Tactix try to put a tumultuous week behind them against Stars on Sunday.
The first round of the UC Championship will kick off this weekend, with Christchurch Boys' High School tipped to be the side to beat.
Opinion: Round 10 of Super Rugby looms. Richard Knowler assesses the latest comings and goings of this Sanzaar competition.
Matt Todd grew up watching the Crusaders - now he will play his 100th game for the Super Rugby team.
In his final season with the team, winger Patrick Osborne will play his 50th game for the Highlanders on Friday night.
Last year's league MVP McKenzie Moore is one of two players set to boost the Canterbury Rams.
Former Arrowtown School pupil Bradley Leydon has only been rowing for just over three year's but is already a national champ and heading to the World's.
Highlanders coach Tony Brown believes a 33-point loss to the Crusaders makes the Stormers more dangerous.
Former Silver Ferns captain concerned about constant losing and lack of Canterbury netballers in Tactix.
Thirty-nine points from Marcel Jones led the Canterbury Rams back to the winner's circle.
No change at top of Mainland Premier Football League after Ferrymead Bays stumble in Nelson.
Scott Robertson was on the spot when a Springboks supporter attacked the ref in Durban in 2002.
There's no shortage of issues for the Tactix. Solutions must be found says Netball Mainland chairwoman.
After five losses, Mainland Tactix coach Sue Hawkins has stepped aside for the good of the team.
Southbridge run in 18 tries to beat Rolleston 114-0 in the Luisetti Seeds Combined Country Cup.
Canterbury's Matthew Growcott captures Oceania age-group squash title.
Back from injury, a bulked-up Richie Mo'unga has wasted no time getting back into form.
Centurion riders the heroes of the day at Contact Epic Around Lake Hawea bike ride.
Queenstown's Jack Beaumont ran his way into the record books.
Cromwell put up a valiant effort but could not secure the most sought-after prize in Central Otago rugby.
Last-minute dropped goal costs Todd Blackadder chance to win a European trophy in first season.
Standout American guard a possibility to link up with Canterbury Rams for second half of NBL season.
Ferrymead Bays get chance to close the MPL gap after Coastal Spirit's stalemate with Nelson.
Premiers Linwood got their rugby league title defence back on track after taming Tigers.
Bloemfontein - brandy, braais and beer. Keeping focused will be key for the Crusaders.
Honours were even in the Canterbury men's hockey feature match.
OPINION: who would have thought it, eh? The Crusaders, with eight consecutive wins, remain one of Super Rugby's hottest tickets.
The Magic beat the Tactix 61-46 in a game where the result was effectively sealed by the end of the first quarter.
Shirley make it three wins from four to start Canterbury Metro club rugby season.
Hurricanes or Crusaders? Both looked the goods at the weekend, but who deserved top billing on performance alone?