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Tennis guru Brett Phillips talks Davis Cup and 2024 Australian Open

The Professor, the Judge, Coutta and Paul Dalligan talk with special guest, the First Serve’s, Brett Phillips about whether Australia can win the Davis Cup final and makes some predictions for the coming 2024 Australian Open. The panel discuss the AFLW finals having to compete with the AFL draft and Paul Dalligan gives an update on what’s happening in the NRL off season. To top it off, the Gelding has a stab at picking some winners at Kilmore and Swan Hill races.

You can hear Brett on the First Serve every Monday from 8.00pm on SEN.

CTE Exposed: The Alarming Connection to repeated Brain Injuries – Prof Alan Pearce

The Professor and the panel of the Judge, the Gelding, Coutta and Paul Dalligan talk with special guest Professor Allan Pearce about the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia’s (RCPA) position statement on CTE and repeated traumatic brain injuries and their 5 point call to action points. Paul Dalligan comments on Australia’s loss to New Zealand in the Pacific Cup and the influx of players to the Canterbury Bulldogs. The Gelding reviews the One Day cricket World Cup and previews the finals between Australia and South Africa and India playing New Zealand. The Professor and Coutta discuss the AFLW finals matches being played this weekend and the Gelding gives his tips for Benalla and Ararat races.

Olympic athletes rushed citizenship a big problem, Gina Rinehart’s involvement in Swimming Australia, One Day World Cup & more – Sportzfan Radio #493

The Professor and the panel of the Judge, the Gelding, Coutta and Paul Dalligan discuss rushed citizenship for Olympic athletes and if that is a good thing, Gina Rinehart’s involvement with swimming and netball and whether she is a sponsor or an ‘owner’ given the level of her sponsorship. The AFLW needs an average of 3,500 spectators per game if the AFL is to give them 12 rounds plus finals in 2024 and the panel look at the appropriateness of such a pre-condition. The Gelding reviews the cricket One Day World Cup so far and Paul Dalligan says the Rugby League Pacific Championships has been good for showcasing the game in Samoa, New Guinea, Tonga, Fiji and the Cook Islands.

Gillon McLachlan – the AFL is in an ‘incredible’ position…really?, NRL round 2, why aren’t more women broadcasting AFLW matches? & more – Sportzfan Radio #479

The Professor and the panel of the Judge, the Gelding and Paul Dalligan query whether the AFL really is in an ‘incredible’ position. Paul Dalligan reviews round 2 of the NRL season, the Judge queries why there aren’t more women commentating on AFLW matches, the Gelding looks at the fourth test in India and also gives his best bets for today’s Echuca and Stony Creek race meetings.

Socceroos make last 16 at the World Cup 2022 – overachievers? – Sportzfan Radio #475

The Professor and the panel of the Gelding, the Judge, Coutta and Paul Dalligan talk about the Socceroos making the last 16 at the World Cup, the AFL releasing round 1 of their 2023 fixture at the same time as kick-off in the Australia v Argentina match and the AFLW CEO strangely absent during the Grand Final presentations. Paul gives his NRL wrap-up for 2022 and Gelding talks yesterday’s racing at Sandown and gives some tips for today’s Bendigo & Sha Tin race meetings.

AFLW, Rugby League World Cup, Soccer World Cup & more! – Sportzfan Radio #474

The panel of the Professor, the Gelding, Coutta, the Judge and Paul Dalligan discuss the AFLW preliminary finals and preview the Grand Final to be played at Springfield. Paul Dalligan reviews the Jillaroos and Kangaroos wins in the Rugby League World Cup finals. The panel looks hard at the World Cup to start in Qatar this week. Just how many games will the Socceroos win? The AFL and Tasmania reach an in principle agreement about the commercial terms of a deal….but just what does that mean?

Netball Australia, virtue signaling, ‘green washing’ sponsorship & more – Sportzfan Radio #472

The Professor and the panel of the Judge, Sarah Radlow, Paul Dalligan and Coutta discuss Gina Rinehart withdrawing her $15 million sponsorship of Netball Australia and the report released during the week alleging coal, gas and oil companies are ‘green washing’ sponsorships with high profile Australian leagues. Sarah Radlow reviews AFLW round 10 and previews the final three games of the round. Paul Dalligan looks at Australia’s results at the Rugby League World Cup and the Gelding has some tips for today’s Mornington race meeting.

NRL & NRLW Grand Final 2022 wrap, AFLW, Essendon FC & Andrew Thorburn & more – Sportzfan Radio #470

The Professor, the Judge, Coutta, Sarah Radlow, Paul Dalligan and the Gelding talk about the NRL and NRLW Grand Finals, Cameron Munster’s new contract with the Melbourne Storm and Anthony Seibold reportedly in line to coach Manly Sea Eagles in 2023. Sarah reviews the AFLW season 7 so far and looks at the matches still to be played in this round. The Judge discusses Andrew Thorburn’s appointment as CEO of Essendon FC and what followed and the National Sports Tribunal reaching out to the AFL to assist with the Hawthorn FC enquiry. The Gelding has some tips for today’s Ballarat race meeting.

4 red hotties for Caulfield Guineas day on 8 October 2022 and the Professor’s Parlay

After an indifferent outing last week, the Professor and the Gelding are looking to start the Spring Carnival on a high on Guineas day at Caulfield today where the track is currently rated a Good 6 and the rail is in the true position for the entire circuit.

Don’t forget to back the tips each way!


Professor’s tips

Race 2 Horse 2 – Old Flame (for the ladies at the Tennis club)

Race 3 Horse 2 – Troach (also for the ladies at the Tennis club)

Gelding’s tips

Race 7 Horse 7 – Anamoe

Race 8 Horse 2 – Berkeley Square

Professor’s Parlay

Race 7 Horse 7 – Anamoe into Buffalo Bills to beat Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) into Manchester City to beat Southampton (EPL).

The Professor and the panel of the Judge, the Gelding, Coutta, Sarah Radlow and Paul Dalligan will be talking sport including AFLW tomorrow on the Sportzfan Radio YouTube channel from 12.00pm AEDT.

Good luck and good punting!

The Professor

Roddy Reynolds reviews the Wimbledon tennis tournament so far plus AFL and a Tasmanian team and NRL round 16 – Sportzfan Radio #461

The Professor and the panel of the Judge, the Gelding, Coutta and Paul Dalligan talked with special guest, Roddy Reynolds as they reviewed the Wimbledon results to date and discussed how far the Aussies still left in the tournament would go.

Paul Dalligan looked at round 16 of the NRL and the panel took the AFL to task about the mixed messages in the media regarding a 19th team in Tasmania and the dearth of publicity given to the AFLW draft held during the week.