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Barkly Street is the Western Bulldogs' official podcast, recorded from inside the famous VU Whitten Oval. For a fourth straight season, legendary Bulldogs half-back flanker Bob Murphy fills the pod driver’s seat, with premiership skipper Easton Wood locked in as his co-host for the 2021 campaign. The thick-as-thieves Bulldogs buddies and former Club skippers will take fans on an exciting journey this season, including chats with current and former players and some light-hearted regular segments.

Barkly Street is the Western Bulldogs' official podcast, recorded from inside the famous VU Whitten Oval. For a fourth straight season, legendary Bulldogs half-back flanker Bob Murphy fills the pod driver’s seat, with premiership skipper Easton Wood locked in as his co-host for the 2021 campaign. The thick-as-thieves Bulldogs buddies and former Club skippers will take fans on an exciting journey this season, including chats with current and former players and some light-hearted regular segments.

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Australia

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Barkly Street is the Western Bulldogs' official podcast, recorded from inside the famous VU Whitten Oval. For a fourth straight season, legendary Bulldogs half-back flanker Bob Murphy fills the pod driver’s seat, with premiership skipper Easton Wood locked in as his co-host for the 2021 campaign. The thick-as-thieves Bulldogs buddies and former Club skippers will take fans on an exciting journey this season, including chats with current and former players and some light-hearted regular segments.

Language:

English

Contact:

61396806313


Episodes

Barkly St | Lin Jong

5/6/2021
This week, Woody and Bob are joined by humble and gracious midfielder, Lin Jong. Post-surgery and in good spirits, the boys ask Jongy about the correlation between his physical health and his self-deprecating sense of humour on social media. We also get the results of our search for the Bulldogs' most iconic goal of the AFL era, plus much more!

Duration:00:23:00

207 Barkly Street | Iconic Bulldogs goals

4/29/2021
What is the most iconic Western Bulldogs goal of the AFL era? There’s plenty to choose from, so Bob and Woody do their best to narrow down the top four candidates on this week’s episode of the Barkly Street podcast. From there, it’ll be up to the fans to rank the best of the lot. Fresh from the Dogs’ sixth-straight win, the boys discuss the interstate triumph in Canberra and preview the huge Friday night MCG blockbuster against Richmond.

Duration:00:29:03

206 Barkly Street | Adam Treloar

4/21/2021
Barkly Street kicks a bag of six! With the sixth round of the 2021 AFL season upon us, join our hosts Bob and Woody for an action-packed episode as they capitalise on the Dogs' fast start to the campaign. Wood returns to Barkly Street after being replaced by his predecessor 'The Bont' last week, eager to share in the excitement of kicking his first goal at AFL level since 2017 (something Bob is more than happy to revel in). Stepping into the guest spot hot seat this week is former GWS and...

Duration:00:31:00

205 Barkly Street | Bontempelli Street

4/13/2021
For one week only, Barkly Street becomes Bontempelli Street! Former co-host and Bulldogs Skipper, Marcus Bontempelli, joins Bob Murphy once again on the Barkly Street Podcast as he approaches his 150th game in the red, white and blue. Grab a cuppa and settle in for a more in-depth look at the young Captain as the Bont tells some tales around his first year at the club and reflects on how far he's come. Plus, we get the answer to the question we've all been asking: how does Marcus feel...

Duration:00:24:29

204 Barkly Street | Stefan Martin

4/7/2021
Former Lions and bulldogs on chairs! It's an absolute treat to the ears as the big ruckman Stefan Martin lends his voice to the Barkly Street podcast this week. With the events of Good Friday's impressive display fresh on their minds, Bob and Woody reflect and celebrate the effort from the boys before turning their attention to Stef, as he prepares to face his old team in round four in Ballarat. What movie scared Stef as a kid? Is it time for him to upgrade his car? Do Bob and Stef have...

