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The Sporting Probe with Roy & HG

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The Grand Final

The Grand Final

In the final Sporting Probe for 2018 Australia’s greatest broadcasters left nothing on the field. In the spirit of Aussie Olympic hero, Edwin ‘The Lion of Athens’ Flack, Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson tackle every big issue with gusto and flair. Like, CRICKET: What role did Michael Clarke play in the collapse of Aussie cricket? Have Smith and Warner met Justin Langer’s daughters? And, what is Australian cricket built on? (Hint: hate.) Then there are the BANKS and, Why bank CEO’s need a lot more mongrel? And, Are bank customers clowns and roadkill? Roy and HG take a long hard look at the OLYMPICS: Find out what happened when Roy put Sports Minister Bang-Bang McKenzie on the spot over shot-put funding. And, What are most consultants? (Hint: ratbags.) In FOOTBALL the big question is, What role did the Murderer play in the killing the AFL at Fish Creeks? And, What happens behind the unmarked door at AFL headquarters and, Does the Murderer have a bonesaw? BOXING is front and centre with every Australian certain to remember forever the magnificent 96 seconds of the Horn-Mundine bout and Roy and HG ask the pertinent question, Is there any more fun than getting punched in the head? Yep, this Sporting Probe is one for the ages to delight every probester, patriot, pilgrim and punter. Cheers!

In the final Sporting Probe for 2018 Australia’s greatest broadcasters left nothing on the field. In the spirit of Aussie Olympic hero, Edwin ‘The Lion of Athens’ Flack, Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson tackle every big issue with gusto and flair. Like, CRICKET: What role did Michael Clarke play in the collapse of Aussie cricket? Have Smith and Warner met Justin Langer’s daughters? And, what is Australian cricket built on? (Hint: hate.) Then there are the BANKS and, Why bank CEO’s need a lot more mongrel? And, Are bank customers clowns and roadkill? Roy and HG take a long hard look at the OLYMPICS: Find out what happened when Roy put Sports Minister Bang-Bang McKenzie on the spot over shot-put funding. And, What are most consultants? (Hint: ratbags.) In FOOTBALL the big question is, What role did the Murderer play in the killing the AFL at Fish Creeks? And, What happens behind the unmarked door at AFL headquarters and, Does the Murderer have a bonesaw? BOXING is front and centre with every Australian certain to remember forever the magnificent 96 seconds of the Horn-Mundine bout and Roy and HG ask the pertinent question, Is there any more fun than getting punched in the head? Yep, this Sporting Probe is one for the ages to delight every probester, patriot, pilgrim and punter. Cheers!1 hr, 4 min
“Pull your finger out, Australia!”

“Pull your finger out, Australia!”

The Sporting Probe delivers a simple but powerful and transformative message this week; a rallying cry for all probesters, patriots, pilgrims and punters. Cutting through to the heart of every and any problem, Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson say, “Come on, Australia, pull your finger out!” The world’s greatest broadcasters practise what they preach as they unpack our nation’s woes and troubles to reveal: Why the FFA should have honoured Tim Cahill’s retirement with the Banking Royal Commission Cup. Why Australian batsmen are rubbish. (Hint: They’re batting like Graeme Hicks.) Why the Lithgow Groove is now joining the A-League. (Hint: Could be something to do with FFA board members driving flash new cars and are able to visit the Small Arms Factory in Lithgow any time they want.) Why boxer Daniel Geale is coming out of retirement. (Hint: He loves punching Mundine.) Why Australian Olympians will be slaughtering livestock in Japan. (Hint: new sponsor and team bonding.) But wait, there’s so much more including an explosive WORLD EXCLUSIVE when Roy lets slip that Cristiano Ronaldo will be playing for the Lithgow Groove in 2019. Now there is a good example of “Pulling you finger out!!!”

The Sporting Probe delivers a simple but powerful and transformative message this week; a rallying cry for all probesters, patriots, pilgrims and punters. Cutting through to the heart of every and any problem, Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson say, “Come on, Australia, pull your finger out!” The world’s greatest broadcasters practise what they preach as they unpack our nation’s woes and troubles to reveal: Why the FFA should have honoured Tim Cahill’s retirement with the Banking Royal Commission Cup. Why Australian batsmen are rubbish. (Hint: They’re batting like Graeme Hicks.) Why the Lithgow Groove is now joining the A-League. (Hint: Could be something to do with FFA board members driving flash new cars and are able to visit the Small Arms Factory in Lithgow any time they want.) Why boxer Daniel Geale is coming out of retirement. (Hint: He loves punching Mundine.) Why Australian Olympians will be slaughtering livestock in Japan. (Hint: new sponsor and team bonding.) But wait, there’s so much more including an explosive WORLD EXCLUSIVE when Roy lets slip that Cristiano Ronaldo will be playing for the Lithgow Groove in 2019. Now there is a good example of “Pulling you finger out!!!”1 hr, 2 min
A Fair Dinkum Fair Go

