Ruck ‘n’ Roll

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Rugby with a soundtrack. Occasionally sweary. “The standard setter for the Woke rugby twitter” #TacklingMentalHealth

Danny Cipriani’s Golden Wrists
Last Tuesday at 10:51 PM

Grav and Patricia are joined by Matt Merritt to discuss the WRU documentary, some of the worst rugby headlines this week, Freddie Burns latest tour location, necromancy, rugby players hawking viagra tablets, the cheeky girls in MLR and why Grav is shouldering the blame for a heart breaking injury


(This podcast contains topics that some listens may find distressing including cases of sexual assault and racism. We will give warning before they are discussed.)

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Flabbergasted
01/17/2023

Grav and Patricia get together to discuss the weather, cinema trips, heartfelt goodbyes, rugby coaches on Love Island, Six Nations squad announcements, Munster, Gavin Coombes and even more rugby madness.

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Ruck 'n' Roll Awards 2022
01/12/2023

Grav and Patricia take a look back at the year that was 2022 and dish out some much deserved awards including best team, worst team, nicest kit, Warrior of the Year and rugby's biggest t*t, tw*t and tw*t, but not before meandering down some unexpected tangents... just like you would expect

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F*** the Psychic Octopus
01/04/2023

Grav and Patricia have pulled themselves from their sickbeds to join Phil Lewis in discussing outside half news, five girlfriends, Springboks back row players, incredible cheek bones, basic Siri manners, rugby Netflix specials, Ian Wright’s PE teacher and some rugby stuff.

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Crying in the Cinema
12/21/2022

Grav’s missing in action, but Patricia has a more than capable substitute in Will Owen of The Squidge Rugby World Cup Retrospective to discuss The Inbetweeners, novelty fullbacks, 30 man brawls, The Muppets and “rugby for like 5 minutes.”


What If... Pivac and Jones Stayed?
12/14/2022

For a very long time, humanity has pondered what effect a small change in history could make. A ripple in time that can change the course of history. It's been pondered by some of the world's greatest minds; Johann Gottlieb Fichte's 'The Vocation of Man,' Ray Bradbury's 'A Sound of Thunder' and - of course - Gwyneth Paltrow in 'Sliding Doors.'

But, what about the wrinkles in rugby's history. In an alternative rugby-verse, Wayne Pivac and Eddie Jones stayed in the top jobs. But what came next?

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Return of the King
12/06/2022

Grav and Patricia sit down to talk rugby chaos, pizza delivery, Hinge, Dancing with the Stars, fighting Paddington Bear and landing planes. There's also some chat on Warren Gatland, Eddie Jones, Ian Foster and the Champions Cup. If you like that sort of thing.

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Wayne Pivac’s Word Soup
12/01/2022

Grav and Patricia discuss Wayne Pivac, Wales, THAT Scrum V interview, High School Musical, Taskmaster and a little bit of Munster.

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Winning at Takeshi's Castle
11/22/2022

Grav and Patricia discuss all the weekend’s action, a momentous TV moment, bemusement and rugby awards, whilst Harley Worthy discusses the ‘Sleeping Giants” with Scrum of the Earth’s David Lawrence

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Rassie Videos and Neighbours
11/16/2022

Grav and Patricia are joined by Harley Worthy to talk Googling dragons, unrealistic aliens, Marvel characters, watching Australian soaps on Vimeo and a little bit of rugby.

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Glittery Bikinis and World Peace
11/09/2022

Grav and Patricia are joined by former England international Sasha Acheson to discuss death row, potatoes, Disney, super powers and a tiny bit of rugby.

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Takeover 2: Take Harder
#6
10/18/2022

With Grav being “lazy,” Patricia again takes the reins with Phil Lewis and the good doctor Harley Worthy in tow to discuss round 2 of the Women’s World Cup and what else is going on in rugby this week

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Ruck n Roll: Take Over
#5
10/11/2022

The regular podcast has been hijacked by Patricia Vieira and Rhiannon Garth Jones to talk about the Women’s World Cup, amazing injury recoveries, still believing in Scotland and the inconsiderate Bill Beaumont.

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What's the Best Greggs Option?
10/06/2022

This week's episode discusses the woes at Worcester Warriors, Max Malins return to Ashton Gate, the less glorious Cardiff Rugby incident and the Women's Rugby World Cup. 

We also ask important questions like; Is Italian rugby the future? And, what is the best thing at Greggs? 

Plus, the excellent Jess Hayden joins us for Unpropular Opinion to answer the question, Will women's rugby save the sport?

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URCxit
#3
09/27/2022

This week, Grav’s all alone to talk about the proposed move to the English Premiership, the Dragons and his winner this week.

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Scott & Steele Quinnell Special
#2
09/21/2022

Former Wales, Scarlets, Wigan and Lions star Scott Quinnell and star of the stage the other half of The Lion Speaks Tonight, his son Steele join us for a special interview to talk Union, League, music, dyslexia, the passing of two greats and - of course - biscuits. Then Ryan Worley and Patricia Vieira drop by to discuss the weekend’s big talking points

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URC 2022/23 Alternative Preview
#1
09/06/2022

Ruck n Roll is back for the 2022/23 season and we are joined by Jonny ‘Minty’ McGinty and Patricia Vieira to discuss all things URC including what Jonny thinks of the kits, which player is an angry Borat and who would win an all player Royal Rumble.

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Trans Ban Special
07/27/2022

We are joined by Emily Hamilton from Quins Pride and ex-England and Bristol prop Sasha Acheson to discuss the proposed trans ban, lived experiences, the Twitter Death Star and giving them hell

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Thank You Benny!
06/19/2022

Grav is joined Worley, Gavin Thomas and the good doctor Harley Worthy to talk about a Welsh legend, finals weekend, Freddie Burn’s chicken nuggets, drinking culture and the World Cup of pork.

