PODCAST: Stephen Ferris and Kev McLaughlin on The Hard Yards
Stephen Ferris, Kev McLaughlin, Stuff.co.nz senior rugby writer Hamish Bidwell, Ladbrokes' Andy Wildig and host Andy McGeady are on The Hard Yards this week.
01:15 - Stephen Ferris tells us about his stag party in Newcastle
04:20 - Where did his buddy Paul go for the weekend?
5:22 - A debrief of the Lions defeat to Auckland Blues
10:00 - Why the Lions schedule is just too much for this squad
13:20 - How have the Irish players done on the tour so far?
18:00 - Are there any signs of progress or patterns developing from the first two games?
21:00 - The guys discuss the starting XV for the game against Crusaders
22:45 - Sean O'Brien can be the game-changer the Lions need
27:10 - How the New Zealand public can push their influence on the Lions
30:00 - Hamish Bidwell from Stuff.co.nz tells us all about the Crusaders team
33:38 - What the Lions need to stop doing if they want to beat the Crusaders on Saturday?
34:40 - Hamish on the New Zealand media's relationship with Warren Gatland
38:00 - The reaction to Gatland's comments that there isn't much better Super Rugby teams and the All Blacks
40:30 - Predictions for the Lions vs Crusaders
41:36 - Everything you need to know about new All Black Ngani Laumape
47:40 - Head of rugby trading at Ladbrokes gives us a great insight into how betting odds are worked out