The Final Hooter 2019 - Episode 14 - Presidents Cup Round One

A few days ago, the first round of the Presidents Cup, an RFL backed competition between England Universities, British Police, UK Armed Forces and Great Britain Teachers took place at Leigh Miners Rangers. Dave Parkinson hosts this look at round one and has a fascinating chat with Danny Johnson, Head Coach of the UK Armed Forces.

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The Final Hooter 2019 - Episode 13 - Thatto Heath

Dave Parkinson hosts a Final Hooter special, one of two Easter podcasts, concentrating on the dual feat of Thatto Heath Crusaders winning the BARLA National Cup while also fighting on to a fifth-round Coral Challenge Cup game against BetFred Championship team Dewsbury Rams.

Dave chats to Thatto scrum-half Bobbie Goulding about the Dewsbury game and being with the club while BARLA Vice-chair and Love Rugby League friend Steve Manning has a lengthy interview with Mike Woods, who scored in Thatto's last BARLA National Cup success and is now coach of the North West Mens League team. It gives a good insight.

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The Final Hooter 2019 - Episode 12

Dave Parkinson sails the ship alone, guiding us through the rugby league waters for another episode. He looks at the three professional/semi-professional divisions in the UK, rounds up the Challenge Cup results and looks forward to the coming round.

We hear from Justin Holbrook, in conversation with Steve Manning after St Helens Round 8 win over Hull Kingston Rovers.

Adrian Jackson chats to Steve Price after Warrington's 48-12 success over London Broncos and then speaks to Joe Philbin who recently signed a new contract with the club.

We also hear from Matt Diskin with the Batley Bulldogs Head Coach giving reaction to their impressive home win over Widnes and Dave chats to a less than impressed Leigh Centurions boss John Duffy after they beat a spirited Barrow.

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The Final Hooter 2019 - Episode11

Here is the latest Love Rugby League podcast with Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson.

With Dave pushing buttons this episode features Wigan Evening Post correspondent Phil Wilkinson, Widnes Vikings skipper Hep Cahill, Warrington Wolves second row Jack Hughes and St Helens boss Justin Holbrook following another impressive showing at Castleford for his Saints team.

Dave also caught up with Dewsbury Celtic pivot Danny Thomas who talked about his involvement with Jamaica RL and hopes of representing the country for the 2021 World Cup.

Our pair look at all three professional and semi-professional leagues and talk about the England Performance Squad and Coral Challenge Cup. 

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The Final Hooter 2019 - Episode 10 - Shaun Briscoe

Here Dave Parkinson chats through the career of former Wigan, Hull, Hull KR, Widnes and Workington Town fullback Shaun Briscoe. 

This was recorded some time ago during a Hospital Radio show and has been brought up to date.

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The Final Hooter 2019 - Episode 9

Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson are joined by Rugby League royalty as 46=cap GB international Garry Schofield gives us his reaction to the resurrection of Great Britain. We also chat with James Ford about York City Knights excellent win over Leigh Centurions, Harrison Hansen on reaching 400 games not out and the "trying times" at Widnes, while Warrington's Ben Currie scrummed down with a group of RL journalists after making his comeback against Castleford Tigers.

We have sorted the Ben Currie interview now.

There is the usual banter with Wigan's George Williams coming in for some stick from Dave. Do you agree with him?

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The Final Hooter 2019 - Episode 8 - Barrie McDermott

We were delighted to be joined by former Ireland, England, GB, Oldham, Wigan, Leeds, Bramley and Widnes prop forward Barrie McDermott who told Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson all about his career.



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The Final Hooter 2019 - Episode 7

Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson host a podcast that was recorded on 26/2/19.

We bring what was known about the situation at Widnes at time of recording. Liverpool Echo Journalist John Lawless joins us on the phone for a chat. Administrator Peter O'Hara and Widnes Phil Finney both speak from the press conference last week.

Dave chatted to Coventry Bears boss Tom Tsang as their impressive start to the season saw them beat Newcastle Thunder and he also chatted to star Toronto centre Ricky Leutele after a hard-fought Wolfpack win at Leigh. Steve Manning saw St Helens defeat Leeds and we hear from their boss, Justin Holbrook.

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The Final Hooter 2019 - Episode 6 - Widnes Vikings reaction with Dave Parkinson

Here in this special edition of the Final Hooter, Dave Parkinson flies solo looking at what's happened at Widnes Vikings and posing the question of why it keeps happening to RL clubs? Do you agree with him? He looks over the statement made by Widnes on 19th February, and talks about an interview that the BBC did with former CEO James Rule upon his appointment in 2012 and another that Rule did with Total RL in April last year.

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The Final Hooter 2019 - Episode 5 - Craig Cook

Here we present another "First, last and everything" interview, profiling the rugby league career of former Doncaster and Sheffield hooker Craig Cook, a man that started his professional career with Hull and also played spells in Australia and France.


He was top scorer with Hull Dockers last term and also talks about pre-season training ahead of the new NCL season with Dave Parkinson.

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