The right way is to somehow summon the courage, the moral courage to take responsibility. Thank you. It’s allowed me to find purpose, to transcend, what’s happening to me. Nothing great can get done with selfish people, nothing. Because in life, it’s not IF it’ll be tough, it just when, and how often. And football, there is an element of self, to get the best out of yourself. “That drives me to go what can I do.
“It has a fair impact.
I like telling stories. Inspirational MND sufferer and former Melbourne coach gives the Demons a rousing address. Let’s show the players what it is like to play in a big marquee game.”, Sam Weideman overcame a number of challenges in 2020 to grow as a player, Draftee Maggie Caris is aiming to combine AFLW and netball, Recap how Melbourne performed at the Brownlow Medal, Melbourne's six new recruits jump on Zoom to give fans an insight into their football…, On Episode 1 of The Off-Season, Jack Viney jumps on Zoom to discuss his recent…, Melbourne midfielder Christian Petracca on his AFL journey, and taking his game to…, Former Demon and fan favourite Jack Watts joins Max Gawn and Angus Brayshaw via Zoom…, Christian Petracca polled 20 votes in the 2020 Brownlow Medal, Kennedy almost certain to replace Garlett. AFL great Neale Daniher is named the 2019 Victorian of the Year in recognition of his advocacy to find a cure for the fatal motor neurone disease he was diagnosed with six years ago. This is curable. Why do you do this? Daniher was diagnosed with motor neurone disease in 2013. “A lot of young guys probably don’t know a lot about his history, but [having] a high, quality individual coming back to the footy club is just fantastic.”. “We understand that their best is very good, as we saw two weeks ago against the Bulldogs and the week before that against Geelong. Thursday - Monday papers home delivered with all of the latest footy news! Where’s the opportunity. That will allow you to move through it. What drives me is ‘how can I help people?’ There’s a saying: ‘when all’s said and done, more’s said than done. “It all comes back to I’m really clear on why ... with Fight MND … what drives me is not about me. I can’t accept that right now there is no treatment or cure.
“The disease will get me, I know. “Coming down here and being involved in a game like this – it’s been great for me and I’ve loved it, enjoyed it and seeing the build-up,” he said.
The full text of the speech is also below. This year, the annual Big Freeze event will see former stars including Nick Riewoldt, Dane Swan and Jobe Watson go down the notorious slide. No treatment, no cure. “He just gave the players much more awareness of motor neurons and how it affects him and some of the messaging that he gave the players was fantastic.
Thank you. “What drives me is, it’s curable. This is also known as Online Behavioural Advertising. Bringing you a new episode every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. I can’t protect Cooper forever. There will be mundane times. Captured a great grassroots sporting moment? Your attitude in any circumstance … to choose your way, that’s something not only to wish for, but to aspire to. It’s called ‘Fight MND’. This is curable. Sports League. featured alongside some of Australia’s most prominent sports journalists. Neale Daniher: 'Have the courage to accept responsibility', Fight MND - 2019. https://www.facebook.com/supercoach/videos... ← Kiran Bedi: 'I'm a product of opportunities', A police chief with a difference, Visonary Leadership, TEDWomen - 2010, Art Williams: 'Just do it', National Religious Broadcaster Convention - 1987 →, Jon Stewart: "They responded in five seconds", 9-11 first responders, Address to Congress - 2019, Jacinda Ardern: 'They were New Zealanders. “I’m really clear on what drives me and with that, being resilient and handling adversity and having resolve becomes second nature. “I think there’s something in that for you guys too.”. “For us, we want as many Melbourne supporters and as many people in there. Neale Daniher has delivered a stirring speech to Melbourne players ahead of the Big Freeze clash.
