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James Bracey and league legend Phil “Gus” Gould bring you the six biggest issues in Rugby League each week. Released every Wednesday.

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    Golden West Grand Final will be one to remember

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 53:04


    As we count down to a Golden West Grand Final, Phil Gould and Mat Thompson look back on a brilliant year of Rugby League. Gus reveals his best player of 2022. Plus, more of your questions with #AskGus. Six Tackles with Gus is thanks to our mates at BlueBet.  You know the score. Stay in control. Gamble responsibly. Call 1800 858 858 or your local state gambling helpline, visit www.gamblinghelponline.org.au Odds correct at 11am AEST September 28, 2022.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Winning starts on Monday

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 50:45


    The secret to a successful team starts with meticulous planning throughout the week, according to Phil Gould. Gus opens up about the level of planning he believes is required for top-tier footy players, including planning their meals. Mat wants to know what's on the menu, and if there are leftovers… More of your questions with #AskGus, Six Tackles Trivia and a preview of NRL finals week 3, NRLW round 6. Six Tackles with Gus is thanks to our mates at BlueBet.  You know the score. Stay in control. Gamble responsibly. Call 1800 858 858 or your local state gambling helpline, visit www.gamblinghelponline.org.au Odds correct at 11am AEST September 21, 2022.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Roosters fell into the trap

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 54:34


    Last week, Gus said the Roosters couldn't keep playing this physical for risk of being taken down by injury, wear and tear, or the judiciary. Sin bins aside, as predicted, the Roosters have fallen into their own trap with the Rabbitohs on Sunday.  More of your questions with #AskGus, Six Tackles Trivia and a preview of NRL Finals Week 2, NRLW Round 5. Six Tackles with Gus is thanks to our mates at BlueBet.  You know the score. Stay in control. Gamble responsibly. Call 1800 858 858 or your local state gambling helpline, visit www.gamblinghelponline.org.au Odds correct at 11am AEST September 14, 2022.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Roosters at their best 'capable of winning a Premiership'

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 59:18


    Gus sees incredible potential in the Roosters side, and is confident they are "capable of winning a premiership", but they can't keep playing this physical, or they'll be brought down by injury, wear and tear, or the judiciary. Six Tackles' coolest man in league is announced thanks to your votes, plus more questions with #AskGus, Six Tackles Trivia and a preview of NRL Finals Week 1, NRLW Round 4. Six Tackles with Gus is thanks to our mates at BlueBet.  You know the score. Stay in control. Gamble responsibly. Call 1800 858 858 or your local state gambling helpline, visit www.gamblinghelponline.org.au Odds correct at 11am AEST September 7, 2022.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Gus calls political correctness ‘an embarrassment to our game'

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 54:27


    Rugby League is certainly less dangerous than it has been in the past, but Gus argues the way foul play is dealt with today is not appropriate.  “This level of game isn't for everyone, [...] we shouldn't try to make it that way.” It's down to two choices for our coolest men in league, plus more questions with #AskGus, Six Tackles Trivia and a preview of NRL Round 25, NRLW Round 3. Six Tackles with Gus is thanks to our mates at BlueBet.  You know the score. Stay in control. Gamble responsibly. Call 1800 858 858 or your local state gambling helpline, visit www.gamblinghelponline.org.au Odds correct at 11am AEST August 31, 2022.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    ‘Common sense prevails' for Tamou

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 52:27


    Gus praises the decision to downgrade James Tamou's contrary conduct charge, unpacks why some teams are still fighting for finals spots, even with the clock ticking. Plus, Coolest Men in League nominees are revealed, plenty more questions with #AskGus, Six Tackles Trivia and a preview of NRL Round 24, NRLW Round 2. Six Tackles with Gus is thanks to our mates at BlueBet.  In the way-back machine, Gus remembers some of the great tries from history: 2015 Broncos v Cowboys Grand Final Highlights Historic Panthers | Panthers v Raiders Match Mini | Grand Final, 1991 Miracle League Try with Ray Warren Greg Inglis and Mark Gasnier Try AUS VS NZ Centenary Test 2008 Freddy Fittler ANZAC Day try 2022 State of Origin: Women's Under 19 highlights You know the score. Stay in control. Gamble responsibly. Call 1800 858 858 or your local state gambling helpline, visit www.gamblinghelponline.org.auSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    How Gus snapped up Ciraldo

