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Phil Watters interview

#12 – Phil Watters

SHOWNOTES Premiership Assistant Referee Phil Watters and I were team-mates at Cheltenham RFC many moons ago and more recently, he was AR in a game I played for Ealing. This interview was recorded in August 2019 and we talked about playing and coaching the England Police and Phil’s transition into

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Tom Lindsay interview

#11 – Tom Lindsay

SHOWNOTES My guest this week is Bristol Bears hooker, Tom Lindsay. Tom and I first locked horns during a London 1 game between Sutton & Epsom and Old Colfeians. We later went on to become team-mates at both Blackheath and Esher. This interview was recorded August of 2000 and 19

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David Slemen - interview

#10 – David Slemen

SHOWNOTES David Slemen was my captain and fly-half when I played at Esher, so it’s highly appropriate that he should feature in episode 10 of the podcast. This interview was recorded in August 2019 and we chatted about the state of the professional game, lessons from captaincy and skills learned

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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 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jggtg4YnCD0

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