Tonight on Not the Footy Show – 14 April 2010

Winter is upon us, and although it is sad to see the sun a little less than we had, it means we can welcome the winter sports back. Although tonight we will be looking at a few indoor sports as well.

Wheelchair basketball
The Western Stars were on court in Sydney last week in the Women’s National Wheelchair basketball League and we will catch up with Amber Merritt, who is headed back over east for the Kevin Coombes Cup.

Luke Bunting is a young Western Australian Squash player with a bright future ahead of him, and at the weekend he fulfilled the potential that many have seen in him winning Chris Dittmar Challenge and the Vicki Cardwell National Junior Classic. He will join us to talk about these victories and the future.

Last week it was Irene van Dyk, this week its Catherine Cox, there are no easy days at the office for West Coast Fever’s Goal Keeper Susan Fuhrmann, but she relishes every minute, and tonight she will explain why.

Rugby league
John Sackson the CEO of WA Rugby League will join us to talk about the sponsorship news for their SG Ball side, and also David Gallop’s plans for the Reds to rejoin the NRL.

After a short break to level, Athletics is back in Perth at the new stadium at AK Reserve for the first time and it promises to be a great first meet at the new venue. CEO of WA Athletics Wayne Loxley will join us to preview the upcoming meet.

Super Sedans
Its Grand Final night for the Super Sedans at the Perth Motorplex on Saturday 17th of April and second placed Kodee Brown is looking to catch Gary “Dusty” Higgs for the Championship. Last time Kodee was due to be on the show he had a mishap with a tyre! Tune in to find out what transpired.

Finally England Cricket great Sir Alec Bedser passed away last week. Sir Alec was a guest on ths show a few years ago, and we will replay the interview that we did with him as a tribute to this wonderful cricketer, whose performances are often overlooked.

Tonight on Not the Footy Show – 14 April 2010
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