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The Rig Biz Podcast

Relax, tune-in and enjoy the only podcast in the world where celebrities properly unwind and cut loose. Come listen to some of the biggest names in sport, media & film discuss their lives with; The CEO of Clapham aka Mr Archie Curzon and Host Freddy Clode. Be prepared for a tornado of laughs and the great unexpected as Archie dishes out life advice to all those looking for supposed; success in the city, in the gym and in the sheets.Number 1; Lifestyle, Rugby & Business Podcast Globally.Over 1.5 Million Unique Downloads & Over 1000 5 Star Ratings!

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Relax, tune-in and enjoy the only podcast in the world where celebrities properly unwind and cut loose. Come listen to some of the biggest names in sport, media & film discuss their lives with; The CEO of Clapham aka Mr Archie Curzon and Host Freddy Clode. Be prepared for a tornado of laughs and the great unexpected as Archie dishes out life advice to all those looking for supposed; success in the city, in the gym and in the sheets.Number 1; Lifestyle, Rugby & Business Podcast Globally.Over 1.5 Million Unique Downloads & Over 1000 5 Star Ratings!

S8 Ep106: Paul Sackey - We Finally Track Down The Elusive Legend For A Reveal All Interview!!

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After almost a year of trying we've finally managed to track down England and Wasps legend Paul Sackey to discuss his incredible career on and off the pitch. From selling rare vintage sports cars on the side to giving up his dreams of being a pro footballer to take up rugby he's got quite the story.... not to mention his famous loose side for misbehaving on nights out - so sit back and enjoy!
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Oct 31 2022

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S8 Ep105: Mike 'Seabass' Shipman - Living In A Van To Pursue His MMA Dream - Knocking Out Students As A Bouncer & Archie's Tip On How To Grow Your Willy!

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We're joined by an MMA Bellatour legend in Mike 'Seabass' Shipman today to give us an insight into the reality of being a professional MMA fighter; from the highs of being broadcast on 50 channels world wide to millions of fans to the lows of getting knocked out in the first round of a championship title fight. Mike takes us through the hurdles he's had to overcome on his journey to the top - including giving up his initial dream of becoming a professional rugby player, sparring Iranian wrestlers in order to get sponsorship, working as a bouncer in Oxford night clubs where he'd regularly knock out students in the smoking area, living in the back of a van for 2 years in order to give himself a chance at making it professionally in MMA, having to do public weigh ins Naked in order to make the weight, Archies tips for him on how to grow his penis which he learnt from his dorm mate at prep school and much much more ridiculousness and entertainment....
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We've partnered with the greatest rum brand in the world 'John Paul Jones Rum' in order to bring you the best tipple to get lashed on and of course we're giving you a 15% discount with the code RIGBIZ15 - All you have to do is put it on the website when you check out -  https://johnpauljones.uk/

Also, if you're bald or thinning on top stop feeling sorry for yourselves and go to the SONS website now, chose the 3 month package and you'll have a full head of hair or a new lid in time for Christmas!!! Stop dillydallying and get on it now and to make it easier we will give you 30% off any package you choose with the code RIGBIZ30 - https://sons.co.uk/

Oct 27 2022

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S8 Ep104: Mark Atkinson - Partying With Castro Giovanni - Upsetting Locals With Andy Powell & Marrying His Teammates Sister

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Today we're joined by England & Gloucester centre Mark Atkinson to celebrate quite a unique career that's taken him from being relegated from The Championship & being fired from London Wasps to becoming one of Englands oldest ever debutants. In this episode he reveals; how he ended up marrying his teammate (now coaches) sister, getting loose on the streets of Warsaw with Andy Powell, partying with the legendary Castro Giovanni, the most brutal scenes he's witnessed from Gloucesters milk initiation, getting his pants 'mucky', Sebastian Chabal being an absolute nutter, getting fired from Wasps, getting confused as backroom staff when he played for the Barbarians, the joys of playing for England and much more...
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Oct 20 2022

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S8 Ep103: Jimmy Gopperth - Shaming Himself During His Wellington Initiation - Why Irish Teams Are Looser Than The English & Battling Bakkies Botha

