SUNDAY FOOTY SHOW moves to primetime for Grand Final My Room Telethon

It has been a big year in football and the game is out to kick a winning goal for kids with cancer in the Footy Show Grand Final Eve: My Room Telethon.

Sunday Footy Show host Tony Jones, along with Billy Brownless, Nathan Brown, Matthew Lloyd, Damian Barrett and Kane Cornes, will be joined for the Telethon by Rebecca Maddern and Shane Crawford in a jam-packed show full of great guests, live and dangerous stunts and extraordinary stories from brave kids and their families at Monash Children’s Hospital.

We will cross live to Damo and Kane with the Premiership Cup at the Gabba as they bring us all the latest news in the countdown to the 2020 AFL Grand Final.

Geelong coach Chris Scott will be on live to talk up the Cats’ chances against the Tigers, and we’ll hear from St Kilda tragic Shane Warne about his amazing contribution to My Room.

Max Gawn, Patrick Cripps and Marcus Bontempelli, ambassadors for the My Room Children’s Cancer Charity, will review this unforgettable AFL season and delve into the incredible work done by the dedicated My Room volunteers.

Mother of one Jordan Ablett, wife of Geelong great Gary Ablett Jnr, will also speak openly with Bec about her difficult year and why signing on as My Room ambassador has been so important.

The viewer favourite segment What Caught My Eye is guaranteed to produce some special laughs, along with a Grand Final edition of Browny’s Quiz and a superhero entrance with Billy’s List.

Bonnie Anderson, winner of The Masked Singer, will deliver a heartwarming tribute to the great staff and patients at Monash Children’s Hospital Cancer Centre, while comedian and one half of Scared Weird Little Guys, Rusty Berther, takes a hilarious look back at the footy year.

Other stars such as Hamish Blake, Rebecca Gibney, Scott Cam, Karl Stefanovic, Ally Langdon, Anthony Callea, Tim Campbell, Casey Donovan, Todd Woodbridge, Livinia Nixon, Peter Hitchener, and many more will throw their support behind the Telethon.

My Room Children’s Cancer Charity is a volunteer led organisation, working together to support patients and families affected by cancer. They support the Monash Children’s Hospital Cancer Centre by raising vital funds to support childhood cancer research and improve the quality and care of patients to achieve its long-term goal of a 100 per cent cure for childhood cancer. 

Nine has been a long-time supporter of My Room, raising more than $4.9 million over the past four years through the Telethon, which has gone towards making a difference to the lives of children with cancer and their families.

An exciting addition to this year’s Telethon is the sale of a beautiful four-bedroom Simonds Home to be built in Satterley’s Arcadia estate in Officer, with the auction to take place on Saturday, November 14, at 11.00am.

And the footy action doesn’t end there – the Sunday Footy Show will be live from inside the winning team’s camp this Sunday at 10.00am. Tune in as the only free-to-air footy program on Sunday morning wraps up all the news from the AFL Grand Final.

You can donate to the Telethon by going to or calling the donation line (1800 MY ROOM / 1800 697 666) – and together we can find a cure for childhood cancer.

FOOTY SHOW GRAND FINAL EVE: MY ROOM TELETHON – Friday, October 23, at 7.30pm on Channel 9 and 9Now


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