Talking with TK

Tristan K'Nell

Welcome to the Talking with TK Podcast! Where Australian & New Zealand sporting legends, current day champions and future champions go one-on-one with Tristan K’Nell. The podcast delivers the human element of an athlete, the trials and tribulations on their path to success. It's authentic story telling like a voiced version from a chapter of an autobiography with the intention to inspire others to reach their dreams. Check out the show at www.talkingwithtk.com or get in touch with Tristan his email is tristan@talkingwithtk.com Talking with TK is proud to be part of the DIAMANTINA PODCAST NETWORK - http://diamantina.com.au/home/

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My special guest is Matt Adamson. Matt is a former professional rugby league player who played 175 NRL games across the Parramatta Eels, Penrith Panthers and Canberra Raiders and 72 games for the Leeds Rhinos in the Super league. His representative career includes 2 state of origins for NSW, 1 tri series game for NSW and represented Australia on 5 occasions during the Super League year of 1997. Time stamps 0:30 - Welcome to Matt Adamson 1:00 - Taree 1:43 - Where his height comes from  2:18 - Where his brother Phil is these days 3:00 - Growing up as a star cricketer 7:00 - Learning from Brad McNamara and Greg Matthews 8:48 - Opening the batting with Adam Gilchrist 10:38 - Learning from the Australian Cricket team 13:00 - Key lessons from Alex Ferguson and Craig Bellamey 16:33 - Leading without the captaincy  18:45 - How he got the Rhinos a day at Manchester Utd 21:50 - Putting yourself out there 23:00 - How he got his start at the Parramatta Eels 27:30 - The pitch from Phil Gould to get them to Penrith 29:40 - His huge left boot 31:01 - Who’s idea it was to move him into the back row 33:17 - His bond with Ryan Girdler and Craig Gower 35:13 - Signing with Super League 37:50 - His break out year in 1997 41:43 - Touring England at the end of 97 42:19 - Moving over to the Leeds Rhinos 43:13 - The Challenge Cup  45:46 - Trying to establish a culture with players from different countries 47:49 - Enjoying being a senior player and leader 49:02 - The cross over skills between sports and business 50:42 - His relationship with Christian Welch 51:50 - Teaching young players leadership 57:00 - Harry Grant 58:48 - Planning for retirement 1:03:25 - Missing the thrill of playing rugby league 1:04:58 - 5 people he would invite to a private dinner party Find 200 + episodes of Talking with TK in that back catalogue. I've been blessed to interview the likes of Ellyse Perry, Petero Civoniceva, Robert Whittaker, Mark Schwarzer, Shane Webcke, Adrian Morley, Mark Ella, Willie Tonga, Steve Menzies, Jamie Lyon Craig Wing, Danny Buderus, Mat Rogers, Anthony Minichiello, Luke Lewis, Chad Townsend, Andrew Ettingshausen, Bradley Clyde, Stirling Mortlock, Alex McKinnon, Mark Geyer, Cameron Murray ,Craig Lowndes, Pat Cash, Matt Toomua, Kieren Perkins, Paul Harragon, Robbie Maddison and many more. www.talkingwithtk.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 28

1 hr 9 min

Welcome to episode 215 of the Talking with TK podcast. Special guest today is South Sydney Rabbitohs front rower Mark Nicholls. Mark’s career has seen him play 110 NRL first grade games, debuting at the Canberra Raiders in 2012, with his journey also taking him to the Melbourne Storm before finding first grade consistency at the Rabbitohs where he has been since 2018. Time Stamps 0:00 - Welcome Mark Nicholls 0:45 - Leeton and the Nicholls family 1:52 - His secret goal kicking ability 5:55 - Growing up around footy with his Dad and Uncles 6:42 - Little Mark at School 7:46 - Why they moved to Canberra 9:14 - The edge back rower10:54 - Early years at the Raiders 11:29 - The story of his debut against the Dragons 14:36 - Why he used to wear a headgear 17:43 - Injuries and falling out of first grade 22:45 - Moulding the right mind set 25:10 - The joys of Fatherhood 26:43 - Moving to the Storm, the work program and Army camp 29:23 - Why the Storm system works so well 31:23 - The benefits of working with so many different coaches 32:09 - Leadership and the story behind his game as captain 38:30 - The real Wayne Bennett 41:05 - How he actually got to the Rabbitohs 45:02 - Exploring work outside of rugby league 48:10 - How he balanced work and footy 50:45 - Transferable skills from sports to business 52:45 - The 2021 season 54:40 - How his found consistency at the Rabbitohs 58:35 - Finally getting more than a one year deal after he was 30 59:34 - 5 people he would invite to a private dinner party   Find 200 + episodes of Talking with TK in that back catalogue. I've been blessed to interview the likes of Ellyse Perry, Petero Civoniceva, Robert Whittaker, Mark Schwarzer, Shane Webcke, Adrian Morley, Mark Ella, Willie Tonga, Steve Menzies, Jamie Lyon Craig Wing, Danny Buderus, Mat Rogers, Anthony Minichiello, Luke Lewis, Chad Townsend, Andrew Ettingshausen, Bradley Clyde, Stirling Mortlock, Alex McKinnon, Mark Geyer, Cameron Murray ,Craig Lowndes, Pat Cash, Matt Toomua, Kieren Perkins, Paul Harragon, Robbie Maddison and many more. www.talkingwithtk.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 21

