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Episode 170 - Billy Magoulias

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In this podcast
5:00 - Welcome Billy Magoulias 5:25 - Becoming a cult figure with Bloke in a Bar 6:02 - The social media buzz after his first game 6:35 - Insights into isolation 9:30 - George Kambosos

9:51 - Handling the mental side of losing footy 11:45 - Career progression into first grade 13:31 - Managing fatigue and big players on the field 14:16 - Comparison to players of 90's 16:32 - Attempting a 20/40 against the Storm 17:31 - Where his winners mentality developed 18:40 - His Greek family background 20:15 - Supporting and loving Manly Sea Eagles as a kid 22:40 - Moving to the Cronulla for junior footy 26:05 - The footy learning at Endeavour Sports High 27:08 - First contract at the Sharks 28:39 - Progressing the grades under John Morris 30:18 - Why NSW Cup is so beneficial for player development 33:26 - Making the NSW under 18's and 20's 35:33 - Freddy Fittler 36:40 - The last minute grand final wins for Newtown in 2019 44:30 - Players from reserve grade progressing to first grade in 2020 49:24 - Getting involved with the Greek National team 52:00 - Interest in coaching 53:35 - Learning from Shane Flanagan 57:10 - Favourite try and goal from his footy days 59:03 - His preparation for a game 59:30 - Favourite movie 59:45 - Studying at university 1:00:05 - 5 people he would invite to a private dinner party


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Billy Magoulias is a rising star at the Cronulla Sharks. He is a local junior who plays in the lock forward position. He debut in round 19 against the Cowboys in 2019 and was an integral part in the last second wins for the Newtown Jets in their grand final victories in both the Canterbury Cup and State Cup last year. Billy has also represented NSW in the Under 18's and 20's origin.

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