Super Rugby champs run in six tries to two in a dominant display in Oamaru.
A replay of the 2015 Marlborough club final highlights Saturday's division one rugby action.
Matt Todd and Nemani Nadolo will headline the Crusaders' team for their friendly against the Highlanders in Oamaru.
Scott Robertson won't take over Crusaders until end of season.
COLUMN: Tasman Makos team manager Martyn Vercoe takes a look at the past weekend of rugby in Marlborough.
Renwick vividly underlined the unpredictable nature of the Marlborough division one rugby competition with a thrilling 25-23 win over Central at rugby headquarters on Saturday.
A 34-18 loss to Christ's College on Saturday looks to have ended the NZ King Salmon Marlborough Boys' College First XV's hopes of reaching the University of Canterbury championship semifinals.
If last weekend's Marlborough division one rugby results showed anything, it is that none of the six teams involved can take any opposition lightly.
The old saying, "to be the best, you have to beat the best", seems appropriate for the NZ King Salmon Marlborough Boys' College First XV on Saturday.
Children thrilled to host team mates for rugby game on school field
COLUMN: Tasman Makos team manager Martyn Vercoe talks about the past weekend of footy in Marlborough.
If anyone thought the final chapter of the Marlborough division one club rugby season was going to be predictable – think again.
A second half onslaught, producing five tries and 31 points, enabled the King Salmon Marlborough Boys' College First XV to grab maximum points against Lincoln High School in Blenheim on Saturday.
The two-way trade between the Blues and the Crusaders continues with halfback Bryn Hall heading south next year.
The King Salmon Marlborough Boys' College First XV begin a run of three consecutive home games on Saturday, keen to turn their luck, and their season, around.
After a generally-disappointing Tasman Trophy campaign, it is back to business on their home turf for Marlborough's six division one rugby sides.
It is not often you see a 15 year-old calling the shots but William Day is the one in charge on the rugby field.
The Tasman rugby selectors have named a High Performance XV squad combining experience and youth to play against their Counties counterparts in Auckland on Wednesday, June 29.
COLUMN: Tasman Makos team manager Martyn Vercoe talks about the team's latest All Black.
Renwick first five-eighth Mark Butler leads the Marlborough scoring statistics after the first two rounds of division one club rugby, with the talented playmaker rapidly closing in on a century.
It was not hard to tell which was the most disappointed camp after the Marlborough Boys' College and Nelson College First XV rugby teams drew 22-22 in Blenheim on Thursday.
Defending champions Wanderers will meet Nelson in Monday's Tasman Trophy final.
Nelson Rugby Club is appealing Chris Kerslake's 14-week suspension for allegedly attacking a referee.
Maximum points in the Marlborough Express Club Rugby Player of the Year competition were shared between backs and forwards after the final crossover round of the Tasman Trophy competition on Saturday.
It's early days, but the King Salmon Marlborough Boys' College First XV have already arrived at a crossroads in their season.
COLUMN: Tasman Makos team manager Martyn Vercoe talks about the importance of developing grassroots rugby.
If Moutere's premier rugby players need extra motivation for Wednesday's NPD Tasman Trophy rugby semifinal, someone should write "70-0" on their dressing room wall.
Makos No. 8 Liam Squire becomes Tasman union's first homegrown All Black.
A late resurgence by Marlborough sides was just enough to propel Moutere into the NPD Tasman Trophy rugby play-offs on Saturday.
If the King Salmon Marlborough Boys' College were frustrated by their single point loss to Shirley midweek, they will be pulling their hair out after Saturday's 10-10 draw with St Andrew's College.