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Hosted by Andrew Ferguson and League Freak, the podcast covers different Rugby League topics, from the NRL to Super League, and how they relate to the history of the game.
 
Each week Dublin City FM's Breifne Earley and Basketball Ireland's Elaine Caffrey take a look at the world of Irish basketball, including Men's and Women's Superleague, National Cups, International and Schools action.
 
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In this episode we are joined by Professor Tony Collins, a Rugby League and Rugby Union historian about the birth of the game of Rugby, Rugby Leagues split from Rugby Union, as well as the birth of Rugby League in England, Wales, New Zealand, Australia and France. This was a fantastic discussion and we are looking forward to having Tony on agai ...…
 
I this episode Andrew and Freak take the NRL State Of The Game survey for 2019. They go through and answer all of the question, the highlight being how they would add exciting, unpredictability to NRL games. The boys also reveal the winners of the RLPA Awards that were held tonight, then have a quick chat about the NRL issues in Bali, and Bali ...…
 
In this episode we talk to Dr Alan Pearce who is a Neurophysiologists and Associate Professor at La Trobe University in Melbourne. Alan is the Research Manager at the Australian Sports Brain Bank Victoria. In this episode we talk to Alan about his appearance on the SBS Insight program about concussion in sport. We go in depth with a very long d ...…
 
In this episode we take a look at the 2019 Rugby League World 9's to be held at Bankwest Stadium on the 18th and 19th of October. We look through all three groups, talk about all the teams participating, look at a few teams we wish were added, and then we rank the teams involved. We also give a heap of shout outs! If you enjoy our podcast make ...…
 
In this episode we do a complete review of the 2019 NRL Grand Final, we go through all the controversial moments, we give it to the referees for one huge stuff up, then we rate every single player from both teams! View the 2019 NRL Grand Final Player Ratings Here If you enjoy our podcast make sure you go to your podcasting app and give us a fiv ...…
 
In this episode we talk about possible retirement plans for Craig Bellamy and Cameron Smith, Phil Rothfield gives us some of the worst damn stories to chat about in 2019, we go through the restyle of the official Fergo and The Freak fan poll for 2019, we take a look at the 2019 NRL Grand Final between the Canberra Raiders and the Sydney Rooster ...…
 
In this episode our number one fan, Nadine joins League Freak for a full rundown of the 2019 Dally M Medal and awards night, they talk about John Bateman's selfish act during Grand Final week, and they do a preview of the 2019 NRL Grand Final between the Sydney Roosters and Canberra Raiders! You can follow Nadine on Twitter by clicking HERE! To ...…
 
In this episode we look back on a short lived competition called the Endeavour Cup. While it wasn't around for very long, it had an immediate impact on the game across the world and gave us a number of rules we now take for granted in the game. Thats right ladies and gentleman, its another history episode of your favourite podcast! To take the ...…
 
In this episode we discuss the possible return of Israel Folau to Rugby League via the Tongan test side and the possible moves by the RLIF to block him. We then talk about Sam Burgess' apology and the reason why a five minute sin bin would be a terrible idea. To take the OFFICIAL Fergo and The Freak 2019 NRL Fan Poll CLICK HERE If you enjoy our ...…
 
In this episode we review the Storms big win over the Parramatta Eels, we talk about whinging old idiots that hate life, and by extension Rugby League, Paul McGregor getting one last shot to redeem his ailing coaching career after the previous six last shot, Benji Marshall goes around for one more season, a lil Greg Inglis wishful thinking, a m ...…
 
S4E02 Greg Hadden Podcast Interview In the second episode of series 4, I talk with former Nottingham Panthers legend and goal scoring forward Greg Hadden. Greg played 7 seasons with the Panthers, icing a total of 377 games and scoring 167 goals along the way. Before delving into Greg’s career we talk about his recent... The post S4E02 Greg Hadd ...…
 
