Wolves had Raul Jimenez back in their starting XI and back among the goals as they cruised past Crusaders on Thursday.
Molineux toasted Wolves' return to Europe after 39 years, with a 2-0 defeat of Crusaders boosting their Europa League qualification hopes.
Crusaders boss Scott Robertson plans to prove he is the right man to succeed All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen.
In his final game for the Crusaders, All Blacks star Kieran Read helped the Christchurch-based side to a third straight Super Rugby title.
With some fine kicking from Richie Mo'unga, the Crusaders beat a resilient Jaguares side 19-3 to win a third straight Super Rugby title.
Injury has denied Ryan Crotty a Crusaders farewell after he was ruled out of Saturday's Super Rugby final against Jaguares.
Gonzalo Quesada led the Jaguares into the Super Rugby final with a dominant triumph over the Brumbies.
The last two Super Rugby titles have been won by the Crusaders and they are on track for a hat-trick after downing the Hurricanes.
The Crusaders' bid for a third straight Super Rugby title - and 10th overall - continued with a dominant defeat of the Highlanders.
New Zealand and the Highlanders have been boosted by Ben Smith's imminent return to Super Rugby action this week.