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The Up & Under Podcast

The Up & Under Podcast

By RugbyLAD
RugbyLAD presents the Up & Under Podcast – a brand new show featuring some of the very best guests rugby has to offer. Hosted by Jason Hennessy
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Episode 6 – BJ Botha, Jamie Heaslip, The Cheslin Kolbe Fan Club & What Rugby Needs To Survive
Episode 6 has arrived | Jason & Jamie Heaslip discuss Leinster's defeat to Saracens and why there's no need to push the panic button | Jacob Stockdale's defence and the magic of Cheslin Kolbe | BJ Botha on his new coaching role, his plans for the future and how Munster and Ulster are feeling after a disappointing few weeks | Rugby's financial woes and what the game needs to do to survive | Rugby vs the Media | And much more. | Be sure to subscribe and send any questions to
September 23, 2020
Episode 5 – Iain Henderson, Jamie Heaslip, Robin McBryde, Dan McFarland & Hugo Keenan
Episode 5 has arrived | Jason and Jamie look back on the PRO14 final and look ahead to this weekend's Champions Cup quarter-final | The lads also have a go at picking their current Ireland XVs with some huge decisions to make | Iain Henderson on getting back to fitness when Ulster need him and the challenge Toulouse will pose this weekend  | Robin McBryde on1 Leinster's problems in the lineout and how much better they will need to be against Saracens | Hugo Keenan on what Leinster still need to prove | Dan McFarland on parking the bus and how difficult it can be to get over a big defeat | And lots more | Be sure to subscribe and send any questions to
September 16, 2020
Episode 4 – Ian Madigan, Jamie Heaslip, Dan McFarland, Andrew Porter & Felipe Contepomi
Episode 4 has arrived | Jason sits down with Jamie Heaslip to look back on the weekend's action and ahead to the PRO14 final this weekend between Leinster. | Ian Madigan chats to us about those two incredible match-winning kicks | Dan McFarland on facing unbeaten Leinster this weekend | Felipe Contepomi on reaching yet another final | Andrew Porter on a bizarre route to the final | And lots more | Be sure to subscribe and send any questions to
September 9, 2020
Episode 3 – Stephen Ferris, Jamie Heaslip, Damian de Allende, Caelan Doris, Graham Rowntree & Stuart Lancaster
Episode 3 has arrived | Jason sits down with Stephen Ferris & Jamie Heaslip to look back on the weekend's action and ahead to the PRO14 semi-finals and the Champions Cup quarter-finals | Damian de Allende discusses his first couple of games with Munster and how he came to Limerick to win | Caelan Doris chats about the incredible competition in the back-row for Ireland | Graham Rowntree on this weekend's game and how the Munster lads are battle-ready | Stuart Lancaster on the threat that Munster will pose this weekend and the 5-day turnaround for their opponents | And lots more | Be sure to subscribe and send any questions to
September 2, 2020
Episode 2 – Jamie Heaslip, Irish Rugby is back, Bundee Aki & his Weetabix, RG Snyman's Injury, Joe Schmidt's future, Rabbit holes & sabbaticals, the Leinster academy and more.
Episode 2 has arrived! | Jamie Heaslip and Jason sit down to chat about an incredible return to action for Irish Rugby with two cracking inter-pros. | Bundee Aki and his Weetabix |  RG Snyman's injury & whether or not his lifters let him down | Sexton rolling back the years | How good a partnership Farrell & de Allende could be | Ireland's issues at fullback | Joe Schmidt returning to rugby | Leinster's academy system | Connacht's performance against Ulster | Jamie's south of France offer | How things are shaping up for this weekend | Sabbaticals | Rabbit holes | And lots more | Be sure to subscribe and send any questions to
August 26, 2020
Episode 1 – Jamie Heaslip, Ronan O'Gara, Isa Nacewa, Peter O'Mahony, Chris Farrell & Johann van Graan
Episode 1 is finally here and it's a Leinster vs Munster special! – Jamie Heaslip chats about this weekend's game and how he remembers guys in the Leinster dressing room selling tickets to Munster fans for the Heineken Cup semi-final back in 2006! – Isa Nacewa on his most memorable Leinster vs Munster moment and the man he thinks could be a future All Blacks coach. – Ronan O'Gara on what he looks for in a good 12 and who's more important for Munster – Snyman or De Allende? –  Johann van Graan, Peter O'Mahony and Chris Farrell look ahead to what promises to be an absolute cracker at the Aviva Stadium.  Be sure to subscribe and send any questions to
August 19, 2020
The Up & Under Podcast – Trailer
Coming soon. The Up and Under Podcast. A show brought to you by the team behind RugbyLAD that will feature some of the best guests the game has to offer, exploring a wide range of topics. Stay tuned for episode one in the coming weeks.
August 6, 2020