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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

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

Sandy Roberts: a broadcasting legend reflects on his stellar career

3/19/2019
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Veteran broadcaster Sandy Roberts has announced his retirement from TV after a career spanning 46 years and more than 1100 VFL / AFL games. In a special extended Open Mike, he reflects on a career that saw him play a central role in eight Summer Olympics, three Winter Olympics, tennis, golf and racing alongside AFL.

Duration:00:52:17

Open Mike: Joffa

9/26/2018
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With his beloved Magpies set to take centre stage in Saturday's Grand Final, Collingwood's cheer squad leader Jeff "Joffa" Corfe joins Mike Sheahan to chat gold jackets, Eddie, Vic Park and a difficult upbringing.

Duration:00:28:10

Open Mike: Shaun Rehn

9/25/2018
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In Grand Final week, two-time Premiership hero Shaun Rehn opens up on a successful career battling both mental and physical challenges along the way.

Duration:00:27:53

Open Mike: Ken Hunter

9/18/2018
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High flying Carlton Premiership hero Ken Hunter ended his playing days prematurely having sunk to the depths of depression in the late 1980s. Now, he chats to Mike Sheahan about a spectacular career unraveled.

Duration:00:27:57

Open Mike: Mark Brayshaw

9/11/2018
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The rollercoaster that is having three sons in the AFL at the same time is an emotional one. Mark Brayshaw, father of Angus, Andrew and Hamish, is on that ride and joins Mike Sheahan on Open Mike.

Duration:00:27:38

Open Mike: Mark Neeld

9/4/2018
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On the eve of Melbourne's return to September action, former Dees coach Mark Neeld sits down with Mike Sheahan to chat about his sacking from the club just five years ago.

Duration:00:28:01