Tasman are one win away from becoming the first team to win the championship and premiership titles in consecutive seasons.
Canterbury's six-year reign as NPC champions is over after the Tasman Makos' emphatic semifinal win.
The Tasman Makos are nearing the end of a ground-breaking season. Wayne Martin speaks to head coach Kieran Keane about the team's success.
Expect both teams to be firing on all cylinders when the Tasman and Canterbury square off in their ITM Cup premiership semifinal at Trafalgar Park.
PATRICK DAWKINS -
The Marlborough Express
Picton export Daniel Hawkins will lineup for Northland on Friday night when they play Hawke's Bay in the first championship semifinal.