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Erin Molan
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Erin Molan in 2014
Born 24 August 1983 (1983-08-24) (age 38)
Canberra, ACT, Australia
Occupation Television presenter
Years active 2008−present
Employer Nine Network
Known for
  • The NRL Footy Show (2012–2018)
  • The Sunday Footy Show (2012–present)
  • Nine News Sydney (2016–present)
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Erin Molan (born 24 August 1983) is an Australian television sports presenter with the Nine Network.

She is part of Nine's Wide World of Sports for their NRL coverage and from 2019 their tennis coverage, where she will host the secondary broadcast for channel 9Gem of the Australian Open. Molan is the Friday and Saturday sports presenter on Nine News Sydney and the host of The Sunday Footy Show and former host of The NRL Footy Show.

Career

Molan's first job in media was in community television in Canberra. She then gained a job as a reporter and presenter for WIN Television and moved to Sydney in 2010 to work for the Nine Network.

In 2012, she joined The NRL Footy Show on a regular basis, appearing mainly on the "League of their Own" segment as well as being their roving reporter. In 2014, she has become a permanent co-host of the program working alongside Paul Vautin, Darryl Brohman, Beau Ryan, and former test cricketer Michael Slater. Molan has also appeared on The Sunday Footy Show as a regular since 2012, mainly doing the "Around the Grounds" segment reporting.

In 2016, Molan was appointed host of The NRL Rookie, which aired on 9Go!.

Molan is a regular fill in sport presenter on Nine News and Today. From December 2016, she was made permanent Friday and Saturday sport presenter on Nine News Sydney replacing Yvonne Sampson who moved to Fox Sports.

It was announced on 3 October 2018 that, after 24 years, The NRL Footy Show would be axed following the worst slide in ratings in the shows history.

Radio

In November 2020, Southern Cross Austereo announced that Molan, Dave Hughes and Ed Kavalee would replace Jamie Angel to host The 2Day FM Morning Crew with Hughesy, Ed and Erin Molan from Monday, January 18 2021. A one-hour highlights package will air nationally at 6pm across the Hit Network.

Personal life

Molan was born in Canberra and raised in Jakarta, Indonesia. She attended 16 different schools due to her parents moving regularly in support of her father's career in the Australian Army.

Molan is the daughter of Major General Jim Molan, a former Australian Army officer who rose to prominence during the early reconstruction stages following the Iraq War and who was elected as a Liberal Senator for N.S.W. in 2019.

In April 2017, Molan announced on The NRL Footy Show that she was engaged to partner Sean Ogilvy.

In December 2017, Molan announced on Nine News Sydney that she was expecting her first child. In 2018, Molan gave birth to a baby girl.

She is a supporter of Liverpool F.C.

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