Uncovering the tales, stories and legends of country cricketers throughout Victoria and Australia.
Kay Raglus, Bronwyn Tossol, Patricia Saker & Ros Gale - 50th Episode Special
We’ve brought the half century up and in great style. The crew are joined by four special guests who all share similar experiences, as women who have been entrenched in the game of cricket. We speak with Kay Raglus, Bronwyn Tossol, Patricia Saker and Ros Gale. All have connections to some of our previous guests we have had on the show and all four guests speak beautifully and give a wonderful contrast on their experiences and thoughts of the great game. They also share some cracking stories that we can all relate to. Great stuff.
Wally Armstrong - King W.J
The lads are joined by Benalla’s Wally Armstrong. Wally takes us through his early days and how he got is start in cricket. Wally also gives terrific insight into what cricket was like in the 80’s and 90’ in the now disbanded BDCA. Famous for his country week efforts and big moments in finals, he also tells some ripping stories that sheds new light onto some of our favourite yarns heard on the podcast.
Gary Hannett - The man from Navarre
Gary Hannett joins the crew for this weeks episode of First Drop. Gary or Joe as he is known in cricketing circles throughout the Grampians and in his home town of Navarre, has spent his summers getting as much out of the sport as possible. A highly respected character, Joe reflects on his time playing for Navarre, Great Western, The Grampians association and Vic Country. He also recalls a famous grand final victory, a game in which he played a huge part in.
Linton Jacobs - The Wizard
Linton Jacobs joins the lads for this weeks installment of First Drop. Linton or the Wizard as he is known, has enjoyed a highly successful career, winning 7 Premierships with Bendigo Powerhouse, Strathdale Maristians. Recognised as one of the best Wicket Keepers in the history of the BDCA, Wizard, is also famous for his post grand final celebrations and is much loved and respected throughout the BDCA.
Gavin Bowles - The great man from White Hills
The First Drop crew are joined by White Hills legend and all time leading run scorer, Gavin Bowles. Bowlesy has spent the entirety of his career at the Bendigo club, amassing over 7000 runs and 14 centuries. He is one of it not the most, well liked and respected players of the BDCA and his desire for that elusive premiership will drive him on for the season ahead.
Robert Saker - The early developer
The First Drop crew are joined by one of our resident co-hosts, Robert Saker. Big Mal has gained many plaudits for recent work on the pod and has been a welcomed addition to team since coming on board. Robert has enjoyed a successful time in the game, winning four premierships with Violet Town and creating life long connections at both Carlton and Northcote in Victoria's premier competition. Now residing on the south east coast of NSW, Big Mal, is now set to be back at his best for Ulladulla United, after a major injury curtailed the last 4 years of his career.