Rob is a familiar face and voice across the broader Geelong region through his work with the Bendigo Community Bank network and his involvement in local football and cricket clubs and leagues. Rob has a number of years experience in community radio, hosting and calling local football in the Kowree Naracoorte Tatiana Football League in regional South Australia and hosting the That’s Life Breakfast and Sportsfix program on Geelong’s 94.7FM The Pulse.
In 2019, Rob has extended his commitment to local football in the Geelong region by accepting the role as the Media Officer for the Geelong & District Football League (GDFL). This involvement in the GDFL will complement his role on goFooty.Live and will give us a unique perspective on the local football leagues.
Rob lives just outside Geelong and is a lifelong supporter of the Cats at AFL and VFL level.
|VFL/VFLW Games Broadcast*:||15|
|goFooty.Live Role:||Caller / Boundary Rider|
|First goFooty.Live Season:||2019|
|Favourite AFL/AFLW Team:||Geelong|
|Favourite footballer – childhood:||Stewart Palfreyman – Geelong|
|Favourite AFLW player – current:||Renee Garing – Geelong|
|Favourite AFL player – current:||Joel Selwood – Geelong|
|Favourite commentary moment:||2015 Kowree Narracoorte Tatiara Football League Grand Final – being asked to return to Keith to broadcast the Grand Final on 5TCB was pretty special. That, and asking, big Wylie what he meant by “playing in the phone box” at 3/4 time.|
* Games totals as at start of the 2020 season.