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! The ACC - The Alternative Commentary Collective.

Episodes

April 11, 2024 32 mins

Matt Heath joins Manaia Stewart for a deep dive into O.J. Simpson's life and death (0:00) but probably too deep...

Then the fellas dive into the shallow end with a bit of Warriors chat (18:27) Ryan Fox's blazing start to the Masters (22:12) make another TAB Good Punt and a quick whip around Super Rugby (26:25).

Finally, Manaia faces the firing squad in 'Yours Please' (29:31)...

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Matt Heath joins Manaia Stewart to respond to allegations that the Pinot Wahs are gentrifying rugby league (0:00) before stumbling across an absolute shoo-in chant for the Wahs (11:00).

Then the fellas discuss the deadline for the new Auckland stadium decision (14:18) and the Paris Olympics binning the swimming leg of the triathlon because of how gross the river is (20:36).

Finally, the fellas get to 'Yours Please' ...

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April 9, 2024 35 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart to shine a light on the Feline Aids epidemic sweeping the country (0:00) before reacting to the announcement of Bazball coming to NZ next summer (5:35).

Then the fellas preview the Masters kicking off this week and Ryan Fox's mindset going into the comp (10:41) and the latest news from the terrible tattoos of the NRL desk (19:43).

Finally, the team get to your feedback in 'Yours ...

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April 9, 2024 33 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart to compare their Monday afternoons which saw Manaia drifting Supercars with the Warriors, while Lane humiliated himself in a referee costume (0:00) before wrapping their heads around rugby’s proposed inaugural World Club Cup (3:14).

Then the fellas discuss John Hopoate's recent road rage incident and how to parlay that into Prostate Awareness in NZ (8:29) and which hypothetical sporting a...

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April 8, 2024 32 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart to give a peek behind the scenes of Jono & Ben's 24-Hour Handball Fundraiser (0:00) before being interrupted by Matt Heath who came to defend himself over the new group 'The Pinot Wahs' (7:05).

Then the fellas discuss how a rugby game in the Bay was cancelled after knives and shotguns made their way onto the field (18:12) before getting your feedback on 'Yours Please' (25:07).

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April 4, 2024 31 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart to address the full dossier of New Zealand sporting moments that he has derailed (00:00).

Then the fellas discuss Tiger Woods' latest training method (10:08) and share some tips for the weekend (19:11) before getting to your feedback in 'Yours Please' (24:52).

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April 3, 2024 33 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart in the midst of Feijoa season to react to The Beast being named Black Caps Captain, and whether he knew when he talked to us the other day (0:00).

Then the fellas break down the Super Rugby teams named today (10:29) before crossing to the motorgames desk (16:36) and revealing the latest venture Whitewash Investigations has been embroiled in (21:41).

Finally the fellas get to your...

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April 3, 2024 41 mins

Manaia Stewart rolls the stone back from his tomb to join ACC Head G Lane to rake over the coals of the Crusaders game (0:00) and review some questionable punting strategies from the ACC (7:47) before reacting to the news of Cameroids knee injury and Captain Caveman's retirement (18:04).

Then the fellas discuss the German football team's latest gaff, and regale you with the story of the Hebberley Shield (24:49).

Final...

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April 1, 2024 30 mins

Matt Heath joins ACC Head G Lane for a deep-dive into Grim Lane's sporting curses across the weekend including of his beloved Chiefs Mana (0:00).

The fellas then discuss why the Crusaders can't make the Super Rugby Playoffs (11:21) and how good the Wahs & RTS were on EastWah Sunday. Plus, the White Ferns and why it's okay to lose (14:33)...

Finally, the fellas go through your latest feedback on 'Yours Please' (26...

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ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart to react to the latest gambling scandal this time coming out of the NBA (6:05).

Then the fellas whip around the Easter weekend Super Rugby games trying to find some value (14:40) before getting to your feedback on 'Yours Please' (22:25).

Finally, the boys are joined by Team Canada's Sail GP Driver Phil Robertson to get his thoughts on the Lyttleton leg, who the biggest dickheads ...

