The Sydney Swans are excited to launch a brand new podcast in season 2019 – Conversations with Cal.
Hosted by Sydney Swans ruckman Callum Sinclair the series will see fans gain a unique insight into the lives of the players both on and off the field.
Sinclair will bring you some of the most interesting stories from around the Swans including the football journey of many of his teammates as well as what makes them tick away from the Club.
First up co-captain Dane Rampe sits down with Sinclair to share his journey to the top level, his latest off-season travel adventures and what is means to be named one of three co-captains for the 2019 season.
The podcast is available on Spotify and the Sydney Swans Whooshka audio player (below).
Episode guide - Dane Rampe
1:35 - What it means to be named co-captain for the season ahead and how it came about.
3:40 - How his leadership journey has unfolded
7:15 - Biggest challenges of his new role as captain
9:10 - Falling in love with AFL as a Sydney boy
14:10 - His decision to relocate to Melbourne to chase his football dream
17:07 - some of the different jobs he had while playing footy in Melbourne for Williamstown
20:02 - How close he came to joining the Western Bulldogs
22:35 - What he decided to do after not being picked up in the draft
25:40 - Decision to head back to Melbourne and give it another shot at being drafted
29:55 - Moving back to Sydney after a number of setbacks
33:00 - Being asked to train with the Swans by Paul Roos
36:20 - Being selected in his first Sydney Swans team
44:02 - Biggest career lowlight being the treatement of Adam Goodes at the end of his career
45:20 - Dane's off-season travel adventures
48:10 - Being caught in some global conflict in the off-season
55:45 - What do you want to do once footy is over?
58:30 - Some truths or non truths about Dane