Episode 179 - Tony Adams AKA The Mole

June 18, 2020



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In this podcast

2:38 – Welcome Moley

3:18 – Growing up in the Eastern Suburbs

4:01 – Russell Crowe

4:40 – The first live game he went too

5:58 – Arthur Beetson and interviewing Legends

7:35 – How he got into the media

9:48 – Dropping out of Uni

12:29 – How Rugby League Week closing down affected him

14:06 – The game day experience of the 90’s

14:41 – His early mentors

15:54 – Funny memories of Peter Frilingos

19:00 – Breaking rumors

21:33 – When the relationship between players and journalists changed

23:59 – His opinion on click bait articles in the media at moment

26:13 – Why he jumped on Twitter and how he achieved the growth

28:31 – Managing the haters on social media

30:20 – How he switches into the persona of Moley

33:00 – Working from America

34:07 – His relationship with Tim Sheens and sitting on the bench for the 2005 Grand Final

37:50 – Does he like one ref?

39:39 – Peter V’landys

40:32 – Who should be next NRL CEO

41:35 – 2 cities he would expand the game too

43:05 – His favorite ground to work at in the 90’s





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Tony Adams AKA Moley is one of rugby league’s most respected journalists. He currently works for Channel 9 online sports under the name of the Mole. He is the go to for the latest news and rumours under his Twitter handle Moley. His career includes over 20 years working at both Rugby League week and the Daily Telegraph.








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