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What do you get when World of Sport meets Countdown. You get Ruck 'n Roll. Uncanny X men's Brian Mannix, DJ Kevin Hillier and footy journo Mark Fine are an unusual mix. But the three of them have one thing in common - their love of sport and their love of music. Put them in a studio together and the mix is electric

What do you get when World of Sport meets Countdown. You get Ruck 'n Roll. Uncanny X men's Brian Mannix, DJ Kevin Hillier and footy journo Mark Fine are an unusual mix. But the three of them have one thing in common - their love of sport and their love of music. Put them in a studio together and the mix is electric

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What do you get when World of Sport meets Countdown. You get Ruck 'n Roll. Uncanny X men's Brian Mannix, DJ Kevin Hillier and footy journo Mark Fine are an unusual mix. But the three of them have one thing in common - their love of sport and their love of music. Put them in a studio together and the mix is electric

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English

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Episodes

Team Leaders

7/27/2021
This week it's all about being the King of the Road and the Top of the Heap as Kev dives deep into science of podcasting excellence. Finey's been doing a little masterminding of his own and Brian reveals a passion for planes. There's footy talk, the footy tips, some thoughts on week one of the Toyko Olympics, and the Chart Attack wings its way back to March 30th, 1973. -- Kevin Hillier, Brian Mannix, Mark Fine Subscribe in iTunes! https://apple.co/2LUQuix Listen on Spotify...

Duration:01:04:20

Yuck 'n Roll

7/20/2021
Lockdown fever is spreading around the nation, and this week we look at how that will affect the AFL and the entertainment scene. While the news ain’t so great, we invite you to spend an hour away from the gloom and do some ruckin’ and rolling with us. But why the title, you may be asking? Our chart attack from 1995 might hold the key… -- Kevin Hillier, Brian Mannix, Mark Fine Subscribe in iTunes! https://apple.co/2LUQuix Listen on Spotify https://spoti.fi/2DdgYad We're also on iHeartRadio...

Duration:01:11:20

Wild Hog Mannix

7/13/2021
Brian's dreaming of the Gold Coast Sun while Finey's been burning the midnight oil with all the big Euro sport happenings. We celebrate the magic of Ash Barty's Wimbledon win, and mark the sad passing of Jonathan Coleman. Meanwhile, the Chart Attack dives into the Top 40 from November 20th, 1981 -- Kevin Hillier, Brian Mannix, Mark Fine Subscribe in iTunes! https://apple.co/2LUQuix Listen on Spotify https://spoti.fi/2DdgYad We're also on iHeartRadio at https://ihr.fm/35WwZgk Follow us on...

Duration:00:59:09

BRI July

7/7/2021
Finey couldn't be with us this week, so long time radio guy Ken Francis comes in off the interchange bench, while Brian joins in live from the front bar of his local watering hole. Ruck on in as we dive headlong into the 3XY Music Survey from December 6th, 1985....and boy there's some shockers in amongst it...plus the occasional gem. Meanwhile Brian's going all in for Britney, Kev's reliving a Talking Heads nightmare, and Ken has a great story about an Angels classic -- Kevin Hillier, Brian...

Duration:01:01:09

Show Us Your Twits!

6/29/2021
It's our 150th show, and as lockdown mania sweeps the nation, Finey's not happy with Annastacia for cancelling his Queensland trip. On the other hand, Brian's been tweeting a proposal or three to Gladys...and any other pollie who'll listen We take a look at classic takeaway joints from the good old days, put Tassie footy under the microscope, and the footy tips become a covid challenge...again -- Kevin Hillier, Brian Mannix, Mark Fine Subscribe in iTunes! https://apple.co/2LUQuix Listen on...

Duration:01:00:45

Just the Vax, Ma'am

6/22/2021
Confusion reigns this week as the boys try to make sense of the vaccination debacle. Whether it's Pfizer Zeneca, Astra Nova, Acme or even Aldi...we try to work out just where the heck it's all gone! There's tons of great sports news to plough through, Finey is pulling ahead in the footy tips, and the Chart Attack is looking at the week of July 13th, 1979 -- Kevin Hillier, Brian Mannix, Mark Fine Subscribe in iTunes! https://apple.co/2LUQuix Listen on Spotify https://spoti.fi/2DdgYad We're...

