Newly minted NZ Conference champions to put up 'full house' sign?
allblacks.com and James Mortimer 26 Jul 2013 Getty Images
NZ Rugby General Manager Neil Sorensen called in on the Chiefs training session this week to present the conference trophy - the second one for the Ruakura-based team. The conference trophies (one each for New Zealand, Australia and South Africa) are smaller versions of the main competition trophy.
The Chiefs are hoping it make a full set again this year.
On a more sombre note, the Chiefs, Crusaders and fans at Waikato Stadium will pause briefly just before kickoff to remember the tragic passing of Takapuna Rugby Club player Willie Halaifonua.
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