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WINNER - Best Sports Comedy Podcast 2023 @ 'Sports Podcast Awards'.

Relax, tune-in and enjoy the only podcast in the world where celebrities properly unwind and cut loose. Come listen to some of the biggest names in sport, media & film discuss their lives with; The CEO of Clapham aka Mr Archie Curzon and Host Freddy Clode. Be prepared for a tornado of laughs and the great unexpected as Archie dishes out life advice to all those looking for success in the city, in the gym and in the sheets.

Number 1; Lifestyle, Rugby & Business Podcast Globally.
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We're honoured today to be joined by one of the most expensive players in IPL history, the wonderful Chris Morris, who made over $6 Million at the IPL and also represented South Africa in all 3 formats nearly 100 times. Now he's retired, he's in the mood to have fun and shares with us some of the greatest never told before stories from; Sandpapergate, abusing David Warner, chirping with Virat Kholi, suffering from the almost deadly 'shits' during the IPL final, going to strip clubs with his teamates the day before the World Cup in India, playing hockey growing up, the best sledges he's ever heard, witnessing Stuart Broad verbally abuse Aleem Daar and much much more.... -------------- Thankyou so much for coming on our tour, we've got one more date in Edinburgh on the 13th March with Big Jim Hamilton and we'd love you to all be there! Get your tickets here - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rig-biz-live-with-jim-hamilton-edinburgh-tickets-838529623677
We're delighted today to be joined by the greatest women's rugby player of all time in Charlotte Caslick, but more impressive than her on field antics are her crazy stories from off it! Charlotte has managed to amass a huge social following from her incredible personality and her love of life, which often leads her to get into the police, authorities and opposition teams! From getting put into isolation in Tokyo, to almost arrested in Darwin, to partying the night away in Rio (condom machines included) we hear all of her crazy stories from an incredible career so far travelling the world.  ------------------- We're on tour  https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/rig-biz-uk-tour-february-2930289 Leeds - 15th Feb - Ryan Sidebottom Oxford - 20th Feb - Tom Varndell Bristol - 21st Feb - Dave Flatman Edinburgh - 13th March - Pear Tree 
Today we're delighted to be joined by Irish centre Stuart McCloskey, fresh from his teams epic victory in the south of France. We discuss his countries secret 2 day party in Paris after the world cup, how he fell in love with Archie, find out what captain Peter O'Mahony's like on the bum funnels, why Stephen Ferris' is a bit creepy in his 'old age', why you should never try and take on Bundee Aki in a fight, find out what Belfast is like for a night out, why Jacob Stockdale is the most boring roommate in history and also why Ex-Irish Head Coach Joe Schmidt never trusted Stuart plus much more..... --------- Next week we're touring around the UK for our live Rig Biz shows, please round up your mates and come along, for one of the messiest and weirdest nights you could ever imagine! Get Your Tickets Here -  https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/rig-biz-uk-tour-february-2930289   London - 14th Feb - Jason Fox Leeds - 15th Feb - Ryan Sidebottom Oxford - 20th Feb - Tom Varndell Bristol - 21st Feb - Dave Flatman
We're back for the Six Nations and who better to start the series off with than the legendary, World Cup winner; Will Greenwood. Will is on incredible form as he shares with us some hilarious stories from; the day Alistair Campbell got de-bagged in front of the world's media in NZ, when one of his teammates nearly committed treason by insulting the Queen at Buckingham palace, the terrifying story behind the day he nearly died playing for the Lions vs South Africa (resulting in 4 days unconscious in intensive care), what Johnny Wilkinson was really like on a night out (you may be surprised), how he was the 'original' CEO of Clapham and his journey to professionalism, his new found love for drinking beer out of an Octabong and so much more..... Plus, we have a full preview on the upcoming Six Nations. -------------------- We're going on our UK tour this month - please come along and see us live in; London - 14th Feb - Jason Fox Leeds - 15th Feb - Ryan Sidebottom Oxford - 20th Feb - Tom Varndell Bristol - 21st Feb - Dave Flatman Get Your Tickets Here -  https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/rig-biz-uk-tour-february-2930289
