Melville United to meet Waikato Unicol in Waikato Men’s Cup final

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Melville United and Waikato Unicol will meet in the final of this year’s Waikato Men’s Cup.

The final brings together two clubs who are having fine seasons, with Melville’s first team qualifying for the National League and Unicol’s top side taking out the WaiBOP Premiership.

Main photo: Melville United Nobs won the Waikato Cup in 2019.

In the Waikato Cup, Melville’s Mighty As team reached the final by beating Claudelands Rovers Wallys 3-1 at Gower Park.

Unicol’s Development team travelled to Galloway Park where they beat Claudelands Rovers Vets 3-1.

The finalists will compete for the Ron White Cup, named after the late long-serving administrator in Waikato football.


Game to be played on Saturday September 17, 2022

Melville Mighty As v Waikato Unicol Development
Korikori Park, Hamilton, 2.45pm

How they reached the final

Melville Mighty As

R1: Beat Waihi 2-0 (home)

R2: Beat Claudelands Rovers Seasoned Squatters 4-0 (home)

QF: Beat Claudelands Rovers Squatters 2-0 (home)

SF: Beat Claudelands Rovers Wallys 3-1 (home)

Waikato Unicol Development

R1: Beat Melville United Nobs 3-2 (away)

R2: Beat Otorohanga Div 4 8-0 (home)

QF: Beat West Hamilton Reserves 3-0 (away)

SF: Beat Claudelands Rovers Vets 3-1 (away)

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