All Blacks Podcast

All Blacks Podcast

By All Blacks Podcast

The official podcast from New Zealand rugby - featuring interviews with some of the biggest and most influential names in New Zealand and global rugby.

Episodes

Episode 13 (S2) Brad Weber from the Dunedin Sharks to the All Black Jersey

Brad Weber is one of the great characters of NZ Rugby who has literally done it all. Brad discusses his rugby journey that saw him play 50 games for the Hawkes Bay as a 3rd generation Halfback, over 100 games for the Chiefs and 18 times for All Blacks.  He zooms in from Paris where he has just started a new chapter in his Rugby career at Stade Francais.  Enjoy the Podcast.     
20/12/23·1h 35m

Episode 12 (S2) Reviewing 2023 with Jeff Wilson ahead of the ASB Rugby Awards

It has been another huge year of Rugby in 2023.    To review the year ahead of the ASB Rugby Awards on December the 14th and also discuss some highlights of his own career, Jeff Wilson joined the All Black podcast.    Jeff discusses the highs and lows of the recent Rugby World Cup in France where he was apart of the Sky commentary team.   He also covers some of the highlights of his career from debuting for the All Blacks at 19, winning a series on South African soil in 1996 as well as discussing an international cricket career that started in 1992 and finished in 2005, both against Australia.  Enjoy the Podcast. 
10/12/23·1h 24m

Episode 11 (S2) Former Kiwi French International Tony Marsh on the RWC and what makes the French tick

We are about to hit the semi-final stage of the Rugby World Cup in France so seems a good time to dig a little deeper into that tournament. The fans, the stadiums, the culture and off course one of the All-Blacks great rivals, the French Rugby Team. To help us get a feel for the tournament abroad is Former Counties, Blues, Crusaders and 21 test French international, Tony Marsh who has just returned from France.  Enjoy the Podcast. 
18/10/23·50m 58s

Episode 10 (S2) Behind the scenes of the Front Row Daily Show on NZR + with George Bower and Stacey Waaka

The Front Row Daily Show is found on the NZR+ app which features a catalogue of behind the scenes, exclusive, and original content that can’t be found anywhere else. Two of the Hosts, 21 test All Black prop George Bower and 2 x RWC winner and gold medalist Stacey Waaka join the podcast to discuss being on the other side of the mic, highlights of the show so far and how they think the All Blacks are going to perform in their Quarter Final against the Irish.  Enjoy the pod. 
12/10/23·30m 19s

Episode 9 (S2) Richie McCaw on his final chapter at the 2015 World Cup

Richie McCaw played 148 Tests for the All Blacks with 110 as Captain.  He went to four Rugby World Cups in 2003, 2007, 2011 and 2015, leading his side to victory in 2011 and 2015.  Richie speaks to the All Blacks podcast about what he has been up to in retirement, family life, multi-sport and some of the things he misses from his playing days.  He talks about the experiences at the 2003 and 2007 tournaments and how it help shape the success in 2015 as well discussing how the 2015 tournament unfolded.  Enjoy the Podcast.       
31/08/23·44m 59s

Episode 8 (S2) Australian legend Tim Horan on facing the All Blacks the Bledisloe Cup rivalry

Former Wallaby midfielder Tim Horan played 80 tests for his country as well as lifting the Rugby World Cup in 1991 and 1999.    A player who experienced a huge amount of success against the team in black speaks about making his debut against the All Blacks in 1989.    Tim remembers facing the Haka as a 19 year old, memorable All Black players like John Kirwan, Jonah Lomu, and Joe Stanley as well as his best and worst test memories versus New Zealand.   With the World Cup only a couple of months away, Tim discusses the prospects of the Wallabies as well as why he thinks the All Blacks are favourites in France in 2023. 
24/07/23·33m 43s

Episode 7 (S2) Finlay Christie, Nepo Laulala, and Braydon Ennor preview the first 2023 home test of the year against South Africa.

