Australia’s First Power Couple: Chris Judd Looks Back On Meeting Wife Bec

One of Australia’s most iconic power couples, Chris and Rebecca Judd first met over 20 years ago.

In a mini re-release of The Howie Games, Judd opens up about the beginning of the couples relationship, and how they became “public property”.


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In this mini episode of The Howie Games, Mark Howard and Chris Judd delve into the highs and lows of the two-time Brownlow medallist’s career. The episode not only unveils Judd’s journey through his early days at West Coast but also touches upon the emotional rollercoaster of grand finals, the thorny issue of illicit substances at the club, and the personal challenges he faced in the public eye.

He reflects on his formative years at West Coast, shedding light on the hurdles he encountered as a young player, and his initial experiences on the field to becoming an integral part of the team.

Judd shares his insights into the disappointment of losing one year and the ecstasy of winning the next. The episode provides a rare glimpse into the psyche of a sportsman, offering fans a closer look at the emotional toll that comes with the pursuit of excellence. Judd also candidly discusses his perspective on the club’s handling of the situation, expressing concern for former teammates and reflecting on the awareness within the team.

Beyond the field, the six time All Australian opens up about his personal life, including his relationship with wife Bec. The challenges of managing public attention and becoming a public figure are laid bare as Judd shares his experiences of navigating fame while trying to maintain a semblance of normalcy in his personal life.

This is a mini version of a longer chat Howie had with Chris Judd back in 2017. In the full episode of The Howie Games with Chris Judd, Juddy opens up about his concern for former teammates, the physical toll of playing footy and his decision to retire, you can listen to that full episode HERE.


Thanks for listening to Footy Talk this year! We’ll back in 2024, but stay tuned to hear more Howie Games mini episodes drop across the next month!