A web-only programme reviewing the week in sport.
11:00 AM. In Extra Time this week - it's been a week of upheaval for Rugby in New Zealand. Extra Time talks to retiring All Blacks skipper Richie McCaw. We reflect on the death of the game's first global superstar Jonah Lomu and we hear from World Cup winning first-five Dan Carter as he prepares to head to France.
1:00 PM. In Extra Time from RNZ Sport this week....it's winner takes all in the Kiwis -England rugby league test match in Wigan...but is anyone interested? Should Russia been banned from the Rio Olypmics …leading New Zealand runner Nick Willis gives us his thoughts on the latest doping scandal to rock athletics. Does Australian Football really want the Phoenix in the A-League? UFC Mark Hunt discusses his life and times, New Zealand sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke are on top of the world again and Haydrn Paddon rallies one more time.
3:00 PM. In Extra Time this week we celebrate the All Blacks World Cup success and the reception they got on their arrival home; a woman jockey won the Melbourne Cup for the first time and managed to make her point that there are still inequalities in the sport; Janine Southby was named as the new Silver Ferns coach and she explains how she'll attempt to beat Australia, and the Wellington Phoenix continue to fight for survival in the A-League.
2:05 PM. In Extra Time this week - what part will history play in the Rugby World Cup final between New Zealand and Australia? As the Silver Ferns farewell coach Wai Taumaunu reveals the toughest call she had to make in her four years in the job. The axe hangs over the the future of the Wellington Phoenix in the A-League we hear from Phoenix captain Andrew Durante about the impact its had on the players and former Phoenix player Paul Ifill gives his view on just why Football Federation Australia wants the Phoenix out.
11:30 AM. On Extra Time this week; it's a Southern Hemisphere derby in the Rugby World Cup semi-finals. The Silver Ferns are on the brink of losing the Constellation Cup for another year. We find out why New Zealand's best rowers have been overlooked for the World Rowing Awards. It's do or die for the men's Black Sticks as they have one last crack at qualifying for Rio 2016. Black Caps strike bowler Tim Southee talks to us about the possibility of making history in Australia. Plus we chat to the man who secured the Wellington Phoenix their first win of the A-League season.
1:00 PM. In Extra Time this week, can the All Blacks put the ghosts of 2007 behind them? We head to Cardiff as they prepare to play France in the world cup quarterfinals. We also talk to former All Black lock Chris Jack on his memories of that 2007 quarterfinal loss. A leading sports psychologist tells us its the fans rather than the players who are the ones getting superstitious, while it seems France are thinking about 2011 rather than 2007. We also hear from triathlete Andrea Hewitt the first athlete picked in the New Zealand Olympic team for next year's Rio Games. Equestrian Blythe Tait ponders the prospect of a fifth Olympics after New Zealand qualified for the teams competition in Rio and the Black Stick men have one last chance to get to Rio.
4:00 PM. In Extra Time this week - the All Blacks are wrap up pool play at the Rugby World Cup when they play Tonga in Newcastle. Is Cathrine Latu's international netball career over? Greg Murphy comes to terms with not being on the grid at the Bathurst 1000. We size up the Phoenix as they prepare to kick off another A League football season. The Kiwis bring in six debutants for their test series against England…but still no Benji Marshall and and boxer Kali Meehan reflects on the murky underworld of professional boxing as he prepares to fight Joseph Parker.
2:00 PM. On Extra Time this week; the Rugby World Cup "pool of death" looks to have claimed its first victim. As too has the eligibility saga that has plagued New Zealand Football over the past two months. Golf in New Zealand is hitting an all-time high, as is the sport of surfing, which could be on show at the 2020 Olympics. Plus we preview the historic Pink Ball Test between Australia and the Black Caps, as well as Hayden Paddon's latest efforts in the WRC.
1:00 PM. On Extra Time this week; we kick things off with the Rugby World Cup and take an indepth look at how the All Blacks' campaign is shaping up. Cyclist Linda Villumsen is New Zealand's newest World Champion. Kiwi Equestrian Jonelle Price sets new records in the UK, plus we find out why you'll hear less whistle during Netball games from next year.
4:00 PM. Matt Chatterton presents Extra Time this week....with previews of the Rubgy World Cup.
4:00 PM. In Extra Time this week…the All Blacks are off the World Cup but what if they don't win how will we cope? We're also at the airport to farewell with the side with John Campbell. The Silver Ferns coach Wai Taumaunu tells us why she's stepping off court and the Black Caps coach Mike Hesson talks about the biggest challenge of his coach career. What's wrong with the All Whites and why can't they win? Rower Mahe Drysdale reflects on the one that got away while kayaker Lisa Carrington and paralympian Cameron Leslie contemplate the Rio Olympics. Golfer Danny Lee continues to impress on the world stage, being named in the international side for the Presidents Cup. And it's as close as he'll get to home on the World Rally circuit - Haydon Paddon lines up in Rally of Australia.
2:00 PM. This week - Steve Hansen talks us through his selection choices for the Rugby World Cup in England. The Warriors 20th season in the NRL is over for another year, we look back at the disappointing result for the New Zealand club. The Black Caps have just three days to become accustomed with the controversial pink ball before their historic day-night test against Australia. NZOC CEO Kereyn Smith has been elected vice president of the Commonwealth Games Federation. And New Zealand rower George Bridgewater talks about his return to the sport and his Rio Olympic amibitions.