Philosophers want to know the meaning of life. Police want to know how to prevent crime. Fishermen want to know the best spot to drop a line.

Mitre 10 Cup defenders want to know how on earth you stop Chase Tiatia.

The Bay of Plenty Steamers' excitement machine is at the peak of his powers this season - a hat-trick against Hawke's Bay at the weekend just the tip of the iceberg.


Originally from Wellington, where he played under Steamers head coach Clayton McMillan for the Wellington Under-19s, Tiatia moved to the Bay to link up with his former