Finlay Christie, Nepo Laulala, and Braydon Ennor are all in the match day 23 to play South Africa at Mount Smart Stadium for the first home test of 2023.    They join the All Black podcast to discuss the first squad of the year, the trip to Argentina as well as preparations for the match against our greatest rival, South Africa.
14/07/23·30m 43s

Episode 6 (S2): Darren Shand on 20 years managing the All Blacks

Darren Shand was first appointed All Black Manager in 2004 and has now been responsible for everything that happens off the field for over 250 Test matches. The 2023 season will be Shandy’s last and will culminate in the Rugby World Cup in France. Shandy looks back on his time in the team and gives an interesting insight into World Cup preparations.  The All Blacks Podcast powered by SAP is hosted by Rob Dunne. 
29/06/23·44m 14s

Episode 5 (S2): A life in rugby with the Professor Wayne Smith

Wayne Smith joins the All Black podcast down the road from his home at Waihi Athletic Rugby Club.  Wayne discusses some of the highlights of his playing and coaching career spanning 1980 through to winning the Women's World Cup in 2022 at Eden Park. Wayne talks about the series of events that saw him leave his beloved Waikato region to have a crack in Canterbury and be involved in iconic matches like the Canterbury v Auckland Ranfurly Shield match in 1985 in front of 50,000 fans.  He talks about his highlights playing in the All Black jersey, some of the great players he marked like Mark Ella and Michael Lynagh as well as his most memorable matches and why.  Wayne discusses his time in coaching. His first experiences as a player/coach in Italy while not speaking the language through to his Emotions in the Coaching box in 2011.  Smithy discusses taking over the Black Ferns only 6 months out from a home World Cup and how he was able to build an environment and team that went on to win the tournament in fairy tale like circumstances.  Finally, Wayne speaks about the state of the game and the upcoming Rugby World Cup in France in September. Enjoy the pod with one of the absolute greats of the game.  The All Blacks Podcast powered by SAP is hosted by Rob Dunne. 
04/05/23·1h 36m

Episode 4 (S2): Steve Lancaster on the state of the grassroots game in New Zealand

General Manager of Community Rugby Steve Lancaster joins the All Black podcast and discusses a part of New Zealand Rugby that has created so many of our top All Blacks and Black Ferns - the grassroots.    Steve discusses the growth in the women's game post the Black Ferns victory at the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand, the new tackles laws in the club and school game as well as where funds from the Silverlake partnership are beginning to be invested throughout our clubs. 
20/04/23·40m 40s

Episode 3 (S2): Campbell Johnstone

Campbell Johnstone (CJ) speaks to the All Blacks podcast about his professional career spanning 15 years. CJ talks about his favourite memories at Canterbury, the Crusaders, the All Blacks as well as overseas at Biarritz. A fantastic storyteller, CJ also tells some humorous stories about Bill Clinton visiting NZ, what he used to do to hit the required weight for the modern prop and how he made sure he secured his French contract. CJ finishes by discussing his decision to come out as New Zealand's first openly gay All Black and the messages that he hopes people will take from him sharing his story.    The All Blacks Podcast is powered by SAP.
05/04/23·54m 13s

Episode 2 (S2): Nua Finau on Red White and Brass

Writer and Producer Nua Finau joins the All Blacks Podcast to talk about his movie Red, White and Brass. Released in cinemas in New Zealand on March 21, the movie tells the true story of Maka, a Tongan superfan, will do whatever it takes to get tickets to the Tonga vs France Rugby World Cup game – even if it means promising to deliver a brass band for the pre-match entertainment. Only problem is, the band doesn’t exist and Maka has four weeks to make one. The All Blacks Podcast is powered by SAP.
23/03/23·18m 52s

Episode 1 (S2): Anton Lienert-Brown

The All Black podcast is back in 2023 for a check in with midfielder Anton Lienert-Brown on life off the field, returning to play from his injured ankle, the toughest opponents he has faced as well as his favourite moments in the All Black jersey.    The All Blacks Podcast is powered by SAP and hosted by Rob Dunne.
23/03/23·38m 9s

Episode 17: Chris Lendrum (General Manager Professional Rugby)

New Zealand Rugby General Manager Professional Rugby and Performance Chris Lendrum joins the Podcast to reflect on 2022 and look ahead to a huge year of rugby in 2023.   The All Blacks Podcast is powered by SAP. 
13/12/22·47m 15s

