The Sutherland Shire Podcast Station is a digital platform for Podcasts hosted by residents and local businesses owners. We have shows about history, mystery, comedy and empowerment. ShirePOD is proudly supporting the community organisation, innovator leaders and experts in their industry, with Podcast Creation Services and Design.
Here are just a few of our podcasts with so many more to come. Follow us, like share and rate us on iTunes. (cause that’s where it really matters)
STRIKhER - SSFA Bosco Coach Chris Bryden
Today marks Bosco's First Women's Premier League Home Game against the Miranda Magpies.
In 1972, two men talking together over a back fence shared a vision, of the St John Bosco Youth Boys’ Club, as it was known then, having its own soccer club. These men were Len Parker and Colin Laver. Their conversation led to the first meeting that was held with people interested in setting up a Soccer Sub-Committee.
In this episode you'll here our host Laura break down the plays, moves and training tips for this top tier level of player. With a long history of coaching, Chris unassumingly shares his passion and commitment, his loyalty and experience in the game.
This is Bosco's first year in the Women's League. Thanks to their sponsors.
Pacific Truck and Trailer Hire and CD Construction Group.
And of course our series sponsors, Green Options, Deploy Football and Sophie B Photography.
STRIKhER Gymea United 1 Brodie Muno Munson from SSFA Green Options Premier League Womens
In this episode Vice President Laura Cowell is talking with Brodie M, also known as Muno and Captain of Gymea United 1.
The team has a successful history. Making the Grand Final of the first year of the PLW competition in 2022 only loosing to a penalty shoot out.
Brodie started her Football career at the age of 5. With seasons developing in clubs, the SSFA comps and St George Comps, Brodie returned with the allure of the new Premier League Womens comp.
Brodie shares her disappointment and dealing with the loss of Grand Final, how Coaching junior women inspires her and how she would coach a boys team.
Brodie's passion for the game, for the players to have fun and supporters to enjoy themselves on game day, is at the heart of her commitment amongst the other elements of her life.
Find out what the night before a big game looks like and her secret weapon when it comes to sizing up the opposition.
She shares how the skills in playing soccer have helped her in work and the community.
To Follow Brodie or watch tonights episode live on the SSFA website
You can find all the episodes for this Premier League Womens Series here on STRIKhER.Podbean . Suscribe for the weekly interview release.
STRIKhER also has their own page on ShirePOD.Podbean.com.
To hear other stories from the Sutherland Shire check out www.sutherlandshirepodcaststation.com.au.
Thank you to the sponsors Green Options, Deploy Football. and
Sophie B Photography for their support in bringing you this insightful series into the emerging and establishing football careers of our SSFA Premier League Women's competition.
Keep an eye out for other stories in The Leader,
SSFA Bonnet Bay and Premier League Womens Manager Carla Richardson
Carla has not only stepped onto the field as a player and coach since her son was in under 6's, she has stepped effortlessly into the role of Premier League Womens Manager role. The leadership, co-ordination and organisational efforts of Carla has seen the growth of competition and together with the Association members Sutherland Shire Football (SSFA) have paved a new path for young girls wanting to find their professional football feet.
Carla shares her wisdom and personal motivation about her involvement with grass roots football whilst reflecting on the impact it has had on her and the family that she raised in the local area.
'Changing the name to Premier League and changing the times of the games - creates pathways and opportunities to watch and play'. - Carla
'Positive Discrimination' is encouraged, allows us to see women in high level decision making roles will shape the game.
If you would like to find out more about what it takes to become a member of the association, the committee, executive or a position of leadership reach out to Carla or me, Laura - when we see it we can be it and we know that.
Carla Richardson has a lot of authority in her industry, a long career in finance with big banks and knows how to get loans across the line. Her professionalism, knowledge and passion for the industry has made her very successful in the industry and respected among her industry peers. Carla is the owner and director of WYZE Finance and has a great offer for her club members.
Bonnet Bay FC members! Apply and settle your Home Loan with Wyze Finance and receive a $300 gift voucher!
Thank you to all the sponsors of the Bonnet Bay Bombers.
To watch the live streaming of our games head to
www.shirepod.com proudly bring you this conversation with Carla and every episode from the STRIKhER Podcast.
You can listen to all the episodes right here on their own podcast channel STRIKhER
STRIKhER Sutherland Shire Football Association Premier League Women Podcast
Hey guys and welcome to the Sutherlands Shire Football Associations very own podcast, STRIKhER where we are bringing you the conversations with Players, Captains, Coaches and those volunteers who are building the pathways from grass roots football to the World Cup.
In our first interview I speak with Rod West, from Bonnet Bay - home of the Bombers. Rod is a coach who has invested decades of weekends and many weekday evenings training and guiding teams of all ages towards the finals every year.
From their favourite chip flavour to their mental health, each captain and coach from our Premier League Women's teams have shared their stories and strategies in creating culture, maintaining health and prep for the big games. You'll find all the episodes on their own page here on ShirePOD.
This is one of our first conversations in this years series that you can subscribe to or you can listen on Apple Podcast, Spotify or Google and iheart Radio, or wherever you download your podcasts from.
Leave us a message, send in a question, keep and eye out for our live interviews.
SSFA would like to thank our sponsors, Green Options, Deploy and Sophie B Photography along with Pip our producer @pipraedio.
Rare Disease Day - FD MAS with Founder Laura Cowell
Rare Disease Day 28 February 2023.
Over 300 Million people have been diagnosed with a rare disease. Some go for decades, frustrated with no diagnosis, misdiagnosis or confusion, not knowing what is going on inside their body.
In this episode we speak to the Founder of FD-MAS Australia, Laura Cowell who has recently launched her charity to raise awareness and partnered with Rare Voices for Rare Disease Day, to provide support and healthcare pathways for those living with a rare disease.
Whilst some are debilitating, Laura shares how she, herself found awareness and coping strategies, to live a full life and provides advice to those who may be supporting someone with a rare disease.
Don't treat them differently. Don't underestimate them either.
Read up about the disease to gain understanding.
Support a rare disease if you know someone lives with it.
For more information click on the links above or follow Laura on Socials
This is a community podcast episode in partnership with ShirePOD bringing you the sound waves that inspire.
For more information
A Women Should Be Two Things - An update from Councillor Laura Cowell
As promised Laura was back in the studio at Club W Cronulla with an update on Council, Sutherland Shire Soccer, her new Charity and a 360' insight into the future.
In this episode, Laura takes you behind the scenes, into the chambers and through the streets of E WARD keeping her promise of transparency in her local respresentative duties as councillor.
And there is more. ShirePOD is literally team up with the 2nd largest football association to bring you the Women's Premier League in 2023, showing the talent and pathways for young girls. With the FIFA World Cup on our doorstep, we'll be bringing you the teams, players, volunteers and coaching staff that keep grass roots sports going every week.
And Stay Tuned - We just recorded another episode for Laura on FD-MAS and her charity raising awareness of Rare Diseases for Rare Disease Day on the 28th February.
For more follow up at www.sutherlandshirepodcaststation.com.au where you can subscribe to our channel, hear the latest from our locals, and stay connected to community.