Episode 15

In the final episode of the Players Take for 2020, KA & J chat to Yarraville Seddon Eagles coach Michael Barlow.

We talk about his love for the Werribee Football Club, the reason he said yes to coaching the Eagles, the resilience needed to stick with your goals and he reveals the AFL player he believes is the greatest he has played with.

Plus the gals reflect on the year that was and what we are looking forward to next season.

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Episode 14

In the next episode of the Players Take, KA & J speak with three of the WRFL’s most promising young players; Eddie Ford (what a name!), Cody Raak and Issy Pritchard.

These players have some serious talent and have the potential to get drafted later this year.

We speak to them about their careers so far, their defining moments and how their clubs and mentors have shaped them into the players and people they are today.

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Episode 13

Matt Smith and Josh Van Den Berg join KA & J on the next episode of the Players Take.

Two of North Footscray’s most elite kicks talks to us about winning a premiership and that time Vanders kicked four goals against Glen Orden.

We talk about the ‘rivalry’ with West Footscray and how Matt was a little athletics champ growing up. This episode will Bring the Noise! We hope you enjoy it.

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Episode 12

Caroline Springs star duo Alex O’Shea and Jasmine Bongiovanni join KA & J on the next episode. We chat life in Stage 4 Lockdown, with Jasmine, a nurse, revealing she has Coronavirus.

Plus we talk about the growth of the women’s game in the WRFL, the heartbreak of losing the past two Grand Finals and how Alex was a DJ before playing footy. It is a special episode, with lots of girl power. Enjoy the Players Take.

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Episode 11

The next podcast is a little different. KA & J speak with the award winning WRFL Radio team.

Peppe Cavalieri, Andrew Wilson, Cade Lucas & Nick Boylan join the show to talk all things WRFL footy.

From not turning your microphone off when you are ordering food at the canteen, to the big on-field moments that have shaped our league over the past few seasons.

It is a big footy episode, with lots of talking points. We hope you enjoy it.

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Episode 10

In the next episode of the Players Take with KA & J, we chat to two Werribee Districts stars, Ben ‘Bricks’ McMahon and Judah Dundon.

We chat about club traditions, junior premierships, rival rat packs and we ask the boys about the last movie they cried in.

The great Chris Gilham calls in to talk about life in lockdown and his favourite TV show! Plus, we have your favourite segments, the Back Six and It’s a Stitch Up!

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Episode 9

In the next episode of The Players Take, KA & J speak with two legends from Newport, Mozz and Izzy.

We chat about fresh fades on game day, what’s app groups, TV recommendations, the great Ziggy Kadour, chasing flags and we also get a little Spanish lesson.

It is one of the best episodes of the season. Enjoy this.

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Episode 8

In the next episode of the Players Take, KA & J talk to Zach Thornton and Zac Gillard from the Tarneit Football Club.

We chat dinner party guests, stitch ups and Division 3 Reserves premierships. It’s another great episode.

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Episode 7

In the next episode of The Players Take, KA & J catch-up with two Altona legends, Kelly Pickard & Mitch Turnbull.

We chat about their favourite footy memories, how life was like in lockdown. Plus the star duo share some of the greatest sprays they have heard and received. It’s another great episode! We hope you enjoy The Players Take.

The episode is also available on iTunes or Spotify.


Episode 6

In the next episode we chat to Daniel Riosa (the Hoppers Crossing heavy-hitter) and Ryan Kitchen (that guy from The Voice).

We talk about the possibility of returning to footy, their best footy trip stories, plus everything in between.

It is 30-minutes of non-stop laughing. We hope you enjoy The Players Take!

The episode is also available on iTunes or Spotify.


Episode 5

Spotswood’s Senior Women’s Premiership captains Sara Truman and Stacy Szalay join KA & J on the next episode of The Players Take.

We discuss what life has been like in isolation, reflect on their incredible 2019 season as well as how they juggle playing footy and being Mum’s.

It is a wonderful episode. We hope you enjoy The Players Take.

The episode is also available on iTunes or Spotify.


Episode 4

Two WRFL funnymen, Armend Ahmedi and Stevie Walters-Kepada join KA and J in the latest episode of the Players Take.

We chat about their love of the Sunshine Heights Football Club and their favourite footy moments from across their careers. Plus, we stitch them up with two great stories.

We hope you enjoy, The Players Take. You can listen below, or via Spotify or iTunes.


Episode 3

In the next episode of The Players Take we speak to Yarraville Seddon Eagles premiership hero Andrejs Everitt, Wyndhamvale favourite Alex Hamilton and catch-up with Kane White from TIV.

Everitt talks about his career, the influence Mick Malthouse had on him at Carlton, plus the Mark of the Year he took in last years Grand Final. Hamilton talks about the finals loss and how the Falcons plan on bouncing back.

Kane from TIV also gives us an update on how they are moving to an online model.

We hope you enjoy, The Players Take. You can listen below, or on Spotify and iTunes.


Episode 2

In the second episode of The Players Take, we chat to two Team of the Decade members in Andrew Panayi from Werribee Districts and Deer Park premiership captain Jack Purton-Smith.

Andrew talks about his nickname and Jack gets redemption for Media Day.

We hope you enjoy, The Players Take.

You can listen below, or on Spotify and iTunes.


Episode 1

In the first episode of the Players Take, your hosts Kristen Alebakis and Jessie Chester chat to three members of the WRFL Team of the Decade – Braden Ferrari from Hoppers Crossing, Tim Jenkins from St Albans and Jayden Post from Altona. There is also a little appearance from Steve Kennedy.

We hope you enjoy the Players Take.

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