RuggaMatrix International 038 – Cat Power

It’s Bledisloe Week down under and RuggaMatrix catches up with arguably the best loosehead in world rugby at the moment … Benn Robinson from Australia. Despite his size Robinson, also known as ‘The Cat’, has dominated his opponents at Super Rugby and Test level this year. Just days before another challenge up front against the All Blacks in Sydney Robinson covers all things front row, Dan Carter and much much more…

Les Kiss is busy with the first Ireland camp of the season so we’ve got Marc Stcherbina off the bench.

Ewen McKenzie tells all about Stade Francais and their opening Top 14 22-all draw against star studded Toulon.

We review the opening week across France and look ahead to the start of the Magners League and Guinness Premiership. Some trying times off the field in England but we attempt to pick out the positives as both competitions rapidly approach.

Our In-Depth Analysis brought to you by looks at LEADERSHIP.

The great teams always have great leaders and this week we ask our experts what they look for in a captain and leadership group. From John Eales to Martin Johnson we discuss the merits of good leadership from under 19s to Test level. Thanks to Alan, one of our listeners, for the suggestion.

P.S. Bob Dwyer has extended his special deal for RuggaMatrix listeners. Tune in to check it out.

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