16 episodes

Sharing the incredible real stories of public figures and life in the spotlight, hosted by sports and racing journalist, Jake Benoiton.

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Sharing the incredible real stories of public figures and life in the spotlight, hosted by sports and racing journalist, Jake Benoiton.

© Sportscaster Media
https://sportscaster.media

    Episode 15: Ben Crocker

    Episode 15: Ben Crocker

    Former Collingwood and Adelaide forward Ben Crocker speaks incredibly about how he dealt with the loss of his father and how it felt to watch his hero battle dementia.
    Ben tells some incredible stories about his time with his father and how he and his family looked after their figure head.
    The Carlton VFL star speaks about why he thinks he's good enough to play AFL again and about the crushing blow of being delisted by the Pies,

    • 42 min
    Episode 14: Dom Tyson

    Episode 14: Dom Tyson

    This episode is with former GWS, Melbourne and North Melbourne midfielder Dom Tyson.
    Tyson speaks about his venture into the business world post-football and how his love for golf turned into his new passion and work.
    He also opens up his exits from all three clubs including a brutally honest exit interview with Simon Goodwin when departing the Dees.

    • 58 min
    Episode 13: Stephen Milne

    Episode 13: Stephen Milne

    We are joined by arguably the greatest small forward to ever play the game. Former St Kilda star Stephen Milne discusses with us everything from footy to his post-career moves.
    Milney talks about the 2010 Grand Final and just how close he was to winning it all before that unlucky bounce. He discusses the pain of the Saints missing out two years in a row.
    We talk about how he handled crowd abuse over the years and how it inspired him to play some of his best footy as well as how he dealt with a famous incident with former Collingwood coach Mick Malthouse.

    • 42 min
    Episode 12: Brock McLean

    Episode 12: Brock McLean

    Former Melbourne and Carlton midfielder Brock McLean opens up about how his mental health battles sent him to rock bottom.
    Brock reveals how dark his lowest moment was as well as his battle with mental illness.


    He speaks with incredible honesty about his battle with bulimia as well as alcohol and substance abuse and about how he turned his life around and is now the happiest he has ever been.

    • 55 min
    Episode 11: Alex Woodward

    Episode 11: Alex Woodward

    I sit down with former Hawthorn player and Collingwood runner Alex Woodward to discuss his incredible life so far.
    We speak about his 4 knee reconstructions that ultimately ended his career as well as a bone-chilling life-changing moment away from the footy field.
    Alex speaks about the fallout from the 2018 Grand Final where he was runner for Collingwood and how he dealt with some vile abuse from "fans".

    • 55 min
    Episode 10: Alex Johnson

    Episode 10: Alex Johnson

    We are joined by former Sydney Swan and 2012 premiership player Alex Johnson. Alex speakers about his journey through the AFL system battling recurring knee injuries and tells us about how the incredible comeback almost never happened.
    He speaks candidly about how he battled through his own rock bottom and about how he never felt like the journey was done, even when many were telling him it was.

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Pebbles 02 ,

Great Content!

Really interesting and engaging podcast. Covers some great topics on mental health while also including light hearted chat. Would recommend

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