Fox Rugby Podcast

Host Nick McArdle is joined by's Sam Worthington and Christy Doran, and a range of special guests, to talk all things rugby - and some things not.

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Host Nick McArdle is joined by's Sam Worthington and Christy Doran, and a range of special guests, to talk all things rugby - and some things not.
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2019-09-11 09:28
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Wallabies' positives vs. Samoa | RWC Snub XV | First-class flying ballot | What happens at 'Fat Club'...

Drew Mitchell & Stephen Hoiles get asked to come back and do a second episode... looking into what worked for the Wallabies in their final pre-RWC tune-up against Samoa.The guys also bring up the great Coogee Oval spectacle from last week, other in...
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TAKEOVER!! The 'Mitchell law' | Crazy camps | Drew's Fat Club | Those 'medal-ing' kids | Fake tanning Pocock

Former Wallabies and current Fox Rugby experts Drew Mitchell and Stephen Hoiles are taking the Fox Rugby Podcast hostage over the entirety of the Rugby World Cup.You'll get the hardcore analysis you're used to, along with some of the most ridiculous st...
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Looking through Wallabies' & All Blacks' RWC squads with Hoilesy | Jordan Petaia's injury scare

Steven Hoiles joins host Nick McArdle, Fox Rugby's Andrew Swain and's Sam Worthington, breaking down Australia and New Zealand's World Cup squads, plus look at the Wallabies' camp in New Caledonia, where rising star Jordan Petaia has s...
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Bledisloe breakdown | RWC launched | Highlights of Cheika & Beale media chats | Skelton in?

Fox Sports today launched the Rugby World Cup and Wallabies coach Michael Cheika, as well as star 15 Kurtley Beale spoke to the media.Today's podcast is based around what they said and some of the World Cup selection talking points. But we kick things ...
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47-26 and onto Eden Park | RA's Director of Rugby Scott Johnson & NZ legend Jeff Wilson

HUGE guests between Bledisloe Tests - Rugby Australia's 'hands-on' Director of Rugby Scott Johnson and former All Blacks flyer Jeff Wilson.After one of the most promising Wallabies performances in recent memory, Australia crosses the ditch, attempting ...
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Bledisloe 1 | Justin Marshall & Hoilesy | All Blacks 'vulnerable' | Wallabies' strength

It's Bledisloe week! Get excited.All Blacks great Justin Marshall dials in to offer some of his thoughts ahead of the opening Test, including both the Wallabies' and the All Blacks' best halves combinations.Steven Hoiles helps kick off the show from in...
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Kafe & Irish analyst Eoin Toolan provide a rugby masterclass | Are Wallabies back on track?

Former Ireland and Rebels game analyst Eoin Toolan breaks down the Wallabies narrow win over the Pumas and looks ahead to Bledisloe 1.Then, Rod Kafer comes on to offer his own Test insight. Both guests debate the Wallabies flyhalf position and offer th...
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Phipps & Horan | Wallabies fallout | Next up: Pumas | Wallaroos win

Nick Phipps and Tim Horan join the show this week to add their thoughts on the Wallabies first-up Rugby Championship showing in South Africa.Australia went down 35-17 to the Springboks in Johannesburg.The Wallabies now return home to host Argentina in ...
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Wallabies v Springboks | '15 RWC captain Stephen Moore | Wallaroos star Millie Boyle

On the eve of the Wallabies’ first Test of the year against the Springboks, former captain Stephen Moore joins journo Christy Doran, commentator Andrew Swain and host Nick McArdle. Moore breaks down the Wallabies’ run to the World Cup ...
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Introducing: The Miracle of '99

The Miracle of '99, presented by Fox Cricket, is a series that takes you inside the dressing room for Australia's miraculous run in the 1999 Cricket World Cup.Collectively, one almighty triumph. But it was in fact a long list of unlikely and incredible...
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John Connolly & Wallaroo Kiri Lingman | Super Rugby Finale; Wallabies best XV

Former Wallabies coach John Connolly and Wallaroos star backrower Kiri Lingman are this week's guests, joining journo Christy Doran and host Nick McArdle.After reviewing the Brumbies' defeat in Argentina and looking ahead to this Satur...
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Simon Cron, Ben Alexander & Isaac Lucas | Brumbies SF build-up | Tahs coaching departures

