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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.

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Dave Parkinson hosts another socially distant Final Hooter with Adrian on the other end of the line. In this episode the pair look at Brisbane Broncos, the return of Super League and and give thoughts on Toronto. We also hear excerpts from longer interviews done with Wolfpack fans Henry Whitfield, Scott Nordlund and Sandy Shipley.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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Adrian and Dave get together for the first time in a couple of weeks to look back at the play-offs. The pair discuss the Salford rise, Wigan fall, Toronto winning their way to Super League, disappointment at Toulouse, Oldham joy and Newcastle heartache amongst other things.

We look forward to the Betfred Women's Super League Grand Final and we have an interview with Leeds Rhinos boss Adam Cuthbertson. 

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In our latest episode Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson reflect on who finished where in the play-off positions in all three professional and semi-professional divisions. We chat about the Women's game and reflect on its growing stature. The pair also look at the Dream Team.

We hear from St Helens Women's boss Derek Hardman and Wigan player Alison Burrows after recent encounters and with Super League play-offs set to start, Steve Manning caught up with Wigan boss Adrian Lam and Super League CEO Robert Elstone.

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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.

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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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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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