Dave Parkinson and Adrian Jackson are back to talk about the Australian Grand Final, The Challenge Cup Final and the RFL's Return to Play, amongst other RL topics.
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Dave and Adrian return in sporadic fashion following personal circumstances to chat through a few of the current stories affecting Rugby League.
Dave Parkinson hosts another episode of the Final Hooter with Adrian Jackson.
The pair talk Super League, Salford and Hull and chat other topical RL stories from the last few days.
Dave is also joined by ex Wigan, Leigh, Rochdale and Chorley forward Andy Grundy to also talk about lockdowns, Hull, Salford and his thoughts on Super League since the restart.
Four months after the last Super League game, Dave Parkinson and Adrian Jackson are back with the self confessed Leigh's biggest loudmouth linking with Widnes' finest export of recent times. A socially distanced pod goes through a recap of the results of those last three SL games and talks about Aussies, rules, wage disputes, championship, league one and Challenge Cup. It's the biggest comeback until Greg Inglis!
Honourable mentions go to Ollie Wilkes and Glyn Shaw and there's a bit of reminiscing for Wakefield, Castleford and Salford fans to get involved with. Feel free to send memories to Dave, @daveparkinsonrl on twitter.
The Final Hooter - 11/03/20
Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson discuss the last round of Super League and talk about all the stories including Ottawa, Coronavirus and the league form of Toronto, Huddersfield and Leeds Rhinos.
They also look forward to next round of the Coral Challenge and we hear from Daryl Powell, Tom Lineham and Matty Smith with Dave rounding things off with a special interview with head of the England Lionhearts programme Stuart Prior.
Adrian and Dave are back with the Final Hooter podcast. They look over happenings in the Challenge Cup with Dave chatting to Simon Finnigan after his Newcastle side put Keighley out of a weather-delayed Round 3 clash. Dave also profiled Batley Bulldogs with head coach and former playing icon Craig Lingard. Lois Forsell was recently appointed as a Man of Steel Voting member in addition to taking on a new role as Leeds Rhinos Women Head coach. We hear from her as she chatted to Adrian. Adrian also caught up with RL royalty - Ellery Hanley, with Super League CEO Robert Elstone and with last years Man of Steel winner Jackson Hastings.
Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson are back with their usual mix of rugby league banter, news, views, opinion and interviews. From the opening couple of rounds of Super League we hear from Adrian Lam (Wigan), Kristian Woolf (St Helens) and Steve Price (Warrington). Stefan Ratchford (Warrington) tells us where things are going right and Adrian chats with Widnes skipper Jack Owens after the Vikings success over Batley.
Dave and Adrian run the rule over what's happening, the name of storms, BetFred Championship and Coral Challenge Cup.
Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson return for episode 2 of the new season.
Our pair talk SL Launch, with Adrian back in full 2016 mode, mention the controversial signing of Israel Folau by Catalans Dragons and the potential dispensation for Toronto. Dave chatted to Tommy Makinson (St Helens), Brian McDermott (Toronto), Danny Houghton (Hull) and James Maloney (Catalans).
Dave gets a few mentions in for Sherwood Wolf Hunt, a new Final Hooter catchphrase is born and both he and Adrian cast their eyes over the third round draw for the Coral Challenge Cup.
Our last words this time round are left to Steve Price (Warrington), Matty English (Huddersfield) and Jordan Abdull (Hull KR).
Dave and Adrian return to discuss Great Britain's losing tour, and highlight the lack of creativity amongst other issues. The pair discuss their thoughts and where things go for the Lions from here.
Dave runs through the winners and clubs relegated this season throughout the pro and NCL ranks, talks the BARLA Three Counties Championship, Welsh Dragonhearts and England Community Lions. He then raves about the performances of NSW Country touring U16 and U18 sides and picks out who to look out for. He drops a name that he interviewed in the past and Adrian rekindles his admiration for Toronto Wolfpack.
In a change from their usual format Dave and Adrian take the chatty route, bantering and nattering about the Challenge Cup Final and the 1895 Cup Final before concentrating on the league and looking forward to the last two weeks of the season.
They also cast a cursory eye on goings-on in the Championship and League One.
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.
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.