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The Spirit In Rugby Union

In this fascinating podcast series you'll hear the inspirational stories of famous and not-so-famous people, people from all walks of life and from all round the world, and the role that Rugby and the game's distinct values have played in shaping their lives and achievements.The Spirit in Rugby Union is brought to you by The Rugby Club of Victoria, the home for lovers of Rugby Union in Victoria, Australia.  We seek to grow an awareness and love of this great game and take it to new audiences and also to connect with the existing worldwide Rugby community.

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Warning: This podcast has few episodes.

This means there isn't enough episodes to provide the most popular episodes. Here's the rankings of the current episodes anyway, we recommend you to revisit when there's more episodes!

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7: Episode 7 - Bob Dwyer

In our seventh podcast, Gordon Bray speaks to legendary 1991 Rugby World Cup winning coach Bob Dwyer in an interview which truly captures the spirit of the game they play in heaven.


16 Jul 2021

Rank #1

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6: Episode 6 - Michael Lynagh Part 2

In our sixth podcast, Peter Leahy speaks to Wallabies legend Michael Lynagh about his coaches, some of the great players he played alongside and against, family, and what the spirit of rugby means to him.


5 Jul 2021

Rank #2

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5: Episode 5 - Michael Lynagh Part 1

In our fifth podcast, Peter Leahy speaks to Wallabies legend Michael Lynagh about his wonderful experiences in rugby, his memorable schoolboy tales, some of his favourite moments in the green and gold and leadership.


16 Jun 2021

Rank #3

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4: Episode 4 - Gordon Bray Part 3

In our 4th podcast the 'Voice of Rugby’ Gordon Bray takes us behind the scenes of some of his favourite test match commentaries over the past four decades and relates to Peter Leahy how the true spirit of rugby always emerged triumphant.


28 May 2021

Rank #4

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3: Episode 3 - Governor General David Hurley

In this our third podcast, the voice of Australian Rugby (& RCV patron), Gordon Bray, speaks with his Excellency the Honourable David Hurley, AC DSC (Retd), Governor-General of Australia. His Excellency speaks of the historical connection and strong affinity between Rugby and the Military, and what the Spirit of Rugby Union means to him. He also shares some of his own personal Rugby stories and how he sees Rugby as a force for good in society in helping to build vibrant, caring and cohesive communities. We hope you enjoy our next instalment in the Spirit of Rugby Union.


10 May 2021

Rank #5

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2: Episode 2 - Gordon Bray Part 2

Episode Two with Peter Leahy talking to our patron Gordon Bray about the great characters in the game of rugby, and the stories which epitomise the spirit that lies within the game.


18 Apr 2021

Rank #6

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1: Episode 1 - Gordon Bray Part 1

Episode One with Peter Leahy talking to our patron Gordon Bray about his journey and why rugby means so much to him.


27 Mar 2021

Rank #7