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The Australian
The Breakdown
Australian rugby once had $40 million in the bank. Crowds over 100,000. TV audiences of 3 million. Today the Wallabies have sunk to their lowest world ranking ever. Off the field rugby is a "war zone" with a $20 million deficit last year alone. The Breakdown is a gripping podcast investigation from The Australian, exploring just how far "the game they play in heaven" has fallen - and why. Jessica Halloran and Claire Harvey have interviewed everyone from ex-PMs and billionaires to Wallabies legends, boardroom insiders and the volunteers battling to keep the game alive. Raw and...
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Ratings & Reviews
3.7 stars from 271 ratings
Couldn’t finish
Was going to listen but then heard Alan Jones’ voice, and my ears deserve better.
DRmum via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 05/11/23
Valuable history lesson
Eye opening podcast about an amazing sport that has been ruined by greed and incompetence. It was great hearing the views of ex coaches and players. And I pray that people hear this and want to do more to promote Rugby in Australia. I hope the break down does stories like this for all Australian...Read full review »
Houli44 via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 05/12/22
A Great Listen.
This is a great podcast for any rugby or sporting fan. Keep up the great work!!!
Busy J 987654321 via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 01/27/22
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