WELCOME TO THE RUGBEE BUZZ
Welcome to The Rugbee Buzz, our brand-new podcast.
As well as our live events, you can now enjoy some online rugby chat as Mark chats to rugby stars past and present about matches that they played in or were involved in that remain highlights for them.
Episode 1 - Andy Deacon:
Mark chats to former Gloucester Rugby legend about his favourite game - The Powergen Cup Final 2003 when Gloucester defeated Northampton Saints
Episode 2 - Craig Chalmers:
Mark chats to former Scotland & British Lions fly half about the day he made his international debut against Wales at Murrayfield in 1989.
Episode 3 - Pete Glanville:
Mark chats to former Gloucester back row forward about the Gloucester Vs Northern Transvaal game in 1995 at a very wet and muddy Kingsholm.
Episode 4 - Andy Jarrett from Egg Chasers:
Mark chats to Andy Jarrett, the founding member of charity vets rugby side Eggchasers. Andy chats about what inspired him to set the side up, his passion for raising money to try to beat MND after his great friend Mike Crisp was diagnosed, the wonderful support of local players and sponsors, the exciting plans for the future and his dream game!
Episode 5 - Charlie Sharples:
Mark chats to current Gloucester star, Charlie Sharples about his favourite game - the 2012 Heineken Cup clash between Gloucester & Toulouse. Charlie talks about his thoughts on the season just gone, the new coaching team and playing again with his good mate Jonny May. He recalls just how special the game was and why and we chat about some of the mazing tries that were scored that night. He also opens up about the challenges that face sportsmen as they near the end of their careers and what he's done to prepare for when that day comes.
Episode 6 - Nick Wood:
Mark chats to former Gloucester star Nick Wood about his favourite game, a rare victory for Gloucester at The Rec in Bath in 2012. He also tells us more about what his role as Head of Rugby at Radley College entails, how his passion for refereeing keeps him close to the game he loves and how the support structure for professional players needs to be improved especially in these difficult times
Episode 7 - James Hook:
Mark chats to former Wales & British Lions star James Hook about not one but two of his favourite games the 2007 and 2008 6N victories against England. He also tells us more about his new coaching roles, his thoughts on the current Wales squad ahead of the Autumn Cup and how he became a best-selling children’s author.
Episode 8 - Alex King:
Mark chats to Gloucester attack coach Alex King about his favourite game, the epic 2004 Heineken Cup Final between Wasps and Toulouse. He also gives us an update on how preparations are going at Gloucester for the new season and looks back on his coaching career highlights.