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Episode 163 - James Maloney

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In this podcast

3:44 - Welcome James Maloney 3:55 - Life in France prior to Corona 5:52 - How he chooses places to live and play 7:08 - What the fans are like in France 9:40 - Media scrum now Israel Folau has joined the club 10:35 - How the club has handled the lockdown 12:09 - Thoughts on life after footy 14:47 - Best coach spray 15:44 - Being born in Orange and the Maloney family background 17:17 - Finding footy 18:06 - Moving to the Central Coast 21:30 - The North Sydney Bear Jersey Flegg open trial 22:44 - How he got picked up by Parramatta 24:30 - Wentworthville extra time grand final 25:42 - Why he left Parra 26:20 - Where he learnt to goal kick 29:08 - Who he supported as a kid 29:32 - Army camps in Melbourne 31:45 - Debuting in first grade at 23 33:20 - First grade debut with the big 4 34:20 - Moving from a role player to a dominant playmaker 36:16 - Partnering up with Shaun Johnson 37:29 - First grand final with the Warriors 39:33 - Moving to the Roosters 41:12- Differences between Craig Bellamey and Trent Robinson 43:04 - Pearcey and finally winning an Origin series 43:50 - How Freddy called him back for game 2 in 2019 46:09 - Stepping up as the main playmaker for NSW 47:58 - How felt when Teddy went over for a match winner 50:11 - Why he moved to the Sharks 52:04 - Blow ups with Wade Graham at training 54:20 - Designing game plans with Chad Townsend and Shane Flanagan 55:00 - Celebrations and crowd surfing in Northies 58:00 - Cutting to celebrations to head to Australian camp 58:55 - Who Jimmy thinks is the biggest pest his played with 1:00:05 - The origins of the word BBQing alone 1:01:42 - Favourite try 1:02:00 - Most memorable goal 1:03:00 - Favourite ground 1:05:28 - Smartest team mate 1:05:48 - Funniest team mate 1:06:43 - 5 people he would invite to a private dinner party


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One of the real characters of rugby league, James is currently playing for the Catalans in the English Super League. His record in Australia speaks for itself, winning premierships with the Roosters in 2013 and Sharks in 2016. In the NRL he played 247 games across Melbourne,New Zealand, Sydney Roosters, Cronulla and Penrith scoring 64 trys and kicking 772 goals, 8 field goals for 1825 points. His rep career includes 3 games forNSW Country, 14 games for New South Wales and

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