23 Feb 2024

Sports commentator Dana Johanssen

From Nine To Noon, 11:30 am on 23 February 2024
Angus Ta'avao.

Angus Ta'avao. Photo: Andrew Cornaga/www.photosport.nz

Players will be kitted out with new technology as Super Rugby Pacific kicks off tonight.

Smart mouthguards will monitor head impact events, so doctors can identify who needs further assessment.

And the battle between High Performance Sport NZ and the Mahe Drysdale-led Athletes' Cooperative is headed to the Employment Court.

HPSNZ indicated this week it will appeal an ERA decision allowing New Zealand's top rowers and cyclists to engage in collective bargaining.