Legends with Bevo

Legends with Bevo

Become a Paid Subscriber: https://anchor.fm/bevan-jones/subscribe On Legends with Bevo, I go one-on-one with interesting and notable guests in the world of sport and entertainment as well as people doing incredible things in the community. On Sports Legends with Bevo superstars of sport tell of their inspiring highs to heartbreaking lows, and all the giggles in between. On Comedy Legends with Bevo we hear from comedy legends and up and comers as they share wild tales of touring the world, to touring the broken down pubs of Australia.


February 19, 2024 28 mins

Matt took the big punt by leaving a career as a high school teacher to start his own business Driven From Within but it was a punt that has definitely paid off!

Matt talked about how the Driven From Within idea came about and what the business involves, his footy journey as a player and coach, some of his funniest footy team mates and we reminisced over some great times together at the Birdwood Football & Netball Club.


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Youngster Joe McKinnon capped off a huge year in 2023 by winning the prestigious Bay Sheffield running race in South Australia and was coached by respected coach Debbie Meich.

Debbie broke a big record too, she became the first female coach in 137 years to successfully coach a Bay Sheffield winner and Joe and Debbie definitely make a fantastic combination.

We spoke about what it meant to Joe about winning the prestigious race and w...

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Growing up in India as a cricket mad youngster, Bharat Sundaresan is a world-renowned, award-winning cricket writer and commentator who now resides in the Adelaide Hills.

Formerly a cricket writer with The Indian Express, Bharat is now the Australian correspondent and senior writer for Cricbuzz, the no.1 cricket website in the world.

Bharat has become well known for his outlandish fashion and his distinctive long hair and also sta...

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Jordan 'Biggie' Steffens and Brooke Prichard are not just two of the nicest people that you can wish to meet but they also happen to be two of SA's strongest people! Biggie broke his third Guinness World Record in September this year when he pulled a 20,300-kg (44,753-lb) hydraulic crane across a five-metre distance, smashing the record for the heaviest vehicle pulled with the upper body and last year Brooke pulled the...

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In the realm of Australian Rules Football, few names shine as brightly as Shaun Burgoyne. A four-time premiership star, Burgoyne has etched his name into AFL history with a career marked by skill, resilience, and an unyielding commitment to success.

Shaun Burgoyne, affectionately known as "Silk" for his smooth style of play he hailed from a footballing family and played a pivotal role in the Port Adelaide Football Club f...

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Founder of KX Pilates, Aaron Smith is an award-winning fitness innovator, entrepreneur and author of the book ‘Define Yourself’.

After spending several years travelling the world Aaron took a punt and with the generosity of his father he was able to start KX Pilates in February 2010.

Based on the Japanese philosophy of kaizen (continuous improvement), KX Pilates is a dynamic workout that has transformed both fitness participants an...

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With a love of animals Sarah originally chose a career in veterinary medicine but a change in careers has now seen her elected as a member of South Australia’s Upper House of Parliament where she is now a part of the One Nation Party.

Chris was the Adelaide Crows original skipper and was a star of the club playing 117 games.

He also played 14 state games and played 227 for his beloved Glenelg Football Club and 10 games for North Ad...

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Talented sportswoman and new Port Adelaide Football Club women's recruit Jasmine Simmons joined us recently for a chat on Legends with Bevo.

We spoke about Jasmine's childhood growing up in Broken Hill, her basketball journey including playing US college and winning a championship in the NBL1 Central with the West Adelaide Bearcats in 2022 and transitioning from basketball to footy.

Thanks so much to Jasmine for her time, t...

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With over 30 years of experience, Shelly Jarrett has coached some of the best swimmers of all time including SA's very own Kyle Chalmers.

It was great to catch up with Shelly on Sports Legends with Bevo and talk about her passion for coaching, how her coaching journey began, achievements along the way and why Shelly knew Kyle was something special early on in his career.

Thanks so much to Shelly for her time, to Andy Martin fro...

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It was a pleasure to chat with Lehmo recently on Comedy Legends with Bevo.

