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The Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast

English, Sports, 1 season, 253 episodes, 6 days, 22 hours, 11 minutes
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Every Thursday during the NRL season, you'll hear from Daily Telegraph journalists Phil Rothfield, Mick Carayannis and Adam Mobbs as they pull apart all the goings on in the NRL....and of course you'll hear everyone's favourite segment - The Thursday Night Food Order.
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Stuart, Hasler join Jason Demetriou in firing line

A war of words has erupted between Ricky Stuart and Des Hasler but did either coach cross the line? Brent Read, Fatima Kdouh and Pamela Whaley also take a look at how the next week will unfold at South Sydney as the once proud club slumps even further. Zac Lomax is now not only one of the Dragons' best but one of the best wingers in the NRL, will he force his way into Michael Maguire's NSW side.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/15/202434 minutes, 6 seconds
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Rabbit Stew

Michael Carayannis, Brent Read and David Riccio dissect all the goings on at South Sydney, the latest on Josh Schuster, the Warriors and who is in better shape the Dragons or Tigers? Plus they answer your questions. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/11/202435 minutes, 51 seconds
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Who and what will save South Sydney?

Rabbitohs coach Jason Demetriou has 80 minutes to save his job as the club falls deeper into a crisis. Parramatta coach Brad Arthur's future will be under the spotlight if the Eels struggle to keep their season on track without Mitchell Moses. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/8/202439 minutes, 33 seconds
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Buzz is back!

Phil Rothfield is off his deathbed and back to join Michael Carayannis and Brent Read. Readman and Buzz go head to head over the stadium policy and the boys talk all things Tigers, Bulldogs, Titans and where DCE ranks. They answer your questions and have a look-alike for Buzz.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/4/202441 minutes, 29 seconds
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Alex Mckinnon - 10 Years On..

Former NRL star Alex McKinnon sits down with David Riccio and opens up about his divorce, meeting new people and how he'd someday like more children. He also explains why he's the happiest he's been in 10 years. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/31/202435 minutes, 11 seconds
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Leichhardt's grim warning

The new-look trio of Michael Carayannis, Brent Read and David Riccio discuss all things Wests Tigers with Readman saying Leichhardt is a potential death trap. They look at the latest regarding Zac Lomax, Cronulla's injury crisis, the Broncos cap, plus answer your questions.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/28/202437 minutes, 53 seconds
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Leichhardt and soul

The Benji Marshall era has begun, but will it be the end of an era at Leichhardt? Fatima, Readman and Mobbsy deliver the latest from Tiger Town, look at the Jake Trbojevic obstruction furore, Penrith's sneaky fifth tackle blocking play, how Taylan May escaped sanction for breaking Reece Walsh's cheekbone, trouble at the burrow for bottom-of-the-ladder Bunnies.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/25/202449 minutes, 34 seconds
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Subpar suburban grounds

NRL returns to iconic suburban venues in Round 3 and Readman isn't happy in an all-time rant. Brent, Mick and Mobbsy look at who needs a win most out of the Tigers, Bulldogs and Dragons, the grand final rematch that Kevin Walters won't talk about, the blockbuster Roosters-Souths grudge match, a Rabbitohs conspiracy theory and Zac Lomax's future. Send your questions to [email protected] omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/21/202452 minutes, 34 seconds
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Ilias axed in Souths shake-up

Lachlan Ilias has paid the price for South Sydney's poor start to the season, with Brent Read telling Adam Mobbs and Fatima Kdouh the Rabbitohs' halfback has been axed for their Round 3 clash with the Sydney Roosters. The panel looks at the Dragons' dismal performance against the Dolphins, the Eels-Panthers derby and that Xavier Coates miracle try.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/18/202449 minutes, 23 seconds
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Benji, Burton & Bunnies!

Massive weekend of footy, massive amount of gibber. Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy look at the pressure on the Broncos and Souths, Benji Marshall's selection gamble with teenager Lachlan Galvin, the Bulldogs and Matt Burton, as well as the great western Panthers-Eels derby. Mick refuses to apologise to the Raiders as Buzz slams his podcast performance, accusing him of making "lots of tackles, but not many hit-ups!". Buzz also reveals the time he doctored Ray Hadley's newspaper headshot.  Send your podcast questions to [email protected] omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/14/202457 minutes
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Rosters and re-shuffles

Spencer Leniu learns his fate at the judiciary and Brent Read, Fatima Kdouh and Tyson Jackson weigh in on the hottest issue in the NRL at the moment. The crew also delve into the woes at the Bulldogs and whether Cameron Ciraldo has pulled the right reins in the spine and how much every roster in the NRL is worth. There's trouble brewing at the Dragons with talk star Zac Lomax is unhappy, can Shane Flanagan avoid another Ben Hunt saga? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/11/202439 minutes, 18 seconds
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Buzz: "I feel naked"

Buzz is back from Vegas and has all the inside gossip from inside the nightclub party hosted by rapper Ludacris. On the back of James Tedesco's performance, Buzz tells Mick and Mobbsy why you never bag a champion, except when he did last year, and raised eyebrows by declaring "I feel naked". The boys look at unsettled winger Zac Lomax's Dragons future, all the Round 1 news and the last time Buzz turned off his phone and missed a page one story. Plus, Michael Carayannis shares his baby announcement!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/7/202446 minutes, 8 seconds
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Las Vegas hangover

All the fallout from the historic season opener. Spencer Leniu's alleged racial slur towards Ezra Mam, who starred and who struggled in Las Vegas, injuries and the race against the clock to be ready for Round 2. Adam Mobbs, Russell Jackson and Fatima Kdouh bring you the latest news.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/4/202435 minutes, 31 seconds
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We're In Vegas Baby

The podcast has gone global, as Buzz Rothfield, Brent Read and David Riccio come to you live from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, where the build up continues for the start of the 2024 NRL season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/1/202424 minutes, 51 seconds
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Maika Siv-oh no!

Maika Sivo is facing a big ban for his even bigger hit on AJ Brimson. Adam Mobbs, Pamela Whaley and Fatima Kdouh look at the Eels' backline options as they look at the big talking points from the final round of trials. The Tigers' loss has them back as wooden spoon favourites, although there were a couple of positives. Why Dragons fans should have some hope, a Raiders young gun stakes his Round 1 claim and why the Panthers are coming home empty handed from the World Club Challenge.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/26/202431 minutes, 45 seconds
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Apologies to the following people..

It's a loose episode as Buzz tells Mick and Mobbsy he's taking "his" podcast to Vegas, where Anthony Seibold and Jason Demetriou are already trading lighthearted jibes. The boys talk about Wayne Bennett's Kiwi snub, Luciano Leilua's Dragons signing, Nathan Cleary's GOAT status and Jared Waerea-Hargreaves joining a growing Roosters departure lounge. Note: This episode contains apologies to the city of Hull, Zac Lomax, Shane Flanagan and Lake Burley Griffin.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/22/202444 minutes, 35 seconds
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Week 1 trial takeaways

Big suspensions, worrying injuries and some performances that leave us with more questions than answers. Mobbsy, Russ and Fatima break down the talking points from week one of the Pre-Season Challenge, including Bronson Xerri's Bulldogs return, the Dragons' struggles, Tigers' bright spots and Broncos' statement of intent.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/19/202440 minutes, 47 seconds
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Trials and errors

Footy is back with the first official week of trials. Mick, Mobbsy and Russ look at the big talking points from the games. The boys break down the new change to the kick restart rule that has controversy written all over it. Mick reveals the latest on the Dragons' Luciano Leilua chase, Adam O'Brien's re-signing and, as always, we answer your questions.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/15/202448 minutes, 5 seconds
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Brooksvale era begins

Back by popular demand, Brent Read returns alongside Adam Mobbs and Fatima Kdouh to break down the trial action from the weekend. From Luke Brooks and Ben Trbojevic impressing for Manly, to the Broncos players fighting for the vacant spots in Brisbane's roster. Readman has some breaking news on Souths young gun Tyrone Munro and they look at who's under pressure in 2024.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/12/202434 minutes, 34 seconds
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Buzz is back!

Fresh from his summer sojourn, Phil Rothfield returns to continue "lifting the brand" of Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs. The boys talk Tom Burgess leaving Souths and front-row issues at clubs. They discuss the NRL's expansion plans and potential North Sydney Bears return. They go through their wooden spoon contenders, underrated players and answer your questions.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/8/202447 minutes, 5 seconds
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And the coaches survey says...

The results are in and Mobbsy, Russ and podcast debutant/journalist/rugby league prodigy Tyson Jackson are ready to break down the results from our annual coaches survey. From expansion and the Bears to the best young player they would want to build their team around and which recruits will have the biggest impact and, we put the biggest issues in the game to the clipboard holders to get their input.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/5/202448 minutes, 16 seconds
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Road to kick off

Michael Carayannis, Brent Read and Russell Jackson are back. The boys talk about what they got up to during the summer break and look at the biggest headlines in the game. There's the usual madness from float tanks and bad presents plus they answer your questions. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/1/202435 minutes, 24 seconds
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Fearless 2024 predictions

Michael Carayannis and Brent Read are joined by Matt Encarnacion as they take a look into their crystal ball to make 2024 predictions. Who will win the comp, the risers and fallers plus who their best buy will be. They also take a look at under pressure mentors and who will start in the no.1 jersey for NSW and Queensland.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/21/202324 minutes, 1 second
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Can the Tigers change their stripes?

What do the sweeping boardroom changes mean for the Wests Tigers? Mobbsy, Russ and Matt break down the importance of Shane Richardson's role, how it will affect free agency and his support of Benji Marshall. The guys look at the latest free agency moves with Jarome Luai, Addin Fonua-Blake and another Panther potentially on the move.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/14/202332 minutes, 55 seconds
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Roosters' revenge with rugby raid

The Sydney Roosters have signed Mark Nawaqanitawase from the Wallabies, but is he a good enough replacement for Joseph-Aukuso Suaalii? Readman, Dave and Mobbsy look at what the deal means for the Chooks' roster. They also reveal the latest free agency moves with Kurt Capewell, Shawn Blore, Justin Olam and Jarome Luai, issues for the Broncos and Bulldogs and we answer your questions.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/7/202358 minutes, 6 seconds
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"If they don't win the comp next season..."

By popular demand, Russell Jackson jumps into the hot seat with Readman and Mobbsy for the latest player movement news, Jarome Luai's meetings with the Tigers and Phil Gould, what Connor Tracey's move means for Canterbury, Kurt Capewell's future and which clubs are waiting to pounce on the free agency market. Plus, Readie makes a bold declaration about the Roosters.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/30/202346 minutes, 9 seconds
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Up yours, Mickey Mouse!

Big episode as Readie reveals his beef with Disneyland. Meanwhile, the Tigers will be the happiest place on Earth if they land Jarome Luai. Dave and Mobbsy look at where Wests' bid for the Panthers star is at, where Matt Burton will play next season, we answer an avalanche of listener questions, plus there is a surprise Buzz Rothfield cameo! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/23/202355 minutes, 7 seconds
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Latrell's revelation & secret Bulldogs business

Latrell Mitchell dropped a bomb when he declared he "wasn't looked after the way I should've been" with his Origin injury, and opened up on the toll his court case took on him. David Riccio, Adam Mobbs and Matt Encarnacion break down Mitchell's revelations, Dave reports on his Belmore visit, they look at some draw shockers and answer your questions around the Dragons, rivalry round and the Panthers' place in history.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/16/202333 minutes, 51 seconds
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International flavour

Michael Carayannis and Brent Read are joined by Matt Encarnacion to discuss all things international rugby league. They talk about James Tedesco's future, Readman's interview with Benji Marshall and changes to rep schedule. We also answer your questions plus a surprise development in Readman's eating habits. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/9/202339 minutes, 7 seconds
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Cleary-Fowler romance & randy shandies

It's full-on NRL off-season with the latest on Nathan Cleary and Mary Fowler's budding long-distance romance. Readman, Mick and Mobbsy also discuss Jarome Luai's response to Ivan Cleary's suggestion the Panthers star is yet to own a side to justify a $1 million pay day. They look at the latest free agency moves, the fallout to Latrell Mitchell and Jack Wighton's court case being dismissed, answer an avalanche of listener questions and Readie reveals his plans to launch the "Randy Shandy"See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/2/202351 minutes, 10 seconds
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Transfer market & hidden agendas

The futures of Josh Addo-Carr and Ryan Papenhuyzen have made headlines as Brent Read and Michael Carayannis join Adam Mobbs to reveal what's behind the latest talk. They look at the potential player swaps, why some clubs fear the "games" being played in the background and reminisce about the good old days of M*A*S*H.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/26/202340 minutes, 35 seconds
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Dragon down the Red-V

St George Illawarra are reeling from news Junior Amone has been found guilty of assault and Dave, Readie and Mobbsy look at the Dragons' options to replace him. They talk free agency moves - Canberra's latest signing, Jarome Luai heading to November 1 - preview this weekend's international games and debate whether players should be allowed to box and play in footy knockouts in the off-season.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/19/202337 minutes, 40 seconds
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Madge Magic

 David Riccio breaks the news that Michael Maguire will be the next NSW coach. He joins Michael Carayannis and Brent Read to react to Maguire's impending appointment. The boys talk South Sydney's roster, Josh Addo-Carr's future and Readman has an interesting take on international footy. Plus we answer your questions See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/12/202337 minutes, 49 seconds
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May the fourth (title) be with you

Brent Read is a late call-up - and literally late for the podcast - as he, Mick and Mobbsy give their verdict on Sunday night's NRL decider. They look at Nathan Cleary's 20 minutes of brilliance, Broncos' premiership window, whether Penrith can make it four straight, predict the 2024 grand finalists and Readman has a warning for Halloween lovers.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/5/202354 minutes, 59 seconds
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Dally M for mayhem!

