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NRL podcast hosted by Matt Bungard, Dale Roots and Mitch Doyle

NRL Boom Rookies


    • Oct 5, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
    • weekdays NEW EPISODES
    • 1h 11m AVG DURATION
    • 343 EPISODES


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    Grand Final Review - The Panthers Hate Us Too

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2022 72:29


    Well, we did it. We made it to the end of another Rugby League season.In this episode, Mitch and Matt review all 3 grand finals from Sunday, fawn over how good the Panthers are, and answer all of your questions too, jamming Question Time in as one. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Grand Final Week - All Grand Finals Preview ft. Nick Campton

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2022 72:36


    Well, it's the final episode of Grand Final week, and who better to join us than TV's Own, ABC's own and Rugby League's Own Nick Campton (@Campo37) as we preview the State Championship, NRLW and NRL Grand Finals this coming Sunday Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Grand Final Week - Question Time

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2022 58:37


    It's time for another Question Time!This week;#RookieTakeswho cares about the players, what are both of your grand final routines? do you have any traditions that you stick to (venue, food, people) or does it change each year?What are your three favourite grand final or championship games in any sport?What is your favourite NRL grand final that doesn't include your team?Using only players from grand final winning teams of the first decade of this century (2000-2009), give us your team of the noughties.What is the best Grand Final watching meal / snack / drink?Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookies Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Grand Final Week - Penrith Panthers Preview Ft. Ben Quagliata

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 41:57


    Day 2 of Grand Final week as the Boys are joined by the returning Ben Quagliata (@bensquag) from Beyond The Fence to discuss his Penrith Panthers' continued dominance, the seasons they've had, their chances this Sunday, what their future beholds without Api and Viliame, and where the game will be won or lost. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Grand Final Week - Parramatta Eels Preview Ft. Mary K

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 41:57


    Day 2 of Grand Final week as the Boys are joined by the long awaited return of Mary K, from Ladies Who League (@LadiesWhoLeague) to discuss her beloved Eels (both sides!), the seasons they've had, their chances this Sunday, and what the team means to Mary amongst other random chat + bonus 09 vibes. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Grand Final Week - Prelims Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 47:34


    Well, it's Grand final week, again, so we're here to hopefully give you daily content up to the big dance.This episode, we go over the NRL Preliminary Finals as the Eels advanced past the Cowboys and the Panthers took down Bungard's Rabbitohs. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Question Time - Mitchell Pearce Rationalisation Remix

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 75:18


    It's time for another Question Time!This week;#RookieTakesWho is the player from your club's history that you wish could've won a premiership with the club?What are undervalued things to watch and what are things to ignore for each team this weekend?Is there a halfback in the NRL that WOULDN'T win the man of steel?Which club signing Brodie Croft on big money would you personally find funniest?Looking at how the narrative has changed around Souths halfback. What media narrative's have impacted the game? Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookies Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Weekly Wrap - Lachlan Ilias Selective Fact Retention

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 67:24


    We're here with another weekly wrap as Mitch and Matt break down Finals Week 2 of the 2022 NRL season!Featuring in today's episode;Parramatta getting over the humpRaiders humbledSharks prove all of the doubters rightBunnies make their 5th consecutive prelimWill the Eels bake in Townsville?Can Souths beat Penrith in the finals again?NRLWOther news and notesAnd much, much more.Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookies Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Question Time - Lime Green Locomotive ft. Nick Campton

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 40:47


    It's time for another Question Time!This week;#RookieTakesMost embarrassing sporting superstitions, own or others Name an NRL Conspiracy you believe inOnly selecting from players who have played fullback for the Storm. What's your spine and backline? How old is Matthew Timoko if Cameron Munster is his son?Is Optional Defense the ultimate addition to Finals Footy?what title are you taking from your mum?Question for Campo - the Raiders 2022 NRL Premiership campaign seems to have the momentum of a runaway freight train. Why are we so popular?Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookies Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Weekly Wrap - Turnin' It Up For Tapine ft. Nick Campton

