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The Western Bulldogs’ official weekly podcast has returned for 2020, with Bob Murphy in the hosting chair for a third straight season. His co-pilot is none other than three-time Charles Sutton Medallist and the Dogs’ newly crowned skipper, Marcus Bontempelli. The two Bulldog captains will navigate through the inevitable ups and downs of the 2020 season. While you’ve all come to know Freedom in a Cage, from now on you’ll be listening to The Barkly Street Podcast. So sit back and relax while Bob and Bont take you on a podcast journey which starts in the heart of Footscray, and covers the world over.

The Western Bulldogs’ official weekly podcast has returned for 2020, with Bob Murphy in the hosting chair for a third straight season. His co-pilot is none other than three-time Charles Sutton Medallist and the Dogs’ newly crowned skipper, Marcus Bontempelli. The two Bulldog captains will navigate through the inevitable ups and downs of the 2020 season. While you’ve all come to know Freedom in a Cage, from now on you’ll be listening to The Barkly Street Podcast. So sit back and relax while Bob and Bont take you on a podcast journey which starts in the heart of Footscray, and covers the world over.

Location:

Australia

Description:

The Western Bulldogs’ official weekly podcast has returned for 2020, with Bob Murphy in the hosting chair for a third straight season. His co-pilot is none other than three-time Charles Sutton Medallist and the Dogs’ newly crowned skipper, Marcus Bontempelli. The two Bulldog captains will navigate through the inevitable ups and downs of the 2020 season. While you’ve all come to know Freedom in a Cage, from now on you’ll be listening to The Barkly Street Podcast. So sit back and relax while Bob and Bont take you on a podcast journey which starts in the heart of Footscray, and covers the world over.

Language:

English

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61396806313


Episodes

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

Ep 14. Barkly Street | Farren Ray: The King of Cauliflower

6/30/2020
The ‘King of Cauliflower’, former Dog, Saint and Roo Farren Ray, is the latest big-name guest to venture down Barkly Street this season. As chaos reigns with the re-emergence of the coronavirus pandemic in Victoria, Ray joins Bob and Bont for a Zoom chat about his 209-game career, and where life has taken him since. Ray remembers his extraordinary first day as an AFL player after a post-draft trip to ‘Schoolies’, the origins of the name Farren, his journey from the Bulldogs to the Saints,...

Duration:00:38:02

Ep 13. Barkly Street | A Giant win, Libba and Oscar

6/22/2020
Barkly Street’s first ever baby guest makes an on-screen appearance on episode 13 of the Western Bulldogs’ official podcast this week. Oscar Liberatore gets introduced to the Dogs’ faithful via Zoom, as his father Tom joins Bob and Bont to discuss the weekend that was. ‘Libba’ made a triumphant return to the footy field in last Friday night’s win over GWS, and is on hand to chat about how his knee pulled up, resisting the urge to join in the three-quarter-time ‘fracas’ before he took his...

Duration:00:22:30

Ep 12. Barkly Street | Brucey, Penalty Shootouts and Footy's back!

6/12/2020
For the Barkly Street podcast, zoom calls in isolation are still the flavour of the day, but the discussion in this week’s episode had a point of difference – footy is finally back! After months of football nostalgia, puppy tales and Netflix discussion, Bob and Bont catch up for a good old fashioned chat about the footy issues of the day, fresh from the competition’s resumption. The boys discuss the first game of the long-awaited Round 2 between the Tigers and Magpies, the impact of the...

Duration:00:25:26

Ep 11. Barkly Street | Harry's miss, Big Poppa Pump

6/4/2020
Episode 11 of the Western Bulldogs’ Barkly Street podcast is all about celebrating some recent glories of the red, white and blue past. First, Bob and Bont go back in time to the unforgettable moment at Marvel Stadium in 2018 when Harry Taylor’s post-siren miss gifted the Dogs their first win over the Cats after 11 failed attempts. The boys sit back and enjoy those frantic last few moments as Bont tries to explain why 12 Bulldogs players were on the mark with their fingers crossed, hoping...

Duration:00:31:17

Ep 10. Barkly Street | Mullets, Superstitions and Iso life with 'Bazlenka'

5/28/2020
The Western Bulldogs’ mullet-wearing young gun Bailey Smith joins Bob and the Bont for episode 10 of the Barkly Street podcast this week. Fresh from accepting the challenge to participate in ‘Big Freeze 6’, Smith joins the current and former Dogs’ stars to work through the serious - and not-so-serious - issues of the day. ‘Baz’ gives an insight into his isolation period spent with Laitham Vandermeer, the ‘family reunion’ when the players returned to training last week, his 90’s-inspired...

Duration:00:32:29

Ep 9. Barkly Street | Three Captains on a Zoom call

5/21/2020
It’s a Bulldogs captain smorgasbord on this week’s isolation episode of the Barkly Street podcast. Regular co-hosts Bob Murphy and Marcus Bontempelli, current and former skippers of the red, white and blue, are joined on Zoom by premiership captain Easton Wood. And there’s plenty to talk about, given it’s nearing the end of the first week back on the training track for AFL players, and the 2020 season restart is just around the corner. Bob and Bont delve into the hot topics of the day,...

Duration:00:30:34

Ep 8. Barkly Street | Nathan Brown zooms in, Iso life easing

5/12/2020
As far as Barkly Street podcast guests go, Nathan Brown is just about the perfect fit to talk footy with Bob Murphy and Marcus Bontempelli. Brown, the star 219-gamer who booted 349 goals, played seven seasons at Whitten Oval before crossing to the Tigers, the club of choice for the Bulldogs podcast’s co-hosts. Top of the agenda for discussion is Brown’s role in the frenetic finish to the Dogs vs Tigers game of Round 5, 2008 – the drawn game in which he celebrated as if his team had...

Duration:00:36:57

Barkly Street Happy Hour | Jarrad Grant

5/8/2020
Which best describes the one and only, Jarrad ‘Spindleshanks’ Grant? However you view him, Grant oozes character and entertainment factor, which makes him an ideal guest for the Happy Hour edition of Barkly Street with Bob Murphy and Marcus Bontempelli. ‘Spindles’, a podcaster himself, spends some ‘Zoom’ time with Bob and Bont, his former Bulldog team-mates, in the third episode of the isolation series. Grant was a fan favourite over an 81-game, seven-year stint at VU Whitten Oval, and he...

Duration:00:23:03