We're going on our UK tour next month - please come along and see us live in; London - 14th Feb - Jason Fox Leeds - 15th Feb - TBA Oxford - 20th Feb - Tom Varndell Bristol - 21st Feb - Dave Flatman Get Your Tickets Here -  https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/rig-biz-uk-tour-february-2930289
We've managed to wrestle England superstar Ollie Lawrence away from his family on Boxing Day to come and entertain the masses on the award winning Rig Biz Pod! He reveals to us how our podcast powered the boys to victory in France, why he wants to play 13 for England, how Alfie Barbeary embarrassed himself at the Christmas party, what it's like partying with Finn Russell and much more..... ------------- Buy Tickets for our Rig Biz UK Tour Now - https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/rig-biz-uk-tour-february-2930289 14th – London – Sports Bar & Grill Old Street 15th – Leeds – Walkabout Leeds 20th – Oxford – City Arms Oxford 21st – Bristol – Walkabout (Felson’s) Bristol
For our last episode of the year we're delighted to be joined by a legend on the game in Elliott Stooke, a man who's graced; Bath, Wasps, Bristol, Gloucester, Montpellier and England. He takes us through some ridiculous and hilarious stories including; Alfie Barbeary beating up the Bath Head Coach whilst drunk at the Christmas Party, drunken nights out with Marland Yarde and Cipriani for the Barbarians, the crazy true story behind how Wasps went bust and how the players found out, starting at a naked Finn Russell, getting abused by Eddie Jones at England camp, why things fell apart so dramatically at Montpellier this year, why everyone hates Richard Cockerill, lingerie shopping for the Mrs, the crazy story behind when he got knocked out on a night out by Cooper Vuna and much more.... ----------- Buy Tickets for our Rig Biz UK Tour Now - https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/rig-biz-uk-tour-february-2930289 Rig Biz Feb Tour 14th – London – Sports Bar & Grill Old Street 15th – Leeds – Walkabout Leeds 20th – Oxford – City Arms Oxford 21st – Bristol – Walkabout (Felson’s) Bristol
We're delighted that Ex-Irish Grand Slam champion and Leinster legend Dan Leavy has taken some time away from his busy 'Silly Season' schedule to join us on the podcast today. Dan was forced to retire at the age of 27 after suffering a horrific knee injury and nowadays runs a very successful Whiskey company. Today he opens up about the crazy highs and lows of his career, from partying in Bilbao after winning the champions cup & getting loose in Dublin all night after winning the Six Nations grand slam to the demons and pain he battled for 3 years after suffering his injury. Plus we hear some hilarious tales about; Archie's lost money clip in The Ned, some embarrassing Christmas party stories, why you should (or should not) target the 'lips and nips' and some other ridiculous tales from Silly Season. ----------------------- LIMITED EDITION - LASH BEAR T - SHIRTS FOR SALE THIS CHRISTMAS - THE PERFECT XMAS PRESENT https://www.stashcompany.co.uk/products/lash-bear GET 8 FREE BEERS & SNACKS ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS CLICK HERE - https://www.beer52.com/rigbiz BUY SAMURAI CLAPHAM FALCONS STASH NOW! https://www.samurai-sports.com/collections/clapham-falcons?_pos=1&_psq=clapham+falcons&_ss=e&_v=1.0 CHANGE YOUR LIFE AROUND WITH ATHLETIC GREENS - GET A FREE 1 YEAR SUPPLY OF VITAMIN D AND 5 FREE AG TRAVEL PACKS BY CLICKING HERE - drinkAG1.com/rigbiz
