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The Multicultural AFL Football TV and Radio Show – Round 18

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The Multicultural AFL Football TV and Radio Show – Round 18By Fiv Antoniou17/7/2019NEMBC Live Matchday Broadcast this week in HINDI:  Geelong Cats v. Hawthorn from the MCG, Sunday 1:10pm EST on 3ZZZ Digital on-line.
Last week Collingwood made it back to the winner's circle with a one-point win over the Eagles in Perth. Essendon got lucky against the ‘Roos, Carlton did very well defeating the Swans at the SCG, Hawthorn dismantled the Dockers in Tassie, Richmond rolled the Giants at, where else, the MCG and the real deal Brisbane Lions crushed Port Adelaide in Adelaide. The Bulldogs defeated Melbourne in a lacklustre game, the Gold Coast Suns capitulated to the Crows by a big margin and Geelong did the number on the Saints.
Last but not least, it was coming, Alan Richardson was sacked as the Saints’ coach this week and replaced with interim coach Brett Ratten. Mind you Brett may have been in Carlton’s sights for the job before Alan’s exit - Anyone else? Brad Scott? Brendon Bolton? - T…

2019 Multicultural AFL Football TV and Radio Show - Round 17

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The Multicultural AFL Football TV and Radio Show – Round 17By Fiv Antoniou10/7/2019NEMBC Live Match Day broadcast this week in ARABIC: Richmond v. GWS Giants from the MCG, Sunday 1:10 pm EST on 3ZZZ Digital on-line.
Last week was a tipster’s disaster as only a few favourites got up from some roughies which really did shine. In a nutshell, Essendon beat the Swans to be well on their way to making the 8. Collingwood went down again this time to the Hawks by 4 points. Richmond decimated the Suns, so watch out, the Tigers are coming! Port Adelaide wiped the floor with the Crows, the Bulldogs ate the Cats, West Coast crushed Fremantle, Brisbane monstered the Giants, the Roos rolled over the Saints, while the Blues and Demons fought out a thriller at the “G”.
Essendon outplayed the Swans to win by 10 points. The score was not the most significant factor in this game it was the way the Bombers, without captain Dyson Heppell who was a late withdrawal, dismantled the Swans defence. 
Collingwood…

2019 Multicultural AFL Football TV & Radio Show – Round 16

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The Multicultural AFL Football TV & Radio Show – Round 16
By Fiv Antoniou3/7/2019Last Thursday night from Marvel, Essendon beat the GWS Giants by a single kick (6 points), but it wasn’t the winning goal that was surrounded by controversy it was the previous goal that drew the two sides level that became the contentious issue. It was revealed by the League that not all goals are reviewed (contrary to what broadcast commentators assume) by the video scrutineers who are part-time employees of the AFL and not umpires. The bottom line is for the AFL to get the camera technology and human element correct and on the same page, because if they don’t soon, the goal review system’s credibility is for naught! Round 15 saw Geelong get back on track with a big win over the Crows, West Coast got lucky with Hawthorn, Collingwood suffered a humiliating defeat to the ‘Roos. In fact, the Magpies kicked 37 points for the game, their lowest score for 25 years, while Port Adelaide in a torrential downpo…

2019 Multicultural AFL Football Show - Round 15

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The Multicultural AFL Football TV & Radio Show – Round 15By Fiv Antoniou26/6/2019
Last week the AFL dished its harshest penalty ever that was not play or drug related to the Magpies’ Jaydin Stephenson for having a punt on Collingwood games. A $20,000 fine and 22 weeks suspension -10weeks out now and the rest suspended for his playing life. Yes, there have been enough messages in the past warning players, coaches and officials not to bet on footy or it will be harshly dealt with. I don’t have an objection to that, BUT seriously, the AFL should take a good hard look at what is happening in the advertising world where a multitude of gambling companies are competing for the punter’s dollar through commercial advertising on AFL live games and TV shows. The AFL should set an example and ask our legislators for a media ban on gambling ads during game day TV and radio broadcasts. The AFL should reject sponsorships and cut ties with gambling organisations full stop, or else the warnings and…

2019 Multicultural AFL Football Show - Round 14

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2019 Multicultural AFL Football and Radio Show - Round 13

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2019 Multicultural AFL Football Show - Round 12

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