Toohey's News, The Podcast Episode 05: Paul 'Chief' Harragon opens up on his early years with the Newcastle Knights, their glory days of 1997

Barry Toohey
Simon McCarthy
Updated March 23 2021 - 4:54pm, first published April 9 2020 - 7:49pm

The Chief - Paul Harrogan - joins Barry Toohey in Episode 5 of Toohey's News, opening up about his early years with the Newcastle Knights, his hunger to play first-grade football, and the heady days of the Knight's unforgettable rise to grand final glory in 1997.

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Barry Toohey

Barry Toohey is a sports reporter for the Newcastle Herald. He covers the Newcastle Knights and hosts the Toohey's News Podcast.

Simon McCarthy

Simon McCarthy

Journalist, Newcastle Herald

Simon McCarthy is a journalist working at the Newcastle Herald in NSW. He writes news and features, and produces video and multimedia, for the Herald and Herald Weekender magazine. He contributes regularly to the Newcastle Herald’s daily Topics column, and is the co-creator and producer of the Toohey’s News podcast. McCarthy has worked as a journalist in regional NSW since 2013. He joined the newsroom of the Newcastle Herald in 2017 from the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he worked from 2015 to 2016.

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