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The DeeBrief is the official unofficial podcast of the Melbourne Demons. Join Naughtsie and his crew as they ride the emotional rollercoaster every footy season.

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    • Dec 14, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    Christmas Special with MFC's recruiting guru Jason Taylor

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2022 73:07

    Naughtsie and Benny Lee indulged in a Christmas special ep, as they dissected the fixture, why there's genuine excitement about Brodie and recruiting genius Jason Taylor provided some amazing insights into the reasons behind his proven track record.

    AFLW - PREMIERS S7 '22

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 41:02

    The AFLW Demons made history winning the AFLW Premiership for Season 7 2022. Burge and the crew Mitch, Mandy and Jono have a love in about the brilliant heart-stopping Grand Final, the player dedication across the board, the camaraderie and willingness to put body on the line for the team. SO PUMPED!!

    AFLW - Tayla Harris Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 43:48

    Burge, Mitch and Mandy interview AFLW's biggest star, Tayla Harris. They discuss her move to the ruck in S7, her rise to fame in the boxing world and of course, the Grand Final this Sunday. The crew give their opinion on tactics needed to beat Brisbane on the weekend.

    AFLW - Interview with Maddi Gay

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 35:12

    Ahead of the prelim Burge, Mitch and Jono interview midfielder turned half back ball magnet Maddi Gay. They discuss the positive changes in the club, being a role model to young and old and inspirational leaders at the club. The crew then dissect North's game against Richmond and predict Saturday's outcome.

    AFLW - Dee-wiz - the girls lock in a prelim final

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 39:18

    On today's episode Burge, Mitch, Jono & Mandy are back together to discuss the team-first victory over the Crows despite a shaky start. They chat about their favourite moments and give the coaching staff credit for the brilliant game plan and player moves across the ground. They discuss the All Australian squad in's and omissions and try to predict the outcome of the North vs Richmond match.

    AFLW - Dees crush abysmal Eagles

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2022 39:24

    This week Burge is back with Jono and Mitch and the crew discuss the strangely disappointing, but brilliant, 79 point win over the Eagles, laud almost every player we have and explore the Dees final series possibilities starting with the Friday night qualifying final against the Crows.

    AFLW - Dees smash Dons and eye off top spot

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 27:18

    Mitch, Mandy and Jono analyse our comprehensive win over the Dons, which sets up a thrilling finale trying to chase down Brisbane's percentage for top spot, as they sing the praises of Paxy, laud Lily's toughness, plus a whole lot more!

    AFLW - Another dominant Demon demolition

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2022 41:13

    Naughtsie, Mitch and Jono analyse the Dees' big win over Gold Coast, as we sing the praises of our awesome midfield, especially Olivia Purcell and the HUGE year she's putting in, plus we take a look at the run home and how top spot is well and truly up for grabs.

    Trade Special: BroDEE GrunDEE and a full wrap

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2022 72:33

    Naughtsie, Scotty and Benny Lee jump on the airways to do a full trade review show, lauding the great response by Tim Lamb and Co. after we got schooled with the Luke Jackson deal, plus we cast our eye over potential lineup changes in 2022.

    AFLW - Dees run rings around Doggies

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2022 34:47

    Burge, Mitch and Jono discuss the Dees 64 point thrashing of the Doggies at Casey. They hype up our unsung heroes in Gillard and the Irish duo while praising our reliable super-stars. We delve into ladder predictions as we start getting excited for finals footy.

    AFLW - Chaos footy dominates the day

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2022 32:36

    On today's episode Burge, Mitch and Mandy welcome a new panelist and AFLW fanatic, Jono! They discuss the Dees statement 30 point win against Fremantle, explain the impact of Harris, Hore and Gay while giving credit to the team as a whole. They dissect and roast conservative commentators and argue the importance of AFLW in Australia culture.

    AFLW - Dees are back on the winners list

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 35:23

    Join Burge, Mitch and Mandy at the halfway point of the AFLW season to discuss the Dees emphatic 42 point win against a below strength Carlton squad. They laud the impact and worldwide reach of Tayla Harris, while praising the mature team effort across the whole ground.

    AFLW - Narrm replicate men's loss to the Lions

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 29:06

    Burge, Mitch and Mandy discuss the misogyny Daisy and the women experience in the AFLW and the crowd numbers across the competition. We celebrate our first quarter and intense pressure but ultimately chat about our fall down and the eerie similarities it had with the men's semi-final against the Lions.

    AFLW - Narrm hold off plucky Saints

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 38:48

    Burge, Mitch and Mandy consider the impact of not holding a minute silence for the Queen during the AFLW Indigenous round. They laud the efforts of the first quarter brilliance while championing Purcell and West and preview the 'match of the round' against the Lions on Sunday afternoon.

    Painful ending to a promising year

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 87:14

    Naughtsie, Scotty and Benny lick their wounds and discuss Melbourne's failed finals campaign, reasons why the season unravelled, run through the listeners' season ratings and we look ahead to 2023. 

