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An entertaining take on Australian Football news and culture. AFL.com.au's Cal Twomey, Mitch Cleary and Riley Beveridge ask and answer all of the big questions.
3 days ago
Collingwood's big concerns, life in the AFL bubble & Cleary speaks
What's it like in the AFL Bubble? Are there serious issues at Collingwood? Who is Lachie Neale's biggest rival for the Brownlow Medal? Halfway through the AFL season, who is the premiership favourite? Was the Dees' loss 'Melbourne-like' or 'un-Melbourne-like'? If you could schedule in a completely new time slot, what would it be? All of these questions, plus Mitch speaks, in another huge episode of AFL Exchange.
Jul 27, 2020
Under the radar out-of-contract players, most memorable divers & top-five players to turn the TV on for
Are we underestimating the Saints? Who are some players who will get their chance during the condensed fixture? Top-five players to turn the TV on for in 2020? What is Brad Crouch worth contract wise? Who are some out-of-contract players sneaking under the radar? Who are some players who have benefitted from the hub? Who are the most memorable divers in footy? Which player's name would you want on your jumper for extra spirit? After Denis Pagan trained his first winner last week… what will some of the current coaches turn their hand to post-coaching? What is with people's obsession with the count-up clock? All of these questions and plenty more in another huge episode of AFL Exchange.
Jul 20, 2020
Gettable trade targets, best dummy spits & things that should remain post-COVID
Is West Coast back? Will Clarko be coach at Hawthorn beyond 2022? What's your favourite goal after the siren to win a game? Who are the gettable trade targets being talked about by clubs? What's been your favourite dummy spit in footy? Which players made the wrong move last summer? Which Suns are going under the radar? Who are the players who have bounced back from early career maulings? What are the things that should remain post-COVID? Who from this year's draft is ready to make an immediate impact next year? Cal, Mitch and Riley answer all of these questions and more in a crisp edition of AFL Exchange.
Jul 13, 2020
Potential first-time All-Australians, which teams deserve a prime time fixture & the best one-season wonders
Did we learn more from teams this weekend due to every match being at a neutral venue? Which teams should and shouldn't be prioritised for blockbuster fixtures? Who is a potential first-time All Australian? Which player has been the biggest one-season wonder? Best players to have followed coaches to new clubs? What's your favourite ever footy program? Who wins the Rising Star now? Which football setting would you like to wake up in? What is the biggest lesson from Lockdown 1.0 that you'll take into Lockdown 2.0? Mitch, Cal and Riley answer all of these questions and more in another large edition of AFL Exchange.
Jul 6, 2020
The best value recruit, odd post-game interactions & the trade that has escaped scrutiny
Who is actually good this year? Who will score for Essendon? Who is shaping as the best value recruit? If you were a coach and could influence the AFL via a press conference, what would you say? Who else watches post-game interactions with a sense of intrigue? Who are some players stuck on the outer at the moment? Who isn't a walk-up start at their club anymore? Will the Crows bid on Jamarra? What's the trade that's escaped scrutiny? Who's next in line for Richmond? What's your favourite stat to look at after a game? Cal, Mitch and Riley answer all of these questions and more in a first-rate episode of AFL Exchange.
Jul 2, 2020
Bonus episode: Jordan De Goey on his contract, prepping for hub-life & long walks on the beach
In a special bonus edition of AFL Exchange we speak to Collingwood star Jordan De Goey about heading to the Perth hub, his contract status, how he's dealing with the restrictions on players, and much more.
Jun 29, 2020
West Coast's biggest concern, which Crouch brother would you chase & finals-bound Blues?
What does the fixture rearranging mean for the season? Is Clarko right: Are the rules to blame for the state of the game? What are the biggest concerns at West Coast? Can Carlton make the finals? Do phones with cords exist anywhere else in the world other than on AFL interchange benches? Why is the MRO outcome based? Which Crouch brother would you chase – Brad or Matt? Who is your favourite player to wear a glove? Geelong has picks 3, 11 and 15 currently at this year's NAB AFL Draft. What do they need? Cal, Mitch and Riley answer all of these questions and more in a strong episode of AFL Exchange.
Jun 22, 2020
Dons' makeshift defence, players who've risen from the canvas & Cal's huge exclusive
Should clubs be splitting their line groups at training? Does tossing the coin make you a better leader? Did we go too hard, too early on the Lachie Weller trade? Who are your favourite random footy relatives? Which player has lifted themselves off the canvass after isolation? Should player salaries be made public? What caught your eye this weekend? Is it Lachie Neale's Brownlow to lose? Riley, Mitch and Cal answer all of these questions and more in another applaudable episode of AFL Exchange.
Jun 15, 2020
Round two takeaways, post-iso haircuts & most goal-hungry players
What predictions are you adjusting after round two? What was the biggest change you noticed from round one? Are the Eagles more worried about leaving the hub than playing in it? Who's the most goal-hungry player in the game? Who had the best post-iso haircuts? Which new roles have helped certain players? Have the COVID-19 sanctions been harsh or fair? Will the wins for the Bombers and Roos change the travel schedules for clubs long-term? Nearest to the pin – what's the Coleman Medallist's goal tally going to be this year? What's your favourite thing that's unique about AFL compared to other sports? If the 18 coaches went into the Big Brother house who would win?
Jun 7, 2020
Big round two calls, new flag tips & bizarre social media connections
What is your round two certainty? Does the way the season has panned out alter your tip for the flag? What random social media connections have you been caught in? Who is your favourite player to have played for both a Melbourne club and a Sydney club? What will Ben Rutten be like as a senior coach? Will a player be able to come straight back into a senior game after an injury? Should the AFL follow the NBL's lead (allowing players to opt out of contracts)? What's one thing you'd pack if you were going to the Gold Coast hub? What is your best memory from the Queen's Birthday clash? Cal, Mitch and Riley answer all of these questions and more during a crisp episode of AFL Exchange.
May 31, 2020
Finals opportunists, players going global & can Hogan be Freo's hero?
What's the game you're most excited to see between Rounds 2-5? Would you like to see 16-minute quarters implemented permanently from 2021 onwards? Who is your favourite Tasmanian? How do clubs keep things under wraps these days? Would you want the front end of the chartered plane on the way up or the way back? What impact can Jesse Hogan have for Fremantle this season? Who are your favourite role players who have turned it on in finals? Who is your favourite footballer to make it big on the world stage? Mitch, Cal and Riley answer all of these questions and more during another strong episode of AFL Exchange.
May 24, 2020
Footy's biggest sacrifices, breakout players & obscure sound effects for TV
Who is your tip for the breakout player this year? What is going on with Essendon's fitness team? Why is this training block going to be instructive to the AFL for the future? Which obscure sound would you like to see on the broadcast? What are the biggest sacrifices ever made in footy? How should Buddy's 1000 be celebrated in an empty stadium? How would you like to see clubs be innovative with their members with no crowds? What is the first job for a recruiter returning to work this week? What are some more bizarre things you've heard during isolation? Mitch, Cal and Riley answer all of these questions and more during this week's excellent episode of AFL Exchange.
May 18, 2020
Sneaky shutdown winners, self-appointed pseudonyms & the pros and cons of hub-life
What will be clubs' first priority when returning to training in groups? Can you name the pros and cons of going into a hub? What does this mean for Jack Steven's return to footy? After Stevie J ordered a coffee under the name Norm, who else in footy could get away with a pseudonym and what would it be? Should the AFL have considered a different finals structure in 2020? Which dual premiership captain was spotted on a Zoom call this week? Who are the sneaky winners in the current environment? Which player would you go to for the best pump up speech? How do you expect player transgressions to work under the Match Review system? What's your favourite trend of coach wear? Who are the famous names outside of footy that also bob up in the AFL world? Cal, Mitch and Riley answer all of these questions and more in a top-shelf episode of AFL Exchange.
May 11, 2020
New Trade Period trends, underrated commentary moments & asking players for pics
Is the training incident a reflection of the Crows' culture? Are there any different trends we can expect in this year's Trade Period? If you were to go on any reality TV show, what would be the first/last you'd choose? What's the most underrated piece of commentary? What is the most ridiculous thing you've heard during this iso period? Who started the three-quarter time huddle in front of fans? What's happened to the competition committee? Is there any current player you would ask for a photo with? Mitch, Cal and Riley answer all of these questions and more in another crisp episode of AFL Exchange.
May 4, 2020
Footy's toughest gig, Eagles Judd v Blues Judd & how will 2021 be impacted?
Should the AFL have had a fixed date in place like the NRL did with May 28? Who has the hardest job in footy right now? West Coast Judd or Carlton Judd? How will the format of this season affect next season? Who would you want kicking for your life? What's the plan for the Irish players to get back into the country? Who's been overexposed in Grand Final broadcasts? Who's the unluckiest team in the modern era? What did you make of Chad Wingard's comments on the prospect of being involved a doco like MJ? Mitch, Cal and Riley answer all of these questions and more in an immense episode of AFL Exchange.
Apr 26, 2020
Ken's future, Cal v Clarko & an enormous international guest
How should the fixture be constructed for when games return? Is a suspended punishment a cop out? Would you go to a hub for your work? Why does a shortened season change the goalposts for Ken Hinkley? Who has been robbed of a Norm Smith Medal? Where will Luke Jackson be playing in three years? Who's a better player – Brody Mihocek or Harry Himmelberg? Is Clarko right – does the talent pathway need a dramatic overhaul? All of these questions, plus TO22U22, banners, and an interview with a huge international guest.
Apr 19, 2020
Footy's Michael Jordan, deciding the draft order & the death of club polos
Is there any way Lachie Hunter can keep the vice-captaincy? What's your favourite ANZAC Day moment? In the wake of the Michael Jordan doco, what AFL footballer past/present would you like to see a 10-part documentary on? What is the most fun way you could decide a draft order without a season going ahead? Where is the first place you're going post isolation? If you could cover any other sport in the world, what would it be? Is the club polo dead? Have personal interactions changed in the wake of COVID-19? Cal, Mitch and Riley answer all of these questions and more in another large episode of AFL Exchange.
