A few weeks ago Chiefs coach Dave Rennie said Brodie Retallick was the best lock in the world by some distance. He was probably right.
Some of Sonny Bill Williams' best moments in rugby came when he played alongside Aaron Cruden and the first-five is looking forward to renewing that partnership.
I checked. Andrew Hore is only 36 next month and Sonny Bill Williams is due to be a dad in November.