The Devlin Radio Show
12PM - 3PM weekends
Martin Devlin joins you every Saturday and Sunday afternoons from midday on the DRS (Devlin Radio Show) with all the action and reaction to the sporting weekend.
Martin Devlin began his love affair with radio in the late 80s, and has been talking sport on the radio since 1998 as the original breakfast host on Radio Sport.
Having stacked up multiple awards for Sports Broadcaster of the Year, Devlin’s love for Manchester United and the Hurricanes is well documented.
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Martin Devlin: Fonua-Blake's insults were simply reprehensible
Everyone involved in this Fonua-Blake debacle needs to go for a skate. The player for his admitted abuse and the PR fluffers for their inept mis-truths. AFB's behaviour...
Steven Bates: Chiefs forwards aren't providing their backs with enough room to play
Jason Pine, standing in for Martin Devlin has a chat to former Chiefs and All Blacks loose forward Steven Bates on the form of the Chiefs thus far in Super Rugby...
Tony Kemp reviews the Warriors victory over the Broncos
Warriors 26Broncos 16 The Warriors have won the Battle of the Bottom to show that their spirit is well and truly alive, even if other parts of their game are not...
The Tight 5: Sunday 5th July
Elliott Smith, standing in for Martin Devlin and Thomas dissect 5 separate sporting topics, 60 seconds on each. When the buzzer goes, so do they on to the next one.
Crusaders overcome Highlanders in classic
Crusaders 40Highlanders 20 The Highlanders waited two years for the chance to host their southern neighbours. Two years too long after this instant classic under...
How Milton Haig and Eddie Jones snagged Beauden Barrett
He's at it again. Fresh from humiliating the All Blacks at the World Cup, England coach Eddie Jones also played his part in snaring Japan-bound Beauden Barrett away...
Mark Howard: Great to see the states helping each other to keep AFL going
Elliott Smith, standing in for Martin Devlin talks Australian Rules Football and Australian Sport in general on the DRS.
The Tight 5: Saturday 4th July
Elliott Smith, filling in for Martin Devlin and Thomas dissect 5 separate sporting topics, 60 seconds on each. When the buzzer goes, so do they on to the next one.
Robbie Farah talks up Todd Payten as someone who's ready to be a first grade coach
Elliott Smith, standing in for Martin Devlin talks Rugby League, and particularly his old mate Todd Payten who's currently the interim coach of the Vodafone Warriors.
Liverpool legend Craig Johnston talks this Liverpool side and his own career on the DRS
Elliott Smith, filling in for Martin Devlin chats football with Liverpool Legend, Australian Craig Johnston on the DRS.
Sir Graham Henry: Bring on more afternoon footy
Bring on more afternoon footy. That's the message from former All Blacks coach Sir Graham Henry. The back-to-the-future approach from the governing body sees Sunday...
Martin Devlin: The Blues have got their swag back
The Blues are back baby, and how! Top of the table, three from three, perfect start to the new comp going into the bye week and then the ultimate test against them...
UFC: All you need to know ahead of Dustin Poirier v Dan Hooker
Dan Hooker is ready for his moment. The quiet riser of the UFC's lightweight division, Hooker has gone underestimated, underrated and under the radar in his climb...
Murray Mexted reviews Blues v Highlanders Super Rugby Aotearoa match
Blues 27Highlanders 24 The Blues remain unbeaten in Super Rugby Aotearoa - but only just. Nearly everything Leon MacDonald's men touched in the first half turned...
Warren Gatland: An insight into the man behind the Chiefs
Chiefs and British & Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland joins Martin Devlin on the DRS.
The Devlin Radio Show Podcast: Saturday 27th June
The DRS, with Martin Devlin on Newstalk ZB on Saturday's, Sunday's and Monday's, compacted into a podcast for Sunday 27th June. Brought to you by Access Solutions
Sir Bryan Williams: 50 Years since first wearing the All Blacks jersey
Sir Bryan Williams recalls to Martin Devlin the moment he first pulled on the All Blacks jersey 50 years on.
NRL: Warriors trounced by Storm
Fox League analyst Corey Parker talks to Newstalk ZB's Martin Devlin following the Warriors massive loss to the Strom in the NRL.
All Blacks coach talks future of Rugby and takes calls from listeners
All Blacks coach Ian Foster has defended the selection criteria that will be used for the North against South Island rugby derby. Players will be chosen based on...
Martin Devlin: NZ hosting a FIFA World Cup is simply massive
Two fantastic pieces of sports news today, one that's going to happen and one thank goodness that's about to be buried. The awarding of the FIFA 2023 Women's World...
Martin Devlin: Too many penalties are ruining the Rugby spectacle
Stop. Start. Penalty. Stop. Go for a little bit. Stop. Penalty. Rugby not only has got to get its game on, it's got to get on with getting more game IN. Rugby as...
Martin Devlin: Warriors desperation for success is their biggest problem
There’s an old saying in sport that goes “nice guys finish last”. I sincerely hope this isn’t the case for the now-former Warriors coach Stephen Kearney. Most reaction...
Keith Quinn: 25 years ago
Rugby commentator Keith Quinn joins Martin Devlin as he recalls his famous line as Jonah Lomu scored in the corner against England 25 years ago.
The Devlin Radio Show Podcast: Sunday 21st June
The DRS, with Martin Devlin on Newstalk Zb on Saturday's, Sunday's and Monday's, compacted into a podcast for Sunday 21st June. Brought to you by Access Solutions
Former Warrior slams club as players, commentators react to Kearney's firing
Former NZ Warriors star Sione Faumuina has labelled the Auckland club's decision to sack Stephen Kearney as the worst decision in the history of the team. Faumuina...