Flats and Shanks

Flats and Shanks

United Kingdom

David Flatman and Tom Shanklin are two former professional rugby players. Having been flatmates while playing at Saracens, their friendship endured, and now they’d like to share with you bunches of views and thoughts and jokes. Please, do let the chaps know if you like it (or don’t!).


Episode 7: We're lording it up in Wales once more  

This week we talk about some rugby and indeed about some of the personalities around the game. So, basically we do what we do Only this time we're podding off the back of a free, nutritious lunch (Tommy 'King of Cardiff' Shanklin has a few contacts).

Episode 6: Our threesome with Alex Goode  

Two Sarries legends and Tom Shanklin talk about awkward, train-based scenarios and Kevin Sorrell's fake nose.

Episode 5: The Lama speaks on occasion  

This week the chaps go back to their roots, talking rugger in a proper team room in the West Midlands. They escaped with all their valuables, thank Jebus.

Episode 4 feat. Jamie Roberts  

Two men incapable of performing a Welsh accent become omniscient for a while. They also talk to Jamie Roberts, who's undeniably lovely.

Episode 3 feat. England coach Paul Gustard  

Two arch procrastinators find out what an actual working week looks like from England coach, Paul Gustard. They also talk about some other things from the Presidential Suite they now call home.

Episode 2  

Wednesday 14th September 2 great guys who shave their heads through choice chatting red cards, referring decisions and the weekends rugby action. Also an insight into how legends scrum with sand shoes on from Jimmy Gopperth.

Episode 1  

Wednesday 7th September Two quinoa addicts who think they know it all act as judge and jury over the rugby world and chat with the iron-thighed George North.

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