A Fair Dinkum Fair Go

The Sporting Probe this week may be the most fair dinkum show in the history of Australian broadcasting with Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson giving it a red-hot fair go. Every probester, patriot, punter and pilgrim will be proud as they tackle the big issues affecting every Australian. Like, the finale of The Bachelorette – the finest radio personalities ever to grace the Australian airwaves have the inside goss on Ali’s chance of success with her new romance. Or revealing how the world-wide phenomenon of Andre Rieu began in a little Aussie post office. Is the current Wallaby team the worst since 1958? If they are it’s a little problematical because as Roy points out, ‘It’s a big call because the Wallabies running around back then were soiled bits of toilet paper.’ Then there’s the scarifying return of amateur proctologist John Hopoate to rugby league; big news on Hughie Bowman’s horse-racing suspension and how caddies are more important than the bloke hitting the golf ball. And then there’s the week’s biggest stink with news of dart champions farting to put competitors off their game and how this technique could be used in other sports. Fair dinkum!

The Sporting Probe this week may be the most fair dinkum show in the history of Australian broadcasting with Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson giving it a red-hot fair go. Every probester, patriot, punter and pilgrim will be proud as they tackle the big issues affecting every Australian. Like, the finale of The Bachelorette – the finest radio personalities ever to grace the Australian airwaves have the inside goss on Ali’s chance of success with her new romance. Or revealing how the world-wide phenomenon of Andre Rieu began in a little Aussie post office. Is the current Wallaby team the worst since 1958? If they are it’s a little problematical because as Roy points out, ‘It’s a big call because the Wallabies running around back then were soiled bits of toilet paper.’ Then there’s the scarifying return of amateur proctologist John Hopoate to rugby league; big news on Hughie Bowman’s horse-racing suspension and how caddies are more important than the bloke hitting the golf ball. And then there’s the week’s biggest stink with news of dart champions farting to put competitors off their game and how this technique could be used in other sports. Fair dinkum!1 hr, 3 min
HG Breaks Down

HG Breaks Down

It is the moment every probester, patriot, pilgrim and punter will long remember as, overcome by grief, HG Nelson breaks down weeping over the loss of Bruce to the Melbourne Cup. You’ll be heart-broken as you hear the tears splattering his boots as HG demands Sco-Mo issue a Prime Ministerial-decree to move Bruce McAvaney to Channel 10 so he can call next year’s Melbourne Cup. Agreeing with his partner, Rampaging Roy Slaven predicted that without such an order ‘this is the end of the Melbourne Cup as a significant part of the Australian landscape.’ Pulling himself together HG goes on to exclusively reveal how Hughie Bowman packed on an extra kilo as he rode Marmello to second place in the Cup (Hint: eating a big bowl of pasta while riding can do that.) Another issue The Sporting Probe unpacks in-depth is Australian cricket (Hint: Should Shane Warne or Viv Richards manage Cricket Australia?) Also big news in this week’s podcast is news from the Horn V Mundine fight that a reality-style TV show is in the offing featuring the Fighting Primary School Teacher struggling to put on weight as Mundine wrestles with shedding kilos. It’s exclusive. As is every other insight and revelation in this week’s podcast. And, what about them Wallabies? Yeah, what about them except, can they beat Italy? Sheesh.

It is the moment every probester, patriot, pilgrim and punter will long remember as, overcome by grief, HG Nelson breaks down weeping over the loss of Bruce to the Melbourne Cup. You’ll be heart-broken as you hear the tears splattering his boots as HG demands Sco-Mo issue a Prime Ministerial-decree to move Bruce McAvaney to Channel 10 so he can call next year’s Melbourne Cup. Agreeing with his partner, Rampaging Roy Slaven predicted that without such an order ‘this is the end of the Melbourne Cup as a significant part of the Australian landscape.’ Pulling himself together HG goes on to exclusively reveal how Hughie Bowman packed on an extra kilo as he rode Marmello to second place in the Cup (Hint: eating a big bowl of pasta while riding can do that.) Another issue The Sporting Probe unpacks in-depth is Australian cricket (Hint: Should Shane Warne or Viv Richards manage Cricket Australia?) Also big news in this week’s podcast is news from the Horn V Mundine fight that a reality-style TV show is in the offing featuring the Fighting Primary School Teacher struggling to put on weight as Mundine wrestles with shedding kilos. It’s exclusive. As is every other insight and revelation in this week’s podcast. And, what about them Wallabies? Yeah, what about them except, can they beat Italy? Sheesh.54 min
Winx Melbourne Cup Shock

