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Episode 136 - Keith Mason

June 17, 2019

 

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In this podcast

3:00 - Welcome Keith Mason
3:54 - The inspirational story of his partner Riona Kelly
11:30 - The struggles and inspiration along her journey
15:05 - Learning from his friend Joe Calzaghe
17:12 - Struggles transitioning away from Rugby League
20:07 - Growing up in a tough estate area without a Father
21:00 - Being arrested over 60 times and learning from mistakes
23:21 - Learning rugby league would be his way out
24:40 - Changing his ways
25:56 - Finding rugby league in Dewsbury
28:33 - Being told by Dean Bell he wasn't good enough
31:54 - His Super League debut
32:45 - From rejected to acceptance
34:30 - Signing with Melbourne Storm in the NRL
36:00 - Arriving at the Storm
39:30 - Preseason and Craig Bellamy
40:36 - Moving to St Helens
41:05 - Similarities between the Storm and St Helens
43:40 - Living with Cameron Smith 
44:11 - Brisbane Norths with Cronk, Smith & Slater
47:40 - Making the Challenge Cup FInal
49:32 - Andy Farrell vs Paul Sculthorpe
51:30 - The feeling at the kick off after all his adversity 
52:34 - Raising the trophy as a champion
53:40 - Daniel Anderson and moving on from St Helens
58:50 - Rebuilding his career and life
1:00:39 - Meeting Mickey Rourke and how it changed his life
1:08:37 - His success today and how he has changed over the last 3 years
1:09:04 - His comic "Rugby Blood"
1:13:14 - The reason why he gets after it
1:19:15 - Being your best self
1:20:20 - His nickname
1:20:30 - His toughest opponent
1:22:40 - Favorite ground and boggy ground
1:23:32 - 5 people he would invite to a private dinner party

 

 

KEITH MASON

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Keith Mason is a former professional rugby league player who played 255 first grade games across Wakefield, Melbourne Storm, St Helens, Castleford, Huddersfield and Castleford. He represented Wales in 2 test matches. Away from the game he is an actor, film maker, personal trainer and is the creator of the comic Rugby Blood.

 

 

Related Episodes - Episode 104: Barrie McDermott | Episode 105: Martin Offiah 

Episode 121: Paul Sculthorpe | Episode 128: Danny Buderus

 

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