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Simon Trower – Brave Mind

I chatted to Simon Trower about being born into a rugby family and about the difficulty of having a promising playing career cut short at an early age. We then dabbled with a bit of rugby economics before speaking about mental health in rugby. Simon is refreshingly open about his

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Mark Shotton - LooseHeadz

Mark Shotton – LooseHeadz

I chatted to Mark Shotton about his extensive and well-travelled rugby life and how it led to him co-founding the mental health charity LooseHeadz. This conversation rolls from funny tales set in rugby clubhouses to moments of genuine poignancy. I loved chatting to Mark and found the whole thing genuinely

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Tom Home - blOKes

Tom Home – blOKes

I chatted to Tom Home about his mental health journey and how it inspired him to found blOKes to help other men with their mental health. Listen in for an inspirational conversation and some great tips to look after your own mental health. We also delved into Tom’s rugby history

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Tessa Beecroft - Give A Ruck

Tessa Beecroft – Give A Ruck

I chatted to Tessa Beecroft about her journey with mental health and how it inspired her to help others in the rugby community with their mental health. Listen in for an inspirational conversation and some great tips to look after your own mental health and how you can help others

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Tim Tunniclff - The Amateur Rugby Podcast

IT’S BACK

In this solo episode, I introduce the next wave of the Amateur Rugby Podcast. I tell you all about The Great Rugger Run and I share a personal story that I’ve never spoken about before.

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Rugby Runners - Charlie Clark

Rugby Runners – Charlie Clark

Recorded via Facebook LIVE on Wednesday 16th of December 2020. I chatted to Charlie Clark about his incredible recent running challenge in aid of Looseheadz. We talked about what The Great Rugby Run entailed, who it was for and dug into the incredibly important topic of men’s mental health. Charlie

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Rugby Lite? - Dickon Moon

Rugby Lite? – Dickon Moon

Recorded via Facebook LIVE on Thursday 10th of December 2020. I chatted to Dickon Moon about ‘Rugby Lite’ – the new amended version of the game that will be played at clubs outside of the elite level for the foreseeable future. Do players feel safe to play? Is something better

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Are you not entertained? - Dan Cottrell

Are you not entertained? – Dan Cottrell

Recorded via Facebook LIVE on Thursday 3rd of December 2020. I chatted to Dan Cottrell about the widespread negativity towards the recent top-level rugby matches we’ve been witnessing in the northern hemisphere. Is the game broken, are there irreparable cracks or do we just need to adjust our lenses? Dan

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Chris Morgan on The Amateur Rugby Podcast

Are we losing touch? – Chris Morgan

Recorded via Facebook LIVE on Friday 22nd of November 2020. I chatted to Chris Morgan about whether the Professional game is losing touch with the Grassroots of rugby. We spoke about the challenges facing clubs and players and whether staying in touch is actually a good thing anyway. Chris Morgan

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Nick Dance - That Rugby Guy

Rugby & Travel – Nick Dance

Recorded via Facebook LIVE on Thursday 19th of November 2020. I chatted with That Rugby Guy – Nick Dance about his lifetime in rugby but especially the experience of playing around the world culminating in becoming a full international for Singapore. Now back in the UK Nick is putting all

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