Place in premiership semis all but secure with rampant record 60-19 victory over Waikato at a rain-soaked Eden Park.
A year off from his coaching duties at the Chiefs is an option assistant coach Wayne Smith might be contemplating, but not necessarily to rejoin the All Blacks.
After losing out on bringing Laura Langman back to the franchise, the Magic have re-signed Courtney Tairi and Grace Rasmussen.
Their big stage debut looked promising, but the Northern Knights have melted under the harsh glare of the spotlight.
Hamilton Girls' High School have the best secondary schools sevens team on the planet.
Relegation looms large for Ngaruawahia United unless they can miraculously find late season form like they did last year.
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