Scotty and Mils prepare for the upcoming Bledisoe Cup series by calling in former Wallaby Stephen Hoiles to find out whether the men in yellow have a chance against an All Blacks side out to prove their dominance after a disappointing Lions series. Mils makes his picks for the first round of the ITM cup and Scotty tries to find the meaning behind Steve Hansen starring in a movie about biscuits and the apocalypse.
Mils and Scotty mull over what was an exciting Super Rugby final with the Crusaders vanquishing the Lions in Johannesburg. The Crusaders coach Scott Robertson is our guest and he talsk abotut the game, the future for the Crusaders, dancing and that red card.
Scotty and Mils are right into Super Rugby Finals week here on the Rugby Pass Podcast. They size up the Crusaders/Lions match and disect the latest rugby news.
Scotty Stevenson and Mils Muliaina assess the Super Rugby quarterfinals and make their picks on who will win the semis this weekend. Can the Hurricanes topple the Lions with defensive liability Jordie Barrett at centre? Scotty doesn't think so. Plus, they're call Marty F*cken Banks who is still in bed nursing a hangover after playing his last game for the Highlanders on Saturday.
Scotty Stevenson and Mils Muliaina are joined via satellite by former All Black Rueben Thorne as they get ready for a stellar Southern clash between the Crusaders and the Highlanders. The boys pick which rules of play they'd throw out and Scotty reveals that Richie McCaw has admitted to cheating at the breakdown. All this and more on The Short Ball, the Rugby Pass podcast.
Scotty Stevenson and Mils Muliaina are back to talk the final rounds of Super Rugby and the many disadvantages of having to travel to South Africa to play. Plus, Scotty gets rarked up about the systematic failures that led to Alun Wyn Jones being allowed back on the field in the final Lions test despite being knocked out cold.
It's been a minute but Scotty Stevenson is back and he's joined by All Black centurion Mils Muliaina to discuss the benefits of the rising tension in the All Blacks camp before their final Lions clash. Scotty also realises just how much of a threat the Lions are and could they really pull off one of the biggest upsets in rugby history?
Scott 'Razor' Robertson took the reins as the Crusaders head coach at the end of last season. So far his Super Rugby coaching record reads: 12 wins, no draws, no losses. Scotty Stevenson caught up with him in Fiji last week to talk about his coaching philosophies ahead of the Crusaders' Friday night match against the Chiefs.
This week Scotty talks to Mark Stafford about the pros and cons of the Brisbane Tens as well as the impact the British and Irish Lions tour could have on New Zealand Super Rugby teams.