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The Eggchasers Podcast is a Rugby Union Podcast that doesn't take itself, or the game, too seriously. The longest running rugby podcast on earth. Tim Cocker, Jonathan Beardmore & Phil Largan have a lifetime of following & playing rugby and bring you real rugby chat straight from the clubhouse.

Tim Cocker, JB, Phil


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    S9 Ep23: 17th January 2021 - Europe Round 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2022 112:33

    An awesome weekend of Heineken Champions Cup rugby...huge results, tight finishes. All wrapped up with the other big stories from the rugby week. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S9 Ep22: 10th January 2021 - with Jamal Ford-Robinson

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2022 136:34

    Gloucester prop, former pro wrestler, gaming wizard and all round good guy Jamal Ford-Robinson fills the gap left by Phil, who's sunning himself on the Med. So a first hand account of what is going so well at Gloucester, who beat Saracens in their own back yard. Bath win and Leicester lose! Saints savage Falcons. Quins pull another rabbit out of a hat to beat Exeter and Bristol get all the points home to Sale. The weeks rugby stories rounded up too. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S9 Ep21: 4th January 2022 - Premiership Action

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 97:55

    A bit more speculation on Leicester's financial issues, a DoR departing (?) and all of the premiership action from this weekend. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S9 Ep20: 29th December 2021 - Another Salary Scandal??

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 98:07

    Are Leicester Tigers in hot water?Phil has a "Construction Corner" which is actually more interesting than it sounds.Big Game 13 between Quins and Saints.Bath v Gloucester.Worcester v Saracens.Wasps v Irish.LTBP! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S9 Ep19 - 24th December 2021 - Christmas Special

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 71:07

    For more than 8 seasons now we have been there every single Monday morning. In anticipation of a slightly delayed episode post Christmas, we bring you the gift of this special podcast where we show you the kind of thing which goes on during the extra Patreon podcasts. LTBP! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S9 Ep18: 20th December 2021 - CHAMPIONS CUP ROUND 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2021 124:47

    Despite the fact there was hardly any rugby, and a tonne of cancellations we still manage to wang on for the usual length of time. EPCR politics, the future of the competition, coffee and used socks fetishes. ALL bases covered, LTBP. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S9 Ep17: 13th December 2021 - CHAMPIONS CUP WEEK 1 (featuring new Cardiff icon Rowan Jenkins)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2021 115:36

    Cardiff have a new hero. Aberavon's Rowan Jenkins found himself running out against the European Champions...and then, the only greater accolade - talking about it on the Eggchasers Podcast. A round up of Week 1 of Europe's top tier competition. SO happy it's back. LTBP! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S9 Ep16: Midweek Euro Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 31:09

    Champions Cup is back! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S9 Ep15: 6th December 2021 - Premiership Heaven and Santas Grotto Hell

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2021 103:12

    Te stories from the rugby universe this week and the weekends Premiership rugby. Obviously, we meander elsewhere...Tier Two Tour chat, Japanese Street food and Santas Grottos stealing your children's inheritance in the name of festive fun. LTBP! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S9 Ep14: 29th November 2021 - "Courtney...Love"

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2021 129:43

    World Rugby change national qualification rules.Premiership weekend.The week's rugby news and several other big talking points. LTBP! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S9 Ep13: 22nd November 2021 - RASSIE BANNED (MWDP)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2021 76:04

    Rassie Erasmus is handed a hefty ban. We break down the World Rugby report.Steve Diamond to Worcester.George Ford to Sale - what will the fly half Merry-go-Round be?Local rugby, black ties, coffee and whisky. And plenty of other tangents besides. LTBP! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S9 Ep12: 22nd November 2021 - AUTUMN NATIONS SERIES FINALE

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2021 75:32

    WHAT a weekend of rugby! We wrap up the final weekend of Autumn Nations Series match ups, and a clean sweep for Northern Hemisphere sides. LTBP! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S9 Ep11: 15th November 2021 - AUTUMN INTERNATIONALS - Week 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 117:01

    Ireland get a(nother) famous win against the All Blacks.England beat the Aussies...could Smith and Farrell be a fruitful combination after all?Wales survive a scare from Fiji.Scotland shoot themselves in the foot against the World Champions.Plus the Tier 2 action, lower leagues (obvs) and various other rugby and non rugby tangents. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S9 Ep9: 8th November 2021 - AUTUMN INTERNATIONALS - Week 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 89:40

    England v TongaWales v South AfricaScotland v AustraliaIreland v JapanFrance v Argentinaand the rest of the weekend's rugby stories...and a few non rugby tangents, obvs. LTBP. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S9 Ep10: 8th November 2021 - Midweek Domestic Pod (MWDP)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 51:31

    The only rugby that ultimately matters...the Premiership, in all it's glory. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S9 Ep8: 1st November 2021 - AUTUMN INTERNATIONALS WK 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 66:58

