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Sammy Boulton - interview

#9 – Sammy Boulton

SHOWNOTES I’ve known Sammy for many years and we’ve been opponents and team-mates. We have some common interests, two of which are stats and sports. This was exemplified when Sammy thrust the book ‘Moneyball’ by Michael Lewis into my hand one day and said “read this, you’ll love it.” 24hrs

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Mike Friday interview

#8 – Mike Friday

SHOWNOTES Mike Friday – Head Coach of the USA 7’s. Geezer and I have crossed paths in rugby circles in almost every capacity as players, coaches, on the same team and on opposite sides.  Now I have been retired for some time, it is with great clarity that I can

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Ben Ward interview

#7 – Ben Ward

SHOWNOTES Ben Ward. Ben is the Director of Rugby at Ealing Trailfinders and has been involved with the club since their days in London Div 2. He was fly-half and Head Coach during the 2012-13 season when I played my single season for the club. This interview was recorded in

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Andy Muldoon post-interview

#6 – Andy Muldoon

SHOWNOTES Andy was a former team-mate at Old Colfeians RFC and he also played plenty of rugby for Bedford Athletic and North Bristol. We talked about Mulders’ rugby journey which flowed into very interesting topics like the rights and wrongs of team initiations and the pros and cons of earning

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Rod Turner interview

#5 – Rod Turner

SHOWNOTES I first met Rod Turner as a team-mate at Esher RFC. An athletic 2nd Row, Rod is one of the most universally liked players that I have come across in our great sport. He’s a real team man and social king. We had a brilliant chat about video stitch-ups,

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#4 – Vicky Fleetwood

SHOWNOTES She’s an England International, she’s a World Cup winner and she’s bossing it on Instagram! Vicky Fleetwood is on the pod! Vicky and I had a great chat about her amazing achievements, exciting developments in the women’s game and developing the next generation at Old Colfeians RFC. LINKS @vickyfleetwood_

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Martin Davey post-interview

#3 Martin Davey

SHOWNOTES Martin and I were teammates for many years at Old Colfeians RFC and spent three more seasons running the team as DoR/1stXV Manager. We are also former work-mates in the London Fire-Brigade. Our rugby history goes back a long way! LINKS Old Colfeians announce Tim Tunnicliff as DoR –

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#2 – Matt Townsend

SHOWNOTES ‘Towner’ and I have played a lot of rugby over the years across many different teams – Cheltenham Civil Service, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Colts, Combined London Old Boys and of course Old Colfeians. We had a good dig through our rugby history and enjoyed reminiscing about the social side of

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#1 – Chris Tunnicliff

Show Notes He ain’t heavy… From tackling practice in the back garden, to playing together for Cheltenham RFC and Gloucestershire Schools, to recently coaching minis rugby at Ellingham and Ringwood RFC, it’s been a long rugby-filled ride with my only sibling. LINKS Chris has kindly managed to offer a membership

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#0 – Tim Tunnicliff

Hey there, rugby enthusiasts! Welcome to the Amateur Rugby Podcast, your go-to for some laid-back rugby chat. I’m your host, Tim Tunnicliff, and in this first episode, I want to give you a glimpse into my rugby journey and what you can expect from the podcast in the coming weeks.

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