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In this podcast
5:00 - Welcome Billy Magoulias
5:25 - Becoming a cult figure with Bloke in a Bar
6:02 - The social media buzz after his first game
6:35 - Insights into isolation
9:30 - George Kambosos
9:51 - Handling the mental side of losing footy
11:45 - Career progression into first grade
13:31 - Managing fatigue and big players on the field
14:16 - Comparison to players of 90's
16:32 - Attempting a 20/40 against the Storm
17:31 - Where his winners mentality developed
18:40 - His Greek family background
20:15 - Supporting and loving Manly Sea Eagles as a kid
22:40 - Moving to the Cronulla for junior footy
26:05 - The footy learning at Endeavour Sports High
27:08 - First contract at the Sharks
28:39 - Progressing the grades under John Morris
30:18 - Why NSW Cup is so beneficial for player development
33:26 - Making the NSW under 18's and 20's
35:33 - Freddy Fittler
36:40 - The last minute grand final wins for Newtown in 2019
44:30 - Players from reserve grade progressing to first grade in 2020
49:24 - Getting involved with the Greek National team
52:00 - Interest in coaching
53:35 - Learning from Shane Flanagan
57:10 - Favourite try and goal from his footy days
59:03 - His preparation for a game
59:30 - Favourite movie
59:45 - Studying at university
1:00:05 - 5 people he would invite to a private dinner party
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Billy Magoulias is a rising star at the Cronulla Sharks. He is a local junior who plays in the lock forward position. He debut in round 19 against the Cowboys in 2019 and was an integral part in the last second wins for the Newtown Jets in their grand final victories in both the Canterbury Cup and State Cup last year. Billy has also represented NSW in the Under 18's and 20's origin.
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