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A Yank on the Footy

A Yank on the Footy

An American's look at the game of Australian Rules Football,
the greatest game on the planet.

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Jan. 18, 2022

#121 - A Yank on the Footy - Rd 2 Rvw - Wow, that was AWESOME!

Episode 121 - A Yank on the Footy - Rd 2 Review - Wow, that was AWESOME! In this episode, I review the terrific 2nd round of the …

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Jan. 12, 2022

#120 A Yank on the Footy - Rd1 Review/Rd2 Preview

Episode 120 - A Yank on the Footy - Rd 1 Review/Rd 2 Preview In this episode, I review the opening round of the AFLW fixture, and…

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Jan. 5, 2022

#119 A Yank on the Footy - AFLW PREVIEW SHOW!

Episode 119 - A Yank on the Footy - AFLW PREVIEW SHOW!!! In this episode, I share my 2022 AFLW ladder and Rd 1 tips. New podcast …

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Dec. 30, 2021

#118 A Yank on the Footy - The 2nd Anniversary Show

Episode 118 - A Yank on the Footy - The 2nd Anniversary Show!  In this episode, I look back at 2021 and celebrate the 2nd anniver…

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Dec. 23, 2021

#117 A Yank on the Footy - A talk with Con Sotidis, longtime Magpies …

Episode 117 - A Yank on the Footy - A talk with Con Sotidis, longtime Magpies supporter.  In this episode, I sit down for a chat …

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Dec. 12, 2021

#116 A Yank on the Footy - A talk with Michael Gallus, of Footys4All …

Episode 116 - A Yank on the Footy - A talk with Michael Gallus, of Footys4All and the Sr. Coach of the Pakistani Women’s National…

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Dec. 6, 2021

#115 A Yank on the Footy - A talk with Toby Conway, Mitch Knevitt & C…

Episode 115 - AYOTF - A talk with Toby Conway, Mitch Knevitt and Cooper Whyte of the Geelong Cats. In this episode, I sit down fo…

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Nov. 30, 2021

#114 - A Yank on the Footy -A talk with the RVA Lions player, Jeff Gr…

Episode 114 - AYOTF - A talk with the RVA Lions player, Jeff Grubb, Ph.D. In this episode, I sit down for my first “in-person” in…

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Nov. 23, 2021

#113 AYOTF - Thank goodness for salary caps! Are you listening, Majo…

Episode 113 - AYOTF Thank goodness for the salary cap!  Are you listening, Major League Baseball? In this episode, I discuss why …

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Nov. 18, 2021

#112 AYOTF - A look back at the love affair between AFL clubs and sup…

In this episode, I go back to January of 2020 to discuss one of the things that helped me fall in love with the game of footy.  …

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Nov. 10, 2021

#111 AYOTF - Calling All Fans, Help “Wanted”

Episode 111 AYOTF - Calling All Fans, Help “Wanted” In this episode, I reach out to my listeners with a fun call to action. New p…

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Nov. 1, 2021

#110 - AYOTF - Rick Shaibani of the LA Dragons + Ben Martinez of the …

Episode 110 AYOTF -  Rick Shaibani of the LA Dragons and Ben Martinez of the Austin Crows reflect on the USAFL Finals In this epi…

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AFl Grand Final is upon us. Melbourne Demons and Western Bulldogs knocked off the Geelong Cats and Port Adelaide Power.

Well, that was an interesting weekend. Rd 16...LINK TO NEW…

Rd. 16 is in the books, and all I can say is that was interesting.   Here is the link for Tuesday's live episode (7 a.m. in the US (east coast…

About the Host

Craig Wessels

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In 2017, I fell in love with Australian Rules Football. I've been a baseball fan here in the US for over a half century, and footy has supplanted my summer (winter) sports viewing. Footy is, in my opinion, the most dynamic, complete and three-dimensional game on the planet. If you're just discovering the game, I invite you to check out my podcast.