NSW Origin coach Brad Fittler, Mat Thompson and NRL legend Andrew Johns dissect the biggest issues of the week.
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Legends weigh in on the ‘game of the weekend’
Brad Fittler and Andrew Johns analyse how the Storm and Warriors need to play to defeat the two favourites of the prelims, the Panthers and Broncos. Joey and Freddy look through the vault at Grand Final parades of years passed. Who deserves to be named ‘Coach of the Year’? And Does Eddie McGuire remember his first meeting with Joey at the start of his Channel 9 career? And who will be heading to the grand final after week 3? We preview those matches and more on Nine and 9Now.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Legends decide where the juggernauts win the Grand Final
Brad Fittler and Andrew Johns dissect the key areas where Panthers and Broncos come out on top, as the two powerhouses enter the preliminary finals as hard favourites. Joey relives the emotion of the Knights' incredible win over the Raiders, as Freddy backs the injury-ravaged Roosters to pull a miracle. What were the worst bites, eye gouges and squirrel grips the boys copped? Was Latrell out of line with fans? And who wins the finals in week 2? We preview those matches and more on Nine and 9Now.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The ultimate NRL finals preview
Brad Fittler and Andrew Johns preview the blockbuster matches ahead in Finals Week 1, and relive their own Grand Final experiences. We put a 'commentator cam' on Joey as the Knights get up, grade the teams who missed finals, and unpack the Storm-Broncos hoodoo. What's it like playing your idol in a final? Are the Roosters the bottom 4 smokies? Could Joey be any more nervous for his Knights? We dive into that and more, on Freddy & The Eighth. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Should natural justice be handled on-field instead of the judiciary?
Is it time to bring back the biff? Andrew Johns and Brad Fittler question if dog shots and high tackles should be settled on field by the players, or if the current review system works. We welcome back Ryan Papenhuyzen, look at the race to the minor premiership, and open up the Rabbitohs and Roosters Book of Feuds! The boys recount their punishment stories as some Bulldogs walk out of training, and preview the Round 27 matches on Nine and 9NowSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Legends question what's really happening at Souths
Brad Fittler and Andrew Johns unpack what's really going on behind closed doors at South Sydney, as our special guest details how the club split from Sam Burgess. Freddy recounts his escape from a Mexican jail, friend of the show Ryan Papenhuyzen inches closer to an NRL return and the race to finals well and truly heats up. Plus, the boys take a look at the Broncos' roster headache, and preview the Round 26 matches on Nine and 9Now.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.