A web-only programme review of the week in sport.
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Extra Time for 14 June 2013 ( 30′ 38″ )
12:00 In Extra Time this week, the All Blacks captain Richie McCaw talks about his return to rugby after six months off. We hear from Breakers star Tom Abercrombie as he embarks on what he hopes will be the start of an NBA career. Can ten thousand hours of dedicated training get to you to the top of sport? We hear from someone who's giving it a go, and one of New Zealand's best ever softballers, Mark Sorenson takes over the coaching reins at the Black Sox.
Extra Time for 7 June 2013 ( 30′ 51″ )
17:30 This week we look ahead to the first Test between the All Blacks and France and look back at the history between these great rugby rivals. The New Zealand pace bowler Mitchell McClenaghan talks us through his preparation for cricket's Champions Trophy while the All Black Sevens captain DJ Forbes gets ready for the Rugby World Cup Sevens in Russia. We hear from the Breakers new import Darnelle Lazare and Rugby's Rupeni Caucaunibuca shares his desire to be re-selected for Fiji. And he's one of the greats of New Zealand Cricket, but now in his just released memoirs Martin Crowe questions whether he should have been selected for the national team at only 19.
Extra Time for 31 May 2013 ( 28′ 54″ )
16:00 In this week's edition of Extra Time - it's from the the netball court to the dog house for Netball New Zealand boss Raelene Castle. The All Blacks coach Steve Hansen will name his first squad of the season this weekend and we hear from one of the nervous hopefuls, Hurricanes lock Jeremy Thrush. The New Zealand football board member Paula Kearns defends FIFA boss Sepp Blatter saying 'he's nice not sexist'. The Warriors season is on the up, they've had a win and we talk to prop Jacob Lilyman who's about to reach a major milestone. While New Zealand's mens and women's hockey teams head to the Netherlands for the World Hockey League.
Extra Time for 24 May 2013 ( 35′ 27″ )
17:00 On this week's show the All Black Ali Williams announces his retirement from international rugby. We chat with the new coach of the Phoenix Ernie Merrick, while the Warriors' chief executive Wayne Scurrah goes into damage control mode. The head of Team New Zealand Grant Dalton has his first sailing practise in San Francisco Bay and golfer Greg Turner plays his first match on the Champions Tour. We preview the July BMX World Championships in Auckland and get a basketball lesson from the Harlem Globe Trotters.
Extra Time for 17 May 2013 ( 31′ 02″ )
17:00 This week there's surprise in the netball world after a former captain of Australia was appointed assistant coach to the Silver Ferns. We talk to Vicky Wilson about her new job in the enemy camp. We catch up with the Olympic kayak champion Lisa Carrington who's made a good start to her international season in Hungary. The V8 Supercars race in the United States for the first time, New Zealand driver Fabian Coulthard fills us in on the Austin, Texas track. A consortium takes the license to run the Auckland Blues, the Rugby Union Chief Executive Steve Tew has the details, and it's the final of the Oceania champions league between Waitakere United and Auckland City. We hear from the Waitakere goal Keeper Danny Robinson ahead of New Zealand football's toughest local derby.
Extra Time for 10 May 2013 ( 27′ 33″ )
15:00 In Extra Time this week the 27-year reign of Sir Alex Fergusson at Manchester United football club comes to an end, while the short and long term futures of All Whites Marco Rojas and Jeremy Brockie are revealed. New Zealand's equestrian stocks continue to rise with Jock Paget winning the prestigious Badminton 3-day event. The former Australia netball captain Liz Ellis tells us why she thinks only one New Zealand team will make the trans-Tasman competition playoffs. Kayak Olympic gold medallist Lisa Carrington returns to the water for her first major race since the London Games and we hear how New Zealand Golf and the PGA of New Zealand are about to tee up a merger.
Extra Time for 3 May 2013 ( 31′ 14″ )
16:00 On the show this week the New Zealand cricket coach Mike Hesson talks tough as the Black Caps begin their tour of England. The equestrian Andrew Nicholson tries to complete the Grand Slam of eventing by winning the Badminton horse trials. Hayden Roulston prepares for cycling's Tour of Italy with two other New Zealanders in his team. Mahe Drysdale takes a break from rowing to compete in an Iron Man, and the English Netballer Jade Clarke shares her experiences of playing for New Zealand teams in the Trans-Tasman championship.
Extra Time for 26 April 2013 ( 28′ 52″ )
17:25 Download to hear about the first competitive Aussie Rules game to be played outside of Australia. Andrej Lemanis bids a tearful farewell to the Breakers. The director of the Rugby League World Cup previews October's tournament. A Melbourne Rebel from Upper Hutt considers playing New Zealand Super Rugby franchises, and the Rally driver Emma Gilmour talks about her new car and women in motorsport.
Extra Time for 19 April 2013 ( 27′ 27″ )
12:00 This week we celebrate the Breakers victory in the Australian National Basketball League, two New Zealand teams are involved in one of the longest ever netball matches. A first for New Zealand Cricket with 4 women gaining professional contracts and we look back at the V8 Supercar round in Pukekohe.
Extra Time for 12 April 2013 ( 23′ 10″ )
16:00 This week's show features the All Blacks coach Steve Hansen on the delicate question of whether his senior players will be with him at the next rugby World Cup. We look at the New Zealand Breakers as they head into game two of the grand final series. The Silver Ferns coach Wai Taumaunu shares her views on the umpiring controversy that's gripped the early rounds of the Trans-Tasman netball championship. The Chiefs captain Liam Messam talks about defending his Super Rugby title, and a board member of New Zealand Cricket, Don MacKinnon, explains the body's new draft constitution in the face of criticism from former players.
Extra Time for 5 April 2013 ( 21′ 53″ )
17:00 The best interviews from Radio New Zealand Sport for the week ending Friday 5th April. This week... the Breakers' quest for a hat-trick of Australian basketball titles is also the final fling for retiring veteran Dillon Boucher - we get the lowdown. Former Australian cricket international Luke Ronchi gets the green light for the Black Caps while the trans-Tasman netball competition gets downright nasty: is it time for a sin-bin? And BMX star Sarah Walker makes a comeback from injury, just in time for the World Championships.
Extra Time for 29 March 2013 ( 30′ 19″ )
10:00 The week Extra Time takes a look back at the Black Caps summerâ€¦. we talk to a couple of key people from the Breakers as they start the ANBL basketball play-offsâ€¦. the All Whites secure their place in the next stage of World Cup qualifyingâ€¦ and we hear from former Silver ferns coach Ruth Aitken after starting another chapter in her netball career.