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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.
No tests for Black Ferns in 2020 – one year from World Cup
The Black Ferns won't play any test rugby this year, despite only being a year out from the Rugby World Cup. The world champions were scheduled to play eight tests...
NZR confirms new dates and kickoff times for Bledisloe Cup matches
The dates for the two Bledisloe Cup tests in New Zealand have been confirmed by New Zealand Rugby, with the All Blacks to play the Wallabies at Wellington's Sky...
Warriors coach reveals reason for Roger Tuivasa-Sheck's struggles
Warriors superstar Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has finally found top form because the finish line is in sight. That's the word from outgoing Warriors coach Todd Payten,...
John Kirwan makes impassioned plea to Govt about hosting All Blacks tests
Sir John Kirwan has sent an impassioned message to the Government around the lack of progress made around All Blacks tests this year. The All Blacks legend has...
Auckland Tuatara sign five former MLB players for upcoming season
The Auckland Tuatara have recruited five former Major League baseballers for their upcoming Australian League season. Outfielder Eric Young Junior headlines the...
Warriors coach takes aim at referees after controversial sin-binning
Interim Warriors coach Todd Payten has taken aim at NRL refereeing inconsistencies. The side's loss to the Eels at the weekend was marred by the sin-binning of...
North Queensland Cowboys sign Todd Payten as head coach
Todd Payten has been confirmed as the North Queensland Cowboys' new head coach. Payten has penned a three-year deal beginning in 2021, returning to the club he...
Grant Fox explains the selections for North v South match
The two teams for the Saturday's North v South match at Sky Stadium in Wellington have been named and as expected it will see a battle between Beauden Barrett and...
Gary Stead's tenure as Black Caps coach extend to 2023
Gary Stead will continue as Black Caps head coach until the conclusion of the 2023 Cricket World Cup. Stead's contract was set to expire after this year's Twenty20...
Warriors suffer double setback as star rookie ruled out, loan players denied
The high-flying New Zealand Warriors have suffered a cruel double blow as they attempt to keep alive their slim chance of reaching the NRL finals. The club, who...
Multiple US sports strike over racial injustice
NBA players didn't come to Disney solely for a restart. They wanted social reform. The Milwaukee Bucks showed how far they're willing to go to get it by opting...
Rookie named to Silver Ferns squad
Rookie Maddy Gordon has been named in the national netball side for the 2020-21 season, joining a group that is largely unchanged from the one that claimed the 2019...
Scott Dixon aiming for second Indy500 crown
Scott Dixon has qualified second fastest for Monday's Indy500. The Kiwi driver posted the quickest time midway through the Fast Nine shootout and faced a nervous...
Squads revealed for North v South clash
New Zealand Rugby have announced the squads for the North v South clash on August 29. The squads have been selected by All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Grant Fox,...
Blues v Crusaders match cancelled, Highlanders v Hurricanes to go ahead
The Super Rugby Aotearoa match between the Blues and Crusaders at Eden Park in Auckland has been cancelled after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern confirmed Auckland...
Shane van Gisbergen readies for 'four hard weeks' of Supercars action
After almost a month without racing, Kiwi driver Shane van Gisbergen's bracing himself for a hectic Supercars schedule. Racing resumes on Saturday in Darwin - the...
Alert level change puts remaining Super Rugby games in doubt
It could be a case of one from two for the final round of Super Rugby Aotearoa this weekend, with the sold out Blues and Crusaders match at Eden Park heading for...
Cancelled: Netball NZ scraps rest of ANZ Premiership regular season
The final round of the ANZ Premiership regular season has been cancelled. Netball New Zealand has confirmed that all games will be drawn due to the change in Covid-19...
Todd Payten on Warriors winning second straight NRL game
The Warriors have made one change to the starting side that beat the Manly for their match against the Penrith. Lachlan Burr returns to the front-row in place of...
Deal to bring Phil Gould to the Warriors could be announced within days
The New Zealand Warriors could announce the appointment of NRL commentator and former coach Phil Gould as Director of Football within days, in a move designed to...
Warriors coach Todd Payten explains stunning reversal on fulltime role
Acting New Zealand Warriors coach Todd Payten has opened up about the circumstances surrounding the stunning revelation that he had turned down a fulltime role with...
Nigel Yalden previews Crusaders vs Chiefs match
Rugby commentator Nigel Yalden joins Sportstalk with D'Arcy Waldegrave to preview the highly anticipated Super Rugby Aotearoa clash between the Crusaders and Chiefs...
Grant Fox: Andy Haden was 'an innovator for sport' in NZ
A pioneer for sport in New Zealand has passed away. All Blacks great Andy Haden has died aged 69, after a long battle with cancer. The former lock played 117 matches...
Warriors coach Payten on forming a team with four departures
The Warriors will be fielding a different looking side for this weekend' NRL match against the Wests Tigers. George Jennings and Daniel Alvaro are both set to feature,...
Courtney Duncan: Kiwi MotoX champion ready for resumed season
Many sports have already returned after the Covid-19 pandemic's immediate impacts, but kiwi Motocross rider Courtney Duncan's still waiting to hit the track again. Ms...