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Season 3 - Episode 5 - The start of super rugby shows South Africa’s speeding up.

James and Mils hit your ears again this week while Scotty's away in South Korea. But we won't let Sumo get away that easily, he joins the pod over the phone with a mouth full of kimchi to discuss the Blues lineup for their clash against the Highlanders and some of the winter olympiucs action. Plus, what has Fergie, of Black Eyed Peas fame, done now? 

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Season 3 - Episode 4 - Is the Blues tens victory a sign of things to come?

Scotty is still in PyeongChang so once again James McOnie joins Mils at the mic. They talk to Bundee Aki about the Irish rugby atmosphere, how the Blues are shaping up as a potential team to beat this super rugby season, and who does James think could be the first 'hybrid' All Black?

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Season 3 - Episode 3 - Hamilton’s big weekend

Scotty's ventured to Pyeongchang for three weeks so the mic's been passed to James McOnie for the mean time on The Short Ball. Mils and James chat about the Hamilton Sevens, a bonus for the Black Ferns, and what does the Westmere housing market have to do with footy?

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Season 3 - Episode 2 - Concurrent sevens tournaments are a must

Scotty and Mils settle into 2018 and talk all things rugby directly into your ears. Are Super Rugby coaches about to finally stand up to the long arm of the All Blacks management? Whatever the case, the boys show them some much deserved love. Discussion is had on the benefits and the drawbacks of hosting concurrent tournaments for the womens and mens sevens, and just how to make it work for everyone. 

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Season 3 - Episode 1 - We’re back!

Scotty and Mils are back after their holiday with the hottest takes on the upcoming year in rugby. Hear their thoughts about the 2018 Super Rugby season and the sold-out Hamilton Sevens. Plus Scotty pitches his idea for a new game: Rugby 11s. 

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The Off Season: Part Three

Scotty and Mils have apparently fled the country so The Off Season returns once more. James, Melodie, and Liam talk the year of domestic rugby. James reckons the Highlanders won in the off season trades while Melodie is wary of the rookie-heavy Hurricanes. Plus there's some obligatory chat about Steve Hansen's terrible biscuit ads.

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The Off Season: Part Two

Scotty and Mils are still off getting sunburned so The Off Season is back with James McOnie, Melodie Robinson, and Liam Napier. The womens rugby chat continues as they plot the rise of the womens game and call out a few local businesses to put their money behind the girls.

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The Off Season: Part One

With Scotty and Mils going on holiday early, James McOnie, Melodie Robinson, and Liam Napier step in to spread the footy cheer with The Off Season. Join them as they look back on the year in international rugby. Was the Lions tour really a success? Or were the real winners of 2017 the world champion Black Ferns?

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Episode 66

This week Scotty and Mils are joined by All Black and Blues standout James Parsons, fresh out of an altitude chamber, for an end of year wrap-up and dissection of the recent world rugby awards.

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Episode 65

Scotty and Mils reunite to discuss why Warren Gatland is misunderstood, Michael Cheika is misunderstood, and pretty much every coach is misunderstood. Plus they discuss the potential reasoning behind playeers the likes of Brad Shields choosing to head overseas to play footy, and place bets on just how many head knocks there'll be in the upcoming Wales-All Blacks test.

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