Apr 12, 2020
Random footy friendships, THAT giant Twitter feud & does youth trump experience in 2020?
What are you missing most about footy? What are the current laws going to mean to the return of the game? Will the shortened season structure advantage older or younger teams? If you could have one AFL player open a Bunnings store, who would it be? What happened in the Mitch v GWS Twitter feud? What was the response to the debate last week on the draft age? Which clubs are too reliant on a duo for success? What's the strangest thing you've seen delivered to a club reception? What are your favourite random friendships in footy? What are some interesting ways you've been filling in time in iso? Mitch, Cal and Riley answer all of these questions and more in another bumper edition of AFL Exchange.
Apr 6, 2020
A flag asterisk, honorary player statues & the best promo guernseys
Will the 2020 flag have an asterisk next to it? Are players showing more personality on social media because they are away from their clubs? Have we seen the last of the International Rules Series? Who is your favourite footy historian? Which suburban grounds would you like to see games played at? Which current players would get a statue? What's your favourite promotional jumper from the past? How do press conferences work in the current climate? Which CEO would provide the most chat in the CEOs WhatsApp group? All of these questions and more, plus the addition of a huge new segment on this episode of AFL Exchange.
Mar 29, 2020
How AFL contracts work, footballers crashing Houseparty's & Gogglebox connections
What actually goes into an AFL contract? Will Conor McKenna ever play footy again? Who is the most random football identity that has crashed your Houseparty? What are the best ways to get stories during isolation? Who has the best home gym set-up you've seen? Is it time for a national reserves competition? Did you get sucked in by a social media quarantine game? What does this mean for the 2020 draft crop? What show are you binge watching? Will all 18 clubs survive? What is the one interview you would want to do? How do you find ways of playing footy at home? Cal, Riley and Mitch may be at home in isolation, but they're still here to answer all of these questions and more in another large edition of AFL Exchange.
Mar 24, 2020
Footy on hold, top quarantine companions & star-spotting at Coles
Will we see football again in 2020? If you were David Noble or Graham Wright, would you have told the players at half time on Sunday? How should the players fill in their time for nine weeks? What was it like working at the weekend's games? Who was the biggest winner/ disappointment for round one? What would Alastair Clarkson have been writing down? Which player will you play as in AFL Evolution when it comes out? Who have you spotted at Coles in the past month? Who is the player you'd want to be quarantined with for 14 days? What will change in the game with shortened quarters? What was the most bizarre email you got informing you of COVID-19 plans? In a tough week for the football industry, Mitch, Cal and Riley answer all of these questions and more on this week's episode of AFL Exchange.
Mar 11, 2020
Summer break stories, uncontracted guns & who needs a big 2020?
What was your summer highlight? What's the biggest lesson you took out of the Marsh Community Series? Name your favourite memory of 20 years of Docklands? If players are not able to shake hands at the end of games due to the Coronavirus outbreak, what would be a good alternative? Who needs a big 2020? What's the most obscure thing you saw at a pre-season training? Where's the most random place AFL Exchange got brought up to you over summer? Who is going to be the three uncontracted players we talk about most this year? It's deadline week for the SSP – who gets the final spots? Who was the most random football identity you bumped into over the break? Which player is racing the clock the most before round one? All of these questions and more as AFL Exchange returns for 2020!
Dec 17, 2019
Christmas edition: Footy's Santa, the player of the decade & favourite Christmas song and movie
If you could invite one AFL figure to your family's Christmas dinner, who would it be? What's the best Christmas present you've ever received? Who do you think has been the player of the decade? What's your favourite Christmas movie and song? Name the headline that we could see over the Christmas break? What has been your favourite story of the off-season? Which AFL personality would make a good Santa? What advice do you have for work Christmas parties? Who is the player you're most excited to watch in 2020? All of these questions and more as Cal and Riley are joined by Nat Edwards for a special Christmas edition of AFL Exchange. Let's get into it!
Oct 9, 2019
Trade Radio Takeover: Who wins the Kelly deal, favourite three-club players & trade period clichés
Mitch, Cal and Riley take over Trade Radio for an hour to ask all of the big trade questions... Who would you rather – Josh Jenkins or Mason Cox? Who wins the Tim Kelly trade? Which player’s value has been over-inflated most this trade period? Who’s most likely to stay at GC: Lukosius or Ben King? Your favourite three-club player? What should Fremantle do with picks 6 & 7? What’s your favourite historical trade? Who has got the most value out of any single trade from 2018 to date? What’s your favourite trade period cliché? What would make the best trade movie?
Sep 26, 2019
GF Edition: Best flag story, left-field Norm Smith tips & should the Suns trade pick 2?
What would be the best story for a premiership player this weekend? Who's your left-field Norm Smith tip? Who are the game's most unrecognisable stars? Biggest moments in recent Grand Finals? Is Nat Fyfe now Fremantle's best ever player? What can fix the Suns in the next three weeks? Are you allowed to bandwagon premiership success? Would you ever attend the Grand Final parade as a fan? Will Gary Ablett and Harry Taylor play on? What is the strangest way you've gotten to a Grand Final? What are we predicting for the GF entertainment this year? What was the best game of 2019? What's been your highlight of Exchange this year? Cal, Mitch and Riley are back for the final AFL Exchange of the season. They answer all of the big questions, announce the leadership group of the RESOSMOTW team of the year, and speak to a special guest.
Sep 17, 2019
Most unfairly criticised coach, footy-related rap names & are the Lions being let off too easy?
Can the Cats beat the Tigers without Tom Hawkins? Why are we so accepting of Brisbane going out in straight sets? Is Leon Cameron the most unfairly criticised coach in the AFL? What is 'spirit of the game'? What would be the best footy-related rap name? Name the biggest bandwagon team in sport? Who is making the decisions at North Melbourne right now? Who is your favourite niche topic expert? Who are the players who market themselves as different? What is the most footy nuffy thing you've done? Give us your top three in next week's Brownlow Medal? Cal, Mitch and Riley answer all of these questions, plus Mitch addresses his embarrassing anthem incident in another monstrous episode of AFL Exchange.
Sep 10, 2019
Worst footy fashion trends, club membership slogans & which team is set for the biggest Trade Period?
How will you remember Danny Frawley? What was Toby Greene thinking? Who has got the most to lose in week two of finals? Who is the best kick on their opposite foot in the competition? Which club is set for the biggest Trade Period? What was the most predictable thing to happen in the first week of finals? Which footy person has cashed in the most on one thing? What is the worst footy fashion? What's your favourite club membership slogan? Who are the most obscure players to have tasted finals success since Essendon's last? Are you an anthem singer? What are the best mo's in footy? Which footy figures are built for a crisis? Riley, Cal and Mitch answer all of these questions in a sizeable episode of AFL Exchange.
Sep 2, 2019
Fringe players on the trade table, best quote of 2019 & function season kicks off
Which clubs face the biggest calls with injured players this week? Who are the fringe players getting traction at the trade table? What is the pick of the functions in this off-season? What is the definition of cocktail dress? Should the Blues bring back Eddie Betts? Which players will get fresh cuts for September? Best quote of 2019? What did you get up to on the bye weekend? Should Dunstall and Pavlich be on the external review panel at the Crows? Which draftee has had the best house you've visited? Most insincere things in sport? Favourite Mad Monday moments? Riley, Mitch and Cal answer all of these questions and speak to a very special guest on another huge episode of AFL Exchange.
Aug 27, 2019
Online footy identities, 50-disposal games & All Aus squad stitch-ups
Who is the luckiest player to make the All Australian squad and the stiffest player to miss it? What was the biggest story of the home and away season? What's the greatest individual performance you've ever seen? Who's the most random person in your phone contacts? Are Chris Scott's finals complaints detrimental to his players? Is the stable pony a real thing? Who won the Adelaide and Carlton trade? Who's your favourite online footy identity? Why as an industry are we always sceptical of 50-disposal games? What's the strangest thing you've seen a player promote? Which retiree's jumper would you want? In a large edition of _AFL Exchange_ Cal, Riley and Mitch answer all of these questions and more.
Aug 20, 2019
Players meeting rival coaches, footy novelties & Lyon landing spots
Will Ross Lyon get another senior coaching gig? Can Brisbane win the flag? Should players be meeting with rival coaches before the end of the season? If Adelaide and Port Adelaide are tied for the same percentage, how would you decide 8th spot? What's the most random story you've reported on in footy? Should Jarryd Roughead play against West Coast? What would Mason Wood command on the open market? Should another club come for Dale Thomas? Best novelties in footy over the years? Is is OK to support two teams? Mitch, Cal and Riley are back to answer all of these questions and more in a massive episode of AFL Exchange.
Aug 13, 2019
Cam Zurhaar LIVE, footy rumours & the AFL's most improved player
Cal and Mitch surprise Riley with a visit from his man Cam Zurhaar! We also answer a bucketload of big questions, including... Where should Gold Coast's priority pick fall? Should clubs have to respond to rumours? What's your favourite footy x reality TV crossover? Are fans being short-changed by mid-week press conferences? Where's the coldest place you've ever watched footy? Do we actually think the players choose the 'Players' Playlist' before games? Who is leading the way out of the next wave of young rucks? Who is the most improved player in the competition? What is the etiquette of shuffling past people in their seats at the footy? And does the AFL need a better clash jumper policy?
Aug 6, 2019
Footy's Steve Smith, first-week finals matchups & GF entertainment wish lists
What are the first week finals match-ups going to be? What captaincy changes are you predicting for 2020? Who is in your West Australian starting midfield? Which players have animal nicknames? Who is the second-best speccy taker in the competition behind Jeremy Howe? What's Andy McGrath's ceiling? Are club banners getting better or worse? What's your favourite thing about going to the footy? Who would you pick as Grand Final entertainment this year? What are some of the stranger ways clubs have announced contract re-signings? On the back of Steve Smith's brilliance, who's the most unorthodox AFL champion? Cal, Mitch and Riley answer all of these questions and more in a massive episode of _AFL Exchange_.
