If the Tasman Makos are seeking a blueprint for success after Friday evening's 39-0 hiding in Nelson, the match video would be a good place to start looking.
The new coaching team behind Tasman United's National Youth League squad has been revealed.
Tasman are outclassed in their first NPC game of the season at Nelson's Trafalgar Park.
Canterbury score a big win in Nelson in this year's first round of the NPC.
He fell back in love with rugby playing for the Crusaders this year, so Digby Ioane returns.
The Tasman Makos have not had to wait long for an opportunity to avenge their loss to Canterbury in the 2016 Mitre 10 Cup premiership final.
The province's junior rugby teams have Tasman and Marlborough titles in their sights on finals day across the top of the south.
Two high-profile Marlborough rugby sides at opposite ends of their season will provide the feature games in Blenheim on Saturday.
Canterbury and Tasman are mates off the pitch, but things could get heated between 'enemies' in Nelson on Friday night.
Combined top of the south volleyball team tastes success in Queensland Schools Cup.
All Blacks coach looks to the future as Highlanders No 6 takes over from his veteran blindside flanker.
The Tasman Makos have named 10 Super Rugby players in the starting line-up for their Mitre 10 Cup opener.
Former Chief Tom Sanders didn't need much convincing to return home to play for the Crusaders.
Alex Ainley to reprise captaincy role after 10-year break.
The Marlborough Boys' College First XV's chances of competing in the University of Canterbury rugby championship second tier play-offs disappeared in Christchurch on Saturday.