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 60:26


    Gus explains why Cameron Ciraldo decided to sign with the Bulldogs as coach for five years. Plus, plenty more questions with #AskGus, Six Tackles Trivia and a preview of NRL Round 23, NRLW Round 1. Six Tackles with Gus is thanks to our mates at BlueBet.  You know the score. Stay in control. Gamble responsibly. Call 1800 858 858 or your local state gambling helpline, visit www.gamblinghelponline.org.au Odds correct at 10am AEST August 17, 2022.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Gus unpacks pressers and Papali'i

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 54:41


    Gus examines the value of post-match pressers, along with how best to handle them, what's negotiable when it comes to contract signing in light of Papali'i's backflip with the Tigers- and even his personal highlight of the season so far. Plus, plenty more questions with #Askgus, Six Tackles Trivia and a preview of Round 22.Six Tackles with Gus is thanks to our mates at BlueBet.  You know the score. Stay in control. Gamble responsibly. Call 1800 858 858 or your local state gambling helpline, visit www.gamblinghelponline.org.au Odds correct at 12pm AEST August 10, 2022.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    An #AskGus Bonanza

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 68:14


    However much of Gus's thoughts we're usually served up, we're getting even more this week as Gus tackles a whole host of your questions. What was his funniest moment on air? His favourite ground? At the end of the season, does he favour rest or keeping up momentum? Those answers and plenty more are on the way, along with weigh-ins on Klemmer and Carrigan and a preview of Round 21 - and is it true that Gus once knocked Freddy out?Six Tackles with Gus is thanks to our mates at BlueBet.  You know the score. Stay in control. Gamble responsibly. Call 1800 858 858 or your local state gambling helpline, visit www.gamblinghelponline.org.au Odds correct at 12pm AEST August 3, 2022.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Finucane ban could fundamentally change the game

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 63:36


    The huge questions come thick and fast this week - are there any takeaways from the Manly jersey drama? Could the Dale Finucane decision have serious ramifications? Should we do away with the bunker for games with no finals bearing? And has Kevin Proctor raised the bar when it comes to stupidity?Plus, don't miss your questions with #AskGus, Six Tackles Trivia and a huge Round 20 preview. Six Tackles with Gus is thanks to our mates at BlueBet.  You know the score. Stay in control. Gamble responsibly. Call 1800 858 858 or your local state gambling helpline, visit www.gamblinghelponline.org.au Odds correct at 12pm AEST July 27, 2022.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Gus stands up for Brad Arthur

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 60:26


    Gus believes it's not Brad Arthur's fault the Eels have not won a premiership under his watch. Gus also shares his insights into how coaching development can improve within the NRL. Don't miss your questions with #AskGus, Six Tackles Trivia and a huge Round 21 preview. Six Tackles with Gus is thanks to our mates at BlueBet.  You know the score. Stay in control. Gamble responsibly. Call 1800 858 858 or your local state gambling helpline, visit www.gamblinghelponline.org.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Gus calls it ‘an extraordinary Origin'.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2022 49:10


    It's never bad for rugby league when Queensland wins, according to Gus, who applauds Origin 3 as “the best theatre the game can offer”. Fine performance from fullbacks had commentators forgetting to do their job, throwing down their headphones to cheer.  Mat pins the Blues' loss on one man who has recently returned from overseas. And there's still an exciting 18th round ahead. Don't miss your questions with #AskGus and Six Tackles Trivia. Six Tackles with Gus is thanks to our mates at BlueBet. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Gus' Origin Decider Preview.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 61:22


    We're less than a week out from the decider and Gus dissects one of the biggest Origin games in recent history. With footy finals fever just around the corner, Gus opens up on why it's about to get a whole lot harder for the players and coaches. Plus, Gus shares his insights on how the Top 8 is shaping up as we head into Round 17. Don't miss your questions with #AskGus and Six Tackles Trivia. Six Tackles with Gus is thanks to our mates at BlueBet. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Bring On The Decider.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 52:12


