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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.

Cox Plate supercharged racing tips on 28 October 2023 & the Professor’s Parlay

The Professor and the Gelding give their four best bets for Cox Plate Day at Moonee Valley and the Professor’s Parlay that includes an NFL game and a Premier League match.

Moonee Valley

Professor’s tips

The Ultimate Sports Roundup: MLB Playoffs, NRL & NRLW Grand Finals, AFL Commission, Ange Postecoglou & more – Sportzfan Radio #492

The Professor and the panel of the Judge, Dan Butterly, Paul Dalligan and the Gelding discuss the MLB playoff picture and who will win through to the Championship series. Paul Dalligan reviews the NRL and NRLW Grand Finals. The Judge looks at the AFL Commission and Chairman and says it’s time for a change. The Judge talks up the prospects of Tottenham Hotspur under Ange Postecoglou in the Premier League with their best start to a season since 1980. The Panel talks about the relevance of the Rugby World Cup and One day Cricket World Cup and the Gelding gives his tips for today’s Bendigo race meeting.

The Professor & the Gelding’s Supercharged 4 Flemington Picks for 7 October 2023 & the Professor’s Parlay

They’ve tipped at 50% over the last two weeks and the Professor and the Gelding would like to improve on that at today’s prelude to the Spring Carnival. It’s Turnbull Stakes day at Flemington where the track is currently rated a Soft 5 with the rail out 9 metres for the entire circuit.

Flemington

Professor’s tips

Race 3 Horse 5 – Apulia (for the ladies at the Tennis club)

Race 4 Horse 2 – Legacies (also for the ladies at the Tennis club)

Gelding’s tips

Race 6 Horse 3 – Princess Grace

Race 8 Horse 1 – Romantic Warrior

Professor’s Parlay

Race 8 Horse 1 – Romantic Warrior into Buffalo Bills to beat Jacksonville Jaguars (NFL) into Miami Dolphins to beat New York Giants (NFL).

The Professor and the panel of the Judge, Dan Butterly, Coutta, the Gelding and Paul Dalligan will be talking sport on the Sportzfan Radio YouTube channel from 12.00pm AEDT tomorrow. They’ll be looking at the MLB playoffs, review the NRL & NRLW Grand Finals and more!

Good luck and good punting!

The Professor

Can the current NCAA model survive, NRL & NRLW finals review, International Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport – Sportzfan Radio #491

The Professor and the panel of the Judge, Coutta, Paul Dalligan and Dan Butterly discuss whether the NCAA can survive all the things that are currently happening such as the collapse of the PAC-12 conference, the resulting re-structure of the other Conferences and the student athlete cases of House v NCAA and Johnson v NCAA. Paul Dalligan reviews the NRL and NRLW preliminary finals and previews the Grand Finals in each competition. The panel talk about the consensus statement on concussion in sport.

Dr Alan Pearce comments on Senate Committee report into Concussion & Head Trauma in contact sports – Sportzfan Radio #490

The Professor and the panel of the Judge, the Gelding, Coutta, Dan Butterly and Paul Dalligan talk with special guest, Neurophysiologist Dr Alan Pearce about the recent release of the Senate committee’s report into Concussion and Repeated Head Trauma in Contact Sports. They also looked at the results of the recent Boston University study that discovered 41% of young athlete’s (under 30) brains on autopsy had signs of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE).

Paul Dalligan reviewed NRL finals week 1 and put his prediction of how the NRL ladder would look like at the end of the season under the microscope.

Dan Butterly previewed both the NFL and College football seasons and gave his long range predictions on who would playoff in the Super Bowl and College Championship game.

The Gelding had some race tips for this afternoon’s Sale and Casterton meetings.

Our 4 red hot tips for Feehan Stakes day at Moonee Valley on 9 September 2023 & the Professor’s Parlay

It was a day of near misses for the Professor and the Gelding last week at Caulfield but, as they say, ‘That’s Racing!’ The duo are looking to improve on their recent form at Moonee Valley today where the track is currently rated a surprising Good 4 (after all the rain over the last two days) and the rail is in the True position for the entire circuit.

Moonee Valley

Professor’s tips

Race 7 Horse 11 – Future History (for the ladies at the Tennis club)

Race 9 Horse 11 – Globe (also for the ladies at the Tennis club)

Gelding’s tips

Race 6 Horse 1 – Charm Stone

Race 8 Horse 1 – Giga Kick

Professor’s Parlay

Race 8 Horse 1 – Giga Kick into Newcastle Knights to beat Canberra Raiders (NRL) into South Africa to beat Scotland (Rugby World Cup 2023).

Join the Professor and the panel of the Judge, the Gelding, Coutta, Paul Dalligan and Dan Butterly on Sportzfan Radio‘s You Tube channel from 12.00pm AEST tomorrow. Special Guest Professor Alan Pearce who will be talking about the Senate inquiry’s findings into concussion and repeated head trauma.

Good luck and good punting!

The Professor

4 best bets for Memsie Stakes day at Caulfield on 2 September 2023 & the Professor’s Parlay

The Professor and the Gelding have been in great tipping form recently with a 75% win rate over the last two weeks. They are looking to continue in that fashion at Memsie Stakes day today at Caulfield where the track is rated a Good 4 and the rail is in the True position for the entire circuit.

Caulfield

Professor’s tips

Race 1 Horse 5 – Boh Rap (for the ladies at the Tennis club)

Race 2 Horse 2 – Chorlton Lane (also for the ladies at the Tennis club)

Gelding’s tips

Race 7 Horse 2 – Parisal

Race 9 Horse 3 – Alligator Blood

Professor’s Parlay

Race 7 Horse 5 – In Secret (at Randwick) into Penrith Panthers to beat North Queensland Cowboys (NRL) into Cronulla Sharks to beat Canberra Raiders (NRL).

Good luck and good punting!

The Professor

Women’s World Cup, Matildas, NRLW round 5, NRL round 25 & more – Sportzfan Radio #489

The Professor, Mark Fiorenti and Paul Dalligan talk Women’s World Cup, review the Matildas trip to the semi-finals, look at the surprise packets of the tournament, discuss whether the tournament has been a success and preview tonight’s final between Spain and England. Mark Fiorenti previews the Premier League season predicting who will finish in the top 4 and bottom 3 and talks about Ange Postecoglou’s start at Spurs. Paul Dalligan reviews round 5 of the NRLW and round 25 of the NRL.