Power, panache, pragmatism and perseverance on display in perfect round for Kiwi teams.
OPINION: The Tasman Rugby Union should have consulted with the fans before changing the logo.
Tasman Makos team manager Martyn Vercoe talks about the past weekend of Tasman Trophy rugby action.
Giant winger Nemani Nadolo stars as the the Crusaders run over the Brumbies.
If the first match in the Tasman Trophy crossover series is anything to go by, club rugby fans in the top of the south are in for a thrilling few weeks.
They're not good enough for the Tasman Makos. They should be shipped off to children in Africa, fans say.
Jamie Joseph demands improvements after loss in Brisbane leaves Super Rugby champions red-faced.
Former Wallaby Richard Kingi relaunches rugby career in Marlborough after health issues.
The Tasman Makos selectors are casting their net wide this season, in a bid to find players from the club scene capable of playing for the region's flagship rugby team.
Highlanders wing behind schedule in recovery from leg injury, but Ben Smith could be back to face Sharks.
Former Highlanders prop gets through first game in six months as he continues comeback.
Expansion teams struggle as Sunwolves, Kings and Jaguares endure tough initiation
The Crusaders will have a total of nine days to prepare for their match against the Brumbies in Canberra next Sunday.
The Crusaders scored five tries in beating the Jaguares 32-15.
OPINION: The Crusaders have officially gone to the market for a new coach. Should Stuart Lancaster be discounted if he is keen for the job?
Quest to find Todd Blackadder's replacement brought forward as Crusaders decide not to wait.
It's been a long road but Ryan Crotty is preparing for his 100th Super Rugby game.
With just 30 minutes of club rugby under his belt this season, former All Black returns to the Crusaders No.15 jumper.
Ongoing heart problems cut short former Nelson College No 8 Ita Vaea's promising rugby career.
The Tasman Makos have unveiled a fierce new look for the coming season.
Ex-Nelson College student was on the verge of test rugby when doctors told him his career could kill him.
Five consecutive wins and it's happy days for the Crusaders. Next up is the Jaguares on Friday night.
The Tasman Rugby Union happily announced another strong financial position at their Annual General Meeting in Nelson on Monday evening.
The Crusaders were supposed to be lost without flanker Richie McCaw and playmakers Dan Carter, Colin Slade and Tom Taylor. It hasn't worked out that way.
The Crusaders were poor for long periods during their 20-19 win over the Force in Perth
Aussie TV commentator Greg Martin predicts a loss for the Crusaders in Perth.
Highlanders re-sign No 8 Liam Squire for 2017 but front row depleted by season-ending injury for prop Brendon Edmonds.
Israel Dagg's Super Rugby return expected in next weekend's home clash with the Jaguares
Israel Dagg joins the Crusaders in Perth after making comeback from injury in club rugby.
Chiefs send ominous warning to Super Rugby rivals by blitzing Brumbies