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Fri 28 January, 2022
Highlights from a thrilling Day 1 in Seville in the Women's World Rugby Sevens Series, including action from France, Belgium, Spain and the United States.
Fri 28 January, 2022
Seville Day 1 - Men's Sevens Highlights
Highlights from a thrilling Day 1 in Seville in the Men's World Rugby Sevens Series, including action from France, England, Argentina and the United States.
Wed 22 December, 2021
The Remarkable story of Dennis Ombachi
Dennis Ombachi talks through his remarkable story of how he manages his Bi-Polar Disorder whilst he pursuing his love of rugby.
Wed 15 December, 2021
Highlights - Vancouver Sevens 2020
Highlights from the knock-out stages in Vancouver, where New Zealand, Australia, Canada and South Africa reached the final four.
Fri 10 December, 2021
The Bin Kick Challenge: Romain Ntamack v Nicolas Sanchez
France's Romain Ntamack takes on Argentina's Nicolas Sanchez in the impossible bin kick challenge.
Mon 6 December, 2021
Kurtley Beale v Finn Russell
They're two of the very best in the modern game - but who comes out on top in a kicking duel with a difference? It's time for Kurtley Beale v Finn Russell.
Fri 19 November, 2021
Hall of Fame Edition - Rugby's Penalty SHOOT-OUT!
Ultimate Rugby Challenges returns for a Hall of Fame special were fowards from Richmond Rugby Club try to emulate John Eales' kicking heroics in a rugby penalty shoot-out. Five attempts each, but who will come out on top?
Fri 6 August, 2021
Handling - Rugby Sevens v Handball
Olympic Rugby Sevens goes up against Olympic Handball for the title of world's best ball skills..
Fri 30 July, 2021
Rugby Sevens v Rowing
Japanese Olympians go head to head as Rugby Sevens' fitness profile is put up against the might of rowing.
Fri 23 July, 2021
Most accurate pass - Rugby v Football
The Olympics officially got underway today and to celebrate we have a very special episode of Ultimate Rugby Challenges. Scotland and Team GB Rhona Lloyd takes on Manchester United, England and Team GB striker Alessia Russo, in THE ultimate sporting battle!
Fri 16 July, 2021
Sevens v Water Polo
Aussie Sevens' finest take on Aussie Water Polo's best in a cross-sport challenge in and out of the pool.
Fri 18 June, 2021
Ultimate Rugby Challenge: Fastest pass - Antoine Dupont v Aaron Smith
Two of the world's best scrum-halves go head to head for the title of world's fastest pass..
Fri 11 June, 2021
Rugby's biggest game of darts - Jamie George v Agustin Creevy
Who are you backing to complete Around The World in the quickest time... Jamie George or Agustin Creevy? Let's play darts!
Mon 7 June, 2021
Coming soon: Ultimate Rugby Challenges | Rugby's biggest game of darts
Great arrows but what about their darts? Watch from 8pm BST on Friday 11 June as Jamie George and Agustin Creevy battle it out to win rugby's biggest game of darts!
Fri 4 June, 2021
Ultimate Rugby Challenges | Rugby's fastest agility course: Ellie Kildunne v Stacey Fluhler
Two players with speed to burn and the footwork to match! Who will conquer rugby's fastest agility course - Ellie Kildunne or Stacey Fluhler?
Fri 4 June, 2021
Fastest player - Stacey Fluhler v Ellie Kildunne
Black Fern Stacey Fluhler and England star Ellie Kildunne go head to head in World Rugby's ultimate speed agility course.
Fri 28 May, 2021
Rugby's highest catch - Liam Williams v Malakai Fekitoa
Two outstanding players, but who can handle rugby's highest catch?
Mon 24 May, 2021
Coming soon: Ultimate Rugby Challenges | Rugby's highest catch - Liam Williams v Malakai Fekitoa
Is it a bird? is it a plane? Is it rugby's highest catch? Watch the full episode from 8pm BST on Friday 28 May.