Buzz tells all on his awkward Dally M run-in as Mick and Mobbsy reveal what happened off camera at rugby league's night of nights. Mick has a surprise Jarome Luai update, they deliver their grand final verdicts and answer your listener questions.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/28/202348 minutes, 22 seconds
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It's the grand final countdown

And then there were two. Fatima, Crawls and Mobbsy look at the Panthers-Broncos clash, the battle between Nathan Cleary and Adam Reynolds, Penrith's subtle kick-delay tactics and whether the NRL gone too far in protecting kickers. Plus, we give our Dally M predictions. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/25/202337 minutes, 34 seconds
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Punt the tragic Dragon?

Ben Hunt has sparked more anger with his latest Dragons comments, Mick and Buzz reveal what went on behind the scenes at their Wests Tigers lunch, we talk finals footy and the neutral ground debate. Plus, Buzz makes some outrageous 2024 predictions.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/21/202348 minutes, 20 seconds
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Can anyone stop the Penrith Panthers juggernaut?

It's preliminary finals time and the best four teams in 2023 will battle it out this weekend for a spot in the grand final. Already, the Panthers have taken aim at Brisbane, and the home ground advantage they'll get at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday night. Paul Crawley, Fatima Kdouh and Russell Jackson also talk referee howlers with match officials under the blowtorch yet again. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/18/202333 minutes, 21 seconds
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Porcupine meatballs-up

The porcupine meatball saga drags into its second week as we serve up a finals preview. MC, Buzz and Mobbsy talk Val Holmes' sanction, break some signing news, reveal which journo reached out to write Buzz's biography and why Souths' two-year premiership window. As always, we answer your listener questionsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/14/202349 minutes, 6 seconds
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Reality bites Wighton

Jack Wighton's alleged bite, the cliffhanger Raiders-Knights game, the dominance of the Broncos and Panthers, the Roosters' bravery and Penrith's social media faux 'Pah', the first week of the finals had just about everything. Fatima, Crawls and Mobbsy talk all the big issues in a bumper episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/11/202339 minutes, 53 seconds
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Buzz breaks his silence on James Graham!

Big episode as Buzz addresses his NRL360 debate with James Graham over the Bulldogs. Buzz, MC and Mobbsy discuss anonymous player sources and the fallout for Andrew Davey telling his story. They talk Dragons moves, break down the finals matches and Buzz tells a story about Scott Morrison and Lachlan Ilias, and another one about his fence. Yes, his fence.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/7/202341 minutes, 55 seconds
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You can't play a final in a construction zone!

Their season is over but Souths are still creating headlines thanks to the war of words between Braith Anasta and Craig Coleman over criticism of Lachlan. Crawls, Fatima and Mobbsy discuss that, plus whether the Broncos can end their Storm hoodoo, if the Raiders finals fodder, Ivan Cleary v Andrew Webster and playing a finals match in the construction zone that is Shark Park.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/4/202342 minutes, 24 seconds
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Dogs at War

Buzz and MC are joined by Brent Read to dissect all the issues going on at Canterbury. They go in-depth into the situation at Belmore. The boys touch on Dylan Edwards’ new deal while Buzz makes a bold claim regarding fullbacks. There is plenty of gibber too including a blast from Buzz’s past.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/31/202343 minutes, 38 seconds
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Lights, camera, Ricky's f-bomb reaction!

Between Ricky Stuart's f-bomb at a cameraman, Jared Waerea-Hargreaves' brain explosion, the Soni Luke bum poke and Kalyn Ponga's injury, there's not much Fatima Kdouh, Adam Mobbs and Paul Crawley agreed on in this episode of the podcast as they break down a heated penultimate round of the NRL To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/28/202342 minutes
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Back to the Souths' press conference...

It's the serious end of the season, but someone forgot to tell the guys. Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy manage to cover South Sydney's implosion, the touch-and-go finals race, the Eels' earliest ever Mad Monday and the shocking lack of recognition for Ivan Cleary. It quickly descends into chaos, though, as Mick debunks a naked rumour, Buzz reveals the day he started a chant at Shark Park and the boys pick apart Mobbsy's date night. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/24/202350 minutes, 20 seconds
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Tigers' PR fail

Have the Wests Tigers' finally hit rock bottom? Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy discuss Tim Sheens' impending departure, Benji Marshall's quickfire ascent to the top job and rumblings of discontent at the club. The guys rate Sheens and Phil Gould's performances out of 10, argue over whether the Chooks are dead and buried, and Mick makes a startling dumpling revelation. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/17/202352 minutes, 22 seconds
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Hip drops, flops and big statements

A hip-drop tackle is it season over for Jackson Hastings? What does it mean for the Knights? The Raiders and Eels are in freefall as the fight to stay in the finals race gets tense. Crawls, Fatima and Mobbsy wrap up the weekend, debate whether the bunker cost the Tigers against Souths, and whether the Rabbitohs are the real deal. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/14/202345 minutes, 56 seconds
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The bad blood we didn't know existed

As Taylor Swift says, 'now we've got bad blood'. The Sea Eagles and Tigers feud continues amid personnel changes and questions around Manly's salary cap. Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy look at that, the top-eight scramble getting serious, they answer the best listener questions we've had, plus Buzz tries to introduce a new segment. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/10/202344 minutes, 34 seconds
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Ref sprays, slaps and sin bins

Jack Wighton in hot water for questioning a referee's integrity, Zac Lomax escaping sanction for a head slam, Marata Niukore's sin-bin slap and Kennedy Cherrington facing a stint on the sideline for a shocking dangerous throw. It was a wild and, at times inconsistent weekend of refereeing. That's just some of the topics Paul Crawley, Russell Jackson and Adam Mobbs dive into as they also break down how Round 23 shook up the top eight. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/7/202333 minutes, 36 seconds
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Mick's feud with an Origin star

A combative episode with Adam Mobbs, Michael Carayannis and Phil Rothfield as Buzz rules out one NRL heavyweight's premiership hopes, declaring "I just don't think they're good enough." Mick reveals a recent player falling out, they look at how the Storm should use the returning Ryan Papenhuyzen, Newcastle's halves logjam and tally up Phil Gould's 'dipsh*t' count on Twitter. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/3/202341 minutes, 9 seconds
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Valentine Holmes wrecker!

The Cowboys' top-eight chances have copped a significant blow as Fatima Kdouh reveals the breaking news around Valentine Holmes' high-tackle charge. She joins Paul Crawley and Adam Mobbs to look at the statement performances of the weekend from the Broncos, Panthers, Storm and Knights. They also discuss Wally Lewis in the wake of his CTE diagnosis. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/31/202336 minutes, 53 seconds
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Signing sprees and finals fights

Roster shake-up at the Bulldogs, potential movement at the Dragons with halfback Jayden Sullivan touring the Wests Tigers facilities as the Red V close in on a key forward signing. There's plenty on as Adam Mobbs, Michael Carayannis and Brent Read look ahead to Round 22, who will make the top four and which club will drop out of finals contention. Mick reveals who has the weakest 2024 roster, Ready reveals which NRL coach Mick told couldn't make the finals, and he gives his verdict on the Barbie movie. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/27/202351 minutes, 1 second
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Top-eight race blown wide open

Round 21 of the NRL season is complete and Adam Mobbs, Fatima Kdouh and Russell Jackson dive into the major talking points. The finals race just got interesting after a weekend of upsets, Nicho Hynes escapes sanction for his run-in with officials, the issues at the Sharks and Bulldogs and a wrap up of the first round of NRLW.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/24/202331 minutes, 1 second
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Lights, camera, action!

The podcast has gone big time, new studio, fresh format, same gibber! Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy talk about the latest hall of fame inductees George Piggins and Ian Heads, the four-way battle for the last three finals places, this weekend's key battles and the wooden spoon bowl contest between the Dragons and Tigers.   To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/20/202350 minutes, 31 seconds
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Tigers' crisis talks

It's been a massive weekend as Crawls, Fatima and Mobbsy look at the Warriors, Knights and under-strength Panthers' performances. Meanwhile, they discuss the Tigers' stand-off between Benji Marshall and Scott Fulton, the field-goal controversy in the Eels-Titans clash and captain James Tedesco's no-show at the Roosters' game. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/17/202338 minutes, 28 seconds
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Bradman is Best

Buzz and Readman go at it over Bradman Best's selection and Buzz's call for Brad Fittler to stand-down as coach. The pair are joined by Michael Carayannis where they discuss the wash-up from Origin and they look at a potential Kangaroos side.The boys also talk all things Bulldogs and Readman has some huge news regarding Payne Haas. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/13/202338 minutes, 13 seconds
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Does Dogs deal pass the pub test?

Does Tino Fa'asuamaleaui's mega Bulldogs deal pass the pub test? Paul Crawley and Fatima Kdouh breakdown the ramifications for club's without super rich backers. Wednesday night's Origin III is a dead rubber but with Brad Fittler coaching for his Blues career, and NSW stars playing for their futures there is more than just pride on the line at Accor Stadium. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/10/202330 minutes, 4 seconds
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Week of Feuds

While the NRL and RLPA go to war it is Phil Rothfield and Brent Read who have engaged in their own public battles this week. The pair join Michael Carayannis to discuss all the rugby league drama including the stand-off between the players and the game's governing body. They dissect the situation at the Dragons, Bulldogs and Tigers and which club they think could rise from the ashes the quickest. They look at Origin, the Titans contract situation and answer your questions.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/6/202342 minutes, 25 seconds
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Origin Game 3 Teams Announced

The State Of Origin game 3 2023 teams have been announced, there were some blowout scores over the weekend. Plus what does the run home to the finals look like?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/3/202335 minutes, 1 second
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Benji, Broncos and F-bombs!

Big week on and off the field as Mick reveals Benji Marshall breaks his silence on the Tigers' saga. Mick, Buzz and Mobbsy also talk  Reece Walsh's colourful judiciary hearing, Dylan Brown's potential penalty and the changes Brad Fittler must make for the dead rubber Origin III clash.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/29/202350 minutes, 21 seconds
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Breaking Ben Hunt, Reece Walsh news

The Dragons have rejected Ben Hunt's request for a release from his contract, while Reece Walsh has been referred straight to the judiciary for alleged abuse of a referee, despite questions around who his foul-mouthed tirade was directed at. Crawls, Fatima and Mobbsy break down what it all means, as well as the rumblings at the Tigers around the future of Benji Marshall, and a wrap of the weekend's footy.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/26/202342 minutes, 46 seconds
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Chill, we've got work in the morning

Jarome Luai's inflammatory Instagram post, Tom Trbojevic's injury, Damien Cook's bizarre move to the centres, contentious referee calls, and the futures of Brad Fittler and Ben Hunt are all on the agenda when Buzz, Dave and Mobbsy dissect Queensland's Origin series-clinching 32-6 win over NSW.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omny.fm/listener for privacy information.
6/22/202343 minutes, 21 seconds
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Unhappy Hunting Ground

Ben Hunt's bombshell request for a release from the Dragons will have massive ramifications for the Red V. Crawls, Fatima and Mobbsy look at the fallout for St George Illawarra, and Queensland. They discuss the enormity of the Bulldogs' rebuild as it's laid bare, Alex Twal's first career try amid a disappointing day for the Tigers, and what the Blues need to do to win Origin II. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/19/202336 minutes, 18 seconds
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80% gibber, 20% footy

Buzz is back and Readman makes a cameo as Mick and Mobbsy look at how quickly Shane Flanagan can turn around the Dragons. They look at the chaos caused by Origin on this weekend's round, the dramatic falls of the Roosters and Sharks, Ryan Matterson at five-eighth and some breaking signing news. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/15/202344 minutes, 59 seconds
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Buzz off, Read's the man

With Buzz on hiatus, Mobbsy tags in Brent Read to go toe to toe with Mick Carayannis. They discuss Parramatta's predicament and how they replace Dylan Brown, as Mick tees off at the lack of leadership in the Eels' playing group following a training incident. Readman reveals the Blues' halfback frontrunner, they look at the Game of Thrones at the Tigers and the Dragons' coaching latest. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/8/202348 minutes, 21 seconds
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Cleary injury fallout, Parramatta star in hot water

With the news hot off the press on Monday morning, Fatima Kdouh and Paul Crawley dissect the fallout for the Blues after halfback Nathan Cleary was rubbed out of the Origin series. What Dylan Brown's off field incident means for Parramatta and the saga that is the Dragons coaching mess rolls on...  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/5/202332 minutes, 4 seconds
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I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues

NSW are still standing, but only just. Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy look at where the Blues lost Origin I, their line-ups and bench rotation, what happened to James Tedesco and Nathan Cleary, the bright spots and who should coach them if they lose game two. They talk Dragons coaches now Jason Ryles has rejected the Red V, and  Buzz is ready to collect on his lunch bet with Mick.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/1/202345 minutes, 22 seconds
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Origin drama: Latrell is out!