Jul 30, 2019
Best team outside the top-eight, most important Bomber & first-round draftees on the move
Who is the best team outside the top-8? Cameron, Himmelberg and Finlayson or Kennedy, Darling and Allen? Who is Essendon's most important player? What are the rules around press box etiquette? Why do clubs sign players to long-term deals? Is it disrespectful to have an opinion? Who's the best footballer currently not on an AFL list? Which players are always referred to by both names? Who are the most random stars from other sports to check out the AFL? Who is a random ex-athlete you've played against in a random sport other than their own? Who is the most likely first-round draftee from last year to leave their club? Mitch, Cal and Riley answer all of these questions and chat to a special guest in an immense episode of AFL Exchange.
Jul 23, 2019
Most intimidating AFL players, unexpected captaincy choices & which teams are actually good?
Are any teams actually good? Who are the AFL's superstars? Why do clubs train at 10am? Who is the last player you would expect to captain a team? Who is currently the AFL's most intimidating player? What's your favourite AFL premiership podium moment? What's the most painful injury you've ever suffered? What are the great 99s in sport? How many mid-season draftees will end up debuting before season's end? Riley Beveridge and Mitch Cleary answer all of these questions and more in a hefty edition of AFL Exchange.
Jul 16, 2019
Left-field ways to fix the Suns, Rising Star nomination snubs & which players would've dominated in the 80s
What will the Alan Richardson era at St Kilda be remembered for? How does a long-term injury factor into Stephen Coniglio's thinking? How would you fix the Gold Coast Suns? What's the best footy song? What would be the most unusually disappointing way to lose a Grand Final? Is there any point in club injury lists? Which coach gives the best post-match press conferences? Which current players would've dominated in the 1980s? Name the players we know by names other than their actual names? Who still needs to be nominated for the NAB AFL Rising Star? Cal, Mitch and Riley answer all of these questions and more in a mammoth episode of AFL Exchange.
Jul 8, 2019
Dropping star players, most annoying mispronunciations & names on jumpers
How hard is it for teams to drop guns? How many wins guarantees Rhyce Shaw the North job? Is Mason Cox a one-game wonder? Who's your favourite on-field pump-up person at the footy? Should club directors be able to commentate their own teams' games? Should we have names on the back of jumpers? Is footy just basketball now? Who would be in your Warnie painting? What are the most annoying mispronunciations in footy? Riley, Cal and Mitch tackle all of these questions and more in a colossal episode of AFL Exchange.
Jul 2, 2019
Best big game players, obscure trade targets & what's the most boring annual AFL topic of discussion?
Have we gone too light on Melbourne? Who are the best 'big game players' in the league? Who is the player we're not talking about now who is going to be involved in a big trade? If you were a kid now whose number would you want on your back? Is it time for a countdown clock at the grounds? Has James Worpel hit his peak already? Who is the competition's most injury prone player? What are the most boring annual AFL topics of discussion? Mitch, Riley and Cal answer all of these questions and more in a humongous episode of AFL Exchange.
Jun 25, 2019
Which top-8 sides will drop out, best rookie selection & the funniest thing you've heard at the footy
Which clubs who are in the top eight now will drop out by season's end? Who's the player you refuse to give up on? Where will James Sicily play the best footy of his career? Who's the best rookie selection of the past five years? Name the ruckmen who will change clubs at the end of this season? How many more coaching changes can we expect by January 1, 2020? What's the best thing you've heard in the crowd at the footy? Who did you think was gone but has proved you wrong? Who's your favourite ever AFL lookalike or doppelgänger? Cal, Mitch and Riley answer all of these questions and plenty more in a gigantic episode of the podcast.
Jun 18, 2019
Under the radar free agents, players remembered for only one thing & a curious special guest
Which free agent is flying under the radar? Who are players remembered for one thing? At the midway point of the season, who wins the flag, who are they beating and who is the Brownlow Medalist? How does a night at the AFL Tribunal actually run? Who is the Giants' most important player? Will Sonny Walters finish his career a better player than Cyril? All of these questions and more, plus a highly anticipated appearance from RESOSMOTW legend Farren Ray!
Jun 11, 2019
Best father-son combo, coach of the year & which player deserves a biopic?
Who's the best player in the game? At the halfway point of the year who gets the 3,2,1 for coach of the year? Which AFL star deserves a biopic? Who are the best father-son combinations? Is Sam Walsh a match-winner? Which team has the most to prove in the second half of the year? Has the AFL gone too far with the umpire abuse lockdown? Who played above their height? Riley is back to join Mitch and Cal for another large edition of AFL Exchange, featuring all of these questions and plenty more.
Jun 4, 2019
Roos list v Blues list, Rising Star top five & which club can blame injuries most?
If you're a prospective coach, which list is more appealing – Carlton or North Melbourne? Is the AFL too obsessed with copying American sporting leagues? Why don't coaches use taggers more? It's the middle of the season, name your NAB AFL Rising Star top five as it stands? If you could watch one AFL highlight on loop, what would you choose? Would you rather face a bouncer from Patrick Cummins or go back with the flight against Shane Mumford? Which team is most justified in using injuries as an excuse this season? Which current players should be future Legends of the Australian Football Hall of Fame? Cal and Mitch answer all of these questions & plenty more in an immense episode of AFL Exchange. Plus they're joined on the line by Riley Beveridge in Europe, who still hasn't slept after Liverpool's Champions League victory.
May 28, 2019
Caretaker coaches, annoying footy phrases & fans who leave early
Did the Roos screw up the Brad Scott announcement? Does a caretaker job help or hinder your chances of getting a full-time coaching gig? Does Ken Hinkley get left off too easily? What footy term or phrase annoys you? Who's the best defender-turned-forward and forward-turned-defender? Do you judge people who leave the footy early if their team is losing? Cal, Riley and Mitch are here to answer all of these questions and more in another large edition of AFL Exchange.
May 21, 2019
Bolton's breaking point, your AFL dream job & footy trip locations
What is the breaking point for Brendon Bolton? What should the Dogs do with Tom Boyd's money? What's the best West Coast Eagles mark of all time? Which footballer should turn to politics post-career? What's the best excuse you've had for missing work? What are the most generic footy trip locations? If you could have one dream job somewhere in the footy industry, what would it be? Riley, Cal and Mitch are here to answer all of these questions and more in a gargantuan edition of AFL Exchange.
May 14, 2019
Celebrity footy fans, coaches talking spin & who can't make finals
How many teams can we already rule a line through for playing finals? Which coach talks the most spin? What's the most creative way you've seen a player try to distract his opponent? Does the AFL have an alcohol issue? Who's your favourite celebrity footy fan? Are the Crows back? What is the hardest name to pronounce in AFL history? Mitch, Riley and Cal answer all of these questions and plenty more on an enormous episode of AFL Exchange.
May 8, 2019
Bonus pod: Inside the Gold Coast Suns
Cal and Riley give you inside look into what happens at an AFL club during a regular week, after Cal spent time within the inside sanctum at Gold Coast. What is a game review actually like? How are the Suns trying to shed their 'culture of entitlement'? Which players left the biggest impression? Answers to all of these questions and more on this special bonus edition of the podcast.
May 7, 2019
Random mid-season draft targets, favourite Showdown moments & why do the Dons get off easy?
Do the Bombers get off easy for being an average team? Which player did you get wrong? If you could bring back one player in the mid-season draft, who would it be? Do players actually use the gifts they get for TV show appearances? Best dreadlocks to play the game? What's your favourite Showdown moment? Mitch, Riley and Cal answer all of these questions and plenty more in another extremely high-quality episode of AFL Exchange.
Apr 30, 2019
Coach pressure gauge, self-appointed nicknames & best kick inside 50
Who is the best kick inside 50 in the competition? Do you listen to a game on the radio when at the footy? Q-Clash or Sydney Derby? Has Richmond's position on Brandon Ellis changed? Who has the best self-appointed nickname in footy? Where has it gone wrong for the Suns? Mitch and Riley answer all of these questions and more, plus they speak to Cal as he spends the week up on the Gold Coast with the Suns.
Apr 23, 2019
Universally loved players, music at sporting events & Coniglio, Kelly or Whitfield?
Who is North Melbourne's best young player? Does music belong at sporting events? In what order would you take Stephen Coniglio, Josh Kelly and Lachie Whitfield? Who's the most universally loved current player? Who will be the best key forward in the game in 2022? Mitch, Cal and Riley answer all of these questions and plenty more on this jam-packed episode.
Apr 16, 2019
All Aus smokeys, footy's Winx equivalent & pet hates on game day
Who’s recruit of the year so far? What’s the football equivalent to Winx? Who's your early All Australian smokey? What’s your pet hate about going to the footy? And in light of Tiger Woods’ Masters win, what’s football’s greatest comeback? Cal, Riley and Mitch are back to answer all of these questions and more.
Apr 9, 2019
The AFL's biggest barometer, ranking goal celebrations & worthwhile footy protests
Cal, Riley and Mitch are back to answer some of football's biggest questions. Who is the biggest barometer in footy? Is close enough really good enough for Carlton? What's the best AFL TV moment of all time? What's the age limit for wearing a footy jumper to the game? All of these and more in another episode of AFL Exchange.
Apr 2, 2019
Fans who boo, Geelong's next captain, best AFL nicknames & footy food
Cal Twomey, Riley Beveridge and Mitch Cleary answer all of the important (and some of the unnecessary) questions after two weeks of footy. Is it season over for the loser of Essendon and Melbourne? Who should Geelong's next captain be? Who has the best nickname in the league? What's the best feed at the footy? All of these and more on this week's jam-packed show.
Mar 26, 2019
Premature takes, 'pathetic' Bombers, bad haircuts & footy's Mankad
AFL Exchange is back for 2019! Cal Twomey, Riley Beveridge and Mitch Cleary answer all of the big (and not so big) questions after a crazy round one. Premature reactions, Essendon's shocking performance, gut punches, terrible haircuts, the best pub to watch sport and footy's version of the Mankad are all on the agenda.