Winx Melbourne Cup Shock

Either Winx runs in the Melbourne Cup or Sports Minister Shotgun McKenzie must cancel the race. That’s the big call this week from Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson who also demand an auction live on every free-to-air TV station to win the once-in-a-lifetime-chance to ride the champion in the race that stops the world. (Hint: you’ll need deep pockets; Roy hears horse loving Saudi princes are willing to bid $150 billion for the honour.) In tragic news, HG reveals Roy has turned down Cricket Australia’s offer to take over as chairman following David Peever’s axing but in good news, Shane Warne says he’s up for a Larry King-style TV talk show to unlock what makes successful people successful. More good news is the Wallaby’s new alliance with the Australian Army: (Discuss: “Is there an advantage to have rugby players who can take out a machine gun nest?”) There are details on how anyone – big or small - can get a job in the racing industry with a little help from Elle McPherson and tips on how to get fit using Roy and HG’s TV ad-break-training technique. That’s just a taste of what the world’s greatest broadcasters unpack in this week’s The Sporting Probe – the show for elite Australians who are not scared of winning – so saddle up probesters, patriots, pilgrims and punters and start winning.

Either Winx runs in the Melbourne Cup or Sports Minister Shotgun McKenzie must cancel the race. That’s the big call this week from Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson who also demand an auction live on every free-to-air TV station to win the once-in-a-lifetime-chance to ride the champion in the race that stops the world. (Hint: you’ll need deep pockets; Roy hears horse loving Saudi princes are willing to bid $150 billion for the honour.) In tragic news, HG reveals Roy has turned down Cricket Australia’s offer to take over as chairman following David Peever’s axing but in good news, Shane Warne says he’s up for a Larry King-style TV talk show to unlock what makes successful people successful. More good news is the Wallaby’s new alliance with the Australian Army: (Discuss: “Is there an advantage to have rugby players who can take out a machine gun nest?”) There are details on how anyone – big or small - can get a job in the racing industry with a little help from Elle McPherson and tips on how to get fit using Roy and HG’s TV ad-break-training technique. That’s just a taste of what the world’s greatest broadcasters unpack in this week’s The Sporting Probe – the show for elite Australians who are not scared of winning – so saddle up probesters, patriots, pilgrims and punters and start winning.1 hr, 8 min
Bruce Love Shock!

Bruce Love Shock!

Welcome to this bumper souvenir edition of The Sporting Probe celebrating the magnificent triumph of Winx. Enjoy the glory as Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson take you behind-the-scenes of the champion’s unprecedented fourth Cox Plate win. Bask in the afterglow of the magic that is Winx as the world’s greatest broadcasters pull back the curtains to exclusively reveal WHAT Winx has in common with the Royal couple, Harry and Meghan. (Hint: communication skills.) WHY Bruce McAvaney compared Winx to Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, Mona Lisa. WHAT Winx was thinking as she arrived a Moonee Valley (Hint: HG and ROY were there to translate for you.) And HOW Winx is not the first horse Bruce McAvaney has fallen for. (Hint: Yep, hold on to your fascinators – this is the biggest shock of the day.) COULD this cheapen the love between Winx and Bruce? (Hint: Only if Winx finds out.) And, is there a message for other horses who might consider winning Bruce’s heart? (Hint: Hell, yeah.) Sure, there are other issues unpacked by Roy and HG like the new Ashes-style golf tournament and the 30 centimetre sausage roll coming to a sports stadium near you but, really, Winx is the big story so, Giddy-up!

Welcome to this bumper souvenir edition of The Sporting Probe celebrating the magnificent triumph of Winx. Enjoy the glory as Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson take you behind-the-scenes of the champion’s unprecedented fourth Cox Plate win. Bask in the afterglow of the magic that is Winx as the world’s greatest broadcasters pull back the curtains to exclusively reveal WHAT Winx has in common with the Royal couple, Harry and Meghan. (Hint: communication skills.) WHY Bruce McAvaney compared Winx to Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, Mona Lisa. WHAT Winx was thinking as she arrived a Moonee Valley (Hint: HG and ROY were there to translate for you.) And HOW Winx is not the first horse Bruce McAvaney has fallen for. (Hint: Yep, hold on to your fascinators – this is the biggest shock of the day.) COULD this cheapen the love between Winx and Bruce? (Hint: Only if Winx finds out.) And, is there a message for other horses who might consider winning Bruce’s heart? (Hint: Hell, yeah.) Sure, there are other issues unpacked by Roy and HG like the new Ashes-style golf tournament and the 30 centimetre sausage roll coming to a sports stadium near you but, really, Winx is the big story so, Giddy-up!1 hr, 5 min
Best Royal Tour Ever

