Saturday sport: In case you missed it

Saturday Sport 08/09/2018
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Did you miss Saturday Sport with Brendan Telfer? Don't worry, we have all the best bits right here.

Party atmosphere in Nelson ahead of their first All Blacks game

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Newshub rugby editor Ross Karl kicked off the show today, he spoke with Brendan Telfer live from the main road in Nelson where a parade was being held to celebrate the first ever All Blacks game at Trafalgar Park.

Auckland put Tasman to the sword in the Mitre 10 Cup

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It's been a long time since Auckland played so well in a provincial rugby competition. They're 4 from 4 so far this year and sit on top of the Mitre 10 Cup table after thrashing Tasman 36-10 last night.

The side was led by a brilliant first half hat-trick to rampaging forward Patrick Tuipolotu. Brendan Telfer talked with Auckland coach and former All Black Alama Ieremia, who says he's "very proud of the boys" after last night's win.

All eyes on the Warriors' playoff game tonight

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It's do-or-die tonight for the Warriors as they play their first NRL playoff game in 7 years against the Penrith Panthers. A win would see the Warriors play the loser of tonight's second NRL playoff game between Roosters and the Sharks next weekend.

How are the boys feeling before the big game? Brendan Telfer talked with Warriors assistant coach Tony Iro live from Sydney.

Injury during semi-final forces Nadal to withdraw from the US Open

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After losing the first two sets to Juan Martin del Potro in the US Open semi-final, Rafael Nadal's lingering knee injury saw the Spaniard retire hurt. Now del Potro will face Serbian Novak Djokovic in the US Open 2018 final. 

Brendan Telfer spoke to journalist Dave Worsley live from New York ahead of the mens and womens US Open finals this weekend.

Should corporate boxing events be banned in NZ?

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There have been calls from Amateur Boxing NZ to shut down corporate boxing events due to safety and health fears.

Boxing coach and former Warriors player Monty Betham talks to Brendan Telfer on corporate boxing events in NZ - are they dangerous? Monty also shares his thoughts on tonight's Warriors vs Penrith Panthers NRL elimination match.

Venus Williams to return to the ASB Classic for the fifth time

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Great news for tennis fans in Auckland, as Venus Williams has confirmed she will be returning to Stanley Street for a 5th time in December and January.

Brendan Telfer talks with ASB Classic tournament director Karl Budge on the success of the Classic, and who he's still trying to get to the tournament.

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