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Encyclopedia > Paul Vautin

Paul "Fatty" Vautin(born July 24, 1959), is a former Australian Rugby League player and more famously, a media personality. July 24 is the 205th day (206th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 160 days remaining. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Rugby league is a team sport, played by two teams of 13 players. ...

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Rugby league career

Vautin made his name in the 1980's playing for Western Suburbs (Brisbane), the Manly Sea Eagles, a Sydney club, Queensland in the State of Origin, and the Australia national rugby league team. He later went on to finish his playing career with the Eastern Suburbs team. The Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles are a team in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league football competition in Australia. ... The Sydney Opera House is one of the most iconic landmarks in the world, and since its opening it has become an international symbol of Sydney Sydney (pronounced ) is the state capital of New South Wales, located on the east coast of Australia. ... Emblems: Faunal - Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus); Floral - Cooktown orchid (Dendrobium bigibbum); Bird - Brolga (Grus rubicunda); Aquatic - Barrier Reef Anemonefish (Amphiprion akindynos); Gem - Sapphire; Colour - Maroon Motto: Audax at Fidelis (Bold but Faithful) Slogan or Nickname: Sunshine State, Smart State Other Australian states and territories Capital Brisbane Government Const. ... The Rugby League State of Origin is an annual series of three interstate rugby league matches between the Queensland Maroons and the New South Wales Blues. ... Australia team jersey The Australian national rugby league side represents Australia at rugby league. ... The Sydney Roosters are a team in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league football competition in Australia. ...


Post-playing career

The Footy Show

He has hosted The Rugby League Footy Show with Peter Sterling since 1994, propelling him to stardom. The show is popular with the rugby league following states, New South Wales and Queensland. The Footy Show is an Australian sports television program, shown on the Nine Network and its affiliates. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal. // Events January Bill Clinton January 1 : North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) goes into effect. ...


He suffered a serious concussion in 2005 filming for the show in a segment called "Anti-Ad", when he hit his head on concrete, with a helmet luckily minimising the damage. He did not host for a period of 10 or so weeks. [1] Fortunately, Vautin later returned in the 2005 season of the Footy Show, but has vowed not to do any more stupid stunts. Your brain floats within your skull surrounded by cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Sam and the Fatman

In 1999 he co-hosted a post-football season show with Australian rules football commentator Sam Newman, called "Sam and the Fatman". It was a short-lived variety style show, with the pair's sharp wit and humour combining. The show was later spoofed in the 2000 Good News Week production of "Paul and the Fatman" (with Paul McDermott and Mikey Robbins.) Australian Rules and Aussie Rules redirect here. ... Sam Newman Sam Newman (born John Newman; December 22, 1945 in Geelong, Victoria) is an Australian former Aussie Rules football player, television personality and ruck coach. ... Good News Week was a satirical news-based comedy quiz show on Australian television during the 1990s. ... Paul McDermott is the name of two famous Australian musicians. ... Mikey Robins is an Australian media personality. ...


Fatty's Catch

In the 1994 cricket exhibition match celebrating the playing career of Allan Border, Vautin took one of the flukiest catches ever seen in any form of cricket, and it was replayed ad nauseum on the Nine Network. It has also been parodied by The Twelfth Man, and partially due to this parody it is sometimes referred to as "That Fucking catch". For the insect, see Cricket (insect). ... Beyond Ten Thousand — an autobiographical book about Allan Border (book cover) Allan Robert Border (born July 27, 1955 in Sydney, New South Wales) is a former Australian cricket captain. ... Look up ad nauseam on Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The Nine Network is an Australian television network, available in major markets across Australia. ... The Twelfth Man is the name for a series of comedy productions by Australian satirist Billy Birmingham. ...


Who Wants to be a Millionaire

Following Eddie McGuire's resignation from hosting the popular show, "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?", there has been some speculation that Paul Vautin will take over as host of the show. This speculation comes after commercials promoting the show with Paul Vautin shaking Eddie McGuire's hand on set were broadcast on Channel 9 in March 2006. Eddie McGuire Edward Joseph Eddie McGuire AM (born 14 October 1964) is the CEO of the Nine Network, and president of the Collingwood Football Club. ... Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? is a television game show which offers very large cash prizes for correctly answering successive multiple-choice questions of increasing difficulty. ... Channel 9 refers to several television stations, among them are: Nine Network, Australia Channel 9, Malaysia C9TV, Northern Ireland WCPO, Cincinnati, Ohio Channel 9, MSDN Channel 9 is also the name of a fictional television channel on the comedy sketch show series, The Fast Show This is a disambiguation page...

Preceded by:
Wally Lewis
1993-1994
Coach
Queensland
State of Origin

1995-1997
Succeeded by:
Wayne Bennett
1998

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Paul Vautin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (389 words)
Paul "Fatty" Vautin(born July 24, 1959), is a former Australian Rugby League player and more famously, a media personality.
Vautin made his name in the 1980's playing for Western Suburbs (Brisbane), the Manly Sea Eagles, a Sydney club, Queensland in the State of Origin, and the Australia national rugby league team.
In the 1994 cricket exhibition match celebrating the playing career of Allan Border, Vautin took one of the flukiest catches ever seen in any form of cricket, and it was replayed ad nauseum on the Nine Network.
Vautin quits as Sea Eagles boss - theage.com.au (316 words)
Saturday 28 June 2003, 8:30 PM Manly chairman Paul Vautin agreed to quit his post at the end of the season, paving the way for the leagues club to assume greater control of the football club.
Vautin issued a statement in the wake of revelations the leagues club is considering taking over the running of the football club next year.
There was no talk of a merger in Vautin's statement but he did say the leagues club had agreed to fund the football club to the tune of $3 million over the next three years.
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