Fatima Kdouh, Paul Crawley and Adam Mobbs look at how Latrell Mitchell's injury has rocked NSW ahead of Origin I, what Stephen Crichton brings and if the Blues can still win. They look at the navy blue jersey furore, women's Origin, the NRL's seven-tackle stuff-up in the Dolphins-Dragons game, Canberra's risky tactic of resting 300-gamer Jarrod Croker and Kalyn Ponga's brutal head knock tests.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/29/202343 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Punch That Changed The Game Forever

It's the 10th anniversary of the Origin fight between Paul Gallen and Nate Myles that triggered a seismic shift in rugby league. The punch was banned as officials railed against on-field violence. Listen as Michael Carayannis, David Riccio and Brent Read speak to the key players from that fateful night. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/26/202316 minutes, 1 second
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Tina Turner: Simply The Best

Buzz tells Mick and Mobbsy about the time he met Tina Turner as they reminisce about her impact on rugby league, the legendary ad campaigns and enduring legacy. They rate the all-or-nothing Origin selections, the ramifications if Adelaide doesn't sell out game one and who is in line to replace Brad Fittler should the Blues lose the series.They talk Jake Arthur's Manly move, Jack de Belin's Dragons captaincy and Joe Ofahengaue's Eels move.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/25/202338 minutes, 21 seconds
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Breaking! Origin selection shocks

The Origin teams for game one are in and there are plenty of surprises. Paul Crawley and Adam Mobbs look at the Blues blooding Tevita Pangai Jr and Hudson Young, choosing Api Koroisau over Damien Cook and Queensland omitting Maroons regulars Kalyn Ponga, Dane Gagai and Christian Welch. Crawls goes off at some crucial judiciary decisions and look at where the Wests Tigers' win ranks in their history.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/22/202345 minutes, 5 seconds
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Buzz is all 'Ryled' up

Jason Ryles is firming as Dragons coach. Buzz is firming for owing a dinner on the appointment, but where does it leave St George Illawarra? Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy talk interim coach Ryan Carr, Ben Hunt, the Dragons' roster and other coaches under pressure. They look at the last-chance saloon for Origin selection with the most contentious calls the Blues face.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/18/202345 minutes, 28 seconds
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Have the Rooster's lost their crow ?

Craig Bellamy has made a huge call on his future at the Storm and it could have a direct impact on the under siege Dragons. But Anthony Griffin isn't the only coach in the firing line this week as Paul Crawley and Fatima Kdouh ask why Trent Robinson, Brad Arthur and Anthony Seibold aren't copping more heat this season.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/15/202330 minutes, 22 seconds
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Stop Dragon us down

Buzz is back from Covid and has made a bold call about Jason Ryles' coaching future. Mick's home from Magic Round with the latest from St George Illawarra as he and Mobbsy argue over Jack Bird's fans comments. The boys discuss movements at the Dragons, the Roosters' struggles, whether Souths have peaked too early and answer your listener questions.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/11/202340 minutes, 31 seconds
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The best and the worst from Magic Round.

Did the Parramatta Eels underestimate the importance of hooker Reed Mahoney to their premiership campaign? Paul Crawley and Fatima Kdouh look at Parramatta's slow start to the season and whether they can win the title with Josh Hodgson at dummy half. Craig Bellamy's coaching future is still undecided but it could have a direct impact on St George Illawarra Dragons. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/8/202333 minutes, 43 seconds
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Don't you know it's Magic?

It's Christmas for rugby league fans. Paul Crawley, Adam Mobbs and Russell Jackson look at whether the Tigers can continue the Dragons' tragic Magic Round record, Wests' interest in Shaun Johnson and Ben Hunt's hooker switch. They preview the Rabbitohs-Storm blockbuster, what Nicho Hynes can expect from the Dolphins, Manly's issues and a plea to the NRL to not ruin Magic round with a crackdown on pressure on kickers    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/4/202343 minutes, 12 seconds
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Ref rage, debuts and drama

Wrapping up a cracking weekend of footy, Adam Mobbs and Paul Crawley debate Josh Reynolds' rant at referee Grant Atkins amid the Bulldogs' win over the Dragons. They look at Karl Oloapu's NRL debut, Manly's interest in Kyle Flanagan, Josh Schuster's training ground bust-up and break down the Wests Tigers' miraculous drought-breaking victory.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/1/202329 minutes, 25 seconds
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Jack Rabbit and a fallen Sea Eagle

Jack Wighton's out, Josh Schuster's at a career crossroad, and Buzz declares "I'm going to Vegas, baby!" It's a massive week of NRL as the guys look at what Wighton's departure means for Canberra, their options and salary cap position. Schuster's latest injury signals alarm bells at Manly, the reality of the NRL's Las Vegas double header dream and what's on the line when the Broncos face the Rabbitohs. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/27/202345 minutes, 51 seconds
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NRL's Best Breaker-Upperers

Sam Walker's axing to NSW Cup has Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy wondering whether he'll be a 10-year player at Bondi or if the Roosters have fallen out of love with their halfback as they struggle this season. The boys look at Kyle Flanagan's future with Karl Oloapu close to an NRL debut, the Cowboys' issues, and preview the Rabbitohs-Panthers blockbuster. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/20/202346 minutes, 47 seconds
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Dogs of Sore

Canterbury's injury list dwarfs any other team's casualty ward as Fatima Kdouh and Adam Mobbs look at the replacement options for Cameron Ciraldo's beleaguered Bulldogs. They look at what Parramatta's win means for the Eels, whether golden point needs an overhaul, should the NRL adopt the NFL rules around hair pulling and the big winners from the weekend. Fatima also has some interesting free agency targets involving the Wests Tigers. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/17/202336 minutes, 8 seconds
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See you Slater, Dragons

Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy return to look at the Dragons' Billy Slater enquiries and Ben Hunt's reluctance of "starting fresh" with a new coach as Mick declares his coaching pick. They examine the worrying form of the Sharks and Eels, talk the battle of Brookie, early season buys of the year and answer your questions. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/13/202349 minutes, 56 seconds
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Spine Shuffle

Much like the Tigers we have a new-look team this week with Fatima Kdouh joined by Michael Carayannis and Matt Encarnacion. The team dissects the bad and some good at the Tigers and talk through what's next for Adam Doueihi. Michael gives a big Dragons coaching update and the trio talk best buys and who they are crushing on this year.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/11/202332 minutes, 45 seconds
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Much needed fresh blood

The new look team of Michael Carayannis, Fatima Kdouh and David Riccio take you through all the NRL action, with the Tigers the major talking point given their jersey fiasco. The team touch on Cronulla’s major depth test while praising what the Warriors have achieved and St George Illawarra’s request for salary cap relief and run through the NRL’s latest edict. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/6/202337 minutes, 49 seconds
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Tiger texts and a free agency frenzy

Who's running things at the Tigers? Buzz reveals his text message exchange with Mitchell Pearce, who confirmed Benji Marshall reached out to him about joining the club. Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy delve into the Gus v Robbo war of words over Joseph Suaalii, Jack Wighton's free agency bombshell, the Eels' search for a gamebreaker and Manly players' hilarious reaction to Anthony Seibold's sleepy McDonald's photo. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/30/202350 minutes, 49 seconds
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Self-sabotaging Eels?

The news Parramatta have told Clint Gutherson they're hitting the open market for a potential "game breaker" fullback option doesn't add up. Crawls, Fatima and Mobbsy look at why the Eels are back making transfer market headlines, so soon after the Mitchell Moses contract saga. They look at Nicho Hynes' remarkable return, the Dragons' debacle, danger signs for Canterbury and whether rugby-bound Joseph-Aukuso Suaalii should be banned from Origin. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/27/202339 minutes, 47 seconds
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Hunt for Red near October

There's nothing like a surprise feud in rugby league and Royce Hunt and Corey Horsburgh have provided it. Michael Carayannis, David Riccio and Adam Mobbs look at the fallout of their war of words and why it's good for the game. The guys look at the muted build-up to the Panthers-Eels grand final rematch, Tim Sheens' Plan B at the Wests Tigers, the origins of hate in the Battle of Brisbane and they answer your questions.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/23/202329 minutes, 38 seconds
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He's a downhill skier

Round 3 threw up a host of upsets and even more issues as Crawls, Fatima and Mobbsy look at the Eels staring down the barrel of an 0-4 start, where the blame lies as they find themselves as one of the six finals clubs from last year who are languishing outside the eight. They look at John Bateman's Wests Tigers debut, another halves dilemma facing the club as they face a struggling Melbourne. It's also Battle of Brisbane time but Dolphins star Felise Kaufusi's charge highlights the match review committee's inconsistency. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/20/202339 minutes, 24 seconds
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Headaches! Not all concussion related

It's a lively episode as Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy highlight Manly's salary cap issues, the fallout from the NRL's new mandatory 11-day concussion stand down and Reed Mahoney's breakout start to the season. Buzz, after revealing he identified a young Blocker Roach playing lower grades to earn himself the title of 'best front-row scout in rugby league', is full of praise for a current rising bookend. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/16/202345 minutes, 3 seconds
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Round 2, fight!

What a weekend of footy! Fatima, Crawls & Mobbsy look at Jackson Hastings’post-match run-in with Tommy Talau and David Klemmer after the Tigers-Knights clash, the sickening Kalyn Ponga concussion, Jacob Saifiti’s send-off and the Tigers’ woes. They look at the form of the Broncos and Dolphins, St George Illawarra and Canterbury’s miraculous turnarounds, alarm bells at Parramatta and Canberra, plus the strong response to the alleged racial vilification of Souths star Latrell Mitchell. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/13/202338 minutes, 51 seconds
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'Trell it like it is

Previously unbeatable Penrith have 'cracks in the windscreen', but has Latrell Mitchell's comments on the premiers put a target on his back? Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy preview a blockbuster round of games, analyse a host of teams staring down the barrel of an 0-2 start to the season, with Mick declaring one team's top-eight hopes dead if they lose this weekend. They talk relocation, Wade Graham's suspension and rumours of a big-name signing the Raiders are chasing.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/9/202342 minutes, 8 seconds
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The Dolphins Flipper The Script

Well Round 1 is done and dusted Paul Crawley, Fatima Kdouh and Brent Read review the weekend that was, they dive into the new concussion rule. Plus who were the big disappointments over the weekend?   To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/6/202333 minutes, 42 seconds
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Round 1: Buzz's Performance Review

Michael Carayannis is a late illness withdrawal this week so Brent Read joins Adam Mobbs and Phil Rothfield for a massive episode. Buzz has his performance review with Mobbsy ahead of Round 1 and the boys look at the big talking points heading into the weekend, including Mitchell Moses' contract talks, the battle of the future stars at Manly and Canterbury and teams desperate to start fast. They also answer your listener questions and argue who's the best cook. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/2/202340 minutes, 6 seconds
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Off-Season Signing Chaos

With Spencer Leniu set to leave Penrith at the end of this season, Paul Crawley, Fatima Kdouh and Adam Mobbs demand change to the transfer system that allows players to sign with rival clubs for 2024 before this season has even kicked off. They debate whether Melbourne's round-one unbeaten streak under Craig Bellamy - which stretches 20 years - will come to an end against Parramatta on Thursday night, and also reveal their crystal ball predictions for 2023. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/27/202345 minutes, 18 seconds
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The worst-run club in rugby league

