Downer Match Appointments: Mitre 10 Cup Week 5 & Farah Palmer Cup Week 6

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In the Farah Palmer Cup, the Auckland Storm and entire South Pool has a bye, with just the three games taking place this weekend. However, the Heat v Volcanix game is expected to be a cracker as both sides desperately look to make a final charge to the playoffs.


WEEK 5: Mitre 10 Cup Downer Match Appointments:


Manawatu v Canterbury

Friday 9 October

7.05pm, Central Energy Trust Arena, Palmerston North

Downer Referee: Nick Briant

Assistants: Stu Curran & Matt McEwen


Taranaki v Auckland

Saturday 10 October

2.05pm, TET Stadium & Events, Inglewood

Downer Referee: James Doleman

Assistants: Trent Mischefski & Alistair Kalin


North Harbour v Hawke’s Bay

Saturday 10 October

2.05pm, North Harbour Stadium

Downer Referee: Angus Mabey

Assistants: Kyle Lagerwall & Scott McKenzie


Wellington v Otago

Saturday 10 October

4.35pm, Sky Stadium Wellington

Downer Referee: Angus Gardner (AUS)

Assistants: Mike Fraser & Jack Sargentina


Waikato v Counties Manukau

Saturday 10 October

7.05pm, FMG Stadium Waikato

Downer Referee: Brendon Pickerill

Assistants: Michael Winter & Grant Stuart


Tasman v Bay of Plenty

Sunday 11 October

1.15pm, Trafalgar Park, Nelson

Downer Referee: Cam Stone

Assistants: Steff James & Tom Holohan


Northland v Southland

Sunday 11 October

1.15pm, Semenoff Stadium, Whangarei

Downer Referee: Richard Kelly

Assistants: Boris Jurlina & Stephen Ball



WEEK 6: Farah Palmer Cup Downer Match Appointments


North Harbour Hibiscus v Waikato

Saturday 10 October

11.35am, North Harbour Stadium

Downer Referee: Brittany Andrew

Assistants: James Wheaton & Cass Rea



Counties Manukau Heat v Bay of Plenty Volcanix

Saturday 10 October

2.35pm, Navigation Homes Stadium, Pukekohe

Downer Referee: Maggie Cogger-Orr

Assistants: TBC


Northland Kauri v Taranaki Whio

Sunday 11 October

10.45am, Semenoff Stadium, Whangarei

Downer Referee: Larissa Collingwood

Assistants: Jaco Cronje & Marcus Tomlinson



BYE: Auckland Storm & South Pool teams