    Wales v NZ. Scotland v Tonga. England v NZ women. A dig into Eddie Jones and a look ahead to the Autumn Internationals when they kick off for real next week. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S9 Ep7: 1st November 2021 - DOMESTIC RUGBY

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2021 89:00

    Premiership rugby and all sorts of other domestic rugby matters and random tangents. LTBP. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S9 Ep6: 25th October 2021 - Men in Tights

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2021 112:55

    England SquadURC, Prem, Autumn International previewPlus all kinds of unexpected tangents, obviously. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S9 Ep5: 18th October 2021 - Better Call Diamond

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2021 117:30

    Prem Round 4Bath in dire straits. Sarries looking mean.Sale beat the Champs.Worcester panned by TigersBrizzle lose again.Chiefs back, Wasps good in defeat.Falcons march on.And the rest of the stories from the rugby week.plenty of tangents included See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S9 Ep4: 11th October 2021 - AI Squad and Prem Round 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2021 92:08

    Who's making Eddie's Autumn International Squad?Prem Round 4A(nother) new competition?!Agency issues See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S9 Ep3: 4th October 2021 - Prem Round 3, New York Lawyers and Milk

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2021 127:18

    Prem Round 3URCRugby ChampionshipThe week's rugby news including Saracens takeover. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S9 Ep2: 27th September 2021 - Tan Your Quads

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2021 123:02

    An awesome weekend of rugby. Premiership and Rugby Championship.We talk England squad and World Rugby Contact guidelines. And several other tangents, including how to best showcase the quad muscles players hard cultivating. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S9 Ep1: 20th September 2021 - NEW SEASON - w/ JP DOYLE

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2021 110:52

    After running through the opening weekend of the Premiership...we catch up with JP Doyle.Bristol v SarriesTigers v ChiefsWorcester v IrishSale v BathSaints v GloucesterNewcastle v QuinsRugby Championship, Ugo on Strictly and the rest of the rugby week, including already, a highly contentious red card up for discussion that got many up in arms. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep64: 13th September 2021 - Prem Season Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2021 103:04

    We preview the final 2 teams - Exeter and Harlequins - ahead of a new Premiership season, and predict the table and champions for 2021/22.World 12sAustralia v South Africa. New Zealand v Argentina. And the rest of the stories from the rugby week. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep63: 6th September 2021 - Weighing Sam Simmonds (literally)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 89:48

    JBs antics at the Ben Moon testimonial.Australia v NZCockers to EnglandPreviewing Saints, Sale and Bristol See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep52: 31st August 2021 - Kolbe to Toulon and Preview Wasps, Bath & Leicester

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 92:40

    The week in rugby and preview of 3 more teams ahead of the new premiership season. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep61: 23rd August 2021 - Rugby Championship Farce

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2021 99:13

    Rugby, predictably, finds a new way to engulf itself off field wrangling. Shock. What happens next? We'll speculate. Plus, we'll look at the game between South Africa and Argentina. The rest of the rugby week and a profile3 more Premiership clubs ahead of the new season - the time Gloucester, Newcastle and London Irish. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep60: 16th August 2021 - "Isn't it Ironic? Or is it"

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2021 86:33

    There's a few tangents on this podcast, and it is the off season so, in case you only want the rugby chatter:0 - 7 minutes - JB has Covid, the content of his freezer and Phil's love of excessively smelly Scandinavian fish7 - 16 minutes - Phil has a game of Guess Who (the rugby players he spotted were)16 - 60 minutes - the week in rugby. Rugby Championship. Finn Russell a big money target and speaking out on Lions tactics. Plus, Sam Warburton's comments about the future of rugby.60 - 90 minutes - Premiership Profile we look ahead to the forthcoming season for Saracens and Worcester (the 1st 2 clubs we coverLTBP! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep57: South Africa v Lions -3rd TEST

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2021 53:23

    The finale to the series. The biggest game since the World Cup final. A huge moment...so OF COURSE we're there for you on a Monday morning, whatever the sacrifice...as you'll here. LTBP> See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep58: 2nd August 2021 - SA v LIONS. 2nd Test fallout, citings and selections

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 47:05

    Lions v SA Test.Review of the game. Citing decisions. Selection calls. And a few tangents besides. LTBP. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep57: South Africa v Lions 2nd Test - Hot Takes

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2021 29:05

    The full podcast to follow but Tim and JB give their instant take on a brutal 2nd Test in Cape Town. LTBP. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep56: Springboks v Lions 1st TEST - Live from North Dorset 7's

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2021 70:34

    We reflect on the 1st Test from Cape Town with the Lions in South Africa after basking in the glory of two trophies of our own at the North Dorset 7's. Nature is healing!FYI - the voices you can hear in the intro JB organised (since you can't see the video) Joe Marler, Jim Hamilton, Ruaridh McConnochie, Courtney Lawes and AJ Macginty...all BIG Eggchasers fans, obvs. LTBP. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep55: LIONS v SOUTH AFRICA - 1st Test Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 43:27

    Teams announced. Not as planned...but announced. Battle lines drawnIt's almost here! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep54: 19th July 2021 - LIONS TEST XV???

