15 episodes

The Australian Sports Museum at the MCG in Melbourne, is your one stop shop for celebrating sport in Australian society. Australia is home to some of the most iconic and interesting artifacts of Australian sporting history, and the stories behind these objects are just as fascinating. That's where Object of the Game comes in. Each episode will focus on a specific historical object in the museum and tell you a tale associated with it. Plus you'll get the insights of the key players along the way.

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    • 4.7 • 23 Ratings

The Australian Sports Museum at the MCG in Melbourne, is your one stop shop for celebrating sport in Australian society. Australia is home to some of the most iconic and interesting artifacts of Australian sporting history, and the stories behind these objects are just as fascinating. That's where Object of the Game comes in. Each episode will focus on a specific historical object in the museum and tell you a tale associated with it. Plus you'll get the insights of the key players along the way.

    Lauren Burns

    Lauren Burns

    The brand new Australian Sports Museum is full of fantastic stories, including in the Sport Australia Hall of Fame gallery.

    We're sharing extended excerpts of some of the interviews Andy Bellairs conducted for the new museum.

    This episode: Sydney 2000 Taekwondo gold medallist, Lauren Burns

    The theme music in this episode is courtesy of the Blue Dot Sessions and the Free Music Archive.

    Object of the Game is a podcast presented by the Australian Sports Museum at the MCG, telling the stories behind the objects on display in the museum.

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 11 min
    Mike McKay

    Mike McKay

    The brand new Australian Sports Museum is full of fantastic stories, including in the Sport Australia Hall of Fame gallery.

    We're sharing extended excerpts of some of the interviews Andy Bellairs conducted for the new museum.

    Enjoy our chat with Oarsome Foursome legend, Mike McKay.

    The theme music in this episode is courtesy of the Blue Dot Sessions and the Free Music Archive.

    Object of the Game is a podcast presented by the Australian Sports Museum at the MCG, telling the stories behind the objects on display in the museum.

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 12 min
    Louise Sauvage

    Louise Sauvage

    The brand new Australian Sports Museum is full of fantastic stories, including in the Sport Australia Hall of Fame gallery.

    We're sharing extended excerpts of some of the interviews Andy Bellairs conducted for the new museum.

    Enjoy the chat with Paralympic legend, Louise Sauvage

    The theme music in this episode is courtesy of the Blue Dot Sessions and the Free Music Archive.

    Object of the Game is a podcast presented by the Australian Sports Museum at the MCG, telling the stories behind the objects on display in the museum.

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 9 min
    John Eales

    John Eales

    The brand new Australian Sports Museum is full of fantastic stories, including in the Sport Australia Hall of Fame gallery.

    We're sharing extended excerpts of some of the interviews Andy Bellairs conducted for the new museum.

    First up: Wallabies legend, John Eales

    The theme music in this episode is courtesy of the Blue Dot Sessions and the Free Music Archive.

    Object of the Game is a podcast presented by the Australian Sports Museum at the MCG, telling the stories behind the objects on display in the museum.

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 15 min
    Penny Cula-Reid

    Penny Cula-Reid

    The National Sports Museum at the MCG is now temporarily closed and will reopen refreshed, renewed and redeveloped early in 2020.

    There is so much going on behind closed doors to bring you a wonderful new museum full of stories that reflect the sporting culture of Australia.

    After a month off, we're back with some fresh episodes of Object of the Game - this time, based around the stories that we plan to tell you in the NSM .

    So welcome to Series 2 of Object of the Game.

    And episode one of series two? It involves one of the trailblazers of the AFLW and a champion of women's football, Penny Cula-Reid.

    The theme music in this episode is courtesy of the Blue Dot Sessions and the Free Music Archive.

    Object of the Game is a podcast presented by the National Sports Museum at the MCG, telling the stories behind the objects on display in the museum.

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 9 min
    The Gold Coast Suns' first AFL game ball

    The Gold Coast Suns' first AFL game ball

    Guy McKenna and the rise of the Gold Coast Suns.      

    The 17th AFL team based on the Gold Coast played their first game against Carlton in April 2011. But before that, there were two seasons of footy played by the club - the first was in the TAC Cup Under 18s and the second, in Victoria's VFL.

    The man who led the club as coach through those seasons, and on into the AFL was Eagles great, Guy 'Bluey' McKenna.

    In this episode, he remembers the formative years of the Gold Coast football club.

    The theme music in this episode is courtesy of the Blue Dot Sessions and the Free Music Archive.

    Object of the Game is a podcast presented by the National Sports Museum at the MCG, telling the stories behind the objects on display in the museum.

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 11 min

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