5 live’s Rugby Union Weekly

5 live’s Rugby Union Weekly

Pod on Tour: With Chris Ashton and the Barbarians

In a bonus pod, Chris and Ugo get inside the Barbarians team room ahead of their game against England on Sunday. They...

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'Multitasking men, two dream finals and dodgy tattoos'

This week Chris and Ugo head over to Harlequins to speak to their new head of rugby Paul Gustard. He talks about the...

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Dropped or rested and moonwalking stonemasons

On the pod this week, On the pod this week, Danny opens up about being left out of the England tour of South Africa....

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Nolli's medals, Mako-oke and Marcus Smith's Netflix account

Bonus episode alert! Ugo and Chris are at the RPA Awards to speak to England legend Danielle Waterman about her...

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Peter Pan, Superman, and their scrum-half love-in

England scrum half Ben Youngs joins the boys to chat end of season parties, England’s summer tour of South Africa and...

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Bryan Habana and Pinchy the Lobster

This week Chris, Ugo and Danny are joined by two retiring legends of the game. World Cup winning Springbok Bryan...

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Leinster, Lancaster, and the perils of top-level rugby

As Leinster and Racing 92 boss their way to the Champions Cup final, Chris, Ugo and Danny tell us why they are the...

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Pod on Tour: With Dan Carter!

Chris and Ugo are in Paris to speak to one of the greatest players of all time – Dan Carter.

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Pod on Tour: At home with Wayne Barnes

Ugo, Chris and Danny Care quiz top referee Wayne Barnes in his own home. He provides pastries, helps DC with his...

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"Kingston out” and the price of ref links

Ugo gives his reaction to the latest coaching departure as Harlequins announce that John Kingston will leave the...

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Pod on Tour: Can anyone stop Leinster?

Ugo and Chris head on the road to reflect on a compelling weekend of European quarter finals. Nick Kennedy, who was a...

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Jamie Heaslip and the suede boot drop-goal

Ugo and Chris speak to Ireland legend Jamie Heaslip about missing out on the grand slam, his ten trips to Las Vegas...

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Using Rugby For Change (The Sport Relief Special)

In this special episode, Chris and Ugo speak to players and coaches who are using rugby to improve lives, whether it...

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The Big Six Nations Debrief Pod

Danny Care is back on the sofa to review the Six Nations with Ugo and Chris. They pick a team of the Championship and...

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Ireland’s big week and England’s (lack of) attack

Eddie Jones speaks to Ugo and Chris about England’s back to back defeats, sledgehammers, cracks and something about...

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Ceefax tattoos, BOD on the pod, and can Scotland win away from home?

Ugo and Chris swap the stage for the sofa as they look ahead to round four of the Six Nations. Danny Care returns to...

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LIVE on stage with Billy Vunipola

It’s the historic live show at the world famous BBC Radio Theatre. Billy Vunipola tells a hilarious story about...

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JK Rowling and the pass of the century

Ugo and Chris analyse a famous Six Nations win for Scotland over England, the pass of the century from "maverick"...

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Centre Parkes, Ant and Dec and the Crystal Maze

Chris, Ugo and Danny Care look ahead to the third round of Six Nations matches, and Danny brings in England team-mate...

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Try or no try, Jones v Jones and SuperTed

Ugo and Chris are back to reflect on the second weekend of the Six Nations, with TMOs, Super Ted tackles and Eddie...

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