FOX FOOTY Podcasts

Fox Sports Australia

This show is a mix of exclusive episodes, plus the best of Fox Footy's AFL coverage.

All Episodes

The First Crack team of David King, Leigh Montagna and Kath Loughnan give you the first and best analysis of the last round of the 2020 AFL season, including a look at the completed top eight, serious unrest inside Essendon and the unlikely club set for a dream run in the finals.

Sep 20

51 min

The Fox Footy Podcast team of Tom Morris, Max Laughton and Ben Waterworth give you a full breakdown of where the top eight sits heading into the final round of the season, plus trade talk, John Worsfold's last game at Essendon, Fair or Farce and the Mailbag.

Sep 15

62 min

The First Crack team of David King, Leigh Montagna and Kath Loughnan give the first and best analysis of the penultimate round of the AFL season, as the top four and top eight races go down to the wire.

Sep 13

49 min

The Fox Footy Podcast team of Tom Morris, Max Laughton and Ben Waterworth analyse all the big AFL topics with two and a bit rounds left in the season, including Essendon's on-field woes and Richmond's off-field turmoil, plus Fair or Farce and the Mailbag featuring a big-name question-asker.

Sep 8

58 min

The First Crack team of David King, Leigh Montagna and Kath Loughnan give you the first and best analysis of the last week of AFL, including Alastair Clarkson's strange attack on St Kilda, Essendon's future and the top four race. Note: There is a small audio problem in the first 30 seconds which is then fixed.

Sep 6

50 min

The Fox Footy Podcast team of Max Laughton, Ben Waterworth and David Zita chat to our own Tom Morris as he prepares to join the AFL's Queensland hub, as well as the race for the eight and the latest trade whispers, plus Fair or Farce and the Mailbag.

Sep 1

60 min

The First Crack team of David King, Leigh Montagna and Tom Morris give the first and best analysis of Round 14, including the problem with press conferences, the Tigers' behind-the-scenes tension and what the AFL ladder really should look like.

Aug 30

50 min

The Fox Footy Podcast team of Max Laughton, David Zita and Ben Waterworth analyse a confusing week for the Match Review and a dramatic race for the last two spots in the eight, plus Fair or Farce and the Mailbag.

Aug 25

65 min

The First Crack team of David King, Leigh Montagna and Tom Morris give you the first and best analysis of Round 13, including Tom Lynch's chances at the Tribunal, Essendon's woes and the contenders that can't win the flag, plus John Longmire joins the show.

Aug 23

45 min

The Fox Footy Podcast team of Tom Morris, Matt Balmer and Max Laughton recap the first footy frenzy, including the big winners and losers, and take a look at how the AFL Draft crop is shaping up, plus Fair or Farce and the Mailbag.

Aug 18

68 min

The First Crack team of David King, Leigh Montagna and Tom Morris give you the first and best analysis of Round 12, including big questions over the Bombers, concerns over Leon Cameron and Geelong's success on 'Hawkins Island'.

Aug 16

49 min

Tom Morris, Max Laughton and Ben Waterworth analyse the top eight race with just over a month left in the 2020 AFL season and the disappointing teams now eyeing rebuilds, plus Fair or Farce and a packed edition of the Mailbag.

Aug 11

52 min

The First Crack team of David King, Leigh Montagna and Tom Morris give you the first and best analysis after a big week of the AFL footy frenzy, including a renewed Blues issue, an impending rebuild at the Roos and analysis on every team.

Aug 9

51 min

Tom Morris, Max Laughton and Ben Waterworth dissect the big AFL news out of a busy week including how a journo became a story, the Rising Star leaders and how the finals race is shaping up, plus Fair or Farce and the Mailbag.

Aug 4

52 min

The First Crack team of David King, Leigh Montagna and Tom Morris give you the first and best analysis of Round 9 including how Max Gawn isn't being used properly, Nic Naitanui's status in the game and the Magpies' woeful week.

Aug 2

50 min

Tom Morris, Max Laughton and Ben Waterworth analyse all the fallout from Round 8 including St Kilda and West Coast's big wins, preview the 20-day, 33-game footy frenzy, plus Fair or Farce and the Mailbag.

Jul 28

63 min

Get the first and best analysis of all the big talking points from Round 8 with the First Crack team of David King, Leigh Montagna and Tom Morris, including the new top flag contender and why the umps are letting down the stars.

