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Ep 2.11: AFL Season Previews Continue

Intro What did we like? (2.17)Melbourne Victory in the ACL Knee Jerk Reaction (4.22) What do we make of the Rabada Suspension, (7.02) Jose Mourinho - Master of Deflection at work again, (10.25) Does knowing the last minute Elim Final decision was wrong make Port Adelaide feel better, (15.46) What do we think about Besart Berisha's tantrum? Season Previews (19.33) Geelong, (32.17) Adelaide, (43.06) Richmond. Are you Interested? (55.10) Andre the Giant, (57.55) The Front Bar, (59.05) Puffs -...


Ep 2.10 - AFL Previews Continued

Intro What Did we like? (1.40) NRL Upsets Knee Jerk Reaction (5.32) Are Hawthorn the new Collingwood or are they a real chance of landing Tom Lynch, (9.35) Is Adam Cooney right that Tony Lockett wouldn't get a kick in today's AFL, (13.32) How on earth has the Australia v South Africa Tests become focussed on David Warners bandaged hands?, (15.20) Should 'I was only trying to give a massive send off' truly a viable defence?, (20.48) Should the Manager of Manchester United care more about...


Ep 2.09: AFL Previews Continued

Ep 2.09: AFL Previews Continued by The Pinch Hitters


Ep. 2.08 - NRL Previews Continued

Intro What did we like? (2.09) Ten Man Newcastle beat Sydney FC Knee Jerk Reaction (4.43) Steve Smith DRS Reprieve, (9.25)NRL 2019 Opener in USA, (13.03) LeBron James again anoints Ben Simmons the heir to his throne, (14.53)Should late hits on NRL Playmakers earn a five minute sin bin, (16.49) Should James Hird be welcomed back to the AFL. NRL Previews (20.53) Sydney Roosters, (36.25) North Queensland Cowboys, (46.30) Melbourne Storm.


Ep. 2.07: NRL Previews Continued

Intro (1.45) Sam Kerr and the Matildas Knee Jerk Reaction (5.20) Does the Australia v South Africa series need a perpetual trophy?, (8.43) Will this series give us the definitive picture on the Aussie team, (10.56) Is the England v NZ Test in Denver a threat to player welfare, (16.47) Does the 'Immortals' concept suffer from recency bias?, (20.19) Should Michael Cheika stand down if the Wallabies don't win the 2019 World Cup?. NRL Previews (25.00) Penrith, (36.30) Parramatta, (45.12)...


Ep. 2.06: NRL Previews Continued

Intro What Did We Like: (1.29)Brooke Lochland, (2.56) Jarryd Hayne. Knee Jerk Reaction: (5.07) Moeen Ali on Australia's Test Crowds, (9.00) Josh Dugan, (11.31) Should Suncorp Stadium ever boo Cam Smith?, (14.01) Robert Craddock 'MCG is no longer Australia's Premier Cricket Ground, (21.46) Is there a new contender for Rugby's World Cup in 2019?. NRL Season Previews: (28.29) St George, (37.09) Manly, (45.56) Cronulla.


Ep. 2.05: AFL Previews Continued

Intro (1.50) Champ of the Week, Knee Jerk Reaction (4.35) If you aint first your last, (6.32)If you can't dive or throw should you be playing T20 Cricket, (10.22)Did Mark Geyer forget last years Origin teams, (12.17) Is Gary Lyon dreaming. AFL Previews (17.50) Hawthorn, (29.30) St Kilda, (38.55) Melbourne. What are we looking forward to? (48.33) AFL Previews, (49.09) The return of the NBA after the All-Star Break, (51.33) A weekend in front of the box. Are you...


Ep. 2.04: NRL Previews Continued

Intro. What did we like? (1.33)Australia's Record-Breaking Run Chase, (3.14)Erin Phillps' AFLW Return. Knee Jerk Reaction. (5.24) Terrence Crawford, (6.55)"In an ideal world we'd play every game for Australia", (8.44) Coaches commenting on referees - Good Thing/Bad Thing, (11.06) Roger Federer the Oldest ever World Number 1. Rugby League (13.38)World Club Challenge. (15.03) South Sydney Season Preview (22.45) Canterbury Season Preview (27.18) Canberra Season Preview


Ep 2.03: AFL Season Previews Continued

Intro. Knee Jerk Reaction. (1.03) Is there less pressure on Winter Olympians, (4.00) Does it matter if there are two refs in the World Club Challenge, (5.22) Should Freddie be excited about Origin in Adelaide, (10.00) How much would he celebrate if his son won Gold? Season Previews: (11.44) North Melbourne, (17.01) Fremantle, (28.00) Collingwood. What are you looking forward to: (36.35) AFLX, (37.20) NBA All Star Weekend, (38.00) Australia v NZ T20


Ep 2.02 - Have we found Australia's new allrounder

Intro What did we like? (1.27) AFLW Record Crowd. (3.10)Peter Handscomb Shield Century. Knee Jerk Reaction: (7.40) Is Matthew Wade the answer to the allrounder question? (8.11) Is Adam Zampa's confidence a little misplaced? (11.08) Is Federal Parliament really the place for a debate on Ben Simmons' NBA All-Star Credentials? (13.04) Is Dwyane Wade's trade to Miami show there is still some sentiment in the NBA? (15.15) Does Isiah Thomas' trade show there is no sentiment? NRL Previews:...