We're delighted to be joined by an Ex Harlequins & Sale legend in Mel Deane, who is nowadays better known as a trainer to the stars in the likes of; Rio Ferdinand, Niall Horan, Jamie Dornan, Tom Hardy, Nick Frost and more... In this episode he reveals all of his greatest stories from ten years playing alongside some of the biggest names in rugby from Jason Robinson to Jason Leonard to Brian O'Driscoll and also treats us to some hilarious tales that his clients have shared with him over the years. So sit back, relax and enjoy another wonderfuly ridiculous ride. -------- LIMITED EDITION - LASH BEAR T - SHIRTS FOR SALE THIS CHRISTMAS - THE PERFECT XMAS PRESENT https://www.stashcompany.co.uk/products/lash-bear GET 8 FREE BEERS & SNACKS ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS CLICK HERE - https://www.beer52.com/rigbiz BUY SAMURAI CLAPHAM FALCONS STASH NOW! https://www.samurai-sports.com/collections/clapham-falcons?_pos=1&_psq=clapham+falcons&_ss=e&_v=1.0 CHANGE YOUR LIFE AROUND WITH ATHLETIC GREENS - GET A FREE 1 YEAR SUPPLY OF VITAMIN D AND 5 FREE AG TRAVEL PACKS BY CLICKING HERE - drinkAG1.com/rigbiz
What a joy it is today to be joined by officially the funniest female comedian in the country in the wonderful, joyous and hilarious Laura Smyth. She takes us through her incredible life story which has taken her from being an English teacher at an inner city girls school to becoming the hottest prospect in comedy. From the classroom to a sold out arena tour via several award winning tv shows and a global tour with Jack Whitehall it's all happening for Laura currently and she shares her most hilarious stories with us today including; the weird sugar daddy messages she gets from her fans, the most agressive hecklers she's had to face and why Jack Whitehall despises East London. Plus we have another instalment of club house stories involving - cocaine, shit and dwarfs. ------------ ------------------ CHANGE YOUR LIFE AROUND WITH ATHLETIC GREENS - GET A FREE 1 YEAR SUPPLY OF VITAMIN D AND 5 FREE AG TRAVEL PACKS BY CLICKING HERE - drinkAG1.com/rigbiz GET 8 FREE BEERS & SNACKS ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS CLICK HERE - https://www.beer52.com/rigbiz BUY SAMURAI CLAPHAM FALCONS STASH NOW! https://www.samurai-sports.com/collections/clapham-falcons?_pos=1&_psq=clapham+falcons&_ss=e&_v=1.0
We're honoured to be joined by multi-award winning TV and Film star Jamie Bamber to hear about his incredible career on the big screen - from Band of Brothers to Battlestar Gallactica he's done it all. He also happens to be a resident of Stockwell so we hear about his thoughts on; Clapham, Chariots Spa in Vauxhall, Kiss Chase, getting weird sexual messages from a Brazilian fan, how he deals with his 'fan-club' 'The Bamber Bunnies', Damian Lewis's album, working with Tom Hanks and Spielberg, getting into a ruccus with Walhlberg and falling in love with Michael Fassbender plus much more.... Plus for the first time in months we're back with 'Club House Stories' and yes its hilarious and yes it involves - Welsh men, poo and a night out in Cardiff! ------------------ CHANGE YOUR LIFE AROUND WITH ATHLETIC GREENS - GET A FREE 1 YEAR SUPPLY OF VITAMIN D AND 5 FREE AG TRAVEL PACKS BY CLICKING HERE - drinkAG1.com/rigbiz GET 8 FREE BEERS & SNACKS ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS CLICK HERE - https://www.beer52.com/rigbiz
Today we're joined by one of our greatest ever guests in 2019 Springbok World Champion and Saracens legend Schalk Brits, whereby he reveals his greatest stories from 20 years as a professional. From brutal initiations at school, to getting barred from one of London's most famous nightclubs due to Matt Giteau's antics, to a 4 day orgy in Barcelona with the Sarries boys, to drugging his 2019 teammates on the plane and even finding out about the joys of 'Boarding School Blow Jobs' - this episode has it all. So sit back, relax and enjoy the most outrageous podcast on the market. ------- CHANGE YOUR LIFE AROUND WITH ATHLETIC GREENS - GET A FREE 1 YEAR SUPPLY OF VITAMIN D AND 5 FREE AG TRAVEL PACKS BY CLICKING HERE - drinkAG1.com/rigbiz GET 8 FREE BEERS & SNACKS ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS CLICK HERE - https://www.beer52.com/rigbiz
