The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 20

Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson guide you through the vintage year 2005 and talk about all the salient points.

In this episode:

Dave chats to newly appointed BARLA Touring captain Jamie Fields about the honour and the season at Hunslet Club Parkside.

York City Knights forward Graeme Horne reflects on the defeat of Workington Town, his role at the club and life in League One.

We hear from Kevin Sinfield and Jack Walker talks with Adrian after the important 16-6 Leeds win at Widnes.

Steve Manning chatted to a happy Shaun Wane following Wigan's recent win at St Helens.

Warrington boss Steve Price has our final word, reflecting on victory against Huddersfield.

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The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 19 - Wembley Reflections

Episode 19 of the Final Hooter sees us concentrate on the big result from Wembley.

Adrian Jackson and Steve Manning were hard at work getting interviews for the show while Dave Parkinson watched from home with drinks and munchies and praises the BBC's presentation of the final.

Both Dave and Adrian look back at the 1945-46 season and reflect on the final, Wembley and the joy of winning. Adrian spills the beans on Wembley security protocols and we hear from Iestyn Harris, Steve Price, Steve McNamara, Tony Gigot, Michael McIllorum and Remi Casty.

Daves goes through the fixtures ahead of this weekend and our final word contains an interesting interview that Barrow Raiders boss Paul Crarey gave to Dave a few days ago.

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The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 18

Adrian and Dave discuss goings on at Leigh, look back on the Challenge Cup Semi-finals, look at League One and London's defeat of Widnes.


Mark Aston talks about Catalans making the Challenge Cup Final and remembers 1998 when the Sheffield Eagles produced a big shock against Wigan. Our pair look back at other things that happened in rugby league in 1998.


Over the course of the show we also hear from Tony Gigot (Catalans), Ben Westwood (Warrington), Dane Chisholm (Bradford) and also speak to London boss Danny Ward and young second row Daniel Hindmarsh.

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The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 17

Dave Parkinson and Adrian Jackson guide you through the main talking points in the game from the last few days.


There's lively banter between the pair and they look at the situation at Leigh, talk drop goals and reflect on the finishing positions of teams in Super League and at the top end of the Championship.

We hear from Keiron Purtill after a traumatic week in charge at Leigh Centurions, Mark Aston chats Rugby League and gives some very interesting thoughts. We also hear from St Helens scrum-half Danny Richardson about THAT kick that sunk Warrington and Daryl Powell has his say after Castleford beat Widnes to secure third spot heading into the Super 8s.

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The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 16

Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson host Love Rugby League's regular podcast.

In this episode they reflect on Leeds appointment of Kevin Sinfield, the RFL selecting Ralph Rimmer as Chief Executive, look back at the 1979/80 season while we hear from Whitehaven boss Carl Forster, Hull KR's Chris Atkin, twelve months on from his move to Hull and Warrington's Josh Charnley.

Dave put's his neck on the line with some early predictions on who will comprise the Qualifiers with two weeks of regular season fixtures remaining. Will he prove correct?

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The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 15

Dave Parkinson and Adrian Jackson bring another banter filled episode of the Final Hooter to you.

They chat Denver and all the happenings in Rugby League and also look back in time to the 1950-51 season.

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The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 14

Dave Parkinson is joined in the studio by Steve Manning. 

The pair discuss the recent results in League One, Championship and Super League.

We hear from Kieron Purtill after Leigh's late win over Halifax.

Daryl Powell gives his thoughts after Castleford's win at Warrington.

There was a new World Record set at Warrington last week with Dave in attendance, he chatted to former Warrington, Wakefield and Leigh player Ian Knott and Dr Phil Cooper MBE.

We look at the fixtures in the State of Mind round and Steve gives a run down on the changes to the structure with Dave offering a different opinion. Steve caught up with new SL CEO Robert Elstone and St Helens chairman Eamonn McManus.

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The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 13

Dave Parkinson hosts Episode 13 of The Final Hooter podcast.

He talks about Denis Betts sacking at Widnes and the appointment of Francis Cummins.

He looks at what happened in the Challenge Cup Quarter Finals, Super League, Championship and League One.

We hear from Ian Smith about his experiences as a referee and Dave chats to Danny Sculthorpe about his work with State of Mind.

He goes through some of the disciplinary punishments but time ran out before he could mention Tomkinsgate.


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The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 12

Adrian Jackson is back with Dave Parkinson for this latest podcast.

In this episode:

We hear from Warrington Wolves boss Stve Price after his team's comeback win over Hull.

Chris Chester gives his verdict on Wakefield's win at Widnes.

We discuss the Championship Summer Bash in Blackpool as the Leigh and Toronto rivalry fanned up again.

There are interviews with Mark Aston (Sheffield Eagles), Paul Rowley (Toronto Wolfpack) and Stuart Littler (Swinton Lions).

We touch upon the goings on in League One and quickly talk Challenge Cup.  

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The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 11

Dave Parkinson is joined by James Gordon for the latest Final Hooter podcast.

The pair look back over the Magic Weekend and debate about its future format.

They also chat about Kieron Purtill being handed the reigns at Leigh and Shaun Wane resigning at Wigan.

We have interviews with Martin Aspinwall (Barrow) and Stuart Littler (Swinton) following the exciting 22-all draw which we covered as part of our Championship Live broadcasting via Facebook Live Audio. 

There is also just enough time to cram in a couple of thoughts about England Knights and Kevin Naiqama's impending move to St Helens.

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