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A Socceroos Special

A Socceroos Special

“You’re rubbish and gutless.” That was the simple message Roy and HG sent to the referee of the World Cup Socceroos v France game on behalf of all Sporting Probe listeners this week. Controversial? Sure. The right call? Absolutely. In a no-holds-barred examination of what went wrong in the Socceroos first game at the World Cup Roy and HG also revealed how our Aussie battlers can win – two words: “Cold steel.” But Roy and HG don’t just solve the Socceroos problems in this edition of The Sporting Probe – there’s the brilliant plan to solve the Gold Coast Suns problems (Hint: hello, Launceston!) Also, what is The Murderers involvement in the woes of the Suns and should there be a Royal Commission called to investigate. Find out whose voice Jeff ‘The Fighting Primary School Teacher’ Horn was hearing in his head while losing in Las Vegas and Grassy Grannell’s thoughts on sportsfolk who hear voices (Hint: the old coach is very harsh.) And if that isn’t enough Roy and HG ask the timely but contentious question: “Has Winx outstayed her welcome?” Giddy-up!

“You’re rubbish and gutless.” That was the simple message Roy and HG sent to the referee of the World Cup Socceroos v France game on behalf of all Sporting Probe listeners this week. Controversial? Sure. The right call? Absolutely. In a no-holds-barred examination of what went wrong in the Socceroos first game at the World Cup Roy and HG also revealed how our Aussie battlers can win – two words: “Cold steel.” But Roy and HG don’t just solve the Socceroos problems in this edition of The Sporting Probe – there’s the brilliant plan to solve the Gold Coast Suns problems (Hint: hello, Launceston!) Also, what is The Murderers involvement in the woes of the Suns and should there be a Royal Commission called to investigate. Find out whose voice Jeff ‘The Fighting Primary School Teacher’ Horn was hearing in his head while losing in Las Vegas and Grassy Grannell’s thoughts on sportsfolk who hear voices (Hint: the old coach is very harsh.) And if that isn’t enough Roy and HG ask the timely but contentious question: “Has Winx outstayed her welcome?” Giddy-up!1 hr, 3 min
A Huge Week of Highlights

A Huge Week of Highlights

If ever there was a test of when is too much sport barely enough it was this week on the Sporting Probe with Roy and HG. From the World Cup to Watsford Oval, from The Fighting Primary School Teacher to the Appsley Racing Club, the greatest broadcasters ever are all over it. Discover how Jeff “The Fighting Primary School Teacher” made the weight for his World Title fight (Hint: involves the sound of flushing.) There’s Roy’s brilliant wheeze to put France off their World Cup game against the Socceroos (Hint: it takes sledging to a new level) and how the Australian Test team now know the difference between right and wrong (Hint: leaving the sandpaper at home is a start.) And in yet another world exclusive, Roy and HG reveal why Grant Denyer might be the new face of the Brumbies (or Barnaby Joyce; it’s a toss up) and how Roy’s revolutionary innovation has Lithgow sports fans packing in to Watsford Oval even when no game is on. That’s just a taste of the smorgasbord of sport on offer in this week’s podcast. Dig in!

If ever there was a test of when is too much sport barely enough it was this week on the Sporting Probe with Roy and HG. From the World Cup to Watsford Oval, from The Fighting Primary School Teacher to the Appsley Racing Club, the greatest broadcasters ever are all over it. Discover how Jeff “The Fighting Primary School Teacher” made the weight for his World Title fight (Hint: involves the sound of flushing.) There’s Roy’s brilliant wheeze to put France off their World Cup game against the Socceroos (Hint: it takes sledging to a new level) and how the Australian Test team now know the difference between right and wrong (Hint: leaving the sandpaper at home is a start.) And in yet another world exclusive, Roy and HG reveal why Grant Denyer might be the new face of the Brumbies (or Barnaby Joyce; it’s a toss up) and how Roy’s revolutionary innovation has Lithgow sports fans packing in to Watsford Oval even when no game is on. That’s just a taste of the smorgasbord of sport on offer in this week’s podcast. Dig in!1 hr, 1 min
Important Dick-In-The-Till Update

