in Wales. Will Wales be able to regain their dominance in 2021? Tune in to find out...

Dec 14 2020

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Rank #4: Episode 29 - Rugby Around The World: New Zealand

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For the second episode of our series ‘Rugby Around The World’, we chat to movie star Ben Affleck from New Zealand. Born in New Zealand but with a love of Argentina as well, Ben gives a unique (and less biased) perspective of rugby in New Zealand. Which rugby nation should we discuss next?

Dec 09 2020

47mins

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Rank #5: Episode 28 - England Dominance, French Flair & All Blacks Revenge

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In this episode, Ed and Mal give a run down of the weekends games, discussing England's dominant form, France's flair allowing them to walk past Italy and how the All Blacks got their revenge on Argentina.

Nov 30 2020

39mins

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Rank #6: Episode 27 - Rugby Around The World: South Africa

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With the start of Much Ado About Rugby’s new series, Rugby Around The World, the lads welcome South African rugby fan Jean to uncover the secrets behind South African rugby. Join us as we get an insight into school boy rugby, why so many South African players move abroad, and whether the Springboks are still the best team in the world.

Stay tuned for more exciting conversations with rugby fans from all over the world in our new series, Rugby Around The World.

Nov 23 2020

1hr 3mins

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Rank #7: Episode 26 - England Fly, Wales Flop & Scotland Clinch Victory

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With the first round of the Autumn Nations Cup complete, Ed and Mal cover each of the games, determining whether they think each team will Fly or Flop. As well as this, they talk about some of the stand out performers from the weekend and who are the ones to watch. Big shout out to Ireland for a great performance vs Wales!

Nov 16 2020

34mins

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Rank #8: Episode 25 - Six Nations 2020 Highlights

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Six Nations 2020 Highlights.

As the 2020 Six Nations comes to an end, Mal, Macsen and Ed go over the highlights from the weekend’s games. They discuss how Antoine Dupont and Romain Ntamack are leading France Rugby to new heights, how England Rugby won their third Six Nations in five years, and what is going wrong with Wales Rugby.

Nov 02 2020

43mins

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Rank #9: Episode 24 - Hard Men of Rugby with Luke Upton

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In this episode Macsen and Ed interview Author and Journalist Luke Upton. They chat about Luke’s interesting new book “Hard Men of Rugby”, hearing about the great players of the game that Luke was able to talk to whilst writing it. They also review the weekends exciting test matches and the premiership final!

Oct 26 2020

36mins

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Rank #10: Episode 23 - Ross Chisholm

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For this special bonus episode, the boys host their second professional rugby player: Ross Chisholm! Ross has been at the heart of the Harlequins team for over a decade and he tells us all about his experiences of playing at the highest level. The conversation covers what it is like playing at Quins, playing with his brother, as well as highlighting key moments throughout his career.

Oct 22 2020

30mins

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