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Month: May 2019

James McKechnie: ‘To swim at the Olympics would be unbelievable’

James McKechnie went from training in a pool in the north of Adelaide to competing for a Commonwealth Games medal against some of the world’s fastest swimmers. He went One on One with Tom Staggard to talk about his journey so far and his Olympic aspirations.


Ian Callinan: The Tasmanian who became a South Aussie favourite

It took 11 years, numerous state premierships and best & fairests, but at 28-years-old Ian Callinan was drafted to the AFL. The Tasmanian made an instant impact in the SANFL with Central District and then on the big stage with the Adelaide Crows. He went One on One with Jack Hudson to reflect on his career.


Danyle Pearce: ‘Playing local footy has reignited my love for the game’

Sturt’s Danyle Pearce had a lethal left foot and was the first winner of the AFL Rising Star award to come off the Rookie List. After 258 games with Port Adelaide and Fremantle, Pearce returned has returned to the Double Blues to finish off his playing days. He went One on One with Jack Hudson.

Wayne ‘Flipper’ Phillips reflects on a life of cricket

Wayne Phillips has done just about everything in his cricket career. He’s made hundreds for Australia, won the Sheffield Shield and coached some of South Australia’s most recognisable modern day cricketers. He went One on One with Tom Staggard to talk about his career.


Matthew Primus: ‘Little wins got me through the tough times at Port Adelaide’

He’s a dual All-Australian, a former Port Adelaide captain and a member of the final Fitzroy Football Club AFL side.
Now, Matthew Primus is coaching part-time with the Southport Sharks in Queensland, and he went One on One with Jack Hudson.

Marcelo Carrusca: Adelaide United’s favourite Argentinian

Having already represented Argentina on the international stage at under 20 level, Marcelo Carrusca became a fan favourite at Adelaide United. The talented attacking midfielder would then go on to win a FFA Cup and a premiership with the Reds. Having recently announced his retirement from football, he went One on One with Jack Hudson.