Ep 2.01 The Pinch Hitters come out swinging in 2018

Intro What did we like over Summer? (2.00) The Ashes, (4.00) Perth Scorchers. Bozza's Rant (7.00) Knee Jerk Reaction: (9.55)Smith v Maxwell, (15.02)AFLW Rule Changes, (19.50)Crazy rate payer doing situps at Square Leg, (22.55) Were the Hurricanes to smart for their own good, (25.45) Is $6000 too high a price for throwing your bat, (28.26) Ryan Giggs is not on his Dad's Christmas Card list. AFL Season Previews: (31.25) Brisbane, (41.05) Gold Coast, (52.00) Carlton. What are we looking...


Ep 1.37 RLWC2017 Week 4: Learned, Liked and Disliked

With the World Cup in its penultimate week, Boz and Pav look back at what they Learned, Liked and Disliked from the Quarter Finals. Joined by Dan from The Sportress and Daniel Pettigrew from RPPFM's The Locker Room, the boys discuss all the angles.


Ep 1.36: The Ashes: Is there any logic in the selectors madness

On Ashes Eve Boz and Pav are joined by Dan from The Sportress to discuss the squad the selectors chose. Shaun Marsh. Cam Bancroft. Tim Paine. Are all discussed. Should we be concerned by the lack of direction on show or have faith in the selectors vision?


Ep 1.35: Can anyone stop Sydney FC?

Joined by World Football Tragic Spyro, Boz and Pav discuss A-League, World Cup Qualifiers and all things round ball related. Will the Socceroos get the job done in Honduras? Can anyone stop Sydney FC in their quest for back-to-back titles? Can the spluttering Melbourne Victory get their season back on track? All these answers and a whole lot more in a jam packed world football edition of The Pinch Hitters podcast.


Ep 1.34: RLWC2017 Week 2: Learned, Liked and Disliked

Joined by Dan from the Sportress the boys discuss what they Learned, Liked and Disliked from Week 2 of the Rugby League World Cup. Michael Jennings, PNG, Jarryd Hayne, the difficulty some of the Scots had in catching a plane, and passionate support of the bunker all on the agenda and a whole lot more.


33. RLWC2017 Week 1: Learned, Liked and Disliked

After a big weekend of matches in Rugby League World Cup 2017, Boz and Pav are joined by Dan from Real Sport 101 to discuss what they learned liked and disliked from the tournament opening matches. The discussion also turns to Winx, the World Series, Billy Slater, Cooper Cronk, Nature Boy Rick Flair, The Ashes and Wolf Creek. It's another jam-packed edition of your weekly dose of sport hard and fast.


32. The Pinch Hitters Select the Australian Cricket Team

This week the boys select the team they think should face England in the first Ashes Test in November. Joined by Dan from The Sportress and Daniel from Real Sport 101, Boz and Pav go through the incumbents, the pretenders and contenders to select a team to beat the poms. The boys will answer the question of whether selecting a Test team is as hard as the Aussie Selectors make it? How many dudes do we know that bowl like Joe Mennie? Will Bozza use his tie-breaker voting rights for good or...


31. What can Automatic TV do for Australian Sport?

Boz and Pav are back with another dose of sporting news and views hard and fast. On the agenda this week, EPL, A-League, Australia's T20 Team and AFL Trade Week. The boys also speak with Luke Simmons who apart from gloating about his Tigers Premiership win, talks about Automatic TV and the effect it could have on Australian Sport. Tune in for all this and a whole lot more.


30. AFL Trade Period

Intro. 1. First Aussie NHL Goal Scorer, 2. Aussies win WCQ over Syria, 3. Bozza's Rant - Channel 10's A-League Coverage, 4. Did the Syrian Coach have a right to complain to Ange Postecoglu post game, 5. Should there be a bye for International Dates in the A-League, 6. Steve Waugh's interesting Ashes Selection suggestions, 7. Steve Waugh on Ben Stokes, 8. What will come of Melbourne United's spirited showing against Oklahoma City Thunder, 9. AFL Trade Period Luke Hodge, Gary Ablett, Jake...


Can South Melbourne shock Sydney FC in FFA Cup Semi Final

Our Football Correspondent Spyro is excited about the upcoming FFA Cup Semi Final between Sydney FC and South Melbourne. We ask him the big question, Can South Win??


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