57 min

Ep 213 - Darius Boyd Talking with TK

    • Rugby

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

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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.

57 min