What’s on at the weekend — our guide to the pick of the football action

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The return to Auckland of the Wellington Phoenix is a highlight of this weekend’s football action in the north.

After playing at Wellington’s Sky Stadium last weekend, the Nix will look to get a result at Eden Park where they take on Western Sydney Wanderers on Sunday (3.05pm).

Meanwhile, there’s more than 20 Northern League and men’s and women’s Lotto NRFL games, as well as the preliminary round of the Chatham Cup, to choose from.

Here’s our round-up of what to watch, what to do, and when, over the weekend of Friday April 22 — Monday April 25.


Lotto NRFL Women’s Premier League

Your weekend gets underway with floodlit football at Michaels Ave where the two leading women’s sides from last season meet in their WPL fixture.

Western Springs (3rd) v Eastern Suburbs (6th)
Michaels Ave Reserve, Auckland, 7pm kick-off


Northern League / Lotto NRFL divisions 1 and 2

Plenty of fascinating fixtures to choose from across three competitions.

Our tipster Jonno Ross has looked through the schedule, trying to pick the games of the weekend for the neutral who wants entertainment.

Click here for our Northern League preview >>>>

Click here for our Lotto NRFL division one preview>>>>

Click here for our Lotto NRFL division two preview >>>>

Chatham Cup 

The preliminary round of this year’s Chatham Cup conjures some classic ties between lower league hopefuls and teams you’ve simply never heard of.

We’ve studied the schedule and picked out a few games we think have the potential to create giant-killers out of Sunday league teams.

Click here for our Chatham Cup preview >>>>


Wellington Phoenix v Western Sydney Wanderers
Men’s A League
Eden Park, Auckland
Kick-off 3.05pm (Live Sky Sport 7)

The Phoenix return to Auckland, desperately needing a win to maintain their push for the play-offs.

Tickets are still available.

Friends of Football will be there, enjoying the game from our hospitality suite, with All Whites coach Danny Hay as our special guest.


Lotto NRFL Women’s Premier League

Monday has three more WPL fixtures, all with different kick off times to give the neutral fan a choice of time, venue and teams to watch.

Click here for our Lotto NRFL Women’s Premier League preview >>>>

Have a great weekend!

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