Episode 13: Brian Moore’s Full Contact

April 30, 2017

Joining Brian Moore this week to look back on the penultimate round of the Premiership are the competition’s top try scorer ever, Tom Varndell, and Exeter Chiefs' fly half, Gareth Steenson. We're talking #LiftTheWeight and Restart Rugby with the Rugby Players’ Association's CEO, Damian Hopley. Plus Leinster's Mike Ross gives us a PRO12 update in the week he announces his retirement. And all your usual features are here as Nigel Owens delves into the lawbook, Craig Murdock talks all things rugby league and we get our South African Super Rugby update from Brendon Atwell.


Episode 12: Brian Moore’s Full Contact

April 23, 2017

Brian Moore is back. After a couple of weeks rest Brian is back hosting alongside former Lion, Martyn Williams.

Joining Brian to look back at this week's Lions team announcement and the Champions Cup semi finals are Rory Underwood, Alex Corbisiero and Malcolm O'Kelly. We'll be getting the New Zealand perspective with Kiwi broadcaster Daniel McHardy.  Plus editor of Forty 20 magazine, Phil Caplan, joins to update us on everything in rugby league.



Episode 11: Brian Moore’s Full Contact

April 16, 2017
Brian is resting up this week so the Telegraph's Gavin Mairs and London Irish's Tom Court take the helm. Brian does join on us on the phone to update us on this health and to give his thoughts on who'll be heading to New Zealand in the Summer as does former Lion, Craig Chalmers. Plus we're looking at how the opposition are shaping up with Quins' fly half Nick Evans. We have our second Team Behind The Team feature, too, as Brian chats to the Director of Operations, Gerard Carmody.

Episode 10: Brian Moore’s Full Contact

April 2, 2017

In this week's episode Brian is joined by a World Cup Winner, former England and Saracens flanker, Maggie Alphonsi. We're looking back on the weekend's Champions Cup action as the quarter finals took place. We're joined by Saracens' Richard Wigglesworth and former Leinster prop Reggie Corrigan will give us the lowdown from the Irish perspective. Plus Leeds Rhinos' Kallum Watkins talks Super League and Alex Broun keeps us up to date with the latest from Super Rugby. As always, Nigel Owens is back to go through all your questions on the laws of the game. 


Episode 9: Brian Moore’s Full Contact

March 26, 2017
In this week's episode Brian is joined by former South African full back, Thinus Delport, and we're looking back on the weekend's club rugby with the help of Quins and England prop, Kyle Sinckler, former All Black and Leicester back row Craig Newby, and former England and Bath full back, Matt Perry. Sean Lamont joins to look back at the PRO12 in the week that he announced his retirement from rugby. Plus Wigan Warriors head coach Shaun Wane gives us his thoughts on the Super League. And Nigel Owens returns to the pod to answer all your rugby laws questions.

Episode 8: Brian Moore’s Full Contact

March 19, 2017
This week Brian is joined in the studio by former All Black and current Quins flyhalf Nick Evans. We're reviewing the 2017 6 Nations tournament as England are crowned champions but fall at the final hurdle. Joining the show are Will Carling, Shane Byrne, Adam Jones, and Hugo Southwell. World Cup winning coach Gary Street gives his take on Women's 6 Nations, plus cross code star Iestyn Harris talks Super League and Daniel McHardy updates us on the Super Rugby.

Episode 7: Brian Moore’s Full Contact

March 12, 2017

Brian is joined in the studio by the Telegraph's rugby news correspondent, Gavin Mairs and they are reliving Round 4 of the 6 Nations with the help of former England captain Rob Andrew, former Scotland captain Mike Blair, Wales legend Shane Williams and London Irish's Tom Court. Hull FC coach Lee Radford joins and Alex Broun delves into Super Rugby with us. Plus Nigel Owens answers all your rugby law questions.


Episode 6: Brian Moore’s Full Contact

March 5, 2017

This week Italy Head Coach Conor O'Shea joins to look back at the match everyone is still talking about, England v Italy. Former England international, now Chairman of EPRC, Simon Halliday, and former Ireland international Donal Lenihan, give their thoughts on the 6 Nations so far. Plus Gary Street tells us all about the new Women's Super Rugby, Eorl Crabtree gives us a Super League update and Brendan Atwell talks Super Rugby with us.


Episode 5: Brian Moore’s Full Contact

February 26, 2017

In this week's episode they're looking back at round 3 of the 6 Nations with the help of Scott Hastings, Paul Wallace and Rupert Moon.  Plus there's all the latest from the Super League and a Super Rugby update. And as always, top referee Nigel Owens joins to dissect the laws of the game.


Episode 4: Brian Moore’s Full Contact

February 19, 2017

In this week's episode the Telegraph's Rugby News Correspondent Gavin Mairs will be alongside Brian to discuss the surprises and shocks of the 6 Nations so far as well as the latest Premiership action. Joining them are Gloucester legend James Simpson-Daniel, current cherry and whites hooker Richard Hibbard, Nigel Owens is back again to answer any questions, Rugby League legend Paul Cooke gives his take on the World Club Series, plus Australian journalist Alex Broun gives us a preview to the Super Rugby season. We also begin our first look into the Team Behind The Team as we build up to the Lions Tour later this year.