Episode 16: Kirstie Stanway and Joe Wheeler look back on 2022

ASB Rugby Awards show hosts Kirstie Stanway and Joe Wheeler look back on the year that was 2022. From the Rugby World Cup final at Eden Park to the inaugural season of Super Rugby Aupiki and all points in between, Kirstie and Joey reminisce on a year to remember for rugby in New Zealand. The ASB Rugby Awards are screened on Sky Sport NZ and Prime TV at 8.30pm on Thursday 8 December.   The All Blacks Podcast is powered by SAP. 
07/12/22·54m 39s

Episode 15: Jason Ryan and the journey from Heartland to the All Blacks

All Blacks Forwards Coach Jason Ryan joins the podcast to talk about his whirlwind 2022 season so far and journey from the ranks of Heartland rugby to the All Blacks. In a revealing chat with host Rob Dunne, Ryan discusses the influence of world-renowned scrum doctor Mike Cron, his own coaching philosophies, how he set the scene at his first All Blacks training and much more.  The All Blacks Podcast is powered by SAP.
21/10/22·43m 9s

Episode 14: Ben O’Keeffe on the life as a referee

Referee Ben O'Keeffe joins the podcast to chat through the life of a referee, his schedule for the November internationals and reflects on some of the big referee decisions made in recent matches - including the 'time-wasting' call made during the All Blacks v Wallabies clash in Melbourne.    The All Blacks Podcast powered by SAP is hosted by Rob Dunne.
17/10/22·41m 12s

Episode 13: Rugby World Cup Tournament Director Michelle Hooper

What does it take to hold a Rugby World Cup in New Zealand? Rugby World Cup Tournament Director Michelle Hooper joins the show to talk through the tournament so far and what to expect in the coming weeks.   The All Blacks Podcast powered by SAP is hosted by Rob Dunne.
14/10/22·29m 58s

Episode 12: Melodie Robinson and the rise of women’s rugby

Former Black Fern Melodie Robinson joins the show to discuss the rise of women’s rugby and what to expect during the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.   In a revealing chat with host Rob Dunne, Robinson recalls what life was like as a Black Fern in the 1990s, her transition into broadcasting and what key values make the Black Ferns a unique and successful team on the world stage.  
13/10/22·43m 13s

Episode 11: Black Ferns Theresa Fitzpatrick, Ayesha Leti-l’iga and Natalie Delamere

Ahead of the world-record opening to the Rugby World Cup at Eden Park, catch up with Black Ferns Theresa Fitzpatrick, Ayesha Leti-l'iga and Natalie Delamere. The All Blacks Podcast powered by SAP is hosted by Rob Dunne.
07/10/22·35m 56s

Episode 10: Front row club with Dane Coles, Codie Taylor and Samisoni Taukei’aho

All Blacks hookers Dane Coles, Codie Taylor and Samisoni Taukei'aho join the podcast to discuss life in the front row, how the All Blacks are developing in 2022 and much more.    The All Blacks podcast powered by SAP is hosted by Rob Dunne.
23/09/22·37m 53s

Episode 9: Māori All Blacks Kaumatua Luke Crawford

To help mark Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week), Māori All Blacks Kaumatua Luke Crawford provides an insight into the Māori All Blacks environment and what makes the team one of the most special and unique in world sport.   The All Blacks Podcast Powered by SAP is hosted by Rob Dunne.
13/09/22·42m 50s

Episode 8: Kieran Read on life after rugby and the Bledisloe Cup

All Blacks centurion and double Rugby World Cup winner Kieran Read joins the show to reflect on his career and look ahead to the Bledisloe Cup Test series against Australia. In an entertaining chat, Kieran reveals what he is doing now that his playing career is finished and delves deep into some Bledisloe Cup memories.    The All Blacks Podcast powered by SAP is hosted by Rob Dunne.
12/09/22·48m 31s

Episode 7: Karl Te Nana on a life in Sevens

Former All Blacks Sevens speedster Karl Te Nana and current commentator Karl Te Nana joins the podcast from Cape Town to chat all things Sevens rugby on the eve of the Sevens Rugby World Cup.    The All Blacks Podcast Powered by SAP is hosted by Rob Dunne. 
08/09/22·37m 57s

