5:35am Daring isn't a trait always associated with New Zealand netball. A steady-as-she-goes orthodoxy might be more appropriate.
There were no smug looks from the NPC champions as they beat Counties Manukau 28-20.
Sydney Roosters survived an almighty scare to end North Queensland's NRL season with a 31-30 triumph.
5:25am OPINION: The seven-year disqualification is proof racing can be tough on its own, says Tim Barton.