Discussing :: Interview: Eric Rush

Amongst the ruff and tumble on the field comes the rough and ready Rugby Comedy Festival, taking place at the ASB Theatre in Auckland on October 22nd. Among those in the sporting field taking part in this event is All Black great Eric Rush, who reveals his speaking stints aren’t as far removed from the field as you might think… What’s been more intimidating – going out and playing to large crowds of All Black fans, or anintimate setting with a number of high profile guests at an after-dinner speaking function? Actually more of an adrenalin rush (excuse the pun!) than being intimidating – although wouldhave to admit... read full article

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Interview: Eric Rush

I remember seeing him host the Rugby Roast of Murray Mexted and he was hell funny on that, though I'd have to give the best roast award to radio personality Leah Panapa....I was pleasantly surprised at how good they were at roasting Murray and also at how good his response to them was....I have seen all the current comedy central roasts from the US and the one of Mike King here in NZ and Murray's I'd have to say was pretty good...so if Eric is going to be hosting the festival I am sure there is bound to be a few good laughs......

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The Kaeo Boy done good. Okaihau boys used to beat them when he played half back in the juniors. Used to play flanker but was too small so switched to wing playing Senior rugby in Auckland.

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Ill be honest, the fact that he's a qualified lawyer took me by surprise. But seeing Rushy again makes me sad, reminiscing about Lion Red Sportscafe and such.. :(

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