A Captain's Cup

A Captain's Cup

Radio Sport's Daniel McHardy interviews every Rugby World Cup winning captain to find out what made their campaign a triumph. Each week we talk to a different captain - David Kirk, Nick Farr-Jones, Francois Pienaar, John Eales, Martin Johnson, John Smit and Richie McCaw. A Captain's Cup produced by Radio Sport, Newstalk ZB and NZ Herald... Show More

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October 17, 2019 50 min

In the seventh episode of A Captain's Cup, Daniel McHardy talks with Richie McCaw, the man who returned Rugby World Cup glory to New Zealand. McCaw explains the events leading up to 2011 and the pressure his team felt with New Zealand's World Cup hopes resting on their shoulders. A Captain's Cup, the story of the Rugby World Cup told by the seven men who conquered it. Produced by Radio Sport, Newstalk ZB and NZ Herald... Read more

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October 10, 2019 43 min

In the sixth episode of A Captain's Cup, Daniel McHardy talks with John Smit, the second South African to lift the Webb Ellis Cup in triumph. Smit explains where the Springboks were prior to '07 and how they turned their fortunes around in rapid fashion to finish the tournament as rugby's unquestioned powerhouse. A Captain's Cup, the story of the Rugby World Cup told by the seven men who conquered it. Produced by Ra... Read more

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In the fifth episode of A Captain's Cup, Daniel McHardy talks with Martin Johnson, the first Englishman to lead his country to Rugby World Cup glory. Johnson takes a look back at '03 and discusses the immense pressure on himself and his teammates to convert England's tournament favouritism into a historic result.  A Captain's Cup, the story of the Rugby World Cup told by the seven men who conquered it. Produced by R... Read more

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September 26, 2019 42 min

In the fourth episode of A Captain's Cup, Daniel McHardy talks with John Eales, the second Wallabies captain to hoist the Webb Ellis Cup in victory. Eales remembers a special tournament in 1999 which saw Australia assert themselves as a true rugby powerhouse.  A Captain's Cup, the story of the Rugby World Cup told by the seven men who conquered it. Produced by Radio Sport, Newstalk ZB and NZ Herald.

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September 19, 2019 41 min

In the third episode of A Captain's Cup, Daniel McHardy talks with Francois Pienaar, the first man to lead South Africa in a Rugby World Cup and the first South African to hoist the Webb Ellis Cup in victory. Pienaar shares his memories of a very historic tournament in which South Africa came together behind the Springboks as well as the enormous figure of Nelson Mandela. A Captain's Cup, the story of the Rugby World Cup to... Read more

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September 12, 2019 39 min

In the second episode of A Captain's Cup, Daniel McHardy talks with Nick Farr-Jones, the second captain and first Australian to lift the Webb Ellis Cup.  Farr-Jones explains how a change in leadership and having the belief they were the best resulted in their successful 1991 campaign .  A Captain's Cup produced by Radio Sport, Newstalk ZB and NZ Herald.

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September 5, 2019 42 min

In the first episode of A Captain's Cup, Daniel McHardy talks with David Kirk, the first captain to lift the Webb Ellis Cup.  Kirk details the vivid memories and crucial moments from 1987 which led to the All Blacks laying claim to the number one rugby nation in the world, a title which had never been officially settled before. A Captain's Cup produced by Radio Sport, Newstalk ZB and NZ Herald.

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September 1, 2019 1 min

In this series Radio Sport's Daniel McHardy interviews every Rugby World Cup winning captain to find out what made their campaign a triumph. Each week we talk to a different captain - David Kirk, Nick Farr-Jones, Francois Pienaar, John Eales, Martin Johnson, John Smit and Richie McCaw. A Captain's Cup produced by Radio Sport, Newstalk ZB and NZ Herald.  

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