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3AW is Football

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'I just don't get it': David Schwarz takes issue with the AFL's constant rule changing

May 30, 2024 01:55 - 4 minutes - 4.53 MB

Former Melbourne player David Schwarz has taken issue with the AFL's constant rule changing as well as the interpretation of the rules being adjusted mid-season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Matthew Richardson's surprise after learning umpires receive in-game feedback from officials

May 29, 2024 21:53 - 31 seconds - 522 KB

Matthew Richardson was asked about the story, which Sam McClure broke in The Age.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

What Jon Anderson wants to see the AFL do following latest Alastair Clarkson outburst

May 29, 2024 20:51 - 35 seconds - 596 KB

Jon Anderson didn't hold back after it emerged Alastair Clarkson is under investigation by the AFL again.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Alastair Clarkson back under fresh AFL investigation

May 29, 2024 08:16 - 2 minutes - 1.88 MB

The AFL is investigating a claim that North Melbourne coach, Alastair Clarkson has allegedly verbally abused officials during last Saturday's match against Port Adelaide. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The AFL release statement addressing the holding the ball rule confusion

May 28, 2024 23:40 - 1 minute - 1.71 MB

The AFL has released a statement clarifying the holding the ball rule, amid confusion from players and coaches on how the rule is being officiated. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

What has gone wrong at the Brisbane Lions according to Leigh Matthews

May 28, 2024 09:24 - 1 minute - 1.46 MB

Leigh Matthews answered a question from a caller on what was gone wrong at the Brisbane Lions in 2024, who only have four wins from 11 games. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Leigh Matthews weighs in on the Essendon 2000 vs Sydney 2024 debate!

May 28, 2024 09:03 - 2 minutes - 2.39 MB

Leigh Matthews has weighed in on the debate which arose on 3AW's Wide World of Sports on Monday night on which side is better: Essendon in 2000 or Sydney in 2024? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Zak Butters admits to being 'annoyed and frustrated' with the constant pressure on Ken Hinkley

May 28, 2024 08:54 - 8 minutes - 7.61 MB

The star midfielder from Port Adelaide came to the defence of his coach, amid constant pressure from the media. He also spoke on how the captaincy has felt in Connor Rozee's absence, as well as how Ollie Wines is going after his heart scare.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Who could be worth two million dollars in the AFL according to Jimmy Bartel and Leigh Matthews

May 28, 2024 08:25 - 5 minutes - 5.1 MB

Jimmy Bartel and Leigh Matthews have discussed who could be the first two million dollar player in the AFL. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

FULL DISCUSSION: Sam McClure and Matthew Lloyd unpack umpires boss' comments on weekend controversies

May 27, 2024 08:54 - 8 minutes - 7.45 MB

Where is the holding the ball rule at right now? Matthew Lloyd and Sam McClure discuss.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

How Craig McRae made profound impact on important Hawk Dylan Moore

May 27, 2024 08:38 - 10 minutes - 10 MB

Hawthorn's Dylan Moore joined Sam McClure and Matthew Lloyd.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Matthew Lloyd: Essendon 2000 side 'far superior' to current Sydney side

May 27, 2024 08:22 - 2 minutes - 1.98 MB

How does the current Swans outfit compare to Essendon's star-studded team in 2000?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

What Matthew Lloyd wants to see at Collingwood amid current injury crisis

May 27, 2024 08:13 - 2 minutes - 2.21 MB

Matthew Lloyd and Sam McClure spoke about the big injury news out of Collingwood  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jake Niall unpacks the 'big sticking point' still remaining in Hawthorn racism saga

May 27, 2024 05:48 - 4 minutes - 4.6 MB

The Age Chief Football Reporter Jake Niall joined 3AW Drive.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

FULL REVIEW: Dees bounce back with convincing win! (May 26, 2024)

May 26, 2024 09:27 - 51 minutes - 46.8 MB

Listen to the full review of the Dees and Saints game at the MCG. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

THE VOTES! Matthew Richardson's best players (Melbourne v St Kilda)

May 26, 2024 08:59 - 23 seconds - 413 KB

Listen to Matthew Richardson's votes for Melbourne vs St Kilda See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

"I probably looked like a bit of a goose": Steven May on his first goal in 4 years

May 26, 2024 08:42 - 4 minutes - 4.32 MB

Melbourne defender Steven May joined 3AW Football post-game. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

'Bit of a goose': Steven May on his first goal in four years

May 26, 2024 08:42 - 4 minutes - 4.32 MB

Melbourne defender Steven May joined 3AW Football post-game. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