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 105:45


    We're here with another weekly wrap as Mitch and Matt are joined by fan favourite, TV's own Nick Campton (@Campo37) to break down the first week of the NRL Finals SeriesFeaturing in today's episode;The Panthers bludgeon the EelsThe Raiders continue their Melbourne HoodooCampo's Green Machine thoughtsWhere to for the Storm?Val Holmes kicks a banger to secure the Cowboys first home finalSouths win a game that somewhat resembled rugby leagueNRLWPredicting next week's finalsOther news and notesAnd much, much more.Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookies Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Question Time - Brodie Croft Bedfellow ft. Em Sprouster

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 104:53


    It's time for another Question Time!This week;NRLWCoal Train Cup winner Em Sprouster joins the show#RookieTakesAre people sleeping on the Cows & Sharks? I've heard "possible premier" buzz about basically every other top 8 team but themNRL fans are obsessed with refs & player salaries. NBA fans are obsessed with the GOAT debate. What annoys you about these or other sport fans?Who had the bigger self-inflicted implosion: The Brisbane Broncos or CM Punk?Who's taking the bigger L's lately? The Brisbane Broncos or CM Punk?What are some of your favourite speeches or monologues in movies?What's your favourite Disney movie soundtrack (2010 onwards), and your favourite all-time?Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookies Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Weekly Wrap - Requiem for a Bronco

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 73:06


    We're here with another weekly wrap as Mitch and Matt break down round 25 of the 2022 NRL season!Featuring in today's episode;The pain ends for 50% of usThe Eels steal a top 4 spot from the StormThe Broncos season officially endsThe Roosters open Allianz with a WThe team of the podcast, the Canberra Raiders, thump former team of the podcastAll the other gamesPicking the first week of the finals NRLWOther news and notesAnd much, much more.Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookies Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Question Time - Flu Game Pt. II

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 78:42


    It's time for another Question Time!This week;NRLWCoal Train Cup#RookieTakesCan Broncos contest for a premiership with Walters and Paix at 9 or do they need look elsewhere?Did anyone have "Matt Moylan and Nicho Hynes form one of the most complimentary halves combinations in the comp" on their bingo card at the start of this year, and is their play together the best argument for Craig Fitzgibbon to win Dally M coach of the year?What are your top 3 favourite field goals of all time from non-spine players? Who's taking the bigger L's lately? The Brisbane Broncos or CM Punk?What are some of your favourite speeches or monologues in movies? What's your favourite Disney movie soundtrack (2010 onwards), and your favourite all-time?Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookies Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Weekly Wrap - Flu Game

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 67:21


    We're here with another weekly wrap as Mitch and Matt break down round 24 of the 2022 NRL season!Featuring in today's episode;Souths lock up their finals campaignBroncos break Mitch again, againThe Roosters beat the Storm, lock up finalsRaiders dust Manly, lock up finals?Other games also happened, I guessMitch is a little sick, hopefully more on the Question Time pod tomorrowOther news and notesAnd much, much more.Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookies Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Question Time - The Niu-remburg Trials

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 71:23


    It's time for another Question Time!This week;Coal Train Cup#RookieTakesWho are some of the players you wrote off as ever being able to be decent first graders that you were very wrong about? What is your top 3 favourite post try celebrations? Looking at the current top 8, which one player in each team could be awarded the ‘Neville Longbottom' trophy at seasons end? (Basically, an underrated player who is critical to success) What is your first rugby league memory?Which 5 guest podcast hosts would you drip feed over 5 social media platforms?Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookies Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Weekly Wrap - 60 Vibes

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2022 78:33


    We're here with another weekly wrap as Mitch and Matt break down round 23 of the 2022 NRL season!Featuring in today's episode;Souths lose another close gameBroncos break Mitch againTigers flogged by 70Knights blow lead over the RaidersTop 8 race still on despite dud gamesNRLW returnsOther news and notesAnd much, much more.Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookies Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Question Time - Hasler's Horcrux

