The Agenda

The Agenda

Introducing the official podcast of The Alternative Commentary Collective. Featuring interviews and all the major talking points from the world of sports, urban dictionary and more. Your #2 favourite sports podcast!

Episodes

April 28, 2021 40 min
This episode's panel features Matt Heath, James McOnie and ACC & Hauraki Head G Lane.
Do we have any name suggestions for the new NRL franchise potentially starting up in New Zealand?Who would have thought the Chiefs would be in the Super Rugby Aotearoa Final? And who is Matt supporting now his beloved Blues and Highlanders are out...Where does Chris Woods's 1st-Half EPL hat-trick rank in Kiwi sporting feats overseas?
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This episode's panel features James McOnie and ACC & Hauraki Head G Lane.
How good are these anti-Super league chants?Does TJ Perenara need to start making sex tapes if he wants to make it in the NRL?What are some of sports' other biggest "humble pie" moments?
Social Media Question: If you were to release a 'Greatest Hits' album based on your sporting career, what would some of the songs on it be called?
 
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April 15, 2021 44 min
This episode's panel features Matt Heath, James McOnie and ACC & Hauraki Head G Lane.
What are our thoughts on Sir Richard Hadlee's library?Do we agree with Sir John "Hot Takes" Kirwan saying Fozzie Beer should drop Beauden Barrett?How good were the two golden point finishes in Super Rugby Aotearoa?
Social Media Question: If you were organising an intervention for each person on this podcast, what would it be for?
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April 8, 2021 39 min
This episode's panel features Matt Heath, James McOnie and ACC & Hauraki Head G Lane.
Is this the most quintessential post-match rugby interview of all time from Tom Robinson? 
After Kiwi Ferns player Nita Maynard was arrested for an alleged assault of security guards, is the NRL setting the best example for gender equality in their sport?
Are we happy with the Black Caps side going over to right the horrible wrong that was 20...
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April 1, 2021 32 min
This episode's panel features Matt Heath, James McOnie and ACC & Hauraki Head G Lane.
It’s been 3 years since this moment... are we ready to forgive yet?After Saturday, is it both the Chiefs' and the Warriors' year?Seeing it’s April 1st have we got any good sports-related prank stories we have heard over the years?
Scenario:You have to fight Mike Tyson in his prime but you're allowed to bring one person along to h...
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March 25, 2021 39 min
This episode's panel features Matt Heath, James McOnie and ACC & Hauraki Head G Lane.
It’s been six years this week since that amazing moment.Do the Chiefs Vs the Blues need a better name than the 'Battle of the Bombays'?After Richie's win last night and his Wiggles performance last week, could he become the first Kiwi to win a Halberg and an NZ Music Award in the same year?
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March 18, 2021 28 min
This episode's panel features Matt Heath & James McOnie.
After America's Cup has become the Northern Beaches' Cup, what rule changes would you make for 2025?
Has no Taylor, no Steady the Ship, and no Minute Piece now made the Bangladesh series more exciting?
After some horrific TMO calls last weekend, is it time for the TMO to just be decided by a fan vote?Social Media QuestionIf a phonograph company was going to make ...
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This episode's panel features Matt Heath, James McOnie and ACC & Hauraki Head G Lane.

Should be the 7th of March be a public holiday after BBQing the Aussies in the netty and the cricket on the same day?
Should Christchurch gain independence from the rest of New Zealand so the Crusaders can play international rugby?
Has this audio of Pete Montcommentary jinxed us in the America's Cup?

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March 3, 2021 38 min
This episode's panel features Matt Heath, James McOnie and ACC & Hauraki Head G Lane.
Should everyone who doubted Guppy be rounded up and chucked in a pool of sharks?Did Scotty J learn this type of commentator's curse from the ACC?Predictions for the America's Cup?
Social Media QuestionIf you could attend one event in the world and be the only person in the crowd, it could be a concert, a sports event, anything, what ...
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February 24, 2021 47 min
This episode's panel features Matt Heath, James McOnie and ACC & Hauraki Head G Lane.
Should Devon Conway get the call up to the Test side, the All Blacks and Team New Zealand after his 99 not out on Monday?Are the Chiefs going to lose their Super Rugby Aotearoa V-Card by getting a win?Is Tiger Woods setting up the greatest comeback story of all time after he has reportedly broken both legs in a car crash?
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February 18, 2021 36 min
This episode's panel features Matt Heath, James McOnie and ACC & Hauraki Head G Lane.

