Chris Jones heads to Dublin to sit down with Leinster senior coach Stuart Lancaster to look back at his last decade in coaching. With Leinster dominating both domestically and in Europe, Lancaster shares some of the secrets of their success, reflects on his time as the England head coach and we look at the coaching changes ahead of the 2020 Six Nations.
Wiggy, Louis and Monye Mania
Ugo and Chris round-up another hectic weekend in Europe as we chat to Saracens’ scrum-half Richard Wigglesworth as they head towards a possible Champions Cup quarter-final with Exeter. We also talk Louis Rees-Zammit ahead of Wales’ Six Nations squad announcement, what Scotland need next and Ugo explains ‘Monye Mania’ and changing in a puddle.
The pod derby fall-out and fat testing
Ugo, Danny and Chris Jones review the first ever pod derby as Danny talks us through his birthday in Sale and Chris Ashton pops in for a quick gloat. We also chat big transfer news, high tackles and Danny explains an unconventional way of cheating a fat test.
Too much turkey and the Burger King incident
Danny, Ugo and Chris Ashton discuss the weekend’s grudge match between Exeter and Saracens and Rob Baxter’s comments after. We also chat training after too much turkey, our predictions for the next decade and we invite special guest Shire onto the pod to talk us through a famous night in Burger King with Chris Ashton.
Rugby Union Weekly's team of the decade
In Rugby Union Weekly's Christmas special, Ugo Monye, Chris Jones and Danny Care choose their global team of the decade. How many Home Nations' players can edge out an All Black? Who makes it from Australia and South Africa and crucially, who coaches the side? Also, there's a chance for you to have your say as we ask you to select the captain.