Summer fun for New Zealand’s rugby stars     09 Jan 2018    

From backyard cricket to lazing by the pool, and even a surprise proposal, check out what your favourite players got up to over the break as they prepare for a bumper 2018 season.

The Barrett family farm was turned into a cricket oval for the holiday break.
Tyla Nathan-Wong took a roadtrip all the way to the top of NZ!

It was fun in the sun in Fiji for Waisake Naholo!
Credit: W R Naholo

Ruby Tui enjoyed a family reunion in Samoa.
Credit: @Rubes

Nehe Milner-Skudder ran off the Christmas pudding with his two dogs.
Credit: @Nehe Milner-Skudder

Ryan Crotty ended 2017 with a hit on the golf course.
Credit: @Ryan Crotty

Kelly Brazier enjoyed the great outdoors.
Credit: @Kelly Brazier

Hurricanes loose forward Brad Shields married partner Lou Hatton early in the New Year.
Credit: @Brad Shields

It was a white Christmas for Sarah Goss in the UK!
Credit: @Sarah Goss

Wyatt Crockett and Scotty Stevenson cooled off from the heat with an ice-cold beverage.
Credit: @Wyatt Crockett

Beauden Barrett capped off his summer break by proposing to partner Hannah Laity in Fiji.
The All Blacks were given a New Year’s gift of one million followers on Instagram.
Credit: @All Blacks

Summer meant fun on the water for Stacey Waaka.Credit: @STACE ??