NEW YORK, NY – With an action-packed weekend in the rear-view mirror and another unfolding while you read this, Alex Corbisiero, Steve Lewis and Matt McCarthy offer opinion and analysis of the Autumn Nations Cup & Tri Nations Rugby (aka The Rugby Championship). Some of what’s included, as well an update on Alex’s battle with cancer:
-Tributes to Christophe Dominici & Pat Quinn
–USA Rugby legend Lou Stanfill’s pep-talk from Arnold Schwarzenegger
–Women’s Rugby History & Dramatic Finishes
–Corbs as Wales Coach; 3 changes he would make
–Is Mario Ledesma the Autumn’s Best Coach?
-Steve’s defense of Stuart Hogg
–World’s best #9/#10 combo wearing powder blue?
-What Michael Hooper should tell the Wallabies
–Eddie Jones giving England players less than 2 minutes of match time
–Irish Rugby fans know Size Matters… but Stats don’t.
This one is at the top of our Most Important Shows list. Former Samoa & professional star Dan Leo of Pacific Rugby Players Welfare, on his powerful documentary, “Oceans Apart: Greed, Betrayal and Pacific Island Rugby” on how politicians, World Rugby & Tier 1 nations continue to exploit Fiji, Samoa and Tonga. Steve Lewis and Matt McCarthy steer the enlightening conversion that includes:
-[Allegedly] corrupt Prime Ministers doubling as Rugby Union Chairmen in Fiji, Samoa and Tonga
–Funds disappearing without players getting paid or equipment being purchased
–World Rugby laying blame on the doorsteps of the top rugby nations
-Purposely keeping the Pacific Island Nations at a disadvantage
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