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Episode 125 - Mat Rogers

March 16, 2019

 

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In this podcast

3:34 - Welcome Mat Rogers
4:18 - Maxing Out
8:08 - On his son Max
9:44 - Memories from his father Steve Rogers
12:39 - Idolising Brett Kenny
14:38 - Learning from his Dad
15:36 - Starting playing rugby league
17:19 - Moving back to Queensland
17:55 - Why he chose to play for Queensland
20:00 - Coming up in his teens only playing Union
22:00 - The NFL
25:18 - Learning to goal kick
27:33 - Australian schoolboys rugby union
29:16 - Why he left the Sharks for Rugby
33:39 - Why he was blond at the 2000 league World Cup
34:40 - Day 1 in 1994 at the Cronulla Sharks
37:12 - Lessons on the Wanda Sand hills
37:34 - Presidents Cup team in 1994
40:43 - Moving into first grade in 1995
45:15 - On his combination with Andrew Ettingshausen
47:20 - Wanting to move closer to the action
49:35 - His man of the match debut in State of Origin
53:23 - How he became the Rat
55:30 - Toughest opponent
58:05 - 5 people he would invite to a private dinner party

 

 

 

 

MAT ROGERS

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Mat Rogers is a former professional rugby league & rugby union player and the son of league great Steve Rogers. He was a dual international with rugby league career seeing him feature in 200 first grade games for the Cronulla Sharks & Gold Coast Titans scoring 106 trys and 465 goals. His representative career included 5 state of origins for Queensland and 11 test matches for Australia winning the Wold Cup in 2000. He crossed over to rugby union with the NSW Waratahs in 2002 with 40 game career and 45 test matches for the Wallabies. Away from the game with his wife Chole Maxwell is the co-founder of the charity 4asdkids and co-produced the TV show Maxing Out.

 

 

Related Episodes

Episode 21 - Andrew Ettingshausen | Episode 112 - Luke Lewis

Episode 51 - Richard Barnett | Episode 110 -  Chad Townsend

 

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