Peter Stringer: Episode 152

13Aug

Peter Stringer is a former Munster and Ireland scrum-half who has seen his already glittering career revived in the UK. At 38, he continues to play at the highest level with Sale Sharks and commands the highest respect of his peers. Peter talks about the lowest point in his career at Munster (3:00), the unusual birth of his obsession with fitness (6:00) and the confidence that grew from rejecting his parents' offer of a human growth hormone operation at 13 (23:00).

Having worked closely on the pitch with Ronan O'Gara for many years, Peter speaks candidly about why they weren't as close off the pitch as many people think (56:00). Peter also opens up about how not being a drinker saw him isolated from so-called 'friends' (1:03:00) before finally outlining why his skills defy age and the so called "rugby experts" (1:08:00).

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