Farah Palmer Cup Round 2: Match Appointments and Preview

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The most-anticipated clash of the round takes place in Hamilton on Saturday afternoon where Waikato and Canterbury meet in a re-match of last year’s final. The match takes on extra significance with Kendra Cocksedge poised to become the first woman to reach 1000 points in New Zealand domestic rugby history. She currently sits on 988 points after racking up 20 points in last weekend’s season opener against Counties Manukau.


Check out your Downer Match Officials below and remember to check the All Blacks App for all the team-lists as they are named. As always, every game is LIVE on Sky Sport NZ.


ROUND 2: Farah Palmer Cup Downer Match Appointments


North Harbour v Tasman

Saturday 24 July

12.05pm, North Harbour Stadium, Oval 1

Downer Referee: Taneika Uerata



Hawke’s Bay v Northland

Saturday 24 July

1.00pm, Tremain Field, Napier

Downer Referee: Tiana Ngawati



Waikato v Canterbury

Saturday 24 July

1.00pm, Beetham Park, Hamilton

Downer Referee: Jackson Henshaw


Manawatu v Taranaki

Saturday 24 July

2.05pm, CET Arena, Palmerston North

Downer Referee: Larrisa Collingwood



Counties Manukau v Bay of Plenty

Saturday 24 July

2.35pm, Navigation Homes Stadium

Downer Referee: Maggie Cogger-orr



Otago v Auckland

Sunday 25 July

12.05pm, University of Otago, Dunedin

Downer Referee: Cassie Watt



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