How was Lockdown 3.0?
Are we going to BBQ the Aussies next week in the five-game T20 Series?
After a female Australian boomer called Rafael Nadal an OCD F***, a wanker and flipped him the bird, should sledging be allowed in Tennis?

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It’s been 25 years since Shooter McGavin blew a 4 shot lead to Happy Gilmore, is it time for...
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February 11, 2021 49 min
This episode's panel features Matt Heath, James McOnie and ACC & Hauraki Head G Lane.
After it was confirmed that Roger Tuivasa Sheck will play for the Blues next year, who else could jump codes to play in the Blues backline next year?Is this the greatest streaker commentary of all time?Are we for or against the new Captain's Referral and Line Drop Out rules in Super Rugby this year?
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February 3, 2021 39 min
This episode's panel features Matt Heath, James McOnie and ACC & Hauraki Head G Lane.
Are you going to Lord's in June to watch the Black Caps play in the World Test Championship Final and redeem themselves after the immaculate deflection game of 2019?If Marnus Labuschagne was bowling and screamed at you like this to catch a skied ball, would you catch it or drop it?What are your plans for Super Bowl Waitangi Day?
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This episode's panel features Matt Heath, Jeremy Wells and ACC & Hauraki Head G Lane.40 years to the day the fellas sit down and re-watch the entire last over of the infamous underarm game at the MCG and take you through the highs and lows. The Agenda looks into not only Bruce Edgar's unbeaten Century at the other end, but the shocking game changing decision by Umpire Don Weser to give Richard Hadlee out LBW off the sec...
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This episode's panel features Matt Heath, James McOnie and ACC & Hauraki Head G Lane.Is there a place for racism in sport?Is Daniel Vettori a "Harry Tryhard"?What sporting event are we most excited for in 2021?
Social Media Question:If 2021 could be as good as 2020 was bad, what would you like to see happen in 2021?
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From the archives in the ACC Caravan hidden down the back of an old storage unit, here it is... When all looked lost for the ACC and our chance of going to the Cricket World Cup were almost gone, we turned to the great New Zealanders across the nation to Save The ACC in the first-ever ACC Caravan Telethon...Please enjoy the highlights/lowlights of the Black Caps vs England ODI at the Cake Tin in Wellington way back on January 31st ...
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From the archives in the ACC Caravan hidden down the back of an old storage unit, here it is... Ross Taylor's epic match-winning 181* on one leg against the Gay Avenger and England.Please enjoy the highlights/lowlights of the Black Caps vs England ODI at University Oval in Dunedin way back on March 7th in 2018.
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From the archives in the ACC Caravan hidden down the back of an old storage unit, here it is... the 3rd and final test between the All Blacks and the British & Irish Lions live from The Kings Arms in Auckland.Please enjoy the highlights/lowlights of the All Blacks and the British & Irish Lions 3rd Test at Eden Park in Auckland way back on July 8th in 2017.
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From the archives in the ACC Caravan hidden down the back of an old storage unit, here it is... the ACC & Hauraki Head G Lane's live on-air vasectomy and the infamous "stomp on his head" statement game...
Please enjoy the highlights/lowlights of the Black Caps vs Australia ODI at Eden Park in Auckland way back on Jan 30th in 2017.
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From the archives in the ACC Caravan hidden down the back of an old storage unit, here it is... the Brown Eye Broom game...Please enjoy the highlights/lowlights of the Black Caps vs Bangladesh ODI at Saxton Oval in Nelson way back on Dec 29th in 2016.
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