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 40: Naughty forty  

We sign off in style with Facebook live

Episode 39: The Lions special  

Guess what this is about.

(Extra): The Phil Bennett interview  

Incredible interview with Phil Bennett MBE about his experiences with the British & Irish Lions in 74 and 77

Episode 37: The last supper (maybe)  

This week we stutter to a halt

Episode 36: The one where we chat.  

This week we discuss feedback, length of rambles, and some astonishing semis

Episode 35: The Scarlet Pimpernels  

This week we are joined by JP (The Enforcer) as we discuss grammatical errors, Bath's most influential people, and Phil Bennett OBE

Episode 34:  Big Dave's hurty back  

This week we discuss candle burning, table football, and stem cell injections

Episode 33: The Anthony Joshua one  

This week we talk about how Flats helped AJ win, and a little bit about Rugger.

Episode 32: Back at the Ponderosa with Jiffy  

This week we talk Lions, trolls and touring with one of the greats

Episode 31: Flakey scalp and spitting chicken  

This we talk about the Verbier ski trip, Hong Kong 7's and other stuff

Episode 30: Genero Towers  

This week we talk Genero experiences, pink jumpers and pizza.

Episode 29: Boyz (and a girl) in London  

This week we come to you from London with angry Michelle aka Keith Cheggers.

Episode 28: The one where Flats dresses like Super Gav.  

This week we talk non-stop for over forty three minutes

Episode 27: The one from Bazz's flat  

You know what it's normally like? Yeah? Well it's like that again

Episode 26: The gossipy one  

It's Haye's Achilles, our first bet, and the WRU's Halfpenny saga

Episode 25: The poddy one  

This week we talk all sorts. Seriously, all sorts

Episode 24: The Warren Gatland one  

This week we talk about a few things but, to be honest, it's all about a brilliant chat with Warren Gatland

Episode 23: Let's get physical  

This week we talk about movies on Netflix, the Six Nations, and players contracts.

Episode 22: The one with the picture of Shanks having a lie down.  

This week we get so serious it hurts. Soz

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