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Podcast: A Conversation with an AFL Coach

A Conversation with an AFL Coach is the brand new podcast series brought to you by the AFL Coaches Association, where we’ll pick some of the leading footy brains in the land in a no holds barred chat covering their lives in, and out, of Aussie Rules football.

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Episode 3: Danny Daly

Aug 14, 2018

In Episode three, AFL Coaches Association CEO Mark Brayshaw sits down with Brisbane Lions assistant coach Danny Daly. Danny is one of a quarter of the AFL Coaches membership who didn't play AFL but is coaching at the highest level. His lengthy AFL coaching career includes appointments at Collingwood, North Melbourne, Richmond and Brisbane. In the podcast Daly discusses everything from his recent battle with prostate cancer (1:05:20), and the Shinboner Spirit at North Melbourne (35:00), to the highs, lows and rebuild of the Brisbane Lions (55:35), his admiration for Damien Hardwick, and much more. 

Episode 2: Mark Neeld

Jul 27, 2018

In Episode two, AFL Coaches CEO Mark Brayshaw — and AFL Coaches Member Services Officer, Ron Watt — sit down with Mark Neeld, a man whose AFL career includes playing stints at Geelong and Richmond, as well as coaching appointments at Collingwood, Melbourne, and Essendon. In the podcast Neeld discusses everything from playing alongside Gary Ablett Snr (5:15), and his involvement in the drawn Grand Final in 2010 (18:20), to his turbulent tenure as Melbourne head coach (29:22), being an assistant under two premiership coaches in Mick Malthouse and John Worsfold, his departure from Essendon and more.

Episode 1: John Worsfold

Jun 21, 2018

In Episode one, AFL Coaches CEO Mark Brayshaw sits down with Essendon coach and West Coast legend John Worsfold to discuss everything from playing under Mick Malthouse (13:57), and the controversy surrounding his last AFL game (25:05), to catching up with his premiership charges (45:49), leading the Essendon Football Club through a crisis (1:03:55) and much, much more.