It was a fantastic finale to the Premiership regular season as the action unfolded on Saturday with Saints getting into the play offs and Bath sneaking into the Champions Cup places. Alongside Brian to discuss that and the other results of the weekend is the former England and Bath full back, Matt Perry.

Brian and Matt mull over the action including the upcoming rematch between Exeter and Saints, they discuss how Quins can improve, and the impressive season Worcester have had following their shock win over Saracens.  Matt takes us through his thoughts on Bath rugby club and where their future lies.

With Gloucester up against Saracens in their Premiership play-off, we speak with Head Coach Johan Ackermann about what they need to do to beat the reigning Champions, why they can't get carried away, and he discusses his relationship with Danny Cipriani.

It's not all about England as the PRO14 semi finals took place at the weekend with Glasgow and Leinster coming out on top against Ulster and Munster respectively. Rory Lawson joins to tell us about the impact Dave Rennie has had at the club, the reasons Stuart Hogg is moving to Exeter, and how much of a home advantage Glasgow will have in the final.

Plus we speak with Rob Vickerman about the upcoming London 7s and its added importance in an Olympic year.

Another season of European rugby is in the history books and it's congratulations to Saracens and Clermont who won the Champions and Challenge Cup respectively. Former Spirngbok Thinus Delport is alongside Brian Moore to reflect on two entertaining matches in St James Park.

Saracens had to came from 10 points down to beat defending champions Leinster and in turn pick up their third Champions Cup trophy. Former Sarries and England scrum half Kyran Bracken took a break from celebrating to give his thoughts on their win and also why newly crowned Eurpean rugby player of the year Alex Goode cannot get a look in with Eddie Jones for England.

A record crowd of 28,438 turned out for the all French Challenge Cup final between Clermont and La Rochelle in Newcastle's St James Park on Friday night, ECPR chairman Simon Halliday tells Brian and Thinus that they've learned from previous mistakes organising finals and how they plan to grow both competitions.

Warren Gatland is set to lead the Lions (again) in South Africa 2021, former Wales hooker and 2013 tourist Richard Hibbard explains how the Wales coach operates differently in both roles.

And with the final play off spot up for grabs in the Gallagher Premiership, Northampton Director of Rugby Chris Boyd joins the show to chat about transitioning from Super 15's to Gallagher Premiership, his Northampton side travel to table toppers Exeter hoping to secure the fourth and final play off spot.

And Thinus gives us the latest on the South Afrcan preparations ahead of this years World Cup.

This week saw Newcastle relegated from the Premiership, the race for fourth continue to tighten, and the PRO14 quarter final play-offs. Alongside Brian Moore to discuss this and more is the Telegraph's rugby reporter Charlie Morgan.

With Falcons' relegation confirmed we speak with former Newcastle back Tom May about why it went wrong for them this season, whether they can bounce straight back up again, and if ring-fencing should seriously be considered by the Premiership. Charlie and Brian also go through the other Premiership results including Saracens inflicting a heavy defeat on Exeter.

With the PRO 14 semi finals decided, Brian and Charlie discuss the impact of Dan McFarland at Ulster and Kieran Crowley at Benetton with the latter just minutes from beating Munster at Thomond Park.

Plus we look ahead to the Champions Cup final, speaking with former Leinster hooker Bernard Jackman about his former side's chances against Saracens, and we get into those all important head-to-heads across the field. 

Former Scotland scrum half Rory Lawson joins Brian Moore in studio this week to discuss the fallout from the Gallagher Premiership and Pro 14 as both competitions are approacing an end.


Rory casts his eye over his former side Newcastle who looked destined for relegation after their loss at home to Northampton, as for the Saints, both Brian and Rory are impressed by the job Chris Boyd is doing with them as they close in on the final play off spot.


In the Pro 14 Benneton Treviso became the first Italian side to qualify for the play offs and Sean Holley joins the show to discuss "Judgement Day" and whether it was the boost that Welsh regional rugby needed.


Saracens women retained their Tyrell's 15 crown with a comfortable win over Harlequins, their skipper Lotte Clapp joins the show to reflect on another brilliant season for Saracens and the overall growth of the Tyrells 15's.


And former England and Fiji coach Ben Ryan discusses Rugby X, a brand new format of the game set to launch in the autumn.

After the Champions Cup semi finals it's Saracens and Leinster who are left to fight it out for Europe's top honour next month. With Brian Moore to discuss it all is former Scotland full back Hugo Southwell. 

Listen as they discuss how Saracens were able to overcome Munster, the booing of Billy Vunipola, and the importance of Ben Spencer to the side. 

For an Irish perspective we speak with former Leinster man James Downey on their win over Toulouse and just why the French side played Dupont at fly half rather than scrum half. 

We speak with London Irish winger Topsy Ojo on the return of the Exiles to the Premiership after they beat Richmond at the weekend to secure promotion. 

The Full Contact book club opens as we delve into the history books to speak with author David Beresford on his work, "Brothers in Arms", on the 1980s French golden generation to find out where they are now. 

