Auckland City will begin their defence of their Northern League title at home against Western Springs when the 2023 season gets underway on March 25.
NZ Football have released the season’s fixtures for the National League’s regional competitions, the Northern, Central and Southern Leagues.
Opening day of the Northern League season will see newly promoted Manurewa travel to Birkenhead United’s Shepherds Park, and last season’s Lotto NRFL first division champions West Coast Rangers host Hamilton Wanderers.
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Northern League – opening day
Games to be played on Saturday March 25, 2023
Auckland City v Western Springs
Kiwitea Street, Sandringham, 3pm
Auckland United v Takapuna
Keith Hay Park, Mt Roskill, 3pm
Bay Olympic v Manukau United
Olympic Park, New Lynn, 3pm
Birkenhead United v Manurewa
Shepherds Park, Birkenhead, 3pm
Melville United v Eastern Suburbs
Gower Park, Hamilton, 3pm
West Coast Rangers v Hamilton Wanderers
Fred Taylor Park, Whenuapai, 3pm
NZ Football say the use of some grounds as team training bases for the FIFA Women’s World Cup will require some clubs to use alternative venues for some fixtures.
“An updated schedule with confirmed venues will be made available ahead of the start of the season,” NZ Football say.
Meanwhile, a live streaming schedule for the National League competition, featuring games from the three regions, will be announced soon.