Episode 6: Ben O’Keeffe

International referee Ben O'Keeffe joins the podcast to give the lowdown on the latest developments in the game and what it is like to referee at the highest level.    The All Blacks Podcast Powered by SAP is hosted by Rob Dunne. 
14/08/22·57m 5s

Episode 5: Aidan Ross (All Black #1202)

Newly capped All Blacks prop Aidan Ross joins the podcast to chat through his rise through the ranks in the Bay of Plenty and his selection in the All Blacks 2022 squad.    The All Blacks Podcast Powered by SAP is hosted by Rob Dunne. 
31/07/22·33m 51s

Episode 4: Birmingham preview with Clark Laidlaw

All Blacks Sevens Head Coach Clark Laidlaw joins the show to preview the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.   This episode is hosted by Rob Dunne. 
08/07/22·40m 24s

Episode 3: Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, Finlay Christie and Stephen Perofeta

Ahead of the first Test of 2022, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, Finlay Christie and Stephen Perofeta join the show to chat through their own journeys in rugby and how they are adjusting to life inside the All Blacks environment.   The All Blacks Podcast Powered by SAP is hosted by Rob Dunne. 
01/07/22·34m 6s

Episode 2: Richie McCaw

Double Rugby World Cup winner and World Rugby Hall of Fame member Richie McCaw joins the podcast to reflect on his debut against Ireland and share memories from his storied career in the black jersey. This episode is hosted by Rob Dunne.   The All Blacks Podcast powered by SAP.
25/06/22·47m 17s

Episode 1: All Blacks Head Coach Ian Foster

All Blacks Head Coach Ian Foster joins the podcast to look back on his playing career, answer hard-hitting fan questions, discuss the upcoming 2022 All Blacks squad announcement and much more. This episode is hosted by Rob Dunne.   The All Blacks Podcast powered by SAP. 
28/05/22·1h 5m

Gary Whetton and the 1992 Centenary series

To commemorate the 30-year anniversary of the historic Centenary series against the World XV in 1992, former All Blacks captain Gary Whetton joins the podcast to chat through his memories of the series and look back on his life in rugby.   This episode is hosted by Rob Dunne.
21/04/22·48m 14s

All Blacks legend Sean Fitzpatrick

The All Blacks Podcast is back for 2022 with an all-time great of All Blacks rugby in the hot seat.   Sean Fitzpatrick joins the show to reflect on his 92 Test career for the All Blacks which included the highs of the 1987 Rugby World Cup and the first series win over South Africa in 1996. 'Fitzy' reveals the greatest advice he ever received, the touching moment he shared with All Blacks legend Don Clarke following the historic series win in South Africa, where he keep his first-ever All Blacks jersey and much more.   This episode is hosted by Rob Dunne.
12/04/22·1h 14m

ASB Rugby Awards preview with Kirstie Stanway and Tony Johnson

The All Blacks Podcast is joined by one of the judges (Tony Johnson) and one of the hosts (Kirstie Stanway) of the ASB Rugby Awards to look back on the 2021 season and check out the nominees for the 2021 ASB Rugby Awards. Tune into the ASB Rugby Awards on Sky Sport at 8pm on Wednesday 15 December.
09/12/21·59m 8s

American rugby legend Todd Clever

Legendary USA rugby player Todd Clever sits down to talk through his globe-trotting rugby career, what the All Blacks visit to USA means for the country, the growth of Major League Rugby in the United States and much more. Hosted by Rob Dunne.
20/10/21·45m 23s

Les Elder and Renee Wickliffe

Black Ferns veterans Les Elder and Renee Wickliffe jump on the All Blacks Podcast to talk about the Black Ferns upcoming tour to the UK and France, the newly announced Super Rugby women's competition in 2022 and take a look ahead to the Rugby World Cup to be held in New Zealand next year. Hosted by Robert Dunne from Mount Maunganui.
21/09/21·41m 23s

Sir Bryan Williams on 100 years of All Blacks v South Africa rugby

Ahead of the 100th Test between the All Blacks and South Africa on September 25, legendary wing Sir Bryan Williams sits down to talk through his experiences and memories of facing the Springboks during his storied career.
16/09/21·32m 59s