Best Royal Tour Ever

The Sporting Probe has bravely and controversially called it early – Harry and Meghan’s Royal tour is officially the best ever. “There has been nothing like the magic that Meghan and Harry have smeared all over us this week,” says HG Nelson. Rampaging Roy Slaven opines: “What a great week to be an Australian with a couple of sandwiches in the glove box, a tank full of gas and a dream” In other words, this week’s podcast is chock-full of optimism. Mind you, there seems little hope for the Gold Coast Suns next year unless Foreign Minister Marissa Payne butts in and Premier Xi sends a container load of books to help the Suns get cashed-up. And what’s wrong with Australia’s cricket team? (Hint: our batsmen are great so bowlers, obviously.) But then, what does coach Justin Langer know about bowlers? (Hint: not much.) Should the Socceroos re-locate to Oodnadatta? (Hint: a good start to invigorating rural and regional Australia.) Discover how Roy experienced the beer-pie-toilet trifecta at Wentworth Park dog track and why he feels the venue could be improved with addition of toilet doors. And where will we find Bruce McAvaney all this week? (Hint: never a few steps away from Winx 24/7.)

The Sporting Probe has bravely and controversially called it early – Harry and Meghan’s Royal tour is officially the best ever. “There has been nothing like the magic that Meghan and Harry have smeared all over us this week,” says HG Nelson. Rampaging Roy Slaven opines: “What a great week to be an Australian with a couple of sandwiches in the glove box, a tank full of gas and a dream” In other words, this week’s podcast is chock-full of optimism. Mind you, there seems little hope for the Gold Coast Suns next year unless Foreign Minister Marissa Payne butts in and Premier Xi sends a container load of books to help the Suns get cashed-up. And what’s wrong with Australia’s cricket team? (Hint: our batsmen are great so bowlers, obviously.) But then, what does coach Justin Langer know about bowlers? (Hint: not much.) Should the Socceroos re-locate to Oodnadatta? (Hint: a good start to invigorating rural and regional Australia.) Discover how Roy experienced the beer-pie-toilet trifecta at Wentworth Park dog track and why he feels the venue could be improved with addition of toilet doors. And where will we find Bruce McAvaney all this week? (Hint: never a few steps away from Winx 24/7.)1 hr, 2 min
Bruce and Winx Sitting In A Tree

Bruce and Winx Sitting In A Tree

Ah Spring, when an old race-callers fancy lightly turns to thoughts of Winx. Yes, romance is in the air at Sporting Probe this week as Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson get all dewy-eyed over Bruce McAvaney’s love for Winx. But what will happen to this romance when Winx loses and, Why does Rooting King hate Bruce? And when did the romance begin? (Hint: About win number 10 …) In other gee-gee related matters, the world’s best broadcasters also have ideas on how to improve on this year’s Everest promotion (Hint: How about the White House as the next billboard? Or Redzel climbing Everest in special crampons?) And then there’s the plan to give Barnaby Joyce a couple of billion dollars to bet on big races with all winnings going to Drought Relief. By the way, Was this the right week to kick-start Gambling Awareness Week? Any old whoo, other topics tackled include Roy’s campaign to crack down on ball kid abuse at tennis tournaments, the fallout from the UFC post-fight brawl and how it is affecting Australian fighters and what’s wrong with the new Sydney Football Stadium. Finally, why was the Everest draw done in a public toilet and how did Roy save the fiasco from becoming a complete fiasco. Download now to be enlightened.

Ah Spring, when an old race-callers fancy lightly turns to thoughts of Winx. Yes, romance is in the air at Sporting Probe this week as Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson get all dewy-eyed over Bruce McAvaney’s love for Winx. But what will happen to this romance when Winx loses and, Why does Rooting King hate Bruce? And when did the romance begin? (Hint: About win number 10 …) In other gee-gee related matters, the world’s best broadcasters also have ideas on how to improve on this year’s Everest promotion (Hint: How about the White House as the next billboard? Or Redzel climbing Everest in special crampons?) And then there’s the plan to give Barnaby Joyce a couple of billion dollars to bet on big races with all winnings going to Drought Relief. By the way, Was this the right week to kick-start Gambling Awareness Week? Any old whoo, other topics tackled include Roy’s campaign to crack down on ball kid abuse at tennis tournaments, the fallout from the UFC post-fight brawl and how it is affecting Australian fighters and what’s wrong with the new Sydney Football Stadium. Finally, why was the Everest draw done in a public toilet and how did Roy save the fiasco from becoming a complete fiasco. Download now to be enlightened.1 hr, 5 min