RugbyPass Podcast with McOnie, Mils & Salizzo

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Bill Ellis RugbyPass Podcast - Episode Two - A Salute to Sir Brian Lahore

This week on the Bill Ellis: McOnie, Mils, and Salizzo pay tribute to one the great men of All Blacks rugby, Sir Brian Lahore. Was BJ a fan of the film Titanic? How much RWC game-plan will the ABs show against the Wallabies? When will the they settle on their best midfield combination? And what can we expect from the Bledisloe Cup where 'dual opensides' & 'twin playmakers' line up for both sides? Listen in now for all that and more!

Bill Ellis RugbyPass Podcast - Episode One - McOnie, Mils & Salizzo tackle NZ rugby’s toughest topics

On the pilot episode of the Bill Ellis RugbyPass Podcast: James McOnie is joined in conversation by 100 test All Black Mils Muliaina and celebrated senior sportscaster Ric Salizzo to tackle New Zealand rugby's toughest topics on the season pilot of an as-yet unnamed podcast.

Should the All Blacks be worried ahead of the first Bledisloe test following their draw with South Africa? When will NZR invest more in their tiniest players with highest x-factor-to-weight ratio? Why does McOnie miss lil Kevvy Mealamu so much? How many ABs test jerseys does Mils have stuffed in old kit bags at home? And how good is it to see Lealiifano back for the Wallabies?

Listen in now for the many answers to all of these questions!

Season 4 Episode 11 Is Super Rugby redefining the code?

Welcome to The Short Ball, a rugby pass podcast that talks all thing rugby, hosted by Scotty Stevenson and Ali Williams.

In today's episode Scotty and Ali ask whether Super Rugby should be sticking to tradition, they discuss the woes of Damian McKenzie, and what went on at Scotty's hometown Easter carnival? 

Listen in for your weekly rugby podcast here.

Season 4 Episode 6: The Blues bring hope for New Zealand Rugby

Welcome to The Short Ball, a rugby pass podcast that talks sport, players and rugby issues.

This episode, when rugby has felt almost irrelevant to the tragic events in Christchurch, Scotty and Mills discuss the effect they've had on New Zealand. The team discuss the debate around the history of the Crusaders name and calls to change in light of the events. And they pay tribute to Warren Gatland.

Season 4 Episode 5: The Blues bring hope for New Zealand Rugby

Welcome to The Short Ball, a rugby pass podcast that talks sport, players and rugby issues. 

This Episode Scotty, Mills and Ali talk about the round 5 and all its glory, the Blues winning and what teams need to be doing with their game, Ali thinks he's a couch and everything is going down in this round to come! Keep up with the boys and listen in.

Season 4 Episode 4: The crew is back and we want the game to grow

Welcome to The Short Ball, a rugby pass podcast that talks sport, players and rugby issues. In this episode Scotty, Mils and Ali discuss the issues of Rugby as a sport and what we want to happen to change the way we look at it. They talk the Rugby World Cup that's being held in Japan and bad scrums.

Season 4 Episode 3: the proposed new World League and what it means for Pacific Nations

Welcome to The Short Ball, a rugby pass podcast that talks sport, players and rugby issues. In this episode Scotty and Mils discuss the backlash to World Rugby's global league and what it means for Pacific Nations with New Zealand Rugby Players Association boss Rob Nichol. The team also pays tribute to Blues prop Mike Tamoaieta who at just 23 died suddenly. Join us in another great episode of The Short Ball.

Season 4 Episode 2: Spirit of the Game

Welcome to The Short Ball, a rugby pass podcast that talks sport, players and Rugby issues.

This episode Scotty and Mils are finally back in the studio to kick off round one of Super Rugby, the boys talk the red card call, whose job is it to clear up confusion in the game and the comments made about Julian Savea as well as picks for the next round.

Stay tuned for more of your favourite rugby podcast right here!

In conversation : Melodie Robinson

In conversation is a small pod cast recording where we take our time to chat with a few of the people who make up New Zealand's national game. 

In this pod we talk to none other than Melodie Robinson, New Zealand sports journalist and presenter, and former international rugby union player for the New Zealand women's national rugby union team. She played 18 tests for the New Zealand women's team, the Black Ferns, from 1996 to 2002. Robinson won two world cups in that time, playing blindside or openside flanker. She also represented New Zealand in sevens at the Hong Kong 7s and Japan 7s.

Season 4 Episode 1: We’re back!

And we're back in the studio making magic for the first episode of The Short Ball for 2019!

In this episode, we join Scotty as well as head coach of the Blues Leon MacDonald, Scott Robertson head coach for the Crusaders & coach Tabai Matson for the Chiefs about the upcoming games this weekend, the colonisation of this years coaching staff and what we can expect from this season of footy.

 

Join us in another great episode of The Short Ball.