Three big names join's Christy Doran and host Nick McArdle!(*Now* former) Tahs assistant coach Simon Cron is in studio, with recently-retired Brumbies' club games record holder Ben Alexander (150) and rising Reds and Junior Wallabies s...
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Inside Brumbies Camp with Tom Banks | Justin Harrison's rugby mission across Australia | Jason Gilmore readies for U20's World Championship Final

Join Nick McArdle, Christy Doran and Sam Worthington as they spin a few yarns with Brumbies fullback Tom Banks ahead of their Super Rugby Semi-Final, Justin Harrison as he spreads the gospel of Rugby across Australia and Junior Wallabies coach Jason Gi...
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Wallabies great Matt Cockbain on Oz rugby | Brumbies top conference | Debreczeni out to spoil Rebels' finals

We're ready for the final round of the regular Super Rugby season. After his side accounted for the Waratahs, Brumbies coach Dan McKellar explains the moment the ACT side turned the corner. Fresh from guiding the Chiefs to an extraordinary win over the...
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Brumbies buddies Locky McCaffrey and Allan Alaalatoa | Tim Horan's 1999 RWC reunion | Will Skelton come home?

Plenty of laughs in this episode as Brumbies backrower Locky McCaffrey dials in from Allan Alaalatoa's luxurious Land Rover. McCaffrey has some fascinating views on how players are judged in Super Rugby compared to England. Then the great Tim Horan jo...
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Rebels try-scoring ace Jack Maddocks | Exeter's Aussie halfback Nic White | New host Greg Clark comes in hot

A hostile takeover of the pod sees Greg Clark replace Nick McArdle as host. After settling into the hot seat, Clark joins oyster lovers Christy Doran and Sam Worthington for an entertaining chat with Jack Maddocks. The Rebels star explains his UberEats...
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Nick Phipps talks Wallabies Camp | Schalk Brits is playing Royal Melbourne | George Gregan tells George Smith stories

Test halfback Nick Phipps dials into Fox Rugby's Nick McArdle and Christy Doran from the airport, as he heads home from Wallabies Camp. Veteran Springboks hooker Schalk Brits calls in his own favour to one of golf’s living greats, before talking the gr...
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Dane Haylett-Petty | Scott Johnson on Folau, centralisation & Wallabies' WC expectations

Rebels captain & Wallabies star Dane Haylett-Petty phones in to discuss leadership, Toomua landing in Melbourne and his World Cup ambitions (28:00).Earlier on, journos Sam Worthington, Christy Doran and host Nick McArdle unpack Rug...
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Laurie Fisher & Junior Wallabies coach Jason Gilmore | Super Rugby Wrap | U20s beat NZ

Brumbies Assistant Laurie Fisher joins the show, after firing up on the weekend, before Junior Wallabies coach Jason Gilmore talks about his side beating New Zealand 24-0.The guests are joined by journos Christy Doran and Sam Worthingt...
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Scott Higginbotham & Kafer | 'Where's the respect?' | Wallabies' WC chances

Rod Kafer joins the usual gang this week, talking all things rugby, and Reds veteran Scott Higginbotham phones in after his side's enormous win in South Africa last weekend.Kafe and Higgo join journos Christy Doran and Sam Worthington,...
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Genia: 'We'll be fine without Folau' | 'Deal-breaking' case for CEO Raelene Castle

Wallabies scrum half Will Genia very openly offered his views around the Israel Folau saga engulfing Rugby Australia right now. Genia joins journos Sam Worthington and Christy Doran, plus host Nick McArdle.Here are some of the show's d...
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Test bolter Tate McDermott & Gary Ella | Reds on Tour in RSA | Wallabies off pace? | Lloyd McDermott's passing

Wallabies bolter and Queensland Reds halfback Tate McDermott dials in from South Africa ahead of his side's Super Rugby clash with the Bulls.Wallaby great Gary Ella also joins the show to pay tribute to trailblazer Lloyd McDermott, who sadly passed awa...
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Luke Jones' WC bid | Horror-Tahs | Em Robinson previews Super W GF