1 hr 5 min

G’day guys welcome to episode 214 of the Talking with TK podcast. Special guest is David Mead. David is a current member of the Brisbane Broncos. His career started at the Gold Coast Titans in 2009 and his played 171 career games for 75 tries. He played 3 seasons at the Catalans in the Super League, winning the Challenge Cup in 2018. His represented NSW Country in 2 games and PNG in 14 tests which includes 3 World Cups and he also had the honour of captaining PNG at the 2017 World Cup. Away from footy he hosts The David Mead Podcast and had some incredible guests including the likes of Marcus Bai, Justin Olam, Alex Johnston, Ben Ikin and Dave Donaghy. Time stamps: 1:01 - Why he started his podcasts 6:30 - His upbringing in PNG 9:50 - Family values and traditions 11:15 - School in PNG 15:35 - When he first came across Rugby League  18:05 - Why he moved over to Australia at 12 20:11 - Did he ever want to move back home? 21:44 - Why he changed his surname from Moore to Mead 22:55 - How he broke out of his shy nature 25:08 - Developing despite a late start to playing footy  26:07 - Where his speed comes from 27:55 - Signing his first contract with the Titans at 17  31:16 - Discipline and extras 32:43 - His first grade debut against Wendall and the Dragons 33:40 - Family watching his NRL games back in PNG 34:55 - Marcus Bai 36:46 - His try against the Sharks 39:20 - Long range trys 40:51 - Early success and the frustrations of the following seasons 43:13 - His leadership style with the Broncos youngsters 44:25 - Leadership and becoming captain of PNG 47:40 - Playing infront of his family in PNG 48:20 - Moving over to the Catalans in the Super League 50:51 - Memories from winning the Challenge Cup in 2018 54:08 - What are 3 things men can do to stay mentally healthy  56:35 - 3 masculine traits he most admires 59:30 - 5 people he would invite to a private dinner party Find 200 + episodes of Talking with TK in that back catalogue. I've been blessed to interview the likes of Ellyse Perry, Petero Civoniceva, Robert Whittaker, Mark Schwarzer, Shane Webcke, Adrian Morley, Mark Ella, Willie Tonga, Steve Menzies, Jamie Lyon Craig Wing, Danny Buderus, Mat Rogers, Anthony Minichiello, Luke Lewis, Chad Townsend, Andrew Ettingshausen, Bradley Clyde, Stirling Mortlock, Alex McKinnon, Mark Geyer, Cameron Murray ,Craig Lowndes, Pat Cash, Matt Toomua, Kieren Perkins, Paul Harragon, Robbie Maddison and many more. www.talkingwithtk.com   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 7

1 hr 1 min

Welcome to episode 213 of the Talking with TK Podcast. My special guest today is Darius Boyd. Darius is a two time NRL premiership winner who played 337 first grade games across the Brisbane Broncos, Newcastle Knights and St George Illawarra Dragons, 23 games for Australia without losing a game and was part of the most dominate Queensland side in State of Origin history where he played 28 games from 2008 to 2017. Post footy, Darius is a mental health ambassador and facilitator. Time Stamps 0:00 - Welcome Darius Boyd 0:45 - First year out of retirement 2:07 - Moving away from structure of footy  3:07 - Challenges of his childhood 5:10 - Did he always want to be parent given his childhood adversity  6:59 - What its like having three daughters 9:05 - How he found Rugby League  11:15 - Early struggles in the NRL 11:30 - The influence of Rod Patison at Palm Beach Currumbin 13:45 - How he picked his manager 14:49 - The first time he met Wayne Bennett 16:55 - The impact of his Nan in his life 18:54 - His first grade debut for the Broncos 21:48 - The culture of the Broncos 23:21 - Celebrating the 2006 premiership 24:24 - Why he left the Broncos and how he got to St George 28:01 - The fullback move to being a third ball player 31:07 - Intercepts and defensive reads 32:34 - His negative relationship with media during his career 36:00 - The special bond of the Queensland State of Origin team 40:21 - His left edge combo with Greg Inglis  44:00 - Why he checked himself into a mental health clinic at 27 48:38 - Key areas to positive mental health 51:21 - What masculine traits he most admires 52:57 - 5 people he would invite to a private dinner party Find 200 + episodes of Talking with TK in that back catalogue. I've been blessed to interview the likes of Ellyse Perry, Petero Civoniceva, Robert Whittaker, Mark Schwarzer, Shane Webcke, Adrian Morley, Mark Ella, Willie Tonga, Steve Menzies, Jamie Lyon Craig Wing, Danny Buderus, Mat Rogers, Anthony Minichiello, Luke Lewis, Chad Townsend, Andrew Ettingshausen, Bradley Clyde, Stirling Mortlock, Alex McKinnon, Mark Geyer, Cameron Murray ,Craig Lowndes, Pat Cash, Matt Toomua, Kieren Perkins, Paul Harragon, Robbie Maddison and many more. www.talkingwithtk.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 31

