Sports Podcasts To Listen To Now
THE RUGBY POD
Hosted by Andy Rowe, with Andy Goode and ‘Big’ Jim Hamilton, this podcast is a window into the world of rugby. Topics on the table include the latest rugby news – with a healthy dose of insider analysis – as well as behind-the-scenes tour stories. Listeners can send in questions for the guys to discuss in a ‘pub chat’ style. Easy background listening for the casual fan, The Rugby Pod is comedy gold for rugby fanatics.
FOOTBALL RAMBLE DAILY
Luke Moore, Pete Donaldson, Marcus Speller and Jim Campbell come to together to discuss, analyse and laugh at the world’s most popular sport. With over 11,000 subscribers, this podcast is an extremely popular weekly fix of football confab centred around the Premier League. Such is its popularity, the hosts have even released a book and headlined sold-out live shows. Each episode, special guests are brought in, matches are reviewed and laughs are had by four regular fans who love to talk anything football related.
ON THE MARBLES
Jump into the driver’s seat with Steve Jones for this rundown of all things Formula 1. With regular contributors like David Coulthard, Ben Edwards, Lee McKenzie and Billy Monger, this podcast is a behind-the-scenes summary of events happening in and around the sport. Each show focuses on a different Grand Prix, with guests brought in from car manufacturing giants like Ferrari and Lamborghini. A relative new podcast, On The Marbles is building a firm following and is a great way to stay informed on the burning motor-racing topics of the moment.
F1 BEYOND THE GRID
Ex-racer John Watson heads up this weekly Formula 1 roundup. As a former Grand Prix driver, he brings a special knowledge and passion for the race track. With guests including current and past racing superstars, F1 Beyond The Grid gets to the heart of what it takes to become a racing champion.
HOUSE OF RUGBY
Greg James, Jimmy Anderson and Felix White take an alternative look at cricket. Greg’s a Radio 1 DJ, so expect music alongside the cricket chat and laughs. For one hour every week, the podcast offers funny, irreverent discussion of the sport, inviting guests – including current players – to give their two cents on the issues of the day. Not too serious or in depth, this is easy listening for cricket lovers.
NO LAYING UP
A great listen for golf buffs, American podcast No Laying Up covers the full array of golf tournaments, but with a particular focus on the Ryder Cup. Witty and nuanced, it proves golf can be as light hearted as rugby and football. Everything golf is up for discussion and you’ll be sure to find some common ground with the four hosts of this podcast.
LUCK ON SUNDAY
Once a week, horse racing broadcaster Nick Luck opens up and shares his unmatched sporting insight. A six-time British racing broadcaster of the year, Nick knows it all – and is ready to share all with listeners. Often featuring top jockeys and other aficionados, Luck On Sunday not only reports on the big races, but also tackles the big issues the sport currently faces.
THAT PETER CROUCH PODCAST
With 42 caps for England, Peter Crouch is more than qualified to run his own podcast dedicated to the sport he loves. In a comical manner, Crouch shares backstage stories and anecdotes from his long run in the sport. Definitely a podcast for the ‘lads’, you’ll notice lots of chuckling in the background.
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