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Scrum V Rugby

Gareth Rhys Owen with the latest Welsh rugby news and views.

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  • 13.01.2021
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    S4 E25: R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

    Gareth Rhys Owen and Lauren Jenkins talk about respect and dissent on the pitch, discuss the potential postponement of the Six Nations with Illtud Dafydd and speak to Mark Jones about his move to Worcester as senior assistant coach.

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  • 06.01.2021
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    S4 E24: Two Lions and a world champion

    We're back fitter, faster and stronger in 2021 with Gareth Rhys Owen, Nicky Robinson and Lauren Jenkins discussing the latest goings on in Welsh rugby including John Mulvihill's situation at the Cardiff Blues. Jamie Roberts and Dan Lydiate join the podcast to discuss the 2021 Lions tour and we hear from PDC world champion Gerwyn Price.

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  • 26.12.2020
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    S4 E23: The Iceman cometh

    Gareth and Nicky are joined by world number three darts player Gerwyn 'The Iceman' Price to discuss his rugby career and his hopes for this year's PDC World Championships.

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  • 22.12.2020
    32 MB
    34:10
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    S4 E22: The Big, Fat Christmas Awards

    Gareth Rhys Owen, Nicky Robinson and Lauren Jenkins try to highlight the positives from a tough year in the podcast's 2020 awards.

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  • 18.12.2020
    48 MB
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    S4 E21: Concussion - Rugby could be 'gradually removed from mainstream culture'

    Gareth Rhys Owen speaks to former Dragons wing Adam Hughes about suing rugby's governing bodies for negligence and Dr Bennet Omalu, the forensic pathologist who discovered the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and rocked American football with his research into the brain injuries sustained by players in the National Football League (NFL).

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  • 16.12.2020
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    S4 E20: The Italian Stallion

    Gareth and Nicky talk retirement, concussion, the Principality stadium, and Champions Cup action with Italian rugby legend, Sergio Parisse ahead of Scarlets v Toulon.

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  • 10.12.2020
    26 MB
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    S4 E19: Tackling Concussions and the Champions Cup

    Dean Ryan opens up on his experiences with concussions as a player and a coach, as well as previewing the Dragons’ return to the Champions Cup for the first time in a decade.

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  • 03.12.2020
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    S4 E18: Vivaldi, Varney and playing with verve

    Gareth Rhys Owen, Nicky Robinson and Dan Lydiate look at the key selection decisions Pivac has made ahead of Saturday and chat to Italy's Welsh-born scrum-half Stephen Varney.

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  • 18.11.2020
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    S4 E16: Cheesy Georgian Bread

    Nicky makes a bold statement, Dan backs Pivac's big call, Kevin Morgan talks Georgian diets and Gareth shows us his needy side.

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  • 12.11.2020
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    S4 E15: Barca’s Jordi Cruyff...er Murphy

    Hayward’s gone, Lydiate’s locked in his car & Jordi Murphy’s here to preview Ireland.

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  • 06.11.2020
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    S4 E14: Prop Comic

    A self-confessed joker, Wales & Scarlets prop Rob Evans tells Gareth Rhys Owen, how recent setbacks have made him grow up and focus on the pitch.

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  • 28.10.2020
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    S4 E13: ...when you're chucked out of the Wales whatsapp group.

    Dan Lydiate on being chucked out of the Wales whatsapp group, and Rhys Patchell lifts the lid on who's in charge of music, laundry and all the other players committees!

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  • 23.10.2020
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    S4 E12: Announce Lydiate...and the Wales team!

    Dan Lydiate has joined the team, and talks swerving press conferences, Gethin Jenkins the coach & the latest Wales team to play France.

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  • 18.10.2020
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    S4 E11: Shaun Edwards - "Écouter means listen in French"

    Gareth Rhys Owen speaks to France assistant coach Shaun Edwards about the joyless experience of beating Wales, clear messaging and exactly how many trophies he's won.

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  • 16.10.2020
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    S4 E10: 'Most tight-heads are weirdos'

    Ahead of Exeter's Champions Cup final against Racing 92, Gareth Rhys Owen talks to Wales prop Tomas Francis about his obsession with scrummaging and Lego and the time he asked Adam Jones for an autograph.

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  • 06.10.2020
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    S4 E9: Seven new faces make the latest Wales squad.

