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December 6, 2021 @ 7:49 pm

Episode 98 - 1969

November 16, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

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. 

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November 7, 2021 @ 2:36 pm

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. 

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October 25, 2021 @ 12:01 pm

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!

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October 14, 2021 @ 1:32 pm

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!

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September 20, 2021 @ 2:06 pm

Episode 93 - 1966

In our 1966 episode, it is another big season, with the saints starting the season on fire looking to bounce back from their grand final loss in 65, things start to go askew at the end of the season. North Melbourne returns to its spiritual home, while Fitzroy ponders whether their future is at Brunswick Street Oval. Richmond and Geelong have new coaches and Collingwood finds themselves in a position they haven't been in for years!!!

 

Being a bigger episode, here are some time marks!

7:54 - Footy Season News
18:17 - Fitzroy
22:07 - Melbourne
26:48 - Footscray
30:37 - Hawthorn
35:38 - South Melbourne
39:14 - North Melbourne
44:44 - Carlton 
53:44 - Richmond
1:01:21 - Night Series
1:08:31 - Essendon
1:13:02 - Geelong
1:18:44 - StKilda 
1:30:47 - Collingwood 
1:37:19 - The Finals
1:42:44 - Interview with Darrel Baldock
2:03:07 - Around the Grounds

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

 

 

We also used audio from The Richmond Website https://www.richmondfc.com.au/video/1007905/the-great-siren-schemozzle?videoId=1007905&modal=true&type=video&publishFrom=1629835200001

Thanks to Russel Holmesby who has provided mountains of information on the saints, through all his books. 

and Peter Clarke, who wrote a great recount of the season on Footy Almanac (https://www.footyalmanac.com.au/category/general-footy-writing/1966-and-all-that/)

A big thanks to the input of Brad Bowker!!!

We also made great use of Peter Dickson's great doco on 1966 The Final Story, (2013, 

Audio from the game itself commentated by Ted Whitten, Alan Gale, and Mike Williamson

Audio from the ABC grandstand 1966 commentary

An instrumental of Lily of Laguna by English composer Leslie Stuart

The Carlton Poem We'll be premiers, you bet!" By Heather Gridley is  found at https://www.blueseum.org/Carlton+Poetry

All information about the night series found at https://www.hardballget.net/afl-npm-1966-vfl-night-series-golden-fleece.html

 

 

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August 26, 2021 @ 9:42 pm

Episode 92 - 1965

In this huge 1965 episode, we talk about a pivotal season! We have controversy galore, in one of the most talked-about seasons of all time. Most of this centers around the Melbourne Football Club and 2 of their biggest figures. Three clubs switch their home grounds, The Preliminary final is remembered for all the wrong reasons, StKilda achieves a first, the Tigers start to climb that ladder, and we have stats galore to share with you. Finally, we chat with Essendon captain Ken Fraser about the year that was! 

Because this is a huge 2.5-hour episode here are some time markers

6:52 - Footy Season News

10:01 - Hawthorn

15:45 - Fitzroy

19:33 - Footscray

22:30 - North Melbourne

28:15 - South Melbourne 

31:45 - Melbourne

47: 30 - Carlton

53: 22 - Richmond

1:00:30 - Night Series

1:04:55 - Essendon

1:08:13 - Geelong

1:13:00  - Collingwood

1:20:00 - StKilda

1:30:05 - The Finals

1:37:30 - Interview with Ken Fraser

2:14:10 - Wrap up

2:24:32 - Around the Grounds

 

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

We also used Norm Smith audio from the Tony Charlton Show (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcZAdfZhwm8) and audio from AFL.com.au's interview with Duncan Wright https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrClUgCLjt4

 

 

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August 18, 2021 @ 1:30 pm

Episode 91 - The Last Hurrah Interview with Adam Wool

Following our 1964 episode, we had the chance to sit down with Adam Woolcock, writer of "The Last Hurrah", a book looking at the Melbourne Demons 1964 season!

Adam is also the genius behind the website http://demonwiki.org/ which we chat about as well!

 

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!

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August 4, 2021 @ 8:31 pm

Episode 90 - 1964

In the 1964 episode, we have to mention those poor poor lions! South Melbourne try to recreate their famous foreign legion with a recruiting spree. Richmond’s new coach has a tragic beginning to his coaching tenure at the club. 5 teams fight tooth and nail for the 4 finals spots. Collingwood with a new coach seems to be back with a vengeance, and Norm Smith has his last hurrah (so tune in all you Demons fans)!

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

 

Also thanks to Raph for coming to chat about his Grandfather

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July 20, 2021 @ 3:01 pm

Episode 89 - 1963

In our latest episode, we are looking at 1963! The poor Lions struggle for a win, but when they finally get one….its glorious. The magpies are locked into a bitter presidential feud.  The Saints have some big-name debutants,  Polly Farmer is in blistering form for the cats, and the hawks are back in good form!!!   

 

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

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