It has been a long four months for Black Ferns Sevens player Stacey Waaka. The Whakatāne High School product seemingly had the world at her feet coming into this year. She was part of the 2018 Black Ferns Sevens squad who claimed gold medals at both the Commonwealth Games and Sevens World Cup. She also won the 15-a-side World Cup with the Black Ferns in 2017. But in April, she hit a speed bump, an injured left wrist meant she could not even pick up a rugby ball for four months. However, her positive outlook never waivered and now she

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