Veitch on Sport
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VEITCH ON SPORT
New Zealand’s home of sports news, views and controversy.
Award-winning broadcaster Tony Veitch brings you all the latest sports news from around the world as it happens.
With the best contact book in the business, he talks to the biggest stars, the main players and dissects all the angles you need to know.
Inquisitive, impassioned and bold, Veitch captures a wide audience weekend in and weekend out on New Zealand’s number one talk station.
Miles Harrison: 'The ABs will get better - that's worrying'
UK rugby commentator Miles Harrison joins Tony Veitch to talk about how close the Lions got to beating the All Blacks last night.
Craig Monk: 'These teams are throwing everything at each other'
Former America’s Cup sailor Craig Monk joins Tony Veitch to talk about how impressed he is by the current event, especially now that the gap between Oracle Team...
Grant Fox: 'It was a hell of a good match'
All Blacks selector Grant Fox joins Tony Veitch to talk about the first test against the Lions and how impressed he was by the style of rugby played.
Matt Burke: What's wrong with the Wallabies?
Former Wallaby Matt Burke joins Tony Veitch to talk about whether the Wallabies need to embrace running rugby in order to get out oftheir current slump, and his...
TJ Perenara: The clash between the Hurricanes and Lions
All Black TJ Perenara, who came off the bench last night against the Lions, joins Tony Veitch to look ahead to the Hurricanes’ midweek game against the Lions.
Peter Lester: Could Oracle turn the tide against Team NZ?
America’s Cup commentator Peter Lester joins Tony Veitch to talk Oracle Team USA’s much faster boat and whether he thinks this will help them turn the tide against...
Mike Bovill: Sea of red facing the ABs
TalkSport commentator Mike Bovill joins Tony live at Eden Park to discuss the Lions tour ahead of the first major test against the All Blacks. LISTEN TO THE FULL...
A young selector in the making
Young Chiefs fan Sam Webb, who sent his Chiefs selections to play the Lions to Dave Rennie and ended up reading the squad out at the official team announcement,...
Spotlight Interview: Sir Jackie Stewart
We spotlight the career of Formula 1 legend Sir Jackie Stewart, the Flying Scotsman who won three world championships over nine seasons, and look at the campaign...
Mark Orams: Can Oracle improve?
America’s Cup commentator Mark Orams joins to Tony Veitch to talk about whether Oracle Team USA have been able to make enough changes during the downtime to get...
Sir Graham Henry: Rating the Lions' chances
Sir Graham Henry joins Tony Veitch to talk about the progress of Rieko Ioane since he first saw him playing from the sideline, and whether he rates the Lions’ chances...
How a Lions fan ended up sleeping on Rieko Ioane's bedroom floor
Sandra Ioane, mother of Blues and Maori All Blacks Rieko and Akira Ioane on how a Lions fan ended up sleeping on the floor of the boys’ bedroom. LISTEN ABOVE AS...
Commentator Michael Corcoran: What the Lions are lacking
Longstanding Irish rugby commentator Michael Corcoran joins Tony Veitch to discuss the Lions' win against the Maori All Blacks and how the team's looking going forward. LISTEN...
Michael Venus: The making of a grand slam champion
Michael Venus, French Open doubles champion, talks about his journey to winning the tournament. LISTEN ABOVE: Michael Venus speaks to Tony Veitch MORE: Michael...
Nigel Yalden: Week of jousting between Hansen, Gatland has begun
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland believes Steve Hansen's mind games are a product of nervousness. Gatland was in a boisterous mood after his team's 32-10...
Former Team NZ coach Joey Allen: 'A long way to go, but awesome work'
A former Team New Zealand sailor and coach, Joey Allen, joins Veitch on Sport to discuss this morning's win over arch rivals Oracle Team USA. Allen said all Kiwis...
PJ Montgomery: The unpredictability of the America's Cup
Newstalk ZB and RadioSport America's Cup commentator discusses the start of racing between oracle Team USA and Emirates Team New Zealand tomorrow. LISTEN ABOVE:...
Waitomo Mayor Brian Hanna: 'Blown away' by Sir Colin Meads statue
Waitomo District Mayor Brian Hanna joins Tony Veitch ahead of the unveiling of the "spectacular" statue of Sir Colin Meads in Te Kuiti. A statue of Meads will be...
Former Oracle grinder Joe Spooner: What Jimmy Spithill's really like
Former Oracle Team USA grinder Joe Spooner on what Jimmy Spithill is like to sail with, and whether he's really the stirrer we see at the press conferences or if...
Carl Hoeft: Upholding the prestige of Maori All Blacks
Former All Black and current assistant coach of the Maori All Blacks Carl Hoeft discusses tonight's game against the Lions and what it's like to be bigger than the...
Angus MacDonald: How Lions will fare against Maori All Blacks
Angus MacDonald, a former All Black and participant in 2005's NZ Maori win over the Lions, discusses his expectations for tonight's Maori All Blacks vs Lions fixture. LISTEN...
Spotlight on: Bryan 'Beegee' Williams
On Veitch on Sport, we spotlight the career of Bryan 'Beegee' Williams former All Blacks great and former coach of Samoa. He talks about his career, thoughts on...
Scott McLeod: 'Chuffed' to be All Blacks' new defence coach
This morning Scott McLeod was named as the All Blacks' new defence coach. The Highlanders assistant will replace Wayne Smith, who's leaving after this year's Rugby...
Grant Fox: All Blacks 'in better shape' after Samoa test
Former All Black Grant Fox on the drubbing of Samoa by the All Blacks last night and whether this means they're a sure bet to beat the Lions. LISTEN ABOVE: Grant...
Can Team New Zealand really win?
Emirates Team New Zealand COO Kevin Shoebridge joins Tony Veitch to talk about whether the team has made enough improvements to have a real chance of beating Oracle...