Rupert McCall

Modern Day Poet

As an MC, guest speaker or media presenter, few can capture the essence of our country and its heroes like Rupert McCall. Rupert is the author of six anthologies of verse that have collectively sold over 100,000 copies including his latest offering Book Antiqua.

He is equally at home in radio or on TV with recent roles hosting Sports Today on 4BC and presenting the sport on CH9. Rupert's great passion for sport was on display when he was appointed head commentator for CH10 at the 2007 Rugby World Cup in France.

As an MC, guest speaker or media presenter, few can capture the essence of our country and its heroes like Rupert McCall. Rupert is the author of six anthologies of verse that have collectively sold over 100,000 copies including his latest offering Book Antiqua.

He is equally at home in radio or on TV with recent roles hosting Sports Today on 4BC and presenting the sport on CH9. Rupert's great passion for sport was on display when he was appointed head commentator for CH10 at the 2007 Rugby World Cup in France.

In many sectors, Rupert McCall has become the poet of our generation. In 2005 he was awarded the honour of opening the Prelude to the Dawn Service in Gallipoli with his acclaimed and moving tribute ninety years ago. In 2011, he was humbled to recite for the New York Fire Department on the 10th Anniversary of September 11, his acclaimed poem ‘A Firefighter's Dream'.

His popularity transcends all demographics and ages, from the schools he visits to the corporate and sporting functions he entertains. He is a passionate Australian and his ability to share this enthusiasm with any audience is warmly received. He has hosted and spoken at various high profile functions including Allan Border Medal Dinners, AFL Hall of Fame Ceremonies, Olympic receptions, The Birdsville Races, Test Match Rugby functions, tributes and testimonials.

The Rupert McCall story is far from over. He has already carved out a unique position in the Australian and psyche and will continue to captivate and inspire audiences for years to come.