57 min 59 sec

G’day guys welcome to episode 212 of the Talking with TK podcast. My special guest is Luke Rooney. Luke is a NRL premiership winner with the Penrith Panthers in 2003. He played 140 first grade games for the Panthers scoring 65 tries as well as 5 games for the NSW blues in State of Origin and 6 test matches for Australia. He converted to rugby union for 7 seasons and played for the likes of Toulon in France and Melbourne Rebels in Super Rugby. Today he is the founder of Rugby Pro Academy, coach at LRperformance and coaching at Scotch College in Melbourne. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 24

59 min 19 sec

G’day guys welcome to episode 211 of the Talking with TK podcast. Today my special guest is Darren Albert. Given its grand final week what a week to get Darren on. Darren played 89 first grade games for the Newcastle Knights being part of premiership winning teams of 1997 and 2001. He moved to St Helens for 4 seasons playing 118 games, winning a grand final in 2002 and a Challenge Cup final in 2004. Darren finished his career with the Cronulla Sharks in 2005. Over his career Darren scored 165 tries in 230 professional games and he played one game of state of origin in 1999 and two games for NSW country.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sep 29

1 hr 7 min

Welcome back to the Talking with TK podcast. Episode 210 is Aussie middleweight boxer Michael Zerafa. Michael is a world ranked Australian boxer currently rated number 7 by the WBA in the middleweight division and number 11 by Box rec. He has a record of 28-4 (17 wins by knock out) and fought with some of the best boxers in the world including former world champions Jeff Horn, Anthony Mundine, Kell Brook and Peter Quillin. Michael is a former Super Welterweight Commonwealth Champion and is the current WBA Oceania Middleweight Champion. Catch the back catalogue of podcasts at https://www.talkingwithtk.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Sep 22

1 hr 5 min

Anthony Seibold, the former head coach of the Brisbane Broncos and South Sydney Rabbitohs joins us for a chat on the podcast.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Feb 28

1 hr 1 min

Tim Simona joins me on the podcast. Tim played for the Wests Tigers from 2011-2016 playing in 79 first grade games where he scored 27 tries. He has represented Samoa in 5 tests. Follow Tim on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/timsimona/ Join the NRL fantasy and tipping comps. First prize is $500 and is free to enter for the Talking with TK and Talking League communities.  NRL Fantasy  1. Register at nrl.com.au2. Join the Talking League competition - use league code D5CXW7J3​  Direct link https://fantasy.nrl.com/fantasy/league/join?code=D5CXW7J3 NRL Tipping Instructions to enter the competition:1. Register at ESPN footy tips2. Join the Talking League competition  Or visit https://www.footytips.com.au/comps/Talking_League Subscribe for free to my new podcast Talking League where we chat about all things NRL. Subscribe for free to the Talking League podcast on the links below. Listen on Apple Podcasts – https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/talking-league/id1540659900 Listen on Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/show/39E3LUExuVZvb9XyMERhK5?si=c_Ri26shQ3euDlFYkesVnQ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Feb 21

1 hr 15 min

NRL Legend Ian Roberts joins me on the podcast. Ian is a former professional rugby league player who played 194 first grade games in the NRL for South Sydney, Manly and the North Queensland Cowboys. He represented Australia in 14 tests and played 9 games for NSW in State of Origin. He was Dally M Prop of the Year in 1987, 1993 and 1994. Post footy he has over 50 credits in acting including being Star Wars episode 2, Superman returns an Underbelly on TV. Follow Ian on Twitter - https://twitter.com/didiforget Join the NRL fantasy and tipping comps. First prize is $500 and is free to enter for the Talking with TK and Talking League communities.  NRL Fantasy  1. Register at nrl.com.au2. Join the Talking League competition - use league code D5CXW7J3​  Direct link https://fantasy.nrl.com/fantasy/league/join?code=D5CXW7J3 NRL Tipping Instructions to enter the competition:1. Register at ESPN footy tips2. Join the Talking League competition  Or visit https://www.footytips.com.au/comps/Talking_League Subscribe for free to my new podcast Talking League where we chat about all things NRL. Subscribe for free to the Talking League podcast on the links below. Listen on Apple Podcasts – https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/talking-league/id1540659900 Listen on Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/show/39E3LUExuVZvb9XyMERhK5?si=c_Ri26shQ3euDlFYkesVnQ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Feb 14

1 hr 37 min

Welcome back to another season of Talking with TK. First up on the podcast is NRL legend Owen Craigie. After debuting in 1995, Owen played ten years in the NRL for the Newcastle Knights, Wests Tigers and South Sydney. He played 153 first grade games and won a premiership with the Knights in 1997 before retiring at 26 years of age. He is the only player in the history of rugby league to represent the Australian schoolboys on three occasions. These days he is a mental health advocate inspiring people through Chase the Energy.  Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/owiecraigie/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/owen.craigie.3 Chase the Energy - https://www.instagram.com/chasetheenergy/ Join the NRL fantasy and tipping comps. First prize is $500 and is free to enter for the Talking with TK and Talking League communities.  NRL Fantasy  1. Register at nrl.com.au2. Join the Talking League competition - use league code D5CXW7J3​  Direct link https://fantasy.nrl.com/fantasy/league/join?code=D5CXW7J3 NRL Tipping Instructions to enter the competition:1. Register at ESPN footy tips2. Join the Talking League competition  Or visit https://www.footytips.com.au/comps/Talking_League Subscribe for free to my new podcast Talking League where we chat about all things NRL. Subscribe for free to the Talking League podcast on the links below. Listen on Apple Podcasts – https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/talking-league/id1540659900 Listen on Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/show/39E3LUExuVZvb9XyMERhK5?si=c_Ri26shQ3euDlFYkesVnQ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Feb 7

