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The Double Date With Fate

While every Sporting Probe is jam-packed with old fashioned, no nonsense Aussie values this week’s podcast somehow finds room for more. Maybe it’s the time of the year as Spring blooms and Grand Finals loom that pushes Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson, the world’s greatest sportcasters, to new heights of Aussie excellence. Maybe it’s the way Winx goes clippety-clop, clippety-clop or the way Bruce McAvaney rides the champion to every win. Whatever, you’ll find the spirit of the nation...


Grub Of The Year Shock

It’s the biggest Sporting Probe controversy of 2018 – who is the AFL Grub Of The Year? Many fans thought Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson went too early with their call but in this week’s podcast the greatest sports commentators in the world fire back at their critics and settle this fiery debate for once and all. (Hint: ensure you are sitting when Roy and HG reveal the Grub of the Year and the Golden Grub of 2018.) With Tiger Woods heading for Melbourne the question is, Can Melbourne...


Australia’s Au Pair Crisis Revealed

The issue ‘du jour’ on The Sporting Probe this week is the Murderer and the Immigration Minister’s involvement in Australia’s ‘au-pair’ crisis. WHAT is ‘au-pair-ism?’ WHY do au pairs only get paid enough to buy an end of week beer, pie and packet of fags? WHY must au-pairs be ‘au fait’ with AFL current affairs? These questions and more are answered by the world’s greatest broadcasters, Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson. But, of course, there are other pressing issues unpacked and...


As Good As A Dingo In A Dunny

How good were the greatest broadcasters in the world this week? Were Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson (a) good; (b) very good, or, (c) as good as a dingo in a dunny. You decide as you tuck in to The Sporting Probe’s smorgasbord of tempting dishes. There’s analysis of the Wallabies Bledisloe Cup loss (“The Wallabies are the best team I’ve ever seen,” opines Roy, “They’re just poorly coached.”) There’s outrage as The Probe calls on the South Australian Government to pave the road to...


The Bum Steer

Underpant technology is a big issue on The Sporting Probe this week. Yes, it’s yet another world exclusive as Roy and HG reveal the innovation that will change your world (Hint: the self-cleaning undie is here.) Also, WHO is responsible for Rafael Nada’s hungry bum problem? (Hint: it involves ex-James Bond star Roger Moore.) And WHY Port Power captain Travis Boak is the hot tip to be the next Bachelor star? (Hint: he has his own underpants range.) In a related issue, WHY should rugby...


What An Incredible Week

What a week, what an incredible week and Roy and HG, the world’s greatest broadcasters, are here to unpack all the big issues with a slew of world exclusives. Only on The Sporting Probe will you discover why every Australian Of The Year will now ride a famous racehorse to accept their honour. And, which horse will be first to take out Horse Of The Year and Australian Of The Year? In yet another world exclusive, find out why Olympic hero Ussain Bolt is about to go fishing. A lot....


Grubs Are Lurking Everywhere

Yet another week of massive collects as Roy & HG, the greatest broadcasters in the world, unpack all the big issues on The Sporting Probe. WHICH sporting ceremony had laughter, tears, violence and good food? (NB: Not great food, just good food.) WHAT is the latest dastardly plan hatched by The Murderer aka The Killer to ruin the AFL? ARE Rugby League Immortals born without Original Sin and HOW do you know if your baby is a potential Immortal? (Hint: does your baby glow?) WHY is...


Happy Birthday, Rooting King

This week’s Sporting Probe with Roy and HG saddles up to celebrate the Horses’ Birthday with timely revelations to help champion racer Chautauqua overcome his continued failure to jump out of the starting barrier. One tip would be how Roy overcame Bludging Slug’s refusal to start racing (Question: Are batteries up the date to give a horse a gee-up illegal these days?) Then there was Roy’s slightly more extreme way of helping Rooting King overcome his fear of barriers (Hint: Parental...


TF Much, Gentleman Jim

Like our Prime Minister, Roy and HG are ENSURE freaks; bringing certainty to the issues that trouble the nation is a hallmark of The Sporting Probe. The world’s greatest broadcasters this week ENSURE that all probesters, pilgrims, patriots and punters are thoroughly briefed on everything from Russell Crowe’s acting tips to AFL rule changes to why President Trump is set to become a rugby league freak, (Hint: Hoges, The Shark and Joe Hockey will ENSURE this happens.) Budding scriptwriters...


The Probe Is Back

The greatest broadcasters ever to front a microphone have returned after a short break to help make sense of these changing times. Yes, The Sporting Probe with Roy and HG is back, refreshed and ready to rumble. First up, The Dick In The Till website has been given a new lick of paint and the odds are now better than ever (Hint: winning was never so easy.) Then there’s the World Cup and the simple solution to stop players shouting at referees (Hint: ban them for life; if that doesn’t...


Winter Is Here

Winter is here and this is the last Sporting Probe for two weeks. Where are Roy and HG off to? The greatest broadcasters in the world reveal all in this gripping, action-packed podcast (Hint: think football, comrades.) Speaking of soccer, Roy and HG reveal Australia’s winning edge over their World Cup rivals (hint: they play football while we play soccer. Big diff.) Speaking of the Socceroos, how did they get their nickname (hint: HG reveals all) and should said nickname be replaced...


A Socceroos Special

“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...


A Huge Week of Highlights

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...


Important Dick-In-The-Till Update

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.


The Love Probe Revolution Continues

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...


The Royal Wedding Souvenir Edition

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...


Our Eurovision Heartbreak

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...


The Home of Massive Collects

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 BE...


The Big Dance

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 also...


A Show For Dreamers

Question: If a meteor drops from the sky and wipes out a Commonwealth Games athlete’s family should officials (a) tell the athlete or (b) stay quiet and allow the athlete to focus on their event? This very complex issue is just one of the many points raised by Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson during their wide-ranging Commonwealth Games post-mortem in this week’s riveting podcast. Showing yet again why they are Australia’s best broadcasters, Roy and HG forensically examine the evidence...