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

Here’s your guide to the weekend’s football with Northern, Central and Southern League fixtures, as well as men’s and women’s regional leagues.

The weekend’s biggest game is the men’s A-League semi-final between Wellington Phoenix and Melbourne Victory, expected to draw a sell-out crowd at Sky Stadium on Saturday evening.

Auckland City continue their defence of the OFC Men’s Champions League with their final group game at the tournament in Tahiti.

Enjoy your footballing weekend!

Here are the fixtures for the weekend of May 17-19, 2024:


Games to be played on Friday May 17, 2024

OFC Men’s Champions League

Group B

AS Pirae v Ifira Black Bird
Stade Pater, Pirae, Tahiti, 4pm (NZT)

Lotto NRFL Women’s Premiership

West Coast Rangers v Hibiscus Coast 
Fred Taylor Park, Whenuapai, 7.30pm 

Auckland United v Ellerslie
Keith Hay Park, Mt Roskill, 7.30pm 

PREVIEW: Upset win by Hamilton Wanderers stirs up NRFL Women’s Premiership >>>>

Lotto NRFL Men’s Championship

Onehunga Mangere United v Northern Rovers
Mangere Centre Park, Auckland, 7.30pm

PREVIEW: Pressure goes on at both ends of NRFL Men’s Championship table >>>>

NRF Men’s League One

Papakura City v Mangere United
McLennan Park, Papakura, 7.30pm

Games to be played on Saturday May 18, 2024

Men’s A-League

Semi-final 2, second leg

Wellington Phoenix v Melbourne Victory
Sky Stadium, Wellington, 6.30pm (NZT)

READ MORE: Phoenix set to play semi-final in front of all-time record crowd >>>>

Semi-final 1, second leg

Central Coast Mariners v Sydney
Industree Group Stadium, Gosford, 9.45pm (NZT)

OFC Men’s Champions League

Group A

Hekari United v Rewa
Papeete, Tahiti, 10am (NZT)

Group A

Auckland City v Solomon Warriors
Papeete, Tahiti, 1pm (NZT)

Northern League

PREVIEW: In-form Western Springs get chance to go top in Northern League >>>>

West Coast Rangers v East Coast Bays
Fred Taylor Park, Whenuapai, 3pm

Auckland United v Manurewa
Keith Hay Park, Mt Roskill 3pm

Tauranga City v Hamilton Wanderers
Links Ave, Mt Maunganui, 3pm

Melville United v Bay Olympic
Gower Park, Hamilton, 5pm

Western Springs v Eastern Suburbs
Seddon Fields, Westmere, 5.30pm

Auckland City v Birkenhead United
POSTPONED till July 17 due to City’s participation in OFC Champions League

Central League

PREVIEW: Bottom teams face off in crucial Central League fixture >>>>

North Wellington v Napier City Rovers
Alex Moore Park, Johnsonville, 2pm

Western Suburbs v Wellington Phoenix Reserves
Endeavour Park, Whitby, 2pm

Miramar Rangers v Waterside Karori
David Farrington Park, Miramar, 2.30pm

Petone v Wellington Olympic
Petone Memorial Park, Petone, 2.30pm

Islands Bay United v Stop Out
Wakefield Park, Island Bay, 3pm

Southern League

PREVIEW: Southern League strugglers go head-to-head this weekend >>>>

Coastal Spirit v Dunedin City Royals
English Park, Christchurch, 12pm

FC Twenty 11 v UC Football
Avonhead Park, Christchurch, 2.45pm

Cashmere Technical v Nomads United
Garrick Memorial Park, Christchurch, 2.45pm

Selwyn United v Christchurch United
Foster Park, Christchurch, 3pm

Women’s Central League

Petone v Wellington United Diamonds
Petone Memorial Park, Petone, 10.30am

Waterside Karori v Victoria University
Karori Park, Karori, 12pm

Moturoa v Seatoun
Onuku Taipari Domain, Moruroa, 12.30pm

Women’s South Island Qualifying League (A)

Dunedin City Royals v Queens Park
Tahuna Park, Dunedin, 12.30pm

Otago University v Northern
Caledonian Ground, Dunedin, 12.30pm

Women’s South Island Qualifying League (B)

Cashmere Technical v Nelson Suburbs
Garrick Memorial Park, Christchurch, 12pm

Selwyn United v NW United
Foster Park, Rolleston, 1pm

Coastal Spirit v Halswell United
English Park, Christchurch, 2.45pm

UC Football — bye

Lotto NRFL Men’s Championship

Hibiscus Coast v Mt Albert Ponsonby
Stanmore Bay Park, Whangaparaoa, 3pm

Ellerslie v Manukau United
Michaels Ave Reserve, Auckland, 3pm

Takapuna v North Shore United
Taharoto Park, Auckland, 3pm

Metro v Fencibles United
Phyllis Street Reserve, Auckland, 3pm

Franklin United v Ngaruawahia United
Bledisloe Park, Pukekohe, 5pm

PREVIEW: Pressure goes on at both ends of NRFL Men’s Championship table >>>>

READ MORE: Coaching changes underway at relegation-threatened Franklin United >>>>