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We’re delighted to have on the show a man who has played over 400 professional games in a 19-year career, scoring over 3,800 points, has won more golden boots than anyone else in history and now resides at the Prem champions Leicester - the legendary Jimmy Gopperth. JG takes us through his incredible career which has taken him from The Hurricanes in Wellington to Newcastle, Leinster, Wasps and now Leicester.
We discuss; his incredible longevity, if he's interested in endorsing Archie to use his kicking tees, his Wellington initiation where he disgraced himself, A 2 week Barbarian piss up, the pressure replacing Johnny Wilkinson, the infamous Newcastle nightlife, Why the Irish socials are better than the English, the highs and lows of being part of Wasps Gallacticos side, Dai Youngs alternative coaching methods, how he's managed to stay fit long enough to still be playing at 39, his CBD company and lots more....
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Oct 13 2022

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S8 Ep102: Craig Doyle - Getting Cameron Diaz Drunk In Belize - Tackling Streakers At Twickenham & Sleeping In His Car During Covid

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Today we're joined by utter rugby royalty in the legendary Craig Doyle, who's better known to most as the face of BT Sports coverage of the game we love. However, Craig has had an illustrious 25 year career so far; having shot to fame on BBC's 'Holiday' show he has gone onto work as a presenter on ITV's This Morning, had 2 of his own (short lived) chat shows on RTE and worked as a host on everything from The Champions League to The Rugby World Cup.
He takes us on a rollercoaster ride throughout his career from going to school with Brian O'Driscoll, moving to Clapham and his Infernos memories, being part of the 'Streaker Squad' at Twickenham, getting Cameron Diaz drunk on a lake in rural Belize, sleeping in a car throughout the pandemic so that he didn't get his family ill, having a weird pre-match ritual with Ugo Monye, weird DM requests he receives, selling pictures of knees, the 'tickle serpent' and much more......
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WELL FEAR NOT - RE GROW YOUR LID IN AS LITTLE AS 3 MONTHS TIME  THANKS TO THE GENIUS'S AT SONS & GET 30% OFF ALL THEIR HAIR PACKAGES WITH THE CODE - RIGBIZ30  - https://sons.co.uk/

Oct 06 2022

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S8 Ep101: James Horwill - Stamping On Alun Wyn Jones - Living In Putney & The Truth Behind Israel Folau

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Archie is finally having his baby this week and so calls in live from the maternity ward to join us interviewing the ex-wallabies captain and rugby hall of famer in James Horwill. Archie almost cuts the interview short when he finds out James lives in Putney - but then allows the interview to continue when James shares some incredible stories with us involving; a very angry Eddie Jones, Michael Cheikah being the loosest person in rugby, stamping on Alun Wyn Jones, what Israel Folau's really like, winning the varsity cup for Cambridge at Twickenham, getting loose with Quade Cooper and James O'Connor and much much more... 
Plus Archie gives us updates from the Hospital and the latest on his forthcoming son Johnny Johnno Benders Haskell Curzon. 
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Sep 29 2022

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S8 Ep100: 100th Episode Special ft. Liv Bentley & Special Guests

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We've finally made it to this incredible milestone of 100 Episodes and it's all down to your incredible support and enjoyment of our ridiculous creation. When we sat down in January 2020 and went on rants about Megxit & beating up hockey boys in Infernos we never dreamt that the podcast would grow this big nor last this long. As a thankyou we've got an incredible podcast today for you all - filled with all the favourite sections and guests you could have ever dreamt of - plus a special appearance by the one - the only Liv Bentley...... 
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Sep 15 2022

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S8 Ep99: Delon Armitage - Saving James O'Connors Life - Beating Up A Doping Official & Scrapping In A Car Park With A Leicester Fan

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Today we're joined by one of rugbys greatest bad boys in Delon Armitage, who takes us through his incredible life story which has taken him from growing up in a wooden shack in Trinidad to becoming a triple European champion! He takes us inside the heartbreak of being dropped from playing for France at U16s, to his crazy debut where he took Benders place in the side, the tumultuous world cup campaign of 2011, his glory years at Toulon playing alongside the galacticos, the terrifying day when he had to save James O'Connors life on the bus after a match, getting banned for beating up a doping official, fighting a leicester fan in a car park and much much more madness.......
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Sep 08 2022

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BONUS - The Inside Story Of How Matt Dawson & Austin Healey Destroyed The 2001 Lions Tour

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There may never be another Lions tour like it, with tears, talk of mutiny in the ranks, accusations, explosive player diaries and a head coach who appeared increasingly isolated. How did the 2001 Lions adventure to Australia go so badly wrong? How did it end in bitterness and recriminations? How did Austin Healy and Matt Dawson single handedly destroy the tour?

