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The Roar


Takeaways from the second Ashes Test, South Sydney's struggles and making sense of a wild Bledisloe series

19th August, 2019

After one of the all-time great weekends in sport, sit down with Episode 37 of the Game of Codespodcast as we break everything that went down.

First, we dissect the action-packed second Ashes Test with Roar cricket expert David Schout.

Did Jofra Archer’s incredible Ashes debut swing the ascendancy back in England’s favour? Is Joe Root’s captaincy still holding England back?

What changes should Australia be considering ahead of the crucial third Test at Headingley?

Then, we head over to the AFL with Roar expert Marnie Cohen to make a call on which South Australian coach – Don Pyke or Ken Hinkley – is under the most pressure coming to the end of another disappointing season.

We head over the NRL next with Roar rugby league expert and editor Scott Pryde where try to pinpoint just where it’s gone wrong for South Sydney over the last few months.

Finally, we finish up with rugby as Roar expert Geoff Parkes jumps on to work out which of the polar opposite Bledisloe Tests was the true reflection of where Australia and New Zealand are ahead of the World Cup.

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.