Lotto Men’s Central Federation League

Western v Taradale
Lynmouth Park, New Plymouth 12pm

Palmerston North Marist v New Plymouth Rangers
Arena Manawatu, Palmerston North, 12pm

Havelock North Wanderers v Gisborne Thistle
Guthrie Park, Havelock North, 1pm

Peringa United v Palmerston North United
Peringa Park, Fitzroy, 2.45pm

Whanganui Athletic — Bye

Lotto NRFL Men’s Northern Conference

PREVIEW: League co-leaders go head-to-head in NRFL Northern Conference >>>>

Oratia United v Albany United
Parrs Park, Oratia, 3pm

Te Atatu v Bucklands Beach
Te Atatu Peninsula Park, Te Atatu, 3pm

Northland v Waiheke United
Trigg Arena, Whangarei, 3pm

Waitemata v Beachlands Maraetai
McLeod Park, Te Atatu South, 3pm

Lotto NRFL Men’s Southern Conference

PREVIEW: Cambridge race seven points clear in NRFL Southern Conference >>>>

Te Awamutu v Claudelands Rovers
The Stadium, Te Awamutu, 3pm

Otumoetai v Papamoa
Fergusson Park, Otumoetai 3pm

Waikato Unicol v Cambridge
Waikato University, Hamilton, 3pm

Ngongotaha Lakes v Taupo
Tamrahi Reserve, Ngongotaha, 3pm

NRF Men’s League One

South Auckland Rangers v Waiuku
Rongomai Park, Ormiston, 2pm

Central United v West Auckland
Kiwitea St, Sandringham, 3pm

Papatoetoe v Uni-Mount Bohemian
Murdoch Park, Papatoetoe, 3pm

WaiBOP Men’s League One

Northern United v Tauranga City
Korikori Park, Hamilton, 3pm

Te Puke United v West Hamilton
Litt Park, Te Puke, 3pm

Cambridge v Claudelands Rovers
John Kerkhof Park, Cambridge, 3pm

Hamilton Wanderers v Otorohanga
Raymond Park, Hamilton, 3pm

Matamata Swifts v Tokoroa
Matamata Domain, Matamata, 3pm

Games to be played on Sunday May 19, 2024

OFC Men’s Champions League

Group B

Vaivase-tai v Ifira Black Bird
Stade Pater, Pirae, Tahiti, 1pm (NZT)

Group B

AS Magenta v AS Pirae
Stade Pater, Pirae, Tahiti, 1pm (NZT)

Southern League

PREVIEW: Southern League strugglers go head-to-head this weekend >>>>

Nelson Suburbs v Ferrymead Bays
Saxton Fields, Nelson, 12.30pm

Lotto NRFL Women’s Premiership

Fencibles United v Hamilton Wanderers
Riverhills Park, Pakuranga, 1.30pm

Eastern Suburbs v Western Springs
Madills Farm, St Heliers, 1pm

PREVIEW: Upset win by Hamilton Wanderers stirs up NRFL Women’s Premiership >>>>

Women’s Central League

Taradale v Palmerston North Marist
Taradale Park, Taradale, 2.30pm

Lotto NRFL Women’s Championship

PREVIEW: Three sides locked together at top of NRFL Women’s Championship >>>>

Tauranga Moana v Manukau United
Links Ave, Mt Maunganui,1pm

Melville United v Onehunga Sports
Gower Park, Hamilton, 1pm

Franklin United v Central United
Drury Sports Complex, Drury, 1pm

Birkenhead United v Northern Rovers
Shepherds Park, Birkenhead, 1pm

NRF Women’s Conference

Papakura City v Te Atatu
McLennan Park, Papakura, 1pm

Bucklands Beach v Bay Olympic
Lloyd Elsmore Park, Pakuranga, 1pm

Greenhithe Mozamba v Beachlands Maraetai
Rosedale Park, Albany, 1pm

Northland v Onehunga Mangere United
Trigg Arena, Whangarei, 1.30pm

WaiBOP W-League

Lakes v Melville United
Tamarahi Reserve, Ngongotaha, 1pm

Tauranga Blue Rovers v Tauranga Moana
Pemberton Park, Tauranga, 1pm

Cambridge v Tauranga Moana Black
John Kerkhof Park, Cambridge, 1pm

Taupo v Waikato Unicol
Crown Park, Taupo, 1pm

Women’s Capital Premier League

Wellington United Sapphires v Te Kotahitanga
Newtown Park, Newtown, 1pm

Island Bay United v Miramar Rangers
Wakefield Park, Island Bay, 2pm

Upper Hutt City v Petone
Maidstone Park, Upper Hutt Central, 3pm

North Wellington v Brooklyn Northern United
Alex Moore Park, Johnsonville, 3pm

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