Rugby Union Interviews

Peter Horne of Scotland scores his teams first try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match between Australia and Scotland at Twickenham Stadium on October 18, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Interview: Scotland centre Peter Horne
Scotland centre Peter Horne speaks to Sports Mole after his side's cruel last-gasp 35-34 defeat to Australia in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals.
Oct 18, 22:38
Scotland's Blair Cowan lines up ahead of the 2015 Rugby World Cup warm up match between and Ireland and Scotland at Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland on August 15, 2015.
Interview: Scotland back-row Blair Cowan on Rugby World Cup exit
Scotland back-row Blair Cowan speaks to Sports Mole about his side's World Cup quarter-final defeat to Australia and why there is cause for optimism for the future.
Oct 18, 20:31
The South Africa team celebrates the try of Fourie Du Preez of South Africa during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match between South Africa and Wales at Twickenham Stadium on October 17, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Interview: South Africa lock Pieter-Steph du Toit
South Africa's Pierre-Steph du Toit talks to Sports Mole about the win over Wales, the importance of captain Fourie du Preez and the semi-final against New Zealand.
Oct 17, 23:59
Wales' hooker Scott Baldwin poses prior to a Pool A match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between Wales and Uruguay at the Millennium stadium in Cardiff, south Wales on September 20, 2015.
Interview: Wales hooker Scott Baldwin
Sports Mole speaks to Wales hooker Scott Baldwin following his side's Rugby World Cup quarter-final exit at the hands of South Africa.
Oct 17, 21:21
Austin Healey
Interview: Former England international Austin Healey
Following England's early Rugby World Cup exit, Sports Mole speaks to Austin Healey about the potential ramifications.
Oct 13, 08:43
Japan Forwards Coach Steve Borthwick looks on prior to the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool B match between Scotland and Japan at Kingsholm Stadium on September 23, 2015
Interview: Japan assistant coach Steve Borthwick
Sports Mole speaks to Japan coach Steve Borthwick following his side's 28-18 victory over USA in Gloucester.
Oct 11, 23:32
Jamie George of England lines up during the International match between France and England at Stade de France on August 22, 2015 in Paris, France.
Interview: England's Jamie George reflects on win over Uruguay
Sports Mole speaks to England hooker Jamie George following the team's 60-3 win over Uruguay at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 11, 01:52
Nick Easter of England runs with the ball during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool A match between England and Uruguay at Manchester City Stadium on October 10, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Interview: England's Nick Easter reflects on hat-trick
Sports Mole speaks to England number eight Nick Easter following his hat-trick of tries in the 60-3 win over Uruguay at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 11, 00:40
Josh Strauss of Scotland is tackled during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool B match between Scotland and Japan at Kingsholm Stadium on September 23, 2015
Interview: Josh Strauss reflects on Scotland's win over Samoa at the Rugby World Cup
Sports Mole caught up with Scotland forward Josh Strauss after the Dark Blues made it through to the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup by edging out Samoa.
Oct 10, 19:07
Scotland centre Matt Scott during a training session on September 25, 2015
Interview: Scotland centre Matt Scott reacts to victory over Samoa
Find out what Scotland centre Matt Scott had to say after helping his side beat Samoa and reach the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 10, 18:40
Nehe Milner-Skuller celebrates with New Zealand teammate Ma'a Nonu during the Rugby World Cup match against Tonga on October 9, 2015
Interview: Try-scoring New Zealand winger Nehe Milner-Skudder
Find out what Nehe Milner-Skudder had to say to Sports Mole after he scored two tries in New Zealand's 47-9 win over Tonga at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 10, 01:32
New Zealand fly-half Dan Carter kicks at goal during the Rugby World Cup Pool C contest against Tonga on October 9, 2015
Interview: New Zealand fly-half Dan Carter reacts to victory over Tonga
Sports Mole catches up with New Zealand fly-half Dan Carter after the All Blacks' 47-9 victory over Tonga at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 10, 01:00
Scotland centre Matt Scott during a training session on September 25, 2015
Interview: Scotland centre Matt Scott after USA win
Sports Mole caught up with try-scoring Scotland centre Matt Scott after their come-from-behind Rugby World Cup victory over the USA in Leeds.
