The Bedford Blues Podcast
Bedford Blues Podcast - Episode 10 - July 2020

Bedford Blues Podcast - Episode 10 - July 2020

July 14, 2020

This month we bring you the Blues Podcast by way of a Fans' Forum to answer all of the questions received from the #BluesFamily. Sam Roberts leads the discussion over Zoom to hear reports from Chairman, Geoff Irvine; Director of Rugby, Mike Rayer; and Chief Operating Officer, Gareth Alred. 

Everything from the club's approach to the #COVID19 crisis to our strategic partnership with Northampton Saints is reviewed as we continue to await further clarification from the RFU on a safe return to Championship rugby. 

Bedford Blues Podcast - Episode 9 - June 2020

Bedford Blues Podcast - Episode 9 - June 2020

June 23, 2020

This month we bring you the Blues Podcast by way of a progress update as the club continues to tackle the COVID-19 crisis. Ryan Robinson leads the questions over ZOOM to hear reports from Director of Rugby, Mike Rayer; Chief Operating Officer, Gareth Alred and Blues Foundation Manager, Tom Harwood.

Everything from recruitment to sponsorship deals, charity work to the new Bedford Blues Women’s team is discussed as we continue to operate as normal as possible while waiting for clarification on a safe return to rugby.  

Bedford Blues Podcast - Episode 8 Part 02 - April 2020

Bedford Blues Podcast - Episode 8 Part 02 - April 2020

April 28, 2020

We continue this month’s walk down memory lane by discussing one of the finest hours in the club’s history. Part two focuses on the recent 45 year anniversary of the thrilling 28-12 RFU Club Competition victory over Rosslyn Park at Twickenham.

Blues legends; Budge Rogers, Richard Chadwick and Neil Bennett join Sam Roberts to reminisce about that wonderful day!

Bedford Blues Podcast - Episode 8 Part 01 - April 2020

Bedford Blues Podcast - Episode 8 Part 01 - April 2020

April 22, 2020

This month we have split the Blues Podcast into two parts as we take a walk down memory lane to discuss two notable anniversaries in Blues history. Part one focuses on the recent 15 year anniversary of the nail-biting 14-13 Powergen Challenge Shield victory over Plymouth Albion at Twickenham. 

Captain Matt Allen, Jon Phillips and Ali Hepher join Sam Roberts to reminisce about the 2004/05 campaign, the final season under Rudi Straeuli and that day! 

Bedford Blues Podcast - Episode 7 - March 2020

Bedford Blues Podcast - Episode 7 - March 2020

March 31, 2020

This month we bring you the Blues Podcast from the depths of self-isolation. Ryan Robinson leads the questions over the phone with Blues’ captain Sean McCarthy and back row Dan Temm to discuss COVID19 and how the squad are coping without rugby.

Ryan also catches up with Howard Travis to discuss The Friends of the Blues and their fundraising efforts, plus new content from ‘Chat in a Hat’ and ‘Grill with Will’ featuring Oli Curry, Grayson Hart and Joe Wrafter.

Bedford Blues Podcast - Episode 6 - February 2020

Bedford Blues Podcast - Episode 6 - February 2020

February 26, 2020

Sam Roberts is this month joined at Bedford Athletic Rugby Club by Rich Lane and Matt Worley as they discuss how they first got into rugby, the Six Nations and Blues’ current resurgence in 2020.

Ryan Robinson also speaks to supporters following the impending Championship funding cuts, there’s new content from ‘Grill with Will’ featuring Dan Temm plus some additional questions to Rich and Matt from children who participated in the Blues Community February Half Term Camp.’   

Bedford Blues Podcast - Episode 5 - January 2020

Bedford Blues Podcast - Episode 5 - January 2020

January 31, 2020

This month we start with a focus off the field and on the upcoming Blues Foundation project. Ryan Robinson leads the questions with Blues' Chief Operating Officer Gareth Alred and Senior Independent Director of Blues Foundation, Mark Ormerod.

Ryan also catches up with recent re-signings Henry Paul and Joe Wrafter on why they chose to extend their stay at GR, plus new content from 'Chat in a Hat' and 'Grill with Will' featuring Jacob Fields.

Bedford Blues Podcast - Episode 4 - December 2019

Bedford Blues Podcast - Episode 4 - December 2019

December 23, 2019

Director of Rugby, Mike Rayer, sits down with Sam Roberts for a Christmas Special Blues Podcast to go through his Blues' Team of the Decade and also discuss just how things are in the top job at Goldington Road.

Bedford Blues Podcast - Episode 3 - November 2019

Bedford Blues Podcast - Episode 3 - November 2019

November 25, 2019

Sam Roberts is joined by Ed Taylor, Will Hooley and Dean Adamson as they discuss the Blues form, the perils of the Rugby World Cup and talk at length about the injury process. Ryan Hutler gets grilled by Will and we check in with Head of Strength & Conditioning, Jamie Bain. This episode was recorded before the Nottingham away match at the Swan Hotel. 

Bedford Blues Podcast - Episode 2 - October 2019

Bedford Blues Podcast - Episode 2 - October 2019

October 18, 2019

With the new season underway and the Championship league fixtures just beginning, it's time for Episode 2 of the new and exclusive Bedford Blues Podcast. In this month’s episode, new signing Sam Leeming and Pat Tapley talk to Sam Roberts about the first three Cup matches, the Rugby World Cup and a focus on Community, from their rugby journeys to the special Bedford network at the Blues. We hear from scrum-half Grayson Hart as he dyes his hair pink ahead of Ladies Day, 'Grill with Will' returns as the younger Roberts takes on James Lennon and we play ‘chat in a hat’ with Grayson and Joe Wrafter.