John Van Der Giessen was willing to travel the world to learn the game, and willing to go places emotionally not every play can go to in order to become an internationals.
Now successful in the business world, VDG talks with Bruce McLane about how he became an Eagle, who helped him along the way, and what lessons he learned.
Topo Rodriguez played prop for Argentina, Australia, and Tahiti, and is widely regarded as one of the greatest scrummagers ever.
He is also a sharp and critical thinker and pulls no punches in talking about problems and solutions for Australia, Argentina, and the USA, who he says should be a top-8 country in rugby.
Fred Paoli gets tough with the younger generation of players, USA Rugby, and anyone else who gets in his way as the great Eagle tighthead speaks with Bruce McLane.
It's part 2 of Bruce McLane's sit-down with one of the greatest USA rugby players ever, Gary Lambert, and he talks about rivalries, today's game, and has a little advice for young players.
This latest RuggaMatrix America Podcast sees Bruce Mclane sit down with an all-time great prop and an expert in the art of scrummaging (which is the name of his book): Enrique Topo Rodriguez.
Topo played prop for Argentina, Australia, the South American Jaguares, and late Tahiti. He pulls no punches in talking about the game, the politics within the game, and how to play the game right.
Gary Lambert was a force of nature for the USA in the 1980s and 1990s. The former White Plains product speaks with Bruce McLane about rugby, fishing, coaching, and more. This is a great show and it's only Part 1.
Check out his fishing charter company at https://www.dgcharters.com
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