Dane Coles, Sevu Reece and Luke Jacobson

It's laughs aplenty as Dane Coles, Sevu Reece and Luke Jacobson take over the All Blacks podcast.
16/08/21·37m 20s

Akira Ioane, George Bridge & Jordie Barrett

It’s a bumper episode of the All Blacks Podcast with Akira Ioane, Jordie Barrett and George Bridge all in the studio to share their stories. The three players chat through their respective rugby journeys, recall the first time they were named in the All Blacks, and look ahead to a blockbuster year of Test rugby in 2021.
02/07/21·43m 34s

Finlay Christie, Ethan Blackadder and Karl Tu’inukuafe

Fresh from being named in the All Blacks squad for the 2021 Steinlager Series, catch up with newly named All Blacks Finlay Christie and Ethan Blackadder alongside 17-Test prop Karl Tu'inukuafe. Host Rob Dunne chats to the players about being named in the squad for the first time, what they can expect while in the environment and looks back at their road into the black jersey.
23/06/21·29m 54s

Steve Devine

From his upbringing in rural New South Wales town to carving out a rugby career in New Zealand, 10-Test All Blacks halfback Steve Devine shares his remarkable rugby journey. In a revealing chat with host Rob Dunne, Devine chats about the transition from Australian rugby to cracking the top echelon in New Zealand, his memories of playing with some of the greats of the game like Jonah Lomu and Carlos Spencer, and the work ethic that brought so much success in his career.
22/05/21·1h 2m

Will Jordan

Fresh from winning the Super Rugby Aotearoa title with the Crusaders, All Blacks outside back Will Jordan joins the All Blacks Podcast to talk about the season so far and his journey through the rugby ranks.
17/05/21·55m 7s

Eloise Blackwell and Aleisha-Pearl Nelson

Eloise Blackwell and Aleisha-Pearl Nelson join the All Blacks Podcast to talk about the historic inaugural Super Rugby Women's match between the Blues and Chiefs at Eden Park on Saturday 1 May. This episode is hosted by Rob Dunne.
30/04/21·47m 20s

Eroni Clarke

Former All Blacks midfielder Eroni Clarke joins the All Blacks Podcast to talk through his life in rugby as a player, mentor and father to current All Blacks wing Caleb. Clarke is currently the Pasifika Engagement Manager at New Zealand Rugby and provides his reaction to the news that Moana Pasifika will join a new professional competition from 2022.
21/04/21·1h 2m

Aaron Mauger

One of New Zealand's greatest ever midfielders Aaron Mauger joins the All Blacks Podcast to talk about his upbringing in Lyttleton and journey through the playing and coaching ranks in rugby.
15/04/21·55m 47s

Clark Laidlaw

All Blacks Sevens coach Clark Laidlaw joins the All Blacks Podcast to talk about his upbringing in the Scotland borders and journey through the rugby ranks to the Head Coach role for the All Blacks Sevens.
29/03/21·1h 5m

Grant Fox

The All Blacks Podcast is back for 2021! All Blacks selector Grant Fox joins the show to chat through the year that was 2020 and look back on his illustrious playing career.
19/03/21·50m 26s

Ian Jones and the All Blacks Experience

Former All Blacks lock Ian Jones joins the All Blacks Podcast to look back on his career and profile the new All Blacks Experience attraction in Auckland.
09/12/20·51m 32s

Mark Robinson

New Zealand Rugby CEO Mark Robinson joins the All Blacks Podcast to chat through his journey from the playing field to the boardroom and the unique challenges offered in 2020. Hosted by Jay Reeve and Robert Dunne.
04/11/20·43m 30s

Charles Riechelmann

Former All Blacks, Blues and Auckland loose forward Charlie Riechelmann joins the All Blacks podcast to look back on all the highs and lows from his career.
02/11/20·49m 45s

Josh Kronfeld

From the early days in the Hawke's Bay to making his mark on the national stage in Dunedin, former All Blacks openside flanker Josh Kronfeld chats through his rugby journey.
07/10/20·1h 7m

Angus Ta’avao

Angus Ta'avao joins the All Blacks Podcast to talk about his journey from Dilworth College to the All Blacks.
24/09/20·53m 59s

