Playing for Keeps: episode guide


Episode 1

<

Wed, Sept 19, 2018
583,000 viewers (12th)
Written by Claire Phillips
Directed by Sian Davies

To be a footballer's wife, it takes serious balls. This addictive series dives into the salacious world of Aussie Rules Football, unearthing secrets, lies, scandals and — murder?

Starring: Madeleine West as Kath Rickards, Annie Maynard as Maddy Cochrane, Cece Peters as Paige Dunkeley, Olympia Valance as Tahlia Woods, Isabella Giovinazzo as Jessie Davies, Jeremy Lindsay Taylor as Brian Rickards

With: Kevin Hofbauer as Travis Cochrane, George Pullar as Daniel Fletcher, Jackson Gallagher as Connor Marrello, Ethan Panizza as Rusty O'Reilly, Miriama Smith as Dr Lauren Gambi, James Mason as Jack Davies, Paul Ireland as Andrew MacLeish, Adam Jon Fiorentino as Adam Corbett, Georgina Naidu as Toni Chadha, Paul McCarthy as Jim, Alicia Banit as Karlie Lum, Jett Kern as JJ Davies, Petra Yared as Lenita, Leigh Scully as Stephen Barsa, Eliza Matengu D’Souza as Tahlia's Publicist, Jack Stunt Double Daniel Solis

Episode 2

<

Wed, Sept 26, 2018
465,000 viewers (17th)
Written by Christine Bartlett
Directed by Sian Davies

Following a devastating tragedy, the Southern Jets players and their families try to wrap their heads around the unspeakable events that happened.

With: Kevin Hofbauer as Travis Cochrane, George Pullar as Daniel Fletcher, Jackson Gallagher as Connor Marrello, Ethan Panizza as Rusty O'Reilly, Miriama Smith as Dr Lauren Gambi, James Mason as Jack Davies, Paul Ireland as Andrew MacLeish, Georgina Naidu as Toni Chadha, Nick Russell as Brody Schneider, Alicia Banit as Karlie Lum, Jett Kern as JJ Davies, Lola-Charm McMurray as Abi Cochrane, Bruce Walshe as Mitchell Cochrane, Tiama Martina as Yasmin Yilmaz, Christopher Brown as Neil Murray, Priscilla Castel as Jade, Firdi Billimoria as Security Guard, Alison Whyte as Diane Marrello, Jason Bennett as Commentator #1, Barry Denner as Commentator #2

Episode 3

<

Wed, October 03, 2018
466,000 viewers (18th)
Written by Ian Meadows
Directed by Tori Garrett

The inquest begins to heat up in front of the cameras and behind the scenes. News breaks of an alleged affair, and Tahlia takes a less than tactful approach with her future mother-in-law.

With: Kevin Hofbauer as Travis Cochrane, George Pullar as Daniel Fletcher, Jackson Gallagher as Connor Marrello, Ethan Panizza as Rusty O'Reilly, Miriama Smith as Dr Lauren Gambi, James Mason as Jack Davies, Alison Whyte as Diane Marrello, Paul Ireland as Andrew MacLeish, Alicia Banit as Karlie Lum, Georgina Naidu as Toni Chadha, Nick Russell as Brody Schneider, Kasia Kaczmarek as Joanna Zielinksi, Adam Jon Fiorentino as Adam Corbett, Jenny Seedsman as Coroner, Jett Kern as JJ Davies, Lola-Charm McMurray as Abi Cochrane, Bruce Walshe as Mitchell Cochrane, Tiama Martina as Yasmin Yilmaz, Christopher Brown as Neil Murray, Richard Askin as Reporter # 1, Lauren-Anne Kempster as Reporter # 2, Jason Bennett as Commentator #1, Barry Denner as Commentator #2

Episode 4

<

Wed, October 10, 2018
375,000 viewers (19th)
Written by Christine Bartlett
Directed by Tori Garrett

Determined to make amends, the women band together to bribe Paige into forgiving them with a down-and-dirty girls night out. Rusty makes a shocking decision that will alter his life forever.

With: Kevin Hofbauer as Travis Cochrane, George Pullar as Daniel Fletcher, Jackson Gallagher as Connor Marrello, Ethan Panizza as Rusty O'Reilly, Miriama Smith as Dr Lauren Gambi, James Mason as Jack Davies, Paul Ireland asAndrew MacLeish, Tom O'Sullivan as Nate Sabo, Georgina Naidu as Toni Chadha, Nick Russell as Brody Schneider, Kasia Kaczmarek as Joanna Zielinksi, Jett Kern as JJ Davies, Lola-Charm McMurray as Abi Cochrane, Bruce Walshe as Mitchell Cochrane, Tiama Martina as Yasmin Yilmaz, Christopher Brown as Neil Murray, Paul McCarthy as Jim, Nicole Coombs as Cassie

Episode 5

Wed, October 17, 2018
Written by
Directed by

Rusty's brave move sparks mixed responses from the football club. Despite Daniel's reluctance, Paige defiantly posts a public message of support, while Kath grapples with Andrew and Brian's decision.

With:

Episode 6

Wed, October 24, 2018
Written by
Directed by

Tahlia continues to plan the engagement party, with no expense or elaborate detail spared. Connor's guilt gets the better of him, leading to a devastating confession. How will Tahlia react?

With: