All Blacks coach will consider whether it's time to throw another debutant into the test arena in Argentina.
Robbie Malneek, the only player to reach 100 caps for the Tasman Makos, has been handed an unlikely recall.
If you are experiencing feelings of deja vu from watching Tasman in the Mitre 10 Cup this season, be assured, you are not alone.
The Tasman Makos B rugby team kick off their two-match campaign in Christchurch on Saturday.
Jess Foster battles through shoulder issues to lead Tasman women's rugby team.
Son of former All Black packs on the muscle and locks down starting place with the Makos.
The Tasman Makos' pride themselves on being able to overcome adversity.
Waiting game over for new Tasman prop Tyrel Lomax.
Tasman outclassed by Bay of Plenty to finish sixth at national Under-19 tournament.
Depleted Tasman claims the narrowest of wins over Otago in a controversial Mitre 10 Cup contest.
Rookie prop Salmon embracing his premiership promotion.
The Tasman Makos' propping resources, a notable strength in recent campaigns, are being sorely tested this season.
Makos loose forward Vernon Fredericks is poised to bring up a notable milestone on Saturday.
Tyrel Lomax still waiting for release from Melbourne Rebels.
Tasman Under-19s too good for Wellington in the wind.
Forget their patchy start, the Tasman Makos' 2017 season is back on track and following a familiar pattern.
Nelson College's Leicester Faingaanuku chasing another New Zealand jersey.
Mitch Hunt helps steer Tasman to late Mitre 10 Cup win over Wellington.
Tasman Under-19s beaten by defending champs Waikato in Taupo.
Tasman Women exposed by Otago in 12-try rout.
Tasman Griffins survive strong Seddon Shield challenge from Red Devils.
For the Tasman Makos it's a case of out of the frying pan and into the fire.
Tasman Women without key backs for Farah Palmer Cup clash with Otago.
Tasman to field quality lineup at this year's Jock Hobbs Memorial National Under-19 rugby tournament.
Seddon Shield defence chance for Griffins to finish season unbeaten.
Jordan Taufua hoping for successful Makos recall after five-year break
After two years in the Chiefs' coaching box, Dave Rennie and Kieran Keane were on opposite sides in Ireland.
Tasman are off the mark.
Sunday's dramatic win over Waikato was Tasman's first of the season.
Tasman Griffins and Under-19s maintain unbeaten records.