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SPORTSTALK WITH D’ARCY WALDEGRAVE
Newstalk ZB’s daily sports showdown.
D'Arcy Waldegrave lives and breathes sport.
He loves motorsport and revels in the torment of being a Warriors and Black Caps fan.
Whatever the sport, big or small, he’s got a view.
His non-stop enthusiasm sees him battle it out with a diverse selection of armchair commentators resulting in a sometimes explosive, but always compelling show.
Black Caps' selection dilemma - and inconvenient fact about series decider
In a quirk of timing, the second test against England at Edgbaston is an afterthought dressed up as a forethought. The match, which starts on Thursday night in Birmingham's...
Warriors sign 'late bloomer' Aaron Pene from Melbourne Storm
The Warriors' latest signing won't attract a ton of headlines, nor send fans into a frenzy, but could be important nonetheless. The club confirmed on Tuesday they...
'The heir apparent': Tennis correspondent Graeme Agars on Naomi Osaka's decision
Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the French Tennis Open in response to the controversy of her refusing to front at media conferences. She has issued the news via social...
NZ Rugby appoints Stewart Mitchell as new chairman after dramatic vote
Canterbury's Stewart Mitchell has been appointed New Zealand Rugby chairman, with Dr Farah Palmer as his deputy, after a tense board meeting in Auckland on Monday...
French Open Day One: Osaka fined, Thiem crashes out
Naomi Osaka was fined $15,000 when she skipped the news conference after her first-round victory at the French Open on Sunday — and drew a stunning warning from...
Reece Walsh continues rise at Warriors as Roger Tuivasa-Sheck makes way
Reece Walsh has continued his swift ascension at the Warriors, named to start at fullback in their NRL match against the Cowboys on Friday. The teenage star has...
Reece Walsh mystery deepens as Warriors name team for Tigers clash
Warriors coach Nathan Brown has stuck with the status quo in the spine for Friday's clash with the Tigers. Despite growing calls for teenager Reece Walsh to have...
Former NZ Chef de Mission on why Tokyo Olympics can still go ahead
An Olympic veteran is confident that the Tokyo Olympics can still go ahead. The Tokyo Olympic torch relay is being pulled off the streets in Hiroshima prefecture...
Chelsea Alley explains her Instagram post, the 'double life' of women's players
Chelsea Alley's back to reality after experiencing the high of the first women's Super Rugby Aotearoa match. The Black Fern was part of Waikato's historic 39-13...
Kiwi cricket commentator reacts to IPL cancellation
The 2021 Indian Premier League has been suspended. The decision was made at an emergency meeting with the IPL Governing Council and Board of Control for Cricket...
Hopes historic women's Super Rugby match will boost the game
The Blues women's side is hailing a professional build up befitting the occasion of today's historic Super Rugby game against the women's Chiefs at Eden Park. The...
Northland Rugby Union CEO on why he voted for Silver Lake deal
One provincial rugby CEO has explained why he has backed a controversial deal around the future of New Zealand rugby. New Zealand Rugby’s 26 provincial unions have...
Former Warriors interim coach to face his former side this weekend
Ex-Warriors interim coach Todd Payten's loving seeing his old NRL team under Nathan Brown. Payten, who replaced Stephen Kearney following his sacking last June,...
NZ Rugby League boss cautious over discussions of a second NRL team
New Zealand Rugby League boss Greg Peters is encouraging walking before running when it comes to expansion in the NRL. Reports have emerged that the league's pitched...
Roger Tuivasa-Sheck nearly brought down by freak pre-match injury
Warriors coach Nathan Brown's revealed just how close his side came to losing their skipper prior to the NRL defeat to the Storm. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck fractured his...
Liam Messam back in the Chiefs fold as injury cover
Former All Black Liam Messam has been called into the Chiefs squad as injury cover as the side prepare for the Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa final in under a fortnight. The...
Scott Dixon talks with D'Arcy Waldegrave ahead of the IndyCars return
IndyCar is back for another year - and Kiwi racing superstar Scott Dixon is hoping for another season on top. Dixon is the defending champion and six time winner...
Breakers set to finally return home to New Zealand
The Breakers are set for a long-awaited homecoming with seven consecutive games to be hosted in New Zealand to round out their Australian NBL season. Scheduling...
Nathan Brown on the Warriors team named to face the Dragons
A reshuffle is on the cards for the Warriors. Bunty Afoa and Peta Hiku return to the 17 for Sunday's NRL match against the Dragons, after suspension and injury absences...
Black Caps name squad for England; Bracewell to return after five years
The Black Caps have named a left-arm orthodox, right-arm swing heavy squad to face England for two tests in June. As anticipated, 21-year-old Wellington all-rounder...
Auckland Rugby revolt: All Blacks threaten to quit, coach resigns after review
A revolt could eventuate at Auckland Rugby. A review into the provincial side and subsequent feedback from senior Blues management, has allegedly led to the resignation...
What the trans-Tasman travel bubble means for New Zealand sport
The trans-Tasman bubble has finally arrived and will come into effect from April 19, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today. The news is a huge boost for...
Warriors coach on NRL's plans to introduce 18th-man policy
Warriors coach Nathan Brown doubts the new 18th-man policy will be necessary. The NRL plans to introduce the extra player as an injury replacement when a team has...
Warriors name new side after being dealt injury blow
Sean O'Sullivan has been named to make his Warriors debut in this weekend's NRL match against the Raiders in Canberra. The young ex-Broncos and Roosters half will...
Black Caps name debutant in T20 squad: Wellington star's meteoric rise
New Zealand named their squad to play the season-ending T20I series against Bangladesh and as was widely tipped, it will see a potential debut for explosive Wellington...