Duration:01:04:19

Too Many Cooks

6/16/2021
It's week three of Melbourne's annual lockdown festival, and the boys are settling in to the television binge phase. Brian's unearthed a new doco series while Finey's been indulging in a run of cooking shows. Meanwhile Kev's has a sombre eulogy, of sorts, to deliver as we run through the week's footy news. Speaking of famous passings, we mark that of the flamboyant Geoffrey Edelsten, and the Chart Attack takes in the Top 50 from May 10th, 1987 -- Kevin Hillier, Brian Mannix, Mark Fine...

Duration:01:04:38

Ballroom Blitz

6/8/2021
Its been another gloomy week here in Melbourne, and the boys are feeling a bit cranky. Everyone's doing the scan for Dan, and Brian has some friendly political advice to impart. But there's some rays of sunshine as we reveal some of the latest podcast charts, and check out the latest ball handling techniques popping up in the AFL. And there's some ripper tracks in this week's Chart Attack, taking in the 3XY Top 40 from June 7th, 1974 -- Kevin Hillier, Brian Mannix, Mark Fine Subscribe in...

Duration:01:00:32

Hit Me With Your Best Shot

6/1/2021
Melbourne's kicked off its annual lockdown season, and the boys are trying not to be bowled over in the rush to get that all important jab. Finey's found a cunning new way to reduce his kid's screen time, Brian has blitzed the footy tipping with a record high score, and the Chart Attack looks at the 5KA Good Guys Survey from September 9th, 1966 -- Kevin Hillier, Brian Mannix, Mark Fine Subscribe in iTunes! https://apple.co/2LUQuix Listen on Spotify https://spoti.fi/2DdgYad We're also on...

Duration:01:06:00

Monsters Inc.

5/25/2021
Finey celebrated his birthday by watching a Godzilla movie and Brian's impressed! Will Kev join them in Godzilla's waiting room? We catch up on the weekend's round of footy, and the EPL gets a going over as well. Speaking of Godzilla v King Kong. What is the story about Brian and Russell Morris ? -- Kevin Hillier, Brian Mannix, Mark Fine Subscribe in iTunes! https://apple.co/2LUQuix Listen on Spotify https://spoti.fi/2DdgYad We're also on iHeartRadio at https://ihr.fm/35WwZgk Follow us on...

Duration:01:02:40

No Regrets

5/18/2021
It’s a bit of a love fest for Sharon Stone this week…but maybe not so much for Tracy Grimshaw…as the boys review a recent TV interview. There’s the latest Collingwood ructions to pull apart, along with the latest news from “SandpaperGate” Meanwhile the Chart Attack looks at the 3UZ Top30 from April 4th, 1972 -- Kevin Hillier, Brian Mannix, Mark Fine Subscribe in iTunes! https://apple.co/2LUQuix Listen on Spotify https://spoti.fi/2DdgYad We're also on iHeartRadio at https://ihr.fm/35WwZgk...

Duration:01:01:35

Between the Sheets

5/11/2021
Brian's a little tired this week, perhaps from a big weekend of footy umpire appreciation, and joins us from the comfort of the bedroom, while Finey has been elevated to the title of "Great Uncle Finey" following some happy family news. Meanwhile Kev's been pondering the viability of the Tokyo Olympics, and the footy tipping is still a pretty even affair. The newspapers have come up with a Top35 Great Aussie Songs list, but we've got them trumped as the Chart Attack looks at the list from...

Duration:01:03:20

King Richard

5/4/2021
The Force...or is that the Fourth...is with us this week as we cast an eye over sci-fi. Finey's discovered a new race horse that may cause a few issues down the track...and there is his long awaited epic bucks night story. Frank Thring gets a mention or eight, and the planned Chart Attack from October '88 rekindled so many memories that we have held it over to the next show! Ahh 1988. till then enjoy this show. -- Kevin Hillier, Brian Mannix, Mark Fine Subscribe in iTunes!...

