5:00 AM Scott Robertson began recruiting for the Crusaders as soon as he was appointed head coach in June. He has already signed Digby Ioane.
Sonny Bill Williams is guaranteed to be included in the Rugby Championship squad, but TJ Perenara should be nervous.
Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph gives strike midfielder a subtle message - he wants a big game.
It's time to do a postmortem (of sorts) on another fizzer for the Crusaders.
Todd Blackadder and Tabai Matson have confirmed they will join the English club.