Herald Sun

What really happens when the axe falls in the AFL world? Some of the biggest names in the sport reveal the remarkable true stories of how they discovered their days were numbered and when the guillotine dropped.

Categories: Sports & Recreation

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Love him or loathe him, you can’t ignore Tony Cochrane. As Chairman of the Board Tony Cochrane is best known in his role as boss of the Gold Coast Suns.  A successful businessman who didn't bother to finish school, Cochrane has been involved in event promotion since the 1970s, and has promoted or produced tours for several international and local artists. In March 2014, Cochrane joined the board of the struggling Gold Coast Suns, and then became chairman in March 2016 In this episode Cochrane explains how he came to befriend Frank Sinatra and bring him out to Australia, he opens up on the sackings of Guy Mckenna and Rodney Eade, his aim to turn the Gold Coast Suns into a finals contender and why he thinks a 19th franchise in the AFL won't work. See for privacy information.

Previous episodes

  • 53 - Tony Cochrane - Chairman of the Board 
    Thu, 30 Jun 2022
  • 52 - Cameron Mooney - The Making of Moons 
    Thu, 23 Jun 2022
  • 51 - Trent Croad - Trading Places 
    Thu, 16 Jun 2022
  • 50 - Brian Lake - Sacked on Mad Monday 
    Sun, 12 Jun 2022
  • 49 - Brian Lake - Becoming a Bulldog 
    Thu, 09 Jun 2022
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