Keven Mealamu

An icon of the modern day game, double Rugby World Cup winner Keven Mealamu joins the All Blacks Podcast to look back on his 132-Test career.
17/09/20·44m 57s

Jarrad Hoeata

A genuine hard-man of New Zealand rugby, Jarrad Hoeata joins the All Blacks Podcast to look back on his 15-year professional career and talk about what is up next now he has hung up the boots. Note that the Steinlager North v South clash will now be played in Wellington on September 5 at 7.10pm.
27/08/20·51m 56s

Mike Delany

The man with more clubs than Arnold Palmer joins the All Blacks Podcast to talk about his globe trotting career.
12/08/20·44m 1s

Glen Jackson

Former Chiefs and Bay of Plenty playmaker and long-serving referee Glen Jackson joins the All Blacks Podcast to look back on his eclectic career and latest move into coaching with the Fiji national team.
05/08/20·49m 19s

Sir Graham Henry

Former All Blacks coach Sir Graham Henry looks back on his illustrious coaching career and gives his thoughts on the state of the game in 2020 and beyond.
29/07/20·1h 2m

Scott Curry and Sam Dickson

All Blacks Sevens stars Scott Curry and Sam Dickson join the All Blacks Podcast this week to talk about life on World Series Sevens circuit and the bumpy road to the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2021.
23/07/20·46m 20s

Niall Williams and Kelly Brazier

Black Ferns Sevens stars Niall William and Kelly Brazier join the All Blacks Podcast to talk about their journey to the top of the sevens game.
20/07/20·54m 56s

JP and Biggie

The All Blacks Podcast is joined by two heavy hitters with James Parsons and Ben Afeaki in the studio to chat all things rugby. From the hotly anticipated North v South clash to the Blues winning streak in Super Rugby and much more, Jay and Rob have no shortage of hot topics to pick off with the lads.
01/07/20·53m 15s

Anton Lienert-Brown

The All Blacks Podcast presented by Vodafone is back and better than ever. Hosted by popular broadcaster Jay Reeve and podcaster Rob Dunne, the first guest on the podcast is Chiefs and All Blacks midfielder Anton Lienert Brown. Lienert-Brown talks about growing up in rugby mad Christchurch before making the move north to the Chiefs and cracking the All Blacks. He talks about some of the highs and lows of his career including the loss to England in the 2019 Rugby World Cup semifinal and also about being a part of the first professional live sports event with crowds since the start of the global Covid-19 lockdown.
17/06/20·1h 15m

Episode 29: Sam Warburton

Former Wales and British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton joins the All Blacks Podcast to lift the lid on his career. Speaking to All Blacks Podcast UK correspondent Jesse Johnson from London, Sam talks through all the big moments in his career, recalls the drawn New Zealand Lions Series in 2017 and takes a look at the Rugby World Cup in Japan. Sam's book, 'Openside' is now available to purchase at all good book stores.
20/09/19·54m 5s

Episode 28: Dan Carter

Ahead of the release of his movie 'The Perfect 10', Dan Carter joins the All Blacks podcast to look back on his career. From the depths of injury despair to the highs of clinching World Cup glory in 2015 and an interesting encounter with Prince Harry, Dan Carter talks through all the big moments in his career. The Perfect 10 is in New Zealand cinemas from Thursday August 29. Global release details are to come.
23/08/19·30m 48s

Episode 27: Israel Dagg

One of the finest and most popular players of his generation, 66-Test All Black Israel Dagg joins the All Blacks Podcast to reflect on his career. From his upbringing in Hawke's Bay to time in the black jersey, Izzy lifts the lid on his rugby journey and answers all the big questions fans want to know.
11/04/19·52m 4s

Episode 26: Dr Nic Gill

The All Blacks Strength and Conditioning coach Dr Nic Gill joins the All Blacks podcast to talk all things health and fitness. From the All Blacks gym routines and nutrition programmes to his own health journey, Nic lifts the lid on what makes the All Blacks one of the fittest teams in world sport. Nic has just released his own book 'Health your Self' which can be purchased at all good book outlets.
12/02/19·48m 55s

