Sports stars to count down 1,000 greatest rock songs on grand final weekend

The program will run from 10am, September 28 until October 1.

NRL legend and Fox Sports personality Matty Johns will be fronting MAX’s The 1,000 Greatest Rock Songs Ever in the lead-up to the footy grand final.

The program will run from 10am, September 28 until October 1.

Foxtel’s group general manager, entertainment & music channels, Fraser Stark said: “MAX is the home of music greats and, across this October Long Weekend, it will also host some of Australia’s sporting greats as it counts down the 1,000 Greatest Rock Songs Ever.

“As we farewell the winter codes and ready ourselves for a summer of cricket like never before, we have assembled an enviable list of sporting legends to lend their voice, their vote and their commentary to Australia’s favourite rock classics. Rock out with sporting superstars all weekend long – only on MAX.”

The roster of sport stars confirmed to appear are cricket legends Shane Warne, Brett Lee, Adam Gilchrist, Mike Hussey, Allan Border, Brendon Julian, Darren Lehmann, Ian Healy, Andrew Symonds and Kerry O’Keeffe, NRL legends Mal Meninga, Justin Hodges, Mick Ennis and Steve Roach, rugby union’s George Gregan, AFL’s Jason Dunstall and Dermott Brereton, Olympian Matt Shirvington, soccer star Robbie Slater and cricket commentator Mark Howard.

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