50 min 13 sec

Welcome back to another season of Talking with TK. First up on the podcast is NRL legend Owen Craigie. After debuting in 1995, Owen played ten years in the NRL for the Newcastle Knights, Wests Tigers and South Sydney. He played 153 first grade games and won a premiership with the Knights in 1997 before retiring at 26 years of age. He is the only player in the history of rugby league to represent the Australian schoolboys on three occasions. These days he is a mental health advocate inspiring people through Chase the Energy.  Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/owiecraigie/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/owen.craigie.3 Chase the Energy - https://www.instagram.com/chasetheenergy/ Join the NRL fantasy and tipping comps. First prize is $500 and is free to enter for the Talking with TK and Talking League communities.  NRL Fantasy  1. Register at nrl.com.au2. Join the Talking League competition - use league code D5CXW7J3​  Direct link https://fantasy.nrl.com/fantasy/league/join?code=D5CXW7J3 NRL Tipping Instructions to enter the competition:1. Register at ESPN footy tips2. Join the Talking League competition  Or visit https://www.footytips.com.au/comps/Talking_League Subscribe for free to my new podcast Talking League where we chat about all things NRL. Subscribe for free to the Talking League podcast on the links below. Listen on Apple Podcasts – https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/talking-league/id1540659900 Listen on Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/show/39E3LUExuVZvb9XyMERhK5?si=c_Ri26shQ3euDlFYkesVnQ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Jan 31

50 min 33 sec

On the show this week is one of the all time greats of rugby league in Denis Betts. Denis did it all in the game, his career in England seeing him win numerous leagues titles, championships and challenge cups with Wigan. He was also the Lance Todd Trophy winner in 1991 and Man of Steel in 1995. Denis spent time in the NRL for the New Zealand Warriors between 1995 and 1997 and was a regular representative of both England and Great Britain and captained his country in a World Cup Final in 1995. Post playing, Denis has had many notable positions in coaching. His been head coach at Wigan and Widnes while also being assistant coach of the English National team and also Gloucester Rugby Union. Subscribe for free to my new podcast "Talking League" which will feature weekly NRL fantasy league chat. Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/talking-league/id1540659900 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/39E3LUExuVZvb9XyMERhK5?si=c_Ri26shQ3euDlFYkesVnQ Also follow the instagram page for daily player and team analysis - https://www.instagram.com/talkingleaguepod/ Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts at www.talkingwithtk.com Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Dec 2020

1 hr 29 min

Willie Poching joins me on the podcast. Willie Poching is a former professional rugby league player. He was born in Auckland, New Zealand and played 236 first grade games in Australia and England. He debut at the Auckland Warriors in 1995 and his journey in the NRL took him to the North Queensland Cowboys, Hunter Mariners (Super League) and St George. He achieved significant success over in England where he played for Wakefield and the Leeds Rhinos. At the Rhinos we would win a premiership in 2004 and he represented Samoa at the World Cup in 1995 and 2000. Post footy, Willie has moved into coaching and is currently the assistant coach to Tony Smith at Hull KR. He has also spent time as an assistant at Salford Red Devils, NZ Kiwis, Warrington Wolves and Leeds Rhinos.  Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions … from ‘JT’ to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter. Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts at www.talkingwithtk.com Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Dec 2020

1 hr 18 min

A super guest this week in dual league and union international Apollo Perelini. Apollo represented Samoa at the 1991 Rugby Union world cup and 1995 Rugby League world cup. Nicknamed “The Terminator”, he established a reputation for his hard-hitting tackles. Originally a product of the Auckland and New Zealand rugby systems, Apollo established himself as one of the best front rowers in the world during his very successful time at St Helens between 1994 and 2000. His transition into coaching came initially as head trainer for Sale Rugby (UK), followed by a hugely successful career at championship-winning St Helens Rugby League (UK). He is currently Managing director of Apollo Sports Academy and High Performance Manager at the UAE Rugby Federation. Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions … from ‘JT’ to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter. Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts at www.talkingwithtk.com Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Dec 2020

1 hr 9 min

One of my favourite players from the English Super League, Keith Senior joins me on the podcast. Keith was a feared competitor on the field, a beautiful fend and brought so much physicality to his centre position. A legend of rugby league in England, Keith has played a staggering 505 first grade games which began at the Sheffield Eagles before he switched to the Leeds Rhinos. His career saw him win the Challenge Cup with Sheffield in 1998 and played in 4 winning grand finals with Leeds in 2004 and the 3 peat from 2007 to 2009. His representative career includes 33 games for Great Britain and 9 games for England playing in two world cups in 2000 and 2008. Post footy, Keith is the 1st team coach of the Sheffield Eagles and Community and Welfare Support Manager at Rugby League Cares. Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions … from ‘JT’ to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter. Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts at www.talkingwithtk.com Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Nov 2020

