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

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Whether you plan to get your weekend dose of football live or on a screen, there’s plenty to choose from.

The Wellington Phoenix start the weekend with a crucial match against third-placed Melbourne Victory.

Saturday and Sunday sees full rounds of Northern League and Lotto NRFL action.

And the northern region’s best Sunday league players sort out their silverware in finals day at Parr’s Park.

Here’s our round-up of what to watch, what to do, and when, over the weekend of Friday April 29 — Sunday May 1.


Celebrating the life of Kenny McQueenie

Family and friends of former Birkenhead United president Kenny McQueenie will celebrate his life at a special function at their clubrooms.

The function starts at 2.30pm – click here for details >>>>

Men’s A-League

The Wellington Phoenix continue their push for a place in the play-offs with a game against Melbourne Victory at AAMI Park, Melbourne.

It’s live on Sky Sport 7 (9.45pm NZT).

Click here for the match preview >>>>


Northern League / Lotto NRFL divisions 1 and 2

Sixteen games go ahead on Saturday in the top three men’s 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 >>>>

Live broadcast

NZ Football will live stream Saturday’s Northern League match between Hamilton Wanderers and North Shore United, kicking off at 3pm. Click here to watch it >>>>


Lotto NRFL Women’s Premier League

Four fixtures will go ahead on Sunday, including a top of the table clash between Northern Rovers and Western Springs.

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

Finals day, Auckland Sunday Football Association

It’s the big day for Sunday league footballers as the ASFA holds its finals day at Parrs Park to settle who will collect the silverware from last year’s disrupted season.

Click here for Sunday’s finals day schedule >>>>

Have a great weekend!

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