The Agenda

The Agenda

The Agenda is the official podcast of The Alternative Commentary Collective and the home of sporting nonsense and claptrap! Featuring all the major talking points from the world of sports, urban dictionary and more. Your #2 favourite sports podcast! Brought to you by Export Ultra - The Beer For Here! The ACC - The Alternative Commentary Collective.

Episodes

July 24, 2024 40 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart fresh off a concerning dose of pseudoephedrine to discuss MAMILs and the Tour De France (0:00).

Then, off the back of LeBron James being named to bear the American flag, the fellas discuss who NZ's flag bearers should be (12:14) before unloading another 'Half-Baked Sports Idea' (15:45)...

Finally, they get around to (arguably too much of) your feedback in 'Yours Please' (20:35).

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Matt Heath joins Manaia Stewart to re-litigate Manaia asking Jazz Tevaga how his rehab is going, despite Jazz not rehabbing anything and Kieran Read telling Matt he's had the shittest idea ever (4:45). 

Then the fellas dive into the upcoming Olympic schedule and what Kiwis are in action when (19:12) as well as the innovation that could change the face of long-distance running (but not for you, you'll still suck) (21:00).

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July 21, 2024 29 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart to break down the heartbreaking Warriors loss (1:53) and pore over the ACC's betslips from across the weekend.

Then the fellas delve into the All Blacks' foray into the United States (11:59) and Ardie Savea's switch to Moana Pasifika (16:07).

Finally, they get to your feedback on 'Yours Please' (20:52).

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July 19, 2024 33 mins

Karl Tily from the TAB joins Manaia to pore over the weekend's odds, opportunities and omens. From 'Around The Grounds' (00:00) to 'Grab A Pen' (20:28) and 'Stats To Impress The Ladies' (26:04).

Plus, the latest ThreeWay Punt (28:41)

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July 18, 2024 35 mins

Matt Heath joins Manaia Stewart to discuss recovering from Gary Stead, AFL poos and Hemorrhoids (15:14).

Then the fellas rip into some searing analysis of the upcoming All Blacks game in San Diego (17:08).

Finally, they dissect a fan theory about 'Top Gun Maverick' that may explain the last four years of our lives (32:16).

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July 18, 2024 35 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart to go over the nuts and bolts of getting a f*ckload of nappies to Mitch Barnett (00:57) before reacting to an experimental All Blacks team named by Razor this morning (09:24).

Then the fellas throw it back to 1997 and go over the All Blacks team list to take on Fiji in '97 (17:42) and lay a bet on the 4-Kiwi field at The Open Championship (23:55).

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July 17, 2024 31 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart to try and make heads or tails of the NZ Summer of Cricket schedule off the back of NZC's massive launch (02:28).

Then the fellas get to your feedback in 'Yours Please' (15:54). 

Finally, Manaia talks to Tom from the Hello Sport Podcast about their initiative to support new father Mitch Barnett with nappies and wet wipes and how the ACC could potentially help (23:55)...

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July 15, 2024 33 mins

Matt Heath joins Manaia Stewart to debate whether you would still make your tee time if you had been shot (00:48) before divulging some of Eden Park's deepest secrets (05:45).

Then the fellas discuss the impressive junket Richie Mo'unga's on and why he didn't sign with the Wahs in 2018 (08:39).

Finally, the team get to your feedback in 'Yours Please' (23:15).

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July 14, 2024 28 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart from Witness Protection somewhere down country to react to the final of the Europes (00:00) and Trump's attempted assassination (05:21).

Then the fellas dissect a thrilling All Blacks victory over England at Eden Park (09:05) and an update on how Hulk Smash went over the weekend (19:36).

Finally, they get to your feedback in 'Yours Please' (21:14).

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July 12, 2024 38 mins

Karl Tily from the TAB joins Manaia & G Lane to pore over the weekend's odds, opportunities and omens. From 'Around The Grounds' (00:00) to 'Grab A Pen' (26:44) and 'Stats To Impress The Ladies' (33:00).

Plus, the latest ThreeWay Punt (36:03)

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July 11, 2024 33 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart to discuss the Mall Kiosk worker who played possum after allegedly Airdropping a woman's nudes to himself, and how possuming could be the new get out of jail card (0:00).

Then the fellas react to the raft of changes in the second All Blacks team to face England (10:14) before discussing an all-time team list from the Taieri Seniors (14:24).

Finally, they get to your feedback in 'Yours Please' (2...

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July 10, 2024 36 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart to react to England beating the Netherlands right on the buzzer before announcing a brand new initiative from the ACC to create unity and clarify rules around shots (6:35)...

Then the fellas react to the announcement of David Nyika's next opponent (12:52) and look back on the last time England played the All Blacks at Eden Park in 'Throwback Thursday' (18:13).

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July 10, 2024 34 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart to discuss school holiday hell, birthdays in your thirties and Lulu Sun's historic run ending (00:00).

Then the fellas swerve well out of their lane to talk about football (17:31) before Manaia consults his crystals to predict the next All Blacks team (23:18) before pitching a brand new 'Half-Baked Sports Idea' to deal with slow talkers (26:22).

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Webmaster Joe Durie joins ACC Head G Lane to discuss Lulu Sun's incredible Wimbledon run and G Lane some "Rainman" Wimbledon facts to impress your co-workers! (0:00).

Then the fellas get into how the NRL admits to absolutely screwing the Warriors once again (11.28).

Finally, the team get to your feedback on 'Yours Please' (20:06) and a way to give back to grassroots footy for the "F*ck South Canterbury" movement... 

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July 7, 2024 39 mins

ACC Head G Lane and Manaia Stewart return from Dunedin to recap a massive weekend (0:00).

Then the fellas break down the first game of the Razor era on the field (15.57).

Finally, the team get to your feedback on 'Yours Please' (27:50).

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July 5, 2024 38 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart & Matt Heath live from Dunedin to discuss the issues of flying with the English rugby team and why they tried to steal the ACC team's bags (0:00)...

Then the fellas recap a late-night pussy riot in the Octagon (15:00) before teeing up the massive weekend of sport ahead! (31:30)

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July 4, 2024 29 mins

Karl Tily from the TAB joins Manaia to pore over the weekend's odds, opportunities and omens. From 'Around The Grounds' (00:00) to 'Grab A Pen' (17:12) and 'Stats To Impress The Ladies' (21:05).

Plus, the latest ThreeWay Punt (24:03)

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July 4, 2024 33 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart to discuss the ins and outs of parenting over the upcoming holiday period, Lulu Sun's continued run of form, the Tall Blacks proving the naysayers wrong and what it costs to buy the Celtics (0:00).

Then Manaia offers one last chance to his informants from the All Blacks camp to provide him with the correct team ahead of time - will the hostages survive? (13:46).

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ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart to discuss an NRL cover-up, the code-switching Wallabies and the tough road ahead for the Tall Blacks (0:00).

Then a very special 2-for-1 'Half Baked Sports Idea' (12:05)!

Finally, the fellas get to your feedback in 'Yours Please' (21:15).

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July 1, 2024 39 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart to rip through the latest sporting headlines including Corey Horsbrugh's suspension for punching Jacob Laban, giving them a taste of Kiwi at Wimbledon, and how to get a lift from the airport from Richie Mo'unga (0:00).

Then the fellas are joined by the voice of the roundball in NZ Jason Pine to break down the latest action in the Euros (13:07).

Finally, they get to your feedback in 'Yours Please...

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