    Gus can't wait for Origin Game 3, he believes the decider will go right down to the wire and will be one of the greatest games in Origin history. Gus also reflects on the incredible skill of Matt Burton, the best player to never play Origin and biggest coaching sprays. Plus, is Gus about to sign a Rugby player for the Bulldogs??? It's one of the great rounds of NRL, Beanies for Brain Cancer round, Gus shares his tips ahead of Round 16.  Don't miss your questions with #AskGus and Six Tackles Trivia. Six Tackles with Gus is thanks to our mates at BlueBet. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    NSW Origin 2 Gamble.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 55:09


    The Countdown to Origin 2 is on and Gus says it's a gamble for Freddy to make seven changes to the New South Wales team. Gus covers Rep Round, the importance of the Under 19s Origin game on the NRL and a full preview of the huge Womens State of Origin clash. Plus, don't miss your questions with #AskGus. Six Tackles with Gus is thanks to our mates at BlueBet. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Gus on the Ciraldo meeting with the Wests Tigers.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 62:34


    In this episode, Gus explains the day-long meeting Ciraldo had with Wests Tigers and shames the decision-makers who are forcing players to choose between their country of origin or the biggest game on the NRL calendar. Plus, Gus' Round 15 tips, Six Tackles Trivia and your questions with #Ask Gus. Six Tackles with Gus is thanks to our mates at BlueBet. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Gus dissects Origin 1.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 59:35


    In this episode, Gus breaks down Origin 1. Where the Blues went wrong and how the modern Maroon's pulled off a miraculous win. Plus, Gus' Round 14 tips, Origin Game 1 Preview, Six Tackles Trivia and your questions with #Ask Gus. Six Tackles with Gus is thanks to our mates at BlueBet. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Gus and Rabs' Funniest Commentary Moments

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 57:09


    In this episode, Gus re-lives some of the funniest moments with Ray ‘Rabs' Warren from the Wide World of Sports Commentary box. Plus, Gus' Round 13 tips, Origin Game 1 Preview, Six Tackles Trivia and your questions with #Ask Gus. Pigs might fly, but Rabbits? That's another matter entirely https://www.smh.com.au/sport/nrl/pigs-might-fly-but-rabbits-thats-another-matter-entirely-20130512-2jg8o.html Six Tackles with Gus is thanks to our mates at BlueBet. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    STORIES OF ORIGIN - The Match Winners

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 41:08


    Here's the scenario. It's an origin decider in front of a full house. 12-all - 90 seconds to play. Your state needs a matchwinner! Who stands up? The very best footballers rise in the clutch. On this episode of The Stories of Origin, we talk to the greatest talisman Origin has produced, Jonathan Thurston. He relives his greatest match-winning plays and outlines the extent of his sheer hard work and will to win. Hosted by Mathew Thompson. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Gus' Origin Selections.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 61:05


    It's Indigenous Round in the NRL and in this episode of Six Tackles with Gus we pay tribute to the incredible contribution Indigenous Rugby League stars have made to the greatest game of all. It's also Origin time and Gus pleads his case for Matt Burton and Stephen Crichton as centres for the Blues. Plus, Gus' Round 12 tips, Six Tackles Trivia and your questions with #Ask Gus. Six Tackles with Gus is thanks to our mates at BlueBet See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    STORIES OF ORIGIN - The Heartbeat of the Blues

    Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 56:15


    In the first 12 years of modern Origin, QLD won 9 series. NSW needed a circuit breaker. In 1992, they called on a man who, in his first four years as a first-grade coach, had been to three grand finals - for two wins, the first of those in his debut season. Could Phil Gould replicate his club success on rugby league's greatest stage? On this episode of Stories of Origin, the godfather of NSW rugby league, Phil Gould. Hosted by Mathew Thompson. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    STORIES OF ORIGIN - The Dynasty