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Andy Powell’s Moon Buggy
05/01/2022

Grav is joined by Ryan Worley, Harley Worth and Your Scrumhalf Connection’s Wendy Young to talk rugby players in space, history repeating and rugby‘s saviour Ilona Maher

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For Nick
04/22/2022

Grav is joined by Ryan, Gavin Thomas and Jonny McGinty to talk about Gav’s incredible charity fund raiser, cult heroes and technical issues. Donate to the charity at https://www.melanomauk.org.uk/fundraisers/a-tour-for-nick

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Wales’ Harry Kane
03/27/2022

Grav is joined by Ryan Worley and Wales international and Saracens forward Georgia Evans to discuss the Six Nations, Tik Tok, bionic arms, scheduling and the best choice of w*nker yet.

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Clive Woodward In
03/20/2022

Grav is joined by Ryan Worley, Kate Jarvis and Ian Farrugia to talk through fruity breakfasts, drunken Scotsmen, kick returns and the return of The As Yet Untitled Quiz of the Week.

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Tandy is Rugby’s Darius
03/13/2022

This week Grav is joined by Ryan Worley, Gavin Thomas and Harley Worthy to talk head injuries, bionic Welshmen, the Mayor of Fife and loads of sh!t about biscuits

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A Kettle Full of P***
02/27/2022

This week Grav is joined by Ryan Worley, Iain Hay and David Algie - the man behind the Raeburn Shield - as we talk about Alex Cuthbert, out of touch journalists, HIAs, sporting bets and chavs on waltzers

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Vá Portugal
02/14/2022

Grav is joined by Patricia Vieira and Francisco Isaac to discuss Portugal’s dreams, Dan Biggar, Fantasy Rugby, everyone being the best players in the world and World Cup wooden spoons

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The Lynx Effect
02/07/2022

This week Grav is joined Ryan Worley, Gavin Thomas and The Irish Bears Show’s Ciaran Hall to discuss Ireland mauling Wales, Gav’s curse, missing body parts and why it will always be Eddie Jones.

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All Handsome Men with Tattoos are Phil Lewis
01/28/2022

Grav is join by Ryan Worley, Gavin Thomas and Harley Worthy to discuss tarot readings, scrummaging techniques, life as a Dragons fan and - most excitingly - a quiz… WITH A NAME! Also, within hours of the momentous news breaking, Ryan sits down with 3 members of Exeter Chiefs 4 Change for an exclusive - and very honest - interview.

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Buildings That Planes Go Into
01/10/2022

Grav is joined by Ryan Worley and Rory Boyd to talk 10 pin bowling with scrum halves, balls that fit in your mouth, not understanding how time works, the outside half merry go round and where can you find arcades nowadays.

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Affinity and All That Jazz
12/13/2021

Grav is joined by a returning Ryan Worley, Gavin Thomas and debutant Hull Roundhead’s captain Ian Farrugia as we talk that Cardiff game, Wales’s best players, Antoine Dupont, plenty of bums and Annie Lennox again

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Like 20/20 Cricket and Chicken Burgers
12/02/2021

Gavin Thomas steps into the host’s seat with Harley Worthy has guest to talk about South Africa’s Nigel Farage, Steve Shingler’s dream reopens, Javan Sebastian, dodgy Russian accents, dodgier rugby songs and grappling with OAPs for a Tesco meal deal

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Rassie’s Massive Stones
11/18/2021

We are joined by Phil Lewis to talk Rassie Erasmus, James Haskell’s existence, stunning victories, red cards and so much more

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3 Elton Johns
11/10/2021

Grav and Ryan are joined by Jonah Holmes’ number one fan Gavin Thomas to discuss appropriate punishment, angry Scotmen, Romain Poite’s retirement plans, the last day of school and angry men at Manics gigs.

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England’s Wile E. Coyote
11/04/2021

Jonny McGinty and Ryan join Grav to talk Wales, Scotland, Ryan Elias, Eddie Jones, paddle boarding, tactical genius Louis Rees-Zammitt, Wales setting the foundations for the future of the women’s game and Monsieur Mangetout

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Cats in Different Language Play Rugby
10/26/2021

Grav is joined by Ryan and Will Owen down a meandering path through rugby animals, ref Venn diagrams, MLR, Tony Rowe’s Mud Patch and the greatest players in the world… according to Rugby 20.

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Christ, God, a Priest and Superman
10/14/2021

As Wales announce their squad for the autumn internationals we discuss the holy element of Pivac’s announcement, where’s Jonah Holmes, why is Seb Davies, mental health, Strictly, Superman and out best wishes to David Brooks

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Izzy Folau’s Love is Love Range
#2
09/30/2021

Patricia Vieira joins us again to talk URC, Simon Zebo, Exeter still not changing their brand, not keeping up with Cardiff changing theirs, Pumas stupidity, throwback rugby, The Gospel According to Patricia Vieira and Andrew f***ing Brace.

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URC Season Preview with Tom Shanklin
#1
09/23/2021

Grav is joined by Ryan and guests Iseult Cody and Iestyn Rhys Thomas to look at the upcoming URC. Tom Shanklin also joins us from the Premier Sport Launch to his views on the new season and who he expects to be a surprise package.

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Sharing Pictures of Frogs That Live in My House
08/17/2021

Rory Boyd joins Grav and Ryan returns to talk the Tour of Luxembourg, Strictly, chubby Woodys, Finn Russell’s accountant, a new feature and Frostino’s

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Someone’s Da Turns Up On a Night Out
08/03/2021

Sam Larner and Tom Albrighton join Grav to talk Rassie, hologram hands, Stuart Dallas, tick pics, Takeshi’s Castle and tiny bit of rugby.

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