The Voluntary Tackle - NRL Podcast
#85 “Parramatta cheated their way to a wooden spoon” - Mario

#85 “Parramatta cheated their way to a wooden spoon” - Mario

November 27, 2020

Today on TVT Xander and Aimon are joined by new permanent co-host Mario to give our take on all the ins and outs of State of Origin, Cameron Smith's controversial new book and which team used the Captain's Challenge the most effectively this year.

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#84 State of Origin Preview

#84 State of Origin Preview

November 3, 2020

We chat all the big issues leading into game one of the 2020 series including selection dramas, state allegiances, anthems and predictions. 

We also give our take on the new NSW Blues song and ask whether or not it is okay to start make Sean Connery jokes yet.

Thanks again to Media Watch Mario for joining us late in the match for some classic angry takes.

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#83 Grand Final Edition with Dave Shillington

#83 Grand Final Edition with Dave Shillington

October 25, 2020

Today we give all of our thoughts for today's big game tonight between the Panthers and Storm, plus we chat with Roosters/Raiders royalty Dave Shillington and share our greatest GF moments.

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SPECIAL PRESENTATION - TVT’s Guide to NRL Etiquette

SPECIAL PRESENTATION - TVT’s Guide to NRL Etiquette

October 17, 2020

This quick guide is a must listen for all rugby league fans to ensure a socially cohesive future for the game.

We cover what not to do with penis tattoos, the do's and don't of rugby league themed weddings and why a hippo's ballsack may not neccesarily be the best way to achieve coaching glory.

Enjoy!

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#82 Kyle Flanagan’s Unfair Dismissal

#82 Kyle Flanagan’s Unfair Dismissal

October 16, 2020

Aimon and Xander chat the big preliminary final games, Kyle Flanagan on the outter at the Roosters, plus we chat with former referee Greg McCallum about how the rule chnages have been and pose some lofty questions to RL podcaster David Hunter.

 

PLUS a heap of jokes about Mario and Todd Carney.

 

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#81 The Pap is far from smeared

#81 The Pap is far from smeared

October 5, 2020

Today we rank our best players of the year, chat about the first round of finals, debate the merits of Kevin Walters taking over at Brisbane.

 

#80 How can you save fried chicken?

#80 How can you save fried chicken?

September 27, 2020

We ask if the Roosters are cooked for 2020, how to tackle racism in the game, GI's Origin comeback, Bellamy to Brisbane, plus we chat with the experts about Manly and the Tigers and a whole lot more.

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#79 TVT Drunken Sessions ft Mario & Yarrrnis

#79 TVT Drunken Sessions ft Mario & Yarrrnis

September 20, 2020

The spirits are flowing and so is the irreverence of Aimon and Xander in this rare drunken session involving health freak Xander. We chat NRL behavior breaches, what should constitute a sin bin, concussions, and to be honest, we can't remember what else happened. Now I need to go lay down and watch my stories. Night.

 

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#78 Cam Smith’s Gold Coast handshake

#78 Cam Smith’s Gold Coast handshake

August 31, 2020

Aimon and Xander strip down to thier novelty underwear to discuss the future of Cameron Smith, what's next for the Broncos and can anyone stop Penrith! Plus we are joined by Media Watch Mario to chat about Brad Parker's comedic concussions and a whole lot more.

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#77 Alfie Langer’s COVID Cake

#77 Alfie Langer’s COVID Cake

August 14, 2020

Aimon and Xander strap on the bio-suits for another week to chat about all of the fallout up at the Broncos over COVID breaches, Wayne Bennett's strange defence, Browny to the Warriors, plus we are joined by Media Watch Mario who tells us why Brisbane may be infecting themsleves intentionally.

Hope you enjoy!

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