Monthly Archives: February 2019

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.

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.

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.

The Final Hooter 2019 - Episode 4

Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson are back talking the first couple of rounds of Super League. This episodes' "First, Last and everything" interview is Jason Mossop from Whitehaven. Dave also chats to new Leigh man Joe Cator about moving over the Pennines, his performance against Toulouse and becoming a semi-professional player. Steve Manning chats to Justin Holbrook of St Helens after their Round One win over Wigan and caught up with Leeds boss David Furner, doing it tough after a couple of games this year. Adrian also speaks to another 100% coach in the form of Warrington's Steve Price.

The Final Hooter 2019 Episode 3 - Terry O’Connor

Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson catch up with SKY TV pundit Terry O'Connor to find out all about his playing career and just how he's still involved in amateur rugby league.