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Bats and Balls Podcast

Each week Pies, The Producer, Mendy & Big Zacko discuss sports from Australia and around the world. Focussed on NRL and AFL in winter, cricket and NFL in summer. We also talk about motor racing, horse racing, basketball, baseball and anything else that comes up from week to week. Join our tipping, fantasy and supercoach comps to interact with the team.
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Now displaying: March, 2022
Mar 31, 2022

We have hit 300 Episodes and we have got the crew together to talk all things sport and look back at the last 299 Episodes. Pies starts the show and is joined by The Producer, Colbee, Big Mendy, Erik and Maybo. 

Parramatta got a great win over the Storm in Golden Point in the NRL which has Pies smiling. Mendy was very happy with his Rabbits while Erik and Maybo were not happy with the efforts of the Tigers and Broncos. When will the Tigers win a game?

AFL saw Buddy Franklin kick his 1000th goal and wild scenes at the SCG. It will be a moment no one forgets. West Coast are still struggling to get a team on the field and The Producer has put his hand up if needed.

The Aussies took out the Tour of Pakistan 1-0 after winning the final test of the series.

SVG just keeps winning in the Supercars and in the F1 Ferrari are the team to beat with another great performance over the weekend.

In other sport Erik talks about MLB. Maybo talks about the International Weekend and EPL and Mendy talks about Boxing, Tennis, Sailing GP and finishes off with some Darts.

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0:30:00 – NRL & NRLW
0:54:00 – NRL Supercoach
1:04:00 - AFL
1:20:00 - Cricket
1:24:00 – Motorsport
1:30:00 – Other Sport (MLB, International Weekend / EPL, Boxing, Tennis, Sailing GP & Darts)

Twitter - @batsandballspod
Brendan - @The Producer05
Josh - @PiesJosh
Colbee - @colbee6ref
Mendy - @BigMendy180
Darren - @Dazza_20
Erik - @ErikNielsen2759

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Mar 23, 2022

With Josh and Erik ruled out for playing the pokies The Producer is joined by Big Mendy and Maybo.

In the NRL the Panthers and Storm just keep winning while the Sharks got a good win against the Eels. The Tigers were very poor against the Knights and the Broncos got the win and are 2-0 for the season. In NRLW the season is getting tight with the Dragons and Broncos locked into the top 4 and the Eels, Titans and Roosters fighting out for the final 2 places. It will all come down to the final round.

In AFL the Swans won the battle of the Sydney teams. Carlton upset Richmond with a great win and West Coast are doing it tough with a lot of players out with injury.

Mendy and The Producer talk about the F1 and the great Ferrari win in the Bahrain GP. The Supercars return this weekend in Tasmania. Mendy the gave the highlights from the Moto GP and Scott McLaughlin nearly made it 2 from 2 in the Indy Cars coming a close second.

Maybo and Mendy then talk about the Golden Slipper that was run over the weekend. Maybo is loving what Liverpool is doing in the EPL and Champions League. Mendy the gives us all the news in Boxing and Darts to finish the show.

 

**Join our Tipping Competitions – Go to ESPN Footy Tips and search for Bats and Balls NRL/AFL tipping and join both these competitions**


0:00:00 – NRL & NRLW
0:39:00 – NRL Supercoach
0:49:00 - AFL
1:04:00 - Cricket
1:05:00 – Motorsport
1:14:00 – Other Sport (Golden Slipper, EPL/Champions League, Rugby, Boxing, Darts)

Twitter - @batsandballspod
Brendan - @The Producer05
Josh - @PiesJosh
Colbee - @colbee6ref
Mendy - @BigMendy180
Darren - @Dazza_20
Erik - @ErikNielsen2759

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Email - batsandballspodcast@gmail.com

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Mar 16, 2022

Sport is back in a big way and Josh and The Producer finally get back into the studio to cover all of it.

Round 1 of the NRL has been completed and it was a tippers nightmare. The Panthers showed they are ready to defend their title with a dominate victory over the Sea Eagles. The Roosters let many people down against the Knight and the Eels snuck over the line against the Titans. In NRLW all 3 games were very entertaining with The Producer being at the final 2. Both the Dragons vs Broncos and Eels vs Titans games were end to end and had many big hits.

NRL Supercoach competitions starts week for the Bats and Balls Cup and Mug. In a funny twist The Producers and Lone Rangers are against each other in both competitions.

The Australian Cricket Team are in a very strong position during the final day of the 2nd test. Can they win and go 1-0 ahead or will it be a draw and be 0-0 going into the 3rd test.

Liverpool had an easy 2-0 victory over Brighton in the EPL. Manchester City had a draw which keeps Liverpool close enough if good enough. Brighton now has 5 straight loses and they need to turn it around as soon as possible.

AFL returns this week and Josh takes us through his top 8 as he previews the upcoming season. Can Melbourne go back-to-back? Can the Eagles avoid the wooden spoon? These are just some of the questions to be answered.

AFL Supercoach is back and we go through our final teams and Josh gives some pointers on how to be successful.

Lastly F1 returns this week and The Golden Slipper is also on Saturday.

 

**Join our Tipping Competitions – Go to ESPN Footy Tips and search for Bats and Balls NRL/AFL tipping and join both these competitions**


0:00:00 – NRL & NRLW
0:43:00 – NRL Supercoach
0:51:00 - Cricket
1:00:00 - EPL
1:10:00 – AFL
1:29:00 – AFL Supercoach

Twitter - @batsandballspod
Brendan - @The Producer05
Josh - @PiesJosh
Colbee - @colbee6ref
Mendy - @BigMendy180
Darren - @Dazza_20
Erik - @ErikNielsen2759

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Email - batsandballspodcast@gmail.com

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Mar 9, 2022

After a really sad weekend for Australian cricket Josh and The Producer are joined by Erik to remember the great Shane Warne and Rod Marsh.

