To the Last Drop

Veteran journalists Liam del Carme and Brenden Nel are teaming up with AME (African Media Entertainment) to bring you "To the Last Drop", where you'll find them chewing the fat about the latest developments coming out of the world of Rugby.
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33 Episodes
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To The Last Drop | Episode 33

Neethling Fouche is no ordinary tighthead prop. Jovial and affable Fouche lifts the lid on why the Stormers have become such a tight knit group. He talks about how he has dealt with adversity and playing in the considerable shadow of Frans Malherbe. He also shares a poignant story about…
29 Feb 41 min

To The Last Drop | Episode 32

Having spent the weekend with the Sharks, Brenden and Liam are back to report on their short trip to the East Coast. They reflect on the Sharks' defeat to the Stormers and the home defeat of the Lions to the Bulls. The Bok alignment camp also caught their attention and…
22 Feb 42 min

To The Last Drop | Episode 31

Veteran journalists Liam del Carme and Brenden Nel are teaming up with AME (African Media Entertainment) to bring you "To the Last Drop", where you'll find them chewing the fat about the latest developments coming out of the world of Rugby.
15 Feb 38 min

To The Last Drop | Episode 30

The World Cup final that apparently "everyone wanted to see" went by as a damp squib, and caused a few chuckles as Brenden and Liam dissect the opening round of Six Nations and then delve deeper into the rabbit hole that is Springbok rugby. Rassie is back as coach until…
8 Feb 32 min

To The Last Drop | Episode 29

This week, something a little different. Veteran journalist and rugby communications guru Matt McILraith gives us the lowdown on the Japan Rugby League One and so much more. The Kiwi who was Wallabies media manager in the Robbie Deans era discusses the impact of the league, at a time clubs…
1 Feb 33 min

To The Last Drop | Episode 28

The latest edition of TTLD is entirely dedicated to retiring referee Jaco Peyper. Peyper, one of the game’s most decorated referees, chats about his future and what role he may yet play in the game, some of the most bizarre moments he encountered on the field and which laws he…
24 Jan 43 min

To The Last Drop | Episode 27

In the latest edition of TTLD Marco Masotti, the Sharks’ majority shareholder chats to Liam and Brenden from his New York office. He talks about the state of affairs at the franchise, how displeased he is with results and where he intends taking the brand. He believes franchise owners and…
18 Jan 56 min

To The Last Drop | Episode 26

Brenden and Liam kick-off the year by discussing the malaise at the Sharks and why poor form continues to dog them in the URC. They catch up with former Bok and Bulls prop Gurthro Steenkamp who is the scrum coach at back-to-back Champions Cup winners La Rochelle. Steenkamp explains why…
11 Jan 54 min

To The Last Drop | Episode 25

We sign off the year with one of the enduring voices in South African rugby. Bulls director of rugby and former Springbok coach Jake White is our guest for our final episode before our resumption in the second week of the new year. White delves into the oldest rivalry in…
21 Dec 2023 37 min

To the Last Drop | Episode 24

As its Christmastime, To the Last Drop is in the mood for giving, and this week we have a bumper episode that spans continents and is full of festive flavour. Brenden and Liam chat to Glasgow Warriors coach Franco Smith about Champions Cup, life in Glasgow and the perils of…
14 Dec 2023 51 min

To The Last Drop | Episode 23

The jamboree that is the Cape Town Sevens is again expected to be the mother of all parties this weekend. SA Rugby's marketing manager Marlon Kruger explains the logistics behind the event, its extreme safety precautions and the headline act that slipped through their fingers at the 11th hour. Liam…
7 Dec 2023 38 min

To The Last Drop | Episode 22

This week To The Last Drop catches up with a player who literally takes the cake, and a coach who doesn't stroke egos. Bok prop Ox Nche waxes lyrical from his favourite confectionery to trophy tour confetti. He also assesses where the Sharks are at after their underwhelming start to…
29 Nov 2023 33 min

To the Last Drop | Episode 21

In this week's 'To The Last drop' Liam flies solo. He sits down affable Lions scrum coach Julian Redelinghuys who talks about the increasing belief and mongrel in the Lions team. He also shares his distinct views on the scrum, the seven/one split, and his fears for the sport. Later…
22 Nov 2023 30 min

To The Last Drop | Episode 20

Sean Everitt plied his trade with the Sharks for 15 years before taking up a short-term job with the Bulls last year. On Friday, the new Edinburgh coach will test his mettle against old mate and grizzled adversary Jake White when his team takes on the Bulls in the URC…
15 Nov 2023 30 min

To The Last Drop | Episode 19

This week Brenden and Liam gaze into their crystal ball to the next Rugby World Cup and who of the current crop of Springboks are likely to make the trip to Australia. Four, if not more Springboks will retire in the next year or so but the nucleus of the…
8 Nov 2023 29 min

To the Last Drop | Episode 18

The World Cup is over, the trophy tour is rolling through the country and the entire Mzanzi is united in celebration. But across the world the sour grapes continue, as pundits question the style, authenticity and every little detail of a magnificent Springbok victory. Why won't they give the Boks…
2 Nov 2023 40 min

To The Last Drop | Episode 17

What can be bigger than a World Cup final? Not much in reality, and the To the Last Drop team dissect the Springboks' chances against the All Blacks in Saturday's massive game, reflect a bit on the heart-stopping win over England and one of the strangest weeks in modern rugby…
27 Oct 2023 33 min

To the Last Drop | Episode 16

Phew! We’ve just caught our breath after that amazing Springbok win in Paris and the semifinal is fast approaching. Liam del Carme and Brenden Nel reflect on one of the greatest games in Rugby World Cup history with Jesse Kriel chatting about his 13 stitches and exceptional performance. We look…
19 Oct 2023 36 min

To The Last Drop | 15

It’s LE CRUNCH as the Springboks’ moment of truth has arrived. They face France in the Rugby World Cup quarterfinal and their title is on the line. Rugby guru Swys de Bruin joins the To the Last Drop squad as they dissect the Boks chances, why the white line fever…
12 Oct 2023 25 min

To the Last Drop | Episode 14

Just back Manie Libbok! That’s the message from Stormers head coach John Dobson as he weighs in on the flyhalf selection conundrum in the latest offering of To the Last Drop. Dobson joins the podcast from the Southern Cape training camp where he is in the Wilderness - literally, not…
4 Oct 2023 30 min
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