PODCAST: Glory Days with Lindsay Gilbee

PODCAST: Glory Days with Lindsay Gilbee

Special guest and former Bulldogs player Lindsay Gilbee joined Bob Murphy on the Glory Days podcast to discuss when he was drafted and to reminisce on his career.

Western Bulldogs superboot Lindsay Gilbee is Bob Murphy’s special guest in the first episode of a new series of Glory Days podcasts, to be unveiled throughout November. 

Gilbee, who was recruited in the same draft as his good friend Murphy, played 206 games in the red, white and blue and developed a reputation as one of the best kicks in the game, over a career spanning 13 seasons.


The Bulldogs will countdown to the 2019 NAB AFL Draft with a series of podcasts featuring prominent former players, for the Trade and Draft hub on westernbulldogs.com.au, presented by Greville Pabst.

Glory Days with Lindsay Gilbee: Show notes

  • 1.25 – Gilbee’s recollections of the lead-in to the 1999 AFL Draft.  The 45-second pre-draft interview with the Bulldogs.  His family and friends’ reactions to being drafted to the Bulldogs.
  • 8.50 – Gilbee’s first few days at Whitten Oval.
  • 9.25 – Highlights of Gilbee’s 13-year career with the Bulldogs.  Meeting Terry Wallace. 
  • 11.53 – Remembering his first few seasons; getting injured by Gary Moorcroft, living near Daniel Giansiracusa in Altona, living on a first-year player’s wage.
  • 14.08 – Inheriting exquisite kicking skills and working hard at the craft.
  • 16.23 – Getting agonisingly close to making his debut in the rain in Cairns.
  • 20.30 – Memories of a pre-season SOG camp.
  • 25.00 – Almost achieving the ultimate success as a player in 2008, 2009 and 2010.
  • 26.40 – Gilbee’s 2016 Grand Final experience.

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