Duration:00:30:33

203 Barkly Street | Taylor Duryea

3/31/2021
It's a trio of half-back flankers in the studio this week as Bob Murphy and Easton Wood share the spotlight with Taylor 'Doc' Duryea for episode three of the Barkly Street Podcast. Off the back of a huge start to 2021, Bob and Woody tackle the important issues; like why Easton would decide to debut his comedy career in front of the team with a 10 minute-long joke. We also see the return of ‘Dog Tales’, thanks to Bailey Smith’s weekend ‘stepover’, look forward to the Good Friday Kick for the...

Duration:00:26:35

202 Barkly Street | Libba's 150 game milestone

3/25/2021
The AFL season is officially underway and Bob Murphy and Easton Wood are loving it. This week, special guest Tom Liberatore joins the podcast ahead of his 150th game in the red, white and blue. Not missing an opportunity to find out more about 'Libba', our hosts quiz him on the Simpsons, tattoos, and who now holds the mantle of Nonna's favourite Liberatore. They also follow-up on our new recruits' nicknames, check in on Easton's hamstrings, look forward to the Dogs' first home match for...

Duration:00:24:18

201 Barkly Street | Woody's debut

3/18/2021
Hope abounds for Bulldogs and football fans alike, with a fresh new AFL season on the verge of kicking off. And with that comes the inevitable return of Barkly Street, the Club’s official podcast. For a fourth straight season, legendary Bulldogs half-back flanker Bob Murphy will take the podcast driver’s seat, with premiership skipper Easton Wood locked in as his co-host for the 2021 campaign. On the first episode of the year, the boys cover off the excitement about Round 1 and dealing...

Duration:00:18:37

Glory Days | Scott Wynd

12/11/2020
Two iconic Western Bulldogs captains, sitting in the boardroom at VU Whitten Oval, chatting about the good old days. That’s what you’ll get in this week’s episode of the Glory Days podcast, as Bob Murphy catches up with one of the great ruckmen of the modern era, Scott Wynd. Wynd has too many achievements to mention here, but among them is a Brownlow Medal, a Charles Sutton Medal and seven years as captain of the mighty red, white and blue. It’s a fascinating chat which covers plenty of...

Duration:00:45:23

Glory Days | Jose Romero

12/3/2020
If you’re not familiar with the unique football and life story of Western Bulldogs and North Melbourne midfielder Jose Romero, you’re in for a treat in the latest episode of the Glory Days podcast. Romero, who was born in Chile, came to Australia and played 211 high-quality games in the AFL, sat down with former team-mate Bob Murphy this week to recount his footy journey. Romero recounts his voyage to a new country when he was seven years old and struggling with the language barrier, going...

Duration:00:36:56

Glory Days | Patrick Bowden

11/25/2020
Fifty-game Western Bulldog Patrick Bowden joins fellow 1999 National Draft alumni Bob Murphy in the latest instalment of the Glory Days podcast. Patrick and brothers Joel and Sean followed in the footsteps of their father Michael (a premiership player for Richmond) in playing at the elite level. Bowden recalls his early days growing up in Alice Springs, being scouted by former Dogs’ recruiter Scott Clayton, juggling his talents in basketball and cricket (including being cleaned bowled by...

Duration:00:31:12

Glory Days | Nathan Brown

11/19/2020
Western Bulldogs great Bob Murphy has returned to the podcast microphone for another series of off-season Glory Days podcasts in 2020. Presented by Visit Victoria, this year’s series is kicked off by uber-talented former Bulldog and Tiger, and current media personality, Nathan Brown. Brown recounts his early days growing up in Bendigo, juggling junior tennis and footy, putting himself on the radar of AFL recruiters, getting drafted to the Western Bulldogs, the trade to Richmond, that...

Duration:00:35:08

Ep 22. Finals Time, Dale Morris

9/29/2020
The familiar smell of jasmine in the Melbourne air usually means AFL finals are around the corner. For the Bulldogs players up north, there might not be that traditional scent, but finals fever is well and truly in their conscious. And what better three gentlemen to chat about the business end an AFL season than Bob Murphy, Marcus Bontempelli and Dale Morris. Bob and Bont catch up for the 22nd episode of The Barkly Street podcast to discuss the build-up to Saturday’s Elimination Final...

