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Championship Pennants Tee off this weekend
Other matches see Otumoetai v Whakatane , Springfield v Omokoroa and Taupo playing the Mount.
It will be interesting to see how youngsters like John Campbell & Charlie Hillier from Te Puke fare at this level.
If Rotorua have the likes of Landyn Edwards, Victor Janin, William Howard & Ruel Pedersen available it could be a tough beginning for the kiwifruit boys.
Otumoetai have some promising young players led by Cameron Neal ,Chris Charlton & Neville Edwards who should provide a stern test for Whakatane.
Springfield will also need to be wary of the Omokoroa young brigade led by Harry Middleton & Tyler King .
Host club Omanu along with Tauranga have the bye for the first round.