24 May 2024

Sports commentator Sam Ackerman

From Nine To Noon, 11:45 am on 24 May 2024

There's much attention is on rugby at the moment - on and off the field - with Sam dissecting the threat from professional rugby players to walk away from their national union amid concerns over governance.

On the coaching front - Te Korowai - Sport Performance Coaches New Zealand has been established to further support and develop the New Zealand performance coaching sector, and ensure that coaches receive adequate support with a focus on wellbeing.

Iconic car race action is looming with the Indy 500 next week. It's been 16 years since Scott Dixon won the Indy 500, and now Scott McLaughlin is sitting in Pole Position after his record breaking qualifying performance.

Team Penske's Scott McLaughlin exits turn one during practice for the the Indianapolis 500.

Photo: Jeffrey Brown/Icon Sportswire