Vunipola, Nowell, May, Hartley, Care, Daly and more - the best of the England Rugby podcast 2018
The England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line gets up close and personal with a host of England Rugby stars from the men's and women's teams. As the year draws to a close, we look back on the very best of the pod from 2018 including Jack Nowell on his haircuts, Billy Vunipola on his love for suckling pig, Jonny May's connection to Ed Sheeran, some dodgy soundtrack choices in the Three Tracks Challenge and some of the best outtakes.
Hepburn on landlords, cars and his Anglo-Australian upbringing
The England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line gets up close and personal with prop Alec Hepburn as Vernon Kay talks to him about his life and career from having Harry Williams as a landlord, his love of muscle cars and how he had to adapt to life in England from a young age. The podcast also hears from Red Roses duo Rachael Burford and Vicky Fleetwood as they take the Three Tracks challenge.
Behind the scenes with Eddie and Williams on French, dance music and rugby
Eddie Jones takes The England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line behind the scenes at the training base at Pennyhill Park as the head coach gives you an insight into his daily working life as well as how he prepares the team during Test week. The main feature interview on episode four is Harry Williams as the prop talks about his coaching career, why he has decided to take French lessons, his love of dance music and his dislike of extra cushions.
Packer talks plumbing, Daly on initiation songs and Scott's rugby journey
The latest England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line sees Vernon Kay chat to Red Roses flanker Marlie Packer about combining rugby with being a fully qualified plumber, how the disappointment of missing out on Rio 2016 drives her and her favourite way to relax after a long day. Elliot Daly is the latest player to reveal his favourite three musical tracks, including the one he sung for his England initiation, while Red Roses lock Abbie Scott tells you about her rugby journey from school and club rugby to the international game.
Watson on his rugby crush, sibling rivalry and Eddie Jones
In the first live podcast from England Rugby Podcast: O2 Inside Line, Vernon Kay chats to back Anthony Watson about his sibling rivalry with brother Marcus, which team mate would be his rugby crush and his family life from his Concorde pilot uncle to his snooker loving mother. In this episode you also hear from Red Roses back Millie Wood who takes us through her three sporting heroes, while Ben Te'o talks about his rugby journey growing up.