The Roar
The Roar


Ashes second Test preview, why Essendon are overrated and how the NRL's finals race will play out

12th August, 2019

It was a weekend of sport to remember, so join us on Episode 35 of the Game of Codes podcast to catch up on what you may have missed, as our experts break down what happened and work what it all means going forward.

We give rugby, cricket, AFL and rugby league a go, so there’s bound to be something in it for you.

First up, we talk Australia’s incredible Bledisloe Game 1 victory over the weekend with Roar rugby expert Brett McKay. How did the Wallabies pull off the astonishing upset in Perth and, more importantly, can they do it again this weekend?

Then, it’s all eyes on the tomorrow’s second Ashes Test with Roar cricket expert Glenn Mitchell as we look at the Lord’s match from both angles.

How do Australia keep their foot on the pedal? What do they need to watch out for in the English response?

Next up is rugby league, as we look over the NRL finals race with AJ Mithen. Who’s in the box seat to claim the last two spots in the eight?

Finally, it’s over to the AFL where Marnie Cohen joins us to work out what’s going on with Essendon.

Catch the episode in the player above and head to our Game of Codes hub to listen to Tuesday’s edition. Be sure to subscribe and review on iHeartRadio, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts or wherever else you’re listening.