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 57:26


    It's time for another Question Time!This week;Coal Train Cup#RookieTakesName an All-NRL era 13 teamWe have discovered a BBQ, and a Rainbow, are two of the three Horcrux's in the NRL, what is the third? When have you been carried by somebody in a video game or sport?If Des really is gone after a Manly loss today/end of the season, where to for him now?Is Melbourne playing Cameorn Munster at fullback a tribute to Justin Hodges or a disgusting attempt to hijack the 06 vibes around the place?Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookies Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Weekly Wrap - Friend to Air TV

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 74:38


    We're here with another weekly wrap as Mitch and Matt break down round 22 of the 2022 NRL season!Featuring in today's episode;Souths coming in hotBroncos back in winner's circleDoes the Storm win over Penrith matter?Is anyone actually good?How's the finals shake out?New Zealand team... Good in New Zealand?NRLW is backOther news and notesAnd much, much more.Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookies Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Question Time - Reptile Merchants

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 72:58


    It's time for another Question Time!This week;Paul Green's tragic passingManase Fainu found guiltyCoal Train Cup#RookieTakesWho are some of the corniest athletes/coaches in sport and are any of them cornier than Russell Wilson? If you could only watch 1 movie for the rest of your life what would it be?What are your top three movie or TV dogs? In honour of Dylan Edwards' 100th game who would be in your Merchants 17 and why? Which NRL Big Man is most likely to grill on the roof?Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookies Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Weekly Wrap - Giving it Maximum Rugby League

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 67:38


    We're here with another weekly wrap as Mitch and Matt break down round 20 of the 2022 NRL season!Featuring in today's episode;Weak-gutted dogs and 12 year grudgesBroncos lose their 2nd in a rowSouths put the Warriors to the swordPapali'i won't commit to the Tigers for some reasonKatoa to the Warriors?Top 8 predictions and why everyone is wrongManly and Parramatta play out a crackerOther games happened too Other news and notesAnd much, much more.Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookies See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Question Time - Tom Flegler Glass Shatters

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 45:56


    It's time for another Question Time!This week;Coal Train Cup#RookieTakesDavid Klemmer and the KnightsHaving lost their last three match ups and last three home games against the Wests Tigers, would it now be fair to say the Brisbane Broncos fear them?Is the Comp now wide open? Or have the Panthers given everyone false hope where they'll resume kicking the shit outta teams come finals?Who had the biggest shoes to fill once their predecessor had left in both the NRL and in all sports? Should interchanges have to run down a ramp like WWE?Clock counting up or clock counting down?Are Sharks now a guarantee for grand final winners, as the only team to overcome having fewer Latrells than the other team?Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookies See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Weekly Wrap - 05 Vibes

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 66:07


    We're here with another weekly wrap as Mitch and Matt break down round 20 of the 2022 NRL season!Featuring in today's episode;What do we think of the August 1st deadline?NSW stadium debacle continuesManly turn up without the 7, Roosters disappointLatrell disengagesThe Tigers make it 4 on the trot vs the BroncosThe Warriors the 2nd worst 5 win team ever?The Knights the worst Knights team since the last bad Knights team?Lots of good games all roundOther news and notesAnd much, much more.Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookies See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Question Time - Jackyll & Hyde

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 82:27


    It's time for another Question Time!This week;Coal Train Cup#RookieTakesHas there been a more controversial week in the history of the NRL?Best South Park songs ever?What are some of NRL's biggest sliding doors moments, or alternative universes?If both Souths and Brisbane weren't in the NRL and had never existed, which team would you support and why?Who would win in a fight? The GST banner guy or the giggity roosters sign guy?Is Sunday the Day the Vibes Died?Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookies See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Weekly Wrap - 0 Days Without Incident

