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The World Cup starts here! With Ashton, Heaslip and Tana Umaga

Chris Ashton is in for Ugo Monye as Danny Care takes the reins on the pod!

Chris joins Danny on the sofa for one last time before he jets off to Japan. Ugo’s gone on loan for the Rugby World Cup but taking his place for the next seven weeks is Chris Ashton! All Blacks legend Tana Umaga joins us to talk New Zealand, our Ireland correspondent Jamie Heaslip is back on the pod and we find out what Tom Fordyce of That Peter Crouch Podcast fame has been up to in the England camp. Plus, Chris and Danny pick their top three wingers and scrum-halves to watch out for in Japan.

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