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Pragmatic Shill

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Herald Sun claiming Kath Loughnan will replace Neroli with Sarah Olle and Tom Morris getting more airtime. Apparently her short lived stint as footy show hos put her out of favour with some at Fox.
Fox were her primary employer. They could have just said no to her if they were going to have an issue with it.
 

Taylor

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Fox were her primary employer. They could have just said no to her if they were going to have an issue with it.
If she fulfilled her contractual obligation to Fox and there wasn't an explicit block of her working in her spare time for another employer then I can see how Fox might have been upset but unable to do anything about it, until the time came to sign her up again.
 

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De Stoop has one of the most undeservedly arrogant vibes I've ever seen.
Out of all the people mentioned who should have been culled before Meadows, his role is the closest match (ie. doing a bit of hosting, general reporting, interviews etc) and it's pretty clear who is the more talented of the two.
 

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I don't mind Neroli, but the thing is there were others who should have been given the boot before her.
How clowns like Dwayne Russell still get prominent gigs yet they let people like Neroli go, surprises me.

*To be fair, Dwayne and Neroli aren't competing in the same roles, but he is just an example, there are quite a few less competent/likable characters that still have jobs.
 

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I doubt being on the Footy Show was the issue since its produced by Eddie's media company that also produces shows for Fox Footy.

I think the comment from Deanc sounds more plausible.
 

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Are you saying people change when they are in front of a lens (camera)?
There are many media personalities or public types that act one way when the camera is on only to be different away from the camera. People on camera are often reading a script. Many people are different at work than away from it.
 

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Neroli was apparently well-liked and regarded by production staff at Fox Sports. I don't believe her leaving is because of any workplace issues.

Her failure to renegotiate her contract at a time when the company is cutting costs is the most likely reason she left. It's a timely reminder that very few presenters are irreplaceable and that employers hold the whip hand.
 

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are footy shows/analysis really necessary? what can these so called 'experts' derive from a bunch of players kicking around a ball of leather that the average punter can't? or is it to dumb down the masses further with tidbits such as 'brodie grundy wears glasses and studies health science', and 'rory sloane enjoys surfing'?
 

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As a personal opinion of course. Nothing against Daisy except her annoying voice and the fact she's not as good as the available Neroli

There can be no comparison in reality when you consider NM's media qualifications, journalistic experience, presentation skills and on-screen persona.

While she may not be everyone's cup of tea, she is miles ahead of any current or former AFLW player and in some aspects most former AFL players in similar roles...

My only criticism of NM is she often over-plays the emotional narratives by either laughing at nothing to appease the comedy angle of a show or crying when interviewing essentially strangers about their tough life experiences...
 
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Tandy

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There can be no comparison in reality when you consider NM's media qualifications, journalistic experience, presentation skills and on-screen persona.

While she may not be everyone's cup of tea, she is miles ahead of any current or former AFLW player and in some aspects most former AFL players in similar roles...

My only criticism of NM is she often over-plays the emotional narratives by either laughing at nothing to appease the comedy angle of a show or crying when interviewing essentially strangers about their tough life experiences...
From what I've seen, I can't argue with one word of that. Daisy Pearce will be shaking in her boots.
 

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A source has told the dailymail that she wasn't well liked and people were sick of her antics. I'd take that with a pinch of salt and wait to see if a more reputable outlet reveals anything similar.
 

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If she fulfilled her contractual obligation to Fox and there wasn't an explicit block of her working in her spare time for another employer then I can see how Fox might have been upset but unable to do anything about it, until the time came to sign her up again.
Who is her manager?
 
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