Tamaira Raurimu-Carew's talents on the local rugby league scene have captured the attention of the Tasman Rugby Union who have signed the young midfield star on a two-year deal.
Makos lock Joe Wheeler tells of his excitement to be part of the first Tasman team to topple Wellington and hopes for a home semifinal.
The Makos were in history-making mode yesterday with a comprehensive 42-20 ITM Cup rugby win over a miserable Wellington side.
Were Tasman really good in their historic 42-20 win over Wellington yesterday, or were the capital side really bad?
After seeing off one dangerous NPC rugby opponent in Invercargill on Wednesday, Tasman face another at Westpac Stadium in Wellington on Sunday.