Episodes
Ahead of the NRL Grand Final, Phil Gould and James Bracey discuss the parallels between Penrith’s ’91 premiership side and the 2021 team and reveals the backstory to Moses Leota’s incredible rise as well as Latrell Mitchell’s selfless role during the finals series. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/29/21
Ahead of week three of the NRL finals, Phil Gould and James Bracey discuss Michael Maguire’s stay of execution at the Tigers and look at where the two preliminary finals will be won and lost. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/22/21
Ahead of week two of the NRL finals, Phil Gould tells James Bracey why the judiciary got Sam Verrills’ suspension horribly wrong and looks ahead to this weekend’s sudden death semis. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/15/21
Phil Gould says there has to be a reason behind Paul Green’s departure as Queensland State of Origin coach, and looks at the possibilities of a coaching ‘dream team’ taking over the Maroons. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/08/21
Ahead of NRL Round 25 Phil Gould talks James Bracey through his phone call with Roosters coach Trent Robinson following the Latrell Mitchell high shot and looks at the issue of resting players in the final round of the regular season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/01/21
Ahead of NRL Round 24, Phil Gould and James Bracey discuss the Adam Elliott restaurant incident that could see the Bulldogs player sacked. They also get into the latest on Queensland’s expansion bids and the finals places up for grabs. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 08/25/21
Ahead of NRL Round 23, Phil Gould and James Bracey discuss the coaching merry-go-round and where the likes of Brad Fittler and newly retired playmaker James Maloney could fit. Gus also breaks down the rise of the No.14 in today’s game. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 08/18/21
Ahead of NRL Round 22, Phil Gould reveals to James Bracey that he has tabled a proposal to the NRL for a summer competition to revive the second and third tiers of the game and they discuss the dangers of putting high expectations on young players. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 08/11/21
Ahead of NRL Round 21 Phil Gould and James Bracey discuss the floundering Eels and whether their premiership credentials are shot as well as the incredible form of Tom Trbojevic ahead of Manly’s clash with the Storm. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 08/04/21
Ahead of NRL Round 20 Phil Gould and James Bracey delve into the minds of some of the game’s greatest ever coaches, with Gus explaining what separates the likes of Storm icon Craig Bellamy from the rest. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 07/28/21
Ahead of NRL Round 19 Phil Gould and James Bracey discuss Gus’ new role at the Bulldogs, Tevita Pangai Junior’s expected move to the Panthers that will shake up the premiership and why the Rugby League World Cup can’t go ahead. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 07/21/21
Ahead of NRL Round 18 Phil Gould and James Bracey forecasts what the rest of the NRL season looks like based out of Qld and the Blues supercoach gives his final take on Origin 3 – write off the Maroons at your own peril!   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 07/13/21
Ahead of NRL Round 17 Phil Gould and James Bracey discuss the mess that the Dragons have walked into, the crisis bubbling at the Wests Tigers and Mitchell Moses’ selection in the NSW team. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 07/08/21
Ahead of NRL Round 16 Phil Gould and James Bracey discuss Nathan Cleary’s shoulder injury and what it means for the Panthers’ premiership chances as well as the likely halves combination for State of Origin III. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/30/21
In a State of Origin II preview special, Phil Gould and Mat Thompson discuss the tactic Queensland must use if they’re any chance of derailing the runaway NSW train and analyse the way Reece Walsh could impact the result. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/25/21
Ahead of NRL Round 15 Phil Gould and James Bracey discuss Boyd Cordner’s special legacy, the rare talent that could make Reece Walsh irresistible to Queensland and the irony in the NRL’s milking epidemic. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/16/21
Ahead of the State of Origin series opener, Phil Gould and James Bracey break down the big issues set to decide the Townsville blockbuster, from the referees to the ‘gentlemen’s agreement’ and the coaching set to play a defining role. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/07/21
Ahead of NRL Round 13 and the start of the State of Origin series, Phil Gould and James Bracey discuss the unique challenge ahead for the Blues with the first two games to be played in enemy territory. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/02/21
Ahead of the NRL’s Indigenous Round, Phil Gould recalls his favourite Bob Fulton yarns from the Super League War and lifts the lid on an incredible long lunch with Ricky Stuart as he weighs in on the Raiders’ latest dramas. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 05/26/21
Following the NRL’s controversial crackdown during Magic Round, Phil Gould airs concerns with the direction the game is headed. He also has some advice for Blues coach Brad Fittler about a key selection for Origin. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 05/19/21
Ahead of the NRL’s Magic Round, Phil Gould gives his support to Michael Maguire’s controversial Wests Tigers team changes and backs Kyle Flanagan to bounce back after the young halfback’s brutal benching. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 05/12/21
Round 9: Ahead of NRL Round 9 Phil Gould and Mat Thompson discuss the crisis engulfing the Raiders and speculate about who the first big signings for the NRL’s 17th club will be. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 05/05/21
Ahead of NRL Round 8 Phil Gould and James Bracey discuss the NRL’s proposed conference system, with Gus explaining why such a radical shift for the competition shouldn’t be rushed. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 04/28/21
Ahead of NRL Round 7 Phil Gould and James Bracey discuss the latest NRL sex tape scandal and the big judiciary news, with Latrell Mitchell failing to get his charge downgraded. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 04/21/21
Ahead of NRL Round 6 Phil Gould and James Bracey discuss Cronulla’s coach saga and the potential for Craig Bellamy to be the icing on the cake for the Sharks as well as all Gus’ tips for the round. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 04/13/21