In this episode we take a look at the South Sydney Rabbitohs victory over the Manly Sea Eagles. There will be a lot said in the media about this contest, but we cut through all the rubbish and give our opinion on what was a great contest that was decided by teams playing their guts out! We then take up a suggestion given to us by a reader, and ...…
 
In this episode we do a preview of both finals games for week two! We talk about the ridiculous overturning of Shane Flanagans suspension and how that doesn't line up with other players who have been banned, we throw in a little Wests Tigers talk and look at the Brisbane Broncos clear out! To take the OFFICIAL Fergo and The Freak 2019 NRL Fan P ...…
 
In this episode we discuss Sam Burgess' comments about the match review committee and the NRL judiciary. We talk about the ramifications of his comments, we look at his record over the 2019 NRL season, we talk about the systems in place, and why the current system is by far and away the best one Rugby League has ever had in place. We then look ...…
 
In todays episode we talk about the Brisbane Broncos being out the night before their record breaking loss, Darius Boyd being attacked in the media for earning money the Broncos owe to him, Elliott Whiteheads bloody gash and what we would do with $150 million. To take the OFFICIAL Fergo and The Freak 2019 NRL Fan Poll CLICK HERE If you enjoy ou ...…
 
In this episode we discuss the apology by Shane Flanagan to the NRL and the ARL Commission as he tried to get his ban overturned. We look at the terrible circumstances regarding the Swinton Lions abandoning moved to change their name to the Manchester Lions. We then go through the results of the 2019 Sydney Daily Telegraph fans poll! To take th ...…
 
I this fresh episode of Fergo and The Freak we review all four NRL Finals matches, from the Eels recording setting win over the Broncos, to the Bunnies inept performance against the Roosters. To take the OFFICIAL Fergo and The Freak 2019 NRL Fan Poll CLICK HERE If you enjoy our podcast make sure you go to your podcasting app and give us a five ...…
 
In this episode we look at the first four games of the 2019 NRL Finals series. We look at some of the ins and outs, we tell you whop we expect to win, and we have a quick look at who might be playing who next week! To take the OFFICIAL Fergo and The Freak 2019 NRL Fan Poll CLICK HERE If you enjoy our podcast make sure you go to your podcasting ...…
 
In this episode we talk about Hudson Young and his guilty verdict at the judiciary for eye gouging, we then talk about Jared Waerea-Hargreaves and his not guilty verdict for contact with a players head and we talk about Sam Burgess suspension for hair pulling. We then make our very first correction about an error we made in a previous episode, ...…
 
On this Mad Monday edition of Fergo and The Freak we talk about Phil Goulds review of the St George/Illawarra Dragons, agreeing with Phil Rothfield, the Wests Tigers securing that all important 9th place on the ladder, Tongan Rugby League in CRISIS, who is worse than Matthew Elliott at coaching, and Brookvale Oval.....THE GROUND IS SOUR! This i ...…
 
In this episode the boys look at Souths impressive, brutal win over the Roosters, they look at possible players movements involving Issac Luke, Semi Radradra and Valentine Holmes. We then talk about the supposed architect of expansion clubs in John Ribot, discuss Phil Gould suggestion to trial 12 players per side, and then...we have something s ...…
 
In this episode we fire up about Golden Point in NRL matches, Graham Annesley constantly needing to justify his job publicly, we go through all the stupid suggestions for how Golden Point should be changed, and we talk about being sick and tired of the NFL being used as some great example to everything Rugby League does. We then look at Paul Cr ...…
 
In this episode we talk about Paul McGregor and his time being up at the Dragons and talk that Shane Flanagan might have his life ban over-turned after less than a year. We then talk about Paul Kent arguing with himself, Phil Gould attacking the NRL over comments made by the head of Channel 9 sport, and the look at the squad Great Britain shoul ...…
 
In this episode we look at the request by Channel 9 to move one club from Sydney up to Brisbane ahead of the next broadcasting deal. We then look at the reaction from Fox Sports, Cronulla Sharks supporters, as well as Jack and Rose who were on the Titanic as it sank. This episode is all about TV rights. We hope you enjoy it! To take the OFFICIA ...…
 