Today I am joined by journalist and British & Irish Lions media manager Alex Broun to give us the inside story for the first time ever on how this calamitous tour went so badly wrong!
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This Wednesday we will be doing our only live show of the year in Fulham with special guests - Al Hargreaves and Chris Wyles - all money will go towards Ed Slaters foundation - please come along and have a great night - get your tickets here -
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Sep 05 2022

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S8 Ep99: Joe Simpson - How A Decapitated Stags Head Ended His England Career - When Shaun Edwards Made His Players Bleed & Why You Don't Mess With Andy Goode

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Wow wow wow - Joe Simpson is full to the brim of hilariously juicy stories where he happily throws under the bus his old; teammates, coaches and opposition players. Whether you want to find out what happened between him, Martin Johnson and a dead stag in NZ, recall a ridiculous encounter where Shaun Edwards lost his mind and made one of his players bleed from his head in training, find out why should never upset Andy Goode if you're his teammate, recall Joe's experience of the gloucester milk challenge which ruined his best mates wedding or find out about the biggest crook in rugby.... plus much more.. then why not tune into the Number 1 rugby pod in the country. 
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Also next week we will be doing our only live show of the year in Fulham with special guests - Al Hargreaves and Chris Wyles - all money will go towards Ed Slaters foundation - please come along and have a great night - get your tickets here - 
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Sep 01 2022

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BONUS - John Simpson - Golf's Most Successful Agent Discusses; Battling Polio, Getting Arrested In Columbia & Playing with Michael Jordan

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Today we're delighted to be joined by John Simpson MBE - who at the age of two was stricken with Polio and essentially lost the use of his leg, but fought against the disease and ended up becoming one of the most important names in professional golf - managing the likes of  Nick Faldo, Vijay Singh, Bernhard Langer, Nick Price and other many other Tour players. In total, Simpson contributed to the careers of 17 major golf tournament winners.

He then went onto set up his own charity and foundation called 'on course' which uses golf to help wounded inured and sick military veterans with their physical and mental recoveries. 

From hanging out with Michael Jordan to being arrested in Columbia for apparent drug smuggling this is his incredible life story.
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Buy a ticket to our live podcast on the 7th September at the Wolfpack Fulham - with all proceeds going to the Ed Slater Foundation to help him with his battle against MND.
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Aug 29 2022

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S8 Ep97: Stephen Ferris - Nights Out With Rory Mcllroy - Getting Bitten By Dylan Hartley & Wiping Mark McCall's Ass

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Today we're delighted to be joined by Irish, Ulster & Lions legend Stephen Ferris to discuss his incredible career on and off the pitch. We discuss; nights out with golf legend Rory McIlroy, the loosest night of his career in NZ with Paul O'Connell, being bitten by his biggest enemy in Dylan Hartley and the repercussions, bullying at Ulster, the north vs south divide in Ireland, winding up his old teammates as a pundit, we find out if Archie's big in Ireland, clubbing in Dublin with BOD and ROG plus much much more......
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Buy a ticket to our live podcast on the 7th September at the Wolfpack Fulham - with all proceeds going to the Ed Slater Foundation to help him with his battle against MND. 
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Aug 25 2022

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S8 Ep96: Christian Wade - Getting Treated Like Shit By England Rugby - Marrying America's Next Top Model & Future Plans Revealed..

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Today we're delighted to have an exclusive interview with the legendary Wasps, England, Lions and latterly Buffalo Bills superstar Mr Christian Wade. 

Wadey holds nothing back in this interview where he; slates England rugby and its coaches, pulls apart why the premiership is so boring, complains of being held back when he played in the league, reveals what made him pursue a career in the NFL, explains how he met his wife a model from the American tv show 'America's next top model', finds comfort in Archie's 3 C philosophy, unveils the truth about life playing for Wasps, England & The Lions, gives us some clues on where he's off to next plus much much more.....
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Aug 18 2022

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S8 Ep95: Mark Cueto - Dwarf Tossing - Naked Team Meetings & A 'Miss Chile' Contest

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Today we're joined by England & Sale Legend - Mark Cueto MBE to celebrate his incredible career both on and off the pitch. He reveals for the first time ever what really happened at the 2011 world cup with the 'Dwarf Tossing' incident, relives the glories of attending a 'Miss Chile Competition' when on tour with England 7s, reveals the messy night out the Sale lads had when they won the premiership, discusses naked team bonding meetings, his hatred for Clive Woodward, how shit his teammates C.H.A.T was, his regrets modelling underwear, reveals how crazy Paul Sackey is, reveals what happens in Northern Initiations, discusses how he became a Sales director for a billion pound company and much much more........ 
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Aug 11 2022

