5 live Rugby League

5 live Rugby League

The weekly podcast featuring the latest rugby league results, news, debate analysis and exclusive interviews from BBC Radio 5 live for the 2014 Super League season and the Challenge Cup. Featuring presenter Dave Woods, BBC rugby league regulars George Riley and Stuart Pyke as well as contributions from head coaches, players and former players.

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Recent episodes (4)

  • Ben Flower's Ban - 14 Oct 14

    Tue, 14 Oct 14

    31 mins

    14 days remaining

    Following the news that Wigan Prop Ben Flower will be suspended for 6 months after punching Lance Hohaia of St Helens in the 2014 Super League Grand Final, Caroline Barker is joined by the BBC's Rugby League commentator Dave Woods, Leeds Rhinos' Jamie Jones Buchanan and Wales Rugby League coach John Kear. We'll also hear from former Castleford, Harlequins and Wakefield player Jon Wells, Former Wales cross-code international Gareth Thomas who played with Ben at Crusaders and Wigan's statement, delivered by their rugby general manager Kris Radlinski.

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  • Grand Final Review 13 Oct 14

    Mon, 13 Oct 14

    49 mins

    13 days remaining

    Mark Chapman is joined by Brian Noble, Eorl Crabtree and Ray French to review an action packed Super League Grand Final between St Helens and Wigan. The fall-out continues from Ben Flower's red card, and we hear from Saint's Cheif Exec Mike Rush as they put 5 years of Old Trafford hurt behind them. Plus there's a brief look at the 4 Nations as England travel down-under.

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  • Grand Final Preview 06 Oct 14

    Mon, 6 Oct 14

    52 mins

    6 days remaining

    George Riley is joined by Brian Noble and Kevin Sinfield to preview the Super League Grand Final between St Helens and Wigan.

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  • 5 live rugby league 03 Oct 14

    Fri, 3 Oct 14

    36 mins

    3 days remaining

    George Riley and Kevin Brown are joined by coaches Shaun Wane and Tony Smith to reflect on Wigan's dramatic 16-12 play-off victory over Warrington, setting up a Grand Final against St Helens. Plus Centurions coach Paul Rowley and Canterbury Bulldogs prop forward James Graham look ahead to their respective Grand Finals. And Brian McDermott features in the 5 Drives and a Kick hotseat.

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