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Rugby Direct - Episode 93
On the latest edition of Rugby Direct, Elliott and Liam check in from Bordeaux - to discuss and update the midweek happenings at the tournament in France.
We review Ethan de Groot's suspension, the All Blacks finding a useful stat to guide them in their week off, the Springboks opting for a 7-1 bench against Ireland this week and Drew Mitchell coming off the long run against Eddie Jones.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Rugby Direct - Episode 92
This week on Rugby Direct, Elliott and Liam are in Toulouse to review the second week of the Rugby World Cup, including the All Blacks' win over Namibia, Ethan de Groot's red card and where it leaves New Zealand after two games.
We also review Fiji's impressive win over the Wallabies and wonder whether this is a death knell for Australian rugby.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Rugby Direct - Episode 91
On the latest edition of Rugby Direct, Elliott Smith and Liam Napier recap the opening weekend of the World Cup - leading with a big focus on the All Blacks' 27-13 loss to France and how they were defeated...and why.
We delve into where to from here for the All Blacks and if they simply just don't have a seat at the top table currently in the sport.
We also review the other big games of the first week - including whether Fiji can feel hard done by losing to Wales in the final game of the opening weekend.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Rugby Direct - Episode 90
Elliott and Liam react to the All Blacks' 23 selected for the tournament opener against France Saturday morning NZT and react to the news that Emoni Narawa is out of the tournament.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Rugby Direct - Episode 89
This week on Rugby Direct, Elliott Smith and Liam Napier count down to the opening weekend of the 2023 Rugby World Cup - looking at the All Blacks pool as well as the other three pools and picking who is likely to emerge from there into the quarters.
We also touch on our earliest and favourite Rugby World Cup memories and pick who will win the tournament.
Elliott and Liam also comb through NZR's governance review and what it means for the sport in the future and what tangible change might take place.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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