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SPORTS UPDATE

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ANZ Premiership Magic vs Steel LIVE, Monday 3rd August 7:00pm – the competition was upended a little as the Mystics interrupted the Pulse’s winning streak, so tonight will be a great watch, immediately followed by Netball Zone. This week on Netball Zone, we catch up with Magic legend Casey Kopua, we go behind the scenes with grassroots netball back in action plus plenty more.

*ANZ Premiership Grand Final change* in breaking news the Final on Aug 23 will also be available Free to Access on Prime, enabling all New Zealanders to catch the action. This change does mean a slightly earlier start time of 6.45pm.  

The Breakdown, Tues 8.30 pm, Sky Sport 1
This week on the Breakdown, we celebrate the life of Andy Haden, Glen Jackson joins the panel, we go over the controversial decisions from the weekend and Black Ferns coach Glenn Moore gives us the low down on the upcoming Farah Palmer Cup.

Crowd Goes Wild, Mon – Fri, Sky Sport Select (Ch 50) and free to access on Prime
The crew continues to lower the bar for sporting achievement with the CGW Olympics; Anna goes bush with US Open bound tennis player Marcus Daniel; Lockie Ferguson reveals his need for speed; and we build up to a potential title winning match for the Crusaders in Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa. All that plus your daily fix of NBA, NRL and netball plus the biggest hits of the week in Smashed Em Bro!

There’s a fair bit of football on Sky Sport 7 with the following: EFL Playoff Final LIVE Brentford v Fulham Wednesday 5th August 6.40am, the A-League LIVE Wellington Phoenix v Brisbane Roar Wednesday 5th August 8pm and Europa League LIVE - Man Utd v LASK Thursday 6th August 6.55am and Europa League LIVE - Wolves v Olympiacos Friday 7th August 6.55am

And the NBA is weirdly quiet without the crowds but it’s back and fabulous.  Twice the matches and better games than anyone else in Godzone LIVE on ESPN, Sky Sport. The Lakers are up three times this week.  Get in.

Danny Lee is the only Kiwi in a very exciting field, including Woods, McIlroy and Mickelson, for the PGA Championship which tees off this week on Sky Sport 6, from 8 am on Friday.  

Landrover First XV rugby – this year the competition has been very, very popular with fantastic viewership on Sky as peers and families support the fantastically passionate fans on the sideline.  This weekend sees arguably one of the biggest battles.  It’s King’s v Grammar and we are carrying the match Free to access on Prime, so get your chants in order and switch on the box, your tablet or smartphone for kick off 2.30pm, Saturday Sky Sport 1, Sky Sport Now, Sky Go and Prime.

Supercars are back on Saturday 8th August, Sky Sport 5, from 1.15pm with the Beteasy Darwin Triple Crown Day and Sunday from 2pm.  Will the Kiwis continue their winning ways?

The IPL schedule is confirmed as of today – we’ll update you soonest with news on NZT match times on Sky Sport 2, the Home of Cricket – and expect some fantastic insight and analysis from our man on the ground, Mike Hesson.