Six-time winners lead off weekend’s Chatham Cup first-round ties

Six-time winners Christchurch United kick off this weekend’s Chatham Cup first-round ties with a floodlight match against Parklands United on Friday.

While Southern League leaders Christchurch United are favourites to win the tie, Parklands United have started their season well, and sit second in the Canterbury Premier League, having conceded only two goals in their six matches.

Christchurch United won the cup in 1972, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1989 and 1991, and have appeared in nine finals.

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Most of the first round ties are played on Saturday with 2pm kick-offs to allow for extra time and penalties, if required.

Weather conditions might force changes to some venues, particularly in Auckland. This page will update if/when we’re advised of changes.

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Here are the fixtures:

Game to be played on Friday May 12, 2023

Christchurch United v Parklands United
United Sports Centre, Christchurch, 7pm

Games to be played on Saturday May 13, 2023

Northern Rovers v Colo Boys
McFetridge Park, Glenfield, 2pm

Otumoetai v Uni-Mount Bohemian
Fergusson Park, Otumoetai, 2pm

South Auckland Rangers v Oratia United
Rongomai Park, Ormiston, 2pm

East Coast Bays v Rapa Nui
Bay City Park, Browns Bay, 2pm

Mt Albert-Ponsonby v Ngaruawahia United
Anderson Park, Mt Albert, 2pm

Beachlands Maraetai v Albany United
Te Puru Park, Beachlands. 2pm

Royal NZ Navy v Fencibles United
Naval Sports Complex Field, Devonport, 2pm

Bucklands Beach v Waipuna
Lloyd Elsmore Park, Pakuranga, 2pm

Cambridge v Franklin United
John Kerkhof Park, Cambridge, 2pm

Ellerslie v Northland
Michaels Ave Reserve, Ellerslie, 2pm

West Auckland v Papakura City
Brains Park, Kelston, 2pm

Papatoetoe v Waikato Unicol
Murdoch Park, Papatoetoe, 2pm

Hibiscus Coast v Waitemata
Stanmore Bay Park, Whangaparaoa, 2pm

North Shore United v Te Atatu
Allen Hill Stadium, Devonport, 2pm

Te Awamutu v Taupo
The Stadium, Te Awamutu, 2pm

Claudelands Rovers v Te Puke United
Galloway Park, Hamilton, 2pm

Northern United v Metro 
Korikori Park, Hamilton, 5.30pm

Kapiti Coast United v Lower Hutt City
Weka Park, Paraparaumu, 2pm

Paekakariki v Island Bay United
Campbell Park, Paikakariki, 2pm

Upper Hutt City v Tawa
Maidstone Park, Upper Hutt, 2pm

Massey University v Napier Marist 
Memorial Park, Palmerston North, 2pm

New Plymouth Boys’ High School v Moturoa
Webster Field, New Plymouth, 2pm

FC Western v Palmerston North Marist
Lynmouth Park, New Plymouth, 2pm

Motueka v FC Nelson
Memorial Park, Motueka, 2pm

Cashmere Technical v Selwyn United
Garrick Memorial Park, Christchurch, 2pm

Nomads United v Ferrymead Bays
Tulett Park, Bishopdale, 2pm

Universities of Canterbury v Waimakariri United
English Park, Christchurch, 3pm

Halswell United v FC Twenty 11
Halswell Domain, Halswell, 2pm

Thistle v Grants Braes
Ilt Football Turf, Invercargill, 2pm

Queenstown v Wanaka
Queenstown Events Centre, Queenstown, 2pm

Mosgiel v Northern Hearts
Memorial Park, Mosgiel, 2pm

Northern v Roslyn Wakari
Football Turf, Dunedin, 2.45pm

Games to be played on Sunday May 14, 2023

AFC Bohemian Celtic v Tauranga City
Michaels Ave, Ellerslie, 2pm

Wainuiomata v Seatoun
Richard Prouse Park, Wainuiomata, 2pm

Coastal Spirit v Burwood
Linfield Park, Bromley, 12pm

Central SC v Nelson Suburbs
A&P Park, Blenheim, 2pm


Auckland City, Auckland United, Bay Olympic, Birkenhead United, Eastern Suburbs, Hamilton Wanderers, Manukau United, Melville United, Manurewa, Takapuna, West Coast Rangers, Western Springs, Onehunga Mangere United, Waiheke United, Miramar Rangers, Napier City Rovers, North Wellington, Petone, Stop Out, Waterside Karori, Western Suburbs, Wellington Olympic, Whanganui Athletic, Dunedin City Royals, Green Island, Otago University, Queens Park.

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