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Listen to Paul Roos in Conversation with Karen Lyon

By any standards, Paul Roos is a towering figure in the AFL. He played 356 games for Fitzroy and Sydney in the 1980s and 1990s and was named an All-Australian player seven times. In his coaching career, he led the Sydney Swans to their 2005 premiership, breaking a 72-year drought. More recently, he’s been credited with turning the Melbourne Demons from AFL punchline to serious finals contenders As a player, Roos was known for his dignity and decency on the field. In 17 seasons he was reported only once (for bad language) and found not guilty. As a coach he’s…

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