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Extra Time this week asks why New Zealand rowers are so successful on the international stage? New Black Caps coach Mike Hesson talks about the challenges ahead? Wai Taumaunu ponders rebuilding the Silver Ferns midcourt and All Whites goal keeper and founding member of the Phoenix Glen Moss, talks about his return to Wellington for the upcoming A League season. (25′09″)
New Zealand picks up silver medals at the Olympics in athletics and sailing while Peter Snell talks about the disappointment of Nick Willis missing out on a medal in the 1500m final. All Blacks coach Steve Hansen talks about his squad to contest the inaugural Rugby Championship and James Franklin gets a recall to the New Zealand cricket test side to tour India. (24′38″)
In Extra Time this week, we hear from our Olympic team in London and there's also some rugby with the Super Rugby final this weekend and the All Blacks season not far away. (17′10″)
This week we hear from a couple of our Olympic athletes, cyclist Greg Henderson and boxer Alexis Pritchard.... the Crusaders halfback Andy Ellis talks about their Super Rugby clash with the Chiefs…. new New Zealand cricket coach Mike Hesson talks about what he wants to achieve in the job… and we celebrate the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic's win in the trans-Tasman netball competition. (23′18″)
In Extra Time this week, we have an Olympic focus ahead of the London Games beginning next week. We hear from New Zealand Chef de Mission Dave Currie and Bike New Zealand's high performance manager Mark Elliot. The Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic hope its third time lucky when they contest the final of netball's trans Tasman competition in Melbourne, this weekend. And we try and learn a few design secrets about Team New Zealand's America's Cup catamaran. (30′39″)
The best interviews from Radio New Zealand Sport for the week ending Friday the 13th of July. Tune in this week to hear about a proposal for a new free-to-air national sports television channel… The Hurricanes star Victor Vito discusses their surprising Super Rugby season… We speak with Jamie Joseph after his Highlanders were eliminated, and he signed on again for two more years. Former Silver Ferns coach Yvonne Willering talks netball as the two top teams in the country line up for an all-or-nothing shot at the ANZ Championship final, and we speak with Wellington backstroker Gareth Kean, who's a real chance at the country's first Olympics medal in the pool for the first time Atlanta in 1996. (22′19″)
In Extra Time this week the Levin shooter Ryan Taylor talks of the vindication he feels after successfully appealing his ommission from the London Olympic team. We hear from the newcomer in the very experienced New Zealand Equestrian team named for London. The the trans-Tasman netball competition is down to the final four. We talk to the only New Zealand golfer who'll contest this month's Open and we learn about the ever increasing use of sports psychology in rugby. (23′47″)
The best interviews from Radio New Zealand Sport for the week ending Friday June the 29th. In the programme this week… We hear from the New Zealand rugby union's chief executive Steve Tew about the challenges facing the Blues and Auckland rugby, we we talk to New Zealand's sole Olympic weightlifter Richie Patterson about his second tilt at an Olympic Games, we chat to returning Warrior Nathan Friend about the club's chances of forcing their way back into the top eight and we investigate Sky TV's monopoly over sports coverage in New Zealand. (29′21″)
In this week's programme New Zealand cyclist Greg Henderson finally gets a crack at the cycling's great race, the Tour de France. Rally driver Hayden Paddon relishes the chance to drive in familiar conditions in the Rally of New Zealand. Rugby league's on going international eligibility debacle continues with Auckland born prop Sam Kasiano the latest involved. The Silver Ferns coach Wai Taumaunu discussess why she needs four assistant coaches this year and we hear from the Phoenix latest signing, Solomon Islands striker Benjamin Totori. (31′59″)
We talk to centre Conrad Smith as the All Blacks make an emotional return to Christchurch ahead of the second test against Ireland, and we focus on the Olympics with the London Games less than 6 weeks away, we track the process of the New Zealand Olympic team with chef de mission Dave Currie, we catch up with one of New Zealand's brightest gold medal prospects single skull rower Mahe Drysdale, we talk to one of the two women who'll be the first female boxers to represent New Zealand at an Olympics and we hear from international accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers who predict New Zealand will fail to reach it's 10 medal target in London. (30′20″)
The All Blacks begin life without Sir Graham Henry and we preview the three test series against Ireland. We talk to Karen Hanlen who in the space of two years has gone from mountain bike novice to Olympian. We ask are the Black Sticks Olympic hopes in tatters, after a three nil series loss to the South Korea? And the country's oldest registered golfer, 96-year-old Margaret Stephens decides her time on the greens is over. (28′27″)
This week - We pick the brains of several All Blacks hopefuls as coach Steve Hansen mulls over the selection of his first All Blacks squad of the year, we speak to the dejected Breakers basketball star Tom Abercrombie who's been ruled out of the Tall Blacks final Olympic qualifying campaign, we talk to key New Zealand Rugby World Cup 2011 figure Therese Walsh after her appointment as the Head of New Zealand for the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2015 and we chat with the Warriors and Kiwis rugby league prop Ben Matulino as the Auckland club enter the make or break phase of the 2012 NRL season. (27′46″)
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