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2021 92:06

    The warm up games are done...who will make the Test side for the Lions. have a stab at it whilst looking back at the final warm up game Vs The Stormers and casting our eye over the rugby week, including Australia v France and the upcoming Olympics. LTBP! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep53 - LIONS V SOUTH AFRICA 'A'

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 56:15

    As close to the Test Series without it actually being the Test Series. We weigh up the implications of this epic 80 minutes for both sides. Plus, we take a quick look at the plans to "build a new game" by World Rugby. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep53 - LIONS V SOUTH AFRICA 'A'

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 56:15

    As close as we'll get to the Test Match series without it being the actual Test Series. We get stuck into an curtain raiser. And we touch on World Rugby plan to "build a new game". LTBP See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 E52: 12th July 2021- Sharks & Sharks v Lions

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2021 80:23

    We discuss the Lions games against Sharks 1 and Sharks 2, all the other internationals and the interesting development from Rugby Europe. We also finally give away the Will Greenwood Harlequins shirt to a worth winner. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep51: 5th July 2021 - LIONS v LIONS

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2021 107:43

    B&I Play the Lions...Sigma VariantEngland v USAIreland v JapaPlus a few other twists and turns See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep50 Premiership Final Madness

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2021 109:24

    All our energy this week focusses on two games: Quins' magnificent performance and the Lions' win against Japan (and we might spend some time thinking about bad 1980s movies too). See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep49: Premiership Semi Final Madness

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2021 112:06

    Prem SemisMushroom World Cup FinalTop 14 SemisEuropean Cup format changeand loads more...LTBP See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep48: 14th June 2021 - ROUND 22 ...Beautiful Brutality

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2021 101:32

    A brutal Exeter v Sale match up, plus all the other games (the ones that weren't cancelled) from Round 22 in the Prem. The Mushroom Cup, Championship playoff and the rest of the weeks rugby news. LTBP! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep47: 10th June 2021 - ENGLAND SQUAD

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2021 36:43

    Eddie selects his young guns. Tim and JB get into that, the prospect of a USA based Rugby World Cup and a quick preview of the weekend's big match up. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Tigers v Lam and the penultimate round of the Premiership

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2021 121:09

    Cultures collide at Welford road, Wasps sting Irish, Bath win (technically) and Harliquins are jokers (pun).Also Northampton and Exeter put on a rugby clinic!All the Prem action and much more from around the world of rugby. LTBP See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep46: 31st May 2021 - Prem Playoff Teams Set

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2021 94:48

    Another week of the usual action. Premiership playoff teams are fixed, JB's beloved Benetton still top the mushroom cup, and we discuss the merits of Wim Hoff. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep45: 24th May 2021 - EUROPEAN FINALS

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2021 108:56

    Champions and Challenge Cup finals at Twickenham, with fans led to French glory.6 Nations staying on terrestrial TV.Coaching changes.MidweekWorld Cup Bids.MLR, Mushroomand a preview of the Premiership weekend. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep44: 17th May 2021 -

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2021 101:55

    The last podcast before fans return...wonderful stuff. Premiership, Rainbow Cup, MLR and the week's rugby news England bring back their 2nd team but drop the name Saxons, among many other twist and tangents. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep43: 10th May 2021 - Let The Boys Cry

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2021 114:52

    The Prem, Pro 14 and Super Rugby round up in addition to more Lions squad announcement reaction, including Kyle Sinckler (which may have led to an intervention with JB), and various other rugby related, and non-rugby related tangents. LTBP! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep 42: LIONS SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT with Dan Biggar & Courtney Lawes

    Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2021 60:30

    Newly named 2 time Lions Courtney Lawes and Dan Biggar join us to celebrate Warren Gatland's Squad for South Africa 2021. What do we make of the 37 names? What does it tells about how we think the Lions will play? Who can feel most aggrieved to have missed out?PLUS news of our first Post Covid, Lions related Live Show. LTBP. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep 41: 5th May 2021 - Lions Squad Pre-Selection Selection

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2021 61:06

    Who WILL Warren Gatland select for the 2021 Lions Tour to South Africa? Who cares....who will WE pick? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep40: May 4th 2021 - European Semi Finals

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2021 79:24

    There's a special guest on the pod...very briefly, and we wrap up the weekend's European Semi Final action. And, standard, several other twists and turns and tangents.LTBP! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    S7 Ep39: 26th April 2021 - Eggchasing and Ecosystems

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2021 114:25

    WHAT a weekend of rugby! So many exciting games and so much brilliant play to get stuck into. Bristol v Ex; Saints at TigersIrish v Quins...and tonnes more besides; get into Premiership, start looking more seriously at Lions selection implications, the start of the Rainbow Cup, MLR, Super Rugby and England's Women's triumph.Plus, obvs, we take some random tangents - even delving into ecosystem equilibriums of Puffin inhabited islands. Standard. LTBP! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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