Dec 17, 2018
What's on your club's Christmas list for 2019?
Matt and Cal join forces with Road to the Draft's Nat Edwards to go club-by-club and discuss what each team wants for Christmas!
Sep 25, 2018
Brayshaw's crazy Brownlow night, Prelim Finals fallout + Grand Final preview
Angus Brayshaw joins Matt Thompson, Cal Twomey and Nick Bowen the day after his thrilling third-place finish in the Brownlow medal, and fills the guys in on his unconventional celebrations! Plus, the guys discuss the wash up for Richmond and Melbourne after their preliminary final losses and preview the 2018 AFL Grand Final.
Sep 18, 2018
Timing your peak to take home flags, a 'disgrace of a company' + Prelim Final previews
Angus Brayshaw joins Matt Thompson and Nick Bowen to discuss the Dees' approach to their preliminary final, whether the Pies can knock off the Tigers, and why Angus' dad 'threw the toys out of the cot'. Plus, Nick gives updates on all the latest trade talk including Dylan Shiel, Chad Wingard and Steven May.
Sep 12, 2018
Dees forward line dilemma, too many 'alpha dogs' at Geelong + Semi Final previews (Ep 25)
Angus Brayshaw, Cal Twomey and Matt Thompson discuss the fallout from the first week of finals, including what Sam Weideman's performance means for Jesse Hogan, whether the Ablett experiment worked in Geelong and why Josh Caddy's comments are 'a part of the game'. Plus, jam-packed previews of both semi finals including each sides most important player.
Sep 5, 2018
Ultimate Qualifying and Elimination Final previews, anti-tampering talk + is the AFLPA MVP a farce? (Ep 24)
Angus Brayshaw joins Cal Twomey and Nick Bowen to deliver in-depth previews of this weekend's four big finals, including each teams most important player. Plus, the guys discuss whether the league should bring in 'anti-tampering' rules to stop clubs approaching opposition players in-season, and make the case as to why the AFLPA MVP award shouldn't be taken very seriously.
Aug 28, 2018
A wasted year for Essendon, flop of the season + home & away season review (Ep 23)
Angus Brayshaw joins Matt Thompson and Cal Twomey to discuss the biggest positives and negatives from the season for the teams who missed out on a finals berth. Plus, the guys nominate their Rising Star and Coach of the Year, and discuss what Angus and the Dees will get up to over the bye week.
Aug 21, 2018
Episode 22 - Finals Fever
Melbourne has qualified for the AFL finals for the first time in 12 years, and Angus Brayshaw joins Matt Thompson and Nick Bowen to discuss the Demons finals fever! The guys also discuss Brendon Goddard, Port Adelaide, Essendon, the Coleman race, Devon Smith's 'swing and miss' and much more.
Aug 13, 2018
AFL Exchange - Episode 21 - Dee-ja Vu?
Melbourne's Angus Brayshaw joins Matt Thompson and Nick Bowen to discuss the battle for finals spots and how the Demons are feeling about their chances. Who is the biggest threat to Richmond? And which club has been 2018's biggest disappointment?
Aug 6, 2018
AFL Exchange - Episode 20 - Angus Opens Up On Gaff Hit
In an emotional episode of the podcast, co-host Angus Brayshaw speaks about the punch from Eagle Andrew Gaff which broke his brother Andrew Brayshaw's jaw. Plus, we discuss whether it should be the AFL or broadcasters who foot the bill for improved goal-line technology, and why the Brisbane Lions' have such a bright future ahead.
Jul 30, 2018
AFL Exchange - Episode 19 - Angus Deal Done
On today's show Angus tells us how his contract talks went down in the hours after last week's show. Plus we add to the debate about Jack Higgins goal, talk about who could beat the Tigers in finals, look ahead to the Showdown and the Derby and find out what time the sun sets in Ballarat.
Jul 23, 2018
AFL Exchange 2018 - Episode 18 - Is This Under 10s?
In the most contentious AFL Exchange episode of the year Angus Brayshaw talks about the 'nominated ruck' rule that could him out on Saturday night along with what happening in the final seconds of the game and the reaction to teammate Bernie Vince's post-game chat with Paddy Dangerfield. Plus, Cal Twomey tries a helmet on for size, we discuss the upset of the decade, how starting positions will work, and who wins when Collingwood and Richmond meet this weekend.
Jul 16, 2018
AFL Exchange 2018 - Episode 17 - High Fives All Round
Our man Angus Brayshaw takes us through his high five with Razor Ray and gives an update on his contract talks with the Demons. Plus we'll find out what Cal thinks of the 2020 Draft pool after a week on the Gold Coast and what was that West Coast official thinking at the airport?
Jul 9, 2018
AFL Exchange 2018 - Episode 16 - Brothers Clash, Real Hard Questions, Being A Top Pick
On this week's show Angus Brayshaw, Matt Thompson and Nick Bowen discuss the 'hard questions' being asked inside Carlton, the importance of the Crows-Cats clash on Thursday night and whether or not it's worth a potential draftee striving to be a top pick when you're likely to end up at a lowly ranked club. Plus Angus has the full story behind his on-field clash with his brother Andy.
Jul 2, 2018
AFL Exchange 2018 - Episode 15 - Conspiracy Theories Tested, Contract Silence, AFL's LeBron
Join Angus Brayshaw, Cal Twomey and Matt Thompson for AFL.com.au's weekly conversation about what's happening on and off the field. This week the boys discuss the Demons form, who's not happy with high scoring footy, does the size of an oval matter and whether it'd be okay for Tom Lynch to announce his future before the end of the season.
Jun 25, 2018
AFL Exchange 2018: Episode 14 - Who Wears A Blindfold, Cameron's Hit & Great Commentary
Melbourne's Angus Brayshaw joins Matt Thompson and Nick Bowen to discuss the importance of a footy manager to a club's success, Adelaide's bizarre pre-season camp, what it's like to cop a spray and how commentary can enhance historic highlights.
Jun 19, 2018
AFL Exchange 2018: Episode 13 - Why Murphy Stays, Team Spirit & Danger, Dusty Or Fyfe?
Melbourne's Angus Brayshaw joins Matt Thompson and Nick Bowen to discuss why Marc Murphy is likely to stay at Carlton, whether 'spirit' is a real thing for a football team, and why players get more nervous about press conferences than games. Plus, the guys face the tough task of ranking Nat Fyfe, Patrick Dangerfield and Dustin Martin from 1-3.
Jun 12, 2018
AFL Exchange 2018: Episode 12 - Pies' Flag Credentials, All-Australian Darkhorses & Brayshaw's Empathy
Melbourne's Angus Brayshaw joins Cal Twomey and Nick Bowen to discuss how impressive the Pies were up close, whether the Giants can still win the flag, and why Angus feels for the Gold Coast players. Plus, the guys nominate a dark horse All-Australian contender at the half-way point of the year.
Jun 4, 2018
AFL Exchange 2018: Episode 11 - Diving In Footy, Pies Flag Hopes & Who's The Best SA Team
Melbourne's Angus Brayshaw joins Cal Twomey and Nick Bowen to discuss how Jake Lever is handling his injury, how catastrophic it would be for the Suns to lose Tom Lynch, and why Angus is so vocal about his detest for diving. Plus, the guys debate whether the Pies are a genuine contender and discuss who the best team in South Australia is right now.
May 28, 2018
AFL Exchange 2018: Episode 10 - Candid Brayshaw, Goal Review Farce & Footy Fan Violence
Melbourne's Angus Brayshaw joins Matt Thompson and Cal Twomey to discuss candidly the challenges he faced and changes he had to make to get himself back into the Demons' senior side. Plus, the guys discuss the farcical AFL goal review system, how widespread fan violence at the football is, and how common it is for players to play through injury.
May 21, 2018
AFL Exchange 2018: Episode 9 - Protecting Lever, A Giant Problem & Key Forward Combinations
Melbourne's Angus Brayshaw joins Matt Thompson and Nick Bowen to discuss how the Dees will approach Jake Lever's matchup with the Crows, whether the Giants can really blame injuries, and which team has the most potent key forward combination.
May 14, 2018
AFL Exchange 2018: Episode 8 - Top Eight Dropouts, Coach Wars & All-Aus Taggers
Melbourne's Angus Brayshaw joins Matt Thompson and Nick Bowen to discuss which side is most likely to drop out of the eight, the impact of losing an assistant coach, and the war of words between Alastair Clarkson and John Longmire.
May 7, 2018
AFL Exchange 2018: Episode 7 - Dangerous Tackles, Staging & Pre-Game Distractions
Melbourne's Angus Brayshaw joins Matt Thompson and Cal Twomey after a career-best game to discuss whether his teammate Jesse Hogan was staging, why we might be best off just ditching the score review system, and Ross Lyon's theory on pre-game distractions. Plus, Angus shares his thoughts on Nic Naitanui's tackle and the guys make their nomination for coach of year so far.
Apr 30, 2018
AFL Exchange 2018: Episode 6 - Fans Giving Lip, Backing Up & A Hole In One
Melbourne's Angus Brayshaw joins Matt Thompson and Cal Twomey to discuss how the Demon's backed up after a short five-day break, whether fans cross the line when getting stuck into players over the fence, and whether it's legitimate to question Brendon Bolton's job security. Plus, Angus fills Cal and Matt in on 'the highlight of his life' which occurred only a week ago.
Apr 16, 2018
AFL Exchange 2018: Episode 5 - Journo Ethics & Pre-Match Routines
Melbourne's Angus Brayshaw joins Matt Thompson and Nick Bowen to discuss his first senior game of 2018, his unique pre-match routine and whether the decision to tag Tom Mitchell worked. Plus, Nick and Matt discuss how much work a journalist should do to confirm the truth before reporting a story, and whether Brendon Bolton's position as Carlton coach is under pressure.