Plus we speak with Harlequins Ladies coach Gary Street about the Premier 15s final as his side get ready to face Saracens this weekend.

Brian Moore is joined in studio this week by former Leicester and England hooker George Chuter to dissect another big weekend and the top and bottom of the Premiership as well as preview a big weekend of European rugby. Brian expresses his view that England number 8 Billy Vunipola was wrong to acknowledge Israel Folau's controversial social media post but insists that Vunipola's and Folau's cases should be looked at differently, and that the England star should recieve no more than a reprimand from the RFU. Saracens and Argentina centre Marcelo Bosch joins the show to talk about how Saracens are preparing for this weekends Champions Cup semi final and to talk about his recent decision to retire at the end of the season. Former Leinster and Ireland prop Mike Ross discusses his old side's chances in the other Champions Cup semi with Toulouse, and Sale Sharks Director of Rugby outlines how he is preparing to overcome La Rochelle in the Challenge Cup semi final.

After another important week at the top and bottom of the Premiership Brian Moore is joined in studio by former Newcastle and Northampton centre Tom May. We speak with former Leicester and England openside Lewis Moody about the current situation at Welford Road after Leicester we soundly beaten by Exeter, and Tom May gives us his thoughts as the Tigers prepare to take on his old side Newcastle in a crucial relegation match on Friday night.  In the Pro 14 Benneton Treviso kept their hopes of becoming the first Italian side to qualify for a semi final alive with a thrilling draw in Dublin against defending champions Leinster, their assistant coach Marco Bortolami joins the show to discuss their impressive season so far. Plus we hear from Ulster and Ireland centre Darren Cave who's decided he's to retire at the end of the season at the age of just 32.

After the Champions Cup quarter finals brought some scintillating rugby, this week Brian Moore is joined by Harlequins lock James Horwill to go through the weekend's European results

We speak with James as he tells us how to go about beating Saracens, what makes them stand out, and whether they are the team to beat in this year's competition.

With Ireland making up half the teams left in the competition, Malcolm O'Kelly speaks with us on Stockdale's apology, why the Irish internationals are struggling, and whether Leinster and/or Munster will get through their semi finals.

For a Scottish perspective Rory Lawson joins to discuss a disappointing weekend for Glasgow and Edinburgh. We ask whether losing might be beneficial for Edinburgh in the long run, how important the rest of their season is, and why Glasgow just couldn't keep up with Saracens.

We speak with James about life at Quins including the impact and importance of Chris Robshaw, and what Paul Gustard has brought to the club. Plus we get his thoughts on what chances the Australian team have at the World Cup.

Finally we speak with Maggie Alphonsi about the growth of the women's game and how to continue it.


After the excitement of the Six Nations it's back to domestic rugby with the Premiership, Pro14, and Premier 15s all in action again. Alongside Brian Moore to discuss it all is the Telegraph's Rugby News Correspondent, Gavin Mairs.

Brian and Gavin discuss the lack of clarity around England's succession plan as Shaun Edwards' future remains undecided with Wasps potentially inviting him back in to the Ricoh. 

As for Leicester Tigers it was a weekend which saw them firmly back in the relegation mix and former Tigers hooker George Chuter fears that the club are in grave danger saying a lot of answers are a mystery right now. 

It's quite a different picture for Exeter Chiefs who secured their place in the playoffs following their win over Bath on Sunday, and are now talking about how to get that winning mentality to take them from runners up to Champions.

Brian and Gavin then discuss the somewhat ambiguous plans for World Rugby as Gavin explains the situation as we know it. 

We speak with Nicky Robinson, former Wales and Cardiff Blues fly half, about the atmosphere in the country surrounding their recent Grand Slam, but then how that emotion shifts when discussing the state of the domestic season. The word carnage could easily be used for both!

Finally we speak with Harlequins Ladies' captain Rachael Burford ahead of "The Game Changer" at The Stoop this weekend.

The 2019 Six Nations are over and they crown Wales as Grand Slam Champions. Back with Brian Moore once more to review it all is former England and Lions fly half, Rob Andrew.

Listen in as they dissect why it was that Wales were able to be a cut above the rest technically and tactically, give praise to Robin McBryde and Shaun Edwards as well as Warren Gatland, and ask if Wales can win the World Cup.

Joining Brian and Rob to talk about England is former winger Rory Underwood as they question why Joe Cokanasiga was left out the match day squad, whether Owen Farrell can both captain and play fly half, and who should replace Eddie once he leaves England.

As for that astonishing Calcutta Cup match, we turn to former Scotland centre Scott Hastings to understand how it could be such contrasting halves from the Scots with Scott saying it was the attitude of the players which changed the game.

Over to Ireland where a disappointing campaign was fought given the expectation at the start. Former back row Alan Quinlan tells us why he think Ireland didn't match those expectations and what he would say to Joe Schmidt about the tournament.

Plus we speak with Red Roses Grand Slam winning captain Sarah Hunter on how her side were able to dominate their championship.  

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