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Leo Crowley named as Tasman's new assistant NPC rugby coach

Crowley is one of three new appointments confirmed by the Tasman Rugby Union and will be joined by former All Blacks prop Greg Somerville as Tasman's new set piece assistant coach and ex-Northland strength and conditioning coach James Holden.

Quin Strange named NZR Almanack promising player

Tasman lock Quinten Strange named one of 5 Promising Players after impressing for the NZR Under 20s and his province, along with Jordie Barrett, George Bridge, Aotearoa Kate Mata'u and Jaye Thompson-Te Muunu.

James Lowe to exit for Leinster following the NPC.

Tasman winger James Lowe is heading to Leinster in Ireland following this year's Mitre 10 Cup.

Makos sign former CBHS star Will Jordan

Former Christchurch Boys' High School First XV star Will Jordan, who turned 19 on Friday, has joined Tasman for the upcoming Mitre 10 Cup season.

KK off to coach Connacht

Connacht chief executive Willie Ruane said Keane's "ambitious and exciting brand of rugby", and his ability for identifying talent and maximising players' potential, matched the club's needs. Kieran's time at Tasman also highlights the connection that his teams have with the community they representl.

Finlay Christie surprised that Chiefs chance has come so fast

Finlay Christie wasn't expecting to be close to donning a Chiefs jersey in Super Rugby this year. But the 22-year-old red-haired halfback, appropriately nicknamed 'Red' by his team-mates, is in the mix when the Chiefs begin their season against the Highlanders in Dunedin on Friday.

Jordan Taufua re-joins the Tasman Makos

Explosive loose forward Jordan Taufua is returning to the Tasman Makos after a four-year absence. Taufua will be back in a Makos jersey for the first time since 2012 after re-signing with Tasman for the next two seasons.

Job Vacancy: Tasman Makos Assistant Coach

Leon MacDonald is looking for an assistant coach proficient in set piece and forward general play, with sound knowledge of breakdown and defence systems.

Tasman sevens coach hopes trio's NZ selection paves the way for more success

Trael Joass, Tone Ng Shiu and Andrew Knewstubb are names not many followers of the sport would recognise outside of Tasman's catchment area of Nelson and Marlborough. But all of a sudden they will be playing for New Zealand at the Wellington Sevens.

Three Tasman new caps in All Blacks Sevens squad for Wellington

Selectors have named four new caps including 3 Tasman players - Trael Joass, Tone Ng Shiu & Andrew Knewstubb - in the 14-strong All Blacks Sevens squad for the HSBC Wellington Sevens tournament, to be held next weekend.