Part two of my chat with rugby commentator Nick Heath, this time looking at his journey into broadcasting; the lessons that he learned from friends, mentors and listening back to himself; and the iconic voices and moments he still cherishes.
Nick Heath is an established voice in rugby broadcasting, having worked on World Cups, Six Nations and Premiership matches. But in lockdown, he has gone viral through his Life Commentaries and pub quizzes as well as putting plans together to continue his Cue Commentator podcast.
Jade Konkel has been leading the way for professional women's rugby in Scotland, and she has come a long way from not knowing all the rules of the game on her international debut against England.
Sometimes the people I interview say too many good things for me to use it all in the interview pieces, so here I've gathered some of that extra stuff into one article in a general look at homophobia in sport.
Inclusive clubs have an important role to play in promoting LGBT+ participation in sport at a grassroots level. Aberdeen Taexali is looking to do exactly that, as the north of Scotland's first inclusive rugby club.
The holy grail around most discussions of LGBT+ in sport is that we don’t have an out footballer in the English Premier League. I think that would be a big step, but I don’t think that is the magical cure all for homophobia.