Thursday at 8.30pm on Nine
The Bump is back in the news this week with many claiming the AFL has lost its way. After gaining over 100,000 likes for his “Scrap the Bump Rule” Facebook petition earlier in the year Sam Newman is incensed about Jack Viney’s suspension, and he’s ready to fire up on The Footy Show tonight at 8.30pm on Channel Nine.
Adelaide young gun Rory Sloane joins the panel, hoping to put his team’s shock loss to the Dees behind him. David Zaharakis joins us ahead of the Bombers’ trip to Brisbane and Bill Brownless rounds out the panel.
Prior to the Melbourne v Western Bulldogs game on Saturday, Breast Cancer Network Australia will be holding their “Field of Women” initiative. We have the Bulldogs’ Adam Cooney and the Demons’ Bernie Vince to talk about this incredible event. Shane Crawford will also be in the studio chatting to some of the ladies who will join 15,000 others on the MCG to form the giant BCNA pink lady symbol.
With Mother’s Day this weekend, a group of AFL players’ mums will be LIVE in the studio, dishing the dirt on their famous sons. And move over Michael Bublé, Sam has hired the swing band and will serenade the mothers with a very special performance.
We preview another big round of footy and take a close look at Buddy Franklin’s potential face-off with his old team. Plus the best news-breaker in the business, Damian Barrett, joins us with a comprehensive wrap of all the latest footy stories.