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Episode 124 - Steve Mortimer

March 9, 2019

 

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In this podcast

2:17 - Welcome Steve Mortimer
3:10 - His family background
4:20 - His Father & footy
4:55 - Moving to Wagga Wagga
6:09 - Backyard battles with his brothers
6:40 - How he became Turvey
7:49 - Junior footy
9:25 - Footy idols
10:54- Offer to leave the Bulldogs for Manly
12:33- His first job
13:30 - Changing from the Berries to the Bulldogs
15:42 - AFL
17:00 - Being spotted by Peter Moore in the Amco Cup
18:48 - Peter Moore
21:44 - Early rivalries
22:12 - The Sydney competion in the 70 & 80's
23:15 - First grade debut at Leichhardt Oval
24:41 - Developing as a player
25:55 - The chip and chase
28:12 - Best friends with in the team
29:21 - Playing first grade with his brothers
30:42 - Coming back from some lean years in the early 80's
33:38 - Terry Lamb
35:20 - Peter Sterling
37:55 - Rep Footy
44:16 - 1982 Invincibles Kangaroo Tour
48:08 - The 1986 Grand Final
49:39 - Respect for his rivals
52:01 - Warren Ryan & Phil Gould
54:45 - Retirement 
56:49 - His final game in the 1988 Grand Final
58:38 - Leaders he admires
1:00:55- Starting his shuffleboard business
1:06:45 - 5 people he would invite to a private dinner party

 

 

 

STEVE MORTIMER

Follow Steve | Australian Shuffleboard

 

Steve Mortimer is a former professional rugby league player for the Canterbury Bulldogs. He played 272 first grade games for the Bulldogs scoring 79 trys and 5 field goals. He captained the club to Premierships in 1984 & 1985 while was a part of premiership winning teams of 1980 & 1988. His representative career included 9 State of Origins for NSW and led the Blues to their first ever series win and has 9 test caps for Australia. Steve is  inductee 79 into the NRL Hall of Fame. 

 

 

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Episode 77 - Brett Kenny | Episode 58 - Reni Maitua  Episode 103 -  Wayne Pearce

 

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