Papakura City host Gisborne Thistle in the preliminary round of the Chatham Cup on ANZAC Day.
The match kicks off at McLennan Park, Papakura, at 1pm, to allow extra time and penalties, if necessary, before Thistle catch a flight home from Auckland Airport.
Due to road damage caused by February’s Cyclone Gabrielle, Gisborne Thistle are playing all their games away from home till July, and are having to fly to matches in the lower North Island.
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On Saturday (April 22), Thistle flew to Napier where they beat Napier City Rovers 7-6 in the Central Federation League.
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Game to be played on Tuesday April 25, 2023
Papakura City v Gisborne Thistle
McLennan Park, Papakura, 1pm
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