Teams ready for finals as national U-17s tournament goes into fourth day

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Northern Rovers will meet Auckland United in the Championship final of the national U-17’s women’s tournament at Seddon Fields on Sunday.

They are the only two teams from the 12 entered who have remained unbeaten after three days of competition.

They meet on Field 1 at 2pm.

In the men’s competition, four teams go into Sunday’s Championship semi-finals — Auckland United, Birkenhead United, Melville United and Lower Hutt City.

The Championship semi-finals are at 11am with the winners playing in the final at 3pm.

Western Springs are hosting the annual event for the fourth time.

READ MORE: Our earlier stories from the tournament are here >>>>

Men’s competition

Here are the final pool standings after the last round of games on Saturday December 10:

Quarter-final results


Lower Hutt City 4
Western Springs 3

Lower Hutt City won 4-3 on penalties after 0-0 draw

East Coast Bays 0
Melville United 2

Auckland United 1
Eastern Suburbs 0

Birkenhead United 4
Fencibles United 0


Auckland City 2
Napier City Rovers 1

Nomads United 3
Tauranga City 1

Hamilton Wanderers 4
Cashmere Technical 3

Wanderers won 4-3 on penalties after 0-0 draw

Northland FC 2
West Coast Rangers 4


Ellerslie 2
Hibiscus Coast 0

Northern Rovers (win by default)
South Auckland Rangers (defaulted)

Bay Olympic 2
Papakura City 1

Christchurch United 2
Manurewa 1

Sunday’s fixtures



Auckland United v Melville United (11am)
Birkenhead United v Lower Hutt City (11am)


Hamilton Wanderers v Nomads United (10am)
West Coast Rangers v Auckland City (10am)


Christchurch United v Northern Rovers (9am)
Bay Olympic v Ellerslie (9am)


Championship final and play-off for 3rd/4th at 3pm

Bowl final and Plate final at 1pm

Women’s competition

Here are the final pool standings after the last round of games on Saturday December 10:

Semi-final results


Northern Rovers 2
Eastern Suburbs 0

Auckland United 5
Hamilton Wanderers 0


Western Springs 2
Wellington United 0

Nomads United 3
Ellerslie 5

Ellerslie won 5-3 on penalties after 0-0 draw

Sunday’s fixtures

Championship final

Northern Rovers v Auckland United (2pm)

Women’s 3rd/4th play-off

Eastern Suburbs v Hamilton Wanderers (2pm)

Bowl final 

Western Springs v Ellerslie (12pm)

Plate semi-finals

Cashmere Technical v West Coast Rangers (8am)
Melville United v Otumoetai (8am)

Plate final — 12pm

The draw and results

Hosts Western Springs have an excellent online fixtures and results service for their tournament.

Here are the key links to keep up with the tournament’s progress:

Men’s Draw: Click Here

Women’s Draw: Click Here

Combined Draw PDF: Click Here

Men’s Draw PDF: Click Here

Women’s Draw PDF: Click Here

Men’s Results PDF: Click Here

Women’s Results PDF: Click Here

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