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Episode 168 - Jarrod Croker

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In this podcast

3:15 - Welcome Jarrod Croker 3:36 - Isolation for Jarrod 4:31 - Training in Isolation 5:45 - The new Raiders facilty 8:15 - Would he go into an isolation bubble 9:39 - Family background in Goulburn 11:50 - Where his sporting ability comes from 12:55 - First grade cricket in Goulburn 13:57 - His love of horse racing 16:50 - Having a crack riding horses 17:58 - When he first picked up a footy 22:48 - The famous head gear 23:53 - "The Pretender" 24:42 - School and Todd Carney 29:19 - Getting his first Raiders contract 31:06 - Stacked 2007 Australian Schoolboys team 33:45 - Why Josh Dugan goal kicked ahead of him in twenties 35:43 - Who he would pick to kick for his life 36:00 - Kicking coaching with Daryl Halligan 37:59 - Where his kicking style came from 42:06 - His debut in first grade in 2009 43:55 - The importance of his support system 45:20 - Advice to the young players on dealing with adversity 47:50 - How he improved his defence 51:15 - Biggest influence on his leadership 54:15 - The Canberra Raider difference 55:45 - The influence of the English guys 56:40 - Did they do anything different leading up the grand final 59:52 - His pre-game preparation 1:01:30 - Favourite try and goal in his career 1:02:39 - Taking a trait from both David Furner and Ricky Stuart 1:03:05 - 5 people he would invite to a private dinner party


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Jarrod Croker is the captain of the Canberra Raiders. He is second all time of games played at Canberra with 259 first gradegames played after making his debut in 2009. His career has seen him score 127 trys, 750 goals for 2008 points.

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