Episode 98 - Kevin Campion


My special guest is Kevin Campion. Kevin is a former professional rugby league player with his outstanding career including 241 games for the Gold Coast Seagulls, St George Dragons, Adelaide Rams, Brisbane Broncos, New Zealand Warriors and North Queensland Cowboys. He is a two time premiership winner with the Broncos, has appeared in 4 grand finals and played in 4 State of Origins for Queensland.

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE

3:17 - Welcome Kevin Campion

3:36 - Coaching and current profession

4:30 - Transition away from Rugby League

6:52 - Coaching now vs coaching in the NRL

9:12 - Sarina

10:43 - Finding Rugby League

11:51 - His secret kicking ability

12:50 - Missing out on rep teams as kid

15:07 - Try outs for the Magpies in Sydney

18:00 - Meeting Wally Lewis for the first time

20:21 - The difference between winning and losing teams

23:20 - Playing weight on debut and mistakes putting weight on

24:52 - His first profession

25:55 - Playing at Seagulls Stadium

27:45 - Rivalry against the Broncos

28:24 - ARL & Super League

30:38 - Finding his way to the St George Dragons

32:35 - 1996 Grand Final

36:35 - Adversity at the Adelaide Rams and meeting Wayne Bennett

40:25 - Moving to the Brisbane Broncos and dealing with expectations

41:50 - Mixing with the super star players

43:48 - Leaders at the Broncos

45:15 - Wayne Bennett & work ethic

47:33 - Jamie Goddard

48:00 - 1998 Grand Final against the Canterbury Bulldogs

49:38 - Rebuilding after Allan Langer & Innovation for the 2000 season

52:06 - Wayne Bennett & lead up to games

53:51 - Honour of representing Queensland

55:29 - Point of difference playing for Queensland

56:55 - The underdog mentality

58:00 - Monty Betham and leadership in New Zealand

59:36 - Player who made him better

1:01:18 - Favourite ground away from Lang Park

1:02:30 - 5 people he would invite to a private dinner party

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