Michael Carayannis is back and breathing fire over another scandal-plagued week for the Dragons in the wake of their meek Charity Shield showing, the 6am hotel scuffle and more legal dramas involving players. Mick, Buzz and Mobbsy discuss the Roosters' bid to get Dominic Young on the books this season and Penrith's premiership hopes in the wake of Taylan May's injury. They also answer your listener questions and Buzz reveals which former player is a "good looking dude". To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/23/202339 minutes, 48 seconds
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Pre-season takeaways

The trials are in the bag and all eyes are on Round 1. What should Canterbury do with their halfback role? Who's to blame for Tyrell Sloan's teary Charity Shield performance? Are the Broncos facing a selection headache? Is the Tigers' performance to be believed? Paul Crawley, Fatima Kdouh and Adam Mobbs look at the big questions. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/20/202333 minutes, 52 seconds
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47 Years Of Buzz

It's a celebration episode with Phil 'Buzz' Rothfield marking 47 years as a journalist, while it's birthday week for Brent Read. The boys look at the Sydney Roosters' concerns heading into the season, Cronulla's five-year 'it's not a plan, it's a strategy', and St George Illawarra's roster. They also answer listener questions and Buzz grills Ready over his dinner failure. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/16/202337 minutes, 53 seconds
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Kalyn Ponga flushed out

The NRL Pre-Season Challenge is in full swing but it's the off-field issues creating headlines. Adam Mobbs, Paul Crawley and Fatima Kdouh watched as Kalyn Ponga finally fronted the media on Monday to explain his toilet cubicle saga last season and break down his reasons. Crawls reveals why Wayne Bennett was a no-show for the Dolphins' first official NRL trial, and the crew break down the biggest talking points from the opening weekend of pre-season matches. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/13/202345 minutes, 2 seconds
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Mobbsy out, Riccio in

Dave Riccio, Buzz and Ready talk through what next for Latrell and the power of the integrity unit, what Ready's looking forward to next in the trials and Buzz is putting a shift in today....and making sure everyone knows about it. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/9/202332 minutes, 19 seconds
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Arrested development: Latrell Mitchell & Jack Wighton

Major drama on the eve of the NRL season with Latrell Mitchell and Jack Wighton arrested and charged after a round of wrestling got out of hand outside a Canberra nightclub in the early hours of the morning. Adam Mobbs, Russell Jackson and SuperCoach guru Tom Sangster discuss the latest news and what it could mean for both players and their clubs. They also look at the future of Bulldogs young gun Khaled Rajab after he was overlooked for a top-30 spot at Canterbury, as well as keep an eye on this weekend's all-important NRL trials.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/6/202324 minutes, 26 seconds
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The return of Buzz and Ready

The NRL season must be getting close because Phil 'Buzz' Rothfield and Brent Read are back and arguing as they join Adam Mobbs to discuss what will be the big talking points in 2023. Buzz dives into his column about the worrying cost of Canterbury's rebuild, but declares "Gus has done a terrific job" and tips the Bulldogs to fight for a top-eight spot. Ready says wooden spooners the Wests Tigers are primed for finals footy this year, but he holds major concerns for the Dragons. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/2/202335 minutes, 57 seconds
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Critter, Dragons and leaked pre-season plans

Stephen Crichton is on the move, Talatau Amone is stood down and the NRL pre-season challenge details have been leaked.Adam Mobbs, Michael Carayannis and SuperCoach guru Tom Sangster look at what Crichton's decision means for Penrith, and likely Canterbury, plus what the Dragons are going to do following another setback. Don't worry, it's a largely CBA-free zone. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/19/202335 minutes, 4 seconds
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Rule tweaks and the perils of podcasts

There's plenty happening on the training paddock and off the field as clubs return from their Christmas break. Matt Encarnacion and SuperCoach guru Tom Sangster join Adam Mobbs as they break down the NRL rule "tweaks" ahead of the new season. The boys look at the Selwyn Cobbo drama and why Brisbane are continually in the headlines. And Tom gives us an update on the launch of the 2023 KFC SuperCoach NRL season. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/12/202336 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Buzz blocked Twitter tribunal special

Phil Rothfield has blocked more than 2000 people on Twitter over the past decade so we decided to give some of the vanquished a shot at a second chance. Here Buzz, Adam Mobbs and Michael Caryannis preside over the first-ever Buzz blocked tribunal to go through cases where Twitter users get to plead their case to be unblocked by Buzz. Some are successful, one guy makes a Shawshank Redemption-style bid for freedom while others remain on life sentences with no chance of parole.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/6/202345 minutes, 30 seconds
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The biggest storylines of 2023

It's the first episode of the year and we kick off with Phil 'Buzz' Rothfield looking into his crystal ball to declare the big stories that will play out in 2023 and his predictions for the year. Buzz, Adam Mobbs and Russell Jackson look at which teams are on the rise, and who's facing a dramatic fall, plus Buzz names two young talents ready to explode onto the NRL scene. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/30/202219 minutes, 54 seconds
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Buzz's Christmas feuds

It's the holiday season but not everyone will be exchanging Christmas cards this year. Phil 'Buzz' Rothfield tells Adam Mobbs and Russell Jackson about the bitter squabbles that are still simmering, heading into the new year, looks at the origin of some of the stinks and which ones will never be sorted. There's on-field feuds, media stoushes, strained friendships, some sad, unsavoury fallouts and even a couple of corporate fracas that got a little petty. There's also a special shout out to Dean Ritchie's alter ego, Dennis 'Bullfrog' Ritchie, following his run-in with Kalyn Ponga's father, Andre.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/16/202219 minutes, 7 seconds
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NRL summer free agency moves

Canterbury continue to overhaul their roster with Corey Allan the latest Bulldog to leave while still holding a contract for next season. Phil Rothfield, Adam Mobbs and Russell Jackson look at what Allan's departure means for the Dogs' chances of signing Mitchell Moses and Stephen Crichton, they look at Allan's surprise arrival at the Sydney Roosters, as well as how the Sharks' latest free agency moves affect both Cronulla and Newcastle.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/8/202234 minutes, 15 seconds
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Mitchell Moses Mayhem.....

On this Episode Phil Rothfield is joined by Dean Bulldog Ritchie and David Riccio as they discuss Mitchell Moses Contract negotiations, can Manly turn things around next season and whats the boy's big prediction for season 2023.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/1/202238 minutes, 36 seconds
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World Cup Captain Snooze

The World Cup came to an exciting conclusion, although not judging by one of the pod host's actions. Phil Rothfield, Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs look at the Kangaroos' win, the performances of Nathan Cleary, Latrell Mitchell and James Tedesco, Angus Crichton's light suspension and Samoa's efforts in the decider. Buzz explains the contentious calls he made in his top 50 players of 2022, while Mick reveals his concerns over Parra's roster depth in 2023 as a rival team makes a $1 million play for an Eels star. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/24/202240 minutes, 25 seconds
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Don't call it a Hastings/Klemmer player swap

The NRL transfer market is heating up as Michael Carayannis and David Riccio join Adam Mobbs to look at who fared better in the Jackson Hastings-David Klemmer deal, the Knights or Tigers, and why Wests deny it's a swap. The boys discuss the Knights' failed fullback chase, holes in their roster, as well as the Tigers' pack and backline questions. They look at the World Cup final between Australia and Samoa, and what it means for Mal Meninga's future. Plus, Dave reveals a surprise career alternative! To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/17/202246 minutes, 41 seconds
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Roos Assistant Coach Michael Hagan one on one

Michael Hagan catches up with Brent Read in Leeds where the Roos are preparing for their showdown with the Kiwis. For your daily coverage of the League World Cup search for The Daily Telegraph app in your app store, or take out a subscription at dailytelegraph.com.au today.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/10/202217 minutes, 52 seconds
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2023 draw special

The 2023 NRL draw has dropped and Phil Rothfield, Adam Mobbs and Michael Carayannis look at the winners and losers from the fixture announcement. The guys also discuss more feuds, the World Cup semi-finals, Buzz critiques Mick's attire and pulls a power play on Mobbsy after taking over hosting duties. Just what you need for an NRL off-season!  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/10/202236 minutes, 31 seconds
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World Cup Crunch Time

The semi-finals are here but World Cup organisers don't expect the Kiwis to be around for long, booking them flights home a day after their clash with the Kangaroos. Adam Mobbs and Matt Encarnacion look at the extra motivation for Michael Maguire's men against the Aussies. They also talk about Samoa fullback Joseph Suaalii's devastating running - and his concerning running style - after he was again officially warned over controversially lifting his knees in tackles. That and more in this special World Cup episode. For your daily coverage of the League World Cup search for The Daily Telegraph app in your app store, or take out a subscription at dailytelegraph.com.au today.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/8/202226 minutes, 36 seconds
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Patrick Carrigan and Big Tino backstage at The Roos camp

From Manchester over in the UK Brent Read catches up with Pat Carrigan and Big Tino ahead of the Lebanon game. For your daily coverage of the League World Cup search for The Daily Telegraph app in your app store, or take out a subscription at dailytelegraph.com.au today.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/4/202222 minutes, 8 seconds
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Off the bench and into the action

Dave "Doc" Riccio and Dean 'Bulldog' Ritchie fill in for MC and Mobbsy, joining Philip 'Buzz" Rothfield on 'his' podcast. The trio discuss the impact of John Bateman joining the Wests Tigers, what David Fifita is really worth, whether the QLD hierarchy is behind the push for DCE to start for the Kangaroos and why didn't Bulldog wear a tie to the hottest ticket in town on Cup Day? To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/3/202240 minutes, 51 seconds
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Mal Meninga on the importance of culture to the Roos

From the Roos camp in Manchester Brent Read sits down with Big Mal about the importance of culture in the camp during the World Cup. For your daily coverage of the League World Cup search for The Daily Telegraph app in your app store, or take out a subscription at dailytelegraph.com.au today.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/29/202217 minutes, 43 seconds
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Buzz's return! (Comes with a content warning)

Phil Rothfield is back for 'his' podcast, doling out fashion advice to Mick and Mobbsy. They discuss changes to make the World Cup more competitive, Tim Sheens' Tigers meetings with Mitchell Moses and John Bateman, the Reuben Garrick tug-o-war and the Titans' clickbait Fifita announcement. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/27/202243 minutes, 33 seconds
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Bonjour Trent Robinson

Coming to you from Bolton in the UK, where France are based for the World Cup....Brent Read catches up with Trent Robinson to discuss the emergence of the game in France, being bilingual and thoughts on the coming match-up with Samoa. For your daily coverage of the League World Cup search for The Daily Telegraph app in your app store, or take out a subscription at dailytelegraph.com.au today.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/26/202216 minutes, 40 seconds
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Tongan wake-up call

The World Cup edition is back as Michael Carayannis, Russell Jackson and Adam Mobbs look at the latest from the UK. They discuss Tonga's underwhelming start to the tournament and their likely quarter-final clash with a resurgent Samoa. They look at the form of Lebanon, whether Jacob Kiraz could be Canterbury's fullback answer, Michael Cheika juggling two international teams and how he would go in the NRL, plus the rampant Kangaroos' selection headaches. For your daily coverage of the League World Cup search for The Daily Telegraph app in your app store, or take out a subscription at dailytelegraph.com.au today.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/25/202230 minutes, 9 seconds
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House of the Dragon

Tyrell Sloan is staying, Jayden Sullivan still wants to leave and St George Illawarra is still in turmoil. Buzz is AWOL as Adam Mobbs, Michael Carayannis and Matt Encarnacion deep dive into the Dragons, look at the latest rumblings at Manly, and Mobbsy saves Brent Read's bacon at the Rugby League World Cup. The guys talk about the tragic death of Queensland rugby league player Liam Hampson, and do an extended segment answering your listener questions around free agency, NRL draw release and the salary cap. For your daily coverage of the League World Cup search for The Daily Telegraph app in your app store, or take out a subscription at dailytelegraph.com.au today.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/20/202244 minutes, 21 seconds
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Brothers in arms with Reagan Campbell-Gillard and Isaah Yeo

From Manchester over in the UK, Brent Read catches up with Reagan Campbell-Gillard and Isaah Yeo about their careers, their bromance, the World Cup and how they don't show their friendship when up against each other on the pitch.  For your daily coverage of the League World Cup search for The Daily Telegraph app in your app store, or take out a subscription at dailytelegraph.com.au today.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/19/202219 minutes, 26 seconds
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First World (Cup) problems

Diving deep into the Rugby League World Cup. Adam Mobbs is joined by Russell Jackson and Matt Encarnacion as they break down England's statement victory over Samoa and the problems with the Pacific nation as their tournament hopes hang by a thread. The boys rave about the unfancied World Cup entertainers, Joey Manu's performance, Joseph Suaalii's future and Tonga rolling out the big guns in search of history. For your daily coverage of the League World Cup search for The Daily Telegraph app in your app store, or take out a subscription at dailytelegraph.com.au today.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/18/202232 minutes, 10 seconds
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Mal Meninga back in Leeds and ready to go

