During his playing days Sam Newman wore the Geelong Cats guernsey with pride over 300 times, captained the club and represented Victoria on numerous occasions. Sam is possibly Australia's best known football personality.
After six years of amazing exposure on Channel 9 Melbourne's "Footy Show", Sam as the star has increased his profile to incredible proportions. It would be no exaggeration to say that Sam's personality on the show has helped lift the interest in Australian Rules football throughout this country. During Sam's entertaining presentations he discusses his "Ups and Downs" of life, the personalities he has come in contact with and many uncensored humorous "Behind the Scenes" stories