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March 27, 2024 39 mins

Matt Heath joins Manaia Stewart for a deep-dive on the Shohei Ohtani betting scandal and whether his interpreter was a Patsy (9:53), before explaining why RTS' switch to fullback means we should boycott Kung Fu Panda 4 (20:54), and the latest inductee to the NZR Hall Of Fame (30:52).

Finally. the fellas mop up the headlines of the day, go through your feedback on 'Yours Please 'and Manaia unleashes another 'Half-Baked Sport...

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March 26, 2024 31 mins

ACC Head G Lane and Matt Heath discuss Liam Lawson's chances of being promoted to the F1 circuit and what a Kiwi brings to the table on a world stage (0:00).

Then the guys head to the world of sports hedging, attempting to learn from the best Mattress Mack (10:45) and dissect why Germany has just dropped Adidas as there main sponsor (15:38).

Finally, with the Super Rugby viewership rising surely there's only one reason for it... ...

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March 24, 2024 37 mins

ACC Head G Lane & Manaia Stewart return from Sail GP in Christchurch to recap all of the action from the greatest day in sailing history (0:00).

Then the fellas discuss the future of the NPC (20:17) Benji Marshall's credentials as a lyricist (24:48) and Max Verstappen blowing up (27:30).

Finally, the team get around to your feedback in ‘Yours Please’ (31:15)!

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March 23, 2024 22 mins

Manaia Stewart & Matt Heath join ACC Head G Lane for a Special Edition of The Agenda Live from Christchurch at the Sail GP!

In this episode, the fellas digest how a single dolphin brought Day 1 to a stand still, the Crusaders go 0-5 after their loss to the Blues, but Kieran Reid still believes they're a Top 8 side and a look ahead to a big day of racing today!

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March 23, 2024 29 mins

Manaia Stewart & Matt Heath join ACC Head G Lane for a Special Edition of The Agenda Live from Christchurch at the Sail GP!

In this episode, the guys digest all the action from the Sail GP, recap the ACC Golf Open in Wellington and Matt Heath addresses the accusation that he's the Michael Jordan of not paying for beers...

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March 21, 2024 31 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart to preview the Wellington ACC Golf Open and why not signing up for the next one means you hate Jesus (0:00)...

Then the fellas preview the weekend's Super Rugby action via a terrifying multi from Lane (9:27) and the Warriors matchup with the Raiders (15:20) before digesting their last-minute excitement ahead of Sail GP in Chch (17:41).

Finally, the team catch up with Michael Brace...

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March 20, 2024 35 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart to discuss NBA League Pass introducing live interactive betting odds into their streams and LeBron's new podcast (2:04).

Then Manaia jumps off the Crusaders bandwagon after learning who the newest supporter is (12:39) and the fellas discuss Aussie pulling out of their ODI series with Afghanistan (16:37).

Finally, the team gets to your feedback in 'Yours Please' (26:15) and mop up...

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March 19, 2024 35 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart to pore over the findings of Rugby Union's "Shape of the Game Forum" and the changes they want to make (3:47).

Then, in light of the Master's Champions dinner coming up, the fellas discuss what foods they'd put on the menu if they were winners (13:27), how Ofa Tu'ugafasi manages to keep weight on during Ramadan and offer their condolences over the passing of Aryna Sabalenka's partner (19...

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March 18, 2024 31 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart to discuss Chris Luxon's Crusaders fandom (2:17) before launching into the Auckland FC pitch invader (5:13) and react to a thrilling finish to the Players Championship (10:18).

Then the fellas discuss the conviviality of the Paris Olympics (15:33) and the South Sydney Swear Jar (19:19).

Finally, the team get around to your feedback in 'Yours Please' (24:45) and mop up the day's h...

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March 18, 2024 33 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart to recap a dismal performance by the ACC XI against the Dulux Tradies XI including a staggering injury count, whether Matt Heath is the Michael Jordan of not paying for beers and who racked up $172.55 worth of piss on Manaia's room (0:00).

Then the fellas recap the Warriors' last-minute heart-stopper against the Storm (12:13) and whip around the latest news from the Rugby Union world (16...

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