Toohey's News: The Podcast

Toohey's News: The Podcast
Renowned Newcastle Herald sports journalist Barry Toohey interviews a legend of NSW rugby league and the Newcastle Knights each week, bringing his years of reporting experience - and extensive industry contacts - to offer a unique and in-depth behind-the-

Phil Gardner
Sep 30 • 50 min
Newcastle Knights CEO Phil Gardner on Tinkler, Nathan Brown, Ponga and how Wests bagged the Knights club for $1
Aku Uate
Sep 24 • 43 min
Aku Uate is the shy kid from Fiji who became the best winger in the game
Leo Dynevor
Sep 16 • 43 min
Leo Dynevor is the unsung hero of the Newcastle Knights 1997 ARL grand final victory.
Michael Ennis
Sep 9 • 39 min
How Mick ‘Ennis the Menace’ went from taunting Raiders fans to consulting for the club
Mitch Barnett
Sep 2 • 40 min
The Newcastle Knights are coming from a deflating loss to the Warriors at Tamworth last week, but Mitch Barnett is confident the real Newcastle Knights will stand up against Cronulla in the next round.
Steve Crowe
Aug 26 • 45 min
The day Steve Crowe went toe-to-toe with coach Mal Reilly.
Connor Watson
Aug 20 • 46 min
Connor Watson reveals some big news.
Darren Albert
Aug 12 • 54 min
The hero of the 1997 Newcastle Knights grand final victory and the play that no one saw coming.
Adam Muir
Aug 5 • 46 min
Adam Muir looks back on the Newcastle Knights’ greatest game of football.
Sam Stewart
Jul 29 • 50 min
Sam Stewart joins Toohey in episode 21 of Toohey’s News to reminisce about the Knight’s earliest days, the emergence of the club’s biggest stars, the game tactics employed in the good old days of rugby league, and one infamous pass right into the third…
Billy Peden
Jul 22 • 45 min
Cessnock’s favourite son, Billy Peden.
Matt Parsons
Jul 15 • 35 min
Newcastle Knights legend Matt Parsons opens up on life after football and the horrific injury that nearly took his life.
Steve Simpson
Jul 8 • 38 min
Steve Simpson was the toughest Newcastle Knight.
Darren Mooney
Jul 2 • 49 min
Darren Mooney might not be the first name to mind when you think of the Newcastle Knights, but he is the man who forged the current Newcastle Knights dynasty from behind the scenes.
Mark Sargent
Jun 25 • 49 min
Mark Sargent is a Knight like no other.
Kurt Gidley
Jun 17 • 47 min
Kurt Gidley weighs in on the Newcastle Knights record $4 million re-signing of star player Kalyn Ponga.
Ashley Gordon
Jun 11 • 48 min
Ashley Gordon: The first of all Newcastle Knights.
Danny Buderus
Jun 4 • 39 min
Danny Buderus - one of the true legends of the Newcastle Knights - has done just about every job the Knights and the NRL can offer
Mitchell Pearce
May 28 • 35 min
Mitchell Pearce on life, love, league and how he made his way to captain the Newcastle Knights
Alex McKinnon
May 21 • 39 min
On the eve of the NRL’s return, after it was shut down amid the coronavirus outbreak, Alex McKinnon opens up on Knights’ Tyson Frizell signing and working with coach Adam O’Brien, and his life before and after his devastating injury in 2014.
Robbie O’Davis
May 14 • 42 min
The Newcastle Knights’ famous fullback joins Barry Toohey to look back on his life before and after football.
Owen Craigie
May 7 • 44 min
Owen Craigie was a natural footballer - whip-fast on the field with a seemingly endless supply of natural talent. He was the youngest player ever to debut with the Newcastle Knights in 1995, but off the field, his road to NRL glory was paved with…
Scott Dureau
Apr 30 • 31 min
Scott Dureau began chemotherapy in the morning to treat the cancer that threatened to leave him with only two years to live. In the afternoon, he was back on the field to coach his Newcastle Knights 20s squad.
Matt Gidley
Apr 23 • 31 min
On the field, Matt Gidley is perhaps the only NRL player to have a pass named in his honour - the famous “Gidley Flick”. Off the field, he lived through the Knight’s most tumultuous years.
Marc Glanville
Apr 16 • 25 min
Marc Glanville bares all on the day he bared all …
Paul ‘Chief’ Harragon
Apr 8 • 35 min
The Chief opens up on his early years with the Newcastle Knights from the glory days of the 1997 ARL grand final to the infamous strife of the Super League War.
Adam O’Brien
Apr 2 • 22 min
The Newcastle Knights’ new coach is facing an NRL competition in hiatus, a team in isolation, and a pandemic that threatens to derail his 2020 campaign to lead the Knights to glory. Can he make it happen when the odds are stacked against him?
Mark Hughes
Mar 26 • 19 min
Even as he lay in his hospital bed having just survived surgery to remove a cancerous brain tumour, Mark Hughes was thinking about how he could help others. He is now the founder of a multi-million dollar foundation raising funds for research toward a…
Craig Hamilton
Mar 19 • 21 min
Veteran broadcaster Craig Hamilton joins Barry Toohey to discuss how the impact of an ongoing coronavirus crisis on the NRL and Australian sport, his illustrious career as the ABC’s sideline eye, and his journey to become one of the nation’s foremost…
Michael Hagan
Mar 12 • 21 min
Michael Hagan’s historic rise from rookie coach to NRL premiership victory in his first year at the helm of the Newcastle Knights