Fri 21 May, 2021
Rugby's longest kick - Elliot Daly v Jordie Barrett
The longest kick in rugby is on the line but who will take home the win - Elliot Daly or Jordie Barrett?
Fri 29 October, 2021
Jim Telfer is a legend in Scotland both as a player and a coach. The new hall of fame inductee won numerous caps for Scotland as well as playing for the British and Irish Lions on 6 occassions.
Thu 21 October, 2021
World Cup winner Victor Matfield talks through his career, and tells tales of his journey to over 100 caps for the Springboks including when his coach predicted winning the Rugby World Cup four years before their 2007 victory
Fri 8 October, 2021
James Haskell comedically recites the greatest moments of his career through his Jersey Tales, from being told he was in the England squad, to embarrassing email accounts, to David Pocock being folded like a travel mate
Thu 30 September, 2021
Mo discusses her rugby career from the start at Drybrook Rugby where she played alongside her sisters, to her appearances for Team GB at the 2016 Rio Olympic and 2020 Tokyo Olympics, as well as how she recovered after getting ill before England's 6 Nations Grand Slam match
Thu 27 May, 2021
'I've never heard an anthem like that..' Wales and Lions great Jamie Roberts talks through his career, from school in Cardiff to Wales and the Lions, through the jerseys he wore.
Thu 20 May, 2021
The biggest difference between rugby in France and England? Watch as France star Ben Kayser talks through a career that spanned both, and more
Thu 13 May, 2021
Why Cardiff is the greatest place to play rugby - Wales great Ken Owens looks back through a career of bumps and bruises, through the shirts he wore.
Thu 6 May, 2021
'The greatest experience of my life' - Lawrence Dallaglio reminisces on a career spanning Staines RFC, Wasps, England, Lions and more, through the jerseys he wore proudly.
Tue 27 April, 2021
Rugby World Cup winner Bryan Habana looks back on an incredible career through the jerseys he wore.
Mon 16 August, 2021
The Open Side with Celia Quansah
Celia Quansah started her career in athletics, and after switching to rugby found her partner within a rugby programme. She tells us how it feels to date your teammate, deal with homophobia and being a role model to you young black women.
Thu 29 July, 2021
The Open Side with Dan Norton
Dan Norton is synonymous with rugby sevens as the world's all-time leading try scorer. It was a difficult road to his second Olympics, however. Norton talks through his own struggles and how the side came back together in time for the Tokyo games.
Thu 22 July, 2021
The Open Side with Carlin Isles
The fastest rugby player in the world (best 100m in 10.13 seconds), America's Carlin Isles, sits down and talks rugby, life and speed.
Thu 24 June, 2021
The Open Side with Pieter-Steph du Toit
World Rugby Player of the Year and World Cup winner welcomes Elma Smit back to the family farm.
Thu 17 June, 2021
The Open Side with Babalwa Latsha
After all falling victim to an armed robbery on set the first time, we catch up again with a leading light of South African rugby.
Thu 10 June, 2021
The Open Side with Ian McKinley
A journey from suffering a life-changing injury to fulfilling a dream of playing international rugby. Ian McKinley shares the stories that have defined his life, on and off the field.
Tue 8 June, 2021
The Open Side with Siviwe Soyizwapi
South Africa's Rugby Sevens flyer talks about his journey, from making balls out of plastic bags as a kid all the way to the Olympic Games.
Wed 6 October, 2021
Should they have reviewed New Zealand's try?
The Rugby Championship came to a thrilling end as the Springboks won in the dying stages against New Zealand after the All Blacks scored a try that maybe should have been sent to video review. Whistle Watch as always has your emirates fans questions and Nigel Owens tests his knowledge with a Whistle Watch quiz special.
Wed 29 September, 2021
Was it a deliberate trip?
