Champagne Rugby

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By: Hamish Kenny and Adam Malone

Champagne Rugby is the Fastest Growing Rugby Podcast in the UK and Ireland, providing fans with interviews, inspiration and entertainment from the top players and pundits.

#10 Rugby Trainer aka Ben John
#10
01/20/2023

In today's episode we are joined by former Ospreys and professional rugby player Ben John aka the Rugby Trainer who tells us all about the tips and tricks in the rugby world for aspiring young players! 


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#9 Michael Lipman on England career, concussions and facing the haka
#9
01/12/2023

In today's episode of the Champagne Rugby podcast we are joined by former Bath captain and England international Michael Lipman. We cover Michael's rise to rugby, debut against the All Blacks, growing up and playing against George Smith. We also tackle the topic of concussions and what should be done to improve player welfare and safety. Listen to the end to hear Michael's quick fire questions. 


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#8 Daniel Okeke Rising Irish Star
#8
01/05/2023

On today's episode of the Champagne Rugby podcast we are joined by Rising Irish Star Daniel Okeke, who currently plays for Munster and Ireland U20 International. Listen on to found out how the young Irish prodigy got into rugby, being mentored by Peter O'Mahony and what Simon Zebo had to say after THAT Munster vs South African match! 


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#7 South Africa Prodigy Jurenzo Julius
#7
12/08/2022

In this week's podcast we are joined by South African rugby prodigy Jurenzo Julius. The young star aka the Boogeyman tells us about rugby dreams, favourite players growing up and playing for the Sharks in 2023. 

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#6 Ireland International Stuart McCloskey
#6
12/01/2022

On episode 6 of the Champagne Rugby podcast we had the pleasure of talking to Ireland international Stuart McCloskey. Today we speak about all things life and rugby, from playing for Ireland in the autumn internationals to dealing with criticism from pundits. 

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McNulty Brothers Sean and Harry
#5
11/23/2022

In today's episode, the McNulty brothers, Sean and Harry, join us on the podcast to tell us about their life growing up having lived all over the world from Bahrain, London and all the way to Los Angeles where they partied with the likes of Nicole Scherzinger and Chris Rock. We also delve deep into why the LA Giltinis broke up and Olympic stories from Harry McNuts. 


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#4 Logovi'i Mulipola on living with the Tuilagis and meeting the Queen
#4
11/08/2022

In the today's episode, we interview the Samoan international, Logovi'i Mulipola! Find out what it's like living with the Tuilagis, meeting the Queen at Buckingham palace and what it's like to play for Samoa.  


#3 Joe Tomane on playing for Australia, golf and Leinster craic!
#3
11/01/2022

In this weeks episode Australian international, Joe Tomane, talks us through his career with Australia, Brumbies, Montpellier and Leinster. He provides inspirational insight into his key life lessons as a player and father. We also discuss Johnny Sexton vs Owen Farrell, NRL and how rugby might adapt to promote the sport. Listen to the end for the fan questions. 


This is a long form interview filled with insightful stories and great craic!


#2 Jamal Ford-Robinson on Ellis Genge tour stories, initiations and rise to rugby stardom
#2
10/20/2022

Today, we are joined by tik-tok sensation and Gloucester rugby player Jamal Ford-Robinson, who reveals the Gloucester Rugby initiations as well as some tour stories in Argentina with Ellis Genge and the Curry brothers. Listen to the end to hear about Jamal's unusual rise to rugby stardom, Jonny May's training regime and the fan questions. 


This is a long form interview filled with insightful stories and great craic!


#01 Francis Saili
#1
10/12/2022

Today, we are joined by former All Black, Francis Saili, who's currently playing for Racing 92. Francis has played rugby for Munster, Harlequins, Blues and the famous All Blacks to name a few. He tells us stories about playing alongside legends such as Dan Carter and Ma'a Nonu as well as the inside stories about current teammate Finn Russel (a.k.a. White Chocolate). Listen to the end to hear about Francis' clash with Sonny Bill Williams and inspiring stories from when he was coached by Steve Hansen and Rassie Erasmus. 


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