Danny and Chris sit down with rugby commentator Nick Heath after an eventful week in rugby to discuss the fallout from Folau's Instagram post. We look back at an epic week for Tigers as Ben Youngs returns to the pod, Danny picks his top three rugby destinations and we debate multipack crisps after an interesting player of the match trophy in the Tyrell's Premier 15s semi-finals.
Bloodgate – 10 years on
In this special episode of Rugby Union Weekly, Ugo and Danny sit down with their former Harlequins team-mate Tom Williams to look back on one of rugby’s biggest ever scandals. 10 years on from the infamous ‘bloodgate’, we uncover new facts about that fateful quarter-final against Leinster, discuss the divided dressing room and learn about the lasting impact on Tom, the players and the club.
Tito and Take That
Ugo, Danny and Chris round up another crucial weekend of Premiership and Pro14 fixtures as the Leicester Tigers slip further into the relegation fight and the race for the play-offs intensifies. We welcome Benetton and Italy scrum-half Tito Tebaldi to the pod for the first time to defend his reputation against his former team-mates, we try and fix rugby's problems at the ruck, and Danny reminisces about temporarily joining Take That.
Drops, dives and Farrell jnr jnr
Ugo, Danny and Chris discuss a brilliant weekend in Europe as small margins decide three of the four Champions Cup quarter-finals. Danny and Ugo have differing opinions on whether diving is acceptable in rugby, we eulogise the French game just weeks after slating it, and when will Farrell III make his England debut?
Tigers teetering and Danny's Rolls Royce
Ugo, Chris and Danny are back to ask whether the mighty Leicester Tigers are actually going to get relegated, while Danny discusses his eventful return to action at the London Stadium. Ugo argues the case for starting on his opposite number in order to prevent a try, Chris has takeaway issues, and Danny reminisces about how a clerical error changed his career. Meanwhile hammer thrower-turned-firefighter-turned-rugby superstar Shaunagh Brown is a guest on the pod.