They've all worn the blue and gold hoops during their rugby careers but now Rodney Gibbs, Tanerau Latimer and Matt Wallis are joining forces to focus on the fast-growing women's sport.

The trio are the new-look 2019 Volcanix coaching team, Gibbs - a former Steamers midfield back - taking the lead role as head coach. Latimer, who made his Steamers debut as a 17-year-old Tauranga Boys' College student in 2004, last wearing the Steamers jersey last season and Wallis, a player-coach for Te Puke Sports and former Steamers player himself, taking on the roles of assistant coach.

They all have

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