This week marks one of the most exciting periods of the year for all Australians. Round 1 of the Australian Football League season kicks off. Even though the sport isn’t as well known in the United States, all Australians living overseas are still dedicated to following the game of their homeland, and that includes Andrew Bogut of the Golden State Warriors.

Bogut, who is a well-known Essendon Bombers fan, was excited to sit down and have a chat about all things AFL after his Warriors made light work of the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday, sweeping their season series 4-0.

While he wasn’t too excited about how his beloved Bombers will fare in the league this season after their problems off the field across the past few years, he had some words of advice for the club around the group of top-up players that they have recruited this year,  and Bogues remains positive about future of the team.

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