Danielle Laidley joins ABC Radio Melbourne’s Saturday Sports show

The ABC has expanded their coverage of the 2024 Toyota AFL Premiership with former coach and player Danielle Laidley commencing on ABC Radio Melbourne’s Saturday Mornings Sports show with Matt Preston and Catherine Murphy. Mick Malthouse also joins Corbin Middlemas and Luke Ball at midday for AFL Saturday ahead of every Saturday game and Matt Clinch, Cameron Ling and Jake Niall host AFL Sunday, also from 12pm.

In WA, Sports Talk is back for another year on ABC Radio Perth and ABC listen. Clint Wheeldon hosts with Sharrod Wellingham and Glen Quartermain on Saturdays at 10am AWST.

​Additionally on hand to provide commentary and expert AFL insight are Ben Cameron, Kelli Underwood, Lauren Bordin, Mitch Turner, Aaron Bryans, Quentin Hull,  Brett Sprigg, Brent Harvey, Marc Murphy, Adam Ramanauskas, Nathan Burke, Chad Wingard, Brett Deledio, Brad Sewell, Kerryn Peterson, Josh Francou, Dean Brogan, Ebony Marinoff, Lauren Arnell, Jason Akermanis, Matthew Primus, Jeff White, Shane Woewodin, Harry Taylor, Kara Antonio, Tadgh Kennelly and Jason Saddington.

ABC Head of Audio Ben Latimer said:

“ABC SPORT has a huge year ahead and I’m excited to announce the new programs on Saturday and Sunday as part of our growing commitment to the AFL.

Our roster of commentators and experts is unmatched and I’m delighted to see our incredible stable returning in 2024. The addition of Danielle in Melbourne will deliver unique insights based on her first-hand experience both playing and coaching.”

The ABC will cover every AFL game live and ad free this season on ABC listen and across local radio networks which will prioritise local games in each state.

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