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 42:27


    Between 2006 and 2013, Queensland enjoyed the greatest winning stretch Origin has ever seen. They won 11 of 12 series - including eight in a row from 2006. But it was a dynasty that almost didn't happen. And had it gone the other way, some of the state's greatest players may have suffered a premature end to their time in Maroon. This is the story of The Dynasty featuring Darren Lockyer, Greg Inglis, Cameron Smith and Paul Gallen. Hosted by Mathew Thompson. Subscribe to Stories of Origin on Spotify, Apple, Google See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Everyone at the Bulldogs has failed.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 64:16


    Trent Barrett's shock departure from the Bulldogs has everyone pointing fingers. The head coach is not the only reason clubs fail - everyone takes responsibility, according to Gus. Catch up on all the wonderful things you may have missed in Magic Round. Hear plans being hatched to conduct the first ever Six Tackles interview, with a “quirky” Roosters diehard named Alan. Your questions answered with #AskGus, and tips for round 11 in this week's Six Tackles with Gus. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    STORIES OF ORIGIN - The Champions

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 62:03


    Andrew Johns and Cameron Smith are the two best players of their generation. On this episode of Stories of Origin, they sit down together to discuss their remarkable state careers.  Smith played a record 42 origin games for QLD. He was the key player in the Maroons remarkable dynasty. Johns is regarded as the Blues greatest ever player. He is rugby league's 8th immortal. Hosted by Mathew Thompson. Subscribe to Stories of Origin on Spotify, Apple, Google See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    STORIES OF ORIGIN - Origin is Born

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 43:44


    Welcome to Stories of Origin, a podcast series that explores the rich history of NSW V QLD in the words of the warriors themselves. We start our series at the beginning of the modern origin format. The birth of Origin.  In 1980, The Queenslander's were sick of New South Wales stealing their players so they got them back for a one-off game in 1980. 42 years later, it's never been bigger! You'll hear from The King - Wally Lewis, Paul Vautin and passionate Queenslander Chris Close. They talk about the passion instilled in the Maroons jersey and the growth of the interstate battle to the juggernaut it is today. Hosted by Mathew Thompson. Subscribe to Stories of Origin on Spotify, Apple, Google See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Winning is 95-percent in your mind.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 78:38


    Gus comments on the Sharks' jaw-dropping win, and whether Craig Fitzgibbon could be NRL's next supercoach. Plus, the bullish rise of the Broncos - is this Brisbane's next great side? And what challenges did Gus face in his first grade debut? Hint: It involves Tooheys New. Throw in some Six Tackles Trivia, and Gus' tips for round 10 of the NRL. All that and more in this week's Six Tackles with Gus. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Titans need a hard man.

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 74:57


    Gus explains how Joey Manu could have saved the game for the Roosters, why the Grand Final should stay in Sydney and answers your questions with #AskGus. Plus, Gus takes a deep dive into what the Gold Coast Titans are missing and don't miss Gus' tips for Round 8. 0:00 ANZAC Day Footy. 1:30 Talakai is a great centre. 6:30 GF to tender? 9:30 Ballball relay. 14:30 What's up with the Roosters? 19:00 Ben Hunt. 23:00 Titans need a hard man. 35:00 #AskGus 40:00 Neil Robertson's 147 break. 45:00 Six Tackles Trivia. 49:00 Great centres. 50:00 Impact of Warren Ryan. 54:00 Gus' Joey Origin play. 58:00 Joey Manu. 60:00 NRL Round 8 Preview. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Bulldogs Covid Nightmare.

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 63:54


    Two days out from the Bulldogs clash against the Broncos on 9, Canterbury Bankstown's General Manager of Football Phil ‘Gus' Gould is struggling to field a full team. Gus talks through the challenges the club is facing due to a Covid outbreak. Gus also covers the Wests Tigers win, NRL in the US, Lomax on Frizell, your questions with #AskGus and the Round 7 preview.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Milford has been wronged.

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 65:24


    Gus shares the facts surrounding Anthony Milford's NRL exile, his views on the Marcelo Montoya suspension for a homophobic slur, and where to from here for Wests Tigers coach Michael Maguire. Plus, Six Tackles Trivia, #AskGus and the Round 6 NRL preview. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Gus on Flanagan 'I'm the one that's made the decision.'

