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Legends Series: Wayne Carey – Parts 1 & 2

From Wagga Wagga to the MCG, Wayne Carey’s footy story is one for the ages. The dual Kangaroos premiership captain – regarded by many as the greatest to have played the game – settled in for a chat with footy writer John Harms at the Cricketers Arms Hotel in Port Melbourne this week, as part of‘s Legends Series. 

Part one – in which Carey reflects on growing up in Wagga Wagga, the influence of his brother and how Denis Pagan got the best out of him – can be seen below.

Part two – in which Carey opens up about North Melbourne’s club culture during the ’90s, being voted the game’s Most Valuable Player and the difficulty of leaving the AFL – can be seen below.

Other VIDEOS in our Legends serieS

The four-time premiership coach reflects on the good old days of footy, and the current state of the game. 

BRAD BOYD – The last captain of Fitzroy talks about his early days at Fitzroy, the merger with Brisbane and leaving the game at just 27 years of age.

LUKE ABLETTThe Sydney Swans premiership player shares a unique insight into the difficulties modern footballers face, and what he was thinking during ‘that moment’ in the 2005 grand final.

DAVID ‘SWAN’ MCKAY – The four-time Carlton premiership player relives the Blues’ glory days during the 1970s and reveals what it was like playing under Ron Barassi.