Bats and Balls Podcast

Bats and Balls Podcast

Each week Pies, The Producer, Mendy & Big Zacko discuss sports from Australia and around the world. Focussed on NRL and AFL in winter, cricket and NFL in summer. We also talk about motor racing, horse racing, basketball, baseball and anything else that comes up from week to week. Join our tipping, fantasy and supercoach comps to interact with the team.

Episodes

May 25, 2022 105 min

Josh and The Producer are back again and The Producer has been running a muck on GT7.

Majsport has been live streaming on youtube his antic on GT7 and has create a Ferrari Championship which involves The Producer. Last weekends race was at Nurburgring and had plenty of Drama. To Subscribe to Majsport and see all the livestreams and Ferrari Championship Races click the link below.

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Josh and The Producer get the original team back together for second week running. Pies has been doing half marathons and The Producer has been perfecting his Sim Racing.

In the NRL and in true Parramatta Eels fashion the Bats and Balls Champions are now the Sydney Roosters. Can the Eels bounce back against Manly this week? Magic Round also saw The Panther smash the Storm and the Raiders defeat the Sharks. Brisbane won easy against...

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Josh and The Producer get the original team back together for Episode 305. It is always great to the original crew back together. But where has Pies been and What has he been doing??

We have a new Bats and Balls Champion after the might Parramatta Eels won the battle of the west and destroyed the Panthers. Adam Reynolds showed the Rabbits why it was a mistake to let him go and we had another send off and a sin bin that could have b...

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After Pies lost to both The Producer in AFL Supercoach and DWS Fleshpuppets in NRL Supercoach, The Producer needed to get Erik to help do the show.

The Eels had a tough night in Darwin going to down to the Cowboys and the Tigers lost to the Dragons. Round 8 saw a send-off for spear tackle. The Panthers are still the team to beat however the Storm after scoring 104 -2 in the last 120min for footy are coming to get the Panthers.

The ...

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April 28, 2022 59 min

No Pies and No Erik means The Producer is joined by Maybo to go through NRL, Supercoach, AFL and EPL.

In the NRL the Tigers made it 2 in a row defeating the Rabbits. The Dragons stunned the Roosters on Anzac Day. The Roosters look off their game can they turn it around? The Eels got back into winning ways and the Storm smashed the Warriors.

West Coast are playing like a team that hasn’t trained together in the AFL. Port smashed the...

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April 13, 2022 111 min

Josh and The Producer get the original team back together for Episode 302. What could possibly go wrong in this episode?

In the NRL the Panthers still remain undefeated while the Tigers are the only team yet to win a game and are up against a red-hot Eels team this week. Talking about the Eels their game with the Titans in Round 5 was filled with controversy. In the NRLW the Roosters won the Grand Final defeating the Dragons team. ...

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Josh and Erik have been suspended from the show after an off the air issue. So, The Producer is joined by Big Mendy for Episode 301.

In the NRL the Storm and the Eels had big wins while the Tigers had another loss. The Broncos are back into their losing ways and The Panthers are still the only undefeated team in the comp. In NRLW win to the Dragons and Roosters see them facing off in the Grand Final this weekend.

West Coast are sti...

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We have hit 300 Episodes and we have got the crew together to talk all things sport and look back at the last 299 Episodes. Pies starts the show and is joined by The Producer, Colbee, Big Mendy, Erik and Maybo. 

Parramatta got a great win over the Storm in Golden Point in the NRL which has Pies smiling. Mendy was very happy with his Rabbits while Erik and Maybo were not happy with the efforts of the Tigers and Broncos. When will th...

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With Josh and Erik ruled out for playing the pokies The Producer is joined by Big Mendy and Maybo.

In the NRL the Panthers and Storm just keep winning while the Sharks got a good win against the Eels. The Tigers were very poor against the Knights and the Broncos got the win and are 2-0 for the season. In NRLW the season is getting tight with the Dragons and Broncos locked into the top 4 and the Eels, Titans and Roosters fighting ou...

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Sport is back in a big way and Josh and The Producer finally get back into the studio to cover all of it.