St Kilda Head of Football David Misson joins 3AW Football

May 26, 2024 08:29 - 6 minutes - 5.96 MB

Pre-game St Kilda Head of Football David Misson joins 3AW Football to talk all things Saints See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

St Kilda football boss comments on mammoth reported Jacob Weitering contract offer

May 26, 2024 08:29 - 6 minutes - 5.96 MB

Pre-game St Kilda Head of Football David Misson joins 3AW Football to talk all things Saints See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

FULL PRE-GAME: Sunday Afternoon Footy on 3AW! (May 26, 2024)

May 26, 2024 07:41 - 1 hour - 83.9 MB

Listen back to the full footy preview with Jimmy Bartel, Tony Shaw and Matthew Richardson.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

'I don't buy into that": Richardson on Richmond long rebuild talks

May 26, 2024 05:09 - 1 minute - 1 MB

Matthew Richardson had his say on the commentary around Richmond.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

'I don't buy into that": Richo on Richmond long rebuild talks

May 26, 2024 05:09 - 1 minute - 1 MB

Matthew Richardson had his say on the commentary around Richmond.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

'I have loved it from the day dot.' Record-breaker Hawkins reflects on career to date

May 26, 2024 04:00 - 14 minutes - 13.5 MB

Tom Hawkins joined 3AW football this afternoon.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

'I have loved it from the day dot': Record-breaker Hawkins reflects on career to date

May 26, 2024 04:00 - 14 minutes - 13.5 MB

Tom Hawkins joined 3AW football this afternoon.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

FULL PRE-GAME: Saturday Night Footy on 3AW! (May 25, 2024)

May 26, 2024 03:42 - 55 minutes - 50.9 MB

Listen back to the full pre-game of last night's dreamtime clash.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

FULL REVIEW: Essendon hold off the Tigers! (May 25, 2024)

May 26, 2024 03:11 - 31 minutes - 28.6 MB

The Bombers hold off the Tigers to win by two goals at the MCG. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

THE VOTES! Matthew Lloyd's best players (Richmond v Essendon)

May 26, 2024 02:56 - 1 minute - 1.08 MB

Listen back to Lloydy's votes from Essendon's victory over the Tigers.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

FULL REVIEW: Carlton get back on the winners' list! (May 25, 2024)

May 25, 2024 08:33 - 1 hour - 67.7 MB

Carlton prevailed over the Gold Coast Suns by 29 points at Marvel Stadium, with Tony Shaw and Libby Birch as well as Tim Lane and Tony Leonard giving their thoughts post-game while covering all of the biggest talking points in the round so far.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

FULL HIGHLIGHTS: Carlton vs Gold Coast (May 25, 2024)

May 25, 2024 08:23 - 4 minutes - 3.73 MB

It was a hotly contested game under the Marvel Stadium roof with the Blues prevailing in the end! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

THE VOTES! Libby Birch's best players (Carlton vs Gold Coast)

May 25, 2024 08:20 - 1 minute - 1.33 MB

Listen back to who were the best players on the ground in Libby Birch's eyes! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

What it was like for Mac Andrew going head-to-head with Charlie Curnow!

May 25, 2024 07:31 - 3 minutes - 3.48 MB

It was an exciting battle between the youngster and the star forward today at Marvel Stadium! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

'Huge amount of credit': Jacob Weitering heaps high praise on Zac Williams after Carlton's win!

May 25, 2024 07:02 - 6 minutes - 6.15 MB

Carlton defender Jacob Weitering has heaped high praise on teammate Zac Williams after kicking a career-high four goals in the Blues' win over the Gold Coast Suns! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The rule in the AFL which Leigh Matthews finds 'petty'

May 25, 2024 05:25 - 2 minutes - 2.33 MB

Leigh Matthews has admitted there is a certain rule in the AFL which he finds "petty".  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

FULL PRE-GAME: Saturday Arvo Footy on 3AW! (May 25, 2024)

May 25, 2024 03:51 - 1 hour - 60.2 MB

Listen back to the full footy preview with the usual trio of Tim Lane, Caroline Wilson and Leigh Matthews! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Carlton missing finals would be 'devastating' according to club CEO Brian Cook

May 25, 2024 03:30 - 13 minutes - 12.1 MB

Carlton CEO Brian Cook joined 3AW Football for a wide-ranging interview before the club's match against Gold Coast on Saturday, covering the following topics: The club's expectations this year The soft tissue injury crisis at the club Concussion and racism law suits  Relationship with Marvel Stadium  Competitive balance See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

