Episode 5: Dyson Heppell — Essendon

Dyson Heppell has faced plenty of challenges, both as a player and as a captain. He was suspended as part of the infamous Essendon supplements scandal, and took over as skipper as the banned players returned and the club tried to return to normalcy.

In episode five of the Captain’s Call podcast, Dyson talks about the impact of the scandal (10:07) and taking over as captain from Jobe Watson (18:15), as well as his strong relationships with some of his rivals (21:07). He also winds back the clock with some stories from his country upbringing in Leongatha (47:06).

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