Round 1 of the NRL has been completed and it was a tippers nightmare. The Panthers showed they are ready to defend their title with a dominate victory over the Sea Eagles. The Roosters let many people down against the Knight and the Eels snuck over the line against the Titans. In NRLW all 3 games were very entertaining with The...

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After a really sad weekend for Australian cricket Josh and The Producer are joined by Erik to remember the great Shane Warne and Rod Marsh.

The test series in Pakistan has started with the first test being a very boring draw. The team discuss if pitches should have more life and who should be playing in the last two tests.

NRL is back and so is our tipping competition (check details below).  Round 1 is just around the corner so we ...

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March 8, 2022 90 min

The NRL is back so join the Bats and Balls Podcast Team as we go through all the teams and makes some predictions for the upcoming NRL season.

If you are fan of the NRL join our tipping competition. Go To ESPN Footy Tips and search Bats and Ball NRL Tipping and join. Winner will get a prize

0:00:00 – Penrith Panthers 0:08:00 – South Sydney Rabbitohs 0:12:40 – Melbourne Storm 0:17:30 – Manly Sea Eagles 0:20:00 – Sydney Roosters 0:2...

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Josh makes his grand return for a full show this we and he is joined by The Producer and Erik. There is a lot to talk about so this is a big show.

The Australian Cricket Team is off to Pakistan to play 3 tests. Darren joins the show again to help us understand what the conditions will be like and who will be playing. The Aussies have not played there since 1998 so can they get the job done?

NRL continued with the last week of trial...

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Josh makes his big return and is joined by The Producer and Erik Nielsen. The team start the show by catching up on everything that is happening in their lives.

The Australian Cricket Team has finished their summer of cricket at home with a 4-1 T20 series win against Sri Lanka. Erik gives his views on how the team played and his thoughts on Sri Lanka moving forward.

The NRL trials have started and even though the results do not rea...

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We have returned for another year and while Josh is off getting super fit we bring Darren de Kretser and Erik Nielsen back onto the show.  While we were away the Aussies dominated the English to win the Ashes. The team discuss the series and if Pat Cummins was tested as captain. Who will be the next Australian Coach?  

The Producer was then very keen to gloat about the Might LA Rams winning the Super Bowl but Erik and Darren were f...

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Pies and The Producer back together for one last show of 2021.

We wrap the first two Ashes tests and look ahead to the next three.

Then we touch on the last few weeks of NFL and EPL and tip our next rounds/

We recap the end of the Formula 1 season. Max Verstappen delivered on the promise Christian Horner saw in him all those years ago with a victory in the final race of the season. Lewis Hamilton did everything he could, but the Re...

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December 7, 2021 103 min

The Ashes are set to start this week and The Producer is joined by Erik Nielsen and Darren DeKretser on his Bats and Balls debut.

Erik and Darren break down both the Australian and English line ups. Is Ben Stokes ready to carry England?, Will Starc hold his place in the side? are just some of the questions to be answered in this series.

Big Bash has returned with both Sydney teams getting off to a great start. In other cricket arou...

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The Producer is wrapped in cotton wool and plaster so he should make it through the full episode. We're back to cover all the sport.

In the NFL it's a funny season. Are the Chiefs back? It's too early to tell but signs are good. The Rams are in a hole and the Pats could be the best team going round.

In Soccer we've got the International weekend and World Cup Qualifiers. By the time you listen to this Australia will ...

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October 31, 2021 76 min

Pies, The Producer and Colbee check out the lead up runs and try and find the winner of the 2021 Melbourne Cup. With the absence of many foreign raiders, Incentivise is the clear favourite for the cup. Can it get two miles? Who is the biggest threat? Can Colbee box up 11 horses and still miss the trifecta?!

0:00:00 - Lead up races and form 0:57:35 - Tips 1:03:20 - Colbee's Trifecta 1:08:30 - Off The Rails

Winning Tips Colbee - ...

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It's been a long time. But Pies is back in the Bats and Balls Studio with The Producer. After a short catch up we're back into the sports.

In the NFL Arizona look unstoppable at the moment. There's a few other NFC teams nipping at their heels though. In the AFC no team has fewer than 2 losses which makes for a competitive conference.

In the EPL Liverpool won the one fixture the fans look forward to every season. A 5-0 d...

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