The Final Hooter (2016) Episode 13

Dave and Adrian are back.

Adrian keeps things ticking by in the studio while Dave was over at Bower Fold, Stalybridge ahead of Bradford Bulls visit. The pair discuss all the topical Rugby League issues and we hear from Steve Manning as he chatted to Kieron Cunningham (St Helens) and Shaun Wane (Wigan), Adrian was also busy with interviews with Lee Radford and Danny Houghton (Hull) and we also hear from Warrington centre Rhys Evans. 
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The Final Hooter 2016 (Episode 10)

Adrian and Dave discuss Rugby League matters. Dave tackles Toronto, talks Toulouse, and generally ups his blood pressure.

The lads look back at the 1925-26 season and talk about the last two rounds in Super League. We hear from Wakefield boss Chris Chester and Tony Smith of Warrington following their respective Round 13 wins over Widnes and Wigan respectively.

Adrian brings us post game reaction from League One's recent draw between Rochdale Hornets and Toulouse with Alan Kilshaw and Sylvain Houles joining him. Kurt Gidley gives us his thoughts on the Wigan game and time in England so far while Dave gets mixed up with the Challenge Cup fixtures and is caught unawares by Adrian.

We leave the final say to Swinton Head Coach John Duffy, riding the crest of a wave currently after five successive Championship wins 
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The Final Hooter 2016 (Episode 9)

Adrian Jackson catches up with Dave Parkinson after Dave's short hop to France to cover the Toulouse-Leigh Challenge Cup game. We hear from Toulouse Olympique boss Sylvain Houles, Rochdale Hornets head coach Alan Kilshaw as Adrian and Dave dip their toes into League One. 

Widnes Vikings pivot Kevin Brown chatted to Adrian following his Rochdale cup experience, while Daryl Powell speaks about Castleford Tigers win over Widnes in Round Ten of Super League and Shaun Wane tells Adrian about Wigan's win over Castleford in Round Eleven. 
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The Final Hooter 2016 (Episode 8)

Dave Parkinson and Adrian Jackson return with their view of Rugby League and the Easter fixtures. We hear from Shaun Wane after Wigan's Good Friday defeat of St Helens, Lee Radford after Hull's third win of the Easter period and Tony Smith following Warrington's win at the DW Stadium. We also have player reaction from St Helens Jon Wilkin following St Helens Easter Monday win at Widnes while Ashton Sims gives us the lowdown following victory at Wigan.

Adrian has an idea to solve the Easter debate while Dave goes a bit madcap before recovering to talk League One, iPro Sports Cup and Kingstone Press Championship. 
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The Final Hooter 2016 (Episode 7)

Jacko and Parky return with their rugby league show. We hear from Head Coach Martin Rowse about Castleford Lock Lane, their game against Featherstone Lions and reaction to their 5th Round Ladbrokes Challenge Cup draw. We chat about the other cup results. There is also audio from Neil Jukes, Leigh Centurions boss while Chris Stott caught up with Workington boss Phil Veivers following Leigh's 68-14 cup win against the Cumbrians.

From Super League we hear from Tony Smith after Warrington's victory over Catalans and also check in with halfback Chris Sandow after the 56-12 win over Castleford Tigers. The match of the last round came a the DW Stadium and we hear from Vikings boss Denis Betts after Widnes hit the league summit.
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The Final Hooter 2016 (Episode 6)

Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson return with their latest offering.

Dave chats to Leigh Miners Rangers boss Allan Coleman on the eve of the National Conference League season. He also catches up with Kurt Haggerty following Pilkington Recs excellent 13-0 win over London Skolars.

We hear from Leigh boss Neil Jukes following the 32-all draw at Bradford while James Lowes views come courtesy of Bulls TV.

Brian McDermott gives his post game thoughts on Leeds finally getting off the mark to Sky Sports website and Jamie Peacock talks about the appointment of James Webster as Head coach until the end of the season while Adrian catches up with Joe Mellor after Widnes first win at Huddersfield in twenty years and chatted with recent legends Adrian Morley and Paul Wellens after the pair conducted the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Fourth Round draw. 
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The Final Hooter 2016 (Episode 5)

After a couple of weeks off due to sickness, Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson are back with their post mortem of the World Club Series and reaction to news that Wayne Bennett has been appointed England boss.

In this show we hear from Wayne Bennett courtesy of the RFL and Garry Miller, we hear from North Queensland Cowboys boss Paul Green thanks to Cowboys TV, while Steve Manning was on hand to chat to Trent Robinson (Sydney Roosters boss) and Brisbane superstar player Darius Boyd. Jamie Shaul gives his reaction to Hull's 42-20 opening win over Salford by virtue of HullFC Live and Adrian chatted to Salford boss Ian Watson after his sides 28-20 win over Widnes.
There's also the usual banter and mayhem from the boys.
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The Final Hooter 2016 (Episode 4)

Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson return to talk Rugby League. This week the lads took in the launch events of Super League and the Championship and League One and chatted to some of the players and coaches involved. 

Following the surprise resignation of Paul Rowley at Leigh Centurions, Dave chatted with successor Neil Jukes before speaking to John Kear about Batley, Phil Veivers about Workington and James Coyle about Whitehaven. He also caught up with players Andy Thornley (Swinton), Sam Gee (Oldham) and Paul Sykes (Dewsbury). Adrian also chatted to London Broncos boss Andrew Henderson and caught up with  North Wales Crusaders boss Anthony Murray and York City Knights boss James Ford.
Adrian also ventured to the Super League launch where he chatted to Leeds Kallum Watkins, Wigan's Matty Smith and Frank Pritchard of Hull.
We also wanted to include Joshua Chapman's fine interviews with Keighley youngster Adam Brook and South Wales Undateables star Tom Morgan but we simply couldn't carry any more content. These interviews can be listened too via the Cougars Audioboom channel: https://audioboom.com/Cougarmania.
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The Final Hooter 2016 (Episode 3)

Dave Parkinson is joined by Dave Birch for this Warrington/Widnes based show on behalf of Radio General - Warrington Hospital Radio and Loverugbyleague.com.

Dave Birch brings us audio highlights of Radio General's coverage of the pre-season game between Warrington and Leigh, while Dave Parkinson was in the post game press conference to hear the thoughts of Leigh boss Paul Rowley and Warrington counterpart Tony Smith. In the case of Tony about the game and also his thoughts about Simon Grix.
The boys also chat about Widnes winning the Karalius Cup against St Helens and have a look at most of the friendlies from last weekend, while looking forward to the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Round One fixtures scheduled for this weekend.
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The Final Hooter 2016 (Episode 2)

Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson return with The Final Hooter, this week, as indicated last time out, there is more of a focus on Widnes and Warrington. The lads play the new Super League advert, chat 1980s nostalgia and we also hear from Paul Rowley after Leigh Centurions 26-20 win over Wigan. 

Adrian was over at Widnes and got reaction from Denis Betts, chats to Lloyd White about his new deal and catches up with former Warrington Assistant coach Richard Marshall following Fax's 18-all draw with the Vikings.
There is still enough time for our hosts to banter around. Who said we have to be deadly serious?
Please enjoy.
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