Despite a few postponements, fans in the north have plenty of matches to choose from in their search for live action.
There’s floodlit football on Friday night; a full round of Northern League on Saturday; and enough games in the men’s and women’s Lotto NRFL divisions to satisfy those wanting entertainment and goals.
Here’s our round-up of what to watch, what to do, and when, over the weekend of Friday May 6 — Sunday May 8.
Lotto NRFL first division
Fancy a game under floodlights?
Metro host East Coast Bays at Phyllis Street, kicking off at 7.30pm. The home side has struggled so far this season but at home, and with Friday night support, they might be able to turn the tables on mid-table Bays.
Northern League / Lotto NRFL divisions 1 and 2 / Lotto NRFL Women’s Premier League
A full schedule of Northern League games goes ahead, with all games starting at 3pm.
Our tipster Jonno Ross has looked through the schedule, trying to pick the games of the weekend for the neutral who wants entertainment.
He’s tipping a big upset in the Northern League.
One game has been postponed in the men’s first division but four games go ahead on Saturday.
Two matches have been called off in the men’s second division, leaving only three remaining fixtures — two in the Waikato, and one in Northland.
There’s one women’s game on Saturday with Auckland United hosting West Coast Rangers at Keith Hay Park (3pm).
Lotto NRFL Women’s Premier League
Three fixtures are scheduled for Sunday with leading sides expected to continue with winning form.
Opening, Auckland Sunday Football Association
Sunday is the start of the season for four divisions (eight teams each) in the ASFA league competition.
Have a great weekend!