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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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Episode 64

A very dusty Scotty Stevenson chats with Mils Muliaina about a wide range of topics, from the 2023 RWC hosting decision to Ronan O'Gara to the problems in Pacific Island rugby.

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Episode 63

Scotty and Mils discuss the upcoming France test, and get a double dose of All Blacks on the phone - Colin Slade calls in from Pau, while Wyatt Crockett pauses his Paris dinner for a chat.

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Episode 62

Sumo and Mils are back again and getting emotional while talking to Corey Flynn about his 17 year career and life after rugby. Plus they look ahead to the upcoming All Blacks vs Barbarians match and wonder whether the Baabaas should be renamed the Almost All Blacks.

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Episode 61

This week on the podcast is all about the Mitre 10 championship. Scotty and Mils chat to Wellington Lions coach Chris Gibbes about their championship match against the Bay of Plenty and what it takes to bring a team together like he's done with his Lions side. Plus the boys run through some of the big match ups we can expect this weekend.

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Episode 60

This week Mils and Scotty talk to Taranaki assistant coach Paul Tito who is taking the Bulls to the Mitre 10 Cup semi finals against tasman. the boys also debate whether the competition can fairly be called a 3rd tier development league; the controversia 'storm week'; shoudl they bring back a promotion relegation game and does it need a draft? They also tick of the upcoming games in the semi-finals.

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