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#11 AYOTF, 2 March, 2020 An interview with Jordan Deir from Newfoundland, Carlton's newest supporter

March 3, 2020

Episode 11 - A Yank on the FootyIf you like the show, consider helping me out at Buy Me a Coffee . Also, if you are interested in any podcast gear, you can find it on my Redbubble page. In this episode, I spend some time dis…

#10 AYOTF, 23 February 2020 How the NBA helped the VFL survive the 80's, leading to thriving today.

Feb. 23, 2020

Episode 10 - A Yank on the FootyIf you like the show, consider helping me out at Buy Me a Coffee . Also, if you are interested in any podcast gear, you can find it on my Redbubble page. In this episode, I take a look at the …

#9 AYOTF, February 16, 2020 The expansion of AFLW coverage in the US, and how to grow AFL support in the U.S.

Feb. 16, 2020

Episode 9 - A Yank on the FootyIf you like the show, consider helping me out at Buy Me a Coffee . Also, if you are interested in any podcast gear, you can find it on my Redbubble page. This week's episode takes a look at the…

#8 AYOTF, 9 February 2020, The WW2 game of AUSTUS

Feb. 8, 2020

Episode 8 - A Yank on the FootyThis week's episode takes a quick look at last week’s Super Bowl, but the main focus is a little known hybrid game that was developed out of necessity in 1943.   A big shout out to Orville Gibs…

Trailer for Episode 8 of A Yank on the Footy

Feb. 6, 2020

Trailer - Episode 8 - A Yank on the FootyThis week's episode will take a bit of a detour, and look at a historical era of Australian Football, as well as a linkage between Australia and the United States during a very trying…

#7 AYOTF, 1 February 2020 - An interview w/ Frode Jurnhart, arguably the biggest Bulldogs supporter in the U.S.

Feb. 2, 2020

Episode 7 - A Yank on the FootyIn this episode, I sit down for an interview with Frode Jurnhart, arguably the biggest Western Bulldogs supporter on the East Coast of the United States.  Frode talks about his 2019 trip to “Th…

Trailer for Episode 7 of A Yank on the Footy

Jan. 30, 2020

Episode 7 for A Yank on the Footy will be released on Sunday at around 2 p.m. Melbourne time.This episode is an interview with Frode Jurnhart from Florida, who is very likely the biggest Western Bulldogs supporter in the eas…

#6 AYOTF, January 26 2020 A look at the 2020 AFLW Season

Jan. 26, 2020

Episode 6 - A Yank on the FootyHappy Australia Day!If you like the show, consider helping me out at Buy Me a Coffee . Also, if you are interested in any podcast gear, you can find it on my Redbubble page. In this episode, I …

Trailer for Episode 6 of A Yank on the Footy

Jan. 23, 2020

Episode 6 for A Yank on the Footy will be released on Sunday at around 4 p.m. Melbourne time.This episode is my preview of the AFLW season, where I'll talk about a photo I ran across yesterday that I think could eventually r…

#5 AYOTF, January 19 2020 Part 2 of my interview with Chris Hickey

Jan. 19, 2020

Episode 5 - A Yank on the FootyIn this episode, (Part 2 of a 2 part interview) I conclude my first interview of the show as I am joined by long-time Cats fan, Chris Hickey from Mackay Queensland.  Chris is the 2nd cousin of …

#4 AYOTF, January 12 2020 (A Special Edition) - Friends of Footy Fire Relief

Jan. 12, 2020

Episode 4 - A Yank on the FootyIn this episode,  I sit down with Tara Cilke and Ben Martinez of the USAFL to discuss the Friends of Footy Fire Relief efforts to raise funds for the Rural Fire Services in Australia.  If you l…

#3 AYOTF January 12, 2020 Part 1 of my interview with Chris Hickey

Jan. 11, 2020

Episode 3 - A Yank on the FootyIn this episode, (Part 1 of a 2 part interview) I conduct my first interview of the show as I am joined by long-time Cats fan, Chris Hickey, born in Geelong and raised in Purnim, Victoria, now …

#2 AYOTF January 5, 2020 Looking at the relationship betwen footy fans and players

Jan. 5, 2020

Episode 2 - A Yank on the FootyIn this episode I discuss some of my early and recent interactions with footy fans in Australia.I also explore why I am so impressed with the camaraderie that seems to exist between footy fans,…

#1 AYOTF, Dec 29, 2019 This Yank LOVES this game!

Dec. 29, 2019

Episode 1 - A Yank on the FootyAs an American, I've recently fallen in love with the game of footy.  In this episode, I will outline my journey to become a fan, how I have fallen in love with the game, and how I came to choo…