In the Game with Damian Barrett - an AFL podcast

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He’s footy’s number one newsbreaker, always at the coalface of the biggest stories in the game. Damian Barrett goes behind the scenes and inside the stories and minds of football's most influential figures. An Australian Football League production.

  1. 1.
    Bulldogs young gun Bailey Smith on mental 'demons', chasing perfection, and leadership aspirations
    20:36
  2. 2.
    North Melbourne CEO Ben Amarfio on a turbulent 12 months in the chief's chair
    39:16
  3. 3.
    Umpire Shaun Ryan on Grand Finals, dealing with abuse and the howler that still haunts him
    16:29
  4. 4.
    Steve Waugh and Stephen Coniglio on leadership
    30:57
  5. 5.
    The Coach with Ross Lyon: The 'carnage' at Richmond, naming underdone players, and coaching a hub-based team
    11:31
  6. 6.
    The Coach with Ross Lyon: The loss of Howe, Clarko's 'valid point', and the best player in the comp this year
    9:36
  7. 7.
    The Coach with Ross Lyon: Richmond's rough start, Adam Simpson's slip-up, and the team that could 'implode'
    13:53
  8. 8.
    The Coach with Ross Lyon: What's wrong with the Dogs, Rowell's next challenge, and THAT rule change
    13:58
  1. 9.
    The Coach with Ross Lyon: Teammates fighting, illicit drugs, and letting club champions leave
    15:58
  2. 10.
    The Coach with Ross Lyon: How Lenny saved Ross, and the 'dog hungry' team to beat
    16:22
  3. 11.
    The Coach with Ross Lyon: Why crazy player haircuts don't bother Ross, the importance of AFLW, and Geelong's 'lobbying'
    12:02
  4. 12.
    The Coach with Ross Lyon: The AFL's 'ticking time bomb', coaching staff cuts, and Jack Steven
    16:00
  5. 13.
    The Coach with Ross Lyon: ANOTHER 'misstep' for the Crows, the Eagles getting caught out, and Kochie v Malthouse
    12:00
  6. 14.
    Max Gawn on leadership, his new iso pursuit and the brutal feedback that helped turn his career around
    23:09
  7. 15.
    The Coach with Ross Lyon: Vic bias, the cobbler, and a shock pitch for a Tigers champ
    26:24
  8. 16.
    The Coach with Ross Lyon: Club hubs, Stephen Milne, and the Dusty v Fyfe debate
    27:56
  9. 17.
    Brodie Grundy on his breakout game, a condensed season and being something more than just a footballer
    21:04
  10. 18.
    The Coach with Ross Lyon: Crisis management, Lachie Hunter, and the time he had to apologise to a champ
    27:23
  11. 19.
    Nic Naitanui on what's driving him to succeed, his relationship with Ben Cousins, and Aerobics Oz Style
    20:54
  12. 20.
    The Coach with Ross Lyon: Saints, Pies 2010 mess unplugged
    26:22
  13. 21.
    Stephen Coniglio on the surprising side of Heath, the Toby-Bont run-in and how the Giants stay connected
    24:28
  14. 22.
    The Coach with Ross Lyon: How St Kilda may have handed the Pies a flag, and the trade that became an 'unmitigated disaster'
    33:11
  15. 23.
    The AFL's plan for re-starting footy with Steve Hocking and Patrick Clifton
    15:26
  16. 24.
    The Coach with Ross Lyon: Cat stories, that 'failed coach' whack, and how Ben Cousins was almost a Saint
    31:05
  17. 25.
    Stuart Dew on self-doubt, Matt Rowell, Noah Anderson, and Suns 'lifers'
    29:38
  18. 26.
    Matthew Nicks on his 'unofficial contracts' with mates, coaching philosophies, and Darcy Fogarty
    35:54
  19. 27.
    Brett Ratten on second chances, Max King, and harnessing natural talent
    25:41
  20. 28.
    Chris Scott on missed opportunities, conserving Gaz, and the forward who could be a 'special ruckman'
    29:55
  21. 29.
    Justin Longmuir: From No.2 draft pick to 'compassionate' coach
    27:44
  22. 30.
    Nathan Buckley on the word he regrets using, and the next Nick Maxwell
    41:38
  23. 31.
    Simon Goodwin on a summer of self-reflection, captain Max, and Petracca
    22:56
  24. 32.
    Steve Johnson on Grand Final guilt, brutal tactics, and Toby Greene
    40:19
  25. 33.
    Mick Malthouse on why he could still be a coach, and inheriting a 'diabolical' list
    50:54
  26. 34.
    Brett Godfrey on why the time is right for a Tassie team
    36:26
  27. 35.
    AFLW trailblazer Daisy Pearce on footy, fame and sexism
    47:21
  28. 36.
    Carlton CEO Cain Liddle: Inside the 'heartbreaking' decision to sack Bolton
    42:46
  29. 37.
    Gillon McLachlan on a 17-game season, and why all clubs will never be equal
    36:35
  30. 38.
    Commentator Corbin Middlemas on being gay within the AFL industry, and broadcasting basics
    44:51
  31. 39.
    Tony Cochrane on Jagger, Sinatra and Gold Coast's untold success story
    42:33
  32. 40.
    Kane Cornes: Playing on fear, and winning a B&F for a coach who tried to push him out
    40:58
  33. 41.
    Campbell Brown on Bud's spooky prediction, Lloyd 'sniper' call
    42:46
  34. 42.
    Caroline Wilson: 'I don't know why footy clubs lie'
    48:52
  35. 43.
    'We've got it all wrong': Danny Frawley on the AFL and St Kilda
    44:15
  36. 44.
    GWS chief Dave Matthews takes aim at former Giant, club presidents
    43:01
  37. 45.
    King of Radio Ross Stevenson on 'fake' outrage and his annual love letter to footy
    39:30
  38. 46.
    Shaun Grigg: Friday night dinners with Dusty, and playing ruck in a Grand Final
    38:16
  39. 47.
    Marty Pask on scrapping compo picks and 'scary' mental health issues
    46:40
  40. 48.
    Photographer Michael Willson on Tayla Harris, Mitch Clark, and the photo he chose not to take
    34:18
  41. 49.
    Brian Cook: When Geelong first discussed intervention for Bomber
    40:16
  42. 50.
    What happened to Adam Goodes will never happen again: Jodie Sizer
    40:58

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