Kingsgrove Sports Centre Podcast

Kingsgrove Sports Centre Podcast

A sports show based in Kingsgrove, Sydney, Australia, from our original Kingsgrove Sports Centre store location, supporting sporting communities for over 40 years! Discussing cricket, rugby league (NRL), English Premier League, AFL — and more!

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June 25, 2021 56 min

After a months-long hiatus, we're finally back for our 50th episode! Join Hamish, Charlie, and Leisa as they recap the cricket highlights from the first half of the year, look ahead to the exciting events on the horizon — and Hamish lists five of his favourite ways to prepare during the preseason. Join us! We're so glad to be back!

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Bowlers wearing hats? Two balls in ODI cricket? Abolishing tea in county cricket? It's just not cricket! What do you think? Join in the discussion! Leave us your comments about our opinions and share your own thoughts about which cricket trends are just NOT cricket. You can find us at fb.me/kingsgrovesportscentre, instagram.com/kingsgrovesports, and twitter.com/kingsgrovesport.

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November 3, 2020 50 min

Wind-blown caps onto stumps, bright-coloured undies peeking through split pants, and every variety of Duck a batsman could conjure up in his or her nightmares — we're talking epic cricket fails on this episode of the Kingsgrove Sports Centre Podcast! Stuart, Hamish, and Leisa discuss a whole host of unfortunate moments in cricket, both famous and lesser-known, as well as many of the fail moments that YOU our listeners submitted...

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The WBBL season is on and we're looking forward to our favourite T20 competition of the year! Stuart, Hamish, and Leisa discuss their predictions for WBBL|06 and standout players to watch during this exciting tournament. Also, Hamish finds some of the most unique songs about cricket ever written — in this episode of the Kingsgrove Sports Centre Podcast!

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September 26, 2020 35 min

Red hankies, lucky undies, tapping routines, and... toothbrushes?? We cricketers have loads of crazy superstitions to ensure our luck on the pitch! Stuart, Hamish, and Leisa discuss some well-known (and not-so-well-known) crazy cricket superstitions, including yours from social media!

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Have you ever dreamed of playing cricket around all of Australia? Craig Dodson made that dream a reality! And he joins us for this episode of the Kingsgrove Sports Centre Podcast to chat with us about his new book chronicling the entire adventure — "A View of Australia From Fine Leg". Stuart, Hamish, and new podcast team member Leisa Johns (Sunday Sports Wrap) chat with Craig about his experiences with all the cricket clubs...

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August 20, 2020 51 min

On this episode of the Kingsgrove Sports Centre Podcast, we've got special guest Daniel Solway! He joins Stuart and Hamish to chat about his stellar debut last season with NSW, his mindset and approach to training, and how excited all the boys on the squad get when someone shows up with a new cricket bat. It's a great listen, join us! Make sure to like and subscribe, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter! facebo...

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The global pandemic has affected us in all walks of life, and sport is no exception. What's happening in the world of cricket to make a comeback once the world has survived COVID-19? Join Stuart, Hamish, and Charlie as we discuss the future of cricket, including some unique ideas for new tournament formats... 
Make sure to like and subscribe, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter! facebook.com/kingsgrovesportscentre,...

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May 29, 2020 60 min

Nathan Ellis, fast bowler for Tasmania and the Hobart Hurricanes, joins us to take your listener questions on this episode of the Kingsgrove Sports Centre Podcast! Make sure to like and subscribe, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter! facebook.com/kingsgrovesportscentre, instagram.com/kingsgrovesports, twitter.com/kingsgrovesport

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May 15, 2020 55 min

What's been the biggest, most impactful change to cricket throughout the history of the game? Was it the regulation of bat sizes following the Monster Bat Incident of 1771? Was it the introduction of the middle stump? Was it changing overs from 8 balls to 6? We asked you on social media and feature your responses in our discussion of the Evolution of Cricket! Join Stuart, Charlie, Hamish, and Nick on this episode of the Kingsgr...

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May 1, 2020 53 min

She's an accomplished cricketer, captain of the Hobart Hurricanes WBBL team, former Kingsgrove Sports Centre employee, and now the published illustrator and co-author of her new book, #Victress, which celebrates the lives and achievements of some of the world's greatest female athletes. We are so excited to welcome our friend and all-around legend Corinne Hall to this 40th episode of the Kingsgrove Sports Centre Podcast! St...

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Who are your top 5 favourite cricketers of all time? In this episode of the Kingsgrove Sports Centre Podcast, Stuart, Charlie and Hamish recap their personal top 5 favourite cricketers of all time, from the socially distanced safety of their own homes. Tell us what you think of their lists, and leave a comment with your list of top 5 cricketers of all time! You can reach us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/KingsgroveSportsCe...

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In the spirit of social distancing, we've decided to take a shot at a remote podcast! Coming to you from the safe comfort of their respective homes, Stuart, Hamish, Charlie and Nick take inspiration from our recent social media post about your favourite cricket bats of all time and discuss some of the all-time greats. Our YouTube version of this episode features pictures shared with us on Facebook as well as many classics from ...

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Will the Women's T20 World Cup Final get washed out? With Ellyse Perry sidelined with a hamstring injury, what are the Aussies' chances? Stuart, Charlie and Hamish get together to discuss the effects of the Coronavirus in sport and American President Donald Trump's flawless pronunciation of the names of Indian cricket legends. Join us for this 37th episode of the Kingsgrove Sports Centre Podcast! 

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Don't let the title fool you — there's HEAPS more cricket to be discussed! In addition to the WNCL and the Australian Cricket Awards, Stu and Charlie discuss India's recent foray into day/night test cricket, the resignation of South African captain Faf du Plessis, Sydney Sixers victory in the Big Bash, and much more! Don't ask them about the NRL Nines, though.

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Stuart and Steve are here to discuss the upcoming BBL final between the Sydney Sixers and either the Sydney Thunder or Melbourne Stars. We also talk about the recent Mankad dismissal in the U19 match between Pakistan and Afghanistan, the women's T20 Tri-Series between Australia, England and India, New Zealand's struggle to win Super Overs, and a quick chat about the Australian Open and the Super Bowl. Turns out Steve has li...

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India takes a win over the Aussies in their latest ODI — but did Virat Kohli really deserve to win man of the match? Stuart, Charlie and AJ take your listener questions and discuss the Australia v India ODI series, the test cricket series between England and South Africa, and the current state of the BBL and their predictions for which team will take it all. 

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We're kicking off our first podcast of 2020 with more cricket! Stuart, Charlie and Hamish discuss the test cricket series between Australia and New Zealand as well as the ongoing BBL.

Our hearts are with those most affected by the ongoing bushfires here in Australia. If you are able and would like to donate, please visit the following links:

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December 12, 2019 54 min

There's so much cricket to talk about — truly the most wonderful time of the year! Stuart, Charlie and Hamish talk about WBBL05 and back-to-back champions Brisbane Heat, the international test series between Australia/Pakistan and England/New Zealand, and predictions for BBL09. Also, can you guess which one of the boys has never seen the movie Titanic? Find out in this episode of the Kingsgrove Sports Centre Podcast!

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November 26, 2019 58 min

Sydney Thunder star Chris Green joins us for this episode! In this episode, Chris answers questions about his bowling technique, his mindset when playing the game, his experiences playing in places like Guyana and Canada — and many more of your listener questions!

We'd like to give a special thanks to Chris for making time in his busy schedule to join us. He's an exceptionally talented athlete and an even nicer person. It wa...

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