1 hr 25 min

Catalan Dragon's head coach Steve McNamara joins me on the podcast. At the Dragon he currently coaches the likes of James Maloney, Israel Folau and Sam Tompkins. Steve has had a tremendous playing and coaching career. His playing days saw him play over 300 first grade games in the English Super League for Hull FC, Bradford Bulls, Wakefield and Huddersfield. He has coached the Dragons to a Challenge Cup title, while also being head coach at the Bradford Bulls and England national team. He has spent time in the NRL as an assistant coach to Trent Robinson at the Sydney Roosters and Stephen Kearney at the New Zealand Warriors. This podcast is bought to you by Manscaped. Check out the range at https://au.manscaped.com/ and use code TK for 20% off and free delivery. Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions … from ‘JT’ to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter. Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts at www.talkingwithtk.com Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 2020

1 hr 17 min

Socceroos Legend John Aloisi joins me to celebrate the 200th episode of Talking with TK. A big shout out to everyone who has listened and supported the show since 2017. I've got some massive plans to make the podcast bigger and better for 2021 but I truly appreciate all your support. This podcast is bought to you by Manscaped. Check out the range at https://au.manscaped.com/ and use code TK for 20% off and free delivery. Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions … from ‘JT’ to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter. Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts at www.talkingwithtk.com Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Nov 2020

1 hr 21 min

John Doyle is a former professional rugby league player who played 74 first grade games for the North Queensland Cowboys and Sydney Roosters. He has one of the great debuts for Queensland in 2001 and played in 3 State of Origins. Follow John Doyle: Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-doyle-52a8b590/ Online - https://www.3sonsfitness.com/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/threesonsfitness/ This podcast is bought to you by Manscaped. Check out the range at https://au.manscaped.com/ and use code TK for 20% off and free delivery. Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips, buy it now on the links below. Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter. Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts at www.talkingwithtk.com Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 2020

1 hr 34 min

Mark Minichiello joins me on the podcast. Mark Minichiello is a former professional rugby league player who played 396 first grade games across the NRL and Super League. He debuted at the Sydney Roosters in 2002 and his journey took him to the South Sydney Rabbitohs, Gold Coast Titans in Australia and Hull FC in England where he won two Challenge Cups. He represented NSW City in 5 games and played in two World Cups for Italy, captaining the Italian team in 2017. Follow Mark Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/markmini360/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/mminichiello360 Online - https://mpl.ptenhance.com/ and https://xer360.com/ This podcast is bought to you by Manscaped. Check out the range at https://au.manscaped.com/ and use code TK for 20% off and free delivery. Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips. Buy it now Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter. Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts. Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 2020

1 hr 7 min

The man considered one of the fastest players of all time, Lee Oudenryn joins me on the podcast. One of the most request rugby league players in this shows history, Lee was a cult hero of the 90's in the NRL. Who could forget his debut season in 1992 with the Parramatta Eels and his race with English Legend Martin Offiah prior to the tour game between Parramatta and Great Britain. His career includes 132 first grade games, debuting at the Parramatta Eels and the journey taking him to the Gold Coast, Auckland Warriors and North Queensland scoring 49 trys and kicking 41 goals. This podcast is bought to you by Manscaped. Check out the range at https://au.manscaped.com/ and use code TK for 20% off and free delivery. Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter. Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts. Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 2020

1 hr 14 min

Wallabies Legend Matt Giteau joins me on the podcast. Matt is capped in 102 tests which started when he debut for the Wallabies in 2002 against England and included 3 World Cups in 2003, 2007 and 2015. His wonderful career has taken him all around the World, starting in Australia for the ACT Brumbies and Western Force before moving to Toulon in France and most recently Suntory in Japan. Follow Matt at - https://twitter.com/giteau_rugby This podcast is bought to you by Manscaped. Check out the range at https://au.manscaped.com/ and use code TK for 20% off and free delivery. Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter. Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts. Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 2020

1 hr 5 min

Wests Tigers Legend Mark O'Neill joins me on the podcast. The man known as "Buckets" had a great career which featured 223 first grade games in the NRL for the Balmain Tigers and Wests Tigers where he won a premiership with the Tigers in 2005. He also played in England for 2 seasons for 28 first grade games for the Leeds Rhinos and Hull KR. Post footy, Mark is the General Manager of Football at the Parramatta Eels after several years working for the NRL. This podcast is bought to you by Manscaped. Check out the range at https://au.manscaped.com/ and use code TK for 20% off and free delivery. Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter. Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts. Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sep 2020

1 hr 46 min

The Legend Mark "Piggy" Riddell joins me on the podcast. Piggy is a former professional rugby league player who played 250 first grade games across the NRL and Super League. He debuted at the St George Illawarra Dragons and had stints at the Parramatta Eels and the Sydney Roosters while he played two seasons for the Wigan Warriors where he won the competition in the 2010 season. Post footy he works in the media where he is an integral part of the 2GB's Continuous Call Team. Follow Piggy on Twitter - https://twitter.com/riddell009 This podcast is bought to you by Manscaped. Check out the range at https://au.manscaped.com/ and use code TK for 20% off and free delivery. Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter. Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts. Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sep 2020

