Danny Care and Chris Ashton look ahead to the quarter-finals. They tell us what Eddie Jones is like before a big game and what it's like to be eliminated from a World Cup. Ireland legend Jamie Heaslip helps us figure out how to beat the All Blacks. They discuss where Wales could come unstuck against France and can Japan's fairytale run at their home tournament continue? And there's a big shout out for Ben Foden and his band Try Star.
Bonus Pod: Japanese joy and Scotland are out of the World Cup
Scotland’s World Cup is over for another four years. Chris Ashton and Chris Jones reflect on their defeat to Japan and get the thoughts of a disappointed Rory Lawson. But there’s plenty of love for the hosts and their style of play. There’s also a quick look at Ireland’s win over Samoa which sets up a quarter-final with holders New Zealand.
The Hobgoblin and Hagibis
Typhoon Hagibis is the big talking point as pod fans descend on the Hobgoblin in Tokyo. Chris and Tom Fordyce speak to some rather concerned Scotland fans and some rather more philosophical England fans. There's also some singing, bowing deer and talk of robot restaurants. Chris Ashton speaks to scrum-half Ali Price about the injury that ended his World Cup, Scotland’s big showdown with Japan and Wales reaching the quarter-finals.
Typhoon Ashton and Owen Farrell's wedding
Danny Care and Chris Ashton give some fascinating insight on Owen Farrell and a great story from his wedding. They discuss why captain's always get the best hotel rooms on tour and the dark arts behind a crooked feed. BBC weatherman Tomasz Schafernaker talk typhoons and Chris Jones has been to see winger Jonny May in the England camp.
Bonus Pod: An England debrief, a giant rat and a sex shop
Chris Jones has finally left his hotel to experience some Japanese culture. He and Chris Ashton analyse England's victory over 14-man Argentina to reach the quarter-finals. They discuss the injury to Billy Vunipola, Jack Nowell and Tomas Lavanini's red card. Plus, they look at France after their win over Tonga and Andrea Lovotti's dangerous tackle on Duane Vermeulen.