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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.
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...
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...
Peter Burling's message after Team NZ defeat
Keep calm – and carry on. That the message from Team New Zealand skipper Peter Burling, after a surprising opening day of the America's Cup match. Most experts...
Nathan Brown announces Warriors side for opening match of NRL season
The Warriors have named three of their new recruits in their starting 13, with another on the interchange for Saturday's NRL opener against Gold Coast. Euan Aitken...
Elliott Smith: It's time to rethink sports crowds during high alert levels
Yet another event has been cancelled. The McEvedy Shield, which is said to light up the Wellington school calendar, is the latest to be canned, after the Surf Life...
Devastated Black Ferns blindsided by 2021 Rugby World Cup announcement
Eloise Blackwell was among the Black Ferns blindsided on Wednesday morning by the revelation their World Cup, scheduled to be held in New Zealand from September,...
Black Caps batting coach says Guptill close to being back to form
The Black Caps have sent the old cliche of "just an innings away" out to bat for Martin Guptill. The out-of-form opener has managed just 155 runs in his last 11...
Caleb Clarke on his breakout 2020 season and return to the field
Caleb Clarke admits his first rugby of 2021 came as a bit of a shock to the system. The Blues winger and his fellow All Blacks turned out for 40 minutes in the...
Blues to face Chiefs and Crusaders in pre-season clash
The Blues' Super Rugby Aotearoa campaign is back on track after having to cancel a pre-season game against the Crusaders set for Eden Park on Saturday. With Auckland...
David Nyika speaks ahead of his professional boxing debut
David Nyika will make his professional boxing debut in the undercard of the Joseph Parker-Junior Fa heavyweight showdown later this month in a cruiserweight bout...
Canoe Sprint Championship postponed due to alert level changes
The national Canoe Sprint Championships - due to start on Friday - have been postponed due to the escalated Covid-19 alert levels. Competition was due to run over...
Blues players training from home with pre-season on hold
The Blues players are having to train from their homes under level three restrictions as they face the prospect of heading into the Super Rugby Aotearoa season next...
NZ Rugby don't think new rules will lead to coach interference
Are New Zealand Rugby switching codes? Goal-line drop-outs and captain's challenges will feature in Super Rugby Aotearoa this season, adding to last season's golden-point...
Australian Open: Nadal through to second round
Facing a break point late in the third set, Rafael Nadal sprinted to his left and hit a running, around-the-post forehand that landed just inside the line. Laslo...
One year from Beijing Winter Olympics: Covid-19, human rights in the spotlight
Building elaborate venues for Beijing's 2022 Winter Olympics is the easy part for China, just as it was for the city's Summer Olympics in 2008. The competition venues...
Former All Blacks selector Peter Thorburn passes away
Former All Blacks selector and North Harbour coach Peter Thorburn has passed away following a short illness. He was 81. Thorburn was the inaugural coach of North...