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The Sporting Probe with Roy & HG

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What An Incredible Week

What An Incredible Week

What a week, what an incredible week and Roy and HG, the world’s greatest broadcasters, are here to unpack all the big issues with a slew of world exclusives. Only on The Sporting Probe will you discover why every Australian Of The Year will now ride a famous racehorse to accept their honour. And, which horse will be first to take out Horse Of The Year and Australian Of The Year? In yet another world exclusive, find out why Olympic hero Ussain Bolt is about to go fishing. A lot. Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson also exclusively reveal Ussain’s on-field techniques when he runs on with the Central Coast Mariners soccer team. What is Michael ‘The Bubble’ Buble’s connection to Australian sport and why will he be soon singing duets with Rugby League Immortals at a very special concert. It’s another world exclusive. And you may know which football teams Russell Crowe and Hugh Jackman support but how about Tom Hanks? Yep, another world exclusive. Can this podcast get any more incredible? (Hint: Yes it can.)

What a week, what an incredible week and Roy and HG, the world’s greatest broadcasters, are here to unpack all the big issues with a slew of world exclusives. Only on The Sporting Probe will you discover why every Australian Of The Year will now ride a famous racehorse to accept their honour. And, which horse will be first to take out Horse Of The Year and Australian Of The Year? In yet another world exclusive, find out why Olympic hero Ussain Bolt is about to go fishing. A lot. Rampaging Roy Slaven and HG Nelson also exclusively reveal Ussain’s on-field techniques when he runs on with the Central Coast Mariners soccer team. What is Michael ‘The Bubble’ Buble’s connection to Australian sport and why will he be soon singing duets with Rugby League Immortals at a very special concert. It’s another world exclusive. And you may know which football teams Russell Crowe and Hugh Jackman support but how about Tom Hanks? Yep, another world exclusive. Can this podcast get any more incredible? (Hint: Yes it can.)1 hr, 5 min
Grubs Are Lurking Everywhere

Grubs Are Lurking Everywhere

Yet another week of massive collects as Roy & HG, the greatest broadcasters in the world, unpack all the big issues on The Sporting Probe. WHICH sporting ceremony had laughter, tears, violence and good food? (NB: Not great food, just good food.) WHAT is the latest dastardly plan hatched by The Murderer aka The Killer to ruin the AFL? ARE Rugby League Immortals born without Original Sin and HOW do you know if your baby is a potential Immortal? (Hint: does your baby glow?) WHY is everyone becoming a muzzle freak and breeding greyhounds? (Hint: a million dollar purse is a lot of incentive.) And, WHY are smart dog breeders from all over the world trying to smuggle their dogs into Australia? (Hint: Again, a million bucks is a big incentive.) Plus, WHY South African cricketer Dale ‘The Underpants’ Steyn believes the Cape Town Trios ball tampering scandal is a cry for help and, Why the Cape Town Trio should be brought back into the Test team (Hint: fans want villians.) And grubs? Remember, they’re lurking everywhere.

Yet another week of massive collects as Roy & HG, the greatest broadcasters in the world, unpack all the big issues on The Sporting Probe. WHICH sporting ceremony had laughter, tears, violence and good food? (NB: Not great food, just good food.) WHAT is the latest dastardly plan hatched by The Murderer aka The Killer to ruin the AFL? ARE Rugby League Immortals born without Original Sin and HOW do you know if your baby is a potential Immortal? (Hint: does your baby glow?) WHY is everyone becoming a muzzle freak and breeding greyhounds? (Hint: a million dollar purse is a lot of incentive.) And, WHY are smart dog breeders from all over the world trying to smuggle their dogs into Australia? (Hint: Again, a million bucks is a big incentive.) Plus, WHY South African cricketer Dale ‘The Underpants’ Steyn believes the Cape Town Trios ball tampering scandal is a cry for help and, Why the Cape Town Trio should be brought back into the Test team (Hint: fans want villians.) And grubs? Remember, they’re lurking everywhere.1 hr, 3 min
Happy Birthday, Rooting King

