GP Vodcast: NRL restart preview!
With the NRL set to resume on Thursday following the coronavirus outbreak, Grand Final winner turned pundit Jamie Soward gave us the lowdown on all the big talking points ahead of the restart
26 May 2020
GP Vodcast: Mental Health and Magic Weekend memories
In mental health awareness week former Super League referee Ian Smith was our guest to discuss the State of Mind Charity and we were also joined by Leeds treble-winning Captain Kevin Sinfield to talk about the Loose Forward position and his Magic Weekend memories
23 May 2020
GP Vodcast: Mental Health awareness
At the start of mental health awareness week Rugby League World Cup ambassadors James Simpson and Lois Forsell joined us to talk about the mental issues they have had to overcome
19 May 2020
GP Daily: England prop James Graham's future
England and Great Britain prop James Graham joined us on the Golden Point vodcast to discuss returning to training after the coronavirus and his possible future in 2021
16 May 2020
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Ep 15: "A winner" Maverick James Maloney
Described by many as a winner and a joker, Catalans charismatic marquee man James Maloney joins us to talk about how to build a winning team and the Dragons prospects for 2020
13 May 2020
GP Daily: On Cloud 9 with Daryl Powell
Castleford coach Daryl Powell joins the Golden Point team to speak about the challenges of lockdown from a coaching perspective and to discuss some of the greatest hookers of the Super League era
12 May 2020
GP Daily: World Cup winner Will Greenwood crosses codes
In the week where we celebrate 24 years since Wigan played Bath in the Cross-Code Challenge, Rugby Union World Cup winner and Rugby League fan Will Greenwood joined us to talk about which players and teams could excel at both
9 May 2020
GP Daily: Elstone exclusive
On today's Golden Point Daily Super League CEO Robert Elstone gave us an exclusive interview on the games plans and how Super League is evolving to handle the coronavirus pandemic
6 May 2020
Ep14: Clash of the Codes revisited
On the latest episode of the weekly Golden Point podcast, we take a trip back in time to revisit the 'Clash of the Codes' matches between Wigan and Bath in 1996.Marc Bazeley is joined by Golden Point regular and former Wigan player Terry O'Connor plus special guest Jon Sleightholme, who featured for Bath in both of those games, to look back on those historic encounters.Sleightholme recalls how the all-conquering Bath side of the era prepared to take on a star-studded Wigan side at rugby league at Manchester's Maine Road and how they responded to suffering an 82-6 defeat.O'Connor remembers the difficulties the Cherry and Whites had adapting to the intricacies of the 15-man code during a training session with Orrell and what it meant to take on Bath at the home of English rugby union, Twickenham, despite being beaten 44-19 in the return fixture.There is also an examination of what the legacy of those matches is and why it is unlikely a similar cross-code challenge could happen today.
5 May 2020
GP Daily: Prop Utopia
Three of the greatest props of the Super League era Adrian Morley, Terry O'Connor, and Barrie McDermott discuss their lives in Rugby League and memories of playing together on tour for Great Britain
1 May 2020
GP Daily ep 16: From Headingley to Harry Potter
Harry Potter filmstar and Leeds Rhinos superfan Matt Lewis joined us from Florida to discuss his passion for Acting, Rugby League and which personalities from the sport would play Harry Potter characters!
24 Apr 2020
Jon Wilkin and Mark Flanagan discuss Super League suspension
On this special edition of the Golden Point podcast, Toronto Wolfpack's Jon Wilkin and Salford Red Devils' Mark Flanagan join Fraser Dainton to discuss how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting them on and off the field.Both have felt the impact on the playing side due to the Super League season being suspended, but there have also been repercussions for the coffee shop business the pair run in Manchester.Wilkin explains how his scheduled knee surgery has been put back as well, while Flanagan talks about why he is optimistic rugby league will be able to ride out this period.The pair discuss what they would do if they were forced to self-isolate as well.
19 Mar 2020
Manchester City star Gemma Bonner's love for rugby league
Manchester City and England footballer Gemma Bonner joins Barrie McDermott for a special interview.Bonner tells us about her footballing career, her relationship with Wigan Warriors player Willie Isa and lifelong love of rugby league.
5 Mar 2020
Ep 5: Phil Clarke, Adam Milner and the evolution of rugby league
On this week's Golden Point podcast, Phil Clarke joins Marc Bazeley to look back on the World Club Challenge and preview this weekend's Super League matches.The duo take a look at which areas in the Laws of the Game need changing or updating and consider whether set positions for players still hold any relevance in the modern game, given how rugby league has evolved.Plus, Castleford Tigers forward Adam Milner talks to Barrie McDermott about life on and off the pitch.
25 Feb 2020
Golden Point Special: Barrie McDermott meets Jamie Jones-Buchanan
Barrie McDermott and Jamie Jones-Buchanan discuss Rob Burrow, the World Club Challenge and life after retirement.
20 Feb 2020
Ep 4: Tedesco, Robinson, Lomax and Woolf talk World Club Challenge
James Tedesco, Jonny Lomax, Trent Robinson and Kristian Woolf are on this week's podcast ahead of Saturday's World Club Challenge.
20 Feb 2020
Ep 3: Who's afraid of the big, bad Woolf?
This week sees St Helens forward Kyle Amor join co-hosts Marc Bazeley and Terry O'Connor as their special guest, discussing all things Super League and St Helens.Kyle also tells us about his Cumbrian roots, why he believes hometown club Whitehaven and rivals Workington Town should merge to form a super-club, and why new Saints head coach Kristian Woolf really is as scary as he seems!Plus, Fraser Dainton chats to recently-retired Warrington Wolves icon Ben Westwood to find out what he's up to now in the latest edition of 'Super League Superstars'.
11 Feb 2020
Ep 2: Danny McGuire on Hull KR & Barrie discusses Shaun Wane and Luke Thompson
We've got Danny McGuire and Barrie McDermott from Headingley looking back on the weekend's Super League action and McGuire tells us about his off-field role at Hull Kingston Rovers as well as sharing his insights into what he looks for in a half-back.Barrie discusses Shaun Wane's appointment as England head coach and Wayne Bennett's time in charge. There's also talk about Luke Thompson moving to the NRL and Barrie on the opportunities he had to play in the competition.
4 Feb 2020
Ep1: Karl Fitzpatrick, Louis McCarthy-Scarsbrook and the Israel Folau signing
The Golden Point podcast is back, and the first episode of new-look version sees Marc Bazeley and Brian Carney joined by Warrington chief executive Karl Fitzpatrick ahead of the new Super League season. St Helens' Louis McCarthy-Scarsbrook is this week's 'Super League Super Star' with Fraser Dainton, plus Keegan Hirst's views on Catalans signing Israel Folau.
28 Jan 2020
Ep 22: Super League and RFL chiefs answer your questions
Brian Carney is joined by Super League chief executive Robert Elstone and his Rugby Football League counterpart Ralph Rimmer to explain the recently-agreed changes to the Super League competition and answer questions from fans.
20 Sep 2018