In this Sports Geek Replay episode, Sean Callanan chats with Richmond FC's Simon Matthews in this Sports Geek interview.

On this podcast you'll learn about:

  • How Simon found his way into sports media
  • What footy media was like when press releases were distributed by fax
  • The scrutiny of AFL clubs in a footy crazed city like Melbourne
  • Why Richmond was invited to speak to the United Nations
  • Why indigenous culture is so important to Richmond as a footy club
  • How the club is embracing its opportunity to enter AFLW
  • Why Tigers launched a podcast to tell stories about AFLW players
  • How Simon deals with press & social media especially when rumours swirl
  • Comparing flags 2017 vs 2019 how they were approached and celebrated
  • What is it like to win a flag against your own brother
Simon Matthews - Richmond FC

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