'Let's Trot' Podcast's Sauce sits down with ex Panthers enforcer Spencer Leniu to chat about his new chapter at the Sydney Roosters, that water bottle incident with new team mate Jared Waerea-Hargreaves, pre-season dramas, and Spencer answers the mystery question from Nathan Cleary.
All this and more!
3 time NRL Premiership winner Stephen Crichton joins Sauce on the 'Let's Trot' podcast to talk about his transition to the Canterbury Bulldogs from Penrith Panthers, iconic grand final tries and intercepts, the AREA, his Samoan heritage and the importance of family in his journey, and he goes deep to answer Billy Dib’s mystery question.
AND BONUS: Hear Critta field media questions at his first press conference since joining the Blue and White squad🏉
In the series premiere of South African comedian Trevor Noah's new podcast, Trevor is joined by Seiuli Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson — "The People's Champion" in the wrestling world, one of the hardest working actors in Hollywood, and a bonafide Girl Dad.
Trevor and Dwayne get real — discussing everything from Dwayne's troubled youth and his lifelong struggles with depression, to Dwayne listening, understanding and responding to public feedback surrounding the launch of his fund following the Maui fires and whether he'd ever consider running for President of the United States.
Jordan Mailata on New Heights Podcast | Journey From Rugby to NFL, Jalen Hurts Dynamic and Greatest Australians
In this episode of the New Heights Podcast, the Kelce brothers are joined by Jason’s teammate, Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Jordan Mailata to talk about the new Eagles Christmas album and the guys also revisit a not-dumb question about rugby players in the NFL.
Jordan shares more about his path from Rugby League to the NFL, including his first exposure to the NFL, how he chose his position, how NFL scouts found him, and where he first started training to play football.
Travis and Jason then ask Jordan about the lead-up to his NFL Draft experience, how he felt when he was selected by the Eagles in the seventh round, and who he spoke to first within the organization. Jordan also talks about the culture shock that happened upon his move from Australia to Philadelphia, his first days with the Eagles, and his “Welcome to the NFL” moment. Jason and Jordan get into the 2023 Eagles team, highlighting their roles in the “Brotherly Shove” play and Jordan’s dynamic with quarterback Jalen Hurts.
Lastly, Jordan gives his Mt.…more
Tongan/Samoan singer DeAngelo Talakai (artist name Talakai) had gone viral online after John Legend turned for his blind audition on The Voice and discovered he bears a striking resemblance to him.
We catch up with the talented singer to chat about his experience on The Voice so far, where he got his start in singing, musical inspirations, re-discovering his Pacific heritage after growing up in foster care and much more.
Unfortunately Talakai didn't make it through after the Battle Rounds (you can watch his battle with Caleb Sasser in the video below) but we're looking forward to new music from Talakai and seeing what the future holds for him.
Interviewer - Penina Momoiseā
Editor - Sefa Taouma
Thank you Talakai
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In this powerful interview, former NZ Warriors and Kiwis rugby league player Sione Faumuina has an open and honest conversation with his former teammate, league legend Manu Vatuvei in an @Unspoken-NZ exclusive.
Sarai Bareman is one of the most influential women in world sport ⚽️
Hailing from West Auckland, she’s been FIFA’s Chief Women’s Football Officer since 2016, when the role was first created. You might have heard of her brother too - Eugene Baremen is the coach of UFC stars Israel Adesanya, Alex Volkanovski, and Dan Hooker.
On the back of this year’s record-breaking Women’s World Cup, Between Two Beers spoke to her about organising the tournament and the chaos of Opening Day, as well as her fight against corruption and sexism in football.
Samoan actor Chris Alosio stars in the new horror movie 'Talk to Me' alongside the likes of Miranda Otto (Lord of the Rings) and Otis Dhanji (Aquaman).
The movie has an early release in theatres around New Zealand and Australia today (27th July) and then is out worldwide tomorrow.
Brianna Fruean chats with Chris about how he got involved with the movie, going with the cast to Sundance Film Festival where the film premiered, what he's got coming up next and much more.
Plus watch to the end to catch their game of 'This or That'.
Check out the trailer below -
From growing up in Samoa to becoming his countries all-time leader in caps, Lafai opens up on his journey through rugby league in New Zealand & Australia, speaks powerfully on his mental health in the hope of helping others & discusses his incredible time at Salford Red Devils so far.
Tongan pop princess Dinah Jane has been on a 3 year hiatus from music.
Western Conference Podcast host Big Body Cisco catches up with Dinah and takes it all the way back to her musical roots, auditioning for talent shows including X-Factor, joining 5th Harmony, her musical journey and much more in their chat above.
Then take a trip down memory lane and watch her original X-Factor audition in the video below -