A web-only programme reviewing the week in sport.
12:00 PM. In this week's edition of Extra Time….It's crunch time for All Black World Cup contenders, who will make it? We go one on one with New Zealand's only NBA player Steven Adams. She's being called New Zealand most successful canoe racer in history...we learn why Lisa carrington is so crucial to canoe racing's future. Golfer Danny Lee reflects on his metoric rise up the PGA rankings, while tennis stars Jo Wilfred Tsonga and Venus Williams are on the court in Auckland this summer. And Phoenix coach Ernie Merrick talks about the club's latest signing Dutchman Jeffrey Sarpong.
2:25 PM. On Extra Time this week: we look ahead to the All Blacks Rugby World Cup team naming; Sonny Bill Williams and Ardie Savea discuss their inclusion in next season's All Blacks Sevens's squad for the Rio Olympics; We look back at the Silver Ferns campaign in the recent Netball World Cup in Australia; Laura Langman talks to us about her decision to cross the ditch in next season's trans-tasman championship; Olympic silver medallist Nick Willis talks about his ambitions for the upcoming Athletics World Championships in Beijing, and Shaun Johnson updates us on how his rehabilitation is going following surgery on his broken ankle.
2:20 PM. In Extra Time this week trans-Tasman rivalry is to the fore. The All Blacks and Wallabies go toe to toe in the Bledisloe Cup decider. Victor Vito tells us how the All Blacks can turn things around after the Rugby Championship loss in Sydney. Referee Glenn Jackson whistles up a double century. The Silver Ferns continue their quest for netball's holy grail and they've got the Australians worried. The Tall Blacks plot the downfall of Boomers. America's Cup sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke take to the water in Rio while a player strike could derail the A League football competition before it kicks off.
2:00 PM. In the programme this week - We take a close look at this weekend's Rugby Championship decider in Sydney as a young prospect makes his All Blacks debut and several veterans prepare for their last game on Australian soil, we hear from the New Zealand flanker Jerome Kaino who talks about his new book and chasing his All Blacks dream as a young American Samoan growing up in South Auckland, we discuss Olympic shot put champion Valerie Adams' decision to withdraw from this month's World Champs, we talk to Olympic runner Nick Willis about the latest doping claims to rock world athletics, we preview the Netball World Cup which starts this weekend and analyze the Silver Ferns chances of wresting back the title and we talk to the New Zealand rugby sevens veteran DJ Forbes who's stepping down as captain after almost a decade to boost his chances of making next year's Rio Olympics.
4:00 PM. On Extra Time this week: a study into the long term effects of concussions on rugby players is revealed. We preview the upcoming ITM Cup season with referee Nick Briant. The Black Caps will wear Aotearoa on their playing shirts against Zimbabwe in Harare to mark the end of Maori language week. Casey Kopua shares her thoughts on the upcoming Netball World Cup. Manu Vatuvei and Konrad Hurrell make a welcome return to the Warriors against the Cronulla Sharks. Joseph Parker discusses his fight against Bowie Tupou in Invercargill and Sir Richard Hadlee pays tribute to South African allrounder Clive Rice.
2:59 PM. In Extra Time this week the new look Team New Zealand takes to the water for its first heavyweight showdown ahead of the 2017 America's Cup. The All Blacks newbies Lima Sopoaga and James Broadhurst get the ultimate test. Black Caps coach Mike Hesson tells us what he wants from the side's latest tour. Ryan Fox discusses with us a major moment in his golfing career. The former Australia netball coach Norma Plummer dissects the Silver Ferns and Australian surfer Mick Fanning reflects on his brush with death.
1:55 PM. On Extra Time this week, Canterbury prepares to farewell two of its greatest All Blacks when they take on Argentina in Christchurch. It's been a horror week for New Zealand Football after the under 23 men's national side was disqualified from the Pacific Games. Three Black Caps including captain Brendon McCullum are owed thousands of dollars as two teams are expelled from Inidan Premier League. It's a welcome return to the Silver Ferns World Cup team for midcourter Grace Rasmussen and we hear from New Zealand swimmers Lauren Boyle and Mary Fisher.
5:04 PM. On Extra Time this week, we look back at the historic All Blacks match against Samoa in Apia, Steve Tew discusses the upcoming Lions Tour and looks back at the success of the Samoa test. Professional golfer Danny Lee becomes the first New Zealander since Michael Campbell to win on the PGA Tour. Black Sox coach Mark Sorenson shares his thoughts on the team's efforts at the Softball World Champs. Radio New Zealand International reporter Vinnie Wylie shares all the details from the Pacific Games and New Zealand Warriors prop Charlie Gubb talks about playing in the top tier of Rugby League.
1:30 PM. A new Super Rugby winner will be crowned for the first time in this weekend's all New Zealand final; We talk to both the Hurricanes and the Highlanders. We catch up with New Zealand Maori coach, Colin Cooper, after he names his 2015 squad. Several senior Silver Ferns are given the axe, we talk to coach Wai Taumaunu. Last year's A-League MVP is leaving the Wellington Phoenix. The pink ball is making its way into test cricket and causing some controversy. New Zealand WRC driver Hayden Paddon is aiming for a top five finish in the Rally of Poland and Auckland professional golfer Ryan Fox has qualified for the third major of the year - the Open Championship
7:00 PM. In this edition of Extra Time, Black Caps Brendon McCullum re-commits to NZ Cricket... Super Rugby reaches the semi-final stage - we talk to both a veteran All Black and a much younger yet-to-be-capped playmaker from the two local sides in action... the new Blues head coach Tana Umaga fronts up… we investigate school sport, and allegations against some schools for their win at all costs attitudes, even to the detriment of the students' education and welfare… and the Black Sticks women upset world hockey number twos Australia to edge towards next year's Rio Olympics.
2:00 PM. In Extra Time this week - Sir John Kirwan is over the Blues, while on the field rugby correspondent Barry Guy previews the Highlander-Chiefs Super rugby playoff. We reflect on an historic motor racing week for New Zealand drivers with Earl Bamber and Brendon Hartly completing a one-two finish at Le Mans 24 hours race, 50 year after Chris Amon and Bruce McLaren won the event ahead of another New Zealander, Denny Hulme. We also catch up with Haydon Paddon after his second place finish at the Rally of Italy. Triathlon New Zealand gives up on hosting the World Triathlon series and we farewell former All Black Jerry Collins.
6:00 PM. This week, we remember the former All Black Jerry Collins who was tragically killed in road accident. The Junior All Whites are knocked out of the under 20 football World Cup and the Magic prepare to meet the Swifts in the semi-finals of the trans-Tasman netball league. The boxer Joseph Parker sizes up his 14th professional opponent, while the Black Sticks rue a missed opportunity at the World Hockey league. Plus we farewell a thoroughbred horse racing legend.