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 22, 2024 33 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart live from Taupo to recap the ITM 400 across the weekend (00:00).

Then the fellas discuss who should be held responsible for the Warriors' loss on Friday night (14:05) and whip around the weekend's Super Rugby action (19:19).

Finally, the team gets around your feedback on 'Yours Please' (27:46).

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Fishing legend and Great NZer Matt Watson joins ACC Head G Lane for a Special Edition of The Agenda Live from the ITM 400m in Taupo!

In this episode, G Lane chats with Matt Watson about his V8s knowledge and then Grim Lane reveals to the fellow Chiefs Mana fan that he was in Christchurch for the Chiefs' loss to the Crusaders...

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April 19, 2024 24 mins

Karl Tily from the TAB joins Manaia & Lane to pore over the weekend's odds, opportunities and omens.

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April 19, 2024 36 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart to discuss the latest developments on the Pinot Wahs front (0:00).

Then Lane goes through all the action in the Black Caps 1st T20 in Pakistan, all two balls of it (10:50) before debating whether James Fisher-Harris is the biggest signing in Warriors history (13:14).

But then drama! As the podcast is interrupted by Tim.Naki placing his 70th BJ bet and first bet since he talked to...

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April 17, 2024 31 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart to go over the great heist of the Warriors as they confirmed the signing of James Fisher-Harris (0:00) and how through the 'Hot Take Time Machine' this was something we knew all along (5:06).

Then Manaia continues to voice his concerns about the Pinot Wah takeover (7:54) and then the fellas head to the NBA as a lifetime ban is issued for a player caught in a betting scandal (13:17).

Finally, t...

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April 17, 2024 34 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart to discuss a proctologist appointment and what one entails (0:00) before trying to understand why NRL players can only play Number 12 in Rugby as Joey Manu heads over to play in Japan (6:47).

Then the fellas try to understand how any man can reject a 1.4 Billion Dollar offer as Rory McElroy turns down the LIV tour (15:46) then we get to another 'Half-Baked Sports Idea' (21:55).

Finally the guy...

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April 15, 2024 45 mins

ACC Head G Lane joins Manaia Stewart to address the front page of the NZ Herald accusing the ACC of a Taxi-related scandal before wrapping up Scheffler winning the Masters (2:15).

Then the fellas react to Jordie Barrett re-signing through to 2028 (15:17) Boban winning the crowd-free chicken at a Clippers game (18:43) and Connor Mcgregor returning to the octagon (22:09).

Finally, the team get to 'Yours Please' (27:25...

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April 14, 2024 32 mins

Matt Heath joins Manaia Stewart to recap his experience at Mt Smart as an out and proud member of the Pinot Wahs (0:00).

Then the fellas discuss the popularity of the Masters and Ryan Fox's performance (13:01), recap Super Rugby (17:18) and discuss the possibility of The Stance returning to the Black Caps (19:33).

Finally, the guys get to ‘Yours Please’ (21:25) and mop up the blood of the octagon after UFC 300 (26:02).

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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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April 10, 2024 35 mins

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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