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.
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.
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)
Race 6 Horse 3 – Princess Grace
Race 8 Horse 1 – Romantic Warrior
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 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.
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.
The Professor and the Gelding had a reasonable day at Moonee Valley last week with two winners and the successful Professor’s Parlay. They’ll be looking to improve on that today at Caulfield where the track is currently rated a Good 4 but could be downgraded if there is rain during the meeting. The rail is out 9 metres for the entire circuit.
Race 1 Horse 2 – First Mate (for the ladies at the Tennis club)
Race 2 Horse 1 – Life Lessons (also for the ladies at the Tennis club)
Race 3 Horse 10 – Va Via
Race 8 Horse 2 – Cylinder
Race 8 Horse 2 – Zaaki (Randwick) into Penrith Panthers to beat Gold Coast Titans (NRL) into Melbourne Storm to beat St George Illawarra (NRL).
Join the Professor and the panel of Paul Dalligan and Mark Fiorenti tomorrow on the Sportzfan Radio YouTube channel. We’ll look at the Matildas performance in the Women’s World Cup and make predictions on the winner of the cup and the player of the tournament. Mark will give his predictions for this season’s Premier League and Paul will review round 25 of the NRL and round 5 of the NRLW.
Good luck and good punting!
The Professor and Paul Dalligan discuss the start to the NRLW season and Paul predicts how the teams will finish at the end of the season. He also reviews round 21 of NRL and previews today’s games.
Special guest, Professor Michael Buckland, Head of Neuropathology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the founder and Director of the Australian Sports Brain Bank talks about the effects of concussion on the brain and the link to CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy). Amongst other things he said it’s not just the number of concussions sustained that is relevant but the number of years of contact sport played that is also pertinent to developing CTE. Therefore, it’s important to try and delay the age at which a child has first exposure to full contact sport. For further details about CTE go to brainbank.org.au
Paul Dalligan and the panel reviewed round 9 of the NRL season and discussed the announcement of the NRLW season opener between Gold Coast Titans and North Queensland Cowboys on 22 July 2023.
The panel also returned to the vexed discussion of the new stadium at Macquarie Point in Hobart being funded jointly by the Federal Government (about 38% of total cost, the Tasmanian State Government (59%) and to a much lesser extent by the AFL (2.3%).
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.
The Professor and the panel of Coutta, Paul Dalligan and the Gelding review yesterday’s AFL Grand Final. The panel also review the two NRL preliminary finals and preview today’s NRLW semi-finals. The Gelding gives his four best bets for Underwood Stakes day at Sandown races and the Professor tips a $6.50 winner on air in the first at Sandown.
The Professor and the panel of the Judge, Coutta, the Gelding and Paul Dalligan discuss James Hird’s interview for the head coaching role at Essendon FC, Paul Dalligan reviews the NRL semi-finals and NRLW round 5, the panel talk about whether the Davis Cup has any relevance after the change in format and the Gelding gives his best bets for Flemington races.