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 78:43


    We're here with another weekly wrap as Mitch and Matt break down round 19 of the 2022 NRL season!Featuring in today's episode;The Manly Sea Eagles decided to play in a pride jersey - chaos ensuesDean Rob, of We Was Robbed fame, joins us for a discussion of another kindThe Tigers stake a claim to one of the more genuine rorts of all timeThe Kevolution rolls onxTrellMit delivers another WThe Storm lose their 4th in a rowThe Sharks give the Panthers a scareLots of good games all roundOther news and notesAnd much, much more.Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookies See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Question Time - The Laughing Factory

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 63:38


    It's time for another Question Time!This week;Coal Train Cup#RookieTakesWhat is each teams most iconic jersey sponsor? Would you say Qld just gets all sports after Cam Smith wins the Open?Favourite ever line/s from the Simpsons?Is Ryan Papenhuyzen one of the most unfortunate blokes in terms of a talent to long-term injury ratio?Ben Hunt, king amongst men (and a whole lot of princes)Is it fair to make the Melbourne Storm play their supposed ‘home' games against the Canberra Raiders at AAMI Park, a noted home ground of The Milk?Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookies See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Weekly Wrap - ThewBun & ChellDoy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 75:39


    We're here with another weekly wrap as Mitch and Matt break down round 18 of the 2022 NRL season!Featuring in today's episode;Tim Sheens & Benji Marshall back to the Tigers, again, but it's totally gonna work this timeVictor The Deflector Eels done with Arthur?Anthony Griffin, Moneyballed?Adam O'Brien punches a fanAre the Storm cooked?The Kevolution rolls on (ask Yvonne)Latrell Mitchell puts the team on his back Lots of good games all roundOther news and notesAnd much, much more.Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookies See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Question Time - GOOOOO DOZER

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2022 87:14


    It's time for another Question Time!This week;Glorious State of Origin Game III review, as Queensland gets Origin once again Ben Hunt, king amongst men (and a whole lot of princes)Is Ben Hunt redeemed? Ponga's greatest performance? Jarome Luai might be the games biggest fraud. At least at a representative level. Discuss.Keeping with the theme of classic games. What are your classic video games? What are your top 3 favourite series decider games of all time? With Cam Smith showing partiality to the great Dozer in riding him home to win on Wednesday night, what are some of your favourite, most biased pieces of commentary in sport?Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookiesLink to Game Day squads to use Promo Code BOOMROOKIES for 20% off at check out - https://support.gamedaysquad.com.au/docs/purchasing-a-pack-using-a-gds-partners-promo-code/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Weekly Wrap - Contract Clint

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2022 83:21


    We're here with another weekly wrap as Mitch and Matt break down round 17 of the 2022 NRL season!Featuring in today's episode;Walsh to the Broncos confirmedThe Sharks take it to the StormSouths come back to beat the Knights & Latrell is a bad wittle boyLuke Brooks is still the Tigers 6 - expected results ensue The Old Baby Broncos demolish the DragonsTim Sheens next Tigers coach?Origin Game 3 PreviewBungard did a thing with Cam Smith & Johnathan Thurston Other news and notesAnd much, much more.Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookies See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Question Time - You Can Pong, But You Can't Beer

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 60:54


    It's time for another Question Time!This week;#RookieTakesCoal Train Cup picksCNK leaves Canberra as one of the most beloved players in the club's recent years (except by lunatics on the Greenhouse) - to that end, who is your most beloved player who played less than 75 games at your club?What three past sporting events/matches do wish you watched live and attended? Any sport and any era.What would your WWE entrance song be?Currently watching "All Dogs Go To Heaven" for family movie night. What old movies have you gone back to, to discover they were complete trash?Can you rank the flavours of M&Ms from GOAT to trash?Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookiesLink to Game Day squads to use Promo Code BOOMROOKIES for 20% off at check out - https://support.gamedaysquad.com.au/docs/purchasing-a-pack-using-a-gds-partners-promo-code/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Weekly Wrap - Eddie Five Tries

