Downer Referees: Mitre 10 Cup Week 7 & Farah Palmer Cup Semi-Finals

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In the Mitre 10 Cup, the Ranfurly Shield goes on the line again in Napier, with winless Manawatu in town on Saturday to try and rain on the Magpies parade. In Pukekohe, the Jonah Lomu Memorial Trophy is up for grabs when Counties Manukau host Wellington on Sunday afternoon.


WEEK 7: Mitre 10 Cup Downer Match Appointments:


Otago v Northland

Friday 23 October

7.05pm, Forsyth Barr Stadium

Downer Referee: Mike Fraser

Assistants: Jono Bredin & Oliver Hadfield


Bay of Plenty v Canterbury

Saturday 24 October

2.05pm, Tauranga Domain

Downer Referee: Cam Stone

Assistants: Sam Fellows & Cam Russell


Hawke’s Bay v Manawatu (Ranfurly Shield)

Saturday 24 October

4.35pm, McLean Park Napier

Downer Referee: Nick Briant

Assistants: Hugh Reed & Stu Catley


North Harbour v Auckland

Saturday 24 October

7.05pm, North Harbour Stadium

Downer Referee: Richard Kelly

Assistants: Kyle Lagerwall & Scott McKenzie



Tasman v Southland

Sunday 25 October

2.05pm, Trafalgar Park Nelson

Downer Referee: James Doleman

Assistants: Tom Holohan & Aidan Barnett


Counties Manukau v Wellington

Sunday 25 October

2.05pm, Navigation Homes Stadium Pukekohe

Downer Referee: Dan Waenga

Assistants: Brandon Roberts & Robert Shore


Waikato v Taranaki

Sunday 18 October

4.35pm, FMG Stadium Waikato

Downer Referee: Angus Mabey

Assistants: Michael Winter & Grant Stuart


SEMI-FINALS: Farah Palmer Cup Downer Match Appointments


Canterbury v Auckland Storm

Saturday 24 October

4.35pm, Rugby Park Christchurch

Downer Referee: Lauren Jenner



Waikato v Manawatu Cyclones

Sunday 25 October

2.05pm, FMG Stadium Waikato

Downer Referee: Maggie Cogger-Orr

Assistants: Larissa Collingwood & Ben Brownlie





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