Jul 26

49 min

The Fox Footy Podcast team of Tom Morris, Max Laughton and Ben Waterworth analyse the big winners and losers out of Round 7 and how the ladder is taking shape, plus Fair or Farce and the Mailbag.

Jul 21

58 min

The First Crack crew of David King, Nick Dal Santo and Tom Morris debate the big issues out of Round 7 of the 2020 AFL season, including Carlton and Port Adelaide's game of the year, GWS' latest flop and Hawthorn's ongoing problems.

Jul 19

50 min

The Fox Footy Podcast team of Tom Morris, Max Laughton and Ben Waterworth dissect the big talking points out of Round 6 including the fate of the bump, Stephen Coniglio's status and more fixture chaos, plus Fair or Farce and the Mailbag.

Jul 14

66 min

Get the first and best analysis of Round 6 of the 2020 AFL season as the First Crack team of David King, Leigh Montagna and Tom Morris dissect Carlton's stunning win, the issues at the Giants and how to handle the bump spike.

Jul 12

50 min

The Fox Footy Podcast crew of Tom Morris, Max Laughton and Ben Waterworth go in-depth on Collingwood's problems on and off the field and the new-look non-Victorian AFL season, plus Fair or Farce and the Mailbag.

Jul 7

56 min

Get the first and best analysis of Round 5 of the 2020 AFL season as the First Crack team of David King, Dermott Brereton and Tom Morris look at a woeful Melbourne, two freakish brothers and three players who've joined the "junk jury".

Jul 5

50 min

As the AFL season gets chaotic on and off the field, Tom Morris, Max Laughton and Ben Waterworth analyse the footy, suggestions of how to fix the game and where clubs are heading next.

Jun 30

52 min

David King, Nick Dal Santo and Tom Morris analyse all the Round 4 action and take a deep dive into the state of football.

Jun 29

50 min

The Fox Footy Podcast team of Tom Morris, Max Laughton and Ben Waterworth cover every angle of the big story of the week, Conor McKenna's positive COVID-19 test, plus Fair or Farce and the Mailbag.

Jun 23

26 min

From the woeful Crows to the brilliant Blues to the defiant Dogs, The First Crack team of Bob Murphy, Ben Dixon and Tom Morris wrap up a simply bananas Round 3 of the 2020 AFL season.

Jun 21

27 min

It's been 10 years since Collingwood and St Kilda met on consecutive Saturdays to determine the 2010 premier. A decade on, Nick Dal Santo, Nick Riewoldt, Heath Shaw, Tyson Goldsack, Luke Ball and Leigh Montagna joined Tom Morris to reflect on the week between the two Grand Finals and spin some never-before-told stories.

Jun 19

27 min

Footy is back! And while Round 2 wasn't 'normal', it had ample familiarities and exciting twists. Tom Morris, Max Laughton and Ben Waterworth reunite (at a safe distance) to declare what is fair and what is farce.

Jun 16

35 min

David King and Ben Dixon join Tom Morris on the post-Round 2 edition of The First Crack to discuss the dour Dogs, the super Suns, the questionable quarter lengths and everything else from footy's return.

Jun 14

51 min

Nick Dal Santo and David King join Tom Morris to answer the following prompts:I know this club/person might not like me saying this, but...The team that will surprise us all will be...The player I'm most looking forward to watching is....I know this sounds far-fetched, but...I am genuinely concerned about...The trade story that will dominate the news agenda from now until October will be...The next month will highlight the...I want to put this on the table before it becomes a big thing...TIPS for Premier, bolter and slider.

Jun 8

55 min

The AFL season is less than a fortnight away, but what can the league learn from the NRL reboot? And where do the AFL v AFLPA talks sit? Tom Morris, Max Laughton and Ben Waterworth reunite (at a safe distance) to declare what is fair and what is farce.

Jun 2

50 min

Nick Dal Santo, David King and Tom Morris select 22 players and a coach in a mock draft format. Who goes pick 1 and who has the better team?

May 26

51 min

The fixture for the opening month of the re-launched AFL season is here. TOM MORRIS and MAX LAUGHTON discuss what it means for all 18 clubs, who it helps and who it hurts.

May 25

21 min

Brad Johnson and Nick Dal Santo join Tom Morris to create and debate their best 22s of the last 50 years. From selection contests between Judd and Voss, to battles over who should coach the side, it won't be easy.

