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The Hard Ball Gets AFL Show

Your one-stop shop for AFL footy news, takes and banter.  MONDAY: The TWO MINUTE WARNING with Xav, Ryan Daniels and Nick Rynne. TUESDAY: Dyl Buckley and Xavier Ellis bring you the Loose Ballers. THURSDAY: Chris Robinson sits down for a Good Chat with some special guests. HIT THAT SUBSCRIBE BUTTON!!!

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Good Chat - West Coast legend Guy McKenna

Chris Robinson hosts the The Hard Ball Gets - Good Chat, sitting down with a special guest every week as well as weighing up some over/unders and previewing the weekend. This week on the program West Coast legend Guy McKenna joins the show to talk through his AFL highs and lows plus his own predictions for Saturday's grand final. Any requests, info or updates, contact producer josh.garlepp@wanews.com.au for more.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

42mins

24 Sep 2021

Rank #1

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LOOSE BALLERS - Xav & Dyl - GF preview & best 22 comparison

The final Loose Ballers of the season means a very special grand final preview.Xavier Ellis and Dylan Buckley go through both side's expected match-ups for the weekend's grand final to see who they think will win.Thanks for everyone that tuned in this season we truly appreciate your input and support. Without you we are nothing. xo.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

27mins

22 Sep 2021

Rank #2

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TWO MINUTE WARNING!!! Brownlow debrief, your questions & grand final tips

Xavier Ellis, footy reporter Ryan Daniels and The West's Sport Editor Nick Rynne put two minutes on the clock for every team. Today we take your questions as we were inundated with queries about the Brownlow Medal count plus a look ahead at the last Saturday in September. TWO MINUTES FOR EVERY AFL CLUB Follow the show on Instagram and Twitter @hardballgetsafl and hit up the hosts on Twitter @XaviEllis18, @NickRynne & @FootyRhino. Submit your questions to the HARD BALL GETS Insta.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

46mins

20 Sep 2021

Rank #3

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Good Chat - West Coast premiership player & former Demon Steven Armstrong

Chris Robinson hosts the The Hard Ball Gets - Good Chat, sitting down with a special guest every week as well as weighing up some over/unders and previewing the weekend. Steven Armstrong started his career with a desire to continue his family's legacy at the Perth Demons before ending up in the AFL with Melbourne and eventually a premiership player with West Coast. On the eve of the 2021 grand final, Chris Robinson sits down with one of the more unlikely heroes from the Eagles 2006 title. Any requests, info or updates, contact producer josh.garlepp@wanews.com.au for more.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

37mins

17 Sep 2021

Rank #4

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LOOSE BALLERS - Xav & Dyl - The REAL Brownlow - Unofficial end of season awards

Dyl Buckley and Xavier Ellis go through some of their favourite 'unofficial' end-of-season awards. Brownlow top three.Brownlow top-10 sleeper.Best hair.Best veteran.Best 2000 born - 8 in the grand final (first time there’s been one.Prettiest player.Best player.Best delisted player.Best bod.Sloppiest rig.Best kick.Cleanest player.Most likely youngster to break into a senior list.Most likely to make the leap to A-grader in 2022.Most likely to be at a different club 2022. Head to the Hard Ball Gets Instagram page to be part of the show and send in your feedback.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

41mins

15 Sep 2021

Rank #5

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TWO MINUTE WARNING!!! Prelim recaps, Ryan's Rhino and each club's best player in five years

Xavier Ellis, footy reporter Ryan Daniels and The West's Sport Editor Nick Rynne put two minutes on the clock for every team. The hardballers recap the preliminary finals that saw Melbourne and the Western Bulldogs steamroll Geelong and Port to book their spots in the Perth grand final. Daniels opens up on THAT Lachie Neale trade backflip and the story of the spearmint Rhino. PLUS the boys go through each club's best player in five years time and compare with what they said last year - with some ABSOLUTE doozies.  TWO MINUTES FOR EVERY AFL CLUB Follow the show on Instagram and Twitter @hardballgetsafl and hit up the hosts on Twitter @XaviEllis18, @NickRynne & @FootyRhino. Submit your questions to the HARD BALL GETS Insta.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

54mins

13 Sep 2021

Rank #6

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Good Chat - Inaugural Fremantle Docker Daniel Bandy

Chris Robinson hosts the The Hard Ball Gets - Good Chat, sitting down with a special guest every week as well as weighing up some over/unders and previewing the weekend. Daniel Bandy played 150 games between Fremantle and the Western Bulldogs and now helps develop talent at Peel. Bandy was a favourite across both clubs and provided a unique perspective from the start at Freo. Any requests, info or updates, contact producer josh.garlepp@wanews.com.au for more.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

35mins

9 Sep 2021

Rank #7

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LOOSE BALLERS - Xav & Dyl - Prelim & GF tips, Brendan Bolton ove Brad Scott & post footy career offers

Dyl Buckley and Xavier Ellis link up this week to go their tips for this weekend's preliminary finals, why Carlton already had their perfect coach and much more. Head to the Hard Ball Gets Instagram page to be part of the show and send in your feedback.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

30mins

8 Sep 2021

Rank #8

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TWO MINUTE WARNING!!! Lachie Neale back to Freo? Trade talk and more.

Xavier Ellis, footy reporter Ryan Daniels and The West's Sport Editor Nick Rynne put two minutes on the clock for every team. Daniels is fresh off breaking the HUGE news that Lachie Neale is considering a move BACK to the Dockers.  He reveals why he waited for the Lions to crash out, the abusive phone call he got after the news broke and all the details about the reigning Brownlow medallist's potential move back to Fremantle.  Plus, the boys say who they would trade and why from every club - with some MASSIVE surprises.  AND - stay tuned for the bloopers.  TWO MINUTES FOR EVERY AFL CLUB Follow the show on Instagram and Twitter @hardballgetsafl and hit up the hosts on Twitter @XaviEllis18, @NickRynne & @FootyRhino. Submit your questions to the HARD BALL GETS Insta.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

55mins

6 Sep 2021

Rank #9

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Good Chat - Former West Coast favourite Will Schofield

Chris Robinson hosts the The Hard Ball Gets - Good Chat, sitting down with a special guest every week as well as weighing up some over/unders and previewing the weekend. WIll Schofield played every minute of the 2018 West Coast premiership but now spends a bit of his time behind the mic. One half of the Back Chat podcast crosses the rival line this week to talk finals footy, Melbourne's bad memories at Optus Stadium and more. Any requests, info or updates, contact producer josh.garlepp@wanews.com.au for more.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

47mins

2 Sep 2021

Rank #10