Rugby Today assistant editor and columnist Pat Clifton joins the Rugby Guys Podcast to talk about all things rugby in Episode 36. Pat lends his voice to Erik Woodworth, John Goodwyn, and Evan Lappen as they discuss the USA Rugby 7s performance in Singapore in the all North American final, a possible merger of D1A and the Varsity Cup in college, and the state of rugby in the United States. Plus,... Read More
When Ethan and I first started recording The Carter Divide, he had almost no experience in watching professional rugby. In between then and now, lots has changed, but he still has a ways to go before he is serious rugby fan. Still, the latest episode of The Carter Divide is out, and another important corner has been turned.
The episode is available on iTunes, Stitcher, and here.
The corner turned... Read More
In the latest episode of The Carter Divide, Ethan and I talk about a couple of recent Saracens' matches, among other things.
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Being able to watch rugby on television makes the experience better for Ethan, so that leads us to focus for now on the Aviva Premiership. Ethan is not unique in this preference, and there isn't anything new... Read More
The Carter Divide is available on iTunes, Player FM, Stitcher, and here.
We've posted 10 episodes now of The Carter Divide, and the dynamic of the conversation is starting to shift as Ethan loses a bit of his novice status each week. Sometimes it is easy to forget that for all that is new to Ethan in being a rugby fan, he still has a strong playing-based foundation. One of the things that came up... Read More
In Episode 8 of The Carter Divide, it was another week with The Rugby Championship at the center of the conversation. Ethan continues to become more aware of the current landscape of rugby, and not everything is good.
Episodes on iTunes are here. They are also available on Stitcher and PlayerFM. And they can be downloaded here.
I confess that I am pretty excited for the European leagues to start... Read More
Our conversation continues, and the latest episode of The Carter Divide is here.
The iTunes page is here.
All episodes can also be downloaded here.
The match that focused much of the discussion was South Africa v Argentina in the opening round of The Rugby Championship. There are quite a few things that I either take for granted or ignore when watching something like The Rugby Championship, and... Read More
The latest episode of The Carter Divide is here.
Download via iTunes here.
Episodes can also be downloaded here.
One way to think about why we find watching sports interesting is that the games, seasons, and tournaments are good stories. The athletic spectacle is nice, but we need more than that. Ethan, who is still in the single digits in terms of professional fifteens matches watched, continues... Read More
My brother, Ethan, and I have never had much trouble keeping a conversation going, and early in July, he suggested we start having some conversations focused on rugby and making a podcast out of them. What I heard was, “Make me care about rugby as much as you do.” Fictional challenge accepted for real.
Ethan started playing in college and hasn’t really stopped, though the matches are becoming... Read More
Check out the lastest Ruggamatrix America podcast, as the panel talks college 15s, the Collegiate Rugby Championship and the upcoming Eagles tour.