Episode 169 - Chad Townsend

April 28, 2020




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In this podcast

3:00 - Welcome Chad Townsend
3:45 - Debate on the Sharks best ever 17
8:45 - Impact of no rugby league
11:38 - Training insights in isolation
16:00 - What the players think of restarting the game
17:58 - The origins of the Talk of the Town podcast
21:00 - Jack Bird opening up to him on his podcast
27:30 - Working from home and future changes
28:22 - TK's insights on the share market and economy
32:52 - Podcast promotion and social media
35:33 - Shaun Johnson and player led content
38:01 - Post game media content
39:00 - Why and how they want to use the Captains challenge
42:15 - How he chooses to partner with brands
44:54 - Leveraging the peak of your career
48:15 - The value of player managers
51:24 - His passion for media and preparing for post footy
53:11 - Wrestling 
59:01 - Val Holmes and taking chances in life
1:02:45 - Could Quade Cooper make a transition to the NRL
1:04:18 - Changes to the Leadership structure at the Sharks
1:07:00 - How moving to John Morris from Shane Flanagan affected the team
1:09:22 - One trait he would take from Bomber and Flanno if he was to coach
1:09:45 - Creating game plans with the coach
1:11:44 - What went right and wrong in 2019
1:13:11 - Blayke Brailey
1:14:03 - What he have both learnt from podcasting




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 Chad Townsend is the starting halfback for the Cronulla Sharks where he won a premiership in 2016. He has played 166 games for the Sharks and Warriors scoring 32 trys, 119 goals and 10 field goals. Away from the game he hosts the Talking of the Town Podcast where he interviews high performers including his NRL players & coaches and experts across different industries.








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Episode 159: Craig Fitzgibbon | Episode 166: Jamie Soward

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