Derby start to sea­son

Franklin County News - - Sport -

Foot­ball ri­vals Pukekohe and Waiuku will meet for the first time in 2009 on Satur­day with the an­nual se­nior in­ter-club derby day to be held at Waiuku’s Massey Park.

Five se­nior teams from each club will meet each other and the show­piece of the day will be the clash be­tween the clubs’ se­nior men’s first teams in the open­ing round of the 2009 Lotto NRFL Divi­sion One com­pe­ti­tion.

For Pukekohe and Waiuku, the 2008 sea­son was the first year back in the se­nior men’s elite com­pe­ti­tion.

Satur­day’s derby day kicks-off at 10am with the women’s re­serve sides and men’s third team games. The men’s re­serve sides clash from 11.45, the over-35s teams play at 1pm, while the women’s first teams meet at 1pm in the cur­tain-raiser to the Lotto NRFL Divi­sion 1 sea­son-opener at 2.45pm.

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