Conditioning work will start next week for several of Taranaki's Super Rugby newcomers as they prepare for their first campaigns.
The search to find the next quality batch of Taranaki sevens players will start in earnest today for coach Willie Rickards.
The New Zealand Maori team's limited preparation will be tested early in tonight's match against Japan.
Two new faces have been added to the Taranaki bowling attack for a warmup match against Hamilton City in Hamilton tomorrow.
Six years after being saved from extinction, Tasman are bidding to become the best provincial side in the country.
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