    Special guest Ryan Shelton on The DeeBrief

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 67:33

    Naughtsie, Nuggets and Adzy had the pleasure of sitting down with massive Dees fan and comedian Ryan Shelton, who dived into the mental health conversation with his podcast The Imperfects, reminisced about some of his childhood idols and gave us a snapshot into his bromance with Gawny. 

    AFLW - Dees clinch final minute victory

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 34:36

    Burge, Mitch and Mandy discuss Melbourne's nail biting win over North Melbourne under the big lights at the MCG, as we dissect the lack of forward line efficiency, we still praise Bannans heroic efforts, Daisys leadership and Wests hard work across the ground.

    Dees taught a lesson in pressure by intense Swans

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2022 78:05

    Naughtsie, Scotty and Benny dissect where it went wrong for the Dees, accept the Swans did so much right to thwart us and kick a winning score, while we analyse what needs to change ahead of the do-or-die clash with the Lions. Click here for Liquorland drink SPECIALS!

    Back at the ‘G for finals footy

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 65:19

    Naughtsie, Nuggo and Adzy get pumped up for the tricky task of the Swans in our qualifying final tomorrow night, highlighting which players we need to clamp down on and we get Marca in from the west to give us his thoughts.

    AFLW - Dees demolish the premiers

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 37:19

    Burge, Mitch and Mandy discuss the thrilling round 1 win on enemy turf in Adelaide, as we praise the efforts of Paxy, West and Harris, while we dissect the contentious nature of the sling tackle and goal review system.

    Special chat with Ian Munro, author of Between The Flags

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 69:07

    Naughtsie had an engrossing chat with author of the book Between The Flags, journalist and diehard Demon, Ian Munro. He takes listeners on a journey, documenting the trials and tribulations of the Melbourne Football Club from 1964 all the way up to the club's drought-breaking flag in 2021.

    TEASER: Kate Roffey chats MFC's 'Whole of Club' approach

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2022 26:09

    Naughtsie and Ryan had an exclusive interview with Melbourne president Kate Roffey. Here's a tidbit of that discussion and for the full-length version sign up to DeeBrief Premium. Click link HERE to join! ❤️

    AFLW: Debut show ahead of a massive 2022 season

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 35:53

    We have a new and exciting show and it's long overdue - our first fully dedicated AFLW podcast. Join host and diehard Demon, Kate and her sparring partners from the Demon Army, Mandy and Mitch who preview Round 1 against Adelaide and give their thoughts on Season 7 of a highly anticipated AFLW campaign.

    Fake tough guy Lions put to the sword

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 79:24

    Naughtsie, Benny and Scotty analysed our big win over the Lions to secure second spot and send a statement to the rest of the comp, as we laud our improved ball movement, the lesser lights making an impact, plus we hang deservedly hang Zorko out to dry.

    Carpe diem Dees, lockdown top four

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2022 38:23

    Naughtsie got invented due to technical and software difficulties and rolled together voice memos from the DB crew, some of our loyal listeners, while a club great chimes in for a surprise appearance and there's a special announcement from a new fan identity!

    Kozzy sends Dees into pure deelirium

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 49:34

    Naughtsie, Ryan and Cados get up and about after our thrilling, simply extraordinary come-from-behind win against the Blues, as we praise Melk's winding the clock back performance, give Hunty a pump up and we look forward to the big challenge of Brissy and locking down a top four spot. 

    Finals start against the Blues

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 62:35

    Naughtsie, Adzy and Slamma dissect our issues and areas in which we need to start executing better, as Melbourne contend with inconsistencies ahead of a crucial clash against a desperate Carlton.

    Clinical Pies shocked wasteful Dees

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 66:02

    Naughstie, Scotty and Ryan dive into the weeds of our gut-wrenching loss to Collingwood, as we bemoan our inability to punish them, the JVR calls are growing, while we criticise the behaviour of the Pies' fans.

    Angry Dees owe the Pies big time

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 71:00

    Naughtsie, Nuggo and Adzy who's back from his trip are in the studio and they're pumped up, talking through the massive clash against the Pies, how we can strangle them and we talk through the 'Round For Reach' and Jim Stynes' amazing legacy.

    TEASER: James Jordon on his mentors at club

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 2:50

    Naughtsie and Scotty did an exclusive chat to wingman James Jordon on his new role, September aspirations, who his mentors are, plus a whole lot more. To access the full interview sign up to DeeBrief Premium via and get ALL of our exclusive content.

    Dees' DNA back on display on Friday

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 31, 2022 57:38

    Naughtsie, Benny and Toff all enjoyed a Sunday review of Friday night's dominant performance against Freo, as Melbourne found their ruthless edge yet again. We singled out Viney and Gus, plus lauded the imperious back seven.

    Time to ramp it up Demons

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 66:04

    Naughtsie, Marca and Nuggets run through the MASSIVE clash against Freo tomorrow night, as we take a look at the key matchups, how we can beat Freo, plus we laud the huge signature of Gus - a Demon for life.

    Pivotal month to prove what we're made of

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 73:20

    Naughtsie and Benny Lee analyse the shootout against the Dogs, where we lost the game, what areas need work ASAP, the selection and structural conundrums, while we embrace a season defining month of footy ahead. 