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 84:52


    We're here with another weekly wrap as Mitch and Matt break down round 16 of the 2022 NRL season!Featuring in today's episode;Walsh to the Broncos? CNK to the WarriorsPenrith Panthers in a tier of their ownSouths back?Broncos lose two in a row, more playersDave Fifita ignored for Origin, and others Maroons + Blues chatStorm on the slide? Andrew Webster to the Warriors? Other news and notesAnd much, much more.Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookiesLink to Game Day squads to use Promo Code BOOMROOKIES for 20% off at check out - https://support.gamedaysquad.com.au/docs/purchasing-a-pack-using-a-gds-partners-promo-code/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Question Time - The Battery Store

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 64:33


    It's time for another Question Time!This week;#RookieTakesCoal Train Cup picksWhat was the best daytime TV to watch?Do we have any plans or desire to go to the UK for the World Cup?Who is your favourite journeyman (a player who has played for multiple clubs) in the NRL and in all sports?Can you talk us through the feelings you had when Matt Burton put up a bomb so high it threatened the lives of nearby air passengers?Was PNG's win over Fiji more than the result of AJ at fullback or Naiqama at halfback?Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookiesLink to Game Day squads to use Promo Code BOOMROOKIES for 20% off at check out - https://support.gamedaysquad.com.au/docs/purchasing-a-pack-using-a-gds-partners-promo-code/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Weekly Wrap - Club Statement, We Didn't Want Ciraldo Anyway

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 81:22


    We're here with another weekly wrap as Mitch and Matt break down the one and only Rep Round of the 2022 season!Featuring in today's episode;Origin breakdownWhy all Cleary this, Trbojevic that, why no Tedesco this, Burton that?David Mead's perfect PNG farewellJosh Schuster taking the pissKiwis - World Cup favourites?Women's Origin and a new cult hero?Why did the Tigers state Ciraldo rejected them?Other news and notesAnd much, much more.Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookiesLink to Game Day squads to use Promo Code BOOMROOKIES for 20% off at check out - https://support.gamedaysquad.com.au/docs/purchasing-a-pack-using-a-gds-partners-promo-code/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Question Time - The Kurri & Cessnock Centre of Excellence

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 61:47


    It's time for another Question Time!This week;#RookieTakesLuciano leaving the Tigers and the precedent being setFavourite ever intercept try?Teams & players you hate from the leagues you follow and why?Rafa Nadal recently won the French Open for the 14th time. His record at this tournament is 112-3. It's hard to make comparisons to team sports but is there any sporting comparison that even comes close to this level of domination? Given what we've seen from the Bulldogs over the last few weeks, is there a chance they just stick with Mick Potter as head coach? Should PVL be upset that his efforts to grow the game internationally have been overshadowed by a cartoon dog?What is your favourite shopping centre in Sydney?Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookiesLink to Game Day squads to use Promo Code BOOMROOKIES for 20% off at check out - https://support.gamedaysquad.com.au/docs/purchasing-a-pack-using-a-gds-partners-promo-code/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Weekly Wrap - Poison OAK, Of a Different Kind ft. Nick Campton

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 111:29


    We're here with another weekly wrap as TV's Own Fan Favourite Nick Campton (@Campo37, and also from the ABC) joins Mitch and Matt break down Round 15 of the 2022 NRL season.Featuring in today's episode;Too Much Lachlan Ilias chat, againStorm beat the Broncos, againThe Raiders steal a game and Tapine is awesome Mick Potter, worthy of retention?Luke Brooks, finally dropped?Freddy gets nuts with his Origin sideOrigin PreviewInternational footy previews! How good!Women's Origin too Other news and notesAnd much, much more.Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookiesLink to Game Day squads to use Promo Code BOOMROOKIES for 20% off at check out - https://support.gamedaysquad.com.au/docs/purchasing-a-pack-using-a-gds-partners-promo-code/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Question Time - Left In The Lurch Leilua

