Karaka will look to get back to winning ways when they host Papakura in their McNamara Cup clash at Karaka Sports Complex on Saturday.
Fresh off dropping three consecutive games to Pukekohe, Patumahoe and Manurewa, Craig Hill’s side will be desperate to stop the rot against a side outside the top four.
Elsewhere, Patumahoe hosts Manurewa in an intriguing clash at Patumahoe Domain. Patumahoe will be coming off the bye while Manurewa secured their best win of the season against Karaka last weekend.
Top-of-the-table Pukekohe will look to keep their roll going when they host Ardmore Marist at Colin Lawrie Fields.
It has been an unbeaten season so far from Michael Porter’s side, with their only blemish coming in the form of a closely fought draw against Bombay.
In Bob Chandler Cup Premier Reserves competition Pukekohe has the chance to move up to third on the standings when they face sixth-placed Ardmore Marist. Patumahoe will hope to continue their perfect season when they host Manurewa while Karaka hosts bottom-placed Papakura.
Unbeaten Drury faces defending Sid Marshall Shield champions Puni at Drury Domain in what promises to be a clash between title contenders.
At the other end of the spectrum, winless Patumahoe and Tuakau meet in a battle to stay off the bottom rung of the standings in what should be a competitive match at Patumahoe.
Te Kauwhata will be desperate to beat Manurewa at Te Kauwhata Domain and keep in touching distance of the top four while Te Kohanga will look to move into the top four when they play Weymouth at Puni Domain.
Fourth-placed Waiuku travels to Maramarua with Onewhero having the bye.
Karaka’s unblemished 2023 record goes on the line against Patumahoe in a Massey Cup U21 fixture at Patumahoe Domain.
Papakura visits neighbours Manurewa while Pukekohe hosts Ardmore Marist.
Defending champions Onewhero host Karaka in the U85kg Cup in a game that features as our Counties Energy Game of the Week.
Beachlands Maraetai travel to Ardmore Marist, Drury hosts Waiuku while Patumahoe faces Pukekohe at Colin Lawrie Fields.
In Presidents grade, Pukekohe hosts Grammar TEC while Ardmore Marist travel to Waitemata.
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