Episode 165 - Kyle Flanagan

April 10, 2020




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In this podcast

3:07 - Welcome Kyle Flanagan
3:57 - How he has mentally handled the isolation break
4:30 - Cooper Cronk and mentoring
5:40 - Where his style of play came from
6:29 - Tips from his old man
6:55 - Learning about his old mans career
7:34 - One on one, Kyle vs Shane who wins?
7:45 - Side bets when Roosters & Dragons meet?
8:24 - Ball boy for Craig Fitzgibbon growing up
8:53 - New coaching structure away from his Dad
9:38 - Travel and experience in Barcelona
9:56 - Learning from Messi
10:19 - The Army camp in New Zealand
11:15 - Bonding in Camp
11:33 - Players his clicked with at the Roosters
12:07 - Victor Radley
12:43 - What he did before footy
13:28 - His family background
13:53 - His framed jerseys
14:34 - Playing soccer and footy on the same day 
15:40 - The pressure of goal kicking 
16:25 - Kicking coaching from Nick Davis and handling missing kicks
17:11 - Who he would choose as a kicker to save his life
17:48 - Playing junior footy at Aquinas Colts and winning 10 straight comps
18:47 - When he first made the junior development squads at the Sharks
19:16 - Proving people he wasn't there because of his last name
19:50 - Winning SG Ball and the improving Sharks pathway system
20:47 - Where he watched the 2016 grand final from
21:39 - 2017 and setting a record of 360 points
22:42 - Player who gave him most trouble coming through
23:35 - Playing for no rep teams until the 20's
24:38 - Captaining the NSW residents team
24:58 - What he used to call his Dad at training
25:36 - Getting the news he was debuting in first grade
26:22 - Giving a way a penalty in the first set
27:09 - He breakout game against Parramatta in 2019
28:08 - How to get consistency in first grade
28:45 - What happens at the NSW camps
29:18 - Learning from Joey Johns
29:51 - Is he cheeky on the field
30:11 - Being involved as an ambassador for voice against violence
31:00 - His pre game prep
32:10 - Favourite try and most important goal his kicked
33:45 - His 5 favourite NRL players growing up 
34:45 - Difference in leadership structures of the Sharks & Roosters
35:26 - Nick Politis
35:42 - Bronson Xerri
36:29 - Funniest team mate
36:50 - Was there any weirdos at Sharks
37:15 - Best team pest
37:46 - Best and worst rigs 
38:29 - Part of training he enjoys the most
39:05 - Best coaching spray his seen
39:35 - 5 people he would invite to a private dinner party
41:55 - Apology for dropping him from NRL fantasy




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Kyle Flanagan is the starting half back for the Sydney Roosters where he joined in 2020 and has already tasted success winning a World Club Challenge. He debut at the Cronulla Sharks in 2018 where he came through as a local junior. In 2017, he set a record in the Holden Cup scoring 360 points from 20 trys and 140 goals while 2018 saw him Captain the NSW Residents team, play in the NSW under 20's and be included in the NSW Emerging Blues squad. 






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