Tag: George Hook

Rugby TV and Pod: Typhoon Of A Show re #RWC2019 #Women’s7s, #RugbyX. Friday, Hook, Lewis, McCarthy Bang Heads

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NEW YORK, NY – With a typhoon circling the #RWC2019 and causing tremors throughout the rugby universe, an Englishman Mike Friday, Irishman George Hook, Scotsman Steve Lewis and American Matt McCarthy get into verbal slap-fights and uncomfortable territories. Topics included: -Mother Nature’s #RWC2019 Havoc/Chaos -Player of the Tourney so far –Canada, Namibia, USA, Uruguay & […]

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Rugby TV and Podcast: Pundit Panel Rebukes Brian O’Driscoll Drug-Testing Kids & Halifax Waist Tackle Mandate For Teens

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NEW YORK, NY – Our Panel rebukes/responds to the Brian O’Driscoll thoughts to drug-test kids (not without controversy) and the Halifax Rugby Union’s mandate on waist-tackles for teenagers. Thanks to Jonny Lewis Films for SUPERB post-production work. PODCAST VERSION: AND DON’T MISS… #RWC2019 Round 1 Predictions, Opinion, Kerfuffle. George Hook (@ghook), Bryan Ray (Americas Rugby […]

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Rugby TV and Podcast: #RWC Controversy! Pichot/Toner Crisis! Wales, Scotland & Japan Over-Hyped? Rassie vs Schmidt/Gatland

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DUBLIN/NYC – As Nations announce their Rugby World Cup rosters, gasps and cries of wrong-doing are coming from all corners of the globe and even from big-wigs like Agustín Pichot. In this Week 106 installment of our @RugbyWrapUp studio show, fiery Irishman George Hook (in Dublin) and pragmatic American Matt McCarthy (NYC) go head to […]

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Rugby TV and Podcast: Is Rugby Dying? MLR Owner James Kennedy & George Hook Debate

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*Apologies for the two spelling errors in the video. We hired and fired a college kid as the fall guy. NYC/DUBLIN – With Major League Rugby entering its third year and the Rugby World Cup upon us, longtime rugby personality George Hook, Rugby United NY owner James Kennedy, new #RUNY Manager/Assistant Coach Simon Gillespie & […]

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Rugby TV and Podcast: Irish Doom in Rugby World Cup? George Hook & Matt McCarthy Debate

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DUBLIN/NYC – Irish rugby pundit and former Team USA Coach George Hook has plenty to say about Ireland’s chances in the Rugby World Cup, Joe Schmidt’s ability as a coach, Jonny Sexton’s lack of playing time, Women’s Rugby and World Rugby’s missteps in the global game. Matt McCarthy has some different opinions, which makes for […]

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Rugby TV and Podcast: Hook and McCarthy re Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest, Rapid Rugby, Cursed 7s, USA Rise

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NEW YORK, NY – There’s a lot of chatter coming out of Australia around the launch of rugby maverick Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest’s Global Rapid Rugby. And as often is the case, chatter begets chatter. In this case, it’s in the form of the “spirited” exchange of alternate views from the very opinionated George Hook and […]

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