S4E01 Peter “Jonker” Johnson Podcast Interview Welcome to the first episode of Series 4. In today’s show I interview an absolute legend of British Ice Hockey. Peter or Jonker, as most hockey folk know him, enjoyed a career spanning five decades. Durham Wasps When he was 10 years old, Jonker was taken to his first... The post S4E01 Peter ‘Jonker ...…
 
In this episode we got through the questions asked of NRL CEO Todd Greenberg on Twitter by Rugby League supporters ahead of his appearance on Fox Sports show "The Fan". This podcast takes min a whole lot of topics! To take the OFFICIAL Fergo and The Freak 2019 NRL Fan Poll CLICK HERE If you enjoy our podcast make sure you go to your podcasting ...…
 
I this episode the boys fire up about media attacks on the Newcastle Knights, they talk about the motivations behind those attacks, they look at the job Nathan Brown did to help rebuild the clubs after Wayne Bennett's departure, and they discuss what state he has left the club in. They then talk about the controversial flags that were banned fr ...…
 
In our 69th episode we are joined by Fergo and The Freak super fan Nadine, who gives us her top ten sexiest Rugby League players. We then announce Arabella's top ten sexiest players, compare the two lists, and then Andrew and League Freak go through a list of the best names in Rugby League history. We do talk some Rugby League in this episode, ...…
 
In this episode we talk about Nathan Brown and the Newcastle Knights situation, we look at referees and the culture of blame within sport, we bag the hell out of Rugby League "journalists", we discuss what really killed the Penrith Panthers 2019 season, we look at Paul Green and whether he should get punted, as well as the disgusting acts the S ...…
 
In this episode we watch the 2019 Challenge Cup Final live between St Helens and Warrington with a very special guest in The Starting Bloc's co-host Boogie Bumper. We talk about the game as well as everything else in the world, especially Nazi's. We then get a special report at the end of the podcast from a real life St Helens supporter whop ca ...…
 
In this episode the boys talk about all the things that have killed the great game of Rugby League. Its a big, big list! To take the OFFICIAL Fergo and The Freak 2019 NRL Fan Poll CLICK HERE If you enjoy our podcast make sure you go to your podcasting app and give us a five star rating. Also, give us a great review, it all helps us to spread th ...…
 
In this episode Andrew and Freaky name their NRL and Super League teams of the decade! They boys also talk about the NEW Rugby League Patreon champion and give a teaser to upcoming episodes. To take the OFFICIAL Fergo and The Freak 2019 NRL Fan Poll CLICK HERE If you enjoy our podcast make sure you go to your podcasting app and give us a five s ...…
 
In this episode a slightly inebriated League Freak laments what he considers to be the end of the Panthers 2019 season, the boys talk about refereeing and the history of referees, the tone deaf NRL, their favourite Rugby League podcasts, The Wests Tigers and the clubs immediate future and Rugby League Project. To take the OFFICIAL Fergo and The ...…
 
In todays episode we talk about refereeing in the NRL and what we think of the standard of refereeing. We also talk about the constant media attacks on the referees, players, and the game in general. To take the OFFICIAL Fergo and The Freak 2019 NRL Fan Poll CLICK HERE If you enjoy our podcast make sure you go to your podcasting app and give us ...…
 
Today we complete the 2019 NRL Fans poll on NRL.com. We got through each question, give our answers, and then tell you all the results. Spoiler Alert: We were not impressed with most of the results! You can take the poll by CLICKING HERE To take the OFFICIAL Fergo and The Freak 2019 NRL Fan Poll CLICK HERE If you enjoy our podcast make sure you ...…
 
Today we look at the run in to the finals for all off the teams that are still in with a shot at the last two places. We discuss who we think will make it, and who will miss out. We then talk about Josh McGuire's issues, Robbie Farah's injury, and then we look at the Gold Coast Titans vs St Helens. If you enjoy our podcast make sure you go to y ...…
 
