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Author: BBC Radio Wales

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Gareth Rhys Owen with the latest Welsh rugby news and views.
246 Episodes
It's the ultimate "I told you so" moment as Warren Gatland picks his Lions squad. Dan Biggar joins our team.
British and Irish Lions legends Adam Jones and Tommy Bowe join Gareth, Lauren & Nicky to select their 36-man squad for the Lions tour to South Africa ahead of Warren Gatland’s official announcement next week.
S4 E41: Live fast...

S4 E41: Live fast...


Gareth and Lauren talk to Cardiff Blues head coach Dai Young and discuss the Rainbow Cup.
Gareth, Lauren and Nicky get former Wales wing Shane Williams’ take on Warren Gatland’s British & Irish Lions coach selection, in particular his ex-teammate Steve Tandy. We also speak to Wales captain Siwan Lillicrap about the disappointing defeat against Ireland in the women’s Six Nations and what’s next for the squad.
Gareth, Lauren and Nicky speak to Scarlets chairman Simon Muderack about those Dwayne Peel talks, transfers and trimming the squad. They also assess whether the women’s game can go professional with BBC Sport reporter and commentator Sara Orchard, and speak to Russian rugby’s Welsh professional James Down.
Wales head coach Wayne Pivac joins the podcast to review a successful Six Nations and discusses a possible Lions tour for Louis Rees-Zammit as well as captain Alun Wyn Jones' future. And as one tournament ends, another begins and Gareth Rhys Owen, Lauren Jenkins and Nicky Robinson are joined by Wales fly-half Elinor Snowsill, Worcester Warriors back-row Sioned Harries and broadcaster Laura-Jane Jones ahead of the start of the Women's Six Nations this weekend.
One of Wales' standout performers from the Six Nations, prop Wyn Jones joins the podcast to reflect on the tournament and a disappointing night in Paris on Saturday. Andrew Cotter, the BBC's commentator on rugby union and more recently on his dogs Olive and Mabel during the lockdown, helps Gareth Rhys Owen, Nicky Robinson and Lauren Jenkins look ahead to France against Scotland and pick a revised Lions XV.
Gareth Rhys Owen, Lauren Jenkins and Nicky Robinson are joined by Dan Lydiate who discusses whether the Wales squad believed they could win the Grand Slam this year. French journalist Cécile Grès gives us an insight into the French camp who will be looking to upset the party in Paris on Saturday and former Wales centre Hadleigh Parkes dials in from Japan to give his thoughts on Wayne Pivac, George North at centre and how Wales can stop the likes of Antoine Dupont and Virimi Vakatawa.
Gareth Rhys Owen, Lauren Jenkins and Nicky Robinson are joined by Wales and Scarlets scrum-half Kieran Hardy to discuss his quick-thinking against England and his social media presence before Zebre head coach Michael Bradley joins to talk about what threats Italy might pose Wales on Saturday as well as the future of Italian rugby.
Wales beat England to win the Triple Crown, hooker Elliot Dee on missing out on a big bash, Cardiff Blues or Cardiff Rugby, and the post-match interview debrief. There’s lots to talk about on this week’s Scrum V podcast with Gareth Rhys Owen, Lauren Jenkins and Nicky Robinson.
Gareth Rhys Owen, Nicky Robinson and Lauren Jenkins are joined by Joe Marler and Tom Fordyce to preview Wales v England and Steff Evans shares his mullet tips.
Fresh from the Wales camp Willis Halaholo talks us through his first international cap, and South African presenter Elma Smit speaks to Gareth, Lauren and Nicky about the prospect of the British and Irish Lions tour, and the new Rainbow Cup, going ahead… or not?
Devin Ibanez plays in Major League Rugby in the USA and recently came out as gay, one of few men in the sport to do so. He speaks to Lauren Jenkins about his story and his hopes to make rugby a more inclusive sport.
Gareth, Nicky and Lauren analyse the Ireland win, look ahead to Saturday with BBC Scotland's Tom English and chat to WillGriff John.
Gareth Rhys Owen and Lauren Jenkins discuss Josh Adams' suspension for two Six Nations matches after breaching Covid rules and look ahead to Wales' game against Ireland with Nicky Robinson and Murray Kinsella.
Gareth Rhys Owen and Nicky Robinson are joined by Rugby Union Weekly's Chris Jones and Ugo Monye to preview this year's Six Nations and pick a combined Wales and England XV.
S4 E27: Welcome Webby!

S4 E27: Welcome Webby!


Rhys Webb talks about his omission from Wales’ 6 Nations squad, and we catch up with current Leinster assistant coach Robin McBryde.
Dan’s back in the Wales squad, Tomas Francis on why he’s joining the Ospreys and we introduce the cliché counter.
S4 E25: R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

S4 E25: R.E.S.P.E.C.T.


Gareth Rhys Owen and Lauren Jenkins talk about respect and dissent on the pitch, discuss the potential postponement of the Six Nations with Illtud Dafydd and speak to Mark Jones about his move to Worcester as senior assistant coach.
We're back fitter, faster and stronger in 2021 with Gareth Rhys Owen, Nicky Robinson and Lauren Jenkins discussing the latest goings on in Welsh rugby including John Mulvihill's situation at the Cardiff Blues. Jamie Roberts and Dan Lydiate join the podcast to discuss the 2021 Lions tour and we hear from PDC world champion Gerwyn Price.
Comments (8)

Peter peter

daly at 15? you're having a laugh son!

Feb 3rd

Dafydd Sills-Jones

Bombshell of a programme. Brilliantly conducted interview....... Whither Rugby?

Dec 22nd

Frank K.

The pod has changed since before the World Cup. I still enjoy the banter, but I miss the emphasis on Pro14. I also hate the title music.

Jan 14th

Dafydd Sills-Jones

Great episode! I like Sean Holly's analysis, he stops Gareth from being too negative!

Dec 30th

Bernard James

Try the chocolate crisps while in Japan

Sep 21st

Richard Davies

Stop eating food while talking!!!! Unsubscribed

Feb 15th

Michael Brady

yet again, another outstanding episode. Provides marvellous insights into the game and into the human spirit playing it.

Oct 18th

Ashley Brooks

excellent pod. balanced views and geninely funny chat.

May 4th
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