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S8 Ep94: Dan Norton - Becoming Rugby 7s All Time Scorer - The Deadly 'Bog Wash' Initiation & How He Became Employed By The Chinese Government

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Today we're honoured to sit down with the most famous man in the history of Rugby 7s in Dan Norton, not only is he the sports most famous son, but he's also the highest scorer in the sports history! We discuss; his incredible chassis, playing international rugby on a hangover, which city globally throws the loosest parties, his regrets in not being able to make it in XVs, the moment GB Sport fired him and his teammates, his vs Archie's pre-match routine, how he became the highest scorer in 7s history, the deadly initiation the England lads have to pass on their debut, how he became employed by the Chinese Government and much more ridiculousness...... 
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Aug 04 2022

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S8 Ep93: Greig Laidlaw - Beef With Finn Russell - Drinking Kava Pre Kick Off & The Infamous 'Baptism' Initiation

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Today we're thrilled to be joined by Scotlands most successful captain and one of test rugbys highest ever point scorers in Greig Laidlaw to celebrate his incredible career in the game. We discuss; getting naked in Japanese baths, Max Evans loosest nights out, his recollection of half the squad doing Kava (a narcotic/sedative drink) 10 minutes before a Baba's vs England match, the infamous 'Baptism' initiation, falling out with Finn Russell, we discuss who's the better fly half Archie or Greig, investing in Whisky, his rugby highlights domestically and internationally and of course the story behind that infamous photo of him and Finn topless in a nightclub celebrating their Calcutta Cup victory!
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Jul 28 2022

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S8 Ep92: Brad Shields - Cum Gutters - Shitting His Pants & His Ambitions To Play For The All Blacks

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Today we're joined by Wasps Captain and England International Brad Shields as we celebrate his incredible career so far which has taken him from playing for NZ U20s to becoming a fully fledged England International. We discuss some incredibly loose nights out after winning the Super Rugby championship in NZ, his fears of coming to England, why Eddie Jones is a nutter, Wasps summer social to Budapest, the importance of having 'a cum gutter', his regrets of not excelling for England, his ambitions to one day play for The All Blacks again, Archie's horny grandpa, getting shocking food poisoning in South Africa and much much more....
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Jul 21 2022

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S8 Ep91: Tim Visser - Brazilian Strippers At Twickenham - Sinking Jamie Roberts Boat In Cannes & Danny Cares Soiling Charge

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Over the years we've been lucky enough to speak to some of the greatest sportsmen and hear their funniest tales, but I must admit, ex Scottish international (via holland) Tim Visser may be the greatest story teller of all time. He was the first ever professional dutch rugby player (ironically he found out that Newcastle wanted to sign him when he was stoned in Amsterdam) and has lived one of the most colourful professional sporting lives you could imagine. From Brazilian strippers lathered in oil to what sounded like the messiest 4 day bender of all time in Cannes - sit back and enjoy his incredible story!
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Jul 14 2022

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S8 Ep90: Butch James - The Brutal Springbok Initiation - Making Matt Stevens Bleed & How SA Celebrated The '07 World Cup

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Today we're joined by the legendary world cup winner Butch James to discuss his incredible career playing for the Springboks, Sharks & Bath and now his succesful career as a property mogul in South Africa. Butch does not hold back as he discusses; why he loved injuring the opposition, his problem with how soft rugby has got, how terrifying his school initiation was, his regrets on loosing 2 super rugby finals, the brutal Springbok initiation, Bakkie Bothas most terrifying moments, how SA celebrated the world cup final in Paris, Bath's drug problem, Doggy Style, shoe polish, toothbrushes and much more....
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Jul 07 2022

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S8 Ep89: Jake Polledri - Getting Loose With Sergio Parisee - Crazy Italian Initiations & The Utter Grief Of Losing His Younger Brother

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Today we're joined by Gloucester & Italian back rower Jake Polledri to celebrate his incredible career so far which has taken him from the west country to being Italy's most famous player. We discuss; if he has any regrets on not playing for England, the crazy world of Italian rugby, how loose nights out get with the Azurri, why he's not choosing Archie to be his best man, how he overcame being told he'd never play rugby again, the weird wonders of boarding school, the Gloucester milk challenge, Adam Hastings ridiculous waxing routine, fake tans, the heartbreak of loosing his brother to a cardiac arrest and much more.
Plus Archie updates us on his trip to AnE on his birthday weekend and we've our greatest ever 'Question Time'.
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Jun 30 2022

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