Big weekend of sport: What's on in Canterbury

Black Sticks women's all-time leading goal-scorer Olivia Merry returns home to Christchurch with...
Black Sticks women's all-time leading goal-scorer Olivia Merry returns home to Christchurch with the national team this weekend. Photo: Getty Images
Another big weekend of sport is coming up in Canterbury - check it out at a venue near you.


The fifth round of the premier men's two-day trophy will see St Albans look to continue their perfect start to the competition against winless Sydenham.

In the women's one-day premiership, Lancaster Park and St Albans meet in a top of the table clash. Lancaster Park are currently unbeaten in eight rounds of the competition.

Premier men's two-day trophy

St Albans v Sydenham at Hagley Park 2, 10.30am, Saturday.

East Christchurch Shirley v Riccarton at Burwood Park, 10.30am, Saturday.

Lancaster Park v Old Boys Collegians at Garrick Park, 10.30am, Saturday.

Burnside West Christchurch University v Heathcote at Burnside Park, 10.30am, Saturday.

Premier women's one-day competition

St Albans v Lancaster Park at Hagley Park 3, 10.30am, Saturday.

Old Boys Collegians v Sydenham at Elmwood Park, 10.30am, Saturday.


The Black Sticks will be at Nga Puna Wai this weekend as part of the FIH Pro League.

When the Black Sticks women meet the United States in two matches, they will be looking to bounce back from consecutive defeats to Great Britain.

Meanwhile, the men will be looking for their first win in the competition when they host Spain in consecutive games.

Black Sticks women v United States at Nga Puna Wai, 5pm, Saturday.

Black Sticks men v Spain at Gna Puna Wai, 7.30pm, Saturday.

Black Sticks women v United States at Nga Puna Wai, 3pm, Sunday.

Black Sticks men v Spain at Nga Puna Wai, 5.30pm, Sunday.


Premier men's interclub

Elmwood v Waimairi at Elmwood, 2pm, Saturday.

Cashmere v Shirley at Cashmere, 2pm, Saturday.

Te Kura Hagley v Bishopdale at Te Kura Hagley, 2pm, Saturday.

Premier women's interclub

Waimairi v Cashmere/Burnside at Waimairi, 2pm, Saturday.

Bishopdale v Te Kura Hagley Park at Bishopdale, 2pm, Saturday.


It's make or break for the Breakers at Horncastle Arena on Friday night.

The Breakers meet the South East Melbourne Phoenix in their last regular season match and need a win to all but cement a playoff spot.

Breakers v SEM Pheonix at Horncastle Arena, 7.30pm, Friday.

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