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Mike Sheahan, one of the AFL’s most respected journalists, hosts Open Mike, an insightful interview series featuring some of the greats of the game and providing viewers with the most in-depth and illuminating footy discussions.

Mike Sheahan, one of the AFL’s most respected journalists, hosts Open Mike, an insightful interview series featuring some of the greats of the game and providing viewers with the most in-depth and illuminating footy discussions.
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Mike Sheahan, one of the AFL’s most respected journalists, hosts Open Mike, an insightful interview series featuring some of the greats of the game and providing viewers with the most in-depth and illuminating footy discussions.

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English


Episodes

Brian Lake: "I'm still broken"

9/25/2019
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In the season finale, Brian Lake, along with his manager and friend, Marty Pask, opens up to Mike in a powerful and emotional interview.

Duration:00:28:47

Dane Swan: the larrikin who became a legend

9/24/2019
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After a controversial start to his career, Dane Swan became a Collingwood great before it came to an abrupt end after 258 games.

Duration:00:50:11

Tom Boyd: from the highest of highs to the lowest of lows

9/17/2019
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Tom Boyd was the number one pick in 2013 and led the Bulldogs to a fairytale premiership before he retired at the age of 23 in May 2019.

Duration:00:29:00

Stevie Johnson: the truth behind the "Just call me 'Norm'!" story

9/10/2019
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One of September's greatest performers, the mercurial Stevie Johnson, sits down with Mike to discuss his sparkling career.

Duration:00:28:22

Ray McLean: Leading teams to greater glory

9/3/2019
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Credited with the turnaround of leadership standards in the AFL, Leading Teams' Ray McLean joins Mike.

Duration:00:28:54

John Coleman: the greatest full forward of them all?

8/27/2019
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Mike Sheahan speaks to former Coleman Medalists and AFL legends to learn about John Coleman, one of the finest to play Australian Rules Football.

Duration:00:28:32

Scott Cummings: the champion forward on "the darkest period of my life"

8/20/2019
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The Coleman Medalist in 1999, Scott Cummings kicked 349 goals in 128 games for four AFL clubs - including a bag of eight on debut.

Duration:00:29:08

Ray Shaw: the legacy of the the Shaw family traverses eras and sporting codes

8/13/2019
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A captain for Collingwood, Ray Shaw played 146 games for the Pies. His sons, Rhyce and Heath, also became Magpies under the father / son rule, while his second cousin, Tim Paine, captains Australia in Test cricket.

Duration:00:28:41

Andrew Dunkley: Sydney Swans Hall of Famer's relationship with the club is now non-existent

8/6/2019
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A Sydney Swans Hall of Famer, Andrew Dunkley played 217 games in the harbour city, but now has no connection with the club he once played for.

Duration:00:28:22

Introducing: The Miracle of '99

7/3/2019
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The Miracle of '99, presented by Fox Cricket, is a series that takes you inside the dressing room for Australia's miraculous run in the 1999 Cricket World Cup. Collectively, one almighty triumph. But it was in fact a long list of unlikely and incredible events that led to green and gold success in the UK. SEARCH & SUBSCRIBE to The Miracle of '99 on iTunes or go to foxsports.com.au/podcasts for the full episodes and related content.

Duration:00:02:50

"I knew there was no stage five" - champion golfer Mike Allen speaks to Mike

5/29/2019
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Not many people diagnosed with stage four bowel cancer feel ‘unbelievably lucky’, but former golfer and popular radio personality Mark Allen does. The 50-year-old recently had surgery to remove 70 per cent of his rectum, after undergoing an operation to remove 18 per cent of his lungs earlier this year.

Duration:00:28:49

Clay Smith opens up on a tough footballing journey

5/21/2019
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Imagine the roller-coaster ride of emotions as you bury your best mate at 23, just days later you win a premiership. Welcome to Clay Smith's world.

Duration:00:28:57

"We've been down for far too long" - David McKay doesn't hold back on the current issues plaguing his beloved Blues

5/14/2019
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Four-time premiership Blue David McKay joins Mike Sheahan to recount some of the best moments of his career.

Duration:00:28:53

Moore vs Dench - a rivalry that defined football in the 1970s

5/7/2019
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Two of the best players of their era, Kelvin Moore and David Dench sit down with Mike to discuss their careers and rivalries throughout their era.

Duration:00:29:02

Brad Ottens nearly lost WHAT?!?? He lays it all bare with Mike

4/30/2019
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Geelong Premiership hero Brad Ottens opens up to Mike about the time he nearly lost his manhood

Duration:00:28:13

Rodney Eade: Rocket was an expressive coach - will he open up to Mike?

4/23/2019
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Mike is joined by four-time premiership player Rodney Eade, who after a glittering playing career then coached 377 games of AFL football with a premiership eluding him

Duration:00:28:11

Steven Smith: from the MFC to the MCC and all the points in between

4/16/2019
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Mike Sheahan sits down with one of Melbourne's stalwarts, Steven Smith, to discuss his career with the Demons and role as president of the Melbourne Cricket Club

Duration:00:27:50

Brendon Goddard: from a Saint to a Bomber

4/9/2019
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Over 330 games for St. Kilda and Essendon, Brendon Goddard was named All-Australian twice but despite his best effort, a premiership eluded him

Duration:00:28:18

The Hayes Family: a life in different sports for a father, son, wife, and mother

4/2/2019
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Will Hayes and his parents discuss his final draft pickup, horse trainer father David discusses his football days and different upbringing.

Duration:00:27:31

AFL Umpire 'Razor Ray' Chamberlain opens up on his 16 years of service

3/26/2019
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Chastised and scrutinised, AFL Umpire Ray Chamberlain has a media profile like no other. The one they call 'Razor' joins Mike Sheahan on Open Mike.

Duration:00:28:51