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Out Of The Box

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Daniel McHardy is joined by fellow commentators Brian Ashby & Nigel Yalden to discuss rugby being shutdown due to Coronavirus.
The team discuss the implications of the lockdown and what this means for rugby going forward.
The team also start their All Blacks depth chart beginning with the forwards.
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Daniel McHardy is joined by fellow commentators Brian Ashby & Nigel Yalden to discuss the week in rugby. 
Super Rugby has not been immune to the challenges surrounding the coronavirus.
The team look at the future of rugby plus much more. 
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Daniel McHardy is joined by fellow commentators Brian Ashby & Nigel Yalden to discuss the week in rugby. 
Super Rugby rolled on but the Highlanders couldn't bounce back with a win, they were done by the Bulls. 
The Crusaders got past the Reds but didn't look overly polished and the Chiefs put the foot down in the second half to blow the Waratahs away. 
The Blues were the story of the week though after finally getting a der...
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February 25, 2020 36 min
Daniel McHardy is joined by fellow commentators Nigel Yalden & Elliott Smith to break down the week in rugby.
Super Rugby rolls on and the Crusaders got back to dominance by dismissing the Highlanders, the Chiefs on the other hand were less than vintage losing to the Brumbies.
Ardie Savea caused a stir this week suggesting he would be very interested in playing in the NRL, what do we make of that?
This plus much more. 
 
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February 18, 2020 34 min
Daniel McHardy is joined by fellow commentators Brian Ashby & Nigel Yalden to break down the week of rugby. 
Super Rugby continues to roll on with all of the New Zealand teams getting wins in week three.
The Southern Derby looks set to be a great game this week coming and the guys give their predictions of all the games. 
This and much more. 
 
 
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February 11, 2020 33 min
Daniel McHardy is joined by Brian Ashby & Nigel Yalden to break down the week in rugby. 
Super Rugby rolls on with the Chiefs scoring an impressive victory over the Crusaders.
The Hurricanes went to Argentina an got the job done but the Highlanders will need to improve after a hefty loss at home. 
Alternative shirts are proving a very controversial topic so the guys climb into that. 
As well as looking at the news that South Africa...
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Daniel McHardy is joined by fellow commentators Nigel Yalden & Brian Ashby to break down the week in rugby.
This week in a truncated version it's all about Super Rugby. 
The Blues let one slip against the Chiefs, the Hurricanes laid an absolute egg and the Crusaders carried on as they finished last year, winning. 
All observations from week one and much more. 
 
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Daniel McHardy is joined by fellow commentators Elliott Smith & Brian Ashby to preview the 2020 Super Rugby reason which starts this weekend.
Which New Zealand side is best placed to come out on top is discussed along with a breakdown of the other conferences. 
There are some law variations to get our heads around also. 
All this plus much more. 
 