Brent Read is in the UK with the Roos and sending back episodes of the pod during the World Cup. In this episode Mal talks about Leeds back in the day, Daly Cherry-Evans vs Nathan Cleary and Ted for the captaincy. Plus the boys preview the game against Fiji.  For your daily coverage of the League World Cup search for The Daily Telegraph app in your app store, or take out a subscription at dailytelegraph.com.au today.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/15/202219 minutes, 55 seconds
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The Des Sacked Podcast

It's a big day in rugby league with Des Hasler's Manly tenure coming to a bitter end. Phil Rothfield, Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs break down the drama at the Sea Eagles and who is to blame. They look at Cameron Ciraldo's first week as Bulldogs coach and what to expect, talk Rugby League World Cup and why concussion rules are set to wreak havoc on the tournament, and Dean 'Bulldog' Ritchie makes an impromptu call-in. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/13/202233 minutes, 15 seconds
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Manly mayhem & an arrogant, classless grand final wrap

Brent Read steps in for Phil Rothfield as he, Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs discuss the uproar around the Panthers' grand final celebrations, arrogance accusations and why Ryan Matterson's call to cop a three-game suspension rather than a fine wouldn't happen at Penrith. There's big news around Manly's coaching showdown, World Cup and Mick declares why the Dragons shouldn't have re-signed Ben Hunt. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/6/202240 minutes, 45 seconds
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Arthur-Hadley grand final cease fire

It's grand final week and there's plenty to discuss. Buzz reveals the awkward run-in between Brad Arthur and Ray Hadley and what was said. Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy discuss Arthur and Ivan Cleary's big selection calls, Jarryd Hayne being brushed from the coverage and Mick debunks a great myth around players using electrical tape around their heads. The boys also discuss the burning issues from the Dally Ms, who partied on, and Buzz refuses to answer a question from Jamie Soward. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/29/202247 minutes, 12 seconds
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Thanks for tuning in, champion

It's a massive week of finals but we open the show with Buzz's breaking news about his old Thai takeaway store.When we finally turn to footy, Mobbsy, Mick and Buzz argue whether Parramatta need to make the grand final to classify their season a success. They break down the preliminary finals between the Cowboys-Eels and Panthers-Rabbitohs, look at the Kangaroos' dwindling World Cup player stocks with Joseph Suaalii opting for Samoa and the rise of the Pacific nations, and unhappy Dragons players. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/21/202244 minutes, 28 seconds
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Welcome to the finals jungle... chicken curry

The Storm and Roosters were knocked out of the finals, as was James Tedesco from a high shot, and it's got Buzz worried about a trend developing. Phil Rothfield, Adam Mobbs and Michael Carayannis revisit the carnage of last week, preview this week's must-win semi-finals between the Eels and Raiders, and the Sharks and Rabbitohs. The boys answer the best listener question they've ever received and Buzz reveals a new jungle chicken curry hot spot! To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/15/202249 minutes, 38 seconds
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Week 1 finals & Buzz's ABC ban

It's NRL finals time and things are getting intense. Buzz, Mobbsy and Mick discuss the NRL's decision to suspend Taylan May's ban over an assault charge until next year and Phil Gould's bizarre reaction to it. Mick takes us deep inside the great Manly divide as the club tears itself apart. We talk suburban footy grounds, fans' right to boo and we preview a massive first week of finals. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/8/202253 minutes, 48 seconds
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The finals countdown

It's the most anticipated last round in years and Phil Rothfield, Adam Mobbs and Michael Carayannis break down the games with major finals ramifications. Brisbane's preparations for their must-win clash with the Dragons was rocked by Tyson Gamble's revelations that players turn to Adam Reynolds for advice over coach Kevin Walters. The boys talk the timing of that, Covid concerns heading into the finals and why Buzz doesn't like the Panthers resting players. They also look at Manly, who will be the NRL's biggest off-season story. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/1/202247 minutes, 35 seconds
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The Benji Marshall search party

A bumper episode as Adam Mobbs, Phil Rothfield and Michael Carayannis preview the big Round 24 games with all their finals ramifications. The boys send out a search party for Benji Marshall in the wake of the Wests Tigers' latest capitulation, reveal the Sharks' big stadium win and Buzz and Mick fire up over where Alex Johnston sits among rugby league's greatest wingers. Plus, don't miss the establishment of the Buzz blocking tribunal for readers stuck in Twitter gaol, and just who will head up the appeals process. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/25/202246 minutes, 42 seconds
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Toilet cubicles & clubs in crisis

New father Michael Carayannis is back and joins Phil Rothfield and Adam Mobbs as they discuss the Kalyn Ponga-Kurt Mann toilet cubicle incident at Newcastle. They look at the Knights' lack of leadership as Buzz reveals a cool Brad Clyde story in the wake of Newcastle standing down Bradman Best and Enari Tuala for missing the team bus. They argue whether the Raiders can force their way into the top eight and who's most at risk of falling out of finals contention. The boys also reveal their premiership dark horses and their biggest disappointments of 2022. Buzz threatens a firm 'no comment' to Mick's listener questions. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/18/202251 minutes, 27 seconds
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NRL Rich 100 special

The annual NRL Rich 100 has been released, revealing the highest-paid players in rugby league. David Riccio, Brent Read and Phil 'Buzz' Rothfield go through the big talking points from the list. There's a new No.1 earner, a massive shake-up with 22 new players in the Rich 100, including four fresh faces in the top 10. We reveal the shock omissions, the winners and losers and the clubs under salary cap pressure. Visit rich100.com.au for all the latest. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/13/202232 minutes, 37 seconds
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Buzz is back and feuds ignite!

Tensions are high in the lead-in to the finals. Michael Carayannis is off on baby duty and Phil 'Buzz' Rothfield returns as he, Brent Read & Michael Carayannis debate whether rival teams are right, and that Penrith are arrogant. They look at salary cap issues at the Sharks and Roosters, Isaiah Papali'is future, Buzz's big call on the Wests Tigers and the pressure on Manly coach Des Hasler to keep his job. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/11/202241 minutes, 3 seconds
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The Brent Read apology

Brent Read joins Adam Mobbs and Michael Carayannis to offer an apology of sorts for an allegation levelled at him from last week's podcast. They also discuss the fractured Newcastle Knights - the stand-off with David Klemmer over his outburst at a club trainer, whether he's played his last game for the Knights and coach Adam O'Brien's future. They discuss taking the grand final back to Brisbane with the NRL's stadium funding stoush with the NSW Government, and talk Parramatta's top-four chances without Mitchell Moses, Penrith's injury concerns and the run to the finals To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/4/202245 minutes, 57 seconds
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You're Living In The Past Man

It's been a massive week in rugby league, yet Adam Mobbs, Michael Carayannis and Brent Read still somehow manage to cover off on Seinfeld, Bozo the Clown, who was the better Robin Hood and Mick's former job renting out videos. They also argue the merits of the August 1 signing deadline following David Nofoaluma's Melbourne move, the Wests Tigers' refereeing debacle, judiciary furore and Manly's pride jersey fallout. As Always, they reveal their dinner plans, plus Ready's food phobia. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/28/202254 minutes, 2 seconds
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The Ciraldo sweepstakes: Hold all tickets!

Talk is heating up that Cameron Ciraldo will coach the Bulldogs, but will it be next year or 2024? Michael Carayannis tees off on one of Canterbury's options as he, Brent Read and Adam Mobbs break down the latest coaching movements, Brad Arthur's bizarre Bulldogs link, Wayne Bennett's Dolphins successor and the latest on Anthony Griffin as the Dragons' issues run deep. The boys preview a massive weekend of NRL, Tom Turbo shock early return, they answer your listener questions and lose it over Ready's 'slow' dinner plans.   To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/21/202251 minutes, 40 seconds
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Origin brawls, brutality and brilliance

After one of the greatest Origin games in history, Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy are back in the studio to break down where NSW blew it and how the Maroons engineered another miracle. They analyse the Blues' selection mistakes, key moments, why the bunker failed by not sin-binning Tino Fa'asuamaleaui and Kalyn Ponga's coming-of-age performance. They also discuss the Wests Tigers' Tim Sheens/Benji Marshall coaching play, another speculated rule change, they answer your listener questions and Buzz shocks everyone by revealing his dinner plans for a jungle chicken curry. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/14/202250 minutes, 11 seconds
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Rapid Fire

The director of league Adam Mobbs is missing so Dean "Bulldog" Ritchie joins Buzz and MC to discuss the latest in league. They look at the goings on at the Warriors and the Reece Walsh drama plus the Tigers club are under fire following comments from Luke Brooks and Adam Doeuihi. Origin, Titans, listener questions and of Doggy tells us his Chinese order.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/7/202226 minutes, 18 seconds
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Lodge, Latrell & soup wars

Just like Matt Lodge, the NRL is back from a brief hiatus. Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy discuss the criticism around the Roosters' decision to sign the star forward, and break down a blockbuster week of games with even bigger ramifications. The pressure on the Roosters to keep pace with the top eight, Latrell Mitchell's return and whether he should be considered for Origin, plus who's under pressure in the Queensland side. Buzz and Mick fight over who has the world's best chicken soup recipe and there's even an on-air prank call in the studio!   To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/30/202243 minutes, 10 seconds
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Rep Round & run home special

It's officially NRL bye week but the action doesn't stop, especially on the podcast. This week, Buzz tells Mick and Mobbsy why he's turned his back on the Blues to tip the Maroons. The boys break down all the rep round games, look into their crystal ball to predict who is going to miss the finals and Buzz reveals which Origin star hasn't returned his call from four years ago! To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/23/202248 minutes, 57 seconds
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Bulldogs/Tigers-free zone... Sort of

It's a big week in rugby league as Origin and midyear Tests clash, with players forced to choose sides. There's unrest in the studio, too, as Adam Mobbs and Michael Carayannis join Phil Rothfield for what he calls the "Buzz podcast", talking about Haumole Olakau'atu's decision to make himself available for Tonga and not the Blues, and how the Tongans, Samoans and Kiwis are shaping up to dethrone the Kangaroos at the World Cup. The boys discuss teams under pressure that aren't named Canterbury or Wests, preview this weekend's games and reveal their hometown teams.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/16/202248 minutes, 33 seconds
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The Origin of carnage

Buzz is back and joins Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs to break down Queensland's Origin ambush win over the Blues. From Cameron Munster's masterclass to Nathan Cleary's struggles, the boys look at what changes the Blues should make and why Billy Slater out-coached Brad Fittler. They also discuss the latest coach sackings that rocked the NRL this week. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/9/202255 minutes, 55 seconds
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Origin I: State of play

In this episode, Brent Read, Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs talk all things Origin from controversial selection calls, the storylines to watch and where it will be won. The boys look back on Ray Warren's career and talk the latest with the Wests Tigers' coaching saga as Cameron Ciraldo mail heats up. Buzz dials in from Melbourne as his dinner plans with legendary ring announcer Michael Buffer, of "Let's get ready to rumble" fame, are revealed. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/2/202249 minutes, 29 seconds
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Warriors Please Explain....

The A team are back and ready to talk all things NRL,the boys discuss the sudden exit of Warriors player Matt Lodge, Origin exile is over, and which coach is under the most pressure ? To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/26/202254 minutes, 21 seconds
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Dog days ahead

It's been a massive week at the Bulldogs and Phil Rothfield, Adam Mobbs and Russell Jackson look at Trent Barrett's departure, who should replace him and why the pain is far from over for Canterbury supporters. Buzz reveals the feuds he buried during Magic Round, Craig Bellamy's decision on his future and they preview the big weekend of footy. As always, they answer your questions and do dinner orders. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/19/202249 minutes, 3 seconds
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Coming Off The Bench Is .......

