NZ’s best provincial teams ready for finals action
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Canterbury were too strong for North Harbour in their semifinal, winning 35-24 at home. Tasman upset the table-topping Taranki with a thrilling 30-29 victory in New Plymouth.
On Friday night Wellington confirmed they will host the Championship final with a classy 49-21 victory over Northland. They will host Bay of Plenty who beat Otago 48-32 at Tauranga Domain in the other semifinal earlier this afternoon.
In the Farah Palmer Cup, Counties Manukau Heat secured home advantage for next week’s Premiership final with a tense 22-17 semifinal win over Auckland Storm. The Heat will defend their title against Canterbury, who finished strongly over Waikato to record a 60-26 win in the other semifinal.
Horowhenua Kapiti is set to host the 2017 Meads Cup final in the Heartland Championship, a late penalty securing a 18-17 victory over Buller in their semifinal today. They will come up against defending champions, Wanganui, who beat South Canterbury 29-24 in the other semifinal.
Mitre 10 Cup Premiership Final
Saturday 28 October, 7.35pm
Canterbury v Tasman at AMI Stadium
Mitre 10 Cup Championship Final
Friday 27 October, 7.35pm
Wellington v Bay of Plenty at Westpac Stadium
Farah Palmer Cup Premiership Final
Sunday 29 October, 2.05pm
Counties Manukau v Canterbury at Pukekohe
Farah Palmer Cup Championship Final
Saturday 28 October, 12pm
Bay of Plenty v Otago at Blake Park, Mt Manganui
Mitre 10 Heartland Championship – Meads Cup Final
Saturday 28 October, 2.35pm
Horowhenua Kapiti v Wanganui at Levin Domain
Mitre 10 Heartland Championship – Lochore Cup Final
Sunday 29 October, 2.35pm
Mid Canterbury v West Coast at Methvin Domain
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