Important Dick-In-The-Till Update

Probesters on the punt will find vital information in this week’s episode of The Sporting Probe as Roy and HG reveal how the Dick-In-The-Till website has been tweaked to promote bigger payouts than ever before. One of the key improvements provides an exciting new way to bet – get excited. Plus there’s: Are AFL umpires just asking to be touched this season? What’s Bernard Tomic’s new nickname? (He’s been The Tank and The Cornflake but now?) A solution to the NRL’s time-keeping stuff-ups (Hint: it involves a cage.) Exclusive insights in to this week’s State of Origin including innovative thinking on how to deal with the issue of concussion (hint: a People’s Bunker is just one of many innovations.) Why Australian drivers are the best in the world. And, Was the Blues forward speaking metaphorically about wanting to get on the field and start killing people? Judge Roy presides over this riveting court case.

Probesters on the punt will find vital information in this week’s episode of The Sporting Probe as Roy and HG reveal how the Dick-In-The-Till website has been tweaked to promote bigger payouts than ever before. One of the key improvements provides an exciting new way to bet – get excited. Plus there’s: Are AFL umpires just asking to be touched this season? What’s Bernard Tomic’s new nickname? (He’s been The Tank and The Cornflake but now?) A solution to the NRL’s time-keeping stuff-ups (Hint: it involves a cage.) Exclusive insights in to this week’s State of Origin including innovative thinking on how to deal with the issue of concussion (hint: a People’s Bunker is just one of many innovations.) Why Australian drivers are the best in the world. And, Was the Blues forward speaking metaphorically about wanting to get on the field and start killing people? Judge Roy presides over this riveting court case.1 hr, 4 min
The Love Probe Revolution Continues

The Love Probe Revolution Continues

This episode of The Sporting Probe begins with a poignant admission: “I hate it when good love goes bad.” Does this refer to: 1. Port Adelaide’s romance with AFL fans in China? 2. AB de Villiers ending his relationship with cricket? Or, 3: Barnaby Joyce appearing on Love Island? You’ll find out in this loved-up edition starring the greatest broadcasters in Australia, Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson. Also, was the Port Adelaide versus Gold Coast Suns match in China a booze-up for sponsors or a fiasco for fans? And, How many dickheads should NSW pick to play against Queensland in the State of Origin (Controversial hint: “Dickheads win State of Origin, just look at Queensland.”) plus, Why will NSW be training barefoot on giant beds of nails in an ashram. Finally, feel the love as Roy says sorry to Bernard ‘The Cornflake’ Tomic: “I’m prepared to apologise for saying he was a lump of brown waiting to be flushed.” Whew! Love is definitely in the air and Roy and HG are ready to cuddle you so, snuggle up.

This episode of The Sporting Probe begins with a poignant admission: “I hate it when good love goes bad.” Does this refer to: 1. Port Adelaide’s romance with AFL fans in China? 2. AB de Villiers ending his relationship with cricket? Or, 3: Barnaby Joyce appearing on Love Island? You’ll find out in this loved-up edition starring the greatest broadcasters in Australia, Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson. Also, was the Port Adelaide versus Gold Coast Suns match in China a booze-up for sponsors or a fiasco for fans? And, How many dickheads should NSW pick to play against Queensland in the State of Origin (Controversial hint: “Dickheads win State of Origin, just look at Queensland.”) plus, Why will NSW be training barefoot on giant beds of nails in an ashram. Finally, feel the love as Roy says sorry to Bernard ‘The Cornflake’ Tomic: “I’m prepared to apologise for saying he was a lump of brown waiting to be flushed.” Whew! Love is definitely in the air and Roy and HG are ready to cuddle you so, snuggle up.59 min
The Royal Wedding Souvenir Edition