We're honoured to be joined by multi BAFTA & Novello award winning actor, writer, musician, MC, DJ Hugo Chegwin aka DJ Beats from the incredible show 'People Just Do Nothing'.  He's on wonderful form as he regales us with stories of; how the lads were all bought together via their mutual love of smoking weed, how the show went from being mini youtube clips to becoming the most watched comedy series on TV, a disastrous night when Steve's got them chucked out of a 'ping-pong' sex show in Bangkok, the weird messages he gets from fans in his DM's, hanging out with Post Malone at his house in America and being allowed to fire off his weapons, writing award winning music for the likes of Sam Smith and Emelie Sande, the craziness of shooting their feature film in Japan and the hurdles they had to over come and much more...  ------ GET 8 FREE BEERS & SNACKS ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS CLICK HERE - https://www.beer52.com/rigbiz
We're honoured to be joined by a Springbok legend in Joe Van Niekerk to celebrate South Africa's incredible World Cup victory, but more importantly to hear his incredible life story, which took him from being SA Player of The Year, to winning 4 European Titles and being inducted into Toulon's Hall of Fame, to retiring and setting up his own psychedelic/hallucinogenic retreat in Costa Rica and much more. From the dirtiest initiation we've ever heard about on this show to dating the most famous lingerie model in South Africa this episode has it all! ------------------- WANT TO BE SUCCESSFUL THIS Q4? WELL START LOOKING THE PART - GET 15% OFF THE STUNNING NEW BEAUFORT & BLAKE COLLECTION USING THE CODE - RIGBIZ15 -https://tinyurl.com/4mu8usbv BUY SAMURAI CLAPHAM FALCONS STASH NOW! We're delighted to be partnering with SAMURAI on this series and you can now buy our limited edition Clapham Falcons Stash for this upcoming rugby season here - Join The Team Now! https://www.samurai-sports.com/collections/clapham-falcons?_pos=1&_psq=clapham+falcons&_ss=e&_v=1.0
As the World Cup boils up to it's natural crescendo, we're delighted to be joined by All Blacks legend and Ex-Captain Justin Marshall to preview the World Cup final and immerse ourselves in his incredibly loose and entertaining tales. From messy nights out with Gavin Henson in Cardiff to medieval initiation ceremonies in Canterbury to Andrew Mehrten measuring the lads penis's to some special private moments with rugby icon Jonah Lomu - Justin reveals it all. Also Archie educates him on; Linkedin, Dating, Infernos, Selfies, The Art of the deal and much more.... ----------------- WANT TO BE SUCCESSFUL THIS Q4? WELL START LOOKING THE PART - GET 15% OFF THE STUNNING NEW BEAUFORT & BLAKE COLLECTION USING THE CODE - RIGBIZ15 -https://tinyurl.com/4mu8usbv BUY SAMURAI CLAPHAM FALCONS STASH NOW! We're delighted to be partnering with SAMURAI on this series and you can now buy our limited edition Clapham Falcons Stash for this upcoming rugby season here - Join The Team Now! https://www.samurai-sports.com/collections/clapham-falcons?_pos=1&_psq=clapham+falcons&_ss=e&_v=1.0
For the first time in our history we join you live (poolside) from a lovely 5 star hotel that we were meant to be meeting our guest Niko Matawlau in, sadly; he's been kidnapped, Archie's fallen in love with a wrongun, Haskell can't stop partying, England are somehow into the semi-finals, Ryan Wilson's stopped breathing next to us and the worlds falling apart.....so strap in for an incredibly entertaining episode of the award winning - Rig Biz Pod! --------- WANT TO BE SUCCESSFUL THIS Q4? WELL START LOOKING THE PART - GET 15% OFF THE STUNNING NEW BEAUFORT & BLAKE COLLECTION USING THE CODE - RIGBIZ15 -https://tinyurl.com/4mu8usbv BUY SAMURAI CLAPHAM FALCONS STASH NOW! We're delighted to be partnering with SAMURAI on this series and you can now buy our limited edition Clapham Falcons Stash for this upcoming rugby season here - Join The Team Now! https://www.samurai-sports.com/collections/clapham-falcons?_pos=1&_psq=clapham+falcons&_ss=e&_v=1.0
