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: Super Rugby has been magnificent this year
So where are we at then with Super Rugby? With just two rounds to go there's many many questions left to ponder, so in no particular order. Can the Crusaders be...
Martin Devlin: Can it get any worse for the Warriors?
Can it get any worse for the Warriors? Serious question. Is it possible and if so how can it? The beleaguered club's hit rock bottom this week with a savage 1-2...
Will Greenwood: Eddie Jones taught his Japan side to all play scrumhalf
Martin Devlin chats to former England World Cup winning centre Will Greenwood, on when we're likely to expect competitive rugby to be up and running in the Northern...
Martin Devlin: Sport is lacking without the crowds
I've seen the future and I don't like it. Get used to watching your sport onscreen with piped-in crowd effects for a long while yet folks. The world is not New...
Murray Mexted: The Crusaders are looking better and better with every game
Martin Devlin chats to former All Black captain Murray Mexted, reviewing the Chiefs 7th loss in a row in Super Rugby Aotearoa, this time against the Crusaders at...
A Kiwi mechanic who ended up working for Chip Ganassi racing in the IndyCars
Martin Devlin chats to Blair Julian, the Kiwi from New Plymouth who ended up becoming a mechanic for Chip Ganassi racing in Indy Cars, working alongside Scott Dixon...
The Devlin Radio Show Podcast: Sunday 2nd August
The DRS, with Martin Devlin on Newstalk ZB on Saturday's and Sunday's from 12pm until 3pm, compacted into a podcast for Sunday 2nd August. Brought to you by Access...
Aaron Cruden: I've absolutely loved coming back to the style of NZ Rugby
Martin Devlin chats to Chiefs First-Five Aaron Cruden ahead of his 100th Super Rugby game against the Crusaders in Hamilton.
Israel Adesanya, the Last Stylebender talking UFC and his journey to the top
Martin Devlin chats to UFC Middleweight champion and global superstar Israel Adesanya, live in the studio and taking calls from the listeners ahead of another big...
The Devlin Radio Show Podcast: Saturday 1st August
The DRS, with Martin Devlin on Newstalk ZB on Saturday's and Sunday's from 12pm until 3pm, compacted into a podcast for Saturday 1st August. Brought to you by Access...
Martin Devlin: Super Rugby needs a Crusaders defeat this weekend
We all need the Crusaders to lose. I'm speaking on behalf of the neutral fan here. But to turn the final match of SRA into a virtual final itself, the defending...
The Devlin Radio Show Podcast: Monday 27th July
The DRS, with Martin Devlin, now on Monday evenings from 7pm until 8pm. Compacted into a podcast for Monday 27th July.
Martin Devlin: A morning in the life of a football super-fan
COMMENT: Let me tell you about my morning then. The alarm went off at 2.45. Yes, in the morning. Set to wake us up to watch the last round of the Premier League...
Grant Fox: Lock is the deepest discussion point at the moment
Martin Devlin chats to former All Black flyhalf and now selector Grant Fox, on what he's made of Super Rugby Aotearoa thus far and where the selectors thoughts are...
The Devlin Radio Show Podcast: Sunday 26th July
The DRS, with Martin Devlin on Newstalk Zb on Saturday's and Sunday's from 12pm until 3pm, compacted into a podcast for Sunday 26th July. Brought to you by Access...
Braith Anasta: I was hated as a player but I can laugh about it now
Martin Devlin chats to former NSW and Roosters NRL player Braith Anasta, ahead of the Warriors Roosters game in the NRL and Sonny Bill Williams's likely return to...
Gareth Roberts: There's a bigger party in the post for Liverpool fans
Martin Devlin chats to Gareth Roberts, one of the hosts of the Anfield Wrap Liverpool football fan podcast on the back of Liverpool finally lifting the Premier League...
The Devlin Radio Podcast: Saturday 25th July
The DRS, with Martin Devlin on Newstalk ZB on Saturday's and Sunday's from 12pm until 3pm, compacted into a podcast for Saturday 25th July. Brought to you by Access...
Mark Jones: Crusaders environment has a massive desire to get better
Martin Devlin chats to former Welsh international, and now Crusaders assistant coach Mark Jones, on his journey to coaching and New Zealand and why he thinks the...
Martin Devlin: Wellington Phoenix are a sporting success story
If there's one NZ sporting franchise deserving of success this season it's the Wellington Phoenix. The country's only professional football side is sitting handily...
Martin Devlin: What has happened to the Chiefs?
A whole heap of questions & answers about the Chiefs. Is 0-5 reason to be concerned? Of course it is, no team wants to be winless and certainly not the only team...
Martin Devlin: Reports of Beauden Barrett's demise are overreactions
Can everyone just take a chill pill and calm the f*** down please! Beauden Barrett will be back in black, that's a given. Where he'll play only the selectors do...
Boos, blunders and brilliance: Beauden's mixed bag in Blues v Hurricanes clash
Beauden Barrett was always likely to receive a frosty welcome to Wellington from Hurricanes fans when he ran onto the turf at Sky Stadium in a Blues uniform. After...
The Devlin Radio Show Podcast: Sunday 19th July
The DRS, with Martin Devlin on Newstalk ZB on Saturday's and Sunday's from 12pm until 3pm, compacted into a podcast for Sunday 19th July.
Phil Tataurangi reflects on Tom Watson's near miss at the 2009 British Open
Martin Devlin chats to former PGA tour player Phil Tataurangi, reflecting on that famous British Open golf major in 2009 that very nearly saw Tom Watson become the...