This week we have someone come off the bench to make their debut and open the show with Buzz while we waited for Readie to turn up after he was stuck in traffic. Buzz told us about his bow tie mishap at the boxing, we also talked  Magic Round, what's doing at the Roosters, new Souths skipper Cody Walker and what we're having for dinner.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/12/202231 minutes, 40 seconds
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We've had a walk out

Phil Rothfield ups and leaves mid-podcast as he, Brent Read and Michael Carayannis dissect the issues around the Newcastle Knights. The boys talk about expansion, which players will struggle to keep their Origin spots, player movement and answer your questions.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/5/202243 minutes, 40 seconds
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The Pressure Cooker

Buzz, Readman and MC blow up at each other at Phil Gould’s intervention at Canterbury training. The trio discuss Daniel Tupou’s tackle, Ricky Stuart’s Raiders and  Josh Schuster’s desire to play six . Plus they answer your questions.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/28/202247 minutes, 56 seconds
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Action Jackson and the Pongas

Brent Read joins Phil Rothfield and Michael Carayannis to summarise the Ponga situation. They discuss Jackson Hastings' heroics, Canberra's shake-up and Canterbury's Covid crisis. Plus they answer your questions. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/21/202245 minutes, 40 seconds
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It’s a holiday special

Brent Read is back and he joins Phil Rothfield and Michael Carayannis. The boys discuss all the drama at the Tigers and Dragons with Buzz putting a timeline on Michael Maguire’s future. They also debate how South Sydney will go without Latrell Mitchell and dissect the Cleary’s deal.   To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/14/202241 minutes, 39 seconds
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Kyle Flanagan furore erupts

Buzz is back as he, Mick and Mobbsy fire up over the furore of Kyle Flanagan's NRL recall. The boys talk about Canterbury's salary cap position from 2023 onwards and their surprise link to a big-name Origin star. Buzz broke the story on Kalyn Ponga's Wayne Bennett meeting and gives his verdict, they preview the NRLW grand final between the Dragons and Roosters and reveal why it isn't being played in Sydney. Plus, they answer your questions. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/7/202248 minutes
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Drama on Tiger airways

Big team changes this week with Buzz out and Mobbsy back into the podcast lineup. He joins Michael Carayannis and Brent Read as they reveal the Tigers knocked back coach Michael Maguire's bid to take two injured stars to the Gold Coast with him. The boys break down the grand final rematch between South Sydney and Penrith: Jarome Luai against rookie Lachlan Ilias, can the Panthers cope with being targeted each week and who has the better lock. Plus, they answer your listener questions, including one from a Sydney Kings legend! To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/31/202254 minutes, 10 seconds
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It's full blown crisis mode ....

Well with Mobbsy away Brent Reed joins Mick and Buzz to discuss the week in Rugby League, which coaches are under pressure to keep their jobs, and what is happening in Tiger land?  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/24/202242 minutes, 43 seconds
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Buzz fires up over Roosters' question

Latrell Mitchell's back and in a mood, and so are the boys. Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy look at Latrell's impact on Souths, the Bunnies' massive month and why Manly can't beat a top team. They butt heads over concussion, the play-the-ball crackdown and contentious offside calls, while Buzz flat-out refuses to answer a listener question!  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/17/202246 minutes
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Round 1, Dogs & drones

The 2022 NRL season kick-off is finally here, but there are plenty of off-field issues still simmering. Buzz fronts up to Mick & Mobbsy about his Bulldogs drones comment on NRL360, they discuss the partner of Raiders forward Ryan Sutton taking aim at Canberra coach Ricky Stuart on Instagram, break down a big opening round of matches and, as always, answer your questions. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/10/202246 minutes, 29 seconds
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Warning signs ahead of Round 1

The time for talk is over. Unless it's on The Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast. Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy dive into the trial signs ahead of the season. Is the writing on the wall for Canterbury and Trent Barrett? Will Nathan Cleary v DCE in Round 1 end the Kangaroos' halfback debate? Are Cronulla the real deal? The boys look at what has them excited for opening weekend, the fullback stars in the NRLW and answer your listener questions. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/3/202248 minutes, 46 seconds
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Latrell, free speech & trial questions

This week, Phil Rothfield, Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs are at loggerheads over Latrell Mitchell's comments about the media influencing the match review committee and likening NRL to Oztag. They look at the pressure on the Wests Tigers following a disappointing first-up pre-season performance, preview the big trial talking points from this weekend and answer listener questions. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/24/202246 minutes, 54 seconds
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Exclusive Eels insights with Mick Ennis

Former Origin and premiership-winning hooker Michael Ennis opens up to Adam Mobbs about his role as a coaching advisor at the Parramatta Eels. Recorded live at the Fox League launch at Commbank Stadium, Ennis gives his verdict on the 2022 NRL season and gives his reasons why there should be plenty of hope among Parra fans ahead of the season, with the Fox League expert predicting 'something special' out of one Eel in particular. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/22/202215 minutes, 18 seconds
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I just heard an Addo-Carr pull up

In this episode, hear the most recognised laugh in rugby league - no, not Michael Carayannis. Live from the Fox League launch at Commbank Stadium, Canterbury Bulldogs recruit and Fox League ambassador Josh Addo-Carr joins Adam Mobbs ahead of one of the most important seasons in his career. The Foxx explains why moving to the Bulldogs was a "shock to the system", delivers his verdict on teammates like Matt Burton and Jack Hetherington, and reveals a chance run in with an NRL legend at Canterbury's recent week-long camp in Tamworth. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/21/20229 minutes, 59 seconds
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NRLW season preview with Simaima Taufa

Adam Mobbs is joined by Parramatta forward Simaima Taufa, live from the Fox League launch at Commbank Stadium, as the Eels prepare for their debut season in the expanded NRLW competition. Taufa reveals why she left the Sydney Roosters to link up with Parra, players to watch at the Eels, who is the team to beat this season and the toll the postponed 2021 campaign had on the playing group. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/20/202214 minutes, 29 seconds
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Pre-Season Trials and Tribulation

The footy gets back into full swing this weekend and Phil Rothfield, Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs kick it off with St George Illawarra's decision to extend Anthony Griffin's contract before a ball is kicked. The boys look at what it means for the Dragons and their chances in 2022. Mick breaks the news on the Dolphins poaching one of Penrith's best young talents, we preview the all-important trials, answer your questions and Buzz makes a stunning* revelation about his dinner plans. *The revelation was not stunning. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/17/202244 minutes, 37 seconds
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Summer’s over, lol: we’re back baby!

The summer of league is upon us.  Phil Rothfield, Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs are back, fit and firing for the NRL preseason. The boys break down our exclusive coaches survey, rule changes for the season, debate whether the Melbourne Storm era of dominance is over and Parramatta’s premiership window. They pay tribute to the late Johnny Raper and preview the All Stars weekend.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/10/202249 minutes, 28 seconds
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Christmas crackers and 2022 predictions

Phil Rothfield, Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs get together for the final time in 2021. They discuss the reasons behind Penrith getting a brand new $300 million stadium, despite being the only tenants, as well as the Panthers losing another grand final star in Apisai Koroisau. The boys look into their crystal ball ahead of the 2022 NRL season and run the rule over Buzz's predictions from 12 months ago, with some surprising results. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/9/202147 minutes, 57 seconds
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Brandon Smith fallout & free agency frenzy

Buzz has taken a break this week so Brent Read joins Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs to break down the Brandon Smith podcast fallout, how the Storm and Dolphins feel, and whether he will be at Melbourne in 2022. The boys forecast a host of potential player movements, Ready slams the idea of an NRL draft, and they answer your listener questions.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/2/202152 minutes, 36 seconds
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Kikau photo fallout.. massive signings... Covid infiltrates NRL

What a huge week - the NRL's first Covid case, massive player transfer news and a leaked photo making headlines. Phil Rothfield, Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs debate who was to blame for Penrith's Viliame Kikau donning a Canterbury polo that was subsequently leaked. They look at the Bulldogs' roster overhaul and how much pressure their salary cap is under. Buzz tells us the conversation he had with Wests Tigers football boss Tim Sheens where he told him star player Luciano Leilua was quitting the club To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/25/202138 minutes, 11 seconds
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Women's pay, anti-vaxxers and an Eels bombshell

Adam Mobbs and Phil Rothfield join Michael Carayannis to spell out why putting more money into the top end of the women's game is a good investment. Buzz reveals who the Covid vaccination hold-outs are at the Canberra Raiders, they discuss Mitchell Pearce's NRL departure and Mick drops some big signing news live that will rock the Parramatta Eels. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/18/202144 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Rise and Fall of The Dragons - Part 2

In part 2 David Riccio, Brent Read and Michael Carayannis preview what's the next phase post Wayne Bennett. The full investigation will be available in the Daily Telegraph newspaper, and through dailytelegraph.com.au across the weekend. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/13/202111 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Rise and Fall of The Dragons - Part 1

David Riccio, Brent Read and Michael Carayannis preview an investigation that will be available in the Daily Telegraph newspaper, and through dailytelegraph.com.au across the weekend. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/12/202117 minutes, 54 seconds
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Draws, Benji’s return and market madness

Michael Carayannis is joined again by David Riccio and Brent Read to break down the draw. They look at Benji Marshall’s return to the Tigers and explore the latest in player movement. Plus the boys answer some of your questions. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/11/202143 minutes, 37 seconds
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Tyrone's May Day Call and Nathan Cleary's Faux Pas

Adam Mobbs takes back hosting duties from Michael Carayannis as they join Phil Rothfield to talk about Tyrone May's Panthers sacking, Nathan Cleary's tone deaf response, the 2022 NRL draw, the latest free agency movements and answer listener questions. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/4/202146 minutes, 26 seconds
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Knights, Bears and Rookie Draft

Buzz Rothfield is back from his spell to join Michael Carayannis and Dave Riccio where the boys discuss Mitchell Pearce’s impending exit at Newcastle, what that means for the club and how influential can Andrew Johns be? Should the Bears be back and has Tyrone May played his last game in the NRL? The boys take a look into their crystal ball ahead of November 1, plus they answer some of your questions. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/28/202142 minutes, 25 seconds
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Titans, Joey, Sanctions and Your Questions

After a strong debut last week Brent Read and David Riccio again join Michael Carayannis to chat all things rugby league. The boys dissect the Titans lofty aspiration to win two premierships in nine seasons and if there's a path back in the NRL for Michael Jennings and Joey Leilua. Did the Tigers get it right in not adding Shane Flanagan to their coaching staff and were the NRL right to sanction the Panthers? Plus for the first time the boys answer some listener questions.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/21/202146 minutes, 36 seconds
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Immortal, Expansion and Tim’s Tigers

Michael Carayannis is joined by new co-hosts this week in David Riccio and Brent Read as Buzz and Mobbsy have a spell.The boys reflect and pay tribute to the late Immortal Norm Provan career. They talk all things expansion and pick who their first signing would be for the Dolphins. And they speak all things Tigers, Cowboys and Eels.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/14/202147 minutes, 27 seconds
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Grand Final Hangover

Phil Rothfield, Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs recap the Penrith-South Sydney blockbuster. They go to town on the soft punishments handed down to the Melbourne Storm’s white powder trio, Buzz and Mick replace Tom Trbojevic as the game’s premier player and the call goes out to the listener who made Buzz’s special burger for grand final day and hasn’t been heard from since! To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/7/202149 minutes, 46 seconds
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Grand Final, Dally Ms & White Powder

Grand final week has a white cloud hanging over its head and Phil Rothfield, Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs discuss the Melbourne Storm’s post-season controversy, give their winners and losers from the Dally Ms and preview the Penrith-South Sydney grand final, including their winner and Clive Churchill Medal predictions. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/30/202152 minutes, 3 seconds
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Tiger fails and preliminary finals

Tales from Tiger Town had another dramatic twist this week with coach Michael Maguire surviving the axe. Phil Rothfield, Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs look at the mess the club is in, how they mishandled their football review and whether any changes will result in improvements on the field in 2022. The boys also debate which of the preliminary finalists’ premiership windows are closing, preview this week's grand final qualifiers and the Dally M Awards. Plus, Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy reveal their three-day preliminary final meal plans. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/23/202150 minutes, 52 seconds
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Round two... Fight!

It's semi-final week and the NRL has been turned on its head. Phil Rothfield, Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs debate whether Penrith will be labelled chokers if their season ends early and why the Teddy v Turbo clash is must-watch TV. Buzz and Mick are tipping potential boilovers - albeit in different games - and they disagree on who should be coach of the year.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/16/202144 minutes, 23 seconds
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It's the finals countdown

Phil Rothfield, Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs analyse each of the week one playoff games and deliver their verdicts. The boys also tear apart the failures from this season, which teams are in for an even worse 2022 and what we're going to do without Thursday night footy. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/9/202138 minutes, 20 seconds
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How many gimmicks does this competition need?

