You have to admire Chris Cairns. Twice accused of match-fixing, he flew to London to attempt to clear his name.
The Manawatu Development XV overcame a tough week for their first win of the season.
Brad Mooar's tenure as Southland Stags coach has started in impressive fashion.
Silver might not be gold but it is more than a pass mark for the Manawatu contingent at the Commonwealth Games.
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