Your guide to the weekend’s big fixtures … all on one page

Here’s your guide to the weekend’s football with the opening rounds of fixtures in the Women’s National League and the Men’s National League.

The Football Ferns and the New Zealand U-16 Women are in action, and key promotion play-off games go ahead in Auckland, Wellington and the South Island.

Enjoy your footballing weekend!

Here are the fixtures for the weekend of September 23-24, 2023:

Games to be played on Saturday September 23, 2023

Women’s National League

Central Football v Western Springs
Massey University, Palmerston North, 12pm

Ellerslie v Wellington Phoenix
Michaels Ave, Ellerslie, 2.45pm

CF Waterside Karori v CF Wellington United
Martin Luckie Park, Berhampore, 4pm

Men’s National League

Wellington Phoenix Reserves v Auckland City
Fraser Park, Lower Hutt, 4pm

Central League promotion play-off

Second leg

Palmerston North Marist v Island Bay United
Arena Manawatu, Palmerston North, 5.30pm

Island Bay lead 4-0 after first leg

Southern League promotion play-off

First leg

Roslyn Wakari v UC Football
Ellis Park, Dunedin, 2.45pm

Northland Knockout Cup finals

Finals of Northland Knockout competitions (day one)
Trigg Arena, Kensington, Whangarei

Aaron Scott testimonial game

Melville United v Northern League/National League Selection
Gower Park, Hamilton, 4.30pm

READ MORE: Former All White Aaron Scott to hang up boots with testimonial match >>>>

Games to be played on Sunday September 24, 2023

International friendly

Chile v Football Ferns
Estadio Bicentenario de La Florida, Santiago, Chile (11am, NZT)

OFC U-16 Women’s Championship


Tahiti v Fiji
Stade Pater, Papeete, 3pm (NZT)

New Zealand v Tonga
Stade Pater, Papeete, 6pm (NZT)

Men’s National League

Manurewa v Wellington Olympic
Manurewa War Memorial Park, Manurewa, 1pm

Napier City Rovers v Petone
Bluewater Stadium, Napier, 2pm

Eastern Suburbs v Christchurch United
Madills Farm, St Heliers, 3pm

Cashmere Technical v Auckland United
English Park, Christchurch, 3pm

Women’s National League

Auckland United v Canterbury United
Keith Hay Park, Mt Roskill, 2pm

Southern United v Eastern Suburbs
Logan Park, Dunedin, 2pm

Lotto NRFL Women’s Conference

Grand final

Melville United v Birkenhead United
Mangere Central Park, Mangere, 2pm

Winner to be promoted to the 2024 Lotto NRFL Women’s Championship

Women’s Central League play-off

Moturoa v Horowhenua Coastal
Wembley Park, Whanganui, 2pm

Winner to be promoted to the 2024 Women’s Central League

Northland Knockout Cup finals

Finals of Northland Knockout competitions (day one)
Trigg Arena, Kensington, Whangarei

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