This is the second of our Rugby Podcasts – ‘Rugby Tackled’ – hosted by Andy Park, former Ulster winger and member of the famous 1999 European Cup winning team.
This week Andy is joined in the studio by:
Dr David Irwin: former Ulster, Ireland and British and Irish Lion
Simon Best: former Ulster captain and Irish international
Listen to the show below or download the MP3:
Points for discussion are documented below.
(Times are indicated should you wish to listen to any specific point raised):
00.50: Was it a typical first weekend of stuttering performances from all the competing nations?
01.37: France versus Italy review – and a look forward
07.57: England versus Scotland review – and a look forward
17.08: Ireland versus Wales review – and a look forward
27.17: ‘Tip tackle’ controversy reviewed and possible solutions to this ongoing issue
37.27: Tommy Bowe’s return to Ulster
38.22: Ulster coach Brian McLaughlin’s departure from his current post