Happy Birthday, Rooting King

This week’s Sporting Probe with Roy and HG saddles up to celebrate the Horses’ Birthday with timely revelations to help champion racer Chautauqua overcome his continued failure to jump out of the starting barrier. One tip would be how Roy overcame Bludging Slug’s refusal to start racing (Question: Are batteries up the date to give a horse a gee-up illegal these days?) Then there was Roy’s slightly more extreme way of helping Rooting King overcome his fear of barriers (Hint: Parental guidance suggested if kiddies are listening to the podcast.) World famous horse whisperer Monty Roberts gets a free character assessment as his techniques are examined (Hint: Again, parental guidance is suggested) but in family friendly news, kiddies will learn how homing pigeons use magnetic forces to guide themselves home. Then there’s the biggest issue of the week: Roy calls him The Murderer while HG calls him The Killer – which is correct? AFL fans may also ponder a related issue: why do umpires need a bag over their head to get them to the game these days?

This week’s Sporting Probe with Roy and HG saddles up to celebrate the Horses’ Birthday with timely revelations to help champion racer Chautauqua overcome his continued failure to jump out of the starting barrier. One tip would be how Roy overcame Bludging Slug’s refusal to start racing (Question: Are batteries up the date to give a horse a gee-up illegal these days?) Then there was Roy’s slightly more extreme way of helping Rooting King overcome his fear of barriers (Hint: Parental guidance suggested if kiddies are listening to the podcast.) World famous horse whisperer Monty Roberts gets a free character assessment as his techniques are examined (Hint: Again, parental guidance is suggested) but in family friendly news, kiddies will learn how homing pigeons use magnetic forces to guide themselves home. Then there’s the biggest issue of the week: Roy calls him The Murderer while HG calls him The Killer – which is correct? AFL fans may also ponder a related issue: why do umpires need a bag over their head to get them to the game these days?1 hr, 1 min
TF Much, Gentleman Jim

TF Much, Gentleman Jim

Like our Prime Minister, Roy and HG are ENSURE freaks; bringing certainty to the issues that trouble the nation is a hallmark of The Sporting Probe. The world’s greatest broadcasters this week ENSURE that all probesters, pilgrims, patriots and punters are thoroughly briefed on everything from Russell Crowe’s acting tips to AFL rule changes to why President Trump is set to become a rugby league freak, (Hint: Hoges, The Shark and Joe Hockey will ENSURE this happens.) Budding scriptwriters can ENSURE their latest effort is any good by following The Probe’s simple sniff test (Hint: take script in to dunny; if still reading when the job is done your script is probably okay.) Discover how the AFL can ENSURE their proposed rule changes might work (Hint: they are going to need a lot of very big, very expensive quantum computers at every ground.) And if you’re a little rusty on your FAMILY FEUD history we can ENSURE you’ll soon be on top of this very relevant subject. Plus learn where you can purchase the audio-book of the latest edition of Rooting King’s autobiography, I Hate Racing Volume 2, as read by Sam Newman with sound effects by Winx. Saddle-up!

Like our Prime Minister, Roy and HG are ENSURE freaks; bringing certainty to the issues that trouble the nation is a hallmark of The Sporting Probe. The world’s greatest broadcasters this week ENSURE that all probesters, pilgrims, patriots and punters are thoroughly briefed on everything from Russell Crowe’s acting tips to AFL rule changes to why President Trump is set to become a rugby league freak, (Hint: Hoges, The Shark and Joe Hockey will ENSURE this happens.) Budding scriptwriters can ENSURE their latest effort is any good by following The Probe’s simple sniff test (Hint: take script in to dunny; if still reading when the job is done your script is probably okay.) Discover how the AFL can ENSURE their proposed rule changes might work (Hint: they are going to need a lot of very big, very expensive quantum computers at every ground.) And if you’re a little rusty on your FAMILY FEUD history we can ENSURE you’ll soon be on top of this very relevant subject. Plus learn where you can purchase the audio-book of the latest edition of Rooting King’s autobiography, I Hate Racing Volume 2, as read by Sam Newman with sound effects by Winx. Saddle-up!1 hr, 4 min
The Probe Is Back

