The Black Caps have drawn first blood in their T20 series against Australia, but does the five-match contest mean anything for New Zealand fans or for the Black Caps chances at this year's World Cup?
By contrast, the White Ferns have a battle on their hands to fight their way back into their one-day series against England after a heavy defeat in the opening game, can the New Zealand women compete with the World Champions or is the gap to the likes of England and Australia growing bigger?
Super Rugby Aotearoa kicks off this weekend, can anyone stop the Crusaders from marching to a fifth straight title?
And Joseph Parker gets back in the boxing ring with Junior Fa, what implications would a win or loss have for both fighters?
Join Joe Porter on RNZ's Extra Time as we discuss the sporting week with sportswriter Hamish Bidwell and journalists Barry Guy and Felicity Reid.