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November 5, 2019 36 min
Daniel McHardy is joined by Brian Ashby & Paul Allison to break down the week in rugby.
The World Cup is done and South Africa reign supreme after clinically dismantling England in the final. 
The guys break down how they went about it and how much it means to South Africa. 
Back in New Zealand and the hunt for the next All Blacks coach is well underway with NZR announcing who is on their selection panel. 
Tony Brown has publicly s...
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October 29, 2019 35 min
Daniel McHardy is joined by Brian Ashby & Elliott Smith live from Japan to break down the week in rugby.
This week, well, we're dissecting a failed Rugby World Cup campaign. 
All the burning questions from the All Blacks semi final loss to England are answered and the guys try to work out where did it go so wrong. 
This plus all the domestic rugby you need to be up to date with also including the Tasman Mako and their undefeat...
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October 22, 2019 35 min
Daniel McHardy is joined by Brian Ashby & Nigel Yalden live from Japan to break down the week in rugby. 
This week it's all about playoff rugby, the World Cup is down to the final four and the All Blacks are looking to send England and Eddie Jones home from Japan. 
The quarterfinals didn't have a lack of drama with red cards, long range tries and a 50 metre rolling maul all on display.
The lads pick their finalists and giv...
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October 15, 2019 36 min
Daniel McHardy is joined by Brian Ashby and Nigel Yalden live out of Japan to break down the week in rugby.
The Rugby World Cup has rolled on while dodging a typhoon this week and it saw the round robin stage capped off by a fantastic game between Scotland and Japan who ended up progressing.
The quarter final match ups leave some intriguing questions left to be answered with Ireland and the All Blacks set to clash on Saturday night. 
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Daniel McHardy is joined by Brian Ashby and Nigel Yalden live from Japan covering the week in rugby.
The Rugby World Cup rolls on and so does the discussion about the refereeing and officiating of head highs and foul play.
The All Blacks have gotten to this point unscathed and will look to ramp their intensity up heading into their last pool game against Italy. 
The other contenders are all tracking along differently, South Africa imp...
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Daniel McHardy is joined by Nigel Yalden, Elliott Smith and Brian Ashby to break down the week in rugby.
Nigel and Elliott have been on assignment in Japan following the All Blacks and other major players in the tournament, they give their report on what the big story lines have been.
Back home Brian Ashby has been keeping a keen eye on the Mitre 10 Cup as well as the World Cup where refereeing controversy continues to dominate headl...
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September 24, 2019 35 min
Daniel McHardy is joined by Brian Ashby and Nigel Yalden live out of Japan. 
Week one of Rugby World Cup is coming to a close and there are a million talking points to get through already.
The contenders form, officiating, selections, underwhelming teams and coaching are all on the agenda to chew through.
Then Brian and Daniel breakdown all the rugby going on back home including the Mitre 10 Cup.
All this plus lots lots more. 
 
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Daniel McHardy is joined by Nigel Yalden live from japan and Brian Ashby as usual to talk the week in rugby.
There's only a couple of days until the Rugby World Cup starts so the guys overview the rest of the teams they haven't talked about and get Nigel's observations from the ground in Japan. 
There's also some Mitre 10 Cup, Farah Palmer Cup and heartland Championship to cover off. 
But it's almost all eyes on Ja...
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September 10, 2019 35 min
Daniel McHardy is joined by Brian Ashby and Nigel Yalden to discuss the week in rugby.
Before the World Cup preview gets into full swing, we take a detailed look at the latest round of the Mitre 10 Cup. 
The Farah Palmer Cup is also well underway, who is starting to look like the team to beat?
The All Blacks absolutely crushed Tonga in their last World Cup hit out, is there anything that can be taken from this? 
Looking forward to the ...
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This week on Out Of The Box rugby podcast Daniel McHardy is joined by Brian Ashby and Elliott Smith to talk the week in rugby.
The All Blacks have just named their World Cup squad so the guys spend a lot of time looking at the key questions raised by Hansen's 31 man squad.
Luke Jacobson has to be the biggest winner with his outside inclusion, on the other hand Ngani Laumape might be feeling slightly unlucky.
As well as this the gu...
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August 6, 2019 36 min
Daniel McHardy is joined by Nigel Yalden in Perth and Brian Ashby to discuss the week in rugby.
This week we look forward to the first Bledisloe Cup match of the year which will be played in Perth.
First though, the guys discuss the late Sir Brian Lochore's contribution to New Zealand rugby and the black jersey.
As far as selection goes for the team to play against the Wallabies, again it's the loose forwards taking a lot of t...
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Daniel McHardy is joined by Brian Ashby and Paul Allison to break down the week in rugby.
The All Blacks and Springboks juked out a 16 all draw over the weekend, neither team asserting dominance throughout the affair.
Which players managed to impress during that game, and did the Mo'unga - Barrett experiment work?
Australia managed to knock Argentina back in their test also.
The big news of the week though is Steve Hansen's red...
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