Sep 27, 18:34
Sam Burgess in action for England during the Rugby World Cup game with Wales on September 26, 2015
Interview: England centre Sam Burgess
England centre Sam Burgess speaks to Sports Mole following his side's 28-25 loss to Wales in the Rugby World Cup.
Sep 27, 03:59
Owen Farrell kicks for England during the Rugby World Cup game with Wales on September 26, 2015
Interview: England fly-half Owen Farrell
England fly-half Owen Farrell speaks to Sports Mole about his side's World Cup defeat to Wales, including the decision to go for the win rather than the draw late on.
Sep 27, 03:41
D. T. H. van der Merwe of Canada goes over for the opening try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool D match between Italy and Canada at Elland Road on September 26, 2015 in Leeds, United Kingdom.
Interview: Canada winger DTH van der Merwe after Italy defeat
Sports Mole spoke to Canada winger DTH van der Merwe after the Maple Leafs' narrow Rugby World Cup defeat to Italy.
Sep 26, 18:28
Kyran Bracken at an event in London on September 13, 2015
Interview: Former England scrum-half Kyran Bracken talks Rugby World Cup
Sports Mole caught up with former England scrum-half Kyran Bracken at the PokerStars and Prostate Cancer UK Lads Night In to talk all things Rugby World Cup.
Sep 26, 15:02
Josh Strauss of Scotland is tackled during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool B match between Scotland and Japan at Kingsholm Stadium on September 23, 2015
Interview: Scotland back-row Josh Strauss
Scotland flanker Josh Strauss speaks to Sports Mole having made his long-awaited but controversial debut for his adopted country in their World Cup victory over Japan.
Sep 23, 22:36
Finn Russell of Scotland dives over for a try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool B match between Scotland and Japan at Kingsholm Stadium on September 23, 2015
Interview: Scotland fly-half Finn Russell
Try-scoring Scotland fly-half Finn Russell speaks to Sports Mole about his side's performance in the bonus-point victory over Japan at the Rugby World Cup.
Sep 23, 22:08
Samoa's Tim Nanai-Williams scores a try during the Rugby World Cup game with the USA on September 20, 2015
Interview: Samoa full-back Tim Nanai-Williams after USA win in Rugby World Cup
Sports Mole caught up with Samoa full-back and man-of-the-match Tim Nanai-Williams after Le Manu's 25-16 win over USA in Rugby World Cup Pool B.
Sep 20, 15:41
Jason Robinson grins from ear to ear
Interview: England World Cup winner Jason Robinson
Sports Mole speaks to former England international Jason Robinson ahead of Rugby Aid and this month's Rugby World Cup.
Sep 3, 16:39
England's Alex Corbisiero during a training session on November 4, 2013
Interview: England and Northampton Saints prop Alex Corbisiero
Sports Mole catches up with England Rugby World Cup hopeful Alex Corbisiero to get the latest from inside the Red Rose camp.
Aug 18, 12:00
Adam Jones of Wales during the RBS Six Nations match between Wales and Italy at the Millenium Stadium on February 1, 2014
Interview: Iconic Wales and Lions prop Adam Jones
Sports Mole catches up with former Wales prop Adam Jones ahead of his move to Harlequins this summer.
Jun 4, 13:01
Mark Cueto leans on a rugby ball
Interview: Sale Sharks and ex-England winger Mark Cueto
Sports Mole catches up with Mark Cueto to look back on his fondest playing memories and targets for the future before he calls time on his career in May.
Mar 20, 12:24
James Rodwell of England runs in a try during the Marriot London Sevens match between England and Wales at Twickenham Stadium on May 10, 2014 in London, England
Interview: England Sevens star James Rodwell
England Sevens star James Rodwell talks to Sports Mole about the ongoing World Series season, the Olympic Games in Rio and retirement.
Mar 9, 19:02
Tom Mitchell in action during the England Sevens Squad Announcement for the Commonwealth Games on July 9, 2014
Interview: England Sevens captain Tom Mitchell
Sports Mole talks to England Sevens captain Tom Mitchell about the season so far, the fast-approaching Rio Olympics and the prospect of captaining a Great Britain team.