Red card or yellow card? Nigel Owens reviews all the key decisions from last weekend's Rugby Championship fixtures, between Australia and Argentina, and New Zealand and South Africa. Nigel also puts his knowledge of the 100th test between New Zealand and South Africa to the test and as always we answer your Emirates questions.
Tue 21 September, 2021
Was Faf De Klerk's Yellow Card the Correct Decision?
Faf De Klerk was in the middle of a big yellow card decision in the game between South Africa and Australia. On Whistle Watch, Nigel Owens returns to talk through the call as well as all the other talking points from the Rugby Championship
Wed 15 September, 2021
Yellow Card Offence? Nigel Owens reviews Wallabies vs. Springboks Key Decisions
This week Nigel Owens looks back at the key decisions in the Wallabies vs. Springboks game, as the Rugby Championship continues to provide the drama. He also takes on the challenge 'side hustle' and as always answers your questions of the week!
Tue 7 September, 2021
Nigel Owens reviews Australia vs New Zealand's BIGGEST Decisions
Nigel Owens is back and reviews all the biggest calls from the weekend's Rugby Championship actions. Plus, Emirates fans questions returns and Nigel is tested on his Movie knowledge in 'Guess That Quote.'
Tue 24 August, 2021
New Location, Same Nigel Owens
Nigel Owens is back with more law lessons, fan questions and memory tests!
Tue 17 August, 2021
Daniel Craig in the Lions changing room
"We're all in a huddle, the champagne's going and then Jamie Roberts starts singing the theme tune from James Bond!" In a special bonus episode of Whistle Watch, Nigel Owens and Dan Lydiate chat Lions memories and this year's Rugby Championship.
Wed 12 January, 2022
Best club side in the world? Stars make their picks!
In this weeks The Wrap, Ugo Monye answers all of your questions about the best clubs in the world in an 'Ask Ugo' special.
Wed 15 September, 2021
Bryan Habana's TOP 5 wingers in the world!
The Wrap once again has visit from Springboks legend Bryan Habana, as he links up with Ugo Monye to discuss the best wingers in the world and all things The Rugby Championship.
Wed 1 September, 2021
The ULTIMATE Rugby Championship Combined XV!
Ugo Monye is joined by All Blacks star Ben Smith and former Wallabies captain James Horwill to build their combined Rugby Championship team.
Wed 25 August, 2021
Sean Fitzpatrick and Conrad Smith on the greatest ever All Blacks
Ugo Monye looks back on the Springboks' Rugby Championship win over Argentina plus, Sean Fitzpatrick tells us his favourite five All Blacks of all time and Conrad Smith gives his thoughts on the current squad.
Wed 18 August, 2021
Who Will Win The Rugby Championship?! | The Wrap with Ugo Monye
As The Rugby Championship gets underway, we hear from various stars from the southern hemisphere including Bobby Skinstad and Sean Fitzpatrick. Ugo Monye answers all in Ask Ugo and Matt Giteau gives us an insight into life in the United States.
Wed 11 August, 2021
Man of the Series? Ugo Monye hands out his Awards
The Wrap returns after a blistering final test between South Africa and The British and Irish Lions, where the Springboks came away 19-16 victors to take the series 2-1.
Wed 28 July, 2021
Schalk Brits: What the Boks need to change for the second test!
After a crunch test match between British and Irish Lions and South Africa last week, the sides are ready to lock horns again this weekend and Schalk Brits uses this opportunity to tell us what the Springboks need to change for the second test match
Wed 21 July, 2021
Who will come out on top? Legends' Lions v Springbok predictions
The Wrap is British and Irish Lions focused this week as the touring side take on the world champions in South Africa.
Wed 14 July, 2021
Lions v South Africa A predictions with Ugo Monye and Delon Armitage
The 2021 British and Irish Lions get their first real taste of test rugby this evening when they take on a South Africa A side littered with international experience.
Wed 7 July, 2021
Ugo Money and Topsy Ojo select their Lions X Springboks backlines
The Wrap returns with more build up to the British and Irish Lions test against the Springboks of South Africa. In this episode Ugo Monye meets up with London Irish legend Topsy Ojo as they break down who makes up the back line in a Lions and Springbok combined XV.
