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An Australian Rules Football podcast, that looks at the history of the AFL/VFL. We start way back in 1897, and each episode will cover a different year.

Enjoy hearing about the origin of the clubs, rivalries, players, finals systems, and much more.

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An Australian Rules Football podcast, that looks at the history of the AFL/VFL. We start way back in 1897, and each episode will cover a different year.

Enjoy hearing about the origin of the clubs, rivalries, players, finals systems, and much more.

    Episode 99 - The 2021 Wrap up (Covering seasons 1955-1969)

    Episode 99 - The 2021 Wrap up (Covering seasons 1955-1969)

    In our yearly wrap up we are talking all they things we covered this year, from season 1955 - 1969
    we have trivia
    we go through out yearly best of awards 
    and finally we discuss our team of the year.


     

    • 49 min
    Episode 98 - 1969

    Episode 98 - 1969

    In the 1969 episode , Carlton are in the news for many different reasons, brawls, goals and sideburns. Waverly park is nearing completion, Tassie johnson achieves a first, Richmond stumble and consider Tommy Hafey‘s position at the club, Norm Smith is back!! and the umpires threaten a strike!!!…..all this and more…….

    • 1 hr 35 min
    Episode 97 - 1968

    Episode 97 - 1968

    In the 1968 episode , we have recruiting zones to discuss! Bob Skilton gets better….(if that was even possible). Actually it's a season for individual feats of excellence!!!! Richmond and Hawthorn play out a remarkable game on the Queens Birthday. The Demons and Bombers start new eras under new coaches… with mixed results. And a saints recruit finds himself in hot water!


     


    The Kick to Kick Podcast aims to go through each year of the VFL/AFL season and bring out the stories, highlights, winners, and losers of days gone by. 


    If you enjoy our podcast please give us a rating or leave a comment. Also, please refer us to friends and let other people know about what we do!


    We use a range of resources when working on our show, to see a list of this constantly growing list click on the following link https://www.kicktokickpodcast.com/resources

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Episode 96 - The Galah‘s World Tour 1967

    Episode 96 - The Galah‘s World Tour 1967

    In this special episode, we discuss the 1967 football tour to Ireland, by a team dubbed the Galahs. Based on the exccellent documentary The Galah's by Directors Cam Fink, Rob Heath and Tony Wilson, we discuss the players, the uniforms and the games, which have left a lasting legacy on the game of Australian Rules. 


    The movie can be found on STAN, or available on https://www.docplay.com/home


    We have use da few audio grabs from the movie itself. 


     


    Music we have used includes 


    The Black Velvet Band - By Luke Kelly


    Jimmy Stynes by My Friend the Chocolate Cake


     I'm A Rambler, I'm A Gambler by Irish Rovers


    Waltzing Matilda (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpTvAn7a6bo)


     


    Brian Dixon's article can be found here -


    https://news.google.com.au/newspapers?id=K69PAAAAIBAJ&sjid=WJMDAAAAIBAJ&pg=1220%2C5052949


     


    Other useful links we used


    https://australianfootball.com/articles/view/Appreciating%2Bthe%2BGaahs/2131


    https://www.hawthornfc.com.au/news/471910/the-galahs-a-footy-journey-a-sporting-odyssey


    https://www.footyalmanac.com.au/big-hs-first-pack-of-galahs/


    https://www.carltonfc.com.au/news/285451/the-galahs-tour-of-67


    https://www.irishexaminer.com/opinion/columnists/arid-20432258.html


    https://www.irishtimes.com/sport/two-nations-separated-by-a-common-sport-1.633272


     


     


    The Kick to Kick Podcast aims to go through each year of the VFL/AFL season and bring out the stories, highlights, winners, and losers of days gone by. 


    If you enjoy our podcast please give us a rating or leave a comment. Also, please refer us to friends and let other people know about what we do!


    We use a range of resources when working on our show, to see a list of this constantly growing list click on the following link https://www.kicktokickpodcast.com/resources

    • 32 min
    Episode 95 - 1967

    Episode 95 - 1967

    In the 1967 episode...the sleeping giants Carlton and Richmond fully awake front heir slumber and start to set the pattern for the next decade and a half (at least) we should also mention that their rivalry really starts to take hold this season. Two legends of the game retire by season’s end, while future legend Bulldog murray is back! There is upheaval at Footscray, Brian Dixon has a busy day and we check in with Charlie to see how he is feeling after the demons premiership victory in the present day all this and more. 


    Time Markers


    Charlie Talks Demons Premiership 1:20
    News 9:31
    League news 16:02
    Footscray  18:40
    Fitzroy 23:06
    Hawthorn 29:00
    South Melbourne 34:10
    North Melbourne 38:30
    Melbourne 43:16
    Essendon 53:03
    St Kilda 57:33
    Collingwood 1:05:54
    Geelong 1:09:24
    Carlton 1:16:12
    Richmond 1:25:37
    Brownlow 1:34:45
    Finals 1:36:30
    Chat to Fred Swift 1:46:00
    Wrap Up 1:54:34
    Around the ground 2:02:40


     


    Thanks to Rhett Bartlett for some pointers on the Tigers season and John Carr (The Holy Boot).


    Audio and research taken from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZw878QFX5E&feature=youtu.be 3KZ's call. 


    Also Excerts from Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers, Russell Holmesby & Jim Main used.


     


     


    The Kick to Kick Podcast aims to go through each year of the VFL/AFL season and bring out the stories, highlights, winners, and losers of days gone by. 


    If you enjoy our podcast please give us a rating or leave a comment. Also, please refer us to friends and let other people know about what we do!


    We use a range of resources when working on our show, to see a list of this constantly growing list click on the following link https://www.kicktokickpodcast.com/resources

    • 2 hr 8 min
    Episode 94 -Another interview with Nick Richardson

    Episode 94 -Another interview with Nick Richardson

    We sat down with friend of the show and author Nick Richardson to talk about his new book which covers the life of Albert Chadwick, a man who had such an incredible life. As well as being a premiership captian/coach at Melbourne he was also a member of one of the most decorated squadrons of the Australian Flying Corps in World War I, a recruiter for the RAAF during World War II, and a skilled businessman who led Victoria’s Gas and Fuel Corporation in the radical transformation. as well has having a hand in the Melbourne Olympics, Moon landing and the Centenarry test. 


     


    Buy a copy of  Chadwick - A Man of Many Parts here


    https://mcgshop.com.au/chadwick-a-man-of-many-parts-mcc-book/


     


    The Kick to Kick Podcast aims to go through each year of the VFL/AFL season and bring out the stories, highlights, winners, and losers of days gone by. 


    If you enjoy our podcast please give us a rating or leave a comment. Also, please refer us to friends and let other people know about what we do!


    We use a range of resources when working on our show, to see a list of this constantly growing list click on the following link https://www.kicktokickpodcast.com/resources


     


     

    • 55 min

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