1 hr 4 min

League Legend Adrian Vowles joins me on the podcast. Adrian is a former professional rugby league player who played in both the NRL and Super League in England. He debuted at the Gold Coast Seagulls where he would earn representative honours for Queensland in the 1994 State of Origin series before he moved to the Cowboys in 1995. He achieved a huge amount in the English Super League where he joined the Castleford Tigers in 1997 and was an integral part of the club moving from a relegation club to a playoff team and in the process won the 1999 Man of Steel which is the equivalent to our Dally M Medal in Australia. His time in England also included stints at both Leeds and Wakefield while also representing Scotland at the 2000 World Cup. Follow Adrian on Twitter - https://twitter.com/adrianvowles13 This podcast is bought to you by Manscaped. Check out the range at https://au.manscaped.com/ and use code TK for 20% off and free delivery. Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter. Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts. Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sep 2020

1 hr 5 min

Jamie Buhrer joins me on the podcast. Jamie is a former professional rugby league player who played 173 first grade games for the Manly Sea Eagles and Newcastle Knights, playing in 2 grand finals with Manly, winning one in 2011. His representative career includes 1 game of State of Origin for NSW and 2 games for NSW City. Post footy, Jamie is the Players Operations Manager at the RLPA. This podcast is bought to you by Manscaped. Check out the range at https://au.manscaped.com/ and use code TK for 20% off and free delivery. Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter. Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts. Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sep 2020

1 hr 32 min

Alex Corvo joins me on the podcast. Alex is an expert in physical performance having over 20 years experience across professional rugby league. His notable roles has included Head of Physical Performance at the Melbourne Storm for 11 years which includes 3 premierships, Head of Performance at the Brisbane Broncos for 4 years and Head of Performance at the New Zealand Warriors for 2 years. On the rep scene, he has been on the performance staff with the Queensland State of Origin for 4 years and Head of Strength and Conditioning for the Australian Kangaroos for 6 years. This podcast is bought to you by Manscaped. Check out the range at https://au.manscaped.com/ and use code TK for 20% off and free delivery. Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter. Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts. Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Aug 2020

1 hr 24 min

My special guest is Nathan Grey. Nathan is a former professional rugby union player who played 35 tests for the Australian Wallabies winning a World Cup in 1999 and playing 94 games for NSW between 1998 and 2005. His made some impressive strides in his coaching career which started in Japan and has included assistant coaching roles at the Melbourne Rebels, NSW Waratahs and the Wallabies. Currently he is Technical director at the Sun Wolves and is currently a High Performance Coach at Rugby Australia. Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter. Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts. Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Aug 2020

1 hr 3 min

NRL Legend Nathan Cayless joins me on the podcast. Nathan was a one club man he played 259 games for the Parramatta Eels between 1997 and 2010. He represented and captained New Zealand, playing in 39 Tests. Post footy he has moved into coaching and is the assistant coach to Trent Robinson at the Sydney Roosters after coaching lower grades at both the Parramatta Eels and the New Zealand Warriors. Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter. Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts. Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Aug 2020

1 hr 11 min

NRL Legend David Solomona joins me on the podcast. David is a former professional rugby league player who was born in Auckland, New Zealand who played in both the NRL and Super League. David debut in the NRL for the Sydney Roosters in 1999 before moving to Parramatta and played in two grand finals for both clubs. He moved over to the Super League playing over 200 games for Wakefield, Bradford and Warrington, winning a Challenge Cup Final in 2010 with Warrington. He represented New Zealand in 13 tests and also played for Samoa in 8 tests including World Cups in 2000 and 2008. Post footy, David works for the NRL as a Welfare and Education Officer. Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts. Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Aug 2020

1 hr 15 min

Kurt Wrigley joins me on the podcast. Kurt is a former professional rugby league player and coach. He debut at the Cronulla Sharks in 1992 with his career spanning 41 games across the Sharks, St George Dragons and Adelaide Rams. He has over 20 years coaching experience and was a first grade assistant at the South Sydney Rabbitohs, St George Illawarra Dragons and Newcastle Knights while also coaching the Queensland Under 20's. Today he works as a facilitator at Leader Teams. Check out Leading Teams online - https://www.leadingteams.net.au/ Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts. Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jul 2020

1 hr 17 min

NRL Legend Michael Potter joins me on the podcast. Michael is a former professional rugby league player who played 201 first grade games for Canterbury, St George and the Western Reds. He won two premierships with the Bulldogs in 1984 and 1985 while winning two Dally M Player of the Years in 1984 and 1991 and Dally M Fullback of the year in 1984, 1991 and 1992. He has over 20 years experience in coaching, with his Head coaching roles including the Catalans Dragons, St Helens, Bradford Bulls and the Wests Tigers. Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts. Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jul 2020

1 hr 41 min

NRL referee Gavin Badger joins me on the podcast. "The Badge" after debuting in the NRL in 2004 has refereed over 350 first grade games which puts him third all time. He hosts a podcast with his wife Kasey on NRL.com, coaches junior referees through the NSW Rugby League system while is always positively involved in the community. Follow Badge on Twitter - https://twitter.com/thebadge72 Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts. Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jul 2020