    Wayne Pivac has named his squad for Wales' matches this autumn. Gareth Rhys Owen, Nicky Robinson and Gareth Griffiths mull over the seven new faces who have made the cut.

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  • 05.10.2020
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    S4 E8: 'I'm Welsh...I promise!'

    Nick Tompkins on Welsh qualification, surviving meningitis & the search for a hobby.

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  • 01.10.2020
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    S4 E7: The Red Hot Chilli preview...

    Turnbull on the Pro14, Tompkins on the next big thing & Myler’s key role at the Ospreys.

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  • 24.09.2020
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    S4 E6: Guns N’Roses & the incredible Fox

    Scarlets head coach Glenn Delaney’s admiration for the Fox, Mu’anga and Guns N’Roses.

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  • 18.09.2020
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    S4 E5: Ioan Lloyd and the worst cover EVER!

    Gareth and Nicky catch up with Wales' next big thing...Bristol youngster Ioan Lloyd.

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  • 11.09.2020
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    S4 E4:Sam Davies’ one BIG regret

    A candid Sam Davies on Misdemeanours, exile and becoming a leader at the Dragons.We also catch up with Dwayne Peel, before Ulster take on Leinster in the Pro14 final.

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S4 E3: Cwtches, Concussions Camaraderie

    Nick Williams reflects on an emotional career and his new life as a body guard.

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S4 E2: Campervanning with the Sheriff & rugby's return

    Ken Owens reflects on 250 games for the Scarlets and trips in his new campervan.Join Gareth and Nicky as they look back on a weekend of tries, red cards and mullets.

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S4 E1: Gareth and Nicky are back...well almost

    Swapping crowds for empty stadiums, playbooks for pay cuts and rugby boots for a shirt and tie.

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S3 E64: Rugby's trailblazing women

    Catrin Heledd is joined by WRU Operations Director Julie Paterson, World Rugby board member Angela Ruggiero and Chair of the WRU’s Professional Rugby Board Amanda Blanc.

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S3 E63: Wales' whizzkid Louis Rees Zammit

    Trolling England football legend Paul Scholes & being the fastest with club and country.The Scrum V podcast finally meets Wales' latest wing prodigy Louis Rees-Zammit.

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S3 E62: Rhys Carre's rollercoaster year

    Wales prop Rhys Carre joins Gareth Rhys Owen to discuss his return to Cardiff Blues and his season at Saracens

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S3 E61: Sacrificing the chance to play for Wales

    Why would anyone choose not to play for their country? Owen Williams explains his decision to move to Japan.Williams is joining Japanese Top League side Red Hurricanes.

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S3 E60: King Kenny, Prince Nicky and player contracts

    Gareth Rhys Owen, Nicky Robinson and reporter Gareth Griffiths discuss the thorny issue of player salaries and contracts.

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S3 E59: Tommy Bowe on Ospreys memories and the global calendar

    Former Ireland wing Tommy Bowe reveals who was his hardest teammate at the Ospreys, what Paul O'Connell would say to fire up the squad for Ireland and the British and Irish Lions, and shares his views on the potential changes to rugby's global calendar with Gareth Rhys Owen and Nicky Robinson.

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S3 E58: Rugby is back!

    Light at the end of the tunnel...a medical expert, a CEO and our own Nicky Robinson discuss the prospects of rugby’s return

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  • 09.09.2020
    47 MB
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    S3 E57: When Ma'a Nonu borrowed Jonah Lomu's car and scratched it...

    New Zealand legend Ma'a Nonu speaks exclusively to the Scrum V podcast about the time he borrowed Jonah Lomu's car and the small matter of winning the Rugby World Cup....twice.

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S3 E56: Ashton Hewitt and Nathan Brew on racism

    Following the death of George Floyd in America, former Wales international Nathan Brew and current Dragons wing Ashton Hewitt address the issue of racism with Gareth Rhys Owen.

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S3 E 55: Richard Hibbard...aka Huwbert Richards!

    Wales and Lions hooker Richard Hibbard discusses his alias, nonsense laws and the time he played rugby league for St Helens.

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  • 09.09.2020
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    33:42
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    S3 E54: Pat Lam on playbooks & Wales' next fly-half superstar

    Playbooks, accountability and Wales’ next fly-half superstar.Bristol's Director of Rugby, Pat Lam takes us through his coaching philosophy.

