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Luke Hoben on The Amateur Rugby Podcast

The rugby-hating Kiwi – Luke Hoben – #140

My guest this week is self-confessed, rugby-hating Kiwi…. Luke Hoben. This interview was recorded in January of 2024 and we talked about what it was like growing up ambivalent to rugby in New Zealand, going to New Zealand’s top rugby school, reflections on watching a single All Blacks test and

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Huw Jones on The Amateur Rugby Podcast

I didn’t really have a choice! – Huw Jones – #137

My guest this week is Dragons pathway coach Huw Jones. This interview was recorded in November of 2023 and we talked about running challenges and the psychology of distance running. I asked Huw about what it was like growing up in a Welsh rugby family and how playing was therefore

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Chris Tombs on The Amateur Rugby Podcast

Train to survive – Chris Tombs – #135

My guest this week is elite S&C coach – Chris Tombs. This interview was recorded in November of 2023 and we talked about Chris’ rugby beginnings in South Africa, how and why he got into Strength & Conditioning. We delved into the history of S&C within rugby and Chris’ reflections

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Chris Swann on The Amateur Rugby Podcast

The Rugby Swamp – Chris Swann – #134

My guest this week is former Stags RFC DoR and now Level 12 player with Woking RFC – Chris Swann. This interview was recorded in October of 2023 and we talked about the current rugby landscape and how to analyse club structures, how to find alignment and identity within a

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World Cup Final Review - Rugby World Cup 2023

Rugby World Cup – Final Review – #132

With the Rugby World Cup now over, I spoke with Simon Elkinson about the Third/Fourth Playoff between England and Argentina and the Final which saw South Africa take on New Zealand. What do you think? What impressed you this weekend? #rugby #RWC2023 #RugbyWorldCup LINKS Simon Elkinson on Twitter – @OnsideRecruiter

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Final Preview - Rugby World Cup

Rugby World Cup – Final Preview – #131

After the epic Rugby World Cup semi-finals last week, I spoke with Simon Elkinson about the upcoming Final as New Zealand takes on South Africa! What do you think? What impressed you this weekend? #rugby #RWC2023 #RugbyWorldCup LINKS Simon Elkinson on Twitter – @OnsideRecruiter – https://twitter.com/OnsideRecruiterSimon Elkinson on LinkedIn –

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