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January 14, 2019 @ 5:29 pm

Episode 27 - 1921

Welcome to a new year and a new episode of our podcast

This episode focuses on the 1921 VFL season. 

however we also have our friend Ash in, who is a proud Fish Creek Netballer, and is close to the whole situation that has unfolded down in the Alberton Football League. She talks to us about the history of Fish Creek, and what the future may have in store for them. 

Then we get talking about the VFL, so be prepared to hear all about

  • The umpires continued demand for protection
  • The search for a new home for Essendon
  • South Melbourne unveiling a formidable lineup
  • Harry Harker achieving a Fuschia's first
  • A shock loss for Collingwood
  • Tragedy at Carlton
  • and much more.....

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December 31, 2018 @ 1:34 pm

Episode 26 - Wrap up of 1897 - 1920

After a year of recording episodes we decided to end the 2018 year with a look back at some of the interesting stories and facts we have discovered about the Australian Football from the years 1897-1920. 

We also discuss our favorite guests on the show

Look at some of our shows stats across the year

look at the results of our yearly awards, including things like best poem, worst rule idea, best on field incident, and more. 

and to finish off we try the almost impossible task of naming our team of the years 1897-1920. 

 

Many thanks to everyone who listened in this year, get ready for more in 2019!!!!!

 

 

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December 18, 2018 @ 8:11 pm

Episode 25 - 1920

On our 1920 episode we discuss all things VFL, including

The umpires threatening strike action.

Gerald Brosnon returns to the coaching fray,

we find out how union loyalties effect Geelong.

The Collingwood and Richmond rivalry dominates the year

and we also see an exciting race to finish the season on top. All this and more coming up after our song.

we also have a special guest on, an actual VFL player, in Richmond's Shaun Mannagh, who talks to us about playing for Richmond in the VFL, country footy and his AFL hopes. 

 

 

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

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

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://kicktokick.podbean.com/p/reference-list/

 

Please note, we have misquoted the best song in this episode as Ol' Man River by Paul Robeson and Al Jolson, which wasnt released till 1927, apologies for the mix up. 

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December 6, 2018 @ 4:17 pm

Episode 24 - 1919

This episode we look at the 1919 season. 

We have a special guest on the show.....Gary from the Collingwood Football history tours, he talks to us about all things Collingwood history, and gives us a rundown of the tours he runs.  

We also get stuck into the season and discuss.....

-things getting back to normal after the war. 

-The return of the Fuschias. 

-South Melbourne and Collingwood continuing to dominate the league, fighting it out on the top of the ladder.

-We hear about a first for StKilda,

-We get a new highest score 

-And we learn about the beginning of the Collingwood and Richmond rivalry. 

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November 22, 2018 @ 5:06 pm

Episode 23 - 1918

In 1918 the world was still in the grips of the great war, yet football continued, providing a great distraction for the masses. 

IN this episode we discuss

-Essendon and St Kilda coming back into the league.

-This season saw Geelong make a subtle change to their uniform.

-Richmond finally achieve something they have yet to do in the league.

-Dave McNamara recaptures some form.

-And we find out what happens when an umpire falls ill mid match...

 

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

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

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://kicktokick.podbean.com/p/reference-list/

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November 10, 2018 @ 6:01 pm

Episode 22 - 1917

In this episode we look at the 1917 season.

With the Great War still raging, the competition continues, however it expands to 6 teams

Things we discuss include...

  • The change in the top job at the VFL
  • South Melbourne can’t kick straight to help themselves
  • Carlton has another early season draw
  • And a family name makes his debut for the pies.
  • We will also check in with Dick Condon, Ivo Crapp, and all the other usuals

 

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

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

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://kicktokick.podbean.com/p/reference-list/

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October 30, 2018 @ 7:10 pm

Episode 21 - World War One Special

In this new episode, we take a look at the role VFL footballers played in the Great War. 

we also take a look at how the war effected the league, and the contribution made by the players. 

As part of this episode we spoke to two authors, Barbra Cullen, author of Harder than football, and we also chat to Nick Richardson, author of The Game of their lives. 

Both provide an interesting insight into VFL football and the war. 

To finish off we read a list of all the players that gave their lives in the war. 

this episodde features the following

Ode of Remembrance written by Laurence Binyon in September 1914

and the following song from the motion film Gallipoli. 

ADAGIO IN G MINOR FOR STRINGS & ORGAN 
Composed by Tomaso Albinoni 
Performed by Orchestre de Chambre Jean-François Paillard 
R.C.A. Records 

 

 

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October 5, 2018 @ 4:51 pm

Episode 20 - 1916

On the 1916 Episode

  • We discuss the new look of the league, due to the war
  • The teams involved and the format of the season
  • The reigning premiers flag party is spoilt
  • Richmond earn a new name: The Gee-Richers, we explain why.
  • Bongo returns from a lengthy suspension. 
  • We look at the finals in which a statistical anomaly occurs.
  • And we decide to award a trophy.

 

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

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

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://kicktokick.podbean.com/p/reference-list/

 

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September 22, 2018 @ 12:27 pm

Episode 19 - 1915

This epiode focuses on the 1915 VFL season

among the things we discuss are....

  • the war and the effect it has on football, will the league continue on……
  • University players flocking to Melbourne
  • A fall in crowd numbers
  • The Fushias finally begin to bloom
  • We hear one of the best stories about a player ever (Cyril Gove)
  • Roy Park cracks it
  • And another finals challenge.

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

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

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://kicktokick.podbean.com/p/reference-list/

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September 5, 2018 @ 1:21 pm

Episode 18 - 1914

 

On our 1914 Episode

  • Dave McNamara is back, finally, will it help the saints back to the grand final?
  • University play their final season, we celebrate their time in the league and ask the question, do we need to do more to remember them?
  • Dick Lee is also back, doing what he does best!
  • Richmond go through several changes in captain
  • Hackenschmidt returns to Carlton to try and lift them back into the finals.
  • And another State Carnival sees the return of our old friends Ivo Crapp and Dick Condon

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

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

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://kicktokick.podbean.com/p/reference-list/

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