Ruggamatrix International 047 – Ospreylia

RuggaMatrix takes you to Wales this week and speaks with their enigmatic Ospreys coaching director Scott Johnson.

Johnson is one of rugby’s truly great characters and on this show he doesn’t hold back. The Ospreys are coming off a vital win in the Heineken Cup and we get the inside word on the preparations for the next phase. Johnson makes a bold call on this season’s Six Nations champions (warning for the Irish here) and the upcoming autumn internationals.

Les Kiss was called away on urgent business but Ewen McKenzie is back in the chair from Queensland after his first week as Reds coach.

Our In-Depth Analysis this week is NUMBER 8.

It’s the position with the most basic of names but the role is far from simple. We look in detail at the different types of Number 8 playing the game, what skills they bring to the table and whether they should be recruited from backs to start with? Once again the coaching masterclass with Ewen McKenzie is an eye opener. Our In-Depth Analysis is once again brought to by

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