It's been a massive week in NRL and Phil Rothfield, Mick and Adam Mobbs are here to pull it all apart. They break down the commentary around the Latrell Mitchell suspension and Buzz and Mick argue, once again, the case for and against a wildcard round as the solution after the mass resting of players cruels the integrity of the last round this weekend. The boys discuss who has the upper hand in the premiership race and Buzz makes a shocking dinner admission. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/2/202140 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Paul Momirovski apology edition

In this episode, one of the boys is served a slice of humble pie over his stance on Paul Momirovski. Elsewhere, Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy discuss the future of Canterbury's Adam Elliott after his 'kissing' incident with NRLW star Millie Boyle, Curtis Scott's contract termination, Andrew Fifita's emotional post-coma interview and why Cowboys coach has escaped scrutiny despite a 10-game losing run. Buzz reveals the Roosters' $5000 Roosters replacement player, and the guys analyse the Chooks' must-watch clash with South Sydney.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/26/202139 minutes, 55 seconds
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Finals race, free agency and fights

This week Phil Rothfield, Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs break down the Penrith v South Sydney blockbuster as they look back on their 2021 preseason predictions. They discuss Luke Thompson potentially leaving the Bulldogs in a shock move, and Buzz and Mick have it out over the buys of the year. And, of course, there's the dinner menu ahead of a big weekend of rugby league To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/19/202143 minutes, 18 seconds
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Buzz's burgers & teams under the grill

Phil Rothfield, Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs discuss whether Matt Burton sold himself short by signing with Canterbury so early. The boys look at Parramatta's stuttering premiership campaign, contract issues and recruitment, they review the latest episode of the Tales from Tiger Town documentary and Buzz reveals his special burger recipe. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/12/202147 minutes, 17 seconds
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Rivalries, bad blood and tofu

It's the podcast version of Tevita Pangai Jr v Victor Radley. Phil Rothfield, Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs go head to head in rivalry round,  analysing the TPJ feud with the Roosters,  the reprisal of the Battle  of Brookvale, pressure on Brad Arthur and the five-way race for the final two playoff spots.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/5/202142 minutes, 29 seconds
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Time for a Roger Tuivasa-reality-check

In this episode, Phil Rothfield, Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs hit out at Roger Tuivasa-Sheck for walking out on the Warriors, Buzz reckons Wayne Bennett is the answer to Wests Tigers' struggles, there are concerns Canterbury are signing too many problem children, while the boys dissect the Roosters' surprise pursuit of Brandon Smith. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/29/202146 minutes, 12 seconds
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Buzz’s Phantom Radio Call

You won’t want to miss this episode, where Phil ‘Buzz’ Rothfield shows off his broadcast skills, providing us a phantom radio call of an NRL match. It’s not all hilarity, though, as Buzz, Michael  Carayannis and Adam Mobbs give an insight into the nightmare facing NRL families inside Queensland quarantine, analyse the Tevita Pangai Jr saga and fire up over clubs like Penrith creating super teams ahead of the finals by signing big names from cellar-dwelling teams.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/22/202131 minutes, 54 seconds
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No Sweep Revenge

Phil Rothfield, Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs wrap up the State of Origin series, talk about where the Blues failed in their bid for a 3-0 series clean sweep and who needs to accept some blame. The boys discuss what's really behind NRL clubs' reluctance around the World Cup, Queensland hub life and Buzz promises to do a radio call of a game. Don't touch that dial! To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/15/202143 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Hangover: Paul Vaughan party edition

Unlike the Dragons players, Phil Rothfield, Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs have stayed home for this episode of The Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast. The boys discuss Paul Vaughan's party and sacking, break down how St George Illawarra plan to survive the mass suspensions and whether they can still make the finals. Buzz criticises Wayne Pearce for being "blindly oblivious," and the boys look at the crunch games for Canberra and Canterbury.   To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/8/202137 minutes, 3 seconds
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Cleary’s present danger

We’re back to regular NRL and Nathan Cleary’s shoulder injury has created a massive ripple effect. Phil Rothfield, Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs look at the impact on State of Origin and the premiership hopes of Penrith and bitter rivals Parramatta. The boys also come down heavy on Josh Dugan and Canterbury for their Covid breaches and why neither came as a surprise.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/1/202142 minutes, 49 seconds
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Weekend without Bernie... Sutton

In this Covid-impacted edition, Phil 'Buzz' Rothfield, Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs discuss how former whistleblower Bernard Sutton was forced to relinquish his Queensland Maroons advisor role out of fears it may cost his brother, Gerard, the Origin refereeing job. Mick gives an insight into his exclusive interview with axed Canberra halfback George Williams - and the Raiders' response, while Buzz talks Channel 9's Origin coverage. The boys also preview both the men's and women's Origin games. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/24/202145 minutes, 31 seconds
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Is Fergy Finished At Parramatta?

Blake Ferguson's immediate future at the Eels is in doubt after he was left out of the side for a third straight week. Shaun Johnson looms as the man to turn Canterbury into a top-eight club. Phil Rothfield, Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs discuss those two moves, as well as Origin's detrimental effect on the NRL season, Trent Robinson reading Victor Radley the riot act and David Fifita being lashed with a feather for his latest off-field incident.   To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/17/202153 minutes, 6 seconds
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Origin Was Just To'o Good

Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy break down the Blues' big victory over the Maroons and whether Queensland has a chance of turning the tables. Also, we have a blue! Buzz and Mick fire up over Mal Meninga questioning Jarome Luai's selection and why the high-tackle crackdown fizzled out. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/10/202149 minutes, 41 seconds
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Gus To Canterbury? No, No, No, No, Yes?

In this ep Buzz tells Mick and Mobbsy that he doesn't believe the push to get Phil Gould to Canterbury is dead, the boys also break down the Cronulla Sharks rebuild, Blake Ferguson's future and whether Penrith are at risk of actually losing a game. Buzz also takes a swipe at the NSW Government for not fighting harder for the Townsville Origin game. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/3/202142 minutes, 35 seconds
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The Game's Gone Cuckoo

The boys weigh in on the messy George Williams saga at the Canberra Raiders, how the Dragons' Matt Dufty divorce heads a bumper free agency frenzy and the head-high crackdown threat over State of Origin. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/27/202149 minutes, 10 seconds
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Cracks In The NRL Crackdown

In this episode, Phil Rothfield, Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs brace for another weekend of sin bins, send-offs and suspensions as the NRL doubles down on its war on foul play. They help NSW coach Brad Fittler pick his team for Origin I, dial in Fox Sports Lab's Aaron Wallace live and preview the blockbuster super Sunday games between South Sydney and Penrith, and Parramatta against Manly. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/20/202150 minutes, 54 seconds
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Do You Believe In Magic ?

Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy break down how Parramatta rookie Jakob Arthur's rise to the NRL has been surrounded in controversy, axed Bulldog Kyle Flanagan's emotion-charged press conference and whether the Wests Tigers have any wizardry in them for Magic Round. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/12/202144 minutes, 18 seconds
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Reeling Raiders & bad Knights

Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy pay tribute to the late Bunny Reilly, reflect on the career of Brett Morris, debate who is in more trouble - Canberra or Newcastle - and Xavier Coates becoming the latest Bronco to abandon ship. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/6/202143 minutes, 35 seconds
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The NRL's expansion conundrum

It's a big week in league and Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy kick it off by breaking down the NFL conference-style expansion idea, as Buzz proposes an alternative promotion-relegation system. They reveal the rescue package to save bush footy, look at the latest free agency moves, the rookie of the year battle and what's wrong with Ricky Stuart's Canberra Raiders.   To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/29/20211 hour, 4 minutes, 33 seconds
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Send-offs, suspensions and sex tapes.

In this episode Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy argue over Latrell Mitchell's 'ridiculous' ban, Jack Hetherington's career crossroads and the latest sex tape scandal.....and as with everyone they can't wait for the return of ANZAC Day games. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/22/202151 minutes, 13 seconds
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‘Mug lairs’ and classless Sharks

In this episode Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy slam the Sharks’ treatment of John Morris and the embarrassing Wests Tigers’ performance, while defending Penrith’s ‘mug lairs’.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/15/202143 minutes, 31 seconds
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Vale Tommy Raudonikis

Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy pay tribute to the late, great Tommy Raudonikis, celebrate Jake Friend’s career, try to fix the Bulldogs and Buzz vows to critique Mick’s radio credentials.....and of course, towards the end of this episode, everyone's favourite segment - thursday night food orders.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/8/202145 minutes, 28 seconds
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It's time to say Mbye

In this episode, Buzz thinks Moses Mbye asking for a release from his Tigers contract is poor form, while Mick sees it as a win-win. The boys debate allowing polynesian players into State of Origin, there are some great yarns about crazy COVID antics and Buzz gives Mobbsy a new nickname. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/1/202148 minutes, 11 seconds
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The Rise & Fall of Jarryd Hayne

In today's edition of the Sunday Telegraph you can get yourself a ten page special investigation into the rise and fall of Jarryd Hayne. The piece includes new details on his US sexual assault allegations, the Kings Cross shooting and the untold story his infamous Monday night football fumble. In this episode of the podcast you'll hear Mobbsy, Nick Walshaw and David Riccio talk in-depth about how that investigation came together.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/27/202146 minutes, 52 seconds
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"I hope someone gets sent off"

Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy discuss the foul play scourge in the game and the anticipated crackdown. Buzz bristles at Mick's suggestion that Brett Morris is the greatest ever winger. They look at where Adam Reynolds should play in 2022 and Buzz outs Mobbsy for a fashion faux pas at a flash Sydney restaurant. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/25/202150 minutes, 30 seconds
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Ding, ding, ding... It's NRL fight club

It's an episode of arguments as Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy get heated over Des Hasler's Manly contract, Penrith's stance on Matt Burton and Josh Mansour, Todd Payten v Jason Taumalolo, the Dally M voting drama, the big talking points ahead of Round 2 and there's a stink about the new low-carb menu at the Rothfield house. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/18/202152 minutes, 42 seconds
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We Have Lift- Off

Mobbsy, Buzz and Mick preview the opening round of the 2021 Telstra NRL Premiership, compare Cameron Smith’s career with the greatest in the game, pull apart Buzz’s top 50 players list and unveil their Round 1 dining choices.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/11/202152 minutes, 4 seconds
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League’s latest feud

Mobbsy, Buzz and Mick discuss the escalating Cooper Cronk/Adam Reynolds rift, the biggest positional questions ahead of Round 1, complaints over the new rules already and how an extended trade window will affect the NRL. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/4/202137 minutes, 16 seconds
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A Couple Of Good Early Touches

Mobbsy, Buzz and Mick are back for the season, we start with a big round up and look forward with the boys looking at what's happened in the off season and what lies ahead for the year..  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/25/202141 minutes, 14 seconds
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Damien Cook

Mobbsy, Buzz and Mick return with The Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast tomorrow. In this bonus episode Mobbsy catches up with South Sydney and NSW Hooker Damien Cook ahead of the 2021 NRL season.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/23/202117 minutes, 33 seconds
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Dan Ginnane

Mobbsy, Buzz and Mick return with The Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast on February 25th. In this bonus episode Mobbsy catches up with Dan Ginnane at the Fox League event last week at Bankwest.  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/22/202118 minutes, 6 seconds
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Fletch and Hindy

Mobbsy, Buzz and Mick return with The Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast on February 25th. Before then we've got some bonus episodes lined up from the Fox League event at Bankwest. In this bonus ep Mobbsy talks to Bryan Fletcher and Nathan Hindmarsh about everything apart from Rugby League (things get a little crazy in this ep team).    To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/21/202124 minutes, 55 seconds
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Blocker and Brandy

Mobbsy, Buzz and Mick return with The Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast on February 25th. Before then we've got some bonus episodes lined up from the Fox League event at Bankwest. In this special Mobbsy talks to Steve 'Blocker' Roach and Greg 'Brandy' Alexander about how they think the 2021 season will shape up ... To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/20/202119 minutes, 37 seconds
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Matty Johns And Yvonne Sampson

Mobbsy, Buzz and Mick return with The Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast on February 25th. Before then we've got some bonus episodes lined up from the Fox League event at Bankwest. Here Mobbsy catches up with our very own Matty Johns and Yvonne Sampson about their thoughts on the year ahead...  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/19/202130 minutes
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Introducing - On Guard: Stories From Inside Australia's Toughest Prisons

On Guard is a new podcast series that takes you behind behind the scenes to uncover what really goes on behind bars, as former correctional officers share shocking secrets from the frontline working with some of Australia's most infamous criminals. You can get episodes of On Guard, plus a full multimedia experience right now, go to onguardseries.com.au to view all of the True Crime Australia subscriber exclusives.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/1/20204 minutes, 30 seconds
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Transfer Latest

Has there ever been a transfer period like this? Uncertainty around salary cap, free agents all over the place and Bryce Cartright  To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/29/202014 minutes, 34 seconds
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2021 Draw Special

In this 2021 draw special of The Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast, Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy discuss the winners and losers from the release of next year's schedule, which teams have the hardest runs, the disparity in five-day turnarounds across the competition and wooden spooners Brisbane being gifted more free-to-air glamour timeslots. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/26/202028 minutes, 52 seconds
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"Mick, you are a fatigued journalist"

Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy discuss the fallout to NSW's shock State of Origin series loss to Queensland, the Blues' blunder of omitting Ryan Papenhuyzen from their side, Buzz's ongoing feud with Benny Elias and they also look into their 2021 crystal ball to nominate who will be the first coach sacked and which team will finish with the wooden spoon. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/19/202044 minutes, 44 seconds
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State of Origin II Round-Up

Phil Rothfield, Michael Carayannis and Adam Mobbs go to war over the Origin brawl, discuss where the series should sit on the calendar given the latest TV ratings, and how the Blues hid Damien Cook being hospitalised just 48 hours out from game two.     To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/12/202037 minutes, 12 seconds
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Origin Game 1, and looking forward to Game 2

The boys break down State of Origin I: why the Blues lost, potential changes, concern for Boyd Cordner following another concerning head knock, and the disappointing TV ratings for a November series. Mick has also been promised a call-up to report on Origin II in Sydney after being given the night off for game one. To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app store.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/5/202045 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Anthem Debacle Discussed

Mobbsy, Buzz and Mick talk through today's backflip around the anthem at origin and how it's come to this, Gus Gould is discussed and the boys look ahead to NSW vs Queensland To read everything that's discussed in this episode of the Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast go to dailytelegraph.com.au and get yourself a subscription, or download the Daily Telegraph app at your app storeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/29/202033 minutes, 15 seconds
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SPECIAL: Cameron Smith joins Matty Johns ahead of the Grand Final

Ahead of the Grand Final here's something special, Cameron Smith called into the The Matty Johns Podcast during the week, Matty, his wife Trish and sons Jack and Cooper were on hand for a big chat about what to expect this weekend, and the future for Cam..... Search for The Matty Johns Podcast if you want to hear more  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/24/202053 minutes, 5 seconds
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The Grand Final Preview

For the first time since rona the boys are all back in the studio for a big Grand Final preview, what's Buzz's tip? who does Mick think are good for the win? It's all here in the run up to the big GF  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/22/202042 minutes, 9 seconds
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Who will win the preliminary finals?