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 74:48


    It's time for another Question Time!This week;#RookieTakesCoal Train Cup picksInternational footy is backLuciano leaving the Tigers and the precedent being set In 2014 Nathan Brown coached St Helens to the SL premiership. WTF happened?In 2001, Sol Campbell signed for rival club Arsenal which fans labelled him 'Judas' as he had previously played for Tottenham. What are the top 'Judas' signings in the NRL and in all sports?If the NRL had transfer fees for player signings, which past players moves would have broken transfer records?What is the oldest age group that you and your mates could beat the Australian national team in a game of basketball? Eg could you and your mates beat the Australian Under 13s/14s national basketball team?Is Graham Arnold the best coach in sport?Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesBuy merch at: https://rugbyleaguemerch.com/collections/boom-rookiesLink to Game Day squads to use Promo Code BOOMROOKIES for 20% off at check out - https://support.gamedaysquad.com.au/docs/purchasing-a-pack-using-a-gds-partners-promo-code/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Weekly Wrap - Uphill Nerds

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 95:22


    We're here with another weekly wrap as Mitch and Matt break down Round 14 of the 2022 NRL season.Featuring in today's episode;Alex Johnston moves 3 tries closer to IrvineThe Broncos won, but at what cost?Long road ahead this season for the TigersSpoon battle is well and truly onBulldogs best win in yearsTitans gonna TitanNRLW expansionThe Socceroos are through to the World CupOther news and notesAnd much, much more.Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesLink to Game Day squads to use Promo Code BOOMROOKIES for 20% off at check out - https://support.gamedaysquad.com.au/docs/purchasing-a-pack-using-a-gds-partners-promo-code/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    State Of Origin Game I Recap - King Cam, Prince Patty & The Cherbourg Kid

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 46:37


    You know what it is - Queensland won Game I in enemy territory, they just get the format don't they!?, and Mitch and Matt are here to breakdown the game as well as answer a few of your fan questions. Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesLink to Game Day squads to use Promo Code BOOMROOKIES for 20% off at check out - https://support.gamedaysquad.com.au/docs/purchasing-a-pack-using-a-gds-partners-promo-code/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Weekly Wrap & State Of Origin Preview - Intercepted By Locky ft. Ando4285

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 106:42


    We're here with another weekly wrap as Mitch and Matt are joined by our good friend Ando (@Ando4285) to break down Round 13 of the 2022 NRL season AND preview State of Origin Game 1Featuring in today's episode;Thoughts on the bye round of footyWhy is Luke Keary?Browny Gone?Latrell, also gone?PVL, Chairman of selectorsAll 3 of us pick our 3 best Origin series of all time (with bonus Rabs!)Predicting the Origin Game 1Discussing the Women's Origin squads so farThere's 19s Origin now tooNRL game break downsOther news and notesAnd much, much more.Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesLink to Game Day squads to use Promo Code BOOMROOKIES for 20% off at check out - https://support.gamedaysquad.com.au/docs/purchasing-a-pack-using-a-gds-partners-promo-code/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Question Time - He Got That Him In The Dawg

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 89:10


    It's time for another Question Time!This week;#RookieTakesCoal Train Cup picksDo you think the slump in form a lot of the top teams have had is due to lack of lower grade comps?Of the bottom 5 teams, which teams will still have the same coach in 2023?For better or worse, what are the three biggest signings that had the most impact on your club's history? Also, what are the three big signings had the most impact in the NRL's history?Which is your go to Doritos flavour?What's the best Simpsons song?Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesLink to Game Day squads to use Promo Code BOOMROOKIES for 20% off at check out - https://support.gamedaysquad.com.au/docs/purchasing-a-pack-using-a-gds-partners-promo-code/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Weekly Wrap - Just A Coupla Alphas Talking Origin

