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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.

Aus Open wrap, NRL update, AFLW round 5 and Justin Langer steps down as Australian coach on show #443

The Professor and the panel of Coutta, Paul Dalligan, Sarah Radlow and the Gelding take a last look at the Australian Open results and the epic five set match in the men’s singles between Rafael Nadal and Daniil Medvedev.

Paul gives an update on the coming NRL season with only a week to the All Stars match and three weeks to the Charity Shield. Tom Trbojevic will be off the grog again in 2022 and is there any hope of the New Zealand Warriors playing home games this season.

Sarah looks at round 5 of the AFLW season, the appointment of Scott Greenwood as coach of the Sydney Swans and the suspension of reigning league best and fairest, Kiara Bowers.

The Gelding talks about the resignation of Justin Langer as Australian cricket coach and why it took so long to make a decision.

You can see this episode of Sportzfan Radio at our YouTube channel here.

Aus Open update & women’s cricket on show #442

The Professor and the panel of the Judge, the Gelding and Coutta review the results from the Australian Open to date including Ash Barty’s win in the women’s singles – the first time an Australian has won the Open in 44 years, the win by the Special K’s – Kyrgios and Kokkinakis in the all Australian men’s doubles final Jaime Fourlis and Jason Kubler making the mixed doubles final and Dylan Alcott’s last match in the men’s quad wheelchair singles.

The Judge queries whether the women’s cricket matches against England can be called ‘the Ashes.

You can hear this episode of Sportzfan Radio on our YouTube channel here.

4 red hot bets for Moonee Valley races on 29 January 2022 and the Professor’s Parlay

With the rain overnight, it’s a bit of a lottery with the tips today. The Moonee Valley track is currently rated a Soft 6 with the rail in the true position for the entire circuit. The rating could be downgraded with futher rain during the day.

Don’t forget to back the tips each way!

Moonee Valley

Professor’s tips

Race 3 Horse 2 – Stay Gold (for the ladies at the Tennis club)

Race 6 Horse 10 – Delightful Journey (also for the ladies at the Tennis club)

Gelding’s tips

Race 5 Horse 1 – Finance Tycoon

Race 7 Horse 10 – Marabi

Professor’s Parlay

Race 5 Horse 1 – Finance Tycoon into Brisbane Lions to beat Geelong Cats (AFLW) into Charlotte Hornets to beat Los Angeles Lakers (NBA).

You can see the latest episode of That’s Racing!! here.

The Professor and the panel of Coutta, the Judge and the Gelding will be talking sport on the Sportzfan Radio YouTube channel from 12.00pm AEDT tomorrow. Ash Barty and the Australian Open in the news so expect that to play a big part of the show.

Good luck and good punting!

The Professor

Four red hot bets for Caulfield races on 26 January 2022 and the Professor’s Parlay

Australia Day – cause for a holiday? celebration? or not? – in any event, whatever the answer, there are races on at Caulfield today so the Professor and the Gelding offer their tips. The track is currently rated a Good 4 but may be upgraded during the day. The rail is out 6 metres for the entire circuit.

Don’t forget to back the tips each way!

Caulfield

Professor’s tips

Race 7 Horse 2 – So Risque (for the ladies at the Tennis club)

Race 8 Horse 9 – Yonce (also for the ladies at the Tennis club)

Gelding’s tips

Race 1 Horse 1 – Philosopher

Race 6 Horse 4 – Lighthouse

Professor’s Parlay

Race 6 Horse 4 – Lighthouse into Ash Barty to beat Madison Keys (women’s singles AO) into Daniil Medvedev to beat Felix Auger-aliassime (men’s singles AO).

You can see the latest episode of That’s Racing!! here.

Good luck and good punting!

The Professor

Sportzfan Radio show #441 featuring special guest, Amy McCann

The Professor and the panel of Coutta and Paul Dalligan discuss women’s baseball with special guest, Amy McCann. They talk about how big it is for Genevieve Beacom to pitch an innings for the Melbourne Aces and Rachel Balkovec being appointed the manager of the New York Yankees affiliate, Tampa Tarpons. Coutta reviews week one of the Australian Open and Paul looks at what has happened in the NRL over the Christmas/New Year break.

You can see this episode of Sportzfan Radio here.

Sportzfan Radio show #440 with special guest, Roddy Reynolds

The Professor and the panel of the Judge, Coutta and Paul Dalligan discuss Novak Djokovic’s recent court case and disect the coming Australian Open with special guest, Roddy Reynolds from SEN’s the First Serve.

You can see this episode of Sportzfan Radio here.

Sportzfan Radio #434

The Professor and the panel of the Judge, Sarah Radlow and the Gelding talk with special guest, SEN’s Brett Phillips about the coming Australian Open and whether players will need to be vaccinated to enter Australia. They also speak to Sean Callanan about his nomination for the Collingwood FC Board, the Gelding reviews the four day Flemington carnival and they discuss private equity firms getting involved with Cricket Australia and whether that would ultimately be good for the ‘grass roots’.

You can see this episode of Sportzfan Radio here.

Sportzfan Radio show for 29 November 2020 (Ep 376)

If you missed today‚Äôs Sportzfan Radio, special guest, Brett Phillips from SEN discussed how Covid-19 and quarantining are affecting the arrangements for the Australian Open. Dan Butterly spoke about the start of the NCAAB season, the adjustments to the NFL schedule caused through Covid-19, Dallas being the new home of US cricket and Vanderbilt’s Sarah Fuller making history by being the first female kicker in football for a Power 5 conference team. The panel also discussed Hawthorn FC’s appointment of an all female coaching staff for their VFLW team and the questionable appoinment of a CEO by Football Queensland.

You can see the show on our Facebook page.

Sportzfan Radio show for 22 November 2020 (Ep 375)

If you missed today’s Sportzfan Radio, Dan Butterly spoke about winners and losers from the recently completed NBA draft, the panel discussed whether the Australian Open will need to be moved to accommodate a fourteen day quarantine period for tennis players and their entourages and the halving of Shayna Jack’s suspension period by an arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, Paul Dalligan analysed Queensland’s win in State of Origin 3 and spoke about a belated appeal by Melbourne Storm against being stripped of their 2007 and 2009 premierships and the panel gave their opinion on rule changes for the AFL and VFL in 2021.

You can see the show on our Facebook page.