Roos said the Queen’s Birthday clash was now one of the top games on the AFL calendar. He was later the coach of the Melbourne Football Club between 1998 and 2007, and also held coaching positions with Essendon, Fremantle and West Coast.His brothers, Terry, Anthony and Chris, also played for Essendon. When life gets difficult, you think it’s a train wreck, there’s no opportunity, there’s always opportunity. Do yourself a favour and listen. Neale Daniher has delivered a stirring speech to Melbourne players ahead of the Big Freeze clash. Where do you get the resolve from?’. Two or three people will die today while I’m talking to you and two or three will die tomorrow and two or three died yesterday. Nine news boss ‘four time over legal limit’, Barty to present premiership cup if Tigers win, Excitement grows as Cats, Tigers fans await twilight clash, Nic’s classy speech: It’s everyone’s medal, King of the Coast! Daniher was diagnosed with motor neurone disease in 2013. for Caitlin & Johnny - 2015, Korey Soderman (via Kyle): 'All our lives I have used my voice to help Korey express his thoughts, so today, like always, I will be my brother’s voice' for Kyle and Jess - 2014, Bruce Springsteen: 'They're keepers of some of the most beautiful sonic architecture in rock and roll', Induction U2 into Rock Hall of Fame - 2005, Olivia Colman: 'Done that bit.
There’s always opportunity, and my opportunity was to fight MND.
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Life’s good. Personally, I met Neale when he was really young and he was working at a company that was managing me,” he said. Video Transcript. Life is difficult Life is tough. No hope, some say. Donate to Big Freeze 5 and Fight MND here. © West Australian Newspapers Limited 2020. “I remember, as a personal thing, I had some real involvement with him in the early days when he was playing and his work environment. Realized one was was my new careful I wanna tell you Dory talent new grandfather is for him Don, the few thing Love laugh done. And when that happens for him, I don’t want him to fold. And what drives me is it’s curable.
Become a member to join in Australia's biggest sporting debate, submit articles, receive updates straight to your inbox and keep up with your favourite teams and authors. I think I have done that bit', BAFTA acceptance, Leading Actress - 2019, Axel Scheffler: 'The book wasn't called 'No Room on the Broom! “The question I’m going to leave you with is: well what are you going to do? And where that sits with you — you can say whatever you like — but your teammates know, with what you do, by what you do. We want to see it. You’ve got a terminal illness, why don’t you just tick off your bucket list, enjoy life, you haven’t got long left.
Enjoyed this speech? That gives me no drive.
Speakola is a labour of love and I’d be very grateful if you would share, tweet or like it. But I hope you remember what I do. Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. So what is the right way? I don’t want him to be another life victim. He’s gotta take on that responsibility himself. I can’t protect him. I’m a new grandfather, with my new grandson, Cooper. “The disease will get me, I know. Former Melbourne coach Neale Daniher has given an inspirational speech to the Demons, urging them to take their finals campaign to "another notch" against Hawthorn. But why do it? As much as I love him, my wish for him, is for him is for him to understand a few things. If you’re in woe is for me. Have the courage to accept responsibility, don’t shy away from it, don’t baulk, don’t procrastinate, don’t handball it to someone else. Poor bugger me. The former Essendon player, Melbourne coach and West Coast football director has been a champion for Motor Neurone Disease sufferers since being diagnosed with the condition. What keeps you resilient? To be great together, you have to be over here — selfless. Neale Daniher, the former Essendon captain and Melbourne coach was diagnosed with motor neurone disease (MND) in 2014. But life doesn’t promise to be fair. Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. The next time you play, what will you do?
If you had one wish for someone you cared for, what would it be? I’d like to tell Cooper, ‘Look mate there’ll be good times, but there will be hard times. I can’t accept that right now there is no treatment or cure. Through his foundation, which runs the Big Freeze at the ‘G each year before the Queen’s Birthday clash, he has brought a new level of awareness to the disease, and given hope to the one in 50,000 people diagnosed each year. No matter what happens, it’s up to you to do something about it. I was diagnosed with a disease that will kill me.
“We thought we played really good footy [against Hawthorn last round] … this week we’re playing Collingwood for the second time and probably in similar circumstances they were under pressure the first time we played them and they’re under pressure again. And sometimes you’ll say, ‘well it wasn’t my fault, I was the victim, it’s not my responsibility, it’s someone else’s’. NEALE Daniher’s address to the Melbourne players and coaching staff on Thursday was simply inspiring, says Paul Roos. We’ve also got the ANZAC Day eve game, which I think has become a really good game on the calendar, so let’s get a big crowd and some Melbourne supporters there. “Neale coming in as a past coach of the footy club – he’s so well-respected internally and externally – his talk was unbelievable,” he said. They are us', Address to Parliament following Christchurch massacre - 2019, Dolores Ibárruri: "¡No Pasarán!, They shall not pass! You’re looking to blame someone. There are few more inspirational figures in Australian Rules football than Neale Daniher.