The Rugby Pod

by The Ringer
The Rugby Pod with Andy Goode, Big Jim Hamilton & hosted by Andy Rowe is the most listened to Rugby podcast in the world. We cover all the latest news, rumours insight and stories, but with plenty of humour, opinions and the best guests from the game, including current and former internationals. Follow us on social media and send us in your questions to chat through each week.

Ireland v Bok Epic Battle, Wales Wallop The Wallabies & Scotland Dream Big

The lads are pumped after one of the all-time great pool games between the Boks and Irish in Paris. We breakdown the game, where it was won and lost and where to next for both teams. We also take a look at Wales' massive win against the Wallabies and how impressive Gatland's squad looks going into the quarter-finals. Goodey goes in hard on Eddie Jones after a woeful campaign for the Wallabies and his toxic environment, and Jim gives his …

RWC Best Of The Press - Incredibly Tense Interview with Eddie Jones. Warren Gatland on Wales Win, Nienaber & Kolisi on South Africa, Sexton and Farrell on Ireland Victory

We hear from Eddie Jones straight after Wales' victory as he answers questions on his position as head coach, the Wallabies performance, and whether he has been interviewing for the Japan head coach role whilst in camp. We hear from Warren Gatland after their impressive win and just how far Wales have come since the controversy and WRU challenges of a few months ago. Jacques Nienaber & Siya Kolisi give their thoughts on the game against Ireland, including their kicking …

Fiji's Heroes, England Stay on Track and Ireland v Springbok Preview

The lads are fresh off their World Cup cruise and back in London and Paris after another quality weekend of Rugby World Cup action. The lads will be chatting about a historic win for Fiji, impressive performances from underdogs Portugal and Uruguay, another victory for England and Ireland, the return of Owen Farrell and looking ahead to the massive clashes next weekend between South Africa & Ireland and Wales versus Australia. This epiosde is brought to you in partnership with …

Eddie Jones & Steve Borthwick - Rugby World Cup Press Conferences

We hear from Eddie Jones and Steve Borthwick after round two of the Rugby World Cup. What went wrong for Eddie and the Wallabies against Fiji, and what next for England after a scrappy bonus point win against Japan (Getting better every day!!) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Stephen Larkham - Australia's Greatest Drop Kick | Beyond Expected Series

We’re delighted to be joined by former Wallabies legend and World Cup winner Stephen Larkham for the final episode of our Beyond Expected Series. We hear about his iconic drop kick that helped win the World Cup for the Wallabies, his stellar career as a player and a coach, who makes his Kanpai XV, and lots more from one of Australia's most decorated players.The Beyond Expected Series is brought to you by Asahi Super Dry, the official beer of the …

RWC Opening Weekend - England Are Back & Bok Legend Victor Matfield

And we are off! We’ll be rounding up everything from an epic opening weekend of the Rugby World Cup, including England's win against Argentina, and Scotland's loss against the Boks. From the opening ceremony to a huge win for England and then the thriller to bring the curtain down on Sunday night. Plus, we’ll be chatting to Springboks legend Victor Matfield about the Boks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Steve Borthwick & Gregor Townsend - Best of the Press

After round one, we hear from Steve Borthwick and Courtney Lawes after England's huge win against Argentina and George Ford's kicking masterclass. We also hear from Gregor Townsend and Jamie Ritchie after their disappointing first outing against the Springboks and where to next. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Michael Leitch - The Biggest Upset in Rugby World Cup History | Beyond Expected Series

Welcome to the third episode of The Rugby Pod Beyond Expected Series, presented by Asahi Super Dry, the official beer of Rugby World Cup 2023.this week, we’re delighted to be joined by a man who was involved in the biggest upset in Rugby World Cup history when Japan shocked the rugby World and beat South Africa. We'll hear how he came to be in Japan, captaining his team to a home quarter-final, and how he thinks Japan will do in …

Rugby World Cup Predictions, Positivity, Pessimism. Here we Guuuu!

It’s finally here so we’ll be looking ahead to the much anticipated start of the 2023 World Cup in France. We’ll look at all the home nations’ chances and analyse what might happen in the big games this opening weekend. So, settle back, enjoy, and make sure you’re subscribed on Spotify. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Felipe Contepomi - The Argentinian Maestro | Beyond Expected Series |

We’re joined today by Argentina’s All-Time Leading Point Scorer. A World Rugby Hall of Famer who played a key role in securing the Puma’s 3rd Place finish at the Rugby World Cup in 07 and who will be hoping to play a key part in helping steer Michael Cheika’s Argentina to Rugby World Cup Glory in France this year, including their first game against England. We hear about what makes Argentina such a special team to play for, why they …