Apr 9, 2018
AFL Exchange 2018: Episode 4 - Lever, Fyfe & 'Embarrassing' Losing Streaks
Melbourne's Angus Brayshaw joins Matt Thompson and Nick Bowen to discuss the Dees' breaking an 'embarrassing' losing streak, Jake Lever, Jesse Hogan, Nat Fyfe and the value of an elite ruckman. Plus, Angus talks about his mindset while he's out of the Demons' senior side and how he's approaching the situation.
Apr 2, 2018
AFL Exchange 2018: Episode 3 - Cats, Dogs & Nasty Injuries
Melbourne's Angus Brayshaw joins Matt Thompson and Nick Bowen to discuss the Cats, Bulldogs, Saints and Suns. Plus the impact a nasty on-field injury to a teammate can have on a team.
Mar 26, 2018
AFL Exchange 2018: Episode 2 - Round One First Impressions
Melbourne's Angus Brayshaw joins Matt Thompson and Cal Twomey to discuss the Demons' tough round one loss, which side impressed them most over the weekend, whether the torp is back for good, and much more.
Mar 19, 2018
AFL Exchange 2018: Episode 1 - Season Preview
Melbourne's Angus Brayshaw joins Matt Thompson and Cal Twomey to discuss the article that caused an uproar in the ranks of AFL players, how many of last year's finalists will drop out of the eight, and which round one game we'll learn the most from.
Dec 18, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017 - Ep. 33: Club-By-Club Christmas Wishes
Matt is joined by Nat Edwards and Cal Twomey to go through all 18 AFL clubs and discuss what they'll be wishing for ahead of next season.
Oct 23, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017 - Ep. 32: Trade Period Behind-The-Scenes
Matt Thompson, Nat Edwards, Nick Bowen and Nathan Schmook take you behind the scenes of the AFL Trade Period, discussing journalists and their race to be first on a story, how much work goes goes into each deal, and how some of the major trades went down.
Sep 27, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 31
Matt Thompson, Peter Ryan and Cal Twomey discuss Luke Hodge's move to Brisbane, whether the Cats really should go after Gary Ablett, and preview the 2017 Grand Final.
Sep 20, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 30
Matt Thompson, Peter Ryan and Nick Bowen discuss the AFL House evacuation, where Josh Kelly's re-signing leaves the Kangaroos, and how close Ken Hinkley was to leaving the Power. Plus, Pete and Nick preview both of the preliminary finals.
Sep 13, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 29
Essendon's James Kelly joins Matt Thompson and Nick Bowen to discuss which side would deliver the best 'story' if they were to win the flag, whether extra time should be introduced for the home and away season, and preview both of the semi-finals.
Sep 5, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 28
Essendon's James Kelly joins Matt Thompson and Nick Bowen to discuss bye-round criticism, Nathan Buckley's comments about Chris Mayne and Ralph Carr's management style. Plus, James and Nick preview each of the weekend's finals, highlighting key players and explaining how each underdog can win.
Aug 29, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 27
Essendon's James Kelly joins Matt Thompson and Nick Bowen to discuss Dustin Martin's impending contract announcement, the biggest beneficiaries of the pre-finals bye, and the most disappointing team of 2017.
Aug 23, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 26
Essendon's James Kelly joins Matt Thompson and Peter Ryan to preview the round 23 games that will shape the eight, and discuss the need for more quality AFL commentators and the on-field impact of a head coach in the modern game.
Aug 15, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 25
Essendon's James Kelly joins Matt Thompson and Peter Ryan to discuss his decision to retire, and the conversation with Bomber Thompson early in his career that changed its trajectory. Plus, the guys discuss journalist accountability, how much teammates speak about contract negotiations, and whether Gary Ablett will be back at Geelong in 2018.
Aug 8, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 24
Essendon's James Kelly joins AFL Media's Matt Thompson and Nick Bowen to discuss the public perception of Job Watson, why the Gold Coast Suns continue to struggle to find success, the lure of staying in Adelaide for Jake Lever, and much more.
Aug 1, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 23
Essendon's James Kelly joins AFL Media's Matt Thompson and Nick Bowen to discuss how Nick Riewoldt and Sam Mitchell's career's compare, whether Dangerfield winning the Brownlow would be 'embarrassing' for the AFL, which key forwards should be All-Australian, and much more.
Jul 26, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 22
Essendon's James Kelly joins AFL Media's Matt Thompson and Nick Bowen to discuss whether North Melbourne could be tanking, how important a team's record at the MCG really is, and whether Cale Hooker overstepped the mark with his treatment of Dan Nielson.
Jul 18, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 21
Essendon's James Kelly joins AFL Media's Matt Thompson and Peter Ryan to discuss his form and whether he'll play on next season, player agents and contract negotiations, and why he's so bullish on Andy McGrath's future.
Jul 11, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 20
Essendon's James Kelly joins AFL Media's Matt Thompson and Nick Bowen to discuss player-crowd interactions, the effect coach sacking rumours can have on players, the new publicly available GPS data, and why James admires Luke Hodge.
Jul 5, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 19
Essendon's James Kelly joins AFL Media's Peter Ryan and Nick Bowen to discuss how the Bombers players felt about Xavier Campbell's tweet, Tom Bugg's strike and the state of on-field violence in general, and how brutal 'keyboard warriors' can be to AFL players. Plus, the guys put every team in the finals race under the microscope, identifying what must go right for them to contend come September.
Jun 28, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 18
Essendon's James Kelly joins AFL Media's Matt Thompson and Peter Ryan to discuss how Essendon dealt with their brutal round 14 loss, Bachar Houli's suspension being appealed by the AFL, the pressure on players to be courageous, and much more.
Jun 26, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 17 - Simon Lethlean
AFL Football Operations Manager Simon Lethlean joins Matt Thompson and Nick Bowen to discuss what's on the menu at AFL coaches dinner tonight including the 30-second countdown clock, whether runners could be scrapped, AFLX fixturing, and much more.
Jun 20, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 16
Essendon's James Kelly joins AFL Media's Matt Thompson and Peter Ryan to discuss the ins and outs of the new CBA, whether a 'premiership hangover' is a real thing, debate the issue of media access to players, and much more.
Jun 12, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 15
AFL Media's Matt Thompson, Nick Bowen and Dinny Navaratnam discuss whether Nathan Buckley has done enough to earn a new contract, Dermott Brereton's criticism of Leigh Montagna, and take a look at what season 2017 has delivered so far.
Jun 6, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 14
Essendon's James Kelly joins AFL Media's Matt Thompson and Peter Ryan to discuss why players sometimes have to keep their injuries quiet, whether player salaries should be made public, how much training clubs do for specific late game situations, and more.
May 30, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 13
Essendon's James Kelly joins AFL Media's Matt Thompson and Peter Ryan to discuss why James is in favour of bringing back AFL State of Origin, how to define a 'superstar', whether Paddy McCartin could follow in Tom Hawkins' footsteps, and the structured life of an AFL player.
May 23, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 12
Essendon's James Kelly joins AFL Media's Matt Thompson and Nick Bowen to discuss the Eagles' struggles away from home, how the new stance on punches will affect the mindset of players, which stats clubs actually value, and whether teammates would get jealous if their club signs someone on a million dollar contract.
May 22, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 11 - Simon Lethlean
AFL Football Operations Manager Simon Lethlean joins Matt Thompson and Pete Ryan to discuss the new harsher stance on on-field punches, whether the bounce will remain part of the game in 2018, potential future fixture models, and more.
May 17, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 10
AFL Media's Matt Thompson and Cal Twomey are joined by Essendon's James Kelly to discuss whether draftees should have a 'gap year' between school and the AFL, the possibility of a 'wildcard weekend', how players prepare for a press conference, and whether the league should bring a players' code of conduct.
May 9, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 9
Matt Thompson and Peter Ryan are joined by James Kelly on the eve of his 300th game to look back on many aspects of his career including his first taste of AFL footy, the toughest opponent he's ever played on and the best pranks he's played on teammates. Plus, the guys discuss different types of leadership styles after Phil Davis' shove on Rory Lobb, the game in China, and trigger clauses in contracts.
May 3, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 8
Matt Thompson and Peter Ryan are joined by Essendon's James Kelly as they discuss a range of topics including the season so far at Essendon, managing player expectations during list transitions, whether players are conscious of umpire mics, the potential use of players GPS data once it becomes public, and much more.
Apr 25, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 7 - Simon Lethlean
AFL Football Operations Manager Simon Lethlean joins Nick and Pete to discuss the contentious umpiring decisions from round five, the possibility of a mid-season draft, whether we could eventually return to an AFL reserves competition, and AFLW expansion.
Apr 18, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 6
Should Hawthorn trade a valuable player like Jack Gunston for draft picks, and what would they get for him? Was Good Friday football a success? Is the game in China a genuine chance of being abandoned? What is Adelaide's weakness? Who is the AFL's most underrated player?
Apr 11, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 5
Why would some clubs be choosing to forego information on what rules the umpires are focusing on each week? Has Hawthorn's off-season set them back for years to come? Can the Demons still make the eight without Max Gawn? Was Leigh Montagna showboating or just wasting time? Should the AFL continue to use the sponsored LED countdown clock at some games?
Apr 4, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 4
Are both South Australian clubs genuine contenders? Did Fremantle make a mistake signing Ross Lyon to such a long-term deal? Does Gary Ablett actually fit in at Geelong, and would they want him? Should the Eagles rest Sam Mitchell for their upcoming game in Melbourne? Where does Buddy Franklin rank amongst the all-time greats? Matt, Pete and Nick answer all of these questions and more ahead of round three.
Mar 28, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 3
Matt, Pete and Nick answer all the big questions as we head into round two. Did everyone overrate GWS? Is Hawthorn about to take a nosedive down the ladder? Is the new 'third man up' rule destined to fail? Which of Fyfe or Dusty is more likely to leave at season's end? And who is the Demon's best young player?
Mar 27, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 2 - Simon Lethlean
AFL Football Operations Manager Simon Lethlean joins Matt and Pete to discuss the new 'third man up' rule, the condition of the Gabba, all things AFLW and more.
