Thursday September 30
Wellington v Bay of Plenty
Friday October 01
Auckland v Hawke's Bay
Saturday October 02
Northland v Waikato
Otago v Canterbury
Taranaki v Southland
Sunday October 03
Manawatu v Tasman
Counties Manukau v North Harbour
-So'oialo, Tialata and Gear are out for Wellington, Jeremy Thrush will captain the side.
-Flynn is injured and won't be available for Canterbury.
-Matt Berquist will be back-up first five to Dan Carter at the Crusaders for next years Super 15
-Commonwealth games Sevens players will not be available for their province this round. This includes Liam Messam who was called in to replace injured Adam Thomson. They are set to miss 2 weeks of the ITM Cup.
For those who don't know the Sevens Team here it is:
DJ Forbes (captain), Toby Arnold, Kurt Baker, Tomasi Cama, Hosea Gear, Zac Guildford, Liam Messam, Tim Mikkelson, Lote Raikabula, Ben Smith, Ben Souness, Sherwin Stowers
Hendo's Must Watch Match:
Two top 4 team meet on Saturday Night, that being Taranaki and Southland. Both teams are coming off tough games, Taranaki who went down to the Mighty Magpies last round will be looking to hit back and upset top of the table Stags.