Union player – League supporter – Bereaved Father – Andrew Foster – #152

My guest this week is Rugby Union player and Rugby League fan – Andrew Foster.

This interview was recorded in March of 2024 and we talked about Foz growing up in League country, what it’s like to take a bunch of southern softies to the Challenge Cup Final, thoughts on player recruitment and retention in lower teams and what it’s like as a teacher to play alongside one your students.

We also spoke about Foz’s son, Rycroft – who is sadly no longer with us having passed away last year after being diagnosed with the incredibly rare Shwachman-Diamond syndrome. This is a raw insight into parental bereavement. Foz shared this with the hope of helping others.

This is a truly meaningful episode – I hope you enjoy.


Andrew Foster on LinkedInhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/andrew-foster-tougher-minds/
Andrew Foster on Twitter@andrewfoster101
Andrew Foster on Instagram@andrewfoster101
Rycroft Foreverwww.RycroftForever.com
Rycroft Forever on Instagram@rycroftforever
Rycroft’s Rugby Rumblehttps://www.ocrfc.co.uk/rycrofts-rugby-rumble/
Stem Cell donationhttps://www.anthonynolan.org/
Old Colfeians RFChttps://www.ocrfc.co.uk/


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