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March 4, 2021  

AYNE 331 - THE CAPTAINS TABLE - Jason Leonard (in association with Loch Lomond Whiskies)

On the show this week is former rugby player Jason Leonard - one of the finest prop forwards ever to appear for England.   Winning 114 Caps over a 14 year career he was inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame in 2014, is a former President of the Rugby Football Union and the current Chairman of the British & Irish Lions.   A rugby legend.  And exceptional company in bar.

February 25, 2021  

AYNE 330 - Alec Scheiner

Alec Scheiner of Redbird joins the Pumpjack Big interview. A packed 60 minutes covering SPACs, Fenway, Toulouse and a multiclub strategy, XFL, Wasserman, NFL media, and sport being the ultimate people business.

February 22, 2021  

AYNE 329 - Shaping The Future of Sport: Beyond Covid

In this 3 part series - in partnership with SRI - The Captain & Roger are joined by Annamarie Phelps, Chairman of the British Horseracing Authority, Jo Coates - CEO of U.K. Athletics and David James - Managing Partner at SRI talking about the challenges and opportunities facing the world of sport today.

February 18, 2021  

AYNE 328 - The Groundsmen

The lads enjoy lunch break discussing Springsteen, celeb sponsorship, taking money from the vice industries, closed leagues, and so much more. An hour's debate, not taken too seriously. 

February 11, 2021  

AYNE 327 - Goal/Own Goal

Grant and Roger discuss India, cricket, captains, Disney+, fantasy, meme culture, Mahomes, golf distances, and silent Olympics crowds.

February 8, 2021  

AYNE 326 - Bitter Sweet Symphony - Pat Nevin

The lads are joined by Pat Nevin to discuss how music and football intertwined in his career. Songs that changed lives, concerts missed still regretted, how the Walkman changed dressing room culture forever. 

February 4, 2021  

AYNE 325 - THE CAPTAINS TABLE - Jamie Roberts (in association with Loch Lomond Whiskies)

Wales & British & Irish Lion Centre - Jamie Roberts joins The Captain this week to share his love of sport.  A life long Manchester United supporter,  a qualified medic and watch collector - he shares with his host his deep ineptitude for golf in the most public arena - Wentworth Golf Club!

January 28, 2021  

AYNE 324 - Gabriele Marcotti

The lads welcome ESPN's Gabriele Marcotti to talk about the seismic changes in global sport, its media, and its fandom. How far is sport moving into the entertainment and lifestyle business, and should we be concerned? What future for his own sports journalism?

January 21, 2021  

AYNE 323 - The Repricing of Sports Risk

Giles and Roger got on a call with 3 true experts in data and risk management, from Zone7, Pumpjack Dataworks, and Control Risks. We just pressed record and called the episode The Repricing of Sports Risk.

January 14, 2021  

AYNE 322 - Goal/Own Goal

Grant and Roger discuss verbal abuse in sport and is it ever justified? The Lions on British soil? Subscription models and so much more.

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