1 hr 9 min

PNG Rugby League Legend David Westley joins me on the podcast. David is a former professional rugby league player who played 143 first grade games for the Canberra Raiders, Parramatta Eels and Northern Eagles winning a premiership with the Raiders in 1994. David was born in PNG and represented his country of birth in 5 tests. Post footy he is the Head of Rugby League Sports and Social Impact at the Grass Skirts Project and is also well credentialed in coaching having coached the PNG National Women's team and Strength and Conditioning for the PNG Kumals Men's team. Follow David on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/David-Westley-Sports-Management-1105744002939772/ Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts. Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jul 2020

1 hr 57 min

League Legend Nigel Vagana joins me on the podcast. Nigel is a former professional rugby league player who played in both the NRL and Super League. His NRL career took him to 4 clubs, Auckland, Canterbury, Cronulla and Souths for 240 games where he scored a staggering 140 trys. He was a main stay in the New Zealand test team for years where he is capped in 38 tests while he also played 2 tests for Samoa. Follow Nigel on Twitter - https://twitter.com/nigelvagana Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts. Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jul 2020

1 hr 32 min

The super boot Daryl Halligan joins me on the podcast. Daryl Halligan is a former professional rugby league player who played 230 first grade games across the North Sydney Bears and Canterbury Bulldogs and widely regarded as one of the greatest goal kickers of all time kicking 855 goals at 79.31% success percentage and scoring 2034 points. He played in 3 grand finals winning a premiership with Bulldogs in 1995. He represented New Zealand in 20 Tests while post footy he works in the media and is the kicking coach for many of the sharp shooters across the NRL and Rugby while he is also the co-founder of Super Tee. Follow Daryl on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/darylhalligan/ Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts. Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jul 2020

1 hr 9 min

Bulldogs Legend Andrew Ryan joins me on the podcast. "Bobcat" as he is known is a former professional rugby league player for the Canterbury Bulldogs and Parramatta Eels where he played 291 games and captained the Bulldogs to the 2004 premiership. His rep career included 12 State of Origins for NSW, 11 Tests for Australia and six Country Origins. Post footy his still heavily involved in the NRL as a players transition manager, is part of the ABC Grand Stand NRL team and also coaches in the Newcastle first grade competition. Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts. Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jun 2020

1 hr 6 min

My special guest is Blayke Brailey. Blayke is the starting hooker for the Cronulla Sharks where debut in 2019 after coming through as a local junior. He represented the Junior Kangaroos, NSW Residents and NSW Under 20's in 2018. Follow Blayke on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/blayke_brailz/ Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts. Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jun 2020

47 min 47 sec

My special guest is Tony Adams. Tony is one of rugby league's most respected journalists. He currently works for Channel 9 online sports under the name of the Mole. He is the go to for the latest news and rumours under his Twitter handle Moley. His career includes over 20 years working at both Rugby League week and the Daily Telegraph. Follow Moley on Twitter - https://twitter.com/9_Moley Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! · This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. · With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts. Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jun 2020

48 min 45 sec

Justin Horo joins me on the podcast. Justin is a former professional rugby league player who took his career around the world. He played 120 first grade games in the NRL debuting at Parramatta while also having a successful stint at Manly where he started in the 2013 in the 2013 Grand FInal. He moved over to the Super League in 2016 playing 83 games for Catalans and Wakefeld. Post footy he hosts his own podcast "The Scope". Follow Justin on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/justinhoro12/ Listen to his podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-scope-nrl-nfl-nba-podcast/id1482073145 Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. •Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! •This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. •With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts. Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jun 2020

1 hr 8 min

Willie Peters joins me on the podcast. Willie Peters is a former professional rugby league player who played 76 first grade games in the NRL for Souths and the Dragons and 67 first grade games in the Super League for Gateshead, Wigan and Widnes. Post footy he has made some impression moves in coaching. He is currently the first grade assistant coach to Adam O'Brien at the Newcastle Knights where he moved from South Sydney last year where he was assistant to Wayne Bennett. Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. •Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! •This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. •With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts. Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jun 2020

1 hr 6 min

Ben Cross joins me on the podcast. Ben is a former professional rugby league player who's journey took him to the NRL and English Super League. He played 95 first grade games for Canberra, Melbourne and Newcastle and won a premiership with the Storm in 2007. He played 2 State of Origins for NSW and 2 games for NSW Country. Over in England he would play 44 games across Leeds, Wigan and Widnes. Post footy, Ben has made some impressive strides in coaching with his senior roles including being an Assistant coach at the Brisbane Broncos and also NSW Women's Head Coach for 3 years. Follow Ben on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BCLF8/ Book Ben for one on one coaching - https://www.playbook.coach/coaches/932 Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. •Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! •This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. •With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts. Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

May 2020

1 hr 12 min

Paul Roos joins me on the podcast. Roosy is a former champion AFL player who played 356 games across Fitzroy and the Sydney Swans and is an inductee into the AFL Hall of Fame. He coached the Swans to their first premiership in 2005 and was pivotal in building the Bloods Culture. He also coached the Melbourne Football Club. Away from footy, Paul is the founder and director of Performance by Design. Check out Performance by Design online - https://performancebydesign.co/au/ Follow Paul on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/paulroos1/ Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. •Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! •This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. •With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts. Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

