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.
Series 2 Episode 1 - James Horwill:
Mark chats to the Australian and Harlequins legend, James Horwill. The former Wallaby Captain chats about his favourite game, the 2011 Super Rugby Final between Queensland Reds and The Crusaders at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane. We learn about the emotional build up both sides had and why the victory meant so much to the whole team. He also chats about the forthcoming Lions tour, his time at Cambridge University and an appearance in The Varsity Match as well as discussing the challenges of playing in the Premiership and Harlequins post Paul Gustard.
Series 2 Episode 2 - Richard Hibbard:
Mark chats to Wales & Lions star Richard Hibbard about his favourite game, the 2013 Six Nations clash between Wales & England at the Millennium Stadium. He talks about how much he’s enjoying playing for Dean Ryan at the Dragons, the prospects for the current Six Nations and the Lions tour. He also tells us what it’s like to run his café in Port Talbot and what Alun Wyn Jones is really like.
Series 2 Episode 3 - Jon Callard:
Former Bath & England full back Jon Callard chats about his favourite game, his first Cup Final at Twickenham in 1990 when Bath took on West Country rivals Gloucester. He also chats about where England and Bath sit right now and about his passion for player development that he carries through in his business JC16
Series 2 Episode 4 - Stuart Davies:
Former Swansea & Wales No8, Stuart Davies relives that magical day when the All Whites created history by beating the World Champions Australia at St Helens. He talks about how the victory was born, about Wales current Six Nations chances and what it’s like to be at the centre of the board room in regional rugby.
Series 2 Episode 5 - Nick Evans:
Former Harlequins and All Black outside half Nick Evans chats about his favourite game the 2008 Heineken Cup clash between Harlequins & Stade Francais at The Stoop. He also talks about how things are at Harlequins and the recent Six Nations.
Series 2 Episode 6 - Kelly Brown:
Former Saracens and Scotland star Kelly Brown chats about his favourite game the 2011 Premiership Final between Saracens and Leicester Tigers. He also talks about the current set up at Saracens where he has recently returned to the coaching staff, the resurgence of Scotland and stammering.
Series 2 Episode 7 - Phil Davies:
Former Wales star and now successful coach Phil Davies chats about his favourite game from his coaching career, the 2013 Heineken Cup clash between Cardiff Blues and Toulon. He also talks about the current challenges at Leeds Tykes, the difficulties with Welsh Regional rugby, his time with Namibia and also opens up about the importance of dealing with mental health issues.
Series 2 Episode 8 - Olivier Azam:
Gloucester legend Olivier Azam chats about his Gloucester career, what the club means to him, French rugby and gives us the latest on the challenges in his latest role at Montpellier.