Mar 21, 2017
AFL Exchange 2017: Episode 1
Pete Ryan and Nick Bowen join Matt Thompson for the first episode of 2017. How many of last year's finalists will drop out of the eight? Is everyone else just playing for second behind GWS? Who will be 2017's best recruit? Who will be the first coach sacked? And which round one game will we learn the most from?
Sep 26, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Overseas GF Parties
In a special edition of the podcast, Matt and Pete speak to people throwing Grand Final parties across the globe. Find out what the big day is like on the other side of the world as we chat to fans in the USA, Europe and Asia.
Sep 25, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Grand Final Edition
Alex Rance and Adam Treloar join Matt and Pete to discuss the Western Bulldogs' incredible path through the finals, whether the Giants' loss could be a good thing for them, and what Brownlow night is really like for the players. Plus, Alex and Adam tell you everything you need to know about the upcoming Grand Final, with their tips for the winner, Norm Smith medalist, and all the key match-ups.
Sep 18, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 27
Adam, Pete and Matt discuss whether the Hawks' time at the top is over, what Neil Balme can do for the Tigers, and how important keeping Jesse Hogan is for the Demons' future. Plus, in-depth previews of both the preliminary finals.
Sep 11, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 26
Adam, Pete and Matt discuss just how dominant the Giants could become over the next ten years, whether any of the Hawks' veteran champs should retire once their season ends, and what the Eagles need to do to take the next step in 2017. Plus Adam and Pete give in-depth previews of the two semi-finals.
Sep 4, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 25
Pete and Matt are joined by Collingwood's Adam Treloar to discuss whether the bye week will be back next year, the qualities an AFL captain needs and whether Tom Rockliff has them, and the sensitive issue of players asking for a trade to go home. Plus, Adam and Pete preview each of the upcoming finals and give their Rising Star picks.
Aug 28, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 24
Pete and Matt are joined by Nick Bowen to take an in-depth look at each of the top-eight teams ahead of finals, breaking down their premiership chances and biggest question marks. Plus, we discuss the way Gold Coast and North Melbourne handled Jaeger O'Meara's trade request and Boomer Harvey's exit.
Aug 21, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 23
Alex, Pete and Matt break down some big results from round 22, discuss the appropriate penalty for the fan who threw a banana at Eddie Betts, and look at the contract status' of some players likely to feature in the upcoming trade period. Plus, Rance ranks his top three players that could inspire their side to a flag this finals series, and we preview all the round 23 games.
1 hr 3 min
Aug 14, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 22
Matt is back to join Alex and Pete as they discuss a huge round of football with five games decided by less than a goal and plenty of fallout. Plus, Rance ranks the three best stars on the rise under the age of 21 and we discuss his new school The Academy (theacademy.com.au).
Aug 7, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 21
Alex and Pete are joined by Cal Twomey to discuss the emotion after the Tigers' win, Paul Roos' Melbourne legacy and whether the Lions should get a priority pick. Plus, Rance ranks his top three Olympic events and we preview all the round 21 games.
Jul 31, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 20
Alex and Pete are joined by AFL Media's Callum Twomey to discuss the Tigers and the future of their coach, why the Giants can win the flag, and who they'd pick as this year's All-Australian ruckman. Plus, Rance ranks the top three people he'd like to be for a day, and we preview all the round 20 matches.
Jul 24, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 19
Alex, Pete and Matt discuss which of the top eight sides are genuine premiership contenders, the morality around the reporting of Mitch Wallis' injury, and what a team does when negative trends begin to emerge. Plus, Rance ranks the top three defenders he looked up to when he was younger, and we preview all of the round 19 matches.
Jul 17, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 18
Alex, Pete and Matt discuss what's changed for North Melbourne after their 9-0 start, the confusion around the deliberate rushed behind rule, and whether Hawthorn really does get the rub of the green from the umpires. Plus, Rance ranks the three best players he played with as a junior, and we preview all the round 18 matches.
Jul 10, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 17
Alex, Pete and Matt discuss the idea of peaking for finals, why moving clubs would be a dangerous move for Josh Jenkins, and whether The Recruit is a good concept or just a gimmick. Plus, Rance ranks the three most important areas of match preparation and discusses the new Pokemon Go craze.
Jul 3, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 16
With finals almost certainly out of the question, Alex gives an insight into the Tigers' mindset for the rest of the season. We also discuss concussion, the penalty for 'gut punches', and Jaeger O'Meara. Plus, Alex ranks the three biggest football lessons he's learnt over his career, and we take an early look at all nine round 16 games.
Jun 26, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 15
Alex and Matt are joined by Nick Bowen to discuss which battling side has taken the biggest strides this year, whether the Lions are on the right track, and throw up some potential mid-season trade scenarios. Plus, Alex gives an insight into the enigma that is Dustin Martin, and what it's like to play on Travis Cloke.
Jun 19, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 14
Alex, Pete and Matt discuss Brad Scott's post-match accusation and the interaction between umpires and players, Eddie McGuire's comments on Caroline Wilson, and the AFL's top midfield tandems. Plus, Alex ranks his top three travel destinations and we take an early look at the round 14 games.
Jun 13, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 13
At the halfway mark of the season Matt and Pete are joined by Nick Bowen to go club-by-club and look at each team's season so far. We examine each side's premiership chances, which of their players need to lift, and what they must do in the back half of 2016 to consider the year a success.
Jun 5, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 12
Alex, Pete and Matt discuss which of the two Adelaide side's is travelling better, why the Hawks are a different beast this year, and what we can expect from Essendon and it's banned players in 2017. Plus, Rance ranks his three most important stats and we take an early look at the round 12 matches.
May 29, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 11
Alex, Pete and Matt discuss the Any Given Sunday principle, how Geelong and Fremantle are traveling, and the practice of not blaming significant injuries for poor performance. Plus, Alex ranks his top three invention ideas and we take an early look at round 11.
1 hr 1 min
May 23, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Peter Dickson
Filmmaker Peter Dickson joins Matt and Pete in a special edition of the podcast to discuss his documentary on Sir Doug Nicholls, released on AFL.com.au this week.
May 22, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 10
Alex, Pete and Matt discuss who should hold flag favouritism, whether the Suns should trade Gary Ablett, and the possibility of helmets becoming mandatory in the AFL. Plus, Alex ranks the top three indigenous players he's played against and we take an early look at round ten.
May 15, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 9
Alex, Pete and Matt discuss Richmond's big victory, Carlton's four-game winning streak, Tom Boyd's spot in the Bulldogs team and what the Magpies should do with Travis Cloke. Plus, Alex ranks his three most memorable wins and we take an early look at round nine.
May 8, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 8
Pete and Alex are joined by AFL Media's Nathan Schmook to discuss whether the media puts too much heat on coaches, their thoughts on the countdown clock, and who they see as the AFL's most improved player seven rounds in. Plus, Alex shares his top three attributes that he's steal from other players, and we take an early look at the round eight matches.
May 1, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 7
Alex, Pete and Nick Bowen discuss how Tigers' players can rediscover their natural flair, just how far GWS can go, and how Jarrad Waite and Nick Riewoldt are playing brilliant footy in the twilight of their careers. Plus, Rance ranks the three biggest influences on his career, and we preview the round seven matches.
Apr 25, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 6
AFL Media's Nick Bowen joins Matt and Pete to discuss Alex's suspension, Melbourne's up-and-coming ruck combo, and rank the five most underperforming sides of the year so far. Plus, we discuss Collingwood's key forward situation and preview all of the round six games.
Apr 17, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 5
We discuss the current predicaments of Collingwood and Fremantle, and Alex Rance discusses whether Richmond's slow start to the season feels similar to 2014 and '15. Plus we delve into how the new interchange cap restrictions are affecting the game, and Alex shares a proposal for an AFL versions of the IPL.
Apr 10, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 4
We dissect a huge round of football including what the Bob Murphy and Aaron Sandilands injuries mean for the Bulldogs and Dockers, just how good the Crows are, and which of the undefeated teams is travelling best. Plus, Alex opens up about another disappointing week for the Tigers and shares his top three tips for tall defenders.
Apr 3, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 3
Pete grills Alex on the Tigers' shocking loss to Collingwood, we discuss the state of sledging from crowds, and we take a close look at the Giants, Suns and Dockers. Plus, Alex ranks his three toughest opponents, including one that he'll be up against this weekend.
Mar 27, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 2
Alex, Pete and Matt discuss the fallout from round one, including which teams were the biggest surprise and how the new rules affected the matches. Plus, Alex shares his thoughts on illicit drug testing results being made public and ranks his three most important attributes needed to succeed as an AFL player.
Mar 20, 2016
AFL Exchange - 2016: Episode 1
We kick off the new season with a big show ahead of round one! Alex Rance joins the team as we discuss all the big issues including his near-retirement from AFL football, whether the NAB Challenge is worth the effort, and how free agency could be set to change. Plus, we look ahead at what teams and players are set to take a leap in 2016, and preview all the round one matches.
Sep 30, 2015
AFL Exchange - Grand Final 2015
In our final show of 2015, Drew Petrie, Andrew Lowther and Pete Ryan break down the Grand Final from every angle, with analysis of game-plans, key player's and even the impact of the weather. Plus, Matt Thompson joins in with all the latest news and a look back at the year that was.
1 hr 4 min
Sep 22, 2015
AFL Exchange - Preliminary Finals 2015
Our man Drew Petrie is into another prelim final, and we get all the latest from him ahead of the big game. We also discuss the Crows' fantastic season under the toughest of circumstances and the imminent departure of Patrick Dangerfield. Plus, we're joined by award-winning AFL documentary producer Pete Dickson to discuss his upcoming film The Chosen Few 2.
1 hr 25 min
Sep 15, 2015
AFL Exchange - Semi Finals 2015
On this week's episode we dissect a big first week of finals, including some fascinating insight from Petrie on how the Roos prepared for the Tigers. Plus we discuss where Stevie J would fit in best, and preview the two big Semi Finals.
