Welcome to the inaugural edition of The NRL Podcast.
Join hosts Krit Schmidt and Amie Lindsell with special guests Nathan Hindmarsh, Ben Ross, Eloni Vunakece, Anthony Griffin and Joseph Paulo as they discuss some of the big issues from the 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership season.
In this edition:
• The panel try to pronounce some of the hardest Pacific Islander names in the NRL while they argue about who deserves to be in the 2016 Telstra Premiership Grand Final
• Ben Ross chats about the recovery from that fateful arm wrestle
• Eloni Vunakece chats about holding down two jobs, garbage man and Sydney Roosters player
• Panthers coach Anthony Griffin talks about what went wrong for Penrith in the finals, why Matt Moylan was given captaincy and why Nathan Cleary is getting his shot so early
• Jillaroos captain Ruan Sims lets us in on the joy and relief in breaking a 17-year losing streak for the NSW Women's team
• Hindy and Ben Ross get heated about who is the best all-time player: JT or Cam Smith
• Cronulla forward Joseph Paulo takes us into the inner sanctum at the Sharks