May 2020

1 hr 1 min

Manly Sea Eagles Legend Daniel Gartner joins me on the podcast. He played 214 first grade games across the NRL and English Super League. In Australia he played 120 first grade games for the Manly Sea Eagles where he came through as a local junior winning a premiership in 1996. He represented Australia in 1 test in 1996 and played for City in 1997. Daniel finished his career with three years with the Bradford Bulls where he won premierships in 2001 and 2003. Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. •Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! •This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. •With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts. Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

May 2020

1 hr 8 min

Sharks Legend Dean Treister joins me on the podcast. Dean is a former professional rugby league player who played in both the NRL and Super League. A Cronulla Sharks local junior, Dean was part of the famous 1994 Presidents Cup winning team and played 161 first grade games between 1995 and 2003 where he scored 16 trys and played in the hooker position. He finished his career in England where he played 1 season for Hull F.C. Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. •Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! •This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. •With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

May 2020

1 hr 20 min

Wallabies and ACT Brumbies Legend Mark Gerrard joins me on the podcast. ark is a former professional rugby union player with his distinguished career seeing him play 25 times for Wallabies with 23 test caps. His super rugby career seeing him debut at the Waratahs before moving to the Brumbies winning a super rugby title in 2004 scoring 3 tries in the grand final as well as a stint at the Melbourne Rebels and some time playing the game in Japan. Post footy he works in real estate while his first year of head coaching saw him take Warringah to the Shute Shield grand final. Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. •Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! •This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. •With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

May 2020

1 hr 28 min

Paul Kent joins me on the podcast. Kenty is a media personality with his jobs including being the Co Host of NRL 360 with Ben Ikin, while he is also a Senior Sports Writer at the Daily Telegraph and part of the Triple M rugby league team. He is actually a former player having played one game of first grade at the Parramatta Eels and also played lower grades at the North Sydney Bears. Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. •Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! •This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. •With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

May 2020

1 hr 15 min

Cronulla Sharks rising star Billy Magoulias. Billy is a local junior at the club and plays in the lock forward position. He debut in round 19 against the Cowboys in 2019 and was an integrall part in the last second wins for the Newtown Jets in their grand final victories in both the Canterbury Cup and State Cup last year. Billy has also represented NSW in the Under 20's origin. Billy gives us an in-depth look into his life and progression into first grade. We chat the advantages of being a smaller player in the middle, his greek heritage, growing up a Manly fan, progression through the grades at Cronulla, stories from playing under John Morris & Shane Flanagan to those two match winning plays to win two grand finals for Newtown in 2019. Follow Billy on social media: Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/billymagoulias/ Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. •Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! •This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. •With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

May 2020

1 hr 5 min

Cronulla Sharks halfback Chad Townsend comes back on for his second appearance on the podcast. He has played 166 games for the Sharks and Warriors scoring 32 trys, 119 goals and 10 field goals. Away from the game he hosts the Talking of the Town Podcast where he interviews high performers including his NRL players & coaches and experts across different industries. We cover a host of topics including a debate on the Sharks best ever 17, training insights in ISO, the origins and future plans of his podcast, player led media, how they want to use the captains challenge, the value of a manager, post footy thoughts, playing under Bomber vs Flanno, leadership changes at the Sharks and much more. Follow Chad on social media: Twitter - https://twitter.com/chadtownsend10 Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/chadtownsend10/ Watch his blog and the talk of the town podcast - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQLL2d-ADQVDhIUvEM7xhZQ Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. •Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! •This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. •With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Apr 2020

1 hr 20 min

Canberra Raiders captain Jarrod Croker joins me on the podcast. Jarrod is second all time of games played at Canberra with 259 first grade games played after making his debut in 2009. His career has seen him score 127 trys, 750 goals for 2008 points. We cover a host of topics including growing up in Goulburn, his love of horses, playing cricket, the 2007 stacked Aussie schoolboys team, how David Furner made him wait for the call for his first grade debut, adversity, leadership, Ricky Stuart, goal kicking, influence of the English boys and many more stories. Follow Jarrod on social media: Twitter -https://twitter.com/jarrodcroker Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/jarrodcroker/ Grab a copy of my book 'Talking with Champions' is available now in stories at Dymocks or online at Dymocks, Booktopia and Angus & Robertson. With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. •Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions ... from 'JT' to Evander Holyfield! •This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. •With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Angus & Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/talking-with-champions-tristan-knell/p/9781760790912?zsrc=go-lifestyle&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYAiABEgJWhPD_BwE Booktopia https://www.booktopia.com.au/talking-with-champions-tristan-k-nell/prod9781760790912.html?source=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr6Gpg-_R4wIVz4RwCh225QvaEAYYASABEgJBbfD_BwE Connect with the show on social media search Talking with TK on Facebook and Twitter Get in touch via email at tristan@talkingwithtk.com and find the entire back catalogue of podcasts Talking with TK is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://www.diamantina.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Apr 2020

1 hr 7 min