Are you not entertained?

Today, much of what sport has always meant to true fans, has been lost in a blizzard of corporate communications, fireworks and froth. As a result, the attachments, that were once so strong, seem more trivial in the global age of televised sport as entertainment. What was once authentic, is increasingly staged. In this podcast, we’ll get back to the things that sport has always meant to true fans.

Season 2, Episode 7: The team are joined by rugby legend Gavin Hastings on the eve of a world cup final for an eye-opening discussion. We discuss the Haka; TMO; tiny margins and accepting those defeats; rugby parents; has Union become League?; winning in Paris 95 and rugby afterparties; the 1990 Grand Slam; the zenith that is the Lions; the players with gravitas. And, of course, a prediction for The Final.