The test series in Pakistan has started with the first test being a very boring draw. The team discuss if pitches should have more life and who should be playing in the last two tests.

NRL is back and so is our tipping competition (check details below).  Round 1 is just around the corner so we go through all the games and put our tips in. For more NRL please have a listen to our NRL Preview Show. NRLW continued and Brisbane are still the team to beat. In other games the Dragons and Eels played in terrible conditions and put on a great show.

Supercoach is back!! Both the Cup and Mug competitions are full so let the games begin. Good Luck to everyone in both these competitions.

Supercars returned at Sydney Motorsport Park and wins to Shane van Gisbergen and Chaz Mostert on a very wet weekend.

In EPL Manchester City just keep winning but Liverpool is staying close enough should they drop some games. Brighton just keeps losing and with a game against Liverpool this week things do not get any easier.

MLB is still in lockout but an outcome looks like it may not be far away. The Producer wants to know who players in the MLB can’t evolve their games.

 

**Join our Tipping Competitions – Go to ESPN Footy Tips and search for Bats and Balls NRL/AFL tipping and join both these competitions**


0:00:00 - Cricket
0:31:41 – NRL & NRLW
0:42:30 - Supercoach
0:50:30 - Motorsport
0:57:30 – EPL
1:02:00 – MLB Lockout

Twitter - @batsandballspod
Brendan - @The Producer05
Josh - @PiesJosh
Colbee - @colbee6ref
Hammer - @notbatting11
Mendy - @BigMendy180
Darren - @Dazza_20
Erik - @ErikNielsen2759

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Mar 8, 2022

The NRL is back so join the Bats and Balls Podcast Team as we go through all the teams and makes some predictions for the upcoming NRL season.

If you are fan of the NRL join our tipping competition. Go To ESPN Footy Tips and search Bats and Ball NRL Tipping and join. Winner will get a prize


0:00:00 – Penrith Panthers
0:08:00 – South Sydney Rabbitohs
0:12:40 – Melbourne Storm
0:17:30 – Manly Sea Eagles
0:20:00 – Sydney Roosters
0:23:20 – Parramatta Eels
0:29:00 – Newcastle Knights
0:32:00 – Gold Coast Titans
0:34:30 – Cronulla Sharks
0:37:30 – Canberra Raiders
0:39:40 – St George Illawarra Dragons
0:43:40 – New Zealand Warriors
0:46:10 – West Tigers
0:55:00 – Brisbane Broncos
0:58:00 – North Queensland Cowboys
1:02:00 – Canterbury Bulldogs
1:09:40 – Predictions

 Supercoach Codes
NRL Bats and Balls Mug - 847033

AFL Bats and Balls Cup - 114017

 

Twitter - @batsandballspod
Brendan - @The Producer05
Josh - @PiesJosh
Colbee - @colbee6ref
Hammer - @notbatting11
Mendy - @BigMendy180
Darren - @Dazza_20
Erik - @ErikNielsen2759

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Email - batsandballspodcast@gmail.com

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Mar 3, 2022

Josh makes his grand return for a full show this we and he is joined by The Producer and Erik. There is a lot to talk about so this is a big show.

The Australian Cricket Team is off to Pakistan to play 3 tests. Darren joins the show again to help us understand what the conditions will be like and who will be playing. The Aussies have not played there since 1998 so can they get the job done?

NRL continued with the last week of trials. Although you can’t read too much into trial form some teams have looked a lot better than other. Parramatta had a big win against the Panthers and the Tigers played well defeating the Roosters. In NRLW the ladies made a new fan out of The Producer who was able to watch the Parramatta Eels verses Newcastle Knights match. The Eels got the win in a close game that was very entertaining.

Josh and The Producer then try to help Erik with his NRL Supercoach team. We got through Josh’s and The Producers teams. Keep an eye out on the website for an article on The Producers team. There is still time to join the Bats and Balls Mug. Codes for the competition is below.

Supercoach Codes
NRL Bats and Balls Mug - 847033

AFL Bats and Balls Cup - 114017

Supercars return for the first race of the season at Sydney Motorsport Park. Can Shane van Gisbergen go back-to-back? In Indy car Scott McLaughlin won his first ever race. Can he go all the way this season and win it all?

Josh then talks about Liverpool winning the Carabao Cup Final in what was a great game and tells us all how much he enjoyed the Australian Open Canoe Championships. Erik then tries to explain the MLB Lockout situation and everyone has a laugh over Parramatta having so many members they need to lock some fans out of games.


0:00:00 - Cricket
0:38:56 – NRL & NRLW
1:07:02 - Supercoach
1:47:14 - Motorsport
1:57:44 – Carabao Cup Final
2:07:53 – Australian Open Canoe
2:12:24 – MLB
2:46:02 – Lockouts and Chat

 

Twitter - @batsandballspod
Brendan - @The Producer05
Josh - @PiesJosh
Colbee - @colbee6ref
Hammer - @notbatting11
Mendy - @BigMendy180
Darren - @Dazza_20
Erik - @ErikNielsen2759

Part of the Always Up Network
Always Up Network - @AlwaysUpNetwork  #AUN

Email - batsandballspodcast@gmail.com

facebook.com/batsandballspodcast

http://batsandballspodcast.com/

 

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