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 59:47


    Gus blasts media reports and sets the record straight regarding the Bulldogs decision to recall Kyle Flanagan for their clash with the defending premiers the Panthers.  Plus, Six Tackles Trivia, #AskGus, NRLW and the NRL Round 5 preview. 2:55 The Wrestle 6:04 Andrew Johns' call to bring back 2 refs 12:45 Gus explains Flanagan recall 28:38 NRLW “It's going to be a cracking Grand Final” 35:00 Six Tackle Trivia 39:33 #AskGus 42:29 - Knights v Sea Eagles 44:03 Warriors v Cowboys preview 46:04 Broncos v Roosters preview 48:17 Raiders v Storm in Wagga Wagga preview 50:40 Rabbitohs v Dragons preview 52:30 Titans v Eels preview 54:03 Sharks v Wests Tigers 56:30 Gus' Golf Tips 58:36 Gus' Footy Tips See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Why Gus said NO to playing 18 holes with Tiger Woods.

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 58:34


    Gus reacts to Mitch Barnett's six-week ban, your questions are answered in #AskGus and Gus explains why he said NO to playing 18 holes with Tiger Woods. Plus, Gus reflects on the days he used to drive Freddy and the team bus to games, Six Tackles Trivia returns and the NRL Round 4 preview. Don't miss a minute of the Masters on Nine's Wide World of Sports. 1:53 Gus reacts to Mitch Barnett six week ban and Asofa-Solomona's swinging arm. 6:33 After three rounds, the biggest margin is the result on Sunday, Cowboys 38-12. The Panthers are the only unbeaten team. 10:10 #AskGus Do you think Broncos have been pretenders the first two games? 11:32 #AskGus Are the bottom teams refereed differently to the top sides? 15:58 Player discipline on and off the field. 17:27 Uncle Gus the bus driver. 22:07 Six Tackles Trivia. 27:58 Tiger Woods to play the Masters? Gus' US sport trip in the 90s. 31:25 Gus said NO to playing 18 holes with Tiger Woods. 39:26 NRLW & Round 4 NRL Preview 42:53 Gus on Nicho Hynes. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Round 3: It's a silly look for the Wests Tigers.

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2022 60:55


    Gus and Mat get into a heated argument over the Wests Tigers players hitting the pokies.  Ahead of the huge Round 3 clash Gus digs into the history of the Roosters v South Sydney rivalry. Plus, Six Tackles Trivia, Ask Gus and Gus' tips. 1:52 Roosters v South Sydney rivalry. 7:14 Brandon Smith doing the Latrell celebration. 8:44 Are the Broncos back? 13:40 Queensland teams looking good. 15:03 Wests Tigers players playing the pokies. 20:57 Wests Tigers didn't play that bad on the weekend. 26:10 Six Tackle Trivia 27:27 40th Anniversary of nil all draw Newtown v Canterbury. 33:25 NRLW 36:15 Round 3 Preview and Gus' tips. 55:07 Your questions with Ask Gus. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Round 2: The Panthers physical assassination of Manly and the Titans attacking attitude.

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2022 58:43


    Gus' insight into how the Panthers quelled Turbo, the impressive Titans attacking attitude, how Souths will manage Latrell and Walker and what Round 2 of the NRL will throw up. Plus, Gus' weird dreams interpreted, Six Tackles Trivia and Gus' greatest commentary slip up. 1:00 - Comp will be much more even this season. 3:00 - Cam Smith Players Championship win. 5:00 - Best rugby league players on the golf course. 6:00 - Round 1 reflection and how Souths will manage Latrell and Walker in the coming weeks. 11:00 - How did the Panthers stop Turbo? Penrith's physical assassination of Manly. 16:00 - This is a Bunker-free zone. 19:00 - Sunday arvo attacking footy. Titans have a very potent attacking attitude. 21:00 - Player ratings, most of the averages were down due to penalties within their own half. 22:00 - Gus' dream interpretation. 24:00 - Mark Geyer at the psychologist. 25:00 - Six Tackle Trivia. 28:00 - Gus' greatest commentary slip up. 30:00 - Gus' opinion on naming a stand in the new SFS stadium. The Arthur Beetson Stand. Brad Fittler is worthy of Immortal status as well due to his impact at SFS. 34:00 - NRLW news and update. Great news on expansion, just don't rush it if players are not developed. 38:00 - NRL Round 2 Preview and Gus' tips. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Round 1: Gus' tips and weird dreams