Duration:00:31:50

Ep 21. Barkly Street | Mitch Wallis

9/17/2020
Son of a Western Bulldogs gun, new dad and goalkicking extraordinaire Mitch Wallis was the special guest on another must-listen-to edition of the Barkly Street podcast this week. Wallis has not only tamed the Sherrin this year with 23 goals in the forward 50 for the Dogs, but alongside partner Emily, he’s also mastered the early stages of parenthood. Joining Bob Murphy and Marcus Bontempelli on Zoom from the Gold Coast hub, Wallis explains that despite venturing to Queensland just 13 days...

Duration:00:30:50

Ep 20. Barkly Street | 'Crossy', A Captain's Goal and NFL Fantasy

9/10/2020
Some Bulldog royalty wandered onto Barkly Street for episode 20 of the Club’s official podcast this week. Daniel Cross was the special guest of regular co-hosts Bob Murphy and Marcus Bontempelli, as the trio remembered the best moments of the 200-game Bulldog warrior’s career. The trio ponders how Cross would excel in a footy hub with a compressed fixture, how he still hasn’t shaken the itch to play local football, his skills as a home-school teacher, and his craving to tackle an Ironman...

Duration:00:37:48

Ep 19. Barkly Street | Gia: Super Sub, Runner and Coach

9/1/2020
Conspiracy theories abound about the correlation between recordings of The Barkly Street Podcast and Bulldogs victories. Dogs fans are buying into the suspicion that the Dogs seem to play their best footy when their club’s official podcast, co-hosted by Bob Murphy and Marcus Bontempelli, hits the airwaves in the lead-up to a match. After all, a mid-season podcast hiatus resulted in three straight Bulldogs losses, and again it seemed to be the missing ingredient as the Club suffered a...

Duration:00:44:40

Ep 18. Barkly Street | 'Magic' McLean

8/19/2020
Michael ‘Magic’ McLean gives Bulldogs fans a fascinating insight into his football life on this week’s episode of The Barkly Street Podcast. In the lead-up to the annual Sir Doug Nicholls Round, the Bulldogs’ most accomplished Aboriginal player joins Bob Murphy and Marcus Bontempelli to recount his incredible playing career across two decades, and two clubs. McLean’s journey includes leaving Darwin as a teenager, making his name at the Bulldogs, tackling racism head-on, dealing with...

Duration:00:34:44

Ep 17. Barkly Street | The Great Flood

8/13/2020
‘That goal’ against Essendon in the year 2000 is the subject of a Barkly Street deep dive on this week’s Western Bulldogs podcast. After a short hiatus during the AFL’s ‘Footy Frenzy’, Barkly Street is back this week with co-hosts Bob Murphy and Marcus Bontempelli uniting on Zoom from Melbourne and Queensland respectively. They’re joined by Bulldog royalty, in the form of Club legend and current Director of Football, Chris Grant, to recall that famous moment 20 years ago when his...

Duration:00:40:51

Ep 16. Barkly Street | Footy, Fifa & Josh Dunkley

7/20/2020
Hub life continues for Bulldogs skipper Marcus Bontempelli, while home-schooling recommences for his Barkly Street co-host, Bob Murphy on the 16th zoom edition of the Bulldogs’ weekly podcast. Bob and Bont collaborate from different parts of the country as the coronavirus continues to grip Victoria and the football pilgrimage settles in Queensland. High on the agenda for this week’s episode is what the players are getting up to when they’re not training or playing, including the in-house...

Duration:00:35:45

Ep 15. Barkly Street | Gold Coast Hub Life

7/8/2020
Get taken right inside the Bulldogs’ new Queensland home in the football hub edition of the Barkly Street podcast this week. Bob Murphy, co-hosting from Melbourne, is joined by Marcus Bontempelli from the Mercure Resort on the Gold Coast. Dogs’ dashing defender Caleb Daniel also ‘zooms’ in (from the room next to Bont’s) to have a chat about adjusting to a new home away from home, and the team’s recent run of good form. Bob and Bont discuss the frantic few days leading into the Victorian...

Duration:00:33:41