Today we're joined by a an absolute legend both on and off the pitch, a man who is the second highest scorer for the All Blacks in rugby history and has some of the most hilarious stories we've ever heard. From rooming with 'insomniac' Jonah Lomu with his weird eating and viewing habits, to abusing South African fans in the stadium, to shitting himself in a board meeting in Sydney and giving Nelson Mandella his greatest piece of policy - Andrew Mehrtens has seen it all. Strap in for an incredible ride.  --------- WANT TO BE SUCCESSFUL THIS Q4? WELL START LOOKING THE PART - GET 15% OFF THE STUNNING NEW BEAUFORT & BLAKE COLLECTION USING THE CODE - RIGBIZ15 -https://tinyurl.com/4mu8usbv BUY SAMURAI CLAPHAM FALCONS STASH NOW! We're delighted to be partnering with SAMURAI on this series and you can now buy our limited edition Clapham Falcons Stash for this upcoming rugby season here - Join The Team Now! https://www.samurai-sports.com/collections/clapham-falcons?_pos=1&_psq=clapham+falcons&_ss=e&_v=1.0
We're truly honoured to be joined by a man so respected that he has his own statue outside Wembley Stadium, the one, the only - Martin Offiah. Martin is the highest scoring rugby league player of all time with an incredible 501 tries to his name, but he started out playing union for England 7s and finished his career playing under Warren Gatland for Wasps. He treats us to 30 minutes of the greatest stories from both on and off the field, from Shaun Edwards in his y-fronts to Andy Farrell in the sauna to battling racism from his own fans - this interview has it all! --------- WANT TO BE SUCCESSFUL THIS Q4? WELL START LOOKING THE PART - GET 15% OFF THE STUNNING NEW BEAUFORT & BLAKE COLLECTION USING THE CODE - RIGBIZ15 -https://tinyurl.com/4mu8usbv BUY SAMURAI CLAPHAM FALCONS STASH NOW! We're delighted to be partnering with SAMURAI on this series and you can now buy our limited edition Clapham Falcons Stash for this upcoming rugby season here - Join The Team Now! https://www.samurai-sports.com/collections/clapham-falcons?_pos=1&_psq=clapham+falcons&_ss=e&_v=1.0 Please Donate for Archie's 300 Mile Bike Ride To Raise Funds For MND and Doddie Aid - https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/archie-curzon
We're truly honoured to be joined by Scotland's highest try scorer, a 3 times British & Irish Lion and a man who is as much fun on the pitch as he is off it. In his first long format interview since he retired, Hoggy sits down with us and shares countless incredibly hilarious and loose stories from throughout his career, from breaking his nose on his toilet bowl whilst throwing up to abusing Eddie Jones on the piss in Monaco and much more. He also takes us through what it's like to be bollocked by Gregor Townsend, why he decided to retire at such a young age and Archie asks him a if a certain rumour doing the rounds in Clapham is true. --------------------  BUY SAMURAI CLAPHAM FALCONS STASH NOW! We're delighted to be partnering with SAMURAI on this series and you can now buy our limited edition Clapham Falcons Stash for this upcoming rugby season here - Join The Team Now! https://www.samurai-sports.com/collections/clapham-falcons?_pos=1&_psq=clapham+falcons&_ss=e&_v=1.0 Please Donate for Archie's 300 Mile Bike Ride To Raise Funds For MND and Doddie Aid - https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/archie-curzon
It's finally here -  after 150 Episodes we've managed to get on one of our greatest ever guests in the man, myth and legend - Mathieu Bastareaud! He does not hold back on any controversial tales, opening up on an epic career which saw him become a triple european champion and a global sporting icon, but mixed in with a fair bit of controversy. For being dropped for partying too hard, using his local police force as a taxi service, being forced to shower in front of his owner as an 18 year old, causing an international dispute between New Zealand and France when he lied about being attacked, his parents being abused and much more- Basta finally opens up about a career as one of France's most high profile sportsman. ------ BUY SAMURAI CLAPHAM FALCONS STASH NOW! We're delighted to be partnering with SAMURAI on this series and you can now buy our limited edition Clapham Falcons Stash for this upcoming rugby season here - Join The Team Now! https://www.samurai-sports.com/collections/clapham-falcons?_pos=1&_psq=clapham+falcons&_ss=e&_v=1.0 Please Donate for Archie's 300 Mile Bike Ride To Raise Funds For MND and Doddie Aid - https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/archie-curzon
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h Crosland

Absolutely superb - bravo

Feb 14th
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