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A Yank on the Footy

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

Recent Episodes

#213 - A Yank on the Footy - Most Memorable Game with Peter Haywood

Nov. 16, 2022

Episode 213 - A Yank on the Footy - Most Memorable Game with Peter Haywood   In this episode, I sit down with Peter Haywood to chat about his most memorable game, from 1973.   New podcast website Have a sticker for your loca…

#212 - A Yank on the Footy- Vale Kenny Williams

Nov. 2, 2022

Episode 212 - A Yank on the Footy - Vale Kenny Williams   In this episode, I share my thoughts on the passing of Swans super fan, Kenny Williams New podcast website Have a sticker for your local footy club that you want to s…

#211 - A Yank on the Footy - I want to share your most memorable footy game

Oct. 28, 2022

Episode 211 - A Yank on the Footy - I want to share your most memorable footy game In this episode, I invite listeners of the podcast to consider sharing their most memorable footy game New podcast website Have a sticker for…

#210 - A Yank on the Footy - The Ups and Downs of the 2022 AFL season

Oct. 21, 2022

Episode 210 - A Yank on the Footy - The Ups and Downs of the 2022 AFL season In this episode, I share the 2022 ups and downs provided by listeners of the podcast   New podcast website   Have a sticker for your local footy cl…

#209 - A Yank on the Footy - Trade Period review, and some Saintly chaos

Oct. 14, 2022

Episode 209 - A Yank on the Footy - Trade Period review, and some Saintly chaos In this episode, I look back at the trade period and the Saints dismissal of Brett Ratten Podcast website If you want to help with the birthday …

#208 - A Yank on the Footy - Grand Final Review

Oct. 3, 2022

Episode 208 - A Yank on the Footy - Grand Final Review (explicit) In this episode, I reflect on the Cats premiership New podcast website Survey link:  2022 Ups and Downs Survey If you want to help with the birthday card proj…

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    I'm jotting down my thoughts a few hours after the Tribunal changed their minds, and have set aside the 2 game ban for Patrick Cripps bump …

Helping to make an 80th birthday memorable

Hello everyone, I wanted to take a moment and share a snippet from a recent episode of the podcast.  While the podcast is most certainly focused on…

About the Host

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Craig Wessels

Host

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.