The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 13

Dave Parkinson hosts Episode 13 of The Final Hooter podcast.

He talks about Denis Betts sacking at Widnes and the appointment of Francis Cummins.

He looks at what happened in the Challenge Cup Quarter Finals, Super League, Championship and League One.

We hear from Ian Smith about his experiences as a referee and Dave chats to Danny Sculthorpe about his work with State of Mind.

He goes through some of the disciplinary punishments but time ran out before he could mention Tomkinsgate.


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The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 12

Adrian Jackson is back with Dave Parkinson for this latest podcast.

In this episode:

We hear from Warrington Wolves boss Stve Price after his team's comeback win over Hull.

Chris Chester gives his verdict on Wakefield's win at Widnes.

We discuss the Championship Summer Bash in Blackpool as the Leigh and Toronto rivalry fanned up again.

There are interviews with Mark Aston (Sheffield Eagles), Paul Rowley (Toronto Wolfpack) and Stuart Littler (Swinton Lions).

We touch upon the goings on in League One and quickly talk Challenge Cup.  

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The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 11

Dave Parkinson is joined by James Gordon for the latest Final Hooter podcast.

The pair look back over the Magic Weekend and debate about its future format.

They also chat about Kieron Purtill being handed the reigns at Leigh and Shaun Wane resigning at Wigan.

We have interviews with Martin Aspinwall (Barrow) and Stuart Littler (Swinton) following the exciting 22-all draw which we covered as part of our Championship Live broadcasting via Facebook Live Audio. 

There is also just enough time to cram in a couple of thoughts about England Knights and Kevin Naiqama's impending move to St Helens.

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The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 10

Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson are joined in the studio by former match official Warren Turley who gives some interesting thoughts  throughout the show.

We look back on Round Six of the Challenge Cup, also touching base with the Championship and League One and have a whole host of interviews.

Dave speaks to Leigh wing or fullback Jack Owens after that Salford cup win.

Adrian catches up with Stefan Ratchford after the 66-10 win over Toronto.

Phil Fearnley speaks to Toronto Chief Executive Eric Perez about the progress of the game in Canada and his links with a potential new North American club. 

Steve Manning caught up with St Helens boss Justin Holbrook after their low key home win over Catalans Dragons.

Adrian, Dave and Warren chat about all things rugby league with the final word coming from James Gordon, in conversation with Rochdale Hornets boss Alan Kilshaw following Hornets recent thrilling victory at Dewsbury.

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The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 9

Dave Parkinson and Adrian Jacksin are back talking West Wales and York City Knights, reviewing all the results and looking forward to the next round of the Challenge Cup.

They also briefly discuss Zak Hardaker and Toronto Wolfpack and reflect on a good attendance for Swinton Lions.

We hear from Leeds Rhinos Jamie Jones Buchanan about a new documentary film featuring the club's brilliant 2015 season courtesy of Leeds Rhinos TV and their media manager Phil Daly.

We also hear from:

Tom Tsang speaking after Coventry Bears cup loss to Widnes Vikings.

Wigan boss Shaun Wane after their comeback victory over Widnes in Super League.

Sheffield Eagles stand off Simon Brown after their 38-16 away success at Rochdale.

Eagles boss Mark Aston also gives his verdict.

Leigh's interim boss Kieron Purtill reflects on the Centurions latest victory and looks ahead to playing London Broncos this weekend.

There is also the usual banter.

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The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 8

In this episode of the Final Hooter podcast Adrian and Dave go through the latest happenings in the game and have a quick discussion about golden point. There is all the usual banter. 

We also hear from:
London Broncos Head Coach Danny Ward after the Broncos win at Rochdale.

Newly reappointed North Wales Crusaders boss Anthony Murray.

Newcastle Thunder Head Coach Jason Payne.

Warrington's Steve Price after the Wolves sixth win on the bounce against Hull KR.

Dewsbury Rams boss Neil Kelly after their spirited performance against Toronto.

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The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 7 - Post Easter edition

Happy Easter Listeners!


We hope you had a rugby league filled time. 


Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson return to review the action.


Steve Manning catches up with Justin Holbrook following St Helens exciting Good Friday win over Wigan and Steve Price gives his thoughts on Warrington claiming bragging rights against Widnes. Adrian chats to Jon Wilkin after Saints extended their advantage at the top of the Super League ladder with a win over Widnes while we look at who had a good and bad Easter in the Championship. Dave and Adrian chat all things London Broncos with skipper Jay Pitts and we get the latest from Kieron Purtill after the interim Leigh coach oversaw wins over Swinton and London over Easter.


The lads also cast a glance over League One too.

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The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 6

Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson are back with Episode 6 of our 2018 run.

In this episode we hear from Jake Mamo following Huddersfield's win at Widnes in the Betfred Super League.

We also hear from Denis Betts about him leaving his role in the England set-up.

Richard Marshall gives us the lowdown after Halifax defeated Leigh in the Betfred Championship and James chats with York City Knights boss James Ford after their close run win against Oldham in Betfred League One.

The guys also chat about Josh Charnley returning to Rugby League with Warrington and the banter sees Adrian drop in a football reference and we talk quickly about the draw for the fifth round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup.

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The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 5

A lot has happened in RL since the boys gave us their last update.


Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson host and we hear from Rhys Hanbury (Widnes), Steve Price (Warrington), Matt Diskin (Batley), Neil Kelly (Dewsbury), Paul Rowley (Toronto), John Duffy (Featherstone) and Kieron Purtill (Leigh) in this busy show that sees us reflect on possible Hearn involvement, England playing in Denver and Leigh's coaching casualty amongst other things.

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The Final Hooter (2018) - Episode 4

Adrian and Dave return, Adrian battles through with a cold and has his first two rants of the season. Dave gives his opinion of Wigan and Hull playing each other 12000 miles from home.

We hear from Batley Bulldogs boss Matt Diskin following his side's 6-34 reversal at Leigh while Neil Jukes also gives us the Centurion perspective. From Round One we have audio from Richie Myler (Leeds) and Joe Mellor (Widnes) following good opening victories for both teams. 

The lads look at what has happened so far in the Super League and Championship, look forward to week one of the League One season, give reaction to the Challenge Cup draw and enjoy the banter.

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