Japan Rugby Weekly

Join Rugby Translator Doug Picken, Japan 7's Representative Joe Kamana, and Japan International Centre William Tupou, as they bring you a weekly update on all things Rugby in the Land of the Rising Sun.Each week the trio will be joined by special guests as they yarn about life in Japan as a professional rugby player.Podcast Instagram Pagehttps://www.instagram.com/japan_rugby_weekly/Email us your questions and comments atJapanRugbyWeekly@gmail.comThis Podcast is supported by Activate and Recovery ProFor the latest products and deals, check out the A&R Pro Websitehttps://www.activaterecoverypro.com/A&R Pro Instagram Pagehttps://www.instagram.com/activate_recovery_pro/

00:12:17 2022-05-26
I'm Doug the translator, and in what is the last week of JRLO rugby for season 1, I preview the Div.1 finals and the promotion relegation games!We're getting to the business end of the League One Season, so make sure you stayed tuned to keep up to...
00:14:07 2022-05-15
I'm Doug the translator, and Japan may soon be letting tourists into Japan! It's been a long time between drinks, but Japan will hopefully be open to foreigners so you'll all be able to enjoy your Nomihoudai's again!I also preview the Div....
00:16:01 2022-04-18
I'm Doug the translator, and this week I give you a rundown on the ranking/playoff games in Division 2 & 3, as well as a review of the 12th round of the Japan Rugby League One Division 1!The 1st placed team after the playoff games in both Div 2 &...
00:59:58 2022-04-08
Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week we're joined by 2-time World Cup winning first five-eighth, Colin Slade. Sladey shares his experiences in New Zealand as well as stories from his time in France ...
00:11:19 2022-04-02
Welcome back to the 30th Episode of Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast Season 2!I'm Doug the translator, and this week I preview the 12th round of the Japan Rugby League One D1!I also go through the news of the week that the Munakata Sanix Blues will unfortu...
00:14:04 2022-03-27
Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week I preview the 11th round of the Japan Rugby League One!We will also see new Kobe recruit Lukhanyo Am make to debut today for the Steelers as they look to get an imp...
00:14:57 2022-03-18
Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week I preview the 10th round of the Japan Rugby League One!It's all go here in Japan rugby, with NTT Docomo looking to restructure their rugby program, which could ...
00:24:15 2022-03-11
Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week I preview the 9th round of the Japan Rugby League One!It's all go here in Japan rugby, so make sure to subscribe to the podcast to keep up to date with all the ...
00:13:37 2022-03-04
Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week I preview the 8th round of the Japan Rugby League One!Japan Rugby Covid regulations are insane, and going in the opposite direction to the rest of the country, but ...
00:16:29 2022-02-19
Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week I preview the 4th round of the Japan Rugby League One!In this week's episode I preview the heavy Covid-affected 6th round of the Japan Rugby League One first di...
01:06:45 2022-02-04
Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week we're joined by Cornish and Fijian rugby legend Josh Matavesi, who is currently playing at the Shokki Shuttles in Japan. Josh and I chat about his rugby journey,...
00:17:28 2022-01-28
Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week I preview the 4th round of the Japan Rugby League One!This week the Japan rugby world was rocked by a massive scandal, with the Panasonic Wild Knights releasing the...
00:10:44 2022-01-21
Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week I preview the 3rd round of the Japan Rugby League One!It's been another crazy week in League One with Covid outbreaks causing a lot more cancellations, but ther...
01:24:57 2022-01-14
Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week one of the greats Japanese rugby, Edward Quirk returns to go over the opening round of League One. In true Quirky fashion this ep features about 10% worth of rugby ...
00:20:23 2022-01-07
Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week I preview the 1st round of the Japan Rugby League One! It's been a crazy start to the season with drug scandals and Covid outbreaks overshadowing the rugby befo...
01:49:16 2021-11-29
Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week I'm joined by one of the greats of the modern game in Japan, Edward Quirk. This ep has everything, from a detailed chat about Quirky's journey up till this...
00:10:55 2021-11-22
Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week I review the recent International Match against Japan and Scotland, before reviewing the preseason matches from all over the nation. We'll also touch on the con...
00:12:57 2021-11-15
Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week I review the recent International Match against Japan and Portugal, before going through a surprise new signing for the NTT Comm shining Arcs in Luke Thompson!!!If ...
00:07:53 2021-11-08
Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week I review the recent International Match against Ireland and Japan, before going through a few new signings for the Japan Rugby League One.If you enjoy the podcast, ...
01:07:10 2021-11-01
Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week I'm joined by Heiden Bedwell-Curtis, the Captain of the Mitsubishi Dynaboars. HBC chats to us about his rugby journey and all his career highlights to date, inc...
00:14:48 2021-10-25
Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week I review the recent International Match against Australia and Japan.If you enjoy the podcast, please subscribe, review and share it with a mate.We still have our di...
00:08:36 2021-10-16
Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week I have a quick chat about the recently released League One schedule!If you enjoy the podcast, please subscribe, review and share it with a mate.We still have our di...
01:58:58 2021-10-09
Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week I'm joined by Nick Ealey of the Mitsubishi Dynaboars. Nick chats to us about his journey though Japanese rugby, and shares a lot of great knowledge, so hope you...
01:06:44 2021-10-02
***Giveaway Info Below***Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week is the second installment of our translator mini-series, where I interview rugby translators from throughout the league to hear how they go...
00:14:01 2021-09-25
Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week I will be going through the Brave Blossoms Training Squad which was announced by the JRFU. We also touch on the retirement of Japan rugby great Kosei Ono, and as alw...
01:12:51 2021-09-18
Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week I'm joined by Saitama Wild Knights Young Gun, Ben Gunter. Ben shares his journey from being a young lock who couldn't jump who is now one of the best flanker...
01:09:25 2021-09-11
Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week is the first installment of our translator mini-series, where I interview rugby translators from throughout the league to hear how they got into the industry. Our fi...
00:11:30 2021-09-04
Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week I'll be giving you an update on all the new big name signings throughout the Japan Rugby League One.If you enjoy the podcast, please subscribe, review and share...
01:10:03 2021-08-28
Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week I'm joined by the fastest man in Japan, Dynaboars winger Ben Paltridge. Ben shares some great yarns as well as some top notch advice this week, so it's defin...
01:08:10 2021-08-21
Welcome back to the Japan Rugby Weekly Podcast!I'm Doug the translator, and this week I'm joined by world-class centre Michael Little, who has not only starred for the Sunwolves and the Dynaboars, but was also named in last season's Top leagu...
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