Archive for the 'Internationals' Category

Dave Parkinson steers the show with Adrian Jackson on the other side of the zoom call.

It was finally - lights, camera, action on 2021 as our hosts talk about the England games announcement and Tim Sheens becoming Combined Nations All Star boss. We hear from the legendary Australian coach.

Leigh's Ben Flower talks about his hopes for 2021 and settling into a new club after leaving Wigan while Lee Mossop and Zak Hardaker talk about their international and club ambitions for 2021.

Richard Marshall also gives the lowdown of an off season of change at Salford Red Devils while testimonial men Tommy Makinson and Chris Hill also speak.

Our hosts also give their tributes to legendary forward Jeff Grayshon who passed away recently.

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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. 

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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.

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Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson return for a two-part International special.


In this episode the pair look at the performance of Great Britain in their opening two games on tour, discussing form, prospects and also look at other games happening on the international scene.

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Back for the final Final Hooter of the season, Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson host.

They look back over the BetFred Super League Grand Final. We hear from Justin Holbrook, Ian Watson, Mark Percival and Jackson Hastings.

We also hear from the BetFred Women's Super League Grand Final from winning coach Adam Cuthbertson and player of the match Fran Goldthorp.

Adrian and Dave talk international squads and selections and we catch up with one of the newest appointments in the game in Matt Diskin, appointed by Oldham last week. 

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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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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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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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Adrian Jackson is joined by the returning Dave Parkinson for the pair's final Final Hooter of the season.

Dave chats about Fiji, what he's missed and catches up with BARLA Lions Head coach Gary Hewer in addition to chats with Askam second row Tom Hopkins, Egremont livewire hooker Matty Henson and Thatto Heath hard man Andy Lea.

Both also chat past and present with Huddersfield Giants Hall of Famer, Eorl Crabtree.

We hope you've enjoyed the show over 2018 and we'll be back in the New Year.

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We hit the international season by reflecting on the game at Leigh, looking at the England and New Zealand squads.

Dave Parkinson chats to BARLA Lions boss Gary Hewer after his side defeated Cumbria in his hometown, their first and final hit-out before touring Fiji.

Drew Darbyshire caught up with Dominic Manfredi and John Bateman after Wigan won the Super League Grand Final against Warrington.

Adrian Jackson spoke to boss Stuart Littler and centre Rhodri Lloyd after Swinton secured their championship status.

There is all the usual banter too. 

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Dave Parkinson and Adrian Jackson bring another banter filled episode of the Final Hooter to you.

They chat Denver and all the happenings in Rugby League and also look back in time to the 1950-51 season.

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Dave Parkinson returns with the final podcast of the season. Here he looks at the World Cup Final for the men and women and goes over who won what domestically.

Thanks once again for supporting the podcast in 2017. We will be back next year.

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Better late than never!

Manflu struck our intrepid host Adrian Jackson so it's just Dave Parkinson flying solo on this episode.

Dave looks at the two semi-finals, looks ahead to the World Cup Final, looks back to 1995 when England were last in the final and runs through an update of what happened in the Women's World Cup.

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