Down in the unfamiliar position of 11th on the Mitre 10 Heartland Championship points table and after conceeding a competition record seven penalty kicks last Saturday, Steelform Wanganui knew Tuesday night training was going be a 'come-to-Jesus' moment.

And so it has proved as Wanganui coaches Jason Caskey and Jason Hamlin put the reforming team through "a little bit of punishment" ahead of the first of their two South Island tour games with Buller on Saturday in Westport.

After a hard session for the squad, which saw captain Campbell Hart and backline leaders Lindsay Horrocks, Craig Clare and Penijamini Nabainivalu

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