Monthly Archives: April 2019

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.

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.

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.

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.