The Probe Is Back

The greatest broadcasters ever to front a microphone have returned after a short break to help make sense of these changing times. Yes, The Sporting Probe with Roy and HG is back, refreshed and ready to rumble. First up, The Dick In The Till website has been given a new lick of paint and the odds are now better than ever (Hint: winning was never so easy.) Then there’s the World Cup and the simple solution to stop players shouting at referees (Hint: ban them for life; if that doesn’t work, shooting them may be a deterrent.) The big issue of non-English speaking players swearing on court at Wimbledon is ingeniously solved as is the problem of the State of Origin TV ratings slide (Hint: think Shanghai.) And Roy and HG have some straight-shooting advice for those past AFL greats who reckon the modern game is unwatchable rubbish. That’s just a taste of what awaits in this week’s download. If that’s not enough to hook you, then try this: Why does German poetry make Roy sick? The answer to this burning question is here.

The greatest broadcasters ever to front a microphone have returned after a short break to help make sense of these changing times. Yes, The Sporting Probe with Roy and HG is back, refreshed and ready to rumble. First up, The Dick In The Till website has been given a new lick of paint and the odds are now better than ever (Hint: winning was never so easy.) Then there’s the World Cup and the simple solution to stop players shouting at referees (Hint: ban them for life; if that doesn’t work, shooting them may be a deterrent.) The big issue of non-English speaking players swearing on court at Wimbledon is ingeniously solved as is the problem of the State of Origin TV ratings slide (Hint: think Shanghai.) And Roy and HG have some straight-shooting advice for those past AFL greats who reckon the modern game is unwatchable rubbish. That’s just a taste of what awaits in this week’s download. If that’s not enough to hook you, then try this: Why does German poetry make Roy sick? The answer to this burning question is here.1 hr, 2 min
Winter Is Here

Winter Is Here

Winter is here and this is the last Sporting Probe for two weeks. Where are Roy and HG off to? The greatest broadcasters in the world reveal all in this gripping, action-packed podcast (Hint: think football, comrades.) Speaking of soccer, Roy and HG reveal Australia’s winning edge over their World Cup rivals (hint: they play football while we play soccer. Big diff.) Speaking of the Socceroos, how did they get their nickname (hint: HG reveals all) and should said nickname be replaced (Hint: HG is keen with one suggestion being, The Dingoes.) Speaking of nicknames, does The Murderer now want to turn AFL in to soccer and, Was the secret trial to test AFL rules changes un-Australian (hint: you bloody bet.) You’ll also discover why Blues captain Boyd Coydner’s Dad has gone vegan; why NSW risked losing the Origin series by training in bare feet (hint: maybe you can dodge dog-poo but lightning!?!) and find out which sports star learnt to stop spewing before big games. Savour this podcast until Roy and HG drop the next one on Sunday, July 15. Cheers!

Winter is here and this is the last Sporting Probe for two weeks. Where are Roy and HG off to? The greatest broadcasters in the world reveal all in this gripping, action-packed podcast (Hint: think football, comrades.) Speaking of soccer, Roy and HG reveal Australia’s winning edge over their World Cup rivals (hint: they play football while we play soccer. Big diff.) Speaking of the Socceroos, how did they get their nickname (hint: HG reveals all) and should said nickname be replaced (Hint: HG is keen with one suggestion being, The Dingoes.) Speaking of nicknames, does The Murderer now want to turn AFL in to soccer and, Was the secret trial to test AFL rules changes un-Australian (hint: you bloody bet.) You’ll also discover why Blues captain Boyd Coydner’s Dad has gone vegan; why NSW risked losing the Origin series by training in bare feet (hint: maybe you can dodge dog-poo but lightning!?!) and find out which sports star learnt to stop spewing before big games. Savour this podcast until Roy and HG drop the next one on Sunday, July 15. Cheers!1 hr, 0 min
A Socceroos Special