1 hr 7 min
Sep 8, 2015
AFL Exchange - Finals Week One 2015
We discuss all the biggest news in the lead up to the finals, including Buddy Franklin's illness and the possible landing places of Harley Bennell, Jake Carlisle, Adam Treloar and Matthew Kreuzer. Plus, we go in-depth to preview every final and Drew gives us early warning that 'Frank the Tank' may be back.
1 hr 7 min
Sep 1, 2015
AFL Exchange - Round 23 2015
Matt and Drew are joined by Pete Ryan to discuss the Dockers resting players in round 23, and whether the Roos will be joining them. Plus, what does the Jack Redden trade request tell us about the Lions' culture and should players be given farewell games?
Aug 25, 2015
AFL Exchange - Round 22 2015
On this week's episode Drew and Matt have a heated discussion about clubs poaching assistant coaches during the season, Petrie defends peers Lachie Henderson and Dustin Martin, and we question whether the MRP use their 'intentional' grading properly. Plus, previews of all the round 22 matches.
1 hr 5 min
Aug 18, 2015
AFL Exchange - Round 21 2015
It's been a huge week in football and we discuss all the fallout from the James Hird sacking, the new AFL broadcast rights deal and Chris Masten's bite. Plus, Petrie gives his thoughts on the Coaches Survey and we preview all the round 21 games.
1 hr 14 min
Aug 11, 2015
AFL Exchange - Round 20 2015
Did the Pies do the right thing by Lachie Keefe and Josh Thomas? What does Channel Nine's NRL TV deal mean for the AFL? Hogan or Cripps for Rising Star? Do AFL players read all the comments directed at them on social media? All this and more on this week's episode of AFL Exchange.
1 hr 13 min
Aug 4, 2015
AFL Exchange - Round 19 2015
Drew Petrie and Lowther are back with Matt Thompson after a week off, to discuss all the latest AFL news. Do the Lions deserve priority pick? What should the Blues do with Lachie Henderson? How far can the Bulldogs and Tigers go in 2015? All that and more, plus previews of all the round 19 matches.
1 hr 5 min
Jul 28, 2015
AFL Exchange - Round 18 2015
Matt Thompson is joined by Nick Bowen and Cal Twomey to discuss the place of racism in the booing of Adam Goodes, and whether we should even be booing at all. Plus, is soccer a genuine threat to the AFL? And previews of all round 18 matches.
Jul 21, 2015
AFL Exchange - Round 17 2015
This week we look at the wonderful career of Boomer Harvey ahead of his 400th, with Drew sharing some wonderful stories from the years they've spent as teammates. Plus, we discuss whether Patrick Dangerfield is worth all the fuss, get an insight into an AFL coaches box during a game, and preview all the round 17 matches.
1 hr 8 min
Jul 14, 2015
AFL Exchange - Round 16 2015
On this week's episode Lowther and Thompson hold Petrie to account for his one-game suspension, then discuss the Hawks' big win over Fremantle, weigh in on the 'state of the game' debate, and put forward their nominations for the most improved player in the AFL this season. Plus, we preview all nine round 16 games.
Jul 7, 2015
AFL Exchange - Round 15 2015
Andrew Lowther is back after a few weeks off to join Drew and Matt as they discuss whether Drew's Roos are 'pretenders', how much blame should be put on James Hird for the Bombers terrible form and who's closer to a flag - St Kilda, Carlton, Melbourne or Essendon. Plus Drew Petrie shares his thoughts on the three hardest things about being an AFL footballer and we preview all the round 15 matches.
1 hr 5 min
Jun 30, 2015
AFL Exchange - Round 14 2015
Drew Petrie and Matt Thompson are joined by Nick Bowen to discuss on-field sledging and which topics cross the line, the benefits of a second bye week and which clubs have the easiest run home. Plus, previews of all nine games.
Jun 23, 2015
AFL Exchange - Round 13 2015
Drew Petrie and Matt Thompson are joined by Nick Bowen discuss the Bryce Gibbs decision, the influence of the media on the MRP and how much of a 'gambling culture' exists at AFL clubs. Plus Drew gives a great insight into the roles of each club staff member on the bench during a game and we go in-depth as we preview each round 13 match.
Jun 16, 2015
AFL Exchange - Round 12 2015
Drew Petrie and Matt Thompson are joined by Pete Ryan to discuss the Giants' finals chances, nicknames in football and whether we should a countdown clock at AFL venues. Plus we preview all the round 12 games and Drew talks about the differences when the coach is down on the sideline rather than up in the box.
Jun 9, 2015
AFL Exchange - Round 11 2015
Drew Petrie takes us inside an AFL team's match review and we discuss what made Chris Judd such a special AFL figure. Plus we pose a hypothetical: 'if GWS can only keep 3 of Coniglio, Shiel, Whitfield, Treloar and Kelly, who do they hang onto?' and preview all the round 11 games.
1 hr 7 min
Jun 2, 2015
AFL Exchange - Round 10 2015
Drew Petrie gives an honest review of North's 'deplorable' second-half collapse against the Pies on the weekend, and then shares a fascinating insight on how a contract negotiation works from player's point of view. Plus we go in-depth on the two WA teams and why they're sitting atop the ladder, and preview all the round 10 games.
1 hr 3 min
May 26, 2015
AFL Exchange - Round 9 2015
We discuss all the fallout from Mick Malthouse's sacking, including a great insight from Drew Petrie looking back Dean Laidley's mid-season resignation in 2009 and the repercussions it has on a club. Plus we discuss Will Minson's suspension, rising stars Joe Daniher and Jesse Hogan, and preview all the games.
1 hr 6 min
May 19, 2015
AFL Exchange - Round 8 2015
Petrie and Lowther are joined by AFL Media's Pete Ryan to discuss players exploiting the rules on high tackle free kicks, whether Travis Cloke really does get a raw deal from the umpires and how important 'culture' is at a footy club. Plus Pete gives a great insight into Mick Malthouse after spending a year in his inner sanctum back in 2009, and we preview all the games.
1 hr 16 min
May 12, 2015
AFL Exchange - Round 7 2015
We discuss Brad Scott's run-in with a security guard at Blundstone Arena, how far is too far for a journalist to go to get a scoop and preview all the round seven games. Plus, should the Hawks be copping more heat and would Drew Petrie want James Aish playing in his side if knew he was about to leave the club?
May 5, 2015
AFL Exchange - Round 6 2015
Did the Tribunal make the right call on Hodge and May? How much longer will the Suns put up with an undisciplined Harley Bennell? And how much would you pay to sit in the back row of the coaches box during your club's AFL game? Drew Petrie gives an on-field insight into the Hawks aggressive start to the game against North Melbourne and Matt Thompson questions whether we still need goal umpires, plus we preview all the round six matches
Apr 28, 2015
AFL Exchange - Round 5 2015
Will Al Clarkson's run in with a fan change AFL player-fan interaction forever? Who provides the best game-day commentary and why? These questions and more, plus Lowther looks back at an exchange between Mick Malthouse and Matt Thompson and we preview all the round five games.
Apr 21, 2015
AFL Exchange - Round 4 2015
How do AFL players know when their time is up? Is the criticism of Jack Watts 'ducking his head' unfair? Is there anyone that doesn't want to the sub rule scrapped? We look at all these topics and more, along with previews of every round four game
Apr 14, 2015
AFL Exchange - Round 3 2015
Drew Petrie and Matt Thompson are joined by Nick Bowen to discuss all the big stories ahead of round 3. Could the Crows hot start to the season help them keep Dangerfield? Are the Giants closer to a premiership than the Suns? Why hasn't Gary Ablett re-signed yet? Just how good could Levi Casboult be if he learns to kick? We answer all these questions and more, plus preview all the upcoming games
Apr 7, 2015
AFL Exchange - Round 2 2015
The boys look back at a fantastic round one, including the Demons' big win and North's shocking loss. Can the Eagles kiss their season goodbye after another season-ending injury? Do home-ground advantages still exist in the the modern-day AFL? We answer all these questions and more, plus preview all the round two matches
Apr 1, 2015
AFL Exchange - Round 1 2015
Footy's back and so are we! Drew Petrie and guys give you an insight into the current drug issues polarising the AFL community, and how the line between recreational and illicit drug use can be blurred. Then we preview every match ahead of a huge opening weekend!
Feb 23, 2015
AFL Exchange - Pre-season 2015
We're back for another season! Drew Petrie makes a case for earlier free-agency eligibility and why it would help with equalisation, we discuss Karmichael Hunt and recreational drug use in sporting communities and the guys share what they'll be watching out for in the NAB Challenge. Plus, Petrie turns the tables on Thompson and Lowther grilling them on some whispers he's heard about their 'off field' work.
