Episode 168 - Jarrod Croker

April 23, 2020




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In this podcast

3:15 - Welcome Jarrod Croker
3:36 - Isolation for Jarrod
4:31 - Training in Isolation
5:45 - The new Raiders facilty 
8:15 - Would he go into an isolation bubble
9:39 - Family background in Goulburn
11:50 - Where his sporting ability comes from 
12:55 - First grade cricket in Goulburn 
13:57 - His love of horse racing 
16:50 - Having a crack riding horses
17:58 - When he first picked up a footy 
22:48 - The famous head gear
23:53 - "The Pretender"
24:42 - School and Todd Carney
29:19 - Getting his first Raiders contract
31:06 - Stacked 2007 Australian Schoolboys team
33:45 - Why Josh Dugan goal kicked ahead of him in twenties
35:43 - Who he would pick to kick for his life
36:00 - Kicking coaching with Daryl Halligan
37:59 - Where his kicking style came from 
42:06 - His debut in first grade in 2009
43:55 - The importance of his support system
45:20 - Advice to the young players on dealing with adversity 
47:50 - How he improved his defence
51:15 - Biggest influence on his leadership
54:15 - The Canberra Raider difference
55:45 - The influence of the English guys 
56:40 - Did they do anything different leading up the grand final 
59:52 - His pre-game preparation
1:01:30 - Favourite try and goal in his career
1:02:39 - Taking a trait from both David Furner and Ricky Stuart
1:03:05 - 5 people he would invite to a private dinner party




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 Jarrod Croker is the captain of the Canberra Raiders. He is second all time of games played at Canberra with 259 first gradegames played after making his debut in 2009. His career has seen him score 127 trys, 750 goals for 2008 points.







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