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 92:31


    We're here with another weekly wrap as Mitch and Matt break down Round 12 of the 2022 NRL season.Featuring in today's episode;Origin teams and our thoughts on themWho was lucky and unlucky in the selection process?Payne Haas saga takesTitans gonna TitanWarriors paying Lodge in full Sharks not so fun no more Dylan Brown has the game of his lifeNRL game break downsOther news and notesAnd much, much more.Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesLink to Game Day squads to use Promo Code BOOMROOKIES for 20% off at check out - https://support.gamedaysquad.com.au/docs/purchasing-a-pack-using-a-gds-partners-promo-code/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Question Time - Sic 'Em Rex

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 70:59


    It's time for another Question Time!This week;#RookieTakesCoal Train Cup picksWhy all the outroar on the Gagai no try?Which current NRL player would you expect to make a run into politics post-career? Regarding Souths.... Is this a grand final hangover, or a Wayne hangover, or losing the only premiership halfback in decades, or all of the above? Or none of the above?Would you pay $50 to sit on a wet muddy hill in one of the worst stadiums in the country to watch 16th vs 15th at 6pm on a Friday?Not that many people watch commercial TV anymore, but Which company currently does the best ad? What are your all time favs?Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesLink to Game Day squads to use Promo Code BOOMROOKIES for 20% off at check out - https://support.gamedaysquad.com.au/docs/purchasing-a-pack-using-a-gds-partners-promo-code/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Weekly Wrap - 2 Dick 2 Dubbo

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 82:36


    We're here with another weekly wrap as Mitch and Matt break down Round 11 of the 2022 NRL season.Featuring in today's episode;Broncos win 5 in a row for the first time in 5 yearsBulldogs still rebuildingLodge is gone, Herbie and Bird re-signSouths get dicked in Dubbo againPicking the Origin teamsNRL game break downsOther news and notesAnd much, much more.Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesLink to Game Day squads to use Promo Code BOOMROOKIES for 20% off at check out - https://support.gamedaysquad.com.au/docs/purchasing-a-pack-using-a-gds-partners-promo-code/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Weekly Wrap-ish - You Know What... There's a Bit of a Vibe Around The Joint

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 18:56


    We're here with another weekly wrap as Mitch and Matt break down Round 10 of the 2022 NRL season.... Sort of! Bungard is sick, but we've got to get something out to the people, so we sit down for a quick blast through podcast, before hopefully a better one later in the week if health permits.P.S. The Kevolution is back baby Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesLink to Game Day squads to use Promo Code BOOMROOKIES for 20% off at check out - https://support.gamedaysquad.com.au/docs/purchasing-a-pack-using-a-gds-partners-promo-code/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Question Time - Passion Pop, The People's Refreshing Beverage of Choice

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 68:19


    It's time for another Question Time!This week;#RookieTakesCoal Train Cup picksApart from the great Bungard and Bungard's mentor mentorship of 21/22, which is similar to Luke Skywalker and Yoda, name your top 5 mentee/mentor relationships?If you could eliminate 5 US States, which ones would the be? Adam Reynolds should be remembered as a Broncos legend. Discuss.What are the best examples of NRL players who might not be particularly special or gifted individually, but their presence in a team makes everyone around them play better?What were your favourite night out pregame drinks as young scamps going for a big night out?Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesLink to Game Day squads to use Promo Code BOOMROOKIES for 20% off at check out - https://support.gamedaysquad.com.au/docs/purchasing-a-pack-using-a-gds-partners-promo-code/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Weekly Wrap - Millennial Christmas

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 86:41


    We're here with another weekly wrap as Mitch and Matt break down Round 9 of the 2022 NRL season.Featuring in today's episode;The Brisbane Broncos win the rights to the Team of the PodSouths have killed SmuggardWhat's the deal with wanting to move Magic Round? Kodi Nikorima, the saviourThe Sharks blast Browny's boysStorm having the best early season ever, againMagic Round meet up plansNRL game break downsOther news and notesAnd much, much more.Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesLink to Game Day squads to use Promo Code BOOMROOKIES for 20% off at check out - https://support.gamedaysquad.com.au/docs/purchasing-a-pack-using-a-gds-partners-promo-code/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Question Time - Master & Bungprentice

