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Join our “Front Bar” legends from across the decades as they bring you stories from the SHOC archives

Episode #21 – Pre game motivators and the trouble with pubs

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This week join our latest round of SHOC legends – Pooper, Haymesy, Jumbo and Walky as they discuss the “master coach” that was Greg Walkington and the problems we had holding down a place we could call home in the early days.

Episode #20 – 1970’s Pre Season Camps

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This week join our latest round of SHOC legends – Pooper, Haymesy, Jumbo and Walky as they discuss some of the favorites from the 1970’s pre season camps – Johnsy, Des Neagle, Pooper’s mum and Geoff Morris.

Episode #19 – Goody & The Vigilantes

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This week join our latest round of SHOC legends – Pooper, Haymesy, Jumbo and Walky as they discuss the incomparable legend that was “Goody”, including “the vigilantes” and their long road to success.

Episode #18 – Abiding memories

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This week join Randall, Picky, Clembo and TK’er as they discuss some of their abiding memories of the SHOC Footy Club – the culture and philosophies that make this club a special one.

Episode #17 – Coaches’ Favorites

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This week join Randall, Picky, Clembo and TK’er as they discuss the memories of some of their favorite players – hard nuts, elusive second rovers and big ruckmen who brought the grunt to winning grand final teams.

Episode #16 – Coaching Innovations

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This week join Randall, Picky, Clembo and TK’er as they discuss the memorable Coaching Innovations brought to the club in the 70’s and 80’s, including Randall’s theory of “options” and the introduction of the “Hot Gospeller”.

Episode #15 – a Whiting B&F, Mono & the “Cross-eyed Twins”

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This week join Randall, Picky, Clembo and TK’er as they remember the only Whiting B&F, SHOC’s Noel Pettingill and the “Cross-eyed Twins”.

SHOC Front Bar – Episode #14 – The Captains

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This week join Randall, Picky, Clembo and TK’er as they discuss their memories of some of our captains – good and bad!!

SHOC Front Bar – Episode #13 – Abba Nugget Fudger & Chuck

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This week join Randall, Picky, Clembo and TK’er as they remember the best excuses for missing training, inspirational leaders, Fudger’s disbelief at not being retained in the A’s and some exceptional displays of “brotherly love”.

SHOC Front Bar – Episode #12 – Randall’s Introduction to SHOC

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This week join Randall, Picky, Clembo and TK’er as they relive Randall’s introduction to some of the personalities of the Footy Club.

SHOC Front Bar – Episode #10 – The Game Changers

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This week the boys banter about some of SHOC’s great “Game Changers” and father/son comparisons – Swish, Brooker, Mono, Moroneys, Kays, Kitschkes. Some HUGE names of the SHOC Footy Club here!

SHOC Front Bar – Episode #9 – Legendary Coaches

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This week the boys banter about some of SHOC’s most legendary coaches – Manos, Trigger, Fozzy, Pitiful, Caveo – the list goes on. Hear about their innovative coaching styles – heavily modified to suit the SHOC “culture”.

SHOC Front Bar – Episode #8 – SHOC “Heavyweights”

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This week the boys banter about some of the SHOC heavyweights – those guys that put the fear of God into anyone playing against the “College Poofters”.

SHOC Front Bar – Episode #7 – Pre Season Camp Moments

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This week the boys banter about moments to remember from Pre-Season Camps. Nobody does pre-season like SHOC’s!!

SHOC Front Bar – Episode #6 – Heroes, Taity, Sweaty & Hammer

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This week the boys banter about The Heroes of 93, which team does Taity really belong in, the arrival of the immaculate Michael Sweatman and the giant that was Hammer Collett.

SHOC Front Bar – Episode #5 – The Nude Gift

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This week the boys banter about the highlights of the decades old “Nude Gift”, its origins and its many over-achievers.

SHOC Front Bar – Episode #4 – Spoons

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This week the boys banter about the origins of “Spoons” and some of its legendary victims.

SHOC Front Bar – Episode #3 – Lucky, Rainbird, Chappy & Arget

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This week the boys banter about Lucky Underwood, “The Rainbird”, Chappy & the mythical Johnny Arget.

SHOC Front Bar – Episode #2 – The Phantom & The Dark Man

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This week the boys banter about “The Phantom”, “The Dark Man”, the demise of the clubrooms at Mitchell Park and legendary coach Spud Marling.

SHOC Front Bar – Episode # 1 – The 3 Day Dash

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In this episode the all-star cast of Justin Ganley, Damian Kitschke, Michael Kenneally and Bill Spurling reminisce about coach Kitschke’s innovative pre-season camp – “The 3 Day Dash”.

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