169. Catching a Bullet

The Sport Blokes

Oct 16 2023 • 1 hr 29 mins

Recorded 15 October 2023

(00:22) Starter’s Gun – Records broken at Chicago Marathon; NFL bits and pieces; Kabaddi sits in the old gum tree.

(08:47) Football – AFL: Lachie Neale wins Brownlow Medal for best AFL midfielder (if the umpires can’t tell the difference between 5m and 15m can we guarantee they’re getting it right?); Pies edge Lions in exciting grand final; North Melbourne’s compensation; Ben MacKay.

(31:43) Cricket – Jake goes Fraser-Bezerk; Men’s World Cup: Aussies woes; Inglis for Carey/other tactics; Kane Williamson injury; Starcy’s rise up the all-time World Cup wicket-takers list (trivia without notice); Crowds and concerns about the field. Nepal went alright against Mongolia in a T20I.

(47:24) Basketball – NBL: Was Aron Baynes’ 5 game suspension too harsh?; Random thoughts after 3 rounds of the new season including Stuey’s first live game of the season; Wildcats’ woes - is John Rillie the right man for the job? Jordan Usher; Dolittle (vs Cook); Rebounding & defence.

(1:02:28) Basketball – NBLxNBA: Time for a rethink (or reschedule?)

(1:07:40) Basketball – NBA: Trades - Damian Lillard/Jrue Holliday/DeAndre Ayton/picks etc; News, notes and quotes/pre-season thoughts on Chet & Wemby; Dillon Brooks; Kai Jones.

(1:28:31) Final Thoughts.

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