Mar 9, 13:34
Leo Halavatau pictured in August 2014
Interview: London Irish's Leo Halavatau
Sports Mole talks to London Irish's Leo Halavatau ahead of the new Aviva Premiership season.
Sep 3, 22:00
South Africa's Seabelo Senatla runs with the ball on July 27, 2014
Interview: South Africa rugby sevens back Seabelo Senatla
Commonwealth Games top try scorer Seabelo Senatla talks to Sports Mole about South Africa's gold-medal victory over New Zealand in the rugby sevens yesterday.
Jul 28, 13:41
Cecil Afrika jumps to score a try on July 27, 2014
Interview: South Africa sevens legend Cecil Afrika
South Africa rugby sevens legend Cecil Afrika talks to Sports Mole about his side's gold medal-winning campaign at the Commonwealth Games.
Jul 28, 10:59
Tom Powell in action during the England Sevens Squad Announcement for the Commonwealth Games on July 9, 2014 in London, England
Interview: England rugby sevens star Tom Powell
England's Tom Powell talks to Sports Mole about his side's Commonwealth Games campaign, his decision to retire and what the future holds.
Jul 27, 23:42
Scotland's Scott Wight on July 26, 2014
Interview: Scotland rugby sevens back Scott Wight
Scotland's Scott Wight talks to Sports Mole about his side's agonising defeat to England at Ibrox and his Commonwealth Games experience as a whole.
Jul 27, 20:26
Phil Burgess in action during the England Sevens Squad Announcement for the Commonwealth Games on July 9, 2014
Interview: England rugby sevens star Phil Burgess
England's Phil Burgess talks to Sports Mole about his side's win over Scotland, their chances in the plate final against Wales and the team's ill-discipline in Glasgow.
Jul 27, 19:46
Scotland's Roddy Grant is tackled on July 26, 2014
Interview: Scotland sevens star Roddy Grant
Scotland's Roddy Grant talks to Sports Mole about his side's dramatic progression into the medal rounds of the rugby sevens at the Commonwealth Games.
Jul 26, 23:11
Dan Norton of England runs in for a try during the Pool C match between England and Canada during day two of the 2014 Hong Kong Sevens at Hong Kong International Stadium on March 29, 2014
Interview: England Rugby Sevens' Dan Norton
England rugby sevens legend Dan Norton talks to Sports Mole to assess his side's chances at the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Jul 14, 10:16
James Rodwell of England runs in a try during the Marriot London Sevens match between England and Wales at Twickenham Stadium on May 10, 2014 in London, England
Interview: England Rugby Sevens' James Rodwell
England Rugby Sevens legend James Rodwell talks to Sports Mole about the team's chances in this summer's Commonwealth Games.
Jul 12, 17:24
Marcus Watson of England scores a try against Kenya during the IRB Glasgow Sevens - Day Two at Scotstoun Stadium on May 4 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland
Interview: England Rugby Sevens' Marcus Watson
Sports Mole talks to England Rugby Sevens star Marcus Watson about the team's chances of winning gold in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games this month.
Jul 11, 21:00
Tom Powell in action during the England Sevens Squad Announcement for the Commonwealth Games on July 9, 2014 in London, England
Interview: England Rugby Sevens star Tom Powell
England Rugby Sevens star Tom Powell speaks to Sports Mole about his side's chances in the upcoming Commonwealth Games.
Jul 11, 13:27
Neil Back makes a pass while on England duty on April 07, 2001.
Interview: Former England flanker Neil Back
Sports Mole speaks with former England and Leicester Tigers flanker Neil Back at the Aviva Premiership final.
Jun 2, 16:38
Dean Mumm the Exeter Chiefs captain poses for a photograph while attending the Aviva Premiership Season Launch 2013-2014 at Twickenham Stadium on August 29, 2013
Interview: Exeter Chiefs captain Dean Mumm
Sports Mole talks to new Exeter Chiefs captain Dean Mumm about the club's prospects ahead of the upcoming Aviva Premiership season.
Sep 3, 12:38
Chris Bell of Wasps looks on during the Aviva Premiership match between London Wasps and Gloucester at Adams Park on February 17, 2013
Interview: London Wasps captain Chris Bell
Sports Mole chats to newly-appointed London Wasps captain Chris Bell about the upcoming Aviva Premiership campaign.
Sep 3, 12:32