Six Women’s Premier League sides draw each other in Kate Sheppard Cup

Holders Auckland United will host league rivals Hibiscus Coast in the second round of the Kate Sheppard Cup.

United will play Coast, newly promoted to the Lotto NRFL Women’s Premier League, for a place in the last 16 of New Zealand football’s premier women’s knockout competition.

Main photo: Auckland United after winning last year’s cup final against Northern Rovers.Photo: Shane Wenzlick / Phototek.

In other all-WPL ties, National League champions Eastern Suburbs will host last year’s Kate Sheppard Cup runners-ups Northern Rovers, while West Coast Rangers host Ellerslie.

Here are the second-round ties:

Kate Sheppard Cup

Second round

Games to be played over the weekend of June 3-4, 2023

Auckland United v Hibiscus Coast

Birkenhead United v Manukau United

Central United v Hamilton Wanderers

Eastern Suburbs v Northern Rovers

Fencibles United v Tauranga City

West Coast Rangers v Ellerslie

Lakes v Western Springs

Otumoetai v Onehunga Sports

Marist Palmerston North v Havelock North Wanderers

Miramar Rangers v Seatoun

Moturoa v Wellington United

Petone v Waterside Karori

Nelson Suburbs/Richmond v Halswell United

Coastal Spirit v Cashmere Technical

Otago University v Mosgiel

Roslyn Wakari v Dunedin City Royals

The Kate Sheppard Cup is supported by the NZ Football Foundation.

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