We discussed the success of the Utopia television show that Lehmo stars in on the ABC network, how he went from being an accountant to a stand-up comedian and the difference between performing overseas compared to Australia.

Thanks so much to Lehmo for his time, to the Southern Slugs Football Club for their continued support and sponsoring this episode and t...

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For those that missed the recent Facebook Live chat I had with the hilarious Aaron Gocs here's the edited version in full.

We spoke about Gocsy's comedy journey so far, the challenges that he has had to overcome throughout his life, the big Div 12 Ressies game that he was a part of and went beyond all expectations and what's happening for the rest of the year for Gocsy.

Thanks so much to Gocsy for his time, to Peter Old...

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I was delighted to be joined earlier this year by good mate and comedian Jarryd Goundrey on Comedy Legends with Bevo.

Jarryd is going from strength to strength and performing with some of the world's best comedians.

Jarryd spoke about the financial challenges that came with being a stand-up comedian and why it's not easy, why going viral on social media isn't as good as what you think and Jarryd also shared a lovely sto...

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Wimbledon is well and truly in full swing so to keep in the theme of things I had a chat with Australian tennis star and Riverland's very own Luke Saville.

We spoke about how he met his wife and fellow Aussie tennis star Daria Saville, the thrill of representing the Aussies in the Davis Cup for the first time and what it was like to play in the final of the Australian Open Doubles in 2020 with fellow Aussie Max Purcell.

Thanks ...

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It was a great joy to chat with Adelaide Football Club legend Rod 'Jammo' Jameson recently on Sports Legends with Bevo.

We discussed how Jammo was very close to being a Kangaroos player, what it was like to be part of the Crows premiership side in 1997, some of the characters that he played with during his career and Jammo gave some very insightful thoughts about what we can do with the current concussion issues in the AFL.


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The boys from Marmalade Australia, Div 12 Ressies and Anything Is Content are killing it on social media at the moment and you couldn't meet two nicer blokes.

I was stoked to have DJ Checkers and Srey on Comedy Legends with Bevo recently for a chat.

We spoke about how the boys first met, how the idea to kick torps has led them to go viral, the success of Marmalade Australia and the Div 12 Ressies and tips for how to go viral on...

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It was an absolute joy to have a chat again with the inspirational and genuine good guy and 12 time World Surf Ski champion Coach Oscar Chalupsky.

We spoke about how Oscar stays so positive despite going through some tough times with bone cancer and advice he has for others going through difficult challenges, how he first got into surf skiing and why competing for South Africa at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics was extra special.Oscar ...

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Warning! This video contains strong language and some full on mental health discussion that may offend some viewers.

I had the great joy of catching up with the hilarious Marc Ryan The Beautiful Bogan for a chat on Comedy Legends with Bevo when he was here for the Adelaide Fringe.

We spoke about the classic way that he became ‘The Beautiful Bogan’, Marc’s tough childhood, his challenges with mental health and how he’s overcome the...

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It was fantastic to recently chat with one of the Port Adelaide Football Club's greatest ever players Warren Tredrea on Sports Legends with Bevo.

We spoke about why wearing the prison bars means so much to Port Adelaide players, what it was like to win a SANFL premiership as a teenager, some of the characters he played with throughout his career and growing up in a sporting family!

Tredders and another AFL great, Matthew Richa...

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For over 20 years now Tom Siegert - Comedian has entertained audiences around Australia as a stand-up comedian and in recent years with his alter ego The Suburban Footballer - Tom Siegert.

It was great to catch up with Tom for a chat recently on Comedy Legends with Bevo where we discussed where Tom first got his passion for comedy, one of his gigs that didn't go so well in the past and the story behind The Suburban Footballer.

Tom ...

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It was great to be interviewed by comedian and radio announcer James Liotta on his show on 96.5 Inner FM in Melbourne about the Legends with Bevo story and the excitement of getting the show on community television on Channel 44 Adelaide and C31 in Melbourne and Geelong.

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