Episode 166 - Jamie Soward

April 13, 2020

 

 

 

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In this podcast

3:00 - Welcome Jamie Soward
4:26 - Developing the Sweet and Soward podcast
7:31 - Broadcasting from Miranda Hotel
8:12 - Calling games from an interactive studio
10:07 - Watching live games at home vs at the ground
11:21 - Reflecting back on his approach to media during his playing days
14:20 - Players giving access to the media and building relationships
16:23 - Anthony Mundine and athletes showing their personalities
18:35 - The Sydney Kings and hustle of the NBL
20:12 - His wifes love of the basketball
21:16 - How he got to propose at the Boston Celtics home ground
23:44 - The logistics in getting NBA Legend Paul Pierces signature tattoo on his arse
27:02 - Growing up in Canberra
28:00 - His indigenous roots
30:22 - The origins of famous head gear
31:44 - How many concussions his had
33:18 - Story of how the Canberra Raiders picked him up
36:50 - His grand parents going to every single first grade
38:10 - The advantage of a support system
39:40 - Moving to Sydney and handling the big smoke
40:40 - The undefeated jersey flegg year with Roosters
42:15 - Shane Flanagan and how he nearly signed with the Sharks
44:05 - Handling adversity with his Dad passing the day after his first grade debut
47:18 - How Wayne Bennett got him to the Roosters
49:10 - Credit to Beau Scott
49:38 - Playing against Jarryd Hayne in 2009 and missed opportunities
53:46 - Thoughts on stand alone State of Origin
55:12 - Training at night and sports science
57:20 - Thoughts towards coaching
58:44 - 2009 and the incident against the Doggies
1:00:24 - His winners mentality
1:01:58 - The grand final winners ring
1:02:16 - Favourite try from his career
1:02:50 - What went through his head before a goal kick
1:03:55 - Sharing the grand final win with his step dad
1:05:39 - Most memorable goal
1:06:33 - 5 people he would invite to a private dinner party

 

 

JAMIE SOWARD

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Jamie Soward is a former professional rugby league player who's journey saw him play 215 first grade games across the Roosters, Dragons and Panthers, winning a premiership in 2010 with the Dragons. He career in the NRL saw him score 53 trys, 521 goals and 26 field goals.He represented NSW in 3 State of Origins, NSW Country in 2 games while also representing the Indigenous All Stars in 3 games. Away from the game his deepin the media working for 2GB, NRL.com and Channel 9 while also starting his own podcast Sweet and Soward which he hosts with AFL Legend Nick Davis.

 

 

 

 

 

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