Rebel lock Luke Jones has returned from France a better player and his season has catapulted him into Wallabies discussions, ahead of the World Cup.Luke is one of the guests this week, alongside Super W star Emily Robinson, ahead of this weekend's Gran...
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Tony Brown and the Sunwolves | 'Wallaby watch' | Quade's Qld 'revenge match'

NZ great, Sunwolves coach and Japan Assistant coach Tony Brown is the guest this week. He takes aim at South African rugby, who have been instrumental in having the franchise phased out of the competition.Brown joins journos Sam Worthi...
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Tahs fwds coach Simon Cron | Hoiles on 7s | Crusaders name change

Waratahs forwards coach Simon Cron, originally from Christchurch, talks about the horrific events that unfolded in New Zealand on Friday. Cron also speaks about how the struggling Waratahs are going to tackle the Crusaders this weekend.Speaking of, the...
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The case for Foley at RWC | Guest: Scottish great Dan Parks | Super Rugby | Who is Scott Johnson?

Australian-born Scottish great Dan Parks is this week's guest.Dan provides a unique insight into Rugby Australia's incoming Director of Rugby Scott Johnson, 6 Nations and Scotland Rugby.And Parks also breaks down Australia's fly-half battle between Ber...
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Anthony Faingaa's story | Quade the QB | Aussie rugby rising | Re-living the Reds title

Retired centre Anthony Faingaa opens up on the reason he hung up the boots: concussion. And just how damaging so many head knocks had become in his life.The former Wallaby takes us deep into his concerning concussion journey across the first 24 minutes...
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Nick Phipps | Camp carnage | Bravo, Reds & Brumbies | Post-WC exodus

Waratahs and Wallabies scrumhalf Nick Phipps is recovering from a calf injury, infamously suffered in an off-season Wallabies camp. David Pocock, Dane Haylett-Petty and Adam Coleman were the other casualties. Nick provides some detail into what actuall...
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Justin Harrison & Billy Meakes | 'Grassroots' & 'culture' | Pocock's knock | Tahs loss

Fresh Super Rugby action to talk about!And not just that.Former Wallaby Justin Harrison is in studio, joining's Christy Doran and Fox Rugby's Nick McArdle.'Goog' (as Harrison is affectionately known) provides some fascinating insight i...
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Super Rugby Preview | Guests: Gibson, Thorn, Lealiifano, Wessels | Predictions

We're back! Fox Rugby's Nick McArdle and journos Sam Worthington and Christy Doran run the microscope over the four Aussie franchises, plus Christy sat down and went 1-on-1 with Tahs coach Daryl Gibson, Reds coach Brad Thorn, Brumbies ...
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Sean Maloney's 2018 Review with Hoilesy, Swainy, Sumo & Karl

BONUS EPISODE! Fox Rugby broadcasters Sean Maloney and Stephen Hoiles look back at the year that was. And while the Wallabies woes are front of mind, upon reflection, it's been nothing short of a ripper 12 months of rugby around the world, as we head i...
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Marto & Matt Hodgson | Wallabies' woes, Cheika's pressure, RWC | Rapid Rugby | Last pod of 2018

Greg Martin joins the podcast to discuss where the Wallabies are at, following another deflating loss to a UK nation, drawing a disappointing close to this year's Spring Tour.Wallabies coach Michael Cheika is under all sorts of pressure and everyone ha...
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Ireland's win | Poidevin on Eddie v Cheika | Sevens skipper Lewis Holland

International rugby, with a bit of Sevens mixed in at the end. Former Wallaby and popular rugby personality Simon Poidevin offers his take on everything green and gold, including the win over Italy and the next task, England at Twickenham.
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John Connolly's Wallabies thoughts | International wrap

Former Wallabies coach John Connolly, who doesn't shy away from an opinion, is this week's podcast guest, following the 9-6 loss to Wales. Australia has won just three of its past 13 Tests, preparing to take on Italy this weekend, a side the side in go...
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Reece Hodge in studio | Wallabies | AAC | Super Rugby | Fans' Twitter questions | Hodge injury update and goal-kicking tips

Injured Wallaby Reece Hodge comes in to discuss his rehab, plus the Wallabies, Super Rugby and more, alongside journos Sam Worthington and Christy Doran.
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Wallabies in Japan | All Blacks Test preparation | Japanese rugby journo Christy Doran phones in from Japan, providing all the insight into Australia's preparation for their big Test against the All Blacks, joining fellow rugby writer for the website Sam Worthington and podcast producer Phil Prior.
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Michael Cheika on the Salta miracle

