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A Socceroos Special

6/16/2018
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“You’re rubbish and gutless.” That was the simple message Roy and HG sent to the referee of the World Cup Socceroos v France game on behalf of all Sporting Probe listeners this week. Controversial? Sure. The right call? Absolutely. In a no-holds-barred examination of what went wrong in the Socceroos first game at the World Cup Roy and HG also revealed how our Aussie battlers can win – two words: “Cold steel.” But Roy and HG don’t just solve the Socceroos problems in this edition of The...

Duration:01:04:36

A Huge Week of Highlights

6/9/2018
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If ever there was a test of when is too much sport barely enough it was this week on the Sporting Probe with Roy and HG. From the World Cup to Watsford Oval, from The Fighting Primary School Teacher to the Appsley Racing Club, the greatest broadcasters ever are all over it. Discover how Jeff “The Fighting Primary School Teacher” made the weight for his World Title fight (Hint: involves the sound of flushing.) There’s Roy’s brilliant wheeze to put France off their World Cup game against...

Duration:01:02:57

Important Dick-In-The-Till Update

6/2/2018
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Probesters on the punt will find vital information in this week’s episode of The Sporting Probe as Roy and HG reveal how the Dick-In-The-Till website has been tweaked to promote bigger payouts than ever before. One of the key improvements provides an exciting new way to bet – get excited. Plus there’s: And, Was the Blues forward speaking metaphorically about wanting to get on the field and start killing people? Judge Roy presides over this riveting court case.

Duration:01:05:40

The Love Probe Revolution Continues

5/27/2018
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This episode of The Sporting Probe begins with a poignant admission: “I hate it when good love goes bad.” Does this refer to: 1. Port Adelaide’s romance with AFL fans in China? 2. AB de Villiers ending his relationship with cricket? Or, 3: Barnaby Joyce appearing on Love Island? You’ll find out in this loved-up edition starring the greatest broadcasters in Australia, Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson. Also, was the Port Adelaide versus Gold Coast Suns match in China a booze-up for...

Duration:01:01:29

The Royal Wedding Souvenir Edition

5/19/2018
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Only one Australian was invited to attend Harry and Meghan’s Royal Wedding and that was The Sporting Probe’s Rampaging Roy Slaven who returned with a simple message for all: “I love love.” Discover why HG Nelson was gobsmacked as Roy reveals exclusive insights and exclusive observations from behind-the-scenes of the Windsor Castle knees up. In issues closer to home, HG exposes The Murderer’s Coffee Tour which is, cup by cup, coffee shop by coffee shop, threatening the future of AFL plus...

Duration:01:03:32

Our Eurovision Heartbreak

5/12/2018
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This week on The Sporting Probe with Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson the joy of the annual, top-rating Mother’s Day Special is tempered by Australia’s Eurovision heartbreak. And Australia’s greatest and most fearless commentators don’t hold back when it comes to calling out the man responsible for Jessica Mauboy’s poor showing – Federal Arts Minister Mitch Fifield. Also copping a massive spray is Treasurer Scott Morrison for failing to announce funding for a Eurovision Centre of...

Duration:01:10:45

The Home of Massive Collects

5/5/2018
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It’s been another week of Massive Collects at The Sporting Probe with Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson, Australia’s finest and greatest broadcasters, unpacking all the big issues. Find out why the AFL is a GAME IN CRISIS and why Roy is DEMANDING THE A-LEAGUE GRAND FINAL MUST BE REPLAYED. Discover which TV reality show is FULL OF DICKHEADS (hint: not the one with the NO DICKHEAD POLICY.) Learn how many Australians have a NUDE PHOTO of an AFL player on their mobile phone (hint: YOU’LL...

Duration:01:06:40

The Big Dance

4/28/2018
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Some people ask, How did Roy and HG become Australia’s finest broadcasters? What sets them so far ahead of the likes of Neil Mitchell or Ray Hadley or John Laws? Well, listening to this week’s The Sporting Probe podcast reveals two of the key attributes that make them the best – they are unafraid of controversy and they have vision. For example, this week Roy and HG fearlessly call for Anzac Day to be moved to coincide with the AFL Grand Final – it’s a big call, a brave call but it’s...

Duration:01:01:52

The Sporting Probe 18.11.2017

11/17/2017
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What an incredible week it’s been, a week where too much sport was barely enough but luckily Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson are here to unpack all the big issues including: And if that’s not enough, discover who is behind the big budget bio-pic on the life of Roy’s champion horse, Rooting King (hint: first name Russell, last name Crowe) and who will take the role of young Rooting King (hint: it’s not Winx.) Tally-ho!

Duration:01:05:20

The Sporting Probe 11.11.2017

11/10/2017
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Have you been infected by ghouls? Invaded by troublesome little devils? Then maybe you, like Roy Slaven, need a little exorcism to rid yourself of these evil spirits. Roy and HG Nelson explain what you need to do to deal with this unnerving problem in this week’s podcast (hint: it involves finding a witchdoctor.) Plus, discover if this year’s Melbourne Cup was the best ever (hint: of course it was,) and, Who is the best wicket-keeper in the world today (hint: she has very good...