Episode 25: Nigel Owens

The world's most-capped referee and king of one liners Nigel Owens joins the All Blacks podcast. From his upbringing in a 'soccer village' in Wales where no English was spoken to his first foray into rugby refereeing at the age of 16, and all the way to controlling the Rugby World Cup final in 2015, Nigel Owens gives an inside seat to his story.
13/09/18·46m 48s

Episode 24: Brendon McCullum

From thumping the best bowling attacks in the world to lacing up his rugby boots for the first time in 18 years, former Black Caps star Brendon McCullum is back in New Zealand. In his usual upfront manner, Brendon McCullum chats about his return to rugby, life in Matamata, his time leading the Black Caps, the possibility of a NZ team in the Big Bash and even chooses his preferred opening option between Chris Lynn and Kane Williamson.
05/07/18·34m 33s

Episode 23: Webby and Ally

Chiefs' duo Brad Weber and Michael Allardice join the All Blacks Podcast to chat about their very own podcast - Code Trippin'. From the best sledges on the field to the biggest pest in the dressing room, Webby and Ally pull no punches in a wide ranging chat with hosts JP Tocker and Andy Burt. Listen to Code Trippin here: https://apple.co/2r4Ds4E
27/04/18·36m 56s

Episode 22: Cory Jane

From his reputation as the joker in the All Blacks squad to some of the biggest challenges he has faced, Cory Jane opens up on the All Blacks podcast. In a wide-ranging chat from the Hurricanes training base in Wellington, Jane chats about his earliest rugby memories, what the All Blacks can expect against France in June, what the Hurricanes title win in 2016 meant to him and much more.
12/04/18·44m 50s

Episode 21: Glen Jackson and Ben O’Keeffe

What's it like to referee in front of 80,000 people? How nervous were you in your first professional game? How have the players adapted to the new rules? Find out all this and more as referees Glen Jackson and Ben O'Keeffe join the All Blacks podcast to chat all things rugby.
03/04/18·25m 37s

Episode 20: Conrad Smith

From the origins of his nickname 'Snakey' to addressing those retirement rumours, double Rugby World Cup winner Conrad Smith discusses it all on the All Blacks podcast. In a wide-ranging chat from his home base in Pau, Smith chats about his unconventional rise through rugby's ranks, what the All Blacks can expect against France in June and much more.
27/03/18·41m 13s

Episode 19: Brett Gosper

World Rugby CEO Brett Gosper joins the All Blacks Podcast to chat all things rugby during his recent trip to New Zealand. Melbourne-born Gosper chats about his rugby background, the growth of rugby around the world, what fans can look forward to in 2018, his vision for the future of the game and much more.
07/02/18·22m 29s

Episode 18: Brad Shields

The All Blacks Podcast is back in 2018 with Hurricanes loose forward Brad Shields joining the show to chat fatherhood, his rugby journey, beard maintenance and much more! In a wide-ranging chat, Shields takes us through a day in the life of a professional rugby player, takes us back to his early rugby days and looks forward to the 2018 Investec Super Rugby season.
15/01/18·34m 18s

Episode 17: Tofiga Fepulea’i

The All Blacks Podcast catches up with renowned performer Tofiga Fepulea'i to chat rugby, comedy and much more. Wellington-raised Tofiga talks about his career as one half of the Laughing Samoans, his favourite rugby memories and his relationship with a number of current and former All Blacks.
21/11/17·25m 40s

Episode 16: Piri Weepu

From his upbringing in Wainui to his inspirational performance at the 2011 Rugby World Cup, Piri Weepu tells all on the All Blacks podcast. Following his retirement from rugby, the All Blacks podcast caught up with Weepu to chat in-depth about his career and lift the curtain on life in the All Blacks plus much more.
24/10/17·54m 34s

Episode 15: Ardie Savea

From his hair-styling regime to favourite meat-pie flavour, the All Blacks Podcast puts the hard-hitting questions to Ardie Savea. During a rest-week in Wellington, the All Blacks Podcast caught up with Ardie to chat about a new and exciting venture, his quick ascent up the rugby ranks, what he gets up to off the field and even asks him a few questions from the fans.
11/10/17·21m 14s

Episode 14: Investec Rugby Championship Preview

Expert rugby pundit Jim Kayes joins the All Blacks podcast to preview the 2017 Investec Rugby Championship. From the opening Bledisloe Cup Test in Sydney, the players to watch in the Rugby Championship, who might start in the All Blacks backline and much more, the podcast covers all of the hot topics ahead of the Rugby Championship.
15/08/17·29m 41s