Wed 30 June, 2021
Lions v Springboks: The key battleground positions
With the British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa around the corner we dive into the key battles that will ignite the Lions and Springboks series!
Wed 2 June, 2021
Team of the Year so far - by Monye and du Toit!
Pieter-Steph Du Toit joins Ugo Monye this week on The Wrap and with the domestic season drawing to it's conclusion Ugo picks his 2021 team of the season so far!
Wed 26 May, 2021
Elliot Daly and Ugo Monye pick ultimate ENGLAND XV
The Wrap returns with an England focus as star of last week’s Ultimate Challenge Series, Elliot Daly, returns to assist Ugo in selecting an ultimate England XV.
Wed 12 May, 2021
Jamie Roberts picks his starting back line for the Lions
Jamie Roberts joins us on The Wrap this week and talks through some of the players that weren’t fortunate enough to make the British and Irish Lions squad, picking his left behind squad.
Fri 7 May, 2021
Special Edition: Bryan Habana and Ugo Monye react to the Lions squad
With Warren Gatland's 37 man squad for the British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa announced, Ugo Monye is joined by South African legend Bryan Habana to react to the selection made by the head coach and discuss those that have made the cut.
Wed 5 May, 2021
Rory Best and Scott Quinnell pick their Lions XV
In this weeks The Wrap we talk to Scott Quinnell and Rory Best, and ask them to pick their British and Irish Lions XVs, ahead of Warren Gatland’s squad announcement!
Wed 28 April, 2021
Bryan Habana's perfect SPRINGBOK XV to take on the Lions
In this weeks ‘The Wrap’, conversations continue on the upcoming British & Irish Lions tour of South Africa as Bryan Habana selects the players he thinks should
Sun 11 April, 2021
Louis-Rees-Zammit builds his perfect player!
Join Ugo Monye as he catches up with Wales and Gloucester winger Louis Rees-Zammit who is set the tough challenge of building his PERFECT rugby player!
Wed 7 April, 2021
Ugo Monye v Danny Care in an epic rugby-golf challenge
The Wrap is back and this week Ugo Monye is joined by Six Nations champion and Wales and Gloucester winger Louis Rees-Zammit, who builds his perfect rugby player.
Tue 30 March, 2021
Ugo Monye and Bryan Habana reveal their rugby world rankings
The Wrap returns with an action-packed edition! Ugo talks through his Six Nations team of the tournament and who you think is the tournament’s MVP.
Tue 23 March, 2021
Rees-Zammit or Dupont : Who's Ugo Monye's Six Nations MVP?
Ugo Monye is back with The Wrap and on the show this week we look back at a superb Six Nations, and give out our Six Nations Awards, will it be Louis Rees-Zammit or Antoine Dupont?
Tue 16 March, 2021
Tadhg Furlong's magical sidestep and Super Rugby AU comebacks
Ugo Monye has a big show lined up in the latest episode of The Wrap!
Mon 8 March, 2021
Ugo Monye's ultimate kick at goal!
In the latest instalment of The Wrap, we celebrate International Women’s Day, take a look back at the week in rugby - including Cornish Pirates' win over Saracens - and Ben Foden challenges Ugo to a 60-metre conversion!
Mon 1 March, 2021
Lions selections, Six Nations talking points and the great hemisphere debate
The major talking points from the weekend, Nick Evans share his verdict on northern hemisphere v southern hemisphere rugby and Ugo reveals his Lions 15
Mon 22 February, 2021
Farewell to the GOAT, Ugo takes on the Bronco Challenge & all the rugby news
Ugo Monye has had his work cut out, wrapping up a *very* busy week of news (including a fond farewell to the GOAT, aka Dan Carter), not to mention a big chat with Freddie Burns AND taking on the brutal Bronco Challenge...
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