Rugby Pass Podcast with Scotty Stevenson

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Week 41

This week on the Rugby Pass podcast Scotty is joined by the captain of the New Zealand women's sevens team Sarah Goss to talk about the development of the women's game after a milestone night at the New Zealand Rugby Awards.

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Week 40

This week on the pod Scotty is joined by legendary Maori British & Irish Lion Riki Flutey, who remembers his Lions experience in 2009 and weighs in on the 2017 Lions coaching appointments.

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Week 39

On the podcast this week, Scotty Stevenson is joined by All Blacks legend Jeff Wilson and resident Rugby Pass troll Hayden Donnell. They talk over this weekend's showdown between Australia and England, and whether it's concerning the Wallabies couldn't select Will Genia at halfback because of his contract obligations to Stade Francais. Later, Donnell repeatedly calls Eddie Jones a "goblin", Wilson insists England will never beat the All Blacks on talent, and all three make their picks for Team Of The Year.

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Week 38

This week on the pod Scotty Stevenson is joined by Melodie Robinson, a two-time World Cup winning Black Fern and broadcaster, to talk over the state of women’s rugby. They dig into the lack of coverage given to the women’s game, the need for newsrooms to employ more female rugby reporters, and the threat Sevens poses to the 15-a-side game.

Oh, and there’s also some talk about the weekend’s internationals, and whether rugby players will still be allowed to tackle in the wake of Ireland’s national meltdown this week.
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Week 37

This week on the podcast Sumo catches up with former Munster and Ireland back-rower Alan Quinlan to talk about the emotional past month in Irish rugby, Anthony Foley, and this weekend’s highly-anticipated game in Dublin.

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Week 36

This week on the pod Sumo is joined by the Paekakariki Express, legendary former All Black Christian Cullen, to get to the guts of the Autumn Internationals. They talk Ireland’s historic win over the All Blacks and Australia’s surprising demolition of Wales, and look ahead to the weekend’s slate of games.

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Week 35

This week on the pod Sumo is in Chicago with Irish commentary legend Michael Corcoran to talk All Blacks vs Ireland test at Soldier Field. Topics include the importance of the Autumn Internationals to Ireland and the ongoing arm-wrestle for power between unions and clubs in European rugby.

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Week 34

This week the Rugby Pass podcast is live from the front seat of Steven Donald's Holden ute. The New Zealand and Waikato rugby legend explains to Sumo Stevenson why his vehicle is so untidy and the pair preview the weekend's Mitre 10 Cup semifinals, as well as the All Blacks vs Wallabies test.

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Week 33

This week on the pod Scotty Stevenson is joined by Northern Hemisphere correspondent Tom Hamilton of ESPNScrum.com. The pair put on their Speedos and take a dip in each of the five pools of the Champions Cup before the action kicks off this weekend.

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Week 32

This week on the pod Scotty is joined by legendary All Black lock turned Sky Sport New Zealand pundit Ian 'Kamo' Jones to unpack the final week of the Rugby Championship. They talk about what it's like to play the Springboks in the concrete jungle that is Kings Park in Durban (Kamo having played in the All Blacks' famous 1996 series decider at the ground) and discuss the fallout from the Aaron Smith incident.

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