The Final Hooter 2019 - Episode 23

It's our Challenge Cup Final preview episode.

Dave is in musical mood and looking forward to the finals with his plans from home while Adrian lets Widnes getting to this stage of the inaugural 1895 Cup Final get to his head.

He risks upsetting Canadian and Welsh folk alike and we have a discussion about silver salvers.

Amid the banter there are a few Challenge Cup memories and previous matches thrown in, a whirlwind look around the leagues and Steve Manning was our man posing the questions as we hear from Justin Holbrook, Steve Price, Johnny Lomax and Toby King.

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The Final Hooter 2019 - Episode 22

A bumper episode this time out with Coral Women's Challenge Cup Final reaction from Castleford Head Coach Lindsay Anfield, Leeds Rhinos Head Coach Adam Cuthbertson, skipper Courtney Hill and players Danika Priim and Danielle Anderson in the wake of a superb cup final.

We also hear from Army star centre Carrie Roberts after their Challenge Shield defeat of York City Knights, speaking about the game and also her service to the country. 

Steve Price and Chris Hill give their reaction to beating Hull in the first Coral Challenge Cup Semi-Final, while Justin Holbrook and Kyle Amor chat to Steve Manning and Adrian respectively after the Saints defeated brave Halifax.

Dave enjoyed the company of Sheffield Eagles coach Mark Aston after the Eagles AB Sundecks Semi-Final win over Batley Bulldogs while Adrian caught up with Kieron Purtill and Jack Owens after Widnes Vikings also made their way to Wembley after knocking Leigh Centurions out.

The pair also discuss the then breaking news of Matty Smith signing for Warrington and Adrian tries to have a dig at Leeds Rhinos with Dave taking him to task.

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The Final Hooter 2019 - Episode 21

We hear from Richard Marshall about life at St Helens, he previews the Challenge Cup Semi-Finals. We also hear from Simon Grix following Halifax big win over Widnes. Ian Watson and Daryl Powell both give their thoughts after wins against Warrington for Salford and Castleford respectively. 

We look back at League One, mention Toronto's trophy and Dave chatted to England Youth Coach Danny Wilson after their 36-12 win over France and Wigan Women's Kris Ratcliffe after his sides 20-16 win at Bradford.

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The Final Hooter 2019 - Episode 20

In the latest "Final Hooter" Love Rugby League podcast Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson return.

There is talk of new hashtags, commentary gigs, League One, Championship, Women's Rugby League and banter, not forgetting a quick chat about Super League, Wigan, Leeds and we have some quality guests this time round.

Leeds Rhinos Women scrum-half Courtney Hill talks Dave through the Coral Challenge Cup Semi Final defeat of St Helens and talks about how she came to be playing Rugby in England.

Richard Horne gives Dave an update after Doncaster defeated Coventry in League One a couple of weeks ago.

John Kear gives his marks out of ten to Adrian following the Bradford Bulls 62-0 defeat of Widnes.

John Duffy was an altogether less comfortable figure after Leigh's narrow AB Sundecks 1895 Cup success over Barrow.

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The Final Hooter 2019 - Episode 19

Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson return. 

Dave has been busy and chats to two of the newest coaches in the game.

Former Hull KR player Rhys Lovegrove takes us through his journey from London to Bradford, to playing retirement and move into coaching and gives an indication of where and how he wants the Cougars to progress during his tenure as Keighley Head Coach.

We also hear from Kris Ratcliffe who recently stepped up to replace Amanda Wilkinson as boss of Wigan Warriors Women.

There is postgame reaction from St Helens women boss Derek Hardman after their Coral Challenge Cup Quarter Final success over Wigan.

John Duffy gives his verdict on the Centurions recent defeat of Bradford Bulls and Adrian chats holding World Records and everything Rugby League with former Widnes hero Phil Cantillon.

Our hosts also look through League One, Championship and Super League.

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The Final Hooter 2019 - Episode 18

On this latest episode of The Final Hooter Dave and Adrian are joined by Swinton Chairman Andy Mazey to discuss Manchester developments and the game outside of Super League.

We also hear from Justin Holbrook, chatting about the departure of Sean Long from St Helens with Steve Manning.

Adrian caught up with Warrington hooker Daryl Clark and Widnes second row Chris Dean following recent successes and we also hear from Doncaster boss Richard Horne and Barrow Head Coach Paul Crarey.

We also have an honorable mention for St Helens amateur club Haydock who have got another former St Helens player back involved with Rugby League.

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The Final Hooter 2019 - Episode 17

After a three-week break Dave and Adrian are back.

They go through the results, talk Summer Bash, Magic Weekend, Barcelona, Coral Women's Challenge Cup and Lancashire BARLA tour of Serbia.

Both also pay tribute to the late Maurice Bamford and Quentin Pongia.

This episode we hear from Bryson Goodwin after Warrington defeated Wigan in the Coral Challenge Cup, John Duffy following Leigh Centurions win over Widnes at the Summer Bash, Justin Holbrook about St Helens form, Theo Fages and his own future, Castleford Women's boss Linsay Anfield about their win over Featherstone and Lancashire BARLA boss Mick Blakeley.

There's the usual banter with Dave trying to effect a Prescot accent at one point.

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The Final Hooter 2019 - Episode 16

This episode, Adrian gives Dave a fanfare after Dave's appearance on the 1895 and Coral Women's Challenge Cup Draws. 

We hear from Castleford Tigers Women Head Coach Lindsay Anfield after the Tigers 27-0defeat of Leeds Rhinos, their first success in five meetings.

There is a chat about the Women's game.

Dave also speaks to Chris Thorman about his return to Rugby League and Workington Town.

Lee Greenwood gives Adrian his verdict following Dewsbury Rams surprise success at Widnes.

Steve Manning chats with Justin Holbrook about St Helens form, Kevin Naiqama and Aaron Smith signing an extended contract.

Adrian speaks to Steve Price about the Easter programme and Daryl Clark signing his new deal.

There is the usual chat and banter and our final word is with Workington centre Perry Singleton who tells us about Town's team spirit, his route through the amateur game and playing against his brother.

 

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The Final Hooter 2019 - Episode 15 - Easter 2019

Adrian and Dave, amazed by an all-new opening to the podcast chat about Easter this year.

Is it time to knock two games on the head? Dave doesn't think so and Adrian takes the opposite view.

We hear from Salford boss Ian Watson after the Red Devils very Good Friday success at Warrington.

Kieron Purtill was a happy man as his Widnes side disposed of Leigh Centurions on the same day.

Warrior Widnes skipper Hep Cahill reflects on 150 games for the club.

Stefan Ratchford chats to Adrian after Warrington won at Hull KR on Easter Monday.

John Duffy gives an exasperated response to the Easter period and picking up a home win over Dewsbury Rams, a success that came at a cost for Leigh.

Steve Manning had our last word with St Helens Head coach Justin Holbrook after a near flawless Easter where the Saints registered 98 points in two games.

Our hosting pair also look at the Challenge Cup draw.

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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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