Duration:00:55:14

The Sporting Probe 04.11.2017

11/3/2017
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Are you a genuine Australian or just some sort of Fiona Nash-style blow in? There is now an easy way to test your dinky-di bona fides thanks to The Sporting Probe – simply download the Am I Australian app created by Roy and HG. The Am I Australian app is easy to use and will give peace of mind to anyone who has found themselves wondering, ‘Am I a genuine Australian?’ All details and operating instructions can be found right here. Luckily, even if you are not a genuine Australian and...

Duration:01:07:15

The Sporting Probe 28.10.2017

10/27/2017
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What a week, a week of massive collects, and the biggest winners of all are you lucky bastards with your fingers poised to download this week’s episode of The Sporting Probe. Topics dissected by Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson include Winx and how the nag’s new sponsorship has the champion driving a specially-modified car which, as listeners will learn, is a step-up from Rooting King’s days as ambassador for Finlay’s Fine Furniture. There’s in-depth analysis of who has the best death...

Duration:01:04:07

The Sporting Probe 21.10.2017

10/20/2017
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If anyone doubts that The Sporting Probe is Australia’s number one educational programme then listen up and you might learn something this week. Subjects covered by Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson include: Not enough learning for you? Then try swotting up on why angry punters are attacking newsagencies with graffiti and how cream should replace green and gold as Australia’s new national colour.

Duration:01:03:41

The Sporting Probe 14.10.2017

10/13/2017
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If nudism offends you please avert your ears from this week’s episode of The Sporting Probe with Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson. Prudish types will understandably be mortified by the in-depth discussion of this year’s Nude Olympics including the nude-specific rules for the running of the relay (hint: the baton must be wedged during the run and the hand-over is achieved by ‘backing in’ to the next runner.) Equally controversial is Roy and HG advocating nudism as appropriate for this...

Duration:01:03:50

The Sporting Probe 07.10.2017

10/6/2017
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Are you confused by what is the correct clobber to sport at big race events? Do you want to learn how to win the fashion stakes when you step out to the track? Then plug your ears in to this episode of The Sporting Probe for a swagful of style tips from the Kings of Couture, Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson. (Hint: Urban turbans are the hot accessory for women while men will love the backless suit concept.) Speaking of horse races, the Everest event is looming and we now have a new...

Duration:01:05:26

The Sporting Probe 30.09.2017

9/30/2017
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Probesters, if you only listen to one Sporting Probe podcast this year this is it. Number one, it’s The Sporting Probe’s Grand Final Special. Number two, it has everything – like probing, there’s lots and lots of probing. And there’s patriotism – this episode is so patriotic you should stand to attention for the whole broadcast. Plus there’s massive collects on the punt – whack the house on The Sporting Probe to win, punters. In short, pilgrims, wander in the wasteland no longer –...

Duration:01:01:53

The Sporting Probe 23.09.2017

9/22/2017
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Probesters, can you answer these questions? If you answered (1) Roy Slaven, (2) Roy Slaven and, (3) Roy Slaven then you have been paying attention to The Sporting Probe and would be a top chance of winning the Annual Sporting Probe Grand Final Quiz where first prize is two tickets to the AFL Grand Final at the MCG. Interested? Salivating? Licking your lips in anticipation? Good. Then get cracking if you live in Rhode Island or Perth or Brisbane because to win these two Grand Final...

Duration:01:05:36

The Sporting Probe 16.09.2017

9/15/2017
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Probesters, patriots, pilgrims and punters, do you want to attend the AFL Grand Final at the MCG? Of course you do and this podcast could be your passport to two tickets to the great game. Here’s how it works, sports fans: It’s that easy: All answers to The Annual Grand Final Sporting Probe Quiz can only be found here so listen up and start winning.

Duration:01:06:21

The Sporting Probe 09.09.2017

9/8/2017
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Probesters, so many questions are answered in this week’s rip-snorting episode – here’s a taste to whet your appetite: Plus find out how the major motion picture about Esme, of Rhode Island, USA, is developing and why Roy and HG think banning trainers dragging horses behind utes is nannyism gone mad (hint: What’s good for Rooting King is good for racing.)

Duration:01:04:19

The Sporting Probe 02.09.2017

9/1/2017
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What a week, Probesters, patriots, pilgrims and punters – a week where too much sport was barely enough with almost too many issues to thrash through but thrash Roy and HG did and successfully, too: Issues include, How long did Roy Slaven’s testimonial dinner last and how much money did the night raise? (Okay, so $105 doesn’t sound like much but wait till you hear what that would buy back in the day.) Now that Manny Pacquaio has postponed his rematch with Jeff “The Fighting Primary...

Duration:01:07:32