'Really challenging': Alex Pearce opens up on how he's coping after the loss of Cam McCarthy

May 25, 2024 02:56 - 16 minutes - 15.5 MB

Fremantle captain Alex Pearce has opened up on how he's feeling after the loss of his friend and former teammate Cam McCarthy. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Caroline Wilson and Leigh Matthews weigh in on the controversial Matthew Nicholls free kick

May 25, 2024 02:29 - 10 minutes - 10.1 MB

Caroline Wilson and Leigh Matthews have weighed in on the controversial finish over in Perth on Friday night, with Matthew Nicholls' free kick for time wasting against Collingwood the key talking point out of the match.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

FULL REVIEW: Fremantle and Collingwood play out a dramatic draw! (May 24, 2024)

May 24, 2024 13:52 - 18 minutes - 17.3 MB

The match between Fremantle and Collingwood ended in a draw over in Perth, with some controversy in the final minutes taking up the discussion in the post-match review! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

FULL HIGHLIGHTS: Fremantle vs Collingwood (May 24, 2024)

May 24, 2024 13:47 - 1 minute - 1.8 MB

Listen back to all of the highlights from what turned out to be a thrilling match in the end! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

THE VOTES! Matthew Lloyd's best players (Fremantle vs Collingwood)

May 24, 2024 13:45 - 55 seconds - 902 KB

Listen back to Lloydy's best players from the thrilling draw! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

'Bloody weird': Jack Crisp's immediate reaction to another draw and THAT late free kick!

May 24, 2024 13:34 - 3 minutes - 3.68 MB

Collingwood midfielder Jack Crisp joined the 3AW Football broadcast post-game after the Pies' dramatic draw against Fremantle. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Tony Shaw: Matthew Nicholls' free kick was 'over the top officiating'

May 24, 2024 13:10 - 1 minute - 1.46 MB

Tony Shaw says the decision by umpire Matthew Nicholls to award a free kick to Fremantle in the final minutes was "over the top officiating".  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The situation at St Kilda which Matthew Lloyd finds 'interesting'

May 24, 2024 12:06 - 4 minutes - 3.99 MB

Matthew Lloyd says he finds the dynamic between St Kilda head coach Ross Lyon and Mattaes Phillipou "interesting" after the youngster was dropped from the side this week.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

'Pretty ordinary': Tony Shaw calls for an 'overhaul' of the rules in the AFL

May 24, 2024 11:06 - 3 minutes - 3.27 MB

The Collingwood great fears for the direction the game is going with how difficult it is for the umpires to officiate properly.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

FULL PRE-GAME: Friday Night Footy on 3AW! (May 24, 2024)

May 24, 2024 10:32 - 1 hour - 75.9 MB

Listen back to the extended pre-game with Anthony Hudson, Matthew Lloyd, Tony Shaw and Sam McClure before Fremantle and Collingwood do battle over in Perth! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The advice Brendon Bolton has for Scott Pendlebury for when he retires

May 24, 2024 10:11 - 1 minute - 1.23 MB

Scott Pendlebury recently voiced his intentions to head into coaching post-career, and Brendon Bolton even referenced the advice Tottenham Hotspur manager Ange Postecoglou gave the Collingwood coaches during the week! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

'Put the stake in the ground': Tony Shaw and Matthew Lloyd call on Adem Yze to get tougher with his players

May 24, 2024 09:34 - 8 minutes - 8.16 MB

Tony Shaw and Matthew Lloyd have called on Richmond head coach Adem Yze to get tougher with his players.  Lloyd said "this is where he has to put the stake in the ground and not tolerate it" while Shaw made some big statements on Dustin Martin! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Why Nathan Buckley is 'perfectly poised' to land the Tasmania Devils head coaching job

May 24, 2024 08:45 - 5 minutes - 5.4 MB

The 3AW Football team brought up the discussion of Sydney Swans head coach John Longmire and whether he gets enough credit across his coaching career, which led to who could be the Tasmania Devils' inaugural head coach. Sam McClure thinks Nathan Buckley is "perfectly poised" for the role, with Matthew Lloyd also on board with the idea of the Collingwood great returning to coaching. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The football issue Jon Anderson 'absolutely detests'

May 22, 2024 22:11 - 45 seconds - 763 KB

Jon Anderson didn't hold back on the issue.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.