The Shortte Straw

The Shortte Straw – Paul Stuart

Paul Stuart Guest number 4 on the Shortte Straw Podcast is Paul Stuart – leading greyhound trainer most famously known for being the man behind the great, Miata. Paul talks about his early years in the sport, his apprenticeship with Paul Wheeler, and of course, his amazing journey with Western… Read More

The Shortte Straw – Xavier Ellis

Xavier Ellis Episode 3 of the Shortte Straw Podcast with Xavier Ellis – the number 3 draft pick back in 2005 – he went on to play 120 AFL games for both Hawthorn and West Coast, playing in three Grand Finals including Hawthorn’s win over Geelong in 2008. Xavier talks… Read More

The Shortte Straw – Michael Brennan Pt. 2

Michael “Mouse” Brennan – Part 2 Now for life after hockey. Starting with Fred Kersley – Mouse also talks about his time with Gary Hall Snr during the Im Themightyquinn era. Mouse opens up on his battle with Hodgkin’s lymphoma and his amazing journey with Im Victorious, a horse he… Read More

The Shortte Straw – Michael Brennan Pt. 1

Michael “Mouse” Brennan – Part 1 Episode 2 of The Shortte Straw Podcast with guest Michael Brennan – an Olympic gold medalist and Group 1 winning trainer. In Part 1 Mouse talks about his early days in Toowoomba, a remarkable hockey career that included two Olympic medals, and a few… Read More

The Shortte Straw Podcast – Paul Hasleby

The Shortte Straw Podcast With more than a decade’s worth of experience covering racing and sports in Western Australia, David Shortte knows the industry like few others. In The Shortte Straw Podcast, “Shortte” will be catching up with WA’s biggest names, delving into some well-known stories and uncovering a few… Read More