Six Tackles With Gus


Mathew Thompson and league legend Phil “Gus” Gould bring you the biggest issues and in-depth analysis in Rugby League each week.

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Gus Tells All: NRL Player Pressure & Bennett's Future
Gus Tells All: NRL Player Pressure & Bennett's Future
Gus details the intense pressure players face today to make it in the NRL, predicts Wayne Bennett’s next step and weighs in on the World Club Challenge referees. Plus, part two of Gus’ team by team 2024 season preview including some bold predictions. 01:00 - Gus has a lunch with 88’ Bulldogs team. 05:00 - Gus’ new hat! 08:00 - Broncos win pre-season challenge. 09:00 - Stacey Jones correct choice as NZ coach. 12:00 - Nathan Clearly is the number 1 NRL player, he will break all point scoring records. 15:00 - Vegas - Gus doesn’t play card games. 16:00 - World Club Challenge referees. 22:00 - Gus on discovery of Bevan French.  27:00 - Gus explains the pressure to become an NRL player today, it’s intense. 28:00 - NRL Team by Team 2024 Preview - Part 2. 29:00 - Newcastle Knights in 2024. “A certainty for the eight.” 34:00 - North Queensland Cowboys in 2024. $900k for Luciano Leilua. “They’ll play finals football.” 39:00 - Parramatta Eels in 2024. “Bennett won’t go to Eels, they’ll put him in charge of the next franchise.” 43:00 - South Sydney Rabbitohs in 2024.  47:00 - St George Illawarra Dragons in 2024. “If they run last I’ll walk from Wollongong to Belmore for charity.” 53:30 - Sydney Roosters in 2024. “2023 it was terrible what happened to them.” “Incredible team, incredible roster.” 57:00 - Wests Tigers in 2024. “I don’t see top eight, but it’s an important year.” 1:05:00 - Round 1 Vegas tips - “NFL scouts to check out Reece Walsh? - Good luck with that!”See for privacy information.