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 72:13


    It's time for another Question Time!This week;#RookieTakesCoal Train Cup picksWith an odd number of teams next season (and however long after that) whats the best way of deciding who has the bye on magic round?Following on from the memories of games on last week's pod - what are your favourite regular season wins from your team? What is the worst current rule in the NRL?Suspensions simply should not count for magic round, discuss?Why is the team I have loved my whole life trying to murder me by disappointment?Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesLink to Game Day squads to use Promo Code BOOMROOKIES for 20% off at check out - https://support.gamedaysquad.com.au/docs/purchasing-a-pack-using-a-gds-partners-promo-code/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Weekly Wrap - Brisbane Broncos, Team of the Pod?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 79:33


    We're here with another weekly wrap as Mitch and Matt break down Round 8 of the 2022 NRL season.Featuring in today's episode;The Broncos end the Sharks nonsenseDo we have a new team of the podcast?Souths beat 12 menDo we have a race for the Wooden Spoon?No Fifita, No TitansAre the chooks cooked?Magic Round meet up plansNRL game break downsOther news and notesAnd much, much more.Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesLink to Game Day squads to use Promo Code BOOMROOKIES for 20% off at check out - https://support.gamedaysquad.com.au/docs/purchasing-a-pack-using-a-gds-partners-promo-code/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Question Time - Artificial Alderaan Arthritis

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 76:59


    It's time for another Question Time!This week;#RookieTakesCoal Train Cup picksIn honour of the Warriors defeat at the hands of the evil Melbourne Storm, what's the most memorable time they've bent your team over in the NRL era? Worst losses ever for each of your teams?Who's the best coach at press conferences? Can anyone work out if Cowboys are actually good at footy?Are the warriors still Melbourne's hoodoo team?Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesLink to Game Day squads to use Promo Code BOOMROOKIES for 20% off at check out - https://support.gamedaysquad.com.au/docs/purchasing-a-pack-using-a-gds-partners-promo-code/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Weekly Wrap - 70 Reasons Why... Sifa Talakai

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 89:19


    We're here with another weekly wrap as Mitch and Matt break down Round 7 of the 2022 NRL season.Featuring in today's episode;The Broncos win again, yay?The Tigers also win again, at the expense of SouthsNathan Brown gets done by over 60... AgainThe Panthers dominate, againSifa Talakai is the best player in the competitionDolphins snare an actual first graderMagic Round meet up plansNRL game break downsOther news and notesAnd much, much more.Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookiesLink to Game Day squads to use Promo Code BOOMROOKIES for 20% off at check out - https://support.gamedaysquad.com.au/docs/purchasing-a-pack-using-a-gds-partners-promo-code/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Question Time - Minnesota Timber-Tigers

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 51:23


    It's time for another Question Time!This week;#RookieTakesCoal Train Cup picksIf you were a newish coach, and your job was dependent on winning games and quickly, would you pick the best possible team? Should the NRL take an opening game to the USA, or expand and promote the game other ways first?Who's been your biggest surprise and slider each for this season so far? Why can the Tigers rise for Jesus but not Tommy Raudonikis?With Channel 7 deciding to run yet another "Hey Hey" special, what other outdated TV shows should they continually try to bring back?Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookies See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Weekly Wrap - Brooks 6s and 7s, Walters 15s and 31s

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 84:39


    We're here with another weekly wrap as Mitch and Matt break down Round 6 of the 2022 NRL season.Featuring in today's episode;The Tigers jersey swap 'works' as they win their first game of the season NRL taking a game to the US... Maybe?Walters makes more changesDavid Fifita remains the greatest blame shield in the gamePonga's offer 'pulled', Barnett off to the WarriorsManly keep winning without TrboPlayers who have impressed us the most so far this season at each team, and those who haven't NRL game break downsOther news and notesAnd much, much more.Support us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/nrlboomrookies See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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