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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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3.7 stars from 262 ratings
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
Dreadful
What a load of rubbish. “The game played in heaven” i very much doubt it. Rugger is outdated and know one cares about it.
Roger Dismal via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 12/14/21
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