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We are NRL Boom Rookies, the Rugby League podcast hosted by resident 'experts' Mitch Doyle and Matthew Bungard. NRL Boom Rookies provides hardcore footy fans something different to what they receive from the mainstream outlets – be that the League knowledge and food takes you deserve*, arguments over what's the best sports movie, or advice on your next hot sauce purchase, NRL Boom Rookies is the podcast for footy nerds who don’t mind deeper analysis, pop cultural references, cross-sport side-bars-no-one-asked-for and want to get involved in the best footy community going around.
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We are NRL Boom Rookies, the Rugby League podcast hosted by resident 'experts' Mitch Doyle and Matthew Bungard. NRL Boom Rookies provides hardcore footy fans something different to what they receive from the mainstream outlets – be that the League knowledge and food takes you deserve*, arguments over what's the best sports movie, or advice on your next hot sauce purchase, NRL Boom Rookies is the podcast for footy nerds who don’t mind deeper analysis, pop cultural references, cross-sport side-bars-no-one-asked-for and want to get involved in the best footy community going around.
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    News & Question Time - Coupla Fn Cs Talking Footy On A Podcast

    News & Question Time - Coupla Fn Cs Talking Footy On A Podcast

    We're back again in the off-season, and we're here to talk news, take on the next week of our Rookie Take of the Year bracket and answer all of your questions.
    This week;
    Brandon Smith.Brandon Smith?Brandon Smith!If you didn't get that, lots of Brandon Smith.Our thoughts on the November 1st signing periodThe reaction to the Brandon Smith newsOther off season signing newsRookie Take of the Year bracket continuesWhat is your all time favourite value for money meal deal?Thoughts on if Cotric signs with the Tigers?Favourite Christmas time treat/snack?Did the Dolphins dodge a bullet by not signing a fouled mouthed, disrespectful cretin in Brandon Smith? What would we incorporate in the NRL from other select sports?
    And much, much more.
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    • 1 hr 21 min
    Off Season News & Question Time - I Forgot To Name This One

    Off Season News & Question Time - I Forgot To Name This One

    We're back again in the off-season, and we're here to talk news, take on the next week of our Rookie Take of the Year bracket and answer all of your questions.
    This week;
    Isaiah Papali'i and Viliame Kikau headline the signing newsNew club polo takes, why does anyone actually care? Rookie Take of the Year bracket continuesHow could the Bulldogs have better spent 800k in the player market for 2023?Luke Brooks, better suited at the Knights?What would we incorporate in the NRL from other select sports?Which two NRL players are the least likely to take up boxing during the off-season and why should we schedule a fight between these two players immediately?
    And much, much more.
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    • 1 hr 46 min
    Off Season News & Question Time - Ole Gunnar Walters

    Off Season News & Question Time - Ole Gunnar Walters

    We're back from our short holiday, and we're here to talk news, start our Rookie Take of the Year bracket and answer all of your questions.
    This week;
    Off season movements so far, including Mitch Pearce and Marata NiukoreRookie Take of the Year bracket beginsWho would win an NRL Squid Game?What is your favourite rivalry in the NRL that doesn't consist of either your teams?What are your three favourite rivalries in all sports?How could the Bulldogs have better spent 800k in the player market for 2023?If Ole Gunnar Solskjær can manage one of the biggest sporting franchises on the planet for 3 years, do NRL fans (outside of Melb, Easts & Sths) have any hope to expect their clubs to well run on & off the field?If you had control to reboot any sitcom/ comedy show for today's market what would you choose?Best and Worst TV show finales?
    And much, much more.
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    • 1 hr 44 min
    Dolphins expansion ft. @NRLPhysio

    Dolphins expansion ft. @NRLPhysio

    Brien Seeney aka NRL Physio joins the lads for a quick emergency podcast, after his beloved Dolphins (from parts unknown) were granted the 17th NRL license.
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    • 28 min
    Grand Final Week - Final Review

    Grand Final Week - Final Review

    We're here with our final episode of the week, and of the regular season, as Mitch and Bungard look back and somewhat review, and somewhat pause a lot and say "I don't know" as we look back on the Penrith Panthers 14-12 victory over Souths.
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    • 35 min
    Grand Final Week - Final Preview

    Grand Final Week - Final Preview

    We're here with our 6th and final episode of Grand Final week, as we preview the match up and give our predictions on who is going home with the premiership tomorrow, and the results will shock you!
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    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
150 Ratings

150 Ratings

M K C ,

Love this pod

New format a real winner. Hosts are interesting and entertaining. Keep up the good work guys.

LeagueFan101 ,

Best pod for sports fans!

Love the revised format and team delivering the pod. Keep up the quality work!

DvdHntr2147 ,

DvdHntr

The boys are quality. I found them when looking for a replacement weekly NRL podcast. They have since gone away from that format but it has been for the better. Even if you don't always agree with their point of view, they are entertaining and love the game and it shows.

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