Changing Rooms with Warney

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The week's best NZ sport content

New NZ sport site After The Whistle has the story of White Fern Jess Kerr and some of the challenges she’s overcome to compete [afterthewhistle.co.nz]

NZ sport writing doyen Lynn McConnell has a Substack, you should subscribe

Jamie Wall reviews the best and worst of Super Rugby Aotearoa [RNZ]

Sportsfreak on NZR and applying for people to fly about in the lockdown [Sportsfreak]

Our Paralympian Chef de Mission Paula Tesoriero on what led her to the role, as well as chasing down people on e-bikes [Locker Room]

Video nasty

Legendary keeper Jack Russell and his amazing kit.

Long read

A history of the Falkland Islands and how it’s coping in a pandemic, when living on a remote island is quite appealing [New Yorker]

Recommendation

We’re watching Season Three of Marcella, a mysterious and very very tense crime drama, where Marcella / Kira infiltrates a mega-wealthy Belfast crime family. All three series are on Netflix and are highly recommended.

Selected weekend fixtures 

  • The NBA playoffs are happening every day from the bubble, with some amazing play, not to mention upsets. There are generally four games a day from 5AM, they’re on NBA League Pass and SKY

  • The Phoenix play Perth Glory in the A League playoffs on Saturday at 7pm, it’s on SKY

  • The ANZ Premiership Final between the Tactix and Pulse is on Sunday at 7pm, it’s on SKY

Bring back the gif 

Trying to figure out if your fav is playing for the North Island or the South Island.

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