Sep 25, 2014
AFL Exchange - Grand Final 2014
Our final ep of the season recorded from Federation Square features a huge GF preview, Drew Petrie attempts to explain his dance moves, plus plenty of the usual banter
Sep 16, 2014
AFL Exchange - Finals Week Three 2014
In depth previews of both preliminary finals plus Boomer's successful appeal at the tribunal and how we rate selections in the All Australian side
Sep 9, 2014
AFL Exchange - Finals Week Two 2014
Drew Petrie discusses his two late goals in North's big win and THAT celebration, we have in-depth previews of both semi-finals, plus discussion on Nat Fyfe's AFLPA MVP win
Sep 2, 2014
AFL Exchange - Finals Week One 2014
This week we do a comprehensive finals preview - an in-depth look at every team including their key players and biggest concerns, plus our tips on all the games and a bombshell cash-for-comment accusation
Aug 26, 2014
AFL Exchange - Round 23 2014
Could the AFL fixture be due for a huge change in future seasons? Have any Carlton midfielders improved under Mick Malthouse? What exactly does a player manager do? All these questions and more on this week's podcast
Aug 19, 2014
AFL Exchange - Round 22 2014
We discuss the Boomer Harvey suspension, Drew Petrie gives a fascinating insight into the playing styles of opposition clubs and we preview all the big matches
Aug 12, 2014
AFL Exchange - Round 21 2014
We discuss the Coleman Medal race and whether the award is still relevant, all things coaches, in-depth on the concussion test, plus previews of all 9 games
Aug 5, 2014
AFL Exchange - Round 20 2014
We discuss the Reece Conca verdict and why the MRP grading system needs a major upheaval, plus whether the Brownlow criteria needs to change and why Drew Petrie wants the Etihad roof shut for every game
Jul 29, 2014
AFL Exchange - Round 19 2014
We delve into the free agency discussion and the idea of players signing with a rival club mid-season, discuss the ramifications of the Hawks-Swans game, plus we preview all of this weekend's matches
Jul 21, 2014
AFL Exchange - Round 18 Week 2 2014
We discuss the disappointing losses for North Melbourne and Fremantle, some thoughts on the MRP, plus previews of the big games this weekend
Jul 15, 2014
AFL Exchange - Round 18 Week 1 2014
In a huge show we pay tribute to Lenny Hayes and Nick Maxwell, Drew Petrie takes us inside the quarter time huddle for an AFL team, plus we answer all your Twitter questions
Jul 8, 2014
AFL Exchange - Round 17 2014
It's been a big week for Drew Petrie and we discuss the whole Brian Lake incident in depth, plus the effect of the Gary Ablett injury and what Cameron Ling should do next
Jul 1, 2014
AFL Exchange - Round 16 2014
Drew Petrie sheds some light on the Rockliff/Harvey/Scott incident, we talk about AFL club injury prevention methods in light of another Cyril Rioli hamstring, plus previews of all 9 games
Jun 24, 2014
AFL Exchange - Round 15 2014
Drew Petrie reveals the latest stat that clubs are using, we reminisce about Jonathan Brown's career, plus previews of all round 15 matches
Jun 17, 2014
AFL Exchange - Round 14 2014
We discuss why Hawthorn must defy history to win the flag, Drew Petrie gives his thoughts on whether Jonathan Brown should play on, plus we preview all round 14 matches
Jun 10, 2014
AFL Exchange - Round 13 2014
Drew Petrie gives an insight into the diet of an AFL player, we discuss the ever-growing effect of gambling on our game, plus previews of all nine matches
Jun 3, 2014
AFL Exchange - Round 12 2014
Previews of each round 12 match, the role of social media in Josh Bootsma's sacking, plus, are the Swans the AFL's new villain?
May 27, 2014
AFL Exchange - Round 11 2014
In-depth match previews of all 9 games, the evolution of racism in football, plus Drew Petrie jumps to the defense of teammate Majak Daw
May 20, 2014
AFL Exchange - Round 10 2014
Drew Petrie and Drew Lowther are joined Peter Ryan as they each list their top ten players of 2014 so far, preview all the games and get an insight into the positives and negatives of being an AFL player
May 13, 2014
AFL Exchange - Round 9 2014
A passionate debate about raising the draft age, Drew Petrie's take on player media training, plus previews of every round 9 match
May 6, 2014
AFL Exchange - Round 8 2014
Drew Petrie reads an open letter to the fans in regards to the Jack Viney suspension, we discuss what player's get up to on their bye week, plus we preview all the big matches
Apr 29, 2014
AFL Exchange - Round 7 2014
This week we discuss the appointment of a new AFL CEO, sledging in footy, the data players get from GPS units and much more
Apr 22, 2014
AFL Exchange - Round 6 2014
Drew Petrie addresses his own form and slams the MRP and players who need to 'harden up' plus match previews and much more
Apr 15, 2014
AFL Exchange - Round 5 2014
Drew Petrie has a crack at the footy media and shares his thoughts on the new leniency on grappling in marking contests, plus we preview all this weekend's big matches
Apr 8, 2014
AFL Exchange - Round 4 2014
This week we go in depth with previews of the big upcoming matches, talk all the big issues and Drew Petrie takes us through what an interstate trip entails for a player
Apr 1, 2014
AFL Exchange - Round 3 2014
This week we delve into all the big issues and preview the round 3 matches, and Drew Petrie gives us a unique insight into an AFL player's match day preparation and routine
Mar 25, 2014
AFL Exchange - Round 2 2014
This week Drew Petrie opens up about North's disappointing round one loss and we touch on all the big topics and preview this weekend's action
Mar 18, 2014
AFL Exchange - Round 1 Week 2 2014
On this episode Drew Petrie defends North's bid to ban opponents' club songs and shares some strong opinions on coaches calling out players
Mar 11, 2014
AFL Exchange - Round 1 2014
In our first episode for 2014 we preview the season ahead, introduce a couple of new segments and talk social media
Nov 14, 2013
Draft Countdown - Twitter Q&A
Cal Twomey answers all your draft questions, with less than a week until the big day
Nov 6, 2013
Draft Countdown - Episode 4
Mark Macgugan and Cal Twomey keep you up to date on how the draft is shaping up ahead of the big day
Oct 29, 2013
Draft Countdown - Episode 3
Mark Macgugan and Cal Twomey update us on how the draft is shaping up now that the final selection order is settled
Oct 7, 2013
Draft Countdown - Episode 2
Mark Macgugan and Cal Twomey keep you up to date with all the latest AFL Draft news
Sep 24, 2013
AFL Exchange - Grand Final
In the final episode for the year Drew Petrie, Matt Thompson and Andrew Lowther give you the inside scoop on Brownlow night, how they fell in love with footy and preview the Grand Final
Sep 17, 2013
AFL Exchange - Finals Week 3
This week Drew Petrie, Matt Thompson and Andrew Lowther talk to the man in charge of all AFL social media accounts, discuss all the big issues and preview the Preliminary Finals
Sep 10, 2013
AFL Exchange - Finals Week 2
Drew Petrie, Matt Thompson and Andrew Lowther discuss what we learnt from the first week of finals and preview this weekend's games
Sep 3, 2013
AFL Exchange - Finals Week 1
This week Drew Petrie, Matt Thompson and Andrew Lowther preview all the finals, talk Mad Monday, All Australian and investigate Matt's activity on Twitter
Aug 27, 2013
AFL Exchange - Round 23
Drew Petrie, Matt Thompson and Andrew Lowther discuss the fall-out of the Essendon saga (and the media who covered it), look at all the weekends' big games and are joined by special guest Chelsea Roffey
Aug 20, 2013
Draft countdown with Callum Twomey and Mark Macgugan
Aug 13, 2013
AFL Exchange - Round 21
Drew Petrie, Matt Thompson and Andrew Lowther discuss the Essendon supplement scandal, the sacking of Michael Voss and all the big upcoming games
Aug 6, 2013
AFL Exchange - Round 20
This week Drew Petrie, Matt Thompson and Andrew Lowther discuss the role of an AFL captain, the reported contracted demands of Eddie Betts and preview all the big games
Jul 30, 2013
AFL Exchange - Round 19
Drew Petrie, Mark MacGugan and Andrew Lowther discuss equalization, Alastair Clarkson's latest slip up and Drew being named NMFC captain in Andrew Swallow's absence
Jul 23, 2013
AFL Exchange - Round 18
Drew Petrie, Matt Thompson and Andrew Lowther discuss what teams will need to give up for the number one pick and preview all the big games
Jul 16, 2013
AFL Exchange - Round 17
This week Drew Petrie, Matt Thompson and Mark MacGugan take a look at the premiership race and who the true contenders are and also address the questions about leadership at North Melbourne
Jul 9, 2013
AFL Exchange - Round 16
Drew Petrie, Matt Thompson and Andrew Lowther discuss Harry O'Brien and the media coverage of that story, why the Hawks can't beat the Cats and preview a big round of footy
Jul 2, 2013
AFL Exchange - Round 15
This week Drew Petrie, Matt Thompson and Andrew Lowther discussed Lindsay Thomas' headbutt, previewed the big matches and Cal Twomey dropped in to tell us about the next batch of draft hopefuls
Jun 25, 2013
AFL Exchange - Round 14
On this episode the boys were joined by Hamish McIntosh to discuss how he's going at Geelong, the evolving supplements investigation at Essendon, the pinching incident from the weekend and much more
Jun 18, 2013
AFL Exchange - Round 13
On this episode Drew Petrie, Matt Thompson and Andrew Lowther review the first half of the season and preview the second, discuss a grumpy Mick Malthouse and more
Jun 11, 2013
AFL Exchange - Round 12
This week Drew Petrie, Matt Thompson and Andrew Lowther talk about the mindset at North Melbourne after their loss to Gold Coast, preview the big upcoming matches and much more
Jun 4, 2013
AFL Exchange - Round 11
Drew Petrie, Matt Thompson and Mark MacGugan discuss the subject of players losing faith in their coach, the rise of the Gold Coast Suns and much more
May 28, 2013
AFL Exchange - Round 10
Drew Petrie, Matt Thompson and Andrew Lowther talk about Eddie McGuire's comments, North Melbourne's heartbreaking loss and much more
May 21, 2013
AFL Exchange - Round 9
This week Drew Petrie, Matt Thompson and Andrew Lowther talk about Matty's run in with Alastair Clarkson, Drew's concerns over ducking and diving and much more
May 14, 2013
AFL Exchange - Round 8
This week Drew Petrie, Matt Thompson and Andrew Lowther discuss whether the bump is dead, which free agents could benefit from changing clubs, and we give Drew a surprise pop quiz on his club North Melbourne
May 7, 2013
AFL Exchange - Round 7
In this episode Drew Petrie, Matt Thompson and Andrew Lowther discuss Buddy's form, the new AFL Player Ratings and Drew dishes it out to his teammate Boomer Harvey
Apr 30, 2013
AFL Exchange - Round 6
Drew Petrie, Matt Thompson and Andrew Lowther talk about basketball player Jason Collins coming out in the NBA, ACL injuries and Drew speaks about his form this year
Apr 23, 2013
AFL Exchange - Round 5
Drew Petrie, Matt Thompson and Andrew Lowther give you their take on coaches publicly criticizing players, the big Anzac Day match and Drew getting reported
Apr 16, 2013
AFL Exchange - Round 4
In our first episode Drew Petrie, Matt Thompson and Andrew Lowther give you their take on the controversial sliding rule, the Dean Brogan case and the the upcoming round