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Season 3 - Episode 25 - What’s got Scotty so fired up?

Scotty and Mils join you from the podcast studio to talk about Wales' new appointment, their picks for the last round of the regular Super Rugby season, and something's ignited a fire in Scotty – what is it that's got him so riled up?


Season 3 - Episode 24 - Wyatt Crockett stadium the perfect tribute to a legend of rugby

Scotty is back after a flat tyre? a burnt turkey? meant he was absent last week. He and Mils talk about the Highlanders Chiefs clash in Suva and how the Highlanders could bounce back from that against the Crusaders this weekend.

They chat Wyatt Crockett and the role he's played in New Zealand rugby as he gears up for his 200th super rugby game.

And Scotty lays out what's on the line this weekend as the Super Rugby tables have the potential to get a huge shake up.


Season 3 - Episode 23 - James McOnie’s been having dreams about Anton Lienert-Brown

Welcome to The Short Ball, a Rugby Pass podcast. 

This week we've brought James McOnie off the bench to join Mils in studio. They talk about Jackson Hemopo's first test in the black jersey, the looming farewell of Jerome Kaino from the Blues, and the Highlanders are playing the Chiefs in Suva on Saturday, who's going to come home with the win?


Season 3 - Episode 22 - What will the 11 changes to the ABs squad mean this weekend?

Scotty and Mils are back with more commentary on the week in rugby. They chat about the red card awarded to Benjamin Fall on Saturday, was it fair? Their thoughts on the 11 changes made to the All Blacks team facing France this weekend. And they look around the world at the international competitions, who do the boys think will take out the AU vs. IRE series?


Season 3 - Episode 21 - Were the French robbed on the weekend?

Scotty and Mils are back, but in a shiny new studio this time. They get Ali Williams on the phone to discuss Saturday's test, talk the newfound fire in the Aussies, and discuss how the ABs are looking as we get closer to the second French test in Wellington this weekend.


Season 3 - Episode 20 - “You can never count a French team out”

Mils and Scotty join you from the rickety podcast studio one last time before The Short Ball gets a shiny new home.

This week they're here to discuss the past week in Super Rugby, including whether the Blues can rebuild their reputation and another loss for the Hurricanes. 

Producer Alice lets you in on the best vegetarian McDonald's order, and they of course focus their gaze on what they're expecting in the upcoming French test this Saturday at Eden Park.


Season 3 - Episode 19 - Isa Naciwa on loyalty and how he knew it was time to hang up the boots

Scotty and Mils are joined this week by Isa Naciwa, all the way from Ireland, to talk his recent retirement and the legacy he's leaving on the game.

They also discuss the Springbok's latest captaincy decision with Siya Kolisi, and how this may show the beginning of a new wave for South African rugby, and address claims that Mils the Oracle may not be the all-seeing-eye we so hoped he was.



Season 3 - Episode 18 - Black Ferns’ contracts a step in the right direction

Scotty, Mils, and producer Alice are joined by Aaron Lloyd to talk about the laws of rugby, before the boys get on the phone with Hannah Porter to celebrate the recent Black Ferns' contracts, and Mils the oracle gives his thoughts on the big clash this weekend between the Crusaders and the Hurricanes. 


Season 3 - Episode 17 - The ABs selection will be announced on Sunday morning, so who’s taking number 8?

Scotty and Mils are joined by Niall Williams all the way from Canada to discuss their huge win over Australia, the boys also talk to Stephen Hoiles about his recent comment that Aussie rugby needs to get 'better at cheating', and there's a KFC bet placed on producer Alice's All Blacks' picks.


Season 3 - Episode 16 - Who’s the most important returning player, Sonny Bill or TJ Perenara?

Mils and Scotty are here again this week to talk about the Highlander's poor performance last weekend, Scotty comes to terms with being another year older, the boys show their support for Hurricanes winger Ben Lam, and discuss the Aussie super rugby sides with Jay Staunton.