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The Ruck Rugby Podcast

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The Ruck Rugby Podcast from The Times & The Sunday Times. Join Alex Lowe, Stephen Jones and a selection of rugby personalities, including Stuart Barnes, Mark Evans and Alan Dymock, as they provide insight and reports throughout the season, including big name interviews and forthright analysis. more

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Premiership Rugby's Chief Growth Officer, Rob Calder, joins Alfie Reynolds, Alex Lowe and Will Kelleher to discuss the potential re-brand of the Gallagher Premiership. He worked for the ECB on the 'The Hundred' so chats about changing the league's na... more

5 days ago

Ahead of the final weekend of the Premiership season Alfie Reynolds, Alex Lowe and Will Kelleher make the trip to Bear Country. They spend a day at Bristol Bears' high performance centre to get a behind the scenes look at the club, including chatting... more

9 days ago

After Gloucester lost 90-0 away to Northampton, Alex Lowe, Will Kelleher and Alfie Reynolds question whether they disrespected the Premiership by fielding a weaker side? Before that they also discuss the race for the play-offs as we head into the fin... more

12 days ago

It wasn't to be for Northampton Saints or Harlequins as they both lost in the Champions Cup semi-finals. Leinster and Toulouse, two of Europe's most prestigious clubs will contest the final at the end of May. Alfie Reynolds, Will Kelleher, Stuart Bar... more

19 days ago


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3.4 out of 5 stars from 736 ratings
  • One of the best

    These things are always going to be subjective, hence the mixed reviews, but from my perspective this is one of the best rugby podcasts. Professional, insightful, timely! Give it a go, I’d say!

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    Andy E-S
    United Kingdoma month ago
  • So negative…

    I used to really enjoy this pod… but some of the presenters are just so constantly negative. So fed up that I’ve stopped following it

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    I can't use my cape
    United Kingdom3 months ago
  • By far the worst!

    This is by far the worst podcast out there.

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom4 months ago
  • Quins

    Why do you continually slag quins off especially Macus Smith.. now he’s not test match level? Really?

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom4 months ago
  • Ridiculously Anglocentric

    The Ruck is a podcast of The Times- a newspaper group that aspires to write for all of the UK: that’s England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland- right? Just checking- because unless you are only interested in English rugby, it’s largely irrelevant to the sports fans in other parts of the UK. Oh- and by the way, the same newspaper group publishes an Irish version- tilted to the news and sports interests of the rest of Ireland… But let’s not even go there, and merely state that the podcast h... more

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    Ireland4 months ago

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