The Royal Wedding Souvenir Edition

Only one Australian was invited to attend Harry and Meghan’s Royal Wedding and that was The Sporting Probe’s Rampaging Roy Slaven who returned with a simple message for all: “I love love.” Discover why HG Nelson was gobsmacked as Roy reveals exclusive insights and exclusive observations from behind-the-scenes of the Windsor Castle knees up. In issues closer to home, HG exposes The Murderer’s Coffee Tour which is, cup by cup, coffee shop by coffee shop, threatening the future of AFL plus Roy’s innovations to save the game (Hint: umpires are going to love one of the changes.) Then there is, Why are Rugby fans are weirder than anyone thought and, What on earth is NSW State of Origin coach Freddie Fittler thinking with his unusual selection criteria? Plus any Socceroo fans thinking of attending the World Cup in Russia this year must listen to avoid a very lengthy jail sentence and why the smart money is betting on Russia winning the world Cup. If you want to contribute your thoughts to the Probe bang out an email to royandhg@thesportingprobe.com.au.

Only one Australian was invited to attend Harry and Meghan’s Royal Wedding and that was The Sporting Probe’s Rampaging Roy Slaven who returned with a simple message for all: “I love love.” Discover why HG Nelson was gobsmacked as Roy reveals exclusive insights and exclusive observations from behind-the-scenes of the Windsor Castle knees up. In issues closer to home, HG exposes The Murderer’s Coffee Tour which is, cup by cup, coffee shop by coffee shop, threatening the future of AFL plus Roy’s innovations to save the game (Hint: umpires are going to love one of the changes.) Then there is, Why are Rugby fans are weirder than anyone thought and, What on earth is NSW State of Origin coach Freddie Fittler thinking with his unusual selection criteria? Plus any Socceroo fans thinking of attending the World Cup in Russia this year must listen to avoid a very lengthy jail sentence and why the smart money is betting on Russia winning the world Cup. If you want to contribute your thoughts to the Probe bang out an email to royandhg@thesportingprobe.com.au.1 hr, 1 min
Our Eurovision Heartbreak

Our Eurovision Heartbreak

This week on The Sporting Probe with Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson the joy of the annual, top-rating Mother’s Day Special is tempered by Australia’s Eurovision heartbreak. And Australia’s greatest and most fearless commentators don’t hold back when it comes to calling out the man responsible for Jessica Mauboy’s poor showing – Federal Arts Minister Mitch Fifield. Also copping a massive spray is Treasurer Scott Morrison for failing to announce funding for a Eurovision Centre of Excellence in the Budget. Other issues tackled in this episode include the pressing question, Are AFL playing kiddies now pinching umpires bums thanks to the example set by Geelong’s Tommy Hawkins? And, Which umpires should be weeded out of the AFL (hint: sickos who get too close to players.) Then there’s, How do you pick a NSW Origin side when you have a no-dickhead policy, and, Should fans vote on whether a football player is concussed? Finally, if anyone knows the rules of Rugby, don’t contact us at royandhg@thesportingprobe.com.au.

This week on The Sporting Probe with Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson the joy of the annual, top-rating Mother’s Day Special is tempered by Australia’s Eurovision heartbreak. And Australia’s greatest and most fearless commentators don’t hold back when it comes to calling out the man responsible for Jessica Mauboy’s poor showing – Federal Arts Minister Mitch Fifield. Also copping a massive spray is Treasurer Scott Morrison for failing to announce funding for a Eurovision Centre of Excellence in the Budget. Other issues tackled in this episode include the pressing question, Are AFL playing kiddies now pinching umpires bums thanks to the example set by Geelong’s Tommy Hawkins? And, Which umpires should be weeded out of the AFL (hint: sickos who get too close to players.) Then there’s, How do you pick a NSW Origin side when you have a no-dickhead policy, and, Should fans vote on whether a football player is concussed? Finally, if anyone knows the rules of Rugby, don’t contact us at royandhg@thesportingprobe.com.au.1 hr, 9 min
The Home of Massive Collects

