Neil Butler

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Neil has been broadcasting for over eleven years with a mixture of music programs (specialising in 60s, 70s and 80s music) and sports commentary. This includes over 170 games of VFL and VFLW football, including the 2013, 2014 and 2018 VFL and 2018 VFLW Grand Finals plus the SANFL vs VFL interstate game from the Adelaide Oval in 2016. He has also been engaged by AFL Victoria to provide occasional commentary for VFL and VFLW Radio and the associated video streams. Since relocating to Geelong in 2015, Neil has also been a contributor to the Sportsfix program on 94.7FM The Pulse.

Neil lives in Geelong West and has been a continuous member of the Fitzroy and then Brisbane Lions Australian Football Clubs since 1983.

VFL/VFLW Games Broadcast**: 172
goFooty.Live Role: Executive Producer / Host / Caller
First goFooty.Live Season: 2019
Favourite AFL/AFLW Team: Brisbane Lions
Favourite footballer – childhood: Kevin Murray – Fitzroy
Favourite AFLW player – current: Jess Wuetschner – Brisbane Lions
Favourite AFL player – current: Alex Witherden – Brisbane Lions
Favourite commentary moment: SANFL vs VFL at Adelaide Oval 2016 / VFL Grand Finals – 2013, 2014, 2018 / VFLW Grand Final 2018 … and of course, Round 1 VFL 2019 – the first ever goFooty.Live broadcast!
   

** Games totals as at start of the 2020 season.