Triple short-track speed skating world champion Elise Christie, former England spinner Zafar Ansari and the man who produced that remarkable sprint finish to win the modern pentathlon world title, Jamie Cooke join Eleanor Oldroyd to discuss the sporting issues of the week.
Matt Dawson’s Rugby Show – when do you take 3 points?
Matt Dawson, Paul Grayson and Shane Horgan try to work out why England turned down points in their defeat by the All Blacks on Saturday. We discuss ‘the game of the autumns’ as Ireland prepare to take on New Zealand in a 1v2 clash this weekend and Rory Lawson drops in to discuss two big decisions for Scotland’s Stuart Hogg and Gary Graham.
The Friday Sports Panel
British Swimming great Rebecca Adlington, Britain's most successful Olympic gymnast Max Whitlock and Olympic hockey gold medallist Helen Richardson-Walsh join Eleanor Oldroyd to discuss the sporting issues of the week.
Matt Dawson’s Rugby Show: How do you beat the All Blacks?
How do England beat the All Blacks? That’s just one of the questions put to World Cup winners Matt Dawson and Paul Grayson as they look ahead to England against New Zealand. You’ll hear from Eddie Jones on the recall of Chris Ashton, plus Brad Shields on facing the country of his birth.
We also preview Wales’ Test against Australia by heading inside Warren Gatland’s camp to speak in-depth with George North.
Tunics For Goalposts
In a 5 live Sport Special originally recorded in 2014, Mike Ingham looks back at the World War One Christmas Truce and the reality behind the stories of British and German soldiers playing football in no man’s land on Christmas Day. Mike also focuses on the footballers who fought on the front line.