Episode 13: Spotlight on Women’s Rugby

In a bumper episode of the All Blacks Podcast, the spotlight is shone on the women's game with three big guests. World Rugby General Manager for Women's Rugby chats about the growth of the women's game globally. Then Black Ferns stars Kendra Cocksedge and Les Ketu talk about the upcoming June series when Canada, Australia and England all descend on New Zealand for Test matches.
30/05/17·25m 14s

Episode 12: John Bradshaw Layfield

Former WWE champion John Bradshaw Layfield talks about the strong influence the All Blacks are having on his rugby programme for at risk youth in Bermuda. The man affectionately known as JBL also chats about his wrestling his career, which All Black he thinks would make a WWE champion and the rapid growth of rugby in USA.
22/05/17·30m 15s

Episode 11: Mils Muliaina

Former All Blacks fullback Mils Muliaina joins the All Blacks podcast to chat about his career, his support of the Starship Foundation, the upcoming Lions series and more. The 100-Test All Black talks about his formative years in Southland, some of the highlights from his time in the All Blacks and how he is enjoying life after rugby.
14/05/17·20m 43s

Episode Ten: Steve Tew

New Zealand Rugby CEO Steve Tew joins the All Blacks podcast to talk all things rugby. From grassroots to the global rugby calendar, Tew chats about his time at the helm of New Zealand Rugby, the changes seen in the game and casts an eye forward to the DHL NZ Lions Series 2017.
09/05/17·38m 44s

Episode 9: Riki Flutey

As one of the only players to have played both for and against the British & Irish Lions, Riki Flutey chats about his career, what it is like to tour with the Lions and gives his thoughts on the Lions squad to tour New Zealand in June and July.
25/04/17·1h

Episode 8: Peter Bush

To celebrate the 125th anniversary of New Zealand Rugby, legendary photographer Peter Bush joined the All Blacks podcast to talk about his 60 year career covering the All Blacks and New Zealand Rugby.
15/04/17·1h 19m

Episode 7: Joseph Parker

WBO Heavyweight Champion Joseph Parker joins the All Blacks Podcast to chat about his preparation for his title defence against Hughie Fury, his All Blacks connection and much more!
03/04/17·29m 6s

Episode 6: Christian Cullen

Former All Blacks fullback Christian Cullen joins the All Blacks podcast to provide a low down on what he has been up to since retiring from rugby, reminisce about his playing days and make a special announcement.
28/03/17·24m 35s

Episode 5: Lima Sopoaga

All Blacks and Highlanders first five-eighth Lima Sopoaga joined the All Blacks podcast to talk about his injury rehab, what he did with his first All Blacks jersey, who the jokers in the Highlanders are and much more!
19/03/17·25m 8s

Episode 4: Orange is the new All Black

Star of the hit Netflix series Orange is the New Black Jessica Pimentel is a born and raised New Yorker, a renowned musician and a mega All Blacks fan! During a flying visit to New Zealand, she joined the All Blacks podcast to talk about her obsession with the All Blacks, her impressions of the country and gives an insight into life on the set of Orange is the New Black.
11/03/17·23m 16s

Episode 3: Selica Winiata and Tamati Ellison

In a big double episode, Black Ferns flyer Selica Winiata and former All Blacks star Tamati Ellison joined the Podcast. Selica talked about the huge year ahead for the Black Ferns and how she balances life and rugby. Tamati provided some great insights into the life of a travelling rugby player and offered a surprise revelation as to where he would like to finish his playing career.
07/03/17·41m 23s

Episode 2: John Campbell

Legendary broadcaster John Campbell joins the All Blacks podcast to talk about his memories of Athletic Park, the Hurricanes inaugural Super Rugby title, the forthcoming British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand and much more.
02/03/17·34m 21s

Episode 1: Dane Coles

All Blacks hooker Dane Coles joins host JP Tocker and Andy Burt to talk about what he got up to over summer, his hardest international opponent, who is the fastest player in the Hurricanes and more!
27/02/17·31m 58s
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