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2022 61:06


    Gus shares his tips for round one, how teams will handle COVID this season, and what impact Trent Barrett will have as coach of the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs. Plus, NRLW, Six Tackles Trivia and why Gus needs help interpreting his dreams. It's all packed into a huge hour of Six Tackles with Gus, hosted by Phil 'Gus' Gould and Mathew Thompson thanks to Bluebet. Gamble responsibly. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    2022 NRL Season Preview: Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2022 45:13


    In Part 2 of Gus' preview of the 2022 NRL season, Gus shares his predictions on how the Tigers, Titans, Sharks, Manly, Storm, Bulldogs, Cowboys and Knights will handle the year ahead. Gus also shares his Top 8 predictions. Hosted by Mathew Thompson and Phil Gould. 0:27 - Wests Tigers 7:38 - Gold Coast Titans 12:22 - Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 18:21 - Manly Warringah Sea Eagles 23:27 - Melbourne Storm 28:43 - Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 33:36 - North Queensland Cowboys 37:31 - Newcastle Knights 42:31 - Top 8 Predictions See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    2022 NRL Season Preview: Part 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2022 47:36


    In Part 1 of Gus' preview of the 2022 NRL season, Gus shares his predictions on how the Eels, Raiders, Souths, Broncos, Warriors, Roosters, Dragons and Panthers will handle the year ahead. Hosted by Mathew Thompson and Phil Gould. 3:03 - Parramatta Eels 7:08 - Canberra Raiders 12:04 - South Sydney Rabbitohs 19:33 - Brisbane Broncos 25:51 - New Zealand Warriors 32:19 - Sydney Roosters 36:14 - St George Illawarra Dragons 41:03 - Penrith Panthers See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Grand final: Gus reflects on Panthers' '91 parallels

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 53:36


    Ahead of the NRL Grand Final, Phil Gould and James Bracey discuss the parallels between Penrith's '91 premiership side and the 2021 team and reveals the backstory to Moses Leota's incredible rise as well as Latrell Mitchell's selfless role during the finals series. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Week 3 finals: Gus breaks down Tigers fiasco

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 61:03


    Ahead of week three of the NRL finals, Phil Gould and James Bracey discuss Michael Maguire's stay of execution at the Tigers and look at where the two preliminary finals will be won and lost. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Week 2 finals: Gus fumes at Verrills ban

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 68:54


    Ahead of week two of the NRL finals, Phil Gould tells James Bracey why the judiciary got Sam Verrills' suspension horribly wrong and looks ahead to this weekend's sudden death semis. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Burning question behind Green's Origin exit

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 72:02


    Phil Gould says there has to be a reason behind Paul Green's departure as Queensland State of Origin coach, and looks at the possibilities of a coaching ‘dream team' taking over the Maroons. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Round 25: Gus lifts lid on ‘emotional' Robbo phone call

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 63:30


    Ahead of NRL Round 25 Phil Gould talks James Bracey through his phone call with Roosters coach Trent Robinson following the Latrell Mitchell high shot and looks at the issue of resting players in the final round of the regular season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Round 24: Gus breaks down Elliott incident

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 63:54


    Ahead of NRL Round 24, Phil Gould and James Bracey discuss the Adam Elliott restaurant incident that could see the Bulldogs player sacked. They also get into the latest on Queensland's expansion bids and the finals places up for grabs. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Round 23: Fittler's place in coaching merry-go-round

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 55:31


    Ahead of NRL Round 23, Phil Gould and James Bracey discuss the coaching merry-go-round and where the likes of Brad Fittler and newly retired playmaker James Maloney could fit. Gus also breaks down the rise of the No.14 in today's game. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Round 22: Gus' plan for summer competition

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 58:35


    Ahead of NRL Round 22, Phil Gould reveals to James Bracey that he has tabled a proposal to the NRL for a summer competition to revive the second and third tiers of the game and they discuss the dangers of putting high expectations on young players. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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