LISTEN: The Offload podcast – Rupert Cox and Stuart Barnes
Last Updated: 10/01/18 9:23pm
Rupert Cox and Stuart Barnes preview the weekend’s European Rugby Champions Cup action on this week’s The Offload.
The duo also look at the Australian Rugby Union's new collective bargaining agreement and their progressive steps when it comes to pay parity and the new policies being introduced for female players.
Should, and will, other nations' unions follow the lead of the ARU and take further steps towards pay parity?
With Lima Sopoaga reportedly joining Aviva Premiership side Wasps, our duo discuss the movement of players out of the Southern Hemisphere and the fact that they are giving up their international ambitions as a result.
Over the next fortnight, the pieces of the 2017/18 Champions Cup jigsaw will fall into place as the runners and riders jostle for quarter-final spots.
From the Kingspan Stadium to the new U Arena, our team run the rule over the pool permutations and the what-ifs when it comes to Rounds 5 and 6.