May 19

47 min

Gerard Healy and David King join Tom Morris to unpack the league's protocols and plans for a June 11 return to footy.

May 15

22 min

With the AFL season perhaps less than one month away from rebooting, Tom Morris, Max Laughton and Ben Waterworth reunite (at a safe distance) to break the state of play down and give you the lay of the land.

May 12

53 min

In a special Fox Footy Podcast entitled 'The Golden Years', Jordan Lewis and Jarryd Roughead join Tom Morris to dissect the period from when Hawthorn came back from a fruitful off-season in late 2008 to the heartbreak of the 2012 Grand Final. The trio discuss:The trio discuss:- Alastair Clarkson's ill-fated trip to Las Vegas to confront Lance Franklin- Franklin's departure to Sydney, not GWS- The secrets behind Hawthorn's three flags in three years- Luke Hodge's retirement backflip- The tactics Hawthorn used stop Franklin- The creation of a 2008 premiership WhatsApp group- Lewis and Sam Mitchell's shock late-career club switches- Roughead's retirement regret

May 7

55 min

In a special Fox Footy Podcast entitled 'The Golden Years', Jordan Lewis and Jarryd Roughead join Tom Morris to dissect the period from when Hawthorn came back from a fruitful off-season in late 2008 to the heartbreak of the 2012 Grand Final. The trio discuss- Cheating skinfolds tests and how the Hawks returned to pre-season training "an extra person in fat"- Why the 2014 flag is Roughead’s favourite- How Shane Crawford inspired Lewis’ ruthless mentality- Why behind-the-goals vision hurt Hawthorn most- The truth behind the 'Kennett Curse'- Why Alastair Clarkson was minutes away from being sacked in 2010- Why a key tactic backfired and allowed Luke Ball to kick the deciding goal in the 2011 preliminary final- Clarkson’s brutal reality check after the 2012 Grand Final loss

May 4

39 min

Fox Footy experts David King and Dermott Brereton join Tom Morris to debate how good the average player is, and the gap between them and the best amateurs in Australia. Plus, what will happen to the AFL if list sizes are cut?

Apr 26

53 min

Fox Footy experts David King, Leigh Montagna and Nick Dal Santo join Tom Morris to debate what the game should look like in 2021 and beyond. On the agenda: Rules, the fixture, list sizes, the finals system and more.

Apr 19

49 min

Ahead of Foxfooty.com.au's re-draft of the incredible 2001 'superdraft', two of its biggest names Nick Dal Santo and Leigh Montagna speak to Tom Morris and reveal their re-worked top 20s.

Apr 19

14 min

Four-time premiership player Jordan Lewis, 287-game St Kilda great Leigh Montagna and long-time assistant coach Craig Jennings join Tom Morris to debate list sizes, coaching structures, salary caps, the VFL system and much more.

Apr 10

45 min

Exclusive Podcast content: Fox Footy journos Tom Morris and Josh Gabelich explain the reasons for each selection in their Underrated XVIII and dissect why some players were left out.

Apr 7

30 min

Like everyone in the AFL industry, Brisbane Lions' senior coach is open to any solution that can see the AFL lock in the 153 games that would make up the home and away season that would see each side play 17 times in the 2020 season.

Apr 6

6 min

After being busted for drink-driving, Mark Robinson in the Herald-Sun wrote a scathing article about Luke Hodge's leadership at Hawthorn - he explains how it helped inspire the Hawks to win their third premiership in a row in 2015.

Apr 6

15 min

One of the great characters of his era, Justin 'Harry' Madden played in two premierships for the Blues, but he's well known for wearing a helmet in just one game - but why was he wearing it and why just the once?

Apr 6

12 min

How much controversy will this cause?! Looking just at players from his era, Jack Riewoldt declares who are his ten favourites at his beloved Richmond Football Club.

Apr 6

23 min

After being caught up in the terrorist attack, McCartney changed his entire attitude to life, which has lead him to where he is now, as the football manager at the GWS Giants, with plenty on his plate when it comes to signing star players in a time of uncertainty as to what list sizes and salary caps will be.

Apr 4

19 min

It was one of the most anticipated home and away games of all time, when North Melbourne played the Adelaide Crows for the first time since Wayne Carey left the Kangaroos in disgrace - the Shinboner of the Century takes the team into what he experienced in the lead-up to and after their clash, as well as why he's disappointed to see his beloved side talked about as a relocation target once again.

Apr 4

19 min

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