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In this podcast
3:07 - Welcome Kyle Flanagan 3:57 - How he has mentally handled the isolation break 4:30 - Cooper Cronk and mentoring 5:40 - Where his style of play came from 6:29 - Tips from his old man 6:55 - Learning about his old mans career 7:34 - One on one, Kyle vs Shane who wins? 7:45 - Side bets when Roosters & Dragons meet? 8:24 - Ball boy for Craig Fitzgibbon growing up 8:53 - New coaching structure away from his Dad 9:38 - Travel and experience in Barcelona 9:56 - Learning from Messi 10:19 - The Army camp in New Zealand 11:15 - Bonding in Camp 11:33 - Players his clicked with at the Roosters 12:07 - Victor Radley 12:43 - What he did before footy 13:28 - His family background 13:53 - His framed jerseys 14:34 - Playing soccer and footy on the same day 15:40 - The pressure of goal kicking 16:25 - Kicking coaching from Nick Davis and handling missing kicks 17:11 - Who he would choose as a kicker to save his life 17:48 - Playing junior footy at Aquinas Colts and winning 10 straight comps 18:47 - When he first made the junior development squads at the Sharks 19:16 - Proving people he wasn't there because of his last name 19:50 - Winning SG Ball and the improving Sharks pathway system 20:47 - Where he watched the 2016 grand final from 21:39 - 2017 and setting a record of 360 points 22:42 - Player who gave him most trouble coming through 23:35 - Playing for no rep teams until the 20's 24:38 - Captaining the NSW residents team 24:58 - What he used to call his Dad at training 25:36 - Getting the news he was debuting in first grade 26:22 - Giving a way a penalty in the first set 27:09 - He breakout game against Parramatta in 2019 28:08 - How to get consistency in first grade 28:45 - What happens at the NSW camps 29:18 - Learning from Joey Johns 29:51 - Is he cheeky on the field 30:11 - Being involved as an ambassador for voice against violence 31:00 - His pre game prep 32:10 - Favourite try and most important goal his kicked 33:45 - His 5 favourite NRL players growing up 34:45 - Difference in leadership structures of the Sharks & Roosters 35:26 - Nick Politis 35:42 - Bronson Xerri 36:29 - Funniest team mate 36:50 - Was there any weirdos at Sharks 37:15 - Best team pest 37:46 - Best and worst rigs 38:29 - Part of training he enjoys the most 39:05 - Best coaching spray his seen 39:35 - 5 people he would invite to a private dinner party 41:55 - Apology for dropping him from NRL fantasy
Kyle Flanagan is the starting half back for the Sydney Roosters where he joined in 2020 and has already tasted success winning a World Club Challenge. He debut at the Cronulla Sharks in 2018 where he came through as a local junior. In 2017, he set a record in the Holden Cup scoring 360 points from 20 trys and 140 goals while 2018 saw him Captain the NSW Residents team, play in the NSW under 20's and be included in the NSW Emerging Blues squad.
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