Otago first five-eighth Maia Joseph is at the top of the Fiao'o Faamausili Medal leaderboard, picking up three points in their big win over Taranaki over the weekend.
Bay of Plenty hooker Luka Connor is in second on six points, with Counties Manukau's Hazel Tubic just behind with four points.
18 players are tied for fourth on three points. They are;
Grace Steinmetz (CAN), Awhina Tangen-Wainohu (WAI), Patricia Maliepo (AKL), Joanah Ngan-Woo (WEL), Selica Winiata (MAN), Chelsea Bremner (CAN), Hayley Hutana (HAR), Timara Leaf (NOR), Laura Bayfield (TAS), Georgia Cormack (OTA), Amelia Pasikala (HAW), Chelsea Semple (WAI), Cassie Siataga (TAS), Sui Pauaraisa (TAS), Cheyelle Robins-Reti (WAI), Amy du Plessis (CAN), Charmaine McMenamin (AKL), Krysten Cottrell (HAW).
The first Duane Monkley Medal points are in from the opening round of the Bunnings NPC. The seven players who picked up three points from the weekend are Tasman's Max Hicks, Wellington's Julian Savea, Daniel Waite from Taranaki, Auckland's Zarn Sullivan, Magpies lock Isaia Walker-Leawere, Jona Nareki from Otago and Canterbury's Brodie McAlister.