    Put a nail in Dogs' coffin

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 46:31

    Naughstie and Ryan from the Demon Army have a little Kozzy love in and get pumped up for the Doggies clash, as we welcome back Claz and Pet, analyse the omissions and ultimately how we can get the better of Bevo's men.

    Grinding Port win steadies the ship

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 17, 2022 62:48

    Naughtsie and Scotty run through a professional win against Port, lauding lord Kozzy after an incredible six-goal haul, while we look at the upside of Luke and Max still finding their best form and we single out Hibbo and Tomo for their great efforts, too.

    Where did the chill flag go?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2022 69:55

    Naughstie, Marca and Nuggets preview a potential banana skin this weekend against Port, as we talk through the pressure of trying to go back-to-back, while we dissect team news and bring back a long-awaited quiz. Click link for Liqourland drink specials!

    Cats' night, but Dees have huge upside

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 10, 2022 80:18

    Naughtsie jumped on the pod with Ryan from the Demon Army and YouTuber and Dees tragic Caden MacDonald to dissect our loss to Geelong, picking out key flaws in our game, while we chat through the huge upside, despite the disappointing night. Click link for Liqourland drink specials!

    Rapid Fire Preview: 10 keys to beat Cats

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 21:04

    Naughtsie does a rapid fire preview solo ahead of the huge clash against Geelong, working through 10 different ways that'll help the Dees win the encounter, while he plays a clip from a one-on-one with forward and ruck coach Greg Stafford. Click link for Liqourland drink specials!

    Job done, now bring on Cats

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 77:43

    Naughtsie, Benny and Scotty analyse our tidy win against the Crows, revelling in Trac's powerful game, while we talk about the elephant in the room: Jackon's contract, plus preview the Cats. Click link for Liqourland drink specials!

    Clarry signs and we're absolutely buzzing

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 74:47

    Naughtsie, Slamma and Nuggo jumped into the studio for a Clarry love-in after the midfield maestro signed a long-term contract to make him a Demon life, while we preview the Crows clash and our push toward September.

    Brutal Dees demolished feeble Lions

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 62:22

    Naughtsie, Marca and Ryan from the Demon Army dissect the Dees' brilliant performance on Thursday night against the Lions, as we laud bull Jack, are encouraged by the return to selfless footy and the brick wall defence is back. Proudly sponsored by Liquorland. Drinks specials

    Battered, bruised and in need of the bye

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 62:55

    Naughtsie, Scotty and Ryan from The Demon Army jumped on to dissect what went wrong against Collingwood, as we look at areas of concern, but call for calm given the bye is a perfect opportunity to reset and recuperate ahead a big second half to the year. Visit Liquorland

    Dees can make a bold statement on Queen's Birthday

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 67:56

    Naughtsie. Nuggo, Adzy and Slamma are all in the studio to dissect what's been a pretty turbulent week for the club, as we praise Maxy for his leadership and we get the fans involved ahead of a mammoth Queen's Birthday against the Pies.

    Sloppy Dees undone by cleaner Swans

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 63:45

    Naughtsie, Scotty and Benny delve into the key reasons behind our tight loss to the Swans, with the forward line a major area of concern, big Max gets more accolades, while we highlight why there's no need to panic as supporters. Proudly partnered and supported by Liquorland

    Fired up for the Dees' response

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 99:37

    It's a full house! Naughtsie, Nuggets and Adzy welcome Marca back into the Melbourne studio for a very lengthy and enjoyable party pod on a Thursday to preview the big clash against the Swans.

    Freo superb on a dismal Demons day

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 60:24

    Naughtsie, Benny and Scotty analyse where it all went wrong against Freo, call for some clam given we're 10-1, put some heat on BBB to stand up, while we dissect potential changes ahead of the Swans.

    The pressure will come, let's embrace it

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 86:08

    Naughtise, Adzy and Slamma dive deep into our cultural change, how as as supporters we've been cruising, have a big discussion around the inevitable pressure that'll come and get pumped for the challenge of Freo.

    TEASER: Matt Whelan joins us to chat Narrm FC initiative

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 4:40

    Naughtsie and Marca had an amazing chat with Matt Whelan about the Narrm FC initiative, his important role as the Indigenous Project Officer, those big hits during his career, plus a whole lot more! If you want to access the content head over to to sign up as a Premium member.

    Dees top and haven't hit straps yet

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 59:20

    Naughtsie, Benny and Scotty revel in the Dees' incredible start to the year, despite not being at full tilt yet, as Clarry gets more God tier praise, Lever takes a step forward and we throw up the Salem selection conundrum again.

    We're spoilt so enjoy the moment

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 63:10

    Naughtsie and Nuggets dissect the team news ahead of North, we give the club a pump up for the Naarm FC decision, go through our rolling top 10 with Marca, plus a whole lot more!

    Breezed past the dirty Eagles

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 50:51

    Naughtsie and Toff dissect the win in the west against the Eagles, lauding Jack Viney's impact, the improved form of Kozzy and T Mac gets touched on, as well as the poor commentary around Luke Jackson's contract situation.

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