With the Bulldogs enjoying the mid-season bye this week, there’s no better opportunity to catch up on the whereabouts of an old favourite of the red, white and blue.
On a special Glory Days podcast hosted by Bob Murphy, go down memory lane with one of the Dogs’ great ruckmen and most intriguing of characters, 191-gamer and All-Australian, Will Minson.
The former team-mates reconnect on zoom to discuss a multitude of topics, from Minson’s recollections of his time as a player at the highest level over 13 years, to his various hobbies and post-career pursuits.
Here’s a sample of ground covered in the entertaining chat:
- Will beating the Melbourne lockdown while holidaying in Port Douglas.
- Watching the Bulldogs post retirement.
- His passion for ruckwork; working with North Melbourne over recent years.
- Will’s memories from his first game at AFL level in 2004.
- Being suspended in his third AFL game.
- His All-Australian season in 2013, where he recorded the 11th most hitouts by a player in AFL history.
- His ruckwork hitout strategy.
- Breaking down Will’s famous game-equaling goal in the final minute of the drawn match against Richmond in Round 5, 2008.
- Getting a verbal blasting by Bob after kicking a torpedo on the wing at Subiaco.
- Will’s hobbies, including playing the saxophone, learning German, flyfishing and flying planes.
- Being part of the Red Dust program for the last 18 years.
To listen to previous episodes of Glory Days, as well as the Bulldogs’ weekly in-season podcast ‘Barkly Street’ with Bob and Easton Wood, visit our podcast page.