Episode 225 – 2003 – Ponting, Priddis & Jonny’s Boot
Now that sport is on hold globally, we have decided to review years in sport. First year on the block is 2003.
Resident historian Erik Nielsen is back with The Producer and Pies to rediscover some of the gems from 2003.
Penrith Panthers won the 2003 NRL Premiership defeating the Sydney Roosters in the Grand Final.
Brisbane Lions defeated Collingwood Magpies in the AFL Grand Final to complete their Back to Back to Back.
And Ricky Ponting made mountains of runs in test cricket and one day internationals capped off with a master class in the World Cup Final.
Australia hosted the Rugby World Cup. England won the final with Jonny Wilkinson’s boot the difference.
And there was an eventful Kangaroo Tour of the UK and France.
Gold – Ricky Ponting
Silver – Jonny Wilkinson
Bronze – Brisbane Lions
0:00:00 – NRL
0:31:00 – AFL
0:51:00 – Cricket World Cup
1:15:00 – Rugby World Cup
1:28:00 – Other Sports
1:39:00 – Pop Cultrure