Jim Tucker is a veteran of 40 years in the sports reporting game.
At 42 and six years after his last professional game, Orene Ai’i has returned to professional rugby. He tells Jim Tucker it was the death of a wonderful All Blacks wing that inspired him.
He’s been a skills coach to some of the best rugby players the game has ever seen but now Mick Byrne is fulfilling a lifetime goal to become a head coach, with start up Super Rugby Pacific team Drua.
James O’Connor was always talented, but he was a bit of a rugby brat when he first made the Wallabies. He talked to Jim Tucker about his ‘second career’ and how different he is as a person.
Quade Cooper was sacked by the Reds, left to play club rugby in Brisbane, but now he is back in the Wallabies and loving life again. Jim Tucker looks at Cooper’s remarkable comeback.