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika re-lives his side's ridiculous comeback victory in Argentina, live in Fox Sports' podcast studio, alongside' Sam Worthington and Christy Doran.
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Wallabies' worries with Glen Ella - reviewing Australia's issues

Former coach and player Glen Ella offered some on-point analysis on what's going wrong in Australian rugby right now, joining's Sam Worthington and Christy Doran, plus Fox Rugby's Nick McArdle.
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Bob Dwyer's State of the Nation, Wallabies v Springboks preview

World Cup-winning coach Bob Dwyer provides some fascinating views on Michael Cheika and the struggling Wallabies before they try to resurrect their season against South Africa this weekend.
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Cameron Shepherd and Joe Roff discuss Wallabies disaster, Cheika, Springboks triumph

Former Wallabies outside back Cameron Shepherd joins us in our studio, while World Cup-winner Joe Roff checks in from Canberra to discuss a remarkable weekend of rugby. Where to now for the Wallabies after dropping to seventh in the world following the...
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Matt Toomua, Winning Wallabies, Pumas Test

Matt Toomua is our special guest this week as he joins us off the back of a man of the match performance in the Wallabies' win against the Springboks. We cover this weekend's Argentina Test, David Pocock's injury and Kurtley Beale's haircut.
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Phipps, Stransky break down Wallabies v Springboks

We're joined by two special guests this week as Wallabies halfback Nick Phipps calls in from Test camp, fresh from his Shute Shield triumph. Then, 1995 Rugby World Cup hero Joel Stransky dials in to shed light on the state of the Springboks.
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Mark Gerrard & John Eales | Bledis-low | Shute Shield GF | State of rugby in Australia

Former Wallabies Mark Gerrard and John Eales are guests this week, looking at what went wrong in this year's Bledisloe series and what's happening in Australian rugby as a whole, plus the crew previews this Saturday's Shute Shield GF at North Sydney Ov...
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Bledisloe Cup chat | Cheika pressure | Guests: Jeremy Paul & Andrew Slack

Jeremy Paul reacts to calls to sack Wallabies coach Michael Cheika, before the last player to skipper a Wallabies win in Eden Park Andrew Slack provides his take on the national team.'s Christy Doran joins host Nick McArdle.
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Bledisloe Preview with James Horwill

Former Wallabies skipper and Harlequins star James Horwill phones in to talk up the hotly anticipated Bledisloe Cup opener in Sydney, joining's Christy Doran and Sam Worthington, and host Nick McArdle.
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Campo's Wallabies calls | Super GF review | Reds recruitment | Bring back the flair

David Campese calls in, providing his thoughts on all things rugby, plus journos Christy Doran and Sam Worthington and Fox Rugby's Nick McArdle look back at the Crusaders' record ninth Super Rugby victory.
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Tahs‘ Simon Cron, Marto & Sumo | Super Final | Folau’s future | NSW Review | Wallabies’ trial

Tahs’ Assistant Coach Simon Cron comes into the Pod studio to review his side’s Semi exit, joining Greg Martin and Scotty ‘Sumo’ Stevenson on the phone. The crew talk about Israel Folau’s future, Quade Cooper, the Super Final, the Wallabies, the All Bl...
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Hoiles & Clarkie | Tahs' epic comeback | Semifinals preview

Stephen Hoiles reviews the Tahs' amazing comeback win, before Greg Clark continues the buildup to NSW's semifinal in South Africa. Hoiles and Clarkie join host Nick McArdle and journos Sam Worthington and Christy Doran.
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Daryl Gibson & Dan McKellar | Folau's future | Finals Preview

The Tahs and Brumbies coaches both phone in. Gibson discusses the challenges he faced in replacing Michael Cheika, the upcoming Super Rugby Finals series and the franchise's chances of retaining Israel Folau. McKellar reviews the Brumbies' 2018 season,...
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'Rugby's back, baby' | Quade's class | State of Super Rugby

From rugby's challenges to breakthroughs, outgoing Players' Association boss Ross Xenos joins host Nick McArdle and journo Sam Worthington.
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