Duration:01:00:09

The Birds

4/27/2021
What do Meatloaf and the Oscars have in common? Well... not much, but they're both a feature of this week's Ruck 'n Roll musings. Did Brian's favourite Godzilla movie get a run?? We take a look at the recent TV ratings, review the ANZAC Day round of footy, and Brian's joined by some melodious backyard friends as the Chart Attack takes in the hot performers from April 1996 -- Kevin Hillier, Brian Mannix, Mark Fine Subscribe in iTunes! https://apple.co/2LUQuix Listen on Spotify...

Duration:01:05:16

Getting a Little Snippy

4/20/2021
Finey's had a bit of a bumpy ride this week, mechanically speaking, while Brian is looking for new TV game shows to get into. Kev's seen the cast list for the next SAS Australia season, and it's....interesting... There's Royal funerals, political passings, and the death of the original Cousin It to consider, while the Chart Attack looks at the Top30 from this week in 1981 -- Kevin Hillier, Brian Mannix, Mark Fine Subscribe in iTunes! https://apple.co/2LUQuix Listen on Spotify...

Duration:00:59:30

Uncanny Mechanics

4/13/2021
The boys are worried the Ruck 'n Roll curse found its way to Prince Phillip, Brian reprises his Conor Cleary lines, and Finey's wife is a tad confused over band names. We take a look at the republic push, MAFS vs Dancing with the Stars, the footy news of the week, and the Chart Attack features the 2SM Hot 100 list from November 16, 1979 -- Kevin Hillier, Brian Mannix, Mark Fine Subscribe in iTunes! https://apple.co/2LUQuix Listen on Spotify https://spoti.fi/2DdgYad We're also on iHeartRadio...

Duration:01:03:10

Everybody Wants to Woke

4/6/2021
Kev contemplates the meaning of "woke" and cancel culture, while Finey laments an opportunity lost. Meanwhile Brian's endearing himself to Mariah Carey fans everywhere as the Chart Attack looks at the ARIA list from October 7, 1990 -- Kevin Hillier, Brian Mannix, Mark Fine Subscribe in iTunes! https://apple.co/2LUQuix Listen on Spotify https://spoti.fi/2DdgYad We're also on iHeartRadio at https://ihr.fm/35WwZgk Follow us on Facebook... https://bit.ly/2OOe7ag Music tracks used under APRA...

Duration:01:06:30

Brian Hates a Who

3/30/2021
The Ruck 'n Roll journey continues unabated as Finey unearths the AFL scandal of the week...of a culinary nature. Brian takes us through the comings & going from the State memorial for Michael Gudinski, there's the footy tips of the week, and a couple of musical bombshells in our freshly re-named Chart Attack segment leave Kev flabbergasted! -- Kevin Hillier, Brian Mannix, Mark Fine Subscribe in iTunes! https://apple.co/2LUQuix Listen on Spotify https://spoti.fi/2DdgYad We're also on...

Duration:01:02:09

No Touchy

3/23/2021
Kev's wondering if an intervention might be needed to curb a disturbing TV trend, while Brian's considering one of his own following the Bombers' last minute loss on the weekend. Speaking of footy, the boys all came up equal in the tipping after round 1. How did you fare? We offer some stinging commentary on the habits of dumb drivers, and The Chart Fart looks at the 3XY Music Survey from March 1977 -- Kevin Hillier, Brian Mannix, Mark Fine Subscribe in iTunes! https://apple.co/2LUQuix...

Duration:01:02:13

Look Who's Dancing

3/17/2021
Finey's contemplating empty nesting & Brian's painfully searching for a suitable TV dance act as we delve into the big issues of the week The world famous Ruck 'n Roll footy tips make their return for 2021, and our random blind Top 40 chart flashes back to October 1986 -- Kevin Hillier, Brian Mannix, Mark Fine Subscribe in iTunes! https://apple.co/2LUQuix Listen on Spotify https://spoti.fi/2DdgYad We're also on iHeartRadio at https://ihr.fm/35WwZgk Follow us on Facebook......

Duration:01:04:32