In this episode we look at the 2019 NRL Hall Of Fame nominees. We talk about the selection process, how we believe it should be changed, who we think should be select, and who should not even be considered. We then look at the Rugby League Immortals. We talk about the Immortals concept, how we would change it, and Andrew lists the players he wo ...…
 
In this episode we do a deep dive into Trent Barretts coaching career at the Manly Sea Eagles. We question why he thinks he deserves another chance to coach an NRL club. We give our thoughts on his time at the Sea Eagles, and then we try to sell him as a coach to a club who needs someone to take over their head job. We then look at upcoming int ...…
 
In this episode we talk about the worst clubs in the NRL and how bad their coaches are. We look at the Matt Moylan concussion incident. We then answer some of your questions from Twitter! We would love your feedback on this episode so if you have anything to say just email us at podcast@leaguefreak.com You can also follow Andrew Ferguson and Th ...…
 
In this episode we talk about alternative venues for the NRL Grand Final. What would be the best place for the match if it needs to be moved outside of Sydney? We throw up a couple of outside possibilities with many thanks to the great leader. We then go on to talk about a better way to have entertained the world at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, an ...…
 
In this episode we look at the latest round of questions put forward to Paul Kent on #NRL 360. You know, the ones he never answers! We look through #AskKenty and discuss the questions people had while having a few laughs along the way! We would love your feedback on this episode so if you have anything to say just email us at podcast@leaguefrea ...…
 
Today we talk to NRL referee Kasey Badger about the life of an NRL official. We talk about the refereeing schedule, what a week for an NRL referee looks like, the travel demands, and just general questions we had about refereeing. This was one of our favourite episodes to record. Kasey was an amazing guest and we will be having her back in the ...…
 
In this episode we look at all of the breaking news from around the Rugby League world, including player signings, a possible retirement, coaching moves and a million shoutouts! We would love your feedback on this episode so if you have anything to say just email us at podcast@leaguefreak.com You can also follow Andrew Ferguson and The Glorious ...…
 
In this episode we discuss the impact Robbie Farah has made on the Wests Tigers club. We look at the teams record when he plays, and when he doesn't play. We also look at the Wests Tigers club in general, its management, the coaching changes over the years, the mistakes that have been made, and how it all effects the clubs future. This is a pod ...…
 
In today's episodes we look at the best young players in the world that are 32 years old or under. We put them into a team, talk about how good they are now, and the future they could have if they continue to improve. We then look at the best players that are 23 and under from 2019. It was one of Rugby Leagues great moments in time in terms of ...…
 
in this episode we go ballistic on the ARL Commission and the double standards it is showing with regards to Mark Coyne and his troubles in Singapore, we take aim at England as they decide Blake Austin is a Pom after a few months of good form, we look at the potential Gold Coast Titans relocation and the issues Sam Burgess has with his shoulder ...…
 
We hit you right in the ears with our NRL two thirds of the way through the season...ah...season review. We review every single team in the NRL in great depth and talk about how we expect each team to finish the NRL season. Give us feedback! Tell us what you think of your team. Rate, like, retweet and subscribe! We would love your feedback on t ...…
 
In this episode we talk about the end of Paul McGregors time as the coach of the St George/Illawarra Dragons. The Dragons are terrible and its time for a change. We also look at the sacking of Garth Brennan and who the candidates are to replace him. We then have a quick talk about the 300 game milestones reach by Gavin Cooper and Benji Marshall ...…
 
This is our LIVE pre-game show leading into State Of Origin 3 for 2019. We talk about a whole range of very interesting subjects that are sure to tickle your fancy...or something else! We would love your feedback on this episode so if you have anything to say just email us at podcast@leaguefreak.com You can also follow Andrew Ferguson and The G ...…
 
This is our State Of Origin 3 preview show! We talk about the big decider and then we look at some of the latest news from the NRL and Super League! Remember to catch us in the hour leading up to Origin kickoff when we broadcast our live show on Twitter and Periscope! We would love your feedback on this episode so if you have anything to say ju ...…
 
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