A Socceroos Special

“You’re rubbish and gutless.” That was the simple message Roy and HG sent to the referee of the World Cup Socceroos v France game on behalf of all Sporting Probe listeners this week. Controversial? Sure. The right call? Absolutely. In a no-holds-barred examination of what went wrong in the Socceroos first game at the World Cup Roy and HG also revealed how our Aussie battlers can win – two words: “Cold steel.” But Roy and HG don’t just solve the Socceroos problems in this edition of The Sporting Probe – there’s the brilliant plan to solve the Gold Coast Suns problems (Hint: hello, Launceston!) Also, what is The Murderers involvement in the woes of the Suns and should there be a Royal Commission called to investigate. Find out whose voice Jeff ‘The Fighting Primary School Teacher’ Horn was hearing in his head while losing in Las Vegas and Grassy Grannell’s thoughts on sportsfolk who hear voices (Hint: the old coach is very harsh.) And if that isn’t enough Roy and HG ask the timely but contentious question: “Has Winx outstayed her welcome?” Giddy-up!

“You’re rubbish and gutless.” That was the simple message Roy and HG sent to the referee of the World Cup Socceroos v France game on behalf of all Sporting Probe listeners this week. Controversial? Sure. The right call? Absolutely. In a no-holds-barred examination of what went wrong in the Socceroos first game at the World Cup Roy and HG also revealed how our Aussie battlers can win – two words: “Cold steel.” But Roy and HG don’t just solve the Socceroos problems in this edition of The Sporting Probe – there’s the brilliant plan to solve the Gold Coast Suns problems (Hint: hello, Launceston!) Also, what is The Murderers involvement in the woes of the Suns and should there be a Royal Commission called to investigate. Find out whose voice Jeff ‘The Fighting Primary School Teacher’ Horn was hearing in his head while losing in Las Vegas and Grassy Grannell’s thoughts on sportsfolk who hear voices (Hint: the old coach is very harsh.) And if that isn’t enough Roy and HG ask the timely but contentious question: “Has Winx outstayed her welcome?” Giddy-up!1 hr, 3 min
A Huge Week of Highlights

A Huge Week of Highlights

If ever there was a test of when is too much sport barely enough it was this week on the Sporting Probe with Roy and HG. From the World Cup to Watsford Oval, from The Fighting Primary School Teacher to the Appsley Racing Club, the greatest broadcasters ever are all over it. Discover how Jeff “The Fighting Primary School Teacher” made the weight for his World Title fight (Hint: involves the sound of flushing.) There’s Roy’s brilliant wheeze to put France off their World Cup game against the Socceroos (Hint: it takes sledging to a new level) and how the Australian Test team now know the difference between right and wrong (Hint: leaving the sandpaper at home is a start.) And in yet another world exclusive, Roy and HG reveal why Grant Denyer might be the new face of the Brumbies (or Barnaby Joyce; it’s a toss up) and how Roy’s revolutionary innovation has Lithgow sports fans packing in to Watsford Oval even when no game is on. That’s just a taste of the smorgasbord of sport on offer in this week’s podcast. Dig in!

If ever there was a test of when is too much sport barely enough it was this week on the Sporting Probe with Roy and HG. From the World Cup to Watsford Oval, from The Fighting Primary School Teacher to the Appsley Racing Club, the greatest broadcasters ever are all over it. Discover how Jeff “The Fighting Primary School Teacher” made the weight for his World Title fight (Hint: involves the sound of flushing.) There’s Roy’s brilliant wheeze to put France off their World Cup game against the Socceroos (Hint: it takes sledging to a new level) and how the Australian Test team now know the difference between right and wrong (Hint: leaving the sandpaper at home is a start.) And in yet another world exclusive, Roy and HG reveal why Grant Denyer might be the new face of the Brumbies (or Barnaby Joyce; it’s a toss up) and how Roy’s revolutionary innovation has Lithgow sports fans packing in to Watsford Oval even when no game is on. That’s just a taste of the smorgasbord of sport on offer in this week’s podcast. Dig in!1 hr, 1 min