Legend Johns signs up for TV deal

Andrew Johns, Australia’s Team of the Century halfback and considered the greatest player in the modern era, is joining Triple M Sydney for the 2010 season.

Starting on-air in mid-March, Andrew, the former Newcastle Knights, NSW and Australian captain and three-times Dally M winner, will be a regular guest on Triple M’s Breakfast show The Grill Team joining Gus Worland, Mark Geyer and Stuart MacGill talking about the day’s big news and sport.

He’ll also join the Monday Night Football call team and will be a regular on Saturday morning’s Dead Set Legends.

Triple M Content Director Jamie Angel says the addition of Andrew Johns to the Triple M team confirms the station’s love of footy, “Andrew Johns is a legend in NRL and has proven numerous times to be a great social and sport commentator so we’re thrilled he’s joining the team.

“He’s also going to be involved in a new Triple M NRL show that will start on Sundays which we’ll reveal more details of in the coming weeks which will be a really exciting addition to the station and feature an awesome talent line-up.”

On joining Triple M, Andrew Johns says, “The opportunity to work with a broadcaster of Triple M’s standing across a range of programs is very exciting. The fit between doing radio and continuing my roles with the Nine Network is close to perfect. I’m really looking forward to learning the ropes in radio.”

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