Mobbsy, Buzz and Mick argue over moves to add high-profile help for Parramatta coach Brad Arthur, several clubs’ inability to move the NRL’s most unwanted players, who will win the preliminary finals and Buzz’s bottle of commemorative Peter Sterling port  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/15/202041 minutes, 24 seconds
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"I'm Captain Feud, I love a good stink"

Mobbsy, Buzz (Zooming in from his vacation no less!) and Mick discuss why the Tigers continue to struggle to land a big name, whether the Bulldogs' boardroom bloodshed is really the overhaul the club needs and the great Ricky Stuart-Trent Robinson feud ahead of the Raiders-Roosters semi-final  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/8/202040 minutes, 30 seconds
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Wayne Returns To Origina

This week Mobbsy, Mick and Buzz talk discuss Penrith's looming salary cap squeeze, whether the Sydney Roosters can overcome their record loss to South Sydney, Wayne Bennett's Origin return and St George Illawarra's coaching staff resembling an old man's club.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/1/202034 minutes, 22 seconds
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Buzz: "Michael Carayannis the man who hates excitement"

Today Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy discuss the trial rule changes in this weekend's dead rubber games, the mass resting of players and calls for a wildcard round, and the NRL's big scheduling fail with the Roosters-Rabbitohs clash.......and Mick gets the COVID all-clear  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/23/202039 minutes, 58 seconds
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Introducing - Story Time with Jimmy Barnes

Jimmy Barnes has been the heart and soul of Australian rock'n'roll for more than four decades, and proved to be a master storyteller when he swapped songwriting to become an author of the bestselling memoirs Working Class Boy and Working Class Man. As he releases his third book Killing Time: Short stories from the long road home, Barnesy trades heartwarming yarns and tall tales with family and friends about life on the road in this podcast, his mind-blowing encounters with famous figures and tragic world events and the experiences which changed his life. New episodes of this podcast are released twice a week, with exclusive articles, videos, galleries and interactive content unlocked when you subscribe to storytimewithjimmybarnes.com.au  
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9/21/202054 seconds
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Our First Agree-athon

Phil Rothfield, Michael Carayannis and Mobbsy discuss whether Penrith are the real deal, how Wayne Bennett's career options are shrinking and what Addin Fonua-Blake's release request means for Manly's shocking salary cap position. ...plus what's on the menu for dinner at the Caringbah Bureau this evening? Let's just say Buzz is no longer embracing the vegan lifestyle.....also Mick has had a COVID test - all happening  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/17/202037 minutes, 10 seconds
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Drama At The West Tigers

Today Mobbsy, Buzz and Mick discuss the Wests Tigers' drama around Josh Reynolds and Russell Packer's halftime disappearing act against Manly, their pursuit of Josh Addo-Carr, the western Sydney derby between Penrith and Parramatta, as well as the bitter fallout to the Phil Gould-Anthony Griffin feud following the latter's appointment as St George Illawarra coach  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/10/202038 minutes, 17 seconds
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Round 17 Already!? ....Sonny's back baby!

The team dissects the Wests Tigers' discontent that they broke last week, Sonny Bill Williams' return, St George Illawarra's coaching search and Parramatta's late-season crisis.....and as always everyone's favourite segment, what's on the menu tonight?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/3/202035 minutes, 59 seconds
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Trouble in Tiger Town?

Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy discuss rumblings of player unrest at the Wests Tigers, how Canterbury's player market moves have imploded, the race for the NRL premiership and Buzz's three-day vegan diet.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/27/202044 minutes, 15 seconds
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Is Manly's Clash with South Sydney make-or-break?

The boys discuss who should be the next coach of St George Illawarra, how Manly's clash with South Sydney is make-or-break in the top-eight race and which clubs have been impacted most by the lopsided draw......and of course finish up with what's on the menu tonight, with breaking news from Chateau Rothfield!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/20/202040 minutes, 16 seconds
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Paul Mcgregor SACKED

Who is going to replace Mary? Mobbsy, Buzz and Mick talk through the big NRL headlines of the day....a shock withdrawal for the West Tigers, are the Sharks and the Tigers comparable? (Buzz is not happy with this chat) predictions for the round ahead, and what are the boys eating tonight?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/13/202037 minutes, 8 seconds
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What Next for Wayne Bennett?

In this week's episode we discuss Buzz's breaking story on Wayne Bennett breaching the NRL's strict biosecurity protocols to go have lunch, Gareth Widdop's looming Australian return and what it means for the Dragons, plus the verdict on Parramatta re-signing coach Brad Arthur, but just for an extra year.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/6/202031 minutes, 44 seconds
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SBW Touching Down in Sydney - Buzz gives us the news from his interview with Sonny

This week Mobbsy, Buzz and Mick talk through Sonny Bill Williams' return with the Sydney Roosters, the NRL's conundrum with South Sydney teen sensation Joseph Suaalii and Phil Gould's potential new role with the governing body  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/30/202035 minutes, 31 seconds
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Buzz Tells Us About His Long Lunch

Buzz takes us inside the private lunch he was at between Roosters supreme Nick Politis and agent Khoder Nasser as they discussed Sonny Bill Williams’ NRL return. We also look at The cross code tug-o-war over South Sydney’s teen sensation Joseph Suaalii, the bitter Eels v Tigers rivalry and interim Warriors coach Todd Payten’s swipe at rival clubs for not helping out his club with loan players.  --  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/23/202028 minutes, 11 seconds
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Is the NRL’s COVID bubble about to burst?

Mobbsy, Buzz and Mick get through the big topics today. The Canberra Raiders get a biosecurity break ahead of their grand final rematch against the Sydney Roosters and the boys go head to head over the Bulldogs’ treatment of Dean Pay and why Trent Barrett is Canterbury’s No.1 target --  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/16/202028 minutes, 56 seconds
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Buzz Out Riccio In

This Week the Boys talk about the Addin Fonua-Blake outburst ,Who have been the best and worst Buys of the season and with Buzz off David Riccio makes his debut.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/9/202033 minutes, 29 seconds
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This Is Not A Wayne Bennett Podcast

Buzz goes Wayne Bennett on this episode of the podcast, a lot. The boys talk about John Bateman leaving, Ricky Stuart blasting Isaac Moses, The Broncos, Penrith Panthers flaunting the NRL’s six-again rule and Harry Grant’s future  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/2/202035 minutes, 41 seconds
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What's happening with the Coaches? Stephen Kearney to Wayne Bennett

Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy talk through the goings on with the NRL coaches today, Buzz fires up about Wayne Bennett being a bit of a liar, what's wrong with the Canberra Raiders? and is the top eight cut and dried already?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/25/202038 minutes, 58 seconds
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"I'm Mr Positive from now on" - Phil 'Buzz' Rothfield

Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy talk through the Isaac Moses situation, James Graham being set to leave the Dragons, the reasons why we're falling back in love with league and the Sydney Rooster's domination  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/18/202038 minutes, 1 second
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Is it four weeks to save Paul McGregor’s career?

Dean 'Bulldog' Ritchie, Mobbsy and Mick Carayannis have a lot on the table today.... St George Illawarra Dragons is it four weeks to save Paul McGregor’s career? Newcastle - are they the real deal? Mitchell Moses v Nathan Cleary and Michael Maguire makes mass changes in the wake of the loss to the Gold Coast Titans  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/10/202033 minutes, 40 seconds
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Are some clubs already showing financial irresponsibility?

Mobbsy, Mick and Buzz talk through financial irresponsibility of clubs after just one round, Paul McGregor’s St George Illawarra future, Dean Pay being under pressure at Canterbury and John Bateman’s injury and what it means for the Canberra Raiders’ premiership hopes  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/4/202039 minutes, 43 seconds
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It's back!!

We're pumped, we're back......this week Mick, Mobbsy and Buzz talk through the Bronson Xerri drama, the Parramatta pressure cooker, your top eight picks.....and what are we looking forward to most this season?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/28/202033 minutes, 33 seconds
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BONUS EPISODE: From code red to alive and kicking

In this bonus episode of The Daily Telegraph NRL Podcast, Adam Mobbs talks with Sports Editor-at-large Phil 'Buzz' Rothfield about his behind-the-scenes story on how the NRL overcame a litany of obstacles to become the first major sporting code in Australia to return to the field.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/21/202030 minutes, 52 seconds
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The NRL Draw: Winners, losers and takeaways

Mobbsy, Buzz and Mick get into this week, plenty to talk about.....the draw, Mick and Buzz debate GI's contract and South's salary cap, the fallout from Cody Walker's street fight and Wayne Bennett's hand in the cover-up and Paul Gallen, is this comeback for real?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/21/202029 minutes, 45 seconds
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Liar, liar Panthers on fire

Two weeks and still no draw, what do we think about the one referee system? Nathan Cleary and Tyrone May fines and Buzz Vs Gus, the saga continues  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/14/202034 minutes, 33 seconds
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Latrell and Reynolds and Bennett and what next?

Buzz, Mick and Mobbsy talk through the week that was and take a look at what's coming up.....what next for Latrell? Bryce Cartright and the anti-vaxxer drama, bad haircuts and when will we have a draw?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/7/202032 minutes, 40 seconds
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In ISO mode from The Caringbah Bureau and Surry Hills, we're back

Mobbsy, Buzz and Mick Carayannis get through a lot today..... Nathan Cleary's omission of fact, Josh Addo-Carr and Latrell Mitchell, Project Apollo and that Queensland Grand Final bid.....and WHAT is happening with Mick's beard! (have a look on our socials)  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/30/202024 minutes, 59 seconds
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Where Will The Grand Final Be Played This Year?

Adam Mobbs, Dean Ritchie and Michael Carayannis discuss Brisbane's surprise emergence as a potential 2020 NRL grand final host, Latrell Mitchell's start to his Rabbitohs career and the coronavirus impact on rugby league.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/19/202036 minutes, 9 seconds
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Introducing - Mates Under Fire

This Australian bush fire season has been unprecedented. In this podcast you will hear harrowing accounts of survival and the incredible acts of bravery and kindness which are helping the town of Malua Bay in southern New South Wales on the path to recovery. A new episode is released every Friday afternoon, search Mates Under Fire and follow or subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. 
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3/19/20201 minute, 21 seconds
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The Collision Is Back!

Mobbsy, Dog and Buzz preview round 1, discuss Wayne Bennett's potential St George return and the Bulldogs sex scandal  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/12/202034 minutes, 38 seconds
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BONUS EPISODE: Buzz's Top 50 players

Mobbsy and Buzz talk through Buzz's top 50 players for the new season, what do you reckon? Get amongst the debate a dailytelegraph.com.au, the podcast reviews and the DT socials  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/8/202013 minutes, 31 seconds
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Buzz and Bulldog take a look at the new season

Buzz and Bulldog talk about D-Day for Todd Greenberg's future as NRL CEO, reveal the unheralded Sydney Roosters forward who holds the key to Josh Morris gaining his release from Cronulla, and what moves to expand with a second Brisbane team means for the rest of the NRL  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/5/202039 minutes, 19 seconds