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S3 E53: Sayonara Hadleigh Parkes

    Family first, rugby second - Hadleigh Parkes tells us why he’s moving to Japan. The centre explains his decision to sacrifice his Wales career by leaving the Scarlets.

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S3 E52: Alex Cuthbert....let's talk about mental health, trolls...and tries!

    Wales and Lions wing Alex Cuthbert speaks candidly about the effect social media trolls had on his mental health, and we hear from Ospreys lock and mental health advocate, Lloyd Ashley.Hear more exclusive interviews from the likes of Justin Marshall, Billy Vunipola and Rhys Webb only on the Scrum V podcasts, available to download and listen on BBC Sounds.

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S3 E51: Justin Marshall on being a Kiwi in Wales and winding up youngsters

    Former All Blacks scrum-half Justin Marshall joins Gareth Rhys Owen and Nicky Robinson

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S3 E50: Mark Jones on life at the Crusaders

    Gareth Rhys Owen is joined by former Wales wing Mark Jones who talks about life in New Zealand and how he’s getting on at the Crusaders.

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S3 E49: Bobby Stridgeon on Ice cream & training hard.

    WRU strength and conditioning coach Bobby Stridgeon reveals how Wales' best trainer needs ice cream to reward the squad, and why a Greggs pasty on a match-day is a superstition he won't go without.For more exclusive interviews with the likes of Jamie Roberts, Dan Biggar Billy Vunipola and Rhys Webb, download and listen on BBC Sound

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S3 E48: Rhys Webb on life after Toulon and volunteering during lockdown

    Rhys Webb speaks exclusively to the Scrum V podcast about how it all ended with Toulon, before joining Bath on a short term deal.Webb will be an Ospreys player again come July, but has been spending his time in lockdown making PPE equipment, and home schooling his three sons.For more exclusive interviews with the likes of Jamie Roberts, Dan Biggar & Billy Vunipola download and listen on BBC Sounds.

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S3 E47: Jamie Roberts...100 caps, losing a bet and what's next.

    Jamie Roberts talks about accepting he might not play for Wales again, and losing money to former Wales and Lions teammate Martyn Williams.

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S3 E46: Billy Vunipola is Welsh...well, sort of.

    England's Billy Vunipola lifts the lid on growing up in Wales, wearing the red shirt as a schoolboy...and why big brother Mako still has a Welsh accent.Speaking exclusively to the Scrum V podcast, Billy tells Nicky and Gareth, what Wales new boy Nick Tompkins is really like, and what away trips he's looking forward to with Saracens playing in the RFU Championship next season.

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S3 E45: Dan Biggar...on Dan Biggar

    Dan Biggar tells Gareth & Nicky that he's eyeing up Neil Jenkins' job with Wales once he's done playing, and how being in lockdown means spending more time with his young family.

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S3 E44: How are the players? WRPA Chief Executive Barry Cawte.

    WRPA Chief Executive Barry Cawte speaks to Gareth about the future of the game in Wales following the COVID-19 pandemic.Cawte discusses, contracts, welfare and if when he thinks we'll see rugby played again.

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S3 E43: Scott Quinnell...lockdown and bad broadband.

    Scott Quinnell dispels the Martin Johnson myth on the Lions tour '97...and how gardening during the lockdown is taking its toll, with Gareth and Nicky.

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S3 E42: Ed Jackson on his road to recovery

    3 years after suffering a career ending neck injury, former Dragons 8 Ed Jackson talks to Gareth Rhys Owen on his recovery.

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S3 E41: Lockdown in Dubai with Mike Phillips

    Gareth Rhys Owen & Nicky Robinson are joined by ex Wales & Lions scrum-half Mike Phillips from his apartment in Dubai, where like us all he's in lockdown.In this episode he talks about his high profile move from the Blues to the Ospreys, winning titles in France and who he thinks will be the Lions 9 in South Africa next summer.

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S3 E40: Staying healthy with Robin Sowden-Taylor

    Gareth Rhys Owen and Nicky Robinson are joined by Cardiff Blues' head of strength and conditioning coach, Robin Sowden-Taylor

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  • 09.09.2020
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    S3 E39: Coronavirus and Scarlets’ offer to the NHS

    Gareth Rhys Owen talks to Scarlets' general manager Jon Daniels about their offer to the NHS and also chats to BBC Sport’s Tom Fordyce.

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