The Home of Massive Collects

It’s been another week of Massive Collects at The Sporting Probe with Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson, Australia’s finest and greatest broadcasters, unpacking all the big issues. Find out why the AFL is a GAME IN CRISIS and why Roy is DEMANDING THE A-LEAGUE GRAND FINAL MUST BE REPLAYED. Discover which TV reality show is FULL OF DICKHEADS (hint: not the one with the NO DICKHEAD POLICY.) Learn how many Australians have a NUDE PHOTO of an AFL player on their mobile phone (hint: YOU’LL BE SHOCKED.) Also, in yet another WORLD EXCLUSIVE, HG and ROY reveal why Daniel Ricciardo will now be SUCKING CHAMPAGNE out of his sock to celebrate an F1 Podium finish. Then there’s HG’s CONFESSION: ‘How Roy saved me from embarrassing myself.’ (Hint: Pay attention if you’re planning a BUCKS NIGHT, particularly if your Bucks Night involves animal costumes.) And that’s just for starters, Probesters, Patriots, Pilgrims and Punters, so quit licking your lips in anticipation and dive in. It’s a feast of fun.

It’s been another week of Massive Collects at The Sporting Probe with Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson, Australia’s finest and greatest broadcasters, unpacking all the big issues. Find out why the AFL is a GAME IN CRISIS and why Roy is DEMANDING THE A-LEAGUE GRAND FINAL MUST BE REPLAYED. Discover which TV reality show is FULL OF DICKHEADS (hint: not the one with the NO DICKHEAD POLICY.) Learn how many Australians have a NUDE PHOTO of an AFL player on their mobile phone (hint: YOU’LL BE SHOCKED.) Also, in yet another WORLD EXCLUSIVE, HG and ROY reveal why Daniel Ricciardo will now be SUCKING CHAMPAGNE out of his sock to celebrate an F1 Podium finish. Then there’s HG’s CONFESSION: ‘How Roy saved me from embarrassing myself.’ (Hint: Pay attention if you’re planning a BUCKS NIGHT, particularly if your Bucks Night involves animal costumes.) And that’s just for starters, Probesters, Patriots, Pilgrims and Punters, so quit licking your lips in anticipation and dive in. It’s a feast of fun.1 hr, 5 min
The Big Dance

The Big Dance

Some people ask, How did Roy and HG become Australia’s finest broadcasters? What sets them so far ahead of the likes of Neil Mitchell or Ray Hadley or John Laws? Well, listening to this week’s The Sporting Probe podcast reveals two of the key attributes that make them the best – they are unafraid of controversy and they have vision. For example, this week Roy and HG fearlessly call for Anzac Day to be moved to coincide with the AFL Grand Final – it’s a big call, a brave call but it’s also the right call for the Diggers and for footy fans. Want to discover who killed football in Tasmania? Or why Roy and HG don’t call Rugby League games anymore? Or, who is the most disliked man in Rugby League? (Hint: it’s not Jarryd Hayne.) Plus there’s tips on how to always win betting on tennis, exclusive news on the upcoming Olivia Newton John bio-pic and what sparked the war of words between Wayne ‘The Duck’ Carey and Toby ‘Grub of the Year’ Green. And if the A-League Melbourne v Sydney semi-final wasn’t controversial enough wait till you hear Roy and HG unpack their thoughts. Goal!

Some people ask, How did Roy and HG become Australia’s finest broadcasters? What sets them so far ahead of the likes of Neil Mitchell or Ray Hadley or John Laws? Well, listening to this week’s The Sporting Probe podcast reveals two of the key attributes that make them the best – they are unafraid of controversy and they have vision. For example, this week Roy and HG fearlessly call for Anzac Day to be moved to coincide with the AFL Grand Final – it’s a big call, a brave call but it’s also the right call for the Diggers and for footy fans. Want to discover who killed football in Tasmania? Or why Roy and HG don’t call Rugby League games anymore? Or, who is the most disliked man in Rugby League? (Hint: it’s not Jarryd Hayne.) Plus there’s tips on how to always win betting on tennis, exclusive news on the upcoming Olivia Newton John bio-pic and what sparked the war of words between Wayne ‘The Duck’ Carey and Toby ‘Grub of the Year’ Green. And if the A-League Melbourne v Sydney semi-final wasn’t controversial enough wait till you hear Roy and HG unpack their thoughts. Goal!1 hr, 0 min